Daredevil - Boon Support Power DPS

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

Focused on: Direct damage and Support

Designed for: Raids

Expansions required: Heart of Thorns builds

This build was last updated on October 26, 2022 and is up to date for the October 4, 2022 game patch.

Overview

Boon Daredevil is an insanely strong boon support that can provide 100% uptime on Might Might, Quickness Quickness, Fury Fury, Protection Protection, Regeneration Regeneration, Vigor Vigor, Resolution Resolution and very high uptimes on Stability Stability, Aegis Aegis,Resistance Resistance. This means Boon Daredevil can upkeep almost every boon in the game, except Alacrity Alacrity; making most other supports redundant. Boon daredevil also deals much more DPS than Boon Thief, at the cost of being less forgiving to maintain boon upkeep.

However, it is extremely important to note that Boon Daredevil only works on encounters where a thief can reliably get the Stolen Skill Detonate Plasma Detonate Plasma. These encounters are as follows:

  • Matthias Gabrel
  • Mursaat Overseer
  • Cardinal Adina
  • Statues of Grenth
  • And Keep Construct, to some extent.


Skill Bar

Staff
Staff
Utility


Skill Variants

  • for a relatively weak but continuous healing effect; good if you do not plan on using your heal skill.
  • can be used instead of to function as source of blind and projectile destruction; mainly useful on Matthias and Cardinal Adina.
  • can be used instead of wherever CC is needed.


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Specializations


Trait Variants

  • and/or can be taken for higher boon uptimes, particularly where the boss is invulnerable for long periods, preventing new Detonate Plasma Detonate Plasmas from being stolen.
  • can be taken for more survivability. Should also be used if no physical skills are being taken.


Equipment

Head
Diviner
Shoulders
Diviner
Chest
Diviner
Hands
Diviner
Legs
Diviner
Feet
Diviner
Backpiece
Diviner
Accessory
Diviner
Accessory
Diviner
Amulet
Diviner
Ring
Diviner
Ring
Diviner
Staff
Diviner
Sigil
Sigil
Staff
Diviner
Sigil
Sigil
Rune
x6
Infusion
x18


Equipment Variants

  • In fights with minimal disruptions, you can switch shoulders, gloves and boots to Berserker stats Berserker stats. Be sure that you won't drop quickness though.
  • With and 9 Mystical Infusions you can hit 99.87% boon duration.


Consumables

Food


Utility

    • is extremely strong if you maintain over 90% health.
    • for a cheap tradable alternative.
    • for more boon duration.


Usage

The main role of a Boon Thief is to provide almost every boon at extremely high uptimes. This is done by using on the bosses where Detonate Plasma Detonate Plasma can be acquired.

2 staves are taken to optimize DPS. Detonate Plasma Detonate Plasma can be used while on your boon duration staff, then swap to your berserker staff to DPS. It is recommended to have different skins on these staves so you can keep track of them easily. If swapping weapons is too much to keep track of, you can just play with the concentration staff at the cost of some DPS.

This build is played the same way as Power DPS, but making sure to use and Detonate Plasma Detonate Plasma off cooldown.


Encounter Specific Tips

Matthias Gabrel Toggle
  • Use to block the shards from Matthias' vault attack.
  • Make sure your teammates are within range of your Detonate Plasma Detonate Plasma.
  • Save Detonate Plasma Detonate Plasma to use after the sacrifice is freed to quickly reapply boons to them.
  • Try to save a charge of Detonate Plasma Detonate Plasma close to 40% health so that you can give your group Stability Stability
Mursaat Overseer Toggle
  • Critical Strikes is recommended here due to the steal cooldown reduction not being required.
Cardinal Adina Toggle
  • Make sure to steal Detonate Plasma Detonate Plasma before entering the split phase.
  • Trickery may be required for steal cooldown reduction if your phase times are too fast.
  • If the group is spreading out on split phase, have them stay together for boons before splitting up.


Ratings

This build has a rating of 3 stars based on 1 votes.
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3 stars
Wheadna gave this build 3 stars • October 2021
Since making detonate plasma 5-target instead of 10, and condi boon daredevil being higher DPS, there isn't much reason to run this any more.

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