ShredSplosion Druid (Shred Bulwark) WT4

Build Guides Diablo IV Druid

This build is amazing for 1 shotting everything and pushing high nightmares (85+). We are getting the best of both worlds with the speed of shred and the damage and survivability from bulwark.

Skills & Spirit Boons

Spirit Boons:

  • Wariness
  • Avian Wrath, Swooping Attacks
  • Bolster,
  • Calm Before The Storm

Skill Tree

Basic Skills – Storm Strike (1) -> Enhanced -> Fierce Storm Strike

Core Skills – Shred (1) -> Enhanced -> Primal Shred. Predatory Instinct (3)

Defensive Skills – Earthen Bulwark (5) -> Enhanced -> Innate. Blood Howl (1) -> Enhanced -> Preserving. Ancestral Fortitude (1) -> Vigilance (3)

Companion Skills – Clarity (1)

Wrath Skills – Hurricane (1) -> Enhanced -> Savage. Neurotoxin (1), Toxic Claws (1) Envenom (3). Crushing Earth (3) Safeguard (3) Stone Guard (3)

Ultimate Skills – Cataclysm (1)-> Prime -> Supreme. Defiance (3) -> Natural Disaster (3)-> Resonance (3). Quickshift (1) -> Heightened Senses (3)

Key Passive – Nature’s Fury

Aspects

  1. Helmet – Aspect of Might: Basic Skills grant 20% Damage Reduction for [2.0 – 6.0] seconds
  2. Chest – Vigorous Aspect – Gain [10.0 – 15.0%] Damage Reduction while Shapeshifted into a Werewolf.
  3. Gloves – Accelerating Aspect – Critical Strikes with Core Skills increase your Attack Speed by [15 – 25%] for 5 seconds.
  4. Pants – Aspect of Disobedience: You gain [0.25 – 0.50%] increased Armor for 4 seconds when you deal any form of damage, stacking up to [15.00 – 30.00%] .
  5. Boots – Ghostwalker Aspect – While Unstoppable and for 4 seconds after, you gain [10 – 25%] increased Movement Speed and can move freely through enemies.
  6. 1-H Weapon – Aspect of Natural Balance – Casting a Storm Skill grants your Earth Skills [30.0 – 45.0%] Critical Strike Damage for 4 seconds. Casting an Earth Skill increases the Critical Strike Chance of Storm Skills by [8.0 – 12.0%] for 4 seconds.
  7. Offhand – Aspect of Nature’s Savagery – Werewolf Skills function as Storm Skills and Werebear Skills function as Earth Skills for the Nature’s Fury Key Passive.
  8. Amulet– Symbiotic Aspect: (When the Nature’s Fury Key Passive triggers a free Skill, your non Ultimate Cooldowns of the opposite type are reduced by [3 – 5] seconds.)
  9. Ring 1 – Nighthowler’s Aspect – Blood Howl increases Critical Strike Chance by [5.0 – 10.0%]. In addition, Blood Howl also affects Nearby Companions and Players for 3 seconds.
  10. Ring 2 – Crashstone Aspect: Earth Skills deal [30 – 40%] more Critical Strike Damage to Crowd Controlled enemies.

Stat Priorities

Note – You only need 60% Barrier gen with this build

Helmet:

  1. Barrier Generation
  2. Cooldown
  3. Health
  4. Armor

Chest:

  1. Barrier Generation
  2. Damage Reduction from Close
  3. Damage Reduction While Fortified
  4. Damage Reduction

Bracers:

  1. Attack Speed
  2. Crit Chance
  3. Earth Crit
  4. Storm Skill Cooldown

Pants:

  1. Damage Reduction from close
  2. Damage Reduction While Fortified
  3. Damage Reduction from poisoned
  4. Damage Reduction

Boots:

  1. Spirit Cost Reduction
  2. Total Armor While in Werewolf Form
  3. Movement Speed
  4. Damage Reduction While Injured

Weapon:

  1. Vulnerable Damage
  2. Crit Damage
  3. Earth Crit
  4. Willpower

Offhand:

  1. Cooldown
  2. Spirit Cost Reduction
  3. Crit Chance
  4. Damage Reduction Conditional/Barrier

Rings:

  1. Crit Chance
  2. Barrier Gen
  3. Vulnerable
  4. Max Health

Amulet:

  1. + 3 Envenom
  2. Spirit Cost Reduction
  3. Cooldown
  4. Armor

Gems

  1. Armor – Sapphire (DR while Fortified)
  2. Jewelry – Inexorable Force Pull Heart, Barber Heart, Revenge Heart
  3. Weapons – Emerald (Crit Damage vs Vulnerable)

No Uniques for this build – Do not use a tempest roar or others, they are not needed nor do they help.

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Glyphs: Exploit, Undaunted, Spirit, Territorial, Shapeshifter

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