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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:

Hero team build for a melee elementalist player featuring cross-build synergies, spikes, pressure and teethed layers of defense.


Elementalist / Assassin     

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Golden Lotus Strike
Jagged Strike
Fox Fangs
Death Blossom
Drunken Master

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Ray of Judgment
Smiter's Boon
Reversal of Damage
Heaven's Delight
Divine Healing
Smite Condition
Smite Hex
Strength of Honor
Ritualist / Elementalist     

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Teinai's Wind
Splinter Weapon
Ancestors' Rage
Flesh of My Flesh
Mesmer / Ritualist     

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Psychic Instability
Shatter Hex
Unnatural Signet
Cry of Frustration
Power Drain
Drain Enchantment
Flesh of My Flesh
Necromancer / Ritualist     

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Blood is Power
Blood Bond
Signet of Lost Souls
Mend Body and Soul
Spirit Light
Spirit Transfer
Protective Was Kaolai
Ritualist / Necromancer     

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Soul Twisting
Boon of Creation
Armor of Unfeeling
Enfeebling Blood
Flesh of My Flesh

Player build

Your maximum Energy is raised by 21.
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Variable skill slot:

  • "I Am Unstoppable!" "I Am Unstoppable!" for general use.
  • Asuran Scan Asuran Scan in the crystal desert to counter Shield of Deflection, Shield Stance, Riposte, Defensive Stance and Dust Trap.
  • Equipment: 40/40 earth magic, zealous daggers of defense with 15^50, shield set. 5 blessed insignias.
  • Weapon set usage: Use your 40/40 set earth magic for your spells and your daggers for attacking. Switch to your shield set when you are idle, entering combat or about to die.
  • Maintain Drunken Master.
  • Use "I Am Unstoppable!" to prevent knockdowns and improve your survivability.
  • Position yourself between as many foes as possible before using Shockwave and Aftershock.
    • Try to wait with Aftershock until foes are knocked down by Gust or Psychic Instability.
  • Pressure down surviving targets with Jagged StrikeFox FangsDeath Blossom↺ and repeat the combo if necessary.
    • Use Golden Lotus Strike as lead attack when you need the energy.
  • Main article: Dagger Elementalist

Hero builds


Your allies are healed for 42 Health whenever you cast Monk spells on them.
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Gust Splinter Weapon

Creatures you create have 12% more Health, and weapon spells you cast last 12% longer.
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Psychic Instability

You activate Spells and Signets 46% faster. (No effect for non-Mesmer skills with a cast time less than 2 seconds.)
In PvE, the recharge time of your Mesmer Spells is reduced by 39%.
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Blood is Power Healer

Gain 10 Energy whenever a non-Spirit creature near you dies, up to 3 times every 15 seconds.
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Soul Twisting Prot

Creatures you create have 52% more Health, and weapon spells you cast last 52% longer.
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  • Any communing or spawning power staff.
  • 5 blessed insignias.
  • Rune of superior vigor.
  • 2 runes of vitae.
  • Main article: Soul Twisting Prot Hero

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