Condition Alacrity Specter

Strike from the shadows with our Guild Wars 2 Condition Alacrity Specter build.
Published Mar 9, 2022 Updated Oct 8, 2023
Secrets of the Obscure
Senapi
Senapi.6385
Pros +
Good mobility Plenty of CC Access to healing & support Easy to learn
Cons -
Fast paced rotation Relies on resource management Easy to cancel skills Requires accurate positioning
Attributes
Power 1000
Toughness 1000
Vitality 2528
Precision 1000
Critical Chance 5%
Ferocity 0
Critical Damage 150%
Condition Damage 2095
Healing Power 140
Expertise 783
Condition Duration 67.19%
Concentration 633
Boon Duration 42.2%
Item Stat

Ritualist'sHelm

Ritualist'sShoulders

Ritualist'sCoat

Ritualist'sGloves

Ritualist'sLeggings

Ritualist'sBoots

Item Stat

Ritualist'sBackpiece

Ritualist'sAccessory

Ritualist'sAccessory

Ritualist'sAmulet

Ritualist'sRing

Ritualist'sRing

Relic

Primary Weapon Set

Ritualist's ScepterMain Hand

Ritualist's DaggerOff Hand

Secondary Weapon Set

Ritualist's PistolOff Hand

Other Items

Infusionx18

Food

Utility

Jade Bot Core

Rotation Concept

  • Grant Alacrity to allies around your Tethered Ally by casting skills during .
    • x 3
  • Cast + + off Cooldown.
  • Spend all Initiative on , then fill with auto-attacks.
    • It's okay to while you still have some Initiative.
    • Do not wait until your Initiative is refilled before you .
  • Use mostly off Cooldown outside Shadow Shroud, but only when you have missing Initiative
  • / count as a Weapon Swap to trigger &

Opener

Precast and reset its Cooldown.

  1. + +
  2. x 3
  3. x 3

Notes

will tether you to one Shrouded Ally. All positive effects of , including Alacrity, are granted to you and to allies in your subgroup within 360-radius of your Shrouded Ally. See the gameplay guide for more details.

Never cast Venoms without adjacent allies. Cast Venoms after combat starts so they don't get removed by the boonstrip at the start of encounters.

has two cast animations, each with its own flashing cast bar. Don't interrupt the skill early with , your heal skill, Weapon Swap, or .

grants you and allies instant Stability.

Take instead of if there are no Defiance Bars.

Swap to your Pistol and cast for large Defiance Bars.

is valuable for sub-group Healing and personal mobility.

Replace with:

  • for more Boons
  • against highly mobile bosses (and swap in the Trickery Trait Line to to trigger )
  • See the Introduction to Thief for other ideas

In the Specter traitline

  • for extra subgroup healing & barrier . Because will now zero out your Shadow Force, this trait makes it difficult to provide Alacrity during downtime. You may swap to .
  • combined with at least grants Resistance.

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