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Scourge - Condi Scourge

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The community gave this build a rating, making it top-tier: Great.

Focused on: EventsSolo contentAoeCondition damageSurvivability.

Designed for:

 

Expansions required:

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Overview

The typical Condition Scourge build for open world. This build has extremely high AOE condition damage and group support.

Skill Bar

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X/Dagger

Weapon Variants

  • You can carry a Staff for tagging mobs in open world farming.

Skill Variants

Minion Variant

Use this variant along with the Death Magic traitline for a massive boost to survivability at the cost of damage.

Healing Skills
  • - sustained healing.
  • - strong group support if running Blood Magic.
Utility Skills
  • - if there's nothing to .
  • - destroys projectiles.
Elite Skills
  • - more damage.

Specializations

Build Code

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Variants
  • - if you don't need additional healing.
  • - if you're getting crippled, chilled, or immobilized a lot.
  • Can't find such trait "Foot in the Grave"! Please refer to our trait index - if you're getting stunned a lot.

Minion Variant

Use Death Magic in place of Soul Reaping for additional survivability when running minions.



Blood Magic Variant

You can run Blood Magic instead of Soul Reaping if there are allies around. This is a damage loss but makes you quite good at healing and reviving nearby players.


Variants
  • - if running or similar.

Equipment

Standard Equipment

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Variants
  • and are strong defensive options.
  • are a viable alternative to
  • provides very high sustain in a zerg.

Budget Variant

This variant provides cheaper equipment than the standard.

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Superior Rune of the Nightmare
17x
Malign +5 Agony Infusion
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Spiteful +5 Agony Infusion
Variants
  • and are strong defensive options.
  • are a viable alternative to
  • provides very high sustain in a zerg.

Celestial Variant

This variant works well for group support while maintaining moderate DPS and versatility.

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  • provides very high sustain in a zerg.

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
  • 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

Food:

  • ,
    , or
    - Damage
  • - Cheap Damage

Utility:

  • - Cheap Damage


Usage

Damage

  • Scourge is very straightforward to deal damage with, just maintain your shade at all times and press your skills off cooldown. You don't have to weapon swap unless you need skills from Dagger.
  • Use before to proc .
  • Use either or to transfer the self-inflicted conditions from to your enemies.
  • Use after stacking conditions on your target to spread them to nearby targets.

Sustain

  • , , and can be used to cleanse conditions.
  • If you have trouble surviving, you can trait .
  • If you go down just use to get back up.

Crowd Control

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Build rating - 5 stars
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1 Ratings
5 stars
Onlywrin gave this build 5 stars last month

An extremely powerful build in both solo and group play; offers a wide array of tools for various situations and has relatively high damage. The minion variant is practically unkillable when using Parasitic Contagion.

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