Build:Rt/A Assassin's Promise Spiker
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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:
Use Assassin's Promise to spam Ebon Vanguard Assassin Support in combination with Spawning Power skills and AoE damage from Channeling Magic.
Attributes and Skills
Creatures you create have 16% more Health, and weapon spells you cast last 16% longer.
EotNNo Profession. Ebon Vanguard rank Ebon Vanguard Assassin SupportSpellSummon a level 14..20 Ebon Vanguard Assassin that has Iron Palm, Fox Fangs and Nine Tail Strike. This summoned Assassin Shadow Steps to target foe. If that foe is a Charr, the Assassin lives for 24..30 seconds. If target foe is not a Charr, the Assassin lives for 12..15 seconds.
PvE only.10130FactionsRitualist. Channeling Magic 16Splinter WeaponWeapon SpellFor 20 (+3.2) seconds, target ally has a Splinter Weapon. Target ally's next 5 attacks deal 53 damage to up to 3 adjacent foes.515FactionsRitualist. Channeling Magic 16Ancestors' RageSkillFor 1 second, nothing happens. When this skill ends, all foes adjacent to target ally are struck for 117 lightning damage.5¼10FactionsAssassin. Deadly Arts 12Assassin's PromiseElite Hex SpellFor 13 seconds, if target foe dies, you gain 17 Energy and all your skills are recharged.5¾45EotNNo Profession. Norn rank "Finish Him!"ShoutIf target foe has less than 50% Health, that foe takes 44..80 damage and suffers from Cracked Armor and a Deep Wound for 12..20 seconds.
PvE only.1015NightfallRitualist. Channeling Magic 16Renewing SurgeHex SpellFor 8 seconds, target foe suffers 13 damage each second. When this hex ends you gain 8 energy.5115CoreNo Profession. UnlinkedOptionalOptionalOptional.CoreNo Profession. UnlinkedOptionalOptionalOptional.
If running Spawning Power skills, change to Channeling 11+1+3, Spawning Power 10+1, Deadly Arts 10
- OptionalCoreNo Profession. UnlinkedOptionalOptionalOptional. slots should be:
- PvE skills
- "You Move Like a Dwarf!"EotNNo Profession. Norn rank "You Move Like a Dwarf!"ShoutTarget foe is knocked down and takes 44..80 damage. When that foe gets up, it is Crippled for 8..15 seconds.
PvE only.1010 for a snare
- Tryptophan SignetEotNNo Profession. Ebon Vanguard rank Tryptophan SignetSignetFor 14..20 seconds, target foe and all adjacent foes move and attack 23..40% slower.
PvE only.115 for a snare
- Explosive GrowthFactionsRitualist. Spawning Power 11Explosive GrowthEnchantment SpellFor 48 seconds, whenever you create a creature, up to 5 foes near that creature are struck for 53 lightning damage.5245 for AoE damage
- Spirit RiftFactionsRitualist. Channeling Magic 16Spirit RiftSpellOpen a Spirit Rift at target foe's location. After 3 seconds, all adjacent foes are struck for 132 lightning damage and suffer from Cracked Armor for 17 seconds. 1025 for AoE damage and Cracked Armor.
- Binding ChainsFactionsRitualist. Communing 0Binding ChainsHex SpellFor 3 seconds, target foe and all nearby foes move 90% slower and take 1 damage each second while moving.10115 for an AoE snare to keep foes in Spirit Rift if you took it.
- AgonyEotNRitualist. Channeling Magic 16AgonyBinding RitualCreate a level 13 Spirit with 260 Health and 79 armor. This Spirit causes 10 Health loss each second to foes within earshot. This Spirit loses 10 Health for each foe hurt in this way. This Spirit dies after 94 seconds.10¾30 for LamentationFactionsRitualist. Channeling Magic 16LamentationHex SpellFor 21 seconds, target foe and all nearby foes suffer 3 Health degeneration. When this hex is applied, these foes take 53 damage if you are within earshot of a spirit or corpse.10115 if your party has no spirits.
- Boon of CreationFactionsRitualist. Spawning Power 11Boon of CreationEnchantment SpellFor 48 seconds, whenever you create a creature, you gain 38 Health and 5 Energy.10245
- Spirit SiphonFactionsRitualist. Channeling Magic 16Spirit SiphonSpellTarget Spirit loses all Energy. You gain 52% of that Energy.5¼3
- Essence StrikeFactionsRitualist. Channeling Magic 16Essence StrikeSpellTarget foe is struck for 63 lightning damage. If any Spirits are within earshot, you gain 10 Energy.518
- Call with Assassin's Promise followed by Ebon Vanguard Assassin Support and Ancestor's Rage on the Ebon Assassin. Use "T" to quickly re-target the called foe for using the rest of your skills.
- Use "Finish Him!" when foe goes under 50% health.
- Use Splinter Weapon or Great Dwarf Weapon on EVAS.
- Spam Lamentation to pump AoE damage. You can use EVAS corpses to fuel Lamentation if you aren't relying on spirits.
- Lamentation will act as a cover for Assassin's Promise.
- Caster hate
- Hex removal on Assassin's Promise
- Enchantment removal
- Great Dwarf WeaponEotNNo Profession. Deldrimor rank Great Dwarf WeaponWeapon SpellFor 20 seconds, target other ally's weapon strikes for +15..20 damage and has a 28..40% chance to cause knock down.
PvE only.1015 instead of Splinter Weapon in situations where multiple physicals are in the party.