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What Is the Best Class for Bestiary League in Path of Exile

By Leo Jiang2018-03-28

The Bestiary League of Path of Exile has been launched for nearly one month. This one has brought a lot of new contents, including new PoE Items, skills, and crafting options. Every player is used to the hierarchy of the best classes changing in the new league, but all the changes in 3.2 have shaken up more than usual. Players should learn more about the classes, which include the Best PoE Class for the Bestiary League.

Spectral Shield Throw Gladiator

The PoE players have been eagerly awaiting the release of the spectral shield throw skill. Now you can prove that the best defense is good offense by tossing a ghostly copy of your shield at your enemies’ heads. Spectral shield throw is an interesting and dynamic skill, and it can cause physical damage on the initial hit and then shatter into shrapnel that hurls other nearby enemies with additional physical damage. The degree of physical damage dealt by the attack is based on your shield’s defensive stats (Armor and Evasion), and your energy shield rating influences spectral shield throw’s chance. This build is easy to make Power Leveling in PoE and hold its own at endgame.



Patch 3.2 is the turn to get some big buffs of Hierophant, and it plans to dominate the Bestiary League. The Totem Hierophant variants are probably going to be your number one choice of this league. The only reason for the Spectral Shield Throw Gladiator made the top of the list over the Hierophant is because Spectral Shield Throw is brand new, sounds hilarious, and it should be tried out by every player at least.


Two Hierophant builds can use Righteous Fire Totem or Lightning Bladefall Totem, but any totem build will work. Some players prefer Righteous Fire Totem, but it’s up to you finally. To use Righteous Fire, you need a deep lifepool, lots of life regenerations, and a ton of fire resistances to survive, otherwise the fire degeneration damage will destroy your character build.


However, if you support the spell with a Spell Totem gem, then your totems will cause the damage, which makes much more relaxed play and lower PoE Currency requirements. As a Hierophant, you can summon four totems in the meantime, and every enemy around you will be disintegrated into a pile of ashes in no time flat. This class has high DPS, high survivability, and it is a level treatment.

Tectonic Slam Slayers

Would you like to do huge DPS? Would you like to run at your enemies and cut them down with a giant two-handed sword? Slayers can meet your requirement. Slayers are the most DPS-focused class in PoE, and they can carve through Wraeclast with a two-handed weapon. In addition, the class has superb Life Leech to keep you standing, so you can continue your onslaught. When you add the new skill gem and Tectonic Slam, you can get an AoE melee damage juggernaut of epic proportions. The Tectonic Slam Slayer can kill everything nearby very fast, and the gameplay style is sure to make players satisfied.


Tornado Shot Raider

The Ranger has always had a solid set of Ascendency Classes to choose from, and it seems that the Raider has come to the front of the class in Patch 3.2. Thanks to the help of buffs in 3.2, the Raider is likely to dish out the highest single-target DPS in this league, therefore it can clear out end-game content more quickly than other Rangers.


One of the characters of this build is its simplicity. All you need is a decent bow and some moderate boosts of physical damage, and you’re ready to play Legolas. The cornerstone ability of the build is Tornado Shot. This beautifully destructive skill sends an arrow through all targets in its path and then detonates upon reaching its destination. At that point, the arrow explodes into a flurry of smaller arrows to deal AoE damage on top of the devastating single-target power of the initial shot.

It is noteworthy that this class is somewhat light on defense. Your lifepool, dodge, and evasion are the only things to stand between you and gruesome death at the hands of a tough enemy. Luckily, if you’re playing a ranged class, then probably you’re used to attacking enemies from your experience in PoE and other games.


Patch 3.2 has brought a lot of exciting changes in PoE. A lot of interesting classes have been buffed, which will provide a lot of exciting and new ways to survive in the horrors of Wraeclast. With the new cast of best PoE classes in the Bestiary League, it is true to be a fascinating league, and players are really looking forward to it. So, do it now. For more PoE News, please check


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