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This build has been designed for the following use:
This build uses the elite Wounding Strike. It can provide big pressure with high scythe damage and spammable covered Deep Wound, it has a lot of room for utility meaning it is a popular choice in heavy pressure builds (Hexways, Conditionways etc).
- Sees play in hexway HA teams for its pressure capabilities.
- Sees moderate play in RA and AB.
Attributes and Skills
<pvxbig> [build prof=Dervish/any Scythe=12+1+1 Mysticism=9+1 WindPrayers=9+1][Wounding Strike][Mystic Sweep][Chilling Victory][Victorious Sweep][Enchanted Haste][Attacker's Insight][Heart of Fury][Resurrection Signet][/build]
- PvP version of skills - [[Mystic Sweep (PvP)@14].
The first optional slot is for another attack skill:
- [[Chilling Victory (PvP)@10] is often used for its powerful damage.
- [[Crippling Sweep@14] for a snare.
- [[Victorious Sweep@14] for respectable spammable damage and conditional health gain.
- [[Wild Blow] for an unblockable critical attack along with stance removal.
The second optional slot is free for any profession, here are some popular options:
- [[Faithful Intervention@10] for its long lasting enchantment and fueling of [[Wounding Strike@14].
- [[Conjure Lightning@7] or any other Conjure for increased DPS and even more fuel for [[Wounding Strike@14] and [[Mystic Sweep@14]. (Take one point from both Mysticism and Wind Prayers, then up your elemental attribute to 7, and use the corresponding elemental Scythe Snathe).
- [[Hex Breaker@5] for protection against powerful anti-melee hexes (take one from Mysticism or Wind Prayers and put up Domination to 5).
- [[Grasping Earth@5] for an AoE snare (synergies with [[Rending Sweep@14]). (Take one from Mysticism or Wind Prayers and put up Earth Magic to 5).
- [[Song of Concentration] to prevent interrupts on the Ghostly Hero in HA.
- [[Harrier's Grasp@10] for a snare.
- Survivor's Insignia's with a Rune of Superior Vigor.
- A selection of Scythes of Fortitude with the "Strength and Honor" inscription (Vampiric, Zealous, etc.).
- Defensive Shield and Spear sets.
- Enchanting set for important enchantments.
- Use Heart of Fury for an IAS.
- Use Attacker's Insight for energy management.
- Use Enchanted Haste when you need to catch a target.
- Spam Wounding Strike.
- Spam Mystic Sweep to get kills and to activate the Deep Wound.
- Enchantment Removal.
- General Anti-Melee.
- [[Signet of Mystic Speed@10] for an IMS.
- [[Protector's Strike@0] for another Quick Attack (With faster activation).
- [[Featherfoot Grace@10] for a maintainable IMS and condition removal that Enchanted Haste doesn't give