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| specialization = Spellbreaker
 
| specialization = Spellbreaker
 
| set1 = dagger,axe
 
| set1 = dagger,axe
| set2 = greatsword
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| set2 = mace,mace
 
| healing = "To the Limit!"
 
| healing = "To the Limit!"
 
| utility1 = Banner of Strength
 
| utility1 = Banner of Strength
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==Traits==
 
==Traits==
 
{{Specialization|Strength|bot|top|top}}
 
{{Specialization|Strength|bot|top|top}}
{{Specialization|Tactics|bot|bot|top}}
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{{Specialization|Discipline|mid|top|top}}
 
{{Specialization|Spellbreaker|top|top|bot}}
 
{{Specialization|Spellbreaker|top|top|bot}}
 
'''Variants'''
 
'''Variants'''
* {{Trait|Body Blow}} instead of {{Trait|Forceful Greatsword}} if you aren't using a greatsword.
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*{{Trait|Enchantment Collapse}} if extra boonstrip is required.
  
 
==Equipment==
 
==Equipment==
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| stats = Berserker
 
| stats = Berserker
 
| rarity = Ascended
 
| rarity = Ascended
| runes = 6 Superior Rune of the Scholar
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| runes = 6 Superior Rune of the Thief
 
| infusions = 18 Mighty +5 Agony Infusion
 
| infusions = 18 Mighty +5 Agony Infusion
 
| s1w1 = Ascended, Berserker, Dagger, Superior Sigil of Force
 
| s1w1 = Ascended, Berserker, Dagger, Superior Sigil of Force
 
| s1w2 = Ascended, Berserker, Axe, Superior Sigil of Impact
 
| s1w2 = Ascended, Berserker, Axe, Superior Sigil of Impact
| s2w1 = Ascended, Berserker, Greatsword, Superior Sigil of Force+Superior Sigil of Impact
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| s2w1 = Ascended, Berserker, Mace, Superior Sigil of Severance
| head = Ascended, Assassin
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| s2w2 = Ascended, Berserker, Mace, Superior Sigil of Paralyzation
| legs = Ascended, Assassin
 
| back = Ascended, Assassin
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
'''Variants'''
 
'''Variants'''
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'''Food'''
 
'''Food'''
 
* {{Food|Bowl of Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash Soup}}
 
* {{Food|Bowl of Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash Soup}}
* {{Food|Bowl of Curry Butternut Squash Soup}} if you don't have {{Trait|Spotter}}.
 
  
 
'''Utility'''
 
'''Utility'''
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==Usage==
 
==Usage==
:You want to maintain the maximum possible stacks of {{Trait|Attacker's Insight}} and {{Trait|Berserker's Power}} while in combat, and have the buff from {{Trait|Peak Performance}} active while you are casting your primary DPS skills, {{Skill|Whirling Axe}} and {{Skill|Hundred Blades}}. With all the various weapon sets you should be weapon swapping frequently to utilize the high-damage skills on each weapon set. The only skills that are not DPS increases over auto-attacking are {{Skill|Rush}}, {{Skill|Aura Slicer}} and {{Skill|Bladestorm}}, so the rest of your weapon skills can be cast off cooldown.
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:You want to maintain the maximum possible stacks of {{Trait|Attacker's Insight}} and {{Trait|Berserker's Power}} while in combat, and have the buff from {{Trait|Peak Performance}} active while you are casting your primary DPS skills, {{Skill|Whirling Axe}}. The only skills that are not DPS increases over auto-attacking are {{Skill|Aura Slicer}} and {{Skill|Bladestorm}}, so the rest of your weapon skills can be cast off cooldown.
  
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*Only swap to mace/mace if CC is required. {{Skill|Tremor}} is your strongest CC skill, with {{Skill|Skull Crack}} and {{Skill|Pommel Bash}} also being CC options. When you swap back to axe/axe simply repeat the opening rotation.
  
 
===Notes===
 
===Notes===

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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: Direct DamageSupport.

Designed for:

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Overview

Variant of Warrior - Power Bannerslave. This build deals less damage than its core warrior counterpart, but provides extra utility through boonstrip and Winds of Disenchantment.png Winds of Disenchantment, useful for stripping boons in fractals with the No Pain, No Gain instability.
If no boonstrip is needed consider running Warrior - Power Bannerslave instead.
This guide is focused on fractals. For the raid version see Spellbreaker - Power Boonstrip Bannerslave.

Skillbar

Dagger/AxeHealingUtilityElite
Mace/Mace

Variants

Kick (warrior utility).png Kick is the default choice for the flexible utility slot but it can be replaced in certain circumstances.
  • Winds of Disenchantment.png Winds of Disenchantment is sometimes useful for cheesing mechanics or stripping a lot of boons at once. Note that you will lose a lot of CC from not having Rampage.png Rampage so make sure your fractal party accounts for this.

Traits

Strength:


Peak Performance.png Peak Performance



Body Blow.png Body Blow



Berserker's Power.png Berserker's Power



Discipline:


Warrior's Sprint.png Warrior's Sprint



24px Doubled Standards



Axe Mastery.png Axe Mastery



Spellbreaker:


Pure Strike (trait).png Pure Strike (trait)



Loss Aversion.png Loss Aversion



Magebane Tether.png Magebane Tether


Variants

Equipment

Ascended Head (Heavy).png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Shoulders (Heavy).png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Chest (Heavy).png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Hands (Heavy).png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Legs (Heavy).png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Feet (Heavy).png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Back.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Accessory1.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Accessory2.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Amulet.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Ring1.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Ring2.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Dagger.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Axe.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Superior Sigil of Force.png
Superior Sigil of Impact.png
PvE weapon swap.png
Ascended Mace.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Mace.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Superior Sigil of Severance.png
Superior Sigil of Paralyzation.png
Superior Rune of the Thief.png6x
Superior Rune of the Thief
48px18x
Mighty +5 Agony Infusion

Variants

  • or slaying sigils if applicable.

Consumables

Food

Utility

  • ,
    or
    Potent Superior Sharpening Stone Potent Superior Sharpening Stone
    Potent Superior Sharpening Stone.pngPotent Superior Sharpening Stone
    Nourishment (1 h):
    Potion.pngGain power equal to 3% of your precisionGain power equal to 6% of your ferocity+10 Experience from kills
    Consumable

Usage

You want to maintain the maximum possible stacks of 24px Attacker's Insight and Berserker's Power.png Berserker's Power while in combat, and have the buff from Peak Performance.png Peak Performance active while you are casting your primary DPS skills, Whirling Axe.png Whirling Axe. The only skills that are not DPS increases over auto-attacking are 24px Aura Slicer and Bladestorm.png Bladestorm, so the rest of your weapon skills can be cast off cooldown.
  • Only swap to mace/mace if CC is required. Tremor.png Tremor is your strongest CC skill, with Skull Crack.png Skull Crack and Pommel Bash.png Pommel Bash also being CC options. When you swap back to axe/axe simply repeat the opening rotation.

Notes

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2 Ratings
5 stars
Brnbrito gave this build 5 stars November 2018

For Fractals i strongly recommend Discipline over Tactics, the dps and QoL gain should easily outperform Empower Allies, and the assassin gear shouldn't be needed depending on your AR/party comp.

Weapon choice is debatable as well, i personally use A/A + Dagger for good dps and quick boonstrip, and CC with rock/plank/metal rod.

Also the guide takes Greatsword for some reason yet doesn't take the greatsword trait on Strength?

5 stars
Chinkeeyong gave this build 5 stars October 2018

Meta variant any time boon strip is needed

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