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  • April 29, 2022
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  • Might: 12 Stacks - (using For Great Justice)
  • Power Damage
Synergy average
DPS average
Independence low
Acquiring basicsaverage
Achieving masterydifficult
The Power Bladesworn is a situationally strong build for Warrior in fractals. It has more initial burst than Power Berserker thanks to
, but loses most of its sustained damage in favor of short damage spikes. Unfortunately, if enemies don't phase or die shortly after your burst, your damage drops off hard and you would be better playing Power Berserker.
Besides providing the group with strong unique damage buffs through the stats of
. Warrior can provide half of the necessary Might and Fury to the group by using
The Power Bladesworn is one of the classes that benefit a lot from higher agony resistance due to not being able to crit cap by buffs and traits alone. Furthermore, the build is able to use damage modifying sigils like
as well as slaying potions such as
This build is future proof for upgrading to higher Agony Resistance later without overwriting runes. However, most people would profit more from the
rune build due to not relying on the
buff. No
Check the gear optimizer for more gear variants!
  • Assassin
  • Berserker
  • Berserker
  • Berserker
  • Berserker
  • Berserker
  • Berserker
  • Berserker

Any item with the same stats may be used!

  • Strength
  • Discipline
  • Bladesworn
Extra Weapons
  • Axes and Pistols with
    and other slaying sigils.
  • Warhorn for pre-stacking Might
  • Greatsword for mobility and cleave.
  • Torch (trade CC for DPS or a fire field).
DPS Skills
If the encounter is short enough to precast Banners and swap to different skills, or you want to play without them, you can play the following skills:
Due to not actively using
in the rotation you can adjust your gear using gear optimizer to take advantage fo the extra Precision!
Situational Skills
Alternative for extra Flow generation. However you will miss out on the extra damage from
If your groups Might is not 25, take
. It is a bigger DPS increase than
Grants 180 Precision passively; grants 360 Precision and Ferocity on use as well as additional Flow.
Flat 180 power buff. Only take this when no other utility is needed.
Can be used on Arkk if your Renegade is able to solo the CC bar.
Can be used to pull Krait from the side altars at the Nightmare CM fractal.
Grants Superspeed for skips.
300 CC, gives
Used to recharge ammo on your profession skills.
CC skills
300 damage
150 damage
300 damage
100 damage
Rotation / Skill usage
Golem rotations out of the raid builds are generally suboptimal in fractals due to Exposed and phases being much shorter compared to raids. The raid rotations are optimized for sustained DPS while in fractals a player needs the ability to adapt a rotation to the amount of time a group needs to finish a phase.\ For that reason, you can find a video with openers, that are efficient to use here.
  • Casting
    is only a DPS gain if you can’t be hitting something else, use it right before the start of DPS phases but only use it during if you need the heal.
  • Stack Might:
    • Use both charges of
    • Use
      on offhand Warhorn to blast Might.
  • Precast damage skills:
    • (optional)
      for two stacks of a 25% damage modifier
    • Cast
      immediately before the boss becomes vulnerable.
Start in
  1. Cyclone Trigger in
    (Skill 4)
  2. ->
  3. Dragon Slash-Force in
    (Skill 1)
Golem Rotation
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