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1 to 75 Lightning Mage | Leveling Guide | 0.8.4F

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Summary

  • This Video is a Leveling Guide to get you on your way as a mage that wants to master in sorcery. This will get you setup to become an endgame nova boi, one of the best meta mages out there!

Main Interactions

  • Stacking as much shock on hit and lightning damage to just stun lock enemies and kill them quick with hard hitting lightning blast and lightning nova.

How to Play this build

  • Teleport around and proc lightning novas which will proc spark charges and if thats not enough then channel elemental nova to get 10 hits per second! (5 novas + 5 spark charges)

Rating

  • Leveling 9/10
  • Gearing 8/10
  • Endgame 9/10 (Fast clear speed, Destroys Single targets)

Unique's

This build can use, but not limited to the following Uniques:

  • Woven Flesh (Chest)
  • The Falcon (Chest)
  • Titan Heart (Chest)
  • Ashen Crown (Helm)
  • Arboreal Circuit (Ring)
  • Prism Wraps (Chest)
  • Bastion Of Honour (Shield)


Most Important Stats

Defense For You (Most important to Least important

  • Capped Resistances/armor
  • Critical Strike Avoidance/Endurance 60%
  • Health / Vitality
  • Damage Leech / Lightning Leech / Elemental Leech on Crit

Offense (Most Important to Least important)

  • Adaptive Spell Damage
  • Spell damage / Lightning Damage
  • INT
  • Shock on hit

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  • All Uniques/Set/Exalted items Will SHOW

  • WARNING: Unused Base Types and Non MAGE Class Items ARE HIDDEN

  • TEAL/BLUE - 1+ Tier 5+ Class Specific Affix For Any Class (This is unselected by default, if you would like this to be active make sure to check the box!)

  • Light Blue - Early Game Items (1 affix Tier 1+) (Uncheck these boxes around level 25)

  • Green - Mid Game Items (1 affix Tier 3+) (Uncheck these boxes around level 40)

  • Yellow - Starting Endgame Items (1 affix Tier 5+) (Uncheck around level 60 or when you have multiple affixes wanted on each piece of gear)

  • Orange - Mid Endgame (Requires 3+ Affixes with 8+ Total Tiers) (This is separated by base type so you can make them more specific if you want a very specific base implicit)

  • Red - Late Endgame (Requires 3+ Affixes with 12+ Total Tiers) (This is separated by base type so you can make them more specific if you want a very specific base implicit)

  • Light Green - Idols



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Time Stamp Break Down Written Version with Build Planner at each Interval


Level 4

Helpful Hints:

  • At this point in the game just wear whatever you find
  • Work towards getting void and physical resist as this is what most mobs you encounter will be throwing your way.

Build Planner at Level 4

Level 4 Build Planner

Skills

  1. Elemental Nova
  • 1 Point into “Lightning Nova” (1 Total)

Passives Mage

  • 2 Points into “Arcanist” (2 Total)
Level 8

Helpful Hints:

  • At this point in the game just wear whatever you find
  • Work towards getting void and physical resist as this is what most mobs you encounter will be throwing your way.

Build Planner at Level 8

Level 8 Build Planner

Skills

  1. Elemental Nova
  • 2 Points into “Elemental Expanse” (2 Total)
  1. Lightning Blast
  • 1 Point into “Storm Razor” (1 Total)

Passives Mage

  • 5 More Points into “Arcanist” (7 Total)
Level 13

Helpful Hints:

  • At this point in the game just wear whatever you find
  • Work towards getting void and physical resist as this is what most mobs you encounter will be throwing your way.

Build Planner at Level 13

Level 13 Build Planner

Skills

  1. Elemental Nova
  • 1 More Point into “Elemental Expanse” (3 Total)
  • 1 Point into “Luminaire” (1 total)
  1. Lightning Blast
  • 1 more Point into “Storm Razor” (2 Total)
  • 2 Points into “Chain Lightning” (2 Total)

Passives Mage

  • 1 More Point into “Arcanist” (8 Total)
  • 3 Points into “Scholar” (3 Total)
Level 20

Helpful Hints:

  • At this point in the game just wear whatever you find
  • Work towards getting void and physical resist as this is what most mobs you encounter will be throwing your way.

Build Planner at Level 20

Level 20 Build Planner

Skills

  1. Elemental Nova
  • 3 Points into “Spark Charges” (3 Total)
  1. Lightning Blast
  • 2 more Points into “Chain Lightning” (4 Total)
  • 1 Point into “Convergence” (1 Total)
  1. Teleport
  • 1 Point into “Resonant Plasma” (1 total)
  • 3 Points into “Elemental Affinity” (3 Total)

Passives Mage

  • 5 More Points into “Scholar” (8 Total)
  • 4 Points into “Knowledge of Destruction” (4 total)
Level 25 (Mastery)

Helpful Hints:

  • At this point in the game just wear whatever you find
  • Physical/Void/Necrotic Resist Most Important At this point.

Build Planner at Level 25

Level 25 Build Planner

Skills

  1. Elemental Nova
  • 1 More Point into “Spark Charges” (4 Total)
  1. Lightning Blast
  • 2 more Points into “Arcing Power” (2 Total)
  1. Teleport
  • 1 More point into “Elemental Affinity” (4 total)
  • 1 Point into “Elemental Dawn” (1 Total)
  • 1 Point into “Elemental Dusk” (1 total)

Passives Sorcerer

  • 7 Points into “Calculated Destruction” (7 Total)
Level 35

Helpful Hints:

  • At this point in the game just wear whatever you find.
  • Physical/Void/Necrotic Resist Most Important At this point.

Build Planner at Level 35

Level 35 Build Planner

Skills

  1. Elemental Nova
  • 1 More Point into “Spark Charges” (5 Total)
  • 2 Points into “Charged Destruction” (2 Total)
  1. Lightning Blast
  • 2 more Points into “Arcing Power” (4 Total)
  • 1 Point into “Overcharge” (1 total)
  1. Teleport
  • 1 Point into “Elemental Midnight” (1 Total)
  • 3 More points into “Resonant Plasma” (4 Total)
  1. Ice Barrage
  • 4 Points into “Biting Cold” (4 Total)
  • 1 Point into “Eternal Winter” (1 Total)

Passives Sorcerer

  • 1 More Point into “Calculated Destruction” (8 Total)
  • 8 Points into “Brainstorm” (8 Total)
  • 5 Points into “Arcane Momentum” (5 Total)
Level 43

Helpful Hints:

  • At this point in the game just wear whatever you find.
  • Physical/Void/Necrotic Resist Most Important At this point.

Build Planner at Level 43

Level 43 Build Planner

Skills

  1. Elemental Nova
  • 1 More Point into “Elemental Expanse” (4 Total)
  • 1 More Point into “Charged Destruction” (3 Total)
  1. Lightning Blast
  • 2 more Points into “Overcharge” (3 total)
  1. Teleport
  • 2 Points into “Crystaline Passage” (2 total)
  • 1 Point into “Unexpected Copy” (1 total)
  1. Ice Barrage
  • 1 More Point into “Eternal Winter” (2 Total)
  • 2 Points into “Hailstorm” (2 total)
  • 4 Points into “Cryogenesis” (4 Total)
  • 1 Point into “Ice Shield” (1 total)

Passives Sorcerer

  • 1 Point into “Ceraunomancer” (1 total)
  • 5 Points into “Rift Bolt” (5 Total)
  • 5 Points into “Crackling Precision” (5 Total)
Level 51

Helpful Hints:

  • At this point in the game just wear whatever you find.
  • Physical/Void/Necrotic/Poison Resist Most Important At this point.

Build Planner at Level 51

Level 51 Build Planner

Skills

  1. Elemental Nova
  • 1 More Point into “Elemental Expanse” (5 Total)
  1. Lightning Blast
  • 1 more Point into “Overcharge” (4 total)
  1. Teleport
  • 1 more Point into “Crystaline Passage” (3 total)
  1. DESPECIALIZE ICE BARRAGE

  2. Focus

  • 4 Points into “Mana Flooded” (4 Total)
  • 1 Point into “Desperate Meditation” (1 Total)
  • 2 Points into “Revelation” (2 Total)
  1. Flame Ward
  • 1 Point into “Stalwart Defense” (1 Total)
  • 2 Points into “Barrier” (2 Total)
  • 1 Point into “Prismatic Buffer” (1 Total)
  • 3 Points into “Dilation” (3 Total)

Passives Sorcerer

  • 3 more Points into “Crackling Precision” (8 Total)
  • 5 Points into “Spell Slinger” (5 Total)
Level 55

Helpful Hints:

  • At this point in the game just wear whatever you find.
  • Physical/Void/Necrotic/Poison Resist Most Important At this point.

Build Planner at Level 55

Level 55 Build Planner

Skills

  1. Elemental Nova
  • 1 Point into “Overcharge” (1 Total)
  1. Lightning Blast
  • 1 Point into “Lightning Attunement” (1 total)
  1. Teleport
  • 1 more Point into “Crystaline Passage” (4 total)
  1. Focus
  • 2 more Points into “Revelation” (4 Total)
  • 1 Point into “Energy Infusion” (1 Total)
  • 1 Point into “Resolute Stance” (1 Total)
  • 4 Points into “Prismatic Stance” (4 Total)
  1. Flame Ward
  • 3 more Points into “Stalwart Defense” (4 Total)
  • 3 More Points into “Barrier” (5 Total)
  • 2 More Points into “Prismatic Buffer” (3 Total)

Passives Sorcerer

  • 4 Points into “Arcane Obliteration” (4 Total)
Level 65

Helpful Hints:

  • At this point in the game just wear whatever you find.
  • All Resistances are important at this point. Aim for 75% of all.
  • Try to get to 100% Critical Strike Avoidance

Build Planner at Level 65

Level 65 Build Planner

Skills

  1. Elemental Nova
  • 2 more Points into “Overcharge” (3 Total)
  1. Lightning Blast
  • 1 Point into “Lightning Attunement” (2 total)
  • 1 Point into “Frontloaded” (1 Total)
  1. Teleport
  • 1 more Point into “Crystaline Passage” (5 total)
  • 1 Point into “Resonant Plasma” (5 Total)
  1. Focus
  • 1 more Point into “Prismatic Stance” (5 Total)
  • 2 Points into “Iron Stance” (2 Total)
  1. Flame Ward
  • 2 Points into “Through Flames” (2 Total)

Passives Sorcerer

  • 1 More Point into “Arcane Obliteration” (5 Total)
  • 5 Points into “Archmage” (5 Total)
  • 4 Points into “Recollection” (4 Total)
Level 75

Helpful Hints:

  • At this point in the game just wear whatever you find.
  • All Resistances are important at this point. Aim for 75% of all.
  • Try to get to 100% Critical Strike Avoidance

Build Planner at Level 75

Level 75 Build Planner
  1. Elemental Nova
  • 1 more Point into “Overcharge” (4 Total)
  1. Lightning Blast
  • 1 more Point into “Frontloaded” (2 Total)
  1. Teleport
  • 1 Point into “Time Dilation” (1 Total)
  1. Focus
  • 1 more Point into “Iron Stance” (3 Total)
  1. Flame Ward
  • 1 Point into “Infusion” (1 Total)

Passives Sorcerer

  • 8 Points into “Mana Shell” (8 Total)
  • 2 Points into “Wisdom” (2 Total)

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fun build so far, but i find that i run out of mana fairly quickly. Is there something I’m doing wrong?

No, use Focus to get it back.

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