Lightning Strike Dagger Crit (Shadow)

Submitted by Svenn on February 4, 2014 - 6:23PM CST
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Description

A dagger crit build that uses Lightning strike with multiple projectiles and cast on crit.

Suggested Leagues: Standard, Hardcore, Ambush, Invasion

Passive Skills

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Gems

Main Attack

Lightning Strike

Infuses your melee weapon with electrical energies as you swing. In addition to converting some of your physical damage to lightning damage, the stored energy is released from the weapon as projectiles as you strike, flying out behind your target to hit farther-away enemies. The projectiles cannot miss if the melee attack hit its target.


Lightning Strike
Cast On Critical Strike

Supported skills have a chance to cast supported spells when you get a critical strike. You cannot cast supported spells directly.


Cast On Critical Strike
Ice Spear

Launches a shard of ice that pierces close enemies, before exploding on a distant enemy with a much higher critical strike chance.


Ice Spear
Lesser Multiple Projectiles

Causes 2 additional projectiles to be fired by projectile skills.


Lesser Multiple Projectiles
Life Leech

Restores players life based on damage dealt to enemies.


Life Leech
Fireball

Unleashes a burning ball of fire towards a target which explodes, damaging nearby foes.


Fireball


CWDT

Cast When Damage Taken

Supported skills have a chance to cast supported spells when you take damage. You cannot cast supported spells directly. Also reduces damage taken.


Cast When Damage Taken
Decoy Totem

Summons a totem that taunts nearby monsters to attack it.


Decoy Totem
Enfeeble

Curses all targets in an area, making their attacks less effective.


Enfeeble
Enduring Cry

Performs a warcry, adding endurance charges proportional to the number of surrounding enemies. Taunts all nearby enemies to attack the caster.


Enduring Cry


Auras

Reduced Mana

Reduces the mana cost of the skill.


Reduced Mana
Vitality

Casts an aura that grants life regeneration to you and your allies.


Vitality
Grace

Casts an aura that grants evasion to you and your allies.


Grace


Single Target DPS

Double Strike

Performs two fast attacks on target enemy with your main hand melee weapon.


Double Strike
Life Leech

Restores players life based on damage dealt to enemies.


Life Leech
Increased Critical Damage

Increases the damage bonus from critical strikes.


Increased Critical Damage
Mana Leech

Restores players mana based on damage dealt to enemies.


Mana Leech


Bandits

Help Oak in Normal Difficulty - Rewards +40 to Maximum Life
Kill all the bandits in Cruel Difficulty - Rewards 1 Passive Skill Point
Kill all the bandits in Merciless Difficulty - Rewards 1 Passive Skill Point

Gear

Dagger + Shield

Guide

Use Lightning Strike for as main skill. Get high damage dagger with lots of crit chance/multiplier. Lots of extra life/life regen/life drain on gear is helpful too.

Comments

relive358
Posts: 1
what kind of shield is best to use? gonna try out this build
3 years ago
zed123
Posts: 1
Can you update the skill tree please?
3 years ago
Dionysaw
Posts: 5
Update?
2 years ago

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