Build:Any/A General Shadow Forge Runner

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This build has been designed for the following use:

Uses Shadow Form to provide a safe and fast build for any caster. This works well on any profession, but is designed primarily for casters.

Attributes and Skills Edit

<pvxbig> [build prof=any/A Shadow=12][Shadow Form][i am unstoppable][Optional][Drunken Master][Dwarven stability][Optional][death's charge][Heart of Shadow][/build] </pvxbig> Optional

  • Dash for even faster runs
  • Spirit Walk or Return depending on situation

Equipment Edit

  • You will be in stance for the entire duration of the run, so Sentry's Insignias are advisable. Survivor Insignias work. Radiant insignias are only advisable for paragons or warriors, if they choose to use this build.
  • A staff with +20% enchantments and 20% halves skill recharge of spells works well. Health or Defense mods are advisable.
  • A set with a one handed weapon of enchanting and a focus with an attribute of your choice work as well. On the focus, bring +30 hp and +20% halves skill recharge of spells.

Usage Edit

  • Use Shadow Form only around Ice Golems, Stone Summit Heretics, and Ice Imps.
  • Maintain Dwarven Stability and Drunken Master (run drunk)
  • Use Heart of Shadow for spike healing. Remember to use Heart of Shadow when your target is behind you.

Counters Edit

  • Aggroing hex users without Shadow Form up or with Shadow Form recharging.

Variants Edit


  • Dark Escape if you can't afford alcohol for the run.
  • "Don't Trip! can be used as an additional anti-knockdown shout.


Monk-icon-small Restful Breeze for steady regeneration.

  • Patient Spirit. Spike Heal in addition to Death's Charge and Heart of Shadow.


  • "Fall Back!" in place of Dwarven Stability. Spec 12+1+3 in Command.




  • Natural Stride for Dark Escape, Dark Prison or Don't trip for optional.



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