The build revolves around using Skeleton Mages' node to automatically sacrifice your Minions, causing their deaths to grant you defenses, mana and s.
On bosses or tougher enemies you can summon up to 6 s with one button press thanks to and .
There really aren't any specific Unique items you need for the build to work, making this the perfect beginner friendly starter build if you want to play a minion focused build with cool interactions, high survivability, high damage and a little more of an active playstyle compared to many other minion builds! And you get extra explosions too!
is just a common item, equippable at level 5 and just straight up a very good weapon way into late game, so feel free to keep your eyes open for that one. should of course be mentioned as well, since they are most likely best-in-slot for any minion build, especially so for this build, because most of our damage is considered a "Minion Spell" and are one of the only ways of giving Minions added spell damage via items. They drop from T3+ Julra, which is an endgame boss, so they can be somewhat target farmed.
### Refer to the "Stat Priorities" -> "Equipment" section in this guide for some more explanations and suggestions for Unique Item choices for this build! ###
### Refer to "Stat Priorities" -> "Idols" section in this guide for explanation on the Minions and how to summon them without taking the node in the skill tree! ###