Build:A/D Wounding Strike
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This build has received an overall rating in the range from 3.75 to < 4.75 and thus qualifies for the lower category of working builds: Good.
This build has been designed for the following use:
This build uses Critical Strikes to fuel the energy costs of Flash Enchantments and a Scythe for respectable AoE damage.
Attributes and Skills
You have an additional 13% chance to critical hit. Whenever you critical hit, you get 3 Energy.
NightfallDervish. Earth Prayers 10Staggering ForceFlash Enchantment SpellAll nearby foes are struck for 30 earth damage. For 30 seconds, your attacks deal earth damage. When this enchantment ends, all nearby foes have Cracked Armor for 7 seconds.106NightfallDervish. Scythe Mastery 10Wounding StrikeElite Scythe AttackIf this attack hits, you do +15 damage, target foe suffers from Bleeding for 15 seconds, and you lose 1 Dervish enchantment. If an enchantment was removed, target foe also suffers from a Deep Wound for 15 seconds.53NightfallDervish. Earth Prayers 10Aura of ThornsFlash Enchantment SpellAll nearby foes begin Bleeding for 12 seconds. For 30 seconds, this enchantment does nothing. When this enchantment ends, all nearby foes are Crippled for 6 seconds. 510NightfallDervish. Scythe Mastery 10Twin Moon SweepMelee AttackYou lose 1 Dervish enchantment and gain 37 Health. If an enchantment is lost in this way, you cannot be blocked, you strike twice, and you gain an additional 50 Health.7NightfallAssassin. Critical Strikes 13Malicious StrikeMelee AttackIf this attack hits a foe suffering from a Condition, you deal +27 damage and this attack results in a critical hit.56CoreNo Profession. UnlinkedOptionalOptionalOptional.EotNAssassin. Critical Strikes 13Way of the MasterEnchantment SpellFor 60 seconds, while holding a non-dagger weapon, you have an additional 29% chance to land a critical hit.5¼30NightfallAssassin. Sunspear rank Critical AgilityEnchantment SpellFor 4 seconds and 1 second for each rank of Critical Strikes you attack 33% faster and gain 10..25 armor. This Skill reapplies itself every time you land a critical hit.
- Sand ShardsNightfallDervish. Earth Prayers 10Sand ShardsFlash Enchantment SpellFor 30 seconds, the next 4 times you hit with a scythe, all other adjacent foes take 43 earth damage.1010 : For a bigger spike
- Radiant ScytheEotNDervish. Scythe Mastery 10Radiant ScytheScythe AttackThis attack strikes for +1 damage for each point of Energy you currently have, maximum 22 damage. You gain 5 Energy if this attack hits.6 : For energy and damage
- Reap ImpuritiesNightfallDervish. Scythe Mastery 10Reap ImpuritiesMelee AttackIf this attack hits, you deal +11 damage. Each foe you hit loses 1 condition. For each foe who loses a condition, all foes adjacent to that target foe take 30 holy damage.5 : For armor-ignoring AoE damage. Deep Wound will be covered by Bleeding.
- Asuran ScanEotNNo Profession. Asura rank Asuran ScanHex SpellFor 9..12 seconds your attacks cannot miss target foe. Killing a foe hexed with Asuran scan removes 5% death penalty.
- "I Am Unstoppable!"EotNNo Profession. Norn rank "I Am Unstoppable!"ShoutFor 16..20 seconds, you have +24 armor and cannot be knocked down or Crippled.
- Other PvE skills
- Blessed or Nightstalker's Insignia
- Vampiric/Zealous Scythe of Defense/Fortitude (15%>50 or 15% while enchanted inscription)
- Defensive set
- Maintain Way of the Master and Critical Agility during battle.
- Use Staggering Force → Wounding Strike → Aura of Thorns → Twin Moon Sweep.
- Spam Malicious Strike, and any other attacks you bring.
- General anti-melee
- Enchantment removal