Enshrouded: Best 10 Builds for Patch 3

Regardless of whether you are a beginner or looking for the strongest possible setup, we present the best 10 Enshrouded builds for Patch 3.

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UpdatedThose builds were created during Early Access of Enshrouded for Patch #3 and will be updated upon full release and following patches. During Early Access, Keen Games Studio often introduces new updates and adjustments to skills and gameplay mechanics to prepare Enshrouded for full release. To see Patch #3 changes, scroll to the bottom of the post.

Enshrouded build crafting can be a complex series of factors. All those ingredients, such as gear, skills, attributes, and playstyle, contribute to a character’s effectiveness. It also involves survival elements, crafting, and overall progression in the game that will help you craft your perfect character. The following best Builds list will help you pick your preferred playstyle by explaining the weaknesses and strengths of the best possible setups in Enshrouded.

What are the Best 10 Builds for Enshrouded in Patch 3?

Battlemage, Wizard, and Ranger are the best Builds in Enshrouded Patch 3. Battlemage is a unique playstyle because it can do fantastic magic damage with staff. At the same time, it tanks, wearing heavy armor and even off-healing when necessary. It combines damage and survivability.

Wizard and Ranger can produce extremely high AoE and single-target damage. Thanks to various staff charges and types of arrows, you can efficiently take down powerful bosses and whole groups of enemies. They only lack battlemage survivability and a slightly more cautious approach. At any cost, players who choose Wizard or Ranger must stay far away from enemies and focus on range damage. They won’t be able to survive huge bosses’ heavy attacks or multiple enemies attacking them.

The 10 best builds based on each skill tree (class) for Enshrouded Patch 3:

  1. Battlemage: High damage and Survivability
  2. Wizard: Fantastic AoE damage and great single-target damage.
  3. Ranger: High Mobility paired with great damage.
  4. Healer: Exels in High Intelligence, healing per second, and good damage.
  5. Barbarian: Good balance between aggression and health with significant damage
  6. Tank: Extreme survivability and group support capabilities.
  7. Assassin: With sneak and stealth, delivers high bursts of damage, but playstyle can be challenging.
  8. Warrior: Double jump for mobility and versatile melee weapon choice but lacks range damage.
  9. Beastmaster: You can attract animals and NPCs to fight alongside you, but the damage is worse than other builds.
  10. Athlete: High mobility, lacks damage, so must be paired with another skill tree.

10 Athlete

Below are Athlete features in Enshrouded:

  • Primary Attribute: Dexterity
  • Secondary Attribute: Strength
  • Primary Weapon: Mace and Shield
  • Ranged Weapon: Bow with Exploding Arrow
  • Best Armor: Hawk
  • Best Skills: Jump Attack, Evasion Attack, Blink, Shell Shocked
  • Best Consumable: Stir-Fried Vegetables, Meat Wrap, Open Sandwich, Fruit Bowl

You will have increased mobility while dodging, sprinting, climbing, and gliding. You will have a variety of weapon combinations, in melee and at range. This build is ideal for players focusing on mobility and high-flying action.

Pros: The Athlete build brings limited benefits but can be modified as a solid foundation. When built for mobility, it provides the ability to dance around enemies. As a result, you can mix it with the Ranger or Barbarian skill tree for the best results.

Cons: Relying solely on Athlete mobility lacks the damage needed at higher levels to take down targets efficiently. If you want a competitive build, you must upgrade or modify it with skills from other trees. Without high health and magic damage, players may find the need to respec at the end game and challenging fights.

9 Beastmaster

Enshrouded: Top 10 Builds for Patch 2 - Number nine Beastmaster Setup

Below are Beastmaster features in Enshrouded:

  • Primary Attribute: Dexterity
  • Secondary Attribute: Endurance
  • Primary Weapon: Bow Ranged
  • Secondary Weapon: One-hand and Wand
  • Best Armor: Hawk Eye
  • Best Skills: Vukah Language, Beast Master, Shell Shock, Ranger
  • Best Consumable: Stir-Fried Vegetables, Meat Wrap, Fruit Bowl, Spiced Soup

The Beastmaster build in Enshrouded for Patch 3 stands out for its exceptional ranged combat damage, mobility, and stamina regeneration. While using a bow, you can summon companion animals that will add great damage.

Pros: The Beastmaster’s significant advantage lies in attracting animals and NPCs to fight alongside you. Practical in specific situations, it adds a unique dynamic to encounters. At higher levels, having creatures fight for you can prove helpful.

Cons: The Beastmaster’s effectiveness falls short compared to high-damage spells. It would be much more effective if players could summon “on-demand” pet features. Otherwise, searching for animal allies limits its practicality.

8 Warrior

Below are Warrior features in Enshrouded:

  • Primary Attribute: Strength
  • Secondary Attribute: Constitution
  • Primary Weapon: One-hand and Shield
  • Secondary Weapon: Two-handed mace
  • Best Armor: Soldier
  • Best Skills: Veteran, Swift Attack, Battle Heal, Ranger
  • Best Consumable: Meat Wrap, Open Sandwich, Fruit Bowl

Enshrouded’s Warrior build mixes a martial weapon damage and versatility with one hand and shield, two-handed weapons, or a ranged bow for a flexible approach to combat.

Pros: The Warrior, while a weaker version of the Barbarian, focuses on double jump and aggression. It allows customization for a specific weapon type focus.

Cons: Skills in the Warrior tree don’t significantly increase damage, and power is shared across different weapon types. It lacks the range and damage output of magic builds, making it less impactful in group or solo play.

7 Assassin

Below are Assassin features in Enshrouded:

  • Primary Attribute: Dexterity
  • Secondary Attribute: Strength
  • Primary Weapon: One-handed Mace
  • Damage Type: Blunt
  • Ranged Weapon: Longbow
  • Best Arrows: Exploding
  • Best Armor: Rogue Set
  • Best Skills: Sneak Attack, Battle Heal, Dessert Stomach, and Chain Reaction
  • Best Consumable: Stir-Fried, Meat Wrap, Open Sandwich, and Fruit Bowl

In Enshrouded Patch 3, the Assassin playstyle is one of the most versatile builds in this top 10 list because it can successfully utilize melee and ranged weapons. While playing as an Assassin, you will emphasize sneak, opportunity damage, and backstabbing for effective flanking and surprise attacks.

Pros: The Assassin provides versatility by using both melee and bow for significant damage. With a focus on sneak and stealth, the Assassin delivers high bursts of damage. The playstyle revolves around stealth mechanics, adding a fun and different element to gameplay.

Cons: Executing the sneak mechanic can be challenging. Also, the hybrid approach to weapons may limit overall damage compared to specialized builds.

6 Tank

Enshrouded: Top 10 Builds for Patch 2 - Number six Tank Setup

Below are Tank features in Enshrouded:

  • Primary Attribute: Constitution
  • Secondary Attribute: Strength
  • Primary Weapon: Sword and Shield
  • Secondary Weapon: Wand and Shield
  • Ranged Weapon: Staff with Acid Bite Charge
  • Best Armor: Warden
  • Best Skills: Earth Aura, Battle Heal, Life Burst, Blink
  • Best Consumables: Meat Wrap, Open Sandwich, and Fruit Bowl

Enshrouded’s Tank build prioritizes damage reduction, crowd control, and survivability. Some of the most significant playstyle advantages are a massive health pool and a variety of weapons to serve as reliable damage sources

Pros: The Tank combines elements of the Battlemage, Healer, and Barbarian, offering insane survivability and a massive health pool. In multiplayer, the Tank shines by attracting enemies’ attention and serving as a formidable frontline. Effective when paired with a Wizard or Healer.

Cons: The Tank lacks high damage output and struggles in solo play due to limited range for aggro initiation. While it excels in multiplayer, it may not be practical for solo adventures.

5 Barbarian

Below are Barbarian features in Enshrouded:

  • Primary Attribute: Strength
  • Secondary Attribute: Constitution
  • Primary Weapon: Mace (one-handed blunt)
  • Secondary Weapon: Axe (two-handed cutting)
  • Shields: Shield of Light
  • Damage Type: Cutting and Blunt
  • Best Armor: Solider
  • Best Skills: Jump Attack, Barbarian, Blood Rage, Battle Heal
  • Best Consumable: Meat Wrap, Boiled Eggs, and Open Sandwich

The Barbarian excels as a melee damage dealer, focusing on strength and constitution, featuring unique skills like double jump damage, critical melee attack healing, and passive damage reduction for an aggressive playstyle

Pros: In a meta that favors spellcasters, the Barbarian stands out as a melee damage dealer with a two-handed jump attack setup. Unique skills like battle healing enhance survivability, balancing aggression and health. Simple to play, the Barbarian offers a fun and powerful weapon-based experience.

Cons: While the Barbarian excels in melee combat, it falls short in top-end damage compared to the Wizard. Constant potion use or critical hits are required for survival, making it less forgiving than other builds.

4 Healer

Below are Healer features in Enshrouded:

  • Primary Attribute: Intelligence
  • Secondary Attribute: Constitution
  • Primary Weapon: Wand and Shield
  • Secondary Weapon: Staff with Chain Heal charge
  • Best Armor: Sage
  • Best Skills: Water Aura, Bloodletting, Life Burst, and Good Metabolism.
  • Best Consumable: Glow Soup Spice, Meat Wrap, Boiled Eggs

The Healer build-in Enshrouded during Patch 3 prioritizes self and group healing through passive and active spells. The most notable spell is the Water Aura, which provides passive healing. Secondly, the healer has a high intelligence attribute for remarkable healing and damage.

Pros: Think of the Healer as a lighter version of the Wizard or Battlemage, offering good damage and excellent healing. It is ideal for multiplayer gameplay with a focus on resurrecting allies. The Healer maintains damage, survivability, and fun as a magic caster.

Cons: Primarily designed for multiplayer, the Healer is less effective when played solo. Limited gear selection emphasizes resurrecting, which may not align with the player’s healing focus.

3 Ranger

Below are Ranger features in Enshrouded:

  • Primary Attribute: Dexterity
  • Secondary Attribute: Intelligence
  • Primary Weapon: Bow
  • Secondary Weapon: Unarmed and Shield
  • Best Armor: Eagle Eye
  • Best Skills: Multi-Shot, Begone!, Shell Shock, and Chain Reaction
  • Best Consumable: Stir-Fried Vegetables

The Ranger in Enshrouded adopts a hybrid playstyle, blending dexterity and intelligence for speed, damage, and utility. With pinpoint accuracy using a bow, the Ranger incorporates magic-based abilities and skill lines for increased healing and utility.

Pros: The Ranger offers a balanced mix of offensive and defensive ranged capabilities with high mobility. Its arrows deliver substantial damage and eventually stun foes. Notable mobility and speed, supported by passives, enhance overall travel efficiency.

Cons: The Ranger takes time to access higher-level arrows and the assassin skill line. Constantly crafting arrows can become tedious, and the build may start slowly.

2 Wizard

Enshrouded: Top 10 Builds for Patch 2 - Number two Wizard Setup

Below are Wizard features in Enshrouded:

  • Primary Attribute: Intelligence
  • Secondary Attribute: Spirit
  • Primary Weapon: Wand
  • Secondary Weapon: Quarterstaff
  • Shield: Magic
  • Best Armor: Wizard
  • Best Skills: Blink, Water Aura, Radiant Aura, Wizard
  • Best Consumable: Prayer of the Flame Scroll, Grilled Game, Roasted Azure Russula

Enshrouded’s Wizard is a high-damage ranged character wielding a staff or wand. You will be using elemental charges with the staff for potent damage or healing. The Wizard’s strength lies in fantastic area-based damage with the staff and consistent ranged damage with wands.

Pros: The Wizard tops the charts as the highest damage dealer in the game. Ideal for players seeking a high-skill cap experience with the ability to one-shot enemies. Its simple playstyle involves staying at range, casting spells, and using a wand when enemies draw near. The passive damage in the fell makes it exceptional for power leveling and taking on bosses.

Cons: The Wizard experiences a delay before reaching peak power due to Shroud bonuses, spell charge times, and gear requirements. It demands a high skill level and offers less forgiveness compared to other builds.

1 Battlemage

Enshrouded: Top 10 Builds for Patch 2 - Number One Battlemage Setup

Below are Battlemage features in Enshrouded:

  • Primary Attribute: Intelligence
  • Secondary Attribute: Constitution
  • Primary Weapon: Wand with Shield
  • Secondary Weapon: Sword with Shield
  • Ranged Weapon: Staff with Firebolt Charge
  • Best Armor: Warden and Archmage or Warlock
  • Best Skills: Water Aura, Wand Master, Blink, and Eath Aura.
  • Best Consumable: Glow Soup Spice, Meat Wrap, and Boiled Eggs.

The Battlemage is the best among the 10 presented Enshrouded builds in Patch 3 because it focuses on highly survivable spellcasting. It combines the highest-damage source, Staff weapon, and heavy armor for maximum survivability. This playstyle combines weapons and armor for powerful self-healing, damage reduction, and effective group play.

Pros: The Battlemage stands out with its unique ability to deal damage, tank, and off-heal. Its high survivability, thanks to armor choices and skills reducing incoming damage, makes it forgiving at higher levels. The Acid Bite and Staff combo ensures incredible damage without the risk of missing attacks. The build also allows flexibility to spare skill points for powerful skills like Double Jump and Airborne.

Cons: While the Battlemage excels in various roles, it lacks the Wizard’s mind-numbing damage output. Additionally, it doesn’t fully embrace a tank setup but remains sturdy in a group or solo play.

Patch #3 Changes for Enshrouded

Patch #3 added a new craftsperson, a new quest, and, most importantly, a new dungeon, the Hollows, with new legendary gear, puzzles, enemies, and trophies you can hang in your house. There are four hollows, each with higher-level enemies and difficulty with the Kindlewaste dungeon scaling to level 25, with level 30 gear. This is now the best legendary gear in the game, and our builds will be changed to reflect this.

New Legendary Staff from Hollows Dungeon Enshrouded Sinister Crescent Staff

Top changes in Patch #3 for Enshrouded:

  • Acid Bite Spell Nerf – Expect much less damage, and go back to Fireball Eternal Spell
  • Shroud Arrows – no longer stun lock enemies
  • New Weapons – legendary weapons, once fully upgraded, are level 30
  • New consumables – soup that helps you kill hollow specific enemies
  • Bloodletting orbs – this skill (resource orbs) no longer triggers with Acid Bite or Light Burst
  • Necromancer Skill – much improved with the skull following and providing more support
  • Shell Shock – skill was changed; now works as described
  • Merciless Attack – animation is faster

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