Berserker - Eternal Champion

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Maybe it never coalesced into something brilliant. Maybe it never made it off the ground floor. Maybe we based our better ideas off of it. Basic builds are anywhere from downright bad to just shy of being good enough to showcase. These builds share the widest ratings and can lead to wildly differing levels of success.

Focused on: Direct damage.

Designed for:

Overview

This is a high burst - CC spam warrior build that is made to "pick" vulnerable opponents in team fights. This build is loaded with stability and high impact short range movement skills on relatively low cool down; Constantly sheds immobilize and is resilient to chill in close range situations.

Skill Bar

RifleHealingUtilityElite
Axe/Shield

Slot Changes

Heal

  • Defiant Stance Defiant Stance
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    Defiant Stance
    Stance. Heal yourself. Absorb all incoming strikes for a period of time.
    Heal.pngInitial Self Heal: 1,853
    Defiant Stance.pngDefiant Stance (3s): All incoming attacks heal you.
    When you do not expect tremendous condi pressure.

Utility

  • Endure Pain Endure Pain
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    Endure Pain
    Stance. Take no damage from attacks. You are still susceptible to conditions and control effects.
    Duration.pngDuration: 4 seconds
    Stun-Break.pngBreaks stun
    Frenzy Frenzy
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    Frenzy
    Stance. Frenzy to gain quickness and might.
    Quickness.pngQuickness (6s): Skills and actions are 50% faster.
    Might.png5Might (6s): 150 Power, 150 Condition Damage.
    Stun-Break.pngBreaks stun
    For quickness, might, and vigor if you don't trust endure pain.

Specializations




Equipment

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Superior Sigil of Air
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Superior Sigil of Air.pngSuperior Sigil of Air
50% Chance on Critical: Cause a Lightning Strike. (Cooldown: 3s)
Superior Sigil of Fire
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Superior Sigil of Fire.pngSuperior Sigil of Fire
50% Chance on Critical: Trigger a Flame Blast for area of effect damage (240 radius). (Cooldown: 5s)
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Axe.png
Shield.png
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Superior Sigil of Blood
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Superior Sigil of Blood.pngSuperior Sigil of Blood
50% Chance on Critical: Steal Health. (Cooldown: 5s)
Superior Sigil of Impact
Superior Sigil of Impact.pngSuperior Sigil of Impact
+10% damage vs stunned or knocked down foes.
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Superior Rune of the Scholar
Superior Rune of the Scholar.pngSuperior Rune of the Scholar
(1): +25 Power (2): +35 Ferocity (3): +50 Power (4): +65 Ferocity (5): +100 Power (6): +125 Ferocity, +5% damage while your health is above 90%.
Paladin's Amulet
Paladin's Amulet.pngPaladin's Amulet
+1050 Power +1050 Precision +560 Toughness +560 Vitality


For higher damage output you can substitute in Marauder amulet.

Instead of Superior Sigil of Fire on your rifle you can use Superior Sigil of Blood, keeping the lower icd proc on Air.

Usage

Your most devastating burst combo is:

  • Head Butt Head Butt
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    Head Butt
    Rage. Stun your target. Stun yourself. Gain adrenaline if you hit.
    Damage.pngDamage: 1,894
    Attribute bonus.pngAdrenaline: 30
    Stun.pngStun: 3s
    Stun.pngSelf-Stun: 1s
    Stun-Break.pngBreaks Stun
    Range.pngRange: 180
    to stun your opponent
  • Berserk Berserk
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    Berserk
    Rage. Gain adrenaline, an attack-speed boost, and access to primal burst skills.
    Radius.pngAttack Speed Increase: 15%
    Adrenaline.pngAdrenaline: 10
    Duration.pngDuration: 15s
    for the stun break and to proc Eternal Champion Eternal Champion
  • Decapitate Decapitate
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    Decapitate
    Primal Burst. Leap at your foe with a powerful attack. Foes behind your target also take damage.
    Damage.pngDamage: 665
    Damage.pngShock Wave Damage: 665
    Book.pngShock Wave Targets: 5
    Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Leap
    Range.pngRange: 300
  • Swap Weapon
  • Rifle Butt Rifle Butt
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    Rifle Butt
    Push your foe back with your rifle butt.
    Damage.pngDamage: 244
    Knockback.pngKnockback: 600
    Range.pngRange: 130
  • Gun Flame Gun Flame
  • Volley Volley
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    Volley
    Fire a volley of shots at your foe.
    Damage.png5Damage: 730
    Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Physical Projectile
    Range.pngRange: 1,200

Then you swap back to axe / shield for the high offensive pressure of

Chop Chop
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Chop
Chain. Chop your foe.
Damage.pngDamage: 170
Range.pngRange: 130

and the defensive utility of your shield skills. Remember that

Head Butt Head Butt
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Head Butt
Rage. Stun your target. Stun yourself. Gain adrenaline if you hit.
Damage.pngDamage: 1,894
Attribute bonus.pngAdrenaline: 30
Stun.pngStun: 3s
Stun.pngSelf-Stun: 1s
Stun-Break.pngBreaks Stun
Range.pngRange: 180

,

Endure Pain Endure Pain
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Endure Pain
Stance. Take no damage from attacks. You are still susceptible to conditions and control effects.
Duration.pngDuration: 4 seconds
Stun-Break.pngBreaks stun

, and

Berserk Berserk
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Berserk
Rage. Gain adrenaline, an attack-speed boost, and access to primal burst skills.
Radius.pngAttack Speed Increase: 15%
Adrenaline.pngAdrenaline: 10
Duration.pngDuration: 15s

are all stun breaks that proc Eternal Champion Eternal Champion; giving you stability and might. When stomping a necro you can use

Berserker Stance Berserker Stance
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Berserker Stance
Stance. Gain adrenaline for a short time. Condition cannot be applied to you.
Berserker Stance.pngBerserker Stance (8s): Gain adrenaline every second.
Attribute bonus.pngAdrenaline: 3
Book.pngPulses: 8

or, when desperate,

Healing Signet Healing Signet
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Healing Signet
Signet Passive: Regenerate health.
Signet Active: Heal yourself, and grant yourself resistance.
Heal.pngHealing: 2,320
Healing Signet.pngHealing Signet: 362 Heal
Resistance.pngResistance (6s): Conditions currently on you are ineffective; stacks duration.
Radius.pngInterval: 1 second

for resistance to fear.

  • Every movement skill sheds Immobilize Immobilize: These are
    Head Butt Head Butt
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    Head Butt
    Rage. Stun your target. Stun yourself. Gain adrenaline if you hit.
    Damage.pngDamage: 1,894
    Attribute bonus.pngAdrenaline: 30
    Stun.pngStun: 3s
    Stun.pngSelf-Stun: 1s
    Stun-Break.pngBreaks Stun
    Range.pngRange: 180
    ,
    Decapitate Decapitate
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    Decapitate
    Primal Burst. Leap at your foe with a powerful attack. Foes behind your target also take damage.
    Damage.pngDamage: 665
    Damage.pngShock Wave Damage: 665
    Book.pngShock Wave Targets: 5
    Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Leap
    Range.pngRange: 300
    ,
    Eviscerate Eviscerate
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    Eviscerate
    Burst. Leap at your foe with a devastating attack. Effect increases with adrenaline level.
    Damage.pngLevel 1 Damage: 710
    Damage.pngLevel 2 Damage: 888
    Damage.pngLevel 3 Damage: 1,066
    Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Leap
    Range.pngRange: 300
    ,
    Brutal Shot Brutal Shot
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    Brutal Shot
    Shoot your foe and make them vulnerable.
    Damage.pngDamage: 122
    Vulnerability.png8Vulnerability (12s): 8% Incoming Damage
    Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Physical Projectile
    Range.pngRange: 1,200
    , and
    Shield Bash Shield Bash
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    Shield Bash
    Bash your foe with your shield and stun them.
    Damage.pngDamage: 244
    Stun.pngStun (2s): Unable to use skills or move.
    Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Leap
    Range.pngRange: 450
    . High vigor up time means more dodges!

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