Virtuoso - Power Virtuoso

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

Focused on: Strike damage

Designed for: Open World and Open World General

Expansions required: End of Dragons builds

This build was last updated on July 26, 2022 and is up to date for the June 30, 2022 game patch.

Overview

Power virtuoso is a power based virtuoso build with good burst potential, long range damage, and is simple to play. As a virtuso, clones are replaced by blades, so they no longer tank for you but they don't dissapear after the fight.

Compared to condition virtuoso, this build offers excellent burst damage, but has low sustained damage and sustain.

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Skill Bar

Dagger/Sword
Greatsword
Utility

Weapon Variants

  • Sword/Focus can replace Greatsword for improved sustained damage and a useful pull on focus at the cost of burst and easy ranged tagging in zergs.

Skill Variants

Utility
  • - valuable stunbreak
  • - condition cleanse
  • , , - very strong utility
Elite
  • - stealth for channeling hero points or sneaking passed powerful enemies


Specializations


Specialization Variants

  • + - Improved Blade generation if you can continually attack your enemy, cleave multiple enemies.
    • Will also be marginally higher DPS if attacking from beyond 600 range.
  • - If not using Greatsword.


Equipment

  • Ascended gear is not required.
Head
Assassin
Shoulders
Berserker
Chest
Berserker
Hands
Berserker
Legs
Assassin
Feet
Berserker
Backpiece
Berserker
Accessory
Berserker
Accessory
Berserker
Amulet
Berserker
Ring
Berserker
Ring
Berserker
Dagger
Berserker
Sword
Berserker
Sigil
Sigil
Greatsword
Berserker
Sigil
Sigil
Rune
x6



Equipment Variants

Stats
  • Swap between Berserker stats Berserker stats and Assassin Assassin to finetune crit-chance if needed (e.g. if using exotic gear or different runes/sigils).
  • Knight Knight trinkets - defense
  • Marauder Marauder and/or Dragon stats Dragon stats - Can be mixed in for extra HP at a slight damage reduction
    • Be aware of crit-cap when substituting these stats.
Runes
  • - Budget DPS option with extra critical chance and a more reliable damage modifier in open world. It is recommended to replace if using this rune
  • - Sustain in zerg events.
Sigils
  • instead of - Might generation if you have sufficient critical chance by changing gear stats or runes
  • - Generic defensive sigil


Consumables

Food
  • Any ascended food is superior to any other food you could use. Steak for power, flatbread for conditions. Budget versions of these foods exist and are acceptable.
  • - farming
  • , - DPS
  • - defense
Utility
  • (and variants) - farming
  • , - DPS


Usage

This build focuses on stocking 5 blades then firing .

Damage

The build is very simple to use.

  • Prioritise your phantasm skills for damage, blade generation and fury fury uptime.
  • Use to cast twice, but only when is on cooldown.

Defense

  • - block
  • - block
Sword/Focus
  • - evade
  • - projectile block

Crowd Control

  • - daze
  • - daze
  • - knockback
Sword/Focus
  • > - pull


Ratings

This build has a rating of 4 stars based on 2 votes.
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4 stars
Warming Hearth gave this build 4 stars • June 2022
Very easy to play, very good burst, but no sustain without significant changes to the build that would massively reduce the damage.
4 stars
Pewpewpewpapapa gave this build 4 stars • March 2022
A very fun and powerful build. DPS is definitely sufficient and I'm able to push out 23k DPS consistently without having min maxing rotations. This build however does have some problem with survivability, making rune of durability much more ideal for my game play.

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