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Power Dragonhunter

Squad
Dps

Armor

Illustrious Visor icon Superior Rune of the Scholar icon
Berserker's HelmSuperior Rune of the Scholar
Illustrious Pauldrons icon Superior Rune of the Scholar icon
Berserker's ShouldersSuperior Rune of the Scholar
Illustrious Breastplate icon Superior Rune of the Scholar icon
Berserker's ChestSuperior Rune of the Scholar
Illustrious Warfists icon Superior Rune of the Scholar icon
Berserker's GlovesSuperior Rune of the Scholar
Illustrious Tassets icon Superior Rune of the Scholar icon
Berserker's LegsSuperior Rune of the Scholar
Illustrious Greaves icon Superior Rune of the Scholar icon
Berserker's BootsSuperior Rune of the Scholar

Weapons & Sigils

Greatsword icon Superior Sigil of Force icon Superior Sigil of Impact icon
Berserker's GreatswordSuperior Sigil of Force Superior Sigil of Impact
Sword icon Superior Sigil of Force icon
Berserker's SwordSuperior Sigil of Force
Focus icon Superior Sigil of Impact icon
Berserker's FocusSuperior Sigil of Impact

Trinkets

Quiver of a Thousand Arrows icon
Berserker's Backpiece
Black Ice Earring icon
Berserker's Accessory
Asgeir's Talisman icon
Berserker's Accessory
Asgeir's Amulet icon
Berserker's Amulet
Black Ice Band icon
Berserker's Ring
Mistborn Band icon
Berserker's Ring

Food

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

Infusions

Mighty WvW Infusion icon
18xMighty Infusion

Utility Skills

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This build provides very good burst dps, CC, and Vulnerability while having multiple skills allowing you to mitigate incoming damage. It’s easy to pick up which makes it a popular pick in raids, but it will take a while to master.

Build Fundamentals

You want to keep in mind that all high damage skills should be used in combination with Spear of Justice to increase your burst damage via Big Game Hunter.

High uptime of Resolution is very important as you get a 25% critical chance from Righteous Instincts. That’s why having multiple Power Dragonhunters or Power Core Guardians in the same party is ideal as they will benefit from Resolution from Symbol of Resolution.

Important Notes

Hunter's Verdict will increase your damage by 15% while tether is active, and Bane Signet will increase your power, that’s why you should avoid using signed and breaking tether unless you really need CC.

Leap of Faith is a good movement skill if you find yourself in the need of it, so is Wings of Resolve, but keep in mind it will also heal your party and yourself and will cleanse conditions from yourself which might come in handy in some encounters.

Use Shield of Courage to block attacks or to share Aegis with your party. This is particularly useful in situations, where normal Aegis is unreliable because can be stripped by environmental attacks, that’s because Shield of Courage will grant Aegis at a set intervals.

If there are multiple targets around, you can use Binding Blade inside the hitbox to hit a single target up to 5 times.

To heal up quickly after taking damage or to counter high damage pressure use Litany of Wrath.

Use Sword of Justice instead of Greatsword Autoattacks if you have excess charges and you have Spear of Justice active.

Spear of Justice cooldown can be reset by killing enemies due to Renewed Justice. Make sure to not waste it by using it while your high damaging skills are on cooldown.

CC (Crowd Control)

Alternatives

Utility Skills

You can replace Sword of Justice with:

You can replace Dragon's Maw with "Feel My Wrath!" if you don’t need CC or you lack Quickness or Fury.

Traits

You can swap Righteous Instincts for Perfect Inscriptions if you need to use your Bane Signet for CC. If you swap to Righteous Instincts you will need to:

Armor

Illustrious Visor icon Superior Rune of the Scholar icon
Berserker's HelmSuperior Rune of the Scholar
Illustrious Pauldrons icon Superior Rune of the Scholar icon
Berserker's ShouldersSuperior Rune of the Scholar
Illustrious Breastplate icon Superior Rune of the Scholar icon
Berserker's ChestSuperior Rune of the Scholar
Illustrious Warfists icon Superior Rune of the Scholar icon
Berserker's GlovesSuperior Rune of the Scholar
Illustrious Tassets icon Superior Rune of the Scholar icon
Berserker's LegsSuperior Rune of the Scholar
Illustrious Greaves icon Superior Rune of the Scholar icon
Berserker's BootsSuperior Rune of the Scholar

Weapons & Sigils

Greatsword icon Superior Sigil of Force icon Superior Sigil of Impact icon
Berserker's GreatswordSuperior Sigil of Force Superior Sigil of Impact
Longbow icon Superior Sigil of Force icon Superior Sigil of Impact icon
Berserker's LongbowSuperior Sigil of Force Superior Sigil of Impact

Trinkets

Quiver of a Thousand Arrows icon
Berserker's Backpiece
Black Ice Earring icon
Berserker's Accessory
Asgeir's Talisman icon
Berserker's Accessory
Asgeir's Amulet icon
Berserker's Amulet
Black Ice Band icon
Berserker's Ring
Mistborn Band icon
Berserker's Ring

Food

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

Infusions

Mighty WvW Infusion icon
18xMighty Infusion

Utility Skills

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Rotation

  1. [skill id]

Intro, description of how build works

Build fundamentals

Main skill usage description, what serves what purpose, icds to watch out for etc etc

CC (Crowd Control)

  • [skill id] (breakbar value).

Alternatives

Pets/Utility Skills/Food/etc

Example alternatives, repeat this header and paragraph for every desired alternative tip, where needed extend explanation with list of alternatives

  • [skill id] explanation where and when should you change skill

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