Cabalist

Necromancer + Occultist

 

Summary
One of the best pet builds, summon them all and watch for carnage unfold while you sit back.
When looking for equipment, health, armor, resistances are all important, ignore offensive stats, and focuse on everything with pet stat increase.
For jewelry, pet bonuses are the only thing that's important, anything else on them is bonus.
For the weapon, again, pet bonuses, your pets are your weapon, don't look to do damage yourself, let your pets work for you.
Skills can be allocated anywhere in any amount, the skills chosen in the build and amount are intended for max level,basically, work with what works for you while leveling.

  Items      
         
Helm Mask of Lost Souls*  
Component Titan Plating*
Augment Coven Black Ash
       
Shoulders Mantle of Lost Souls  
Component Antivenom Salve*
Augment Coven Black Ash
Chest Mythical Necrolord's Shroud   With this build, we'll use the Sheperd of Lost Souls set for the great Pet bonuses and increase in the pets you can have.
Component Bindings of Bysmiel The chest piece chosen gives us some survivability and buffs our pets both defensively and offensively. 
Augment Mankinds Vigil  
         
Gloves Mythical Overlord's Iron Grip    For the gloves, we want some pet bonuses and more survivability for us. High armor and health will allow us to survive a few hits.
Component Spellscorched Plating*  
Augment Mankind's Vigil  
         
Pants Mythical Wildshorn Legguards   In the pants, we give our pets some nice damage and attack speed, and again, give us some armor and a huge health bonus. 
Component Scaled Hide*  
Augment Mankind's Vigil  
         
Boots Mythical Fiendflesh Greaves   The bonus on the boots increase our pets damage, mouvement speed and attack speed. The movement speed allows us to move around the battlefield faster. 
Component Ugdenbog Leather*  
Augment Coven Black Ash  
         
         
         
Amulet Shard of Lost Souls   The amulet is part of our set. it provides us with some useful pet bonuses, there are better amulet options, but we needed to take it for the 4 set piece bonus.
Component Tainted Heart*  
Augment Mogdrogen's Blessing  
         
Ring #1 Mythical Spiritbinder Glyph   The first ring option gives us more health and survivability and gives our pets some more damage potential.
Component Corpse Dust  
Augment Mogdrogen's Blessing  
         
Ring #2 Mythical Voidwhisper Band   Our second ring increases our damage potential and movement speed and our pets survivability.
Component Corpse Dust  
Augment Mogdrogen's Blessing  
         
Belt Mythical Shadowfiend's Cord   The best belt option is an epic belt. It gives us and increase to all skills in both Necromancer and Occultist and increases all our pets damage.
Component Spellscorched Plating*  
Augment Mankind's Vigil  
         
Medal Mythical Rotdrinker's Crest   The medal choice greatly increases our pets poison damage, movement speed and attack speed.
Component Black Tallow*  
         
Relic Mogdrogen's Ardor*   The relic gives our pets a big damage boost and critical damages. It also increases our health and an increase to all our skills. 
         
         
         
Weapon Beacon of Lost Souls   Part of our set, another big increase to our pet damages and our pets skill level.
Component Seal of Might*  
Augment Ravager's Eye  
         
Offhand Mythical Reaper of the Accursed   To round up our build, some more pet damage and a big increase in our energy regeneration and an increase to our skills.
Component Seal of Might*  
Augment Ravager's Eye  
 
  * = Crafted Item      

All items are displayed with average stats. Items found in the world may vary slightly.

 
 

The items above are set with average stats, which gives these resistances as a result. Your results may vary slightly.
The damage type you need to watch for in Ultimate difficulty is Stun. Not many normal enemies do Stun attacks, that will mostly be bosses you'll need to be careful with. The other resistances are maxed, (80%), or above.

Skills & Attributes

Skill representation is displayed at level 100 (max). Seeing as they can be re-allocated it doesn't matter in what order you chose your skills.
The attributes points can be assigned at your discretion. It is recommended not to go over the max allocated attribute type, but if you do, there is a potion that can be found that will reset attribute stats.

Physique :    89
Cunning :    0
Spirit :    16

 

Necromancer Skills

Raise Skeletons : Skeleton pets, first pets we'll unlock. Very helpful to have.

Bone Harvest : Secondary attack, we need this to take advantage of a later skill.

Spectral Bindings : Toggle skill, small increase in health, just one point since our build gives us some points.

Undead Legion : Increase the limit of skeletons you can have summoned and reduces the cost of summoning.

Summon Blight Fiend : Giant pet with alot of health, does poison damage.

Will of the Crypt : Increases armor of skeleton pets and give them vitality and elemental damage.

Rotting Fumes : Increase the offensive capabilities of the Blight Fiend with more poison damage.

Call of the Grave : Temporary boost to all pets damage, best used against tougher enemies because of the cooldown.

Soul Harvest : Temporary boost to all pets damage when you use Bone Harvest.

Blight Burst : Increase the offensive capabilites of the Blight Fiend with more poison damage.

Reap Spirit : Another pet summon, only last 10 seconds but has a 6 second cooldown so can be re-summoned before it dies.

Master of Death : Toggle skill that increases all pet damage significantly.

   
 

Occultist Skills

Curse of Frailty : Reduction in enemy movement speed and resistances, making them easier to kill.

Summon Familiar : Summon another pet that does lightning damage.

Mend Flesh : Familiar pet can now heal you and your other pets.

Vulnerability : Adds the reduction of resistances to Curse of Frailty making enemies easier to kill.

Summon Hellhound : Summon another pet with massive health that does fire damage.

Blood of Dreeg : Increase health regeneration for yourself and all allies/pets around you.

Storm Spirit : Familair and now empower allies with an increase in elemental damage.

 Ember Claw : Increase in fire damage to Hellhound.

Lightning Strike : Familair can stun enemies briefly and increase in lightning damage.

Aspect of the Guardian : Increase to all damages when using Blood of Dreeg

Bonds of Bysmiel : Toggle skill, all pets receive extra health while active.

Hellfire : Increase fire damage to the Hellhound and adds a aura that adds fire damage to surrounding pets.

Manipulation : Increase all damage of pets and movement speed while bonds of Bysmiel is active.

*Skills are not shown with gear bonuses*

Devotions

Purple Crossroad    1 : +18 Offensive Ability
Shepherd's Crook    1 : +40 Health
        Pets
        +8% Health


   2 : +15 Cunning
        +40 Health

   3 : +10% Elemental Resistance
        Pets
        +15% Elemental Resistance


   4 : +3% Health
        Pets
        +5% Health
        +5% Defensive Ability

  
5 : Shepherd's Call Skill (Attach to Reap Spirit)
Undo Purple Crossroad - - - - - 
Red Crossroad    1 : +5% Health
Jackal  
  1 : +6% Energy
       Pets
       +3% Health


   2 : +12 Offensive Ability
        +6% Total Speed

   3 : +15% to All Damage
        Pets
        +5% Attack Speed
Undo Red Crossroad - - - - -
 
Fiend   1 : +15% Fire Damage
       +15% Chaos Damage

   2 : +15 Spirit
        Pets
        +25% Fire Damage


   3 : +8% Chaos Resistance

   4 : +24% Fire Damage
        +24% Chaos Damage
        Pets
        +40% Fire Damage


   5 : Flame Torrent Skill (Attach to Summon Hellhound)
Hawk   1 : +15 Offensive Ability

   2 : +8% Critical Damage
        Pets
        +4% Critical Damage


   3 : +3% Offensive Ability
        -10% Cunning Requirement for Ranged Weapons
        Pets
        +2% Offensive Ability
Bysmiel's Bonds   1 : +15 Offensive Ability
       Pets
       +30% to All Damage


   2 : +15 Physique
        +5% Casting Speed
         Pets
         +8% Total Speed


   3 : +15% Vitality Resistance
        Pets
        +20% Vitality Resistance


   4 : +30% to All Damage
        Pets
        +40% to All Damage
        +10% Health


   5 : Bysmiel's Command Skill (Attach to Bone Harvest)
Undo Hawk - - - - - 
Manticore   1 : +15 Offensive Ability

   2 : +50% Acid Damage
        +50% Poison Damage
        Pets
        +60% Poison Damage


   3 : +4% Health
        Pets
        +5% Health


   4 : +20 Offensive Ability
        +25% Poison Resistance
        Pets
        +3% Offensive Ability


   5 : 40 Poison Damage over 5 Seconds
       +40% Acid Damage
       +40% Poison Damage with +30% Increased Duration

   6 : Acid Spray Skill (Attach to Summon Blight Fiend)
Solael's Witchblade   1 : +40% Chaos Damage

   2 : +15 Physique
        +15 Spirit
        +10 Offensive Ability

   3 : +30% Fire Damage
        +30% Chaos Damage
        +10 Defensive Ability

   4 : +50% Fire Damage
        +50% Chaos Damage
        +15% Fire Resistance

   5 : Eldritch Fire Skill (Attach to Raise Skeletons
Yellow Crossroad   1 : +5% Health
Panther   1 : +12 Offensive Ability
       Pets
       +2% Offensive Ability


   2 : +15 Cunning
        +15 Spirit
        Pets
        +15% to All Damage


   3 : +15% to All Damage
        +15% Energy Regeneration
         Pets
         +3% Offensive Ability


   4 : +5% Critical Damage
        +20 Offensive Ability
         Pets
         +5% Critical Damage
Eel   1 : +12 Defensive Ability
       +2% Chance to Avoid Melee Attacks

   2 : +15 Defensive Ability
        +2% Chance to Avoid Melee Attacks

   3 : +20 Defensive Ability
        +6% Movement Speed
        +10% Pierce Resistance
Staff of Rattosh   1 : +20 Defensive Ability
       Pets
       +3% Defensive Ability


   2 : +15% Aether Resistance
        Pets
        +15% Aether Resistance


   3 : +50% Aether Damage
        Pets
        +50% Aether Damage


   4 : +3% Offensive Ability
        Pets
        +6% Critical Damage
        +3% Offensive Ability


   5 : +150 Health
        Pets
        +30% to All Damage


   6 : +5% Health
        +10% Vitality Resistance
        Pets
        +10% Vitality Resistance
Sailor's Guide   1 : +15 Physique
       +8 Defensive Ability

   2 : +18% Reduced Freeze Duration
        +18% Slow Resistance

   3 : +3% Physical Resistance
        +15% Cold Resistance
        +15% Lightning Resistance

   4 : +15 Physique
        +8% Movement Speed 
Dying God   1 : +80% Vitality Damage
       +20 Offensive Ability

   2 : +80% Chaos Damage
        +20 Offensive Ability

   3 : +35 Spirit
        +3% Offensive Ability
        Pets
        +30% to All Damage
        +5% Attack Speed


   4 : +45 Offensive Ability
        +25 Defensive Ability
        +15% Chaos Resistance

   5 : +100% Vitality Damage
        +100% Chaos Damage

   6 : 5-24 Chaos Damage
        Pets
        +60% to All Damage
        +10% Critical Damage


   7 : Hungering Void Skill (Attach to Curse of Frailty)
Typhos, the Jailor of Souls (1pt)   1 :  +5% Armor
        Pets
        +8% Armor