Skulls & Bones - Pet Cabalist

Foreword:

There seems to be a market for old bones and fire dogs. So, this is kind of my attempt on trying my hand at that.

  • [Pet] [1.1.3.0] (g3) (c+) (sr+) Skulls & Bones - Pet Cabalist (Maya)

    • Damage: Pets
    • Active Skills: Summon Familiar, Summon Hellhound, Summon Skeletal Servant, Raise Skeletons, Summon Blight Fiend, Reap Spirit, Curse of Frailty, Blood of Dreeg
    • Passive Skills: Master of Death, Spectral Binding, Bonds of Bysmiel, Necrolord’s Aura, Presence of Might (x2)
    • WPS Skills: none

GrimTools Link: https://www.grimtools.com/calc/M2gG1o72

Crucible 151-170, + Extra Spawns, without Blessings/Banner: https://i.imgur.com/knjuErz.jpg
No potions/consumables used except for Tonic of Mending. Do note that some care is required.

Crucible 151-170, with 4 Blessings & Banner: https://i.imgur.com/gTxlaY2.jpg
No potions/consumables used. Pretty easy :blush:

Shattered Realms, Shard 75-76: https://i.imgur.com/30llaMp.jpg
No shrines/potions/consumables used except for Tonic of Mending.

Crate of Entertainment: https://i.imgur.com/T4aL5rH.jpg
Had to use Potions and Aether Clusters + Tonic of Mending. Mostly because of how long it took.
Potions were used at the beginning of the fight, so that should give you an estimate on time.

Ravager of Minds: https://i.imgur.com/kR9r6BQ.jpg
Takes more than 15 mins. But the fight itself is easy. No potions/consumables used except Tonic of Mending.

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Budget/Beginner Guide:

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Another one for good measure. Won’t need anymore hopefully

Yeah, me too.

:scream:

/4char

You actually misspelled “reserving” and didn’t realize even when I quoted it. :smile:

I have been spelling it as reserbirb on purpose for a while now…

Oh… I didn’t see the “birb” there. I thought you just misspelled it. :smile:

No one expects the birbnquisition :bird:

:rofl: 10char

Decided to go full on meme build and include Og’Napesh, because Skeleton. Still need further testing, however.

Is Og Napesh pet good?

Skeletons,birbs is there any Skeleton birds? :skull:

Oggy is mostly for the meme potential. Can be replaced with something else if needed. My other choice for offhand would probably be M.Reaper of the Accursed.

Definitely need Skeletons with wings. However, needs to be this instead:

The best birb is a dragon,fact :dragon_face:

Don’t have access to emoji menu from my phone,so that will do :laughing:

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Testing done. It is slow as expected, due to lack of proper amounts of RR and the dmg type being Vitality.

But damn those things can take a beating and are hard to kill.

The player on the other hand, can die pretty easily if you are not careful.

I still prefer my Diviner + Trinkets Cabalist, by a mile. But for anyone interested in Skeletons and a Lazy skeleton build at that, this one is kind of interesting.

Also note that this thing is horrible against superbosses, as expected of Skeleton builds.

I’m a newbie in pets, so maybe don’t understand many things, but isn’t Soul Harvest great for pets? Especially considering the amount of them at your disposal.

Also, last 2 points in Undead legion… Aren’t they pretty useless?

Also, have you tried full vitality? On my Cabalist I managed to squeeze Rattosh, Bysmiel’s Command, Shepherd’s call and Nature’s Guardian, which seems fine on paper in terms of RR and important pet procs. Also Rattosh is no-cd, so skellies proc it real fast.
Haven’t tried the thing outside campaign + 25 shard in SR. Did fine by my standards, except Kuba. MC Kuba is a big no-no, unless you have a lot of time and patience…

Soul Harvest is indeed great for Skeleton Builds. But I find myself lacking skill points.

As for the devotion setup, I wanted to go full defensive spec. It was the only way I personally could play a skeleton build. I prefer beefier pets and lazy play style, so that mind set kind of carried over.

Think of this as a meme build that is viable instead of thinking of it as a proper well optimized one.

Major updates to the build. Traded Og’Napesh for 3x Reap Spirits. It plays much better now :blush:

Also Rabagur done. Honestly didn’t expect it since you know… skeletons. But they do…

I’m surprised you spent two devition points in Obelisk of Menhir for some defense instead of adding at least one more point in Light of Empyrion where you get +3 to max. aether and chaos resistance and +5 max. to all pet resistances. Is there any thought behind this?

+5% Player’s DA > +3% Aether & Chaos res and +5% max on Pet Res.

I rather keep the extra 147 DA.