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This build uses the elite [[gw:Wounding Strike|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).
== Frequency ==
A dervish with Wounding Strike.
*Sees play in hexway HA teams for its pressure capabilities.
*Sees moderate play in RA and AB.
== Attributes and Skills ==
[build prof=Dervish/any Scythe=12+1+1 Mysticism=9+1 WindPrayers=9+1][Wounding Strike][Mystic Sweep][optional][optional][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:
*{{icon|Chilling Victory}} [[Chilling Victory (PvP)@10] is often used for its powerful damage.
*{{icon|Crippling Sweep}} [[Crippling Sweep@14] for a snare.
*{{icon|Victorious Sweep}} [[Victorious Sweep@14] for respectable spammable damage and conditional health gain.
*{{icon|Wild Blow}} [[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:
*{{icon|Faithful Intervention}} [[Faithful Intervention@10] for its long lasting enchantment and fueling of [[Wounding Strike@14].
*{{icon|Conjure Lightning}} [[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).
*{{icon|Hex Breaker}} [[Hex Breaker@5] for protection against powerful anti-melee hexes (take one from Mysticism or Wind Prayers and put up Domination to 5).
*{{icon|Grasping Earth}} [[Grasping Earth@5] for an AoE snare (synergies with {{icon|Rending Sweep}} [[Rending Sweep@14]). (Take one from Mysticism or Wind Prayers and put up Earth Magic to 5).
*{{icon|Song of Concentration}} [[Song of Concentration] to prevent interrupts on the Ghostly Hero in HA.
*{{icon|Harrier's Grasp}} [[Harrier's Grasp@10] for a snare.
== Equipment ==
* 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.
== Usage ==
*Use [[gw:Heart of Fury|Heart of Fury]] for an IAS.
*Use [[gw:Attacker's Insight|Attacker's Insight]] for energy management.
*Use [[gw:Enchanted Haste|Enchanted Haste]] when you need to catch a target.
*Spam [[gw:Wounding Strike|Wounding Strike]].
*Spam [[gw:Mystic Sweep|Mystic Sweep]] to get kills and to activate the [[gw:Deep Wound|Deep Wound]].
== Counters ==
*Enchantment Removal.
*General Anti-Melee.
== Variants ==
*[[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
[[Category:Multi-campaign builds|D/any Wounding Strike Dervish]]
[[Category:Multi-campaign builds|D/any Wounding Strike Dervish]]

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