Herald - Power Herald

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The community gave this build a rating, making it top-tier: Great.

Focused on: Direct damageDefense.

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An excellent build for general play, Power Herald brings high sustain, damage reduction, and strike burst. This build is versatile and can perform well in all areas of open world.

  • Good self-boons
  • Strong utility
  • Good ranged and melee options
  • Access to a ton of CC
  • Energy limitations can be punishing in solo play
  • DPS and sustain are lower than its Renegade cousin

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Weapon Variants

  • Hammer - Herald's only ranged option; excellent for farming in a zerg
  • Staff - heavy CC

Skill Variants

Revenant in general is a class with a large toolkit. Part of learning the class is learning which tools to use for which situation. Review the options below:

  • - Provides a leap and powerful stunbreak that grants Resistance Resistance and Resolution Resolution.
  • - Great burst and boon support
  • - Provides condi clear, projectile hate, and very high healing.
  • - The strongest strike-based legend.
  • - Provide large amounts of defense and CC.


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  • - provides extra power to each legend in the form of a unique skill
  • - condi cleanse


Ascended gear and stat infusions are not required; you can use exotic gear with the same stats.

Standard Equipment

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Variant Equipment


  • Berserker stat icon.png Berserker's , Assassin stat icon.png Assassin's - higher dps, lower defense; careful not to overcap crit if using assassin's
  • Marauder stat icon.png Marauder - trades some damage for HP
  • Diviner stat icon.png Diviner , Commander stat icon.png Commander's - higher boon duration
  • Knight stat icon.png Knight's - lower dps, higher defense; Knight Trinkets + Berserker armor and weapons is a common defensive setup.


  • , - high burst options, careful not to overcap crit
  • - budget option
  • , , - strong defensive options


The standard power sigils are applicable to this build:

  • - aoe burst
  • - powerful defensive option
  • - condi cleanse
  • - if maintaining might is an issue
  • - adds burst damage
  • (Or any 3% damage sigil) - extra passive damage
  • - potentially adds considerable Quickness Quickness uptime; untested.


Event Farming

  • Any ascended food is superior to any other food you could use. Steak for power, flatbread for conditions.
  • - Use for general farming.
  • - Use for when you need to max out magic find.
  • - more sustain (requires crit chance)
  • Anything - Any food is better than none, but you should prioritize the food above before using any other food.
  • , , - general farming
  • - good damage option with +karma


This food assists with more difficult content, such as bosses or bounties.
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  • , - Damage
  • - Damage


Facet of Nature

This ability is quite powerful depending on which legend you have active. In general, you should strive to keep active during , , and due to the high healing and damage reduction it applies. Thanks to , you can also consume it and keep the bonus for a short time.

  • - provides you lifesteal with a 0.5s ICD, allowing you to heal for roughly 160 hp/s.
  • - provides 20% boon duration; this can exceed the duration cap
  • - 10% damage reduction while active


  • Maintain , , and while in Glint. You can consume them before legend swapping to retain their effects for a time.
  • Maintain while in Shiro
  • Use if using Jalis for moderate area damage.
  • Use hammer while zerging
  • Use Sword/Sword + x/Shield or Staff when alone


  • Use , , and for high area damage while maintaining your Strength and Darkness facets.
  • Against champions or static groups of mobs, swap to Sword/Sword.
  • Consume to tag an area
  • Maintain as much as possible


  • You can use or as an evade.
  • blocks attacks.


  • You heal quite a lot through and battle scars.
  • If you're in trouble just and stand in damage to instantly heal back up.
  • Cleanse conditions with

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Build rating - 5 stars
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5 stars
Onlywrin gave this build 5 stars May 2021

A very fun generalist open world build with a massive toolkit that's relatively easy to use after you learn what each legend does. Great damage and sustain with good self-boons and can even support allies in zergs. A farming favorite; highly recommend.