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This build is in the metagame and deserves to be stored.

This build has received an overall rating in the range from 4.75 to 5.0 and thus qualifies for the highest category of working builds: Great.

This build has been designed for the following use:


This build is designed only for speed by spamming shadow steps on recharge like a boss. It is very effective in areas with few hexes. Some examples are Talus Chute part of the Drok's run (very commonly seen), Ascalon to Sanctum Cay runs, and Desolation runs.

Attributes and Skills

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  • Dash Dash and Dark Escape Dark Escape (replace drunken master) if you are not running with booze
  • Spirit Walk Spirit Walk - shadow step to spirits for even faster runs.
  • Ebon Escape Ebon Escape - shadow step to NPC for even faster runs.
  • "You Move Like a Dwarf!" "You Move Like a Dwarf!" - recommended in minor hex areas.
  • "Don't Trip!" "Don't Trip!" - in heavy kd areas if not running drunk.
  • Shroud of Distress Shroud of Distress


  • Full Blessed/Survivor
  • Defensive set
  • +15 energy 20% HSR staff for shadow steps


  • Heart of Shadow, Death's Charge, Dark Prison and Wastrel's Collapse are to be used for mobility and healing.
  • Dash or Drunken Master to run .
  • "I Am Unstoppable!" for anti-KD and removing Crippled.


  • Cannot anti-hex with YMLaD (practice makes perfect)
  • Running in hex heavy areas
  • Getting lost


Some professions have other skills that can be used, with their own advantages and disadvantages:

  • Dervish should use Pious Haste and Zealous Renewal instead of Dash.
  • Rangers and Assassins can use Natural Stride.
  • Warriors can use Charging Strike.
  • Paragons can use "Incoming!" and "Fall Back!"

See also