Build:Me/any Domination Magic Hero

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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:

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This hero build uses domination magic for shutdown and damage.

Attributes and Skills

You activate Spells and Signets 40% faster. (No effect for non-Mesmer skills with a cast time less than 2 seconds.)
In PvE, the recharge time of your Mesmer Spells is reduced by 33%.
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  • Elite skill choices:
    • Panic.jpg Panic – AoE shutdown which gets more reliable the more foes are affected. Only use this for party size 8.
    • Energy Surge.jpg Energy Surge – raw AoE damage.
    • Visions of Regret.jpg Visions of Regret – great damage as a single mesmer, suffers when combined with others.
  • Damage
    • Shatter Hex.jpg Shatter Hex – Must-have in areas with hexes.
    • Spiritual Pain.jpg Spiritual Pain – Almost instant, spamable damage, that's also very valuable against summoned creatures. Energy intensive, so will need some more energy support.
    • Empathy.jpg Empathy
    • Backfire.jpg Backfire – only for party size 4.
    • Power Spike.jpg Power Spike
  • Energy Management (pick one)
    • Leech Signet.jpg Leech Signet
    • Drain Enchantment.jpg Drain Enchantment
    • Guilt.jpg Guilt
  • Utility
    • Hex Eater Signet.jpg Hex Eater Signet – hex removal, preferably in ranged-only teams.
    • Flesh of My Flesh.jpg Flesh of My Flesh – resurrection.
    • Death Pact Signet.jpg Death Pact Signet – resurrection.

Equipment

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See also

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