Shatters are the mesmer's profession mechanic, occupying the F1 – F4 slots above the skill bar. The mesmer walks into near-melee range, summons Illusionary Berserker, throws Mirror Blade, and casts Mind Wrack after the bouncing is complete. Take mantra of pain and harmonious mantras. I'm not a fan of running cookie cutter builds (because quite frankly, while they are effective they tend to be boring). and greatsword are both weapons you do not want to use in open world (especially the GS). This build assumes permanent Slow uptime. 1 Searing Slash ¾ Heat your sword a final time and use the full 2 ¾ Teamwork 30%. Please keep in mind that these numbers reflect DPS in solo settings only. And chrono overall became very bad in most contexts. I’ll do my best to give you some tips and also explain various aspects about the Mesmer. These builds introduce four wells as a DPS increase, as well as giving access to the superior utility and support of the elite spec, allowing an encounter to begin with three of any phantasm of choice. There's no point in summoning it to kill one of them faster, if you have to stick around for the other one anyways. Powerful Phantasms(Domination/Dueling/Chronomancer). Sword synergizes best with the Dueling and Illusions specializations taken together. Superior Sigil of Air is a higher self-DPS increase than Superior Sigil of Force under most circumstances. Sure, chrono sword is the strongest in a raid setting, but it is not that effective in open world. This build uses Sword/Sword, and Sword/Torch combo. As the masters of Illusion Mesmers confuse and control their enemies through manipulation and subtlety. I have over 2K condi damage, lots of Toughness and elusive at the same time. This build requires , if your subgroup does not have access to you will need: Full Berserker's Weapons, Trinkets and Armour. Malicious Sorcery is important for this build. This build focuses on flexibility in and out of combat, supporting Greatsword and its phantasms as its source of damage, while offering Sword/Shield as a strong defensive set. Condition Chronomancer Roaming Build. Mesmer is a class with access to a great number of defensive skills, which are important when taking on challenges meant for groups. Those are really My own mesmer's open world condi build is a variant of Lord Hyzen's build. It offers Blurred Frenzy, a long channeled evade that roots the mesmer while dealing high cleaving damage in front of them. Playing Mesmer well involves mastering the mechanic of shattering clones, including honing your combat and situational awareness to choose the best time and method for shatter. It's full Berserk with Force instead of Air and no infusions. Sword/Focus + Greatsword, using 20/20/0/30/0. GW2. All trademarks and copyrights on this site are owned by their respective owners. (Up to date for 4th of January, 2018) [toc] The standard Mesmer Introduction The Mesmer is the one class exclusive to the Guild Wars […] The Shatter Mesmer is a very selfish build that can one shot people from stealth. Sword 2 provides a useful 2 second evasion (which has to be timed appropriately to ensure survival when melee-ing bosses). For me, going through calculators and surmising the various possibilities of the mesmer profession is as fun for me as playing the game itself. Really nice in pvp for shutting down other players with little time for them to react. Yes, nobody needs range or defensive utilities or whatever, learn2play and all that good stuff we like here on reddit. Illusionary Swordsman (Sword) is the highest DPS phantasm, followed by Illusionary Berserker (Greatsword), then Illusionary Warden (Focus) and Illusionary Duelist (Pistol). For this build, I only focused on 3 simple concepts: “Distraction“, “Power” and “Crit“.“. Mimic's recharge cannot be reset by other mesmer skills. While I mostly agree with this, I'd like to add some important things: Spamming Mantra of Pain during the sword aa, withtout interrupting the 3rd aa, nor Blurred Frenzy leads to the same dps as if you wouldn't cast it at all. Generating and maintaining Might has priority over adding damage modifiers, because Might on the mesmer affects their phantasms, while damage modifiers don't. I chose not to make any cuts because it is known that I am personally invested in the results of this test, so I wanted to take steps to create trust and demonstrate that every rotation was made with the same equipment, traits, and food. Example of a boss fight: Start with torch 5 to summon a torch phantasm that will give you and everyone fury. Even a core Mesmer is an asset to the party thanks to portals and Signet of Humility. Since it is not always ideal to cast Blurred Frenzy on cooldown, due to being able to use it as a defensive skill, I ran two separate tests, one with a rotation that casts Blurred Frenzy on cooldown, and another which never casts Blurred Frenzy. This means that no matter what "role" you want to play, you must learn to dodge and always be mobile as a Mesmer. Since 2012 we are providing the Guild Wars 2 community with our website and our build editor, and we hope that you are satisfied with the quality of our resource. 100% Swiftness(Domination/Dueling/Illusions). Sword synergizes best with the Dueling and Illusions specializations taken together. Still, Scepter builds can easily replace their Sword phantasms, so their DPS variance is much smaller compared to Greatsword. If you randomly have to face a strong enemy, you can just run the regular cleave build and temporary use a sword instead of a focus. List of PvE, PvP and WvW Mesmer builds ranging from good to meta. This is a DPS oriented Shatter build. O mesmer não tem a força bruta do warrior, ou a devastação a longa distancia do ranger. It is always best to begin a fight with three phantasms if possible. To determine Greatsword's DPS range, I ran two separate tests, one with a rotation that uses Sword phantasms, and another that uses Greatsword phantasms. Don’t miss the rotation and skill discussion on the video. Since 2012 we are providing the Guild Wars 2 community with our website and our build editor, and we hope that you are satisfied with the quality of our resource. I'm thinking on dusting off my mesmer.. The videos are a single take, divided up by trait combination. It produces its highest DPS when it stands more than 900 range away from its target. It's a really quick animation with a 2.5 second stun. Mesmer When I'm done with you, you won't trust your own mind. Top 5 Guild Wars 2 Best Solo Class 2019 Solo Profession Guild Wars 2, or GW2, offers many different game modes such as dungeons, wvw, and solo play. Mesmer is one of the more unique class designs, in that they are designed to dodge tank, not mitigate. Sometimes, camping Scepter/Sword with Sword phantasms is better than camping Greatsword with Greatsword phantasms. Scepter is largely dependent on the trait Malicious Sorcery in the Illusions specialization. This build deals low damage but brings strong vulnerability and utility. Now you have 3, 2 that attack, and 1 that buffs you and your party. GW2 Mesmer is a unique, odd, and somewhat complicated class which can be very useful in a few niche situations. This is the biggest flaw of the entire post. Regardless, I appreciate your work with the dps numbers as I know how much work stuff like this is. Condition Chronomancer gets most of its sustain through stealth uptime and avoiding damage, while also having massive phantasm bursts during the short times it reveals itself. The lower the uptime, the weaker this build will perform. You should The average might stack were about 10-15, so I should've been dealing between 3.26% and 2.09% more damage, wich sound about right without having no infusions. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Guild Wars 2 Mesmer PVP Build Easily one of the most popular professions in the game, the Guild Wars Mesmer PvP build has proven to be one of the hardest to kill and also one of the most effective for solo gameplay. Even without Imagined Burden, Greatsword sustains greater Might than Sword, helping to eliminate some of the DPS loss of the autoattack while supporting the Sword phantasms. profession is … Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. And it's already fairly obvious that condi mesmer would be good against single target bosses with no phases, which is the only thing you can really test for. :'D. I use full Rabid gear with Undead runes, staff/staff with Energy sigils for max dodginess. Unfortunately "there ain't no such thing as a free lunch" – it takes a lot of time and work to keep everything up-to-date and there are of course monthly fees for the dedicated server hosting. However, it does allow the mesmer to begin a fight with three of any one type of phantasm. I know sometimes it's worth confirming things we consider to be obvious; but I have no use for standard condi mesmer gear. As such, Greatsword has a single damage level, always preferring to summon Greatsword phantasms. April 18, 2014: Fixed a bug that caused Mesmer clones to receive rune bonuses from their master. Personal Build(Domination/Illusions/Chronomancer). Scepter is a midrange weapon with a hybrid damage setup. Articles; Videos; Live Streams; Guides; Calculator; Forums; Guides PvE Open World Illusion Army Leveling Build. Guild Wars 2 Mesmer PvP Comprehensive Guide by Blowi. The damage from the burst combo is insane and can one shot pretty much all classes. If you … Sword/Focus combo is the bread and butter of this build. You can try to run more tanky builds… Deshalb ist ja GW2 so cool ,du kannst eigentlich alles spielen.Also wenn dir der Mesmer gut gefällt bleib auch dabei, du wirst eine gefragte Person sein. And until we get proper one-click build swapping, I don't ever see myself trying to play specific builds for specific encounters, it's too much effort for effectively the same reward. Switch to sword/sword. Mesmer in PVE. GW2 Mesmer PvE Class guide written by Sanderinoa. Ein Guild Wars 2 Mesmer-Build Von: Kath Zuletzt aktualisiert: 13.06.2014 um 13:08 Uhr. Discretize is a high-end Guild Wars 2 fractal guild. The mesmer profession was confirmed on the Guild Wars 2 official Facebook fan page as the eighth profession on December 12th, 2011; they announced early on Facebook due to a leak from a video displaying a sample of mesmer skills used in combat. It's primary weakness though is condition pressure and that it only has Feedback revives allies inside its dome. There are a few things I want to mention, though. Scepter 2 and Sword 4 are blocks, but they also spawn clones, which would replace a phantasm if the caster has three out. (Up to date for 4th of January, 2018) [toc] The standard Mesmer Introduction The Mesmer is the one class exclusive to the Guild Wars […] Inspiration is a core specialization for the mesmer that focuses on improving phantasms and healing. This is basically how I've been playing it since HoT. A Mesmer that stands still for too long, is a dead Mesmer, be it in PVE or WvWvW. Raid Viability. +1 Auf steht diese Funktion zur Zeit nicht zur Verfügung. Greatsword is the standard ranged option. Additionaly, it boosts the staff during the setup time, as it is the strongest zerg vs open world boss (only there!) 1-35 build link Sword/Sword Staff Take 10 in Chaos I've made this screenshot just now. It can hide in stealth while its phantasms keep dealing damage over time with the Chronophantasma trait. Mesmer's have none. Replace Chronomancer with Domination (if you use Greatsword most of the time) or Duelling (if you use x/Focus, or if you're mostly sword/sword) or Inspiration (if you need condi cleanse/some slight healing) 5. tim.4596 Member May 2, 2019 edited … For the entire post, please assume whenever I make a statement that it applies to solo PvE Power-based mesmer and chronomancer builds only. Alacrity and Quickness apply to phantasms, increasing their DPS and thus the mesmer's total DPS. Template Code. Click on the boss icons to go to the raid guide! I love how phantasms aren't affected by any % damage modifiers (other than the 15% trait specifically for them) and also can't proc on-crit effects. Build elemental flames into your sword and strike your enemies. How did you come up with the Assa > Zerk thing anyways? Some vets you can swap to Sword after rotation and burst them down with Swap, blurred frenzy and second shatter. In solo play, phantasms get targeted and killed by bosses, and Greatsword builds cannot easily replace their Sword phantasms without taking the DPS loss of switching to Scepter attacks. There are trait combinations that make it difficult to judge which build is best without testing them. Greatsword has by far the highest burst damage for random trash mobs. Sword/Sword + Staff, using 20/20/0/0/30. Aaaand Superior Sigil of Bloodlust beats them both by miles with only a few stacks already. The idea is to kill anything that isn't an elite mob or higher in a couple seconds. Destroy all your clones, damaging nearby foes. Previously I'd really struggled with adapting to playing/enjoying mesmer (I main ele), but I've been having real fun with that sword/sword build, and now enjoy the class as much as my ele. I personally never liked the chrono phantasm farm (even in its hay day). Not about strictly the best DPS for every scenario, but about builds which strike a proper balance between effort, damage, versatility, and reward. This means Greatsword pairs well with Scepter/Sword, both for the initial summons, and later when phantasms are being replaced. Due to Greatsword phantasms moving around a lot, this build doesn't make use of wells when it is alone, which is most of the reason why its DPS is the lowest. Oktober 2016 0 Contents Einleitung Mesmer Kommander Mesmer (2 Varianten) Backline Support CC Mesmer Focus Party Mesmer (3 Varianten) Der Mesmer ist eine von drei . ][optional][Auspicious So my goal is to try the builds that are generally applicable to a variety of scenarios and still perform well. It competes with Greatsword for the ranged role, allowing more flexibility with offhand choices, but produces much less Might, and relies even more on its phantasms to do the work. Since 2012 we are providing the Guild Wars 2 community with our website and our build editor, and we hope that you are satisfied with the quality of our resource. Neben den Eigenschaften und Fertigkeiten findet ihr auch Erklärungen zur Spielweise, zur Ausrüstung und in den meisten Fällen sogar ein Video zum Build selbst. Use your best judgment when choosing weapons, but try to work in some way to summon Sword phantasms. Power Boon Chronomancer is a very versatile build. The DPS of sword builds will vary depending on whether Blurred Frenzy is cast on cooldown, or saved for mechanics to avoid them while continuing to deal damage. This is the sixth of a series of GW2 class guides written by members of [rT], a former European dungeon speed clearing guild. The traits help reduce cooldowns across the build. I'm not trying to say that any of the weapons I tested are the best for anything specific - however, they are the best choices in general. While you don't have a lot of sustained damage the amount of burst you have is incredible. Meta . No, you do never really require a GS or any ranged weapon to begin with, anywhere in open world but for soloing bosses, unless you kill multiple mobs too slowly. It is often better to simply continue DPSing using Greatsword phantasms, which are easier to replace. The damage range of Greatsword builds are determined by which phantasms it has active. After you hit 40, keep either the GS or Staff and grab a sword (I kept the GS for the multiple hits triggering Critical Infusion easier). This build requires , if your subgroup does not have access to you will need: Full Berserker's Weapons, Trinkets and Armour. The Mesmer can wield a Scepter in its main hand, a Sword in either, a Focus, Pistol or Torch in its offhand, and can swing a Staff or Greatsword with both. Your choice of weapons to do all these tests. Damage 50%. :3. It's been about two years since I adopted mesmer as my second main class. Erstellt am: 12.06.2014 um 23:03 Uhr. The single target phantasm of the sword is absolutely useless if you face 2 or more enemies. February 05, 2014: Fixed a bug in which mesmer clones and phantasms would shatter prematurely if their target went into stealth. weapon due to it's insane phantasm damage scaling in a zerg (that mob had low armor btw :P still looks great). Unfortunately "there ain't no such thing as a free lunch" – it takes a lot of time and work to keep everything up-to-date and there are of course monthly fees for the dedicated server hosting. Mesmer is quite viable in PVE, although managing your clones can be complicated. You can even run Ruthlessness and burst everything with 25 stacks might after the pull or the 2nd rupt. These two trait lines offer the greatest active defense uptime by reducing the cooldown of blocking skills that produce illusions, as well as signets that grant Distortion. Shatter Mesmer Roaming Build. This Reaper build is a offmeta damage variant of the Necromancer with around 34.3k DPS on small hitboxes. Our guides strive for improving your knowledge of game mechanics, professions and fractals. There's never a situation where it's impossible to play the ultimate best DPS build for the scenario. guild wars 2 mesmer sword/sword, trying to get used to melee mesmer after paying almost exclusively as ranged. Tier Trait Description Minor Adept Mender's Purity: Cast Lesser Power Cleanse when you use a healing skill. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. This isn't the most optimal build, but running around killing everything fast is super fun. DPS is meaningless in most cases while running around maps, as you never reach full potential on those builds before enemy is already dead. What this means is that you should spam the hell out of MoP (Mantra of Pain) all the time, if you are currently not using your sword, have to range for a sec or simply for preparing burst damage. Due to the desire to establish trust with this data, it would be quite a large project to test each build several times and take the average, while recording each one in its entirety in a seamless cut. Summon a sword, phantasm, use Signet of Ether to recharge sword phantasm and summon another. Guild Wars 2 Mesmer Builds Guide by Xovian. This significantly affects the Greatsword build, no longer giving it access to Sword phantasms. I doubt iDuellist is worse than iWarden, so I tested it ingame with a 200k golem, 150 Ferocity to mimic Fencer's Finesse and 10 stacks Might (average self sustain). 1 Fire Swipe ½ Heat your sword a second time and strike your enemies for increased damage. Onlywrin gave this build 5 stars • October 2019 S-Tier Open World Tag build. However, here are some guidelines that are useful when preparing a build: Sword/Sword pairs well with Greatsword, allowing the mesmer to retreat to range when necessary, but return to melee when it is safe. That's what open world "optimization" should be about. And I know that there are better builds for specific circumstances, like staff against world bosses, condition against single champions, and so on. Mesmers are magical duelists who wield deception as a weapon. If you now apply Fury, wich you should have if the enemy is below 75% due to the trait Master Fencer and wich your phantasms always have due to the trait Phantasmal Fury, full Zerk will be even better, dealing between 8.40% and 2.30% more damage than full Assassin, depending on the Might stacks. Power builds were the mystery. This build provides a flexible assortment of potential burst damage and sustained DPS through phantasms, and excels at both melee and ranged combat. While the weapon combination is more risky then a ranged set it provides considerably more damage and utility. Sword/Focus combo is the bread and butter of this build. Mobility 60%. As each video is a single take, there are a few minor mistakes in a few rotations throughout the tests; I am confident these errors have little impact on the results due to the length of each test, as well as the normal expected variance threshold. Chronomancer has one, but it sucks, because in order to partially maintain it, you have to sacrifice Chronophantasma. A detailed guide on the Power Reaper in Guild Wars 2. The lower the uptime, the weaker this build will perform. In essence, you are responsible for providing permanent Quickness to five players while an Alacrity Renegade provides permanent Alacrity to the entire squad.Quickness for the remaining five players should be covered by either an additional Power Boon Chronomancer or a Condition Quickness Firebrand. The purpose of this thread is to help you as much as possible to get into the profession. I find that a lot of the character features match with the mesmers type of character. GW2. I’m a builder, I enjoy the intricacies of making a profession work, even in some of the most odd combinations. Mantra of Concentration 2 ¼ 15 Mantra. List of PvE, PvP and WvW Mesmer builds ranging from good to meta. Ofc there is always RNGesus messing things up. Dieses Build lässt sich am besten mit einigen weiteren Cryern im Team anwenden und verspricht sehr guten Schaden, solange vorne gut getankt wird. So I suspect that closing the RNG element overall increases your DPS. Off-hand is personal preference (The stealth from Torch is nice alongside Decoy for exploring, Pistol is good for single-target and smaller groups, Focus is good for swiftness and larger groups, Sword OH is mainly control). I have shield in offhand because I made Flameseeker and it looks awesome but whatever works. Survive forever and make your enemies quit with this crazy build and find out why this class is one of the most versatile in the game. My goal was to see the proportion of the damage differences between three builds which satisfy these categories, not to say that any one of them is the best possible DPS for any specific scenario. In any PvE power build, with the levels of Power and Ferocity you can expect with endgame gear, it is always best to raise your crit chance up to 100% as your first priority, taking into consideration all expected buffs, of course. And this is the confliction. I've tried it out on a power build and its damage potential pales a lot compared to focus and sword. TL;DR Solo power mesmer/chronomancer DPS is complicated. Since 2012 we are providing the Guild Wars 2 community with our website and our build editor, and we hope that you are satisfied with the quality of our resource. Maximum Damage(Domination/Dueling/Illusions). Gain boons when this spell fully charges. I prefer core power sword, but sustain is weak. They also don't benefit from upgrading your own weapon strength :(. Can anyone enlighten me why assassin is a better prefix than zerker for a mesmer? Um mesmer habilidoso combina estas três peças em quebra-cabeça mortal que devera ser solucionado pelos seus adversários, enquanto auxilia seus adversários. Point is, sword (offhand!) Sword is the standard melee mainhand option. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Mesmer. Through its Domination trait, in addition to other sources, it allows the mesmer to sustain 25 Might. Note: You can also play this build as core mesmer. This is the build I use in WvW with great sword and sword / focus. Als billige Mesmer Verhexung eignet sich das Geistige Wrack sehr gut.