Build:R/W Together as One Volley Defense
This build is in the testing phase.
This build has been designed for the following use:
Use "Together as One!" with Volley to spam "Save Yourselves!", providing health regeneration and protection to your team, while dealing decent AoE damage fueled by Splinter Weapon. Can transition to melee mid-fight, using the Anniversary Sword "Prominence".
Attributes and Skills
The energy cost of attack skills, rituals, touch skills and all Ranger skills is reduced by 60%.
CoreRanger. Expertise 15"Together as One!"Elite ShoutFor 15 seconds, all party members near you or near your pet deal +15 additional damage with attacks and gain +7 Health regeneration.
PvE only.415EotNRanger. Marksmanship 11VolleyBow AttackAll your Preparations are removed. Shoot arrows at target foe and up to 3 foes adjacent to your target. These arrows strike for +8 damage if they hit.22FactionsWarrior. Kurzick rank "Save Yourselves!" (Kurzick)ShoutFor 4..6 seconds, all other party members gain 100 armor.
PvE only.8PropheciesWarrior. Tactics 9"To the Limit!"ShoutFor each foe within earshot (maximum 4), you gain one strike of adrenaline. For 16 seconds, your maximum Health is increased by 40.515CoreWarrior. Unlinked"For Great Justice!"ShoutFor 20 seconds, whenever you gain adrenaline, you gain 100% more.545CoreNo Profession. UnlinkedOptionalOptionalOptional.CoreNo Profession. UnlinkedOptionalOptionalOptional.CoreNo Profession. UnlinkedOptionalOptionalOptional.
- Optional slot one, IAS
- FrenzyCoreWarrior. UnlinkedFrenzyStanceFor 8 seconds, you attack 33% faster but take double damage.54
- Drunken MasterEotNNo Profession. Deldrimor rank Drunken MasterStanceFor 72..90 seconds, your movement and attack speeds are increased by 10..15%. If you are drunk while activating this Skill, your movement and attack speeds are increased by 25..33% instead.
- Dwarven StabilityEotNNo Profession. Deldrimor rank Dwarven StabilityEnchantment SpellFor 24..30 seconds, your Stances last 55..100% longer. If you activated this Skill while drunk, you cannot be knocked down.
PvE only.5¼30 + Lightning ReflexesCoreRanger. Expertise 15Lightning ReflexesStanceFor 11 seconds, you have a 75% chance to block melee and projectile attacks, and you attack 33% faster.430
- Optional slots, remaining
- Ebon Battle Standard of HonorEotNNo Profession. Ebon Vanguard rank Ebon Battle Standard of HonorWard SpellYou plant an Ebon Battle Standard of Honor at your current location. For 14..20 seconds, non-Spirit allies in this area strike for +8..15 damage and an additional +7..10 vs. Charr.
- Sun and Moon SlashFactionsWarrior. Swordsmanship 0Sun and Moon SlashSword AttackAttack target foe twice. These attacks cannot be blocked.8
- Protector's StrikePropheciesWarrior. Strength 0Protector's StrikeMelee AttackIf this attack strikes a moving foe, you strike for 10 more damage.5½3
- Throw DirtCoreRanger. Expertise 15Throw DirtSkillTarget touched foe and foes adjacent to your target become Blinded for 15 seconds.2130
- Whirlwind AttackNightfallWarrior. Sunspear rank Whirlwind AttackMelee AttackAttack target and adjacent foes. Each attack that hits deals +13..20 damage.
- Flatbow/Longbow for pulling and for initial Splinter Weapon spikes.
- Flatbow/Shortbow for closer range fights.
- Zealous bows of Defense with Strength and Honor.
- Anniversary Sword "Prominence"
- Tactics shield of Fortitude (tactics=9 marksmanship=9+2).
- Rune of superior vigor.
- Radiant Insignias.
- Attunement runes.
- Initialize fights with a Volley+Splinter Weapon spike when possible.
- Switch to melee mid-fight when in close range, to increase single target DPS, and to more quickly fill adrenaline.
- Standard Anti-attack