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This build has been designed for the following use:

The Imperial Farmer is used in Raisu Palace to farm Star Ancient Koosun for Koosun's Fire Staff, and other bosses alone. Good equipment helps, but even simple weapons can be used. This build can be used anywhere that degen and physical attacks are the primary opposition, but is intended to easily farm Star Ancient Koosun. This build is used for SOLO farming, but can accompany chest run groups.

Attributes and skills

<pvxbig> [build prof=eleme/monk waterm=12+1+3 firema=9 energy=9+1 healin=3][Watchful Spirit][Mending][Healing Breeze][optional][Immolate][Fire Attunement][Armor of Mist][Mist Form][/build] </pvxbig> The Optional Slot should be filled with Celestial Storm, however, if you are using this build for anywhere other than Raisu Palace, you can use Purge Conditions, Mend Ailment, or Remove Hex instead.


There is no special armor needed, as long as you have +4 energy regen. Recommended weapons are expensive but effective. There are two separate groups of equipment needed. Water Running and Fire Fighting.

Water Running equipment includes: (weapons set 1)

(A Water staff with a a perfect Staff Wrapping of Enchanting and 20/20 casting is also workable as this weapons set, see collector items with mods.)

Fire Fighting equipment includes: (weapons set 2)

(A Fire staff with a perfect Staff Wrapping of Enchanting and 20/20 casting is also workable as this weapons set, e.g Elementalist-icon-smallRago's Flame Staff.)


  • Before starting the farm, use the "Portal Glitch" method to save time. *See Videos for help*

There are two distinct modes to this build, Water Running and Fire Fighting.

Water Running mode allows you get to your target with basic invulnerability to physical and most degen attacks. You have extra armor from Armor of Mist (+42 or +44 armor (20%)) and should use Armor of Mist and Mist Form at the same Time. You sometimes cast Healing Breeze on top of these spells before running past opponents.

The recommended order of casting is:

This gives you a total of 26 seconds of protection at 33% faster speed. It should be mentioned that Mending and Watchful Spirit are cast after getting Celestial Storm at the beginning of the mission.

For Star Ancient Koosun farming, I recommend using the path to the north of Onata the Assassin and the Mesmer Boss, toward Kai. For Star Ancient Koosun farming, you set up adjacent to Star Ancient Koosun usually to the left as you enter from the rez point past Kai. Then, when all degen is resolved switch to Fire Fighting mode.

Switching modes:

You now have 36% half recharge, +1 Fire Magic 20%, and a total of 12 Fire Magic. Fire Fighting Mode allows you to do heavy damage with Immolate with excellent energy conservation. You do not need the Celestial Storm to kill Star Ancient Koosun if you are patient with Immolate and Fire Attunement.

To Kill Star Ancient Koosun, in Fire Fighting mode:

Cast Fire Attunement as needed, but you will notice that even with the monk, Immolate will eventually kill Star Ancient Koosun. To get Elementalist-icon-smallKoosun's Fire Staff, it seems you want to kill him quickly. There are sweet spots along the wall where you cannot be counter attacked. Usage video


Obsidian Flame attacks and degen can get you if you are careless in Imperial Sanctum. A foe could strip your enchantments, but this is not encountered in Imperial Sanctum.


  • There is a Good variant that changes monk skills for Dervish skills
  • There is also a very successful 5 storm version, it is a variant, but radically different.

Cast Arcane Echo , Echo, Celestial Storm, Echo(arcane copy), Celestial Storm, Celestial Storm

  • When the boss quickly dies , your two Celestial Storm copies will recharge, select any opponents in the area, and cast quickly, you may want to cast Armor of Mist to help run to any opponents that are out of range, before your spells expire.

Standard E/Mo

<pvxbig> [build prof=E/Mo fir=9 wat=12 ene=9 hea=3][Mending][Watchful Spirit][Healing Breeze][Optional][Glowing Gaze][Immolate][Armor of Mist][Mist Form][/build] </pvxbig>


<pvxbig> [build prof=E/D fir=9 wat=12 ene=9 earthp=3][Mystic Regeneration][Glyph of Elemental Power][Swirling Aura][Optional][Glowing Gaze][Immolate][Armor of Mist][Mist Form][/build] </pvxbig>

E/Me (5 celestial storm)

<pvxbig> [build prof=E/Me dom=3 ear=12 wat=9 ene=9][Hex Breaker][Stoneflesh Aura][Optional][Arcane Echo][Kinetic Armor][Aura of Restoration][Armor of Mist][Echo][/build] </pvxbig>


Video from the Author

Guild Wars - Guide to Portal Glitching (Fast Farming)

Guild Wars - Guide to Portal Glitching (Fast Farming)

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