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Well thats because every spec is effective so you can really just play what you like biggrin.gif

+1. Also if you are having difficulty with any quest, you usually just need more people to do it with. Dungeons are a different story though, they're pretty hard.
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is there a reason why theres no on-going class / build / quest discussion here?
a bit strange for a game like this

The only real things I wish they would fix are the AI of the Necro minions and make it so that they regen. Almost nothing else is causing me grief or at least not enough to complain about it. I already made a post on their official forums at length about this months ago, so I've done all I can for now. Talking about it more would be like beating a dead horse.
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Okay I'm pretty hooked with other games and I can't seem to muster the energy to play GW2. Maybe on a weekend I can play again..I think it's the fact that I don't really have any buddies to quest with..In other MMOs I usually have a few buddies I know I can run stuff with but with GW2 it's totally different..I don't think I've ever spoken to anyone much less quested with them..I need the "massive multiplayer" part of MMORPG..:|
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Okay I'm pretty hooked with other games and I can't seem to muster the energy to play GW2. Maybe on a weekend I can play again..I think it's the fact that I don't really have any buddies to quest with..In other MMOs I usually have a few buddies I know I can run stuff with but with GW2 it's totally different..I don't think I've ever spoken to anyone much less quested with them..I need the "massive multiplayer" part of MMORPG..:|

Shameless plug: Are you in the Unofficial OCN Guild? There quite a few people to talk to and quest/run dungeons with myself included.
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well, it doesn't take a complaint, or any difficulties in builds to start discussions about classes / builds. Talk about what kind of builds work better against what kind of mobs, what builds have more controlling effects (stun / anti stun, etc), what builds give more dmg output

there are a lot of things to talk about.


One thing I noticed though, the weapon / armor stats in this game so far (im about lv 60) is disappointingly boring, variety of their skins are also extremely small in early levels. And by "early" I mean 1-50
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well, it doesn't take a complaint, or any difficulties in builds to start discussions about classes / builds. Talk about what kind of builds work better against what kind of mobs, what builds have more controlling effects (stun / anti stun, etc), what builds give more dmg output
there are a lot of things to talk about.
One thing I noticed though, the weapon / armor stats in this game so far (im about lv 60) is disappointingly boring, variety of their skins are also extremely small in early levels. And by "early" I mean 1-50

I think at those levels its too early to fully decide what path to take in terms of a build. Theres so much tweaking and experimenting to do even once you hit 80 you've only touched the possibilities and minutia involved in a class and a particular build. As for weapon skins, ANet apparently had a goal of an elite set of players with e best looking equipment ( all subjective of course)
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well, it doesn't take a complaint, or any difficulties in builds to start discussions about classes / builds. Talk about what kind of builds work better against what kind of mobs, what builds have more controlling effects (stun / anti stun, etc), what builds give more dmg output
there are a lot of things to talk about.
One thing I noticed though, the weapon / armor stats in this game so far (im about lv 60) is disappointingly boring, variety of their skins are also extremely small in early levels. And by "early" I mean 1-50

There are only a few spots in certain dungeons where builds matter, and they matter even less than player skill as most damage can be avoided. Overall I feel like the end game just isn't there and I can not muster the gumption to play up any of my alts.

For me GW2 will no longer be getting updated. Might revisit when they release new content, but I was never into skins much anyways,
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well, it doesn't take a complaint, or any difficulties in builds to start discussions about classes / builds. Talk about what kind of builds work better against what kind of mobs, what builds have more controlling effects (stun / anti stun, etc), what builds give more dmg output
there are a lot of things to talk about.
One thing I noticed though, the weapon / armor stats in this game so far (im about lv 60) is disappointingly boring, variety of their skins are also extremely small in early levels. And by "early" I mean 1-50

Well, I can say that I wish there was a Condition (main), toughness, vitality armor set. If there is one, I haven’t found any information on it.

I have a fun condition build on my thief. It works incredibly well in PvE against multiple mobs and has good success in PvP. PvP depends on how many ways someone has to remove conditions.

Its 0/20/0/30/20

I use double daggers with swap as shortbow.

The main attack is Death Blossom (dd atk skill 3) because you evade and apply bleeds with it. The point of this build is to regenerate initiative as fast as possible and to be in a constant state of evade or dodging. Also, using a signet gives you 5 stacks of might and 2 initiative. Stealing gives you 15 secs of vigor. Feline Grace returns some of the endurance used when you dodge and dodging drops Caltrops (more bleed dmg and cripple!) and gives you 2 seconds of swiftness.

You can use stealing, Infiltrator's Signet, Heartseeker or dodge to a minor extent for the 2 secs of swiftness to close the gap between you and your target. Normally I Death Blossom, dodge, Death Blossom, dodge. If they use their condition removal ability, I will pop all 3 signets and spam Death Blossom. If I think they have more than one way to cure conditions, I will just space out my signets to help keep constant initiative. Dagger Storm is also great for buying time to regenerate initiative and endurance if you run out.

I have no problem being the first one to run into a group of people or trying to 1 vs 3+ people. It's just really hard to finish people off if you don't have stealth available.

If you gear for +bleed duration, your Death Blossom bleeds will last for 15 seconds and I can maintain 12+ stacks of bleeds.

If you didn't want to run 3 signets, you could always swap in Shadow Refuge for another stealth +healing or Shadowstep for initiating and getting away +more condition removal.

The most important thing is that I have a lot of fun when using this.
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Shameless plug: Are you in the Unofficial OCN Guild? There quite a few people to talk to and quest/run dungeons with myself included.

No actually. But I'm in a different server I think. Maybe on the weekend I can play GW2 when I take a break from the game I'm currently playing.

With regard to build, I can only comment on ranger class which is actually quite simple. Use pet as tank and kite if they get too close lol.
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Does anyone know of a nice torch skin and where I can get it? My char is full condition Sylvari...

    
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