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The build usage highly depends on your team composition and optional skills. Generally, you should use BHA on troublesome casters and Volley on foes packed together to get maximum effect.
 
The build usage highly depends on your team composition and optional skills. Generally, you should use BHA on troublesome casters and Volley on foes packed together to get maximum effect.
   
*If your team lacks a specialised tank, taking [[gw:Dwarven Stability|Dwarven Stability] can make you a moderatly durable tank for up to 40 seconds.
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*If your team lacks a specialized tank, taking [[gw:Dwarven Stability|Dwarven Stability]] can make you a moderately durable tank for up to 40 seconds.
 
*If another party member has [[gw:Epidemic|Epidemic]] this can greatly augment Broad Head Arrow, allowing you to daze multiple casters adjacent to each other, as well as spreading any other conditions.
 
*If another party member has [[gw:Epidemic|Epidemic]] this can greatly augment Broad Head Arrow, allowing you to daze multiple casters adjacent to each other, as well as spreading any other conditions.
 
*Consider bringing a binding ritual such as [[gw:Bloodsong|Bloodsong]] if your team uses [[gw:Mend Body and Soul|Mend Body and Soul]] on a support character to add to the overall spirit count and deal some additional damage.
 
*Consider bringing a binding ritual such as [[gw:Bloodsong|Bloodsong]] if your team uses [[gw:Mend Body and Soul|Mend Body and Soul]] on a support character to add to the overall spirit count and deal some additional damage.
 
*Any number of PVE-only skills can be used, depending on the situation.
 
*Any number of PVE-only skills can be used, depending on the situation.
*Be mindful of using Death Pact Signet mid combat on fallen alies with accumulated Death Penalty.
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*Be mindful of using Death Pact Signet mid combat on fallen allies with accumulated Death Penalty.
   
 
==Counters==
 
==Counters==

Revision as of 10:34, November 1, 2007

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This build has been designed for the following use:

The Splintering BHA ranger is intended for use mostly in high end areas and Hard Mode. It allows the party to bring daze and additional support, while still retaining some of the damage dealing capability of the Splinter Barrage build.

Attributes and Skills

<pvxbig> [build prof=Ran/Rit channeling=9 expertise=11+3+1 marksmanship=10+1][Whirling Defense][throw dirt][broad head arrow][splinter weapon][Volley][Savage Shot][optional][death pact signet][/build] </pvxbig> The optional slots can be used for whatever additional support you may need.

Equipment

  • Radiant armor
  • Silencing bow of your choice, with either "Strength and Honor" or "I Have the Power" inscription.

Usage

The build usage highly depends on your team composition and optional skills. Generally, you should use BHA on troublesome casters and Volley on foes packed together to get maximum effect.

  • If your team lacks a specialized tank, taking Dwarven Stability can make you a moderately durable tank for up to 40 seconds.
  • If another party member has Epidemic this can greatly augment Broad Head Arrow, allowing you to daze multiple casters adjacent to each other, as well as spreading any other conditions.
  • Consider bringing a binding ritual such as Bloodsong if your team uses Mend Body and Soul on a support character to add to the overall spirit count and deal some additional damage.
  • Any number of PVE-only skills can be used, depending on the situation.
  • Be mindful of using Death Pact Signet mid combat on fallen allies with accumulated Death Penalty.

Counters

  • Blocking and dodging
  • On-hit hexes
  • Blind
  • Stance removal can leave you vulnerable to physical attackers
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