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This build is in the testing phase.

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This build has been designed for the following use:

Assassin build which uses critical strikes and Shadow Theft's attribute bonuses to deal area damage with a scythe.

Skills and Attributes[]

You have an additional 16% chance to critical hit. Whenever you critical hit, you get 3 Energy.
Template code

  • Drunken Master Drunken Master – use with alcohol. Replace Critical Agility.
  • Asuran Scan Asuran Scan – bypass blocking and effects that cause your attacks to miss. Replace Critical Eye.
  • "I Am Unstoppable!" "I Am Unstoppable!" – improved survivability and knock down/cripple immunity. Replace Critical Eye.



  • Maintain Critical Agility.
    • When it self-renews it's placed on top of your enchantment stack, preventing effective covering.
  • Prepare your flash enchantments Staggering Force and Aura of Thorns before and renew them during combat.
  • Shadow step to a foe with Shadow Theft.
    • Use the improved Critical Eye and Way of the Master afterwards.
    • Keep using shadow theft on recharge so it self-buffes and improves your attributes by 6 instead of 5.
  • Tear down your flash enchantments with Pious Assault for additional damage.
  • Against balling foes, use Reap Impurities to translate the inflicted conditions into armour ignoring area damage.


  • Standard anti-physical.
  • Standard anti-melee.
  • Frequent/deep enchantment removal.


  • Under the effect of Shadow Theft you'll gain 4 instead of 3 energy per critical hit. The break point for the additional energy gain is at 18 critical strikes.

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