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Condition Ambush Mirage Roaming Build

GW2. WvW Build. Condition Ambush Mirage Roaming Build. Mesmer World vs World 2022.


Last Update: October 2022


Overview

The Condition Ambush Mirage makes use of the synergy between infinite horizon. desert distortion, and signet distortion to make use of the spammability of the staff and scepter ambush. The alacrity gained from the staff ambush will also allow more of the skills that create mirage cloak and therefore more alacrity. While the build does great sustained and safe damage, it can be hard to secure kills.

Synergy

The more your staff ambush occurs, the more alacrity you gain, fueling many of your abilities that can allow more staff ambushes. Essentially permanent alacrity helps to spam out more damage and sustain.

Playstyle

Stick to staff and alternate between dodging and ambushing or distorting from signets and ambushing. Scepter is good to pressure but a passive playstyle with staff is more rewarding. The shatters are mostly survival as cleanse or boons, but make sure to always use your F2 off cooldown for confusion and Vigor.

Since it uses double energy sigil, remember to dodge and quickly swap weapons to use the ambush and refill the endurance bar at the same time.

Difficulty

30%

Equipment

ItemStatRune / Sigil
Helm
Trailblazer
Shoulders
Trailblazer
Coat
Trailblazer
Gloves
Trailblazer
Leggings
Trailblazer
Boots
Trailblazer

Primary Weapon Set

Scepter
Trailblazer
Torch
Trailblazer

Secondary Weapon Set

Staff
Trailblazer

ItemStat
Amulet
Trailblazer
Ring
Trailblazer
Ring
Trailblazer
Accessory
Trailblazer
Accessory
Trailblazer
Backpiece
Trailblazer

Consumables

Infusions

Optional
x18

Alternatives

  • Weapon: Sword instead Scepter if you really want the mobility to escape
  • Sigil: for more conditions instead of double cleansing
  • Rune: if you want to give up the mobility

Skills

Scepter / TorchHeal / Utility / Elite
StaffMirage Ambushes (After Dodging)

Alternatives

  • Elite: for group disengage and escape

Traits


Build Template

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Gameplay



4 Comments

  1. fun fact if you swap out the scepter for sword you have a really mobile build that is a pain to kill

  2. I’m not one to comment on builds but this one deserves it. I made some modifications, trailblazer by celestial and mass inv by moa (personal choice). hard to be killed in 1v1, absurd sustain and constant damage. GJ Jen! ty for share.

  3. Is the choice between Traveler or Perplexity runes simply one of mobility vs extra condi damage? Lovely build btw, ty.

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