December 2022

DPS Spellbreaker

Spellbreaker is a strong damage profession in WvW, however it functions best in battles smaller than 30v30. In larger scale fights, it’s recommended to play the offensive support spellbreaker build instead.  However, in the right situations this build does provide large amounts of burst, cleave damage as well as boon removal and soft/hard crowd control. Support SpellbreakerRecommended Offensive Support Select difficulty Sword & Warhorn Hammer August 2023 This build utilizes powerful synergies between crowd control weapon skills, spellbreaker traits and utilities in addition to sigils to produce excellent boon pressure, damage and survivability. You will usually be trying to always remove boons mostly after you cast your Winds of Disenchantment, followed by damage if the situation allows. Placing Winds of Disenchantment  early in the fight is valuable so that you can focus on doing damage for the rest of the…

Protection Holosmith

Prot Holo offers very high sustain and lots of CC. This build gets its value from the boons and output it can provide as well as the passive AoE damage that slowly wears down enemies. It is currently not the most common build, as its protection uptime was nerfed multiple times. The utility skills gain the most value when heat is above 50 (out of 150): Spectrum Shield ‘s cooldown is decreased by 25% Flash Spark gains Light Aura, decreasing condition damage by 10% Hard Light Arena ‘s radius increases by 120 and duration increases by 2 seconds Prismatic Singularity ‘s radius and pull is increased by 120 At the start of each match, you should use every skill in Engage Photon Forge to get a head start with heat, allowing you to access these buffs asap. This build also…