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The '''Gale Axe''' is a [[gw:PvP|PvP]]-oriented [[gw:Warrior|Warrior]]/[[gw:Elementalist|Elementalist]] build, focusing on adrenaline spikes and disruption through the Elementalist skill [[gw:Gale|Gale]].
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The '''Gale Axe''' is a [[gw:PvP|PvP]]-oriented [[gw:Warrior|Warrior]]/[[gw:Elementalist|Elementalist]] build, focusing on owning noobs and disruption through the Elementalist skill [[gw:Gale|Gale]].
   
   
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== Equipment ==
 
== Equipment ==
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What you dont need:
 
*Zealous Axe of Defense/Fortitude, 15^50
 
*Zealous Axe of Defense/Fortitude, 15^50
 
*Elemental Axe of Defense/Fortitude, 15^50
 
*Elemental Axe of Defense/Fortitude, 15^50
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*Strength Shield of Fortitude, -20% cripple
 
*Strength Shield of Fortitude, -20% cripple
 
*Strength Shields of Fortitude, +10 armor vs each damage type
 
*Strength Shields of Fortitude, +10 armor vs each damage type
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What you need:
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*A tormented weapon set to look pro
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*Trash talk a lot
   
 
=== Runes and Insignia ===
 
=== Runes and Insignia ===
 
*4x Radiant Insignia
 
*4x Radiant Insignia
*Stonefist Insignia
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*Rainbow insignia
*Superior Vigor
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*Minor Vigor
 
*Minor Axe
 
*Minor Axe
 
*Clarity
 
*Clarity
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== Usage ==
 
== Usage ==
   
* Upon entering combat, carefully select a target and begin auto-attacking to build up [[gw:Adrenaline|adrenaline]] (Use a Furious Spear/Bow or a Wand to gain adrenaline when you can't get too close).
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* Upon entering combat, rush in and attack the closest target keep auto-attacking to build up [[gw:Adrenaline|adrenaline]] (Use a Furious Spear/Bow or a Wand to gain adrenaline when you can't get too close).
 
* Knock down the world with [[gw:Gale|Gale]].
 
* Knock down the world with [[gw:Gale|Gale]].
* Spike targets with [[gw:Eviscerate|Eviscerate]] and [[gw:Executioner's Strike|Executioner's Strike]].
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* Own targets with [[gw:Endure Pain|Endure Pain]] and [[gw:Frenzy|Frenzy]].
 
* Use [[gw:Frenzy|Frenzy]] to spike faster and/or increase the amount of pressure you're putting out.
 
* Use [[gw:Frenzy|Frenzy]] to spike faster and/or increase the amount of pressure you're putting out.
 
* Use [[gw:Sprint|Sprint]] to chase [[gw:Kite|kiting]] foes, cancel [[gw:Frenzy|Frenzy]], or as a simple movement speed buff.
 
* Use [[gw:Sprint|Sprint]] to chase [[gw:Kite|kiting]] foes, cancel [[gw:Frenzy|Frenzy]], or as a simple movement speed buff.

Revision as of 09:27, October 23, 2010

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The Gale Axe is a PvP-oriented Warrior/Elementalist build, focusing on owning noobs and disruption through the Elementalist skill Gale.


Anymore the eviscerate executioner's strike spike don't work that much but it's fairly effective. very weak against any type of anti-melee and shock is a costly interrupt skill.

Attributes and Skills

<pvxbig> [build prof=warri/eleme axemas=12+1+1 streng=11+1 airmag=6][eviscerate][executioner's][disrupting chop][gale][endure pain][frenzy][sprint][Resurrection Signet][/build] </pvxbig>

Equipment

What you dont need:

  • Zealous Axe of Defense/Fortitude, 15^50
  • Elemental Axe of Defense/Fortitude, 15^50
  • Vampiric Axe of Defense/Fortitude, 15^50
  • Air Focus of Fortitude, 15/-1 energy
  • Furious Spear of Fortitude, +5 energy
  • Strength Shield of Fortitude, -20% blind
  • Strength Shield of Fortitude, -20% cripple
  • Strength Shields of Fortitude, +10 armor vs each damage type

What you need:

  • A tormented weapon set to look pro
  • Trash talk a lot

Runes and Insignia

  • 4x Radiant Insignia
  • Rainbow insignia
  • Minor Vigor
  • Minor Axe
  • Clarity
  • Restoration
  • Minor Strength or Attunement, depending on preference

Usage

  • Upon entering combat, rush in and attack the closest target keep auto-attacking to build up adrenaline (Use a Furious Spear/Bow or a Wand to gain adrenaline when you can't get too close).
  • Knock down the world with Gale.
  • Own targets with Endure Pain and Frenzy.
  • Use Frenzy to spike faster and/or increase the amount of pressure you're putting out.
  • Use Sprint to chase kiting foes, cancel Frenzy, or as a simple movement speed buff.
  • Use Disrupting Chop at opportune moments to interrupt and disable skills (for example, use it as a Monk recovers from a knockdown).
  • Swap to appropriate weapon sets as necessary (Ebon when attacking another Warrior without sentinal's insignia, sundering with, etc.)
  • Resurrect allies when necessary.

Variants

  • Body Blow can be replaced by Executioner's Strike, or alternatively Dismember to have more sources of Deep Wound (use with Agonizing Chop and Prot Strike variants).
  • You can switch out Disrupting Chop for Agonizing Chop.
  • Death Pact can be taken over the Res in GvG/HA for a hard res.
  • Possible replacements for Gale:
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