Example Shiro Opener
Enchanted Daggers Phase Traversal Chilling Isolation
Impossible Oddswhile casting)
Relinquish Power Facet of Nature True Nature Impossible Odds Preparation Thrustchain Legendary Dragon Stance Deathstrike
Power Herald is a mobile teamfight DPS with high burst damage. it’s especially useful when there’s enemy classes that can’t survive its combo, forcing defensive play and kiting. The mobile nature of this build makes it double as a roamer. Your main weakness is being generally squishy, especially to condition damage.
Your role is a damage dealer in a team fight. You want to be where the action is, and burst vulnerable targets with your team.
You’re squishy, melee, with high burst. Once you used your burst, make sure you get out of the fight to recover. Then repeat.
Your mobile nature allows you to get to a side node to outnumber a 1v1 if needed.
- Refer to the “Rotation” segment for an opener.
Infuse Lightfor the right moment to extract maximum value.
- Don’t stay long in the thick of the fight, you’ll run out of resources quickly. Burst and get out.
- Utilize kiting effectively to avoid being teleported on to when vulnerable.
- Your best defence is offense – look for an opening to turn on your aggressors.
- The importance of
Impossible Oddscannot be overstated. Make sure you utilize it in your bursts.
- Manage your cleanses carefully. Dodge highly dangerous condition attacks.
- Don’t miss
Facet of Nature True Natureoff cooldown (on targets).
This is a purely melee build, but we compensate by utilizing a plethora of movement skills to stick to and kill our targets, such as:
As well as applying movement impairing conditions like
Therefore, it’s the stance in which we would most often want to burst and start a fight with. The general opener idea can be found in the Rotation segment.
What’s important to understand about the opener is applying our damage mods as well as
Note: Shiro burst is notoriously telegraphed, and you can expect a skilled opponent to dodge if they see the animation. Teleporting from behind a wall is preferred for this reason. Then again, also keep in mind to not throw too many skills into a dodging opponent as to not run out of damage.
Other than the opener, when swapping to shiro and you’re already in the thick of the fight, it’s a good idea to use
Lastly, your mobility skills (detailed in the following section) will provide you
We have excellent move-speed based mobility through permanent
Additionally, we have
For disengage mobility, we have
An important aspect to master Herald’s mobility is the “About face” keybind, turning your character in a 180° angle so you can use
Sustain & Healing
Like any revenant build, it’s important to plan out enough energy to be able to stunbreak in the near future in case you get jumped. Be mindful to always be near the next Legend Swap or enough energy to use
Given its role as a Damage dealer, the build has decent sustain.
The build’s mostly relys on damage mitigation through its strong blocks and evades, such as
In passive healing, we have
In active healing, we have
it’s also important to remember to hit your attacks when
While the build is reasonably durable against conditions in teamfight scenarios, when alone it will struggle against a good condition build. On weapon- / legend swap proccing effects like
If you find yourself struggling with sustain against power damage, you can change your
If you have no issue with conditions, and struggle against lockdown, swap