D2R PTR 2.4 Build - Diablo 2 Resurrected Martial Arts Assassin Build

What class do you want to try first in Diablo 2 Resurrected 2.4 PTR? Assassin is a good choice. Mostly on Martial Arts, Phoenix Strike is a primary skill used in this D2R PTR 2.4 Assassin build, let’s continue to take a look at other details, skill points distribution, attributes, gear, mercenary, and gameplay tips. 


D2R PTR 2.4 Build - Diablo 2 Resurrected Martial Arts Assassin Build

What is the best build for Assassin in Diablo 2 Resurrected Patch 2.4 PTR? This Martial Arts Assassin by KvotheD is very awesome to play as your first D2R PTR 2.4 build. 


Skill Points

This D2R Martial Arts Assassin build goes with mostly Phoenix Strike, Blades of Ice, Claws of Thunder, and Firsts of Fire, so max out their skill points, the damage is pretty decent. Dragon Talon does three kicks, the change allows us to accumulate three charges and then release them separately, which is really amazing. In the Shadow Disciplines, all the basics put one point, such as Shadow Warrior and Shadow Master, you can maybe spend on some others as well and nothing in the Traps.

- Phoenix Strike: 20

- Blades of Ice: 20

- Claws of Thunder: 20

- Firsts of Fire: 20

- Claw Mastery: 7

- Dragon Talon: 1

- Burst of Speed: 1

- Shadow Warrior: 1

- Weapon Block: 1

- Shadow Master: 1

- Cloak of Shadows: 1

- Physical Hammer: 1


Attributes & Stats

Here we get enough strength to equip the Monarch or Stormshield, and enough dexterity for a decent block amount and a high chance to hit plus, also many claws require lots of dexterity

- Strength: 223

- Dexterity: 183

- Vitality: 261

- Energy: 32


Assassin Gear & Equipment

Below is the recommended gear for this D2R 2.4 Assassin build, covering Diablo 2 Resurrected runewords, weapons, shields, gloves, helmets, rings, boots, belts, etc. You can optimize a lot of the gear about this build in that you can actually go from the all-around Shako to Griffon’s Eye, if you want to run closer under Flickering Flame for the fire build, Nightwing’s Veil for the cold one, and maybe for extra safety, and even use Crown of Ages. 

- Weapon: Bartuc’s Cut-Threat (Greater Talons), Call To Arms (Flail)

- Shield: Stormshield (Monarch), Spirit (Monarch)

- Helmet: Harlequin Crest (Shako)

- Gloves: Dracul’s Grasp (Vampirebone Gloves)

- Armor: Enigma (Light Plate)

- Belt: Arachnid Mesh (Spiderweb Sash)

- Ring: Bul-Kathos’ Wedding Band, Raven Frost

- Amulet: Mara’s Kaleidoscope

- Boots: War Boots

- Charms: Shogukusha’s Grand Charm of Sustenance, Shimmering Small Charm

D2R Martial Arts Assassin


Mercenary Equipment

- Mercenary: Level 85 Desert Mercenary

- Weapon: Infinity (War Scythe)

- Head: Andariel’s Visage (Demonhead)

- Body: Duriel’s Shell (Cuirass) 


Build Playing & Farming Tips 

When it comes to the farming spots, the first one should be The Pit, which is one of the easiest areas to run. The main way to play this Martial Arts Assassin is that you put one of those Phoenix Strikes or any other charging skill on the right-click, you can just have a right mouse button down so that she will just run onto enemies and start attacking them, and then as soon as you get three of them, you click left mouse button so that with a kick, you release all three charges. You basically release a lot of damage on every charge skill, you can actually accumulate charges from like five different skills and then release them all at once with one kick, it's really flavorful to play this build. The only problem from the farming perspective is it's really hard to accumulate a lot of MF because you need to cover absolutely resistances and also use damage reduction skills, you will be in the middle of everything, so a Stormshield and Shako are used for this.


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