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Uses the scythe's AoE abilities and high damage paired with the Rangers Expertise to bring attack energy cost to a minimum to dish out some respectable damage
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This build combines Expertise and scythe attacks to pump continuous damage.
   
 
== Attributes and Skills ==
 
== Attributes and Skills ==
 
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[build prof=Ranger/Dervish ScytheMastery=12 Expertise=12+1+1][Wounding Strike][Mystic Sweep][Eremite's Attack][Lyssa's Assault][Asuran Scan][Dwarven Stability][Lightning Reflexes][Aura of Holy Might][/build]
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[build prof=Ranger/Dervish ScytheMastery=12 Expertise=12+1+1 earthp=3][wounding strike][victorious sweep][radiant scythe][reap impurities][optional][aura of thorns][dwarven stability][lightning reflexes][/build]
 
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Optional should be:
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* [[gww:Apply Poison|Apply Poison]] to fuel [[gww:Reap Impurities|Reap Impurities]] and cover Deep Wound.
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* [[gww:Zealous Sweep|Zealous Sweep]] for additional energy management and fueling [[gww:Radiant Scythe|Radiant Scythe]].
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* [[gww:Rending Sweep|Rending Sweep]] for spammable damage, only use as teardown as necessary
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* [[gww:Irresistible Sweep|Irresistible Sweep]] for damage and removing stances such as [[gww:Whirling Defense|Whirling Defense]]. Alternate with [[gww:Wounding Strike|Wounding Strike]] or bring a second flash enchantment.
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* [[gww:Chilling Victory|Chilling Victory]] for more AoE damage.
   
 
== Equipment ==
 
== Equipment ==
* Survivor's/Blessed/Sentry's Insignia on all pieces. Also a Superior Rune of Vigor
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* Survivor/Blessed Insignia on all pieces.
* Vampiric/Zealous/Sundering Scythes of Fortitude with "Strength and Honor" inscriptions
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* Zealous/Vampiric Scythe of Fortitude with "Strength and Honor" inscriptions.
* Optional: Any staff with Enchantments +20% and HSR 20% for casting your enchantments
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* Zealous/Vampiric Scythe of Enchanting with "Strength and Honor" inscriptions.
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* Defensive set and longbow for pulling groups.
   
 
== Usage ==
 
== Usage ==
*Combine {{skill icon|Dwarven Stability}} with {{skill icon|Lightning Reflexes}} for a long-lasting IAS and a 75% chance to block.
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* Maintain [[gww:Lightning Reflexes|Lightning Reflexes]] with [[gww:Dwarven Stability|Dwarven Stability]] for an IAS and a 75% chance to block.
*Use your attack skills to spike targets.
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* Spam [[gww:Wounding Strike|Wounding Strike]], [[gww:Victorious Sweep|Victorious Sweep]], [[gww:Radiant Scythe|Radiant Scythe]], and any other scythe attacks.
*Use {{skill icon|Aura of Holy Might}} to add additional damage to your attacks.
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* Use [[gww:Aura of Thorns|Aura of Thorns]] to fuel Wounding Strike and as a snare.
*Use {{skill icon|Asuran Scan}} to increase your damage against 1 target.
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* Follow Wounding Strike with Reap Impurities, it will remove Crippled inflicted by Aura of Thorns. Repeat to cover Deep Wound with Bleeding from Wounding Strike and use that to fuel Reap Impurities until Aura of Thorns recharges.
   
 
== Variants ==
 
== Variants ==
 
*{{skill icon|Reaper's Sweep}} for Wounding Strike
 
*{{skill icon|Reaper's Sweep}} for Wounding Strike
*{{skill icon|"I Am The Strongest!"}} for Asuran Scan
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*{{skill icon|"I Am The Strongest!"}} to boost damage
*{{skill icon|Great Dwarf Armor}} for Asuran Scan or Dwarven Stability
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*{{skill icon|"I Am Unstoppable!"}} for anti-kd and more armor
*{{skill icon|"I Am Unstoppable!"}} for Asuran Scan or Dwarven Stability
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*{{skill icon|Ebon Battle Standard of Honor}} to increase damage output
*{{skill icon|Ebon Battle Standard of Honor}} for any of the PvE skills
 
   
 
== Counters ==
 
== Counters ==
*Anti-melee hexes
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* Anti-melee hexes/conditions
*Blind
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* Enchantment removal.
*Enchantment removal, although not debilitating, can lower your overall [[gww:Damage per second|DPS]]
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* Stance removal will hinder damage and survivability.
   
== See also ==
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== Notes ==
*[[Build:R/D PvE Pet Scythe]]
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* Aura of Thorns will cover Deep Wound from Wounding Strike.

Latest revision as of 23:41, September 21, 2011

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This build has been designed for the following use:

This build combines Expertise and scythe attacks to pump continuous damage.

Attributes and Skills Edit

<pvxbig> [build prof=Ranger/Dervish ScytheMastery=12 Expertise=12+1+1 earthp=3][wounding strike][victorious sweep][radiant scythe][reap impurities][optional][aura of thorns][dwarven stability][lightning reflexes][/build] </pvxbig> Optional should be:

Equipment Edit

  • Survivor/Blessed Insignia on all pieces.
  • Zealous/Vampiric Scythe of Fortitude with "Strength and Honor" inscriptions.
  • Zealous/Vampiric Scythe of Enchanting with "Strength and Honor" inscriptions.
  • Defensive set and longbow for pulling groups.

Usage Edit

Variants Edit

Counters Edit

  • Anti-melee hexes/conditions
  • Enchantment removal.
  • Stance removal will hinder damage and survivability.

Notes Edit

  • Aura of Thorns will cover Deep Wound from Wounding Strike.
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