Unholy Melee Paladin [105-125 content in TU's]

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UNHOLY MELEE PALADIN
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Introduction
The Unholy Melee Paladin is an unique melee caster build, with its damage scaling off Vitality. The class mechanics let us stack Vitality to boost our damage and sustain to great levels. Most of the content can be done wearing Tiered Uniques.



STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES
For:
  • Massive health pool combined with great sustain allows you to ignore many mechanics and right click bosses to death.
  • Innate fire + cold pierce from skill tree, tied to max hp. Can cap pierce (170 for bosses) in TU's.
  • Built in teleport, full screen freeze on a 3 second timer.
Against:
  • Has to recast buffs often.
  • Needs to beat boss defense for sustain.
  • Won't get away without crafting jewels at some point.



HOW TO PLAY
Buff up. Preferably starting with Superbeast, because it has much better FCR frames. Kill with Blood Thorns. Later on use Divine Apparition to reposition/avoid mechanics.





ATTRIBUTES
Str: Enough for gear early on.
Dex: Leftover points
Vita: ~2000 total
Energy: 0



SKILLS
There are many possible skill builds. Some choices are tied to your current combat speeds which are tied to breakpoints. Uber quest progression build also calls for different choice than farming build.

Below a general purpose build focused on progressing uber quests in Tiered Uniques:

    Aspects:
    Elemental Wisdom: 1
    Veneration of Justice:1
    Spark of Hope: 1+ (movement speed caps at 60%, which is reachable around 15 hard points)
    Ritualist:
    Grim Presence: 1 early on, max later
    Lemures: 1
    Possession: 1 early on, max later
    Blood Thorns: 1-25, only level up if you can sustain increasing mana cost
    Sanguine Covenant: 1 early on, max later
    Warlock
    Mind Flay: 1
    Storm Lord: enough to wear gear, 1 is enough at 125+ content
    Mastery
    Melee Devotion: 1/1
    Meditation: 0-3 - helps early on with sustain.
    Purity: 0-4 - situational.
    Chemistry: 0-5 - situational.
    Specialization: 0-10 - scales great with Sanguine Covenant. Might be worth it at 135+.
    Reward
    Blessed Life: 1-15. Enough to his 50% phys res
    Superbeast: 1
    Divine Apparition: 1



BREAKPOINTS
Before 90 try to keep your attack speed (IAS) as high as possible without sacrificing much damage. Below are Superbeast breakpoints for FCR and FHR:

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For IAS consult: https://dev.median-xl.com/speedcalc/



EARLY GAME GEAR
Weapon:
Cheetah
Cheetah
Throwing Axes

'El'
Runeword Level: 6
5% Chance to cast level 9 Gift of the Wild on Kill
15% Combat Speeds
5% Movement Speed
75% Bonus to Attack Rating
Adds 5-10 Lightning Damage
+(6 to 10)% to Summoned Minion Damage
+(21 to 50)% to Summoned Minion Attack Rating
+1 to all Attributes
Shark
Shark
Weapons
Except Necromancer Daggers, Assassin Claws

'Eld'
Runeword Level: 8
5% Chance to cast level 9 Bloodlust on Kill
+(7 to 9)% Bonus Damage to Bloodlust
20% Attack Speed
+5 to Maximum Damage
+0.125 to Maximum Damage (Based on Character Level)
1.5% Bonus to Attack Rating (Based on Character Level)
+(24 to 35)% Enhanced Damage
-1 to Mana
Prophecy
Prophecy
Scepters

'Ith'
Runeword Level: 18
+1 to All Skills
+(3 to 4) to Maximum Damage
+(10 to 26)% Enhanced Damage
+1 Life Regenerated per Second
Fire Resist +(21 to 40)%
Cold Resist +(21 to 40)%
Poison Length Reduced by (10 to 15)%
Attacker Takes Fire Damage of (21 to 25)
Attacker Takes Cold Damage of (21 to 25)
->
Gnarled Root
Gnarled Root
Club (4)

One-Hand Damage: 2 to 4
Required Level: 1
Item Level: 1
Strength Damage Bonus: (0.11 per Strength)%
25% Attack Speed
+50% Damage to Undead
10% to All Attributes
+10 Life Regenerated per Second
Physical Resist 2%
Socketed (1)
One-Hand Damage: 7 to 8
Required Level: 18
Required Strength: 18
Item Level: 20
Strength Damage Bonus: (0.11 per Strength)%
45% Attack Speed
+50% Damage to Undead
16% to All Attributes
+20 Life Regenerated per Second
Physical Resist 4%
Socketed (2)
One-Hand Damage: 14 to 17
Required Level: 37
Required Strength: 49
Item Level: 41
Strength Damage Bonus: (0.11 per Strength)%
65% Attack Speed
+50% Damage to Undead
23% to All Attributes
+30 Life Regenerated per Second
Physical Resist 6%
Socketed (3)
One-Hand Damage: 17 to 21
Required Level: 46
Required Strength: 104
Item Level: 73
Strength Damage Bonus: (0.11 per Strength)%
75% Attack Speed
+50% Damage to Undead
30% to All Attributes
+40 Life Regenerated per Second
Physical Resist 8%
Socketed (3)
->
Rainbowcleave
Rainbowcleave
War Axe (4)

One-Hand Damage: 7 to 10
Required Level: 11
Required Strength: 85
Item Level: 17
Strength Damage Bonus: (0.11 per Strength)%
+1 to All Skills
10% Attack Speed
10% Cast Speed
+(6 to 8)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(6 to 8)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(6 to 8)% to Cold Spell Damage
Fire Resist +(21 to 25)%
Lightning Resist +(21 to 25)%
Cold Resist +(21 to 25)%
Elemental/Magic Damage Reduced by (3 to 5)
Socketed (2)
One-Hand Damage: 14 to 22
Required Level: 29
Required Strength: 125
Item Level: 32
Strength Damage Bonus: (0.11 per Strength)%
+2 to All Skills
20% Attack Speed
20% Cast Speed
+(11 to 13)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(11 to 13)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(11 to 13)% to Cold Spell Damage
Fire Resist +(31 to 35)%
Lightning Resist +(31 to 35)%
Cold Resist +(31 to 35)%
Elemental/Magic Damage Reduced by (9 to 11)
Socketed (4)
One-Hand Damage: 29 to 45
Required Level: 48
Required Strength: 244
Item Level: 53
Strength Damage Bonus: (0.11 per Strength)%
+2 to All Skills
30% Attack Speed
30% Cast Speed
+(16 to 18)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(16 to 18)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(16 to 18)% to Cold Spell Damage
Fire Resist +(41 to 45)%
Lightning Resist +(41 to 45)%
Cold Resist +(41 to 45)%
Elemental/Magic Damage Reduced by (15 to 17)
Socketed (5)
One-Hand Damage: 35 to 54
Required Level: 55
Required Strength: 481
Item Level: 87
Strength Damage Bonus: (0.11 per Strength)%
+3 to All Skills
40% Attack Speed
40% Cast Speed
+(18 to 20)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(18 to 20)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(18 to 20)% to Cold Spell Damage
Fire Resist +(46 to 50)%
Lightning Resist +(46 to 50)%
Cold Resist +(46 to 50)%
Elemental/Magic Damage Reduced by (18 to 20)
Socketed (6)

Armor:
Akara's Robe (1)
Akara's Robe
Quilted Armor (1)
Defense: 74 to 100
Required Level: 10
Required Strength: 10
Item Level: 255
+50 Defense
+(6 to 10) to all Attributes
+50 to Life
Elemental Resists +(11 to 15)%
Cannot be Upgraded
Socketed (2)
->
Akara's Robe (3)
Akara's Robe
Quilted Armor (3)
Defense: 496 to 599
Required Level: 50
Required Strength: 175
Item Level: 255
+1 to All Skills
+250 Defense
+(11 to 20) to all Attributes
+100 to Life
Elemental Resists +(21 to 25)%
Cannot be Upgraded
Socketed (5)
->
Werecat
Werecat
Breast Plate (4)

Defense: (203 - 224) to (379 - 422)
Required Level: 5
Required Strength: 30
Item Level: 8
5% Chance to cast level 1 Claw Tornado on Melee Attack
15% Attack Speed
4% Life stolen per Hit
+(24 to 40)% Enhanced Defense
+(41 to 50) Defense
+(11 to 20) to all Attributes
Physical Resist 3%
Socketed (2)
Defense: (622 - 681) to (1100 - 1207)
Required Level: 23
Required Strength: 60
Item Level: 27
6% Chance to cast level 7 Claw Tornado on Melee Attack
30% Attack Speed
6% Life stolen per Hit
+(58 to 75)% Enhanced Defense
+(81 to 100) Defense
+(21 to 30) to all Attributes
Physical Resist 4%
Socketed (4)
Defense: (1471 - 1589) to (2563 - 2777)
Required Level: 40
Required Strength: 210
Item Level: 47
7% Chance to cast level 13 Claw Tornado on Melee Attack
45% Attack Speed
8% Life stolen per Hit
+(92 to 109)% Enhanced Defense
+(131 to 150) Defense
+(31 to 40) to all Attributes
Physical Resist 5%
Socketed (5)
Defense: (2168 - 2330) to (3757 - 4046)
Required Level: 50
Required Strength: 420
Item Level: 83
8% Chance to cast level 16 Claw Tornado on Melee Attack
60% Attack Speed
10% Life stolen per Hit
+(109 to 126)% Enhanced Defense
+(181 to 200) Defense
+(41 to 50) to all Attributes
Physical Resist 6%
Socketed (6)

Shield:
Stone
Stone
Shields

'Thul'
Runeword Level: 28
+1 to All Skills
25% Hit Recovery
+(3 to 5) to Maximum Damage
5% to All Attributes
+(30 to 40) to Life
Cold Resist +25%
Cannot Be Frozen
->
Cloudladder
Cloudladder
Spiked Shield (4)

Defense: (102 - 116) to (203 - 230)
Chance to Block: Class%
Required Level: 7
Required Dexterity: 55
Item Level: 12
+1 to All Skills
+1 to Druid Skill Levels
+1 to Sorceress Skill Levels
+(41 to 60)% Enhanced Defense
+20 to all Attributes
+10 Life Regenerated per Second
Socketed (1)
Defense: (372 - 414) to (629 - 699)
Chance to Block: Class%
Required Level: 24
Required Dexterity: 81
Item Level: 29
+(1 to 2) to All Skills
+(1 to 2) to Druid Skill Levels
+(1 to 2) to Sorceress Skill Levels
+(71 to 90)% Enhanced Defense
+30 to all Attributes
+20 Life Regenerated per Second
Socketed (4)
Defense: (920 - 1007) to (1503 - 1645)
Chance to Block: Class%
Required Level: 42
Required Dexterity: 170
Item Level: 49
+2 to All Skills
+2 to Druid Skill Levels
+2 to Sorceress Skill Levels
+(101 to 120)% Enhanced Defense
+40 to all Attributes
+30 Life Regenerated per Second
Socketed (5)
Defense: (1443 - 1687) to (2346 - 2743)
Chance to Block: Class%
Required Level: 51
Required Dexterity: 353
Item Level: 84
+2 to All Skills
+2 to Druid Skill Levels
+2 to Sorceress Skill Levels
+(131 to 170)% Enhanced Defense
+50 to all Attributes
+40 Life Regenerated per Second
Socketed (6)
->
The Ivory Tower
The Ivory Tower
Tower Shield (4)

Defense: (205 - 233) to (404 - 459)
Chance to Block: Class%
Required Level: 7
Required Strength:
17
Required Dexterity: 43
Item Level: 12
+1 to All Skills
+(4 to 5)% Bonus to Spell Focus
5% Cast Speed
+(11 to 15)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(11 to 15)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(41 to 60)% Enhanced Defense
Maximum Mana +(3 to 5)%
Requirements -40%
Socketed (1)
Defense: (678 - 712) to (1219 - 1280)
Chance to Block: Class%
Required Level: 25
Required Strength:
31
Required Dexterity: 58
Item Level: 29
+(1 to 2) to All Skills
+(8 to 9)% Bonus to Spell Focus
10% Cast Speed
+(16 to 20)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(16 to 20)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(81 to 90)% Enhanced Defense
Maximum Mana +(9 to 11)%
Requirements -45%
Socketed (3)
Defense: (1525 - 1593) to (2685 - 2805)
Chance to Block: Class%
Required Level: 42
Required Strength:
101
Required Dexterity: 113
Item Level: 50
+2 to All Skills
+(12 to 13)% Bonus to Spell Focus
15% Cast Speed
+(21 to 25)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(21 to 25)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(101 to 110)% Enhanced Defense
Maximum Mana +(15 to 17)%
Requirements -50%
Socketed (4)
Defense: (2278 - 2371) to (4002 - 4165)
Chance to Block: Class%
Required Level: 51
Required Strength:
181
Required Dexterity: 210
Item Level: 85
+2 to All Skills
+(14 to 15)% Bonus to Spell Focus
15% Cast Speed
+(26 to 30)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(26 to 30)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(121 to 130)% Enhanced Defense
Maximum Mana +(18 to 20)%
Requirements -55%
Socketed (4)

Helm:
Honor
Honor
Helms

'Tal'
Runeword Level: 20
7% Movement Speed
+7% to Spell Damage
Elemental Resists +7%
Poison Length Reduced by (10 to 15)%
-7% to All Vendor Prices
->
Lavadome
Lavadome
Helm (4)

Defense: (78 - 89) to (115 - 131)
Required Level: 4
Required Strength: 29
Item Level: 7
+(0 to 1) to All Skills
+(41 to 60)% Enhanced Defense
+15 to Vitality
(3 to 5)% to Vitality
+(81 to 120) to Life
Fire Resist +(11 to 30)%
Socketed (1)
Defense: (300 - 334) to (391 - 435)
Required Level: 22
Required Strength: 57
Item Level: 25
+1 to All Skills
+(71 to 90)% Enhanced Defense
+30 to Vitality
(6 to 10)% to Vitality
+(121 to 160) to Life
Fire Resist +(31 to 50)%
Socketed (3)
Defense: (753 - 825) to (970 - 1062)
Required Level: 39
Required Strength: 201
Item Level: 46
+(1 to 2) to All Skills
+(101 to 120)% Enhanced Defense
+45 to Vitality
(11 to 15)% to Vitality
+(161 to 200) to Life
Fire Resist +(51 to 70)%
Socketed (4)
Defense: (1191 - 1290) to (1519 - 1645)
Required Level: 48
Required Strength: 402
Item Level: 81
+2 to All Skills
+(131 to 150)% Enhanced Defense
+60 to Vitality
(16 to 20)% to Vitality
+(201 to 240) to Life
Fire Resist +(71 to 90)%
Socketed (4)
or
Farnham's Flowerpot
Farnham's Flowerpot
Full Helm (4)

Defense: (126 - 141) to (207 - 229)
Required Level: 6
Required Strength:
25
Item Level: 9
-(1 to 3)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
+(41 to 60)% Enhanced Defense
+(21 to 50) Defense
(3 to 5)% to Vitality
Fire Absorb 1%
Lightning Absorb 1%
Cold Absorb 1%
Requirements -15%
Random Movement Speed Bonus
Socketed (1)
Defense: (477 - 519) to (711 - 768)
Required Level: 23
Required Strength:
48
Item Level: 27
-(4 to 6)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
+(71 to 90)% Enhanced Defense
+(101 to 200) Defense
(6 to 10)% to Vitality
Fire Absorb 1%
Lightning Absorb 1%
Cold Absorb 1%
Requirements -20%
Random Movement Speed Bonus
Socketed (3)
Defense: (1225 - 1313) to (1630 - 1746)
Required Level: 41
Required Strength:
147
Item Level: 48
-(7 to 9)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
+(101 to 120)% Enhanced Defense
+(301 to 400) Defense
(11 to 15)% to Vitality
Fire Absorb 2%
Lightning Absorb 2%
Cold Absorb 2%
Requirements -30%
Random Movement Speed Bonus
Socketed (4)
Defense: (1958 - 2078) to (2526 - 2685)
Required Level: 49
Required Strength:
252
Item Level: 82
-(10 to 12)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
+(131 to 150)% Enhanced Defense
+(501 to 600) Defense
(20 to 25)% to Vitality
Fire Absorb 2%
Lightning Absorb 2%
Cold Absorb 2%
Requirements -40%
Random Movement Speed Bonus
Socketed (4)

Belt:
Rainbow
Rainbow
Belts

'Eth'
Runeword Level: 15
+5% to Spell Damage
+(6 to 10)% to Summoned Minion Resistances
Regenerate Mana +(5 to 10)%
Elemental Resists +(10 to 15)%
(6 to 8)% Magic Find
+2 to Light Radius
->
Aerin Orbiter
Aerin Orbiter
Belt (4)

Defense: (88 - 96) to (121 - 132)
Required Level: 5
Required Strength: 28
Item Level: 8
5% Cast Speed
+(4 to 5)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(4 to 5)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(4 to 5)% to Cold Spell Damage
+(18 to 29)% Enhanced Defense
+(11 to 15) to Energy
Elemental Resists +(3 to 5)%
Elemental/Magic Damage Reduced by (3 to 5)
Socketed (1)
Defense: (310 - 334) to (389 - 419)
Required Level: 22
Required Strength: 56
Item Level: 26
15% Cast Speed
+(8 to 9)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(8 to 9)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(8 to 9)% to Cold Spell Damage
+(41 to 52)% Enhanced Defense
+(21 to 25) to Energy
Elemental Resists +(9 to 11)%
Elemental/Magic Damage Reduced by (9 to 11)
Socketed (2)
Defense: (754 - 805) to (938 - 1001)
Required Level: 40
Required Strength: 201
Item Level: 46
25% Cast Speed
+(12 to 13)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(12 to 13)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(12 to 13)% to Cold Spell Damage
+(64 to 75)% Enhanced Defense
+(31 to 35) to Energy
Elemental Resists +(15 to 17)%
Elemental/Magic Damage Reduced by (15 to 17)
Socketed (2)
Defense: (1104 - 1173) to (1358 - 1443)
Required Level: 48
Required Strength: 402
Item Level: 80
30% Cast Speed
+(14 to 15)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(14 to 15)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(14 to 15)% to Cold Spell Damage
+(75 to 86)% Enhanced Defense
+(36 to 40) to Energy
Elemental Resists +(18 to 20)%
Elemental/Magic Damage Reduced by (18 to 20)
Socketed (2)

Gloves:
Enlightenment
Enlightenment
Gloves

'El'
Runeword Level: 6
10% Combat Speeds
2% Life stolen per Hit
2% Mana stolen per Hit
+5 to all Attributes
+(2 to 3) Life Regenerated per Second
Lightning Resist +15%
+(4 to 6) to Light Radius
->
Featherclaw
Featherclaw
Chain Gloves (4)

Defense: (28 - 30) to (49 - 54)
Required Level: 5
Required Strength: 28
Item Level: 8
5% Attack Speed
(21 to 50)% Bonus to Attack Rating
+(18 to 29)% Enhanced Defense
+(6 to 10) to Dexterity
Socketed (1)
Defense: (149 - 161) to (203 - 218)
Required Level: 22
Required Strength: 57
Item Level: 26
15% Attack Speed
(81 to 110)% Bonus to Attack Rating
+(41 to 52)% Enhanced Defense
+(16 to 20) to Dexterity
Socketed (2)
Defense: (393 - 420) to (519 - 554)
Required Level: 40
Required Strength: 201
Item Level: 46
25% Attack Speed
(141 to 170)% Bonus to Attack Rating
+(64 to 75)% Enhanced Defense
+(26 to 30) to Dexterity
Socketed (3)
Defense: (581 - 617) to (759 - 807)
Required Level: 48
Required Strength: 402
Item Level: 80
30% Attack Speed
(171 to 200)% Bonus to Attack Rating
+(75 to 86)% Enhanced Defense
+(31 to 35) to Dexterity
Socketed (4)

Boots:
Epicenter
Epicenter
Boots

'Ith'
Runeword Level: 18
0.0625% Chance of Crushing Blow (Based on Character Level)
+(4 to 15)% Enhanced Defense
+(40 to 60) to Life
Elemental Resists +(3 to 5)%
->
Wake of Destruction
Wake of Destruction
Greaves (4)

Defense: (90 - 102) to (135 - 152)
Required Level: 9
Required Strength:
17
Item Level: 16
+(4 to 6)% Bonus to Spell Focus
(0 to 40)% Movement Speed
+(11 to 13)% to Physical/Magic Spell Damage
+(6 to 8)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(6 to 8)% to Poison Spell Damage
+(24 to 40)% Enhanced Defense
+(21 to 25) to Energy
Requirements -20%
Socketed (1)
Defense: (333 - 369) to (462 - 512)
Required Level: 27
Required Strength:
33
Item Level: 32
+(7 to 9)% Bonus to Spell Focus
(0 to 40)% Movement Speed
+(15 to 17)% to Physical/Magic Spell Damage
+(10 to 12)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(10 to 12)% to Poison Spell Damage
+(58 to 75)% Enhanced Defense
+(26 to 30) to Energy
Requirements -25%
Socketed (2)
Defense: (854 - 930) to (1152 - 1254)
Required Level: 44
Required Strength:
158
Item Level: 51
+(10 to 12)% Bonus to Spell Focus
(0 to 40)% Movement Speed
+(19 to 21)% to Physical/Magic Spell Damage
+(14 to 16)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(14 to 16)% to Poison Spell Damage
+(92 to 109)% Enhanced Defense
+(31 to 35) to Energy
Requirements -30%
Socketed (3)
Defense: (1274 - 1378) to (1713 - 1853)
Required Level: 52
Required Strength:
272
Item Level: 86
+(13 to 15)% Bonus to Spell Focus
(0 to 40)% Movement Speed
+(23 to 25)% to Physical/Magic Spell Damage
+(18 to 20)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(18 to 20)% to Poison Spell Damage
+(109 to 126)% Enhanced Defense
+(36 to 40) to Energy
Requirements -40%
Socketed (4)

Amulet:
Rare
Rings:
Ring of Regha
Ring of Regha
Ring

Item Level: 1
Adds 3-5 Damage
+5% to Spell Damage
+(5 to 15) to Strength
+(5 to 15) to Dexterity
Elemental Resists +10%
(lots of MO space), Rare
Switch:
Pax Mystica

Pax Mystica
Staves

'ElTir'
Runeword Level: 10
+1 to All Skills
+7% to Spell Damage
+(2 to 5) to Blink
+3 to all Attributes
Elemental Resists +(11 to 15)%
(11 to 13)% Magic Find
- for blink. Often underestimated and forgotten it really does make your leveling faster and easier
Socketables:
Perfect Rubies, Lem runes (4% vitality). Tir runes for 3% fire spell damage.




GEAR PROGRESSION

MO with: (weapon) Mana on Melee Attack Fire Spell Damage (all) Spell Focus (armor) Vitality (armor)
Bless with: Fascinating (fire spell damage) / Quiet (vitality %) / Eerie (Spell Focus)
Weapon:
Rainbowcleave
Rainbowcleave
War Axe (4)

One-Hand Damage: 7 to 10
Required Level: 11
Required Strength: 85
Item Level: 17
Strength Damage Bonus: (0.11 per Strength)%
+1 to All Skills
10% Attack Speed
10% Cast Speed
+(6 to 8)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(6 to 8)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(6 to 8)% to Cold Spell Damage
Fire Resist +(21 to 25)%
Lightning Resist +(21 to 25)%
Cold Resist +(21 to 25)%
Elemental/Magic Damage Reduced by (3 to 5)
Socketed (2)
One-Hand Damage: 14 to 22
Required Level: 29
Required Strength: 125
Item Level: 32
Strength Damage Bonus: (0.11 per Strength)%
+2 to All Skills
20% Attack Speed
20% Cast Speed
+(11 to 13)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(11 to 13)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(11 to 13)% to Cold Spell Damage
Fire Resist +(31 to 35)%
Lightning Resist +(31 to 35)%
Cold Resist +(31 to 35)%
Elemental/Magic Damage Reduced by (9 to 11)
Socketed (4)
One-Hand Damage: 29 to 45
Required Level: 48
Required Strength: 244
Item Level: 53
Strength Damage Bonus: (0.11 per Strength)%
+2 to All Skills
30% Attack Speed
30% Cast Speed
+(16 to 18)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(16 to 18)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(16 to 18)% to Cold Spell Damage
Fire Resist +(41 to 45)%
Lightning Resist +(41 to 45)%
Cold Resist +(41 to 45)%
Elemental/Magic Damage Reduced by (15 to 17)
Socketed (5)
One-Hand Damage: 35 to 54
Required Level: 55
Required Strength: 481
Item Level: 87
Strength Damage Bonus: (0.11 per Strength)%
+3 to All Skills
40% Attack Speed
40% Cast Speed
+(18 to 20)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(18 to 20)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(18 to 20)% to Cold Spell Damage
Fire Resist +(46 to 50)%
Lightning Resist +(46 to 50)%
Cold Resist +(46 to 50)%
Elemental/Magic Damage Reduced by (18 to 20)
Socketed (6)
->
Aeterna
Aeterna
Broad Sword (Sacred)

One-Hand Damage: (101 - 118) to (105 - 124)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 488
Item Level: 105
Strength Damage Bonus: (0.11 per Strength)%
Amazing Grace
4% Chance to cast level 50 Blizzard on Death Blow
+(3 to 5) to All Skills
+100 Spell Focus
(20 to 50)% Cast Speed
+(20 to 40)% to Spell Damage
+(130 to 170)% Enhanced Damage
(10 to 20)% to Strength
Socketed (6)
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In Fero Salva
In Fero Salva
Holy Lance (Sacred)

Two-Hand Damage: 49 to 85
(Paladin Only)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 514
Item Level: 105
Strength Damage Bonus: (0.16 per Strength)%
Amazing Grace
You may Only use Melee, Summon and Support Skills
+(150 to 200) Spell Focus
50% Attack Speed
+(35 to 50)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(35 to 50)% to Cold Spell Damage
+(12 to 15) to Lemures (Paladin Only)
+(12 to 15) to Blood Thorns (Paladin Only)
+5000 Defense
Maximum Fire Resist +2%
Maximum Cold Resist +2%
Socketed (6)
/
Dux Infernum
Dux Infernum
War Axe (Sacred)

One-Hand Damage: (115 - 128) to (140 - 156)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 581
Item Level: 120
Strength Damage Bonus: (0.11 per Strength)%
You Cannot Summon Jinns Directly
15% Chance to cast level 60 Jinn on Melee Attack
+(4 to 5) to All Skills
Adds 500-1000 Fire Damage
0.5% to Fire Spell Damage (Based on Character Level)
+(150 to 180)% Enhanced Damage
+1 to Jinn
+200% to Summoned Minion Life
Maximum Cold Resist -2%
+200 Life on Melee Attack
Socketed (6)
->
Ensi



Ensi
Paladin Spears

'IgnIgnHelThul'
Runeword Level: 100
33% Chance to cast level 63 Apocalypse on Melee Attack
100% Attack Speed
Adds 125-188 Fire Damage
-(10 to 15)% to Enemy Fire Resistance
Hit Blinds Target +(2 to 3)
Cold Resist +30%
->
Adjudicator
Adjudicator
Goedendag (Sacred)

One-Hand Damage: 53 to 54
(Paladin Only)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 574
Item Level: 120
Strength Damage Bonus: (0.14 per Strength)%
Holy: Holy Fire Deals 4.5% of Strength as More Total Damage (max 250%)
Unholy: Blood Thorns Deal 40% More Total Damage
Nephalem: +25% Total Vessel Damage Bonus from Passives
+1 to Paladin Skill Levels
+50% Damage to Undead
Adds 175-325 Fire Damage
Adds 1-600 Lightning Damage
Adds 200-250 Cold Damage
+800 Poison Damage over 1 seconds
-(15 to 25)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
Socketed (3)
/ Godlike Fasci Craft
Armor:
Werecat
Werecat
Breast Plate (4)

Defense: (203 - 224) to (379 - 422)
Required Level: 5
Required Strength: 30
Item Level: 8
5% Chance to cast level 1 Claw Tornado on Melee Attack
15% Attack Speed
4% Life stolen per Hit
+(24 to 40)% Enhanced Defense
+(41 to 50) Defense
+(11 to 20) to all Attributes
Physical Resist 3%
Socketed (2)
Defense: (622 - 681) to (1100 - 1207)
Required Level: 23
Required Strength: 60
Item Level: 27
6% Chance to cast level 7 Claw Tornado on Melee Attack
30% Attack Speed
6% Life stolen per Hit
+(58 to 75)% Enhanced Defense
+(81 to 100) Defense
+(21 to 30) to all Attributes
Physical Resist 4%
Socketed (4)
Defense: (1471 - 1589) to (2563 - 2777)
Required Level: 40
Required Strength: 210
Item Level: 47
7% Chance to cast level 13 Claw Tornado on Melee Attack
45% Attack Speed
8% Life stolen per Hit
+(92 to 109)% Enhanced Defense
+(131 to 150) Defense
+(31 to 40) to all Attributes
Physical Resist 5%
Socketed (5)
Defense: (2168 - 2330) to (3757 - 4046)
Required Level: 50
Required Strength: 420
Item Level: 83
8% Chance to cast level 16 Claw Tornado on Melee Attack
60% Attack Speed
10% Life stolen per Hit
+(109 to 126)% Enhanced Defense
+(181 to 200) Defense
+(41 to 50) to all Attributes
Physical Resist 6%
Socketed (6)
->
Akara's Robe (Sacred)
Akara's Robe
Quilted Armor (Sacred)
Defense: 2763 to 2831
Required Level: 80
Required Strength:
350 to 395
Item Level: 255
+1 to All Skills
+500 Defense
+(31 to 50) to all Attributes
+200 to Life
Elemental Resists +(31 to 40)%
Requirements -(21 to 30)%
Socketed (6)
-> Honorific Sacred Quilted Armor,->Fascinating Craft->
Robe of Steel
Robe of Steel
Full Plate Mail (Sacred)

Defense: (6692 - 7471) to (8202 - 9156)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength:
469
Item Level: 105
+(11 to 20)% Bonus to Spell Focus
25% Cast Speed
+(21 to 30)% to Spell Damage
+(115 to 140)% Enhanced Defense
+100 to Strength
+100 to Energy
Elemental Resists +20%
+250 Life after each Demon Kill
50% Bonus to Defense
Requirements -33%
Socketed (6)

Shield:
The Ivory Tower
The Ivory Tower
Tower Shield (4)

Defense: (205 - 233) to (404 - 459)
Chance to Block: Class%
Required Level: 7
Required Strength:
17
Required Dexterity: 43
Item Level: 12
+1 to All Skills
+(4 to 5)% Bonus to Spell Focus
5% Cast Speed
+(11 to 15)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(11 to 15)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(41 to 60)% Enhanced Defense
Maximum Mana +(3 to 5)%
Requirements -40%
Socketed (1)
Defense: (678 - 712) to (1219 - 1280)
Chance to Block: Class%
Required Level: 25
Required Strength:
31
Required Dexterity: 58
Item Level: 29
+(1 to 2) to All Skills
+(8 to 9)% Bonus to Spell Focus
10% Cast Speed
+(16 to 20)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(16 to 20)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(81 to 90)% Enhanced Defense
Maximum Mana +(9 to 11)%
Requirements -45%
Socketed (3)
Defense: (1525 - 1593) to (2685 - 2805)
Chance to Block: Class%
Required Level: 42
Required Strength:
101
Required Dexterity: 113
Item Level: 50
+2 to All Skills
+(12 to 13)% Bonus to Spell Focus
15% Cast Speed
+(21 to 25)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(21 to 25)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(101 to 110)% Enhanced Defense
Maximum Mana +(15 to 17)%
Requirements -50%
Socketed (4)
Defense: (2278 - 2371) to (4002 - 4165)
Chance to Block: Class%
Required Level: 51
Required Strength:
181
Required Dexterity: 210
Item Level: 85
+2 to All Skills
+(14 to 15)% Bonus to Spell Focus
15% Cast Speed
+(26 to 30)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(26 to 30)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(121 to 130)% Enhanced Defense
Maximum Mana +(18 to 20)%
Requirements -55%
Socketed (4)

Helm:
Lavadome
Lavadome
Helm (4)

Defense: (78 - 89) to (115 - 131)
Required Level: 4
Required Strength: 29
Item Level: 7
+(0 to 1) to All Skills
+(41 to 60)% Enhanced Defense
+15 to Vitality
(3 to 5)% to Vitality
+(81 to 120) to Life
Fire Resist +(11 to 30)%
Socketed (1)
Defense: (300 - 334) to (391 - 435)
Required Level: 22
Required Strength: 57
Item Level: 25
+1 to All Skills
+(71 to 90)% Enhanced Defense
+30 to Vitality
(6 to 10)% to Vitality
+(121 to 160) to Life
Fire Resist +(31 to 50)%
Socketed (3)
Defense: (753 - 825) to (970 - 1062)
Required Level: 39
Required Strength: 201
Item Level: 46
+(1 to 2) to All Skills
+(101 to 120)% Enhanced Defense
+45 to Vitality
(11 to 15)% to Vitality
+(161 to 200) to Life
Fire Resist +(51 to 70)%
Socketed (4)
Defense: (1191 - 1290) to (1519 - 1645)
Required Level: 48
Required Strength: 402
Item Level: 81
+2 to All Skills
+(131 to 150)% Enhanced Defense
+60 to Vitality
(16 to 20)% to Vitality
+(201 to 240) to Life
Fire Resist +(71 to 90)%
Socketed (4)
or
Farnham's Flowerpot
Farnham's Flowerpot
Full Helm (4)

Defense: (126 - 141) to (207 - 229)
Required Level: 6
Required Strength:
25
Item Level: 9
-(1 to 3)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
+(41 to 60)% Enhanced Defense
+(21 to 50) Defense
(3 to 5)% to Vitality
Fire Absorb 1%
Lightning Absorb 1%
Cold Absorb 1%
Requirements -15%
Random Movement Speed Bonus
Socketed (1)
Defense: (477 - 519) to (711 - 768)
Required Level: 23
Required Strength:
48
Item Level: 27
-(4 to 6)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
+(71 to 90)% Enhanced Defense
+(101 to 200) Defense
(6 to 10)% to Vitality
Fire Absorb 1%
Lightning Absorb 1%
Cold Absorb 1%
Requirements -20%
Random Movement Speed Bonus
Socketed (3)
Defense: (1225 - 1313) to (1630 - 1746)
Required Level: 41
Required Strength:
147
Item Level: 48
-(7 to 9)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
+(101 to 120)% Enhanced Defense
+(301 to 400) Defense
(11 to 15)% to Vitality
Fire Absorb 2%
Lightning Absorb 2%
Cold Absorb 2%
Requirements -30%
Random Movement Speed Bonus
Socketed (4)
Defense: (1958 - 2078) to (2526 - 2685)
Required Level: 49
Required Strength:
252
Item Level: 82
-(10 to 12)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
+(131 to 150)% Enhanced Defense
+(501 to 600) Defense
(20 to 25)% to Vitality
Fire Absorb 2%
Lightning Absorb 2%
Cold Absorb 2%
Requirements -40%
Random Movement Speed Bonus
Socketed (4)
->
Malthael's Crown
Malthael's Crown
Blackguard Helm (Sacred)

Defense: (2347 - 2640) to (2474 - 2783)
(Paladin Only)
Required Level: 80
Required Dexterity: 387
Item Level: 1
+(1 to 3) to Paladin Skill Levels
(201 to 250)% Bonus to Attack Rating
+(8 to 9)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(8 to 9)% to Cold Spell Damage
+(140 to 170)% Enhanced Defense
(16 to 20)% to Strength
10% to Vitality
+(21 to 40) Life on Melee Attack
Socketed (4)

Malthael's Sanctuary
(Paladin Ritualist Set)
->Fascinating Craft Blackguard Helm (ideally with chance to cast Spellbind on melee)
Belt:
Aerin Orbiter
Aerin Orbiter
Belt (4)

Defense: (88 - 96) to (121 - 132)
Required Level: 5
Required Strength: 28
Item Level: 8
5% Cast Speed
+(4 to 5)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(4 to 5)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(4 to 5)% to Cold Spell Damage
+(18 to 29)% Enhanced Defense
+(11 to 15) to Energy
Elemental Resists +(3 to 5)%
Elemental/Magic Damage Reduced by (3 to 5)
Socketed (1)
Defense: (310 - 334) to (389 - 419)
Required Level: 22
Required Strength: 56
Item Level: 26
15% Cast Speed
+(8 to 9)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(8 to 9)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(8 to 9)% to Cold Spell Damage
+(41 to 52)% Enhanced Defense
+(21 to 25) to Energy
Elemental Resists +(9 to 11)%
Elemental/Magic Damage Reduced by (9 to 11)
Socketed (2)
Defense: (754 - 805) to (938 - 1001)
Required Level: 40
Required Strength: 201
Item Level: 46
25% Cast Speed
+(12 to 13)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(12 to 13)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(12 to 13)% to Cold Spell Damage
+(64 to 75)% Enhanced Defense
+(31 to 35) to Energy
Elemental Resists +(15 to 17)%
Elemental/Magic Damage Reduced by (15 to 17)
Socketed (2)
Defense: (1104 - 1173) to (1358 - 1443)
Required Level: 48
Required Strength: 402
Item Level: 80
30% Cast Speed
+(14 to 15)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(14 to 15)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(14 to 15)% to Cold Spell Damage
+(75 to 86)% Enhanced Defense
+(36 to 40) to Energy
Elemental Resists +(18 to 20)%
Elemental/Magic Damage Reduced by (18 to 20)
Socketed (2)
->Honorific Sacred Sash->
Fuse
Fuse
Belts

'Mhal'
Runeword Level: 110
20% Chance to cast level 28 Ignis Fatuus when Struck
Adds 38-113 Fire Damage
0.375% to Fire Spell Damage (Based on Character Level)
+(7 to 12) to Path of Flames
+(143 to 171)% Enhanced Defense
5% to All Attributes
Fire Resist +(75 to 100)%
Level 5 Blast Wave (40/40 Charges)
(path of flames actually does good damage)
Gloves:
Featherclaw
Featherclaw
Chain Gloves (4)

Defense: (28 - 30) to (49 - 54)
Required Level: 5
Required Strength: 28
Item Level: 8
5% Attack Speed
(21 to 50)% Bonus to Attack Rating
+(18 to 29)% Enhanced Defense
+(6 to 10) to Dexterity
Socketed (1)
Defense: (149 - 161) to (203 - 218)
Required Level: 22
Required Strength: 57
Item Level: 26
15% Attack Speed
(81 to 110)% Bonus to Attack Rating
+(41 to 52)% Enhanced Defense
+(16 to 20) to Dexterity
Socketed (2)
Defense: (393 - 420) to (519 - 554)
Required Level: 40
Required Strength: 201
Item Level: 46
25% Attack Speed
(141 to 170)% Bonus to Attack Rating
+(64 to 75)% Enhanced Defense
+(26 to 30) to Dexterity
Socketed (3)
Defense: (581 - 617) to (759 - 807)
Required Level: 48
Required Strength: 402
Item Level: 80
30% Attack Speed
(171 to 200)% Bonus to Attack Rating
+(75 to 86)% Enhanced Defense
+(31 to 35) to Dexterity
Socketed (4)
->Honorific Sacred Gloves->
Lamha Na Draoithe
Lamha Na Draoithe
Gauntlets (Sacred)

Defense: (1339 - 1506) to (1567 - 1763)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 625
Item Level: 120
+2 to All Skills
+150 Spell Focus
30% Cast Speed
+(16 to 20)% to Spell Damage
+(140 to 170)% Enhanced Defense
+75 to Strength
-100 to Life
Elemental Resists +15%
Socketed (4)

Boots:
Wake of Destruction
Wake of Destruction
Greaves (4)

Defense: (90 - 102) to (135 - 152)
Required Level: 9
Required Strength:
17
Item Level: 16
+(4 to 6)% Bonus to Spell Focus
(0 to 40)% Movement Speed
+(11 to 13)% to Physical/Magic Spell Damage
+(6 to 8)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(6 to 8)% to Poison Spell Damage
+(24 to 40)% Enhanced Defense
+(21 to 25) to Energy
Requirements -20%
Socketed (1)
Defense: (333 - 369) to (462 - 512)
Required Level: 27
Required Strength:
33
Item Level: 32
+(7 to 9)% Bonus to Spell Focus
(0 to 40)% Movement Speed
+(15 to 17)% to Physical/Magic Spell Damage
+(10 to 12)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(10 to 12)% to Poison Spell Damage
+(58 to 75)% Enhanced Defense
+(26 to 30) to Energy
Requirements -25%
Socketed (2)
Defense: (854 - 930) to (1152 - 1254)
Required Level: 44
Required Strength:
158
Item Level: 51
+(10 to 12)% Bonus to Spell Focus
(0 to 40)% Movement Speed
+(19 to 21)% to Physical/Magic Spell Damage
+(14 to 16)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(14 to 16)% to Poison Spell Damage
+(92 to 109)% Enhanced Defense
+(31 to 35) to Energy
Requirements -30%
Socketed (3)
Defense: (1274 - 1378) to (1713 - 1853)
Required Level: 52
Required Strength:
272
Item Level: 86
+(13 to 15)% Bonus to Spell Focus
(0 to 40)% Movement Speed
+(23 to 25)% to Physical/Magic Spell Damage
+(18 to 20)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(18 to 20)% to Poison Spell Damage
+(109 to 126)% Enhanced Defense
+(36 to 40) to Energy
Requirements -40%
Socketed (4)

Amulet:
Rare /
Athulua's Oracle
Athulua's Oracle
Amulet

Required Level: 60
Item Level: 60
+(1 to 2) to All Skills
40% Attack Speed
(150 to 250)% Bonus to Attack Rating
Cannot Be Frozen
(AR for bossing)
Rings:
Ring of Regha
Ring of Regha
Ring

Item Level: 1
Adds 3-5 Damage
+5% to Spell Damage
+(5 to 15) to Strength
+(5 to 15) to Dexterity
Elemental Resists +10%
(lots of MO space), Rare->
Ras Algethi
Ras Algethi
Ring

Required Level: 100
Item Level: 105
2% Chance to cast level 44 Magic Missiles on Melee Attack
+(40 to 50) Spell Focus
+(15 to 20)% to Physical/Magic Spell Damage
+(15 to 20)% to Fire Spell Damage
-10% to Enemy Fire Resistance
Physical Resist -2%

Switch:
Durga


Durga
Scepters

'IstOhmTal'
Runeword Level: 70
5% Chance to cast level 8 Bloodlust on Death Blow
+4 to Amazon Skill Levels
+13% Bonus Elemental Damage to Bloodlust
40% Cast Speed
15% Hit Recovery
+3% to Physical/Magic Spell Damage
+25% to Fire Spell Damage
-10% to Enemy Fire Resistance
Attacker Flees after Striking (11 to 15)%
+(30 to 50)% to Summoned Minion Life
+50% to Summoned Minion Damage
3% Reanimate as: Random Monster
(17 to 21)% Gold Find
10% Magic Find
- bloodlust proc adds another ~24% fire spell damage
Socketables:
Spell focus jewels. Example below.

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USABLE SET PIECES
Malthael's Crown
Malthael's Crown
Blackguard Helm (Sacred)

Defense: (2347 - 2640) to (2474 - 2783)
(Paladin Only)
Required Level: 80
Required Dexterity: 387
Item Level: 1
+(1 to 3) to Paladin Skill Levels
(201 to 250)% Bonus to Attack Rating
+(8 to 9)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(8 to 9)% to Cold Spell Damage
+(140 to 170)% Enhanced Defense
(16 to 20)% to Strength
10% to Vitality
+(21 to 40) Life on Melee Attack
Socketed (4)

Malthael's Sanctuary
(Paladin Ritualist Set)
+
Malthael's Ward
Malthael's Ward
Sash (Sacred)

Defense: 1013 to 1027
Required Level: 80
Required Strength:
400
Item Level: 1
+1 to Paladin Skill Levels
+(11 to 15)% to Cold Spell Damage
+(26 to 38)% to Summoned Minion Damage
+(21 to 40) to Vitality
(11 to 20)% Bonus to Defense
Requirements -20%
Socketed (2)

Malthael's Sanctuary
(Paladin Ritualist Set)

bonus: 10% Chance to cast level 34 Flamestrike on Melee Attack, +150 Life on Melee Attack

Hadriel's Avenger
Hadriel's Avenger
Spiked Club (Sacred)

One-Hand Damage: 42 to 46
Required Level: 90
Required Strength:
209
Item Level: 1
Strength Damage Bonus: (0.11 per Strength)%
+(3 to 4) to Paladin Skill Levels
20% Cast Speed
+50% Damage to Undead
+(25 to 35)% to Physical/Magic Spell Damage
+(25 to 35)% to Fire Spell Damage
+50 to Energy
+(31 to 50) Life after each Kill
+(16 to 25) Mana after each Kill
Requirements -50%
Socketed (3)

Hadriel's Lore
(Paladin Dragon Set)
+
Hadriel's Wings
Hadriel's Wings
Ring Mail (Sacred)

Defense: (4874 - 6092) to (5362 - 6702)
Required Level: 90
Required Strength:
440
Item Level: 1
+(1 to 2) to Paladin Skill Levels
+(31 to 50) Spell Focus
30% Cast Speed
+(21 to 30)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(100 to 150)% Enhanced Defense
Requirements -20%
Socketed (6)

Hadriel's Lore
(Paladin Dragon Set)


bonus: +2 to Paladin Skill Levels, 20% Gold Find


Lone Wolf's Claws
Lone Wolf's Claws
Heavy Gloves (Sacred)

Defense: (984 - 1230) to (1044 - 1305)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength:
420
Item Level: 1
20% Hit Recovery
+(6 to 10)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(6 to 10)% to Cold Spell Damage
+(100 to 150)% Enhanced Defense
(11 to 15)% to Energy
Fire Resist +(21 to 25)%
Cold Resist +(21 to 25)%
Requirements -20%
Socketed (4)

Lone Wolf's Path
(Druid Seer Set)
+
Lone Wolf's Fur
Lone Wolf's Fur
Studded Leather (Sacred)

Defense: (4784 - 5980) to (5186 - 6482)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength:
330
Item Level: 1
20% Hit Recovery
+(11 to 13)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(11 to 13)% to Cold Spell Damage
+(100 to 150)% Enhanced Defense
+(31 to 50) to Strength
+(31 to 50) to Vitality
Attacker Takes Fire Damage of 150
Requirements -40%
Socketed (6)

Lone Wolf's Path
(Druid Seer Set)

bonus: Set Bonus with 2 or more set items: +150 Spell Focus, +14 to Firedance. Firedance buffs your fire spell damage. (40% at slvl 14)


ENSI

Ensi



Ensi
Paladin Spears

'IgnIgnHelThul'
Runeword Level: 100
33% Chance to cast level 63 Apocalypse on Melee Attack
100% Attack Speed
Adds 125-188 Fire Damage
-(10 to 15)% to Enemy Fire Resistance
Hit Blinds Target +(2 to 3)
Cold Resist +30%


This easily obtainable runeword will outperform most other weapons, even with much worse blood thorns tooltip damage. This happens because Cataclysm fireballs are stacked in melee range.

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In this .gif you can pinpoint the exact moments Cataclysm proc does its damage


FARMING SETUP



Ensi



Ensi
Paladin Spears

'IgnIgnHelThul'
Runeword Level: 100
33% Chance to cast level 63 Apocalypse on Melee Attack
100% Attack Speed
Adds 125-188 Fire Damage
-(10 to 15)% to Enemy Fire Resistance
Hit Blinds Target +(2 to 3)
Cold Resist +30%
+
Fuse
Fuse
Belts

'Mhal'
Runeword Level: 110
20% Chance to cast level 28 Ignis Fatuus when Struck
Adds 38-113 Fire Damage
0.375% to Fire Spell Damage (Based on Character Level)
+(7 to 12) to Path of Flames
+(143 to 171)% Enhanced Defense
5% to All Attributes
Fire Resist +(75 to 100)%
Level 5 Blast Wave (40/40 Charges)
+
Armageddon
Armageddon
(Paladin Oskill Set)

Eye of Wisdom
The Witness

Set Bonus with complete set:
Ignis Fatuus: bonuses increased by 50%
-15% to Enemy Fire Resistance
+17 to Ignis Fatuus

+
The Witness
The Witness
Full Plate Mail (Sacred)

Defense: (8436 - 9339) to (10338 - 11445)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 700
Item Level: 118
(31 to 45)% Cast Speed
+(16 to 25)% to Fire Spell Damage
-(6 to 20)% to Enemy Fire Resistance
+(171 to 200)% Enhanced Defense
+(51 to 250) to Mana
Socketed (6)

Armageddon
(Paladin Oskill Set)

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Set bonus activate after proccing Cataclysm from either
Ensi



Ensi
Paladin Spears

'IgnIgnHelThul'
Runeword Level: 100
33% Chance to cast level 63 Apocalypse on Melee Attack
100% Attack Speed
Adds 125-188 Fire Damage
-(10 to 15)% to Enemy Fire Resistance
Hit Blinds Target +(2 to 3)
Cold Resist +30%
,
Fuse
Fuse
Belts

'Mhal'
Runeword Level: 110
20% Chance to cast level 28 Ignis Fatuus when Struck
Adds 38-113 Fire Damage
0.375% to Fire Spell Damage (Based on Character Level)
+(7 to 12) to Path of Flames
+(143 to 171)% Enhanced Defense
5% to All Attributes
Fire Resist +(75 to 100)%
Level 5 Blast Wave (40/40 Charges)
or
Armageddon
Armageddon
(Paladin Oskill Set)

Eye of Wisdom
The Witness

Set Bonus with complete set:
Ignis Fatuus: bonuses increased by 50%
-15% to Enemy Fire Resistance
+17 to Ignis Fatuus

set itself. Movement speed bonus greatly boosts your farming speed. Energy bonus increases your Apocalypse, Path of Flames damage.



PROGRESSION TIPS
After defeating Baal on Nightmare the tutorial part of the game ends, and the real challenge begins. Below are some things to keep in mind:

    Consult documentation on Dungeons and Rifts for the next challenge

    Get 400 stat signets from Hell Nihlathak once youre comfortable running him. He can also drop SU's and Set pieces

    Once you master an uberquest rerun it for a perfect charm + trophy. Consult this page for trophy bonuses: https://docs.median-xl.com/doc/wiki/trophies
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    Pick up jewels, you will need around 32 jewels to eventually fill all your slots.

    Pick up shrines for crafting gear. Fascinating are best, with Eerie and Quiet being second.

    As you become gold capped, spend gold on crafting jewels. Consult this page for jewelcrafting: https://docs.median-xl.com/doc/items/cube#idx6 The best modifier for UHM in most cases should be +(4 to 8) Spell Focus

    I highly recommend downloading D2StatsReader from authors github
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    The best feature is the drop notifier and loot filter. Never again miss a drop.

    Look out for Rare Sacred Bases for future crafting. Its best to have two or three of each: Sacred Crystal Sword, Sacred Quilted Armor, Sacred Leather Gloves, Sacred Sash, Sacred Blackguard helmet. You can use Charsi Imbue quest reward to turn any Magical item into Rare

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bapcja wrote:Reserved. Guide is Work-in-Progress and will be updated with more endgame item setups and maybe a leveling / uber walkthrough.
good job so far . but it will need "a leveling / uber walkthrough" , else it's not more than a miniguide . you may also consider including one more skillplan for before level 90 (early game) when maxing the grim presence does not help at all and may stay as 1-pointer while maxing another skill . it may be usefull for those who start to play as unholy melee from level 1
TheError
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Very nice to see another UHM guide. Let me go through a few things in the endgame item guide:

Weapon:
Wow, I need to get the
Ensi (Xis)
choice you mentioned. That one looks perfect for farming. Other than that, is the fire damage from Dux Infernum really that strong so it becomes BIS for bosses? Will try it since I have it.

Armor:
Another Xis choice I didn't realize,
Victory (Xis)
looks really nice for farming, even more so than shrine crafts.

Gloves:
Wouldn't a +2 pala craft with EF, spell damage, vitality be the 2nd or 3rd best choice? I realize with Radiance the Xis one is superior.

Switch:
I'd recommend
Pax Mystica (Xis)
or if you don't wanna farm another Xis
Staff of Shadows
Staff of Shadows
Long Staff (Sacred)

Two-Hand Damage: 56 to 58
Required Level: 100
Required Dexterity: 203
Item Level: 120
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.06 per Dexterity)%
5% Chance to Cast Level 50 Slayer on Death Blow
+(9 to 10) to All Skills
+(150 to 200) Spell Focus
+(10 to 20)% Bonus to Spell Focus
50% Cast Speed
+50% Damage to Undead
+(21 to 25)% to Spell Damage
15% to Energy
+2.5 to Energy (Based on Character Level)
+100 Life Regenerated per Second
+(15 to 25) Mana after each Kill
Socketed (4)
with +12 can work too.

Personally I'm using a macro for the short buffs and another one with weapon swap for the long buffs, makes it more enjoyble. Else it's a bit too much skill switching imo.
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Nice guide!
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so in endgame its better to go full fire dmg so as main attack blood thorns or can i also still go lemure?

thx anyway^^ im atm with full malthael and the set is too op lol
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Jovoman wrote:so in endgame its better to go full fire dmg so as main attack blood thorns or can i also still go lemure?

thx anyway^^ im atm with full malthael and the set is too op lol


The general consensus is that blood thorns beat lemures overall. perhaps they could even match its single target damage on bigger hitbox bosses
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What do you think, Holy Lance (10 attack speed modifier, 3 range) vs. Tepoztopilli (20 attack speed modifier, 5 range) for the Ensi RW? How notable is the melee range? Because getting 5 frame would need some investment with Tepoztopilli.
Orr
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are u recomend
Demhe (Xis)
for this build ? seems decent for pierce
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Orr wrote:are u recomend
Demhe (Xis)
for this build ? seems decent for pierce

It gives pierce, but the pierce cap is 200 afaik. And that isn't hard to get like the guide says.