I personally prefer Spectrum shield over Elixir Gun. EDIT: updated for the december patch, largely based on the conquest build. Excellent utility with cleave and vulnerability. One of the strongest roamers around, in no small part because it managed to evade most of the nerfs that were made to its sPvP counterpart. Home » WvW » Builds » Tools Holosmith Roaming Build. Shield5 is quite a powerful skill which can block and stun even mesmer sword2 and revenant sword3 if they hit you while you are blocking. Although the auto attack chain got significant nerfs in March 2018, it can still do considerable cleave damage especially with, The more targets you hit with this skill, the more barrier you get from, The only sources of cleansing in the build are. This page was last edited on 28 July 2020, at 16:11. Still very much holds up in fractals. Tools Holosmith Roaming Build. The engineer utilities are so varied that you can replace elixir gun by anything and still have a good time. Reaching maximum heat (100) should be avoided as Overheating damages you and locks you out of the forge until heat goes back to 0. Between the main weapon and photon forge, I never think to pull out my elixir gun so I usually replace it by Spectrum Shield or Elixir B. Higher CD skills generally generate more heat. The Tools Holosmith takes advantage of the interaction between the vigor and damage modifiers of the tools trait line and the damage modifiers and dodge synergy of the explosives trait line. Mastery of this build will take considerable time due to management of the mechanic. 1 Overview; 2 Skill Bar. In this case, perform an extra Photon Forge auto-attack chain. A very solid DPS in its own right, Holosmith becomes amazing when you take into account the amount of utility it brings: vulnerability, cleave, CC, and high mobility for doing mechanics. The Tools Holosmith takes advantage of the interaction between the vigor and damage modifiers of the tools trait line and the damage modifiers and dodge synergy of the explosives trait line. Then you go stealth and cast it while in stealth to surprise your enemy. A complete achievements guide of The Icebrood Saga: Episode 5 - Champions. This tactic shines against warriors and spellbreakers after you procced both endure pain and they use shield5, you go stealth a. Against good players you have to time well photon forge skills and know how to cancel them, especially against spellbreaker's full counter or really good thieves. Guild Wars 2 Achievements and Guides! Never interrupt your Photon Forge auto-attack chain. Heat is generated passively while the forge is active, or by activating forge skills. Engineer - Holosmith - Static Sword/Shield - 4.9; Ranger - Soulbeast - Condi Trapper - 4.9; Ranger - Longbow Beastmastery - 4.9 ; Revenant - Renegade - Power Bombardment - 4.9; C-Tier - These are still fun to play and can make it to meta events or the end of the campaign, but they are not as powerful as the builds listed above. The community gave this build a rating, making it top-tier: Great. One cool trick is to bait the elite Prime Light Beam a lot cancelling it making the enemy waste dodges. This page was last edited on 3 November 2020, at 00:59. This page was last edited on 8 November 2020, at 15:51. A WvW build utilising the power potential of the Holosmith in a smallscale roaming setting. The community gave this build a rating, making it top-tier: Great. Sword shield can equally work well if the enemy favors range attack. A+ damage, mobility and CC. Posted on 11 September, 2020 by Jen GW2. Guild Wars 2: Dritte Erweiterung plötzlich bestätigt - Community flippt aus! Incredibly fun build, the extra distance on the rocket boots makes getting out of sticky situations easy.