Learn about the key build info and how to increase damage and defense with your stats and gear for the Maw of Mischief Elementalist Build.
When playing as the Maw of Mischief Elementalist your goal is to get your Minions on top of a monster and then to cause them to explode with Death Wish. You have access to Minions other than your Summon Stone Golem through the Gems Herald of Purity and Summon Skeletons to explode while mapping.
When mapping as the Maw of Mischief Elementalist use Convocation to teleport your Minions to you, or use Summon Skeletons to summon some and then Death Wish to cause them to explode. Your Ignite proliferates or spreads to other monsters because of Ignite Proliferation Support or Berek's Respite which procs Herald of Purity giving you some additional Minions to explode again. Then you Shield Charge to the next pack and repeat the process.
The single most important thing you can do for damage is Channel your Death Wish while making sure your Summon Stone Golem is on the boss. Then use Summon Skeletons to give your Death Wish 10% more damage for each Minion sacrificed up to 13 Minions. Use Arcanist Brand to trigger Flame Surge to lay burning ground underneath the enemy as well as [ Flammability and Elemental Weakness reducing their Fire Resistance.