Mirage - Greatsword Farmer

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

Focused on: FarmingDirect damageControl.

Designed for:

Expansions required:

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A Mirage build specialized for farming loot from enemies in large group events. This build is highly mobile and able to tag a lot of enemies at once with 24px Split Surge.

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Skill Variants

Utility Skills
Elite Skills
  • Signet of Humility.png Signet of Humility - if CC is needed.
  • Time Warp.png Time Warp - tags a lot of enemies, and increases your tagging speed, but has a very long cooldown.



Confounding Suggestions.png Confounding Suggestions

Furious Interruption.png Furious Interruption

Imagined Burden.png Imagined Burden


Phantasmal Fury.png Phantasmal Fury

Fencer's Finesse.png Fencer's Finesse

Deceptive Evasion.png Deceptive Evasion


Renewing Oasis.png Renewing Oasis

Mirage Mantle.png Mirage Mantle

Infinite Horizon.png Infinite Horizon


Your gear realistically doesn't matter for farming. The suggested gear is similar to Chronomancer - Power DPS.
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Ascended Back.png
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Ascended Greatsword.png
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Superior Sigil of Fire.png
Superior Sigil of Stamina.png
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Superior Rune of the Scholar


Use Peppermint Omnomberry Bar and Lump of Crystallized Nougat for maximum farming efficiency.
If you're using this build for actual fights and having trouble you can use the following consumables:
  • Fried Golden Dumpling Fried Golden Dumpling
    Fried Golden Dumpling.pngFried Golden Dumpling
    Nourishment (30 m):
    Food.png+100 Concentration+25% Magic Find during Lunar New Year33% Chance for Might (5 seconds) on Crit
    Dragon's Breath Bun Dragon's Breath Bun
    Dragon's Breath Bun.pngDragon's Breath Bun
    Nourishment (20 m):
    Food.png+200 power for 30s after killing an enemy+70 Ferocity+10% Experience from Kills
    for more damage.
  • Bowl of Orrian Truffle and Meat Stew Bowl of Orrian Truffle and Meat Stew
    Bowl of Orrian Truffle and Meat Stew.pngBowl of Orrian Truffle and Meat Stew
    Nourishment (30 m):
    Food.png100% chance to gain might when you dodge.+40% to your Endurance refill rate.+10 Experience from kills
    for more dodges.
  • Scoop of Mintberry Swirl Ice Cream Scoop of Mintberry Swirl Ice Cream for more healing.
  • Potent Superior Sharpening Stone Potent Superior Sharpening Stone
    Potent Superior Sharpening Stone.pngPotent Superior Sharpening Stone
    Nourishment (1 h):
    Potion.pngGain power equal to 3% of your precisionGain power equal to 6% of your ferocity+10 Experience from kills



I Got Separated And Now Have To Fight Mobs

  • Use the burst damage skills of Greatsword and sustained damage of Sword/Sword to quickly kill enemies.
  • You have essentially infinite dodges from
    , and all of your dodges grant superspeed. Abuse this to survive enemy attacks.

Crowd Control

  • Diversion.png Diversion
  • Illusionary Wave.png Illusionary Wave
  • Illusionary Riposte Illusionary Riposte
    Illusionary Riposte
    Clone. Block your foe and create an illusion when attacked.
    Damage.pngDamage: 734
    Duration.pngBlock Duration: 2½ seconds
    Range.pngRange: 900
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    Counter Blade Counter Blade
    Counter Blade
    Shoot out a bolt that dazes foes in a line.
    Damage.pngDamage: 37
    Daze.pngDaze: 1 second
    Targets.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Range.pngRange: 900
  • Signet of Humility.png Signet of Humility if running it
Build rating - 5 stars
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1 Ratings
5 stars
Chinkeeyong gave this build 5 stars September 2018

Turns out Infinite Horizon doesn't just multiply your clone damage, it also multiplies your loot.

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