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    Condition Alacrity Scourge
    June 2024

    Group PvE
    Offensive Support
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    Condition Alacrity Scourge has a similar rotation to Condition Scourge, but trades damage output for generation alongside some coverage. This build still has all of the high-value defensive utility of scourge and can be customized to fit encounters and your squad composition!


    Build Fundamentals

    The key interaction that powers Condition Alacrity Scourge is that Desert Empowerment causes  you apply to also apply while also causing Manifest Sand Shade to apply barrier. This, combined with the pulsing from Sandstorm Shroud generates very comfortable uptime. is simply the mechanism that applies to your squad and should not be relied upon for meaningful damage mitigation.

    Shade abilities affect up to three players. Since you also count as a shade, this means it's important to have at least one Manifest Sand Shade up before applying or you won't affect your entire subgroup. The radius of your shade abilities is also relatively small, so be mindful of where your team is standing relative to you and your Manifest Sand Shades. Each Manifest Sand Shade only lasts for eight seconds, so make sure you're not using skills without one active. This is especially important with Sandstorm Shroud, as the ability pulses over time. If your shade expires while it's still going off, your team will get less from it.

    Build Specifics

    Use Sand Cascade and Sandstorm Shroud off cooldown to apply and . Switching Fell Beacon to Abrasive Grit can help cover and assist with condition cleanse at the cost of damage.

    Shade skills are instant cast, so try to use them while casting/channeling other abilities to maximize damage. Hitting an enemy with a shade skill once every two seconds will give you the most value from Dhuumfire.

    Cast Sandstorm Shroud during the cast time of Blood Is Power to consistently apply the self-inflicted and , even when other conditions might be on you.

    Most of your damaging abilities along with Signet of Undeath's passive will keep your life force topped up. If you need to use Signet of Undeath, you may find yourself short on life force for a while. Equipping a warhorn in your second weapon set for Locust Swarm or using a life force-generating utility skill such as Desiccate or Spectral Grasp can help if you find yourself using Signet of Undeath frequently.

    You can pay Signet of Undeath's life cost with barrier. This can help preserve your health!

    Crowd Control


    Condition Alacrity Scourge has a flexible utility slot (represented here with Spectral Grasp):

    • Trail of Anguish stunbreak and application. Make sure to walk over allies to apply .
    • Spectral Grasp Defiance damage, life force generation, and long-range multitarget pull. Standing inside the hitbox of an enemy while other enemies are nearby will cause all projectiles from this skill to hit a single enemy, doing up to six times more defiance damage!
    • Epidemic Additional area damage. Useful for killing weaker enemies such as Tormented Dead in Soulless Horror.
    • Summon Shadow Fiend Life force generation and single target damage. Use when no additional utility is necessary.
    • Corrupt Boon Highly spammable single target boon corruption.
    • Well of Corruption Area boon corruption.
    • Sand Swell A medium range shadowstep with a cast time that spawns a portal allies can go through.
    • Desiccate and generation. Also generates life force.
    • Serpent Siphon and . Useful for additional uptime.

    Your healing skill is also flexible:

    • Well of Blood restores health for both you and nearby allies
    • Sand Flare active mitigation via . Also applies more to nearby allies
    • Signet of Vampirism passively deals lifesteal damage while standing in melee range of an enemy. Can also be used for on-demand squadwide sustain.

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