Build Diversity Incoming Next Patch! (2 builds I'm excited to play in the July patch)

With so much changing next patch to perks, crafting and skills. I’m so excited to play the next patch :partying_face::tada:

With that I’d like to share 2 builds I’m excited to play next patch.

How is everyone else planning to play next patch? Will you be trying something new or improving your current build?


Nice video. Entertaining haha .

I recently bought a vicious, refresh move, splinter shot bow that should get the new explosion thing for PTR.

Build I wanna play revolves around a beast rapid shot bow. I really want vicious, Attunement, Rapidshot bow . That’d be the dream, though I don’t even know if that’s possible to obtain Due to perk buckets .

Vicious , PvP pen headshot, rapid shot OHHH

I’ll take vicious, keen, rapidshot too but prefer attunement over keen

Be nice to see different play styles and technically builds due to weapon perk buffs now . Good change and update


Thanks for checking out the video mate :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:
It sounds like you have some cool ideas in motion.

I’m not fussed by keen either… The Dex perk got buffed from 5% crit to 10% crit. So if you drop keen you are only losing 6% from this patch to the next one :ok_hand:

Hmm good point about keen. I think attunements are going to be rly strong. Lower CD and it procs on abilities , it’s pretty dam strong in PTR IMO . Though may be changed who knows for live . Keeping my eye on it though

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I’ll have to check that out, thanks for the tip :grin:

Just had a look at attunement that seems busted to me :rofl: I definetly need that!

Tbh I might be restarting for it, so who knows? I may play anything.

I really like the paladin kinda build, not huge damage but stopping power all over.

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That’s cool mate, what did you have in mind?

I’ve got a build in mind for IG chilling wind, should do 9-12x IGs weapon damage over the course of 3s

Bit of a gimmick though, doesn’t work if anyone actually runs away

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Still it sounds interesting :grin:
Loads were using this skill on PTR. Was it buffed?

40% more damage, grit and doesn’t get cancelled with haste plus some other stuff

So you can catch someone in ice storm or shower and follow that up with max haste wind chill for 6-8 seconds

The haste lasting that long, not wind chill

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Jesus :rofl: no wonder everyone is using it! Tbf I’ve managed to fight it pretty successfully so far… But it definetly seems strong :+1:

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I’m torn. I don’t think I’ll depart from Life Staff, I did quite like it and quite liked healing with it. Then, probably hammer, since it packs stuns. Between stuns, buffs, debuffs and heals, hopefully I’d provide a ton of support as a paladin type and would be valuable on frontline and backline. Heavy armor, no doubt.

On the other hand, I’ve been hankering to try proper tanking in this game with SnS. At that point, I probably wouldn’t take hammer or LS but also try spear to do two new things. Which isn’t really paladin at all, but hey, variety is the spice of life. Mostly because SnS is a split weapon, so having Foc for LS, then Dex and Str and some Con doesn’t seem super appealing.

As you can tell, the ranged weapons never really appeal to me, ha. I’ve played some Musket back when I did Dex Int, Rapier/IG in beta, and I did like it quite a bit but I enjoy melee so much in this game. The action is much more visceral for me than other games like WoW or FFXIV.

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fun vid - but bro, the footage you always use in your vids is you missing all your bow autos

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Thanks for watching :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:. I just used 20 minutes of war footage.
That’s the reality tbh, all the montage clips I and other bow players make are generally of our best moments. I don’t claim to be the best player, I’m better than many others, but I still miss a lot. 1 v 1 I would say I win 8 out of 10 times…

If you have watched my montage videos you may have been under the impression I rarely miss. Sadly this isn’t true :pensive: I’m better at editing than aiming and if you watch other bow players who make content this is pretty consistent.

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Even some of the best bow players in this game miss shots. People just dont want to believe that because nerf bow.

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ive been using spear of the cruel mage for while now glad i bought it :slight_smile:

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well see after nerf , ive put the bow down for now but we will see

Yeah I bought it a few months a go, just as I thought it was interesting. It should be really strong when this patch releases :grin:

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