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This build was in the category Great before being archived.

Two tough-as-nails builds for tanking in DoA and FoW. Both builds require an Essense of Celerity and/or Weapon of Quickening to work.

DoA Tank

<pvxbig> [build prof=assa/ele Shadow=12+3+1 earth=12 deadly=3][glyph of concentration][deadly paradox][Shadow Form][lightbringer signet][glyph of lesser energy][stoneflesh aura][armor of earth][death's charge][/build] </pvxbig>


  • Radiants/Attunements. Blessed may be used as well.
  • Shield with +10 AL. vs. Demons.
  • Spear with +5 energy, +20% enchantments.


  • Maintain Shadow Form.
  • Use Glyph of Concentration whenever Stygian Fiends are present.
  • Use Lightbringer Signet to maintain energy near demons.
  • Ball/Get unstuck with Death's Charge.
  • Survive


  • Failure to use GoC around Stygian Fiends.
  • Inexperience with the area.

FoW Tank

<pvxbig> [build prof=A/Me ins=12 crit=3 sha=12+1+3][Deadly Paradox][Shadow Form]["I Am Unstoppable!"][Optional][Feigned Neutrality][optional][Channeling][Death's Charge][/build] </pvxbig>

  • Ebon Battle Standard of Honor
  • Ebon Escape
  • Tryptophan Signet


  • Radiant/Attunements
  • Necessary attribute runes
  • Staff with +20% enchants and max energy mods


  • Maintain Shadow Form.
  • Use defensive skills to survive traps, hydras, etc. in the Fissure of Woe.
  • Aggro enemies, ball them up, survive.


  • Failing to maintain Shadow Form
  • Inexperience with the area.
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