Dodgewhen at 1+ endurance. Weakening Charge+ Assassin's Signet Weakening Charge Fist Flurry Weakening Charge Palm Strike Weakening Chargeuntil out of initiative
Power Boon Daredevil is a very similar build to pure Power Daredevil and plays the same when it comes to damage dealing. The main difference is the usage of
This build should only be used on bosses such as Matthias Gabrel, Mursaat Overseer, Statues of Grenth, and Cardinal Adina, where you can steal
High boon duration items will allow you to provide permanent
Other boons provided by
Much as with basic Power Daredevil, your DPS comes in repeated bursts, between which you will enter a rest period where you will refill your resources with the staff
If your endurance bar fills to one dodge while in your rest period, you will want to
Sleight of Handwill reduce its recharge and add some minor breakbar damage Thrill of the Crimeadds more boon uptime of Fury, Swiftnessand Might Bountiful Theftadds Vigoruptime and additional boon strip Lead Attackswill further reduce your steal cooldown as well as it’ll add more survivability by reducing damage taken per initiative spent
On top of that, you can use your stolen skills twice with
Sword/Pistol set is used both for mobility from
But more importantly, that will be your go-to set if you choose to tank, that’s because
As a tank, you can mitigate some damage with your regular
If you are in a fight like Cardinal Adina where tanking is toughness-based, swap some Diviner’s pieces with Commander’s and make sure you have the highest toughness in your squad.
Hide in Shadowsif you need self condition-cleanse or more CC via your staff ambush skill. Prepare Shadow Portalif your group needs it for specific fights and doesn’t have a Mesmer. Prepare Pitfallif you need more CC.
Prepare Thousand Needles, up to five minutes before the fight.
- Unload any
Detonate Plasmayou have Steal Detonate Plasma(use once if you used 2 pre-stolen stacks) Spider Venom, Skale Venomand Devourer Venom Dodge
Death Blossom Thousand Needlesduring 3rd Death Blossom Dodge Prepare Thousand Needles Death Blossom Auto-attack chain Dodge Death Blossom Auto-attack chain
Depending on your Endurance, Initiative and
Condition Boon Daredevil plays similarly to Condition Daredevil damage-wise, build owes its existence purely to the usage of
While there are more places where
The primary reason why you run so much boon duration is an ability to provide permanent
Other boons provided by
The ramp-up of your skills is not that fast, but it is carried with burst skills like Venoms, paired with spamming of
Always ensure to use
Be aware of the range of your
After your opener, keep using your initiative, try to maintain 15 stacks of
If given occasions, you can use your Whirl Finishers, like
Ritualist’s and Celestial gear is exchangeable, Ritualist will increase your damage slightly, and Celestial is just more hybridized (you also have to keep in mind, that by taking Celestial, you’ll have high toughness, so communicate with your tank to take more if you are not tanking.
Your second weapon set is situational as you won’t be using it for damage, you can pick whatever will suit your needs at a given moment:
- Main-hand pistol for teleport backward and more range damage possibilities.
- Off-Hand pistol enables fast crowd-control spam via
Head Shotand smoke field via Black Powder.
- Short-bow for better movement potential via
Infiltrator's Arrowand more range damage possibilities, as well as poison field and crowd-control skill with Choking Gas. Superior Sigil of Paralyzation, for higher crowd-control damage
Food and Infusions
If you struggle maintaining boons on allies, you can take
Skills and Traits
Your healing and elite skill are interchangeable, the best choices are
If you desire a boon removal on bosses like Adina, you can take
For the Eye of Judgement and the Eye of Fate from Statues of Grenth, you should swap out
In order to pre-steal on Adina, you can either trigger the boss and /gg, or you can use
In order to pre-steal on Mursaat Overseer, you can only politely ask your friendly squad to trigger the boss and write /gg.
In order to pre-steal on Matthias you can either trigger the boss and /gg, or take off your
On Twin Largos, you can either trigger the encounter, phase Nikare to get to Kenut’s platform, steal from her, and /gg, or you can use