Build:Rt/A Spirit's Strength Dagger Spammer
This build is provisionally vetted Good pending more votes.
This build has received a provisional 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 combines the high attack rate of the dagger spam chain with Spirit's Strength for unrivaled single target DPS. Some form of Battery may be desired for longer fights.
Attributes and Skills
Assassin. Dagger Mastery 9
If Jagged Strike hits, your target suffers from Bleeding for 14 seconds.
Assassin. Dagger Mastery 9
Must follow a lead attack. Fox Fangs cannot be blocked and strikes for +25 damage if it hits.
Assassin. Dagger Mastery 9
Must follow an off-hand attack. If it hits, Death Blossom strikes target foe for +35 damage and all adjacent foes take 35 damage.
No Profession. Unlinked
Ritualist. Spawning Power 16
Elite Enchantment Spell
For 63 seconds, your attacks deal 37 more damage while under the effects of a weapon Spell.
No Profession. Deldrimor rank
For 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.
No Profession. Norn rank
"I Am Unstoppable!"
For 16..20 seconds, you have +24 armor and cannot be knocked down or Crippled.
No Profession. Asura rank
For 9..12 seconds your attacks cannot miss target foe. Killing a foe hexed with Asuran scan removes 5% death penalty.
- Weapon of Aggression: can replace Drunken Master, higher energy cost and lower duration. Will be weaker than Drunken Master if you have alcohol. Can supplement a non-boosted Drunken Master if you really want 33% IAS but are trying to stay on the wagon.EotNRitualist. Channeling Magic 10Weapon of AggressionWeapon SpellFor 12 seconds, you attack 25% faster.10¼10
- Vital Weapon: cheap and long-lasting weapon spell to trigger Spirit's Strength.FactionsRitualist. Communing 10Vital WeaponWeapon SpellFor 22 seconds, target ally has a Vital Weapon and has +130 maximum Health.215
- Lotus Strike: energy managementEotNAssassin. Dagger Mastery 12Lotus StrikeOff-Hand AttackMust follow a lead attack. If it hits, this attack strikes for +22 damage and you gain 17 Energy.1210
- Sight Beyond Sight: can replace Asuran Scan in areas where the major/only source of anti-melee is Blind.NightfallRitualist. Spawning Power 16Sight Beyond SightEnchantment SpellFor 21 seconds, you cannot be Blinded.15¼5
Do not take a weapon spell if your party has one of these weapon spells:
- Splinter Weapon: should be carried by heroes (preferably at least 2 copies), not on this player bar.FactionsRitualist. Channeling MagicSplinter WeaponWeapon SpellFor 20 seconds, target ally has a Splinter Weapon. Target ally's next 1..4..5 attacks deal 5..41..53 damage to up to 3 adjacent foes.515
- Great Dwarf Weapon: must be carried by another player due to its "other ally" stipulation.EotNNo Profession. Deldrimor rankGreat Dwarf WeaponWeapon SpellFor 20 seconds, target other ally's weapon strikes for +15..20 damage and has a 28..40% chance to cause knock down.5110
- Weapon of Fury: will help your energy management tremendously, but usually can't compete for a spot on the team over other elites.NightfallRitualist. Channeling MagicWeapon of FuryElite Weapon SpellFor 5..17..21 seconds, target ally gains 5..41..53% more adrenaline and 1 Energy whenever that ally successfully hits with an attack.815
- Zealous Daggers of Fortitude with Strength of Honor inscription.
- Radiant Insignia. Runes of Attunement. Highest Vigor you can afford.
- Alcohol is recommended to max out Drunken Master's effects.
- Precast Spirit's Strength, your weapon spell (if you brought one yourself) and Drunken MasterNightfallRitualist. Spawning Power 16Spirit's StrengthElite Enchantment SpellFor 63 seconds, your attacks deal 37 more damage while under the effects of a weapon Spell.3015EotNNo Profession. Deldrimor rankDrunken 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.605
- Spam Jagged Strike, Fox FangsFactionsAssassin. Dagger Mastery 9Jagged StrikeLead AttackIf Jagged Strike hits, your target suffers from Bleeding for 14 seconds.1½5then Death BlossomFactionsAssassin. Dagger Mastery 9Fox FangsOff-Hand AttackMust follow a lead attack. Fox Fangs cannot be blocked and strikes for +25 damage if it hits.3½5Repeatedly on your keyboard.FactionsAssassin. Dagger Mastery 9Death BlossomDual AttackMust follow an off-hand attack. If it hits, Death Blossom strikes target foe for +35 damage and all adjacent foes take 35 damage.25
- Use Asuran ScanIf you encounter anti-melee.EotNNo Profession. Asura rankAsuran ScanHex SpellFor 9..12 seconds your attacks cannot miss target foe. Killing a foe hexed with Asuran scan removes 5% death penalty.55
- Use "I Am Unstoppable!"If you encounter knockdowns.EotNNo Profession. Norn rank"I Am Unstoppable!"ShoutFor 16..20 seconds, you have +24 armor and cannot be knocked down or Crippled.305
- Enchantment Removal lowers DPS.
- Running out of Energy.