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Build:E/any PvP Flux Master of Magic

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The PvXwiki community finds this to be an excellent build.

Through the PvX vetting system, it has reached an overall rating in the range from 4.75 to 5.0 and thus qualifies for the highest category of working builds: Great.

This build has been designed for the following use:

Flux.jpg This build is significantly affected by the current Flux: Chain Combo.
See the build's talk page for discussion and ramifications not noted here.  

Uses Master of Magic to access multiple attributes to abuse the Jack of All Trades or Chain Combo Flux. Pressure with Immolate and Obsidian Flame spam.

Attributes and Skills

Jack of All Trades

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PvP versions of skills: Obsidian Flame (PvP)

  • If using a secondary profession, replace ranks in Fire Magic, Water Magic and/or Earth Magic with one of the following:
    • Rank 8 (or 9 to counter Weakness for req 8 shields) in Tactics if using Tactics req 7 or 8 shields.
    • Rank 9 (or 10 to counter Weakness) in Tactics if using Tactics req 9 shields.
    • Rank 8-11 in the appropriate attribute(s) if using any skill(s) from a secondary profession.
Optionals
  • Aura of Restoration (PvP) Aura of Restoration (PvP) to cover MoM, energy management, and self heal.
  • Rodgort's Invocation Rodgort's Invocation for pumping damage. Glowing Gaze or similar will offset cost.
  • Glowing Ice Glowing Ice or Glowing Gaze Glowing Gaze for energy management.
  • Shard Storm Shard Storm for a snare.
  • Armor of Frost Armor of Frost or Armor of Mist Armor of Mist to tank out shit.

Mesmer Mesmer optionals:

  • Distortion Distortion Defense against melee.
  • Ether Feast Ether Feast Big heal with short recharge.
  • Complicate Complicate or Cry of Frustration Cry of Frustration for disabling rez signets and for general interrupting.

Dervish Dervish optionals:

  • Shield of Force Shield of Force for melee hate and avoiding spikes.
  • Armor of Sanctity Armor of Sanctity for melee hate.
  • Mystic Regeneration (PvP) Mystic Regeneration (PvP) for self heal.

Assassin Assassin optionals:

  • Return Return leave melee in the dust.
  • Dark Escape Dark Escape kiting and under pressure.

Warrior Warrior optionals:

  • Bonetti's Defense Bonetti's Defense to piss off melee and energy management. Take a furious spear with you.
  • Balanced Stance Balanced Stance for protection against KDs.
  • Disciplined Stance Disciplined Stance to counter melee.
  • Shield Bash Shield Bash screw melee combos.

Monk Monk optionals:

  • Contemplation of Purity Contemplation of Purity to counter caster hate. Remember to recast Master of Magic.
  • Draw Conditions Draw Conditions to keep melee clean.

Chain Combo

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PvP versions of skills: Obsidian Flame (PvP)

  • If using a secondary profession, replace ranks in Fire Magic, Water Magic and/or Earth Magic with one of the following:
    • Rank 7 or 8 (or 8 or 9 to counter Weakness) in Tactics if using Tactics req 7 or 8 shields, respectively.
    • Rank 9 (or 10 to counter Weakness) in Tactics if using Tactics req 9 shields.
    • Rank(s) in the appropriate attribute(s) if using any skill(s) from a secondary profession.
Optionals
  • Aura of Restoration (PvP) Aura of Restoration (PvP) to cover MoM, energy management, and self heal.
  • Rodgort's Invocation Rodgort's Invocation for pumping damage. Glowing Gaze or similar will offset cost.
  • Glowing Ice Glowing Ice or Glowing Gaze Glowing Gaze for energy management.
  • Shard Storm Shard Storm for a snare.
  • Armor of Frost Armor of Frost or Armor of Mist Armor of Mist to tank out shit.

Mesmer Mesmer optionals:

  • Distortion Distortion Defense against melee.
  • Ether Feast Ether Feast Big heal with short recharge.
  • Complicate Complicate or Cry of Frustration Cry of Frustration for disabling rez signets and for general interrupting.

Dervish Dervish optionals:

  • Shield of Force Shield of Force for melee hate and avoiding spikes.
  • Armor of Sanctity Armor of Sanctity for melee hate.
  • Mystic Regeneration (PvP) Mystic Regeneration (PvP) for self heal.

Assassin Assassin optionals:

  • Return Return leave melee in the dust.
  • Dark Escape Dark Escape kiting and under pressure.

Warrior Warrior optionals:

To use a Tactics shield.

  • Bonetti's Defense Bonetti's Defense to piss off melee and energy management. Take a furious spear with you.
  • Balanced Stance Balanced Stance for protection against KDs.
  • Disciplined Stance Disciplined Stance to counter melee.
  • Shield Bash Shield Bash screw melee combos.

Monk Monk optionals:

  • Contemplation of Purity Contemplation of Purity to counter caster hate. Remember to recast Master of Magic.
  • Draw Conditions Draw Conditions to keep melee clean and fuel chain.

Equipment

  • Full Prismatic
  • 40/20/20% Energy Storage staff
  • 40/40 sets if desired
  • High energy set
  • Defensive sets (change attribute points depending on shield)

Usage

  • Maintain Master of Magic at all times.
  • Spam Immolate and Obsidian Flame for pressure
  • Follow Immolate with Steam to blind melee.
  • Blurred Vision to deal with rangers and melee.
  • Resurrect fallen allies.

Counters

  • Caster hate
  • Enchantment removal. Bring a cover enchantment if needed.
  • During the Chain Combo Flux, Weakness will lower Master of Magic below breakpoint.

Variants