Tempest - Berserker Staff

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Focused on: Direct damage.

Designed for:


Overview

A direct DPS staff Elementalist supplemented by conjures.

Skill Bar

StaffHealingUtilityElite

Slot Changes

  • Signet of Fire Signet of Fire
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    20Recharge.png
    Signet of Fire
    Signet Passive: Improves critical chance.
    Signet Active: Burn your foe.
    Damage.pngDamage: 133
    Burn.png2Burning (10s): 2,620 Damage
    Signet of Fire.pngSignet of Fire: 180 Precision
    Range.pngRange: 1,200
    Arcane Wave Arcane Wave
    30Recharge.png
    Arcane Wave
    Arcane. Blast foes in the target area with an energy wave for critical damage.
    Damage.pngDamage: 341
    Book.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Radius.pngRadius: 360
    Combo.pngCombo Finisher: Blast
    Range.pngRange: 900
    if you need an extra blast finisher

Specializations




Equipment

Stats - All weapons, armor, and trinkets are Berserker's with a

Precise Infusion Precise Infusion
Precise Infusion.pngPrecise Infusion
+5 Precision +5 Agony Resistance

for offensive infusion slot and

Versatile Precise Infusion Versatile Precise Infusion
Versatile Precise Infusion.pngVersatile Precise Infusion
+5 Precision +5 Agony Resistance

for defensive infusion slot.

Upgrades

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Superior Sigil of the Night
Superior Sigil of the Night.pngSuperior Sigil of the Night
Outgoing damage is increased by 10% at night.
Superior Sigil of Force
Superior Sigil of Force.pngSuperior Sigil of Force
+5% Damage
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6x
Superior Rune of the Scholar
Superior Rune of the Scholar.pngSuperior Rune of the Scholar
(1): +25 Power (2): +35 Ferocity (3): +50 Power (4): +65 Ferocity (5): +100 Power (6): +125 Ferocity, +5% damage while your health is above 90%.

Variants

Staff - It may benefit you to keep a separate weapon for each variant in your inventory as swapping sigils over time can become expensive.

If you're not in a night time dungeon swap

Superior Sigil of the Night Superior Sigil of the Night
Superior Sigil of the Night.pngSuperior Sigil of the Night
Outgoing damage is increased by 10% at night.

for:

  • Superior Sigil of Frailty Superior Sigil of Frailty
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    Superior Sigil of Frailty.pngSuperior Sigil of Frailty
    50% Chance on Hit: Inflict Vulnerability (10 seconds). (Cooldown: 2s)
    for day time dungeons/fractals.
  • Superior Sigil of Undead Slaying Superior Sigil of Undead Slaying
    Superior Sigil of Undead Slaying.pngSuperior Sigil of Undead Slaying
    +10% Damage vs. Undead
    for The Ruined City of Arah.
  • Superior Sigil of Justice Superior Sigil of Justice
    Superior Sigil of Justice.pngSuperior Sigil of Justice
    +10% Damage vs. Outlaws
    for Caudecus's Manor and Cliffside.
  • Superior Sigil of Icebrood Slaying Superior Sigil of Icebrood Slaying
    Superior Sigil of Icebrood Slaying.pngSuperior Sigil of Icebrood Slaying
    +10% Damage vs. Icebrood
    for Honor of the Waves.

Rune

  • Superior Rune of the Scholar Superior Rune of the Scholar
    Superior Rune of the Scholar.pngSuperior Rune of the Scholar
    (1): +25 Power (2): +35 Ferocity (3): +50 Power (4): +65 Ferocity (5): +100 Power (6): +125 Ferocity, +5% damage while your health is above 90%.
    is the highest DPS option
  • Superior Rune of Strength Superior Rune of Strength
    Superior Rune of Strength.pngSuperior Rune of Strength
    (1): +25 Power (2): +10% Might Duration (3): +50 Power (4): 20% Might Duration (5): +100 Power (6): +20% Might Duration; +5% damage while under the effects of might.
    is competitive in DPS setups and enables better Might stacking. They are strongest for S+LH and D/F rotations and are higher EP if you can’t maintain your Scholar’s buff 50% of the time.
  • Superior Rune of the Flame Legion Superior Rune of the Flame Legion
    Superior Rune of the Flame Legion.pngSuperior Rune of the Flame Legion
    (1): +25 Power (2): +10% Burning Duration (3): +50 Power (4): 25% chance to cause burning for 1 sec when hit. (Cooldown: 10s) (5): +100 Power (6): +20% Burning Duration; +7% damage against burning foes.
    have a higher DPS than Runes of Strength and comes at a much cheaper price but has less group support
  • Superior Rune of Rage Superior Rune of Rage
    Superior Rune of Rage.pngSuperior Rune of Rage
    (1): +25 Ferocity (2): +10% Fury Duration (3): +50 Ferocity (4): 25% chance when struck to gain fury for 15 seconds. (Cooldown: 30s) (5): +100 Ferocity (6): +20% Fury Duration; While under the effects of fury gain +5% damage.
    have less DPS than Runes of Strength and with less group support, but come at a very cheap price.

Consumables

Bowl of Curry Butternut Squash Soup Bowl of Curry Butternut Squash Soup
Bowl of Curry Butternut Squash Soup.pngBowl of Curry Butternut Squash Soup
Nourishment (30 m):
Food.png+100 Precision+70 Ferocity+10% Experience from Kills
Consumable
Plate of Truffle Steak Plate of Truffle Steak
Plate of Truffle Steak.pngPlate of Truffle Steak
Nourishment (30m):
Food.png+100 power+70 precision+10% Experience from kills
Consumable
or
Plate of Steak and Asparagus Plate of Steak and Asparagus
Plate of Steak and Asparagus.pngPlate of Steak and Asparagus
Nourishment (30 m):
Food.png+80 power+60 precision+10% Experience from kills
Consumable
for a cheaper alternative.

Use the 10% dungeon-specific nourishment buffs when possible. Otherwise:

Potent Master Maintenance Oil Potent Master Maintenance Oil
Potent Master Maintenance Oil.pngPotent Master Maintenance Oil
Nourishment (1 h):
Potion.pngGain Concentration equal to 3% of your PrecisionGain Concentration equal to 6% of your Healing Power+10% Experience from Kills
Consumable
or
Bountiful Maintenance Oil Bountiful Maintenance Oil
Bountiful Maintenance Oil.pngBountiful Maintenance Oil
Nourishment (30 m):
Potion.pngGain 0.6% Outgoing Healing Increase for Every 100 Healing PowerGain 0.8% Outgoing Healing Increase for Every 100 Concentration+10% Experience from Kills
Consumable
for Ascalonian Catacombs,
as well as for enemies in Fractals of the Mists where potions do no apply.
Powerful Potion of Slaying Scarlet's Armies Powerful Potion of Slaying Scarlet's Armies
Powerful Potion of Slaying Scarlet's Armies.pngPowerful Potion of Slaying Scarlet's Armies
Nourishment (1 h):
Potion.png+10% damage vs. Toxic Alliance, Watchwork, Aetherblade, and Molten Alliance- 10% damage from Toxic Alliance, Watchwork, Aetherblade, and Molten Alliance+15% Experience from kills
Consumable
for all paths of Twilight Arbor.


Usage

Video Guides

  • YouTube:
    DEKeyz's guide

Written Guides

Gameplay

  • YouTube Playlist:
    Staff Conjure PoVs by Jerem

Streamers

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Build rating - 5 stars
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1 Ratings
5 stars
Idlev gave this build 5 stars November 2015

This is build provides great dmg and fury-uptime, while giving some more self-support compared to the current meta.

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