20 months ago

Ascendancy ThumbnailLevel 27 Crit Champion3.17

Life: 1,182135%
ES: 167
Mana: -160
eHP: 35,740
Resistances: -37%/-2%/-37%/-60%
Evade: 89%
Supp: 61%
Evasion: 5,317
DPS: 867
Speed: 2.51
Hit Chance: 100%
Crit Chance: 25.61%
Crit Multi: 233%
Config: None
Bandit: Kill All
Pantheon: Soul of the Brine King, Soul of Garukhan


Apex CleaverThe Gull


------ ACT 1 - 3 ------
Spectral Helix
Chance to Bleed
Faster Attacks
Herald of Ash
Herald of Purity
War Banner
Leap Slam
Faster Attacks
Smoke Mine
Blood Rage
Ancestral Protector
Poacher's Mark
------ ACT 3 - 10 ------
Spectral Helix
Chance to Bleed
Corrupting Fever
Leap Slam
Faster Attacks
Smoke Mine
Blood Rage
Ancestral Protector
Mark On Hit
Poacher's Mark
------ Claw Swap ------
Spectral Helix
Increased Critical Strikes
Corrupting Fever
Increased Duration
Defiance Banner
Whirling Blades
Faster Attacks
Smoke Mine
Blood Rage
Ancestral Protector
Mark On Hit
Assassin's Mark
Create Lesser Shrine

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Claw MasteryClaw Mastery
  • Skills Supported by Nightblade have 40% increased Effect of Elusive
Dagger MasteryDagger Mastery
  • Elusive also grants +40% to Critical Strike Multiplier for Skills Supported by Nightblade
Elemental MasteryElemental Mastery
  • +15% to all Elemental Resistances
Evasion MasteryEvasion Mastery
  • Grace has 25% increased Mana Reservation Efficiency
Life MasteryLife Mastery
  • +50 to maximum Life
  • 10% increased maximum Life
  • 10% reduced Life Recovery rate
Mark MasteryMark Mastery
  • 10% chance to gain a Frenzy Charge when you Hit your Marked Enemy
Spell Suppression MasterySpell Suppression Mastery
  • +10% chance to Suppress Spell Damage if your Boots, Helmet and Gloves have Evasion
  • Critical Strike Chance is increased by chance to Suppress Spell Damage


Act 1

Whenever you are back in town, click Purchase Items on a vendor and paste in -[rgb]-.-|g-g-r|g-r-g|r-g-g|nne
This highlights four links, movement speed boots, and items with Green-Green-Red (GGR) sockets. This is a regex filter, and is imperative to finding important items quickly!
Use Longsword at Level 8 or Jade Chopper at Level 9.
Use Bastard Sword at Level 12 or Woodsplitter at Level 13.
Swap Splitting Steel for Spectral Helix at 12, can opt for Shattering Steel if helix playstyle is not enjoyable.
Act 2

For Bandits, kill all for 2 Passive Skillpoints.
Weapon Base Type: Woodsplitter at Level 13, Poleaxe at Level 18, or highest tooltip DPS.
Act 3

Ideal Weapons: Poleaxe at Level 18, Double Axe at 23, Gilded Axe at Level 28, or highest tooltip DPS.
At Level 24, get Poacher's Mark quest reward and skip Gravicius quest.
Paste -[rgb]-.-|g-g-r|g-r-g|r-g-g|nne into vendors starting at level 24 to look for a four-link.
G-G-G-R Spectral Helix - Onslaught Support - Faster Attacks Support - Chance to Bleed Support
Or G-G-R-R Spectral Helix - Onslaught Support - Chance to Bleed Support - Maim Support
Act 4

Ideal Weapons: Whatever Two-Handed Axe that provides the highest tooltip DPS.
Complete the Normal Labyrinth.
Ascend as a Champion and choose "First to Strike, Last to Fall."
Ensure that you have Corrupting Fever linked to Lifetap, and use this every 20 seconds.
Act 5

Ideal Weapons: Jasper Chopper at Level 37, Timber Axe at Level 41.
Get resists close to 105% pre-Kitava.
Farm Chamber of Innocence until at least Level 40.
Act 6

Ideal Weapon: Headsman Axe at Level 45 or highest tooltip DPS.
Get resistances up to 75%.
Take Brine King as your Major Pantheon.
Act 7

Ideal Weapon: Labrys at Level 49 or highest tooltip DPS.
Take Ralakesh as your Minor Pantheon.
Complete your Cruel Labyrinth after collecting all Act 6 & 7 Passive Skillpoints. Choose the node "Inspirational."
Start identifying any rare claws you find, ideally you find one that gives life gain on hit.
Stats to look for are flat fire, cold, or lightning damage, critical strike chance, and attack speed. A near-perfect claw at this point looks like: Noble Claw
Act 8

Ideal Weapon: Highest tooltip DPS, Labrys at Level 49, or good elemental claw.
Ensure that you are at least level 54 before entering Blood Aqueducts
Act 9

Take Garukhan as your Minor Pantheon.
Farm Blood Aqueducts until level 62.
Act 10

Continue gearing for 105% to All Resistances (75% post Kitava).