Background picture
Picture of fractal boss M.A.M.A.
MAMA
Picture of fractal boss Siax
Siax
Picture of fractal boss Ensolyss
Ensolyss
Picture of fractal boss Skorvald
Skorvald
Picture of fractal boss Artsariiv
Artsariiv
Picture of fractal boss Arkk
Arkk
  • Please check the CC distribution to contribute your share of the necessary CC!
  • Please also read through the fractal pages for general encounter information!

MAMA 5,200,519 HP

Picture of fractal boss M.A.M.A.
by Jetrell [dT]
DPS Statistics by gw2wingman
Weapons
  • Berserker
    1x
  • berserker
    1x
  • Empty
  • Berserker
    1x
Skills
Heal
Utilities
Elite
Notes
  • Play
    !
This guide assumes you kill MAMA in under 50 seconds (p1 break). The CC-distribution greatly changes depending on the speed the party is going.
If there is any doubt about the kill time, go with the PuG version. The following guide assumes you are following the proposed CC-Distribution.
Skill usage
There is an invisible hitbox in the center of the arena allowing you to gain enough adrenaline for one
with only two critical hits!
Prestacking
  • Precast as in the video.
  • Get in combat as fast as possible to fill up adrenaline: Use
    against the invisible hitbox and weapon swap to mace.
  • Shortly before Mama becomes vulnerable, use
    and
    for
    .
1st Phase
  • to CC.
  • Use
    and
    to CC quickly.
  • Swap weapons.
  • ,
    ,
    .
1st Add
  • CC with
    .
2nd Phase
  • as soon as it's off cd.
  • Normal rotation according to the guide. Take advantage off the invisible hitbox to get more decapitates in.
2nd Add
  • Swap to Mace to trigger
  • ,
    . In case your party goes too fast
    won't be off cooldown. In that case you need a
    on your mainhand axe.
  • for Vulnerability application.
3rd Phase
  • Stay on Mace to trigger
    again.
  • ,
    .
3rd Add
4th Phase
  • Use
    and
    to CC quickly.
  • Swap to Axe/Axe as soon as you are done with CCing and DPS.

SIAX 6,138,797 HP

Picture of fractal boss Siax
by Zyp [dT]
DPS Statistics by gw2wingman
Weapons
  • Berserker
    1x
  • Berserker
    1x
  • Berserker

    2x
Skills
Heal
Utilities
Elite
Notes
  • In organized teams a rifle can kill the adds very efficiently!
  • Play
    !
This build only works if you kill Siax in less than 55 seconds. If there is any doubt about the kill time, go with the PuG version.
Skill usage
1st Phase
  • As soon as you get in combat use
    and
    .
  • ,
    ,
    .
  • Use
    and
    to CC quickly.
1st Add
  • Swap to rifle, start with
    to apply Vulnerability.
  • for big damage.
  • Finish the add with
    and
    .
2nd Phase
  • Don't forget to apply
    with
    .
  • Do what a warrior does: smash
    .
2nd Add
  • Swap to rifle, start with
    to apply Vulnerability.
  • for big damage.
  • Finish the add with
    and
    .
3rd Phase
  • Don't forget to apply
    with
    .
  • Use
    and
    first thing as your
    is about to run out at that point.
  • Do what a warrior does: smash
    .
Annotation:
  • Depending on your kill time you might want to use the
    -
    combo earlier.

ENSOLYSS 14,059,890 HP

Picture of fractal boss Ensolyss
by Roach [dT]
DPS Statistics by gw2wingman
Weapons
  • Berserker
    1x
  • Berserker
    1x
  • Berserker
    1x
  • Berserker
    1x
Skills
Heal
Utilities
Elite
Notes
  • Take
    !
  • In slow teams (PuGs) bring
    and
    .
  • In fast teams bring
    over
    .
Skill usage
1st Phase
  • start to cast a few milliseconds before he looses Invulnerability.
  • .
  • Swap weapons.
  • Smash
    hard. Pick up your banners - in case you did not precast them - after you phased Ensolyss!
66% and 33%
Swap to your off set (axe/torch) and cap the circle. After you meet in the middle, continue with:
  • Use
    and blast 6 stacks of Might with
    and
    .
  • .
  • .
  • to trigger
    .
  • .
  • Swap weapons.
  • Smash
    hard.
  • Use
    before
    to refresh
    .

SKORVALD 5,551,340 HP

Picture of fractal boss Skorvald
DPS Statistics by gw2wingman
Weapons
  • Berserker
    1x
  • Berserker
    1x
  • Berserker
    1x
  • Berserker
    1x
Skills
Heal
Utilities
Elite
Notes
  • Play
    !
  • 4-way split: you solo the first anomaly at 33% with a
  • Precast
    before the boss starts and swap immediately to warhorn.
  • Optional: you can take
    instead of
    for extra burst.
Skill usage
100%-66%
  • and
    .
  • Swap weapons.
  • .
  • ,
    and
    .
  • Finish the phase with
    .
  • Leave your banners behind.
Islands
  • Open a
    in the middle of the first Island after killing the add.
  • Swap to your warhorn and blast a fire field for Might at 2nd and 4th island.
  • Don't use heavy cooldowns after the 3rd island.
  • On the last island after the add finishes the jump use
    and open
    already.
66%-33%
  • Follow the standard fractal rotation.
Solo Island 1
  • Open your
    and take it.
  • Kill your add quickly. You need at least one
    to solo the add before your portal runs out.
  • Take it back, immediately recast your banners
  • Cast
    as soon as you see that the others are about to be done with their islands.
33%-0%
  • Follow the standard fractal rotation.

ARTSARIIV 5,962,266 HP

Picture of fractal boss Artsariiv
DPS Statistics by gw2wingman
Weapons
  • Berserker
    1x
  • Berserker
    1x
  • Berserker
    1x
  • Berserker
    1x
Skills
Heal
Utilities
Elite
Notes
  • Play
    !
  • Mid-strategy: the strategy is focused around phasing the boss in the middle before she moves.
Skill usage
100%-66% in mid
  • Precast banners before taking the Mistlock Singularity.
  • Use
    just before the fight starts.
  • Use
    as soon as she looses Invulnerability and use
    .
  • Cast
    and walk through the boss.
  • Continue with your normal rotation. Don't get knocked!
Add Phases
  • Swap to Sword/Warhorn, and CC your add quickly.
  • Use
    to get around the arena quickly.
  • Use Hypernova Launch to get back into the middle.
  • Precast
    and
    .
66%-33%
  • Normal rotation, remember to integrate
    for the increased Ferocity.
  • After the mid burn blast a fire field with your banners in the middle for Might.
  • Finish the boss on the side.
33%-0%
  • Normal rotation, remember to integrate
    for the increased Ferocity.
  • Fire everything to kill her in middle.

ARKK 9,942,250 HP

Picture of fractal boss Arkk
by Roach [dT]
DPS Statistics by gw2wingman
Weapons
  • Berserker
    1x
  • Berserker
    1x
  • Empty
  • Berserker
    1x
Skills
Heal
Utilities
Elite
Notes
- Play
!
Skill usage
Prestacking
  • Drop a
    near the Mistlock Singularity and jump over to Arkk's platform using the Hypernova Launch.
  • Precast
    ,
    ,
    and
    .
  • Take the portal back.
  • Drop a fire field with
    .
  • Use
    as soon as you see
    on your bar.
  • Blast with
    and
    .
  • Shortly before somebody triggers the encounter:
    • Precast
      for DPS then swap back to mace.
    • Precast
      .
    • Take the Mistlock Singularity to start the fight with maximum adrenaline.
1st Phase (100%-80%)
  • Don't move your camera or character model until the Eye is gone or you will get Fear.
  • Engage
    right away and start your normal rotation.
Bloom phases
  • Swap to offhand mace.
  • Dodge into the lightning.
  • Auto attack the bloom.
  • Use a
    against the bloom to push it to the tower.
  • Dodge out.
  • Use
    to restore
    .
2nd Phase (80%-70%)
  • Save your
    for the 70%-50% burn.
  • Use
    to gain
    .
  • Finish up the phase with
    and
    .
  • If there is time left use
    .
Archdiviner
  • Blast a fire field that is provided by the Firebrand or Weaver with your banners to stack 6 stacks of Might.
  • Engage
    as soon as possible.
  • Don't stand inside of AoEs, that strip your boons.
  • Use
    when the Archdiviner is dead.
3rd Phase (70%-50%)
  • Follow the warrior guide.
  • At 50% before you leave for your bloom, cast
    in the middle.
4th Phase (50%-40%)
  • Use
    to gain
    .
  • Engage
    .
  • Finish the phase with business as usual.
  • Pick up
    and
    at the of the phase.
Gladiator Phase
  • Recast
    ,
    into a fire field for 6 Stacks of Might
  • Do what a Warrior does.
  • When the mob dies, precast
    .
5th Phase (40%-30%)
  • Smash
    for as long as your
    is still up.
6th Phase (30%-0%)
  • Use
    to gain
    .
  • Engage
    .
  • Finish the phase with business as usual.