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Build:Team - HA Two Monk Backline

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This build is part of the current metagame.

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This build has been designed for the following use:

The standard backline templates for Monks in Heroes' Ascent.

Frequency

Found in nearly every Heroes' Ascent team build.

Team Composition

  • 1 Infuse Monk/Mesmer
Infuse Health Patient Spirit Dwayna's Kiss Optional Cure Hex Leech Signet Hex Breaker Channeling
  • 1 Prot Monk/Dervish
Spirit Bond Aegis (PvP) Optional Guardian Shield of Absorption Holy Veil Aura of Stability Eremite's Zeal

Infuse

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  • Word of Healing Word of Healing for more powerful single target healing.
  • Healing Burst Healing Burst for supplemental party healing.

Equipment

Armor

  • 5x Disciple's Insignia
  • Superior Vigor
  • Restoration
  • Minor Healing
  • Minor Divine Favor

Weapons

  • Healing Wand of Memory, 20% cast time
  • Healing Focus of Aptitude, 20% recharge
  • Healing Wand of Memory, +15/-1 energy
  • Healing Focus of Fortitude, +15/-1 energy
  • Adept Inspiration Staff of Enchanting, 20% cast time
  • Crippling Spear of Defense, +5 energy
  • Crippling Spear of Defense, -5 energy
  • Strength Shield of Fortitude, -20% cripple
  • Strength Shields of Fortitude, +10 armor vs each damage type

Usage

  • Patient Spirit Patient Spirit and Dwayna's Kiss Dwayna's Kiss are your primary healing skills to top off bars.
  • If bringing Word of Healing Word of Healing, us it to heal targets under 50% health. Otherwise Patient Spirit Patient Spirit and Dwayna's Kiss Dwayna's Kiss are more efficient heals.
  • If bringing Healing Burst Healing Burst, use it as your primary healing spell to push red bars and provide minor party healing.
  • Use Infuse Health Infuse Health to catch spikes or heal very low targets.
  • Use Cure Hex Cure Hex to remove hexes from party members.
  • Maintain Hex Breaker Hex Breaker to counter Diversion Diversion, Shame Shame and other anti-caster hexes.
  • Use Channeling Channeling to gain energy, do this by "channel tanking" (standing in the middle of enemies).
  • Use Leech Signet Leech Signet for more energy management and as active prot.

Variants

  • Power Drain Power Drain or Inspired Hex Inspired Hex may replace either Leech Signet Leech Signet or Hex Breaker Hex Breaker.
  • Signet of Rejuvenation Signet of Rejuvenation may replace Dwayna's Kiss Dwayna's Kiss for more passive energy management.
  • Holy Veil Holy Veil for Cure Hex Cure Hex if you don't feel comfortable with Hex Breaker Hex Breaker alone or plan to remove it.

Counters

  • Standard caster counters, enchantment removal.

Prot

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  • Restore Condition Restore Condition
  • Life Sheath Life Sheath

Equipment

Armor

  • 5x Disciple's Insignia
  • Superior Vigor
  • Restoration
  • Minor Prot
  • Vitae
  • Minor Divine Favor

Weapons

  • Protection Wand of Memory, 20% cast time
  • Protection Focus of Aptitude, 20% recharge
  • Protection Wand of Memory, +15/-1 energy
  • Protection Focus of Fortitude, +15/-1 energy
  • Adept Protection Staff of Enchanting, 20% cast time
  • Crippling Spear of Defense, +5 energy
  • Crippling Spear of Defense, -5 energy
  • Strength Shield of Fortitude, -20% cripple
  • Strength Shields of Fortitude, +10 armor vs each damage type
  • Crippling Spear of Enchanting, +5 energy (alternative to 40/40 prot set)

Usage

  • Protect the infuser and try to Spirit Bond (PvP) Spirit Bond (PvP) spikes.
  • Use Eremite's Zeal Eremite's Zeal to gain energy, do this by standing in earshot range of multiple enemies when casting and when it's about to expire.
  • Use Aura of Stability Aura of Stability to counter knockdown, useful on the Ghostly Hero to allow him to capture shrines.
  • Use Guardian Guardian to counter physical damage and deny adrenaline.
  • Use Shield of Absorption Shield of Absorption to counter low packets of damage and reduce pressure. Spirit Bond protects against bigger spikes.
  • Use Restore Condition Restore Condition or Life Sheath Life Sheath to remove conditions and heal.
  • Use Life Sheath Life Sheath to stop damage and counter spikes.
  • Use Aegis (PvP) Aegis (PvP) as a strong defense and an emergency save against spikes, especially useful for preventing interrupts on SoC.
  • Use Holy Veil Holy Veil to remove hexes. Maintain on party members (pre-veil) to slow hex cast times and quick removal. Adjust prots to fit veil's energy denial.

Variants

  • Replace Aegis (PvP) Aegis (PvP) or Shield of Absorption Shield of Absorption with Shielding Hands Shielding Hands.
  • Shield Guardian Shield Guardian
  • Channeling for Eremite's Zeal.

Counters