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    Booster Holosmith
    June 2024

    Open World
    Damage
    Booster build icon Booster build

    Armor

    Celestial icon Superior Rune of the Eagle icon
    Celestial HelmSuperior Rune of the Eagle
    Celestial icon Superior Rune of the Eagle icon
    Celestial ShouldersSuperior Rune of the Eagle
    Celestial icon Superior Rune of the Eagle icon
    Celestial ChestSuperior Rune of the Eagle
    Celestial icon Superior Rune of the Eagle icon
    Celestial GlovesSuperior Rune of the Eagle
    Celestial icon Superior Rune of the Eagle icon
    Celestial LegsSuperior Rune of the Eagle
    Celestial icon Superior Rune of the Eagle icon
    Celestial BootsSuperior Rune of the Eagle

    Weapons & Sigils

    Sword icon Superior Sigil of Accuracy icon
    Celestial SwordSuperior Sigil of Accuracy
    Shield icon Superior Sigil of Force icon
    Celestial ShieldSuperior Sigil of Force

    Trinkets

    Celestial icon
    Celestial Backpiece
    Celestial icon
    Celestial Accessory
    Celestial icon
    Celestial Accessory
    Celestial icon
    Celestial Amulet
    Celestial icon
    Celestial Ring
    Celestial icon
    Celestial Ring
    Relic icon
    Relic of the Thief

    Food

    Peppercorn-Crusted Sous-Vide Steak icon Potent Superior Sharpening Stone icon
    Peppercorn-Crusted Sous-Vide SteakPotent Superior Sharpening Stone

    Weapon Skills

    Utility Skills

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    Target Stats

    10001000100010000000
    1000159225%150%00%0%

    Introduction

    This Celestial Booster Holosmith is a great beginner-friendly offensive setup made for open-world. The equipment above is designed to be played with the Exotic gear obtained by the Level 80 Boost, with some modifications to runes and sigils. To gear this build without the Level 80 Boost, use crafting or purchase items directly from the trading post.

    Build Fundamentals

    Holosmith has a special mechanic called Heat, which is generated passively while in Engage Photon Forge and when you use weapon skills in Engage Photon Forge. Being above the 50 Heat threshold grants you benefits to your sword and Exceed skills, which is further increased by Enhanced Capacity Storage Unit. This trait increases your maximum heat to 150, granting additional benefits to these skills while above 100 heat.

    Exceed skills are the special type of utility skills available while playing Holosmith, including your toolbelt skills.

    Build Specifics

    You can quickly gain Heat if your Heat level falls too low by using Holographic Shockwave Holo Leap while in Engage Photon Forge.

    Try to remain above 100 Heat most of the time while you are in combat and use Laser Disk, Photon Wall Launch Wall, Particle Accelerator, Blade Burst, and Grenade Barrage whenever they are available.

    Make sure to leave Deactivate Photon Forge before you overheat (Holoforge Overheated). If you overheat, you can get rid of it by mounting up while out of combat.

    Crowd Control

    1. Magnetic Shield Magnetic Inversion
    2. Static Shield Throw Shield
    3. Prime Light Beam
    4. Holographic Shockwave

    Alternatives

    If you do not enjoy using Kits, you can exchange Grenade Kit for Throw Mine for additional Crowd Control at the cost of ranged damage.

    Spectrum Shield is good for a stun break, damage reduction, and .

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