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Path of Exile: Lightning Strike Raider | SSF Guide for Lake of Kalandra

The Lightning Strike Raider has always been a popular build in previous POE leagues, and the same holds true for the newest Lake of Kalandra league.




Patch 3.19 or the so-called Lake of Kalandra is finally out, and it’s about time for players to put their theorycrafted builds to the test. One of the many builds that have seemingly managed to stand the test of time is the Lightning Strike Raider.

If you haven’t tried this build before, then you might want to consider running it for this league. Let’s have a look at how you can get the build running, especially in Solo Self Found.

Lightning Strike Raider | SSF Guide for Lake of Kalandra in Path of Exile

For this build, we’re going for the Raider ascendancy as it’s the perfect option if you’re going for any elemental damage attack build. However, do keep in mind that this build is for SSF, so buying uniques or other gear from other players is not an option.

For your skill tree, you want to refer to this skill tree on POB:

If you don’t have Path of Building just yet, I highly recommend using it as it will be integral to your future builds in Path of Exile. With the skill tree imported on POB, you can see where you want to path your skill tree during leveling all the way to endgame.

As for gear progression, getting a 6-link in SSF can be really hard, especially since you can’t just buy it straight from the trade. Instead, you’re better off getting a decent 5-link and just set aside farming for a 6-link later on.

For the gems, you can go for a Vaal Lightning Strike gem as long as you’re comfortable farming XP for your gem. This will allow you to take on mid-tier yellow maps without dying too much. However, if you want to progress your Atlas quickly, then go for Spectral Helix instead. Once you have your 6-link, you can then switch to Vaal Lightning Strike.

Endgame Gear Goals

Of course, since you’re playing on SSF, getting the gear you need can be quite a challenge. This would normally involve a lot of time and a bit of luck. For your endgame gear, you want to be focusing on getting the following:

  • Blizzard Crown helmet
  • Lethal Pride jewel
  • Level 21/20 Vaal Lightning Strike gem
  • +1 Strike Gloves

Apart from that, you also want to look for any Pierce mod, be it via an enchantment or a passive skill in your skill tree.

For the gem links, you want to slot the following once you have a 6-link:

  • Vaal Lightning Strike
  • Ancestral Call Support
  • Added Lightning Damage Support
  • Added Cold Damage Support
  • Elemental Damage with Attacks Support
  • Multistrike Support

For your auras, you want to use Herald of Ice, Grace, and Precision for extra damage and a bit of survivability. You should also use Blood Rage as your source of life leech to help further sustain your HP.

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Fastest Easy Ways To Unlock BUSO HAKI V3 In Pixel Piece

Make it fast and easy by reading this guide!

Doben Villaruz



Some of us who enjoy playing video games are also fans of anime like Naruto, Bleach, and One Piece, and they’re very popular right now because they not only have a TV show but are also featured in various games using mods and occasionally fan-made games. I know that some of you haven’t yet acquired the Buso Haki, but if you want to do so much faster than everyone else, then this guide is just for you.

Buso Haki V3

For those who are new to the game and are unaware of this process, you must wait until nighttime (in-game) because you’ll be entering the Vaill Island, where you must first reach Level 70+ because you won’t likely survive if you don’t level up. You’ll also need $5000 in order to activate a quest from an NPC in that island.

So when you get to Valli Island, you’ll run into an NPC wearing a hat who will give you a mission that requires you to pay $5000. Once you do so, a new objective with the words “Battle 4 Ancient Gorilla of 0/3” appears up on the bottom right of your screen. At that point, you must defeat the Gorilla Boss.

The boss gorilla must be found and defeated three times; he deals a lot of damage when he pounds the ground and hits you with his shockwave fist, thus having teammates who are at the same level as you or who are strong enough to defeat the gorilla will actually speed up the battle.

It is actually recommended to find the respawn point every so often to make your life easier. When you get to the part where the gorilla is, you need to do this so that when you die, you won’t have to go to a random island and it will be a hassle to navigate through the world again just to find one island and beat the Gorilla boss.

The Quest pop-up that was mentioned to you earlier on screen states that you should defeat the Gorilla boss at least three times. Once you defeat the Gorilla boss, you will level up, receive an item called “Soul of Armament,” and learn the skill Armament Haki.

When the Gorilla boss dies, it will take some time for him to respawn, and you will need to defeat him again until you finally defeat him on the third try.

Now that we have defeated the gorilla boss, let’s discuss the advantages of wearing these hakis. The Haki V1 will increase your melee/sword M1 damage by +6 and give you the ability to hit Logia users.

However, 50,000 Haki Mastery points are required to upgrade your Haki to V2. What does V2 offer in terms of benefits? You receive +9 more melee/sword damage than the Haki V1 with it.

And ultimately, of course, in order to truly unlock Buso Haki V3, you actually need 200,000 Haki Mastery points. The advantages of possessing this are that it increases your melee/sword damage by +14 compared to Haki V2, making it currently the strongest in the game.

It takes a lot of grinding to get to the 200,000 Haki point need, but there is an easier way to farm the points for V3. To do this, make sure you have reached Level 100; if not, continuing farming in the world you are currently in until you are powerful enough to reach the island where we’re going to farm the points faster.

You must travel to Syrup Island, which is between Vaill Island’s northeast and east. Once there, you’ll see a lot of players grinding against NPCs to gain Haki Mastery points more quickly.

Source: Nikkolapz from Youtube

You may have heard that you should grind straight to Arlo Park, but doing so will only slow you down because the NPCs there are much tougher than those in Syrup Island.

However, if you want to go for it and you have pals who can fight with the NPCs in Arlo Park, feel free to do so.


I hope this was of some help. A tremendous thank you to Nikkolapz for going over each of these details and explaining them so thoroughly. For better understanding check out his video:

The Fastest Easy Ways To Unlock BUSO HAKI V3 In Pixel Piece | FULL GUIDE

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