Renegade - Retribution Kalla
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Duelist/team fight spec for revenant with high mobility. The idea of the build is to hold side points or help the team in team fights by giving them boons, healing, and life steal while dazing and weakening foes.
Mender amulet is the best choice for team fight/support. Other viable alternatives are:
- General usage is to keep upkeep skills on and use short bow autoattack while dodging enemy skills. When on Legendary Renegade Stance cast summons in the middle of the fight for AoE daze, weakness and damage while protecting and giving life stealing for you and your allies.
- Cast summons on top of downed enemy or ally players to cleave or secure stomp/rez.
- Use short bow skill 24px Spiritcrush to apply AoE slow and damage and 24px Scorchrazor to CC enemies.
- Renegade comes with its 3 own specialization skills. Heroic Command and 24px Citadel Bombardment are the first two and will hardly ever be used. Orders from Above is slightly more viable, but not in combat (except for energy depleting) - instead, you should be using this between fights for the Alacrity, to speed up the CD recovery of your team.
- is taken for its synergy with the elite skill of Legendary Renegade Stance (Kalla). 24px Soulcleave's Summit has no internal cooldown, meaning if the ravens from the rune start attacking 3 enemies at once, you'll be stealing ~2k health per second - more if you're also doing damage and have an active Renegade summon doing the same. This rune is a great boost for both your damage and sustain.
- Because of Charged Mists you should always aim to deplete your energy before switching legends.
- Rapid Flow allows for permanent Swiftness uptime. The easiest way to trigger this is to turn Impossible Odds on/off every 5 seconds. Superspeed isn't better than Swiftness outside combat therefore maintaining IO would be pointless.
- Most of the sustain comes from Legendary Assassin Stance (Shiro) and Staff combined with Renegade AoE fields and life steal.
- Avoiding damage through chaining evades and blocks is very important. Riposting Shadows is quite possibly the best defensive skill in the build, refilling 25 endurance (half a dodge roll's worth) whilst also evading and removing every hard-CC / snare from the player. In addition to that Staff has a short CD block/evasion in form of Warding Rift and Surge of the Mists.
- Steadfast Rejuvenation turns Impossible Odds into a defensive skill with respectable healing on it which can be used in any situation, even while CC'd.
- Most of your traits are defensive by nature.
- Every skill on this legend applies AoE Protection through the trait All for One, and all the summons stay active even after swapping legends except for the elite because that's an upkeep skill.
- Summons can be killed and CC'd - try to spread them out in a way that their effects overlap but the summons aren't on top of each other.
- 24px Breakrazor's Bastion is the healing skill of Kalla. It gives -50% condition damage to everyone standing inside of it while also giving (depending on the amulet 690-1100) aoe healing per second for 10 seconds. Swapping to Shiro and dodging inside its area helps you recover from low health while avoiding most of the damage. Coupled with the passive stacking trait Righteous Rebel you can build a fair amount of condition damage reduction.
- Darkrazor's Daring is the stun break here, but that's just one aspect of it. The Stability further mitigates incoming damage through Determined Resolution while the CC not only shuts down enemies through interrupts, but also spams Weakness from Dwarven Battle Training on each hit.
- In general, this is the first skill you should cast when in combat after swapping to Legendary Renegade Stance. Do note however that using this skill offensively makes you rather easy to shut down and killed in a CC chain if the enemy has stability stacks unless legend swap is available.
- 24px Icerazor's Ire brings AoE damage and when paired with the elite summon it gives you more damage while also giving you sustain.
- 24px Razorclaw's Rage for the most part is irrelevant and won't be used, except for niche situations like having some energy to spare just before you're about to swap legends and there's nothing else to use, or if you're under pressure and need the Protection from it. While using sage amulet or having a high condition team you can use it to add a bit more pressure.
- 24px Soulcleave's Summit has been mentioned earlier, this is your elite. A great skill for both burst damage and self-sustain. Try to overlap as many different sources of damage as possible to get the maximum amount of procs out of it. The short bow autoattack procs this effect once when the projectile hits and once when the projectile explodes and applies bleeding.
- Many of these skills had been covered in detail already, here we're just listing noteworthy things that were left out.
- Enchanted Daggers is a skill with life steal, which means the damage it deals bypasses any damage mitigation like Protection or even Endure Pain. That being said it still can't go through evasion or invulnerabilities such as Distortion.
- Use Phase Traversal and Impossible Odds for mobility both in and out of combat.
- Jade Winds won't be used much because it blows pretty much your entire energy pool, leaving you defenseless and with barely anything to capitalize on the CC. This should only be used to set up kills for your teammates, or to interrupt very important channels like a rez or a stomp.
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