Okay, that’s the only thing I know about Star Wars…
I watched episodes 4 and 5 and that’s it. Anyway since this patch gave a shitton of buffs to Arcanist and made way for monsters such as Lightning Sorc and stuff, I decided to give good ol’ binder a spin to see how much the buff affected it. Yeah that’s the whole story of the build.
You might notice the OA/DA rolls aren’t as highrolled as they usually are. That’s because I got lazy and partially to send the message that this build doesn’t need to be highrolled to be good
- Gear? - That’s classic Agrivix Binder setup. Double Krieg for the good %Aether bonus. I could’ve gone green with pants but no green offers movespeed and that proc in addition to the stats.
- Skill Choices - Again, Classic Agrivix. What changed from the old setups are: maxed overload (cause buffed), maxed mental alacrity (energy cost), fabric (some did max this before but now it’s mandatory due to aetherial bonus) and IEE (now that there’s no more leech on Fabric)
- Devotions - Usual aether route. The ones that need explaining are Bat - cause Flame Torrent isn’t as good as before and Imp doesn’t give us any lifesteal; Revenant - even with RR on the set the skellies just make it more consistent on multiple targets and Revenant nodes in itself are top notch. Also with vit>aether conversion skellies can do a bit of damage by themselves; Dying God and no TD was a personal choice as I don’t need TD
Cruci Performance and Video
Cruci cleartime is consistent around 6 mins with 3 buffs and 1 banner on my hardware. My best run shows 5:47 in the video and that’s with lag (probably some background app causing it cause it’s not normal) so it can be much faster cause I kinda got lucky spawns.
Pretty sure some builders that can handle going for very offensive setups can do better and maybe even break sub 5 mins.
Some Gameplay Tips
Familiarize RE uptime as well as Aether Corruption. This will help you not spam it all the time which is DPS loss due to less CT
Mark always comes first before Mirror especially when you wanna facetank Reaper. Reaper has Savagery meaning his damage becomes bigger the longer he hits you. Mirror first means the softer first few hits won’t do damage but the stronger last hits might be able to break through mark.
Adjust to the piano. All the skills in there are essential to binder survival. If you’re not a fan of the number of skills then you have to learn if you wanna play the build effectively. Alternatively, you can remove some of the skills but suffer inconsistency.
Other Stuff* **Realms** - I don't like realms. I did have some spare realm sets back when I played it last patch tho. There's a shitton of them drops before it was moved to vendors so it wasn't a problem finding good rolled parts. - copied this from the previous thread again
To all people disappointed by the recent nerfs - There’s always a chance your build will come back. Might not be to it’s old OP status but still very powerful.
***Thanks for reading!***