Guardian - Roaming Shouts

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Focused on: Direct damageMobility.

Designed for:


A tanky roaming build which uses shouts to get things done.It is designed for solo/group roaming and medium to large scaled fights.

Skill Bar


Slot Changes



Ascended Head (Heavy).png
Soldier stat icon.png
Ascended Shoulders (Heavy).png
Soldier stat icon.png
Ascended Chest (Heavy).png
Soldier stat icon.png
Ascended Hands (Heavy).png
Soldier stat icon.png
Ascended Legs (Heavy).png
Soldier stat icon.png
Ascended Feet (Heavy).png
Soldier stat icon.png
Ascended Back.png
Soldier stat icon.png
Ascended Accessory1.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Accessory2.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Amulet.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Ring1.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Ring2.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Greatsword.png
Soldier stat icon.png
Superior Sigil of Fire.png
Superior Sigil of Air.png
PvE weapon swap.png
Ascended Short bow.png
Soldier stat icon.png
Superior Sigil of Energy.png
Superior Sigil of Hydromancy.png
Superior Rune of the Trooper.png6x
Superior Rune of the Trooper



  • If you feel like doing not enough damage you can replace some Soldier-Gear with Zerker-Gear and vice-versa.


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Utility Potion



  • Hammer's Mighty Blow.png Mighty Blow is a blast finisher - use it on combo fields like fire, water, and chill.
  • The Greatsword's Whirling Wrath.png Whirling Wrath can kill you if you use it on an enemy with Retaliation.
  • Applying boons to party members and yourself will heal you via Altruistic Healing.png Altruistic Healing. Your third hit form the Hammer AA-Chain (Symbol of Protection.png Symbol of Protection will buff your allies and heal you.
  • Use Shelter.png Shelter and Renewed Focus.png Renewed Focus to escape damage.
  • When you are being overwhelmed with conditions use your Shouts to buff you and your allies and remove and convert debuffs into boons with the powerful combination of Pure of Voice.png Pure of Voice and the
  • "Hold the Line!".png "Hold the Line!" gives area Protection and Regeneration which can help mitigate a large amount of damage.
  • "Stand Your Ground!".png "Stand Your Ground!" - gives area Stability to help secure stomps/resurrection or mitigate the effectiveness of an enemy CC (try to use SYG proactively, before a bomb). It is only a stun break for yourself, not your party.
  • When running to/from objectives, speed up your zerg with "Retreat!".png "Retreat!".
  • When you activate your shouts you will get big amounts of heal thanks to the AH-Trait. Keep that in mind when you need some big heals and got your shouts ready while fighting a large group or zerg.


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