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This build has been designed for the following use:

Designed to farm Vaettir in Hard Mode for glacial stones, mesmer tomes and golds. Works with either a Mesmer or Monk secondary.

Attributes and Skills

<pvxbig> [build prof=assas/monk shadow=12+1+3 Smiting=12 deadlyarts=3][deadly paradox][shadow form][shroud of distress][optional][Kirin's Wrath][Symbol of Wrath][Balthazar's Aura][Balthazar's Spirit][/build]

[build prof=assas/mesmer shadow=12+1+3 Domination=11 Inspiration=6 deadly=2][deadly paradox][shadow form][shroud of distress][optional][Arcane Echo][Wastrel's Demise][Cry of Pain][Channeling][/build] </pvxbig>



  • Max armor, Blessed Insignas/Attunement Runes
  • Sword, Spear, or Axe with +5e/+20% enchantments (for example: Totem Axe)
  • Shield +10ar vs. Earth Damage (Inscription: "Like a Rolling Stone")


  • Equip your norn title.
  • Start from Longeye's Ledge to Jaga's Moraine. Don't aggro anything along the way.
  • Cast Channeling/Balthazar's Spirit. Take the bounty (if desired).
  • While Deadly Paradox is up, cast Shroud of Distress and Shadow Form (SoD will recharge 33% faster).
  • Maintain Channeling/Balthazar's Spirit, SF, and SoD.
  • Recast Shroud of Distress at recharge. Damage received is almost zero, you health drops to 1/2 and this is it.
  • Kill them with Smites/Arcane Echoed Wastrel's Demise (tabbing to a new vaettir after hexing one). Rinse and repeat.


  • Failure to maintain SF.
  • Taking too much damage. (Should only happen if you're not using the right equipment.)


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