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
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:
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

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

vale guardian

Composition
Group 1
Heal Tank
Pwr
Pwr
Cnd
Cnd

Group 2
Alacrity
Pwr
Pwr
Cnd
Pwr Banner

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.

You can replace the Condition Firebrands with any high burst Condition Damage class.

Why This Setup?

In this composition, the Heal Druid will play the tank role.

The Power Chronomancers both should play the Domination trait line with and . can be used off Cooldown to help support your group, but always delay one for the split phase. can be used inside of for the first phase. One Power Chronomancer should use in phase two and the other in phase three.

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

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

All Condition Firebrands and Power Dragonhunters must take .

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

Numbers To Aim For

gorseval the multifarious

Composition
Group 1
Alacrity
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 2
Pwr Tank
Pwr Banner
Cnd
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.

If you are having problems with the Orbs that spawn during the later phases, you can swap out the for a .

Why This Setup?

This composition is based around high amounts of CC, through , and removing the requirement of a Power Quickness Firebrand through .

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

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

Numbers To Aim For

sabetha the saboteur

Composition
Group 1
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd

Group 2
Cnd Banner
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd

Variations

Power based compositions also work extremely well at this encounter.

Power Daredevil, Sword Weaver and Power Chronomancer are all great contenders for high DPS positions.

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

achieves better results than at this encounter however you will have no form of turret control.

Why This Setup?

Condition Firebrand provides very high boss DPS due to Bandit Sappers reseting your . Coordinated pulls can result in very high uptimes of .

The Condition Firebrands will need to take .

Condition Firebrand covers Vulnerability and can provide Aegis for the mechanic.

In this setup, the Condition Renegade should take the cannon. With this setup it is possible to skip all but the north cannon.

Both Condition Renegades will also need to take .

Numbers To Aim For

slothasor

Composition
Group 1
Pwr
Alacrity & Heal
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 2
Pwr Boon
Might
Pwr Banner
Pwr
Pwr

Variations

Sword Weaver, Power Daredevil and Condition Firebrand are all solid DPS choices here.

This composition requires the Power Boon Chronomancer to provide Aegis to negate the Fear. The Power Dragonhunters can also provide Aegis with .

You can also get a Power Dragonhunter to take to provide Stability to prevent the Fear.

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 Quickness through .

Power Soulbeast synergizes well with Power Dragonhunter due to and .

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

Your Power Boon Chronomancer can provide Aegis which will prevent the Fear after each Breakbar Phase.

Your Alacrity Renegade can go extremely aggressive at this encounter. Alacrity will be covered by the Heal Renegade which allows the Alacrity Renegade to run very low Boon Duration. You only need enough to just keep up Might.

Double Renegade is used simply due to the insane amount of CC that they provide.

Numbers To Aim For

matthias gabrel

Composition
Group 1
Boon
Heal
Cnd Banner
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd
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

keep construct

Composition
Group 1
Tank

Group 2
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 3
Pwr
Pwr Boon
Pwr
Pwr

Variations

If you are struggling with boon uptimes, you can drop the Power Chronomancer and take a Power Boon Chronomancer.

If you are having problems keeping your squad alive, you can take a Heal Renegade.

Why This Setup?

Power Dragonhunter provides very high boss DPS, removes the requirement for a Power Boon Chronomancer and has insane amounts of cleave to deal with the statues.

The Alacrity Renegade should tank this encounter and can provide and .

can help a subgroup by using the Tactics trait line and buffing them with .

A Boon Daredevil can cover Quickness due to Detonate Plasma and the Power Chronomancer can fill in the gaps with .

Numbers To Aim For

xera

Composition
Group 1
Heal Tank
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 2
Pwr Banner
Pwr
Pwr

Group 3
Alacrity

Variations

If you are struggling to tank on the Heal Druid, you can take a Power Boon 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.

The two Power Chronomancers in the group should run with the Illusions trait line. This allows them to Pull in enemies with Focus.

Numbers To Aim For

The numbers displayed here are based on the first phase of Xera (100% - 50%).

cairn the indomitable

Composition
Group 1
Heal
Cnd Quickness
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd

Group 2
Pwr Boon
Cnd
Cnd Banner
Cnd
Cnd

Variations

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

In lower DPS groups, you may need to take an Alacrigade to have a better supply of Alacrity.

Why This Setup?

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

This composition is extremely safe and allows you to take on the Condition Quickness Firebrand. This will provide Stability for every single green.

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

mursaat overseer

Composition
Group 1
Alacrity
Cnd
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 2
Pwr Banner

Group 3
Pwr Boon

Variations

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

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

Why This Setup?

Power Dragonhunter or Power Guardian are absolutely insane at this encounter. You will more or less be equal on these two builds, assuming you run the Virtues trait line.

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

The Boon Daredevil is taken to provide all boons, except Alacrity, and provide very decent DPS.

The should run Tactics at this encounter to provide .

Numbers To Aim For

samarog

Composition
Group 1
Alacrity & Heal
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 2
Might
Pwr Boon
Pwr Banner
Pwr
Pwr

Variations

Power Dragonhunters can be swapped out for Sword Weavers, Power Daredevils and Power Holosmiths. This will, however, require you to take a Power Quickness Firebrand as Quickness will no longer be covered.

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

Why This Setup?

This composition is based around high amounts of CC, through , and removing the requirement of a Power Quickness Firebrand through .

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

The can take aggro during this encounter. Just Dodge out after each Breakbar Phase to regain the Fixation.

Numbers To Aim For

deimos

Composition
Group 1
Alacrity Tank
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 2
Hand Kiter
Pwr Banner
Heal
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 Alacrity Renegade tank. During each split phase, all squad members should take the port. That includes the Power Boon Chronomancer.

This composition allows for the Power Boon 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

soulless horror

Composition
Group 1
Cnd Boon
Heal
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd

Group 2
Cnd Boon
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 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 Boon Chronomancers gain more DPS due to the fast attack rate of Soulless Horror which is why they are brought over the traditional power Power Boon Chronomancers.

Numbers To Aim For

dhuum

Composition
Group 1
Cnd
Heal
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd

Group 2
Cnd
Cnd Banner
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd

Why This Setup?

Condition Renegade provides high boss DPS on Dhuum, provides boon strip through and Alacrity with and .

In this setup, a Condition Firebrand should tank. You just need to take one so you have aggro.

All Condition Firebrands should take and .

Your should take green one, Heal Druid green two and whoever gets the bomb should take green three.

Take on to help upkeep a bit more Might and for clutch resurrections.

Numbers To Aim For

The numbers displayed here are based on the "Main Fight" section from a Dhuum log.

conjured amalgamate

Composition
Group 1
Heal
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 2
Pwr Banner
Pwr
Pwr

Group 3
Alacrity

Variations

If you are struggling with boon uptimes, you can drop a Power Chronomancer and take a Power Boon Chronomancer.

All Power based DPS professions are suitable replacements for Power Chronomancer. If you do this, you will need to take a Power Boon Chronomancer as Quickness will not be covered.

Why This Setup?

Using full Power Chronomancers removes the requirement of a Power Boon Chronomancer and Power Quickness Firebrand.

Two of the Power Chronomancers can run Illusions and use Focus. This will allow you to Pull in the Swords during the arm phases.

The Alacrity Renegade and the 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 collecting the second five Swords.

The Heal Druid can collect the Shields. You can prestack Might before you have to leave to start collecting them.

Numbers To Aim For

twin largos

Composition
Group 1
Cnd Boon
Heal
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd

Group 2
Cnd Boon
Heal
Cnd 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 Boon Chronomancers gain more DPS due to the fast attack rates of the bosses which is why they are brought over the traditional power Power Boon Chronomancers.

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

Numbers To Aim For

The numbers displayed are taken from the category "All DPS" when looking at dps.report

qadim

Composition
Group 1
Heal
Cnd
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Kiter

Group 2
Pwr Boon

Group 3
Pwr Banner

Variations

Condition Firebrand, Power Chronomancer 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.

Two Power Daredevils will need to take to portal from the Pyres to Qadim.

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

The numbers displayed here are based on each of the burn phases.

cardinal sabir

Composition
Group 1
Alacrity
Heal
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 2
Pwr Tank
Pwr Banner

Variations

You can replace the Power Chronomancers with Condition Renegades, Condition Firebrands or Condition Mirages to achieve slightly lower DPS. This will result in much lower CC.

Why This Setup?

Power Chronomancer is insanely strong here due to the short phases and due to the high amount of CC it can provide.

is used due to the short phases, at least from 100% - 80% and 80% - 60%, and also due to its CC.

Heal Druid is somewhat required due to the high amount of pressure that can be experienced during the final phases. In addition, when someone goes Down it can be very difficult to get them back up again.

Alacrity Renegade can provide insane CC through . All strikes of this skill will hit as you cannot pass through the hitbox.

Numbers To Aim For

cardinal adina

Composition
Group 1
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 2
Alacrity

Group 3
Pwr Banner

Group 4
Boon Tank

Why This Setup?

Power Dragonhunters bring Vulnerability and the possiblity of ranged DPS. This is ideal for when they need to take the pillars.

In an ideal world, the Power Dragonhunters and the Alacrigade should take pillars.

The Boon Thief or Heal Thief can tank this encounter due to the lower amount of pressure.

If you find that you are struggling for Might or you are succumbing to damage pressure, you can swap out the Power Soulbeast for a Condition Druid or Heal Druid.

Numbers To Aim For

Avg: 13000
Avg: 11000

qadim the peerless

Composition
Group 1
Pwr Tank
Heal
Pwr
Pwr
Pwr

Group 2
Cnd Quickness
Cnd Banner
Cnd
Cnd
Cnd

Why This Setup?

The three Rifle Deadeyes are used to take care of the Pylons. They can self-sustain, provide solid DPS and collect their own orbs.

Condition Renegades are used to provide Alacrity throughout the fight. They can also deal with the boons that Qadim the P gains by taking .

The Heal Druid can solo break the Anomalies with a mixture of pets and weapon skills.

The Condition Quickness Firebrand can take to provide Stability to nulify the Knockback from .

Numbers To Aim For