[2.4.3] (GR94+) Tal AT:SD Manald Heal + Aquila + Deathwish

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  • Teleport Calamity
  • Arcane Torrent Static Discharge
  • Magic Weapon Conduit
  • Blizzard Snowbound
  • Ice Armor Crystallize
  • Explosive Blast Chain Reaction
  • Audacity
  • Paralysis
  • Illusionist
  • Unstable Anomaly


More Details
  • Legendary Gems

    • Bane of the Trapped
    • Pain Enhancer
    • Taeguk

Kanai's Cube

  • Orb of Infinite Depth
  • Aquila Cuirass
  • Manald Heal

For affixes:


Updated planner for high & low paragon sets. Added LoH to weapon.

Note: updated D3planner link to reflect the fact that elite% and elemental% do not currently buff MH proc damage. Try for AS or INT on amulet.

See here for the test I did on that:

Paragon Priorities


Movement Speed
Maximum Resource
Primary Stat


Attack Speed
Critical Hit Chance
Critical Hit Damage
Cooldown Reduction


Resist All
Life Regeneration


Resource Cost Reduction
Area Damage
Life on Hit
Gold Find

If you're running low on VIT due to opting for more RCR + LoH, consider wearing Amethyst in Pants or assigning some paragon to VIT.

Build Guide

Video shows GR94 @ 17k INT (near end of season 9 clear). Old video from PTR testing: https://youtu.be/GvUH_UsIkjg?list=PLsBZISJpoL0I1rZLcEc1Q5jQ1QKzkW8qy

We slot high AS + Pain Enhancer to hit increased breakpoints.

Tal6, Endless Walk, Deathwish, OID, Mantle of Channeling, Trapped, and Audacity make up the bulk of your damage multipliers.

Taeguk is great for the extra damage boost. Typically MH doesn't proc immediately when engaging enemies, so dropping stacks isn't so bad of a thing. The idea is to clear the rift faster, spend a little more time on an RG (RG with adds like Saxtris would be king), but overall spend less time in the rift compared to having Stricken.

Aquila is placed in the cube for extra damage reduction. With OID, Tal4, Mantle of Channeling, and the Halo + APD combo this makes for a very tanky build. LoH on weapon / bracer adds nice recovery.

Resource is managed with many sources:

  • RCR on Shoulder, Paragon, Topaz, and (possibly) source.
  • APoC
  • MW:Conduit
  • +Max AP from paragon and source.

These allow you to keep up Aquila at all times, even on single target.

Blizzard: Snowbound is used to assist in PE procs, keep up the Tal4 bonus, and is great for helping proc Trapped at range. Feel free to sub whatever cold spell you prefer though, as this is fairly optional.

The RCR roll on source is not 100% required, VIT is a good alternative if you feel fine with Aquila buff uptime. Same thing with LoH on bracer vs VIT, I prefer the LoH for the good recovery.

Another potential swap is to go without MW:Conduit, and slot FN:Bone chill or ST:Stretch time. This would give more damage, but at the cost of having to need density to keep up your Aquila buff. So, this is more of an advanced option.

Alternate boot options include Ice Climbers (Utility), Nilfurs (more damage) or Boots of Disregard (more recovery).