Mechanist - Power DPS

Part of the current metagame

Our curator decided this build is in the current metagame regardless of rating. The community gave this build a rating, making it top-tier: Great

Focused on: Direct damage

Designed for: Raids and Fractals

Expansions required: End of Dragons builds

This build was last updated on October 02, 2022 and is up to date for the August 23, 2022 game patch.

Overview

A power DPS build for Mechanist.


Skill Bar

Rifle
Utility


Skill Variants

  • can be used to skip certain oneshot attacks


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Specializations


Equipment

Head
Berserker
Shoulders
Berserker
Chest
Berserker
Hands
Berserker
Legs
Berserker
Feet
Berserker
Backpiece
Berserker
Accessory
Berserker
Accessory
Berserker
Amulet
Berserker
Ring
Berserker
Ring
Berserker
Rifle
Berserker
Sigil
Sigil
Rune
x6
Infusion
x18
  • Note that you easily reach 100% critical chance thanks to and .
  • offers similar damage to .
  • (or slaying sigils) would be better than if you are able to benefit from the active effect.
    • In this case would be stronger.


Consumables

Food

  • or ascended versions


Utility


Usage

The build is incredibly easy to play. You use all your rifle skills off-cooldown. Whenever you use , switch to and use , plus and . Shrapnel Grenade will always be ready, skip Poison and Freeze grenade if they are on cooldown.

Rotation

Opener

  1. Weapon Swap Weapon Swap (or stow kit)


Rest of the Rotation

  1. Autoattack and use your rifle skills as they come off cooldown until Blunderbuss is available
  2. plus or (if available)
  3. Weapon Swap Weapon Swap (or stow kit)
  4. Repeat


  • If you hover your mouse over an element of the UI, your character will use in place, minimising the animation length and maintaining your position


Video example


General Tips

  • Try to let your Rifle autoattacks finish.
  • Use , and off cooldown - you can set them on autocast if you won't need to save them for CC.
    • may be delayed is a breakbar if imminent.
  • If your mech dies, use to immediately get it back.


Ratings

This build has a rating of 5 stars based on 2 votes.
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5 stars
Stalroc gave this build 5 stars • September 2022
Very Good build for PvE. A good DPS, and the Mech is very Tanky. It's very good for people who begin HL
4 stars
Kichwas gave this build 4 stars • March 2022
The end result of this build leaves me with a critical chance that is rather low at 40.19%, but it has an amazing amount of focus on ferocity to boost critical damage that in theory won't occur all that often. Have I missed something? It seems like we're stacking for an event (critical hits) that will rarely occur.

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