Condition Quickness Firebrand is going to be your alternative to Support Chronomancer for both Firebrigade and Hybrid compositions. Boasting moderate damage and consistent applications of Quickness, Aegis, and Fury, Condition Quickness Firebrand can stay a competitive option for all skill levels.
This build is best paired with an Alacrigade, as you will not be able to replace a Support Chronomancer 1:1. While you will lose a Support Chronomancer's normal utility, you gain unique Firebrand utility via your Tome skills which can greatly aid a squad in high pressure situations.
There are three different variants of Condition Quickness Firebrand to choose from for various situations, a great ‘default’ build though will be the Viper's variant for high damage, safe amounts of Boon Duration, and great scaling with adds thanks to and .
Both Grieving and Viper's variants can be found in this video.
Use once at the start and then use it everytime you gain a charge.
Use twice at the start and then use it everytime you gain a charge.
Use off cooldown.
Camp Axe at all times outside of your , but try to always place before you use .
There is no exact rotation for Condition Quickness Firebrand. Use your weapon skills, and off cooldown without interrupting your auto attack chain.
Always finish your auto attack chain .
Don't delay swapping back to Scepter for . You want to be using it off cooldown.
Don't use your combo off cooldown. Make sure you wait for to trigger so you can use from the trait and then use the normal skill . This is to make sure and are always paired and doesn't trigger while you have your equipped.
During some encounters the minor trait, in Radiance, can reset the cooldown of . If this happens, you should place a or before going into your .
Always prepare your before you start an encounter. Use your as soon as the ammo count recharges. Never use all three charges as you will have to prepare the Mantra again.