Here we introduce and the basic loop. First you want to start with .
It is a good damaging ability with a lot of life force generation. After using , you want to go into .
A significant portion of your damage is done here. You want to cast x3 and fill the gaps in between with autos before .
Once you leave, auto and use off cooldown until you can enter .
Now that you have the basic loop, we will introduce some lifeforce generation in order to upkeep this loop for longer. This is done by and casting .
There are 2 times you will be doing this -
- After you have cast x2, you -> -> auto until off cooldown ->
- After you , if you are on scepter, -> -> Pisol Loop
This is your core loop.
The next steps are much easier now since your core loop is sorted.
Before every , cast . The conditions you apply on yourself will be transfered over by for big damage.
This step simply adds whenever you press .
is not the highest damage ability however, with , and , you shouldn't need to auto attack on scepter while waiting for .
This will result in a much smoother rotation.
The next step is not much of a dps up but is very important to learning more complex rotations on Condition Harbinger.
Between your 2x on pistol, you want to cast , and .
The damage of the elixirs is low but they provide you with Blight, which increases the damage of all your conditions from .
Blight will also be consumed to buff and , which is important to the more advanced Harbinger rotation.
You should try to use , and when entering a boss phase to start with full blight or before casting to make sure all of it gets the most out of your Blight.
The last step is simple - use off cooldown.
is crazy. It pulses nine times, and each pulse of it, inflicts a new condition as well as every condition that was previously ticked.
As the first procs Bleeding, second and third , you end up stacking a lot of damaging conditions, as every tick afterwards also procs them.
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