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Overview

is and has always been a core build of the meta team composition. It has the ability to provide banners and , buffing your teammates to Narnia while providing more than decent DPS.

While many people assume that is a basic and easy class, there are a lot of factors that will quickly distinguish the good and the very good.

Understanding how best to buff your party, depending on your team composition, is very important for the efficacy of this class. Deciding if your party has a source of Fury, if you need to take or even if you should be playing .

This class is a great way to get new players into the Warrior profession and to move on to learning the other roles this profession can offer. has a simple rotation and very high base health which, overall, makes the basics of the this class very easy to grasp.

Raid Viability
Meta
Good
Mediocre
Unsubstantial
Inefficient

Gear & Food

Armor
Viper's Helm
Superior Rune of the Elementalist
Viper's Shoulders
Superior Rune of the Elementalist
Viper's Chest
Superior Rune of the Elementalist
Viper's Gloves
Superior Rune of the Elementalist
Viper's Leggings
Superior Rune of the Elementalist
Viper's Boots
Superior Rune of the Elementalist

Superior Rune of the Elementalist
x6
Weapons
Viper's Sword
Geomancy Sigil
Viper's Torch
Earth Sigil
Viper's Longbow
Geomancy Sigil

Earth Sigil
Trinkets
Viper
Viper
Viper

Viper
Viper
Viper
Food, Utility & Infusions
Red-Lentil Saobosa
Nourishment
Toxic Focusing Crystal
Enhancement
Malign Infusions
x17
Spiteful Infusions
x1
Armor
Viper's Helm
Superior Rune of the Elementalist
Viper's Shoulders
Superior Rune of the Elementalist
Viper's Chest
Superior Rune of the Elementalist
Viper's Gloves
Superior Rune of the Elementalist
Viper's Leggings
Superior Rune of the Elementalist
Viper's Boots
Superior Rune of the Elementalist

Superior Rune of the Elementalist
x6
Weapons
Viper's Sword
Geomancy Sigil
Viper's Torch
Earth Sigil
Viper's Longbow
Doom Sigil

Earth Sigil
Trinkets
Viper
Viper
Viper

Viper
Viper
Viper
Food, Utility & Infusions
Red-Lentil Saobosa
Nourishment
Toxic Focusing Crystal
Enhancement
Malign Infusions
x17
Spiteful Infusions
x1

Traits & Skills

Skills
Traitlines

Take if you are running .
Skills
Traitlines


Rotations

Opening
Video
Notes

You need to delay every second so you can use before swapping to Longbow.

Use and off cooldown. Use only after the using and only when on Longbow.

Use as a filler, if you don't have time for an auto attack.

Under 50% you should use off cooldown.

Bind the "Stow Weapon" key as it will help you easily complete the full rotation even if you lack some Alacrity.

  • "Stow Weapon" before each apart from the first and second , as using cancels the pre-cast without needing to stow.
  • By stowing your you can get additional auto attacks in during your Longbow rotation.
  • and both have long aftercasts so you can stow after using them.

Opening
  1. while out of combat
  2. Weapon Swap
Video
Notes

Use as a filler, if you don't have time for an auto attack.

Make sure you have up so you don't get stunned by using .

Under 50% you should use off cooldown.


Gameplay

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