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This build has been designed for the following use:

Utilizes strong armor-ignoring Domination Magic skills for general PvE.

Attributes and Skills

Energy Surge

<pvxbig> [build prof=Me/e Domination=12+1+1 Fast=8+1 Insp=10+1][optional][Arcane Echo][Empathy][Cry of Pain][By Ural's Hammer!][optional][Auspicious Incantation][glyph of lesser energy][/build]

  • Energy Surge [[Energy Surge@14]
  • Visions of Regret [[Visions of Regret@14]
  • Ether Nightmare [[Ether Nightmare] if using Energy Surge.
  • Optional optional ~ See variants if using VoR.


Ray of Judgment

<pvxbig> [build prof=Me/mo Smiting=12 Fast=8+1 Insp=10+1][Ray of Judgment][Arcane Echo][Pain Inverter][Cry of Pain][By Ural's Hammer!][optional][optional][Auspicious Incantation][/build]

  • Mind Wrack [[Mind Wrack] if using Ray of Judgement.
  • Smite Hex [[Smite Hex] if using Ray of Judgement.
  • Optional optional ~ See variants if using VoR.



  • 40/40 Domination Magic set
  • A high energy weapon set for energy management
  • Vigor and vitae runes
  • Survivor insignias


  • Echo Visions of Regret or Energy Surge
  • Increase damage output with "By Ural's Hammer!"
  • Damage and degenerate foes using Cry of Pain on enemies with mesmer hexes
  • Use Empathy on melee enemies
  • Manage energy using Auspicious Incantation with a high energy skill, such as Arcane Echo
  • Use optionals as you see fit
  • DO NOT cast a mesmer hex on a foe that already has Visions of Regret on it


  • Standard caster counters


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