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Condition Quickness Berserker
December 2022

Instanced PvE
Offensive support


Illustrious Visor icon Superior Rune of the Firebrand icon
Viper's HelmSuperior Rune of the Firebrand
Illustrious Pauldrons icon Superior Rune of the Firebrand icon
Viper's ShouldersSuperior Rune of the Firebrand
Illustrious Breastplate icon Superior Rune of the Firebrand icon
Viper's ChestSuperior Rune of the Firebrand
Illustrious Warfists icon Superior Rune of the Firebrand icon
Viper's GlovesSuperior Rune of the Firebrand
Illustrious Tassets icon Superior Rune of the Firebrand icon
Viper's LegsSuperior Rune of the Firebrand
Illustrious Greaves icon Superior Rune of the Firebrand icon
Viper's BootsSuperior Rune of the Firebrand

Weapons & Sigils

Longbow icon Superior Sigil of Doom icon Superior Sigil of Torment icon
Viper's LongbowSuperior Sigil of Doom Superior Sigil of Torment
Sword icon Superior Sigil of Geomancy icon
Viper's SwordSuperior Sigil of Geomancy
Torch icon Superior Sigil of Earth icon
Viper's TorchSuperior Sigil of Earth


Quiver of a Thousand Arrows icon
Viper's Backpiece
Black Ice Earring icon
Viper's Accessory
Asgeir's Talisman icon
Viper's Accessory
Asgeir's Amulet icon
Viper's Amulet
Black Ice Band icon
Viper's Ring
Mistborn Band icon
Viper's Ring


Cilantro and Cured Meat Flatbread icon Tuning Icicle icon
Cilantro and Cured Meat Flatbread Tuning Icicle


Malign WvW Infusion icon
18xMalign Infusion

Utility Skills


Condition Quickness Berserker provides permanent Quickness and Fury for your sub group while dealing decent DPS. It also provides short bursts of Stability and Resistance via Banners. Condition Berserker builds are known for being easy to learn, but hard to master.

Build Fundamentals

The two main keys for this build are using Shattering Blow and Blood Reckoning to increase the uptime of your Berserk and making use of the reduced Weapon Swap cooldown from Fast Hands.

While the pulsing boons from your banners are also valuable, your most important boon Quickness is only applied from your initial placement of the banner. So don’t place them before the boon strip that occurs when the encounter starts.

After the initial placement, you can use Banners off-cooldown, preferably while you are on Longbow or outside of Berserk. You can delay placing them by a few seconds if you are approaching the end of Berserk and want to finish your rotation.

Place your Banners in a spot where your group will benefit from them the most. For example, if a boss is about to move, place them between your current position and where you’re about to move to. Keep in mind the 360 boon radius.

For learning purposes, the rotation can be broken down into a few main elements:

Keeping 25 stacks of Furious is difficult, but achievable by cleaving enemies and positioning your Scorched Earth so that it hits 3 times. Doing this correctly will noticeably improve your DPS.

Once you are comfortable with the rotation you can start to implement Savage Leap into it every time you swap to Sword/Torch. Using this in your fire fields will create a  Fire Aura on you due to Leap Finisher which you can then detonate using any Berserker skill for extra DPS, thanks to King of Fires.

Crowd Control


Utility Skills

For a small DPS loss, the following can be changed:

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