Herald - Power Herald

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

Focused on: Strike damage

Designed for: Open World and Open World General

Expansions required: Heart of Thorns builds

This build was last updated on July 27, 2022 and is up to date for the June 30, 2022 game patch.

Overview

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.


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Skill Bar

Sword/Sword
X/Shield
Utility
Utility


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.


Specializations


Specialization Variants

  • - Extra sustain at the cost of damage.
  • - Provides extra power to each legend in the form of a unique skill.
  • - Condi cleanse.
  • - quickness quickness and additional boon support to allies.


Equipment

Ascended gear and stat infusions are not required; you can use exotic gear with the same stats.
This set uses gear that is broadly applicable in PVE, making it an excellent general set.

Head
Berserker
Shoulders
Berserker
Chest
Berserker
Hands
Berserker
Legs
Berserker
Feet
Berserker
Backpiece
Berserker
Accessory
Berserker
Accessory
Berserker
Amulet
Berserker
Ring
Berserker
Ring
Berserker
Sword
Berserker
Sword
Berserker
Sigil
Sigil
Shield
Berserker
Sigil
Rune
x6



Equipment Variants

  • Knight Knight - defensive trinkets
  • Marauder Marauder - trades 10% dps for +40% health
  • - defensive sigil
  • - budget DPS


Consumables

Food
  • Any ascended food is superior to any other food you could use. Steak for power, flatbread for conditions. Budget versions of these foods exist and are acceptable.
  • - farming
  • , - DPS
  • - defense
Utility
  • (and variants) - farming
  • , - dps


Usage

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
General
  • 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
Zerging
  • 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
Defense
  • You can use or as an evade.
  • blocks attacks.
Sustain
  • 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
Crowd Control


Ratings

This build has a rating of 5 stars based on 1 votes.
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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.

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