Daredevil - Power DPS

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Screaming gave this build 5 stars October 2018

Very good DPS, especially on any encounter where Throw Magnetic Bomb can be acquired. On some bosses, the utility of the stolen skills cannot be understated - Throw Magnetic Bomb makes Daredevil very strong for Samarog, Conjured Amalgamate, and Qadim, even if it falls short of Holosmith on the latter two it's probably the second best DPS to bring there.

The thing to be mindful of is positioning. Moreso than Deadeye, as you have to Bound around to maintain Bounding Dodger and on encounters where you can fall off the or there are instant death mechanics, be very careful.

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Chinkeeyong gave this build 5 stars September 2018

Extremely solid DPS with an easy rotation and high raid utility through stolen skills. Incredibly broken on Mursaat Overseer and Matthias thanks to the Detonate Plasma stolen skill.

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Lkilian gave this build 5 stars May 2016

High DPS, forgiving. Simple usage.

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Dahkeus gave this build 5 stars April 2016

Definitely a solid build and probably one of the most underestimated by many. As Scootts said, this probably outperforms Tempests in many fights not simply because of how forgiving the rotation is, but also because of how quickly you can move to and from a fight.

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Scootts gave this build 5 stars April 2016

I'd wager 99% of players would actually do more total damage per fight with a Daredevil then they would with a Tempest. Theoretical DPS is lower then that of the Tempest, but the rotation/build is ridiculously forgiving. It's hard to lose DPS with a build that auto-attacks and doesn't lose much damage when it dodges.

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TristanTzara gave this build 5 stars March 2016

Oh I just want to say that this build is absolutely amazing. It offers very high DPS and simple in usage.

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Chase gave this build 5 stars February 2016

Excellent DPS, very easy to play, extra dodges and skill-evade makes surviving better, excellent mobility. A very worthy addition to any raid group.

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Octavianrb gave this build 5 stars February 2016

Very good build and a worthy addition to any Raid team. I highly recommend staff over dagger. It adds additional mobility, better range, and more consistent DPS.

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Fredor gave this build 5 stars February 2016

The dps of this build is so humongous that perry wet himself

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FrostyStar gave this build 5 stars February 2016

Attack-Speed OP

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Khazik gave this build 5 stars January 2016

While I havent used this build for Tanking (I have a Chrono in Commanders stuff for that) I have used it for DPS. With recent changes to AA damage, Initiative can be used for Utility or burst (how it should be IMO). The rotations given are spot on and simple to maintain. This build and guide is top notch.

Personally, I'd suggest Staff for raids for 2 reasons: on-demand mobility via Vault (superb on Sab), and it's potential for higher +% dmg modifier than daggers because of Staff Master.

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Imyn wulf gave this build 5 stars January 2016

Used a variation of this for tanking last night. Switched out the channelled vigor with Signet of Malice for the heals on strike, and used staff and S/P.

Overall, it worked perfectly, until things went bad and I was unable to keep myself healed without having the healer focus on me. I'm not sure that channelled vigor would have helped in that situation though.

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Ishin rikku gave this build 5 stars January 2016

The recent buffs to Dagger auto makes this build AMAZING, ease of use makes it even more reliable and since initiative isnt needed for it to succeed, it can be used for utility!

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Mushweed gave this build 5 stars January 2016

The amount of damage and mobility makes it perfect for time-limited bosses. Although it lacks of group support it provides extraordinary damage, espacially compared to other tanks. With the mobility it can ensure saving phases at Vale Guardian and provides fast movement on the way to Gorseval.