Ranger - Condi DPS

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Part of the current metagame.

Our curator decided this build is in the current metagame regardless of rating. The community gave this build a rating, making it top-tier: Great.

Focused on: Condition damage.

Designed for:

 

Information

This is a condition damage ranger build designed for raids and fractals. The build excels in dealing high condition damage.

Skill Bar

Juvenile Lynx.png
Juvenile Electric Wyvern.png
Short bowHealingUtilityElite
Axe/Torch

Pets

Slot Changes

Heal Skills

  • Use Can't find such skill ""We heal as one!""! Please refer to our skill index. over to share boons with your pet.

Utility Skills

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

Specializations

Variants

  • Use
    Spotter
    Spotter.pngSpotter
    Increases precision of nearby allies.
    Spotter.pngIncreased Precision (9s): 150 Precision
    Radius.pngInterval: 3 seconds
    Radius.pngRadius: 600
    if you're the only ranger.
  • Use
    Sharpened Edges
    Sharpened Edges.pngSharpened Edges
    Chance to cause bleeding on critical hits.
    Book.pngChance on Critical Hit: 33%
    Bleeding.pngBleeding (2s): 44 Damage
    if you can't use your traps of cd




Equipment

Stats

  • All equipment (armor, trinkets, and weapons) are Viper's

Upgrades

Shortbow.png
I.png
Superior Sigil of Earth
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Superior Sigil of Earth.pngSuperior Sigil of Earth
60% Chance on Critical: Inflict Bleeding (5 seconds). (Cooldown: 2s)
Superior Sigil of Geomancy
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Superior Sigil of Geomancy.pngSuperior Sigil of Geomancy
Inflict bleeding on nearby foes for 10 seconds when you swap to this weapon while in combat. (Cooldown: 9s)
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Axe.png
Torch.png
II.png
Superior Sigil of Geomancy
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Superior Sigil of Geomancy.pngSuperior Sigil of Geomancy
Inflict bleeding on nearby foes for 10 seconds when you swap to this weapon while in combat. (Cooldown: 9s)
Superior Sigil of Earth
2Recharge.png
Superior Sigil of Earth.pngSuperior Sigil of Earth
60% Chance on Critical: Inflict Bleeding (5 seconds). (Cooldown: 2s)
II.png
  • 4x
    Superior Rune of the Nightmare Superior Rune of the Nightmare
    Superior Rune of the Nightmare.pngSuperior Rune of the Nightmare
    (1): +25 Condition Damage (2): +5% Condition Duration (3): +50 Condition Damage (4): +10% Condition Duration (5): +100 Condition Damage (6): When you use an elite skill, deliver an attack (240 radius) that blinds enemies and transfers one condition.(Cooldown: 45s)
  • 2x Superior Rune of the Trapper Superior Rune of the Trapper

Infusion

  • Use Condition Damage Infusions if available.

Notes

  • Since Ranger has no condition duration traits, all condition duration must come from gear.
  • Consider using Superior Sigil of Bursting Superior Sigil of Bursting on your Shortbow instead of Geomancy if you're going ranged.
  • If you do not have ascended Viper's trinkets, run exotic Viper accessories, amulet, and rings with an ascended Rampager backpiece.

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
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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

Usage

  1. Weapon swap to proc
    Quick Draw
    9Recharge.png
    Quick Draw.pngQuick Draw
    When swapping weapons, the next ranger weapon skill you use will recharge faster.
    Quick Draw.pngQuick Draw (5s): Your next weapon skill's cooldown is reduced by 66%.
    Book.pngCombat Only
    and use
  2. Weapon swap to proc
    Quick Draw
    9Recharge.png
    Quick Draw.pngQuick Draw
    When swapping weapons, the next ranger weapon skill you use will recharge faster.
    Quick Draw.pngQuick Draw (5s): Your next weapon skill's cooldown is reduced by 66%.
    Book.pngCombat Only
    and use
  3. x2
  4. Go to #7 and repeat.

General

  • 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 your pets at the start of the fight to proc
    Poison Master
    Poison Master.pngPoison Master
    After swapping pets, your pet's first attack will inflict poison; your poison damage is increased.
    Damage.pngDamage Increase: 25%
    Poison.png2Poison (8s): 536 Damage, -33% Healing Effectiveness
    . Swapping pets during the fight is damage loss because the pet loses his boons, so only swap when necessary.
  • Swap to your Electric Wyvern for crowd control. should be used as well.
  • Make sure your spirit is in range of the raid group. Put it between the boss and the places you're most likely to kite towards.
  • Quickdraw and if Bosses move a lot and you cant be in melee range
Build rating - 3 stars
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1 Ratings
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.