Feel free to tweak them as you go, and don’t invest too heavily outside your desired build unless you don’t mind spending the Orbs of Regret. Bear in mindthat’ll get around 20 points of poe currency sorrow by doing each of the quests, so use them wisely!
Prior to getting into your particular builds, you’re going to want some generic leveling items. They are not necessary, but they’ll make your life much simpler. If you’ve played much Path of Exile you’ll know these items off by heart, and likely have a set already. In any event, here we go.
If you have cash to burn, catch a +1 to degree a socketed gems variant. It’ll be about five times as expensive, but it’ll give you a wonderful boost to leveling up, especially as a spellcaster. It will also allow you to use a number of wands (and not be limited to Lifesprigs) if you would like to.
In terms of weapons, you are going to want to cheap poe rmt get dual wield Lifesprigs. Despite being level one wands, these can take you all the way to maps in case you do not wish to substitute them. Early on, they’re great to set your gems in, due to the +1 to level.