Hand Kite Soulbeast

Published Sep 22, 2022 Updated May 11, 2023 November 2022 Balance

Hand Kite Soulbeast is an extremely safe build that can survive kiting hands at the Deimos encounter. This build is easy to gear, as it is almost identical to Heal Alacrity Druid.

This build maintains permanent Protection and Regeneration, and you are also provided with four seconds of Invulnerable from to allow you to survive the mechanic.

Hand Kite Soulbeast has 1380 Toughness, but it can be lowered to 1200 Toughness by swapping for .

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Primary Weapon Set

Magi'sMain Hand

Magi'sOff Hand

Secondary Weapon Set

Magi'sMain Hand

Other Items





Merge with any pet that is of the Stout archetype.

The best choices would be Black Bear or Blue Moa.

The Stout archetype is important to gain access to .

When using , you can swap between your two equipped pets to gain access to both sets of skills without leaving .

You can optionally select one pet of the Supportive archetype, like Jacaranda or Brown Bear, to access for more healing.

This makes unavailable until is ready again. Therefore only use it right after to ensure the skill will be off Cooldown in time.

Hand Kiting

  • Stack two hands
  • Move to your right
  • Stack two more hands
  • Move to the original stack*
  • Dodge to the right

*This will leave the fifth hand on the first original stack. Allowing you to Dodge clear and start again.

Additionally, you can use skills to mitigate damage while standing on hands.

  • if merged with a Bear
  • or

Mind Crush

Use to give yourself a four second Invulnerability frame.

will be up for every .

Always save this skill for . If you somehow do not have it up, pray that is available for a block.


The recommended gear for this provides you with no Toughness, the only Toughness you will receive is from:

  • with your Black Bear or Blue Moa. This is due to the Stout archetype that grants + 200 Toughness and + 100 Vitality.
  • will give you another + 180 Toughness.

If you feel like you can't survive with 1380 Toughness then you can always trade in some Minstrel pieces instead of Harrier trinkets.

For this build to work, you will need Regeneration and Protection.

Get Regeneration from:

also provides you with sudo Regeneration when under the effects of Protection.

Get Protection from:

Extend all your boons with .

Use in combination with and to maintain long-lasting boons on yourself.

Use to slow down Prides if you are near one.

Replace with if you need to lower your Toughness.