Disclaimer

The numbers below can definitely be beaten if you get good RNG with your rotations, however if you can reach these numbers it means that you definitely understand your class and the rotation that comes with it. Some Benchmarks are done on huge hitbox now to reduce rng. All benchmarks were done with stat infusions.

Boons & Specific Professions Enhancements

Boons

Most organized groups can maintain the following 7 boons, so we benchmark with those same 7 boons.


Standard:
  1. Might x25
  2. Fury
  3. Alacrity
  4. Quickness
  5. Swiftness
  6. Regeneration
  7. Vigor
Buffs

We no longer expect Engineers to bring as of the 10/07 patch, and so we do not currently record benchmarks with it - even for condition classes.


Standard

  1. Source: Ranger

  2. Source: Ranger

  3. Source: Ranger

  4. Source: Warrior

  5. Source: Warrior

  6. Source: Warrior

Conditions

Classes that benefit from specific conditions
Traits in our builds that benefit from specific conditions on foes are listed below.
Guardian Traits: ,
Dragonhunter-Only:
Elementalist Traits:
Weaver-Only:
Mesmer Traits: ,
Chronomancer-Only:
Necromancer Traits:
Reaper-Only: ,
Ranger Traits:
Engineer Traits: , ,
Thief Traits:
Revenant Traits:
10 Condition Classes

For the following classes you should only use 10 conditions.

Power Holosmith:
Condition Scourge and Condition Reaper:
Power Daredevil and Power Deadeye:

  1. Bleeding
  2. Burning
  3. Confusion
  4. Poison
  5. Torment
  6. Chilled
  7. Crippled
  8. Slow
  9. Vulnerability x25
  10. Weakness

Chronomancer: . You shouldn't apply Fear or Taunt to the golem when playing with Dueling. This applies to Support Chronomancer, Power Chronomancer and Condition Mirage.

For all other classes feel free to apply all conditions to the Golem.

vale guardian

Composition
Group 1
Tank
Heal
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 2
Cnd
Banner
Cnd
Pwr
Pwr
Variations

Power based DPS classes are strong at Vale Guardian due to the low Toughness.

Classes like Power Soulbeast, Power Daredevil and Power Deadeye are still extremely strong at Vale Guardian and can be used to replace the Power Dragonhunters.

Replacing the Power Dragonhunters will mean that you will not be able to split three ways during the split phase.

Why This Setup?

Power Dragonhunter provides extremely high burst DPS and allows your group to split three ways during each split phase.

Two Power Dragonhunters should go to the Blue Guardian with the Support Chronomancer and Heal Druid. The other two Power Dragonhunters, and the Alacrity Renegade should go to the Green Guardian.

Vulnerability is provided by the Condition Holosmith and Power Dragonhunters which allows your Healing Druid to take an extra spirit.

The Condition Quickness Firebrand and Condition Holosmith are brought to help speed up the Red Guardian, with the , during the split phase due to the needed Condition damage.

Numbers To Aim For

These numbers are based on our guild runs, strategies and compositions. It is highly possible that on condition based and some DPS classes you will be able to beat these numbers, due to increased phase time and other variables.

gorseval the multifarious

Composition
Group 1
Sup
Cnd
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 2
Tank
Banner
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Variations

Power Holosmith, Sword Weaver and Power Deadeye also make suitable replacements as DPS classes.

You can run Healing Druid if you are struggling with Scholar uptime in the final phase.

Why This Setup?

Power Dragonhunters bring Vulnerability for both Gorseval and the split adds. It also provides a decent amount of CC and solid boss DPS.

Every Power Dragonhunter has to save their for the Breakbar Phase.

This composition allows you to split four ways during the split phase.

Numbers To Aim For

These numbers are based on our guild runs, strategies and compositions. It is highly possible that on condition based and some DPS classes you will be able to beat these numbers, due to increased phase time and other variables.

sabetha the saboteur

Composition
Group 1
Cnd
Cnd
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 2
Sup
Banner
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Variations

Power Daredevil and Condition Holosmith do very high boss DPS but, overall, slightly underperform compared to Sword Weaver.

If you are struggling with Quickness or Alacrity uptimes, you could send the to do a cannon instead.

Why This Setup?

Sword Weaver provides extremely high boss DPS which will increase throughout the encounter due to .

The Power Holosmith is brought to provide Vulnerability.

In this setup the Support Chronomancer and Alacrity Renegade should take the cannons. With this setup it is possible to skip the southern cannon for the first loop.

Numbers To Aim For

These numbers are based on our guild runs, strategies and compositions. It is highly possible that on condition based and some DPS classes you will be able to beat these numbers, due to increased phase time and other variables.

slothasor

Composition
Group 1
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 2
Sup
Banner
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Variations

Sword Weaver, Power Holosmith and Power Daredevil are still solid DPS choices here.

This composition requires the Support Chronomancer and Power Quickness Firebrand to provide Aegis to negate the Fear. The Power Dragonhunters can also provide Aegis with .

If you are struggling with staying alive or have Might issues, you can drop a Power Soulbeast for a Heal Druid.

Why This Setup?

Power Dragonhunter provides really high boss DPS, CC and, if you need it, Quickness through .

Power Soulbeast synergizes well with Power Dragonhunter due to and .

Your Support Chronomancer should be running which will help massively to contribute to the frequent Breakbars.

Your Support Chronomancer can use to provide Aegis which will prevent the Fear after each Breakbar Phase. The Power Quickness Firebrand can provide Aegis for the other subgroup.

The Power Quickness Firebrand can take the first mushroom and a Power Dragonhunter can take the second mushroom.

If you are running without a Heal Druid, then the Alacrity Renegade should take Harrier gear in order to provide the healing.

Numbers To Aim For

These numbers are based on our guild runs, strategies and compositions. It is highly possible that on condition based and some DPS classes you will be able to beat these numbers, due to increased phase time and other variables.

matthias gabrel

Composition
Group 1
Cnd
Heal
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd

Group 2
Cnd
Banner
Heal
Cnd
Cnd
Variations

You can replace the Heal Druid with a Condition Soulbeast or Condition Druid if you are feeling confident. This will mean that you won't have access to for .

Why This Setup?

Condition Mirage is insanely strong here due to Confusion and Torment.

One Condition Mirage should take .

Condition Renegades are taken to provide Alacrity through . Make sure you have selected!

Heal Thief or Boon Thief is taken to provide all boons except for Alacrity, hence the Condition Renegades. Having permanent Stability, Protection and Resistance helps...a lot.

Numbers To Aim For

These numbers are based on our guild runs, strategies and compositions. It is highly possible that on condition based and some DPS classes you will be able to beat these numbers, due to increased phase time and other variables.

keep construct

Composition
Group 1
Tank
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 2
Sup
Banner
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Variations

If you are struggling with staying alive or have Might issues, you can drop a Power Soulbeast for a Heal Druid.

Why This Setup?

Power Dragonhunter provides high boss DPS and a large amount of cleave. Cleave is extremely important when you are tanking Keep Construct in the center of the arena.

Power Dragonhunter provides high boss DPS and also provides Vulnerability when the adds approach Keep Construct.

The Power Soulbeasts synergize well with the fast hitting Power Dragonhunters through and .

Numbers To Aim For

These numbers are based on our guild runs, strategies and compositions. It is highly possible that on condition based and some DPS classes you will be able to beat these numbers, due to increased phase time and other variables.

xera

Composition
Group 1
Heal
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 2
Pwr
Banner
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Variations

If you are struggling to tank on the Heal Druid, you can take a Support Chronomancer instead of one of the Power Chronomancers. This will mean that the Heal Druid doesn't have to tank and can happily heal the squad.

Why This Setup?

Power Chronomancer can provide permanent Quickness through spreading out their use of . One Power Chronomancer can use it every 10%.

Alacrigade is taken here to provide Alacrity for the entire squad and for .

The Heal Druid will need to tank in this situation which might require you to take some Minstrel's pieces.

Numbers To Aim For

These numbers are based on our guild runs, strategies and compositions. It is highly possible that on condition based and some DPS classes you will be able to beat these numbers, due to increased phase time and other variables. The numbers displayed here are based on the first phase of Xera (100% - 50%).

cairn the indomitable

Composition
Group 1
Heal
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd

Group 2
Sup
Cnd
Banner
Cnd
Cnd
Variations

You can replace the Condition Mirages with Condition Holosmiths or Condition Daredevils to achieve similar results, in terms of DPS.

In lower DPS groups, you will need to drop the Condition Renegade for another Support Chronomancer.

Why This Setup?

Your Healing Druid should take the first agony, your Support Chronomancer the second and your the third.

is your main source of Stability. You can also ask the Condition Renegade to drop for . This provides additional Stability due to .

Your can run with the Discipline Trait Line instead of Tactics as you have no power DPS classes to benefit from .

Condition Mirage provides extremely high boss DPS for this encounter.

Condition Renegade provides Alacrity for your entire squad by taking the trait in the Renegade Trait Line and using .

Numbers To Aim For

These numbers are based on our guild runs, strategies and compositions. It is highly possible that on condition based and some DPS classes you will be able to beat these numbers, due to increased phase time and other variables.

mursaat overseer

Composition
Group 1
Pwr
Cnd
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 2
Heal
Banner
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Variations

If you find that you are struggling with Scholar uptime, you can always swap the Condition Druid for a Healing Druid.

Sword Weaver, Power Chronomancer and Power Holosmith are still extremely strong at this boss.

Why This Setup?

Rifle Deadeye is absolutely insane at this encounter. Low movement, and therefore limited repositioning, provides ideal conditions for this build.

The Alacrity Renegade is taken here to provide Alacrity for the entire squad and for .

The Boon Thief is taken to provide all boons, except Alacrity.

Numbers To Aim For

These numbers are based on our guild runs, strategies and compositions. It is highly possible that on condition based and some DPS classes you will be able to beat these numbers, due to increased phase time and other variables.

samarog

Composition
Group 1
Pwr
Cnd
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 2
Sup
Banner
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Variations

Power Daredevils can be swapped out for Sword Weavers, Power Dragonhunters and Power Holosmiths.

If you are struggling with a solo Condition Druid you can always swap it out for a Heal Druid.

Why This Setup?

This composition is based around high amounts of CC, through , and by providing a high amount of conditions to help buff the Power Daredevils through .

The Power Dragonhunter provides Vulnerability, a decent amount of CC and a faster split due to its high burst.

The Power Dragonhunter is also taken to provide more unique conditions for the Power Daredevils.

The Support Chronomancer and the Power Quickness Firebrand need to take aggro and to coordinate who will use their CC at which Breakbar.

The same coordination of CC applies to the Power Daredevils when using .

Numbers To Aim For

These numbers are based on our guild runs, strategies and compositions. It is highly possible that on condition based and some DPS classes you will be able to beat these numbers, due to increased phase time and other variables.

deimos

Composition
Group 1
Pwr
Tank
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 2
Sup
Banner
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Variations

Power Dragonhunters can be replaced by Sword Weavers, Power Soulbeasts or Power Chronomancers.

If you are taking a Power Soulbeast, you have to take due to the insane scaling with Unnatural Signet.

Why This Setup?

The ideal situation for this composition is to let the Heal Druid tank. During each split phase, all squad members should take the port. That includes the Support Chronomancer.

This composition allows for the Support Chronomancer to be your hand kiter. You can hand kite close to Deimos. This allows you to give boons and provide an additional target for .

Power Dragonhunter is extremely strong here, especially during the opening burst while Unnatural Signet is up.

Numbers To Aim For

These numbers are based on our guild runs, strategies and compositions. It is highly possible that on condition based and some DPS classes you will be able to beat these numbers, due to increased phase time and other variables.

soulless horror

Composition
Group 1
Cnd
Heal
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd

Group 2
Cnd
Banner
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd
Variations

If you struggle to survive, you can take a second Healing Druid. With a second Healing Druid, one can be responsible for pushing and the other for healing the group.

Power classes are generally very weak on this boss due to the high constant damage which will cause you to have low scholar uptime. Any condition classes work well here, specifically Condition Renegade.

Why This Setup?

You need to make sure that you can push the Tormented Dead away before they get destroyed by . Try not to CC the Tormented Dead when they are close to your squad.

Your can run with the Discipline Trait Line instead of Tactics as you have no power DPS classes to benefit from . You will need to take to provide Vulnerability as you have no other source.

We recommend Condition Mirage due to the insanely high boss DPS it provides.

Condition Chronomancers gain more DPS due to the fast attack rate of Soulless Horror which is why they are brought over the traditional power Support Chronomancers.

Numbers To Aim For

These numbers are based on our guild runs, strategies and compositions. It is highly possible that on condition based and some DPS classes you will be able to beat these numbers, due to increased phase time and other variables.

dhuum

Composition
Group 1
Sup
Heal
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd

Group 2
Sup
Tank
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd
Variations

If you are struggling to sustain the group with only a single Healing Druid, you can swap a Condition Renegade for an additional Heal Druid.

Why This Setup?

Condition Renegade provides the highest boss DPS on Dhuum and also provides boon strip through .

In this setup, the should tank. This is because boons can be held by the Support Chronomancers, even with them taking greens. You could also get a Condition Renegade to tank, this will let them DPS without ever getting any mechanics.

Due to the large amount of mechanics that are in this encounter, we recommend that four Condition Renegades run and two run . This will void the problem of utilities from overlapping.

Numbers To Aim For

These numbers are based on our guild runs, strategies and compositions. It is highly possible that on condition based and some DPS classes you will be able to beat these numbers, due to increased phase time and other variables. The numbers displayed here are based on the "Main Fight" section from a Dhuum log.

conjured amalgamate

Composition
Group 1
Pwr
Heal
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 2
Sup
Banner
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Variations

Power Daredevil is a suitable replacement for Sword Weaver due to Throw Magnetic Bomb.

You can also replace a Sword Weaver with a Power Holosmith to help provide Vulnerability instead of .

Power Dragonhunter is funky here due to the weird interactions with and the arms from Conjured Amalgamate. We don't recommend playing this class here.

Why This Setup?

Sword Weaver provides very high boss DPS and burst to help deal with the hands quickly.

is better than due to the fast phases and multiple adds.

The Alacrity Renegade and the Heal Druid should collect the Swords. You can split the collection by getting the Alacrity Renegade to collect the first five and the last five, with the Heal Druid collecting the second five Swords.

The Power Quickness Firebrand and Support Chronomancer can deal with the shields. As soon as the Support Chronomancer has finished dropping their boons, they can collect all the remaining Shields.

Numbers To Aim For

These numbers are based on our guild runs, strategies and compositions. It is highly possible that on condition based and some DPS classes you will be able to beat these numbers, due to increased phase time and other variables.

twin largos

Composition
Group 1
Cnd
Heal
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd

Group 2
Cnd
Heal
Banner
Cnd
Cnd
Why This Setup?

Condition Mirage provides extremely high boss DPS due to the fast attack rate from both Kenut and Nikare. This means that the high amounts of Confusion you apply will tick a lot.

Condition Chronomancers gain more DPS due to the fast attack rates of the bosses which is why they are brought over the traditional power Support Chronomancers.

The is brought for their banners on the first two islands. It also provides very decent boss DPS.

Numbers To Aim For

These numbers are based on our guild runs, strategies and compositions. It is highly possible that on condition based and some DPS classes you will be able to beat these numbers, due to increased phase time and other variables. The numbers displayed are taken from the category "All DPS" when looking at dps.report

qadim

Composition
Group 1
Sup
Heal
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 2
Sup
Banner
Cnd
Pwr
Kiter
Variations

Power Dragonhunter and Sword Weaver also make suitable replacements as DPS classes.

Why This Setup?

Power Daredevil can solo kite Qadim which frees up a squad slot for another DPS.

Power Daredevil provides CC for the Destroyer through Throw Magnetic Bomb.

Power Daredevil can also take to be able to use their Stolen Skill twice. This will be in the form of Throw Magnetic Bomb and Detonate Plasma. This will help with boon uptime, burst phase DPS and CC.

The Condition Renegade is needed to provide additional Alacrity during phases. Remember to take !

Numbers To Aim For

These numbers are based on our guild runs, strategies and compositions. It is highly possible that on condition based and some DPS classes you will be able to beat these numbers, due to increased phase time and other variables. The numbers displayed here are based on each of the burn phases.