Build:W/any Earth Shaker Warrior

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This build has been designed for the following use:

A Hammer Warrior with the ability to knockdown multiple foes if they are standing close together.

Attributes and Skills Edit

<pvxbig> [build prof=Warrior/any Strength=12+2 Hammer=12+1+1][Earth Shaker][Crushing Blow][Hammer Bash] [Bull's Strike][Optional][Flail][Enraging Charge][Resurrection Signet][/build]

  • [[Song of Concentration] - Most common optional in HA
  • [[Death's Charge@3] - for instant movement and also a self-heal in split situations
  • [[Grasping Earth@8] - especially great for hex builds (go with a spec of 14 hammer, 11 strength, 8 earth)
  • [[Lions Comfort@14] - adrenaline gain and self-heal
  • [[Sand Shards@9] - AoE damage triggered by your kds


Equipment Edit

The Equipment Template for this build is:
  • Survivor insignias and 1 Stonefist insignia on boot or hand.
  • Sundering or Vampiric Hammer, Elemental, and Furious Hammers. Fortitude or Defense mod on either.
  • A defensive set with spear + shield. Spear should have +30 health and a furious mod (you'll often want to be in this set to build adren). Keep an assortment of shields in your inventory (all the damage types, cripple reduction, blind reduction)
  • Keep a longbow in your inventory to build adrenaline from afar
  • Superior Vigor, Clarity, and Restoration runes.

Usage Edit

  • Upon entering battle, begin building adrenaline. When you and any other warriors on your team have adrenaline, organize a spike on a suitable target.
  • Try to spike down low health targets.
  • Use Bull's Strike to knock people down and set up spikes.
  • Use Crushing Blow for an extremely powerful attack on targets you've knocked down.
  • Use Flail to build adrenaline faster and to speed up your spikes.
  • Use Enraging Charge to gain adrenaline and catch up to targets.
  • After knocking someone down with Earth Shaker, it is often useful to 1/4 knock them with Hammer Bash. To do this, you use Flail after Earth Shaker, hit once with a Hammer attack, and then pause for half a second before using Hammer Bash. If done correctly, the target will be knocked down again directly after standing up and not even be able to cast a 1/4 second activation skill.
  • Use your Elemental weapon to bypass enemy warriors' resistance to physical damage.
  • Of course, use Resurrection Signet to resurrect dead party members.

Variants Edit

Counters Edit

  • Melee shutdown
  • Anti-knockdown skills
  • Blackout disables your skills and causes loss of all adrenaline.

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