Condition damage ranger builds (damage over time) will be using shortbow instead at that point and your power based direct dmg builds will run greatsword and sword/axe. ... Guild Wars 2 Wvw Thief … This skill gives us a little speed boost which shold be used after our Shortbow Combo and just before we switch to the Longbow to allow us to gain that distance for kiting. Utility Skills 1. Old Forums Archive ... As title said what is your best legendary weapon for ranger / soul beast base on your opinion build dose not matter. This is what you should do as a ranger anyway. Since you have pets, if u pick bear pet (very Tanky) you can solo the game on ranger using longbow if u want. Guild Wars 2 Elementalist PVP Build; Engineer PVP Build; Guardian PVP Build; Mesmer PVP Build; Necromancer PVP Build; Ranger PVP Build; Thief PVP Build; Warrior PVP Build; World of Warcraft Death Knight PVP Spec ... Ranger Longbow-Greatsword Build in Action. The Beast Mastery and Wilderness Survival trait lines grant plenty of sustain to this build. Posted by: rabidsmiles.5926. Returning player? Meta Builds. Lightning Reflexes- alternative stun break and e… With the Battle Sigil you will be able to keep your 3 stacks of might up the entire time by switching weapons back and forth! You will be able to pop either your stability signet or your stone signet for a 6 seconds immune to physical! The active ability of this signet is NOT even worth it to use. Your primary weapon will be the Longbow. If you do not have this trait then this Signet Build will not work. and join one of thousands of communities. Wiki Points. Poison Gas is a great DOT but what’s better is that it acts like MS (Mortal Strike from WoW) and lowers the effective healing on your opponent by 33%! People often grab mobs together to pack them, or put AoE of them. Obviously when you're fighting stuff on your own in open world, it's fine. Unfortunately "there ain't no such thing as a free lunch" – it takes a lot of time and work to keep everything up-to-date and there are of course monthly fees for the dedicated server hosting. Unless you are thinking on min/max or efficiency don’t worry too much. Derp. An example of soulbeast build is https://snowcrows.com/raids/ranger/soulbeast/power/, http://metabattle.com/wiki/Build:Ranger_-_Power_DPS this website gives core builds as well (lynx here), [–]IwerzhonSamarog Opener 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (2 children). this was like HoT launch though. Very effective in 1v1s and 1vX. 1. Pharus. [–]ReticulateLemur 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago (0 children). Another no brainer. Since 2012 we are providing the Guild Wars 2 community with our website and our build editor, and we hope that you are satisfied with the quality of our resource. This will enable to able to react when thieves pop out of stealth and start bursting on you. Please include the word "spoiler" if your submission potentially contains a spoiler. A detailed guide on the Soulbeast in Guild Wars 2. LB/GS was meta build back in the day, just DH as a whole wasn't meta. You can use axe for power, axe mainhand auto attack is ranged, which can be nice to have an alternative to melee. since mobs in starter areas dont have that much health, you want (i hope so) to kill them as fast as possible. MightyTeapot's events Roadmap for 2021 RECAP PvP and PvE tournaments of all kinds confirmed, Honestead of Tyrian Misfits [HOME] (not a typo), Alternative playstyle with over 10k hours. Diviner Soulbeast WvW Roaming Build. Use this subreddit as an alternative way of contacting customer support. As for specializations, you can swap at any time, aslong as you're not in combat. Common secondary weapon choices are axe/warhorn and sword/warhorn. 2. I played ranger because i wanted a bow :/ im also not a fan of damage over time :/, [–]Tornz 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). Thats kind of annoying! Sorry to be a noob again but what is a min/maxer? And just spend hero points on whatever you want to get, there's enough HPs in the game for everything plus enough for another expansion specialization, and even then you'll still have points left over lol. So if you like using bows and pvp, stick to ranger longbow. Sorry for the nooby question, [–]IwerzhonSamarog Opener 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children). Healing Spring- if conditions are a problem. They calculate everything to the last decimal, every food gear buff.... kind of. Please keep in mind that this bubble only absorb physical damage. [–]GoatsMahTotes 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (1 child). For the longbow sPvP and WvW are places where you will be thouroughly abusing it so you can just play those game modes more! use the following search parameters to narrow your results: New to Guild Wars 2? Sword 3 is a Dodge as well. Renegade is the only meta bow user I know of. That being said, each weapob typically has a niche you can play it. They have some pretty powerful skillsets. For now just play whatever you enjoy the most. Enjoy. Longbow or shortbow? Longbow vs Shortbow for ranger? Longbow simply does not have the good sustained dmg on high level content. About This Build. Oops, Could have told me sooner ;) xD skill 4 is my favourite :D, [–]Rishyala 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (1 child). [–]Bradz911[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago* (1 child). They have great synergy in both boons and conditions. Learn how to pull mobs, keep your distance, and let your … This is extremely useful for when you get ambushed by a thief or a charging warrior. This is a really good trait to have. But then again most of the time, you will only be caught off guard with crazy burst damage from physical damage rather than condition. Also, only take this sort of thing into consideration if you plan on doing high-end content like Raids and Fractals. level 2 ... ranger longbow is overrated in pve, has a niche in wvw due to its range (particularily in hitting certain seige spots; which only it and ele staff can hit); suffers in zvz because its 4 skills are projectiles (so a reflect/block neuters you) and barrage results in 62 packets of retaliation damage if fully … You grow HUGE along side with your pet! Build Link: http://gw2skills.net/editor/en/?fMMQ…lgLLXOukctEZAC. https://snowcrows.com/raids/ranger/soulbeast/power/, http://metabattle.com/wiki/Build:Ranger_-_Power_DPS, Post exploits. Ranger. Healing Skills 1. Their roles vary as they can set traps to ambush unsuspecting foes, spam a variety of interrupts to neutralize casters, bring in a pet to add additional melee damage, spread conditions with numerous bow attacks and preparations, or simply focus on ranged damage per second with either their bow or reduced cost attack and touch-b… While in use, it shifts into a mass of white light in the shape of a bow, complete with a bowstring of light. [Guide] TanK's Ranger Longbow/Shortbow Signet Build; Thread: [Guide] TanK's Ranger Longbow/Shortbow Signet Build. Make sure any videos are marked unlisted / not public. Depends on the kind of player you want to be, if you play casually in open world anything works for the most part. After your opponent is freed from Entangling Web, stun them with Paralyzing Venom! Forum Posts. Power Soulbeast can support the Druid by bringing a Spirit to free up a utility slot. Since you will have 44% crit for this build, it’s good to have another condition available to provide more damage to your target! Great sustain as well as massive access to immobilise this build is able to lock down players attempting to engage it and eventually cap the node. I would however take warhorn instead of axe in right hand because it gives you swiftness which is a bless in open world. This Soulbeast build strikes a balance between sustain through boon duration and damage from ferocity for handling the many different roaming situations one can encounter in WvW. The … Longbow simply does not have the good sustained dmg on high level content. I dont know whats best, [–]IsshinDZahul 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children). Ranger wasn't really about using ranged weapons over melee, but about ranging over terrain and being familiar with it, able to find their way and guide others, while often being good trackers as well. This build is designed for Conquest Structured Player versus Player Overview. Since sine you will be using runes with a lot of power, you will want the added power from Strength of Spirit. Latest patch Superiority Complex [SC] is recruiting! There are so many ways to play the Ranger and still have fun. Also the same question with hero points as I am yet to spend any of them because I don't know what to put them on lol! [Question] (self.Guildwars2), Im only just starting the game (level 15) Just wondering what you guys think is the best thing to use? REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 13877 on r2-app-059b1631381d5c06d at 2021-01-02 01:01:25.017003+00:00 running c709bd6 country code: FR. Official sub Discord. So go wild and experiment. With the stability swaps between this skill and Signet of the Wild you will have at least one stability boon to help get away from thieves! The down side to Ranger is that it’s a bit of a glass cannon. When you search ranger class into google a bet it comes up with pictures of a character with a bow lol. as a ranger shortbow is going to likely be your primary dps in any given situation. If you have too many conditions on you, then activate the signet to transfer them to your pet! I have been using the longbow mainly just wasnt sure which i should be using to kill mobs quickest :) thanks for the help! [–]doneeegw2www.youtube.com/donee 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (4 children). Ranger is one of the most popular classes in Guild Wars 2, and it’s easy to see why. It has tons of survivability when timed and played correctly. I only played Ranger in the first and second BWE, but his Rapid Fire was devastating at the time. [–]Despada_Act with wisdom, but act. Happy New Year! If you happen to find an exploit send details and evidence about it to the support team via a support ticket. That's ok, I don't really need to apply my ground targeted DOT's for more than 1 tick. All trademarks and copyrights on this site are owned by their respective owners. Short bow stacks bleeds on ranger, not longbow. But I like to be as powerful as possible :P, [–]IwerzhonSamarog Opener 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago* (2 children), PS : that was ironical ! The design of the weapon however promotes staying at close range and behing your enemy, so you will not do your maximum damage while at max range. [–]Bradz911[S] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (3 children), Gosh this games confusing, so you are saying use the longbow while just leveling but when it comes to end game content im not going to be able to be as effective with longbow as i would be with greatsword or sword/axe? Entangling Web will immobilize your opponent for 3 whole seconds! Greatsword on the other hand … Subscribe to my channel to watch it when it comes out! All Activity; Home ; Ranger ; Decap Druid. In addition to the Signet of the Wild, the active effect is pretty damn nice. Ranger can wield ranged weapons, but it also puts its own twist on many melee weapons like axes, swords, greatswords, and daggers. I know but I would like to get experience with what I'm going to use at end game :) don't want to feel uncomfortable when I read that stage! Check out our new player wiki page. Stick with great sword and longbow for leveling. For this build you will be constantly swapping your weapons back and forth. Yeah i probably should have realised this myself and stopped using it. Builds. Maybe on a alt character :), [–]doneeegw2www.youtube.com/donee 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children), Don't get me wrong, in pvp/wvw you'll still use your bow as primary weapon, just happens that in pve you want the max dps you can acchieve and that comes from melee weapons (higher risk = higher reward concept), [–]MasterJediSoda 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (1 child). If you have any comments, questions or requests drop em down in the comments below and ill see if I can help :D\r\r\rWant to … Masters of the bow and the natural world Rangers use their loyal pets and weapon prowess to win their battles. Thanks again for all the help! Same thing with longbow’s cooldown! [Optional description](#s "Spoiler goes here"), Dev AMA Even if you want to play fractals and raids and may have to run certain builds, take a moment to appreciate how you can change your build given the content you are doing. For open world you only need offensive stats or some defensive while you learn the game. Depends entirely on the game mode you want to focus on. From level 1 to 80 the longbow will give you a fun experience with its versatility and safe range. Greatsword gives you a block 4 and a Dodge 3, which is good. This version of Ranger Soulbeast is optimized for roaming gameplay in WvW, it’s balanced between a very good damage output and good sustain, while keeping insane kiting and survival abilities. http://www.youtube.com/user/CharrGaming?feature=mhee. Guides. However, as I played it, it’s different playstylw from ranger but fun in its own right. Condi is a pain in the ass to gear up... Not useful in fractal or raids. I'm not complaining about the fact you can use other weapons as a ranger.. just seemed like it was going to be something it was not, doesn't matter either way it will still be fun as hell to play. If you want to easily reach every aspect of the game including the hardcore areas then you might have to comply with what ppl expect you to bring vs what you want best. Using 4 longbow will destroy their work by pushing the mob away, I know lol I may have been doing this all day today though :3 I didn't know any better I'm new to this shit oops don't hate me, [–]Locke03 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). Just so you know, both Condition Soulbeast and Druid builds use Short Bow as part of their rotations. Since you're just starting out the game, I'd also suggest trying out axe/warhorn and greatsword. The ultimate of soulbeast makes every hits you do for 8 seconds generates a second hit basically, so it's huge. I just have no idea how to go about do that. For every other type of PvE (honestly the majority of the content in the game, being: Open World content and Meta-Events/World Bosses, Story, Dungeons) Longbow ranger is fine. Rendered by PID 13877 on r2-app-059b1631381d5c06d at 2021-01-02 01:01:25.017003+00:00 running c709bd6 country code: FR. ... Longbow synergizes well with which you can proc for a nice damage bonus. [–]underperformer666Alternative playstyle with over 10k hours 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children), Longbow is 1500 range pewpewpewpewpewpewpewpewpewpewpew, [–]Aelaren 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago (0 children). I was originally thinking axe and warhorn (just because I slightly prefer axes) but I honestly don't care if it's better to use a sword I will just use a sword :) either way I'm going to be spending a lot of time over these next few weeks deciding how I want to build my character :D ones question I do have though is can you change your specialisation once you select it or are you stuck with it? also when you say greatsword and sword/axe do you mean have a greatsword as your main weapon then a sword/axe as your secondry weapon or do you mean use either greatsword or sword/axe? Stone Spirit- if you're having trouble staying alive. This will provide you with crazy burst damage and will enable you to chase down your opponent! This is very situational and player oriented. Role: Duelist. This build requires solid muscle memory as many of the skills can be easily cancelled. Does Anyone Else Like Doing Regular Events? I personally like axe/axe and greatsword and I leveled my ranger using those. It makes it so that all effects of signets also affect you! No brainer. in Ranger. This also pairs greatly with the rejuvenation trait that you will get for this build. No prob, you have greatsword in both hands and you swap to left sword and right axe. This ranged soulbeast variant can do 24k - 25k DPS while staying at max range (compared to 33k melee). Post just to advertise your stream, event streams are fine. 3. Permalink; Best legendary weapon for ranger. Best ㊋ solo builds: ㊋ Weaver, Mirage, Deadeye, Herald. Zerg general 3-line setup: Tanks(3), Healers(2) DPS(3), Healers(2) ... Ranger Core Power Sniper BOMB (for teams of 50) Necro Scourge Mid/Back-line DPS Weaver Tank/DPS Backline Support Berserker DPS/Tank Backline Support Firebrand DPS/Healer Guardian DPS/Healer Its just the way it is. [–]Bradz911[S] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago (0 children), I absoulty do plan on doing raids and fractals one day! From Incoming Quaggans [íQ] ~ <3. When used correctly, the Axe is incredibly effective and has the potential to bleed groups at once. And there are plenty of situational uses for it! Infact i think it could be fun. You can equip both and swap between them in combat. Follow 12636. This Soulbeast build is a meta damage variant of the Ranger with around 37.4k DPS on small hitboxes. Not only it allows you to get away from CCs but it helps you burst down your opponent and gives you a quick getaway speed! [–]Bradz911[S] 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago* (0 children), Most games I have played that have a ranger class typically start you of with a bow (and are typically the dedicated bow class) . Since you are running both types of bows, all your attacks will be arrow projectiles! [–]Chris2899rip [eS] 2015-2018 -1 points0 points1 point 2 years ago (1 child), Thats what i have been doing so far, i just didn't know which i wanted to use or what the difference is but i understand now :D. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Having the most optimized weapons is irrelevant until the super late game (like raids and higher tier fractals). Power = Bigger Hits / Burst Damage Critical Strikes with high critical damage % will contribute to the burst damage as well. 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