Warrior PvE | Dungeon Sword/Warhorn, Hammer | Damage Grim's Warrior Build

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Summary

I am open to subbing in Last Stand instead of cleansing Ire. I am also open to putting in Balanced stance for induce fear....I want to use Induce Fear to burn through Stability counters.

 

Open to discussion.


I. Weapons and Skills

Soldier's Sword
  • Weapon Strength: 905-1000
  • Power: 120
  • Toughness: 85
  • Vitality: 85
Soldier's Warhorn
  • Weapon Strength: 814-900
  • Power: 120
  • Toughness: 85
  • Vitality: 85
Soldier's Hammer
  • Weapon Strength: 985-1111
  • Power: 239
  • Toughness: 171
  • Vitality: 171
  • Weapon Strength: -
  • Weapon Strength: -
  • Weapon Strength: -
  • Flurry½
    Burst. Immobilize your foes with a flurry of bleeding strikes. Effect increases with adrenaline level.
    x8Bleeding: 2 s (680 damage)Damage (8x): 256Level 1 immobilize: 2 sLevel 2 immobilize: 3 sLevel 3 immobilize: 4 sRange: 130
  • Sever Artery
    Bleed your foe with a slash.
    Bleeding: 8 s (340 damage)Damage: 202Range: 130
    • Gash½
      Bleed your foe with a gash.
      Damage: 202Bleeding: 8 s (340 damage)Range: 130
    • Hamstring¼ 15
      Cripple your foe with a precise slash.
      Crippled: 1 sDamage: 252Range: 130
  • Savage Leap¾ 8
    Lunge at your foe and strike them with your sword.
    Damage: 252Crippled: 3 sCombo Finisher: LeapRange: 600
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  • Final Thrust½ 15
    Strike your foe with a powerful thrust that does extra damage versus foes whose health is below 50%.
    Damage: 437Damage under 50% hp: 837Range: 130
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  • Charge½ 16
    Grant swiftness to yourself and allies, while curing chilled, crippled, and immobilized.
    Swiftness: 10 sCures crippledCures immobilizedCures chilledRange: 1,200
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  • Call to Arms½ 16
    Grant vigor to yourself and allies, while weakening nearby foes.
    Vigor: 10 sWeakness: 6 sCombo Finisher: BlastRadius: 600
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  • Defiant Stance¼ 30
    Stance. Heal yourself. Absorb all incoming strikes for a period of time.
    Healing: 1,853Defiant Stance(3s): All incoming attacks heal you.
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  • "For Great Justice!"20
    Shout. Grant fury and might to yourself and allies.
    Fury: 8 sx3Might: 25 sRadius: 600
    • 0
  • "Shake It Off!"20
    Shout. Cure a condition on yourself and nearby allies. Also breaks stuns.
    Radius: 600Breaks stun
    • 0
  • "Fear Me!"48
    Shout. Induce fear in your foes.
    40'-100': 1 s15'-40': 2 s0'-15': 3 s
    • 0
  • Battle Standard2 240
    Banner. Place a battle standard that revives fallen allies and grants fury, might, and stability to allies.
    Stability: 3 sFury: 3 sMight: 10 sEffective radius: 600Combo Finisher: Blast
    • 0

Traits

Tactics

  • Determined Revival
    Gain 400 toughness while reviving an ally.
    • Leg Specialist
      Inflicting cripple on a foe also inflicts immobilize for 1 second (5s ICD)
    • Quick Breathing
      Reduces recharge of warhorn skills by 20% and causes warhorn skills to remove 1 condition on affected allies to a boon.
    • Empowered
      Deal 1% additional damage for each boon on you.
  • Reviver’s Might
    When you successfully revive an ally, nearby allies gain 3 stacks of might for 10 seconds.
    • Shrug it Off
      Cast “Shake it Off!” when you have at least 1 condition on you. This trait benefits from the bonuses provided by Vigorous Shouts.
    • Burning Arrows
      Reduces recharge of longbow skills by 20%. Dual Shot inflicts 2 stacks of burning for 1 second.
    • Empower Allies
      Nearby allies gain 150 power (combat only). Reduced radius of this effect to 300.
  • Inspiring Presence
    Might you apply grants 10 healing power per stack.
    • Powerful Synergy
      Whenever you activate a leap finisher it activates twice.
    • Vigorous Shouts
      Reduces recharge of shout skills by 20%. Shouts heal allies in their radius and grant you 5 adrenaline.
    • Phalanx Strength
      Whenever you give yourself might you also apply 1 stack of might for 6 seconds to nearby allies.

Discipline

  • Versatile Rage
    Gain 5 adrenaline when you swap weapons.
    • Crack Shot
      Reduces recharge of rifle and harpoon gun weapon skills by 20%. Rifle and harpoon gun shots pierce.
    • Warrior’s Sprint
      Move 25% faster while wielding melee weapons. Using a movement skill removes the immobilize condition.
    • Vengeful Return
      The Vengeance downed skill has a 100% chance to rally you if you kill a foe while it is active. When you rally you regain 25% additional health and 100 endurance.
  • Fast Hands
    Reduces recharge of weapon swap by 5 seconds.
    • Inspiring Battle Standard
      Banners apply regeneration for 3 seconds every 3 seconds to allies in their radius while they are active.
    • Destruction of the Empowered
      Deal 3% additional damage to foes for each boon they have on them.
    • Brawler’s Recovery
      Remove 1 condition whenever you swap weapons (combat only).
  • Versatile Power
    Gain 2 stacks of might for 10 seconds whenever you swap weapons (combat only). Burst skill recharge is reduced by 15%.
    • Merciless Hammer
      Reduces recharge of hammer weapon skills by 20%. Hammer skills deal 20% more damage to stunned, dazed, knocked down, or launched foes.
    • Heightened Focus
      Striking a foe below 50% health grants quickness for 4 seconds (15s ICD).
    • Burst Mastery
      Burst skills deal 7% more damage. Regain 3/7/10 adrenaline when using a burst skill based on the amount of adrenaline spent.

Defense

  • Thick Skin
    Gain 120 toughness while you are above 90% health.
    • Shield Master
      Reduces recharge on shield skills by 20%. Blocking an attack grants 1 stack of might for 8 seconds. If you block a missile attack you reflect it instead.
    • Dogged March
      Chill, cripple and immobilize have their duration reduced by 33% when applied to you. Gain regeneration for 3 seconds whenever one of these conditions is applied to you (10s ICD).
    • Cull the Weak
      Deal 5% more damage to weakened foes. Striking a foe without weakness that is below 25% health inflicts weakness on them for 3 seconds.
  • Adrenal Health
    Heal every 3 seconds based on your current adrenaline level.
    • Defy Pain
      Cast Endure Pain if you take damage while below 25% health. This trait benefits from the duration bonus provided by Last Stand
    • Armored Attack
      Gain power equal to 10% of your toughness.
    • Sundering Mace
      Reduces recharge on mace weapon skills by 20%. Mace skills apply 1 stack of vulnerability for 10 seconds whenever they hit a foe that is dazed, launched, knocked down or stunned.
  • Spiked Armor
    Gain 150 toughness while you have retaliation. Suffering a critical hit grants you retaliation for 5 seconds (15s ICD)
    • Last Stand
      Gain vigor for 6 seconds whenever you activate a stance. Stance durations last 25% longer. If you are affected by a crowd control skill cast Balanced Stance. 45s internal cooldown.
    • Cleansing Ire
      Gain 1 adrenaline whenever you are hit. Remove 1 condition per bar of adrenaline spent when activating a burst skill.
    • Rousing Resilience
      Gain 1000 toughness for 8 seconds and heal yourself whenever you break out of a stun.

III. Stat Specifics & Effects

Primary Stats

  • Health 30652 (+11440)
  • Vitality 2144 (+1144)
  • Armor 3210 (+999)
  • Toughness 1999 (+999)
  • Attack 3442 (+1492)
  • Power 2492 (+1492)
  • Critical Hit 4% (+4%)
  • Precision 1000 (+0)

Secondary Stats

  • Condition Duration (self) -40% (+-40%)
  • Damage 950 (+0%)
  • Defense 1211 (+0)
  • Experience from Kills 20% (+20%)

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. Food, Armor, Trinkets & Upgrade Items

Food Nourishment

Bowl of Lemongrass Poultry Soup
Duration: 30min
Condition Duration (self): -40%
Vitality: 70
Experience from Kills: 10%
  • (30min)
  • Condition Duration (self): -40%
  • Vitality: 70
  • Experience from Kills: 10%

Utility Nourishment

Superior Sharpening Stone
Duration: 30min
Gain power equal to 6% of your toughness
Gain power equal to 4% of your vitality
Experience from Kills: 10%
  • (30min)
  • Gain power equal to 6% of your toughness
  • Gain power equal to 4% of your vitality
  • Experience from Kills: 10%

Armor & Runes

Soldier's Draconic Helm
  • Defense: 121
  • Power: 60
  • Toughness: 43
  • Vitality: 43
Superior Rune of the Soldier
  1. Vitality: 25
  2. Toughness: 35
  3. Vitality: 50
  4. Toughness: 65
  5. Vitality: 100
  6. Shouts remove a condition from each affected ally.
Soldier's Draconic Pauldrons
  • Defense: 121
  • Power: 45
  • Toughness: 32
  • Vitality: 32
Superior Rune of the Soldier
  1. Vitality: 25
  2. Toughness: 35
  3. Vitality: 50
  4. Toughness: 65
  5. Vitality: 100
  6. Shouts remove a condition from each affected ally.
Soldier's Draconic Coat
  • Defense: 363
  • Power: 134
  • Toughness: 96
  • Vitality: 96
Superior Rune of the Soldier
  1. Vitality: 25
  2. Toughness: 35
  3. Vitality: 50
  4. Toughness: 65
  5. Vitality: 100
  6. Shouts remove a condition from each affected ally.
Soldier's Draconic Gauntlets
  • Defense: 182
  • Power: 45
  • Toughness: 32
  • Vitality: 32
Superior Rune of the Soldier
  1. Vitality: 25
  2. Toughness: 35
  3. Vitality: 50
  4. Toughness: 65
  5. Vitality: 100
  6. Shouts remove a condition from each affected ally.
Soldier's Draconic Legs
  • Defense: 242
  • Power: 90
  • Toughness: 64
  • Vitality: 64
Superior Rune of the Soldier
  1. Vitality: 25
  2. Toughness: 35
  3. Vitality: 50
  4. Toughness: 65
  5. Vitality: 100
  6. Shouts remove a condition from each affected ally.
Soldier's Draconic Boots
  • Defense: 182
  • Power: 45
  • Toughness: 32
  • Vitality: 32
Superior Rune of the Soldier
  1. Vitality: 25
  2. Toughness: 35
  3. Vitality: 50
  4. Toughness: 65
  5. Vitality: 100
  6. Shouts remove a condition from each affected ally.

Armor Stat Totals

  • Defense 1211
  • Vitality 474
  • Toughness 399
  • Power 419

Rune Bonuses

Superior Rune of the Soldier
  1. Vitality: 25
  2. Toughness: 35
  3. Vitality: 50
  4. Toughness: 65
  5. Vitality: 100
  6. Shouts remove a condition from each affected ally.

Accessories & Jewels

Soldier's Amulet
  • Power: 120
  • Toughness: 85
  • Vitality: 85
Soldier's Jewel
  • Power: 25
  • Toughness: 15
  • Vitality: 15
Soldier's Back
  • Power: 30
  • Toughness: 21
  • Vitality: 21
(Infused)
Soldier's Jewel
  • Power: 25
  • Toughness: 15
  • Vitality: 15
Soldier's Ring
  • Power: 90
  • Toughness: 64
  • Vitality: 64
(Infused)
Soldier's Jewel
  • Power: 25
  • Toughness: 15
  • Vitality: 15
Soldier's Ring
  • Power: 90
  • Toughness: 64
  • Vitality: 64
(Infused)
Soldier's Jewel
  • Power: 25
  • Toughness: 15
  • Vitality: 15
Soldier's Earring
  • Power: 75
  • Toughness: 53
  • Vitality: 53
Soldier's Jewel
  • Power: 25
  • Toughness: 15
  • Vitality: 15
Soldier's Earring
  • Power: 75
  • Toughness: 53
  • Vitality: 53
Soldier's Jewel
  • Power: 25
  • Toughness: 15
  • Vitality: 15

Accessory Totals

  • Power:630
  • Toughness:430
  • Vitality:430

Weapon Set Sigils

Soldier's Sword
  • Weapon Strength: 905-1000
  • Power: 120
  • Toughness: 85
  • Vitality: 85
Soldier's Warhorn
  • Weapon Strength: 814-900
  • Power: 120
  • Toughness: 85
  • Vitality: 85
Sigil of Superior Fire
50% chance to cause flame blast on critical hit causing AoE damage. (This effect cannot trigger more than once every 5s)
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)

Weapon Set I

Sigil of Superior Fire

50% chance to cause flame blast on critical hit causing AoE damage. (This effect cannot trigger more than once every 5s)

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)

Soldier's Hammer
  • Weapon Strength: 985-1111
  • Power: 239
  • Toughness: 171
  • Vitality: 171
  • Weapon Strength: -
Sigil of Superior Fire
50% chance to cause flame blast on critical hit causing AoE damage. (This effect cannot trigger more than once every 5s)
Sigil of Superior Air
50% chance to cause a lightning strike on a critical hit. (This effect cannot trigger more than once every 3 seconds)

Weapon Set II

Sigil of Superior Fire

50% chance to cause flame blast on critical hit causing AoE damage. (This effect cannot trigger more than once every 5s)

  • Weapon Strength: -
  • Weapon Strength: -

Water Weapon I

Water Weapon II


V. Basic Gameplay

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