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===Current go-to team for 7-hero stuff===
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This is the team I generally take, as a warrior, dervish or dagger-spam ranger. The basic setup is: 2 spirit-spamming rits, 2 shutdown mesmers, a minion master and a couple of support guys. Within that framework, skills and characters can get swapped around depending on the circumstances, eg Shelter isn't so necessary if there are no double-damage ele/rit bosses to fight; or I may switch the MM out if there are no corpses.  
 
This is the team I generally take, as a warrior, dervish or dagger-spam ranger. The basic setup is: 2 spirit-spamming rits, 2 shutdown mesmers, a minion master and a couple of support guys. Within that framework, skills and characters can get swapped around depending on the circumstances, eg Shelter isn't so necessary if there are no double-damage ele/rit bosses to fight; or I may switch the MM out if there are no corpses.  
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{{skill bar|Word of Healing|Vigorous Spirit|Healing Ribbon|Signet of Rejuvenation|Mend Ailment|Remove Hex|Power Drain|Waste Not, Want Not|indent=50}}
 
{{skill bar|Word of Healing|Vigorous Spirit|Healing Ribbon|Signet of Rejuvenation|Mend Ailment|Remove Hex|Power Drain|Waste Not, Want Not|indent=50}}
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=== Build achievements of note ===
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Greatest moments so far (all in hard mode without consumables or SY!/TnTF unless otherwise stated):
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* Did [[Vizunah Square]] alone after the hench team got stuck on a chest before reaching the first meeting point; got the Master's reward in 31 minutes after much faffing around trying to unstick them.
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* Cleared [[Vloxen Excavations]] without using Frozen Soil.
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* Cleared [[Shards of Orr]] (the new Asuran Scan is golden).
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* Completed [[A Little Help From Above]] (did it in HM by accident, after neglecting to change the difficulty level). At one point, aggroed 3 Mantle/Peacekeeper mobs simultaneously and survived.
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* Vanquished [[Sacnoth Valley]], [[the Sulfurous Wastes]], and [[the Alkali Pan]], again without Frozen Soil. The only deaths in the last two were while in junundu form (killing a mob containing 2 cavaliers and 2 acolytes is tedious as hell).
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* Killed [[Mallyx the Unyielding (quest)|Mallyx]] (in normal mode, using SY!).
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Most ignominious moment:
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* Got wiped by the Drought in [[Rilohn Refuge]]. The monsters can still kill you if you don't pay attention!

Revision as of 14:06, 3 April 2011

Hong
PvE This user plays PvE only.
From Australia
Campaign(s) Prophecies
Factions
Nightfall
Eye of the North
Best Title My Guild Hall Smells of Rich Mahogany
Favorite Profession Warrior Warrior
Favorite Skill Any Asuran Scan
GWW-shield.png This user plays all GW installations: Prophecies, Factions, Nightfall and Eye of the North.
User Saxxon gwen.jpg This user plays the Eye of the North expansion.
Warrior-tango-icon-200.png This user is a Warrior by nature.
Asuran Scan.jpg Asuran Scan is Hong's favorite skill.

I stopped playing GW after doing everything I originally wanted to do, but the War in Kryta and mesmer and dervish updates got me back in. Looking forward to the Winds of Change and GW2.

IGN: Padma Illindra (warrior), Thelisana the White (ranger), Arad the Slayer (dervish)


Current go-to team for 7-hero stuff

This is the team I generally take, as a warrior, dervish or dagger-spam ranger. The basic setup is: 2 spirit-spamming rits, 2 shutdown mesmers, a minion master and a couple of support guys. Within that framework, skills and characters can get swapped around depending on the circumstances, eg Shelter isn't so necessary if there are no double-damage ele/rit bosses to fight; or I may switch the MM out if there are no corpses.

I dislike builds that use one class to do another class's job, such as E/Mo Ether Renewal protters, so these bars are fairly straightforward. Just having 7 fully-specced heroes is enough to rampage through nearly all areas in hard mode, whether or not the builds are fully optimised.

  • SoS/Resto rit:
Signet of Spirits.jpg
Signet of Spirits
Splinter Weapon.jpg
Splinter Weapon
Painful Bond.jpg
Painful Bond
Spirit Siphon.jpg
Spirit Siphon
Bloodsong.jpg
Bloodsong
Mend Body and Soul.jpg
Mend Body and Soul
Spirit Light.jpg
Spirit Light
Protective Was Kaolai.jpg
Protective Was Kaolai
  • Communing rit:
Soul Twisting.jpg
Soul Twisting
Boon of Creation.jpg
Boon of Creation
Armor of Unfeeling.jpg
Armor of Unfeeling
Pain.jpg
Pain
Shadowsong.jpg
Shadowsong
Anguish.jpg
Anguish
Disenchantment.jpg
Disenchantment
Shelter.jpg
Shelter
  • Panic mesmer:
Panic.jpg
Panic
Mistrust.jpg
Mistrust
Cry of Frustration.jpg
Cry of Frustration
Unnatural Signet.jpg
Unnatural Signet
Signet of Disruption.jpg
Signet of Disruption
Power Drain.jpg
Power Drain
Waste Not, Want Not.jpg
Waste Not, Want Not
Death Pact Signet.jpg
Death Pact Signet
  • Ineptitude mesmer:
Ineptitude.jpg
Ineptitude
Wandering Eye.jpg
Wandering Eye
Clumsiness.jpg
Clumsiness
Signet of Clumsiness.jpg
Signet of Clumsiness
Arcane Conundrum.jpg
Arcane Conundrum
Power Drain.jpg
Power Drain
Waste Not, Want Not.jpg
Waste Not, Want Not
Death Pact Signet.jpg
Death Pact Signet
  • Minion master:
Jagged Bones.jpg
Jagged Bones
Animate Bone Minions.jpg
Animate Bone Minions
Animate Shambling Horror.jpg
Animate Shambling Horror
Putrid Bile.jpg
Putrid Bile
Signet of Lost Souls.jpg
Signet of Lost Souls
Death Nova.jpg
Death Nova
Dwayna's Sorrow.jpg
Dwayna's Sorrow
Resurrection Chant.jpg
Resurrection Chant
  • RoJ/SoH smiter:
Ray of Judgment.jpg
Ray of Judgment
Reversal of Damage.jpg
Reversal of Damage
Smite Hex.jpg
Smite Hex
Smite Condition.jpg
Smite Condition
Strength of Honor.jpg
Strength of Honor
Castigation Signet.jpg
Castigation Signet
Power Drain.jpg
Power Drain
Waste Not, Want Not.jpg
Waste Not, Want Not
  • Heal monk:
Word of Healing.jpg
Word of Healing
Vigorous Spirit.jpg
Vigorous Spirit
Healing Ribbon.jpg
Healing Ribbon
Signet of Rejuvenation.jpg
Signet of Rejuvenation
Mend Ailment.jpg
Mend Ailment
Remove Hex.jpg
Remove Hex
Power Drain.jpg
Power Drain
Waste Not, Want Not.jpg
Waste Not, Want Not


Build achievements of note

Greatest moments so far (all in hard mode without consumables or SY!/TnTF unless otherwise stated):

  • Did Vizunah Square alone after the hench team got stuck on a chest before reaching the first meeting point; got the Master's reward in 31 minutes after much faffing around trying to unstick them.
  • Cleared Vloxen Excavations without using Frozen Soil.
  • Cleared Shards of Orr (the new Asuran Scan is golden).
  • Completed A Little Help From Above (did it in HM by accident, after neglecting to change the difficulty level). At one point, aggroed 3 Mantle/Peacekeeper mobs simultaneously and survived.
  • Vanquished Sacnoth Valley, the Sulfurous Wastes, and the Alkali Pan, again without Frozen Soil. The only deaths in the last two were while in junundu form (killing a mob containing 2 cavaliers and 2 acolytes is tedious as hell).
  • Killed Mallyx (in normal mode, using SY!).

Most ignominious moment:

  • Got wiped by the Drought in Rilohn Refuge. The monsters can still kill you if you don't pay attention!