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* While sieging an objective, only rez allies once {{skill tooltip|Shield of Courage}} is on cooldown so that {{trait tooltip|Courageous Return}} will reset its cooldown.
 
* While sieging an objective, only rez allies once {{skill tooltip|Shield of Courage}} is on cooldown so that {{trait tooltip|Courageous Return}} will reset its cooldown.
 
* Make sure to stagger your abilities that give {{gw2wiki|Aegis}} since you can only have one stack at a time.
 
* Make sure to stagger your abilities that give {{gw2wiki|Aegis}} since you can only have one stack at a time.
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* Be sure to be in the Mace/Focus weaponset while casting {{skill tooltip|Shield of Courage}} to benefit from {{gw2sigil|Superior Sigil of Bursting}}
 
* Use {{skill tooltip|Renewed Focus}} to reset the cooldown of {{skill tooltip|Shield of Courage}}.
 
* Use {{skill tooltip|Renewed Focus}} to reset the cooldown of {{skill tooltip|Shield of Courage}}.
 
* Be careful casting {{skill tooltip|Spear of Justice}}, the passive effect is a significant part of your damage.
 
* Be careful casting {{skill tooltip|Spear of Justice}}, the passive effect is a significant part of your damage.
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===Gameplay Tips===
 
===Gameplay Tips===
* Arrowcarts have 59.8k hp, and will hit roughly 11-12 times on a {{skill tooltip|Shield of Courage}}, this means one shield will do around 12914 to 14088 damage per AC from {{gw2rune|Superior Rune of the Guardian}} assuming 25 stacks of {{gw2wiki|Might}} and {{gw2sigil|Superior Sigil of Corruption}}.
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* Arrowcarts have 59.8k hp, and will hit roughly 11-12 times on a {{skill tooltip|Shield of Courage}}, this means one shield will do around 13448 to 14670 damage per AC from {{gw2rune|Superior Rune of the Guardian}} assuming 25 stacks of {{gw2wiki|Might}} and {{gw2sigil|Superior Sigil of Corruption}}.

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Focused on: ConditionSupportUtility.

Designed for:


Overview

This is a utility build intended to easily clear arrow carts with

Shield of Courage
75Recharge.png
Shield of Courage
Virtue: Grants aegis every few seconds.
Activate: Create a shield in front of you that blocks attacks for you and allies.
Aegis.pngAegis (20s): Block the next incoming attack.
Targets.pngNumber of Targets: 5
Book.pngAegis Refresh: 40 seconds
Duration.pngDuration: 4 seconds
Radius.pngRadius: 180

and

Superior Rune of the Guardian Superior Rune of the Guardian
Superior Rune of the Guardian.pngSuperior Rune of the Guardian
(1): +25 Toughness (2): +35 Healing Power (3): +50 Toughness (4): +65 Healing Power (5): +100 Toughness (6): When you block a foe's attack, burn that foe for 1 second.

. It is less effective than standard builds at fighting and no more than two should be used per zerg.

Skillbar

StaffHealingUtilityElite
Mace/Focus

Weapon Variants

Scepter/Torch
Orb of Wrath
¼Activation.png
Orb of Wrath
Fire a slow-moving orb at your foe.
Damage.pngDamage: 162
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Smite
¼Activation.png
6Recharge.png
Smite
Strike foes in the target area repeatedly.
Damage.pngDamage: 80
Book.pngNumber of Impacts: 16
Radius.pngRadius: 200
Range.pngRange: 1,200
Chains of Light
½Activation.png
20Recharge.png
Chains of Light
Immobilize and make your foe vulnerable with ethereal chains.
Damage.pngDamage: 61
Immobilize.pngImmobilize (2s): Unable to move.
Vulnerability.png3Vulnerability (6s): 3% Incoming Damage
Range.pngRange: 900
Zealot's Flame
15Recharge.png
Zealot's Flame
Set yourself alight, periodically burning up to three nearby foes.
Zealot's Flame.pngZealot's Flame (3s): Burn nearby foes.
Burn.pngBurning (6s): 786 Damage
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 3
Radius.pngRadius: 180
Unblockable.pngUnblockable
Cleansing Flame
Activation.png
15Recharge.png
Cleansing Flame
Breathe magical flames that damage foes and cure conditions on allies.
Damage.png10Damage: 800
Book.pngNumber of Targets: 3
Book.pngPulses: 9
Range.pngRange: 400

Scepter/Torch is significantly better than Mace/Focus for fighting, use it while away from objectives.

Skill Variants

Heal

  • "Receive the Light!"
    Not usable underwater.png
    Activation.png
    30Recharge.png
    "Receive the Light!"
    Shout. Heal yourself and allies in a cone in front of you.
    Healing.pngInitial Self Heal: 3,250
    Healing.pngSelf Heal per Pulse: 650
    Healing.pngAllied Heal per Pulse: 1,305
    Targets.pngNumber of Targets: 4
    Book.pngPulses: 5
    Duration.pngHealing Breeze Duration: 3 seconds
    Range.pngRange: 600
    better party support but lose a very strong block.

Utility

  • Wall of Reflection
    Not usable underwater.png
    40Recharge.png
    Wall of Reflection
    Consecration. Summon a barrier of mystic power that reflects projectiles.
    Duration.pngDuration: 10 seconds
    Combo.pngCombo Field: Light
    projectile reflect
  • Judge's Intervention
    45Recharge.png
    Judge's Intervention
    Meditation. Teleport to your target and burn nearby foes.
    Damage.pngDamage: 123
    Burning.png3Burning (3s): 1,179 Damage
    Targets.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Breaks Stun.pngBreaks Stun
    Radius.pngRadius: 240
    Range.pngRange: 1,200
    highest damage option and adds mobility
  • Contemplation of Purity
    40Recharge.png
    Contemplation of Purity
    Meditation. Convert the conditions you are suffering from into boons.
    Breaks Stun.pngBreaks Stun
    personal defensive option
  • Light's Judgment
    Not usable underwater.png
    ½Activation.png
    30Recharge.png
    Light's Judgment
    Trap. Lay down a trap that creates an area of pure light which reveals enemies and pierces their armor.
    Damage.pngDamage: 50
    Swiftness.pngBoon on Trap Trigger (10s): 33% Movement Speed
    Revealed.pngRevealed (1s): You cannot stealth.
    Vulnerability.png10Vulnerability (2s): 10% Incoming Damage, 10% Incoming Condition Damage
    Duration.pngDuration: 8 seconds
    Radius.pngInterval: 1 second
    Radius.pngTrigger Radius: 180
    Radius.pngAttack Radius: 240
    AoE vulnerability for a strong group damage buff

Traits

Variants

  • Right-Hand Strength
    Right-Hand Strength.pngRight-Hand Strength
    Critical hit chance with one-handed weapons is increased. Sword skills recharge faster.
    Critical Chance Increase.pngCritical Chance Increase: 15%
    Book.pngRecharge Reduced: 20%
    if Fury Fury uptime isn't an issue




Variants

Variants

  • Indomitable Courage
    Indomitable Courage.pngIndomitable Courage
    Activating virtue of courage breaks stun and grants stability to nearby allies. Virtue of courage's passive effect triggers more frequently.
    Stability.pngStability (4s): Cannot be knocked down, pushed back, pulled, launched, stunned, dazed, floated, sunk, feared or taunted.
    Radius.pngInterval: 30 seconds
    Radius.pngRadius: 1,200
    better support but a significant damage loss

Virtues is better than Valor for fighting, but worse for clearing ACs due to losing

Courageous Return
30Recharge.png
Courageous Return.pngCourageous Return
Virtue of Courage is recharged when you revive an ally or when you rally.

. Use it while away from objectives.

Equipment

First Weapon Set
  • Main Hand
Staff
Stats: Trailblazer's
Superior Sigil of Smoldering Superior Sigil of Smoldering
Superior Sigil of Smoldering.pngSuperior Sigil of Smoldering
Increase Inflicted Burning Duration: 20%
Superior Sigil of Corruption Superior Sigil of Corruption
Superior Sigil of Corruption.pngSuperior Sigil of Corruption
Gain a charge of +10 condition damage each time you kill a foe, five if you kill an enemy player.
Second Weapon Set
  • Main Hand
Scepter
Stats: Trailblazer's
Superior Sigil of Smoldering Superior Sigil of Smoldering
Superior Sigil of Smoldering.pngSuperior Sigil of Smoldering
Increase Inflicted Burning Duration: 20%
  • Off Hand
Focus
Stats: Trailblazer's
Superior Sigil of Bursting Superior Sigil of Bursting
Superior Sigil of Bursting.pngSuperior Sigil of Bursting
Adds 6% to current condition damage.
Armor
  • Head
Stats: Trailblazer's
Superior Rune of the Guardian Superior Rune of the Guardian
Superior Rune of the Guardian.pngSuperior Rune of the Guardian
(1): +25 Toughness (2): +35 Healing Power (3): +50 Toughness (4): +65 Healing Power (5): +100 Toughness (6): When you block a foe's attack, burn that foe for 1 second.
  • Shoulders
Stats: Trailblazer's
Superior Rune of the Guardian Superior Rune of the Guardian
Superior Rune of the Guardian.pngSuperior Rune of the Guardian
(1): +25 Toughness (2): +35 Healing Power (3): +50 Toughness (4): +65 Healing Power (5): +100 Toughness (6): When you block a foe's attack, burn that foe for 1 second.
  • Chest
Stats: Trailblazer's
Superior Rune of the Guardian Superior Rune of the Guardian
Superior Rune of the Guardian.pngSuperior Rune of the Guardian
(1): +25 Toughness (2): +35 Healing Power (3): +50 Toughness (4): +65 Healing Power (5): +100 Toughness (6): When you block a foe's attack, burn that foe for 1 second.
  • Hands
Stats: Trailblazer's
Superior Rune of the Guardian Superior Rune of the Guardian
Superior Rune of the Guardian.pngSuperior Rune of the Guardian
(1): +25 Toughness (2): +35 Healing Power (3): +50 Toughness (4): +65 Healing Power (5): +100 Toughness (6): When you block a foe's attack, burn that foe for 1 second.
  • Legs
Stats: Trailblazer's
Superior Rune of the Guardian Superior Rune of the Guardian
Superior Rune of the Guardian.pngSuperior Rune of the Guardian
(1): +25 Toughness (2): +35 Healing Power (3): +50 Toughness (4): +65 Healing Power (5): +100 Toughness (6): When you block a foe's attack, burn that foe for 1 second.
  • Feet
Stats: Trailblazer's
Superior Rune of the Guardian Superior Rune of the Guardian
Superior Rune of the Guardian.pngSuperior Rune of the Guardian
(1): +25 Toughness (2): +35 Healing Power (3): +50 Toughness (4): +65 Healing Power (5): +100 Toughness (6): When you block a foe's attack, burn that foe for 1 second.
Accessories
  • Amulet
Stats: Trailblazer's
  • Ring 1
Stats: Trailblazer's
  • Ring 2
Stats: Trailblazer's
  • Earring 1
Stats: Trailblazer's
  • Earring 2
Stats: Trailblazer's
  • Back
Stats: Trailblazer's

Infusions

  • 18x
    Malign WvW Infusion Malign WvW Infusion
    Malign WvW Infusion.pngMalign WvW Infusion
    +5 Condition Damage +1% Damage to Guards, Lords, and Supervisors

Variants

Stats

  • Use Dire as a cheaper but much lower damage option.

Sigils

  • Superior Sigil of Malice Superior Sigil of Malice
    Superior Sigil of Malice.pngSuperior Sigil of Malice
    +10% condition duration.
    Extra condition duration for Dire builds.
  • Superior Sigil of Energy Superior Sigil of Energy
    9Recharge.png
    Superior Sigil of Energy.pngSuperior Sigil of Energy
    Gain 50% of your endurance when you swap to this weapon while in combat. (Cooldown: 9s)

Consumables

Food

  • Rare Veggie Pizza Rare Veggie Pizza
    Rare Veggie Pizza.pngRare Veggie Pizza
    Nourishment (30 m):
    Food.png+100 Expertise+70 Condition Damage+10 Experience from kills
    Consumable
    offensive option, for sieging
  • Sweet Bean Bun Sweet Bean Bun
    Sweet Bean Bun.pngSweet Bean Bun
    Nourishment (30 m):
    Food.png+70 Expertise-20% Condition Duration (Incoming)+25% Magic Find during Lunar New Year
    Consumable
    defensive option, for fighting

Utility

  • Master Tuning Crystal Master Tuning Crystal
    Master Tuning Crystal.pngMaster Tuning Crystal
    Nourishment (30 m):
    Potion.pngGain Condition Damage equal to 3% of your PrecisionGain Condition Damage equal to 8% of your Expertise+10% Experience from Kills
    Consumable
  • Toxic Focusing Crystal Toxic Focusing Crystal
    Toxic Focusing Crystal.pngToxic Focusing Crystal
    Nourishment (30 m):
    Potion.pngGain Condition Damage equal to 3% of your PowerGain Condition Damage equal to 3% of your Precision+10% Experience from Kills
    Consumable
    Extra duration for Dire builds

Usage

  • Use
    Shield of Courage
    75Recharge.png
    Shield of Courage
    Virtue: Grants aegis every few seconds.
    Activate: Create a shield in front of you that blocks attacks for you and allies.
    Aegis.pngAegis (20s): Block the next incoming attack.
    Targets.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Book.pngAegis Refresh: 40 seconds
    Duration.pngDuration: 4 seconds
    Radius.pngRadius: 180
    while under arrow cart fire to proc
    Superior Rune of the Guardian Superior Rune of the Guardian
    Superior Rune of the Guardian.pngSuperior Rune of the Guardian
    (1): +25 Toughness (2): +35 Healing Power (3): +50 Toughness (4): +65 Healing Power (5): +100 Toughness (6): When you block a foe's attack, burn that foe for 1 second.
    and
    Amplified Wrath
    1Recharge.png
    Amplified Wrath.pngAmplified Wrath
    Burning damage is increased. Burn enemies whose attacks you successfully block.
    Damage.pngDamage Increase: 15%
    Burning.pngBurning (2s): 262 Damage
    to destroy the arrow cart.
  • While sieging an objective, only rez allies once
    Shield of Courage
    75Recharge.png
    Shield of Courage
    Virtue: Grants aegis every few seconds.
    Activate: Create a shield in front of you that blocks attacks for you and allies.
    Aegis.pngAegis (20s): Block the next incoming attack.
    Targets.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Book.pngAegis Refresh: 40 seconds
    Duration.pngDuration: 4 seconds
    Radius.pngRadius: 180
    is on cooldown so that
    Courageous Return
    30Recharge.png
    Courageous Return.pngCourageous Return
    Virtue of Courage is recharged when you revive an ally or when you rally.
    will reset its cooldown.
  • Make sure to stagger your abilities that give Aegis Aegis since you can only have one stack at a time.
  • Be sure to be in the Mace/Focus weaponset while casting
    Shield of Courage
    75Recharge.png
    Shield of Courage
    Virtue: Grants aegis every few seconds.
    Activate: Create a shield in front of you that blocks attacks for you and allies.
    Aegis.pngAegis (20s): Block the next incoming attack.
    Targets.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Book.pngAegis Refresh: 40 seconds
    Duration.pngDuration: 4 seconds
    Radius.pngRadius: 180
    to benefit from
    Superior Sigil of Bursting Superior Sigil of Bursting
    Superior Sigil of Bursting.pngSuperior Sigil of Bursting
    Adds 6% to current condition damage.
  • Use
    Renewed Focus
    2Activation.png
    90Recharge.png
    Renewed Focus
    Meditation. Focus, making yourself invulnerable and recharging your virtues.
    Duration.pngDuration: 3 seconds
    Book.pngPrevents Capture-Point Contribution
    to reset the cooldown of
    Shield of Courage
    75Recharge.png
    Shield of Courage
    Virtue: Grants aegis every few seconds.
    Activate: Create a shield in front of you that blocks attacks for you and allies.
    Aegis.pngAegis (20s): Block the next incoming attack.
    Targets.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Book.pngAegis Refresh: 40 seconds
    Duration.pngDuration: 4 seconds
    Radius.pngRadius: 180
    .
  • Be careful casting
    Spear of Justice
    ¾Activation.png
    20Recharge.png
    Spear of Justice
    Virtue: Burn foes every few attacks.
    Activate: Hurl a spear of light that passes through foes. Enemies struck become tethered and receive conditions periodically.
    Damage.pngDamage: 224
    Spear of Justice.pngJustice (6s): Periodically applies burning as long as you are within range of the caster.
    Burning.pngBurning (passive effect) (2s): 262 Damage
    Burning.pngBurning (active effect) (2s): 262 Damage
    Crippled.pngCrippled (1½s): -50% Movement Speed
    Book.pngNumbers of Attack to Trigger: 5
    Radius.pngInterval: 1 second
    Book.pngPierces
    Book.pngUnblockable
    Range.pngRange: 1,200
    , the passive effect is a significant part of your damage.
  • Place your
    Symbol of Swiftness
    ¾Activation.png
    15Recharge.png
    Symbol of Swiftness
    Symbol. Sear a mystic symbol into the target area, damaging foes and granting swiftness to allies.
    Damage.pngDamage (5x): 185
    Swiftness.pngSwiftness (4s): 33% Movement Speed
    Targets.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Duration.pngSymbol Duration: 4 seconds
    Radius.pngSymbol Radius: 180
    Combo.pngCombo Field: Light
    Range.pngRange: 1,200
    and
    Symbol of Punishment
    ¼Activation.png
    6Recharge.png
    Symbol of Punishment
    Symbol. Strike foes in the target area repeatedly.
    Damage.pngDamage: 121
    Damage.pngSymbol Damage: 395
    Might.pngMight (5s): +30 Power, +30 Condition Damage
    Book.pngNumber of Impacts: 8
    Targets.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Duration.pngSymbol Duration: 4 seconds
    Radius.pngSymbol Radius: 180
    Range.pngRange: 900
    carefully to proc
    Permeating Wrath
    Permeating Wrath.pngPermeating Wrath
    Virtue of Justice's passive effect no longer only burns your target, but also burns the area around your target each time it activates.
    Burning.pngBurning (2½s): 328 Damage
    Targets.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Radius.pngRadius: 240
    .

Gameplay Tips

  • Arrowcarts have 59.8k hp, and will hit roughly 11-12 times on a
    Shield of Courage
    75Recharge.png
    Shield of Courage
    Virtue: Grants aegis every few seconds.
    Activate: Create a shield in front of you that blocks attacks for you and allies.
    Aegis.pngAegis (20s): Block the next incoming attack.
    Targets.pngNumber of Targets: 5
    Book.pngAegis Refresh: 40 seconds
    Duration.pngDuration: 4 seconds
    Radius.pngRadius: 180
    , this means one shield will do around 13448 to 14670 damage per AC from
    Superior Rune of the Guardian Superior Rune of the Guardian
    Superior Rune of the Guardian.pngSuperior Rune of the Guardian
    (1): +25 Toughness (2): +35 Healing Power (3): +50 Toughness (4): +65 Healing Power (5): +100 Toughness (6): When you block a foe's attack, burn that foe for 1 second.
    assuming 25 stacks of Might Might and
    Superior Sigil of Corruption Superior Sigil of Corruption
    Superior Sigil of Corruption.pngSuperior Sigil of Corruption
    Gain a charge of +10 condition damage each time you kill a foe, five if you kill an enemy player.
    .
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