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Build:Mo/A Assassin's Promise Support

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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:

A version of the popular Assassin's Promise Spiker for Monks as an alternative to pure heal/prot when using hero teams. Incorporates strong single target damage and calling abilities with strong party defense and healing for rough areas.

Attributes and Skills

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PvE Skills:

  • "You Move Like a Dwarf!" "You Move Like a Dwarf!" damage and snare
  • Ebon Battle Standard of Honor Ebon Battle Standard of Honor increase your team's damage
  • Great Dwarf Weapon Great Dwarf Weapon use on EVAS sin and/or martial player/hero
  • Seed of Life Seed of Life powerful party healing

Assassin Skills:

  • Enduring Toxin Enduring Toxin cover hex
  • Signet of Deadly Corruption Signet of Deadly Corruption single target spike if foe has multiple conditions
  • Signet of Toxic Shock Signet of Toxic Shock if your team produces poison (typically from Death Nova Death Nova)
  • Signet of Shadows Signet of Shadows if your team produces blind (typically from Ineptitude Ineptitude)

Monk Skills:

  • Divine Spirit Divine Spirit energy management
  • Heaven's Delight Heaven's Delight extra party heals
  • Shield Guardian Shield Guardian party heal with prot
  • Protective Spirit Protective Spirit strong prot in hard-mode
  • Shield of Absorption Shield of Absorption strong low cost prot, good with Protective Spirit


Equipment

  • Radiant/Survivor
  • 40% halves casting time/+1 Protection or Divine
  • 20% enchanting martial weapon and 20% halves casting time/+1 attribute offhand, or 20% enchanting staff

Usage

  • Call with Assassin's Promise followed by Ebon Vanguard Assassin Support.
  • Use "Finish Him!" when foe goes under 50% health.
  • Best used with hero teams which spam area of effect hex spells (i.e. Panic, Wandering Eye, etc.). This helps to cover Assassin's Promise. Use your own cover hex (such as Enduring Toxin in hex heavy areas, or wait until the enemy is closer to death before casting Assassin's Promise.

Counters

  • Caster hate.
  • Hex removal on Assassin's Promise.
  • Enchantment removal.

Notes

  • Seed of Life will not affect your party members if used on the EVAS sin, so only use it on party members.

See also