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I've heard tons of hype about the HoTA barb build, but I seem to only see WW Barbs?

And I'm following this for the HoTA barb (haven't really played barb before): http://www.icy-veins.com/d3/barbarian-hota-fire-build-with-immortal-king-patch-2-3

Is it any decent?
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Build looks solid except for the bracers. You want bracers of the first men. Trust me it's a huge damage increase. I didn't see what legendary gems he was using but it should be trapped, stricken, and the bleed damage one can't remember the name of it right now.
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Build looks solid except for the bracers. You want bracers of the first men. Trust me it's a huge damage increase. I didn't see what legendary gems he was using but it should be trapped, stricken, and the bleed damage one can't remember the name of it right now.
First of men is on the cube, I think?

What would you suggest for the cube ring/armour/weapon with HoTA.

The guide says: Furnace (weap), Unity / Convention of elements (ring) / Those HoTA bracers (armour).
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Build looks solid except for the bracers. You want bracers of the first men. Trust me it's a huge damage increase. I didn't see what legendary gems he was using but it should be trapped, stricken, and the bleed damage one can't remember the name of it right now.

Pain enhancer.....my wife has hers in real life leveled to 25,000....



For anyone who cares lol...scanningand fixing in the bnet app fixed the issues with things not loading.
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Pain enhancer.....my wife has hers in real life leveled to 25,000....



For anyone who cares lol...scanningand fixing in the bnet app fixed the issues with things not loading.
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First of men is on the cube, I think?

What would you suggest for the cube ring/armour/weapon with HoTA.

The guide says: Furnace (weap), Unity / Convention of elements (ring) / Those HoTA bracers (armour).

I've got illusory boots for the armor piece just because I find movement to be an issue in speeds sometimes but it'll be furnace for weapon and CoE. Unity is good for solos but if your doing speeds with HotA you should have a healer so toughness shouldn't really be an issue
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I've heard tons of hype about the HoTA barb build, but I seem to only see WW Barbs?

And I'm following this for the HoTA barb (haven't really played barb before): http://www.icy-veins.com/d3/barbarian-hota-fire-build-with-immortal-king-patch-2-3

Is it any decent?


HotA has been the top DPS toon this season, with static monk really being the only thing giving it a run for its money. It is not the best solo build, but should be able to do upper 50s without too much hastle. WW barbs are very utilitarian and easy to play, which is why you see so many.
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I mostly play solo, and have been doing well with CoE.

How easy will it be to do a GR60 with this HoTA barb? It's pretty damn hard on DH, and getting that final border keeps alluding me frown.gif
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I mostly play solo, and have been doing well with CoE.

How easy will it be to do a GR60 with this HoTA barb? It's pretty damn hard on DH, and getting that final border keeps alluding me frown.gif

I have a pretty stout HotA with great gear, and have yet to pass a 60 solo (mind you, I have not really been pounding for it either). If you have a HotA, the gear for a Rend barb is not all that dissimilar and is much easier to solo with. The Rend build takes some getting used to, but once you run a few and start having faith that the stuff behind you will DOT to death, its a fun build and is the #1 solo Barb build.
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HotA has been the top DPS toon this season, with static monk really being the only thing giving it a run for its money. It is not the best solo build, but should be able to do upper 50s without too much hastle. WW barbs are very utilitarian and easy to play, which is why you see so many.
WD is significantly more dps, so much so that the XP in speeds is higher then barb or static, despite WD not being able to use leorics crown.
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I mostly play solo, and have been doing well with CoE.

How easy will it be to do a GR60 with this HoTA barb? It's pretty damn hard on DH, and getting that final border keeps alluding me frown.gif
HOTA is a group build, not solo. It is not very good solo.
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