Build is viable on mp levels 5-8 and it´s a solo build that shines on areas that are crawling with creeps.MP levels 9-10 need changes to the build and it loses it´s strenght and with it focus. Since then I´ve done mp10 ubers with the build and played in several different parties, build works on a good party, slight mana issues on mp10.
A good route is:
Core-Tower of the cursed Lv1, platform-CraterLv2-Tower of the damned LV1-Rakki´s crossing-Fields of slaughter-KeepLv2
-Full zuni set
-Litany ring vs reflect (optional)
-Reduced cost to zombie charger
-Around 100k unbuffed dps
-10-14 yards pickup radius
Skills have a nice synergy and there´s lots of AoE dmg that will keep health globes coming and you buffed. Build has 2 free skill slots, let´s break it down.
Bears: 708% AoE dmg, your primary nuke.
Horrify: 100% armor for 8 seconds, this is for fighting reflect, the goal is to kill reflect packs during that 8 seconds, while active you can spam bears vs reflect.
Spirit walk: Honored guest, hands down the best rune to any mana spending build.
Soul Harvest: Good buff and 230% AoE dmg, only use this when you can harvest atleast 4 creeps.
Mass confusion: This is a free slot, use whatever you want, I like paranoia cause it locks elites on place and they are easy and fast to takedown + that 20% dmg.
Sacrifice: Detonator, 275% AoE dmg x 4 + 20% dps for you, wow. It´s also very nice to get rid of the dogs, elites will run to your bears. Wait for 3-4 dogs and detonate when you can get the most AoE.
Circle of Life: Simply a great passive, keeps the bombs coming.
Zombie handler: This is a free slot, use whatever you want, I like this one cause +275% dmg, more AoE to detonation, 5% more dps to you and the dogs stay alive and tank for you if needed which is useful on mp8.
Grave Injustice: Keeps skill out of cd allowing more aggressive play. Life and manareturns also work well with the build.
Gruesome Feast: Mad dmg boost, mana return and the globes are plenty with this setup.
So we got:
708% AoE dmg + 230% AoE dmg + 1100 AoE dmg combined with 2+1 constant buffs + 20% from paranoia vs elites and the means to fight reflect.
Let´s watch a clip to see how that plays out,thanks to hanno for the clip and doing the run with me, cheers mate.
Fire in the hole: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWWR_oxVuCw
Clip was recorded with zombie handler, since then I prefer GI.
I prefer simple and short and with the video I dunno what else to write, questions and feedback are welcomed.
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