PoE Top Shadow Builds in The Forbidden Sanctum – Path of Exile

Shadow ascendencies are opposite to the witch which means it is totally out of meta despite changes that happened in 3.20 so let's take a look at PoE Top Shadow Builds.

Path of Exile is a hack–and–slash game that every three months have a new league released that adds new content to the game.

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The Forbidden Sanctum is with us for a while now so let's jump to the list and check the most popular build for the shadow and remember that those builds are not cheap.

PoE Top Shadow Builds

#3 Explosive Trap Saboteur

Explosive Trap is a spell that throws a trap that creates multiple explosions when triggered. A number of smaller explosions occur around this area in quick succession after the first. It deals physical damage that's converted to fire damage. 

Pros of the build:

  • Trap gameplay
  • Nice single target damage
  • Great scaling
  • Quiet tanky

Cons of the build:

  • Expensive
  • Trap gameplay

PoB of The Build

PoE Top Shadow Builds

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#2 Seismic Trap Sabouter

Seismic Trap is a spell skill that throws a trap when activated, releases multiple shockwaves that deal physical damage for its duration.  Each wave deals damage in a series of small bursts in a line, ending with a larger burst. Modifiers to cast speed affects how frequently it releases waves.

Pros of the build:

  • Easy leveling
  • Awesome single target
  • Can do all of the content
  • Awesome Scaling
  • Can start really cheap
  • Very tanky

Cons of the build:

  • Expensive to min–max
  • A little damage over time playstyle

PoB of The Build

#1 Hexblast Trickster

Hexblast is a spell that deals chaos damage to a single enemy. If the target has a "hex" curse on it, it deals area of effect damage around the target. On a hit, the spell removes the hex curse with the highest amount of doom from each target and deals more damage based on how much doom the curse had. While the spell deals chaos damage, the damage is resisted by the lowest resistance the target has, and the spell can apply elemental ailments.

Pros of the build:

  • Nice single target
  • Pretty tanky
  • Simple gameplay

Cons of the build:

  • A little delay on damge
  • Not the best mapper

Pob of The Build


And that would be all for PoE Top Shadow Builds. The builds were taken from the poe.ninja website. Now go and get fun with the builds that were presented to you above, Stay Good Exile!

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