Elementalist PvE | Dungeon Dagger/Focus | Damage Elementalist Burning Build

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I. Weapons and Skills

Verata's Razor
  • Weapon Strength: 970-1030
  • Condition Damage: 125
  • Power: 90
  • Precision: 90
Verata's Artifact
  • Weapon Strength: 873-927
  • Condition Damage: 125
  • Power: 90
  • Precision: 90
Verata's Trident
  • Weapon Strength: 950-1050
  • Condition Damage: 125
  • Power: 90
  • Precision: 90
  • Fire Attunement
    Attunement. Attune to fire, gaining heavy damage and burning abilities.
    Fury: 2 sMight: 15 s
  • Water Attunement
    Attunement. Attune to water, gaining superior support and healing abilities.
    Fury: 2 sRegeneration: 5 s
  • Air Attunement
    Attunement. Attune to air, gaining heavy damage and control abilities.
    Fury: 2 sSwiftness: 8 s
  • Earth Attunement
    Attunement. Attune to earth, gaining superior damage-over-time and defensive abilities.
    Crippled: 3 sFury: 2 sProtection: 5 s
  • Dragon's Claw½
    Fling fire in a claw-shaped spread at your foe.
    Damage per projectile: 126Range: 400
    • 0
      Fury: 2 s
    • 0
      Fury: 2 s
  • Drake's Breath5
    Spray a cone of fire at foes while on the move.
    Damage (4x): 672x4Burning: 2.5 s (3936 damage)Range: 400
    • 0
      Fury: 2 s
    • 0
      Fury: 2 s
  • Burning Speed¾ 15
    Slide forward and blast the area, leaving behind a line of fire that burns foes.
    Fire wall damage: 34Duration: 4Burning: 1.5 s (328 damage)Blast radius: 240Blast damage: 672Combo Field: FireRange: 600
    • 0
      Fury: 2 s
    • 0
      Fury: 2 s
  • Flamewall½ 20
    Create a wall of flame at the target area that burns foes.
    Damage: 95Duration: 8Burning: 2.5 s (328 damage)Combo Field: FireRange: 900
    • 0
      Fury: 2 s
    • 0
      Fury: 2 s
  • Fire Shield40
    Aura. Envelop yourself in a shield of fire that burns foes.
    Duration: 5Burning: 1 s (328 damage)
    • 0
      Fury: 2 s
    • 0
      Fury: 2 s
  • Arcane Brilliance¾ 20
    Arcane. Blast the area, hitting foes with critical damage and healing yourself. Healing effectiveness is increased per target hit.
    Damage: 242Healing: 3,560Healing Increase Per Target: 20%Number of Targets: 5Radius: 240Combo Finisher: Blast
    • 0
      Fury: 2 s
  • Glyph of Storms 60
    Glyph. Create a storm based on your attunement.

    Fire: Firestorm
    Water: Ice Storm
    Air: Lightning Storm
    Earth: Sandstorm
    Radius: 240Range: 900
    • 0
      Fury: 2 s
  • Glyph of Elemental Power45
    Glyph. Gain a chance for spells to inflict a condition based on your attunement.

    Fire: burning.
    Water: chilled.
    Air: weakness.
    Earth: crippled.
    Burning: 3 s (984 damage)Chilled: 2 sWeakness: 6 sCrippled: 5 sDuration: 30Breaks Stun
    • 0
      Fury: 2 s
  • Arcane Power36
    Arcane. Your next five attacks do critical damage.
    • 0
      Fury: 2 s
  • Conjure Fiery Greatsword 1 180
    Conjure. Manifest a fiery greatsword in your hands and at the target location. When it lands, it damages and burns foes. Wielders of this weapon gain increased power and condition damage.
    Damage: 244Burning: 3 s (984 damage)Radius: 150Conjure Fire Attributes: 260 Power, 180 Condition DamageDuration: 60Range: 1,200
    • 0
      Fury: 2 s

Traits

Fire Magic

  • Empowering Flame
    Gain 150 power while in fire attunement.
    • Burning Precision
      Critical hits have a 33% chance to cause 2 seconds of burning. Burning duration is increased by 20%.
    • Conjurer
      Gain fire aura for 5 seconds when an ally picks up a conjured weapon; Conjured weapons have 10 more charges.
    • Burning Fire
      Use cleansing fire automatically when you have 3 conditions on you.
  • Sunspot
    Inflict damage at your location when you attune to fire, and gain 3 seconds of fire aura.
    • Pyromancer’s Training
      Deal 10% more damage while attuned to fire. Fire abilities have a 33% reduced recharge.
    • One with Fire
      Fire auras you apply last 33% longer and grant 2 stacks of might for 10 second when applied.
    • Power Overwhelming
      Gain condition damage based on 10% of your total power attribute.
  • Burning Rage
    Deal 10% more damage to burning foes.
    • Persisting Flames
      Executing blast finishers on fire fields grant 10 seconds of fury. Fire fields last 2 seconds longer. Create a lava font on your position when you go down.
    • Pyromancer’s Puissance
      Each skill you use while attuned to fire grant you 15 seconds of might. This effect works in combat only.
    • Blinding Ashes
      Blind foes for 4 seconds when you burn them. 8 second internal cooldown.

Earth Magic

  • Stone Flesh
    Gain 150 toughness while attuned to earth.
    • Earth’s Embrace
      Gain armor of earth when struck while below 50% health.
    • Serrated Stones
      Bleeds you apply last 20% longer; deal 5% more damage to bleeding foes.
    • Elemental Shielding
      Grant 3 seconds of protection when applying an aura to yourself or an ally.
  • Earthen Blast
    Damage foes and cripple them for 3s when attuning to earth.
    • Strength of Stone
      Gain condition damage based on 10% of your toughness attribute.
    • Rock Solid
      Grant 2 seconds of stability to nearby allies when attuning to earth.
    • Geomancer’s Training
      You recover 33% more quickly from chilled, cripple and immobilize. Earth abilities recharge 33% faster.
  • Geomancer’s Defense
    You take 10% less damage from foes within 360 range of you.
    • Diamond Skin
      Conditions cannot be applied to you when your health is above the threshold (90%)
    • Written in Stone
      Maintain the passive effects of signets when you activate then. Reduces recharge of signets by 20%.
    • Stone Heart
      You cannot be critically hit while attuned to earth.

Arcana

  • Arcane Fury
    Gain fury for 2s when you switch attunements.
    • Arcane Precision
      Skills have a chance to apply a condition, based on your current attunement, on critical hits.
    • Renewing Stamina
      Gain vigor for 5s when you deliver a critical hit. 5 second internal cooldown.
    • Arcane Abatement
      Take less damage from falling. Create a spell when you take falling damage, based on your attunement.
  • Elemental Attunement
    When attuning to an element, you and nearby allies gain a boon.
    • Arcane Resurrection
      You have increased 10% revive speed. When you revive an ally, you and the revived ally gain an aura based on your attunement.
    • Elemental Contingency
      Gain a boon when you are struck, based on your current attunement
    • Final Shielding
      Create an Arcane Shield for 5s when your health drops below the threshold (25s)
  • Elemental Enchantment
    Boon duration is increased by 10% and attunements recharge 15% faster.
    • Evasive Arcane
      Create an attunement-based spell at end of your dodge. Fire: Flame Burst. Water: Cleansing Wave. Air: Blinding Flash. Earth: Shockwave
    • Elemental Surge
      Based on your current attunement, arcane skills inflict a condition on foes that they hit. Gain 150 more ferocity for 15 seconds when you use an arcane skill. Arcane abilities recharge 20% faster.
    • Bountiful Power
      Deal 2% more damage for each boon on you.

III. Stat Specifics & Effects

Primary Stats

  • Health 11645 (+0)
  • Vitality 1000 (+0)
  • Armor 2007 (+40)
  • Toughness 1040 (+40)
  • Attack 3120 (+1141)
  • Power 2141 (+1141)
  • Critical Hit 50% (+50%)
  • Precision 1961 (+961)

Secondary Stats

  • Agony Resistance 85 (+85)
  • Bleeding Duration 20% (+20%)
  • Boon Duration 10% (+10%)
  • Burning Duration 85% (+85%)
  • Condition Damage 1969 (+1969)
  • Condition Duration 40% (+40%)
  • Damage 979 (+0%)
  • Defense 967 (+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 Sweet and Spicy Beans
Duration: 1hr
Condition Duration: 40%
Power: 70
Experience from Kills: 10%
  • (1hr)
  • Condition Duration: 40%
  • Power: 70
  • Experience from Kills: 10%

Utility Nourishment

Master Tuning Crystal
Duration: 30min
Gain Condition damage equal to 6% of your toughness
Gain Condition damage equal to 4% of your vitality
Experience from Kills: 10%
  • (30min)
  • Gain Condition damage equal to 6% of your toughness
  • Gain Condition damage equal to 4% of your vitality
  • Experience from Kills: 10%

Armor & Runes

Verata's Masque
  • Defense: 77
  • Condition Damage: 63
  • Power: 45
  • Precision: 45
Superior Rune of Balthazar
  1. Condition Damage: 25
  2. Burning Duration: 10%
  3. Condition Damage: 50
  4. +15% Burning Duration; when you’re struck below 20% health, gain quickness for 5 seconds. (Cooldown: 90 seconds)
  5. Condition Damage: 100
  6. +20% Burning Duration; when you use a heal skill, nearby foes are burned for 3 seconds. (Cooldown: 10 seconds)
Versatile Simple InfusionOmni Infusion
  • Agony Resistance: 5
Verata's Epaulets
  • Defense: 77
  • Condition Damage: 47
  • Power: 34
  • Precision: 34
Superior Rune of Balthazar
  1. Condition Damage: 25
  2. Burning Duration: 10%
  3. Condition Damage: 50
  4. +15% Burning Duration; when you’re struck below 20% health, gain quickness for 5 seconds. (Cooldown: 90 seconds)
  5. Condition Damage: 100
  6. +20% Burning Duration; when you use a heal skill, nearby foes are burned for 3 seconds. (Cooldown: 10 seconds)
Versatile Simple InfusionOmni Infusion
  • Agony Resistance: 5
Verata's Doublet
  • Defense: 330
  • Condition Damage: 141
  • Power: 101
  • Precision: 101
Superior Rune of Balthazar
  1. Condition Damage: 25
  2. Burning Duration: 10%
  3. Condition Damage: 50
  4. +15% Burning Duration; when you’re struck below 20% health, gain quickness for 5 seconds. (Cooldown: 90 seconds)
  5. Condition Damage: 100
  6. +20% Burning Duration; when you use a heal skill, nearby foes are burned for 3 seconds. (Cooldown: 10 seconds)
Versatile Simple InfusionOmni Infusion
  • Agony Resistance: 5
Verata's Wristguards
  • Defense: 140
  • Condition Damage: 47
  • Power: 34
  • Precision: 34
Superior Rune of Balthazar
  1. Condition Damage: 25
  2. Burning Duration: 10%
  3. Condition Damage: 50
  4. +15% Burning Duration; when you’re struck below 20% health, gain quickness for 5 seconds. (Cooldown: 90 seconds)
  5. Condition Damage: 100
  6. +20% Burning Duration; when you use a heal skill, nearby foes are burned for 3 seconds. (Cooldown: 10 seconds)
Versatile Simple InfusionOmni Infusion
  • Agony Resistance: 5
Verata's Breeches
  • Defense: 203
  • Condition Damage: 94
  • Power: 67
  • Precision: 67
Superior Rune of Balthazar
  1. Condition Damage: 25
  2. Burning Duration: 10%
  3. Condition Damage: 50
  4. +15% Burning Duration; when you’re struck below 20% health, gain quickness for 5 seconds. (Cooldown: 90 seconds)
  5. Condition Damage: 100
  6. +20% Burning Duration; when you use a heal skill, nearby foes are burned for 3 seconds. (Cooldown: 10 seconds)
Versatile Simple InfusionOmni Infusion
  • Agony Resistance: 5
Verata's Footwear
  • Defense: 140
  • Condition Damage: 47
  • Power: 34
  • Precision: 34
Superior Rune of Balthazar
  1. Condition Damage: 25
  2. Burning Duration: 10%
  3. Condition Damage: 50
  4. +15% Burning Duration; when you’re struck below 20% health, gain quickness for 5 seconds. (Cooldown: 90 seconds)
  5. Condition Damage: 100
  6. +20% Burning Duration; when you use a heal skill, nearby foes are burned for 3 seconds. (Cooldown: 10 seconds)
Versatile Simple InfusionOmni Infusion
  • Agony Resistance: 5

Armor Stat Totals

  • Defense 967
  • Condition Damage 614
  • Burning Duration 45%
  • Power 315
  • Precision 315
  • Agony Resistance 30

Rune Bonuses

Superior Rune of Balthazar
  1. Condition Damage: 25
  2. Burning Duration: 10%
  3. Condition Damage: 50
  4. +15% Burning Duration; when you’re struck below 20% health, gain quickness for 5 seconds. (Cooldown: 90 seconds)
  5. Condition Damage: 100
  6. +20% Burning Duration; when you use a heal skill, nearby foes are burned for 3 seconds. (Cooldown: 10 seconds)

Accessories & Jewels

Wynne's LocketDefensive Slot
  • Condition Damage: 157
  • Power: 108
  • Precision: 108
Versatile Simple InfusionOmni Infusion
  • Agony Resistance: 5
Rabid Back (Infused)Offensive Slot
  • Condition Damage: 63
  • Precision: 40
  • Toughness: 40
  • Agony Resistance: 5
(Infused)
Versatile Simple InfusionOmni Infusion
  • Agony Resistance: 5
Verata's Seared Ring (Infused)Defensive Slot
  • Condition Damage: 126
  • Power: 85
  • Precision: 85
  • Agony Resistance: 5
(Infused)
Versatile Simple InfusionOmni Infusion
  • Agony Resistance: 5
Plague Signet (Infused)Offensive Slot
  • Condition Damage: 126
  • Power: 85
  • Precision: 85
  • Agony Resistance: 5
(Infused)
Versatile Simple InfusionOmni Infusion
  • Agony Resistance: 5
Caithe's BlossomOffensive Slot
  • Condition Damage: 110
  • Power: 74
  • Precision: 74
Versatile Simple InfusionOmni Infusion
  • Agony Resistance: 5
Caithe's RemorseDefensive Slot
  • Condition Damage: 110
  • Power: 74
  • Precision: 74
Versatile Simple InfusionOmni Infusion
  • Agony Resistance: 5

Accessory Totals

  • Power:426
  • Precision:466
  • Condition Damage:692
  • Toughness:40
  • Agony Resistance:45

Weapon Set Sigils

Verata's Razor
  • Weapon Strength: 970-1030
  • Condition Damage: 125
  • Power: 90
  • Precision: 90
Verata's Artifact
  • Weapon Strength: 873-927
  • Condition Damage: 125
  • Power: 90
  • Precision: 90
Sigil of Superior Smoldering
When you apply burning it lasts 20% longer.
Versatile Simple InfusionOmni Infusion
  • Agony Resistance: 5
Sigil of Minor Corruption
You gain +10 condition damage each time you kill a foe. (max 25 stacks and ends on down)
Versatile Simple InfusionOmni Infusion
  • Agony Resistance: 5

Weapon Set I

Sigil of Superior Smoldering

When you apply burning it lasts 20% longer.

Sigil of Minor Corruption

You gain +10 condition damage each time you kill a foe. (max 25 stacks and ends on down)

Verata's Trident
  • Weapon Strength: 950-1050
  • Condition Damage: 125
  • Power: 90
  • Precision: 90
Sigil of Minor Corruption
You gain +10 condition damage each time you kill a foe. (max 25 stacks and ends on down)

Water Weapon I

Sigil of Minor Corruption

You gain +10 condition damage each time you kill a foe. (max 25 stacks and ends on down)


V. Basic Gameplay


Main Skill Rotation


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