1 to 76 Swarmblade Locust Swarm | Leveling Guide | 0.9.2


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  • This Video is a Leveling Guide to get you on your way as a druid. Starting off with cold spells (Ice thorns, maelstrom) until enough passives are obtained to unlock swarmblade (25 points into druid mastery) Once swarmblade is unlocked its off to the races letting your locust swarm melt everything!

Main Interactions

  • The Main interactions for this build is built around being in swarmblade, summoning hives, and then hitting those hives to get up to 15 locust which are then all consumed to create a locust swarm! Later another interaction with shattered lance set is applied to get even more damage!

How to Play this build

  • Transform Into swarmblade, summon hives, hit hives until maximum locust achieved, use swarm strike to consume locust and create locust swarm. Repeat every 15s or so.


  • Leveling 9.8/10 (Very Fast)
  • Gearing 9/10 (While not necessary, two uniques are used endgame)
  • Endgame 9.2/10 (Fast clear speed, Average against Single targets, Great survivability)


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

  • Advent of the erased (Boots)
  • Fragments of the Shattered Lance (Relic)
  • Shard of the shattered lance (Sword)

Most Important Stats

Defense For You (Most important to Least important

  • Capped Resistances/armor
  • Leech (Until you get to 68 and put on shattered set)
  • Critical Strike Avoidance / Endurance
  • Health

Offense (Most Important to Least important)

  • Melee Cold Damage / Health Regeneration (68+)
  • Cold Damage / Elemental Damage over time

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  • 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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