Power Holosmith

Great Damage Build

Overview
Small Hitbox33235 DPSby hint [SC]
Key Skills
Key Traits
Conditions
Effects
Guide

The engineer build that currently fares best in fractals is the Power Holosmith, offering a mix of high damage and a relatively good amount of crowd control and utility in form of Vulnerability and some Blind, Crippled and Immobile.

The build benefits from slaying potions such as and .

Equipment
Armor
  • Berserker

    Scholar

  • Berserker

    Scholar

  • Berserker

    Scholar

  • Berserker

    Scholar

  • Berserker

    Scholar

  • Berserker

    Scholar

Weapons
  • Berserker Rifle

    Force, Impact

Alternative weapons
  • Rifle with / and slaying sigils
    ( doesn't stack anymore)
Back and trinkets
Berserker
Berserker
Berserker
Berserker
Berserker
Berserker
Consumables
Food
Utility
Infusion
Build
Traits
  • Firearms

  • Explosives

  • Holosmith

Situational Traits
If you are lacking fury, consider using it instead of .
On longer fights without adds, this may pull slightly ahead of .
If you are already at crit cap without and struggle with Might uptime.
Skills
Heal
Utilities
Elite
Additional Skills
Toolbelt
Situational Skills
You can equip shortly before the fight and precast its toolbelt skill if you want to go the extra mile.
An alternative heal skill if condition cleanse is needed.
Provides additional CC with the toolbelt skill .
Another (group) block that even reflects projectiles if heat is above 50.
Details
Rotation
  1. Preheat to 75

  2. (Tool belt)

  3. (Bomb kit 2)

  4. (Grenade kit 2)

  5. (Tool belt)

  6. (F5)

    1. (Skill 1)
    2. (Skill 4)
  7. (Utility)

  8. (Elite)

  9. (Rifle 4, Repeat from here)

  10. (Rifle 5)

  11. (Rifle 3)

  12. (Grenade kit 2)

  13. (Bomb kit 2)

    1. until is on 5s (Bomb kit 1)
  14. (Grenade kit 2)

  15. (Grenade kit 5)

  16. (Grenade kit 4)

  17. until is ready (Bomb kit 1)

  18. (Rifle 3)

  19. (Grenade kit 2)

  20. (Bomb kit 2)

    1. until is ready (Bomb kit 1)
  21. (F5)

    1. (Skill 3)
    2. (Skill 4)
    3. Autoattack chain until is ready
    4. (Skill 3)
    5. (F5)
  22. (Grenade kit 2)

  23. (Rifle 3)

  24. (Bomb kit 2)

  25. (F5)

    1. Autoattack chain until and are ready
    2. (Skill 3)
    3. (Skill 4)
  26. (Utility)

  27. (Elite)

  28. Repeat from Step 9

Huge Hitbox: 33.2k DPS by hint [SC]

Notes and tips
  • Don't interrupt your auto attack chain in Photon Forge
  • Use your hardest hitting skills under the effect of the (and possibly ) buff. These include the landing damage from , and . Keep in mind that consumes its charges while is a duration buff.
  • Try to utilize your toolbelt skills off cooldown with only being used above 50 heat.
  • Make sure to use Corona Burst towards the end of your in order to have the Stability from preventing knockback from .
  • Make use of and to mitigate damage in add heavy fights.
  • can help in controlling movement of enemies without breakbar.
  • Even though counters the initial damage of overheating, it still does almost 4k damage over time so consider leaving Photon Forge early if you are at low health even at the cost of some DPS.

You can switch to Scrapper and equip if you need Stealth for longer passages (e.g. Twilight Oasis Fractal). It provides >40 seconds for the whole group. A smoke field can also be provided by to blast Stealth.

CC skills
332 damage
232 damage
232 damage
Holographic Shockwave232 damage
100 damage