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Power Shatter
August 2022

PvP
Roamer

PvP Amulet & Rune

PvP amulet icon
Berserker Amulet
PvP rune icon
Rune of the Lynx

Weapons & Sigils

Greatsword icon Sigil of Exploitation icon Sigil of Energy icon
GreatswordSigil of Exploitation Sigil of Energy
Sword icon Sigil of Cleansing icon
SwordSigil of Cleansing
Torch icon Sigil of Energy icon
TorchSigil of Energy

Utility Skills

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Using stealth and strong burst, Power Shatter can kill any target if used at the right timing.

Build fundamentals

This build is based on one simple burst, hitting it is very important as most of the kills you’ll get will be from this combo.

  1. Mirror Blade in melee range. You can start casting it from range and use Blink at the very end of the cast
  2. Mantra of Pain
  3. Mind Wrack almost at the same time but it’s important to apply the Vulnerability first
  4. Mind Stab

In case you are not on greatsword but still want to burst because you see good timing or want to finish the target quickly you can use Illusionary Leap into Swap to Immobilize shortly and port yourself to the target, Blurred Frenzy and then the usual burst follow up Mantra of Pain and Mind Wrack.

The best with a build based on such an important combo is to make sure you can hit it consistently. We already introduced using Blink to surprise a target but you can use other tools such as stealth.

Mass Invisibility and The Prestige are the best to use for such situations. Signet of Midnight will too provide Stealth but is also a stunbreak so it is better to keep it for such a purpose.

You can also use look for an opportunity to use your burst when an ally is CCing a target.

If the fight just started and you’re unable to join an already existing one, you’ll have to bait enemies abilities because missing your burst means you’re useless until it’s off cooldown. Phantasmal Mage can be excellent for it, it’s a very obvious hard-hitting phantasm that everybody will try to dodge, same goes for Phantasmal Berserker.

Defense and disengage potential

This build really struggles with being focused. Most other roamers can hunt it down easily if the build is played in a greedy way. Once again Stealth is an amazing tool, letting you disengage almost any fight. Yet look out for revenants as they could reveal you.

Blink if not used to burst is your best disengage tool, very few classes can catch up to you if you use it, Mirror can be used strictly for mobility as it gives you a small amount superspeed¬† if you’re not threatened, the reflect part can save you from range classes like ranger very reliably. Remember Mass Invisibility is your most versatile spell. It stealths and gives superspeed to allies. Giving you and allies burst window, securing a rez or save a teammate with the stealth. Distortion is your panic button.

Matchups

This build struggles against other roamers such as Heralds or Thieves. You should never duel on this unless you’re confident in getting a sneaky clean one burst, but that’s very unlikely.

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