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Build:E/any PvE Invoke Lightning

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The PvXwiki community finds this to be a good build.

This build has received 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:

This build is designed to deal decent low-area damage utilizing air magic's ability to penetrate armor and apply cracked armor.

Attributes and Skills

12 + 1 + 3
12 + 1
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Cover enchantment (last skill slot):

  • Aura of Restoration Aura of Restoration - If not using Elemental Lord

Offensive skills:

  • Ebon Vanguard Assassin Support Ebon Vanguard Assassin Support
  • Ebon Battle Standard of Honor Ebon Battle Standard of Honor
  • Air of Superiority Air of Superiority
  • Teinai's Wind Teinai's Wind If burning provided by team
  • Lightning Strike Lightning Strike Single target damage

Additional Energy Management (may be required depending on team setup, your other skills, and enemy energy denial):

  • Shock Arrow Shock Arrow Best option
  • Glyph of Lesser Energy Glyph of Lesser Energy If Shock Arrow not enough or if using more expensive skills

Support skills:

  • "By Ural's Hammer!" "By Ural's Hammer!" for party-wide resurrection.

Secondary skills (set Energy Storage to 9+1 if using Elemental Lord, or 8+1 if using Aura of Restoration):

  • "Fall Back!" "Fall Back!"

Equipment

Weapons:

Armor:

Use

Weapon sets:

  • Apply enchantments using your staff.
  • Cast air magic skills in your 40/40 set.
  • Switch to your high energy set when you run out of energy.
  • Switch to your shield set when you are idle or under attack.

Build:

  • Maintain Air Attunement and Elemental Lord (Kurzick) in this sequence.
  • Use Intensity before combat and initiate the fight with Invoke Lightning.
  • Mid-combat try to use intensity before invoke lightning or Teinai's Wind.
  • Apply cracked armor with Shell Shock to boost armor dependant damage of your team by up to 41%.
  • Deal damage with Lightning Strike or interrupt burning foes with Teinai's wind.
  • Cast Shock Arrow on foes suffering from cracked armor.

Counters

  • Frequent enchantment removal.
  • General caster hate.

See also