A+ damage, mobility and CC. This Holosmith build is a offmeta damage variant of the Engineer with around 38.1k DPS on small hitboxes. I almost always escape from zergs when combining the boots with rifle 5 and stealth from elixir S. One of the only variation I have is to use knight's trinkets for more toughness. One cool trick is to bait the elite Prime Light Beam a lot cancelling it making the enemy waste dodges. The Tools Holosmith takes advantage of the interaction between the vigor and damage modifiers of the tools trait line and the damage modifiers and dodge synergy of the explosives trait line. Mastery of this build will take considerable time due to management of the mechanic. Upgrade to premium membership and take advantage of all the premium benefits, including complete ad removal across the entire website, starting from only $1.99!Upgrade. Probably the only holorifle build I enjoy at the moment. Still very much holds up in fractals. Holosmith grants access to the Photon Forge (sometimes referred to as holo mode) and introduces a new resource: heat. […], GW2 Patch: Game Update Notes: November 17, 2020, Guild Wars 2 Path of Fire 50% Off for Limited Time, The Icebrood Saga: Champions Chapter 1 – New Trailer, New Players Guide – Leveling to 80 and Getting Your Gear, Lol, yea the challenge needs to be active, Im glad…, OK im very very very dumb and didn't read it good…, Yes I got it on my first run, I don't know if mayb…, Shooting Stars is bug i think , did this about 17…, Ty for the suggestion, yea I noticed, it ended bei…, Fractals of the Mists – The Complete Guide, Skimmer Mastery Collection Guide – Finding Sibaha. A complete achievements guide of The Icebrood Saga: Episode 5 - Champions. This page was last edited on 3 November 2020, at 00:59. Shield5 is quite a powerful skill which can block and stun even mesmer sword2 and revenant sword3 if they hit you while you are blocking. All trademarks and copyrights on this site are owned by their respective owners. Contents. Rocket Boots and the Rifle allow for plenty of mobility to disengage fights and look for opportunities to create kills with Tool Kit and Prime Light Beam combos. [&DQMVOh0ZORooASoPXgFeAV8BXwGNAeUW8BUSAQAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA=], https://metabattle.com/wiki/index.php?title=Build:Holosmith_-_Holorifle&oldid=106947, Holosmith grants access to the Photon Forge (sometimes referred to as, Reaching maximum heat (100) should be avoided as. If you do so, drop Rifle and use Pistol/Shield with Cleansing and Energy sigils, you will lose damage, but gain nice utilities and sustain abilities. Our curator decided this build is in the current metagame regardless of rating. The … One of the strongest roamers around, in no small part because it managed to evade most of the nerfs that were made to its sPvP counterpart. [&DQMGOyYvOSsoARQBhgCGAAcBBwFXFlcW8BWJAQAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA=], https://metabattle.com/wiki/index.php?title=Build:Holosmith_-_Power_Sword_DPS&oldid=105859. Strong burst and sustained DPS as well as a passive aura buff and strong CC make this build a great pick for filling DPS slots in a raid group, No one likes ads, we know that, but this website is made possible by displaying ads. Pretty solid roaming build, it shines against bad players, enter photon forge holo3 plus holo5 plus autoattacks will destroy any profession without passives. The community gave this build a rating, making it top-tier: Great. Reaching maximum heat (100) should be avoided as Overheating damages you and locks you out of the forge until heat goes back to 0. MetaBattle content is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. No one likes ads, we know that, but this website is made possible by displaying ads. EDIT: updated for the december patch, largely based on the conquest build. Higher CD skills generally generate more heat. Then you go stealth and cast it while in stealth to surprise your enemy. Great burst and sustained damage. Focused on: Direct damage, Mobility, Control. Never interrupt your Photon Forge auto-attack chain. A fun, versatile build. The new King for Engineers when it goes about giving their best damage output, improving the archetype of the old Power Bomb build with the introduction of the Holo Spec, puts this build in a more respectable difficulty and damage as well.