Mesmer Mantra Build

Build Profile Balanced
Weapon Set Greatsword
Weapon Set 2 Sword/Pistol
Runes (WvW) Superior Rune of the Ogre x6
Runes (sPVP) Superior Rune of the Ogre x6
Jewely (WVW) Berzerker
Amulet (sPVP) Berzerker


Major Traits

Minor Traits

  • Mental Torment
  • Illusion of Vulnerability
  • Empowered Illusions
  • Dazzling
  • Harmonious Mantras
  • Wastrel’s Punishment
  • Phantasmal Fury
  • Critical Infusion
  • Sharper Images
  • Deceptive Evasion
  • Empowering Mantras
  • Confusing Combatants
  • Compounding Power
  • Illusionist’s Celerity

Slot Skills

Mantra of Recovery

Mantra of Resolve

Mantra of Concentration

Mantra of Pain

Mass Invisibility

Mantra Build in Action

About This Build

Mantra builds are much less common than the various Shatter Mesmers running around, and that alone may add to the players ability to surprise an opponent This build puts out very fast damage but the longer the fight goes the weaker the build becomes due to the nature of Mantras.

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