June 2024

Confusion Virtuoso

This Confusion Virtuoso is a great setup made for World vs World roaming. Unlike common Condition Virtuoso builds, this one does not rely on Jagged Mind to apply . Instead, you apply and with your Shatters, Scepter, Pistol, and Axe. Your sources of will be Bladesong Sorrow, Confusing Images, Magic Bullet and Axes of Symmetry. The build sustains itself through blocking with Echo of Memory, Illusionary Counter, and when you use a Shatter thanks to Bladeturn Refrain and your Relic[s] of the Defender. Additionally, your Shatters provide important boons with Bountiful Disillusionment. Stock up Blades by blocking or evading through Psychic Riposte, summoning clones, and Blade Renewal. Use your Superior Sigil[s] of Celerity to gain by doing a Magic Bullet into Confusing Images combo. Bladesong Sorrow inflicts additional stacks through Cry of Pain and all your Shatters inflict additional through…

Condition Harbinger

This Condition Harbinger is a great setup made for World vs World roaming. Unlike Death Shroud, Harbinger Shroud does not protect the Harbinger’s health pool while it is active. Harbinger benefits from self-inflicted stacks by utilizing Shroud skills that consume in exchange for more damage. Throwing Elixirs on yourself will make you gain (10 stacks from the heal and utilities, 15 from elite). This will allow for higher damage thanks to Septic Corruption at the cost of your max health so use with caution. Additionally, if you are above a certain blight threshold when using an Elixir (5 stacks for the heal and utilities, 10 for elite) it will consume those stacks to double the strike damage of the Elixir and the duration of the conditions applied. This is useful to remove stacks on yourself to improve your max health…

Power Reaper

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. 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…

Booster Holosmith

This Celestial Booster Holosmith is a great beginner-friendly offensive setup made for open-world. The equipment above is designed to be played with the Exotic gear obtained by the Level 80 Boost, with some modifications to runes and sigils. To gear this build without the Level 80 Boost, use crafting or purchase items directly from the trading post. Holosmith has a special mechanic called Heat, which is generated passively while in Engage Photon Forge and when you use weapon skills in Engage Photon Forge. Being above the 50 Heat threshold grants you benefits to your sword and Exceed skills, which is further increased by Enhanced Capacity Storage Unit. This trait increases your maximum heat to 150, granting additional benefits to these skills while above 100 heat. Exceed skills are the special type of utility skills available while playing Holosmith, including your…

Booster Chronomancer

This Celestial Booster Chronomancer is a great beginner-friendly offensive support setup made for open-world. The equipment above is designed to be played with the Exotic gear obtained by the Level 80 Boost, with some modifications to runes and sigils. To gear this build without the Level 80 Boost, use crafting or purchase items directly from the trading post. NOTE: This build uses Relic[s] of Akeem which requires Secrets of the Obscure, if you do not own it you can use Relic[s] of the Aristocracy. sadly there isn’t a good relic alternative at the current moment for non-expansion players. Select the trait Stretched Time or Seize the Moment if your team needs or , respectively. Summon Phantasms with Phantasmal Mage and Phantasmal Warlock or clone with Phase Retreat and use Shatter skills to share or . You have access to permanent through…

Booster Vindicator

This Celestial Booster Vindicator is great offensive build made for open-world and is beginner friendly. The equipment above is designed to be played with the Exotic gear obtained by the Level 80 Boost, with some modifications to runes, weapons, and sigils. If one does not have the level 80 booster available to them then the equipment can be obtained through crafting or purchasing directly from the trading post. This build utilizes the Vindicator elite specialization of a Revenant, which changes the dodge mechanic significantly. Instead of rolling in a cardinal direction, Vindicators dodge upward and into the mists, then smashing downward to damage enemies. This variant specializes in melee power damage, using the Greatsword abilities, Legend abilities. Don’t underestimate Death Drop damage output, it is one of the major sources and has a significant upside: it doesn’t cost energy! (but…

Heal Quickness Herald

Heal Quickness Herald is a powerful defensive support build that reliably provides 25 , , , , , and in a large radius. This build provides strong sustain and burst healing and can serve as an excellent tank. Additionally, Herald extends boon duration for your allies, has very strong crowd control abilities, has access on shield and can be adapted to apply . While in Legendary Dragon Stance, maintain Facets to apply boons: Facet of Darkness applies Facet of Strength gives Facet of Elements grants Facet of Light applies Facet of Chaos pulses While in Legendary Dragon Stance, Facet of Nature has the unique effect of giving your group an additional 20% boon duration. This extra boon duration can extend the normal cap of 100% boon duration to 120%! Facet of Nature's consume skill, True Nature, provides support utility based on…

Condition Quickness Herald

Condition Quickness Herald is similar to Power Quickness Herald, an offensive support build that provides a group with , , , , and . The wide range of essential boons provided makes this build excellent for filling gaps in groups. This version of Herald is less versatile compared to the power setup, but packs a punch in return. While in Legendary Dragon Stance, activate Facet of Chaos and Facet of Darkness to pulse . While in Legendary Demon Stance keep Embrace the Darkness active for damage and around you. Herald applies via Elevated Compassion whenever you channel an ability that drains 6 or more energy per second (upkeep). Whenever your energy is being drained, you pulse around you. Power Quickness Herald provides many boons with Legendary Dragon Stance and can extend all boons on allies with True Nature. Maintain facets while in…

Hybrid Alacrity Scourge

If you need more durability or group safety in your comp, consider swapping Soul Reaping for Blood Magic and shifting your stats to Celestial! The build plays roughly the same, but trades some of your damage output for strong , group sustain, and Transfusion. Lean harder into Scourge’s excellent defensive toolkit while still outputting enough damage to meaningfully contribute as a boon DPS! Condition Alacrity ScourgeWeapon Mastery Offensive Support Select difficulty Pistol & Torch Scepter June 2024 The key interaction that powers Hybrid Alacrity Scourge is that Desert Empowerment causes  you apply to also apply while also causing Manifest Sand Shade to apply barrier. This, combined with the pulsing from Sandstorm Shroud generates very comfortable . Due to this variant's increased healing power, any you apply will be significantly stronger. can be slightly delayed if you know lots of incoming…

Booster Dragonhunter

This Celestial Booster Dragonhunter is a great beginner-friendly offensive setup made for open-world. The equipment above is designed to be played with the Exotic gear obtained by the Level 80 Boost, with some modifications to runes and sigils. To gear this build without the Level 80 Boost, use crafting or purchase items directly from the trading post. NOTE: If you own the expansion Secrets of the Obscure, you can switch Relic[s] of the Dragonhunter to Relic[s] of Zakiros for incredible self sustain. This Build can serve as a stepping stone towards the upgraded setup: Power Dragonhunter Damage Select difficulty Greatsword Longbow June 2024 The build focuses on dealing strike damage (power), using your Longbow, Greatsword and Traps. To achieve this, we combine various damage modifiers that increase strike damage. You deal increased damage while you’re under the effect of and…

Booster Soulbeast

This Celestial Booster Soulbeast is a great beginner-friendly offensive setup made for open-world. The equipment above is designed to be played with the Exotic gear obtained by the Level 80 Boost, with some modifications to runes and sigils. To gear this build without the Level 80 Boost, use crafting or purchase items directly from the trading post. Soulbeast can merge with its pet, which increases your stats with a special buff (for this build specifically Deadly). While merged, your pet skills get replaced by special Profession skills. While merged, any trait or skill that affects the pet now affects you. For example, your healing skill "We Heal As One!" now copies the boons to yourself, extending their duration. Your stances grant special effects and are shared with up to 4 allies via Leader of the Pack. Weapon Swap after 3…

Booster Virtuoso

This Celestial Booster Virtuoso is a great beginner-friendly offensive setup made for open-world. The equipment above is designed to be played with the Exotic gear obtained by the Level 80 Boost, with some modifications to runes and sigils. To gear this build without the Level 80 Boost, use crafting or purchase items directly from the trading post. NOTE: Condition Virtuoso focuses HEAVILY on reaching 100% critical hit chance. Due to the nature of this gear setup, it cannot reach its maximum optimal potential. For a more optimal setup see: Condition VirtuosoLow intensityRecommended Damage Select difficulty Dagger & Sword Focus offhand June 2024 Stock up Blades by applying to enemies thanks to Jagged Mind and Bloodsong. Once 5 Blades are ready, alternate between using Bladesong Sorrow and Bladesong Harmony. Use Phantasmal Swordsman at the start of your Sword loop, then use…

Booster Weaver

This Celestial Booster Weaver is a great beginner-friendly offensive setup made for open-world. The equipment above is designed to be played with the Exotic gear obtained by the Level 80 Boost, with some modifications to runes and sigils. To gear this build without the Level 80 Boost, use crafting or purchase items directly from the trading post. This Build can serve as a stepping stone towards the upgraded setup: Condition Weaver Damage Select difficulty Scepter & Warhorn August 2023 Weave Self reduces attunement swap cooldowns to 2 seconds and grants you an element-specific buff for each element attuned. Attuning to all four elements in 20 seconds achieves a Perfect Weave, granting a large boost to your stats for 10 seconds. Cycle between Fire Attunement and Earth Attunement to apply conditions and maintain Weaver's Prowess and Elements of Rage. Use Signet of…

Booster Heal Druid

This Celestial Booster Druid is a great beginner-friendly defensive support setup made for open-world. The equipment above is designed to be played with the Exotic gear obtained by the Level 80 Boost, with some modifications to runes and sigils. To gear this build without the Level 80 Boost, use crafting or purchase items directly from the trading post. The build focuses on providing healing to yourself and nearby allies with your Staff and Celestial Avatar skills. Additionally, you provide a really powerfull boon with all of your skills in Celestial Avatar. The first 4 skills Cosmic Ray, Seed of Life, Lunar Impact and Rejuvenating Tides are really strong heals, your Natural Convergence is a fast provider due to its pulsing. Your Staff has good support utilities and access to more healing. Use your Sublime Conversion to convert enemy projectiles into friendly…

Booster Damage Druid

This Celestial Booster Druid is a great beginner-friendly offensive support setup made for open-world. The equipment above is designed to be played with the Exotic gear obtained by the Level 80 Boost, with some modifications to runes and sigils. To gear this build without the Level 80 Boost, use crafting or purchase items directly from the trading post. The main source of damage of the build comes from the trait Blood Moon which causes all your applications to additionally apply to the enemy. Your traits and utility skills aim at applying , and boost your Jacaranda[s] . Dealing damage to enemies and healing allies will generate astral force to enter Celestial Avatar . Your utility skills should be used as much as possible. Do not overstay in Celestial Avatar for a prolongued time, fully draining your astral force is not…

Power Quickness Harbinger

Power Quickness Harbinger is a powerful, bursty offensive support build focusing on single-target damage. This build uses the same gear as the full DPS build. Staying in Harbinger Shroud generates and every three seconds in a 360-unit radius. Combined with Elixirs, you can maintain uptime easily. This build lacks other supportive boons, so ensure the defensive support in your subgroup covers other boons. Enter and exit Harbinger Shroud regularly to increase damage via Soul Barbs. Taking damage in Shroud still affects your HP and will not consume Life Force. Precast Elixir of Promise just before entering the fight to instantly get 10 stacks of to increase the damage of the skills you use after. Use Elixir of Anguish and Elixir of Ambition on your team as soon as they’re off-cooldown to upkeep . Before entering Harbinger Shroud always place Nightfall, Well…

Booster Willbender

This Celestial Booster Willbender is a great beginner-friendly offensive support setup made for open-world. The equipment above is designed to be played with the Exotic gear obtained by the Level 80 Boost, with some modifications to runes and sigils. To gear this build without the Level 80 Boost, use crafting or purchase items directly from the trading post. NOTE: If you have access to the expansion Secrets of the Obscure you can swap both your Sword and Scepter to Pistols. The build utilizes the traits Battle Presence and Phoenix Protocol to share to allies. To grant the boon it’s necessary to be under the effect of Flowing Resolve and be dealing damage to targets. Cast your Rushing Justice to gain Justice , every 5 strikes you will deal AOE . Use your Purging Flames and Whirling Light as much as…

Booster Reaper

This Celestial Booster Reaper is a great beginner-friendly offensive setup made for open-world. The equipment above is designed to be played with the Exotic gear obtained by the Level 80 Boost, with some modifications to runes and sigils. To gear this build without the Level 80 Boost, use crafting or purchase items directly from the trading post. Your Necromancer’s Shroud has become Reaper's Shroud giving you access to a five new melee skills. Use the following combo: Grasping Darkness to pull foes close to you, cast Nightfall, Well of Darkness and Well of Suffering to cleave. Then enter Reaper's Shroud to spin your scythe with Soul Spiral. Reaper's Shroud has access to a good mobility skill in Death's Charge You can use your Staff marks for great ranged AOE damage. Executioner's Scythe Grasping Darkness Infusing Terror active Terrify inflicting Reaper's…

Power Harbinger

Power Harbinger is a powerful DPS build similar to Power Reaper with high damage in a bursty profile. Harbinger focuses more on single-target damage and good mobility. Harbinger Shroud does not protect the Harbinger’s life pool while active, making it easier to manage Life Force and maintain your rotation during encounters. Enter and exit Harbinger Shroud regularly to increase damage via Soul Barbs. Taking damage in Shroud still affects your HP and will not consume your Life Force. Precast Elixir of Promise just before entering the fight to instantly get 10 stacks of to increase the damage from the skills you use after. Use Elixir of Ambition and Elixir of Promise on yourself as soon as they’re off Cooldown to upkeep stacks. Before entering Harbinger Shroud always place Nightfall, Well of Darkness, and Well of Suffering to maximize burst damage. Never…

Support Vindicator

Support Vindicator is a very durable support build, with exceptional healing output, along with significant and thanks to the addition of scepter. This build is very tanky, you should not be afraid to be in the middle of the action. You should default to Scepter/shield, to have access to Otherworldly Bond, but swap to staff if Crystal Hibernation is on cooldown and you start getting focused. Use Dodge to support your allies. It heals, provides and cleanses a condition (which provides ). Use Ventari's Will to the target location you wish to cast a Legendary Centaur Stance at. In Legendary Alliance Stance, Use mostly the blue stance. It’s more defensive and provides team support. Swap to red stance only if you need to move around with Nomad's Advance, or you’re being focused and need Selfish Spirit or Reaver's Rage. Your…