Phantasmal Mage Dodge Imaginary Axes The Prestige Weapon Swap Phantasmal Duelist Signet of the Ether Lingering Thoughtsinto Jauntto animation cancel Dodgeduring animation Imaginary Axes Lingering Thoughts Cry of Frustration Mind Wrack Crystal Sands Jaunt Magic Bullet Phantasmal Duelist Imaginary Axesfrom the Mirage Mirrorleft behind, not your Dodge Axes of Symmetry Imaginary Axes1x Autochain Imaginary Axes
- 1 auto attack into
Weapon Swap(your chain carries over onto the next weapon set here finish the chain with 2 more attacks Imaginary Axes Phantasmal Mage Axes of Symmetry
You don’t have a perfect loop like most builds, so follow this priority list:
Cry of Frustration Mind Wrackbuild up 3 clones by using Lingering Thoughts Crystal Sands Jaunt
- Keep your stamina below 50% by using
Imaginary Axesoff cooldown Axes of Symmetryoff cooldown
- Keep your offhand skills (4&5) off cooldown
Weapon Swapoff cooldown Signet of the Ether2x Lingering Thoughtsduring the ethereal field you created, while still following the priority list
- Finish your auto attack chain as much as possible
Due to the high amount of
Ambush and Endurance Management
Mirage uses endurance as an offensive resource. Whenever you
Since you’ll be mostly using your dodges offensively, you should try to learn certain boss patterns and timings of harder hitting attacks that you will need to play around. The most obvious choice is to just not use up a dodge whenever you know there is an attack incoming. Your other defensive options include:
Weapon Swapto trigger Superior Sigil of Energyto gain an additional dodge.
Cry of Frustration Distortioninstead of Cry of Frustration Mind Wrackto gain some invulnerability frames, this is kind of hard to pull off, but can be very worth it, you can also just use Distortionas a panic button, but it comes with a DPS loss if not used with Cry of Frustrationfirst. Axes of Symmetrygives you some dodge frames as well, try to combine this with dodging attacks to be as efficient as possible.
Clones use your
You can summon clones in the following ways:
Lingering Thoughtsgenerates a clone after a short delay
- Using a deception skill when you have at least one clone (
Crystal Sands, Jaunt) Phantasmal Mageand Phantasmal Duelistboth generate a clone once the phantasm is done casting
Note: that summoning a new clone while already having 3 clones will destroy the oldest one.
Clones don’t have
For that reason, avoid the following skill sequences:
Lingering Thoughts, Phantasmal Duelistor Magic Bulletwhile inside an ethereal field will apply confusion through swirl and projectile finishers resulting in more DPS.
Signet of Midnightat the very end of a fight results in a slight DPS increase due to the blind applying confusion for a final burst tick.
Magic Bulletwhile a boss is casting an ability counts as interrupting them, decreasing your cooldowns through Chaotic Interruptionwhich results in an earlier usage of Axes of Symmetryor Phantasmal Duelist