Best endgame builds for each class in Diablo 4 Season 3

Best endgame builds for each class in Diablo 4 Season 3
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Dave McAdam

Last updated 

1st Feb 2024 14:54

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Diablo 4 Season 3 endgame builds take what has come before and expand on it with the latest changes and newest additions. Diablo 4 has entered Season 3, titled Season of the Construct, which has brought some significant changes to the game.

Endgame builds have changed alongside the new season, with most strong builds getting stronger and big improvements to the weaker builds in the game. For each of the character classes in the game, here are the best endgame builds in Diablo 4 Season 3.

Best endgame builds in Diablo 4 Season 3

There are many great builds in Diablo 4, allowing for all kinds of playstyles. While you can play the game however you want and succeed, there are some class builds that are much better than others.

There have been some changes in Season of the Construct that have altered many of the top builds though, so here are some of the best possible endgame builds in Season 3:

Class Build
Barbarian Whirlwind
Sorcerer Firewall
Rogue Twisting Blades
Necromancer Infinimist
Druid Pulverize Werebear

Best Barbarian endgame build in Diablo 4 Season 3

Barbarians in Diablo 4
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Spin to win is winning again, as the Whirlwind build is currently top tier for endgame Barbarians. This is largely due to how much stronger Overpower has become. Pair this build with some Bleed effects to truly tear apart everything up to level 100.

Skills

The skills for this build are as follows:

Skill Skill Tree
Combat Lunging Strike Basic
Violent Whirlwind Core
Tactical Rallying Cry Defensive
Enhanced Challenging Shout Defensive
Power War Cry Brawling
Supreme Wrath of the Berserker Ultimate

Stats

As you might imagine, Barbarians tend to focus on strength when it comes to stats, and this build is no exception. The order in which you want to focus on your stats is:

  • Strength
  • Willpower
  • Dexterity
  • Intelligence

Strength, of course, will increase our damage output, but it's just as important to have high Willpower. This is to manage the huge Fury cost of using these skills alongside Unbridled Rage.

Aspects, Uniques & Stones

Here are the Aspects you want to really round out the build, any Unique items you should try to get, as well as which of the new Vampiric Powers works well with it. The Aspects we recommend are:

  • Aspect of Berserk Ripping
  • Aspect of Anemia
  • Iron Blood Aspect
  • Aspect of Dire Whirlwind
  • Aspect of Echoing Fury

The best Unique item for this build is Ramaladni's Magnum Opus, a sword which increases damage based on how much Fury you have. As for Construct Stones, we highly recommend Flash of Adrenaline and Lightning Bolt, as they will boost your damage and debuff the enemies in close proximity.

You can also check out our best Barbarian build for normal levelling in Season 3.

Best Sorcerer endgame build in Diablo 4 Season 3

Sorcerers in Diablo 4
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The fantasy of playing a Sorcerer is to have spells constantly whizzing around you, damaging anyone stupid enough to come close. The Firewall build is an excellent way to do exactly that, with constant damage happening all around you.

Skills

The skills for this endgame build in Diablo 4 are as follows:

Skill Skill Tree
Fire Bolt Basic
Greater Fireball Core
Flame Shield Defensive
Teleport Defensive
Frost Nova Defensive
Firewall Mastery
Inferno Ultimate

Stats

As a Sorcerer, your number one stat is always Intelligence. This governs the strength of your spells, as well as your mana regeneration. After Intelligence, Dexterity is your next port of call. This will give you more critical damage and, crucially, dodge chance, as you will be facing a lot of damage and need to avoid it at all costs.

The priority order of your stats is:

  • Intelligence
  • Dexterity
  • Willpower
  • Strength

Aspects, Uniques and Stones

Here are the Aspects you need to complete this build, any Unique items you should strive for, as well as which of the new Vampiric Powers works well with it. The Aspects we recommend are:

  • Incendiary Aspect
  • Aspect of Shared Misery
  • Prodigy's Aspect
  • Edgemaster's Aspect

The best Unique items for this build are Raiment of the Infinite and Godslayer Crown, as they will gather enemies into smaller groups to focus your attacks on. In terms of Stones, we recommend Tempest and Flash of Adrenaline as your Governing options, as they increase damage dealt, and spread lighting to large crowds.

You can also check out our best Sorcerer build for normal levelling in Season 3.

Best Rogue endgame build in Diablo 4 Season 3

Rogues in Diablo 4
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Perhaps one of the most powerful endgame builds in Diablo 4, the Shadow Twisting Blades Rogue build is a surefire way to erase just about any group of enemies that stand in your way. This build has been one of the strongest since day one, and in Season 3 that fact has not changed.

Skills

The Shadow Twisting Blades build, as the name suggests, makes primary use of the Twisting Blades skill. With some other skills and Aspects, the build around Twisting Blades turns it into a monstrous ability.

Here are the skills for the Shadow Twisting Blades build:

Skill Skill Tree
Puncture Basic
Twisting Blades Core
Shadow Step Agility
Dash Agility
Shadow Imbuement Imbuement
Concealment Imbuement

Stats

Stats are not the most important part of this build, but you will still want to focus on Dexterity. Dexterity will increase your damage output, so be sure to prioritise that. Otherwise, the stat order you should focus on is the following:

  • Dexterity
  • Intelligence
  • Strength
  • Willpower

Aspects, Uniques and Stones

Below is the list of Aspects you will want to focus on, as well as any Unique items that are beneficial, and which of the new Vampiric Powers works well with it. The Aspects we recommend are:

  • Bladedancer's Aspect
  • Aspect of the Umbral
  • Ravenous Aspect
  • Aspect of Disobedience
  • Aspect of Shared Misery

The best Unique item for this build is Tibault's Will, which increases your damage output when you are Unstoppable. Flash of Adrenaline and Lightning Bolt are absolutely perfect Stones for this build, as they capitalise on the time you'll spend in close proximity to each enemy, and dramatically enhance your damage potential.

You can also check out our best Rogue build for normal levelling in Season 3.

Best Necromancer endgame build in Diablo 4 Season 3

Necromancers in Diablo 4
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While the Bone Spear build has gone from the defacto best Necromancer build to simply one of the best, in Season of the Construct, the top tier build according to maxroll.gg is the Infinimist build.

As the name suggests, this build is centred on having your Bloodmist ability active at all times.

Skills

Here are the skills you should unlock for this build:

Skill Skill Tree
Acolyte's Reap Basic
Ghastly Blood Mist Macabre
Blighted Corpse Explosion Corpse
Abhorrent Decrepify Curse
Plagued Corpse Tendrils Corpse
Supreme Bone Storm Ultimate

Stats

As is generally the case with Necromancer builds, Intelligence is your primary stat. You needn't worry too much about it until you start working on your Paragon Board, but where possible you should focus on Intelligence and all but ignore Strength.

The order you should focus stats is as follows:

  • Intelligence
  • Dexterity
  • Willpower
  • Strength

Aspects, Uniques and Stones

Below is the list of Aspects you will want to focus on, as well as any Unique items that are beneficial, and which of the new Vampiric Powers works well with it. The Aspects we recommend are:

  • Bladedancer's Aspect
  • Aspect of the Umbral
  • Ravenous Aspect
  • Aspect of Disobedience
  • Aspect of Shared Misery

The best Unique item for this build is Tibault's Will, which increases your damage output when you are Unstoppable. For Stones, you'll want to implement Flash of Adrenaline and Focus Fire. Where the former increases your damage dealt - which you can never say no to - the latter deals sustained damage to a high number of targets, which lessens your load in larger fights.

You can also check out our best Necromancer build for normal levelling in Season 3.

Best Druid endgame build in Diablo 4 Season 3

Druids in Diablo 4
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The Pulverize Werebear build for Druids has become the dominant build for endgame Druid play in Season 3. The name says it all, the build involves using the Pulverize skill while in Werebear form, to great effect.

This build blends Earth magic skills and Werebear skills together into a synergistic build, while also keeping you permanently in Werebear form.

Skills

The skills for this build are pretty straightforward, as it is really the gear that brings it all together. Here are the skills you need for the Werewolf Tornado Druid build:

Skill Skill Tree
Fierce Wind Shear Basic
Primal Pulverize Core
Enhanced Earthen Bulwark Defensive
Innate Blood Howl Defensive
Innate Debilitating Roar Defensive
Savage Trample Wrath

Stats

Willpower and Dexterity are your key stats here, as they will increase your skill damage and critical chance, which we will use a lot of. Strength does next to nothing for this build, so you can largely disregard it.

The skill priority order for the Werewolf Tornado build is:

  • Willpower
  • Dexterity
  • Intelligence
  • Strength

Aspects, Uniques & Stones

Here are the Aspects you want to really round out the build, any Unique items you should try to get, as well as which of the new Vampiric Powers works well with it. The Aspects we recommend are:

  • Aspect of Ursine Horror
  • Aspect of Shockwave
  • Aspect of Trampled Earth
  • Aspect of Quicksand
  • Ballistic Aspect

The Unique items you need for this build are Vasily's Prayer, which has your Earth skills count as Werebear skills, and Insatiable Fury, which keeps you permanently in Werebear form. These Uniques and the Aspects above mean you are able to use both Werebear and Earth skills and chain benefits between them.

Lightning Bolt is a fantastic Stone to use within this Druid build as it increases your chain damage potential, and you'll want to pair this with Gyrate - which whirls around, hitting enemies close to you for huge CQB damage.

You can also check out our best Druid build for normal levelling in Season 3.

That is it for our Diablo 4 endgame builds for each class. Check out our Diablo homepage for more guides. Otherwise, check out all Diablo 4 Amazon Prime Gaming rewards, whether you should skip the campaign, and our PvE tier list for the best classes.

Dave is a Senior Guides Writer at GGRecon, after several years of freelancing across the industry. He covers a wide range of games, with particular focus on shooters like Destiny 2, RPGs like Baldur's Gate 3 and Cyberpunk 2077, and fighting games like Street Fighter 6 and Tekken 8.

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