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This build has been designed for the following use:
Earth spike elementalist with damage spike augment from Fragility mesmer skill. High damage output with preparation of echo'ed Shockwave. This build makes use of the damage applied from Fragility when conditions are gained or removed, coupled with the conditions generated from the elite skill Shockwave.
Attributes and Skills Edit
<pvxbig> [build prof=E/Me ill=10 ear=12+1+3 ene=8+1][Aura of Restoration][Earth Attunement][Fragility][Arcane Echo][Shockwave][Optional][Glowstone][Resurrection Signet][/build]
One of two skills is required to trigger the main spike from Fragility:
- [[Crystal Wave@16] - Removes conditions, triggering Fragility.
- [[Teinai's Crystals@16] - Removes conditions, triggering Fragility.
- [[Stoneflesh Aura@16] - Could be swapped for Aura of Restoration for better tanking ability.
- [[Stoning@16] - Could be swapped for Aura of Restoration for knockdown on weakened targets at the cost of self healing.
- Full surivor Insignia
- Superior Vigor
- Superior Earth
- Minor Energy Storage
- 20% enchant Staff or Spear
- Earth Wand 20/20
- Earth Focus 20/20
- Spear of Defense, +5 energy or 10% recharge or 10% cast time
- Strength Shield of Fortitude, -20% cripple
- Strength Shields of Fortitude, +10 armor vs each damage type
- Maintain Aura of Restoration and Earth Attunement enchantments.
- Hex primary target with Fragility.
- Cast Arcane Echo in preparation for the main phase of the nuke and get in close to target.
- Cast your first Shockwave, applying 3 conditions to foe.
- Cast either Crystal Wave or Teinai's Crystals to remove conditions.
- Follow up with second Shockwave and Glowstone as neccessary.
Glowstone is primarily used for energy management, you will only recieve the benefits of this skill from casting it on targets still suffering from the conditions of Shockwave.
- Enchantment removal.
- General Anti-Caster.
None at present.