Ranger - Power DPS


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

Focused on: Direct damageUtility.

Designed for:

Information

A DPS Ranger build for dungeons and fractals. This build is strictly inferior to Soulbeast - Power DPS and should only be played if you don't own any expansions.

Skill Bar

Juvenile Lynx.png
Juvenile Pink Moa.png
GreatswordHealingUtilityElite
Sword/Axe

Pets

Skill Variants

Heal Skills

Utility Skills

  • If you have no Druid - Boon Support Healer you should always run some combination of Frost Spirit.png Frost Spirit/Sun Spirit.png Sun Spirit/Storm Spirit.png Storm Spirit/Stone Spirit.png Stone Spirit. It is often worth swapping out your DPS skills to run more spirits, as it will result in an overall DPS increase for your party.
    • Use Frost Spirit.png Frost Spirit if your team is mostly power damage.
    • Use Sun Spirit.png Sun Spirit if your team is mostly condition damage.
    • Use Storm Spirit.png Storm Spirit if your party has trouble capping vulnerability on enemies, or if you need the CC from
      Storm Spirit Storm Spirit
      1Activation.png
      20Recharge.png
      Storm Spirit
      Spirit. Summon a storm spirit that grants nearby allies a chance to apply vulnerability when attacking.
      Storm Spirit.pngStorm Spirit (6s): 75% chance to apply vulnerability on hit.
      Vulnerability.png3Vulnerability (10s): 3% Incoming Damage, 3% Incoming Condition Damage
      Targets.pngNumber of Targets: 5
      Duration.pngEffect recharge: 10 seconds
      Duration.pngDuration: 60 seconds
      Radius.pngRadius: 1,000
       Forward arrow blue.png 
      Call Lightning Call Lightning
      20Recharge.png
      Call Lightning
      Spirit. Your storm spirit sacrifices itself to generate a powerful blast of electricity.
      Damage.pngDamage: 353
      Daze.pngDaze: 3 seconds
      Targets.pngNumber of Targets: 5
      Radius.pngRadius: 240
      .
    • Use Stone Spirit.png Stone Spirit if your team is mostly going down before they can deal any damage.
    • If you already have a Druid, you can split spirits with your Druid to let them take other utilities. However, keep in mind that the Druid's spirits will be more potent because of Nature's Vengeance.png Nature's Vengeance.
  • Sharpening Stone.png Sharpening Stone for max DPS when spirits are already covered.
  • Muddy Terrain.png Muddy Terrain - if soft CC is needed.
  • "Protect Me!".png "Protect Me!" - AoE stunbreak.
  • Quickening Zephyr.png Quickening Zephyr - helps fill gaps in quickness.

Elite Skills

Specializations

Variants

Equipment

Ascended Head (Medium).png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Shoulders (Medium).png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Chest (Medium).png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Hands (Medium).png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Legs (Medium).png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Feet (Medium).png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Back.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Accessory1.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Accessory2.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Amulet.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Ring1.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Ring2.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Greatsword.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Superior Sigil of Force.png
Superior Sigil of Accuracy.png
PvE weapon swap.png
Ascended Sword.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Axe.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Superior Sigil of Force.png
Superior Sigil of Accuracy.png
Superior Rune of the Scholar.png6x
Superior Rune of the Scholar
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Mighty +5 Agony Infusion

Variants

  • on night time encounters.
  • if your group can CC bosses consistently.
  • Slaying sigils if applicable.

Consumables

Food:

  • Bowl of Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash Soup Bowl of Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash Soup
    Bowl of Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash Soup.pngBowl of Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash Soup
    Nourishment (1 h):
    Food.png+100 Power+70 Ferocity+10% Experience from Kills
    Consumable

Utility:

  • 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
    Consumable
    or slaying potions

Usage

The logic behind this rotation is to use your high burst damage skills 24px Worldly Impact, 24px Maul, Path of Scars.png Path of Scars, and Whirling Defense.png Whirling Defense as much as possible, while syncing the damage buff "Sic 'Em!".png "Sic 'Em!" with your burst.

Opening Rotation

Start in Greatsword.

  1. "Strength of the Pack!".png "Strength of the Pack!"
  2. 24px Maul
  3. "Sic 'Em!".png "Sic 'Em!" during the cast
  4. Hilt Bash.png Hilt Bash
  5. 24px Maul
  6. Weapon swap Weapon swap

Loop Rotation

  1. Path of Scars.png Path of Scars
  2. Whirling Defense.png Whirling Defense
  3. Autoattack until Path of Scars.png Path of Scars is off cooldown
  4. Path of Scars.png Path of Scars
  5. Weapon swap Weapon swap
  6. 24px Maul
  7. Counterattack Counterattack
    3Activation.png
    15Recharge.png
    Counterattack
    Block and counter an attack with a kick that pushes foes back.
    Damage.pngDamage: 480
    Knockback.pngKnockback: 300
     Forward arrow blue.png 
    Crippling Throw Crippling Throw
    ¾Activation.png
    Crippling Throw
    Throw your greatsword, crippling your foe.
    Damage.pngDamage: 369
    Crippled.pngCrippled (5s): -50% Movement Speed
    Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Physical Projectile
    Range.pngRange: 900
  8. Slash Slash
    ½Activation.png
    Slash
    Slash your foe.
    Damage.pngDamage: 203
    Targets.pngNumber of Targets: 3
    Range.pngRange: 150
     Forward arrow.png 
    Slice Slice
    ½Activation.png
    Slice
    Slice your foe.
    Damage.pngDamage: 203
    Targets.pngNumber of Targets: 3
    Range.pngRange: 150
     Forward arrow.png 
    Power Stab Power Stab
    ¾Activation.png
    Power Stab
    Stab your foe and evade attacks.
    Damage.pngDamage: 240
    Targets.pngNumber of Targets: 3
    Book.pngEvade: 1 second
    Range.pngRange: 150
  9. 24px Maul
  10. Hilt Bash.png Hilt Bash
  11. 24px Maul
  12. Autoattack until 24px Maul is off cooldown
  13. 24px Maul
  14. "Sic 'Em!".png "Sic 'Em!"
  15. Weapon swap Weapon swap and repeat
  • Never interrupt your autoattack chain.
  • "Sic 'Em!".png "Sic 'Em!"'s cooldown will desync very slightly over time, use it as soon as it comes off cooldown and try to time it with your axe skills.

CC

  • Counterattack.png Counterattack
  • Hilt Bash.png Hilt Bash
  • Path of Scars.png Path of Scars
  • Storm Spirit Storm Spirit
    1Activation.png
    20Recharge.png
    Storm Spirit
    Spirit. Summon a storm spirit that grants nearby allies a chance to apply vulnerability when attacking.
    Storm Spirit.pngStorm Spirit (6s): 75% chance to apply vulnerability on hit.
    Vulnerability.png3Vulnerability (10s): 3% Incoming Damage, 3% Incoming Condition Damage
    Targets.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Duration.pngEffect recharge: 10 seconds
    Duration.pngDuration: 60 seconds
    Radius.pngRadius: 1,000
     Forward arrow blue.png 
    Call Lightning Call Lightning
    20Recharge.png
    Call Lightning
    Spirit. Your storm spirit sacrifices itself to generate a powerful blast of electricity.
    Damage.pngDamage: 353
    Daze.pngDaze: 3 seconds
    Targets.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Radius.pngRadius: 240
Build rating - 3 stars
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1 Ratings
3 stars
Chinkeeyong gave this build 3 stars September 2018

Deals poor damage, but it has a respectable burst and is capable of bringing Ranger utility like spirits. The best option for F2P players.

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