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This build has been designed for the following use:

This build uses the defensive and aggressive skills and abilities of Paragons to go through PvE without much troubles.

Team Composition

Player Bars

Optional Vicious Attack "Save Yourselves!" "There's Nothing to Fear!" Ebon Battle Standard of Honor "For Great Justice!" Focused Anger Aggressive Refrain
Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional


Anthem of Weariness Vicious Attack Stunning Strike Bladeturn Refrain Anthem of Envy "Go for the Eyes!" "Fall Back!" Aggressive Refrain
Chorus of Restoration Wild Throw Blazing Spear Finale of Restoration Ballad of Restoration Optional Aggressive Refrain Signet of Return
Chorus of Restoration Wild Throw Vicious Attack Finale of Restoration Ballad of Restoration Optional Aggressive Refrain Signet of Return
Ether Renewal Aura of Restoration Dark Fury Order of Pain Blood Bond Weaken Armor Optional Awaken the Blood
Signet of Spirits Bloodsong Splinter Weapon Optional Spirit Siphon Mend Body and Soul Protective Was Kaolai Flesh of My Flesh
Jagged Bones Animate Bone Minions Death Nova Putrid Bile Optional Convert Hexes Aegis Masochism

Hero equipment

  • All paragons should have Centurion's insignia on all pieces. All other characters should have Survivor runes on all pieces.
  • All characters should have a Rune of Superior Vigor. Paragons should seriously consider a Rune of Clarity.
    • Any extra rune slots should be filled with Vitae runes.
  • All paragons should have a shield to reduce blind duration (such as Eye of Argon).
  • All characters should take Fortitude mods on their weapons, except where noted otherwise.
    • Paragons should have 15^50% inscriptions and furious spearheads on their weapons.
    • Casters should have +5e or HCT 20% inscriptions on their weapons.

Imbagon Player

<pvxbig> [build prof=P/W spear=11+1+1 leader=11+1 command=8+1][Optional][vicious attack][save yourselves!][there's nothing to fear!][ebon battle standard of honor][for great justice!][focused anger][aggressive refrain][/build] </pvxbig>

See Build:P/W Imbagon for more information.


Commandagon Hero

<pvxbig> [build prof=P/W spear=10+1+1 leader=10+2 command=11+1][Anthem of Weariness][Vicious Attack][Stunning Strike][Bladeturn Refrain]["Fall Back!"][Anthem of Envy]["Go for the Eyes!"][Aggressive Refrain][/build] </pvxbig>


  • A Furious spear is crucial here - no substitute is anywhere near as effective.

Utility Paragon (x2)

<pvxbig> [build prof=P/any spear=10+1 leader=11+1 motiva=10+1+1][Chorus of Restoration][Wild Throw][Blazing Spear][Finale of Restoration][Ballad of Restoration][Optional][Aggressive Refrain][Signet of Return][/build] Choose your elite based on the area:

  • Empathic Removal [[Empathic Removal] for most areas.
  • Defensive Anthem [[Defensive Anthem@12] if your midline/backline tends to die to melee.
  • Song of Restoration [[Song of Restoration@12] if you simply need lots of healing (due to life steal, health degeneration, etc).
  • Song of Purification [[Song of Purification@12] for especially condition-heavy areas.
  • Expel Hexes [[Expel Hexes] for especially hex-heavy areas.
    • Consider also Mirror of Disenchantment [[Mirror of Disenchantment] and Power Return [[Power Return@0] if necessary. Consider Inspired Enchantment [[Inspired Enchantment@1] or Inspired Hex [[Inspired Hex@1] in areas with monster-only enchantments and hexes. (You may need to micro these.)
  • &quot;The Power Is Yours!&quot; [["The Power Is Yours!"@12] for areas with significant energy denial. (Remember that your paragons have essentially infinite energy under most circumstances.)

While normally a defensive character, some areas may render defensive elites on these characters unnecessary. In those cases, consider:

  • &quot;Coward!&quot; [["Coward!"] to deal with kiting foes (who might otherwise dodge spear attacks, among other things).
  • Cruel Spear [[Cruel Spear@11] for normal mode or similarly simple areas.

For alternative methods of enchantment removal, consider:

  • Rend Enchantments [[Rend Enchantments@1]
  • Rip Enchantment [[Rip Enchantment@1]
  • While Rend Enchantments is often superior to Shatter Storm [[Shatter Storm], the later allows you to bring some of the above Mesmer skills.

For alternative attack skills (since two Wild Throw [[Wild Throw] and two Blazing Spear [[Blazing Spear] are rarely ideal), consider:

  • Vicious Attack [[Vicious Attack@11] for deep wound.
  • Swift Javelin [[Swift Javelin@11] for an attack that should never miss.
  • Merciless Spear [[Merciless Spear@11] if you want a "guaranteed" deep wound.
  • &quot;Go for the Eyes!&quot; [["Go for the Eyes!"@1] if you're not worried about damage output but want more Finale of Restoration triggers.
    • You can also micro this with Vicious Attack if necessary.
  • Spear of Redemption [[Spear of Redemption@11] for a self blind removal. (You may have to micro this.)
  • Holy Spear [[Holy Spear@11] if you're expecting to have trouble with minions. Remember that you have an excellent source of daze from the commandagon.
  • Disrupting Throw [[Disrupting Throw] for areas where foes use rez skills or other strong which annoy you.


Orders Hero

<pvxbig> [build prof=E/N energy=12+1+1 blood=12 curse=3][Ether Renewal][Aura of Restoration][Dark Fury@14][Order of Pain@14][Blood Bond@14][Weaken Armor@5][Optional][Awaken the Blood][/build]

  • Jaundiced Gaze [[Jaundiced Gaze@14]
  • Mark of Fury [[Mark of Fury@14]
  • Barbed Signet [[Barbed Signet@14]
  • Deathly Swarm [[Deathly Swarm@14]



  • +20% enchantment duration staff

SoS Hero

<pvxbig> [build prof=Rt/? res=12+1 cha=12+1+1 spawn=3+1][Signet of Spirits][Bloodsong][Optional][Splinter Weapon][Spirit Siphon][Mend Body and Soul][Protective Was Kaolai][Flesh of My Flesh][/build]

  • Ancestor&#039;s Rage [[Ancestor's Rage@14] if you have a human melee to get in the middle of mobs. (Micro this.)
  • Micro Mend Body and Soul [[Mend Body and Soul@13] if an ally gets a dangerous condition (daze, etc) and the hero doesn't immediately remove it.
  • For the areas with lots of hexes Cure Hex [[Cure Hex], Remove Hex [[Remove Hex] or Smite Hex [[Smite Hex] can be taken.



  • Low energy set (spear and shield) so there isn't a big difference in energy when PwK is used.

Minion Bomber Hero

<pvxbig> [build prof=N/Mo Death=12+3+1 soul=8+1 prot=10][Jagged Bones][Animate Bone Minions][Death Nova][Putrid Bile][Optional][Convert Hexes][Aegis][Masochism][/build]

  • Splinter Weapon [[Splinter Weapon@10] over Convert Hexes and Aegis
  • Foul Feast [[Foul Feast@9]
  • Rip Enchantment [[Rip Enchantment]



  • 40/40 Death Magic set
  • Bloodstained insignia



  • Set all heroes to guard mode.
  • You will need to micro Aggressive Refrain, though hopefully only once.




  • Anti-melee, anti-adrenaline, and anti-shout hexes like Empathy [[Empathy], Soothing Images [[Soothing Images], Ineptitude [[Ineptitude], Insidious Parasite [[Insidious Parasite], Meekness [[Meekness] or Vocal Minority [[Vocal Minority].



  • Spirits are affected by Anthem of Envy.
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