Reaper - GS Shout Reaper

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Overview

Fun Shout Reaper build I made, focused around condi damage, condi duration, Shouts and Chills.

Skill Bar

GreatswordHealingUtilityElite
Staff

Slot Changes

Utility

  • "Rise!" "Rise!"
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    "Rise!"
    Shout. Damage foes around you. Summon a shambling horror near each enemy struck. Shambling horrors absorb damage for their master as long as they are attacking, but they lose health over time.
    Damage.pngDamage: 259
    Damage.pngDamage Reduced: 50%
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Radius.pngRadius: 600
    Unblockable.pngUnblockable
    Signet of Undeath Signet of Undeath
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    Signet of Undeath
    Signet Passive: Generates life force while in combat.
    Signet Active: Revive up to three downed allies in a target area.
    Damage.pngDamage: 133
    Death Shroud.pngLife Force Per 3 Seconds: 2%
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 3
    Radius.pngRadius: 180
    Range.pngRange: 900
    for extra lifeforce and extra resses.
  • "Rise!" "Rise!"
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    "Rise!"
    Shout. Damage foes around you. Summon a shambling horror near each enemy struck. Shambling horrors absorb damage for their master as long as they are attacking, but they lose health over time.
    Damage.pngDamage: 259
    Damage.pngDamage Reduced: 50%
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Radius.pngRadius: 600
    Unblockable.pngUnblockable
    Well of Suffering Well of Suffering
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    Well of Suffering
    Well. Target area pulses, damaging foes and inflicting vurnerability
    Damage.png6Damage: 1,464
    Vulnerability.png2Vulnerability (5s): 2% Incoming Damage
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Book.pngPulse: 1s
    Duration.pngDuration: 6 seconds
    Radius.pngRadius: 240
    Combo.pngCombo Field: Dark
    Range.pngRange: 900
    Unblockable.pngUnblockable
    for more Vulnribility
  • "Rise!" "Rise!"
    40Recharge.png
    "Rise!"
    Shout. Damage foes around you. Summon a shambling horror near each enemy struck. Shambling horrors absorb damage for their master as long as they are attacking, but they lose health over time.
    Damage.pngDamage: 259
    Damage.pngDamage Reduced: 50%
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Radius.pngRadius: 600
    Unblockable.pngUnblockable
    Well of Darkness Well of Darkness
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    Well of Darkness
    Well. Target area pulses, blinding foes with each pulse.
    Blind.pngBlindness (3s): Next outgoing attack misses.
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Book.pngPulse: 1 second
    Duration.pngDuration: 5 seconds
    Radius.pngRadius: 240
    Combo.pngCombo Field: Dark
    Unblockable.pngUnblockable
    for more Blinds

Specializations

Variants

  • Can't find such trait "Reaper's Protection"! Please refer to our trait index if you have less Toughness.





Weapons

First Weapon Set
  • Main Hand
Greatsword
Stats: Viper's (Power, Precision, Condition Damage, Expertise)
Superior Sigil of Strength Superior Sigil of Strength
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Superior Sigil of Strength.pngSuperior Sigil of Strength
60% Chance on Critical: Gain Might (10 seconds). (Cooldown: 1s)
Superior Sigil of the Night Superior Sigil of the Night
Superior Sigil of the Night.pngSuperior Sigil of the Night
Outgoing damage is increased by 10% at night.
Mighty Infusion Mighty Infusion
Mighty Infusion Mighty Infusion
Second Weapon Set
  • Main Hand
Staff
Stats: Viper's (Power, Precision, Condition Damage, Expertise)
Superior Sigil of Strength Superior Sigil of Strength
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Superior Sigil of Strength.pngSuperior Sigil of Strength
60% Chance on Critical: Gain Might (10 seconds). (Cooldown: 1s)
Superior Sigil of the Night Superior Sigil of the Night
Superior Sigil of the Night.pngSuperior Sigil of the Night
Outgoing damage is increased by 10% at night.
Mighty Infusion Mighty Infusion
Mighty Infusion Mighty Infusion

Equipment

Armor
  • Head
Stats: Viper's (Power, Precision, Condition Damage, Expertise)
Superior Rune of the Flame Legion Superior Rune of the Flame Legion
Superior Rune of the Flame Legion.pngSuperior Rune of the Flame Legion
(1): +25 Power (2): +10% Burning Duration (3): +50 Power (4): 25% chance to cause burning for 1 sec when hit. (Cooldown: 10s) (5): +100 Power (6): +20% Burning Duration; +7% damage against burning foes.
  • Shoulders
Stats: Viper's
Superior Rune of the Flame Legion Superior Rune of the Flame Legion
Superior Rune of the Flame Legion.pngSuperior Rune of the Flame Legion
(1): +25 Power (2): +10% Burning Duration (3): +50 Power (4): 25% chance to cause burning for 1 sec when hit. (Cooldown: 10s) (5): +100 Power (6): +20% Burning Duration; +7% damage against burning foes.
  • Chest
Stats: Viper's
Superior Rune of the Flame Legion Superior Rune of the Flame Legion
Superior Rune of the Flame Legion.pngSuperior Rune of the Flame Legion
(1): +25 Power (2): +10% Burning Duration (3): +50 Power (4): 25% chance to cause burning for 1 sec when hit. (Cooldown: 10s) (5): +100 Power (6): +20% Burning Duration; +7% damage against burning foes.
  • Hands
Stats: Viper's
Superior Rune of the Flame Legion Superior Rune of the Flame Legion
Superior Rune of the Flame Legion.pngSuperior Rune of the Flame Legion
(1): +25 Power (2): +10% Burning Duration (3): +50 Power (4): 25% chance to cause burning for 1 sec when hit. (Cooldown: 10s) (5): +100 Power (6): +20% Burning Duration; +7% damage against burning foes.
  • Legs
Stats: Viper's
Superior Rune of the Flame Legion Superior Rune of the Flame Legion
Superior Rune of the Flame Legion.pngSuperior Rune of the Flame Legion
(1): +25 Power (2): +10% Burning Duration (3): +50 Power (4): 25% chance to cause burning for 1 sec when hit. (Cooldown: 10s) (5): +100 Power (6): +20% Burning Duration; +7% damage against burning foes.
  • Feet
Stats: Viper's
Superior Rune of the Flame Legion Superior Rune of the Flame Legion
Superior Rune of the Flame Legion.pngSuperior Rune of the Flame Legion
(1): +25 Power (2): +10% Burning Duration (3): +50 Power (4): 25% chance to cause burning for 1 sec when hit. (Cooldown: 10s) (5): +100 Power (6): +20% Burning Duration; +7% damage against burning foes.
Accessories
  • Amulet
Stats: Viper's (Power, Precision, Condition Damage, Expertise)
  • Ring 1
Stats: Viper's
  • Ring 2
Stats: Viper's
  • Earring 1
Stats: Viper's
  • Earring 2
Stats: Viper's
  • Back
Stats: Viper's

Equipment Variants

  • Superior Rune of the Fire Superior Rune of the Fire
    Superior Rune of the Fire.pngSuperior Rune of the Fire
    (1): +25 Power (2): +10% Might Duration (3): +50 Power (4): 25% chance when struck to gain might for 10 seconds. (Cooldown: 5s) (5): +100 Power (6): +20% Burning Duration; When struck below 80% health you gain a fire aura for 5 seconds. (Cooldown: 60s)
    For stacking might

Consumables

  • Use
    Bowl of Snow Truffle Soup Bowl of Snow Truffle Soup
    Bowl of Snow Truffle Soup.pngBowl of Snow Truffle Soup
    Nourishment (30 m):
    Food.png+80 condition damage+60 vitality+10 Experience from kills
    Consumable
    For condi damage.

Usage

For general PvE/Dungeon running.


  • Begin with Greatsword

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1.

Grasping Darkness Grasping Darkness
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Grasping Darkness
Toss spectral scythes at foes in front of you, applying chill to them and pulling them to you. Gain life force for each struck foe.
Damage.pngDamage: 403
Chill.pngChilled (4s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
Book.pngLife Force: 4%
Book.pngNumber of targets: 5
Range.pngRange: 600

to pull the enemy closer.

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2.

Death Spiral Death Spiral
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Death Spiral
Conjure a drill of dark energy on your blade and rend the armor of foes in front of you.
Damage.png6Damage: 363
Vulnerability.png12Vulnerability (10s): 12% Incoming Damage, 12% Incoming Condition Damage
Book.pngLife Force: 2%
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 3
Range.pngRange: 220

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3.

Dusk Strike Dusk Strike
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Dusk Strike
Cleave foes in front of you.
Damage.pngDamage: 304
Book.pngNumber of targets: 3
Range.pngDuration: 130

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4.

Nightfall Nightfall
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Nightfall
Call down a growing column of shadows that damages and applies conditions on foes per pulse.
Damage.pngDamage: 282
Blind.pngBlind (2s): Next outgoing attack misses.
Cripple.pngCrippled (2s): -50% Movement Speed
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Book.pngPulses: 4
Radius.pngInterval: 2s
Radius.pngRadius: 300
Combo.pngCombo Field: Dark

to prepare for

Gravedigger Gravedigger
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Gravedigger
Perform a huge swing that deals heavy damage. Recharges faster if it hits a downed or low health foe.
Damage.pngDamage: 806
Radius.pngHealth treshold: 50%
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Book.pngRecharge Reduced: 100%
Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Whirl
Range.pngRange: 170

's Combo Finsher: Whirl.

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5.

Gravedigger Gravedigger
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Gravedigger
Perform a huge swing that deals heavy damage. Recharges faster if it hits a downed or low health foe.
Damage.pngDamage: 806
Radius.pngHealth treshold: 50%
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Book.pngRecharge Reduced: 100%
Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Whirl
Range.pngRange: 170

until death.

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  • Alt Combo on Beefier Enemies.

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1.

Grasping Darkness Grasping Darkness
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30Recharge.png
Grasping Darkness
Toss spectral scythes at foes in front of you, applying chill to them and pulling them to you. Gain life force for each struck foe.
Damage.pngDamage: 403
Chill.pngChilled (4s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
Book.pngLife Force: 4%
Book.pngNumber of targets: 5
Range.pngRange: 600

to pull the enemy closer.

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2.

Death Spiral Death Spiral
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Death Spiral
Conjure a drill of dark energy on your blade and rend the armor of foes in front of you.
Damage.png6Damage: 363
Vulnerability.png12Vulnerability (10s): 12% Incoming Damage, 12% Incoming Condition Damage
Book.pngLife Force: 2%
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 3
Range.pngRange: 220

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3.

Dusk Strike Dusk Strike
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Dusk Strike
Cleave foes in front of you.
Damage.pngDamage: 304
Book.pngNumber of targets: 3
Range.pngDuration: 130

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4.

Nightfall Nightfall
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Nightfall
Call down a growing column of shadows that damages and applies conditions on foes per pulse.
Damage.pngDamage: 282
Blind.pngBlind (2s): Next outgoing attack misses.
Cripple.pngCrippled (2s): -50% Movement Speed
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Book.pngPulses: 4
Radius.pngInterval: 2s
Radius.pngRadius: 300
Combo.pngCombo Field: Dark

to prepare for

Gravedigger Gravedigger
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Gravedigger
Perform a huge swing that deals heavy damage. Recharges faster if it hits a downed or low health foe.
Damage.pngDamage: 806
Radius.pngHealth treshold: 50%
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Book.pngRecharge Reduced: 100%
Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Whirl
Range.pngRange: 170

's Combo Finsher: Whirl.

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5.

Gravedigger Gravedigger
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Gravedigger
Perform a huge swing that deals heavy damage. Recharges faster if it hits a downed or low health foe.
Damage.pngDamage: 806
Radius.pngHealth treshold: 50%
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Book.pngRecharge Reduced: 100%
Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Whirl
Range.pngRange: 170

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6.

Reaper's Shroud Reaper's Shroud
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Reaper's Shroud
Assume the form of a reaper and gain new skills, turning your life force into health.

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7.

Infusing Terror Infusing Terror
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Infusing Terror
Shroud yourself with dark armor that grants stability every second. You may shatter this armor to fear foes around you.
Stability.pngStability (3s): Cannot be knocked down, pushed back, pulled, launched, stunned, dazed, floated, sunk, feared or taunted.
Fear.pngFear(2s): Involuntary retreat; unable to act; stacks duration.
Duration.pngDuration: 8s
Radius.pngRadius: 360

for Stability.

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8.

Death's Charge Death's Charge
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Death's Charge
Slide forward and blast an area inflicting blind. This skill inherits traits from Dark Path.
Damage.pngDamage: 403
Blind.pngBlind (3s): Next outgoing attack misses.
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Radius.pngBlast Radius: 240
Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Leap
Range.pngRange: 600

If enemy is far away.

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9.

Executioner's Scythe Executioner's Scythe
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Executioner's Scythe
Deliver a powerful overhand strike to stun a single target. Deals more damage the lower health the target is. Leaves behind a field of ice.
Damage.pngDamage at 50% or above: 605
Damage.pngDamage below 50%: 806
Damage.pngDamage below 25%: 1,008
Chill.pngChilled(1½s): -66% Skill Recharge Rate, -66% Movement Speed
Stun.pngStunn: 1½s
Duration.pngDuration: 5s
Radius.pngRadius: 240
Combo.pngCombo Field: Ice

to apply Chill and Combo Field Ice

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10.

Soul Spiral Soul Spiral
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Soul Spiral
Spiral and damage nearby foes, dealing high damage. This skill inherits traits from Life Transfer.
Damage.png12Damage: 1,108
Poison.png12Poison (4s): 1608 Damage, -33% Healing Effectiveness
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Duration.pngDuration: 3s
Radius.pngRadius: 300
Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Whirl

to apply Poison and make use of Combo Field Ice

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11.

Life Rend Life Rend
Life Rend
Cleave foes in front of you. This skill inherits traits from Life Blast.
Damage.pngDamage: 246
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 3
Range.pngRange: 170

to apply Burning and Vuln. And Might to yourself.


Counters

none that I know of

Video Guides

none

Written Guides

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Streamers

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