Necromancer sPvP | Fun Axe/Focus, Scepter/Dagger | Team fighter I thought they put Boons in this game

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Summary

Basically a build that is all about manipulating the boons and conditions in battle, as well as life force generation.

 

Boon Corruption Skills include:
Axe-3: 1(aoe) boon corrupted.
Focus-5: 3 boons removed.
DS-2(traited): 2 boons corrupted.
Corrupt Boon: up to 5 boons corrupted.
Well of Corruption: 1(aoe) boon / 1s pulse, corrupted, for 5 seconds.

 

Condi/Cleanses Transfers Include:
Dagger-5: three per bounce.
and Curses-II: at least three, up to five.

 

life force generation includes:
Axe: 2 (12%)
Focus: 4 (3% / bounce, up to 12%)
Scepter: 3 after a boon corruption (3% / condi)
Spectral Armor (5% initial, 8% on hit 1s/icd)
Golem Dying (10%)

 

And a small part of the build includes Siphoning present on:
- Well of Corruption
- Well of Blood
- Golem
- Blood Magic: III, Attacks (Vampiric)


I. Weapons and Skills

PvP Axe
  • Weapon Strength: 857-1048
PvP Focus
  • Weapon Strength: 832-883
PvP Scepter
  • Weapon Strength: 895-1010
PvP Dagger
  • Weapon Strength: 924-981
PvP
  • Weapon Strength: -
PvP
  • Weapon Strength: -
  • Death Shroud7
    Death Shroud. Assume a spectral form and gain new skills, turning your life force into health.
    Fury: 5 sBreak Stun: 1 sStability: 3 s
  • Rending Claws¾
    Slash your foe twice with ghostly claws to make them vulnerable.
    Damage (2x): 260x2Vulnerability: 7 sRange: 900
    • 0
      Protection: 3 s
    • 0
      Protection: 3 s
  • Ghastly Claws8
    Summon spectral claws to slash your foe in a quick flurry of strikes, gaining life force per strike.
    Damage (8x): 988Duration: 3Life force: 12%Range: 900
    • 0
      Protection: 3 s
    • 0
      Protection: 3 s
  • Unholy Feast1 12
    Damage and cripple nearby foes. Remove a boon from each foe you strike.
    Damage: 269Converts a boon to a condition on struck foes.Crippled: 5 sRange: 600
    • 0
      Protection: 3 s
    • 0
      Protection: 3 s
  • Reaper's Touch¾ 18
    Send out a scythe that bounces between foes and allies. Causes vulnerability on foes and regeneration on allies.
    Damage: 227Regeneration: 3 s (390 health)x4Vulnerability: 10 sNumber of bounces: 4Life force: 3%Range: 1,200
    • 0
      Protection: 3 s
    • 0
      Protection: 3 s
  • Spinal Shivers20
    Chill your foe and remove three boons. Deals extra damage based on the number of boons removed. 1 boon deals 50% extra, 2 boons 100% extra, and 3 boons removed deals 150% extra damage.
    Damage: 151Chilled: 5 sRange: 1,200
    • 0
      Protection: 3 s
    • 0
      Protection: 3 s
  • Well of Blood ¾ 32
    Well. Conjure a well of blood to heal nearby allies.
    Initial self heal: 5240Duration: 10Healing per second: 152Combo field: LightProtection: 3 s
    • 0
      Protection: 3 s
  • Corrupt Boon40
    Corruption. Poison yourself. Convert up to 5 boons on your foe into negative conditions.
    Self poison: 6 s (504 damage)UnblockableRange: 1,200
    • 0
      Protection: 3 s
  • Well of Corruption¼ 32
    Well. Target area pulses, converting boons on foes into conditions
    Damage (5x): 610Duration: 5Radius: 240Pulse: 1 sCombo Field: DarkProtection: 3 s
    • 0
      Protection: 3 s
  • Spectral Armor48
    Spectral. Gain life force as you take damage. Removed when you enter Death Shroud. Also applies protection.
    Protection: 6 sSpectral Armor (6 s): Gain 8% Life Force when taking damage. (1 second internal cooldown)Breaks stun
    • 0
      Protection: 3 s
  • Summon Flesh Golem 48
    Minion. Summon a flesh golem to attack foes with crippling claws.
    Damage: 770Crippled: 1 s
    • Charge 40
      Command your flesh golem to charge a foe.
      Damage: 1,444Range: 1,200

Weapon and Skill Details

Axe: Lifeforce generation, Boon Corruption.
Focus: Lifeforce generation, Boon Removal.

 

Scepter: source of lifeforce generation and condi/spike damage on 3.
Dagger: Condi Transfer. Weakness.

 

Well of Blood: Strong amount of healing, siphons, protection.
Corrupt Boon: Boon Corruption.
Well of Corruption: Boon Corruption, Siphons, Protection.
Spectral Armor: Life Force Generation: Protection.

 

Minion: All the other elites don't really suit the build. Benefits from LF Generation and Siphons.


Traits

Soul Reaping

  • Gluttony
    Increase life force gain from skills by 10%.
    • Unyielding Blast
      Shroud skill 1 pierces an inflicts 2 stacks of vulnerability for 10 seconds to targets it hits. Increased number of targets pierced to 5 from 4.
    • Soul Marks
      Mark skills are now unblockable and generate 3% life force when triggered.
    • Speed of Shadows
      Increases movement speed while in shroud by 25% and decreases recharge of shroud by 30%.
  • Last Gasp
    Gain Spectral Armor when your health falls below the threshold (50%).
    • Spectral Mastery
      Reduces recharge of spectral skills by 20% and increases duration by 50%. Additionally, when you activate a spectral skill you gain 5% life force.
    • Vital Persistence
      Life force drains 50% slower while in shroud and the recharge of shroud skills is reduced by 15%.
    • Fear of Death
      Fear duration is 50% longer. When you are downed, fear foes around you for 1s.
  • Strength of Undeath
    Increases maximum life force pool by 15%. While above 50% lifeforce you deal 5% additional damage.
    • Foot in the Grave
      When you enter shroud gain 1 stack of stability for 3 seconds and break out of stun.
    • Death Perception
      While you are in shroud you have an additional 50% chance to critical hit.
    • Dhuumfire
      Shroud skill 1 inflicts 1 stack of burning for 3 seconds when it hits.

Curses

  • Barbed Precision
    Critical hits have a 33% chance to inflict bleeding. The duration of your applied bleeding stacks is increased by 20%.
    • Terrifying Descent
      When you take falling damage, inflict fear for 1 second on nearby foes. Reduces fall damage by 50%.
    • Plague Sending
      When you have 3 or more conditions on you your next critical hit casts Plague Signet on your target. This trait benefits from the recharge bonus of Signets of Suffering.
    • Chilling Darkness
      Blinding a foe inflicts chill on them for 2 seconds. 5-second internal cooldown
  • Furious Demise
    When you enter shroud, gain fury for 5 seconds.
    • Master of Corruption
      Reduces recharge of corruption skills by 33% but causes corruption skills to apply additional conditions to you when cast. (Condition applied varies per skill.)
    • Path of Corruption
      Shroud skill 2 converts boons on struck foes to conditions.
    • Terror
      Causes fear to deal damage per second scaling with your condition damage stat. Damage is increased vs foes that have at least one other condition on them.
  • Target the Weak
    Your critical hit chance is increased by 2% for each condition on your target. Additionally you gain condition damage equal to 13% of your precision.
    • Weakening Shroud
      Critical hits inflict weakness for 5 seconds (10s ICD). When you enter shroud cast Enfeeble on nearby foes (Enfeeble is functionally identical to the dagger skill Enfeebling Blood.)
    • Parasitic Contagion
      You are healed for 10% of your outgoing condition damage.
    • Lingering Curse
      Gain 150 condition damage while wielding a scepter. The base duration of all scepter conditions is increased by 50%.

Blood Magic

  • Mark of Evasion
    Cast Mark of Blood when you dodge roll. (8s ICD)
    • Ritual of Life
      Revive allies 10% faster. When you start reviving an ally cast Well of Blood. This trait benefits from the recharge bonus of Vampiric Wells.
    • Quickening Thirst
      Reduces recharge of dagger skills by 33% if used while you are over 75% health. Move 25% faster while wielding at least one dagger.
    • Blood Bond
      When you inflict at least 4 stacks of bleeding to a single target cast Lesser Signet of Vampirism on them. This trait benefits from the recharge bonus of Signets of Suffering.
  • Vampiric
    You siphon health with your attacks. Your minions siphon health and give it to you.
    • Life from Death
      When you exit shroud you heal and partially revive allies around you.
    • Banshee’s Wail
      Reduces recharge of warhorn skills by 20% and increases effect durations for warhorn skills by 50%.
    • Vampiric Presence
      You and allies near you siphon health with attacks (combat only). This effect stacks with the siphoning granted by Vampiric.
  • Last Rites
    Gain increasing healing power based on how low your health is. Other allies near you do not bleed out while downed (combat only).
    • Vampiric Rituals
      Reduces recharge of well skills by 20%. Wells siphon health for you every pulse and grant protection to allies when cast.
    • Unholy Martyr
      Draws conditions from allies when you enter shroud and every few seconds while you remain in shroud. Gain life force each time a condition is transferred.
    • Transfusion
      Shroud skill 4 heals and partially revives nearby allies. Additionally you teleport up to 5 nearby downed allies to your location while channeling this skill.

Trait Details

SR: III (brings ds cd to 7 s), SR IV (lf generation), SR VII ( 7s cd stun break )
C: II (condi transfer after getting rid of Consume Conditions), V (boon corruption), VII ( 7s cd Enfeeble)
BM: III (easy to trigger life siphon), VI (more siphon), VII (well recharge and more siphon)


III. Stat Specifics & Effects

Primary Stats

  • Health 24812 (+5600)
  • Vitality 1560 (+560)
  • Armor 2480 (+560)
  • Toughness 1560 (+560)
  • Attack 2526 (+560)
  • Power 1560 (+560)
  • Critical Hit 31% (+31%)
  • Precision 1560 (+560)

Secondary Stats

  • Condition Damage 938 (+938)
  • Condition Duration 15% (+15%)
  • Critical Damage 37% (+37%)
  • Damage 966 (+0%)
  • Defense 920 (+0)
  • Ferocity 560 (+560)
  • Healing Power 560 (+560)

Boons

  • Aegis
    Block the next attack.
  • Distortion
    Allows mesmers to evade attacks for some time.
  • Frenzy
    Increases damage taken by 25%. It typically seen as a mechanic to offset a beneficial effect such as quickness.
  • Frosty Armor
    Chills foes that hit you.
  • Fury
    20% critical chance increase. Stacks in duration.
  • Haste
    Regenerate endurance at 50% effectiveness when under the effects of this skill. It's typically seen as a mechanic to offset a beneficial effect such as quickness.
  • Invulnerability
    Prevents the target from taking damage or receiving conditions. It is also placed on rallied players for one second.
  • Might
    X damage per attack increase. Stacks intensity.
  • Protection
    33% damage reduction. Stacks in duration.
  • Quickening Zephyr
    Prevents healing. It typically seen as a mechanic to offset a beneficial effect such as quickness.
  • Quickness
    Makes all skills and actions 50% faster.
  • Regeneration
    Regenerates X health per second. Stacks in duration.
  • Rejuvenation
    Regenerates health. This effect is exclusive to the guardian profession through the Virtue of Resolve.
  • Resistance
    Resistance temporarily negates the affected target of all effects caused by conditions.
  • Retaliation
    Does X damage to an opponent each time they hit you. Stacks in duration.
  • Smiting
    Causes every fifth attack to apply burning. This effect is exclusive to the guardian profession.
  • Stability
    Cannot be knocked down, pushed back, launched, stunned, dazed, floated, sunk, or feared.
  • Stealth
    Allows the user to be invisible to enemy players and avoid being spotted by enemy NPCs.
  • Swiftness
    33% movement speed increase. Stacks in duration.
  • Vigor
    Faster endurance regeneration. Stacks in duration.

Conditions

  • Agony
    Agony is an effect unique to Fractals of the Mists that removes a percentage of the player's health every second and reduces received healing by ~50%.
  • Bleeding
    Bleeding is a stackable condition that deals damage over time.
  • Blind
    Causes the target's next hit to miss instead.
  • Burning
    Inflicts X damage per second. Stacks in duration.
  • Chilled
    Reduces movement speed and skill recharge by 66%. Stacks in duration.
  • Confusion
    Inflicts X damage each time a foe uses skill. Stacks in intensity.
  • Crippled
    Crippled is a condition which decreases movement speed by 50%. Stacks in duration.
  • Fear
    Causes the target to run directly away from the caster.
  • Immobilized
    Immobilized is a condition which prevents movement and dodging. Victims also can't turn. Stacks in duration.
  • Poison
    Inflicts X damage per second. Reduces outgoing heals by 33%. Stacks in duration.
  • Slow
    Slow is a condition that reduces the activation time of skills and abilities.
  • Taunt
    Taunt is a control effect that forces the affected target to run towards the source of taunt with all skills except stun breakers disabled while using their auto-attack skill.
  • Torment
    Deals damage every second; deals additional damage if moving; stacks intensity.
  • Vulnerability
    Increases damage the target takes by 1%. Stacks in intensity.
  • Weakness
    Causes 50% of attacks to be glancing and reduces endurance regeneration by 50%. Stacks in duration.

Control

  • Break Stun
    Stun break is an effect which can break control effects on a character.
  • Daze
    Interrupts and prevents the target from using skills for a period of time.
  • Float
    Forces the affected target(s) to move towards the surface.
  • Knockdown
    Interrupts and causes the foe to be unable to move or use skills for a short duration. Knocked down foes fall to the ground.
  • Launch
    Interrupts and tosses a character into the air.
  • Pull
    Shortens the distance between the user and the foe by drawing one of them to another. If a foe is pulled, this can result in an interrupt.
  • Push
    Physically pushes foes away from the player and interrupts them.
  • Sink
    Forces the affected target(s) to move away from the surface.
  • Stun
    Interrupts, immobilizes, and incapacitates foes for a short duration.
  • Teleport
    Teleport to target location.
  • Teleport
    Teleport (alternatively, flash) is a mechanic that causes the user or target(s) to instantly move from one location to another.

Fields & Finishers

  • Dark Field
    Dark Combo Effects

    Blast Finisher: Area Blindness
    Leap Finisher: Blindness
    Projectile Finisher: Life stealing
    Whirl Finsher: Leeching Bolts
  • Ethereal Field
    Ethereal Combo Effects

    Blast Finisher: Area Chaos Armor
    Leap Finisher: Chaos Armor
    Projectile Finisher: Confusion
    Whirl Finsher: Confounding Bolts
  • Fire Field
    Fire Combo Effects

    Blast Finisher: Area Might
    Leap Finisher: Fire Shield
    Projectile Finisher: Burning
    Whirl Finsher: Burning Bolts
  • Ice Field
    Ice Combo Effects

    Blast Finisher: Area Frost Aura
    Leap Finisher: Frost Aura
    Projectile Finisher: Chilled
    Whirl Finsher: Chilling Bolts
  • Light Field
    Light Combo Effects

    Blast Finisher: Area Retaliation
    Leap Finisher: Retaliation
    Projectile Finisher: Remove Condition
    Whirl Finsher: Cleansing Bolts
  • Lightning Field
    Lightning Combo Effects

    Blast Finisher: Area Swiftness
    Leap Finisher: Dazing Strike
    Projectile Finisher: Vulnerability
    Whirl Finsher: Brutal Bolts
  • Poison Field
    Poison Combo Effects

    Blast Finisher: Area Weakness
    Leap Finisher: Weakness
    Projectile Finisher: Poison
    Whirl Finsher: Poison Bolts
  • Revealed
    Revealed is an effect applied when stealth is broken, for example by entering combat or exiting a Shadow Refuge circle prematurely.
  • Smoke Field
    Smoke Combo Effects

    Blast Finisher: Area Stealth
    Leap Finisher: Stealth
    Projectile Finisher: Blindness
    Whirl Finsher: Blinding Bolts
  • Super Speed
    Activate your slick shoes, enabling you to move at superior speeds.
  • Water Field
    Water Combo Effects

    Blast Finisher: Area Healing
    Leap Finisher: Healing
    Projectile Finisher: Regeneration
    Whirl Finsher: Healing Bolts
Combo
  • Blast Finisher
    Blast Combo Effects

    Dark: Area Blindness
    Ethereal: Area Chaos Armor
    Fire: Area Might
    Ice: Area Frost Aura
    Light: Area Retaliation
    Lightning: Area Swiftness
    Poison: Area Weakness
    Smoke: Area Stealth
    Water: Area Healing
  • Leap Finisher
    Leap Combo Effects

    Dark: Blindness
    Ethereal: Chaos Armor
    Fire: Fire Shield
    Ice: Frost Aura
    Light: Retaliation
    Lightning: Dazing Strike
    Poison: Weakness
    Smoke: Stealth
    Water: Healing
  • Projectile Finisher
    Projectile Combo Effects

    Dark: Life stealing
    Ethereal: Confusion
    Fire: Burning
    Ice: Chilled
    Light: Remove Condition
    Lightning: Vulnerability
    Poison: Poison
    Smoke: Blindness
    Water: Regeneration
  • Whirl Finisher
    Whirl Combo Effects

    Dark: Leeching Bolts
    Ethereal: Confounding Bolts
    Fire: Burning Bolts
    Ice: Chilling Bolts
    Light: Cleansing Bolts
    Lightning: Brutal Bolts
    Poison: Poison Bolts
    Smoke: Blinding Bolts
    Water: Healing Bolts

IV. Runes, Sigils, Accessories & Jewels

Armor & Runes

PvP Rune of the Nightmare
  1. Condition Damage: 25
  2. Condition Duration: 5%
  3. Condition Damage: 50
  4. Condition Duration: 10%
  5. Condition Damage: 100
  6. 50% chance when struck to inflict fear for 1 seconds. (Cooldown: 60 seconds)
PvP Rune of the Nightmare
  1. Condition Damage: 25
  2. Condition Duration: 5%
  3. Condition Damage: 50
  4. Condition Duration: 10%
  5. Condition Damage: 100
  6. 50% chance when struck to inflict fear for 1 seconds. (Cooldown: 60 seconds)
PvP Rune of the Nightmare
  1. Condition Damage: 25
  2. Condition Duration: 5%
  3. Condition Damage: 50
  4. Condition Duration: 10%
  5. Condition Damage: 100
  6. 50% chance when struck to inflict fear for 1 seconds. (Cooldown: 60 seconds)
PvP Rune of the Nightmare
  1. Condition Damage: 25
  2. Condition Duration: 5%
  3. Condition Damage: 50
  4. Condition Duration: 10%
  5. Condition Damage: 100
  6. 50% chance when struck to inflict fear for 1 seconds. (Cooldown: 60 seconds)
PvP Rune of the Nightmare
  1. Condition Damage: 25
  2. Condition Duration: 5%
  3. Condition Damage: 50
  4. Condition Duration: 10%
  5. Condition Damage: 100
  6. 50% chance when struck to inflict fear for 1 seconds. (Cooldown: 60 seconds)
PvP Rune of the Nightmare
  1. Condition Damage: 25
  2. Condition Duration: 5%
  3. Condition Damage: 50
  4. Condition Duration: 10%
  5. Condition Damage: 100
  6. 50% chance when struck to inflict fear for 1 seconds. (Cooldown: 60 seconds)

Rune Stat Totals

  • Condition Damage 175
  • Condition Duration 15%

Rune Bonuses

PvP Rune of the Nightmare
  1. Condition Damage: 25
  2. Condition Duration: 5%
  3. Condition Damage: 50
  4. Condition Duration: 10%
  5. Condition Damage: 100
  6. 50% chance when struck to inflict fear for 1 seconds. (Cooldown: 60 seconds)

Accessories & Jewels

Celestial Amulet
  • Power: 560
  • Precision: 560
  • Toughness: 560
  • Vitality: 560
  • Condition Damage: 560
  • Healing Power: 560
  • Ferocity: 560

Accessory Totals

  • Power:560
  • Precision:560
  • Toughness:560
  • Vitality:560
  • Condition Damage:560
  • Healing Power:560
  • Ferocity:560

Weapon Set Sigils

PvP Axe
  • Weapon Strength: 857-1048
PvP Focus
  • Weapon Strength: 832-883
Sigil of Superior Energy
You gain 50% of your endurance when you swap to this weapon while in combat. (This effect cannot trigger more than once every 9s)
Sigil of Superior Leeching
Your next attack after swapping to this weapon while in combat steals some health.

Weapon Set I

Sigil of Superior Energy

You gain 50% of your endurance when you swap to this weapon while in combat. (This effect cannot trigger more than once every 9s)

Sigil of Superior Leeching

Your next attack after swapping to this weapon while in combat steals some health.

PvP Scepter
  • Weapon Strength: 895-1010
PvP Dagger
  • Weapon Strength: 924-981
Sigil of Superior Energy
You gain 50% of your endurance when you swap to this weapon while in combat. (This effect cannot trigger more than once every 9s)
Sigil of Superior Leeching
Your next attack after swapping to this weapon while in combat steals some health.

Weapon Set II

Sigil of Superior Energy

You gain 50% of your endurance when you swap to this weapon while in combat. (This effect cannot trigger more than once every 9s)

Sigil of Superior Leeching

Your next attack after swapping to this weapon while in combat steals some health.

PvP
  • Weapon Strength: -
PvP
  • Weapon Strength: -

Water Weapon I

Water Weapon II

Upgrade Item Details

Runes: Nightmare: No reason, fear is just nice.

 

Sigils: Energy: free dodge every 10s.
Leeching: ~1000 dmg that does not scale from your celestial attack power ~1000 heal.

 

Amulet: Celestial, because there are still only two amulets, Celestial and Marauders, and Celestial fits better.


V. Basic Gameplay

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