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Well, there are no better procs on rare amulets for this build except for, maybe, Banish and Lava Pit. I don't recommed the latter because you already have the proc from either
Toesie Warmer
Toesie Warmer
Chain Boots (Sacred)

Defense: (1330-1590) to (1440-1722)
Required Strength: 527
Required Level: 100
10% Chance to cast level 57 Lava Pit when you Kill an Enemy
25% Faster Run/Walk
Adds 150-400 fire damage
(21 to 25)% Bonus to Vitality
+(151 to 200)% Enhanced Defense
Fire Resist +(31 to 50)%
Total Character Defense Plus (11 to 15)%
Socketed (4)
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Glor-An-Fhaidha's Firebark
Glor-An-Fhaidha's Firebark
Gauntlets (Sacred)

Defense: (1604-1800) to (1876-2106)
Required Strength: 574
Required Level: 100
5% Chance to cast level 23 Lava Pit on Melee Attack
+2 to Druid Skill Levels
20% Faster Run/Walk
50% Faster Hit Recovery
Adds 1-1000 fire damage
+(31 to 40)% to Fire Spell Damage
25% Chance of Open Wounds
+(301 to 350)% Enhanced Defense
+50 to Strength
+50 to Dexterity
+50 to Vitality
Increase Maximum Durability 50%
Socketed (4)
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Banish is a different thing. I'm not familiar with how much hp ubermonsters have, so I don't know if -14% max life from banish can make a difference. I tested both (XVc, SP) and it looked like Doom had better results so I didn't include alternative variants of rare amulets in this guide.

Considering Doom, don't forget that it also reduces enemy magic resists by 10% which strengthen your Parasite missiles making them deal more damage thanks to pierce.

Anyway, this (challenge) ladder I was using
Klaatu Barada Nikto
Klaatu Barada Nikto
Amulet (Sacred)

Required Level: 120
25% Chance to cast level 20 Nova Bomb on Melee Attack
+2 to All Skills
25% Increased Attack Speed
Adds 1-1500 lightning damage
Adds 1800 poison damage over 6 seconds
Stun Attack
+(11 to 16) to Hive
Lightning Resist +(41 to 50)%
Poison Resist +(41 to 50)%
50% Enhanced Damage vs. Necrobots
(lucky failed +2sk) mainly because of Stun Attack modifier and it improved my killspeed a lot comparing it to a Doom ammy (don't remember how much +skills it had). Though
Beads of the Snake Queen
Beads of the Snake Queen
Amulet (Sacred)

Required Level: 100
20% Chance to cast level 43 Venomous Spirit when you Kill an Enemy
Adds 25-50 damage
Stun Attack
(21 to 25)% Bonus to Dexterity
(21 to 25)% Bonus to Strength
+(201 to 500) Defense
+100 Life after each Kill
would be a better choice, Klaatu also has Nova Bomb proc, Hive oskill and extra damage to necrobots (hello Duncraig) - it actually works if you dispel immunity with necro scythes (Mega Impact).

Let's see what will bring the next (ultimative?) ladder. If there's the same situation about hardened monsters and necrobots, I'll probably change the amulet gear suggestion setup and will do some more non-ladder tests with Banish ammy, especially if somebody can name the exact amount of hp Dunc and Fauzt monsters have.

tl,dr Getting charms/farming with Doom + 4-5 skills ammy is just fine, getting Banish + 4-5 skills amulet is a nice thing, obtaining
Strength Beyond Strength
Strength Beyond Strength
Gothic Plate (Sacred)

Defense: (8011-8991) to (9720-10908)
Required Strength: 614
Required Level: 100
Area Effect Attack
1% Chance to cast level 36 Pyroblast on Striking
Adds 100-150 damage
-10% Target Defense
150% bonus to Attack Rating
+150% Damage to Demons
25% Life stolen per Hit
10% Deadly Strike
+(301 to 350)% Enhanced Defense
1% Reanimate as: Inarius
-5 to Light Radius
Socketed (6)
and Klaatu/BotSQ would be the best.
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What makes Strenght beyond strenght such a good otion, The LL and deadly strike?
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cheloo wrote:What makes Strenght beyond strenght such a good otion, The LL and deadly strike?


Everything basically. Even more so the Deadly Strike, which is a fairly rare state to aquire.
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Segolia wrote:
cheloo wrote:What makes Strenght beyond strenght such a good otion, The LL and deadly strike?


Everything basically. Even more so the Deadly Strike, which is a fairly rare state to aquire.

Obviously the reanimate, I heard it 1shot laz
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what about AOE??!!
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fakme wrote:what about AOE??!!


This is the main reason to use SBS if you have Klaatu or BotSQ. AoE + Stun Attack = GG
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Stealthmaster wrote:
fakme wrote:what about AOE??!!


This is the main reason to use SBS if you have Klaatu or BotSQ. AoE + Stun Attack = GG

Stun only works for direct melee hit, Nagisin would be goddess otherwise, well, more goddess.
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Jampula wrote:Stun only works for direct melee hit, Nagisin would be goddess otherwise, well, more goddess.


I mean you can stun a monster, then another one while still damaging adjacent mobs. I must have written it in a wrong way so it looked like aoe + stun = multiple stun.
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Great guide! I just made my first XIS rune ever so I'm looking at creating a new scythe...I am currently running Wings of the Dragon God...would you recommend Black Cat or Chthon XIS upgrade?
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chton is disgustingly OP