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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:

Cut every caster's healing/damage output in halve while disabling most melee and rupting with ease!

Skills and Attributes

You activate Spells and Signets 34% 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 27%.
Template code



  • 5x Prodigy's Insignia
  • Superior Vigor
  • Minor Illusion
  • Minor Fast Casting
  • Minor Inspiration
  • Restoration



  • Illusion Wand of Memory, 20% cast time
  • Illusion Focus of Aptitude, 20% recharge
  • Inspiration Wand of Memory, 20% cast time
  • Inspiration Focus of Aptitude, 20% recharge
  • Illusion Wand of Memory, +15/-1 energy
  • Illusion Focus of Fortitude, +15/-1 energy
  • Spear of Defense, +5 energy
  • Strength Shield of Fortitude, -20% cripple
  • Strength Shields of Fortitude, +10 armor vs each damage type


  • Put Migraine (and Frustration) on the enemy monk to make them asplode.
  • Frustration on other casters for damage migitation.
  • Soothing on Warriors, Dervishes and Paragons. Also works to stop a monk from charging bonetti's if there are no other adrenaline users.
  • Manage energy and rupt with Power Drain and Leech Signet.
  • Drain important enchantments with Drain Enchantments.


  • General anti-caster
  • Off-target hex removal