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Core Guardian

The following build is designed to guide you through your first playthrough, or to simply offer a decent and reliable Core build if you are on Free to Play account. Core builds are not advised to use later in game due to superiority of Elite Specializations. While its name could suggest otherwise, Guardian is an extraordinary fighter, smiting opponents with fiery consecration and slicing with powerful and dynamic sword-wielding techniques. This build focuses on dealing heavy direct damage enhanced with boons provided mostly by Guardian’s Symbols and gear upgrades. You gain access to nearly permanent Fury, almost 25 Might stacks with very decent Resolution, some Quickness, and a multitude of on-demand defensive boons. Core Guardian shares many fundamental gameplay elements with the end-game Power Dragonhunter build, which could be your next build to unlock. Power Dragonhunter Damage Select difficulty Greatsword…

Core Mesmer

Following build is designed to guide you through your first playthrough, or simply offer you a decent and reliable Core build if you are on Free to Play account. Mesmer is very unique profession, being master of illusions and deception they will try to disorient an enemy with their clones while dealing massive damage both from afar and at close range. This build is oriented around summoning powerful Phantasms enhanced with boons and buffing your own damage in the process with very good Vulnerability application and high uptime of Fury, Quickness and extremaly good Might generation. Mesmers can summon up to 3 Clones that can later be shattered with skills F1-4, more illusions you have, the better effect of the shatter skill will be, and your shatters are: Mind Wrack Cry of Frustration Diversion Distortion Use Mind Wrack for damage…

Core Ranger

Following build is designed to guide you through your first playthrough, or simply offer you a decent and reliable Core build if you are on Free to Play account. Core builds are not advised to use later in game due to superiority of elite specializations. Ranger is a powerful Core profession orientated around keeping your enemies at the distance when needed with your Longbow, and punishing them in mid and melee range with Axes when forced to. This build offers solid damage and self-applied boons such as Might, Fury, Swiftness, Quickness, and Stability, it also has a lot of the fundamentals that lead to the end-game build Power Soulbeast, which should be next on your path to unlocking strong build. Power Soulbeast Damage Select difficulty Longbow Axe & Axe May 2023 This build combines lots of passive damage increases from…

Power Scrapper

Power Scrapper is an incredibly strong open-world Engineer build. It has high burst damage with 100% Crit Chance and great crowd control. You gain Barrier by attacking and give yourself almost permanent Quickness, Fury, almost 25 Might, and Superspeed! This builds is based on Instanced PvE version providing group Quickness, but covers a few additional alternatives that might come in handy in Open World. Power Quickness Scrapper Offensive Support Select difficulty Hammer May 2023 Most of your damage comes from Electro-whirl, Thunderclap, Grenade Barrage, and Shredder Gyro. Use these skills off cooldown. Modified Ammunition allows you to deal more damage for each condition on a foe. That means using Shrapnel Grenade, Poison Grenade, and Freeze Grenade increases your damage to enemies, so use those off cooldown.¬†Grenade Kit itself is also a good ranged option if you need some breathing room.…