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Poison Spark Pathfinder

Last Updated: December 6th 2023

Trial of the Ancestors 3.22Archived

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Introduction

Warning: Poison Spark Pathfinder is a High Budget Build costing around 200 Divine Orbs. If you are looking for a Starter Ranger Build check our Leaguestarters.

Poison Phantasmal Spark Pathfinder is a well-rounded monster suitable for all content. The build focuses on quality of life, ensuring it feels good to play wherever possible. Luckily, Pathfinder excels at this, if you've ever played with a Mageblood, Pathfinder feels similar by enhancing Flask uptime and potency. Fill your screen with Sparks to clear enemies and take down Uber Bosses!

Be sure to pay close attention to the Key Build Info to understand how to build and play the character. Check page 5 for the Changelog.

Example Gear


DifficultyHigh
BudgetHigh
MappingExcellent
BossingExcellent
DefenceExcellent

Skills Breakdown

Phantasmal Spark fills the screen in erratic projectiles which Poison enemies on contact. Spark duration determines how long the projectiles persist and is increased by modifiers to Skill Effect Duration. Projectile speed determines how fast they move and goes a long way to making the build feel better to play. Pierce allows projectiles to continue after striking an enemy. Spark likes to bounce around in enclosed spaces greatly magnifying your damage in boss rooms.

The Build in this showcase uses the Chaosborn Armor, Archnemesis Weapon and Cursed Hat.

Ascendancy Breakdown

Poison Spark Pathfinder Ascendancy choices

The Pathfinder is your Ascendancy choice as it provides Flask Charges, Withers enemies, and Poison Proliferation.

  • When you kill an enemy, Master Toxicist spreads your strongest Poison to nearby enemies boosting your clear speed. Additionally, your Poisons have a chance to deal More damage during Flask effects, and your Flasks are permanent.
  • Nature's Reprisal greatly increases Wither Effect, and turns Phantasmal Spark into another Wither source for when Anomalous Withering Step is on cooldown.
  • Nature's Adrenaline helps ensure you have 100% uptime on all Flasks, which is important as the build uses a Topaz Flask, Taste of Hate and Progenesis to cap Resistances.
  • Master Surgeon allows your Life Flask to "overheal" remaining active even after you reach full Life. This is especially powerful on bosses.
  • Pathfinder's small Ascendancy nodes offer Flask Effect and Duration which makes them particularly impactful.

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