If you have ever wanted to experience the power fantasy of being a witch or a wizard in a dark and disturbing post-apocalyptic world, Diablo 4 is the game for you.
The Sorcerer build focuses on unleashing three different elemental attacks. These are fire, ice, and lightning. You can either go for a mixed build, burning, freezing, and electrocuting everything or focus on a single element. In this Diablo 4 Sorcerer guide, we present you with the best fire build, which includes the top active, passive & enchantment Skills, Gems, Legendary Aspects, and more.
Update on 5 June 2023: We've updated this article with the latest info on the best Fire Sorcerer build in Diablo 4.
Diablo 4 Best Fire Sorcerer Skills
Similar to our best Ice Sorcerer build, our Fire Sorcerer build focuses on dealing massive AOE and CC damage, improving mobility, and investing in defensive maneuvers that improve mana regeneration.
With that said, here are the best Fire Sorcerer skills you need to unlock in Diablo 4:
|Sorcerer Skill Type||Skill Name||Upgrade|
|Basic (Mana Generator)||Fire Bolt||Flickering|
|Core Skill (Mana Spender)||Fireball||Destructive|
Below is a brief overview of all the skills and upgrades mentioned above courtesy of Maxroll.gg.
- Fire Bolt: Hurl a flaming bolt, dealing 10% damage and Burning for 40% damage over 8 seconds.
- Fire Bolt (Flickering) Upgrade: Fire Bolt generates 2 Mana when hitting a Burning enemy.
- Fireball: Hurl an exploding ball of fire, dealing 60% damage to surrounding enemies
- Fireball (Destructive) Upgrade: Fireball's explosion Critical Strike Damage is increased by 10%. Each enemy it hits increases this bonus by 5%, up to 25% total.
- Teleport: Transform into lightning, becoming Unstoppable and surging to the target location, dealing 25% damage around you upon arrival.
- Teleport (Shimmering) Upgrade: After Teleporting, you gain 30% Damage Reduction for 5 seconds.
- Hydra: Summon a 3-headed hydra for 12.0 seconds. Each head spits fire at enemies, dealing 30% damage. Maximum 1 active Hydras at a time.
- Hydra (Invoked) Upgrade: After you Critically Strike, your Hydras gain 30% Critical Strike Chance for 3 seconds.
- Firewall: Create a wall of flames that Burns enemies for 160% damage over 8 seconds.
- Firewall (Wizard) Upgrade: You gain 5% increased Mana Regeneration per active Firewall, up to 25%
- Inferno: Summon a fiery serpent that continually constricts the target area, Burning enemies for 295% damage over 8 seconds.
- Inferno (Supreme) Upgrade: While Inferno is active, your Pyromancy Skills cost no Mana.
Best passive skills for Fire Sorcerer build in Diablo 4
Your Fire Sorcerer build would be incomplete without the best passive skills. So here are some that you need to invest in.
- Devastation: Deal 8%/15%/23% increased damage to Healthy enemies.
- Glass Cannon: You deal x6%/x12%/x18% increased damage, but take x3%/x6%/x9% more damage.
- Conjuration Mastery: While you have an active Conjuration Skill, you deal x2%/x4%/x6% increased damage.
- Inner Flames: Your Pyromancy Skills deal x3%/x6%/x9% increased damage while you are Healthy.
- Devouring Blaze: You deal 10%/20%/30% increased Critical Strike Damage against Burning enemies. If they are also Immobilized, this bonus is increased to 25%/50%/75%.
- Crippling Flames: Your Pyromancy Skills have a 5%/10%/15% chance to Immobilize enemies for 2 seconds. This chance is doubled while you are Healthy.
Best Enchantments for the Fire Sorcerer build in Diablo 4
Every skill in Diablo 4 has a secondary/passive ability known as Enchantments. As the name suggests, they further enhance your equipped skills. You can have up to two Enchantments slots in Diablo 4. You can unlock the first slot at level 15 by completing the "Legacy of the Magi" Priority quest and the second slot by reaching level 30.
As for the Fire Sorcerer build, we recommend these Enchantments:
- Fire Bolt: Lucky Hit: Your direct damage has up to a 100% chance to Burn enemies for 23% over 8 seconds.
- Hydra: When a Burning enemy is killed, a Hydra head spawns from its corpse for 3 seconds.
Best Gems for the Fire Sorcerer build in Diablo 4
Gems are valuable items that can be inserted into weapons, armor, and jewelry to enhance their effects.
Here are some of the best Gems you need in Diablo 4 to enhance your Fire Sorcerer build:
- Sapphire: When equipped on a weapon, it increases the Critical Strike damage done to enemies under the effect of a crowd control ability.
- Diamond: When equipped on a jewelry, it increases resistance against all elements.
- Emerald: When equipped on a weapon, it increases the damage dealt to Elite enemies.
- Skull: When equipped on a weapon, it regenerates health on kill.
Best Legendary Aspects for the Fire Sorcerer build in Diablo 4
Legendary Aspects are powerful items that offer unique buffs. Every legendary gear comes with a legendary Aspect. You can also insert Aspects into Rare items to upgrade them into Legendary.
There are five different types of Legendary Aspects in Diablo 4. These are Offensive, Defensive, Resource, Utility, and Mobility.
For our best Fire Sorcerer build, we focus primarily on Offensive and Mobility types Legendary Aspects.
- Flamewalker's Aspect: Coming in contact with your Firewall grants you +15% Movement Speed for 4 seconds.
- Incendiary Aspect: Killing a Burning enemy grants x5% Mana Cost reduction for 4 seconds, up to x15%.
- Aspect of the Bounding Conduit: Gain 20% Movement Speed for 3 seconds after Teleporting.
- Aspect of Efficiency - Casting a Basic Skill reduces the Mana cost of your next Core Skill by 10%.
- Elementalist's Aspect - Core or Mastery Skills cast at or above 100 Mana gain a 20.0% increased Critical Strike Chance.
- Rapid Aspect - Basic Skills gain 23% Attack Speed.
- Wind Striker Aspect - Critical Strikes grant 8.0% Movement Speed for 1 second. The duration can be extended.
- Aspect of the Expectant - Enemies hit with Basic Skills increase the damage of your next Core Skill by x5.0%, up to x50%.
That concludes our best Fire Sorcerer build in Diablo 4. We will update this article as we play through the game and find more ways to improve this build.
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