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Diablo 2 Tier List: Best Builds for Start of Ladder Season 6

In our Diablo 2 Resurrected (D2R) class build Tier List for Season 6, we rank the different builds from best to worst.
Diablo 2 Tier List: Best Builds for Start of Ladder Season 6

With Diablo 2 Resurrected (D2R) Ladder Season 6, the race to level 99 is on. Picking the best build for your preferred Diablo 2 class is part of the fun, and the stress, honestly. Don't worry, Nephalem; we are here to help with our Tier List for Diablo 2 Ladder Season 6.

This Diablo 2 Resurrected Tier List for class builds takes any and all new additions/changes for the latest season into consideration.

Update on 11 March 2024: We've updated our Diablo 2 Season 6 Tier List for Ladder featuring the best builds for each class.

Diablo 2 Season 6 Tier List: Best to Worst Class Builds

Our Diablo 2 Season 6 Tier List focuses on Ladder play at the start of the season. While there might be some better endgame builds out there, the prime objective here is to get started on the right foot for D2R players, so as to not waste one of their limited respecs.

We've also got guides to some of these top builds linked into this tier list for D2R, so you can get started on the right path in Ladder Season 6.

Below, you can find a table outlining the best possible builds in Diablo 2 Resurrected Ladder Season 5 to start out with. The information features both the class and the primary skill focus of the Diablo 2 Ladder Season 6 best build in question. 

S Tier Builds A Tier Builds B Tier Builds C Tier Builds D Tier Builds
Sorceress Blizzard Sorceress Fire Ball Meteor Assassins Lightning Sentry Amazon Strafe Barbarian Leap Attack
Paladin Fist of the Heavens Sorceress Fire Wall Assassin Fire Blast Barbarian Whirlwind Barbarian Double Throw
Barbarian Battle Orders Support Build Paladin Blessed Hammer Druid Tornado Assassin Claws of Thunder Paladin Holy Fire
Sorceress Hydra Paladin Smite Sorceress Enchant Support Build Assassin Dragon Tail Barbarian Leap Attack
Sorceress Frozen Orb Barbarian Berserk Necromancer Summon Amazon Plague Javelin Druid Maul
Amazon Lightning Fury Druid Fissure Necromancer Poison Nova Amazon Freezing Arrow Druid Fire Claws
  Barbarian Shock Wave Sorceress Frost Nova Necromancer Bone Spear Amazon Multiple Shot
    Assassin Phoenix Strike Barbarian War Cry Amazon Jab Fend

As you can see, some classes might have a bit of a rough time in Diablo 2 Resurrected Ladder Season 6. However, it is important to remember that all these builds are viable; some are just much better at the start of a new season than others.

Yes, Necromancers, Druids, and Assassins don't have S Tier build options at the start of D2R Ladder Season 6, but that doesn't make them "bad" classes to play.

Check out DM Gaming's video below discussing the best builds to play in the latest season of Diablo 2 Resurrected.

So there you have it, our Diablo 2 Season 6 Tier List for the start of the new Ladder. Remember, playstyle, and your preferred class should matter more than using the absolute best build out there, and even the D Tier builds can work.

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