This build has been archived as of July 10th, 2008, for the following reason:

  • Shadow Form nerf to deal 33% damage

This build had been designed for the following use:

This build was in the category good before being archived.

A build utilizing Shadow Form to negate damage from Vermin in Xaquang Skyway to easily farm them on hard mode.

Skills and Attributes

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  • Something along the lines of Galigord's Stone Staff, requirement attribute does not matter
  • Optional Insignias and Runes (56 energy required, 60 energy if you use a +15 energy staff and a major energy storage rune)
  • A longbow for pulling (optional)


  • Cast Fire Attunement and Flame Djinn's Haste upon entering the area. Head WEST for the vermin.
  • Aggro the first mob of vermin
  • Cast Shadow Form when they are running for you.
  • Use your skills in order, making sure the next one casts immediatly, otherwise the timing will be off, and the Vermin will use Heart of Shadow to heal.
  • Wait for recharge and repeat. When farming the mobs that circle with Shreader, pull one group at a time, and kill then on the bridge.


Replace Glyph of Sacrifice with Glyph of Elemental Power.


  • None if used correctly


See Also

Build: E/A Gloom Farmer

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