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A strong choice of heroes when doing areas in Hard Mode with two physical players. The build puts heavy emphasis on physical damage and increasing that damage by means of [[gw:Strength of Honor|Strength of Honor]], [[gw:Order of Pain|Order of Pain]], [[gw:Splinter Weapon|Splinter Weapon]], etc.
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A strong choice of heroes when doing areas in Hard Mode with two physical players. The build puts emphasis on increasing attack damage by means of [[gww:Strength of Honor|Strength of Honor]], [[gww:Order of Pain|Order of Pain]] and [[gww:Barbs|Barbs]] and distributing AoE damage from [[gww:Splinter Weapon|Splinter Weapon]] and [[gww:Mark of Pain|Mark of Pain]].
   
 
== Overview ==
 
== Overview ==
 
*'''{{any}}/{{any}} Human Physical Players'''
 
*'''{{any}}/{{any}} Human Physical Players'''
 
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*'''{{Rt}}/{{N}} SoS Orders Hero'''
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*'''{{n}}/{{mo}} Curses Protection Hero'''
{{Mini skill bar|Splinter Weapon|Ancestor's Rage|Blood Bond|Order of Pain|Dark Fury|Spirit Siphon|Signet of Spirits|Flesh of My Flesh}}
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{{mini skill bar|Spiteful Spirit|Barbs|Mark of Pain|Enfeebling Blood|Shield of Absorption|Protective Spirit|Aegis|Signet of Lost Souls}}
*'''{{rt}}/{{mo}} Empathic Smiting Hero'''
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*'''{{rt}}/{{mo}} Splinter Smiting Hero'''
{{Mini skill bar|Splinter Weapon|Ancestor's Rage|Empathic Removal|Optional|Spirit Siphon|Bloodsong|Strength of Honor|Flesh of My Flesh}}
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{{mini skill bar|Signet of Spirits|Bloodsong|Splinter Weapon|Ancestor's Rage|Spirit Siphon|Smite Hex|Strength of Honor|Flesh of My Flesh}}
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*'''{{e}}/{{n}} Orders Elementalist Hero'''
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{{mini skill bar|Ether Renewal|Aura of Restoration|Order of Pain|Dark Fury|Blood Bond|jaundiced Gaze|Mark of Fury|Awaken the Blood}}
 
*'''{{n}}/{{mo}} Jagged Bomber Hero'''
 
*'''{{n}}/{{mo}} Jagged Bomber Hero'''
{{Mini skill bar|Jagged Bones|Animate Bone Minions|Death Nova|Masochism|Foul Feast|Shield of Absorption|Aegis|Signet of Lost Souls}}
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{{mini skill bar|Jagged Bones|Animate Bone Minions|Death Nova|Masochism|Foul Feast|Cure Hex|Dwayna's Sorrow|Infuse Condition}}
*'''{{P}}/{{any}} Cruel Command Hero'''
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*'''{{rt}}/{{me}} Interrupting Restoration Hero'''
{{mini skill bar|Blazing Spear|Wild Throw|Cruel Spear|"Go for the Eyes!"|"Fall Back!"|Bladeturn Refrain|Aggressive Refrain|"We Shall Return!"}}
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{{mini skill bar|Mend Body and Soul|Spirit Light|Weapon of Warding|Protective Was Kaolai|Life|Tease|Power Drain|Flesh of My Flesh}}
*'''{{P}}/{{Mo}} Empathic Command Hero'''
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*'''{{n}}/{{rt}} Splinter Restoration Hero'''
{{mini skill bar|Blazing Spear|optional|Empathic Removal|"Go for the Eyes!"|"Fall Back!"|Anthem of Flame|Aggressive Refrain|"We Shall Return!"}}
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{{mini skill bar|Optional|Splinter Weapon|Ancestor's Rage|Mend Body and Soul|Spirit Light|Protective Was Kaolai|Signet of Lost Souls|Flesh of My Flesh}}
*'''{{E}}/{{Mo}} ER Prot/Infuser Hero'''
 
{{Mini skill bar|Ether Renewal|Aura of Restoration|Aegis|Spirit Bond|Protective Spirit|Shield Guardian|Shield of Absorption|Infuse Health}}
 
   
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==Curses Protection Hero==
==SoS Orders Hero==
 
 
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[build prof=Rt/N channeling=12+1+1 blood=11 spawn=6+1][Splinter Weapon][Ancestor's Rage][Blood Bond][Order of Pain][Dark Fury][Spirit Siphon][Signet of Spirits][Flesh of My Flesh][/build]
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[build prof=n/mo curse=12+1+1 protect=10 soul=8+1][Spiteful Spirit][barbs][mark of pain][Enfeebling Blood][Shield of Absorption][Protective spirit][aegis][signet of lost souls][/build]
 
</pvxbig>
 
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=== Equipment ===
 
=== Equipment ===
 
*'''Armor:''' Survivor Insignia and the best vigor rune you can afford.
 
*'''Armor:''' Survivor Insignia and the best vigor rune you can afford.
*'''Weapons:''' Any weapon of Enchanting (a 20/20/40 staff is optimal).
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*'''Weapons:''' 20/20 Curses wand and offhand can be useful but not necessary.
   
 
=== Variants ===
 
=== Variants ===
*[[gw:Blood Ritual|Blood Ritual]] instead of Blood Bond.
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*Replace [[gww:Spiteful Spirit|Spiteful Spirit]] with [[gww:Empathic Removal|Empathic Removal]] or [[gww:Pain of Disenchantment|Pain of Disenchantent]]
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*Go N/P and take [[gww:Command|Command]] skills such as [[gww:Bladeturn Refrain|Bladeturn Refrain]], [[gww:"Find Their Weakness!"|"Find Their Weakness!"]] and [[gww:"Fall Back!"|"Fall Back!"]].
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*[[gww:Weaken Armor|Weaken Armor]] and other curses skills.
   
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== Splinter Smiting Hero ==
== Empathic Smiting Hero ==
 
 
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<pvxbig>
[build prof=Rt/Mo Channel=12+1+1 smi=12 Resto=3][Splinter Weapon][Ancestor's Rage][Empathic Removal][optional][Spirit Siphon][Bloodsong][Strength of Honor][Flesh of My Flesh][/build]
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[build prof=Rt/Mo Channel=12+1+1 smi=12 Resto=3][Signet of Spirits][Bloodsong][Splinter Weapon][Ancestor's Rage][Spirit Siphon][Smite Hex][Strength of Honor][Flesh of My Flesh][/build]
*[[Smite Condition] or [[Draw Conditions] for condition-heavy areas.
 
*[[Smite Hex] or [[Remove Hex] for hex-heavy areas.
 
*[[Judge's Intervention] for any other areas.
 
 
</pvxbig>
 
</pvxbig>
 
 
=== Equipment ===
 
=== Equipment ===
 
* '''Armor:''' Survivor Insignia and the best vigor rune you can afford.
 
* '''Armor:''' Survivor Insignia and the best vigor rune you can afford.
 
* '''Weapons:''' 20/20 Channeling wand and offhand
 
* '''Weapons:''' 20/20 Channeling wand and offhand
   
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=== Variants ===
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*Take [[gww:Smite Condition|Smite Condition]] or [[gww:Mend Body and Soul|Mend Body and Soul]] to remove conditions like [[gww:Blind|Blind]]
   
== Jagged Bomber Hero ==
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==Orders Elementalist Hero==
 
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[build prof=N/Mo death=12+1+1 sou=8+1 prot=10][Jagged Bones][Animate Bone Minions][Death Nova][Masochism][Foul Feast][Shield of Absorption][Aegis][Signet of Lost Souls][/build]
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[build prof=E/N energy=12+2+1 blood=12][ether renewal][aura of restoration][order of pain][dark fury][blood bond][jaundiced gaze][mark of fury][awaken the blood][/build]
 
</pvxbig>
 
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=== Equipment ===
 
=== Equipment ===
*'''Armor:''' Survivor Insignia, one Bloodstained Insignia and the best vigor rune you can afford.
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* '''Armor:''' Survivor Insignia and the best vigor rune you can afford.
*'''Weapons:''' 20/20 Death wand and offhand can be useful but is not necessary. Alternatively, an Enchanting weapon could be used to lengthen the protection spells.
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* '''Weapons:''' A Blood staff with +20% enchantments and two 20% HCT.
   
 
=== Variants ===
 
=== Variants ===
*[[gw:Infuse Condition|Infuse Condition]].
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*See [[Build:E/N Ether Renewal Orders|E/N Ether Renewal Orders]] for other variants.
*If you want [[gw:Curses|Curses]] spells, drop the Protection Prayers skills and attribute for it. You can also drop Putrid Bile for a third Curses spell.
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*See [[Build:D/N_Arcane_Orders_Dervish|D/N Arcane Orders Dervish]] for a similar build.
**[[gw:Mark of Pain|Mark of Pain]] is a powerful AoE nuke with the abundance of physical attacks (requires micro for best effect).
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*If using all scythes on your physicals, drop this build since it doesn't synergize with [[gww:Aura of Holy Might|Aura of Holy Might]] and bring a hero with [[gww:Command|Command]] support.
**[[gw:Barbs|Barbs]] for more single target damage.
 
**[[gw:Enfeebling Blood|Enfeebling Blood]] for cheap AoE weakness.
 
**[[gw:Weaken Armor|Weaken Armor]] for AoE [[gw:Cracked Armor|Cracked Armor]].
 
   
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== Jagged Bomber Hero ==
== Cruel Command Hero ==
 
 
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[build prof=P/any command=10+1+1 leadership=8+2 spearm=12+1][Blazing Spear][Wild Throw][Cruel Spear]["Go for the Eyes!"]["Fall Back!"][Bladeturn Refrain][Aggressive Refrain]["We Shall Return!"][/build]
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[build prof=N/Mo death=12+1+1 sou=8+1 heal=10][Jagged Bones][Animate Bone Minions][Death Nova][Masochism][Foul Feast][Cure Hex][Dwayna's Sorrow][Infuse Condition][/build]
 
</pvxbig>
 
</pvxbig>
   
 
=== Equipment ===
 
=== Equipment ===
* '''Armor:''' Survivor Insignia and the best vigor rune you can afford.
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*'''Armor:''' Survivor Insignia, one Bloodstained Insignia and the best vigor rune you can afford.
* '''Weapons:''' Any spear and command shield, preferably with +hp mods. Furious mods are not necessary due to Dark Fury.
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*'''Weapons:''' 20/20 Death wand and offhand can be useful but not necessary.
   
 
=== Variants ===
 
=== Variants ===
* [[gw:Stunning Strike|Stunning Strike]] instead of Cruel Spear for a source of daze.
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*Take [[gww:Putrid Bile|Putrid Bile]]
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*Omit this build if you want to take three physical characters.
   
== Empathic Command Hero ==
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== Interrupting Restoration Hero ==
 
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<pvxbig>
[build prof=P/Mo command=12+1+1 leadership=8+2 spearm=10+1][Blazing Spear][optional][Empathic Removal]["Go for the Eyes!"]["Fall Back!"][Anthem of Flame][Aggressive Refrain]["We Shall Return!"][/build]
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[build prof=Rt/Me Restoration=12+1+1 Inspiration=12 spawning=3][Mend Body and Soul][Spirit Light][Weapon of Warding][Protective Was Kaolai][Life][Tease][power drain][Flesh of My Flesh][/build]
*[[Wild Throw] for stance-heavy areas.
 
*[[Holy Spear] for areas with spirits or minions.
 
*[[Spear of Redemption] for anywhere else.
 
 
</pvxbig>
 
</pvxbig>
   
 
=== Equipment ===
 
=== Equipment ===
 
*'''Armor:''' Survivor Insignia and the best vigor rune you can afford.
 
*'''Armor:''' Survivor Insignia and the best vigor rune you can afford.
* '''Weapons:''' Any spear and command shield, preferably with +hp mods. Furious mods are not necessary due to Dark Fury.
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*'''Weapons:''' 20/20 Restoration wand and offhand can be useful but not necessary.
   
== ER Prot/Infuser Hero ==
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=== Variants ===
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*Take [[gww:Energy Drain|Energy Drain]] over [[gww:Tease|Tease]] in areas with few casters. Alternatively, you may take a second N/Rt healer or another physical if you don't think you'll need the interrupts/extra healing.
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*[[gww:Drain Enchantment|Drain Enchantment]]/[[gww:Leech Signet|Leech Signet]] over another skill if enchantment removal/extra interrupt is needed.
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== Splinter Restoration Hero ==
 
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<pvxbig>
[build prof=E/Mo energy=12+2+1 prot=12 heal=3][Ether Renewal][Aura of Restoration][Aegis][Spirit Bond][Protective Spirit][Shield Guardian][Shield of Absorption][Infuse Health][/build]
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[build prof=N/Rt Resto=12 Channel=10 Soul=8+1+1][optional][Splinter Weapon][Ancestor's Rage][Mend Body and Soul][Spirit Light][Protective was Kaolai][Signet of Lost Souls][Flesh of my Flesh][/build]
 
</pvxbig>
 
</pvxbig>
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=== Equipment ===
 
=== Equipment ===
 
*'''Armor:''' Survivor Insignia and the best vigor rune you can afford.
 
*'''Armor:''' Survivor Insignia and the best vigor rune you can afford.
*'''Weapons:''' Any weapon of Enchanting.
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*'''Weapons:''' 20/20 Restoration wand and offhand can be useful but not necessary.
   
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=== Variants ===
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*Elite slot for:
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**[[gww:Weapon of Remedy|Weapon of Remedy]]
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**[[gww:Corrupt Enchantment|Corrupt Enchantment]]
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**[[gww:Pain of Disenchantment|Pain of Disenchantent]]
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**[[gww:Icy Veins|Icy Veins]]
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**[[gww:Xinrae's Weapon|Xinrae's Weapon]]
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*[[gww:Recovery|Recovery]] or [[gww:Recuperation|Recuperation]] over one of the other skills
   
 
== Usage ==
 
== Usage ==
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== Counters ==
 
== Counters ==
 
*Heavy enchant removal
 
*Heavy enchant removal
*General anti-caster
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*Generic anti-caster
   
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
*Heroes will cast [[gw:Splinter Weapon|Splinter Weapon]] on anyone wielding a melee weapon, spear or bow. It is therefore advised that all these heroes use either a Wand or Staff.
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*Heroes can keep [[gww:Splinter Weapon|Splinter Weapon]] up most the time for up to two people. They will cast on anyone wielding a melee weapon, spear or bow. It is therefore advised that all these heroes use either a Wand or Staff.
   
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
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*[[Build:D/N Arcane Orders Dervish|D/N Arcane Orders Dervish]]
 
*[[Build:Rt/any SoS Channeling Rit|Rt/any SoS Channeling Rit]]
 
*[[Build:Rt/any SoS Channeling Rit|Rt/any SoS Channeling Rit]]
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*[[Build:Rt/Me Inspired Resto Rit|Rt/Me Inspired Resto Rit]]
 
*[[Build:N/any Minion Bomber|N/any Minion Bomber]]
 
*[[Build:N/any Minion Bomber|N/any Minion Bomber]]
*[[build:P/any Command Hero|P/any Command Hero]]
 
*[[Build:E/Mo ER Prot Hero|E/Mo ER Prot Hero]]
 

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A strong choice of heroes when doing areas in Hard Mode with two physical players. The build puts emphasis on increasing attack damage by means of Strength of Honor, Order of Pain and Barbs and distributing AoE damage from Splinter Weapon and Mark of Pain.

Overview

  • Asterisk/Asterisk Human Physical Players
Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional
Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional
  • Necromancer-icon-small/Monk-icon-small Curses Protection Hero
Spiteful Spirit Barbs Mark of Pain Enfeebling Blood Shield of Absorption Protective Spirit Aegis Signet of Lost Souls
  • Ritualist-icon-small/Monk-icon-small Splinter Smiting Hero
Signet of Spirits Bloodsong Splinter Weapon Ancestor&#039;s Rage Spirit Siphon Smite Hex Strength of Honor Flesh of My Flesh
  • Elementalist-icon-small/Necromancer-icon-small Orders Elementalist Hero
Ether Renewal Aura of Restoration Order of Pain Dark Fury Blood Bond Jaundiced Gaze Mark of Fury Awaken the Blood
  • Necromancer-icon-small/Monk-icon-small Jagged Bomber Hero
Jagged Bones Animate Bone Minions Death Nova Masochism Foul Feast Cure Hex Dwayna&#039;s Sorrow Infuse Condition
  • Ritualist-icon-small/Mesmer-icon-small Interrupting Restoration Hero
Mend Body and Soul Spirit Light Weapon of Warding Protective Was Kaolai Life Tease Power Drain Flesh of My Flesh
  • Necromancer-icon-small/Ritualist-icon-small Splinter Restoration Hero
Optional Splinter Weapon Ancestor&#039;s Rage Mend Body and Soul Spirit Light Protective Was Kaolai Signet of Lost Souls Flesh of My Flesh


Curses Protection Hero

<pvxbig> [build prof=n/mo curse=12+1+1 protect=10 soul=8+1][Spiteful Spirit][barbs][mark of pain][Enfeebling Blood][Shield of Absorption][Protective spirit][aegis][signet of lost souls][/build] </pvxbig>

Equipment

  • Armor: Survivor Insignia and the best vigor rune you can afford.
  • Weapons: 20/20 Curses wand and offhand can be useful but not necessary.

Variants

Splinter Smiting Hero

<pvxbig> [build prof=Rt/Mo Channel=12+1+1 smi=12 Resto=3][Signet of Spirits][Bloodsong][Splinter Weapon][Ancestor's Rage][Spirit Siphon][Smite Hex][Strength of Honor][Flesh of My Flesh][/build] </pvxbig>

Equipment

  • Armor: Survivor Insignia and the best vigor rune you can afford.
  • Weapons: 20/20 Channeling wand and offhand

Variants

Orders Elementalist Hero

<pvxbig> [build prof=E/N energy=12+2+1 blood=12][ether renewal][aura of restoration][order of pain][dark fury][blood bond][jaundiced gaze][mark of fury][awaken the blood][/build] </pvxbig>

Equipment

  • Armor: Survivor Insignia and the best vigor rune you can afford.
  • Weapons: A Blood staff with +20% enchantments and two 20% HCT.

Variants

Jagged Bomber Hero

<pvxbig> [build prof=N/Mo death=12+1+1 sou=8+1 heal=10][Jagged Bones][Animate Bone Minions][Death Nova][Masochism][Foul Feast][Cure Hex][Dwayna's Sorrow][Infuse Condition][/build] </pvxbig>

Equipment

  • Armor: Survivor Insignia, one Bloodstained Insignia and the best vigor rune you can afford.
  • Weapons: 20/20 Death wand and offhand can be useful but not necessary.

Variants

  • Take Putrid Bile
  • Omit this build if you want to take three physical characters.

Interrupting Restoration Hero

<pvxbig> [build prof=Rt/Me Restoration=12+1+1 Inspiration=12 spawning=3][Mend Body and Soul][Spirit Light][Weapon of Warding][Protective Was Kaolai][Life][Tease][power drain][Flesh of My Flesh][/build] </pvxbig>

Equipment

  • Armor: Survivor Insignia and the best vigor rune you can afford.
  • Weapons: 20/20 Restoration wand and offhand can be useful but not necessary.

Variants

  • Take Energy Drain over Tease in areas with few casters. Alternatively, you may take a second N/Rt healer or another physical if you don't think you'll need the interrupts/extra healing.
  • Drain Enchantment/Leech Signet over another skill if enchantment removal/extra interrupt is needed.

Splinter Restoration Hero

<pvxbig> [build prof=N/Rt Resto=12 Channel=10 Soul=8+1+1][optional][Splinter Weapon][Ancestor's Rage][Mend Body and Soul][Spirit Light][Protective was Kaolai][Signet of Lost Souls][Flesh of my Flesh][/build] </pvxbig>

Equipment

  • Armor: Survivor Insignia and the best vigor rune you can afford.
  • Weapons: 20/20 Restoration wand and offhand can be useful but not necessary.

Variants

Usage

  • Set all heroes to Guard mode.
  • Disable and micro Strength of Honor onto your main melee player(s).
  • You may wish to micro Protective Spirit onto your main melee player before attacking groups.

Counters

  • Heavy enchant removal
  • Generic anti-caster

Notes

  • Heroes can keep Splinter Weapon up most the time for up to two people. They will cast on anyone wielding a melee weapon, spear or bow. It is therefore advised that all these heroes use either a Wand or Staff.

See Also

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