Build:N/any Icy Veins Hero

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The PvXwiki community finds this to be a good build.

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 utilizes soul reaping to fuel AoE damage while supporting the party.

Attributes and Skills

11 + 1 + 2
Gain 12 Energy whenever a non-Spirit creature near you dies, up to 3 times every 15 seconds.
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Variable skill slot options

Necromancer Necromancer:

  • Death magic
    • Withering Aura Withering Aura – to support skills such as Fragility, Discord and Reap Impurities.
  • Soul reaping
    • Foul Feast Foul Feast
  • 10+1 curses
    • Mark of Pain Mark of Pain - if the team produces plenty of physical damage packets.
    • Enfeebling Blood Enfeebling Blood
    • Rip Enchantment Rip Enchantment
    • Weaken Armor Weaken Armor

Monk Monk: (put 10 in Protection Prayers):

  • Protective Spirit Protective Spirit
  • Shield of Absorption Shield of Absorption
  • Aegis Aegis
  • Remove Hex Remove Hex

Ritualist Ritualist:

  • Offensive support (put 10 in Channeling Magic):
    • Splinter Weapon Splinter Weapon
    • Ancestors' Rage Ancestors' Rage
    • Spirit Rift Spirit Rift - damage and alternative source of cracked armor.
  • Healing (put 10 in Restoration Magic):
    • Mend Body and Soul Mend Body and Soul
    • Spirit Light Spirit Light
    • Protective Was Kaolai Protective Was Kaolai
    • Life Life

Paragon Paragon: (put 10 in Command):

  • "Never Surrender!" "Never Surrender!"
  • "Fall Back!" "Fall Back!"
  • "Stand Your Ground!" "Stand Your Ground!"
  • "Find Their Weakness!" "Find Their Weakness!" - the AI only uses this on party members attacking with a martial weapon other than a bow.
  • "Can't Touch This!" "Can't Touch This!"

Variant

  • Discord Discord over Icy Veins if armour ignoring single target damage is to be preferred. Consider lowering soul reaping in favour of death magic.


Equipment

Armor

Weapon

Counters

  • Hex removal.
  • Powerful healing or protection.
  • Spread out foes.

See also