More top-tier Sorcerer builds in Diablo 4: Leveling & endgame in Season 2
If you’re not feeling our main best build, here are some alternative best Sorcerer builds in Diablo 4, including both Leveling and Endgame in Season 2.
Diablo 4 has lots of amazing and varied builds that can be created and many will see you safely through the game and into the vast endgame content. While we’ve already covered what we believe to be the best Sorcerer build in Diablo 4 for both leveling and endgame, below we’ve included some alternative builds that are also worth your time.
This way, you’ll have the best possible choice of attacks and skills when it comes to picking the best builds for the Sorcerer in Diablo 4 especially when it comes to choosing a leveling build, or a build to tackle the endgame – which is where the game gets really spicey. Here’s our alternative best Sorcerer builds in Diablo 4 Season 2.
Best Diablo 4 Sorcerer build for leveling
Diablo 4’s Sorcerer has lots of shocking and fiery builds to use in the current meta but we found the Firewall Sorcerer to be among the best when it comes to leveling in Season 2.
Here are the skills you’ll need to select and at what level you can do so.
|3||Enhanced Ark Lash|
|11||Enhanced Frost Nova|
|12||Mystical Frost Nova|
|15||Hydra – First Enchantment Slot|
|17||Enhanced Ice Armor|
|30||Warmth – Second Enchantment Slot|
|37||Align the Elements|
|50||First Paragon point|
|Renown 1||Inner Flames|
|Renown 2||Crippling Flames|
|Renown 3||Crippling Flames|
|Renown 4||Crippling Flames|
|Renown 5||Inner Flames|
|Renown 6||Inner Flames|
|Renown 7||Mana Shield|
|Renown 8||Mana Shield|
|Renown 9||Mana Shield|
|Rebown 10||Endless Pyre|
This build is a great one for storming through Sanctuary and slaying Lilith’s minions, but once you enter the endgame, it may be time for a build with more longevity.
While there are many great Legendary Aspects in the Codex of Power that will help this build, there are three in particular that you need to prioritize for this build. Here’s what they are and where to find them:
- Offensive Aspect of Control – (Sunken Library, Kehjistan)
- Defensive Aspect of Disobedience – (Halls of the Damned, Kehjistan)
- Prodigy’s Resource Aspect (Witchwater, Hawezar)
Each one will essentially buff your damage in various ways and make your build even more deadly.
We’d recommend not imprinting these Aspects on your weapons, as you’re likely to replace these many times on your Leveling journey. Instead, add offensive Aspects to your jewelry, this way, it can continue to serve you well into endgame.
Select the following Vampire Powers for this build:
- Ravenous (Minor)
- Flowing Veins (Major)
- Anticipation (Minor)
- Metamorphosis (Major)
- Prey on the Weak (Minor)
Best Sorcerer endgame build
Once you reach level 50, have defeated Lilith, and have seen the ending of Diablo 4, your leveling build may no longer be sufficient, instead, you’ll need an endgame build. This is your choice of course, all builds will work, but based on the current meta, the below Sorcerer endgame build is the best in Season 2.
Remember, this is an endgame build, so it assumes you’ve already unlocked all your stat and Renown points. If not, then follow it like a leveling build until you have and make the necessary respecs to get all the below skills.
Here’s the best endgame Sorcerer build in Diablo 4 Season 2 currently, the Blizzard Sorcerer, and the skills needed to craft it.
We’d recommend using Ice Shards and Teleport for your Enchantment Slots for this build.
At level 50 you’ll gain access to the Paragon Board to continue building your character to level 100. Here are the boards you need to focus on to maximize the potential of the best endgame Sorcerer build:
- Starting board
- Elemental Summoner board
- Burning Instinct board
- Frigid Fate board
- Ceaseless Conduit board
Here are the Glyphs we’d recommend activating as your work through the Paragon board:
As this is an endgame build, it pays to unlock as many Legendary Aspects for the class as possible. Try to unlock the following Aspects as soon as possible in Season 2 to take advantage of their buffs, as each will have its own use within an endgame build:
- Prodigy’s in Witchwater (Hawezar)
- Piercing Cold in Dead Man’s Dredge (Fractured Peaks)
- Control in Sunken Library (Kehjistan)
- Disobedience in Halls of the Damned (Kehjistan)
- Storm Swell in Onyx Hold (Dry Steppes)
- Ghostwalker in Broken Bulwark (Scosglen)
- Snowguard’s in Fetid Mausoleum (Hawezar)
- Umbral in Champion’s Demise (Dry Steppes)
Select the following Vampire Powers for this build:
Accursed Touch (Major)
Prey on the Weak (Minor)
Endgame item build
Here are the items you should aim to equip for your endgame Sorcerer build in Diablo 4 Season 2:
|Item name||Item type|
|Frostblitz Sand-Worn Cover||Helm|
|Snowguards Adventurers Tunic of the Infinite||Chest Armor|
|Runic Gloves of Piecing Cold||Gloves|
|Runic Leggings of Disobedience||Pants|
|Ghostwalker Coven’s Slippers||Boots|
|Bone Blade of Control||Main Hand|
|Conceited Enigma Cube||Offhand|
|Band of the Frozen Tundra Circle||Ring 1|
|Prodigy’s Band||Ring 2|
There’s a lot of diversity in the Sorcerer class in Season 2, so if you’re not feeling the above build, feel free to tweak it to your preference, by maybe adding some other elemental spells or passives to boost your durability.
We’d recommend finding your favorite skills and investing heavily in them so that you’re familiar with your skills and can do more damage early on.
Don’t forget to take advantage of the buffs from other elements, even if you focus on a build that makes primary use of one or two different ones.
In the meantime, check out some of the other Diablo 4 guides we’ve put together for you:
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