Prepurchase Guild Wars 2: Janthir Wilds while supporting Snow Crows. Purchase Now

Heal Alacrity Mechanist

Fight alongside your mechanical companion with our Guild Wars 2 Heal Alacrity Mechanist build.
Published Mar 14, 2022 Updated Mar 28, 2024
Raids - Secrets of the Obscure
Darshie meta team
Versatile Power, Stalwart Focus
Pros +
Good mobility Capable kite Tanking build
Cons -
High mastery curve Requires accurate positioning
Power 1974
Toughness 1407
Vitality 1297
Precision 1000
Critical Chance 5%
Ferocity 0
Critical Damage 150%
Condition Damage 0
Healing Power 1446
Expertise 0
Condition Duration 0%
Concentration 1276
Boon Duration 100%
Item Stat







Item Stat








Primary Weapon Set

Giver's MaceMain Hand

Giver's ShieldOff Hand

Secondary Weapon Set

Giver's ShortbowMain Hand

Other Items






Start in :

Jade Mech, Barrier, and Alacrity

Using Mech skills while too far away from your Mech will lengthen their Cooldowns, due to .

applies Alacrity. Delay it to provide Aegis, Stability, Stun Break, or Cleanse Conditions on demand.

grants Alacrity every interval when you grant Barrier. Here are your Barrier sources:

is a valuable skill for Defiance Break, so whenever you know a foe's Defiance Bar is coming up soon, you should cast a few seconds ahead of time.

More notes on Jade Mech piloting can be found in the gameplay guide.


  • , , and
  • Self healing, through .
  • Mech Commands, through .
  • Blast Finishers inside a Water Field.


  • removes one condition for each of four pulses.
  • removes five conditions from allies; removes one condition and creates a Light Field.
  • Blast Finishers inside a Light Field.
  • cleanses two conditions, and two more upon Chain Reaction.

Might and Fury

  • provides all of your Fury, and 10 Might.
  • causes Mech attacks to grant 1 Might every interval.
  • , , and grant 2 Might each via Alchemy's .

Regeneration, Vigor, and Swiftness

  • grants Regeneration, Vigor, and Swiftness.
  • grants Regeneration and Vigor.


  • Shield skills, through Inventions's .


is a 550 range backward leap that can cause unwanted movement and positioning issues. To avoid this, use Drop Bundle (which takes the place of your weapon swap) as the skill bar completes to cancel the movement component of the skill. A visual guide for this technique can be found here.

Select utility skills depending on the encounter:

  • provides extra Barrier, Blocks Missiles, and can grant an extra ~6s of Alacrity.
  • for boon strip, a Blast Finisher, and Defiance Break.
  • for access to another block, and a single-target ranged Pull.
  • for access to a Knockback, Blast Finisher, and a Fire Field.
  • for Defiance Bars.
  • Find other options in the gameplay guide.

Short Bow can be used on fights where needs to be delayed to handle mechanics through Stability, Aegis, Stun Break, or Cleanse, or for other tradeoffs listed in the gameplay guide.

Was this build helpful?