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Herald - Power Herald

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

Focused on: Direct damageArea damageDpsSurvivalGroup playRoaming.

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Overview

An excellent roaming build, Power Glint brings fun and interesting gameplay with Facets and Herald's powerful traits. This build is primarily designed for general open world, but can also be used as a solo build by experienced players.

Pros
  • Good self-boons
  • Strong utility
  • Good ranged and melee options
  • Access to a ton of CC
Cons
  • Energy limitations can be punishing in solo play
  • DPS is lower than its Renegade cousin

Skill Bar

 
 
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Weapon Variants

  • Shield offers good defense.
  • Hammer for ranged options and zerging.

Skill Variants

  • You can use instead of for more defense.
  • - provides a nearly perm reflect

Specializations

Build Code

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  • , , - Higher DPS options if you don't need sustain.

Equipment

Ascended gear and stat infusions are not required; you can use exotic gear with the same stats.

Standard Equipment

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Superior Rune of the Scholar
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Mighty +5 Agony Infusion

Variant Equipment

Gear

  • Berserker stat icon.png Berserker's , Assassin stat icon.png Assassin's - higher dps, lower defense; careful not to overcap crit if using assassin's
  • Diviner stat icon.png Diviner , Commander stat icon.png Commander's - higher boon duration
  • Knight stat icon.png Knight's - lower dps, higher defense; Knight Trinkets + Berserker armor and weapons is a common defensive setup.

Runes

  • , - high burst options, careful not to overcap crit
  • - for good consistency in might upkeep
  • , , - strong defensive options

Consumables

Food
  • Any ascended food is superior to any other food you could use. Steak for power, flatbread for conditions.
  • - Use for general farming.
  • - Use for when you need to max out magic find.
  • - more sustain (requires crit chance)
  • Anything - Any food is better than none, but you should prioritize the food above before using any other food.
Utility
  • , , - general farming
  • - good damage option with +karma

Usage

General

  • Maintain , , and while in Glint. You can consume them before legend swapping to retain their effects for a time.
  • Maintain while in Shiro
  • Use if using Jalis for moderate area damage.
  • Use hammer while zerging
  • Use Sword/Sword + x/Shield or Staff when alone

Zerging

  • Use , Can't find such skill "Coalescence of Pain"! Please refer to our skill index., and for high area damage while maintaining your Strength and Darkness facets.
  • Against champions or static groups of mobs, swap to Sword/Sword.
  • Consume to tag an area
  • Maintain as much as possible

Defense

  • You can use or as an evade.
  • blocks attacks.

Sustain

  • You heal quite a lot through and battle scars.
  • If you're in trouble just and stand in damage to instantly heal back up.
  • Cleanse conditions with

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Build rating - 5 stars
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1 Ratings
5 stars
Onlywrin gave this build 5 stars 4 weeks ago

A very fun generalist open world build with a massive toolkit that's relatively easy to use after you learn what each legend does. Great damage and sustain with good self-boons and can even support allies in zergs. A farming favorite; highly recommend.

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