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Power Alacrity Bladesworn

Study the blade and embrace the meditative Dragon Trigger with our Guild Wars 2 Power Alacrity Bladesworn build.
Published Mar 14, 2022 Updated May 15, 2024
Raids - March 2024 Balance
Evo meta team
The Dragon Waits
Pros +
High damage Strong bursts Lots of cleave
Cons -
No ranged DPS Low amounts of CC High learning curve Requires accurate positioning
Attributes
Power 2781
Toughness 1000
Vitality 1321
Precision 2218
Critical Chance 75%
Ferocity 1369
Critical Damage 241.2%
Condition Damage 0
Healing Power 0
Expertise 0
Condition Duration 0%
Concentration 0
Boon Duration 0%
Item Stat

Berserker'sHelm

Berserker'sShoulders

Berserker'sCoat

Berserker'sGloves

Assassin'sLeggings

Berserker'sBoots

Item Stat

Berserker'sBackpiece

Berserker'sAccessory

Berserker'sAccessory

Berserker'sAmulet

Berserker'sRing

Berserker'sRing

Relic

Primary Weapon Set

Berserker's SwordMain Hand

Berserker's PistolOff Hand

Other Items

Infusionx17

Infusionx1

Food

Utility

Up to five skills in can be precasted for . Another 5 stacks are gained during the opening.

Opener

  1. x 2

Loop

Start on Gunsaber

  1. Flicker Step Dragon Slash—Force
  2. Dragon Slash—Force
  3. x 2
  4. Flicker Step Dragon Slash—Force
  5. Blooming Fire Artillery Slash Cyclone Trigger
  6. Swift Cut Steel Divide Explosive Thrust x 2

It is highly advised to disable Auto Attack on Gunsaber

This is due to Dragon Slash otherwise being a low priority skill that will be easily interrupted. With Auto Attack disabled, only moving your character or other higher priority actions can interrupt Dragon Slash.

Notes

  • Use new charges of sparingly.
  • Use for back up Flow.
  • Use off Cooldown.
  • Move forward before . You lose time waiting for the movement portion of this skill.

Use one charge of Triggerguard during Dragon Slash—Force to better maintain stacks. Flicker Step is used in the rotation before Dragon Slash—Force to activate .

Skill Reference Guide
Sword & Pistol Default Keybind
F1
Auto Attack
3
4
5
Gunsaber Default Keybind
Dragon Slash—Force 1
Triggerguard 4
Flicker Step 5

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