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    Power Quickness Harbinger
    March 2024

    Group PvE
    Offensive Support
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    Armor

    Berserker's icon Superior Rune of the Dragonhunter icon
    Berserker's HelmSuperior Rune of the Dragonhunter
    Berserker's icon Superior Rune of the Dragonhunter icon
    Berserker's ShouldersSuperior Rune of the Dragonhunter
    Berserker's icon Superior Rune of the Dragonhunter icon
    Berserker's ChestSuperior Rune of the Dragonhunter
    Berserker's icon Superior Rune of the Dragonhunter icon
    Berserker's GlovesSuperior Rune of the Dragonhunter
    Berserker's icon Superior Rune of the Dragonhunter icon
    Berserker's LegsSuperior Rune of the Dragonhunter
    Berserker's icon Superior Rune of the Dragonhunter icon
    Berserker's BootsSuperior Rune of the Dragonhunter

    Weapons & Sigils

    Greatsword icon Superior Sigil of Force icon Superior Sigil of Accuracy icon
    Berserker's GreatswordSuperior Sigil of ForceSuperior Sigil of Accuracy
    Dagger icon Superior Sigil of Force icon
    Berserker's DaggerSuperior Sigil of Force
    Sword icon Superior Sigil of Accuracy icon
    Berserker's SwordSuperior Sigil of Accuracy

    Trinkets

    Assassin's icon
    Assassin's Backpiece
    Berserker's icon
    Berserker's Accessory
    Berserker's icon
    Berserker's Accessory
    Berserker's icon
    Berserker's Amulet
    Berserker's icon
    Berserker's Ring
    Berserker's icon
    Berserker's Ring
    Relic icon
    Relic of Fireworks

    Food

    Cilantro Lime Sous-Vide Steak icon Potent Superior Sharpening Stone icon
    Cilantro Lime Sous-Vide SteakPotent Superior Sharpening Stone

    Infusions

    13 x Mighty Infusions icon 5 x Precise Infusions icon
    13 x Mighty Infusions5 x Precise Infusions

    Utility Skills

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    1. Before entering Harbinger Shroud use the following skills:
      1. Nightfall (if on Greatsword)
      2. Well of Darkness
      3. Well of Suffering
      4. Life Siphon (if on Dagger)
    2. After the opening, always use Elixir of Promise, Elixir of Anguish and Elixir of Ambition when off Cooldown.
    3. When in Harbinger Shroud use:
      1. Dark Barrage three times
      2. Devouring Cut twice
      3. Voracious Arc once
      4. Vital Draw to keep Relic[s] of Fireworks uptime

    Target Stats

    10001000100010000000
    1000159225%150%00%0%

    Introduction

    Power Quickness Harbinger is a powerful, bursty offensive support build focusing on single-target damage. This build uses the same gear as the full DPS build. Staying in Harbinger Shroud generates and every three seconds in a 360-unit radius. Combined with Elixirs, you can maintain uptime easily. This build lacks other supportive boons, so ensure the defensive support in your subgroup covers other boons.

    Build Fundamentals

    Enter and exit Harbinger Shroud regularly to increase damage via Soul Barbs. Taking damage in Shroud still affects your HP and will not consume Life Force.

    Precast Elixir of Promise just before entering the fight to instantly get 10 stacks of to increase the damage of the skills you use after.

    Use Elixir of Anguish and Elixir of Ambition on your team as soon as they’re off-cooldown to upkeep .

    Before entering Harbinger Shroud always place Nightfall, Well of Darkness, and Well of Suffering, to maximize burst damage. Never delay entering Harbinger Shroud or using any of the Well skills with this combo. During the opener, use Elixir of Ambition just right after Nightfall.

    Your Life Force is generated by using the following skills:

    • Death Spiral, Devouring Visage and Grasping Darkness when hitting targets. It’s preferable to hit multiple targets if they’re in range with the boss.
    • When entering Harbinger Shroud you gain some Life Force. Then when you cast Vital Draw you gain Life Force up to 3 times for each enemy inside the floating area, affecting up to maximum 5 targets.
    • Dark Pact is a single target skill and generates some Life Force. Use it as a boonstrip if the fight requires it.

    The rotation changes slightly when the enemy is below 50% life: When you exit from Harbinger Shroud and you’re in Greatsword, use  Gravedigger 2 more times and once you Weapon Swap, skip Devouring Visage and use Dark Pact in between Hungering Maelstrom and Gormandize.

    Build Specifics

    To upkeep Relic[s] of Fireworks always use Nightfall and/or Grasping Darkness when you’re in Greatsword, during Dagger loopDevouring Visage and when in Harbinger Shroud use Vital Draw. When using Vital Draw do not cast it immediately, since you’ll lose the Relic[s] of Fireworks uptime when you continue the Shroud Loop.

    Elixir of Ambition is a powerful skill that provides all 12 boons to your team for 5 to 10 seconds with 100% Boon Duration. When possible, delay it a bit to provide , , and 5 stacks of in a crucial moment.

    Tainted Bolts shoots two projectiles. You should count 6-8 projectiles before using Dark Barrage and or Devouring Cut again.

    Use Devouring Cut and Voracious Arc when your is generally above 20 stacks.

    Grasping Darkness aftercast can be canceled by using Nightfall right after.

    After the first cast of any Sword skill, use another skill while you wait for the second activation. The second activation requires a short amount of time to be ready to use, so it would be a DPS increase using something else in between.

    While in Harbinger Shroud, you constantly lose your main life bar for each stack of . At 25 stacks you lose 37.5% of your maximum health (level 80 stats), making you much more vulnerable to dangerous attacks from multiple bosses. Sometimes might not be enough to prevent you from going down, so you might want to consider delaying or adapting the rotation to the fight, using Voracious Arc and Devouring Cut to consume and gain back a portion of your maximum health.

    Crowd Control

    Alternatives

    Utility skills

    In this build, you shouldn’t change anything, but if your team really needs something else, you can replace Well of Darkness with one of the following skills:

    Gear

    If you’re struggling to maintain boon uptime, consider getting some Diviner’s gear instead to increase your Boon Duration.

    You can change the stats of Helmet and Leggings to Assassin’s and the rest of the gear to Berserker. You’ll reach 100% crit chance by just having ascended gear with this selection, and almost no DPS loss if you decide to go with all Might Infusions in the future.

    Sigils

    For encounters at night time, you can replace your Superior Sigil[s] of Force with Superior Sigil[s] of the Night for a slight DPS increase.

    You can also use Superior Sigil[s] of Cruelty in areas where you can kill multiple mobs that grant stacks. Once you reach 25 stacks, you can stay on Greatsword (for GS-only rotation check the LI build variant).

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