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Spellbreaker - Self Quickness Hammer

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Focused on: Strike damage

Designed for: Open World and Open World General

Expansions required: Path of Fire Builds

Difficulty:
TBD

Overview
A Power Spellbreaker build focusing on Strong CC, Self-Healing and Damage. This build features heavy emphasis on CC to activate many useful traits that grant Quickness Quickness, Stability Stability and 24px Adrenaline.


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Skill Bar

Dagger/Axe
Hammer
Utility

Weapon Variants
Make sure to never replace hammer

  • Off-hand Dagger - Trades Quickness uptime for sustain increase with Sun and Moon Style
  • Shield - Trades Damage for additional CC and survivability

Skill Variants

  • Stomp - Used in-place of Kick (warrior utility) if 24px Stunbreak is needed
  • Winds of Disenchantment - Trades Fury Fury uptime for Projectile Hate

Specialization

  • Great Fortitude - Great for open world metas were you don't need to self-generate Might Might

Equipment
Ascended gear and stat infusions are not mandatory; exotic gear will work great

Head
Berserker
Shoulders
Berserker
Chest
Berserker
Hands
Berserker
Legs
Berserker
Feet
Berserker
Backpiece
Berserker
Accessory
Berserker
Accessory
Berserker
Amulet
Assassin
Ring
Berserker
Ring
Berserker
Dagger
Assassin
Axe
Berserker
Sigil
Sigil
Hammer
Berserker
Sigil
Sigil
Rune
x6



Equipment Variants
Gear

  • Full Berserker Gear works great too
  • Knight Knight Trinkets - Dps loss for Toughness


Runes

  • Rune of Strength - Cheap Dps runes that helps with Might Might uptime
  • Rune of Scholar - Expensive Dps runes commonly used in Raid & Strike builds


Sigils

  • Sigil of Energy - Defense rune for higher Dodge uptime
  • Sigil of Air - Cheaper Dps alternative
  • Sigil of Impact - More expensive Dps Alternative used in Raid & Strike Builds
  • Sigil of Cleansing - Condition Removal
  • Sigil of Strength - Might Might uptime

Consumables
Food

  • Ascended food in general, prioritizing power food like or
  • - Power + Precision
  • - Cheap Large stat increases on kill
  • , - Cheap Crit + Lifesteal on crit
  • - Farming Food
  • 24px Feast of Delectable Birthday Cake - Works fine if available


Utility

  • , , - For Dps increase
  • , , - For Farming

Usage
Damage

  • Use "For Great Justice!" and Signet of Rage off cooldown
  • Prioritize Burst skills for damage/damage increase from Magebane Tether, healing from Adrenal Health and CC/Boon Removal
  • General Damage Priority:
  1. Using Kick (warrior utility) or Bull's Charge to CC and activate Peak Performance
  2. Whirling Axe
  3. Fierce Blow - immediately after landing a CC
  4. Dual Strike
  5. Disrupting Stab, Staggering Blow, Backbreaker
  6. Auto-attacks


CC is part of the damage rotation to maintain Attacker's Insight stacks and activate Aggressive Onslaught, Stalwart Strength and Merciless Hammer

Defense

  • Full Counter - Incredibly strong defensive tool that not only negates damage but deals damage, CC's, grants Stability Stability, endurance and activates Adrenal Health
  • Large amount of CC
  • High Weakness uptime from Fierce Blow and Cull the Weak
  • Dodging and Side-stepping


Sustain

  • Passive Healing from Healing Signet
  • Burst Skill healing from Adrenal Health
  • If using off-hand dagger, healing from Sun and Moon Style


Crowd Control

  • Kick (warrior utility)
  • Bull's Charge
  • Disrupting Stab
  • Staggering Blow
  • Backbreaker
  • Earthshaker
  • Full Counter
  • Magebane Tether


Ratings

This build has a rating of 5 stars based on 1 votes.
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5 stars
Oplaty gave this build 5 stars • February 2023
Great build all around. The heavy CC melts anything in open world or story content and you feel shockingly tanky in full berserkers.

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