Heya Buddies, the new raid boss, Hemovorous the Invincible, comes out in the director’s cut Season Pass 2 dlc very soon and to help all the Moze mains out there I created this Guide / Moze Build that will have everything you will need to defeat the upcoming raid boss. This will also include some helpful tips and tricks I feel will be helpful during the raid boss Fight w/ Hemovorous the Invincible.
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I tried to keep the list as short and sweet as possible w/ gear that is easy to use and (for the most part) to get. I tried to not just list every single top tier gun and this is what I came up with:
The Four Weapons I recommend is:
- Light show- Consecutive Hits Anointment
- The Monarch- Consecutive Hits Anointment
- Plaguebearer- Urad Anointment
- Unforgiven (For Cheese) - Kills increase Iron Bear’s cooldown rate by 30%
(Try to Obtain Corrosive and Fire Elements since Varkids Tend to have Armor/Flesh Health Bars)
These 4 Weapons are common weapons (besides unforgiven) seen in a ton of builds so I knew a lot of players will already have them and they are all easy to use weapons that will be able to hit the Raid Boss whether he is slippery or not. Unforgiven is here in case players prefer Rocketeer Based Builds as they can jump into the back of the turret of iron bear which will allow you the player to take no damage the entire time you are in the turret. During this time the Anointment will allow you to gain Iron Bear Cooldown back when killing the possible Adds the Raid Boss might Summon while gaining bonus crit damage that the Unforgiven will provide. Despite recent nerfs w/ Moze’s Short Fuse, the Light Show & Monarch still deal crazy amounts of damage when optimizing On Foot Moze or 50/50 Iron Bear Builds.
- Cloning Maddening Tracker (CMT) (Random Epic Drop so no link, there are videos online like this for it: https://youtu.be/yom5FdXYuSA?t=327 ) - Anointments Recommended: ASE Fire / Corrosive or On Throw Global Damage Increase or Taking damage has a 20% chance to spawn a grenade
- It’s Piss- Anointments Recommended: Taking damage has a 20% chance to spawn a grenade or On Throw Global Damage Increase
Once Again Common Grenades used in most Moze Builds, Cloning Maddening Tracker will benefit Vampyr Procs Keeping the Players Health at a good amount within and out of Iron Bear. If needing Vampyr Procs for Iron Bear and you can’t get your hands on a CMT just use any grenade that deals tons of Splash damage w/ anointment Taking damage has a 20% chance to spawn a grenade. Its Piss is a good choice for dealing tons of single target damage against bosses so easy choice there.
- Old God (Either Corrosive or Fire, since Varkids commonly have Armor/Flesh Health Pools)- Anointment Recommended: ASE Fire / Corrosive or Kills increase Iron Bear’s cooldown rate by 30%
- Plus Ultra- Anointment Recommended: Kills increase Iron Bear’s cooldown rate by 30%
- Faulty Star (For Cheese but not recommended for First Encounter; It might not work) - Anointments Recommended: Doesn’t matter as much as others but you can do ASE Fire / Corrosive
- Stop-Gap (For First Encounters) - On Action Skill Start - Activate any effects that trigger on shield break or fill.
Lets Start w/ Stop Gap; Stop Gap will be invaluable to have during your first run in on the boss since on shield break will give you a few seconds to analysis what just happened for those WTF moments & give you time to heal yourself. The Anointment On Action Skill Start - Activate any effects that trigger on shield break or fill Isn’t that amazing on Moze since Iron Bear already has some Invulnerability frames during the start up but it could save your life with the raid boss since raid bosses are supposed to be stupid strong. If you are planning on doing Iron Bear based builds Plus Ultra will double your health while piloting Iron Bear so that’s a obvious one up for the player. Old God will help you optimize your damage if you plan on trying to deal the most amount of damage possible. The Fault Star Cheese is using Rushin Offensive Action skill point while using Mayhem Modifier Boundary Issues while also using Blood Letter to create a infinite Nova Loop. It only works if you are sprinting and you get close enough to the enemy to cause Boundary Issues to proc which will constantly deal damage to you along as you stay close to the enemy, you will constantly get your shields back from lifesteal (from Rushing Offensive) since Blood Letter turns all healing to go into the shield as opposed to HP.
I picked these two because The Pearl will allow you to double your damage when trying for Consecutive hits which will be easy to achieve against the huge target Hemovorous the Invincible. The Snowdrift is here because BL3 has a hard on for making Bosses have mechanics that make have to move fast to either dodge something or complete a phase.
Class Mod Slots:
Lets start with Flare; Flare will allow you to optimize in increasing your damage with On Foot or Iron Bear/Cub based Build. Rocketeer will allow you to cheese the boss while sitting in the turret or simply act as a decoy to help you get away from the boss while you go for the sweet sweet thorax (crit spot). Finally, Bloodletter will allow you to keep your shields healthy which will help survivability or help you achieve Faulty Star nova loops cheese; keep in mind that Bloodletter should result in inability to spam Health gating since you wont be able to restore HP as easily.
Since we are done listing the meat and potatoes of this post lets discuss some tech or misc information that will help you fight the boss:
Don’t run Deathless builds unless you are familiar w/ the Raid Boss, Deathless removes the health gate ability all vault hunters have. Health Gating will more then likely save your booty more then once during the fight.
Don’t run urad builds UNTIL we as a community know how to tackle the boss because most players will need health gating to survive.
I cannot stress this enough Try to focus on Corrosive and Fire Elements since Varkids tend to have Armor/Flesh Health Bars. Shock Based Builds will probably be worthless.
Once again; Run a Plus ultra shield if you are going for iron bear piloting based build.
For iron bear based cheese against bosses use a Rocketeer class mod plus unforgiven while you are in the back of turret you take no damage.
if you plan on running any iron bear based get a shield with on kill increase action skill cooldown rate. With a grenade that has anointment throw grenade automatically when getting hit in iron bear to keep him healthy w/ Vampyr Procs
On foot cheese would be faulty star assuming the raid boss would proc this mayhem modifier but I don’t really recommend trying this since you would probably go into ffyl trying to attempt this but who knows.
Stop gap will be super useful until we are familiar with the mechanics.
You’ll want to try to get ase fire as well on either shield or grenade optimally on shield since you will want to have on throw bonus damage for grenades if you plan on doing on foot moze otherwise get the ase on your grenade since you’ll want to have on kill increase cool down rate for iron bear since iron bear will be a useful get out of jail free card since on entering iron bear you have a few seconds of invincibility.
I believe that covers everything, I hope this helps someone & have a great day everyone
Feel free to add any tips you think will help another player in the comments, you will probably help a fellow vault hunter out & strengthen us as a community.