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===Weapon Variants===
 
===Weapon Variants===
 
* A '''Longbow''' can be used in place of your 2nd staff.
 
* A '''Longbow''' can be used in place of your 2nd staff.
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** If running a '''Longbow''', see the Marksmanship Variant below.
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* An '''Axe''' and '''Warhorn''' can be used in place of your 2nd staff, which is excellent for groups of mobs. Run {{Trait|Honed Axes}} with Axe to cause your {{Skill|Winter's Bite}} to deal damage in an AoE.
  
 
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* You can run {{Trait|Grace of the Land}} to grant {{gw2skill|Might}} at bosses.
 
* You can run {{Trait|Grace of the Land}} to grant {{gw2skill|Might}} at bosses.
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* Use {{Skill|Entangle}} and {{Skill|Astral Wisp}} off cooldown.
 
* Use {{Skill|Entangle}} and {{Skill|Astral Wisp}} off cooldown.
 
* If running longbow, position yourself so that your shots pierce into multiple enemies.
 
* If running longbow, position yourself so that your shots pierce into multiple enemies.
* Occasionally dip into {{Skill|Celestial Avatar}} to cast one {{Skill|Rejuvenating Tides}} for {{gw2skill|Might}}
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===Defense===
 
===Defense===

Revision as of 19:22, 20 October 2019

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Part of the current metagame.

Our curator decided this build is in the current metagame regardless of rating. The community gave this build a rating, making it top-tier: Great.

Focused on: TaggingEventsAoeDirect damageHealingSurvivability.

Designed for:

Expansions required:

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This build is up to date as of October 20, 2019.

Overview

A Druid build for Tagging in zergs and general Event farming. This build is easily one of the best builds for tagging and is very easy to play.

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Pets

A good Ranger swaps pets depending on the situation. Here are some pets worth having:

Weapon Variants

  • A Longbow can be used in place of your 2nd staff.
    • If running a Longbow, see the Marksmanship Variant below.
  • An Axe and Warhorn can be used in place of your 2nd staff, which is excellent for groups of mobs. Run with Axe to cause your to deal damage in an AoE.

Skill Variants

Healing Skills
  • is a potent heal-over-time.
  • is a quick self-heal with no cast time.

Specializations



Variants
  • You can run to grant Might Might at bosses.
  • If running Axe/Warhorn on your 2nd weapon set, take .

Longbow / Marksmanship Variant

If running longbow, replace Nature Magic with Marksmanship.



Equipment

Ascended gear and stat infusions are not required; you can use exotic gear with the same stats.

Standard Equipment

The goal of the Standard variant is to provide baseline equipment suggestions. In reality, you can run any gear you wish here.
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Variants
  • You can run instead of if you prefer.

Consumables

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Utility:

Usage

Damage

  • Spam on mobs. You should try to aim for mobs that are far away so you can angle the beam to hit mobs between you and your target.
  • Use and off cooldown.
  • If running longbow, position yourself so that your shots pierce into multiple enemies.
  • Only dip into if you or your group needs additional healing.

Defense

  • Use as a panic button.
  • features several methods of healing yourself and those around you.
  • destroys projectiles!

Sustain

  • All of the skills in heal you and those around you. is particularly powerful.
  • Use following by for Condi Cleanse.
  • Use followed by for a quick burst heal.

Crowd Control

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2 Ratings
5 stars
Ahemix gave this build 5 stars 3 weeks ago

A great build with a lot of variant, i prefer play with full zealot and replace nature Magic with skirmishing when i play solo

5 stars
Onlywrin gave this build 5 stars last month

This is an S-Tier tagging build that is insanely easy to play. I highly recommend you try it.