No squad will say no to a competent condi engi. The following is a list of traits related to non-specific conditions. [–]Mr_Salvatore[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (2 children). Man. [–]fashionable_edgelord 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (4 children). It appears above the profession's skill bar, granting each equipped utility, elite and healing skill a corresponding extra skill. Returning player? Condi berserker can play banners or just pure DPS. Feels really good when you play it well but you can get destroyed if you mess up timing too much. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. The same behavior is applied to boons obtained by converting conditions. Medical Response and Heal Gyro, Adaptive Armor completely bugged, Function Gyro (recently fixed), hammer auto doesn't get bonus damage from hammer trait and so on. Best Engineer Builds. That said exotics are only like 5% worse than ascended give or take and I've fully regeared my mesmer twice with exotics/superior runes (that are or comparable to meta build runes) for around 20 gold total each time. I heard many times, that condi engi is very hard to master, you have to practice much to get perfection. It has fewer CCs than power Holosmith and because it is condi it has a ramp up time to reach its full DPS. This Firebrand build is a offmeta damage variant of the Guardian with around 36.7k DPS on small hitboxes. It might be worth noting before you try it though, grieving hasn't worked out for most professions so I wouldn't expect to match up well against power Holo. Check out our new player wiki page. Do you know maybe any guide to the rotation? Condition Banner Berserker is a very strong build that provides banners, which buffs your teammates to Narnia, while also providing more than decent DPS.. Thank you for comprehensive reply. It has fewer CCs than power Holosmith and because it is condi it has a ramp up time to reach its full DPS. once i started playing engi i have spent 95% of my time playing the class. GS Dragonhunter Condi Engineer (simplified) Condi Warrior (messy) Alright, what else? Involuntary retreat; unable to act; stacks duration. Best Necro Builds. 3) fast paced ‘piano’ play style. Or people still force to use PS? I certainly wouldn't recommend the profession to someone who doesn't have expansions. [–]FhloopsieI'm heating up! Thanhe Path of Fire expansion, solo play is one of the most rewarding and fun mode to play. I have one of each. The Dodge 'n' Burn build is an altogether more defensive build that's not really suited to raids, trading about 4-5k DPS compared to the standard condi engi for better evades and combat mobility. The meta build for Holosmith is most certainly full zerk and the meta build for condi is explosives/firearms/tools, no elite spec at all. Boon#Skills that convert conditions into boons, Boon#Traits that convert conditions into boons, Condition Duration#Runes that increase condition duration, Condition Duration#Runes that decrease Condition Duration (on you), Bowl of Poultry and Winter Vegetable Soup, https://wiki.guildwars2.com/index.php?title=Condition&oldid=2204284. Base condi engineer is difficult to play and puts out currently slightly subpar DPS. Lastly yes, tons of builds are online and you'll find there's enough wiggle room in them to switch some skills/traits around to your liking and still be very effective. I don't play it because I dislike tomes, personally. GW2 builds. Gossamer Scraps. You won't feel pigeon holed. I heard everyone plays power holosmith now, but I am more interested in condi build. If you're still sold on playing it, I don't think its rotation really changed much apart from taking any confusion application out of the rotation (no bomb 3 or pistol 3). This effect only occurs with barrier from scourge skills and traits. It's a bunch of skills sometimes in quick succession to keep your damage up but it usually feels pretty obvious what your next move should be and a good combo is very satisfying. The engineer is insanely versatile in combat because each of his gadgets has different skills and if you utilize the proper ones you can become a one man wrecking crew. For players, conditions are primarily inflicted through use of skills and traits. Braindead rotation and very durable. I've apparently been trying to sell these purple leather bags for eight years. Condi FIrebrand has sick DPS and amazing support/utility, Condi Mirage is apparently bordering on the OP currently, Condi Daredevil is still very much a thing. Deals damage every second; decreases healing effectiveness by 33%; damage stacks intensity. It's just flat out worse right now. Welcome to the Guild Wars 2 Official Forums! Is this spec enjoyable? Condi Holosmith builds are interesting, in my opinion abundantly fun, but not strong enough to see meta usage. To actually answer your question, I'd personally go Predator, but that's just because I like playing Power Rifle, I think Condi Engineer is used in raids, but only particularly meta for one encounter. About the Firebrand, could you comment, why no one plays it amd share a little more details? To actually answer your question, I'd personally go Predator, but that's just because I like playing Power Rifle, I think Condi Engineer is used in raids, but only particularly meta for one encounter. and join one of thousands of communities. For example, when paired with the Grenade Kit, the tool belt allows a Grenade … I think it might be something, what I looked for. The tank of the meta. There exist condi Holosmith builds, but they're off-meta and fall short of the base engineer's DPS. ... then guard and then engineer. [–]Mr_Salvatore[S] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (2 children). The multiplicative nature of Engineer skills makes it seem like the possible combinations are almost infinite. MightyTeapot's events Roadmap for 2021 RECAP PvP and PvE tournaments of all kinds confirmed, Honestead of Tyrian Misfits [HOME] (not a typo), VERY fast holosmithing at incredible hihg speed. Using devices and chemical agents to control the battlefield and bring … The duration of conditions is rounded to the nearest quarter of a second in skill tooltips, but the actual duration is not rounded. They’ve always struggled in higher tiers since “purity of purpose” though I’ll admit that. All conditions have effect stacking, with all control conditions stacking in duration while all damaging conditions like bleeding, confusion, torment, and vulnerability stack in intensity. It has fewer CCs than power Holosmith and because it is condi it has a ramp up time to reach its full DPS. Condi base engi got gutted and is not really a good choice at the moment. Forums. Core engi builds are lacklustre, without Holosmith or viper gear there's very little you do well. Turkic's Dehydrator's Premeditated Farmstead's Engineer pve farming build. In addition you'll always want to focus on keeping key skills on cool down such as pistol 4, grenade 2 and bomb 2. XD WvW support builds aren't really my area of expertise. Mesmer: The downside to having so many uses is it has a lot of different builds based around different stats. Thanks for links to builds. Engineer also has multiple utilities, not just turrets: Kits, Turrets, Elixers. There are quite a few successful Engineer PVP vids of them not using Turrets, in fact most of them avoid them since they are viewed to be damage inefficient. I said it above and now again, don't worry up getting ascended/legendary gear as fast as possible. Both of it's elite specs are fun to use and learn. Some items having negative Condition Duration bonuses will reduce the duration of conditions inflicted by enemies. It's apparently a little behind the base engi on DPS, but a little ahead on CCs (side note: you can swap in Thermal Vision instead of Pinpoint Precision if another engineer is already providing it, which will max out your condi durations). Mysterious Plague 4. [Optional description](#s "Spoiler goes here"), Dev AMA The standard condition DPS build for Engineer. Has anything changed with it? I used to main Guardian, but after HoT, once DH was only good in PvP, and no one wanted DH in a group I stopped to play it. I used to play PvP only for The Ascension achievements, and mostly with Thief and Dragonhunter. If you have the gear for it, Power Holosmith lives up to all the hype it’s been getting; its excellent DPS, flashy, fun to play, and has build variants that are way easier (no kits) for still really good DPS and piano-worthy variant for the highest DPS potential. Chrono is a little more forgiving. GitHub Gist: instantly share code, notes, and snippets. In addition to conditions, all professions have access to condition removal skills. Original concepts for the engineer placed it as a heavy armor class profession. Sometimes in a fight I'm just teleporting and flying all over and somewhere in the middle the opponent dies and i'm still flying all around going HAM because I didn't notice them go down. Although this guide does not go into … Conditions are negative effects that provide damage and control, playing a major role in combat.For players, conditions are primarily inflicted through use of skills and traits. Guild Wars 2 Engineer PVP Build. [–]LunatericPBM and toolbelts -1 points0 points1 point 2 years ago (2 children). I was duped! I want to create some good condi character and looking for some resonable and enjoyable choice. Clocking in at 34K, condi engi is a top tier dps alongside condi dps warrs, condi daredevils, and tempests. I have already 80lvl Mesmer character, but it has been used as an additional bank space till now. It got nerfed pretty hard, then reworked somewhat and now it's plagued with bugs. Healing Turret Elixir S Elixir U Photon Wall No skill. I am also aware of that dealing the benchmark dmg as piano-engi is very hard and needs great timing and experience with rotation. There is a 10 second cooldown per minion. Engineers are the masters of technology and chemical warfare in Guild Wars 2. Overview. I am very interested in starting to play an engineer. But also it is very fun and enjoyable, that's why I thought about it. Last Edited: 20 Aug 2017 12:03 pm. As an Engi main it’s everything I’ve ever wanted. Whatcha' think? A detailed guide on the Condi Firebrand in Guild Wars 2. NPC foes often inflict conditions on some of their attacks and they may also be applied through environmental effects or other mechanics. You won't be min/maxed but you'll have perfectly good enough gear till you get the nicer stuff. From Incoming Quaggans [íQ] ~ <3. What is a situation of engi in the current meta? Memorandum Proclamations Aphorism's. Condi Holosmiths are not so bad and I personally find them very enjoyable to play because they're quite complicated and you have to keep track of a lot of things if you want to get the most out of them, but if you're not happy with your build or you have need of a meta build, by all means make the change. It also has a lot of utility through easy access to Blind and Immobilize and group healing with Healing Turret. What is you opinion about the class and its elite specs? GW2 adventures marcustyphoon.7194. The multiplicative nature of Engineer skills makes it seem like the possible combinations are almost infinite. The main drawback of this build is its ridiculously complex quadruple kit rotation which requires lots of practice to master… Chrono can set up some devastating burst power damage and is also blast to use if you like playing support. They support their allies with alchemic weaponry, deploy ingenious inventions, or lay waste to foes with a wide array of mines, bombs, and grenades. I always feel like I have a solid out from any situation be it interrupts, blinks, or just straight up evading any damage/cc. Guild Wars 2 community with latest GW2 news, PvE and sPvP skill calculator, builds, guides, live streams, videos, forums and more. Current situation of engineer[Question] (self.Guildwars2). I personally prefer condi Holosmith, but I'd never take it to raids because fun though it is, it's not what people want. Although not the most popular class, a player with a solid engineer PvP build will surprise others with just how effective they are on the battlefields. So basically it's a zerk build? Scourge in not an option for me, necro just don't fit with my personal preferences. The duration of conditions on enemies can be increased through the Condition Duration attribute. 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child), I always thought it was a condi build due to the burn and bleed you could inflict, so I guess I should respec then, [–]CMothVERY fast holosmithing at incredible hihg speed 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). I have read mirage is currently best condi dmg, but I have never liked mesmer that much, but maybe I just never gave this class a chance. It's a little squishier than chrono because it depends on you making good timed dodges but because it depends on dodging you can really get into a nice rhythm and it feels really good when you're there. These sites seem to be the most suggested around the community. I started a mesmer later and it's my only other character. Warrior: The Engineer or “Engi” is generally considered the most complicated class to play in GW2, which is saying something. Maybe my Guardian will become useful again :), [–]FhloopsieI'm heating up! You may post any forum bugs you encounter in this thread … But all ascended gear is sort of grindy. Happy New Year! Also the information about double pistol makes me happy :), [–]Botch_Lobotomy 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (2 children), Depends on the game mode. Latest patch Dual pistol is always viable, it's the standard for all condi engi builds because there's nothing really better for the main hand and Blowtorch on the off hand is very strong. Top 5 Guild Wars 2 Best Solo Class 2019 Solo Profession Guild Wars 2, or GW2, offers many different game modes such as dungeons, wvw, and solo play. /r/GuildWars2 strives to be a place where you can share your Guild Wars 2 experiences and partake in discussions with players from around the world. Guardian also bored me a bit. It's better for solo play, open world metas, off-meta fractals and so fourth, since it survives more easily without healers. Holosmith is one of the best power dps classes at the moment and is also very dynamic and fun to play. Following is a list of equipment that affects non-specific conditions. Engineers use different kits … [–]LunatericPBM and toolbelts 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (5 children), [–]skelk_lurkerspin to win 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children), [–]Mr_Salvatore[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (3 children). I've been in the mood to get back into WvW lately, but I honestly don't know much about the current state of the WvW meta. It is probably the most under-utilized class in the game simply because it takes an incredibly amount of planning and practice to develop a class that works for you. Condi Engineer with Holosmith instead of Tools, Post exploits. Post to look for / advertise a guild, use. [–]PantherCarosoI recommend, you run. As for an alternative condi class you could pick: Scourge -> Can be good for some bosses, meh dmg otherwise. NPC foes often inflict conditions on some of their attacks and they may also be applied through environmental effects or other mechanics. Guild Wars 2 Engineer PVP Build. Posted on July 29, 2014 by guildwars2goldstore. EN FR DE ES. The clones act as tanks and can confuse players into attacking the wrong you very easily if they aren't paying attention. I will onlock both specs and get some basic experience with it and try some pvp maybe. 7 points8 points9 points 2 years ago (6 children). I played engineer to level 80 cause i wanted a challenge. List of bugs Condi Holosmiths come in two basic flavours: Condi Engineer with Holosmith instead of Tools, and Dodge 'n' Burn Holosmith. Double elite spells (by reverting back time), excellent cc, alacrity, you feels pretty strong with great survival. My guild added “Take a shot when you see a Necro in Chaos Gloves and Reaper Hood” to our Guild Wars 2 drinking game. Some effects are considered conditions for some game mechanics so they can be removed with condition removal effects, but are not available in any profession or race skill sets, and cannot be converted into boons. Scourge is fine and even excellent for certain bosses, with a nice little barrier generation to boot. Mirage is more condi oriented but there are some good power builds. Just my opinion but the best Condi classes atm are soulbeast and mirage. Rifle. :). Dev tracker Post just to advertise your stream, event streams are fine. [–]Mr_Salvatore[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). This answer is like 90% me saying "I think", 1/10 awful answer. Any comprehensive and detailed guide to the class and piano rotation? Is there double pistol vaible? Since the pre for HOPE can't be sold, I am looking for a class, who uses a pistol much - classic condi-piano-engi runs double pistol. You could even swap in Mortar Kit if you want the full piano experience of having effectively 5 kits to juggle. I always thought Engineer ans Mesmer are two most complicated professions in this game, so maybe Mesmer is more resonable choice atm, since it is also a challenge, but this choice should be more practical, because it is totally meta one. We recommend that you read more into the build by using the navigation links on the right should you have any questions on why the build is set up the way it is. 3 Dec 2017 The condition engineer build for raids, this build provides high sustained … This page outlines the basic setup of the Condi Engineer Build for Guild Wars 2. Some conditions may be more common to some professions than others, characterizing the role for the profession. Damage caused by conditions ignore armor and other effects that reduce damage, such as protection. Scrapper is rock solid in PvP and WvW (solo/small group roaming) and even a tanky alternative for open world if you’re feeling sassy and wanna solo some champs on your engi...so I wouldn’t call it shit! Is the piano-condi engi still vaible? They will generally do the highest Condi damage and generally aren't too complex to play. Warrior is not anymore PS slave right? It's what i wished engineer was for me. [–]Botch_Lobotomy 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child), [–]LunatericPBM and toolbelts -1 points0 points1 point 2 years ago (0 children). [–]Botch_Lobotomy 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children), Yep that looks pretty close to what i play with a few changes just for personal preference. They show you what stats are good, how to min/max if you'd like, a variety of builds, and how to play them. That being said Condi engi really is not very good because you're investing a lot of effort for bottom of the barrel DPS. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 31616 on r2-app-0cd6672fa03286035 at 2021-01-02 01:11:00.176831+00:00 running c709bd6 country code: US. Although it may take a vast amount more effort to achieve what other classes can, let alone surpass them, in my experience it is a very rewarding and satisfying class with probably the highest skill ceiling in PvE.This guide acts as an introduction to both the class but also to meta PvE builds and tactics. I didn't see that kind of build anywhere. You also cleanse a lot so don't necessarily need the condi dmg reduction from AA. The Dodge 'n' Burn build wants to be flipping in and out of Photon Forge as often as it can for the sake of the same trait. 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