Melee Rasha Theory Crafting

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  • Spectral Blade Thrown Blade
  • Ice Armor Ice Reflect
  • Teleport Calamity
  • Explosive Blast Chain Reaction
  • Frost Nova Frozen Mist
  • Magic Weapon Deflection
  • Audacity
  • Elemental Exposure
  • Paralysis
  • Unwavering Will


More Details
  • Legendary Gems

    • Bane of the Trapped
    • Gogok of Swiftness
    • Bane of the Stricken

Kanai's Cube

  • Fragment of Destiny
  • Aquila Cuirass
  • Manald Heal

Welcome To my Theory Crafting build called Melee Rasha.
The concept might have been seen before but this is my version of it so i hope you like it.

Just so we are clear this is NOT a meta build and is more of a fun build to try out.

The Theory

Dependent on what breakpoint you have, you will proc Paralysis more often.

Bane of the Trapped = x*lvl Dmg
GoG= 15% ATS and x*lvl Dodge
Bane= x*lvl Dmg + ATS

Okay now we have the very bad formula´s for the Gems but now we can do the math to determen what goes well in sync.

Fragtment of Destiny gives you 50%ATS and 200% DMG to Spectral Blade
The Shame of Delsere Gives Additional 50% ATS
So just by these to items we have 75% increased ATS and 200% DMG

Now we will Count Rasha´s Stacks.

Teleport Calamity Procs Rasha and Elemental Exposure Arcane stack (Also Procs the Arcane Meteorite)
Explosive Blast Chain Reaction Procs Rasha and Elemental Exposure Fire Stack (Also Procs the Fire Meteorite)
Frost Nova Frozen Mist Procs Rasha and Elemental Exposure Frost Stack (Alse Procs Frost Meteorite)
Spectral Blade Thrown Blade Procs Rasha and Elemental Exposure Lightning Stack (Also Procs Lightning Meteorite)

Phew.. Well that gives us the rasha stack and elemental 750+5 * 4 that gives us a 3020% Dmg increase.

Audacity gives us 30% Dmg to close enemies

Unwavering will give us 10% Dmg when standing still (Which we do when we use Spectral Blade)

Magic Weapon Gives 10% Dmg When Activated.

We can also put the 200% from Elemental ring.

The High Attack Speed Procs Paralysis= Manald Heal that is 14000% Dmg for 1.5 secs (1.5 Seconds is alot with this attack speed)

Nilfure Boast Increase Meteorites with 200% on 4 target or more which we proc all the time and is increased to 350% on 3 or lower target (Bosses)

OKAY! We went through the Dmg increases..

Now to Toughness

Aquila Gives a straight up 50% Toughness

This will always be on since you nearly do not use any mana.

Halo of Arlyse gives you 60% more shield on Ice Armor

Blood Bracer gives Ice Armor 100% more shield

Then of course Ice Armor itself

Paragon Priorities


Movement Speed
Primary Stat
Maximum Resource


Attack Speed
Critical Hit Chance
Critical Hit Damage
Cooldown Reduction


Resist All
Life Regeneration


Area Damage
Life on Hit
Resource Cost Reduction
Gold Find

Always max movement speed then put all in Primary Stat.

We really want the Attack speed first to throw those hits
Cooldown Last since we dont really need it.


Put in where you think you are lacking the prioriti here does not matter.


Area Damage Since that clears out big packs a lot faster!

Life on Hit for more sustain.

Otherwise just plug them in.

Build Guide

Under work NOT anything near finished please keep that in mind

If you want to look at the build look here https://ptr.d3planner.com/793554921

About the build:

  • Smooth and easy to play with incredible high attack speed that clears with AoE
  • permanent Rasha Stacks and Strong Meteors
  • No skills you cant cast while running because its a pain to cast them to have the rasha stacks and with these on autocast you´ll always have the stacks ready.
  • Magic Weapon will block a lot of the incoming dmg, plus it stacks a lot with the fast ATS


  1. Explosive Blast and Frost Nova on autocast (numlock trick! remember: numlock trick only casts, while you dont hold/hit a button)
  2. Activate Ice Armor and Magic Weapon NOT on autocast that will burn through your mana
  3. Left klick to stun+generate mana. Try to hit as much monster as possible because, thanks to the Rune: Thrown Blade you hit all enemies in front of you, When Manald Heal Procs be prepared to see dmg spikes.
  4. Use Teleport to proc the last Rasha Stack. You need to use it once in a while to keep going (REMEMBER you do no have to hit anything to get the stacks going)
  5. If you have 4 Rasha stacks, then its time so clear the thrash and and wait for the Manald Heal to Proc and since we have a lot of AoE dmg it will hit everything.
  6. Use Teleport both for utility and to stun enemies on their cast
  7. Get hit 3 times to stack Ice Armor
  8. When you have a nice density stand still to get maximum Damage output.

Autocast / Numlocktrick: