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    Protection Holosmith
    December 2022

    PvP
    Sidenoder

    PvP Amulet & Rune

    PvP amulet
    PvP rune icon
    Rune of the Dolyak

    Weapons & Sigils

    Sword icon Sigil of Cleansing icon
    SwordSigil of Cleansing
    Shield icon Sigil of Energy icon
    ShieldSigil of Energy

    Weapon Skills

    Utility Skills

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    Skill Priority

    No explanation here, just a list of skills. Use “Skill Priority” if the build has no strict rotation.

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    5. Meme

    Prot Holo offers very high sustain and lots of CC. This build gets its value from the boons and Regeneration output it can provide as well as the passive AoE damage that slowly wears down enemies. It is currently not the most common build, as its protection uptime was nerfed multiple times.

    Build fundamentals

    The utility skills gain the most value when heat is above 50 (out of 150):

    At the start of each match, you should use every skill in Engage Photon Forge to get a head start with heat, allowing you to access these buffs asap.

    This build also has high resustain via boons from: Super Elixir, Elixir Shell, Compounding Chemicals, and Heat Therapy, as well as high condition management through Anticorrosion Plating and Deactivate Photon Forge (keep in mind you have to actually use this skill to get the condition cleanse).

    The gameplay itself is rather rotational, you swap between:

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