Herald - Ventari Healer - (WvW)

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

Focused on: HealingSupport.

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A support build that brings access to burst healing, sustained healing, and condition clear. Also provides Protection Protection and Regeneration Regeneration, along with Might Might and Fury Fury.

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  • sacrifices healing modifier for more AoE healing.


  • for more strong sustain healing over wider healing.


Retribution over Invocation is an option if wanting to increase personal survivability and gain access to a passive dwarf.


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Healing WvW Infusion


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  • Consider adding more Minstrel stat icon.png Minstrel's if survivability is an issue.




  • Before a fight, start on Glint in order to proc when switching to Ventari. Constantly swap Legends, to maintain the trait uptime high.
  • All your facets affect 10 allies due to . Thus, use as often as possible to prolong boons while on Glint and to grant a very strong passive healing while on Ventari.
  • Always try to go below 10% energy before swapping in order to proc . You can achieve that by either using on Ventari, or triggering multiple facets on Glint

Ventari (Legendary Centaur Stance)

  • Do not tunnel vision on your tablet's place and movement. If you have to stop focusing on supporting to save yourself, do it, your positioning is way more relevant. As you play this build, you will get used to "multitask" your toon and tablet.
  • Ventari's provides good condi hate and healing, won't be used unless condition pressure is too high.
  • All your tablet skills work around 240-radius, meaning that as long as your allies are near the tablet (not necessarily on top), they will receive support.
  • Move your tablet, through allies, with as often as possible in order to reposition it, as well as to benefit allies through the healing. This result a total of 2-4k healing per second easily.
  • is your main burst healing skill and should be used when the enemy bomb is coming. Also provides Alacrity Alacrity.
    • Be aware of the delay animation and your zerg movement, try to time it based on your team movement.
    • You can cast while the tablet is moving towards its destination to skip its delay part and avoid downtime.
    • Can be used to peel for an isolated ally, to ensure he regroups with safety. Just keep in mind that if the Alacrity Alacrity gets corrupted, your friend will get Chill Chill, so be ready to cleanse him.
  • is a strong condition clear, and minor healing, for yourself and your allies, use when it's needed.
  • is a barrier that block projectiles, and is also a movable light field. Consider placing this in front of the enemy zerg frontline, to deny projectile casting, or to avoid pin snipers.
  • is a knock back, a cleanse and a blast finisher skill that sacrifices the tablet and all your energy, can be used to prevent stomps, and for AoE healing through the fragments. Use it before swapping Legends if you are above 10% energy.

Glint (Legendary Dragon Stance)

  • Enter Glint and use and to apply permanent Protection Protection and Regeneration Regeneration.
  • You can also use and to apply Fury Fury and Swiftness Swiftness if energy isn't an issue.
  • Feel free to reactivate the facets to liberate some energy.
    • Don't reactivate unless the superspeed/CC is really needed since the skill has a long CD.


  • High skill cap for tablet usage
  • Reliant on energy management


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Build rating - 4 stars
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11 Ratings
1 star
Zeromias gave this build 1 star May 2020

Besides this build having an mediocre to decent boon output (of boons that everyone can give themselve, or can be handled by other revs/scrappers/Firebrands) , its after the last nerf at a point where it became unsubstantial.

The mechanic of healing was always pretty wonky. And now ,where its healing got cut to only 33% of its previous healing, its an wasted slot in an zerg in my opinion.

With the right build and a bit changed gear it could at least be an decent boon&cleansing-bot, but this still doesnt make it worth playing.

2 stars
Lople205 gave this build 2 stars May 2019

As of now, revenant is clearly worse than both firebrand and scrapper. It is both harder to use, having a delay both on the movement of your tablet and also on your heal skill, but doesn't offer nearly the same level of utility that firebrand or scrapper does with its stability and condition clear being more easily available.

5 stars
Pleasebean gave this build 5 stars March 2019

What can i say ? This build is one of the easiest to gear up, it's cheap, effective from small to big scale battle, it's safe, easy to play and a hundred percent projectiles block uptime. All in all this is a poor man support build but doesn't mean it's weak at all.

8 More Ratings
5 stars
Staub gave this build 5 stars February 2019

Undervalued WvW built that shines in zergs and gvg. The amount of passive healing through Facet of Nature (10 pax), boons and insane targeted heal bursts can often sway the battle outcome.

5 stars
Messiah gave this build 5 stars December 2018

the best burst heal and sustain heal in the game. can heal from range and dont have to be with the melee train like FB or Scrapper. outheal the FB and has same hps like scrapper. with jallis has access to stability and dmg reduction which no compare to any other class. with herald can share boons and regen itself can be 1200 hps to 10 ppl.

down side you need good commander which call direction of movement or to master zerg fight movement to anticipate where the heal should go.

4 stars
Xivor gave this build 4 stars September 2018

Excellent build. Requires careful control of energy to ensure Pain Absorption is available when needed. However, strong conditions management with Pain Absorption and Purifying Essense. If paired with a guardian, stability should not be a concern. Strong heal support, arguably one of the strongest raw healing builds currently, however more challenging to ensure heals are on the proper location needed. Alacrity tops off this build for a win. Resistance, boon duration, cleanse, heals, alacrity, range blocks, CC? All around powerful build with a lot to bring to the team.

2 stars
Freya gave this build 2 stars September 2018

Almost impossible to use given how quick the movement has become since pof. Dead very quickly if caught out. Heavily outclassed by firebrand.

I'm thinking wheter to give it a basic or good rating, but i have to go for basic.

It is a build that should work, but it has no advantages over firebrand support and given it's unreliability (it was hard to use even in HoT when we were on 1 spot(300 range circle for instance) for much longer) and a delay on primary heal option.

5 stars
Chokepoint gave this build 5 stars August 2018

Not sure why this is so low, Ventari as a healer is very solid.

5 stars
Rym1469 gave this build 5 stars June 2017

Flexible build that can combine the best things Revenant has to offer with healing surpassing Tempest and bring additional utility like Alacrity on top of that. Contrary to other healers, it doesn't have to be near ally to heal him, although will require getting used to operating Tablet, timing it's skills while predicting ally movement and not wasting Energy. Invocation can be swapped with Retribution or Corruption depending on gear choices and needs/preferences. Axe instead of Shield is also an option.

5 stars
Deadly OP gave this build 5 stars April 2017

Good Build, Could use a little tweaking here and there, but Having HH(Healer Herald) in your squad makes a huge difference, and you definitely will feel it during zerg fights. If you have 2 or 3 running HH, the mobility issue is not a factor. Can sustain better then any other Healer in the Game.

5 stars
Gregor gave this build 5 stars February 2017

This is one of the greatest Rev builds god ever gave man on the face of this earth. I have personally used this build and have gotten 10-11.5k heals every TWO seconds WITHOUT modifiers. This build will keep even Zog alive

Survivability? Check

MASSIVE heals? Check

Boon duration? Check

3400 Toughness? Check

Seriously a very good dedicated heal build that can still offer resistance to group, heal / clear condis, sustain, and yada yada youve stopped reading. Drop an ele, pair this rev with a druid and you will just meme on kids.