Build

Elementalist - Tequatl (Attack Team)

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Focused on: Direct damageSupportUtility.

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Overview

Elementalist contributes to the Zerg with both support (healing, boons, Might stacking) and heavy damage (especially via Conjures).

Skill Bar

Weapon Set

Staff Fire Attunement
Utility
Elite
Fireball
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Fireball
Cast a fireball that explodes on impact and hits multiple foes.
Damage.pngDamage: 207
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 3
Radius.pngRadius: 120
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Lava Font
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Lava Font
Make lava erupt from the target area.
Damage.png4Damage: 780
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Duration.pngDuration: 4 seconds
Radius.pngRadius: 120
Combo.pngCombo Field: Fire
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Flame Burst
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Flame Burst
Burn foes at the target location.
Damage.pngDamage: 39
Burn.png2Burning (6s): 1,572 Damage
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngRadius: 180
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Burning Retreat
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Burning Retreat
Quickly roll backwards, leaving behind a line of fire that burns.
Damage.pngDamage: 24
Burn.pngBurning (1s): 328 Damage
Duration.pngDuration: 6 seconds
Book.pngEvade: 1 second
Combo.pngCombo Field: Fire
Meteor Shower
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Meteor Shower
Call down a meteor shower onto the target area.
Damage.pngDamage: 317
Book.pngNumber of Impacts: 24
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 3
Duration.pngDuration: 9 seconds
Radius.pngDamage Radius: 120
Radius.pngRadius: 360
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Arcane Brilliance
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Arcane Brilliance
Arcane. Blast the area, hitting foes with critical damage and healing yourself. Healing effectinevess is increased per target hit.
Damage.pngDamage: 122
Heal.pngHealing: 3,560
Heal.pngHealing Increase per Target: 20%
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngRadius: 240
Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Blast
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Arcane Wave
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Arcane Wave
Arcane. Blast foes in the target area with an energy wave for critical damage.
Damage.pngDamage: 341
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngRadius: 360
Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Blast
Range.pngRange: 900
Conjure Frost Bow
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Conjure Frost Bow
Conjure. Manifest a frost bow in your hands and at the target location. Wielders of this weapon gain increased condition duration and healing power.
Conjure Frost Bow.pngConjure Frost Attributes: 20% Condition Duration, 180 Healing
Book.pngNumber of Charges: 15
Duration.pngDuration: 60 seconds
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Conjure Fiery Greatsword
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Conjure Fiery Greatsword
Conjure. Manifest a fiery greatsword in your hands and at the target location. When it lands, it damages and burns foes. Wielders of this weapon gain increased power and condition damage.
Damage.pngDamage: 246
Conjure Fiery Greatsword.pngConjure Fire Attributes: 260 Power, 180 Condition Damage
Book.pngNumber of Charges: 15
Burn.pngBurning (3s): 984 Damage
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 3
Duration.pngDuration: 60 seconds
Radius.pngRadius: 150
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Staff Water Attunement
Water Blast
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Water Blast
Spray a jet of water at your foe that splashes to heals nearby allies.
Damage.pngDamage: 73
Heal.pngHealing: 372
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngRadius: 180
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Ice Spike
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Ice Spike
Drop a giant ice spike on foes to make them vulnerable.
Damage.pngDamage: 365
Vulnerability.png5Vulnerability (10s): 5% Incoming Damage
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngRadius: 240
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Geyser
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Geyser
Create a geyser to heal nearby allies.
Heal.pngHealing: 2,424
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Duration.pngDuration: 2 seconds
Radius.pngRadius: 180
Combo.pngCombo Field: Water
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Frozen Ground
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Frozen Ground
Coat the target area in ice, chilling foes that enter it.
Chill.pngChilled (2s): -66% Movement Speed, -66% Skill Recharge Rate
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Duration.pngDuration: 5 seconds
Radius.pngRadius: 240
Combo.pngCombo Field: Ice
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Unblockable.pngUnblockable
Healing Rain
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Healing Rain
Call down a healing rain on the target area, granting regeneration to allies and curing conditions once every three seconds.
Regeneration.png3Regen (4s): 1,560 Heal
Book.pngConditions Removed: 1
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Book.pngPulses: 3
Duration.pngDuration: 6 seconds
Radius.pngRadius: 360
Combo.pngCombo Field: Water
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Staff Air Attunement
Chain Lightning
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Chain Lightning
Hit multiple foes with arcs of chain lightning.
Damage.pngDamage: 134
Book.pngNumber of Bounces: 3
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Lightning Surge
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Lightning Surge
Charge a lightning surge that damages and blinds foes near your target when it discharges.
Damage.pngDamage: 317
Blind.pngBlindness (5s): Next outgoing attack misses.
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngRadius: 120
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Gust
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Gust
Push foes backwards with a burst of air.
Knockback.pngKnockback: 400
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Windborne Speed
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Windborne Speed
You and nearby allies gain swiftness, while curing crippled, immobilized, and chilled.
Swiftness.pngSwiftness (10s): 33% Movement Speed
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngRadius: 240
Static Field
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Static Field
Create an electrical field that stuns foes crossing it.
Damage.pngDamage: 122
Stun.pngStun (2s): Unable to use skills or move.
Duration.pngDuration: 4 seconds
Radius.pngRadius: 180
Combo.pngCombo Field: Lightning
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Unblockable.pngUnblockable
Staff Earth Attunement
Stoning
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Stoning
Hurl a rock and weaken your foe.
Damage.pngDamage: 122
Weakness.pngWeakness (3s): -50% Endurance Regeneration, 50% Fumble (Unrestricted)
Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Physical Projectile
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Eruption
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Eruption
Shake the ground until it erupts and damages foes.
Damage.pngDamage: 304
Bleed.png6Bleeding (12s): 3,060 Damage
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngRadius: 240
Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Blast
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Magnetic Aura
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Magnetic Aura
Reflect projectiles with magnetic energy.
Magnetic Aura.pngMagnetic Aura (5s): Reflect projectiles with magnetic energy.
Unsteady Ground
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Unsteady Ground
Create unsteady ground that foes cannot cross.
Duration.pngDuration: 3 seconds
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Shockwave
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Shockwave
Create a shockwave that bleeds and immobilizes your target.
Damage.pngDamage: 122
Bleed.pngBleeding (20s): 850 Damage
Immobilize.pngImmobilize (2s): Unable to move.
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Physical Projectile
Range.pngRange: 1,200

Slot Changes

  • For the Optional.png slot:
  • Armor of Earth Armor of Earth
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    Armor of Earth
    Cantrip. Protect yourself with earth armor and gain protection and stability.
    Protection.pngProtection (6s): -33% Incoming Damage
    Stability.png10Stability (6s): Cannot be knocked down, pushed back, pulled, launched, stunned, dazed, floated, sunk, feared, or taunted.
    Duration.pngDuration: 6 seconds
    Stun-Break.pngBreaks stun
    - long CD stunbreaker and Stability.
  • Glyph of Storms Glyph of Storms
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    Glyph of Storms
    Glyph. Create a storm based on your attunement.
    Fire Attunement.pngGlyph of Storms.pngFirestorm (10s)
    Water Attunement.pngGlyph of Storms.pngIce Storm (6s)
    Air Attunement.pngGlyph of Storms.pngLightning Storm (9s)
    Earth Attunement.pngGlyph of Storms.pngSandstorm (10s)
    Range.pngRange: 900
    - if used in
    Air Attunement Air Attunement
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    Air Attunement
    Attune to air, gaining heavy damage and control abilities.
    its damage is close to Frostbow 4's.
  • Glyph of Renewal Glyph of Renewal
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    Glyph of Renewal
    Glyph. Revive allies with different attunement effects.
    Fire Attunement.pngRenewal of Fire.pngRenewal of Fire
    Water Attunement.pngRenewal of Water.pngRenewal of Water
    Air Attunement.pngRenewal of Air.pngRenewal of Air
    Earth Attunement.pngRenewal of Earth.pngRenewal of Earth
    - if used on
    Earth Attunement Earth Attunement
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    Earth Attunement
    Attune to earth, gaining superior damage-over-time and defensive abilities.
    then it's a solid AoE res.
  • Conjure Lightning Hammer Conjure Lightning Hammer
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    Conjure Lightning Hammer
    Conjure. Manifest a lightning hammer in your hands and at the target location. Wielders of this weapon gain increased precision and critical damage.
    Conjure Lightning Hammer.pngConjure Lightning Attributes: 75 Ferocity, 180 Precision
    Book.pngNumber of Charges: 15
    Duration.pngDuration: 60 seconds
    Range.pngRange: 1,200
    .

x/Focus Vs Staff

  • Some people play with Focus off-hand for the
    Swirling Winds Swirling Winds
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    Swirling Winds
    Create a swirling wind that destroys projectiles.
    Duration.pngDuration: 6 seconds
    Radius.pngRadius: 400
    (useful against Tequatl's Fingers). It's a good skill, but your zerg will likely already have enough Mesmers and Guardians with reflects, and the Fingers should die before the reflects are gone. You can take it, but overall Staff is a lot better for this fight.

Specializations

Main BuildAdeptMasterGrandmaster

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Supportive VariantAdeptMasterGrandmaster

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Weapons

First Weapon Set
  • Main Hand
Staff
Stats: Soldier
Superior Sigil of Bloodlust Superior Sigil of Bloodlust
Superior Sigil of Bloodlust.pngSuperior Sigil of Bloodlust
Gain a charge of +10 power each time you kill a foe, five if you kill an enemy player.
Superior Sigil of Force Superior Sigil of Force
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+5% Damage

Sigil Variants

  • Superior Sigil of Battle Superior Sigil of Battle
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    Superior Sigil of Battle.pngSuperior Sigil of Battle
    Gain 2 stacks of might (20 seconds) when you swap to this weapon while in combat. (Cooldown: 9s)
    over any sigil.
  • Note that Tequatl is unaffected by
    Superior Sigil of Undead Slaying Superior Sigil of Undead Slaying
    Superior Sigil of Undead Slaying.pngSuperior Sigil of Undead Slaying
    +10% Damage vs. Undead
    , therefore isn't the best choice for this build.

Equipment

Armor
  • Head
Stats: Soldier (Power/Toughness/Vitality)
Superior Rune of Strength Superior Rune of Strength
Superior Rune of Strength.pngSuperior Rune of Strength
(1): +25 Power (2): +10% Might Duration (3): +50 Power (4): +15% Might Duration; 25% chance when struck to gain might for 5 seconds. (Cooldown: 5s) (5): +100 Power (6): +20% Might Duration; +5% damage while under the effects of might.
  • Shoulders
Stats: Soldier
Superior Rune of Strength Superior Rune of Strength
Superior Rune of Strength.pngSuperior Rune of Strength
(1): +25 Power (2): +10% Might Duration (3): +50 Power (4): +15% Might Duration; 25% chance when struck to gain might for 5 seconds. (Cooldown: 5s) (5): +100 Power (6): +20% Might Duration; +5% damage while under the effects of might.
  • Chest
Stats: Soldier
Superior Rune of Strength Superior Rune of Strength
Superior Rune of Strength.pngSuperior Rune of Strength
(1): +25 Power (2): +10% Might Duration (3): +50 Power (4): +15% Might Duration; 25% chance when struck to gain might for 5 seconds. (Cooldown: 5s) (5): +100 Power (6): +20% Might Duration; +5% damage while under the effects of might.
  • Hands
Stats: Soldier
Superior Rune of Strength Superior Rune of Strength
Superior Rune of Strength.pngSuperior Rune of Strength
(1): +25 Power (2): +10% Might Duration (3): +50 Power (4): +15% Might Duration; 25% chance when struck to gain might for 5 seconds. (Cooldown: 5s) (5): +100 Power (6): +20% Might Duration; +5% damage while under the effects of might.
  • Legs
Stats: Soldier
Superior Rune of Strength Superior Rune of Strength
Superior Rune of Strength.pngSuperior Rune of Strength
(1): +25 Power (2): +10% Might Duration (3): +50 Power (4): +15% Might Duration; 25% chance when struck to gain might for 5 seconds. (Cooldown: 5s) (5): +100 Power (6): +20% Might Duration; +5% damage while under the effects of might.
  • Feet
Stats: Soldier
Superior Rune of Strength Superior Rune of Strength
Superior Rune of Strength.pngSuperior Rune of Strength
(1): +25 Power (2): +10% Might Duration (3): +50 Power (4): +15% Might Duration; 25% chance when struck to gain might for 5 seconds. (Cooldown: 5s) (5): +100 Power (6): +20% Might Duration; +5% damage while under the effects of might.
Accessories
  • Amulet
Stats: Soldier
  • Ring 1
Stats: Soldier
  • Ring 2
Stats: Soldier
  • Earring 1
Stats: Soldier
  • Earring 2
Stats: Soldier
  • Back
Stats: Soldier

Note: remember you can't crit hit Teq, which means Precision and Ferocity are useless stats here!

Gear & Rune Variants

  • Superior Rune of Hoelbrak Superior Rune of Hoelbrak
    Superior Rune of Hoelbrak.pngSuperior Rune of Hoelbrak
    (1): +25 Power (2): +10% Might Duration (3): +50 Power (4): 25% chance when struck to gain might for 10 seconds. (Cooldown: 5s) (5): +100 Power (6): +20% Might Duration; -20% condition duration applied to you.
  • Superior Rune of the Flame Legion Superior Rune of the Flame Legion
    Superior Rune of the Flame Legion.pngSuperior Rune of the Flame Legion
    (1): +25 Power (2): +10% Burning Duration (3): +50 Power (4): 25% chance to cause burning for 1 sec when hit. (Cooldown: 10s) (5): +100 Power (6): +20% Burning Duration; +7% damage against burning foes.
    - a cheaper alternative.

Usage

If you have
Superior Sigil of Bloodlust Superior Sigil of Bloodlust
Superior Sigil of Bloodlust.pngSuperior Sigil of Bloodlust
Gain a charge of +10 power each time you kill a foe, five if you kill an enemy player.
kill 25 enemies before Teq arrives to build up extra Power.

First Phase:

  • Stay on
    Fire Attunement Fire Attunement
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    Fire Attunement
    Attune to fire, gaining heavy damage and burning abilities.
    for damage.
  • Use your
    Water Attunement Water Attunement
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    Water Attunement
    Attune to water, gaining superior support and healing abilities.
    skills to heal and cleanse your allies - if you have no stunbreakerand have the Supportive Variant's traits, keep this attunement for Teq's Fear, because attuning to Water removes a condition from you and your allies.
  • Your Conjures cause heavy damage - use
    Conjure Fiery Greatsword Conjure Fiery Greatsword
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    Conjure Fiery Greatsword
    Conjure. Manifest a fiery greatsword in your hands and at the target location. When it lands, it damages and burns foes. Wielders of this weapon gain increased power and condition damage.
    Damage.pngDamage: 246
    Conjure Fiery Greatsword.pngConjure Fire Attributes: 260 Power, 180 Condition Damage
    Book.pngNumber of Charges: 15
    Burn.pngBurning (3s): 984 Damage
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 3
    Duration.pngDuration: 60 seconds
    Radius.pngRadius: 150
    Range.pngRange: 1,200
    twice, then keep it ready until the Burn Phase.
  • Stack Might for you and your allies -
    Lava Font Lava Font
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    Lava Font
    Make lava erupt from the target area.
    Damage.png4Damage: 780
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Duration.pngDuration: 4 seconds
    Radius.pngRadius: 120
    Combo.pngCombo Field: Fire
    Range.pngRange: 1,200
    is a short CD Fire Field, normally you should use it on Teq but for stacking you can place it in the middle of your zerg and use your Blast Finishers:
    Arcane Brilliance Arcane Brilliance
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    Arcane Brilliance
    Arcane. Blast the area, hitting foes with critical damage and healing yourself. Healing effectinevess is increased per target hit.
    Damage.pngDamage: 122
    Heal.pngHealing: 3,560
    Heal.pngHealing Increase per Target: 20%
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Radius.pngRadius: 240
    Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Blast
    ,
    Arcane Blast Arcane Blast
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    Arcane Blast
    Arcane. Blast your foe with energy for critical damage.
    Damage.pngDamage: 341
    Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Physical Projectile
    Range.pngRange: 1,500
    - there is another one on
    Earth Attunement Earth Attunement
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    Earth Attunement
    Attune to earth, gaining superior damage-over-time and defensive abilities.
    , but it's not really worth to switch to.

Battery Phase:

  • Utilize your CCs!
  • Static Field Static Field
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    Static Field
    Create an electrical field that stuns foes crossing it.
    Damage.pngDamage: 122
    Stun.pngStun (2s): Unable to use skills or move.
    Duration.pngDuration: 4 seconds
    Radius.pngRadius: 180
    Combo.pngCombo Field: Lightning
    Range.pngRange: 1,200
    Unblockable.pngUnblockable
  • Frozen Ground Frozen Ground
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    Frozen Ground
    Coat the target area in ice, chilling foes that enter it.
    Chill.pngChilled (2s): -66% Movement Speed, -66% Skill Recharge Rate
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Duration.pngDuration: 5 seconds
    Radius.pngRadius: 240
    Combo.pngCombo Field: Ice
    Range.pngRange: 1,200
    Unblockable.pngUnblockable
  • Unsteady Ground Unsteady Ground
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    Unsteady Ground
    Create unsteady ground that foes cannot cross.
    Duration.pngDuration: 3 seconds
    Range.pngRange: 1,200
  • And even your Frostbow's
    Deep Freeze Deep Freeze
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    Deep Freeze
    Encase your target in a block of solid ice.
    Damage.pngDamage: 260
    Chill.png5Chilled (1s): -66% Movement Speed, -66% Skill Recharge Rate
    Duration.pngDuration: 5 seconds
    Range.pngRange: 900
    - but don't use Frostbow more than once, keep it for the next phase!
  • Do not use
    Conjure Fiery Greatsword Conjure Fiery Greatsword
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    Conjure Fiery Greatsword
    Conjure. Manifest a fiery greatsword in your hands and at the target location. When it lands, it damages and burns foes. Wielders of this weapon gain increased power and condition damage.
    Damage.pngDamage: 246
    Conjure Fiery Greatsword.pngConjure Fire Attributes: 260 Power, 180 Condition Damage
    Book.pngNumber of Charges: 15
    Burn.pngBurning (3s): 984 Damage
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 3
    Duration.pngDuration: 60 seconds
    Radius.pngRadius: 150
    Range.pngRange: 1,200
    here!

Burn Phase:

  • Use all your Conjures and stay on
    Fire Attunement Fire Attunement
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    Fire Attunement
    Attune to fire, gaining heavy damage and burning abilities.
    .
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