Berserker - Burning Burst



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

Focused on: Condition damageControl.

Designed for:

Expansions required:

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Overview

A Berserker build for running around in open world. This build is relatively fragile, but deals massive AoE condition damage and has access to a lot of crowd control. It can also take the Tactics trait line to bring powerful group buffs without losing much damage.

Skill Bar

LongbowHealingUtilityElite
Sword/Torch

Skill Variants

Healing Skills
  • Mending.png Mending - if conditions are a problem.
Utility Skills

Specializations

Arms:


24px Wounding Precision



Blademaster.png Blademaster



Furious.png Furious



Discipline:


Warrior's Sprint.png Warrior's Sprint



Brawler's Recovery.png Brawler's Recovery



Burst Mastery.png Burst Mastery



Berserker:


Smash Brawler.png Smash Brawler



Heat the Soul.png Heat the Soul



King of Fires.png King of Fires



Tactics Variant

If there are nearby players, you can run Tactics instead of Discipline to grant them a lot of increased damage with Empower Allies.png Empower Allies. If you do this, it's also worth running Banner of Strength.png Banner of Strength and Banner of Discipline.png Banner of Discipline.


Tactics:


Empowered.png Empowered



Empower Allies.png Empower Allies



Powerful Synergy.png Powerful Synergy



Equipment

This build uses similar gear to the Berserker - Condi Bannerslave and Berserker - Condi DPS build for fractals and raids. The main difference is
, which you can use if you have spare weapons or you don't care about fractals and raids.
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Ascended Legs (Heavy).png
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Ascended Back.png
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Ascended Amulet.png
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Ascended Ring1.png
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Ascended Ring2.png
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Ascended Longbow.png
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Superior Sigil of Corruption.png
Superior Sigil of Malice.png
PvE weapon swap.png
Ascended Sword.png
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Ascended Torch.png
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Superior Sigil of Bursting.png
Superior Sigil of Malice.png
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Superior Rune of the Renegade
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Malign +5 Agony Infusion
Ascended gear and stat infusions are not required; you can use exotic gear with the same stats.

Rabid Variant

You can run Rabid stats as a cheaper option while you're working your way up to Viper, or if you prefer having more health. You lose about 10% damage but your effective health is increased by over 40%.
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Ascended Feet (Heavy).png
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Ascended Back.png
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Ascended Accessory1.png
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Ascended Amulet.png
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Ascended Ring1.png
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Ascended Ring2.png
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Ascended Longbow.png
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Superior Sigil of Corruption.png
Superior Sigil of Malice.png
PvE weapon swap.png
Ascended Sword.png
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Ascended Torch.png
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Superior Sigil of Bursting.png
Superior Sigil of Malice.png
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Superior Rune of the Tempest

Consumables

If you're having trouble you can use the following consumables:
Food
  • Koi Cake Koi Cake
    Koi Cake.pngKoi Cake
    Nourishment (20 m):
    Food.png+100 Expertise+70 Condition Damage+10 Experience from kills
    Consumable
    or
    Saffron Stuffed Mushroom Saffron Stuffed Mushroom
    Saffron Stuffed Mushroom.pngSaffron Stuffed Mushroom
    Nourishment (30 m):
    Food.pngGain +200 condition damage for 30 seconds when you kill a foe. (This effect does not stack)+70 Precision+10% Experience from kill[sic]
    Consumable
    for more damage.
  • Bowl of Orrian Truffle and Meat Stew Bowl of Orrian Truffle and Meat Stew
    Bowl of Orrian Truffle and Meat Stew.pngBowl of Orrian Truffle and Meat Stew
    Nourishment (30 m):
    Food.png100% chance to gain might when you dodge.+40% to your Endurance refill rate.+10 Experience from kills
    Consumable
    for more dodges.
  • Scoop of Mintberry Swirl Ice Cream Scoop of Mintberry Swirl Ice Cream for more healing.
Utility
  • Toxic Focusing Crystal Toxic Focusing Crystal
    Toxic Focusing Crystal.pngToxic Focusing Crystal
    Nourishment (30 m):
    Potion.pngGain Condition Damage equal to 3% of your PowerGain Condition Damage equal to 3% of your Precision+10% Experience from Kills
    Consumable
    (optimal) or
    Potent Master Tuning Crystal Potent Master Tuning Crystal
    Potent Master Tuning Crystal.pngPotent Master Tuning Crystal
    Nourishment (1 h):
    Potion.pngGain Condition Damage equal to 3% of your PrecisionGain Condition Damage equal to 8% of your Expertise+10% Experience from Kills
    Consumable

Usage

Damage

Survivability

Crowd Control

Build rating - 5 stars
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2 Ratings
5 stars
Raishin gave this build 5 stars December 2018

I've been playing with this build, there are some flaws, but, in general, it makes the whole PvE content without major problems

4 stars
Chinkeeyong gave this build 4 stars September 2018

This build's high AoE damage makes it good for farming trash mobs. It excels in groups where it can bring its passive damage buffs.

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