Scrapper - Flamethrower Farmer

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The community gave this build a rating, making it top-tier: Great.

Focused on: TaggingDirect damage.

Designed for:

 

Expansions required:

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Overview

This build is focused around tagging enemies as fast as possible using the Engineer's .

Skill Bar

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Skill Variants

Utility Skills
  • - heavy crowd control on a short cooldown.
  • - team support
  • - Can replace if farming static groups of mobs.
Elite Skills

Specializations

Build Code

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Variants
  • You can run if you're running .
  • and are core to the build. You cannot afford to lose them.

Alchemy Variant

Use this in place of Scrapper if you do not have the Heart of Thorns or Path of Fire expansions.



Equipment

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

Standard Equipment

The standard equipment provides moderate damage and survivability.
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Variants
  • - Alternative to .

Low-DPS Variant

The tagging variant is for farming events where lower damage is encouraged, such as the Mad King's Labyrinth. The build also features runes and sigils tailored specifically for rapid farming. Use this variant for Mad King's Labyrinth farming.
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Superior Rune of Speed
Variants
  • For most groups, you should consider removing all trinkets other than your amulet.
  • You can run any gear that grants a little crit chance but doesn't increase your damage much. Magi is a good alternative to Knight. Soldier will work, but is not recommended as you may have trouble activating .

Consumables

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Usage

Farming

  • Spam .
  • Use , , and against groups of mobs.
  • Use and for mobility.

Utility

  • - Blast finisher
  • - AOE Healing
  • - Water field (Blast for AOE heal)
  • - Water field / AOE Protection
  • - Useful for reviving allies.
  • - Light field (blast to remove conditions)

Crowd Control

Build rating - 4 stars
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1 Ratings
4 stars
Onlywrin gave this build 4 stars last month

This is about as good as it gets when tagging with Engineer. It doesn't have the range to really compete with Thief or Mirage, but it handles doors in Labyrinth well and can perform decently in most event farming situations. It's also ridiculously easy to play.