The sigil and juggernaught are able to maintain 12-13 stack of might while autoattacking. And unless I’m horribly wrong, Shaped Charge should only affect the power damage, while Short Fuse affects the cooldown of 2 skills, one of them high up in the priority list. One strategy to cheese melee bosses is to permanently immobilise them and then melee them just out of range for the boss to melee you. Star Wars the Old Republic (SWTOR), Guild Wars 2 (GW2) and Elder Scrolls Online (ESO) are currently covered. © 2020 ArenaNet, LLC. You know how to do an (near-)optimal dps-rotation, every tiny trick mentioned in this guide (aka pulling the boss in Volcanic Fractal or the orb-running in Arah) and every single utility/kit after doing a dungeon once or twice? Other uses include defiance stripping, kiting mobs – especially when in solo play, interrupting attacks on mobs which are against the wall and as a quick cleanse for chill, cripple and immobilise. Congratulations, you’re a special snowflake. You also have a lot of fields available, and a lot of tricks to use in fractals. Oct 27, 2014 @ It might not always be the best in certain areas, but it is very good in a lot of things. Stability (4s): Cannot be knocked down, pushed back, pulled, launched, stunned, dazed, floated, sunk, feared, or taunted. This is also a solo build, meaning that the might generation and duration increase from Superior Rune of the Aristocracy makes it the best choice for runes. , Guest Swamp running, give yourself swiftness and nothing will hit you unless you decide to stand still for some unknown reason, use Rocket Boots + Slick Shoes toolbelt to make it even easier, mentioned briefly in the guide. It also used to be a condition Engineer’s main weapon, however the core specialisation update pushed pistol/pistol ahead of rifle in condition builds. The rotation is pretty simple. Start by using Jump Shot and follow it up with Rocket Boots and an Acid Bomb. It does not provide more condition damage than pistol and it does not provide more power damage than rifle. Since you haven’t considered them as alternatives at all, I was wondering if you could show me the decision behind that and if there were cases where you’d consider it. 21:29:00. Esmee I'm thinking the rule of damage is king in PvE still applies these days? The best for my is probably not good at all for you, and it could also be really good in certain places while being kitten in others... A few ways to go about this, unfortunately I don’t personally have footage of either until the next time I get this fractal. Hipster Jesus Very effective for me, however, your mileage may vary. As previously explained, weapon swapping will cancel any animations, whilst dropping the kit will not. Bowl of Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash Soup. Guild Wars 2 Engineer PVP Build. When killing easy mobs, most builds will do, but with difficult situations, staying above 90% health can be difficult and the 6th scholar rune is actually a loss of dps then. Though yes, you can’t really go wrong in dungeons (or any gw2 PvE,) you can go with full Nomads bearbows, staff-guards, juggernauts and mace/shield warrios and get through any content, eventually. So why should a guide cover all kind of unneeded alternatives? Like the other reply this guide is made for palying Dungeons more specific highly organised speed runs in Dungeons. Whilst you may find yourself using these when solo or in an uncoordinated group where nobody else is blasting, realistically in group play you will only ever need to use 1 or 2 blasts, as your teammates will also be blasting the combo fields. Use Super Elixir at max range and then Jump Shot at max range, whilst picking up the orb. The best option for F2P dungeon and fractal players. Guest Although you will be greeted with a large red “You cannot drop bundles whilst in the air” the leap will still be cancelled. Continue to dodge as often as you can, and just before you are about to down Toss Elixir R on your location. Chilled (2s): -66% Movement Speed, -66% Skill Recharge Rate, Poison (8s): 268 Damage, -33% Heal Effectiveness. I do, however, change traits and gear a lot, just as well as skills and consumables. Use Med Pack Drop, the Supply Crate’s toolbelt skill ahead of you and walk over as many med packs as you can. The ideal composition is a Superior Sigil of X Slaying combined with the next highest damage modifier (Force or Night). This is the final guide in a series of class guides written by members of [rT], an European dungeon speed clearing guild. Hey Flame Blast is tricky to manage in both the damage and blast aspects and getting in both and the blast finisher can require some pretty precise timing. Oct 24, 2014, GW2 Engineer PvE Class Guide written by  Element of [rT]. Whilst scrapper may not be the best tank in raids, they can still do a good job of it whilst pumping out high DPS through conditions. To cancel the leap, simply use weapon swap when you are in the leap animation. Overview. You may also find yourself needing condition duration food, however it varys depending on how much immobilise your group is providing and the length of the encounter, A pretty absurd and pointless build 99.99% of the time, however it does have one or two uses, so it gets a mention in this section. Do it once or twice and it becomes obvious what abilities you need and don’t need. Currently its practical uses are limited to Arah Path 3/4 orbs puzzle solo’ing, which is described in detail in the miscellaneous tactics section. That is extremely difficult to define. This build deals very high sustained damage against stationary enemies, including some Confusion and a massive amount of Vulnerability. Thanks for updating this guide for the the august 23th patch I am having a lot of fun playing with my condi engineer. Otherwise, what would be a solid general purpose build I can roll? The multiplicative nature of Engineer skills makes it seem like the possible combinations are almost infinite. Mastery of this build will take considerable time due to management of the mechanic. But needed? Of course you need to adjust the traits for FT …, Sterling You may also need another shield or pistol with an energy sigil on it. If you are using expensive food without any precision, then you will need an Assassin’s rifle to push you up to 100% crit chance at level 80, however using Steak-based food which provides power and precision in combination with an Assassin’s weapon will push you a little over 100% crit chance. Best? 06:35:00. Sign In . Be sure to DISABLE autotargeting so that you can free aim the cone and have a chance at hitting more than just the same 3 targets. Because of this, I have included them in the solo build’s rotation, but not in the group builds’ rotations. Because of how often it hits in such a short time, the flamethrower can actually sometimes outperform a staff guard in certain events where mobs die *very* quickly. And much like staff guard, there’s no reason to trait or anything for it – just slot the kit when you need to farm. The main drawback of this build is its ridiculously complex quadruple kit rotation which requires lots of practice to master. Oct 26, 2014 @ Engineer is an incredibly versatile class with meta condition and power builds. There might be chance some of the descriptions have not been changed but I assume the build and the rotations are up to date. Engineer . This is similar to the condition solo build detailed above, however a few modifications have been made to make it more suited for group play. This’ll also get around the annoying missmissmiss bug that some people complain about. I like to play dungeons & PvE content solo. Overcharge your healing turret, supplying a burst of healing that cures two conditions.