Ranger - Core Bunker

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Focused on: Bunker.

Designed for:


Pvp Ranger build focus on bunkering side nodes. Usable for ftp players

Skill Bar

Juvenile Smokescale.png
Juvenile Jacaranda.png

Slot Changes


For the optional slot:

  • - damage mitigation and useful boonstacking, especially against large aoe or in group settings
  • - if you want a panic button that helps you live through any amount of direct damage.

Pet options:

If you do not own any of the expansions take the following pets (these pets are also viable if you do own them):

  • Juvenile Raven Juvenile Raven bird with high consistent damage and blind
  • Juvenile Owl Juvenile Owl as a second bird. Has consistent damage and chill
  • Juvenile Tiger Juvenile Tiger burst pet. Has a high damage low cd burst skill that also provides fury uptime.

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Specialization Changes

Taking Marksmenship instead of Nature Magic is also a viable option in case you want to trade sustain for more damage:


Superior Sigil of Revocation
Superior Sigil of Revocation.pngSuperior Sigil of Revocation
On hit, remove a boon. (Cooldown: 10s)
Superior Sigil of Courage
Superior Sigil of Courage.pngSuperior Sigil of Courage
On hit gain might for 10 seconds. (Cooldown: 2s)
Superior Sigil of Cleansing
Superior Sigil of Cleansing.pngSuperior Sigil of Cleansing
Remove 1 condition when you swap to this weapon while in combat. (Cooldown: 9s)
Superior Sigil of Energy
Superior Sigil of Energy.pngSuperior Sigil of Energy
Gain 50% of your endurance when you swap to this weapon while in combat. (Cooldown: 9s)
Superior Rune of the Dolyak
Superior Rune of the Dolyak.pngSuperior Rune of the Dolyak
(1): +25 Toughness (2): +35 Vitality (3): +50 Toughness (4): +65 Vitality (5): +100 Toughness (6): +125 Toughness; Regenerate health every second.
Paladin's Amulet
Paladin's Amulet.pngPaladin's Amulet
+1050 Power +1050 Precision +560 Toughness +560 Vitality



  • Valkyrie Amulet Valkyrie Amulet
    Valkyrie Amulet.pngValkyrie Amulet
    +1200 Power +900 Vitality +900 Ferocity
    - High defensive stats while retaining very high burst when coupled with Opening/Precise Strikes. Note: only take with Marksmanship.
  • Mender's Amulet Mender's Amulet
    Mender's Amulet.pngMender's Amulet
    +1050 Power +560 Precision +560 Vitality +1050 Healing power
    - Very useful against condition comps or ones without spike damage. Note: Menders is generally taken with Nature Magic.
  • Demolisher's Amulet Demolisher's Amulet
    Demolisher's Amulet.pngDemolisher's Amulet
    +1050 Power +1050 Precision +560 Toughness +560 Ferocity
    - more yolo version of paladins.


  • - source of resistance to condtions.
  • - significant protection duration boost. Note: Protection scales with healing via Rugged Growth, especially good with Mender's Amulet
  • - good stats overall and gives some health.
  • - gives another health boost, but with significant healing stats and a large regeneration buff.
  • - Less resistance overall than Revenant Rune, but has lowered condition duration passively and toughness major stat


To Be Added.

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3 Ratings
5 stars
Baescons gave this build 5 stars 2 weeks ago

Polished version of bunker ranger for current meta. I feel the most promising versions are valk amulet w/ marks and nature magic w/ paladins atm. Can do damage, tank and overall feels like one of the most versatile side noding specs since the "big patch"

To address previous comments. Yes you could play this build somewhat like others where you roam and ofc itll just be ezier, no it wont carry as hard doing that as other builds. This is build is a side noder, which in ranked can often carry very hard when played aggressively at far and/or can save your team from an embarrassing defeat from a lack of side noders, also a side noder is almost 100% necessary for at's in this meta because burst comps seem to be becoming a rarity.

4 stars
Vocal gave this build 4 stars 5 weeks ago

I'd say this is a good build, especially for players just starting out, but I think the Power Survival variant is a better build at the moment.

In reply to Ze Arios, this build can carry, but I think if you really want to do just that, a more dps heavy / roamer oriented build is better for that purpose. Especially if you can still hit 6.5k Furious Pounces 7k Rapid Fires.

So it does work as a bunker and slow duelist, but I'd say that's not the optimal role for ranger atm.

5 stars
Ze Arios gave this build 5 stars last month

This ranger build have the most carry potential for solo q at the current time, sic'em soulbeast and power survival are more reliant on the rest of the team where this you can easily go far and force 2 rotations cause if you are good with it you can win most of your 1v1 so they will need to 2v1 you which will create more space for your team.