Self-Cast Exsanguinate Champion
This PoE 3.16 build is a solid tank that is capable of starting the league without any investment. This is a build that will not disappoint. Exsanguinate clears maps effortlessly. The tank Champion ascendency provides more than enough defensiveness to complete the game deathless.
Pros and Cons
- Very Tanky
- Insane amounts of Armour
- Simple to start
- Smooth leveling experience and decent map clear
- Can be expensive to min max
- Slower than other builds
Passive Skill Tree: https://pastebin.com/QRrs2KAv
Core Skill: Exsanguinate, Brutality, Controlled Destruction, Unleash, Swift Affliction, Cruelty
Single Target: Corrupting Fever, Brutality, Efficacy, Reap
Aura: Pride, Determination, Malevolence, Enlighten
- War Banner
- Herald of Purity
Mobility: Flame Dash – Arcane Surge (Level 4)
Guard Setup: Vaal Molten Shell
Weapon: Cold Iron Point Ezomyte Dagger or +1 to Physical Skill Gems Wand
Off–hand: Armor based shield with Increased Spell Damage, Life and Chance to Block
Helm: Crown of the Inward Eye Prophet Crown or Rare helmet with Life and over 750 armor
Body: Astral Plate with Life and Armour
Gloves: Rare gloves with Physical Damage of Time Multiplier, armor and life
Belt: Stygian Vise with Increased Life, missing attributes, and Elemental Resistances.
Boots: Rare Boots with Increased Movement Speed, Elemental Resistances and Life
- Hunter influenced Rare Amulet with Physical Damage over Time Multiplier, life and +1 to level of all Strength Skill Gems. Anointed with Acrimony
- Rare Vermillion Rings with Increased Life, Physical Damage over Time Multiplier, and Elemental Resistances.
- Any Rare jewels with increased life, Physical Damage over Time Multiplier, and Cast Speed
- Large Cluster Jewel with +12% Physical Damage and any of the following notables: Battle-Hardened, Furious Assault, and Master the Fundamentals..
- Panicked Eternal Life Flask of Staunching – Instant recovery on low life and Corrupted Blood/Bleeding immunity
- Rumi’s Concoction Granite Flask – Solid defensive flask
- Chemist’s Silver Flask of Quickening – Onslaught
- Chemist’s Quicksilver Flask of Adrenaline – Movement speed
- Chemist’s Jade Flask of the Iron Skin – Evasion with increased armour
- Unstoppable Hero – Increase buffs during Fortify
- Fortitude – Permanent Fortify
- First to Strike, Last to Fall – Damage boost and sustain
- Inspirational – Increased aura effect
Have Fun in Path of Exile 3.16 With This Build!
If you haven’t had a chance to try out the new blood skills that came out earlier this year, now is a great time. This build will give you a good taste of what is possible with the new blood type of skills with no trouble at all thanks to the Champion Ascendancy