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Build:A/any Flashing Blades Farmer

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The PvXwiki community finds this to be a good build.

Through the PvX vetting system, it has reached an overall Rating in the range from 3.75 to < 4.75 and thus qualifies for the lower category of working builds: Good.

This build has been designed for the following use:

Multi purpose Assassin build that can be used to farm mobs in PvE through redirected damage from Flashing Blades while spamming attack chains. Works best against melee groups.

Attributes and Skills

Template code

AssassinShadow Arts:

  • Shroud of Distress Shroud of Distress
  • Dark Escape Dark Escape
  • Death's Charge Death's Charge
  • Way of Perfection Way of Perfection
  • Shadow Refuge Shadow Refuge

AssassinCritical Strikes:

  • Critical Eye Critical Eye
  • Critical Defenses Critical Defenses

AssassinDagger Mastery:

  • Wild Strike Wild Strike
  • Golden Lotus Strike Golden Lotus Strike

MonkHealing Prayers: (set to 10)

  • Vigorous Spirit Vigorous Spirit
  • Live Vicariously Live Vicariously

NecromancerBlood Magic: (set to 8 or 10)

  • Blood Bond Blood Bond
  • Demonic Flesh Demonic Flesh

DervishEarth Prayers: (set to 8)

  • Mystic Regeneration Mystic Regeneration


  • "I Am Unstoppable!" "I Am Unstoppable!"
  • Brawling Headbutt Brawling Headbutt
  • Ebon Battle Standard of Honor Ebon Battle Standard of Honor
  • "Finish Him!" "Finish Him!"
  • Radiation Field Radiation Field
  • Mental Block Mental Block
  • Asuran Scan Asuran Scan



  • Equip defensive weapon set.
  • Grab aggro (under Dark Escape if taken).
  • Activate and maintain your defensive skills, switch to your daggers, and auto attack for a few seconds to regain any health/energy if necessary.
  • Spam Dagger attacks until everything is dead.

Farming Locations

Boss farms are noted with their profession icon



  • Shiro (NM) Use Wild Strike instead of Fox Fangs
  • AssassinTahkayun Tsi (HM)
    • First you'll need to kill the two Mantid Drones on your way to the boss, their damage can be dangerous
    • Bring Vigorous Spirit and Critical Eye
    • A longbow for pulling is highly recommended
  • RangerJin the Skull Bow. Pull with a longbow and draw her to the pillar - this brings her out of spawn range of her bodyguards while the pillar will defend you from projectiles until you apply all the enchants. (HM)
  • MonkZiinjuu Life Crawler. Bring IMS and let your HP regenerate to at least 50% before pulling the boss. (HM)


Eye of the North

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  • Blind
  • Anti-Melee hexes
  • Enchantment interruption or stripping
  • Stance removal


Desert Griffon Farm

Asterius the Mighty

Fenrir's Cave

See also