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Engineer - Core Condi Engi

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Focused on: Condition damage

Designed for: PvP Conquest

Difficulty:
Normal
This build was last updated on March 29, 2024.

Overview

Core Condi Engi is a Condition Damage based F2P PvP build for Engineers who don't own the expansions, or simply want to play a decent core build. This build makes heavy use of Relic of Vass interactions.


Skill Bar

Pistol/Shield
Utility
Elixir Gun
Flamethrower
Elite Mortar Kit


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Specializations


Trait Variants

  • Lock On can be taken to handle enemies who have Stealth Stealth.

Note: If you're replacing Streamlined Kits, equip Rune of Lynx to compensate the loss of Swiftness Swiftness. Also swap Invigorating Speed for Protection Injection.

  • Kinetic Battery is great for building momentum to pressure someone; this comes at a cost of less sustain.


Equipment

Pistol
Shield
Sigil
Sigil
Rune
Amulet
Relic


Equipment Variants

Amulet

  • for more power-based damage at the cost of less crit-chance.

Sigils

  • Sigil of Exposure over Sigil of Cleansing for more cover conditions.

Runes

  • Rune of Thorns increases Poison Poison duration.
  • Rune of Trapper increases overall condition duration.
  • When Lock On is equipped:
    • Use Rune of Lynx.


Usage

  • This build is generally intended to aid in teamfights, but can handle certain match ups in 1v1s.
  • A major focus of this build is ensuring you have Relic of Vass stacks available as often as possible. This plethora of Poison Poison can prove to be a detriment to enemies on the field. This relic also activates on all Elixir-type skills; the recharge does NOT apply to all elixirs, only the heal skill.

Elixirs

  • Hidden Flask activates when struck below 75%.
  • Elixir H
    • This also activates Transmute for an additional 3 relic stacks.
  • Toss Elixir H
  • Healing Mist
  • Elixir U
  • Toss Elixir U
  • With Elixir Gun equipped:
    • Acid Bomb
    • Super Elixir
  • With Elite Mortar Kit equipped:
    • Elixir Shell

Damage

  • Using Toss Elixir H ensures you keep some Relic of Vass stacks on hand.
  • Poison Dart Volley with Incendiary Ammo provides a quick burst of Poison Poison and Burning Burning.
  • Static Shot is a great source of negating incoming damage and/or cover conditions.
  • With Elixir Gun equipped:
    • Fumigate is great at inflicting additional poison and Vulnerability Vulnerability.
    • Acid Bomb is an Unblockable Unblockable that also activates Vass to inflict poison.
  • With Flamethrower equipped:
    • Flame Blast is a quick way to inflict burning on enemies.
    • Air Blast can inflict additional burning on enemies.
    • Napalm is great for downstate enemies to keep conditions ticking and prevent them from reviving.

Sustain

  • Magnetic Shield (engineer) can be used to negate incoming projectiles.
    • Using the follow-up Magnetic Inversion can create some distance.
  • Static Shield can stun enemies who attempt to attack you from melee.
    • Using the follow-up Throw Shield provides some additional Daze Daze while you wind up something else.
  • With Elite Mortar Kit equipped:
    • Flash Shell can negate attacks with Blind Blind.
  • With Flamethrower equipped:
    • Smoke Vent can provide a quick source of blind to negate a single attack while CC'd.

Combos

  • This will cover a variety of useful combo field + finishers. This is part of what makes this build shine.
  • Blast Finishers:
    • Magnetic Inversion, the follow-up skill for Magnetic Shield (engineer).
    • Orbital Strike
    • Acid Bomb from Elixir Gun.
    • Flame Blast from Flamethrower.
  • With Elite Mortar Kit equipped:
    • Poison Gas Shell is a Poison field.
      • You can blast this field to inflict enemies with Weakness Weakness
    • Endothermic Shell is an Ice field.
      • You can blast this field to grant allies Frost Aura Frost Aura.
    • Flash Shell is a Light field.
      • You can blast this field to remove conditions from yourself and allies.
    • Elixir Shell is a Water field.
      • You can blast this field to heal yourself and allies.


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