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Torchlight 2: Embermage Build Guides

Updated on October 7, 2014
Embermage, Copyright Runic Games
Embermage, Copyright Runic Games


Embermage is the powerful fire, ice, and electric magic casters in Torchlight 2.

For beginners, this article provides sample Embermage builds that you can use for your reference.

Please take note that I will update this article from time to time if there are needed changes or for providing more builds.


Fire Embermage Build


The Inferno Mage! Fire is the main element of this build, burning enemies that cause damage overtime.

The build is all about dealing massive damage.

Magma Spear, Blazing Pillar, and Firestorm are your main damage dealing skills. Alternately cast Firestorm and Blazing Pillar then Magma Spear when both spell are in cooldown.

Fire Brand lets you deal additional damage on burning enemies.

Charge Mastery makes you powered up often to deal more damage and spam lots of skills.

Elemental Boon increases your resistance and damage to elements.

A single point in Frost Phase, Ice Prison, and Frozen Fate is enough. Use Frost Phase to teleport and Ice Prison for trapping enemies. Frozen Fate is a passive skill that has chance to immobilize.

Astral Ally creates a duplicate of yourself so that you can deal more elemental spells.

Prismatic Rift is you passive defensive skill.

Elemental Attunement passive has chance to inflict elemental elements on nearby enemies.


Skills

Magma Spear 10

Blazing Pillar 15

Firestorm 15

Charge Mastery 15

Elemental Attunement 5

Fire Brand 15

Frost Phase 1

Ice Prison 1

Frozen Fate

Elemental Boon 15

Astral Ally 15

Staff Mastery 9

Prismatic Rift 15


Stats

Dexterity 20%

Focus 70%

Vitality 10%


Equipment Stats Priority

Bonus to Fire Damage

Bonus to All Damage

Faster Cast Rate

Extra Health


Ice Embermage Build


The Frost Mage! Ice is the main element of this build, freezing enemies that slows movement, casting, and attack speed.

The build is all about crowd controlling enemies.

Initiate the fight with Hailstorm to damage, stun, or freeze enemies and makes them more susceptible to ice and electric damage. Follow up by casting Thunder Locus and spamming Frost Wave.

Elemental Boon increases your resistance and damage to elements.

Astral Ally creates a duplicate of yourself so that you can deal more elemental spells.

A single point in Frost Phase, Ice Prison, and Frozen Fate is enough. Use Frost Phase to teleport and Ice Prison for trapping enemies. Frozen Fate is a passive skill that has chance to immobilize.

Ice Brand lets you deal additional damage to frozen enemies.

Charge Mastery makes you powered up often to deal more damage and spam lots of skills.

Elemental Attunement passive has chance to inflict elemental elements on nearby enemies.

Prismatic Rift is you passive defensive skill.


Skills

Hailstorm 15

Elemental Boon 15

Astral Ally 15

Frost Phase 1

Ice Prison 1

Frozen Fate 1

Ice Brand 15

Thunder Locus 15

Prismatic Rift 15

Charge Mastery 15

Elemental Attunement 9


Stats

Dexterity 20%

Focus 70%

Vitality 10%


Equipment Stats Priority

Bonus to Ice Damage

Bonus to All Damage

Faster Cast Rate

Extra Health


Electric Embermage Build


The Storm Mage! Electric is the main element of this build, shocking enemies then deal damage to other units.

The build is all about finishing off multiple enemies.

Shocking Orb is you main damage dealing skill. Initiate the fight by casting Hailstorm then Thunder Locus.

When low of mana, use low level Prismatic Bolt.

Lightning Brand lets you deal additional damage to shocked enemies.

Charge Mastery makes you powered up often to deal more damage and spam lots of skills. Spamming Shocking Orb is really powerful.

Elemental Attunement passive has chance to inflict elemental effects on nearby enemies.

Prismatic Rift is you passive defensive skill.

Elemental Boon increases your resistance and damage to elements.

Astral Ally creates a duplicate of yourself so that you can deal more elemental spells.

A single point in Frost Phase, Ice Prison, and Frozen Fate is enough. Use Frost Phase to teleport and Ice Prison for trapping enemies. Frozen Fate is a passive skill that has chance to immobilize.


Skills

Prismatic Bolt 5

Thunder Locus 15

Shocking Orb 15

Prismatic Rift 15

Lightning Brand 15

Hailstorm 15

Elemental Boon 15

Astral Ally 15

Frost Phase 1

Ice Prison 1

Frozen Fate 1

Charge Mastery 15

Elemental Attunement 4


Stats

Dexterity 20%

Focus 70%

Vitality 10%


Equipment Stats Priority

Bonus to Electric Damage

Bonus to All Damage

Faster Cast Rate

Extra Health


All Element Embermage Build


This build deals fire, ice, lightning, and poison damage on enemies. Having the ability to deal multiple elements solves your problem regarding different enemy resistance.

The builds main damaging skill is Prismatic Bolt which deals fire, ice, electric, and poison damage with chance to inflict poison, shocked, freeze, and burn.

Elemental Boon increases your resistance and damage to elements.

Elemental Attunement passive has chance to inflict elemental effects on nearby enemies.

Inflict additional damage with Fire Brand, Ice Brand, and Lightning Brand.

Charge Mastery makes you powered up often to deal more damage and spam lots of Prismatic Bolt.

A single point in Frost Phase, Ice Prison, and Frozen Fate is enough. Use Frost Phase to teleport and Ice Prison for trapping enemies. Frozen Fate is a passive skill that has chance to immobilize.

Astral Ally creates a duplicate of yourself so that you can deal more elemental spells.

Prismatic Rift is you passive defensive skill.


Skills

Prismatic Bolt 15

Prismatic Rift 15

Lightning Brand 15

Elemental Boon 15

Astral Ally 15

Frost Phase 1

Ice Prison 1

Frozen Fate 1

Ice Brand 15

Charge Mastery 9

Elemental Attunement 15

Fire Brand 15


Stats

Dexterity 20%

Focus 70%

Vitality 10%


Equipment Stats Priority

Bonus to Fire, Ice, Electric, and Poison Damage

Bonus to All Damage

Faster Cast Rate

Extra Health



Feel free to try to build your own variants.


God Bless you more


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