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This build is provisionally vetted good pending more votes.

This build has received a provisional 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:

A monk version of the dagger spammer that takes its own Smiting Prayers buffs to free up slots on other characters.

BiP support is highly recommended.

Attributes and Skills[]

Your allies are healed for 10 Health whenever you cast Monk spells on them.
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Two PvE-only skills:

  • Asuran Scan Asuran Scan anywhere you might face miss and block.
  • "I Am Unstoppable!" "I Am Unstoppable!" for armor, anti-snare, and anti-knockdown.
  • "You Move Like a Dwarf!" "You Move Like a Dwarf!" for an instant knockdown and decent damage.
  • Ebon Battle Standard of Honor Ebon Battle Standard of Honor to increase both your own and your team's damage output.
  • "Dodge This!" "Dodge This!" for free increased damage and unblocked attacks.
  • Brawling Headbutt Brawling Headbutt for a spammable KD.
  • Judgment Strike Judgment Strike for an extra AoE attack.

Energy Management:

  • Balthazar's Spirit Balthazar's Spirit pairs well with "Dodge This!" and Brawling Headbutt, in addition to the energy gain.
  • Lotus Strike Lotus Strike higher energy gain over time than Golden Lotus Strike, but not usable when low on energy.
  • Golden Lotus Strike Golden Lotus Strike lower energy gain over time than Lotus Strike, but quicker to start using if low on energy.
  • Way of the Empty Palm Way of the Empty Palm if you somehow convinced a PuG to let you be a dagger spammer and they lack a BiP. Move points from other attributes to Deadly Arts as you see fit.


  • Smite Hex Smite Hex PBAoE for hex-heavy areas.
  • Judge's Insight Judge's Insight if facing undead.
  • Golden Fang Strike Golden Fang Strike for Deep Wound.

Shadow Step:

  • Death's Charge Death's Charge for the self-healing, obviously.
  • Wastrel's Collapse Wastrel's Collapse if you'd rather have a faster recharging shadow step.


  • Zealous Daggers of Defense with "Strength and Honor" or "Guided by Fate"
  • Blessed or Sentry's Insignia
  • Adept Smiting Prayers Staff of Enchanting with "Aptitude not Attitude" if bringing any non-maintained enchantments


  • Maintain Strength of Honor and Drunken Master.
  • Use the dagger attack chain Jagged StrikeFox FangsDeath Blossom↺ on recharge.

See also[]

Dagger Spam Player Builds