The Summoner Druid is now a viable upper-tier to end-game build, it has a passive playstyle and relies on its summons to do all the damage. The build excels at targeted boss kills, including Ubers. Since this is a new build available for the game, there are a number of ways to play it, so in this guide, we'll take the best summon druid build in Diablo 2 Resurrected.
Summoner Druid Strengths & Weaknesses
Strengths of the Summon Druid
High mobility, high DPS build
Ability to summon all Wolves and Bears opens this build-up to AoE coverage.
Excellent single-target damage, with very good AoE capability through the extended zoo
Can resummon minions at will without needing any raw materials
Weaknesses of the Summon Druid
Depends on the Mercenary to break Physical Immunity.
Little to no flexibility in skill choices.
Frequent minion repositioning is required in tight quarters.
No effective support spells to help minions do damage can feel repetitive.
Best D2R 2.5 Summoner Druid Skills
Elemental Point Skills:
Shape Shifting Skills:
Summoning Point Skills:
20 points to Ravens
1 point to Poison Vine
1- 20 points to Oak Sage
20 points to Summon Spirit Wolf
9 points to Carrion Vine
1- 20 points to Heart of the Wolverine
20 points to Summon Dire Wolf
20 points to Summon Grizzly
D2R 2.5 Summon Druid Stats
Strength: Just enough to wear your gears
Dexterity: Just enough to wear your gears
Vitality: All remaining points
Diablo 2 Resurrected 2.5 Summoner Druid Gears
Weapon: Beast, Call to Arms
Helm: Jalal's Mane, Harlequin Crest
Armor: Enigma, Bramble
Amulet: Mara's Kaleidoscope
Belt: Arachnid Mesh
Boots: Aldur's Advance
Rings: The Stone of Jordan, Bul-Kathos' Wedding Band
Charms: Annihilus, Hellfire Torch, Bone Break
D2R 2.5 Summoner Druid Mercenary
Helm: Arreat's Face
Body Armor: Fortitude
If you are tired of playing summon necromancer and looking for another summon class, then the summon druid is your next stop, and the summoned units for this build don't need to come from corpses, they can spawn anywhere, anytime. If you want to play this build faster, you can buy cheap d2r items from our D2R items store.