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Revenant - Basic Revenant

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

Focused on: Direct damageArea damageDpsSurvivalGroup playRoaming.

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Overview

A Core Revenant build that players can use while leveling up elite specializations. This build is significantly weaker than its counterparts, but can still hold its own in a lot of open world situations.

Skill Bar

 
 
Sword/SwordHealingUtilityElite
HammerHealingUtilityElite

Weapon Variants

  • Run Staff instead of Sword, Sword for a decent CC option.

Specializations

Build Code

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Equipment

Ascended gear and stat infusions are not required; you can use exotic gear with the same stats.

Standard Equipment

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6x
Superior Rune of Strength
18x
Mighty +5 Agony Infusion
Variants
  • Berserker stat icon.png Berserker's - higher DPS, much lower survivability
  • Diviner stat icon.png Diviner - more boons, much lower Survivabilty and damage
    • Diviner can be useful to maintain high Retaliation Retaliation and Vigor Vigor uptime if running the Retribution variant.
  • - higher burst, lower DPS. Not recommended for solo play.
  • - any 3% sigil can replace your if you don't have trouble maintaining might.

Consumables

Event Farming

Food
  • Any ascended food is superior to any other food you could use. Steak for power, flatbread for conditions.
  • - Use for general farming.
  • - Use for when you need to max out magic find.
  • - more sustain (requires crit chance)
  • Anything - Any food is better than none, but you should prioritize the food above before using any other food.
Utility
  • ,
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    - general farming
  • - good damage option with +karma

Solo Play

  • is a good budget option.
  • or
    for your utility.

Usage

Damage

  • Sword: Auto attack while using Can't find such skill "Chilling Isolation"! Please refer to our skill index. and
  • Hammer: Auto attack while using off cooldown.
    • In Jalis:
    • In Shiro:
    • Legend swap off cooldown to maximize your energy usage.

Defense

  • Always dodge and sidestep attacks where possible. Your actual defensive skills cost energy, so manage them carefully and predict when you need to avoid attacks in advance.
  • You can use or as an evade.
  • blocks attacks.
  • Swapping legends will break stun thanks to Can't find such trait "Empty Vessel"! Please refer to our trait index.

Sustain

  • If you're in trouble just .
  • heals quite a lot

Crowd Control

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Build rating - 4 stars
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4 stars
Onlywrin gave this build 4 stars 3 weeks ago

A decent starter build for revenant; it's not capable of competing with the more powerful condi renegade or power bombardment build but can hold its own for leveling purposes.

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