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Classic Bone Necro - supporting skills

Taft12

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Classic Bone Necro - supporting skills

I'd like to make a bone necro on the new ladder and while I'm going to put it off until I have some better items for him, I'd like to know what skills work well outside the poison & bone tree. My goal is to be hell-viable and besides 40 into spear and spirit, where are the skill points best spent?

I don't see myself needing Lower Resist, but Attract is handy for a non-summoner and Decrepify is always nice, so there's 6 points in curses. I may want to invest some in Corpse Explosion but if I get up to level 80ish there is still quite a few left over. Are the other bone synergies worth investing in? What about a golem or (barf) revive. I've never had a high level fire golem, can he survive in hell? Thanks!
 

mhl12

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take a look at my guide in my sig.

bone necros are kinda hard to solo hell with so make sure you join a party. I would suggest a point in iron maiden and decrepify. Corpse explosion is always helpful as well. I would not go for fire golem. It's a waste of skill points. Even if you max it out, it will deal very little damage.
 

Taft12

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Well that was an easy response for you to make :) Thanks a lot mhl12. I never even thought heavy investment in Prison and Wall. I thought a high-life golem could create clusters around himself which would allow easy cursing/CE/spearing. Attract accomplishes the same thing. Thanks for the response
 

mhl12

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Taft12 said:
Well that was an easy response for you to make :) Thanks a lot mhl12. I never even thought heavy investment in Prison and Wall. I thought a high-life golem could create clusters around himself which would allow easy cursing/CE/spearing. Attract accomplishes the same thing. Thanks for the response

definitely max bone wall and bone prison as they are synergies for bone spirit/bone spear. They are also useful for bosses (bone prison) and large packs of enemies (bone wall).
 

Zodijackyl

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pure bone is plenty of fun :)
if you aim to be pvm only, add to corpse explosion in addition to bone spirit/spear/wall/prison