Best Diablo 4 Necromancer builds


Diablo 4 Necromancer
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In this article, we’ll focus on the best Diablo 4 Necromancer builds that you can put to use during gameplay. Players of Diablo 4 know the importance and powers of a Necromancer and how it impacts your gameplay positively. Some consider the Necromancers to be some of the most powerful builds that are available in Diablo 4, and they aren’t wrong.

Despite being slow when it comes to mobility, the Necromancer build packs a punch in terms of its power. So while other faster builds take on waves of enemies one after the other, the Necromancers just glide through hordes of demons, taking multiple targets down with a single move. With the Blood Surge move, the Necromancers can easily get done with various waves of demons, giving players more time to get on with their mission.

So what are the best Necromancer builds to use in Season 3? Well, we’ve done the hard work for you, and we’re here with the best builds you can use.

What are the best Diablo 4 Necromancer builds?

Bone Spear Necromancer

Bone Spear Necromancer
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Just like its name implies, this Necromancer build deals its blows using the Bone Spear skill. With this, its users can deal up to 85% damage to their targets, meaning that they can take on more enemies at the same time. The Bone Spear is the major source of damage for this Necromancer build, but it can still use other weapons at its disposal.

This build has the Corpse Explosion, which detonates a corpse, hence damaging others that are around that corpse. There are a ton of other weapons that this build has at its disposal, but all of this won’t mean much if the Bone Spear Necromancer isn’t fast at regenerating its essence. If you are after dealing great damage and doing so in mass during gameplay, this is one of the Diablo 4 Necromancer builds for you.

Infinimist Necromancer

Infinimist Necromancer
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Before the recent update to Diablo 4, the Infinimist Necromancer had a place in the hearts of players around the world. Even after the update, this Necromancer build still has a place in the hearts of players, but it now features some changes that will affect your gameplay. With the new updates, the Infinimist Necromancer is a bit weaker when it comes to its hits, as the Blood Mist is now down to a 25% (from 40%) damage effect on targets.

Well, regardless of this downgrade, the Infinimist Necromancer is still a great Necromancer build that you can go with. Just like other Necromancer builds, the Infinimist Necromancer is not so fast, but it makes up for this with a massive appetite for damage. Aside from the Blood Mist skill, there are other skills that this build relies on for effective damage.

Blood Surge Necromancer

Blood Surge Necromancer
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Also, popularly known as the Bloodmancer among Diablo 4 players, this build uses the Blood Surge skill. Just like the other Necromancer builds on this list of the best Diablo 4 Necromancer builds, this entry is good at clearing out packs of enemies. With the Hemorrhage skill, this build can also quickly recover its essence.

If you are going for area damage, this Necromancer build is great for gameplay. The Bone Storm skill is also at the disposal of this build for damage to surrounding enemies. With the update on Diablo 4 Season 3, the Blood Surge Necromancer is becoming the favourite pick for most players when it comes to levelling during gameplay.

Sever Necromancer

Sever Necromancer
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Just one hit from the Sever Necromancer build can take down enemies that are around you. Using the Sever skill, players can inflict 75% damage on their first strike at the enemy, and this strike then returns to inflict another 25% damage. Following these, users can depend on the Blight skill which will deal 30% damage and then leave the area contaminated, and this contamination will deal 95% damage to enemies that wander into this area.

With these skills, the Sever Necromancer is one of the best builds that you can rely on for maximum damage while engaging in combat. Some players tend to pick this build when confronting bosses, but others rely on it for confronting large waves of enemies. Yes, the Sever Necromancer is a great pick when it comes to crowd control and keeping enemy waves under check during gameplay.

These are the four best Diablo 4 Necromancer builds that you can try out today as you navigate through Season 3 in your quest for greatness. It's important to note that the Necromancer builds have a common downside being their mobility as they don’t have any mobile skills like other builds might have. But with a ton of skills that can take down large waves of enemy targets, these builds make up for their lack of speed with their ability to clear enemy waves faster.

How you put each of these builds to use is dependent on your style of play and what you aim to achieve as you move across levels. For Season 3, most players will pick the Bone Spear Necromancer as their best pick utilizing its Bone Spear skill as they confront various targets.

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