Power Daredevil

T4 Damage Build

Overview
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Key Skills
Key Traits
Conditions
Effects

Power Daredevil has great sustained DPS, great burst on stacked trash mobs, good single target burst, brings excellent crowd control and offers Stealth, which paired with top tier mobility thanks to , and can enable many fast skips in T4s. Daredevil has a very simplistic rotation, which makes it fairly easy to play, but due to initiative and energy management, Daredevil becomes quite hard to master.

In fractals Daredevil falls behind other classes for several reasons. First would be , which forces Daredevil to constantly attack from behind or flank, which in some scenarios is not possible. Next would be , which depending on your group composition you may not receive as much of a damage bonus as you would in raids where 10 players allows for more condis to be on the boss. Finally keep in mind that because of , you may be pushing your teammates on fractals with Social Awkwardness instability into deadly zones.

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 Staff

    Force, Impact

Alternative weapons
  • Staff with / and slaying sigils
    ( doesn't stack anymore)
  • A shortbow to stack Might, Stealth and to skip
Back and trinkets
Assasin
Berserker
Berserker
Berserker
Berserker
Berserker
Consumables
Food
Utility
Infusion
Armor
  • Berserker

    Scholar

  • Berserker

    Scholar

  • Berserker

    Scholar

  • Berserker

    Scholar

  • Berserker

    Scholar

  • Berserker

    Scholar

Weapons
  • Berserker Staff

    Force, Impact

Alternative weapons
  • Staff with / and slaying sigils
    ( doesn't stack anymore)
  • A shortbow to stack Might, Stealth and to skip
Back and trinkets
Berserker
Berserker
Berserker
Berserker
Berserker
Berserker
Consumables
Food
Utility
Infusion
Build
Traits
  • Deadlyarts

  • Criticalstrikes

  • Daredevil

Alternative traits
Critical Strikes trait. Heals you with % of damage dealt, useful if you cant stay alive.
Daredevil trait. Healing and condition cleanse on evade.

If no one in your party can boonrip when the No Pain, No Gain instability is present you can swap Deadly Arts for the Trickery line with the following traits:

  • Trickery

Note: this is kind of a meme way to deal with the instability and there are better options!

Skills
Heal
Utilities
Elite
Alternative skills

3rd utility skill:

Best DPS for longer fights.
Good for short phases for additional burst as well as being a CC skill.
Helps to critcap without having to rely upon .

Elite skills:

Amazing cleave ability, may be useful on heavy trash fights or when reflects are needed.
Additional personal DPS.
Amazing crowd control skill. 150 CC per party member on a relatively low coolddown.
Usefull skills for skips
Group stealth. Keep in mind, if you leave the AoE before it ends, you will be revealed for a long period.
Use it to blast Stealth for skips or to destroy projectiles.
3 seconds AoE Stealth (also another blast).
1200 range shadowstep, useful for some skips.
1200 range teleport, use it again to teleport back.
One way portal, useful if you don't have .
Details
Rotation

(Before fight, lose endurance by dodging a couple times)

  1. Dodge
  2. (Staff 2)
  3. (during Staff 2)
  4. (Staff 2)
  5. (Staff 2)
  6. 2x (Staff 2)

Burst 1: When you have one bar of Endurance and no (F1)

  1. Dodge
  2. (Staff 2)
  3. (during Staff 2)
  4. (Staff 2)
  5. (Staff 2)
  6. 2x (Staff 2)

Burst 2: When you have no Endurance but have (F1)

  1. (F1)
  2. Dodge
  3. (Staff 2)
  4. (during Staff 2)
  5. (Staff 2)
  6. (Staff 2)
  7. Dodge
  8. 2x (Staff 2)

Loop while waiting for to be off cooldown:

  1. => => (Staff 1)
  2. Dodge
  3. (Staff 2) (Do it 2x if you get max Initiative while you are waiting for )

You can also activate to burst for the last few attacks of a fight.

CC skills
200 Defiance bar damage
150 Defiance bar damage per ally
300 Defiance bar damage
Tips

(Staff 5) is worth using if you can hit 4 or more mobs at once. Especially since staff autoattacks and can only hit 3 targets. So on big groups of trash mobs you should just spam and then finish them with .

(Shortbow 2) is an amazing shortbow skill. It is a blast finisher with a low initiative cost. Use it to blast Might and Stealth with fire and smoke fields respectively.

Keep in mind you can precast skills like , or and take the mistlock singularity to refresh their coolddown. For example: Precast , take mistlock, cast , and swap to again.

Although Daredevil doesn't have access to Superspeed for or , it still can execute many skips for your party in T4s.

Thief Skips T4s