Toxic Rain Pathfinder

By | October 15th, 2020 | Categories: Ranged Builds

Toxic Rain continues to be one of the more reliable AoE and damage over time spells in Path of Exile: Heist. The Toxic Rain Pathfinder, however, has seen some changes since the expansion. To get yourself updated, here’s the new PoE build breakdown.


  • huge damage
  • can run all content
  • quick flask refill
  • good defenses


  • flask-reliant
  • requires much time and PoE currency to get going

Passive Skill Tree

Here’s the Passive Skill Tree.

Gear and Gem Links

  • Weapon: Quill Rain (Unique) for level 10 Faster Projectiles on socketed gems, additional arrow for bow attacks; increased dexterity, physical damage, life, projectile speed, accuracy, and 2 mana gained for every enemy hit
  • Blight, Caustic Arrow, and Dash with Second Wind support gem
  • Quiver: Rare Quiver with the following bonuses: elemental damage, accuracy, life, and elemental resistance, damage over time, chaos damage, movement speed, life, and attack speed
    • (If with socket) Precision
  • Helm: Devoto’s Devotion (Unique) with a “Toxic Rain Fires 1 Additional Arrow” modifier
    • Cast When Damage Taken with Steelskin, Haste, and Increased Duration support
  • Body: Carcass Jack (Unique) for increased life and energy shield, AoE and AoE damage, elemental resistances; preferably with +1 to level of socketed gems and reduced lightning damage taken
    • Toxic Rain with Awakened Swift Action and Vicious Projectiles, Mirage Archer, Increased Area of Effect, and Empower support gems
  • Gloves: Rare Gloves with the following bonuses: cold damage, life, mana, elemental resistances, chaos damage over time multiplier, armor, life, +1 to level of socketed gems, increased AoE
    • Lightning Spire Trap with Trap and Mine damage, Elemental Focus, and Added Lightning Damage support gems
    • If with +1 level of socketed gems, Summon Skitterbots, Flesh and Stone, and Malevolence with Enlighten support gem
  • Belt: Rare Belt or Stygian Vise with bonuses to life, energy shield, elemental resistances, strength, enemy stun threshold, chaos damage and resistance, and attack speed
  • Boots: Rare Boots with bonuses to movement speed, life, elemental resistances, and strength and/or intelligence
    • Clarity and Poacher’s Mark with Feeding Frenzy support gem
    •  Herald of Ice with Cold to Fire, Increased Area of Effect, and Unbound Ailments support gems
    • Wither with Spell Totem, Multiple Totems, and Faster Casting support gems
  • Accessories:
    • Rare Amulet with increased strength and/or intelligence, accuracy, chaos damage and resistance, +1 to level of chaos skills, and life
    • Rare Rings with any of the following bonuses: life, elemental resistances, mana, evasion, and curse enemies with despair
  • Jewels:
    • Rare Jewels with the following bonuses: life, attack speed, damage over time, DoT multiplier, damage, and attack speed
    • If with Precision and/or Malevolence, Watcher’s Eye for the bonus attack speed while former is active, and damage over time multiplier while the latter is active
    • Cluster Jewels that grant the following: Broadside, Tempered Arrowheads, Fire/Lightning Resistance, Eternal Suffering, Wicked Pall, and either 1 or 2 jewel sockets per Cluster Jewel
  • Flasks:
    • Enduring Eternal Mana Flask of Order for mana recovery, movement speed, and stun resistance
    • Enduring Hallowed Hybrid Flask of Warding for life and mana recovery and curse removal/immunity
    • Chemist’s Quicksilver Flask of Adrenaline for movement speed
    • Ample Silver Flask of Acceleration for Onslaught and increased attack speed
    • Concentrated Divine Life Flask of Staunching for life recovery and bleeding removal/immunity

If damage over time is your thing, then you’re going to have a good time with Heist’s Toxic Rain Pathfinder. Your enemies? Not so much.

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