Using the staff (AKA lootstick), the guardian is capable of strongly hitting up to 5 foes every second from range with simply the auto-attack. Basically the paladins of Guild Wars 2, Guardians have held the top spot for damage for many patches and updates now.Although "damage" has many aspects and leagues in Guild Wars 2 so we're limiting this ranking to the open-world and some of the endgame content. Guild Wars 2 Wiki Guide. Recently, after quite a lot of time being absent in GW2 and having lots of troubles figuring out which character to play I went back to my guardian. Last Edited: 20 Aug 2017 12:22 pm. It works as a dps with condition damage (viper or grieving). Guild Wars 2's leveling experience is a fun series of exploration, story, dungeons, and learning experiences. A guardian’s virtues protect them, but they can elect to relinquish the benefits of those virtues to extend their power to nearby allies. Virtue of Courage Then, there are variations of support firebrand that use Harrier stats (for open world) and minstrel/cleric stats (for WvW or raids/fractals). This build maximizes the staff's farming ability by lengthening it's symbols and taking DPS traits. Top Contributors: Ayin Maiden, Dulfy, Wheezy11 + more. Post-80, much of that remains the same. The fire of justice burns enemies every few attacks. Virtue of Justice. Basic Guardian gameplay is simple, which makes it easy for new players to use. The Mystic Forge can also be used to change the stats of ascended weapons and armor using the original piece of ascended armor or weapon, 5 glob of ectoplasm, the exotic insignia or inscription with the desired stats, and an Anthology of Heroes purchased from Miyani or … For experienced players, Guardian builds can be configured for power, condition damage (“condi”), healing, or stability support. In WvW a glass cannon (full zerker, full viper, etc.) 7-stat — Major (x7) 13. Dear fellow guardians, dear fellow GW2 players. The sheer amount of diverese weapons, range/melee possibilities and utility skills is what I … Guardian Builds. Is not for PvE (not only), I already have full zerker stats for fractals in a Guardian and a full legendary set in a Rev; is about stats that can be usefull in WvW without hurting PvE too much. This ability makes the guardian an excellent supportive fighter. 4-stat — Major (x2) 25 and Minor (x2) 12. The stat values attributed to the ascended "jewel" would be: 3-stat — Major (x1) 32 and Minor (x2) 18. Attribute distribution table Page Tools. The Guardian is probably as close to a support Profession as you can get in Guild Wars 2. However, the attribute bonus a "theoretical" ascended jewel would provide is already included in the final bonus. Guardian is arguably the most well-rounded class in GW2, with an excellent balance between ease of use, DPS, and flexible build options. Edit (Classic) It can also work with power damage (berserker), although dragon hunter is a little more effective for the typical radiance greatsword build.