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Build:E/any Dust and Feather Farmer

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This build is provisionally vetted Great pending more votes.

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This build has been designed for the following use:

This is a build that farms Fog Nightmares in The Black Curtain to get Piles of Glittering Dust and Shadowy Remnants which salvage into 2-3 dust each. Each run takes around 5-8 minutes and yields around 70 dust per run. It is also used to farm Feathers outside Seitung Harbor in Factions, which takes 10-12 minutes and yields around 60 feathers.

Attributes and Skills

12 + 1 + 3
12 + 1
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  • Optional Optional:
    • Glyph of Restoration Glyph of Restoration: For Dust Farming
    • Mindbender Mindbender: For Feather Farming
    • Life Attunement Life Attunement: can be brought instead of Elemental Lord (Kurzick) if you do not have it. Increase Protection Prayers to 3

Equipment

  • All Radiant Insignias
  • Superior Fire Magic Headpeice
  • Minor Energy Storage rune
  • Vigor Rune
  • Attunement Runes

Usage

Dust Farming

Dust Farming Route (Black Curtain).jpg
  • Leave from Temple of the Ages and follow the route in the video using Flame Djinn's Haste for a speed boost.
  • Before aggroing, use Glyph of Restoration and ensure Elemental Attunement, Aura of Restoration and Elemental Lord are active.
  • To kill, use Phoenix when foes are in adjacent range, followed by Flame Burst, Flame Djinn's Haste and then Fireball for stragglers.
  • Rinse and Repeat for all groups and /resign when done.
  • Salvage any Shadowy Remains for more dust.

Feather Farming

  • Use Mindbender and Flame Djinn's Haste to have a permanent speed boost.
  • Use Elemental Attunement, Aura of Restoration and Elemental Lord before aggroing.
  • Walk towards a DarkFeather and ball the melee beside it.
  • Faceroll Phoenix, Flame Burst and Flame Djinn's Haste to kill any nearby Tengu, followed by Fireball for stragglers.
    • Note that DarkFeathers will die if in adjacent range when you use Phoenix alone.
    • The other Tengu will require either Flame Burst or Flame Djinn's Haste to finish them off.

Counters

  • Over Aggroing can kill you, so don't aggro more than 10 at a time to be on the safe side.
  • If the WiK Storyline prevents these spawns from appearing repeat the Graven Images quest outside of Lion's Arch to spawn nightmares (abandon it in town and retake it).

Videos

Dust

Feather

Outdated builds, but same route:

See also