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This build has been designed for the following use:

The Barrage/Pet is the most common, and effective Team build designed for ruins of the Tomb of the Primeval Kings. This build utilizes the synergy between Barrage, Favorable Winds, Winnowing and Orders to inflict high damage on multiple foes, with a wall of pets and minions to defend the party.

Team Composition

  • 5 Barrage/Pet players

Some combination of the following:

Barrage Savage Shot Splinter Weapon "By Ural's Hammer!" Nightmare Weapon Triple Shot Call of Protection Comfort Animal
Barrage Savage Shot Distracting Shot Ebon Battle Standard of Honor "Save Yourselves!" For Great Justice Call of Protection Comfort Animal
Barrage Savage Shot Winnowing Favorable Winds Summon Spirits Call of Protection Comfort Animal Flesh of My Flesh
Barrage Savage Shot Distracting Shot "Go for the Eyes!" Anthem of Envy Call of Protection Comfort Animal Signet of Return
Barrage Savage Shot Distracting Shot Zojun's Haste "I Am Unstoppable!" Call of Protection Comfort Animal Rebirth
  • 1 Minion Master
Aura of the Lich Animate Vampiric Horror Animate Shambling Horror Blood of the Master Masochism Dwayna's Sorrow Cure Hex Optional
  • 1 Orders Necromancer
Order of the Vampire Blood Renewal Blood Bond Great Dwarf Weapon Awaken the Blood Succor Rebirth Blood Ritual
  • 1 Healer Monk
Optional Dwayna's Kiss Patient Spirit Seed of Life Cure Hex Heal Party Glyph of Lesser Energy Optional



Barragers

The barragers have a number of variations as many skills synergise with barrage. A full list is given on Guide:Barrager Guide and Build:R/any Barrage Ranger, this team build explores a number of strong example builds.

Splinter Barrager

<pvxbig> [build prof=r/rt marks=11+1+1 expertise=7+1 channel=10 beast=7+1][Barrage][Savage Shot][splinter Weapon]["By Ural's Hammer!"][nightmare Weapon][triple Shot][Call of Protection][Comfort Animal][/build] </pvxbig>

Variants

  • Play as Rt/R (attributes, Channeling=12+1+1 Marksmanship=11 Beast Mastery=6)
  • Replace Triple Shot (Kurzick) with the Luxon version

Equipment

  • Weapon: Zealous or Vampiric Recurve bow, +30hp, +5energy.

Usage

Commanding Barrager

<pvxbig> [build prof=r/p marks=11+1+1 expertise=7+1 command=11 beast=7+1][Barrage][Savage Shot][Distracting Shot]["Go for the Eyes!"][Anthem of Envy][Never Rampage Alone][Comfort Animal][Signet of Return][/build] </pvxbig>

Variants

Equipment

  • Weapon: Zealous or Vampiric Recurve bow, +30hp, +15^50 damage

Usage

Spirit Barrager

<pvxbig> [build prof=r/rt marks=12+1+1 expertise=7+1 beast=8+1 wilder=8+1][Barrage][Savage Shot][Winnowing][Favorable Winds][Summon Spirits][Call of Protection][Comfort Animal][Flesh of My Flesh][/build] </pvxbig>

Variants

Equipment

  • Weapon: Zealous or Vampiric Recurve bow, +30hp, +15^50 damage

Usage

Savior Barrager

<pvxbig> [build prof=r/w marks=12+1+1 expertise=8+1 beast=10+1][Barrage][Savage Shot][Distracting Shot][Ebon Battle Standard of Honor]["Save Yourselves!"][For Great Justice][Call of Protection][Comfort Animal][/build] </pvxbig>

Variants

Equipment

  • Weapon: Zealous or Vampiric Recurve bow, +30hp, +5energy.

Usage

  • Cast Ebon Battle Standard of Honor before attacking. Try to cast close to areas with many Barragers or Bone Fiends.
  • Use "Save Yourselves!" when the party is taking a lot of damage.
  • Use "For Great Justice!" to build up adrenaline quicker where SY! is needed a lot.

Puller Barrager

<pvxbig> [build name="Splinter Puller" prof=range/mo marksm=12+1+1 beastm=10+1 expert=8+1][barrage][Savage Shot][distracting shot][Zojuns Haste][I Am Unstoppable!][call of Protection][Comfort Animal][rebirth][/build]</pvxbig>

Variants

  • Different res skill

Equipment

  • Weapon: Zealous or Vampiric Recurve bow, +30hp, +15^50 damage. May want to use a Longbow to pull away or shield and +5 armor weapon when running in to pull.

Usage


Supporters

These builds are best used in support of barrage-team.

Minion Master

<pvxbig> [build prof=Necromancer/mo Death=12+1+3 Soul=10+1 heal=8][Aura of the Lich][animate vampiric horror][Animate Shambling Horror][masochism][Blood of the Master][Dwayna's Sorrow][cure hex][optional][/build] </pvxbig>

Variants

  • Optional slots for additional hex or condition removal.

Equipment

  • Weapon: +20% enchantments weapon with +30hp
  • Armor: Survivors or Radiant insignia with one Bloodstained insignia piece. Rune of superior vigor.

Usage

Orders Necromancer

<pvxbig> [build prof=n/mo blood=12+3+1 soul=12+3 prot=3][Order of the Vampire@18][Blood Renewal@18][Blood Bond@18][Great Dwarf Weapon][Awaken the Blood@18][succor][Blood Ritual@18][rebirth][/build] </pvxbig>

Variants

Equipment

  • Weapon: +20% enchantments staff with 2 adept mods, +20% enchantments one handed weapon with -50hp Grim Cesta to switch to.
  • Armor: One set of Radiant insignia with super runes on each piece and a regular health set to switch between, depending on the area.

Usage

Healer Monk

<pvxbig> [build prof=monk/e healin=12+1+1 divine=12+1][optional][Dwayna's kiss][Patient Spirit][seed of life][cure hex][heal party][glyph of lesser energy][optional][/build] </pvxbig>

Variants

Equipment

  • Weapon: 20/20 healing wand and offhand and a +20% enchantments weapon.
  • Armor: Survivor insignia, rune of superior vigor, runes of attunement

Usage


General Usage

Variants

More experienced teams can drop one of the barragers for an SS necromancer <pvxbig> [build prof=Necromancer/Mesmer Curses=12+1+1 Soul=11+1 Inspiration=6][Mantra of Resolve][Spiteful Spirit][Arcane Echo][Mark Of Pain][barbs]["By Ural's Hammer!"][Air of Superiority][Signet Of Sorrow][/build] </pvxbig>

Variants

Equipment

  • Radiant or survivors
  • 40/40 set, or 20/20 offhand with a caster weapon
  • Vigor

Usage

See Also

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