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<div class="section-revised">This build is pending an minor update. It's still perfectly functional, but needs to be brought up to current standards.</div>
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==Equipment==
 
==Equipment==
:This build uses similar gear to the [[Build:Soulbeast - Condi DPS]] build for fractals and raids. The main difference is {{Sigil|Corruption}}, which you can use if you have a spare torch or you don't care about fractals and raids.
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:This build uses similar gear to the [[Build:Soulbeast - Condi DPS]] build for fractals and raids.  
 
 
 
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| s1w1 = Ascended, Viper, Shortbow, Superior Sigil of Malice+Superior Sigil of Bursting
 
| s1w1 = Ascended, Viper, Shortbow, Superior Sigil of Malice+Superior Sigil of Bursting
 
| s2w1 = Ascended, Viper, Dagger, Superior Sigil of Malice
 
| s2w1 = Ascended, Viper, Dagger, Superior Sigil of Malice
| s2w2 = Ascended, Viper, Torch, Superior Sigil of Corruption
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| s2w2 = Ascended, Viper, Torch, Superior Sigil of Bursting
 
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* Ascended gear and stat infusions are not required; you can use exotic gear with the same stats.
 
* Ascended gear and stat infusions are not required; you can use exotic gear with the same stats.
* If running only shortbow, replace {{Sigil|Bursting}} with {{Sigil|Corruption}}.
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===Carrion Variant===
 
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| s1w1 = Ascended, Carrion, Shortbow, Superior Sigil of Malice+Superior Sigil of Bursting
 
| s2w1 = Ascended, Carrion, Dagger, Superior Sigil of Malice
 
| s2w1 = Ascended, Carrion, Dagger, Superior Sigil of Malice
| s2w2 = Ascended, Carrion, Torch, Superior Sigil of Corruption
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Revision as of 20:04, 20 October 2019

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

Focused on: EventsSolo contentCondition damage.

Designed for:

Expansions required:

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

Overview

A Soulbeast build for running around in open world. This build is very durable and deals high AoE condition damage.

Skill Bar

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Pets

  • You'll be spending most of your time merged with the Deadly pet of your choice. Here are some options:
  • Your second pet doesn't really matter, feel free to equip your favorite pet for Fashion Wars. If you're having trouble surviving you can bring a Supportive or Stout pet for extra survivability with skills like or :
  • When unable to mount, you can also merge with a bird like Juvenile Hawk Juvenile Hawk to use and to go faster.

Weapon Variants

  • Main hand Axe provides better cleave damage than dagger but is less effective against single targets.
  • For a simpler rotation, you can go without dagger/torch and just camp in shortbow. You lose some AoE potential from but don't ever have to weapon swap.

Skill Variants

Utility Skills
  • - if you're getting stunned a lot.
  • - alternative damage option, useful if there are allies around.
Elite Skills
  • - high damage and soft crowd control.

Specializations



  • - more DPS when fighting single targets.

Equipment

This build uses similar gear to the Soulbeast - Condi DPS build for fractals and raids.
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  • Ascended gear and stat infusions are not required; you can use exotic gear with the same stats.


Carrion Variant

You can run Carrion stats as a cheaper alternative while you're working your way up to Viper, or if you prefer having more health. You lose about 10% damage but your health is increased by 60%.
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Consumables

Food:

  • , , or for damage.
  • for an extremely cheap expertise food.
  • is a fantastic food for farming open world. It's cheap, provides a moderate boost to both damage and survivability, and increases magic find significantly.
  • for more healing.
  • is a great option when you do not need any extra damage or sustain.

Utility:

  • is a cheap and efficient option.

Usage

Damage

  • Your most damaging skills are , , , and . Use these skills whenever available.
    • Fill in the gaps with /, , and autoattacks.
    • Never interrupt your autoattack chain.
  • Flanking enemies is important with this build, as your shortbow skills deal significantly more damage when hitting from the back or the side. Dodge through enemies before unloading your condition burst.
  • Use your traps and stances off cooldown.
  • If crowd control isn't important, you can use for a damage increase.

Survivability

  • Use the endurance regeneration from to dodge incoming attacks.
  • You have a good amount of passive healing from and .

Crowd Control

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