PoE: Are You Hope They Give Us Another Ascendency for Summoners?

Posted by james bonds on February 24th, 2018

I really hope they give us another ascendency for summoners. I play a necromancer almost every league and it starts to get boring that theirs basicaly no build option. Necro is just sooooo good and theirs almost no variation. Basicaly every summoner build uses the same tree and ascendency points beside some more hipster stuff like blink/mirror arrow summoner (and even that has only mild variation on the tree like getting all the duration nodes). Also, a easy way for you to gain poe currency fast is to poe buy items on U4GM. If you want to buy cheapest currency, just make sure to spare some time to join in our site.

Would be really cool to have options like, dunno, elementalists gives flat ele/increased ele to allies or something like that.

Champion is a pretty great summoner now, particularly for SRS since that skill only has something like 60% chance to hit at higher levels. It's really not as far away from minion stuff as you think, I've even seen a few spectre builds that path down from the Scion life to the duellist for the sake of getting more life and such.

You'd probably path out the attack speed and life for the shield charge speed, go up through the scion life, then start your minion journey from the scion minion wheel. Could definitely pull off some great builds with this.

From necro you get 60% inc minion damage from minor nodes alone. To put this in perspective, that's the same amount of minion damage you get from the Gravepact wheel and the Death Attunement wheel. It's the same amount of minion damage you get from 4 jewel slots... from the minor nodes.

On top of that, you get a node with 100% inc spectre damage and another with 30% increased damage from Commander of Darkness.

It would take a significant rework of the skill tree and the Necromancer ascendancy to create more ascendancy options (on the same level as necro) for summoners. Definitely would have to move the minion damage from Necro minor nodes and at least some of the power of Soul Weaver to the skill tree.

You can't have a 160% (190 with commander) increased minion damage isolated to a single ascendancy and expect there to be other competitive options for summoners.

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