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The PvXwiki community finds this to be a great build.

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:

Flux.jpg This build is negatively affected by the Flux: There Can Be Only One.
See the build's talk page for discussion and ramifications not noted here.  
Notes: Additional damage when being camped by wastrel's mesmers. Make sure to bring a cancel skill.
Flux.jpg This build is positively affected by the Flux: All In.
See the build's talk page for discussion and ramifications not noted here.  
Notes: Switch to Me/any GvG November Power Block. Due to the flux power block will be much more effective.

This Mesmer uses Power Block to disrupt and disable key skills.

Frequency

  • Seen commonly in all types of team compositions. Generally interchangeable with Energy Surge mesmers.

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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Variable skill slot

  • Diversion Diversion in general.
  • Power Leak Power Leak for energy devastation.
  • Wastrel's Demise Wastrel's Demise as a wastrel's cancel, stride break or with a Lightning Surge elementalist or in dual domination magic setups. Use a rune of major domination magic.

Variant: HA

  • Cry of Frustration Cry of Frustration over Complicate.
  • Rend Enchantments Rend Enchantments over Drain Enchantment.
  • Resurrection Signet Resurrection Signet over Death Pact Signet (PvP).

Equipment

Runes and insignia

Weapons

  • 40/40 domination magic.
  • 40/40 inspiration magic.
  • High energy sets domination magic.
  • Spear of defense, 10%hrt with
    • Strength shield of fortitude, -20% cripple duration.
    • Strength shields of fortitude, +10 armor against each damage type.

Variant

  • Reduce fast casting to 8+1, increase a shield attribute to 7.
  • Use 15/7 shields for the appropriate attribute.
  • Use Resurrection Signet.

Usage

  • Power Block foes depending on what the situation calls for.
    • Disable an elementalist when your team needs the defense.
    • Disable a monk when your team tries to score a kill or is not currently under pressure.
  • Complicate skills defensively, preferably Apply Poison. When applicable, use it to take out resurrection skills.
  • Assist spikes.
    • Hex monks in advance with Diversion or Shame.
    • Use Shatter Enchantment to remove Spirit Bond (PvP) before or during a spike.
  • Help your frontline dealing pressure by removing Guardian with Drain Enchantment.

Counters

  • Lack of casters to lineback.

Exemplary Video

See also

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