Build:N/Mo Soul Reaping Prot Hero
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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:
This Necromancer / Monk hero resorts to Soul Reaping to finance powerful Protection Prayers spells, boasting a variant elite & more resilience to enchantment removal compared to an Ether Renewal Prot.
Attributes and Skills
Gain 15 Energy whenever a non-Spirit creature near you dies, up to 3 times every 15 seconds.
CoreNo Profession. UnlinkedOptionalOptionalOptional.FactionsMonk. Protection Prayers 12Spirit BondEnchantment SpellFor 8 seconds, whenever target ally takes more than 50 damage from the next 10 attacks or Spells, that ally is healed for 78 Health.10¼2CoreMonk. Protection Prayers 12Shielding HandsEnchantment SpellFor 8 seconds, damage and life steal received by target ally is reduced by 15. When Shielding Hands ends, that ally is healed for 41 Health.5¼15NightfallMonk. Protection Prayers 12Shield of AbsorptionEnchantment SpellFor 6 seconds, damage received by target ally is reduced by 5 each time that ally is hit while under the effects of this Enchantment.5110CoreNo Profession. UnlinkedOptionalOptionalOptional.CoreNo Profession. UnlinkedOptionalOptionalOptional.NightfallNecromancer. Soul Reaping 15Signet of Lost SoulsSignetIf target foe is below 50% Health, you gain 100 Health and 10 Energy.¼8CoreNecromancer. Curses 7Enfeebling BloodSpellTarget foe and all nearby foes suffer from Weakness for 12 seconds.10%118
Elite Skill Optional:
- Zealous BenedictionNightfallMonk. Protection Prayers 12Zealous BenedictionElite SpellHeal target ally for 150 Health. If target was below 50% Health, you gain 7 Energy.10¾4 - general healing (hero AI use this skill without considering the conditional energy return)
- Aura of FaithPropheciesMonk. Protection Prayers 12Aura of FaithElite Enchantment SpellFor 3 seconds, target ally gains 90% more Health when healed and takes 41% less damage.5¼8 - general protection; strong synergy with Spirit BondFactionsMonk. Protection Prayers 12Spirit BondEnchantment SpellFor 8 seconds, whenever target ally takes more than 50 damage from the next 10 attacks or Spells, that ally is healed for 78 Health.10¼2
- Life SheathFactionsMonk. Protection Prayers 12Life SheathElite Enchantment SpellRemove 2 conditions from target ally. For 8 seconds, the next time target ally would take damage or life steal, that ally gains that amount of Health instead (maximum 84).5¼2 - light condition removal + small prot
- Restore ConditionPropheciesMonk. Protection Prayers 12Restore ConditionElite SpellRemove all Conditions (Poison, Disease, Blindness, Dazed, Bleeding, Crippled, Burning, Weakness, Cracked Armor, and Deep Wound) from target other ally. For each Condition removed, that ally is healed for 58 Health.5¾2 - heavy condition removal
- Empathic RemovalFactionsMonk. UnlinkedEmpathic RemovalElite SpellYou and target other ally lose 1 Condition and 1 Hex, and are healed for 50.517 - light hex removal
- Divert HexesNightfallMonk. Protection Prayers 12Divert HexesElite SpellRemove up to 3 Hexes from target ally. For each Hex removed in this way, that ally loses one Condition and gains 63 Health.1015 - heavy hex removal
Skills 5 & 6 Optionals:
- Weaken ArmorCoreNecromancer. Curses 7Weaken ArmorSpellTarget foe and foes adjacent to your target have Cracked Armor for 12 seconds.515 - cracked armor
- Reverse HexFactionsMonk. Protection Prayers 12Reverse HexEnchantment SpellRemove one Hex from target ally. For 9 seconds, the next time target ally would take damage, that damage is reduced by 41.10¼10 - hex removal + prot
- Mend ConditionPropheciesMonk. Protection Prayers 12Mend ConditionSpellRemove one Condition from target other ally. If a Condition is removed, that ally is healed for 57 Health.5¾2 - condition removal
- Dismiss ConditionNightfallMonk. Protection Prayers 12Dismiss ConditionSpellRemove one Condition from target ally. If that ally is under the effects of an Enchantment, that ally is healed for 63 Health.5¾3 - condition removal
- AegisCoreMonk. Protection Prayers 12AegisEnchantment SpellFor 10 seconds, all party members within earshot have a 50% chance to block attacks.10230 - party-wide blocking (redundant when combined with a Soul Twisting Prot)
- Protective SpiritCoreMonk. Protection Prayers 12Protective SpiritEnchantment SpellFor 19 seconds, target ally cannot lose more than 10% max Health due to damage from a single attack or Spell.10¼5 - general protection (note: redundant when combined with a Soul Twisting Prot)
- 5 Tormentor's insignia
- 40/20/20 Protection Prayers (Adept, Aptitude not Attitude Protection Prayers staff of Enchanting)
- Long fights without any deaths
- Heavy enchantment removal
- You may want to use a Soul Twisting Prot for prot in these areas instead, since its protection is not hindered by enchantment removal