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Build:E/Me Obsidian Flesh Caster Farmer

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This build is provisionally vetted Great pending more votes.

Through the PvX vetting system, it has reached an overall Rating in the range from 4.75 to 5.0. The provisional rating is Great. If you have experience with this build, please rate it.

This build has been designed for the following use:

This take on the Obsidian Flesh farmer is tailored mainly for caster mobs, as it prevents spellcasting while completely mitigating their projectile damage before obliterating them with Mesmer hexes.

Attributes and Skills

Template code
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Optional Optional

Options for slot 4 - Energy Management

  • Mantra of Earth Mantra of Earth (Take Stone Striker Stone Striker as OPTION 5 if versing any non-elemental foes)
  • Mantra of Flame Mantra of Flame
  • Mantra of Frost Mantra of Frost
  • Mantra of Lightning Mantra of Lightning
  • Channeling Channeling

Options for slots 5 and 6

  • Radiation Field Radiation Field - general damage increase
  • Sliver Armor Sliver Armor - general damage increase
  • Cry of Pain Cry of Pain - general damage increase
  • Arcane Echo Arcane Echo - to copy a skill
  • Armor of Earth Armor of Earth - increased armor
  • I Am Unstoppable! "I Am Unstoppable!" - in areas with KD
  • Elemental Lord Elemental Lord (Kurzick) or Elemental Lord (Luxon) Elemental Lord (Luxon) - Increase elemental attributes and small health regen on casting
  • Feel No Pain Feel No Pain - to sustain minimal degen
  • Mindbender Mindbender - increased mobility and reduced casting time

Equipment

  • Weapon - The highest energy staff you can afford with a 20% Enchanting mod.
  • Armor - Blessed Insignias on all pieces.

Usage

  • Maintain Obsidian Flesh at all times by using Glyph of Swiftness to reduce its recharge time.
  • Maintain the Mantra stance you chose (and Stone Striker if Mantra of Earth is taken) for energy gain and damage reduction.
  • Maintain Stoneflesh Aura to further reduce damage.
  • Once the mobs balled up spread Wastrel's hexes among them.

Farming Areas

Counters

  • Interrupts
  • Non-targeted and non-spell disenchants
  • Degen/conditions
  • Mantra stance being removed

Videos

Dragon Moss Farm

Mergoyle Farm

See Also

Build:E/Me Obsidian Flesh Vaettir Farmer