Grim Dawn Occultist Build Guides For Beginners

Grim Dawn is one of the best RPGs with vivid graphics close to real and multifunctional. However, if you like Diablo and Titan Quest, then this game is for you. Generally, most of the users like the mod Reign of terror on Grim Dawn. So, did you play Grim Dawn? If so, then most probably you are familiar with Occultist. Well, Occultist is basically a type of masteries which is a mixture of caster and summoner.

Anyway, today you will be glad knowing that we are discussing the Occultist Build Guides. Meanwhile, if you are a beginner, then this guide is a must-read for you. So, now without wasting more time, let’s dive into the guide.

Grim Dawn Occultist Build Guides For Beginners

Grim Dawn Occultist Build Guides For Beginners

The recommendation Occultist builds is not in order as it depends on what constellation you wish to learn first. So, these were some of the best Occultist builds that you can use even if you are mastered the game or are a beginner.

best Occultist builds

#1. Skilled Pet Cabalist [Necromancer + Occultist]

As the name suggests, it is a pure pet-type build that helps you to skills up your summoned creatures in the Grim Dawn. Now, talking about the main pet that you’ll get here is Summon Hellhound and Familiar.

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Attributes:

Until you wear or equip your choice of equipment such as caster off-hand, it will put points on spirit. Also, it will gain enough defense by putting your attribute points to the physique. However, always remember that it is not recommended to put points on cunning as it will not going to help in this case.

Necromancer Skills:

  • Raise Skeletons – 16 points, Will of the Crypt – 12 points, Undead Legion – 12 points
  • Mastery Bar – 20 points

Occultist Skills:

  • Curse of Frailty – 1 point, Vulnerability – 1point
  • Bonds of Bysmiel – 12 points, Manipulation – 12 points
  • Summon Familiar – 16 points, Mend Flesh – 16 points, Storm Spirit – 12 points, Lightning Strike -12 points
  • Summon Hellhound – 16 points, Ember Claw -12 points, hellfire – 12points, Breath – 12 points
  • Mastery Bar – 50 points

Devotion:

  • Fiend – It will assign a flame torrent in order to raise skeletons
  • Raven
  • Lion
  • Crane
  • Shepherd’s Crook – it will give Shepherd’s Call to curse of Frailty
  • Eel
  • Empty Throne
  • Panther
  • Hound
  • Staff of Ratosh
  • Bysmiel Bonds
  • Ishtak, the spring maiden

Equipment Priorities:

Now, talking about the priorities, then here you can prioritize the items that give your pet high bonuses. Also, it would be great if you equip that equipment that increases your pet’s summon limits, such as Shepherd of lost souls or Will of Bysmiel amulet set.

#2. Pet Conjurer [Shaman +Occultist]

It is also a Pet build but with some tweaks in its lineup of summons, i.e., Briarthorn, Primal Spirit, Familiar, Hellhound.

Attributes

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It has the same attributes as a Skilled Pet Cabalist.

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Occultist Skills

  • Bonds of Bysmiel – 12 points, Manipulation – 12 points
  • Curse of Frailty – 10 points, Vulnerability – 10 points
  • Blood of Dreeg – 16 points
  • Mastery bar -50 points
  • Summon Familiar -16 points
  • Summon Hellhound -16 points

Shaman Skills

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  • Mastery bar – 50 points
  • Summon Briarthorn – 16 points, Emboldening Presence – 12 points
  • Conjure Primal Spirit – 12 points
  • Primal Bond – 12 points

Devotion

  • Crane
  • Empty Throne
  • Eel
  • Panther
  • Lion
  • Fiend – It will assign a Flame Torrent to Summon Hellhound
  • Raven
  • Shepherd’s Crook – This Devotion assign Shepherd’s Call to Curse of Frailty.
  • Ishtak, the Spring Maiden
  • Hound
  • Bysmiel Bonds
  • Staff of Ratosh

Equipment Priorities

The recommended equipment priorities are the same as Skilled Pet Cabalist.

#3. Vitamancer Cabalist [Necromancer +Occultist]

Vitamancer Cabalist is particularly concentrated in casting quality of vitality damage skills.

Attributes

We recommend you to invest in the spirit in case you are purposing to use caster off-hand. But, on the other hand, if you want to deals with more chances to land critical hits, then cunning is best.

Occultist Skills

  • Possession – 12 points
  • Curse of Frailty -1 point – Vulnerability – 3 points
  • Blood of Dreeg – 16 points, Aspect of the Guardian – 12 points
  • Mastery bar -50 points
  • Sigil of Consumption -12 points
  • Doom Bolt -12 points
  • Solael’s Witchfire – 12 points – Second Rite -12 points

Necromancer Skills

  • Spectral Binding – 12 points, Spectral Wrath – 10 points
  • Mastery bar – 40 points
  • Ravenous Earth – 16 points, Decay – 12 points, Foul Eruption – 12 points

Devotion

  • Wendigo
  • Typhos, the Jailor of Souls
  • Revenant
  • Chaos Crossroads
  • Order Crossroads
  • Lion
  • Gallows
  • Rattosh, the Veilwarden
  • Bat
  • Toad
  • Behemoth
  • Affliction

Equipment Priorities

You can equip items that provide you bonuses in order to vitality damage.

#4. Vitamancer Witch Hunter [Nightblade + Occultist]

It is an assassin type of Vitamancer. This will continuously force vitality-based Phantasmal Blades on the enemy. I personally recommend this Occultist build as this give you more advantage.

Attributes

The attributes of Vitamancer witch hunter are the same as Vitamancer Cabalist.

Occultist Skills

  • Blood of Dreeg – 16 points, Aspect of the Guardian – 12 points
  • Mastery bar – 50 points
  • Sigil of Consumption – 12 points
  • Possession – 12 points
  • Solael’s Witchfire – 12 points, Second Rite – 12 points
  • Bloody Pox – 12 points, Fevered Rage – 1 point, Wasting – 12 points, Black Death – 12 points
  • Doom Bolt – 12 points

Nightblade Skills

  • Mastery bar – 20 points
  • Anatomy of Murder – 12 points
  • Blade Barrier – 8 points
  • Phantasmal Blades – 16 points, Frenetic Throw – 1 point, Heart Seeker – 12 points

Devotion

The Devotion will be the same as Vitamancer Cabalist

Equipment Priorities

The equipment priorities are the same as Vitamancer Conjurer.

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#5. Vitamancer Conjurer [Occultist + Shaman]

This is a type of vitamancer build that uses to make Shaman’s Totems. This is also one of the best Occultist builds that you must try.

Attributes

Talking about the attributes, then it has the same attribute as Vitamancer Cabalist

Occultist Skills

  • Doom Bolt – 12 points
  • Possession – 12 points
  • Mastery bar -50 points
  • Sigil of Consumption – 12 points
  • Solael’s Witchfire – 12 points, Second Rite – 12 points
  • Blood of Dreeg – 16 points, Aspect of the Guardian – 12 points

Shaman Skills

  • Wendigo Totem – 12 points, Blood Pact – 12 points
  • Storm Totem – 16 points, Corrupted Storm – 1 point
  • Mastery bar – 40 points
  • Devouring Swarm – 16 points
  • Mogdrogen’s Pact – 1 point, Heart of the Wild – 8 points

Devotion

It is the same as the Vitamancer Cabalist.

Equipment Priorities

We recommend you equip the items that grant bonuses to both bleeding and vitality damage.

#6. Venomancer Witchblade [Occultist + Soldier]

Venomancer Witchblade is a type of shield-wielding venomous and blade build. This will gives you a huge advantage over your opponent.

Attributes

You can put both cunning and spirit in order to get equipment requirements like jewelry and weapons.

Occultist Skills

  • Mastery bar – 50 points
  • Dreeg’s Evil Eye – 12 points, Blood Burst – 12 points, Focused Gaze – 1 point, Terrifying Gaze – 12 points, Vile Eruption – 12 points
  • Possession – 12 points
  • Blood of Dreeg – 16 points, Aspect of the Guardian – 12 points

Soldier Skills

  • Mastery bar – 32 points
  • Cadence – 1 point
  • Blitz – 1 point
  • Field Command – 12 points, Squad Tactics – 12 points
  • Fighting Spirit – 12 points
  • Military Conditioning – 10 points
  • Overguard – 12 points
  • Menhir’s will – 13 points

Devotion

  • It will assign Tainted Eruption to Cadence.

Equipment Priorities

As we know that this is a tank-type build; therefore, equipping a shield to this character will be the right choice. Also, equip the gear that improves your acid and poison attack.

Conclusion

So, these were some best Grim Dawn: Occultist build guides for beginners. Yeah! There’s more build available that you can use. But, these are, in our opinion, best for a beginner that you can use. Again it’s your choice which one you want to use. So, that’s it for today. We hope this guide helped you. If you want to know more about the Occultist, you can check out our latest guide on this.

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