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This build has been designed for the following use:

Multi purpose Assassin build that can be used to farm mobs in PvE through redirected damage from Flashing Blades while spamming attack chains.

Attributes and Skills

<pvxbig> [build prof=A/any name="Flashing Spirit" dag=12+1+2 cri=8+1][jagged strike][fox fangs][Death Blossom][Optional][Flashing Blades][Critical Agility][Optional][Optional][/build]

Assassin-icon-smallShadow Arts:

  • Shroud of Distress [[Shroud of Distress@11]
  • Dark Escape [[Dark Escape@11]
  • Death&#039;s Charge [[Death's Charge@11]
  • Way of Perfection [[Way of Perfection@11]
  • Shadow Refuge [[Shadow Refuge@11]

Assassin-icon-smallCritical Strikes:

  • Critical Eye [[Critical Eye@9]
  • Critical Defenses [[Critical Defenses@9]

Assassin-icon-smallDagger Mastery:

  • Wild Strike [[Wild Strike@15]

Monk-icon-smallHealing Prayers: (set to 10)

  • Vigorous Spirit [[Vigorous Spirit@10]
  • Live Vicariously [[Live Vicariously@10]

Dervish-icon-smallEarth Prayers: (set to 8)

  • Mystic Regeneration [[Mystic Regeneration@8]


  • &quot;I Am Unstoppable!&quot; [["I Am Unstoppable!"]
  • Brawling Headbutt [[Brawling Headbutt]
  • Ebon Battle Standard of Honor [[Ebon Battle Standard of Honor]
  • &quot;Finish Him!&quot; [["Finish Him!"]
  • Radiation Field [[Radiation Field]



  • Zealous Daggers of Defense with +5 Energy inscription.
  • Spear of Defense and Shield of Fortitude defensive set for grabbing agro.
  • Radiant or your choice of +Armor Insignias (optimal choice will depend on farm)
  • Runes of Attunement


  • Equip defensive weapon set.
  • Grab aggro (under Dark Escape if taken).
  • Activate and maintain your defensive skills, switch to your daggers, and auto attack for a few seconds to regain any health/energy if necessary.
  • Spam Dagger attacks until everything is dead.

Farming Locations

Boss farms are noted with their profession icon.



  • Shiro's (NM) Use Wild Strike instead of Fox Fangs


Eye of the North


  • Blind
  • Anti-Melee hexes
  • Enchantment interruption or stripping
  • Stance removal
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