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Swagkitten wrote:how did you manage to kill astrogha and baal as poison?


Astrogha is pretty easy. approach - cast Avatar on top of her - tp away - repeat. Clear Darklings when needed or reset her aggro by going away.
The new map layout allows for nice circling routes.

Baal is not that easy as fresh 120 but when you gathered enough pierce and some of the 120s charms it is like any other squishy caster against him.
Do not use summons as they will get hit by his attacks and thus the chance to summon a Vision or Minion is higher
lure him out of the middle throne seat, move around to one of the sides of the thrones while casting Avatars on your way - TP to middle of throne and repeat in reverse direction. Better wait for TP CD to go off - this way you can escape when pounces on you.
If he spawns a Vision, try to lure either him or the vision away - kill it and go on with the baal fight.
Swagkitten
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mortimer_85 wrote:
Swagkitten wrote:how did you manage to kill astrogha and baal as poison?


Astrogha is pretty easy. approach - cast Avatar on top of her - tp away - repeat. Clear Darklings when needed or reset her aggro by going away.
The new map layout allows for nice circling routes.

Baal is not that easy as fresh 120 but when you gathered enough pierce and some of the 120s charms it is like any other squishy caster against him.
Do not use summons as they will get hit by his attacks and thus the chance to summon a Vision or Minion is higher
lure him out of the middle throne seat, move around to one of the sides of the thrones while casting Avatars on your way - TP to middle of throne and repeat in reverse direction. Better wait for TP CD to go off - this way you can escape when pounces on you.
If he spawns a Vision, try to lure either him or the vision away - kill it and go on with the baal fight.


TY very much for the response, managed to kill baal this morning before i saw this, i just circled him dodging skills and spamming plague avatar, when he summ'ed a vision or some minions, I runned, dealt with them separatelly and went back to baal.

Gonna try astrogha today! hopefully I can kill Her(?).

Btw, i saw your armory, why do you prefer loxian to Lincos?
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Swagkitten wrote:cut

Btw, i saw your armory, why do you prefer loxian to Lincos?


On a Stave Druid Caster setup especially with the pierce rune and Acid Fiend + Vine Companion changes/introduction you can cover Spell Damage and pierce due to skills/summons/ No Runes pretty easy with crafts SOlo Self Found. One important defensive layer for hard hitting mobs is not so easy accessable - Physical resist. That is why I prefer
Loxian
Loxian
Druid Staves

'Ghal'
Runeword Level: 100
+(161 to 210) Spell Focus
+(8 to 10) to Druid Skill Levels
20% Cast Speed
+(41 to 50)% to Spell Damage
Physical Resist (11 to 15)%
Total Character Defense (51 to 75)%
over
Lincos (Xis)
Lincos
Druid Staves

'SuXis'
Runeword Level: 120
+(8 to 11) to Druid Skill Levels
-40% to Enemy Fire Resistance
-40% to Enemy Cold Resistance
-40% to Enemy Poison Resistance
+(42 to 48) to Arcane Torrent
(41 to 50)% to Energy
Regenerate Mana +(46 to 65)%
Maximum Elemental Resists +2%
Cannot be Unsocketed
for regular farming.

Later in Labs Loxian might shine with the max res, though and you hae to kite more and take it slow to stay alive.
OrphineM
Abomination
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So, 1.7 changes brings quite a few adjustments to caster dudu.

- Vine Companion can hit stuff and cut poison res by 15%. In conjunction with Mythal for the poisoners, 135 pierce is enough for bosses, while 164 would probably suffice for sam/deimoss.
- In a similar vein, the spell damage bonus has been added to Pagan Rites. Now just a free aura!
- New spell focus ultimate passive that also grants 10% phys res.
- Earlier access to Barkskin (was named Lifeshield)
- Major buffs to rain of fire; it's actually usable for bossing now even as a 1pt wonder in most cases thru the 120 ubers and even some 125 ubers (Astrogha, for one). Still serves as a general purpose answer to the poison absorbs out there like at Teganze. Save your joints and hold down the button to cast it; as soon as you mouse over a target, it'll fire.
- Infected Roots' visuals is a bit more clear to show what it's actually going to hit; you'll have to learn to lead it just a bit as the prior hitbox was not as accurate. Takes practice but still kills stuff all the same.

Early game gearing doesn't really change much, but a simple suggested gear progression if you wanna stick with poison:

Weapon:

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Elverfolk
Elverfolk
Staves

'Yul'
Runeword Level: 100
+(51 to 100) Spell Focus
+(6 to 8) to All Skills
-(21 to 30)% to Enemy Fire Resistance
-(24 to 33)% to Enemy Lightning Resistance
-(21 to 30)% to Enemy Cold Resistance
-(21 to 30)% to Enemy Poison Resistance
(21 to 30)% to Energy
+750 Defense vs. Missile
Elemental Resists +(31 to 50)%
: The standard entry-level option for hell. Make damn sure to reroll for high poison pierce, as pierce for poison double dips on duration and damage. Don't be like me running around with a 21 pierce roll all day from 100-130! Ideally you can craft FCR jewels to toss in it, but if not, just take the first Zod-craft you get.
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Lincos (Xis)
Lincos
Druid Staves

'SuXis'
Runeword Level: 120
+(8 to 11) to Druid Skill Levels
-40% to Enemy Fire Resistance
-40% to Enemy Cold Resistance
-40% to Enemy Poison Resistance
+(42 to 48) to Arcane Torrent
(41 to 50)% to Energy
Regenerate Mana +(46 to 65)%
Maximum Elemental Resists +2%
Cannot be Unsocketed
: Xis rune option, and a general-purpose upgrade over Elverfolk. Loses the 10% spell damage from the spell focus mod on Elver, but more than makes up for it with maxres, guaranteed 40 pierce, and a very large energy bonus. Don't forget the oil of conjuration before making it!
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Loxian
Loxian
Druid Staves

'Ghal'
Runeword Level: 100
+(161 to 210) Spell Focus
+(8 to 10) to Druid Skill Levels
20% Cast Speed
+(41 to 50)% to Spell Damage
Physical Resist (11 to 15)%
Total Character Defense (51 to 75)%
: A strong endgame option; make sure to hit 135 pierce though before using this, that phys res is tasty. Oil it too before crafting. You're going to need this for stuff like Uldy whose hoofstomp kills you otherwise.
- Crafted Flamen Staff: Aim for Shimmering/Eerie craft for this. Ideally you roll 11 sk/25 pierce/70 psd, with cast speed or other mods being a cherry on top. If you roll Virulence, give it a spin; you're gonna have a lot of fun even if the rest of the staff sucks.

Other weapon setups:
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Eternal Vigil
Eternal Vigil
War Sword (Sacred)

One-Hand Damage: 46 to 50
Required Level: 100
Required Strength:
1162
Item Level: 120
Strength Damage Bonus: (0.11 per Strength)%
+200 Spell Focus
3% Chance to cast level 53 Supernova on Death Blow
3% Chance to cast level 53 Glacial Nova on Death Blow
3% Chance to cast level 53 Cataclysm on Death Blow
+(3 to 4) to All Skills
+(31 to 40)% to Spell Damage
-(28 to 35)% to Enemy Poison Resistance
+(200 to 250) to Mana
Requirements +100%
Socketed (3)
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Celestial Barrier
Celestial Barrier
Spiked Shield (Sacred)

Defense: (2525 - 2828) to (3012 - 3374)
Chance to Block: 1% + Class%
Required Level: 100
Required Dexterity: 550
Item Level: 120
+(4 to 5) to All Skills
30% Cast Speed
-50% Attack Speed
1% Base Block Chance
-(20 to 25)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
+(150 to 180)% Enhanced Defense
Total Character Defense 50%
(0 to 2)% Reanimate as: Burning Titan
(0 to 2)% Reanimate as: Cruel Titan
(0 to 2)% Reanimate as: Frostborn Titan
Socketed (6)
: Untested but apparently pretty good. Does require some real str investment in conjunction wth -req jewels to minimize investment in stats. Your FCR caps at 7 FPA/142 FCR instead of 6 FPA/174 FCR, so keep this in mind.

Helms: # Definitely not a lot of choices; you're more likely to just have to accept using a craft.

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Earth Song
Earth Song
Hawk Helm (4)

Defense: (54 - 63) to (79 - 92)
(Druid Only)
Required Level: 4
Required Strength: 37
Item Level: 7
5% Cast Speed
+(11 to 15)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(11 to 15)% to Cold Spell Damage
+(11 to 15)% to Poison Spell Damage
+(21 to 40)% Enhanced Defense
Cold Resist +(11 to 15)%
Fire Resist +(11 to 15)%
Poison Resist +(11 to 15)%
+(8 to 13) Mana after each Kill
Socketed (2)
Defense: (211 - 238) to (276 - 311)
(Druid Only)
Required Level: 22
Required Strength: 55
Item Level: 25
10% Cast Speed
+(16 to 20)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(16 to 20)% to Cold Spell Damage
+(16 to 20)% to Poison Spell Damage
+(51 to 70)% Enhanced Defense
Cold Resist +(21 to 25)%
Fire Resist +(21 to 25)%
Poison Resist +(21 to 25)%
+(18 to 23) Mana after each Kill
Socketed (2)
Defense: (513 - 570) to (658 - 731)
(Druid Only)
Required Level: 39
Required Strength: 114
Item Level: 46
15% Cast Speed
+(21 to 25)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(21 to 25)% to Cold Spell Damage
+(21 to 25)% to Poison Spell Damage
+(71 to 90)% Enhanced Defense
Cold Resist +(31 to 35)%
Fire Resist +(31 to 35)%
Poison Resist +(31 to 35)%
+(28 to 33) Mana after each Kill
Socketed (3)
Defense: (788 - 908) to (1004 - 1157)
(Druid Only)
Required Level: 48
Required Strength: 238
Item Level: 81
20% Cast Speed
+(26 to 30)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(26 to 30)% to Cold Spell Damage
+(26 to 30)% to Poison Spell Damage
+(91 to 120)% Enhanced Defense
Cold Resist +(36 to 40)%
Fire Resist +(36 to 40)%
Poison Resist +(36 to 40)%
+(33 to 38) Mana after each Kill
Socketed (4)
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Glowskull
Glowskull
Crown (4)

Defense: (164 - 187) to (248 - 281)
Required Level: 10
Required Strength:
64 to 72
Item Level: 17
+(6 to 8)% Bonus to Poison Skill Duration
+(4 to 6)% to Poison Spell Damage
-3% to Enemy Poison Resistance
+(41 to 60)% Enhanced Defense
Poison Resist +(16 to 25)%
Total Character Defense (11 to 20)%
Durability (21 to 25)%
Requirements -(11 to 20)%
Socketed (1)
Defense: (561 - 620) to (785 - 868)
Required Level: 28
Required Strength:
89 to 99
Item Level: 32
+(11 to 13)% Bonus to Poison Skill Duration
+(10 to 12)% to Poison Spell Damage
-6% to Enemy Poison Resistance
+(81 to 100)% Enhanced Defense
Poison Resist +(36 to 45)%
Total Character Defense (21 to 30)%
Durability (31 to 35)%
Requirements -(16 to 25)%
Socketed (3)
Defense: (1272 - 1392) to (1754 - 1920)
Required Level: 46
Required Strength:
175 to 198
Item Level: 53
+(16 to 18)% Bonus to Poison Skill Duration
+(16 to 18)% to Poison Spell Damage
-9% to Enemy Poison Resistance
+(101 to 120)% Enhanced Defense
Poison Resist +(56 to 65)%
Total Character Defense (31 to 40)%
Durability (41 to 45)%
Requirements -(21 to 30)%
Socketed (4)
Defense: (1911 - 2076) to (2614 - 2839)
Required Level: 54
Required Strength:
337 to 384
Item Level: 90
+(18 to 20)% Bonus to Poison Skill Duration
+(18 to 20)% to Poison Spell Damage
-12% to Enemy Poison Resistance
+(121 to 140)% Enhanced Defense
Poison Resist +(66 to 75)%
Total Character Defense (41 to 50)%
Durability (46 to 50)%
Requirements -(26 to 35)%
Socketed (4)
: Standard entry level options. Earth Song is more well-rounded for boosting rain of fire too, which is going to be better for early bosses. I prefer it over Glowskull, but either is good.
- Crafted Druid Helm: The base doesn't matter, but you can roll 4sk /40 fhr / 30 psn dmg/ 25 pierce before shrine effects. Ideally double shimmering craft early, shimmering/eerie late. Feel free to burn other shrines and keep the first one that rolls 20+ pierce and at least +sk or psd if possible. You'll have to continue leapfrogging druid helms to progress smoothly. This is going to be your single biggest upgrade in early hell.
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Crown of the Black Rose
Crown of the Black Rose
Diadem (Sacred)

Defense: 870 to 983
Required Level: 110
Required Dexterity: 524
Item Level: 105
Orb Effects Applied to this Item are Doubled
+(2 to 3) to All Skills
+(20 to 30)% to Poison Spell Damage
-(10 to 15)% to Enemy Poison Resistance
+(14 to 20) to Black Lotus Strike
+(60 to 100) Life Regenerated per Second
Maximum Poison Resist +(2 to 3)%
Cannot Be Frozen
Total Character Defense (25 to 50)%
Socketed (4)
: Not the most amazing pick compared to a good craft, but does have cannot be frozen. Double MO effect, so poison spell damage MOs will do the same amount of work as lodestones here.
Auriel's Focus
Auriel's Focus
Mystic Orb

Cube Reagent
Cube with Any Armor to Add Bonus
+2% Bonus to Spell Focus
+25% Enhanced Defense
+15 to Energy
Poison Length Reduced by 5%
+10 Required Level
is also good.
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Ra (Xis)
Ra
Helms

'LuXis'
Runeword Level: 120
+1 to All Skills
60% Cast Speed
-(25 to 36)% to Enemy Fire Resistance
-(25 to 36)% to Enemy Poison Resistance
Attacker Flees after Striking (21 to 25)%
(19 to 25)% Gold Find
7% Magic Find
Cannot be Unsocketed
: Lots of cast speed, generous amounts of pierce, and a reasonable choice for a hybrid fire/psn build. A pure craft is going to beat it due to access to extremely powerful druid craft helms, but it's worth noting.

Other helms:

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Norma
Norma
Druid Helms

'Thur'
Runeword Level: 84
+(21 to 25)% Bonus to Spell Focus
+2 to Druid Skill Levels
+10% Bonus Elemental Damage to Mark of the Wild
15% Cast Speed
+(4 to 8) to Cold Fear
+50% to Summoned Minion Attack Rating
+(115 to 143)% Enhanced Defense
: Only useful for a prebuff setup for mark of the wild.
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Farnham's Flowerpot
Farnham's Flowerpot
Full Helm (4)

Defense: (126 - 141) to (207 - 229)
Required Level: 6
Required Strength:
45
Item Level: 9
-(1 to 3)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
+(41 to 60)% Enhanced Defense
(3 to 5)% to Vitality
+(21 to 50) Defense
Cold Absorb 1%
Lightning Absorb 1%
Fire Absorb 1%
Requirements -15%
Random Movement Speed Bonus
Socketed (1)
Defense: (477 - 519) to (711 - 768)
Required Level: 23
Required Strength:
62
Item Level: 27
-(4 to 6)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
+(71 to 90)% Enhanced Defense
(6 to 10)% to Vitality
+(101 to 200) Defense
Cold Absorb 1%
Lightning Absorb 1%
Fire Absorb 1%
Requirements -20%
Random Movement Speed Bonus
Socketed (3)
Defense: (1225 - 1313) to (1630 - 1746)
Required Level: 41
Required Strength:
114
Item Level: 48
-(7 to 9)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
+(101 to 120)% Enhanced Defense
(11 to 15)% to Vitality
+(301 to 400) Defense
Cold Absorb 2%
Lightning Absorb 2%
Fire Absorb 2%
Requirements -30%
Random Movement Speed Bonus
Socketed (4)
Defense: (1958 - 2078) to (2526 - 2685)
Required Level: 49
Required Strength:
204
Item Level: 82
-(10 to 12)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
+(131 to 150)% Enhanced Defense
(20 to 25)% to Vitality
+(501 to 600) Defense
Cold Absorb 2%
Lightning Absorb 2%
Fire Absorb 2%
Requirements -40%
Random Movement Speed Bonus
Socketed (4)
: Keep this stored for Quov Tsin later. Can also use
Topspin
Topspin
Skull Cap (4)

Defense: (76 - 83) to (115 - 125)
Required Level: 3
Required Strength: 25
Item Level: 4
5% Attack Speed
+(31 to 50)% Enhanced Defense
(3 to 5)% to Dexterity
(3 to 5)% to Energy
+(31 to 50) Defense
Maximum Elemental Resists +1%
Total Character Defense 10%
Socketed (1)
Defense: (277 - 301) to (365 - 397)
Required Level: 20
Required Strength: 37
Item Level: 23
15% Attack Speed
+(61 to 80)% Enhanced Defense
(6 to 8)% to Dexterity
(6 to 8)% to Energy
+(71 to 100) Defense
Maximum Elemental Resists +1%
Total Character Defense 20%
Socketed (3)
Defense: (704 - 760) to (876 - 943)
Required Level: 37
Required Strength: 78
Item Level: 43
25% Attack Speed
+(91 to 110)% Enhanced Defense
(9 to 11)% to Dexterity
(9 to 11)% to Energy
+(151 to 200) Defense
Maximum Elemental Resists +2%
Total Character Defense 30%
Socketed (4)
Defense: (1182 - 1258) to (1471 - 1564)
Required Level: 47
Required Strength: 160
Item Level: 78
30% Attack Speed
+(121 to 140)% Enhanced Defense
(12 to 14)% to Dexterity
(12 to 14)% to Energy
+(301 to 400) Defense
Maximum Elemental Resists +2%
Total Character Defense 40%
Socketed (4)
. Toss resist gems in these for that fight.
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Witchhunter's Hood
Witchhunter's Hood
Cap (Sacred)

Defense: (2136 - 2611) to (2161 - 2642)
Required Level: 90
Required Strength:
228
Item Level: 1
+(80 to 120)% Enhanced Defense
10% to Strength
10% to Dexterity
Maximum Elemental Resists +2%
Elemental Resists +(31 to 40)%
Physical Resist 5%
Total Character Defense (16 to 20)%
Requirements -50%
Socketed (4)

Witchhunter's Attire
(Assassin Claw Set)
: All the resists you'll ever want, but no offensive presence to speak of. Worth keeping around regardless.
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Unveiling Eye
Unveiling Eye
Circlet (Sacred)

Defense: 505 to 571
Required Level: 130
Required Dexterity: 262
Item Level: 130
Hidden Reliquary
(Bonus per Hidden Crafts)
+25 Spell Focus
+20% to Elemental Spell Damage
+1 to All Skills
-(21 to 30)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
Slain Monsters Rest in Peace
50% Magic Find
Socketed (4)
: This can be incredibly powerful, but requires hidden crafts. That said, if you make it, it won't disappoint.

Armors:

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Queen of Glass
Queen of Glass
Ancient Armor (4)

Defense: (315 - 344) to (630 - 688)
Required Level: 11
Required Strength:
82 to 86
Item Level: 19
15% Cast Speed
-(6 to 8)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
+(18 to 29)% Enhanced Defense
+(76 to 125) to Mana
Cold Resist +(21 to 25)%
Lightning Resist +(21 to 25)%
Durability -90%
Requirements -(11 to 15)%
Socketed (2)
Defense: (899 - 969) to (1718 - 1852)
Required Level: 30
Required Strength:
107 to 112
Item Level: 34
25% Cast Speed
-(11 to 13)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
+(41 to 52)% Enhanced Defense
+(176 to 225) to Mana
Cold Resist +(31 to 35)%
Lightning Resist +(31 to 35)%
Durability -90%
Requirements -(21 to 25)%
Socketed (4)
Defense: (2084 - 2224) to (3911 - 4173)
Required Level: 47
Required Strength:
195 to 207
Item Level: 55
35% Cast Speed
-(16 to 18)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
+(64 to 75)% Enhanced Defense
+(276 to 325) to Mana
Cold Resist +(41 to 45)%
Lightning Resist +(41 to 45)%
Durability -90%
Requirements -(31 to 35)%
Socketed (5)
Defense: (3013 - 3202) to (5650 - 6005)
Required Level: 54
Required Strength:
373 to 398
Item Level: 90
40% Cast Speed
-(18 to 20)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
+(75 to 86)% Enhanced Defense
+(326 to 375) to Mana
Cold Resist +(46 to 50)%
Lightning Resist +(46 to 50)%
Durability -90%
Requirements -(36 to 40)%
Socketed (6)
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Robe of Leaves
Robe of Leaves
Scale Mail (4)

Defense: (127 - 147) to (254 - 293)
Required Level: 4
Required Strength: 43
Item Level: 6
+5% Bonus Elemental Damage to Mark of the Wild
-(2 to 3)% to Enemy Fire Resistance
-(2 to 3)% to Enemy Cold Resistance
-(2 to 3)% to Enemy Poison Resistance
+(24 to 43)% Enhanced Defense
Maximum Life (3 to 5)%
+(6 to 10) Life Regenerated per Second
Poison Resist +(21 to 25)%
Socketed (2)
Defense: (452 - 505) to (816 - 911)
Required Level: 21
Required Strength: 63
Item Level: 25
+10% Bonus Elemental Damage to Mark of the Wild
-(5 to 6)% to Enemy Fire Resistance
-(5 to 6)% to Enemy Cold Resistance
-(5 to 6)% to Enemy Poison Resistance
+(64 to 83)% Enhanced Defense
Maximum Life (9 to 11)%
+(11 to 20) Life Regenerated per Second
Poison Resist +(31 to 35)%
Socketed (4)
Defense: (1166 - 1275) to (2031 - 2221)
Required Level: 39
Required Strength: 133
Item Level: 45
+15% Bonus Elemental Damage to Mark of the Wild
-(8 to 9)% to Enemy Fire Resistance
-(8 to 9)% to Enemy Cold Resistance
-(8 to 9)% to Enemy Poison Resistance
+(104 to 123)% Enhanced Defense
Maximum Life (15 to 17)%
+(21 to 35) Life Regenerated per Second
Poison Resist +(41 to 45)%
Socketed (5)
Defense: (1738 - 1885) to (3030 - 3287)
Required Level: 47
Required Strength: 276
Item Level: 79
+20% Bonus Elemental Damage to Mark of the Wild
-(9 to 10)% to Enemy Fire Resistance
-(9 to 10)% to Enemy Cold Resistance
-(9 to 10)% to Enemy Poison Resistance
+(124 to 143)% Enhanced Defense
Maximum Life (18 to 20)%
+(36 to 50) Life Regenerated per Second
Poison Resist +(46 to 50)%
Socketed (6)
: The two solid options going into hell. Queen of Glass is gucci caster armor and will take you VERY far; Robe has nice prebuff, but half the pierce, and no cast speed mod. I recommend using Queen > Robe, but Robe can definitely be used in a prebuff setup. Keep Robe anyways, fill it with Nih runes, and keep on hand for prebuff.
- Crafted Body Armor: A potential option, but absent a perfect craft is not beating QoG; The only real option here is double shimmering craft, aand hope to roll 15 psd/10 pierce on both rolls. Other notable stats to look for: +2 skills, 40 FHR, 500 life, 60 MF, +60 to all attributes, Indestructible, 200 ED. That said, a 30 psd/20 pierce/+2 sk/40 FHR/60MF armor is going to be a very attractive alternative.
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Lumen Arcana (Xis)
Lumen Arcana
Body Armors

'ItXis'
Runeword Level: 120
+(1 to 3) to All Skills
-(7 to 30)% to Enemy Fire Resistance
-(7 to 30)% to Enemy Lightning Resistance
-(7 to 30)% to Enemy Cold Resistance
-(7 to 30)% to Enemy Poison Resistance
+(154 to 181)% Enhanced Defense
+3 to Light Radius
Cannot be Unsocketed
: Poison lotto optioin. Absolutely needs to roll at least 20-30 pierce and +2-3 skills or it'll disappoint. Good jewels can make this look nice though.
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Cathedral (Xis)
Cathedral
Body Armors

'GuXis'
Runeword Level: 120
+(76 to 100)% Bonus to Poison Skill Duration
+(45 to 55)% to Poison Spell Damage
+190% Enhanced Defense
+2420 Defense
+1 Life Regenerated per Second (Based on Character Level)
Cold Resist +20%
Level 40 Infected Roots (50/50 Charges)
Cannot be Unsocketed
: No pierce to speak of, but every other mod is really good; rolling 100% duration is going to look really tasty alongside something like virulence.
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Scales of the Drake
Scales of the Drake
Ring Mail (Sacred)

Defense: (5239 - 5921) to (5764 - 6514)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 512
Item Level: 120
+(1 to 2) to All Skills
30% Cast Speed
+(25 to 38)% to Poison Spell Damage
-35% to Enemy Poison Resistance
+(14 to 18) to Lorenado
+(115 to 143)% Enhanced Defense
+300 to Life
Maximum Poison Resist +5%
Physical Resist (5 to 10)%
3% Reanimate as: Putrid Spawn
Socketed (6)
: Good endgame armor, BIS in nearly all cases, but also rare and expensive.
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Natasha's Legacy (Xis)


Natasha's Legacy
Body Armors

'XisXisXisXisXisXis'
Runeword Level: 120
+(1 to 4) to All Skills
-(3 to 30)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
+(322 to 350)% Enhanced Defense
Maximum Elemental Resists +(0 to 4)%
Physical Resist (5 to 20)%
Total Character Defense 100%
Cannot be Unsocketed
: I said Scales is BIS in "nearly all cases"; this is for those other cases. This is what you will want for labbing/sam/deimoss. Priority rolls are max ele res > pierce/phys res > +skills. Also a nightmare to craft and I'd recommend respeccing to wolf to farm this.

Easy transition to wolf: Farm two Xis runes as poison caster (takes a few hours each on average), craft
Shark (Xis)
Shark
Weapons

'TaXis'
Runeword Level: 120
1% Chance to cast level 31 Bloodlust on Kill
+(36 to 60)% Bonus Damage to Bloodlust
40% Attack Speed
+200% Enhanced Damage
+2 to Maximum Damage (Based on Character Level)
+5 to all Attributes
-250 to Mana
Cannot be Unsocketed
and
Rebel (Xis)
Rebel
Body Armors

'ElXis'
Runeword Level: 120
Enhanced Weapon Damage +120%
+(172 to 200)% Enhanced Defense
+(151 to 200) to Strength
+(151 to 200) to Dexterity
-75 to Vitality
-75 to Energy
Elemental Resists +(60 to 80)%
+1 to Light Radius
Cannot be Unsocketed
and slap those in a broad/long sword and the heaviest armor base you can find, respectively. That said, early swap is doable on just shark. Craft
Wall of Fire
Wall of Fire
Shields

'On'
Runeword Level: 100
+1 to All Skills
40% Block Speed
+(144 to 171)% Enhanced Defense
(31 to 40)% to Strength
(31 to 40)% to Vitality
Increase Maximum Life and Mana 2%
Total Character Defense (11 to 20)%
Attacker Takes Fire Damage of 500
or
Wheel of Fortune
Wheel of Fortune
Large Shield (4)

Defense: 85 to 162
Chance to Block: Class%
Required Level: 4
Required Strength: 22
Required Dexterity: 45
Item Level: 6
+(21 to 30) to Vitality
Maximum Elemental Resists +1%
Elemental Resists +(6 to 10)%
Cold Absorb 1%
Lightning Absorb 1%
Fire Absorb 1%
(4 to 7)% Gold Find
(5 to 10)% Magic Find
Socketed (1)
Defense: 240 to 405
Chance to Block: Class%
Required Level: 21
Required Strength: 32
Required Dexterity: 67
Item Level: 25
+(31 to 40) to Vitality
Maximum Elemental Resists +1%
Elemental Resists +(11 to 20)%
Cold Absorb 2%
Lightning Absorb 2%
Fire Absorb 2%
(9 to 12)% Gold Find
(11 to 20)% Magic Find
Socketed (3)
Defense: 501 to 817
Chance to Block: Class%
Required Level: 39
Required Strength: 68
Required Dexterity: 139
Item Level: 46
+(41 to 50) to Vitality
Maximum Elemental Resists +2%
Elemental Resists +(21 to 30)%
Cold Absorb 2%
Lightning Absorb 2%
Fire Absorb 2%
(14 to 17)% Gold Find
(21 to 30)% Magic Find
Socketed (4)
Defense: 684 to 1113
Chance to Block: Class%
Required Level: 48
Required Strength: 141
Required Dexterity: 288
Item Level: 80
+(51 to 60) to Vitality
Maximum Elemental Resists +2%
Elemental Resists +(31 to 40)%
Cold Absorb 3%
Lightning Absorb 3%
Fire Absorb 3%
(17 to 19)% Gold Find
(31 to 40)% Magic Find
Socketed (4)
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Natha
Natha
Druid Helms

'Lo'
Runeword Level: 59
4% Chance to cast level 2 Arrow on Striking
20% Attack Speed
50% Hit Recovery
(31 to 50)% Bonus to Attack Rating
+(58 to 86)% Enhanced Defense
Lightning Resist +25%
Physical Resist 10%
,
Deadfall
Deadfall
Heavy Belt (4)

Defense: (135 - 159) to (178 - 210)
Required Level: 7
Required Strength: 63
Item Level: 11
1% Chance to cast level 2 Shower of Rocks on Kill
1% Chance of Crushing Blow
+(24 to 46)% Enhanced Defense
+(16 to 25) to Strength
Lightning Resist +(11 to 15)%
Socketed (1)
Defense: (485 - 551) to (616 - 700)
Required Level: 24
Required Strength: 92
Item Level: 28
1% Chance to cast level 4 Shower of Rocks on Kill
2% Chance of Crushing Blow
+(69 to 92)% Enhanced Defense
+(36 to 45) to Strength
Lightning Resist +(21 to 25)%
Socketed (2)
Defense: (1270 - 1400) to (1595 - 1758)
Required Level: 41
Required Strength: 195
Item Level: 48
1% Chance to cast level 8 Shower of Rocks on Kill
3% Chance of Crushing Blow
+(115 to 137)% Enhanced Defense
+(56 to 65) to Strength
Lightning Resist +(31 to 35)%
Socketed (2)
Defense: (1918 - 2095) to (2403 - 2626)
Required Level: 50
Required Strength: 404
Item Level: 84
2% Chance to cast level 12 Shower of Rocks on Kill
4% Chance of Crushing Blow
+(138 to 160)% Enhanced Defense
+(66 to 75) to Strength
Lightning Resist +(36 to 40)%
Socketed (2)
,
Erawan
Erawan
Body Armors

'Nih'
Runeword Level: 100
10% Bonus to Buff/Debuff/Cold Skill Duration
5% Chance of Crushing Blow
+(144 to 171)% Enhanced Defense
25% to Strength
25% to Vitality
Physical Resist (11 to 15)%
Total Character Defense (11 to 20)%
,
Pollice Verso
Pollice Verso
Gauntlets (4)

Defense: (48 - 54) to (90 - 102)
Required Level: 10
Required Strength:
60
Item Level: 16
4% Chance to cast level 3 Time Strike when Attacked
+(24 to 40)% Enhanced Defense
+(7 to 10) to Strength
+(6 to 10) Life after each Kill
+(6 to 13) Mana after each Kill
Requirements -8%
Socketed (1)
Defense: (216 - 239) to (333 - 369)
Required Level: 27
Required Strength:
81
Item Level: 32
8% Chance to cast level 5 Time Strike when Attacked
+(58 to 75)% Enhanced Defense
+(12 to 16) to Strength
+(16 to 20) Life after each Kill
+(21 to 28) Mana after each Kill
Requirements -16%
Socketed (2)
Defense: (583 - 635) to (854 - 930)
Required Level: 44
Required Strength:
155
Item Level: 52
12% Chance to cast level 7 Time Strike when Attacked
+(92 to 109)% Enhanced Defense
+(18 to 24) to Strength
+(26 to 30) Life after each Kill
+(36 to 43) Mana after each Kill
Requirements -24%
Socketed (3)
Defense: (875 - 946) to (1274 - 1378)
Required Level: 52
Required Strength:
287
Item Level: 86
14% Chance to cast level 8 Time Strike when Attacked
+(109 to 126)% Enhanced Defense
+(25 to 30) to Strength
+(31 to 35) Life after each Kill
+(43 to 50) Mana after each Kill
Requirements -32%
Socketed (4)
/ creepy craft gloves, and
Nephilim
Nephilim
Boots

'Nih'
Runeword Level: 100
10% Bonus to Buff/Debuff/Cold Skill Duration
+(144 to 171)% Enhanced Defense
(21 to 25)% to Strength
(21 to 25)% to Vitality
+150 Defense
+50 to Strength
+50 to Vitality
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Steppe Sleeper
Steppe Sleeper
Boots (Sacred)

Defense: 651 to 671
Required Level: 80
Item Level: 1
+1 to Barbarian Skill Levels
(0 to 40)% Movement Speed
-(11 to 15)% to Enemy Cold Resistance
+(3 to 7) to Blood Hatred (Barbarian Only)
(31 to 40)% to Strength
Requirements -100%
Socketed (4)

Tundra Walker
(Barbarian Warrior Set)
if you have it, and 2x Assur Bane/whatever jewelry has ias/cold pierce/cold dmg. You're going to need a lot of jewels, but you can probably reuse some of the ones you've already crafted, you'll want IAS/FHR/FBR jewels in this case, even if they're Zod-crafted; those breakpoints are incredibly important.



Belts:

- Sacred Honorific Sash: This thing beats out all the TU options and will serve to patch up missing stats. Remember these can be blessed, so bless with shimmering and hope for a full pierce roll. 11 total pierce possible with No runes. Probable MOs: PSD, Energy, Strength/Dex (if needed for gear), FHR, ED, Spell Focus, minion res, MF.
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Truce
Truce
Belts

'Vith'
Runeword Level: 98
-5% Cast Speed
-5% Attack Speed
Stun Attack
+5% to Summoned Minion Damage
+(172 to 200)% Enhanced Defense
Physical Resist 10%
Slows Attacker by 5%
: A lot of physical resists, but nothing else. Make this if Uldy's hoofstomp is a problem.
- Crafted Belt: Double shimmering, hope for 10 pierce. There *really* isn't a lot we can do here though. Stick to the honorific option.
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Ashaera's Armor
Ashaera's Armor
Belt (Sacred)

Defense: 1687 to 1760
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 529
Item Level: 105
+(21 to 25) Spell Focus
+(11 to 15)% to Spell Damage
(11 to 15)% to Energy
+500 Defense
Elemental Resists +(10 to 15)%
Physical Resist 10%
Socketed (2)
: Not a bad belt option. Has 10% phys res too, so 100% an upgrade over Truce. Also sells for very cheap.
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Viper Skin
Viper Skin
Belt (Sacred)

Defense: (2860 - 3204) to (3036 - 3402)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength:
354
Item Level: 115
30% Attack Speed
(51 to 75)% Bonus to Attack Rating
-(11 to 20)% to Enemy Poison Resistance
Slow Target (3 to 8)%
+(141 to 170)% Enhanced Defense
Requirements -33%
Socketed (2)

Astrogha's Moon
(Wyrd Set)
: Pierce and slow, but not a lot else going on. Best with the full set.
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Rainbow (Xis)
Rainbow
Belts

'EtXis'
Runeword Level: 120
+3 to Maximum Damage
+13% to Spell Damage
+(41 to 50)% to Summoned Minion Resistances
Elemental Resists +(31 to 40)%
50% Magic Find
+7 to Light Radius
Cannot be Unsocketed
: Do you like not MO'ing in minion res? Get this belt, it also has a bunch of MF and even a bit of spell damage. Baby
Lilith's Temptation
Lilith's Temptation
Plated Belt (Sacred)

Defense: (3680 - 4089) to (4031 - 4479)
Required Level: 100
Item Level: 105
3% Chance to cast level 2 Time Strike on Striking
+(170 to 200)% Enhanced Defense
-100 to Life
(60 to 100)% Magic Find
Requirements -100%
Socketed (2)

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Dementia
Dementia
Belt (Sacred)

Defense: (3111 - 3348) to (3272 - 3524)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength:
634
Item Level: 120
-(15 to 20)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
+(15 to 25) to Fowl Fight
Slow Target 5%
+(120 to 140)% Enhanced Defense
+500 Defense
Maximum Life 5%
Maximum Elemental Resists +1%
Physical Resist 5%
Requirements +20%
Socketed (2)
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Lunar Eclipse
Lunar Eclipse
Light Belt (Sacred)

Defense: (2091 - 2422) to (2171 - 2514)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 490
Item Level: 120
+(51 to 60) Spell Focus
+2 to All Skills
25% Cast Speed
30% Hit Recovery
+(10 to 15)% to Spell Damage
+(90 to 120)% Enhanced Defense
+(40 to 50) to Energy
+100 to Life
Elemental Resists +15%
+5 to Light Radius
Socketed (2)
: Endgame options for hella ballers with TG to throw around.


Gloves:

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Vilehand
Vilehand
Leather Gloves (4)

Defense: 6 to 8
Required Level: 1
Required Strength: 10
Item Level: 1
+(3 to 5)% Bonus to Poison Skill Duration
+25 poison damage over 1 seconds
+(6 to 10)% to Poison Spell Damage
Poison Length Reduced by (31 to 35)%
Socketed (1)
Defense: 70 to 75
Required Level: 17
Required Strength: 15
Item Level: 20
+(0 to 1) to All Skills
+(6 to 8)% Bonus to Poison Skill Duration
+50 poison damage over 1 seconds
+(11 to 15)% to Poison Spell Damage
Poison Length Reduced by (36 to 40)%
Socketed (2)
Defense: 176 to 184
Required Level: 34
Required Strength: 31
Item Level: 40
+1 to All Skills
+(8 to 10)% Bonus to Poison Skill Duration
+100 poison damage over 1 seconds
+(16 to 20)% to Poison Spell Damage
Poison Length Reduced by (41 to 45)%
Socketed (3)
Defense: 243 to 258
Required Level: 43
Required Strength: 64
Item Level: 72
+1 to All Skills
+(11 to 13)% Bonus to Poison Skill Duration
+225 poison damage over 1 seconds
+(21 to 25)% to Poison Spell Damage
Poison Length Reduced by (46 to 50)%
Socketed (4)
: Solid poison gloves, but doesn't beat out the next option.
- Sacred Honorific Leather Gloves: Similar to the above case, roll that 5 pierce and then MO this bad boy. Will do work until...
- Crafted Leather Gloves: Double shimmering -> shimmering/eerie crafted. Max rolls on crafts: +2 druid skills, 20 fhr, 20 fcr, 30 spell focus, 20 mf, 40 all attributes, 15 pierce. Also can get ctc burning veil on kill for that extra oomph or devouring cloud oskill for a slightly better farming alternative to infected roots.
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Memory
Memory
Gloves

'XarGhal'
Runeword Level: 100
+(35 to 55) Spell Focus
+1 to All Skills
+5% to Spell Damage
-10% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
+100 Life Regenerated per Second
: If you can get a ghal rune early, you can't go wrong crafting this. A good craft beats it.
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Iblis (Xis)
Iblis
Gloves

'NeXis'
Runeword Level: 120
+(31 to 35)% Bonus to Poison Skill Duration
+(33 to 38)% to Fire Spell Damage
(25 to 35)% to Energy
Fire Absorb 4%
+10 to Light Radius
Cannot be Unsocketed
: A very interesting option; ups your duration and boosts fire damage, making the idea of a hybrid poison/fire dudu not unreasonable. Potential huge energy bonus too!
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Lorekeeper
Lorekeeper
Light Gauntlets (Sacred)

Defense: (1018 - 1179) to (1159 - 1342)
Required Level: 80
Required Strength:
272
Item Level: 120
+3 to All Skills
20% Combat Speeds
+(5 to 10) to Firedance
+(90 to 120)% Enhanced Defense
Regenerate Mana +(40 to 60)%
Requirements -50%
Socketed (4)
: Stronk buff gloves. Nothing else to say.

Boots:

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Wake of Destruction
Wake of Destruction
Greaves (4)

Defense: (90 - 102) to (135 - 152)
Required Level: 9
Required Strength:
60
Item Level: 16
+(4 to 6)% Bonus to Spell Focus
(0 to 40)% Movement Speed
+(6 to 8)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(6 to 8)% to Poison Spell Damage
+(11 to 13)% to Physical/Magic 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:
84
Item Level: 32
+(7 to 9)% Bonus to Spell Focus
(0 to 40)% Movement Speed
+(10 to 12)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(10 to 12)% to Poison Spell Damage
+(15 to 17)% to Physical/Magic 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:
164
Item Level: 51
+(10 to 12)% Bonus to Spell Focus
(0 to 40)% Movement Speed
+(14 to 16)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(14 to 16)% to Poison Spell Damage
+(19 to 21)% to Physical/Magic 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:
292
Item Level: 86
+(13 to 15)% Bonus to Spell Focus
(0 to 40)% Movement Speed
+(18 to 20)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(18 to 20)% to Poison Spell Damage
+(23 to 25)% to Physical/Magic Spell Damage
+(109 to 126)% Enhanced Defense
+(36 to 40) to Energy
Requirements -40%
Socketed (4)
: Good TU option and will perform fine bolstering rain of fire and hurricane too. Fill it with No runes though and accept you won't have much MO space for full efficiency.
- Sacred Honorific Boots: Same as above. Comparable to Wake of Destruction in utility.
- Crafted Boots: Make sure to downlevel rare boots (rare boots + rare ammy + rare ring) to level 1 for the MO space (boot mods aren't worth the extra levels), and ideally roll 20 psd/10 pierce for bless/craft.
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Megalith
Megalith
Boots

'Ath'
Runeword Level: 90
+1 to All Skills
25% Cast Speed
15% Hit Recovery
+(115 to 143)% Enhanced Defense
+(41 to 50) to Strength
Regenerate Mana +30%
Physical Resist 5%
: Overall all-around solid caster boots with all the mods you'd ever want.
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Darkling
Darkling
Heavy Boots (Sacred)

Defense: (1677 - 1879) to (1776 - 1989)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 492
Item Level: 115
+(0 to 1) to All Skills
(5 to 45)% Movement Speed
(7 to 12)% Life stolen per Hit
+(6 to 15)% to Poison Spell Damage
-(6 to 15)% to Enemy Poison Resistance
+(141 to 170)% Enhanced Defense
-100 to Life
Socketed (4)

Astrogha's Moon
(Wyrd Set)
: Comparable to craft/sacred honorifics. Better with the set.
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Fangskin Scales
Fangskin Scales
Greaves (Sacred)

Defense: 2481 to 2799
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 595
Item Level: 120
(0 to 40)% Movement Speed
+25% to Poison Spell Damage
-15% to Enemy Poison Resistance
+200% Enhanced Defense
15% to Energy
+50 to Energy
Maximum Poison Resist +2%
Socketed (4)
Poison Resist +30% (#s2)
Adds 100-150 magic damage (#s3)
+5 Magic Absorb (#s4)

Henchmen Trophies
(Legendary Set)
: BIS, also expensive.
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Spirit Walker
Spirit Walker
Heavy Boots (Sacred)

Defense: 696 to 737
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 492
Item Level: 120
+1% Physical Resist per 18% Mana Regeneration
+(50 to 100) Spell Focus
+2 to All Skills
(0 to 40)% Movement Speed
Jitan's Gate Cooldown Reduced by 1 seconds
-15% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
+35% to Physical/Magic Spell Damage
Socketed (4)
: BIS, but also *really* expensive.

Rings:

- Rare: Standard option to fill in. Look for +skill, 10 FHR/FCR, 30 SF, 10 spell dmg/15 psd, 10 pierce, 20 MF, minion life. Try to roll lucky.
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Empyrean Band
Empyrean Band
Ring

Required Level: 40
Item Level: 40
1% Chance to cast level 7 Singularity on Kill
(3 to 5)% to All Attributes
Increase Maximum Life and Mana 10%
(5 to 15)% Gold Find
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Empyrean Glory
Empyrean Glory
Ring

Required Level: 50
Item Level: 120
1% Chance to cast level 26 Singularity on Kill
(6 to 10)% to All Attributes
Increase Maximum Life and Mana 15%
15% Gold Find
: Never awful, just ok though. Latter is pretty good.
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Sigil of Tur Dulra
Sigil of Tur Dulra
Ring

Required Level: 100
Item Level: 105
+(1 to 2) to Druid Skill Levels
+(15 to 20)% Bonus to Poison Skill Duration
20% Cast Speed
-(1 to 10)% to Enemy Poison Resistance
Elemental Resists +(20 to 25)%
: This thing is really good. Absolute BIS no question and it's not even close. You will want at least one no matter what the other ring is.
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Witchcraft
Witchcraft
Ring

Required Level: 100
Item Level: 120
+2 to All Skills
20% Cast Speed
-5% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
Maximum Mana (-5 to 5)%
Total Character Defense 20%
: Also usable, also good.
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Adrenaline Rush
Adrenaline Rush
Ring

Required Level: 100
Item Level: 120
+1 to All Skills
40% Combat Speeds
40% Movement Speed
Maximum Elemental Resists +1%
: For going FAST.

Amulet:

- Rare: Standard option to fill in. Look for +3 skill, 20 FHR/FCR, 50 SF, 20 PSD, 400 life (!), 15 pierce, devouring cloud oskill also available here.
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The Dreamcatcher
The Dreamcatcher
Amulet

Required Level: 80
Item Level: 80
+(1 to 3) to All Skills
20% Cast Speed
-(4 to 10)% to Enemy Elemental Resistances
Elemental Resists +(20 to 25)%
+(10 to 15) Mana after each Kill
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Witchmoon
Witchmoon
Amulet

Required Level: 100
Item Level: 100
+(10 to 20) Spell Focus
1% Chance to cast level 17 Mana Sweep on Death Blow
+(1 to 3) to All Skills
+(10 to 20)% to Spell Damage
Maximum Mana (30 to 40)%
: Solid TU options. Nothing to write home about here otherwise, but these are always solid too. Absolute winners too if you successfully lotto it; that +2 max res is incredibly important.
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Angel of Death
Angel of Death
Amulet

Required Level: 90
Item Level: 123
2% Chance to cast level 33 Punisher Bolt on Striking
+(0 to 2) to All Skills
+(11 to 30)% to Poison Spell Damage
-(6 to 15)% to Enemy Poison Resistance

Astrogha's Moon
(Wyrd Set)
: All-around solid option and the best part of the set if you can fit one piece. Better with the full set.
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The Tesseract
The Tesseract
Amulet

Required Level: 100
Item Level: 105
+2 to All Skills
25% Cast Speed
+(1 to 30)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(1 to 30)% to Lightning Spell Damage
+(1 to 30)% to Cold Spell Damage
+(1 to 30)% to Poison Spell Damage
-(1 to 20)% to Enemy Fire Resistance
-(1 to 20)% to Enemy Lightning Resistance
-(1 to 20)% to Enemy Cold Resistance
-(1 to 20)% to Enemy Poison Resistance
: Great if the poison rolls are good, crap otherwise.
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Gallowlaugh
Gallowlaugh
Amulet

Required Level: 110
Item Level: 110
+1 to All Skills
+50% Bonus to Poison Skill Duration
-(20 to 30)% to Enemy Poison Resistance
+1 to Sacrifices
Poison Length Reduced by 50%
: Strong SU option. Poison skill duration is a pretty hard mod to get so might win out over other options.

Offhand:

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Laadan
Laadan
Druid Staves

'Ix'
Runeword Level: 81
+(4 to 7) to Druid Skill Levels
100% Cast Speed
Mana Sweep Cooldown Reduced by 6 seconds
+(24 to 29) to Mana Sweep
+250 to Mana
Slows Attacker by (16 to 20)%
Requirements -10%
: Mana Sweep oskill, which does damage and pretty much ensures you'll never have mana issues while farming.
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Sagespirit
Sagespirit
Compound Bow (4)

Two-Hand Damage: (4 - 5) to (14 - 29)
(Druid Only)
Required Level: 5
Required Dexterity: 57
Item Level: 8
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.19 per Dexterity)%
+1 to Druid Skill Levels
+5% Bonus Elemental Damage to Mark of the Wild
15% Attack Speed
+(18 to 35)% Enhanced Damage
+(6 to 20) to Maximum Damage
(31 to 50)% Duration Bonus to Mark of the Wild
(31 to 50)% Bonus to Attack Rating
+(16 to 25) to Dexterity
Socketed (2)
Two-Hand Damage: (21 - 23) to (48 - 70)
(Druid Only)
Required Level: 24
Required Dexterity: 92
Item Level: 26
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.19 per Dexterity)%
+(1 to 2) to Druid Skill Levels
+10% Bonus Elemental Damage to Mark of the Wild
25% Attack Speed
+(52 to 69)% Enhanced Damage
+(21 to 40) to Maximum Damage
(71 to 90)% Duration Bonus to Mark of the Wild
(71 to 90)% Bonus to Attack Rating
+(36 to 45) to Dexterity
Socketed (4)
Two-Hand Damage: (61 - 66) to (112 - 148)
(Druid Only)
Required Level: 42
Required Dexterity: 186
Item Level: 46
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.19 per Dexterity)%
+(2 to 3) to Druid Skill Levels
+15% Bonus Elemental Damage to Mark of the Wild
35% Attack Speed
+(87 to 103)% Enhanced Damage
+(36 to 65) to Maximum Damage
(111 to 130)% Duration Bonus to Mark of the Wild
(111 to 130)% Bonus to Attack Rating
+(56 to 65) to Dexterity
Socketed (5)
Two-Hand Damage: (81 - 88) to (142 - 182)
(Druid Only)
Required Level: 51
Required Dexterity: 370
Item Level: 80
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.19 per Dexterity)%
+(2 to 4) to Druid Skill Levels
+20% Bonus Elemental Damage to Mark of the Wild
40% Attack Speed
+(104 to 120)% Enhanced Damage
+(43 to 75) to Maximum Damage
(131 to 150)% Duration Bonus to Mark of the Wild
(131 to 150)% Bonus to Attack Rating
+(66 to 75) to Dexterity
Socketed (6)
: Big ele mark of the wild buff. Nih Rune this puppy.
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Shamanka
Shamanka
Long Staff (Sacred)

Two-Hand Damage: 56 to 58
Required Level: 100
Required Dexterity: 203
Item Level: 105
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.06 per Dexterity)%
+(3 to 6) to Sorceress Skill Levels
45% Cast Speed
45% Hit Recovery
+50% Damage to Undead
+(21 to 25)% to Fire Spell Damage
+(21 to 25)% to Cold Spell Damage
+(21 to 25)% to Poison Spell Damage
+(6 to 16) to Bloodlust
Maximum Life (31 to 40)%
Lightning Resist +(50 to 70)%
Fire Resist +(50 to 70)%
Socketed (4)
: Bloodlust oskill. Nih runes, as usual
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Pax Mystica (Xis)
Pax Mystica
Staves

'NeXis'
Runeword Level: 120
+13 to All Skills
+15% Bonus to Poison Skill Duration
+(20 to 37) to Blink
Elemental Resists +(55 to 66)%
(61 to 80)% Magic Find
Cannot be Unsocketed
: Comical prebuff with +13 all skills(!). Make some *really* beefy harvesters. Also good general use staff for if you really wanna run kingdom of shadow due to the blink oskill.
kote9113
Skeleton
2 | 0
Hi, i just started playing median xl, and i cant find skills you said about in early game skills section. Are they removed from the game ?
OverSky
Thunder Beetle
50 | -1
kote9113 wrote:Hi, i just started playing median xl, and i cant find skills you said about in early game skills section. Are they removed from the game ?


The skills in poison (nature) tree got renamed in 1.7.

Acid Fiends -> HARVESTERS
Poison Flash -> HARVEST
Poison Avatar -> INFECTED ROOTS
kote9113
Skeleton
2 | 0
OverSky wrote:
kote9113 wrote:Hi, i just started playing median xl, and i cant find skills you said about in early game skills section. Are they removed from the game ?


The skills in poison (nature) tree got renamed in 1.7.

Acid Fiends -> HARVESTERS
Poison Flash -> HARVEST
Poison Avatar -> INFECTED ROOTS

Thanks !
Ventrell
Acid Prince
45 | 2
Hi, I´m a newbie with Dudus, so I have a couple of questions:
Due the recent 1.7 patch, what skill progession do you recommend? (like, from level 1 to 120 max X abilities)
Thanks in advance.
OrphineM
Abomination
147 | 11
Ventrell wrote:Hi, I´m a newbie with Dudus, so I have a couple of questions:
Due the recent 1.7 patch, what skill progession do you recommend? (like, from level 1 to 120 max X abilities)
Thanks in advance.


Max Pagan Rites from the fire/cold tree, max infected roots, 20 points barkskin (for full synergy), 1 point mythal, a few points in vine companion, rest into Harvesters/Harvest for big tanky meatshields. Once you get access to Symbiosis you'll want 4 points there and 26 points in Elvensong to get a cool 20 avoid.

As for early start: Put a point in Ember Spirit then Poison Flash. Use Ember Spirit and kill stuff. Once you hit level 13 and you find a nef rune or higher, you can cube runes by themself to lower them to the next lowest rune. Pay Akara a visit and look for a gray staff, ideally with one socket. Put jewels (not gems!) in until there's one socket left, then put Nef in for a really useful runeword with free teleport.
vecna
Fallen
1 | 0
Hi! I m a bit newbe at median and ve been following this guide so far but i ve been hitting a wall around 125 + content.
i was able to do every 115 uber easily, managed to do quov tsin and kabraxis with some efforts as poison, but then Baal / Astrogha destroys me

I ve been following above posted recommended gearing plan : lincos staff, poison craft helm w shimmerings, queen of glass, ashaeras belt, megalith boots, memory gloves + some rare skills and poison amu and rings. despite this im getting stomped :)

Problem is really dmg. I survive ok and my harvesters are quite tanky overall but baal /astrogha are not going down at all
What looks surprising to me is that rain of fire seems to do more dmg than infected roots even with just one point and no specific fire gear... so im wondering if i should farm fire gear and respec altogether

Any advise welcome :) Great mode overall but im running out of ideas to keep going. Thanks !!