Build

Mesmer - Cleric/Minstrel Tank

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Last modified: 33 Days ago.

Focused on: Direct damageUtility.

Designed for:

Overview

This build provides quickness and alacrity for your raid subgroup. In addition, it provides substantial group healing and has enough vitality, toughness, and healing power to tank all encounters.

Skill Bar


Mind Wrack
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Mind Wrack
Shatter. Destroy all your clones and phantasms, damaging nearby foes. The shatter effect also occurs at your location.
Damage.png1 Illusion: 306
Damage.png2 Illusions (2x): 412
Damage.png3 Illusions (3x): 537
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngRadius: 240
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Cry of Frustration
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Cry of Frustration
Shatter. Destroy all your clones and phantasms, confusing nearby foes. The shatter effect also occurs at your location.
Damage.pngDamage: 88
Confusion.pngConfusion (3s): 50 Damage On Skill Use, 30 Damage
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngRadius: 240
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Diversion
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Diversion
Shatter. Destroy all your clones and phantasms, dazing their targets. The shatter effect also occurs at your location.
Daze.pngDaze: 1 second
Book.pngEnemies Dazed: 1
Radius.pngRadius: 240
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Distortion
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Distortion
Shatter. Gain distortion and destroy all your clones and phantasms, gaining additional distortion for each one shattered.
Distortion.pngDistortion (1s): Evade all attacks.
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 1
Radius.pngRadius: 240
Book.pngPrevents Capture-Point Contribution
Range.pngRange: 1,200
  
Continuum Split
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Continuum Split
Shatter. Destroy all your illusions and create a rift in the time space continuum. When it expires, you will revert back to this point with your previous health, endurance and skill recharges. Duration increases per illusion shattered.
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 1
Duration.pngDuration: 1½ seconds
Radius.pngRadius: 240
Book.pngPrevents Capture-Point Contribution
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Sword/Shield
Healing
Utility
Elite
Mind Slash
Mind Slash
Chain. Slash your foe to make them vulnerable.
Damage.pngDamage: 242
Vulnerability.pngVulnerability (5s): 1% Incoming Damage, 1% Incoming Condition Damage
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 3
Range.pngRange: 130
Blurred Frenzy
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Blurred Frenzy
Strike your foe with a flurry of strikes, distorting the space around you, making you evade attacks.
Damage.pngDamage (8x): 880
Distortion.pngBlur (2½s): Evade all attacks.
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 3
Range.pngRange: 130
Illusionary Leap
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Illusionary Leap
Clone. Summon an illusion that leaps at your target, crippling them. After the initial leap, the clone will execute the Mind Slash sword chain.
Damage.pngDamage: 1
Crippled.pngCrippled (1s): -50% Movement Speed
Vulnerability.png2Vulnerability (5s): 2% Incoming Damage, 2% Incoming Condition Damage
Range.pngRange: 600
Echo of Memory
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Echo of Memory
Phantasm. Block incoming attacks for a short duration. If this skill fully channels, summon a phantasm that slows enemies and grants alacrity to allies. If an attack is blocked, Deja Vu is usable for a short time.
Damage.pngDamage: 347
Alacrity.pngAlacrity (2s): Skills recharge 33% faster.
Slow.pngSlow (2s): Skills and actions are slower.
Duration.pngDuration: 10 seconds
Radius.pngRadius: 240
Range.pngRange: 900
Tides of Time
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Tides of Time
Launch a wave of temporal energy that damages and stops enemies it passes through and buffs allies. The wave then returns to you. Touching the returning wave reduces the recharge of this skill.
Damage.pngDamage: 264
Quickness.pngQuickness (1½s): Skills and actions are 50% faster.
Stun.pngStun: 1 second
Book.pngBlocks Missiles
Book.pngRecharge Reduced: 10%
Combo.pngCombo Field: Ethereal
Range.pngRange: 600
Mantra of Recovery
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Mantra of Recovery
Mantra. Meditate, charging a spell that will instantly heal you when activated.
Attribute bonus.pngAttribute Adjust While Channeling: 600
Book.pngNumber of Casts: 2
Signet of Inspiration
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Signet of Inspiration
Signet Passive: Grant swiftness and an additional random boon every ten seconds.
Signet Active: Copy all of your boons to nearby allies.
Aegis.pngAegis (10s): Block the next incoming attack.
Fury.pngFury (5s): 20% Critical Chance
Might.pngMight (20s): +30 Power, +30 Condition Damage
Protection.pngProtection (3s): -33% Incoming Damage
Regeneration.pngRegeneration (5s): 650 Heal
Retaliation.pngRetaliation (5s): Reflect incoming damage back to its source.
Swiftness.pngAlways Receive-Swiftness (5s): 33% Movement Speed
Vigor.pngVigor (5s): +50% Endurance Regeneration
Stability.pngStability (5s): Cannot be knocked down, pushed back, pulled, launched, stunned, dazed, floated, sunk, feared or taunted.
Quickness.pngQuickness (3s): Skills and actions are 50% faster.
Resistance.pngResistance (2s): Conditions currently on you are ineffective; stacks duration.
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Range.pngRange: 600
Well of Recall
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Well of Recall
Well. Creates a well that steals memories from foes, damaging and chilling them. When it expires it restores memories to allies, speeding their skill recharge.
Damage.pngDamage: 186
Alacrity.pngAlacrity (5s): Skills recharge 33% faster.
Chilled.pngChilled (1s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Book.pngPulses: 3
Duration.pngDuration: 3 seconds
Combo.pngCombo Field: Ethereal
Radius.pngRadius: 240
Range.pngRange: 900
Well of Action
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Well of Action
Well. Create a well of delayed time, damaging and slowing foes. When the well expires, time snaps back, granting quickness to allies.
Damage.pngPulse Damage: 186
Slow.pngSlow (1s): Skills and actions are slower.
Quickness.pngQuickness (3s): Skills and actions are 50% faster.
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Book.pngPulses: 3
Duration.pngDuration: 3 seconds
Combo.pngCombo Field: Ethereal
Radius.pngRadius: 240
Range.pngRange: 900
Gravity Well
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Gravity Well
Well. Create a powerful well that warps space in an area, knocking down, floating, and pulling foes caught in its event horizon. When it expires, foes still inside the well take heavy damage.
Damage.pngPulse Damage: 160
Damage.pngFinal Damage: 798
Knockdown.pngKnockdown: 1 second
Radius.pngPull: 240
Float.pngFloat: 1 second
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Book.pngPulses: 3
Duration.pngDuration: 3 seconds
Combo.pngCombo Field: Dark
Radius.pngRadius: 240
Range.pngRange: 900
X/Focus
Temporal Curtain
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Temporal Curtain
Create a wall of energy that grants swiftness to allies who cross it and cripples foes who touch it. Allies may cross the wall more than once but receive less swiftness after the first crossing.
Swiftness.pngInitial Swiftness (12s): 33% Movement Speed
Swiftness.pngSwiftness (1s): 33% Movement Speed
Crippled.pngCrippled (5s): -50% Movement Speed
Duration.pngDuration: 5 seconds
Combo.pngCombo Field: Light
Range.pngRange: 900
Phantasmal Warden
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Phantasmal Warden
Phantasm. Create a phantasm that attacks your target and creates a defensive bubble, protecting itself and allies from projectiles.
Damage.pngDamage (12x): 1,212
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 3
Range.pngRange: 1,200

Weapon Variants

x/Sword
Illusionary Riposte
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Illusionary Riposte
Clone. Block your foe and create an illusion when attacked.
Damage.pngDamage: 487
Duration.pngBlock Duration: 2.5 seconds
Range.pngRange: 900
Phantasmal Swordsman
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Phantasmal Swordsman
Phantasm. Create an illusion that attacks your foe.
Damage.pngDamage: 646
Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Leap
Range.pngRange: 1,200


Slot Changes

Healing

  • Mantra of Recovery Mantra of Recovery
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    Mantra of Recovery
    Mantra. Meditate, charging a spell that will instantly heal you when activated.
    Attribute bonus.pngExtra Toughness While Channeling: 600
    Book.pngNumber of Casts: 2
    can be changed to
    Well of Eternity Well of Eternity
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    Well of Eternity
    Well. Creates a well that rewinds time, removing conditions from allies. When it expires, the well heals all allies in the area.
    Heal.pngInitial Self Heal: 3,230
    Heal.pngEnd Heal: 3,870
    Book.pngConditions Removed: 1
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Book.pngPulses: 3
    Duration.pngDuration: 3s
    Radius.pngRadius: 240
    Combo.pngCombo Field: Light
    Range.pngRange: 900
    for fights where the extra healing from the mantra is not needed or condition clear is helpful.
    Well of Eternity Well of Eternity
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    Well of Eternity
    Well. Creates a well that rewinds time, removing conditions from allies. When it expires, the well heals all allies in the area.
    Heal.pngInitial Self Heal: 3,230
    Heal.pngEnd Heal: 3,870
    Book.pngConditions Removed: 1
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Book.pngPulses: 3
    Duration.pngDuration: 3s
    Radius.pngRadius: 240
    Combo.pngCombo Field: Light
    Range.pngRange: 900
    will also generate slightly more alacrity than
    Mantra of Recovery Mantra of Recovery
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    Mantra of Recovery
    Mantra. Meditate, charging a spell that will instantly heal you when activated.
    Attribute bonus.pngExtra Toughness While Channeling: 600
    Book.pngNumber of Casts: 2
  • Mantra of Recovery Mantra of Recovery
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    Mantra of Recovery
    Mantra. Meditate, charging a spell that will instantly heal you when activated.
    Attribute bonus.pngExtra Toughness While Channeling: 600
    Book.pngNumber of Casts: 2
    can be changed to
    Signet of the Ether Signet of the Ether
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    Signet of the Ether
    Signet Passive: Gain health every few seconds, based on the number of active illusions you control.
    Signet Active: Heal yourself and refresh all phantasm skill recharges.
    Heal.pngHealing: 5,560
    Heal.pngPassive Heal - 3 Illusions: 980
    Heal.pngPassive Heal - 2 Illusions: 660
    Heal.pngPassive Heal - 1 Illusion: 340
    Radius.pngInterval: 3 seconds
    for extra distortion if using Domination or extra shield phantasms.

Utility

  • Well of Recall Well of Recall
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    Well of Recall
    Well. Creates a well that steals memories from foes, damaging and chilling them. When it expires it restores memories to allies, speeding their skill recharge.
    Damage.pngDamage: 186
    Alacrity.pngAlacrity: Skills recharge 66% faster.
    Chill.pngChilled (1s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Book.pngPulses: 3
    Duration.pngDuration: 3s
    Radius.pngRadius: 240
    Combo.pngCombo Field: Ethereal
    Range.pngRange: 900
    should be changed to
    Feedback Feedback
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    Feedback
    Glamour. Create a dome around your foes that reflects projectiles.
    Duration.pngShield Duration: 6 seconds
    Radius.pngRadius: 240
    Combo.pngCombo Field: Ethereal
    Range.pngRange: 1,200
    in Salvation Pass to help with reflects.
  • Well of Recall Well of Recall
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    Well of Recall
    Well. Creates a well that steals memories from foes, damaging and chilling them. When it expires it restores memories to allies, speeding their skill recharge.
    Damage.pngDamage: 186
    Alacrity.pngAlacrity: Skills recharge 66% faster.
    Chill.pngChilled (1s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Book.pngPulses: 3
    Duration.pngDuration: 3s
    Radius.pngRadius: 240
    Combo.pngCombo Field: Ethereal
    Range.pngRange: 900
    can be changed to
    Phantasmal Defender Phantasmal Defender
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    Phantasmal Defender
    Phantasm. Summon an illusion that gives Illusion of Defense to nearby allies when it attacks.
    Damage.pngDamage: 98
    Illusion of Defense.pngIllusion of Defense (5s): Half of incoming damage is transferred to the Illusionary Defender.
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Range.pngRange: 900
    for party wide damage reduction.
  • Well of Recall Well of Recall
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    Well of Recall
    Well. Creates a well that steals memories from foes, damaging and chilling them. When it expires it restores memories to allies, speeding their skill recharge.
    Damage.pngDamage: 186
    Alacrity.pngAlacrity: Skills recharge 66% faster.
    Chill.pngChilled (1s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Book.pngPulses: 3
    Duration.pngDuration: 3s
    Radius.pngRadius: 240
    Combo.pngCombo Field: Ethereal
    Range.pngRange: 900
    can be changed to
    Mantra of Pain Mantra of Pain
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    Mantra of Pain
    Mantra. Meditate, charging a spell that will damage your target.
    Attribute bonus.pngExtra Toughness While Channeling: 600
    Book.pngNumber of Casts: 2
    for more party wide healing

Elite

  • Signet of Humility Signet of Humility
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    Signet of Humility
    Signet Passive: Reduces incoming duration of stuns, dazes, fears, and taunts.
    Signet Active: Transform your foe into a moa bird.
    Radius.pngDuration Decreased: 20%
    Duration.pngDuration: 10 seconds
    Range.pngRange: 1,200
    For extra CC if needed on a longer cooldown
  • Time Warp Time Warp
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    Time Warp
    Glamour. Create an area that warps time, granting you and your allies quickness while slowing enemies.
    Quickness.pngQuickness (1s): Skills and actions are 50% faster.
    Slow.pngSlow (1s): Skills and actions of enemies are 50% slower.
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Book.pngPulses: 11
    Duration.pngDuration: 10 seconds
    Radius.pngRadius: 360
    Combo.pngCombo Field: Ethereal
    Range.pngRange: 1,200
    still usefull in some situations to fill quickness or if high CC is not needed.

Specializations

Main Build

Inspiration
Mender's Purity
Mender's Purity.pngMender's Purity
Cast power cleanse when you use a healing skill.
Medic's Feedback
Medic's Feedback.pngMedic's Feedback
Create a feedback bubble while reviving an ally. Your revival speed is increased.
Book.pngIncreased Revive Speed: 10%

Restorative Mantras
Restorative Mantras.pngRestorative Mantras
Heal allies around you when you finish preparing a mantra.
Healing.pngHealing: 2,600
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngRadius: 360

Persisting Images
Persisting Images.pngPersisting Images
Phantasms have increased health and spawn with retaliation.
Retaliation.pngRetaliation (6s): Reflect incoming damage back to its source.
Radius.pngHealth Increase: 20%
Inspiring Distortion
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Inspiring Distortion.pngInspiring Distortion
Grant distortion to nearby allies whenever you give yourself distortion.
Distortion.pngDistortion (1s): Evade all attacks.
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngRadius: 300
Warden's Feedback
Warden's Feedback.pngWarden's Feedback
Focus weapon skills reflect projectiles. Reduces recharge on focus weapon skills.
Book.pngRecharge Reduced: 20%
Book.pngReflects Missiles

Restorative Illusions
Restorative Illusions.pngRestorative Illusions
Heal yourself and lose conditions when you use a shatter skill.
Healing.pngNo-Illusion Heal: 872
Healing.pngOne-Illusion Heal: 1,064
Healing.pngTwo-Illusion Heal: 1,256
Healing.pngThree-Illusion Heal: 1,448
Book.pngConditions Removed: 1

Protected Phantasms
Protected Phantasms.pngProtected Phantasms
Phantasms gain distortion briefly upon creation. Illusions gain protection when you activate a shatter skill.
Distortion.pngDistortion (1s): Evade all attacks.
Protection.pngProtection (2s): -33% Incoming Damage
Healing Prism
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Healing Prism.pngHealing Prism
When healing yourself, nearby allies are also healed. Gain healing power for each illusion you control.
Healing.pngHealing: 532
Attribute bonus.pngHealing Power: +100
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngRadius: 300
Mental Defense
Mental Defense.pngMental Defense
Cast Phantasmal Defender on your attacker when you successfully block or evade an attack.

Illusionary Inspiration
Illusionary Inspiration.pngIllusionary Inspiration
Phantasms grant regeneration to nearby allies. Whenever you summon a phantasm, cast Signet of Inspiration.
Regeneration.pngRegeneration (3s): 390 Heal
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngRadius: 240

Temporal Enchanter
Temporal Enchanter.pngTemporal Enchanter
Glamour skills last longer. When you cast a glamour, allies near the glamour gain resistance and superspeed.
Superspeed.pngSuperspeed (2s): Movement speed is greatly increased.
Resistance.pngResistance (2s): Conditions currently on you are ineffective; stacks duration.
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngDuration Increase: 2
Domination
Illusion of Vulnerability
Illusion of Vulnerability.pngIllusion of Vulnerability
Inflict vulnerability when you interrupt a foe.
Vulnerability.png3Vulnerability (5s): 3% Incoming Damage, 3% Incoming Condition Damage
Confounding Suggestions
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Confounding Suggestions.pngConfounding Suggestions
Chance to inflict stun whenever you daze a target. Increased stun and daze duration.
Book.pngTrigger Chance: 100%
Stun.pngStun: 1 second
Radius.pngDuration Increase: 25%

Empowered Illusions
Empowered Illusions.pngEmpowered Illusions
Illusions deal more damage.
Damage.pngDamage Increase: 15%

Rending Shatter
Rending Shatter.pngRending Shatter
Shatter skills inflict vulnerability on hit.
Vulnerability.pngVulnerability (8s): 1% Incoming Damage, 1% Incoming Condition Damage
Dazzling
Dazzling.pngDazzling
Dazing a foe also applies vulnerability.
Vulnerability.png5Vulnerability (8s): 5% Incoming Damage, 5% Incoming Condition Damage
Shattered Concentration
Shattered Concentration.pngShattered Concentration
Shatter skills also remove a boon on hit.
Book.pngBoons Removed: 1

Blurred Inscriptions
Blurred Inscriptions.pngBlurred Inscriptions
Activating a signet grants you distortion and removes conditions. Signet recharge is also reduced.
Distortion.pngDistortion (1s): Evade all attacks.
Book.pngConditions Removed: 1
Book.pngRecharge Reduced: 20%

Furious Interruption
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Furious Interruption.pngFurious Interruption
Gain quickness when you interrupt a foe.
Quickness.pngQuickness (3s): Skills and actions are 50% faster.
Fragility
Fragility.pngFragility
Deal more damage for each stack of vulnerability on your target.
Damage.pngDamage Increase per Stack: ½%
Imagined Burden
Imagined Burden.pngImagined Burden
Whenever you or a clone uses Spatial Surge, you gain might. All of your other greatsword skills inflict cripple. Reduces recharge time of greatsword skills.
Might.png2Might (5s): +60 Power, +60 Condition Damage
Crippled.pngCrippled (2s): -50% Movement Speed
Book.pngRecharge Reduced: 20%

Mental Anguish
Mental Anguish.pngMental Anguish
Shatter skills deal more damage. This damage increase is doubled against foes that are not activating skills.
Damage.pngDamage Increase: 15%
Damage.pngDamage Increase vs. Inactivity: 30%

Power Block
Power Block.pngPower Block
Interrupts deal damage and inflict weakness. Enemy skills that you interrupt have an increased cooldown.
(Cannot increase recharge of skills with no recharge.)
Damage.pngDamage: 399
Weakness.pngWeakness (5s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, 50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
Duration.pngDuration: 15 seconds
Chronomancer
Time Splitter
Time Splitter.pngTime Splitter
You can equip shields and gain access to chronomancer wells. Gain access to continuum split/shift, which allows you to revert to an earlier point in time.
Delayed Reactions
Delayed Reactions.pngDelayed Reactions
Interrupting a foe slows them.
Slow.pngSlow (3s): Skills and actions are slower.

Time Catches Up
Time Catches Up.pngTime Catches Up
Activating a shatter gives your illusions superspeed.
Superspeed.pngSuperspeed (5s): Movement speed is greatly increased.

All's Well That Ends Well
All's Well That Ends Well.pngAll's Well That Ends Well
Wells grant alacrity to allies when they end.
Alacrity.pngAlacrity (2s): Skills recharge 33% faster.
Book.pngNumber of Allied Targets: 5
Flow of Time
Flow of Time.pngFlow of Time
Gain alacrity when you shatter.
Alacrity.pngAlacrity (1s): Skills recharge 33% faster.
Danger Time
Danger Time.pngDanger Time
Gain additional critical-hit chance against slowed enemies.
Slow.pngSlow: Skills and actions are slower.
Critical Chance Increase.pngCritical Chance Increase: 30%

Illusionary Reversion
Illusionary Reversion.pngIllusionary Reversion
Shattering at least two illusions generates a clone.

Improved Alacrity
Improved Alacrity.pngImproved Alacrity
Alacrity applied to you lasts longer.
Radius.pngDuration Increase: 50%
Time Marches On
Time Marches On.pngTime Marches On
You move 25% faster. The duration of incoming movement-impairing conditions is reduced by 25%.
Crippled.pngCrippled: -50% Movement Speed
Chilled.pngChilled: -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
Immobilize.pngImmobilize: Unable to move.
Book.pngMovement Speed Increase: 25%
Radius.pngDuration Decreased: 25%
Lost Time
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Lost Time.pngLost Time
Gain a charge each time you score a critical hit. After enough charges, your next hit will slow your target.
Slow.pngSlow (2s): Skills and actions are slower.
Book.pngNumber of Hits: 5

Seize the Moment
Seize the Moment.pngSeize the Moment
Gain quickness for each illusion you shatter.
Quickness.pngQuickness (1s): Skills and actions are 50% faster.

Chronophantasma
Chronophantasma.pngChronophantasma
Your phantasms are resummoned after the first time they are shattered.
(Resummoned phantasms are briefly dazed.)
Daze.pngDaze: 1½ seconds

Reflect Variant

Substitute
Restorative Illusions Restorative Illusions
Restorative Illusions.pngRestorative Illusions
Heal yourself and lose conditions when you use a shatter skill.
Healing.pngNo-Illusion Heal: 872
Healing.pngOne-Illusion Heal: 1,064
Healing.pngTwo-Illusion Heal: 1,256
Healing.pngThree-Illusion Heal: 1,448
Book.pngConditions Removed: 1
for
Warden's Feedback Warden's Feedback
Warden's Feedback.pngWarden's Feedback
Focus weapon skills reflect projectiles. Reduces recharge on focus weapon skills.
Book.pngRecharge Reduced: 20%
Book.pngReflects Missiles
. This variant is recommended for Slothasor and the Trio.
Inspiration
Mender's Purity
Mender's Purity.pngMender's Purity
Cast power cleanse when you use a healing skill.
Medic's Feedback
Medic's Feedback.pngMedic's Feedback
Create a feedback bubble while reviving an ally. Your revival speed is increased.
Book.pngIncreased Revive Speed: 10%

Restorative Mantras
Restorative Mantras.pngRestorative Mantras
Heal allies around you when you finish preparing a mantra.
Healing.pngHealing: 2,600
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngRadius: 360

Persisting Images
Persisting Images.pngPersisting Images
Phantasms have increased health and spawn with retaliation.
Retaliation.pngRetaliation (6s): Reflect incoming damage back to its source.
Radius.pngHealth Increase: 20%
Inspiring Distortion
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Inspiring Distortion.pngInspiring Distortion
Grant distortion to nearby allies whenever you give yourself distortion.
Distortion.pngDistortion (1s): Evade all attacks.
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngRadius: 300
Warden's Feedback
Warden's Feedback.pngWarden's Feedback
Focus weapon skills reflect projectiles. Reduces recharge on focus weapon skills.
Book.pngRecharge Reduced: 20%
Book.pngReflects Missiles

Restorative Illusions
Restorative Illusions.pngRestorative Illusions
Heal yourself and lose conditions when you use a shatter skill.
Healing.pngNo-Illusion Heal: 872
Healing.pngOne-Illusion Heal: 1,064
Healing.pngTwo-Illusion Heal: 1,256
Healing.pngThree-Illusion Heal: 1,448
Book.pngConditions Removed: 1

Protected Phantasms
Protected Phantasms.pngProtected Phantasms
Phantasms gain distortion briefly upon creation. Illusions gain protection when you activate a shatter skill.
Distortion.pngDistortion (1s): Evade all attacks.
Protection.pngProtection (2s): -33% Incoming Damage
Healing Prism
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Healing Prism.pngHealing Prism
When healing yourself, nearby allies are also healed. Gain healing power for each illusion you control.
Healing.pngHealing: 532
Attribute bonus.pngHealing Power: +100
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngRadius: 300
Mental Defense
Mental Defense.pngMental Defense
Cast Phantasmal Defender on your attacker when you successfully block or evade an attack.

Illusionary Inspiration
Illusionary Inspiration.pngIllusionary Inspiration
Phantasms grant regeneration to nearby allies. Whenever you summon a phantasm, cast Signet of Inspiration.
Regeneration.pngRegeneration (3s): 390 Heal
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngRadius: 240

Temporal Enchanter
Temporal Enchanter.pngTemporal Enchanter
Glamour skills last longer. When you cast a glamour, allies near the glamour gain resistance and superspeed.
Superspeed.pngSuperspeed (2s): Movement speed is greatly increased.
Resistance.pngResistance (2s): Conditions currently on you are ineffective; stacks duration.
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngDuration Increase: 2

Illusion Variant

Replace Domination with Illusion for more alacrity. The lower cooldown on shatterskills is very useful for sloth and the higher alacrity uptime whenever you use replace
Well of Recall Well of Recall
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Well of Recall
Well. Creates a well that steals memories from foes, damaging and chilling them. When it expires it restores memories to allies, speeding their skill recharge.
Damage.pngDamage: 186
Alacrity.pngAlacrity: Skills recharge 66% faster.
Chill.pngChilled (1s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Book.pngPulses: 3
Duration.pngDuration: 3s
Radius.pngRadius: 240
Combo.pngCombo Field: Ethereal
Range.pngRange: 900
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Illusions
Illusionary Retribution
Illusionary Retribution.pngIllusionary Retribution
Shatter skills inflict confusion on hit.
Confusion.pngConfusion (3s): 50 Damage On Skill Use, 30 Damage
Compounding Power
Compounding Power.pngCompounding Power
Gain increased damage and condition damage for each of your active illusions.
Damage.pngDamage Increase: 3%
Attribute bonus.pngCondition Damage: +50

Persistence of Memory
Persistence of Memory.pngPersistence of Memory
Shattering a phantasm recharges all phantasms by a small amount.
Book.pngRecharge Time Reduced: 1 seconds

The Pledge
The Pledge.pngThe Pledge
Torch skills remove conditions. Torch skills recharge faster while you are in stealth.
Book.pngConditions Removed: 1
Book.pngRecharge Reduction per Pulse: 1½ seconds
Radius.pngInterval: 1 second
Illusionist's Celerity
Illusionist's Celerity.pngIllusionist's Celerity
Reduces recharge on illusion-summoning skills.
Book.pngRecharge Reduced: 20%
Shattered Strength
Shattered Strength.pngShattered Strength
Shattering illusions grants you might per illusion.
Might.pngMight (10s): +30 Power, +30 Condition Damage

Phantasmal Haste
Phantasmal Haste.pngPhantasmal Haste
Phantasms attack more often.
Book.pngPhantasm Attack Skill Recharge Reduction: 20%

Maim the Disillusioned
Maim the Disillusioned.pngMaim the Disillusioned
Shatter skills inflict torment on hit.
Torment.pngTorment (6s): 95 Damage, 191 Damage if Moving
Master of Misdirection
Master of Misdirection.pngMaster of Misdirection
Confusion you inflict lasts longer. Reduces recharge of shatter skills.
Book.pngRecharge Reduced: 15%
Radius.pngDuration Increase: 33%
Ineptitude
Ineptitude.pngIneptitude
Cause confusion when you blind a foe. Blocking or evading an attack inflicts blind on your opponent.
(The same foe cannot be blinded more than once within the interval.)
Confusion.pngConfusion (4s): 50 Damage On Skill Use, 40 Damage
Blind.pngBlind (3s): Next outgoing attack misses.
Radius.pngInterval: 10 seconds

Master of Fragmentation
Master of Fragmentation.pngMaster of Fragmentation
Your shatter skills are improved.
Mind Wrack.pngMind Wrack: 10% Increased Critical Hit Chance
Cry of Frustration.pngCry of Frustration: Cripples foes on hit.
Diversion.pngDiversion: Strikes up to five targets within range
Distortion.pngDistortion: Reflects Projectiles

Malicious Sorcery
Malicious Sorcery.pngMalicious Sorcery
Increases attack speed while wielding a scepter. Reduces recharge on scepter skills.
Radius.pngAttack Speed Increase: 20%
Book.pngRecharge Reduced: 20%

Equipment

Stats

  • Cleric armor
  • Minstrel weapons
  • Minstrel amulet and accessories with Cleric rings and backpiece

Upgrades

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Superior Sigil of Concentration
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Superior Sigil of Concentration.pngSuperior Sigil of Concentration
Boons you apply last 33% longer for 7 seconds when you swap to this weapon while in combat. (Cooldown: 9s)
Superior Sigil of Water
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Superior Sigil of Water.pngSuperior Sigil of Water
30% Chance on Hit: Heal nearby allies around your target (360 radius). (Cooldown: 5s)
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II.png
Superior Sigil of Water
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Superior Sigil of Water.pngSuperior Sigil of Water
30% Chance on Hit: Heal nearby allies around your target (360 radius). (Cooldown: 5s)
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6x
Superior Rune of the Monk
Superior Rune of the Monk.pngSuperior Rune of the Monk
(1): +25 Healing Power (2): +5% Boon Duration (3): +50 Healing Power (4): +10% Boon Duration; 25% chance when struck to heal for a small amount. (Cooldown: 15s) (5): +100 Healing Power (6): +10% outgoing heal effectiveness to allies.

Food/Utility

  • Use
    Bowl of Nopalitos Saute Bowl of Nopalitos Saute
    Bowl of Nopalitos Saute.pngBowl of Nopalitos Saute
    Nourishment (1 h):
    Food.png+70 Toughness+20% Boon duration+10% Experience from kills
    Consumable
    /
    Loaf of Candy Cactus Cornbread Loaf of Candy Cactus Cornbread
    Loaf of Candy Cactus Cornbread.pngLoaf of Candy Cactus Cornbread
    Nourishment (30 m):
    Food.png+70 Toughness+20% Boon duration+10% Experience from kills
    Consumable
    /
    Chocolate Omnomberry Cream Chocolate Omnomberry Cream
    Chocolate Omnomberry Cream.pngChocolate Omnomberry Cream
    Nourishment (30 m):
    Food.png+40% magic find while under the effect of a boon+20% Boon duration+10 Experience from kills
    Consumable
    /
    Spring Roll Spring Roll
    Spring Roll.pngSpring Roll
    Nourishment (30 m):
    Food.png+20% Boon DurationSwiftness for 30 Seconds on Kill+25% Magic Find during Lunar New Year
    Consumable
    for 20% boon duration
  • Use
    Bountiful Sharpening Stone Bountiful Sharpening Stone
    Bountiful Sharpening Stone.pngBountiful Sharpening Stone
    Nourishment (30 m):
    Potion.pngBoon Duration Increased by 10%+100 Power+10% Experience from Kills
    Consumable
    for 10% boon duration

Variants

Stats

  • There is no one best way to create a minstrel/cleric chronomancer because there are many variants in how boon duration is acquired, including: gear, runes, sigil of concentration, facet of nature, and food/utility buffs.
  • The goal is to get to 100% boon duration and then to have as high of toughness/healing power as possible.
  • The more minstrel gear you equip, the less reliant you are on boon duration from other sources.
  • The setup above has approximately 34% boon duration. This allows you to use boon duration food/utility if your party does not have a revenant, or use healing food/utility if so.
  • Using exotic trinkets with
    Platinum Doubloon Platinum Doubloon
    Platinum Doubloon.pngPlatinum Doubloon
    +4% Boon Duration Required Level: 80
    is an effective way to increase boon duration

Upgrades

  • Superior Rune of the Herald Superior Rune of the Herald
    Superior Rune of the Herald.pngSuperior Rune of the Herald
    (1): +25 Toughness (2): +5% Boon Duration (3): +50 Toughness (4): +10% Boon Duration (5): +100 Toughness (6): When using a heal skill, apply protection to nearby allies (360 radius). (Cooldown: 10 seconds)
    for group protection at the cost of healing

Food/Utility

  • Use
    Delicious Rice Ball Delicious Rice Ball
    Delicious Rice Ball.pngDelicious Rice Ball
    Nourishment (30m):
    Food.png100 Healing Power+10% Healing Effectiveness (Outgoing)+25% Magic Find during Lunar New Year
    Consumable
    if the 20% boon duration from food is not needed
  • Use
    Furious Tuning Crystal Furious Tuning Crystal
    Furious Tuning Crystal.pngFurious Tuning Crystal
    Nourishment (30m):
    Potion.png+100 HealingGain Ferocity Equal to 5% of Your Healing+10 Experience from Kills
    Consumable
    or
    Superior Sharpening Stone Superior Sharpening Stone
    Superior Sharpening Stone.pngSuperior Sharpening Stone
    Nourishment (30 m):
    Potion.pngGain power equal to 6% of your toughnessGain power equal to 4% of your vitality+10 Experience from kills
    Consumable
    if the 10% boon duration from utility is not needed

Healing Usage

  • Charging a mantra gives a large group heal via
    Restorative Mantras Restorative Mantras
    Restorative Mantras.pngRestorative Mantras
    Heal allies around you when you finish preparing a mantra.
    Healing.pngHealing: 2,600
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Radius.pngRadius: 360
  • If using
    Mantra of Recovery Mantra of Recovery
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    Mantra of Recovery
    Mantra. Meditate, charging a spell that will instantly heal you when activated.
    Attribute bonus.pngExtra Toughness While Channeling: 600
    Book.pngNumber of Casts: 2
    , charge the mantra when the group needs healing and activate the charges immediately to put the mantra on cooldown.
  • Regeneration from
    Illusionary Inspiration Illusionary Inspiration
    Illusionary Inspiration.pngIllusionary Inspiration
    Phantasms grant regeneration to nearby allies. Whenever you summon a phantasm, cast Signet of Inspiration.
    Regeneration.pngRegeneration (3s): 390 Heal
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Radius.pngRadius: 240
    has improved potency due to the healing power in this build.
  • The internal cooldown on
    Healing Prism Healing Prism
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    Healing Prism.pngHealing Prism
    When healing yourself, nearby allies are also healed. Gain healing power for each illusion you control.
    Healing.pngHealing: 532
    Attribute bonus.pngHealing Power: +100
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Radius.pngRadius: 300
    lines up with the cooldown of
    Mantra of Recovery Mantra of Recovery
    Activation.png
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    Mantra of Recovery
    Mantra. Meditate, charging a spell that will instantly heal you when activated.
    Attribute bonus.pngExtra Toughness While Channeling: 600
    Book.pngNumber of Casts: 2

Rotation and Encounters

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Gold Medal - Great
Butterpeanut said this build was great last month

Great choice for easy raid kills and learning how to tank. Great group support via extra healing or protection as well as quickness/alacrity.