Overview

is one of those pleasant builds to play for a lot of people thanks to its melee nature and barbarian style due to the trait .

This build provides great buffs with banners and , it has decent DPS and unleashes crazy amounts of CC if needed. It should be noted that only excels at very short fights, which, in the case of raids normally comes when bosses have phases.

This build does not offer the same amount of sustained DPS that the provides, however its burst and CC are a lot higher. This means it is down to you to decide if it is worthwhile using based on your squad's DPS.

This build has a skill priority based rotation and can be more difficult for beginners than its condition counterpart. We would recommend that you come to this build once you have a firm grasp of .

Raid Viability
Meta
Good
Mediocre
Unsubstantial
Inefficient

Gear & Food

Armor
Assassin's Helm
Superior Rune of the Scholar
Assassin's Shoulders
Superior Rune of the Scholar
Berserker's Chest
Superior Rune of the Scholar
Assassin's Gloves
Superior Rune of the Scholar
Assassin's Leggings
Superior Rune of the Scholar
Berserker's Boots
Superior Rune of the Scholar

Superior Rune of the Scholar
x6
Weapons
Berserker's Axe
Accuracy Sigil
Berserker's Axe
Force Sigil
Berserker's Mace
Severance Sigil
Berserker's Mace
Paralyzation Sigil
Trinkets
Bers
Bers
Bers

Bers
Assa
Bers
Food, Utility & Infusions
Bowl of Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash Soup
Nourishment
Potent Superior Sharpening Stone
Enhancement
Mighty Infusions
x18
Armor
Assassin's Helm
Superior Rune of the Scholar
Assassin's Shoulders
Superior Rune of the Scholar
Berserker's Chest
Superior Rune of the Scholar
Assassin's Gloves
Superior Rune of the Scholar
Assassin's Leggings
Superior Rune of the Scholar
Berserker's Boots
Superior Rune of the Scholar

Superior Rune of the Scholar
x6
Weapons
Berserker's Axe
Accuracy Sigil
Berserker's Axe
Force Sigil
Berserker's Greatsword
Accuracy Sigil

Force Sigil
Trinkets
Bers
Bers
Bers

Bers
Assa
Bers
Food, Utility & Infusions
Bowl of Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash Soup
Nourishment
Potent Superior Sharpening Stone
Enhancement
Mighty Infusions
x17
Precise Infusions
x1 on Greatsword

Traits & Skills

Skills
Traitlines

Skills
Traitlines


Rotations

Opening
  1. Auto Attack Chain
Loop
  1. Auto Attack Chain and filler
  2. and
  3. Auto Attack Chain and filler
  4. Auto Attack Chain and filler
Video
Notes

After your opening, your rotation comes down to skill priority.

Always ensure that you have up for whenever you use and try to get in as many weapon skills while this buff is up.

Never interrupt your auto attack chain once you have started as your is by far your hardest hitting skill from the chain.

Use to make sure you always have three stacks of .

Fillers count as any weapon skills apart from and .

Video
Notes

The reason you use before is so that you can reposition yourself to get the maximum hits from .

If you're struggling hitting the benchmark number, check your "Outgoing Damage" in your chat log to see how many times is actually hitting.

You need to be fairly fast after using in the "Loop" to make sure that every tick of is under the effect of .

Make sure that you don't cancel the end of with , as it is easy to do so.