Berserker - Condi Macezerker

The community gave this build a rating, making it second-tier: Good

Focused on: Condition damage and Control

Designed for: PvP Conquest

This build was last updated on October 16, 2022 and is up to date for the November 29, 2022 game patch.


A PvP Berserker build which combines high stacks of various conditions and CC for an all-out condition burst to make up for its low sustain.

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Skill Variants


  • Off-hand Sword over Shield - trades CC and a better block for more damage.

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Equipment Changes


  • - extra healing on all of your stun breaks, decent stats.
  • - great stats and a proc which adds cover conditions into your main burst rotation.


  • over Smoldering - can be considered if you're having trouble dealing with conditions.



  • Landing is crucial for the build as it refills your entire adrenaline bar. This elite is best used while not in Berserker mode.
  • Aside from , most of your cleansing is tied to bigger CDs like and . Proper CD management is necessary when it comes to surviving condition pressure. Bridge the gaps in your sustain with proper use of blocks, stuns, and leaps.
  • Much of the pressure comes from spamming and detonating Fire Auras using Berserker skills made possible by . Any skill related to the elite specialization will do the trick: Rage, Torch, or Berserker-mode skills.
    • Sometimes can proc the Fire Aura Fire Aura from King of Fires on one of its early strikes, and then detonate said aura when the skill ends. This is because crits can give you Fire Aura, and Torch skills count as Berserker skills that detonate these auras, but the trait will only check if a Berserker skill has been used once the skill has successfully finished its entire animation.
  • While Mace/Shield is more defensive because of the blocks and CC, Sword can help you survive too with proper use of to leave enemies behind, especially if you jump from one ledge to another or behind a pillar/wall to deny line of sight.
  • CCing a target grants Stability Stability via . This trait procs before the self-stun of , so you never have to worry about that part of the skill anymore.

Burst combo example

  1. for Fire Aura.
  2. Enter Berserker mode, cast .
  3. Swap Weapons.
  4. for 2nd Fire Aura while Flames of War is still up (detonate aura with if possible, otherwise the next step can do it too).
  5. Spam .

Note: this chain is very CD-heavy and shouldn't always be used as it'll leave you almost completely defenseless. The pressure it brings to the table however is quite significant.

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4 stars
Rhubarbpie gave this build 4 stars • October 2022
After buffs to berserker this build has gotten stronger. One of the go to warrior builds now. A little weaker than the meta builds at the moment, but could be l2p issue on my part.
3 stars
Emforay gave this build 3 stars • September 2022
It's fun but like any non-meta build/spec gets shut down easily in g2+. Very rewarding if you do have a good team that'll actually give you windows to finish off targets but don't expect to win a 1v1 vs someone who knows what they're doing, and can't sustain enough to bait cooldowns before headbutt especially in this glass cannon meta.
4 stars
Hanz gave this build 4 stars • August 2022
Offers exceptional burst with just enough sustain to make it work. Not great by any means, it's definitely a weaker spec but it's so rare to see a Berserker these days that most people don't even know what their skills do letalone how to fight them. It has the element of surprise and if you manage to land 1 proper burst it's almost guaranteed to get a kill. The higher you go the less likely it is that you're going to be able to land that burst though, and missing skills like Headbutt can indeed be extremely punishing. For the average ranked enjoyer I think it might work just fine, but it's probably not going to be seen in top 100 or ATs.
3 stars
Ethan gave this build 3 stars • August 2022
My biggest issue with this build is the fact that if you miss the head butt, you loose, or have to wait until it’s up again to go back in again. The burst can really catch people off guard though, especially classes light on cleanse like shatter chrono
4 stars
Zuko gave this build 4 stars • May 2022
IMO the best war build at the moment, however I have some suggested changes. Savage instinct over last blaze. Signet of Fury over shattering blow. Endure pain over outrage. Savage instinct and endure pain let you survive bursts and signet of fury means you’re not useless if you miss headbutt.


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