Guardian - Radiant Greatsword Roamer

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

Focused on: Direct damage

Designed for: WvW Roaming

Overview

A core Power Guardian build for WvW roaming, also usable by F2P players. Radiant Greatsword is all about pulling off massive bursts and downing enemies before your defensive cooldowns run out.


Skill Bar

Greatsword
Sword/Focus
Utility


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Specializations

Variants

  • can be considered if you're having trouble utilizing and want to squeeze out a bit more sustain or Resolution Resolution from the build.


Equipment

Head
Marauder
Shoulders
Marauder
Chest
Marauder
Hands
Marauder
Legs
Marauder
Feet
Marauder
Backpiece
Cavalier
Accessory
Marauder
Accessory
Marauder
Amulet
Cavalier
Ring
Marauder
Ring
Marauder
Greatsword
Valkyrie
Sigil
Sigil
Sword
Valkyrie
Focus
Valkyrie
Sigil
Sigil
Rune
x6
Infusion
x18


Consumables

Food

  • - strong mix of sustain and damage.
  • - cheaper defensive option.
  • - active damage mitigation via more access to dodging.
    • is a cheaper version of Orrian Truffle and Meat Stew and sufficient enough in most cases.
  • - non-ascended offensive option.


Utility

  • or


Usage

To be added.


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Ratings

This build has a rating of 4 stars based on 2 votes.
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4 stars
Healot Templarium gave this build 4 stars • October 2021
Using this build for like months. Doing very great in solo fights, 1v2's and even hopping in small groups of 5, doing alot of damage, leave them burnt, hop out of fights using your sword 2, judges intervention. Afterwards if they chasing you, you just spam your meditations, renewed focus, spamming ur virtues to leave (in most cases) fight safely. As a core guard i win most duels of the meta firebrands, the healing uptime is much more since you get proper use of the Monk's focus. MY CHANGES: I use Celestial stats instead of marauder, you get a sick amount of healing power, condition damage and still do okay strike damage. with this build and those stats u get like 80% precision at all times in a fight due of the fury, resolution traits that boost your precision constantly. I dont use focus, but i use shield instead, shield slam skill hits most of the time thieves who blend in their shadows, and does fine damage, and giving you aegis once again. the push and heal of shield 5 comes at the right place at many times. Thats why i use STALWART DEFENDER instead of Strength in numbers. Even as core guard like 40% of my damage doing comes from burning by using celestial stats, so i want to push this more by using the PERMEATING WRATH instead of Indomitable Courage. Using this trait change boosts ur dps like sick if u fighting 2 or more people. getting one more stunbreak and 30s aegis popup instead of 40s is not worth it in my opinion anyways. -Healot.
4 stars
Hanz gave this build 4 stars • July 2021
Perfectly viable F2P Guardian build and more or less a staple of roaming. The build puts you on a timer - kill enemies before you're out of CDs. Sounds a bit scary but luckily the damage it can dish out is just as scary. Very bursty build and easy to play. Downside is that some really tanky builds can outlast you if they play it well and then you're kind of done for.

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