Tempest - Underwater Power DPS

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Focused on: Direct damage.

Designed for:

Expansions required:

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A basic underwater DPS build for the Aquatic Ruins fractal.

Skill Bar


Slot Changes

Healing Skills

  • Glyph of Elemental Harmony.png Glyph of Elemental Harmony - for healing while swimming in the darkness, or if you find yourself actually taking damage in fights for some reason.



Piercing Shards.png Piercing Shards

Aquamancer's Training.png Aquamancer's Training

Soothing Power.png Soothing Power


Ferocious Winds.png Ferocious Winds

Stormsoul.png Stormsoul

Fresh Air.png Fresh Air


Gale Song.png Gale Song

Harmonious Conduit.png Harmonious Conduit

Elemental Bastion.png Elemental Bastion



Ascended Head (Light).png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Shoulders (Light).png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Chest (Light).png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Hands (Light).png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Legs (Light).png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Feet (Light).png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Back.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Accessory1.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Accessory2.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Amulet.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Ring1.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Ascended Ring2.png
Berserker stat icon.png
Superior Rune of the Scholar.png6x
Superior Rune of the Scholar
Mighty +5 Agony Infusion


  • If running Aeromancer's Training.png Aeromancer's Training you can run
    instead of
  • If you really want to tryhard you can run
    for the initial mobs.



  • Bowl of Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash Soup Bowl of Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash Soup
    Bowl of Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash Soup.pngBowl of Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash Soup
    Nourishment (1 h):
    Food.png+100 Power+70 Ferocity+10% Experience from Kills


  • Potent Superior Sharpening Stone Potent Superior Sharpening Stone
    Potent Superior Sharpening Stone.pngPotent Superior Sharpening Stone
    Nourishment (1 h):
    Potion.pngGain power equal to 3% of your precisionGain power equal to 6% of your ferocity+10 Experience from kills


DPS Rotation

  1. Overload Air.png Overload Air
  2. Water Attunement.png Water Attunement
  3. "Feel the Burn!".png "Feel the Burn!" and Arcane Blast.png Arcane Blast x3, while also doing...
  4. Ice Globe.png Ice Globe
  5. Ice Wall.png Ice Wall
  6. Tidal Wave.png Tidal Wave
  7. Air Attunement.png Air Attunement
  8. Electrocute.png Electrocute, Air Pocket.png Air Pocket, Air Bubble.png Air Bubble, and Forked Lightning.png Forked Lightning until Overload Air.png Overload Air is available.
  9. Repeat.



Build rating - 5 stars
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1 Ratings
5 stars
Chinkeeyong gave this build 5 stars September 2018

Currently best in slot underwater DPS (as far as I know)

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