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Tempest - Condi DPS

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Focused on: Condition damageUtility.

Designed for:


Overview

This is a build focuses on Burning Burning and Bleeding Bleeding and offers high damage with a relatively simple rotation, particularly on large targets.

Additionally, skills like and allow you can maintain permanent Fury Fury and Might Might on yourself and party (provided you have some other source of Fury Fury) for a minor DPS loss.


Skill Bar

Dagger/WarhornHealingUtilityElite

Slot Changes

  • If you do not have time (e.g. during pre-events) to pre-cast a few times, then may be a stronger choice.


Specialisations




Equipment

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6x
Superior Rune of the Elementalist
16x
Malign +5 Agony Infusion
2x
Spiteful +5 Agony Infusion

Consumables

  • or

The difference in these two utilities is roughly 0.5% dps, so use what you feel you can afford.


Usage

  • Use in , and cast off cooldown.
  • You want to cast in off cooldown.
  • Cast off cooldown.
  • If using , then cast it in off cooldown.
  • Thanks to you can cast the signets and still receive their benefits, allowing you to use freely.


The gist of the rotation is to cycle between , using key abilities in each attunement off cooldown until the next attunement is ready.

When you enter , use , and , then use your key abilities as they come off cooldown. When is available, use one last and switch ( should become available during the cast of - you can switch attunement without interrupting the skill).

In , your first and last skill should be .


Steps listed as optional below are DPS losses, but will assist with boon uptimes in your group.

Rotation

Opener

  1. (only if you can pre-cast it)

Loop

  1. before cast finishes
  2. (optional)
  3. before cast finishes (be careful not to use other skills before has finished channelling)
  4. (optional)

Repeat from 1

Defiance Bars

  • You inflict a lot of Immobilize Immobilize with this build.
  • While in you can use .
  • If you are really desperate, you can switch to for .
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