Soulbeast - Hybrid DPS

Part of the current metagame

Our curator decided this build is in the current metagame regardless of rating. The community gave this build a rating, making it top-tier: Great

Focused on: Condition damage

Designed for: Raids and Fractals

Expansions required: Path of Fire Builds

This build was last updated on August 10, 2022 and is up to date for the August 23, 2022 game patch.

Overview

A Hybrid DPS Soulbeast build for raids and fractals with unusually high power damage (around one third of total damage). This combines the burst of a power build with great sustained DPS, all while buffing its allies with stance share. Much like Power DPS Soulbeast, this build favors bosses that will not move out of skills such as and .


Skill Bar

Bristleback
Warthog
Axe/Torch
Dagger/Axe
Utility


Pet Variants

  • Bristleback Bristleback allows you to abuse the behavior of : when used inside the hitbox of a boss with adds present, you can strike the boss with up to nine projectiles instead of the intended three. It can also be used to provide yourself with Sharpen Spines before swapping to another pet and starting the fight.
  • Warthog Warthog provides additional breakbar damage with .
  • Fanged Iboga Fanged Iboga inflicts a large amount of confusion. While your build is not optimized for this it is still a significant damage boost on Cairn, Soulless Horror, and the Twin Largos.


Skill Variants

  • over in condition-heavy fights to clear conditions from yourself and your allies.


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Specializations


Trait Variants

can outperform when you have two or more condi players in your subgroup.


Equipment

Head
Viper
Shoulders
Grieving
Chest
Viper
Hands
Viper
Legs
Viper
Feet
Viper
Backpiece
Viper
Accessory
Viper
Accessory
Viper
Amulet
Viper
Ring
Grieving
Ring
Viper
Axe
Viper
Torch
Viper
Sigil
Sigil
Dagger
Viper
Axe
Viper
Sigil
Sigil
Rune
x6
Infusion
x18


Consumables

Food

  • or ascended versions
    • or ascended versions if the extra toughness will be a problem - if using this food it would be optimal to switch either your hands or feet to Grieving stats Grieving stats


Utility

    • or for a cheaper alternative


Usage

Opener

  1. and during the cast of
  2. Weapon Swap Weapon Swap
  3. and during the cast of


Loop

Autoattacks are not listed

  1. Autoattack and use when it comes off cooldown
  2. Weapon Swap Weapon Swap
  3. (if available)
  4. Weapon Swap Weapon Swap
  5. and during the cast of
  6. Return to start of loop


General Tips

  • Try to finish the skill chain of the dagger autoattack.
  • Use and off cooldown.
  • Be sure to flank the boss as much as possible for the bonus damage from .
  • If using Warthog, use and off cooldown, though they are lower priority than other skills. If brought for the CC, then save if you will need it.


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Ratings

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5 stars
Warming Hearth gave this build 5 stars • May 2022
Power soulbeast has great burst but low sustained damage. Condi soulbeast has low burst but great sustained damage. Combine both and you get the best dps soulbeast build for raids. Great build

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