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==Information==
 
==Information==
A weaker but otherwise similar variant of [[Build:Soulbeast - Pure Shortbow Condition]] for players who don't own Path of Fire.
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A weaker but otherwise similar variant of [[Build:Soulbeast - Condi DPS Shortbow/Shortbow]] for players who don't own Path of Fire.
  
 
==Skill Bar==
 
==Skill Bar==
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===Pets===
 
===Pets===
* Use {{Gw2skill|Juvenile Tiger}} for {{gw2skill|Furious Pounce}} if you don't have enough {{gw2wiki|Fury}}.
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* {{gw2skill|Juvenile Lynx}} is your main DPS pet.
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** Replace with {{gw2skill|Juvenile Red Moa}} if the party lacks {{gw2wiki|Fury}}.
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** Replace with {{gw2skill|Juvenile Jungle Stalker}} if the party isn't capped at 25 {{gw2wiki|Might}}.
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* {{gw2skill|Juvenile Electric Wyvern}} provides defiance bar damage with its F2 ability.
  
 
===Slot Changes===
 
===Slot Changes===
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==Specializations==
 
==Specializations==
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{{Specialization|Skirmishing|top|bot|mid}}
 
{{Specialization|Skirmishing|top|bot|mid}}
 
{{Specialization|Wilderness Survival|bot|mid|bot}}
 
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| runes = 6 Superior Rune of the Krait
 
| runes = 6 Superior Rune of the Krait
 
| infusions = 15 Malign +5 Agony Infusion, 3 Spiteful +5 Agony Infusion
 
| infusions = 15 Malign +5 Agony Infusion, 3 Spiteful +5 Agony Infusion
| s1w1 = Ascended, Viper, Shortbow, Superior Sigil of Earth+Superior Sigil of Geomancy
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| s1w1 = Ascended, Viper, Shortbow, Superior Sigil of Earth+Superior Sigil of Bursting
| s2w1 = Ascended, Viper, Shortbow, Superior Sigil of Earth+Superior Sigil of Geomancy
 
 
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'''''Notes'''''
 
* Consider using {{gw2wiki|Superior Sigil of Bursting}} on your Shortbow instead of Geomancy if you're going ranged.
 
  
 
==Consumables==
 
==Consumables==
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* Always use {{Skill|Sharpening Stone}} immediately when it comes off cooldown.
 
* Always use {{Skill|Sharpening Stone}} immediately when it comes off cooldown.
 
* Cast {{Skill|Poison Volley}}, {{Skill|Crippling Shot}}, {{Skill|Flame Trap}}, and {{Skill|Viper's Nest}} when they come off cooldown. In downtime between these skills use your autoattack {{Skill|Crossfire}} while trying to flank the boss as much as possible.
 
* Cast {{Skill|Poison Volley}}, {{Skill|Crippling Shot}}, {{Skill|Flame Trap}}, and {{Skill|Viper's Nest}} when they come off cooldown. In downtime between these skills use your autoattack {{Skill|Crossfire}} while trying to flank the boss as much as possible.
* If you are using {{Sigil|Superior Sigil of Geomancy}} make sure to weapon swap while standing in melee as much as possible.
 
 
* You don't need to waste dodges to activate the bonus effect of {{Trait|Light on your Feet}}, you should save your dodges to avoid damage.
 
* You don't need to waste dodges to activate the bonus effect of {{Trait|Light on your Feet}}, you should save your dodges to avoid damage.
 
* Do not swap pets unless they are in danger of dying. You don't want them to lose all their boons (especially quickness if they received it).
 
* Do not swap pets unless they are in danger of dying. You don't want them to lose all their boons (especially quickness if they received it).
 
* Swap to your Electric Wyvern for crowd control. {{Skill|Concussion Shot}} should be used as well.
 
* Swap to your Electric Wyvern for crowd control. {{Skill|Concussion Shot}} should be used as well.

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The community gave this build a rating, making it second-tier: Good.

Focused on: Condition damage.

Designed for:

 

Expansions required:

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Information

A weaker but otherwise similar variant of Soulbeast - Condi DPS Shortbow/Shortbow for players who don't own Path of Fire.

Skill Bar

Juvenile Lynx.png
Juvenile Electric Wyvern.png
Short bowHealingUtilityElite

Pets

Slot Changes

Heal Skills

  • Use over in condition-heavy fights to clear conditions from yourself and your allies.

Utility Skills

  • Use over if there isn't already one present in your squad.

Specializations

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Variants

  • if might is lacking.

Equipment

Viper stat icon.png
Viper stat icon.png
Viper stat icon.png
Viper stat icon.png
Viper stat icon.png
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6x
Superior Rune of the Krait
15x
Malign +5 Agony Infusion
3x
Spiteful +5 Agony Infusion

Consumables

Food:

  • Koi Cake Koi Cake
    Koi Cake.pngKoi Cake
    Nourishment (20 m):
    Food.png+100 Expertise+70 Condition Damage+10 Experience from kills
    Consumable
    ,
    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
    or Red-Lentil Saobosa Red-Lentil Saobosa

Utility:

  • 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
    • Tuning Icicle Tuning Icicle
      Tuning Icicle.pngTuning Icicle
      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
      or Potent Master Tuning Crystal Potent Master Tuning Crystal for a cheaper alternative

Usage

Opening Rotation

  1. Pet swap from Wyvern to Lynx to proc
  2. Weapon swap Weapon swap

General Usage

  • Always use immediately when it comes off cooldown.
  • Cast , , , and when they come off cooldown. In downtime between these skills use your autoattack while trying to flank the boss as much as possible.
  • You don't need to waste dodges to activate the bonus effect of , you should save your dodges to avoid damage.
  • Do not swap pets unless they are in danger of dying. You don't want them to lose all their boons (especially quickness if they received it).
  • Swap to your Electric Wyvern for crowd control. should be used as well.
Build rating - 3 stars
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3 stars
Chinkeeyong gave this build 3 stars September 2018

This build deals decent sustained damage but isn't really worth running. You would only ever play this build if you plan to get Path of Fire and play Condi Soulbeast in the near future.