Physical Demon Hunter Build + Pain Enhancer!!

Demon Hunter
Made a few tweaks to my version 1, new and improved version! V2

Link to the Video guide here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chwRGmZPJmk&list=UUOo3ukBNI5X0quYB_DdxW1g

Version 1 link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJjxGiYAzRE&list=UUOo3ukBNI5X0quYB_DdxW1g&index=10
Your build looks the same as frostfire except youre using Shooting Stars and not Maelstrom, unless i'm missing something here.

Here is the physical build I am using. I was testing out the hellrack but normally I use a windforce for additional knockback and strongarm procs.

http://us.battle.net/d3/en/profile/PwrdOff-1551/hero/54179472

Sash of Knives is also a fun belt to use with physical to proc additional piercing knife tosses. I chose to use a Vaxo amulet to proc shadow clones from self casted Impact.

I'm not sure if its more effective than frostfire, but it's fun to try at least!
My first build (version 1) used the strongarm for knockback plus windforce similar to yours.

Yea man, my build used to be the cold demon hunter lol so basically just changed the maelstrom to shooting stars, BUT I can also switch to the Physical chakram to replace the frost arrow and replace sentry with polar station. probably that will be version 3? lol
10/08/2014 08:12 PMPosted by vasiljan
Made a few tweaks to my version 1, new and improved version! V2

Link to the Video guide here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chwRGmZPJmk&list=UUOo3ukBNI5X0quYB_DdxW1g

Version 1 link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJjxGiYAzRE&list=UUOo3ukBNI5X0quYB_DdxW1g&index=10


To be honest, you're videos aren't nearly as bland as others running some sort of M6 and your accent makes it a bit easy on the ears and a bit more entertaining, so kudos for that.

One thing though is that I'm not certain how you're getting the strongarm bonus when you're not self-casting much at all, and when you do, it's with shooting stars. Unless I'm mistaken or missed something in the recent, impale impact fired from sentries does not give the strongarm bonus and must be self-casted to get it.

Anyways, sounds like you're having fun, and in the end, that's all that matters :)
How about trying Impale/Grievous wounds?
10/08/2014 08:46 PMPosted by DiEoxidE
10/08/2014 08:12 PMPosted by vasiljan
Made a few tweaks to my version 1, new and improved version! V2

Link to the Video guide here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chwRGmZPJmk&list=UUOo3ukBNI5X0quYB_DdxW1g

Version 1 link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJjxGiYAzRE&list=UUOo3ukBNI5X0quYB_DdxW1g&index=10


To be honest, you're videos aren't nearly as bland as others running some sort of M6 and your accent makes it a bit easy on the ears and a bit more entertaining, so kudos for that.

One thing though is that I'm not certain how you're getting the strongarm bonus when you're not self-casting much at all, and when you do, it's with shooting stars. Unless I'm mistaken or missed something in the recent, impale impact fired from sentries does not give the strongarm bonus and must be self-casted to get it.

Anyways, sounds like you're having fun, and in the end, that's all that matters :)


DiE, I'm not sure if the strongarm bonus is being procd by Impact either, but my crusader / monk friends told me that as long as *something* is causing mobs to get knocked back the debuff gets applied.

Another thing I tried because I'm spamming chakram with Spines is wearing a Sash of Knives for additional knife toss procs.

It's fun thematically, but if the goal is extra dps in the belt slot, Harrington still beats it by quite a bit for regular rifts.
10/09/2014 06:39 AMPosted by PwrdOff
DiE, I'm not sure if the strongarm bonus is being procd by Impact either, but my crusader / monk friends told me that as long as *something* is causing mobs to get knocked back the debuff gets applied.


It was my understanding that strongarm procs stack. Therefore, you each have to proc your own strongarms. Maybe someone with better knowledge can chime in.
from my understanding, strongarms doesnt work like bane of the trapped.
yes, if someone else knocks back a mob, *you* will get the bonus if you attack (and have strongarms), but your sentries will not (I think that's what Die was saying in his post)

o/
If someone knocks back with strongarms then yes *you* also benefit from their strongarm proc, but if *you* are wearing your own strongarm then I don't think it procs from someone else's knockback. I thought you had to do your own knockback to proc your own strongarm which would benefit the whole group. Therefore if multiple people are wearing strongarms and each do their own knockback then all the strongarms stack on each other.

This is my understanding of how the strongarms bracer works.
10/09/2014 07:48 AMPosted by SignoEleven
If someone knocks back with strongarms then yes *you* also benefit from their strongarm proc, but if *you* are wearing your own strongarm then I don't think it procs from someone else's knockback. I thought you had to do your own knockback to proc your own strongarm which would benefit the whole group. Therefore if multiple people are wearing strongarms and each do their own knockback then all the strongarms stack on each other.

This is my understanding of how the strongarms bracer works.


This is also how my understanding of it works.

The strongarms debuff the mob knocked back, so everyone benefits, but for YOU to debuff the mob, YOU have to do the knocking back, not your sentrys.

So, with that in mind, assuming you can hit the break point, strongarms = BiS for slowball builds, as long as you get a perfect lightning strongarms, re-roll th e secondary to knockback chance ^_^
10/09/2014 06:39 AMPosted by PwrdOff
DiE, I'm not sure if the strongarm bonus is being procd by Impact either, but my crusader / monk friends told me that as long as *something* is causing mobs to get knocked back the debuff gets applied.


Impact from sentries don't proc it. impact you you does proc it.
10/09/2014 06:39 AMPosted by PwrdOff
DiE, I'm not sure if the strongarm bonus is being procd by Impact either,

I've tested. Sentries do not currently proc SA - with ANY skill. No vaxo procs and no 'stunned' messages from Zeis. Same with scoundrel and his KBs using a WF.

10/09/2014 08:02 PMPosted by TianZi
Impact from sentries don't proc it. impact you you does proc it.

Correct. That said almost ANY skill with a WF will proc the KB from self-cast. Even elites who do not physically 'jump' or 'hop' WILL get the Strongarm % debuff and therefore sentry shots hit them harder after being SA being procced by self-cast.
One question :P

http://us.battle.net/d3/en/item/halcyons-ascent

Proc of that Amulet .. . can "proc" the strongarm bonus ^^ ????ù
10/10/2014 05:49 AMPosted by Babudoiuz
Proc of that Amulet .. . can "proc" the strongarm bonus ^^ ????ù


yes indeed it can
10/10/2014 05:49 AMPosted by Babudoiuz
One question :P

http://us.battle.net/d3/en/item/halcyons-ascent

Proc of that Amulet .. . can "proc" the strongarm bonus ^^ ????ù


As TastySoups says, indeed it can however the natural rolls mean it is utterly useless due to costing you more DPS stats than you'd potentially gain from even 30% Strongarms.

Forget that idea, unless it's just for fun.

PS - you'd be better with an Ess of Johan. They can roll real nice, many of my followers use one, plus my barb too!

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