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{{Archived-Build|date=12:28, 7 August 2009 (UTC)|category=great|reason1=Palm Strike nerf.|Reason2=No reason to run over [[Build:A/W Knocklock Palm Spiker|this]]|type1=HA|type2=RA|type3=AB|type4=CM}}
 
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[build prof=A/W Dagger=12+1+1 Crit=12+1][Palm Strike][Flurry][Trampling Ox][Falling Lotus Strike][Twisting Fangs][Death Blossom][optional][Resurrection Signet][/build]
 
[build prof=A/W Dagger=12+1+1 Crit=12+1][Palm Strike][Flurry][Trampling Ox][Falling Lotus Strike][Twisting Fangs][Death Blossom][optional][Resurrection Signet][/build]
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'''Optional slot:'''
 
*[[Nine Tail Strike@14] - For unblockable pressure.
 
*[[Nine Tail Strike@14] - For unblockable pressure.
 
*[[Horns of the Ox@14] - To spam KDs with Palm Strike
 
*[[Horns of the Ox@14] - To spam KDs with Palm Strike
*[[Flail@0] - Replace Flurry
 
 
*[[Falling Spider@14] - Replace Falling Lotus if you're more comfortable with managing energy.
 
*[[Falling Spider@14] - Replace Falling Lotus if you're more comfortable with managing energy.
 
*[[Wild Blow] - To end blocking stances.
 
*[[Wild Blow] - To end blocking stances.
 
*[[Disrupting Dagger@3] - Interrupt.
 
*[[Disrupting Dagger@3] - Interrupt.
 
*[[Dash] - For an IMS.
 
*[[Dash] - For an IMS.
*[[Critical Strike@13] - Energy management.
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*[[Critical Strike@13] - Replace Death Blossom for energy management (use with Falling Spider).
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*[[Blades of Steel@14] - for big damage
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*[[Shadow Refuge] for death delaying.
 
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== Equipment ==
 
== Equipment ==
 
* Survivor's Insignia. Rune of Sup Vigor.
 
* Survivor's Insignia. Rune of Sup Vigor.
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* Spike with [[gw:Palm Strike|Palm Strike]] &rarr; [[gw:Trampling Ox|Trampling Ox]] &rarr; [[gw:Falling Lotus Strike|Falling Lotus Strike]] &rarr; [[gw:Twisting Fangs|Twisting Fangs]].
 
* Spike with [[gw:Palm Strike|Palm Strike]] &rarr; [[gw:Trampling Ox|Trampling Ox]] &rarr; [[gw:Falling Lotus Strike|Falling Lotus Strike]] &rarr; [[gw:Twisting Fangs|Twisting Fangs]].
 
* [[gw:Flurry|Flurry]] for an IAS.
 
* [[gw:Flurry|Flurry]] for an IAS.
* Don't forget you can use [[gw:Palm Strike|Palm Strike]] to help your allies, e.g. snaring frontliners.
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* Don't forget you can use [[gw:Palm Strike|Palm Strike]]'s cripple effect to lineback enemy warriors
   
 
== Counters ==
 
== Counters ==
 
*General anti-melee.
 
*General anti-melee.
 
*Palm Strike being disabled will make you ''completely'' useless. Be wary of skills like Diversion.
 
*Palm Strike being disabled will make you ''completely'' useless. Be wary of skills like Diversion.
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*Smart players that know how to kite with a cripple shield.
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== Example video ==
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[[File:Palm Strike Spiker - AB Build Review, Gameplay (HD)|500px]]
   
==Variants==
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* See also [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lihAw1jm2pY&fmt=22 A/W Palm Strike Spiker] '''(Large HD Version)'''
*Replace [[gw:Death Blossom|Death Blossom]] with [[gw:Blades of Steel|Blades of Steel]]
 

Latest revision as of 17:42, December 12, 2014

This build has been archived as of 12:28, 7 August 2009 (UTC), for the following reason:

  • Palm Strike nerf.

This build had been designed for the following use:

This build was in the category great before being archived.

This very versatile Assassin build uses the elite skill Palm Strike for repeatable armor ignoring damage, Cripple, and the ability to skip a lead attack, allowing you to use the more powerful dual attacks.

Attributes and Skills Edit

<pvxbig> [build prof=A/W Dagger=12+1+1 Crit=12+1][Palm Strike][Flurry][Trampling Ox][Falling Lotus Strike][Twisting Fangs][Death Blossom][optional][Resurrection Signet][/build]

Optional slot:

  • [[Nine Tail Strike@14] - For unblockable pressure.
  • [[Horns of the Ox@14] - To spam KDs with Palm Strike
  • [[Falling Spider@14] - Replace Falling Lotus if you're more comfortable with managing energy.
  • [[Wild Blow] - To end blocking stances.
  • [[Disrupting Dagger@3] - Interrupt.
  • [[Dash] - For an IMS.
  • [[Critical Strike@13] - Replace Death Blossom for energy management (use with Falling Spider).
  • [[Blades of Steel@14] - for big damage
  • [[Shadow Refuge] for death delaying.

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Equipment Edit

  • Survivor's Insignia. Rune of Sup Vigor.
  • Zealous/Vampiric/Ebon Daggers of Fortitude.
  • Defensive Sets with the Crippling mod on the weapons.

Usage Edit

Counters Edit

  • General anti-melee.
  • Palm Strike being disabled will make you completely useless. Be wary of skills like Diversion.
  • Smart players that know how to kite with a cripple shield.

Example video Edit

Palm Strike Spiker - AB Build Review, Gameplay (HD)

Palm Strike Spiker - AB Build Review, Gameplay (HD)

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