Next, aim to get a damage percentage boost to whichever core spell you use for plenty of your damage -Disintegrate, Arcane Orb, and so on.
Look for it on your Head item, your Boots and your off hand Source.
Use the Mystic to roll this bonus damage onto your gear if necessary. In each slot, you really can’t go wrong with focusing on your two critical hit stats. Nonetheless, if you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission.
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Movement speed is incredibly useful in all areas of the game, from getting yourself out of a pinch as quickly as possible, to simply clearing out Bounties and Rifts more quickly. For the most part, you have to clear out Bounties by charging straight to the objective, and anything that cuts out travelling time without robbing your gear of stats is a worthy investment. You’re squishier than other classes, and so you need more life and armour buffers to avoid falling foul was not necessarily any more challenging than levelling the other classes in Softcore mode, in Hardcore -where death is permanent -you need to be a lot more on your toes. Blizzard’s system is flexible enough that you really shouldn’t feel tied to a spec that’s been optimised by the community, for the most part there’re lots of build guides available on the internet.
At Level 70, you may look for to seek out some tried and tested builds that was is actually efficient for the end game grind. Instead, shift combat tools around to suit your present circumstances and gear. It takes in the magical schools you’d expect for the character archetype -fire, ice and lightning -yet lots of us are aware that there are less traditional avenues to explore is mostly about as satisfying a ‘glasscannon’ character as you could hope for in a RPG. So, whenever maintaining the 10 ratio we mentioned a little further up the page, From the Offense category you need to start off by feeding points into Critical Hit Chance and Critical Hit Damage. Visit the Mystic and ‘re roll’ a weak stat into a socket, when you’ve chanced across top weapon you can use.
At Level 70 you have to be cramming the most powerful Topaz gems you can craft into just about every available socket you have on your equipment. There’s one important exception, however, that will apply to quite a few Wizards. Make sure that the Chest and Legs gear you equip have three and two sockets respectively. All of your gear should have the highest possible Intelligence rating, as this core stat drives very much of your damage output. Your build will likely be focused around a specific elemental damage, just like fire or ice. With that said, will also give a fixed percentage boost to your elemental damage, top Bracers and Amulets wouldn’t only have a high Intelligence rating.