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This build has been designed for the following use:
This build uses Assassin's Promise, Barbs, Mark of Pain, and various PvE-only skills to wipe out enemies quickly in combination with a physically oriented team. It's extremely useful for Hard Mode and Vanquishing.
Attribute and Skills
<pvxbig> [build prof=necro/assa curses=12+1+1 soulre=8+1 deadly=10][mark of pain][rigor mortis][barbs]["Finish Him!"][assassin's promise][ebon vanguard assassin support][Optional][Optional][/build] </pvxbig>
- Radiant armor, Superior Vigor rune, Attunement/Vitae runes.
- Cruel Spear with "I have the power!" inscription (+5 energy) and a Fortitude mod.
- Curses focus with "Master Of My Domain" inscription (+1 Curses/20% chance) and Fortitude mod or Aptitude mod. Suitable foci are Fondalz's Artifact, the Plaguebinder and bone idols from the collectors Yu Lae, Denos Makaluum or Luci.
- HSR options are not desirable because you instead depend on Assassin's Promise to recharge your skills.
- Every member of your team should use physical damage weapons (spears for casters), even with no points in the weapon.
- Choose a target, preferably in a mob. Call the target and use skills in order:
- Follow up with [[Ebon Vanguard Assassin Support] for an additional physical to trigger the hexes.
- Use [[Assassin's Promise@10] and [["Finish Him!"] when target is at around 33% health (depending on the foe's total health). With practice you will be able to score near-instant kills with "Finish Him!" which will make hex removal unlikely
<pvxbig> Optionals should be:
- [[Mindbender] to speed up casts, especially Barbs.
- [[Enfeebling Blood@14] for Melee protection.
- [["By Ural's Hammer!"] for extra damage.
- [[Reckless Haste@14] for Melee protection
- [[Tryptophan Signet] Snare to help counter foes intending to kite from Mark of Pain.
- [[Mark of Death@10] Instead of Barbs; for areas with heavy-duty healers.
- [[Technobabble] for Spell protection.
- [[Great Dwarf Weapon] for damage buff.
- [[Rend Enchantments@14] for strong enchant removal.
- [[Vocal Minority@14] Cheapest and largest ranged cover/fish hex.
- Heavy hex removal.
- Lag, resulting in bad timing of [[Assassin's Promise@10].
- Effects that prevent hits from landing on the called target.
- [[Greater Conflagration] and similar damage type converters.
- Proper target calling and following is vital for this build to perform at optimal capacity.
- Works best with a tank and/or minions.
- Perfect combination with Team - Discordway and an AoE condition skill like [[Weaken Armor@14] or [[Enfeebling Blood@14]