This build is in the metagame and deserves to be stored.
This build has received an overall 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:
|This build is significantly affected by the Flux: Minion Apocalypse. |
See the build's talk page for discussion and ramifications not noted here.
Notes: Extra damage upon death
The Contagion Bomber utilizes health sacrificing skills, Dark Aura, and Contagion to sac yourself to death, resulting in additional damage by Death Nova. This build is meant for use in the Jade Quarry to quickly cap shrines.
- Present in virtually all JQ matches. Especially on bots!
Attributes and Skills
Gain 4 Energy whenever a non-Spirit creature near you dies, up to 3 times every 15 seconds.
CoreNecromancer. Death Magic 16Death NovaEnchantment SpellFor 30 seconds, if target ally dies, all adjacent foes take 105 damage and are Poisoned for 15 seconds.52CoreNecromancer. Death Magic 16Dark AuraEnchantment SpellFor 30 seconds, whenever target ally sacrifices Health, Dark Aura deals 53 shadow damage to adjacent foes, and you lose 21 Health.10110NightfallNecromancer. Death Magic 16ContagionElite Enchantment SpellFor 60 seconds, whenever you suffer from a new Condition, all foes in the area suffer from that same Condition and you sacrifice 5% maximum Health.5120EotNNecromancer. Death Magic 16Putrid BileHex SpellFor 21 seconds, target foe suffers -3 Health degeneration. If that foe dies while under the effects of this Hex, all nearby foes take 89 damage.10112NightfallAssassin. UnlinkedShadow WalkStanceShadow Step to target foe. For 15 seconds nothing happens. Your attack skills are disabled for 1 second, and your stances and enchantments are disabled for 10 seconds. When this stance ends, you return to your original location.530CoreNecromancer. Blood Magic 13Signet of AgonySignetYou suffer from Bleeding for 25 seconds. All nearby foes take 62 damage.10%¾8PropheciesNecromancer. Blood Magic 13Touch of AgonySkillTarget touched foe takes 53 shadow damage.10%1¾3FactionsAssassin. UnlinkedDashStanceFor 3 seconds, you run 50% faster.58
|• Survivor Insignia, 40/40 Death Magic Set: |
- Always keep up Death Nova, Dark Aura and Contagion.
- Destroy enemy shrines, focusing mainly on Quarries.
- Use Putrid Bile on your target. Always cast on the center NPC of a quarry, which will always be a Mesmer.
- Use Shadow Walk to shadowstep to your target.
- Use Signet of Agony and Touch of Agony to trigger Dark Aura and eventually Death Nova.
- Do not fear dying. You will be resurrected soon after and ready to nuke another shrine.
- Use Dash to get to shrines faster.
- Bombers are hopeless in 1v1 combat, just keep running toward your goal.
- Massive enchantment removal.
- Tactical snaring.
- Well placed interrupts
- A proactive healer
- Hex removal used on primary target.