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    Power Reaper
    June 2024

    Group PvE
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    Assassin's icon Superior Rune of the Dragonhunter icon
    Assassin'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


    Berserker's icon
    Berserker'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


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


    6 x Precise Infusions icon 14 x Mighty Infusions icon
    6 x Precise Infusions14 x Mighty Infusions

    Utility Skills

    1. Before entering Reaper's Shroud:
      1. Nightfall
      2. Well of Darkness
      3. Well of Suffering
    2. 4x Auto-attack chains (or x2 Death's Charge and x2 Auto-attack chains) before using Soul Spiral.
    3. 3x Auto-attack chains (or x2 autochain and 1 Death's Charge) and Executioner's Scythe before exiting Reaper's Shroud.
    4. Use Death SpiralGravedigger and Nightfall immediately when not in Reaper's Shroud.
    5. Use Grasping Darkness only if it’s not in CD, just beforeNightfall
    6. "You Are All Weaklings!" when off CD.
    7. If on Dagger:
      1. Use Life Siphon just before entering Shroud.
      2. After exiting Shroud use:
        1. Hungering Maelstrom Devouring Visage
        2. Gormandize Consume
        3. Dark Pact Life Siphon
        4. Weapon Swap to Greatsword.

    Target Stats



    Power Reaper is a powerful and resilient DPS Build with high cleave damage and abundant Crowd Control. While in Reaper's Shroud, the Reaper can give itself permanent and even when auto-attacking. Power Reaper can be a forgiving Build for beginners, but it requires good positioning and encounter knowledge to maintain a smooth rotation with maximum damage.

    Build Fundamentals

    Enter and exit Reaper's Shroud regularly to increase damage via Soul Barbs. While in Reaper's Shroud, avoid incoming damage to keep your Life Force as high as possible; this ensures a smooth, continuous rotation. Deal damage with Greatsword and Dagger/Sword.

    Before entering Reaper's Shroud always place Nightfall, Well of Darkness, and Well of Suffering, to maximize burst damage. Never delay entering Reaper's Shroud or using any of the Well skills with this combo.

    Prioritize using Gravedigger against foes below 50% health, as striking a foe with low health instantly recharges this skill. The last part of the Greatsword Auto-attack chain (Chilling Scythe) also recharges Gravedigger.

    Build Specifics

    Skip Executioner's Scythe if you have entered Shroud while in Dagger and the enemy is above 50% life. Instead do an extra autochain and Exit Reaper's Shroud.

    You still want to always use Executioner's Scythe when the enemy is below 50% and instead, skip Devouring Visage and it’s aftercast. Spam more Gravedigger into your Greatsword Loop, specifically like this:

    To upkeep Relic[s] of Fireworks, open the fight with Grasping Darkness and Nightfall. Do not use Soul Spiral immediately after you enter Reaper's Shroud, but only after a few Auto-attack chains and Death's Charge. After using Soul Spiral, you can use Auto-attack chains and Death's Charge again. Make sure to use Executioner's Scythe before leaving Reaper's Shroud (if you’re on Dagger and enemy is above 50% life, skip this and use Devouring Visage) to maximize Relic[s] of Fireworks uptime.

    Infusing Terror gives you and reduces incoming damage. Since using Infusing Terror will not cancel any skill, activate it when you’re about to receive damage to maintain Life Force. A second activation of the skill will trigger Terrify, fearing the foes around you.

    Always use "You Are All Weaklings!" off-cooldown in melee range for bonus damage. It has no cast time so it can be used at any time, even while casting other skills. It also serves as a personal stun-break, so delay it if you’re expecting incoming CC.

    Gravedigger has a long aftercast that can be canceled by pressing auto-attack and Gravedigger again to start another Gravedigger.

    You can replace Death's Charge with one Auto-attack chain for almost no DPS loss. Remember that finishing one Auto-attack chain in Shroud will reduce the CD of all Shroud skills by 1 second. Always finish Auto-attack chains to maximize damage.

    Crowd Control


    Utility Skills

    "You Are All Weaklings!" can be replaced with other forms of utility. Some options are:

    Elite Skill

    Summon Flesh Golem is your default choice for bosses with long phases or CC bars but it can be replaced with:

    • Lich Form for higher burst in fast phases where it can be precast. Use Summon Madness and instantly exit.
    • "Chilled to the Bone!" is a niche choice that provides excellent AOE crowd control alongside some boons and damage.
      • Overall it deals lower damage than Lich Form and less single target CC than Summon Flesh Golem, but it has a much shorter cooldown than Flesh Golem’s Charge, so replace it when you need more frequent CC.


    You can use Staff instead of Dagger/Sword. The DPS difference is small and might be useful if you need better cleave damage or to gather stacking sigils faster. The priority of skills to use in rotation when you use Staff are the following:

    • Reaper's Mark and Chillblains
    • You can use the other Staff skills during the rest of the rotation (never in the opening) instead of Dagger skills. If you’re about to delay entering in Reaper's Shroud, just use Reaper's Mark and Chillblains.
    • Avoid using Staff Auto-attack chains, as they can result in a DPS loss.


    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.


    If you cannot afford Precise infusions yet, you can change your Legging’s stats into Assassins. This will make you reach 100% Crit Chance with almost the same maximum damage output.

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