Tempest - LI Tempest

The community gave this build a rating, making it top-tier: Great

Focused on: Condition damageDefense and Low intensity

Designed for: Open World and Open World LI

Expansions required: Heart of Thorns builds

This build was last updated on August 23, 2022 and is up to date for the June 30, 2022 game patch.

Overview

Low-Intensity Tempest is an Open World LI Build focused on applying Burning Burning and Bleeding Bleeding to enemies while maintaining high defense and utilizing pet summons.


What Is LI?

LI stands for "Low-Intensity". LI builds are a class of builds that work to slow the game down drastically by using passive defense and builds that require very low input to function. These builds are designed primarily for players that have disabilities that may prevent them from playing higher intensity builds, though they are here for any player who wishes to play them.


Skill Bar

Dagger/Warhorn
Utility


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Specializations


Spec Variant

As a part of "Tier 2", you can trade Arcane for Fire for a massive boost to damage at the cost of defense.


Equipment

Ascended gear is not required.

Head
Celestial
Shoulders
Celestial
Chest
Celestial
Hands
Celestial
Legs
Celestial
Feet
Celestial
Backpiece
Celestial
Accessory
Celestial
Accessory
Celestial
Amulet
Celestial
Ring
Celestial
Ring
Celestial
Dagger
Celestial
Warhorn
Celestial
Sigil
Sigil
Rune
x6


  • For budget prefixes, consider running Dire Dire or Rabid Rabid with , , or and a / depending on your needs.
  • At Tier 3 usage or above, it may be a good idea to change to . Swapping attunements counts as a weapon swap.


Consumables

You should consider consumables that increase your defense, such as , or use consumables that increase your damage, such as and . When farming for profit, use and . In general, you should always use Ascended Food over non-ascended consumables when it is available.


Usage

Like other LI builds, the usage of this build is broken into tiers of complexity. Find a tier that you are comfortable with.


Tier 1

Camp in and use auto-attacks and while summoning Earth Elementals with and .


Tier 2

As in Tier 1, but add off cooldown.


Tier 3

  • Change Arcane to Fire
  • Swap between and . Your remain as in Tier 2.
  • In Fire Attunement, use and while auto-attacking.


Tier 4

As in Tier 3, but add off cooldown.


Tier 5

As in Tier 4, but add in Earth, in Fire, and spam the active.


Other Builds

If comfortable with the tiers above, consider Build:Elementalist_-_Basic_Elementalist, Build:Weaver_-_Condi_Weaver, or Build:Tempest_-_Condi_Tempest.


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