Scrapper - Condi DPS

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Focused on: Condition damageUtility.

Designed for:

 

Expansions required:

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Overview

Scrapper variant of Engineer - Condi DPS.
This build plays very similarly to its Core Engineer counterpart but deals about 5% less DPS. In exchange for this DPS loss it brings
and
which can carry inexperienced groups with rezzes and barriers. In a learning group this will make it often better than its pure DPS counterpart.
Condi Scrapper also has excellent personal Quickness Quickness generation from
, which will cause its DPS to break even or pull ahead of its Core Engineer counterpart when unable to receive 100% quickness from a Chronomancer - Utility Boon Support in the party.

Skill Bar

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Skill Variants

Healing Skills
  • provides a massive amount of healing if you can predict damage spikes (e.g. specific mechanics in raids). It also provides CC with
    .

Specializations

Variants

  • if your group's might uptime is perfect.
  • if you need Stability Stability.

Equipment

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6x
Superior Rune of the Renegade
18x
Malign +5 Agony Infusion

Consumables

Food:

Utility:

  • Tuning Icicle Tuning Icicle
    Tuning Icicle.pngTuning Icicle
    Nourishment (30 m):
    Potion.pngGain Condition Damage equal to 3% of your PrecisionGain Condition Damage equal to 8% of your Expertise+10% Experience from Kills
    Consumable

Usage

  • You can click on a downed ally and use
    to revive them from range. You can combine this with your normal revive for extremely fast rezzes, or let your Gyro revive while you're doing something else.
  • Rezzing an ally will grant Superspeed Superspeed and barrier to all nearby allies due to
    . This can help your group recover from a near-wipe and quickly correct their positioning.
  • With good might generation in the party, you can realistically maintain 30% Quickness Quickness uptime on yourself. This means you will have permanent quickness even if your Chrono sucks or you have to leave to do mechanics (e.g. if you're doing greens on VG).
See Engineer - Condi DPS for general tips on playing condi DPS Engineer.
Build rating - 4 stars
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1 Ratings
4 stars
Chinkeeyong gave this build 4 stars September 2018

While obviously inferior to Condi Engineer and Holosmith, this build gains an incredibly underrated safety net in Bulwark Gyro without losing much damage. This makes it a build that Condi Engi players can keep in mind for training runs.

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