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PoE 3.6 Juggernaut: Hybrid's Take on Jugg Molten Strike - Hold Right Build

This build needs help with the "supported by socketed gem" helm. This builds a tiny bit too tanky and GGG decided to nerf it. The removal of min crit chance cap won't affect us since we are not using anything that lowers our crit chance. Actually, in this patch, it would be easier to proc EO since consecrated ground now grants 100% increased crit chance. Plus there is a new flask that triples the consecrated ground area and grants +2% crit chance against mobs in it.

Pros & Cons:

+ VERY tanky: many layers of defense

+ Lots of life: 9k without GG gear

+ Lots of damage

+ Can do all content

+ Excellent lab runner

+ Fast mapping

+ Can start on a budget, a good league starter too

+ Scales greatly with better gear

+ No clunky mechanics

+ Can do any map mod, Rippy maps isn't a big deal anymore

- Not a "ZOOM ZOOM" character like deadeye TSKB (but is it really a con? :P)

- could get expensive if you try to minmax the build

Gems Link:


Molten Strike - Multistrike - Combustion - Ancestral Call


Whirling Blades - Faster Attacks - Blood Magic

Shield/2nd sword:

Anger- Herald of Ash - Enlighten 


Cast With Damage Taken - Immortal Call - Summon Lightning Golem - Ancestral Protector 


Major: Soul of Arakaali

Minor: Soul of Shakari


Kill all. we need the points :)


1. Undeniable for damage hit chance and attack speed.

2. Unstoppable for QOL.

3. Unbreakable for a lot of defense mods.

4. Unflinching as endurance charges have more effect in the endgame where physical damage is high.

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Skill Tree:

Example Link:

PoE 3.6 Juggernaut: Dual Grelwood Shank Molten Strike Build

This guide ever and my main language is not English, sorry if anything amiss.

Pros & Cons:

+ Being a Tank (7 Endurance Charges or 5+ Endurance Charges with CWDT + Immortal Cry + Unflinching) 

+ Being a FAST Tank (Attack Speed from Undeniable really shine here, zip-zap everywhere)

+ Can do Uber Lab full key run reliably while decent geared

+ No weapon swap (Unless you want much faster Leap Slam)

+ No gem swap

+ No movement speed necessary needed)

- Caution: Molten Balls may affect your FPS and drown your GPU.

- Greenwood Shank require you to face-tank hits to dish out more damage

- Can't do Reflect (With thief torment on + 4-Link Molten strike + Yugul Pantheon, you can do reflect map somewhat but still dangerous. Go for Elementalist/ Raider Scion if you want reflect immune version and say screw you Atziri Mirror Clone)

- Can't do No leech Maps (If you are using Thief Torment, ignore this)

- If you looking for high-end DPS destruction or sonic-speed screen clear build, this build is not for you

- Not block/dodge/evasion focused, any dangerous 1-shot (especially elemental damage) will still possibly 1-shot you if you don't dodge.

- 6k-ish HP with no block/dodge/evasion mechanic. Still, need to beware "extra damage as elemental" map mod and "- % maximum resistance" map.

- Expensive at league start and the moderate price at mid-league since 3.5 Greenwood Shank buff alongside drop rate nerf.


Either Oak or kill all.


For Kaom's Root :

1/2: Unflinching or Unbreakable 

3: Undeniable (Latest being Merciless Lab before you proceed to map) 

4: Unrelenting

For Other Boots :

1 / 2 : Unflinching / Undeniable

3: Unstoppable 

4: Unbreakable

Gems Link:

6L - Molten Strike + Ancestral Call + Elemental Damage With Attacks + Concentrated Effect + Combustion Support + Fire Penetration 

6L - Molten Strike + Ancestral Call + MultiStrike 

+ Elemental Damage With Attacks + Concentrated Effect + Fire Penetration or Combustion 

4-Link Movement: Whirling Blade/Leap Slam+Fortify+Blood Magic+Faster Attack

Buff: Herald of Purity, Blood Rage

Utility: Herald of Purity + Blind Support Optional)+ Culling Support(Optional)

Aura: Anger, Blood Rage

Warcry: Enduring Cry (For endurance charge generation)

Totem: Ancestral Protector (Ancestral Warchief melee damage buff won't affect Molten Balls) 

Alternatively, you can link Combustion to Ancestral Protector if you don't want to link Combustion to Molten Strike while also don't have enough gem socket for CWDT combustion setup.

Banner: War Banner 

Recommended only for Thief Torment or mana gain on hit version since it's another 10% mana reserve. The maximum 2.5-second adrenaline buff alongside its accuracy increase is worth it to use during mapping.

CWDT Setup (Optional, work well with new Unflinching): Lvl 1 Cast When Damage Taken + lvl 3 Immortal Call 

CWDT Elemental Overload/Combustion Setup - Lvl 1 Cast When Damage Taken +Storm Brand + Increase Critical Strike Chance Support + Combustion Support

Mix and match however you like for CWDT buff/debuff. 

Even more Debuff Choice: 

The wave of Conviction> Either self-cast or CWDT, the enemy hit will have exposure, which has -25% to resist depend on WoC highest damage type (which should be fire).

Flammability>-29.3% Fire Resist to Regular bosses and -14.15% to Guardians/ Shaper, it's pretty good now

Scorching Ray + Infused Channelling Support>Not recommended but it's another way. You cast Scorching Ray for 0.6s and get Infused buff for 6 seconds which buff fire damage by 10%. Annoying though.


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Skill Tree:

Example Link:

PoE 3.6 Juggernaut: Moltenstrike, Uber Elder Killer Build

The main idea of ​​the build is that we increase the physical damage of the axes (not the melee damage), we transform physical damage into elemental (fire) damage. Due to the fact that almost all of our physical damage is not meleed damage, we get the maximum boost damage of magma balls. Arc and Shock Nova constantly impose a shock on the enemies, also we have an additional boost in the form of the shock for 4 seconds, which is crafted on the ring - Focus. Due to this, the enemies are constantly under shock, ignition and 3 curses. The Yoke of suffering amulet and the Taming ring also increase our damage due to the elemental ailments imposed on the enemies, and the Soul taker axe allows us to reserve 100% mana, due to which we are under 4 buffs instead of the standard 3, which allows us to use the aspect of the cat, which gives good survival on the bosses. Moreover, this build is not built on a large number of Path of Exile Currency, so players do not need to worry

Pros & Cons:

- High damage and very fast map and boss clearing

- Enemies are under 3 curses

- There is no need to save mana, all skills work regardless of the amount of mana (you can even reserve 100%)

- We use only 3 skills, 2 active (Molten Strike and Leap Slam). Ancestral Protector, we usually use on bosses / sub-bosses / chests, etc., everything else works automatically


Lunaris + Shakari (Map cleaning)

Solaris + Yugul (Uber Elder)


Kill them all (+2 points)


Undeniable, Unstoppable, Unflinching, Unbreakable - better in such order


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Skill Tree:

Example Link:

Path of Exile 3.6 Occultist Essence Drain Three Hot Popular Build Guide (Mar 21, 2019)

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