Guardian Class Guide
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Guardian Class Guide

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Last updated: 20th June 2020



Introduction

Remember that class guides are a rough explanation of the class, designed to give you an idea of the class and what you should be aiming for. You should really adapt the guide and follow your own instincts to match your play-style! I also highly recommend looking at as many different sources as possible and gathering as much information as you can about your class before deciding what is best for you and how you play. The class discords are a great place to start, most have their own guides and resources as well as plenty of skilled players willing to help with questions.

The Guardian class is a female “viking” class and is considered to be more of a tanky “bruiser” with her heavy melee skills. She uses a one-handed Battle Axe as her primary weapon and a Shield as her secondary weapon. At level 56, Guardian unlocks her awakening skills and a new awakening weapon, which is the Jordun (similar to a Halberd weapon). Her skills and animations are quite slow but you can really feel the power behind the swings of her axe. She can also block damage with her shield and after awakening, she can focus the holy flame of dragons to set her enemies ablaze. She has lots of buffs and debuffs which make her a great addition in large scale PVP.

DIFFICULTY

PVP

PVE

SIEGE

Awakened Guardian is considered to be in a very good state. She is strong grinder both early game and in high end spots because of her large aoe and good mobility. In most early game spots you will not need many potions to grind because she has good sustain. She is also considered very good in large scale PVP and node wars. This is once again because of her large aoe and burst damage, as well as her survivability and all the debuffs she can inflict on her enemies. It is a little disputed as to where she ranks in 1v1 situations. Some players feel she is very strong because of her burst and she does very well against classes that don’t have a grab because she has a lot of super armor skills to rotate. But she has very long animations and is quite slow which makes her more predictable. Someone who knows how to play against her can easily disable her with a grab at the correct time. That being said, she is also one of the easier classes to pick up with a lower skill floor and is a good starting class for new players.

Check out the video below to see the trailer and some examples of character combat.

Source: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcO-TjLkDNzvYrlPkOHgnfA/videos

PROS

  • Large AOE and burst damage
  • Strong in PVE
  • Good mobility
  • Considered an easier class to pick up
  • Great survivability (Q block, HP regen, etc.)
  • Lots of buffs/debuffs

CONS

  • Can feel clunky and slow to some players
  • Very long animations making you more predictable in PVP
  • Weaker in 1v1 against grab classes
  • Lacks disengage




Succession


Guardian succession can be unlocked after level 56 after speaking to the Black Spirit and completing the Succession quest under the suggestions tab. This will give you a totally seperate skill tree that enhances your main hand skills and only has a few awakening skills. Your awakening weapon still effects your succession damage but is not as much of a priority. You can get away with using a Green/Blue grade TRI Ultimate weapon without losing too much damage. This is because only 30% of your Awakening AP is applied to the damage of Succession skills, as well as the additional item stats, such as Human/Species Damage and Accuracy.

Awakening is better suited for large scale pvp as well as grinding, because of the amount of aoe it provides and burst damage. Succession is considered better for 1v1 though because she has faster animations and a better grab. I would advise starting off with awakening though if you are a new player because the succession requires more skill points to be effective and awakening offers more overall.

In each section of the guide you can find additional information about succession skills.



Skills


Leveling skill build – Level 50 (393 skill points): https://bdocodex.com/us/skillcalc/120704


Post-Awakening skill build – Level 56 (647 skill points): https://bdocodex.com/us/skillcalc/120714


Low-Tier skill build – Level 60 (1112 skill points): https://bdocodex.com/us/skillcalc/120715

Core skill build – Level 60 (1501 skill points): https://bdocodex.com/us/skillcalc/120716

End-Game skill build – Level 60 (1802 skill points): https://bdocodex.com/us/skillcalc/117580
Always prioritize Awakening skills before leveling your Absolute Skills.



Succession Starter skill build – Level 60 (865 skill points): https://bdocodex.com/us/skillcalc/120718

Succession Low-Tier skill build – Level 60 (1296 skill points): https://bdocodex.com/us/skillcalc/120717

Succession Core skill build – Level 60 (1673 skill points): https://bdocodex.com/us/skillcalc/111002

Succession End-Game skill build – Level 60 (2032 skill points): https://bdocodex.com/us/skillcalc/120719


  • Keys in square brackets [] mean that you tap the key. For example, [Q] means you tap Q once.
  • Keys in round brackets () mean that you hold the key. For example, (HOLD Q) means you hold Q until the next step. (PERMAHOLD Q) means you hold Q throughout the combo.
  • Keys separated by a “+” symbol should be used at the same time. For example, [Q] + [LMB] means you tap Q and LMB at the same time.
  • Keys separated by a “>” symbol show the order you should follow out the steps. For example, [Q] + [LMB] > [F] means you tap Q and LMB at the same time, then tap F
  • [LMB] refers to left-clicking with your mouse, [RMB] refers to right-clicking with your mouse.

GENERAL

Frost Strike
[LMB]

Frost Strike is your auto attack. It is leveled automatically without costing skill points.

Guard
[Q]

This skill is one of the main skills in the guardian kit. It is your [Q] block and is a very strong forward guard which can soak more damage than other skills with forward guard. A lot of the guardian skill kit works with this skill and you can also use your [Q] block whilst in awakening.

Chokeslam
[E]

This skill is your grab skill. It is an incredibly important skill and shouldn’t be wasted in PVP. You can cancel the grab early by pressing [F] or [RMB] to headbutt.

Omua’s Glare
[SHIFT] + [E]

This skill is your preawakening buff which is very similar to the awakening [E] buff that all classes get. The skill has super armor when used and gives a variety of buffs. The skill has a 3 minute cooldown but you should be using it as often as possible in both PVE and PVP to take advantage of the strong buffs it gives.

Bone Freezing Wind
Passive

This skill is passive and gives Critical Hit Damge increase when leveled. You do not need to level this straight away if you don’t have much skill points.


Awakening: Bahitram’s Jordun (Awakening skill)
[C]

This skill is automatically skilled into and is your way to swap between your awakening and preawakening. You can also swap directly using other skills without the awful animation of the [C] swap.

Jordun Training (Awakening skill)
[LMB]

This skill is your awakening auto attack. It is leveled automatically without costing skill points.

Omua’s Blessing (Awakening skill)
[SHIFT] + [E]

This skill is your awakening [E] buff. The skill has super armor when used and gives a variety of buffs. The skill has a 3 minute cooldown but you should be using it as often as possible in both PVE and PVP to take advantage of the strong buffs it gives. It is also very important to note that you also have super armor for 10 seconds after using the skill.

Neck Impaler (Awakening skill)
[E]

This skill is your awakening grab. Some players choose not to use or even get this skill because it has low accuracy and is a slow animation. There is also quite a few dysnc issues with this skill which can really mess you up in PVP and it puts the player behind you which can make you vulnerable to others in group PVP if you face your back to them to hi the target your grab put behind you. The preawakening grab is much better to use and more consistant.

Prime: Omua’s Aura (Succession skill)
[SHIFT] + [E]

This skill is an enhanced version of the preawakening buff. The skill has super armor when used and gives a variety of buffs. It has a 3 minute cooldown but you should be using it as often as possible in both PVE and PVP to take advantage of the strong buffs it gives. It is also very important to note that you also have super armor for 10 seconds after using the skill.

Prime: Black Blood Blessing (Succession skill)
Passive

This skill is a passive skill which increases your debuff resistance by +5%. I would recommend getting your main damage skills first and getting this at a later date if you don’t have many skill points.

Prime: Frostbitten Axe (Succession skill)
Passive

This skill is a passive you can level up to increase your Critical Hit Rate and Max HP. I would recommend getting your main damage skills first and getting this at a later date if you don’t have many skill points.


MOBILITY

Juggernaut
[W] + [F]

This skill is a really good skill in the guardian kit. You can also use the skill in awakening but the preawakening version is slightly faster at the cost of a higher cooldown.

Sturdy Step
[SHIFT] + [W/A/D]

This skill a small dash forwards. It has a DP debuff on good hits and also has forward guard and stiffness CC It’s also important to press [S] directly after Sturdy Step to go straight into your [Q] block and stop the awkward animation than can happen otherwise. If you are lacking skill points then this is a lower priority skill that you can take afterwards.

Awakening: Juggernaut (Awakening skill)
[W] + [F]

This skill is the awakening version of Juggernaut.

Frost Slide (Awakening skill)
[SHIFT] + [W/A/S/D]

This skill is the awakening version of Sturdy Step but is an iframe instead and also gives you a Movement Speed +10% buff for 10 seconds.

 

DAMAGE

Fierce Disdain
[A/D] + [RMB]

This skill is your only preawakening iframe and then goes into super armor at the end of the skill. It also can be used to switch you directly from awakening to preawakening and gives you an attack speed buff +10%. The skill also inflicts stiffness on good hits which you can sometimes try to use against classes without a grab to catch them out

Merciless Kick
[RMB] after Fierce Disdain

This skill is not really skilled into and should be locked if you have put points into it.

Axe Throw
[S] + [E]

This skill is completely unprotected and can be dangerous to use in PVP. It does debuff your enemies but you do have many other skills which can safely debuff

Foretold Encounter
[RMB] after Axe Throw

This skill can also be used while jumping. The best way to use it protected is to go into your block [Q] then [SHIFT] + [W] to run forwards, and then you jump with [SPACE] and press [RMB]. You can also swap to preawakening when in awakening by using Foretold Encounter, simply press [RMB] when you jump. It’s also important to press [S] directly after Foretold Encounter to go straight into your [Q] block and stop the awkward animation than can happen otherwise.

Claw Reveal
[SPACE] during certain skills

This skill is can be good for bombing during node wars if you use the ultimate version (100% black spirit rage skill) but it can be hard to pull off. The skill has a frontal guard and gives a critical hit damage +5% buff.

Avalanche Strike
[SHIFT] + [LMB]

This skill is an important skill in the guardian kit. It is the best knockdown skill they have and has a slightly quicker animation if you use it straight from your block. It does have forward guard when charging and also gives you an AP buff

Mountain Slam
[SHIFT] + [F]

This skill is useful as an extra super armor skill if you have cycled through your other protection skills. It also has a DP -10 debuff and decent range so it can be used at the start of group PVP.

Black Blood Circle
[SHIFT] + [Q]

This skill is mostly used to heal yourself because as your stamina drains you get more HP recovery. You should use it outside of combat in PVP otherwise you will not be able to outheal the damage and although it has super armor, you are very defenseless against grabs because of it’s long animation. If you are lacking skill points then this is a lower priority skill to take and you should focus on other skills first.

Black Blood’s Descent
[W] + [Q]

This skill is a useful skill that gives you a movement speed and DP buff. You should try to keep the buff up as much as possible. The skill does have super armor but there is a small window at the very end of the skill animation where the super armor no longer works. You can get around this by going straight into your [Q] block afterwards or using Sturdy Step [W] + [F].

Omua’s Objurgation
[W] + [RMB]

This skill is used quite a bit in low end PVE, but otherwise only really used for trading super armors and because of its buffs/debuffs. You can use it direcly from Awakening: Juggernaut to switch to preawakening with a bit of extra mobility. It is a lower prioritity skill that you should bother with straight away if you are lacking skill points. It does work better in the succession skill kit and is one of the main skills for pve.

Glorious Advance (Awakening skill)
[S] + [LMB]

This skill is an unprotected skill which gives you an attack speed buff and can also knockback on good hits.

Searing Fang (Awakening skill)
[SHIFT] + [RMB]

This skill is a very high damage and high burst skill. The skill is completely unprotected but you can use your [SHIFT] + [E] buff to have super armor protection for the first 10 seconds and this skill goes very nicely with this to provide you with very high protected damage.

Flow: Suppress (Awakening skill)
[RMB] after Searing Fang

This skill is a flow skill and can be used directly after Searing Fang. This skill adds an extra float CC but is unprotected. If you use your [SHIFT] + [E] buff with Searing Fang then the super armor usually ends before you can fully complete the combo so just bare that in mind. It is usually better to just go straight from Searing Fang into God Incinerator and then Infernal Nemesis because you are completely protected and can disengage easier with the mobility from Infernal Nemesis if you need to.

Scornful Slash (Awakening skill)
[S] + [RMB]

This skill is not used very often and I don’t recommend leveling up this skill unless you have plenty of skill points to spare and already have your core/end game build. The skill has a float CC on good hits but is completely unprotected.

God Incinerator (Awakening skill)
[SHIFT] + [Q]

This skill is a high damage skill with Super Armor which also debuffs the enemy with DP. It also recovers a decent amount of HP for every hit. It is used very often in PVE because it has a large aoe all around you. You should also hotbar this skill and use it to directly switch from preawakening to your awakening.

Cleansing Flame (Awakening skill)
[SHIFT] + [F]

This skill is your main super armor skill in awakening. It has a low cooldown of 6 seconds and prevides you with an accuracy buff as well as AP debuff on your target. You should try to use this skill as much as possible in PVP because of it’s low cooldown.

Dragon’s Maw (Awakening skill)
[SHIFT] + [LMB]

This skill is another high damage skill with quite a long range. You should charge the skill fully for extra damage by holding [SHIFT] + [LMB]. The skill also has frontal guard and you can use Cleansing Flame [SHIFT] + [F] or God Incinerator [SHIFT] + [Q], to flow the skills together nicely.

Flow: Howling Light (Awakening skill)
[LMB/RMB] after Dragon’s Maw

This skill is the flow skill for Dragon’s Maw, which adds extra damage to the end of the skill by pressing [LMB] or [RMB]. It does have super armor but has a very slow animation at the end.

Infernal Nemesis (Awakening skill)
[S] + [F]

This skill is a great mobility skill that you should save for disengages since guardian strugges to disengage from fights. It is also used very often in PVE because of its strong mobility, sustain and damage. The skill is an iframe while moving and then the end of the skill where she attacks is super armor.

Frigid Wind (Awakening skill)
[W] + [RMB]

This skill will slide you forwards and then swing before teleporting for a second and going invisible. The slide has super armor but the attack itself is completely unprotected. While you are invisble you are in a iframe but each time you reappear you are unprotected for a split second and a well timed CC can completely disable you. At the very end of the skill, there is also a 2 or 3 second lingering iframe

Fireborne Rupture (Awakening skill)
[SPACE] during certain skills

This skill can be used on your hotbar to switch directly from preawakening to awakening. It has a fast animation and gives you an AP buff when used, but is completely unprotected. It is very useful in PVE for pulling mobs together. You can also cancel the skill animation at the end using Frost Slide [SHIFT] + [W/A/S/D]

 

Prime: Black Blood Circle (Succession skill)
[SHIFT] + [Q]

This skill is really strong with a good HP Recovery which heals +200 for every second you continue casting the skill. It also has super armor and gives 100 DP to yourself and up to 10 allies in your range but only while you are holding the cast. The skill still has a long cast time though and shouldn’t be used in 1v1s against grab classes because you will just get caught out easily.

Prime: Mountain Slam (Succession skill)
[SHIFT] + [F]

This skill has super armor and will debuff your enemy with DP -20 for 10 seconds on good hits.

 

Prime: Boulder Crush (Succession skill)
[S] + [LMB]

This skill has a bound CC and also super armor. It does have a really slow animation, especially if you hold [S] + [LMB] to continue to do all 4 hits. I would recommend only doing the first 2 slashes because after that the bound CC will wear off and you can get caught out by a grab.

Prime: Savage Hack (Succession skill)
[LMB] + [RMB]

This skill has a forward guard and will debuff your enemy with DP -20 for 10 seconds on good hits. It also recovers a bit of HP for each hit and has a stun on the very last hit.

Prime: Mutilation (Succession skill)
[SHIFT] + [RMB]

This skill has a forward guard before the attack but is completely unprotected when you swing the axe. It also has a floating CC.

Prime: Avalanche Strike (Succession skill)
[SHIFT] + [LMB]

This skill is completely unprotected but has a knockdown on good hits. It also has down smash and air smash which makes it a good skill to put in the middle of a combo in 1v1 pvp.

Prime: Beast Demolisher (Succession skill)
[RMB]

This skill is completely unprotected but has a knockback on the 2nd hit and bound on the very last hit. It also debuffs your enemy with DP -20 for 10 seconds. The skill is usually not taken because of it’s lack of protection and it has a really long animation. If you have already taken this skill then I would recommend locking it so it doesn’t conflict with other skills.

Prime: Black Blood Slaughter (Succession skill)
[RMB] after Torso Ripper (first hit) and Mutilation

This skill can also be used by pressing [SHIFT] + [RMB] after the first hit of Boulder Crush. It has forward guard and also a knockdown CC on the first hit.

Prime: Axe Throw (Succession skill)
[S] + [E]

This skill has a forward guard on the first hit and then you are completely unprotected. It does have some good debuffs on the skill but it’s not recommended to take it because of the lack of protection and lack of CC. If you have already leveled this skill then I recommend locking it so that you can use your [S] block directly into a grab [E] if needed.

Prime: Claw Reveal (Succession skill)
[SPACE] when using certain skills

This skill can be used after attacks. It has forward guard but it’s worth noting that it can no longer be spammed like the preawakening version and now has a cooldown of 4 seconds. The skill is useful in PVE for recovering WP.

Prime: Frigid Wind (Succession skill)
[W] + [C]

This skill is one of the two skills taken from the awakening skill kit. It is great for extra mobility. You begin the slide by pressing [W] + [C] then to slash attack afterwards, press [RMB]. You have super armor whilst sliding and then on the slash attack you ahve a forward guard. The slash also has a floating CC.

Prime: Infernal Nemesis (Succession skill)
[S] + [C]

This skill is one of the two skills taken from the awakening skill kit. It is another useful mobility skill which is great for pve and also a good disengage skill for pvp. The skill has a iframe while you are moving and then super armor on the attack at the end. You can also use the skill directly from Juggernaut by pressing [C], and can cancel the movement early by pressing [LMB] to attack.



Skill Combos


The following skill combos are very basic combos/cancels and some additional tips/tricks for your class. I recommend using video guides to learn more complex skill combos, because it is much easier to see exactly what you should be doing, rather than reading it and trying to wrap your head around it all. There are some recommended skill combo videos in the Useful Links section and the end of the guide!

  • Keys in square brackets [] mean that you tap the key. For example, [Q] means you tap Q once.
  • Keys in round brackets () mean that you hold the key. For example, (HOLD Q) means you hold Q until the next step. (PERMAHOLD Q) means you hold Q throughout the combo.
  • Keys separated by a “+” symbol should be used at the same time. For example, [Q] + [LMB] means you tap Q and LMB at the same time.
  • Keys separated by a “>” symbol show the order you should follow out the steps. For example, [Q] + [LMB] > [F] means you tap Q and LMB at the same time, then tap F
  • [LMB] refers to left-clicking with your mouse, [RMB] refers to right-clicking with your mouse.
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Required skills: Awakening: Juggernaut, Infernal Nemesis, Searing Fang, Cleansing Flame, Fireborne Rupture

[W] + [F] > [S] + [F] > [SHIFT] + [RMB] > [SHIFT] + [F] > [SPACE]

This is an example of a low end PVE grinding combo to use on repeat at spots such as Fogans, Gahaz, etc where you mostly one shot the mobs. You can also skip using Infernal Nemisis (S + F) if you don’t need the extra mobility. Just go directly from Juggernaut into Searing Fang for a smoother transition instead.


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Required skills: Cleansing Flame, God Incinerator, Fireborne Rupture, Searing Fang, Flow: Suppress

[SHIFT] + [F] > [SHIFT] + [Q] > (HOLD Q) > [SHIFT] + [RMB] > [RMB]

This is an example of a high end PVE grinding combo for places like Aakman, Hystria and Stars End



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Required skills: Neck Impaler, God Incineratior, Searing Fang, Flow: Suppress

[E] > [SHIFT] + [Q] > [SHIFT] + [RMB] > [RMB]

This is an example of a pvp combo for 1v1 situations


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Required skills: Awakening: Juggernaut, Fierce Disdain, Neck Impaler, God Incinderator, Cleansing Flame

[W] + [F] > [A/D] + [RMB] > [E] > [SHIFT] + [Q] > [SHIFT] + [F]

This is an example of a pvp combo for 1v1 situations


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Required skills: Awakening: Juggernaut, Infernal Nemesis, God Incinerator, Cleansing Flame

[W] + [F] > [S] + [F] > [SHIFT] + [Q] > [SHIFT] + [F]

This is an example of a pvp combo for group pvp


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Required skills: Cleansing Flame, Dragons Maw, Flow: Howling Light, Searing Fang, God Incinerator, Cleansing Flame

[SHIFT] + [F] > [SHIFT] + [LMB] > [LMB] > [SHIFT] + [RMB] > [SHIFT] + [Q] > [SHIFT] + [F]

This is an example of a safe engagement combo that has good mobility. You have an iframe, super armor and then frontal guard.


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Required skills: Chokeslam, Prime: Black Blood Circle, Flow: Black Blood Eruption, Prime: Avalanche Strike, Prime: Savage Hack (Succession combo)

[E] > [SHIFT] + [Q] > (HOLD Q) > [SHIFT] + [LMB] > [LMB] + [RMB]

This is an example of a basic pvp combo for players with succession.


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Required skills: Fierce Disdain, Prime: Savage Hack, Chokeslam, Prime: Black Blood Circle, Prime: Avalanche Strike, Prime: Savage Hack (Succession combo)

[A/D] + [RMB] > [LMB] + [RMB] > [E] > [SHIFT] + [Q] > [SHIFT] + [LMB] > [LMB] + [RMB]

This is an example of a basic pvp combo for players with succession.

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Required skills: Prime: Axe Throw, Omua’s Circle, Omua’s Objurgation (Succession combo)

[S] + [E] > [SHIFT] + [Z] > [W] + [RMB]

This is a quick combo you can use for more survivability during PVP. If your CC doesn’t land, you can use this to debuff your enemy and then buff yourself in case they land a grab on you.


Locked Skills


These are the skills I recommend locking:
Evasion, Beast Demolisher, Torso Ripper, Frenzy, Boulder Crush, Fireborne Rupture***


To lock a skill, press the lock icon on the top of each skill icon in the skill window (K).
** Some players choose to lock Fireborne Rupture and use it directly from their skill bar so that they can use [Q] block after God Incinerator as well


Hotbar Skills


These are the minimum skills I recommend putting on your hotbar:
Cleansing Flame, Fireborne Rupture, Omua’s Objurgation, Pulverization, God Incinerator
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These skills can all be used to swap directly between awakening and preawakening. You may also want to add other skills to your hotbar or set them up in your skill cooldown slots to keep an eye on their cooldowns.



Rabam Skills

Level 56
Merciless Smash– Requires [Strike Down III] and [Mountain Slam IV]
Pulverization– Requires [Strike Down III] and [Mutilation IV] (Preferred Choice – Succession)

You can pick either of these Rabams. They are both quite situational and it’s entirely up to you between a super armor or frontal guard. Both skills give a down attack damage +5% buff for 10 seconds . Merciless Smash has super armor, while Pulverization has Frontal Guard. Pulverization is also usually preferred for players with succession because it flows better with the skill kit.

Level 57
Omua’s Flame– Requires [Omua’s Glare] and [Axe Throw III]
Omua’s CircleRequires [Omua’s Glare] and [Black Blood Circle IV] (Preferred Choice)

Omua’s Circle is usually the preferred choice out of the two. It provides you with a DP +20 buff for 10 seconds and also recovers 400 HP when used. The heal is not that strong and I would only recommend getting your level 57 rabam once you have your core build already because it will cost you a lot of points to get all the skills required for it.




Skill Add-ons


Below are some examples of viable skill add-ons you can take. I recommend experimenting with your add-ons and figuring out what is best for you, because it really depends on your personal preference and how you play your class. If you’re simply not sure what to take then you can blindly follow the examples below and they will still be effective.

PVE Skill Add-ons [Awakening]

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[Level 50] Fierce Disdain

All Defense +10 for 10 sec. for self
Movement Speed -10% for 7 sec. for target

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[Level 52] Omua’s Objurgation

Attack Speed -7% for 7 sec. for target
Movement Speed -7% for 7 sec. for target

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[Level 54] Claw Reveal


Attack against monsters +20 for 8 sec. for self
Critical Hit Rate +10% for 9 sec. for self

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[Level 56] God Incinerator

Attack against monsters +25 for 8 sec. for self
All Accuracy +4% for 12 sec. for self

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[Level 58] Cleansing Flame

Attack against monsters +25 for 8 sec. for self
All Defense +15 for 10 sec. for self

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[Level 60] Fireborne Rupture

All Defense +10 for 10 sec. for self
Attack Speed +4% for 5 sec. for self

PVX Skill Add-ons [Awakening]

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[Level 50] Fierce Disdain

All Defense +10 for 10 sec. for self
Movement Speed -10% for 7 sec. for target

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[Level 52] Avalanche Strike

All Defense +10 for 10 sec. for self
All Accuracy +4% for 12 sec. for self

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[Level 54] Claw Reveal


Attack against monsters +20 for 8 sec. for self
Critical Hit Rate +10% for 9 sec. for self

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[Level 56] God Incinerator

Inflicts 54 Pain Damage per 3 sec. for 12 sec. for target
All Accuracy +4% for 12 sec. for self

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[Level 58] Cleansing Flame

Attack against monsters +25 for 8 sec. for self
All Defense +15 for 10 sec. for self

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[Level 60] Dragon’s Maw

Instantly Recovers 30 HP per hit
Inflicts 63 Pain Damage per 3 sec. for 12 sec. for target

PVE Skill Add-ons [Succession]

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[Level 50] Omua’s Objurgation

Attack Speed -7% for 7 sec. for target
6% chance to Knockdown for target

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[Level 52] Moutain Slam

All Accuracy +5% for 12 sec. for self
Attack Speed +10% for 5 sec. for self

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[Level 54] Black Blood Circle


Attack against monsters +25 for 8 sec. for self
Inflicts 59 Bleeding Damage per 3 sec. for 15 sec. for target

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[Level 56] Mutilation

All Defense +15 for 10 sec. for self
Instantly Recovers 30 HP per hit

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[Level 58] Avalanche Strike

Instantly Recovers 10 HP per hit
Instantly Recovers 20 MP/WP/SP per hit

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[Level 60] Fierce Disdain

All Defense +10 for 10 sec. for self
Movement Speed +7% for 10 sec. for self

PVX Skill Add-ons [Succession]

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[Level 50] Mountain Slam

Critical Hit Rate +20% for 9 sec. for self
Attack Speed +10% for 5 sec. for self

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[Level 52] Mutilation

Attack against monsters +25 for 8 sec. for self
All Defense +15 for 10 sec. for self

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[Level 54] Black Blood Slaughter


PVP Attack +10 for 5 sec. for self
Movement Speed -10% for 7 sec. for target

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[Level 56] Omua’s Objurgation

Attack Speed -7% for 7 sec. for target
6% chance to Knockdown for target

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[Level 58] Black Blood Circle

PVP Attack +10 for 5 sec. for self
All Accuracy +5% for 12 sec. for self

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[Level 60] Boulder Crush

Attack Speed +7% for 5 sec. for self
Casting Speed -7% for 7 sec. for target



Weapons/Armor

The best weapons in the game are currently dropped from World Bosses.
For more information on this click here to view our World Bosses guide.

Primary Weapons:

iconRosar Battle Axe
The Rosar Battle Axe is what you should be aiming for to level your character. You should enhance it to at least +7 for leveling and then PRI or higher as soon as possible if you don’t have Liverto/Kzarka. Aim to buy a +15 Rosar weapon if you can to save your enhancing resources. Ideally you will want to buy or make it ultimate (yellow) to close the AP difference as well. Make sure you also make use of the gem slots to get your Attack Speed and Critical Hit up to 5.

Another alternative is the Styd Battle Axe for leveling if you are having trouble obtaining a Rosar Battle Axe. This weapon can be bought from a Blacksmith and will give you 18 – 22 AP as well as a lot of accuracy.

iconLiverto Battle Axe
Liverto is the fourth strongest mainhand and much easier to obtain and enhance than Kzarka. I personally would not invest in a Liverto because it will just slow your progression. Go to a kzarka as early as possible. If you do already have liverto and have already invested into it, you will want to upgrade it to PRI or higher as soon as possible. I would recommend getting it to TRI at most and then you really want to switch to Kzarka. The liverto has slightly more AP than Rosar, but it also has a Critical Hit Rate +3 item effect.

iconKzarka Battle Axe
Kzarka is the main weapon you will be using. It has the same AP as Liverto but more accuracy and an Attack Speed +3 item effect.

iconOffin Tett’s Radiant Battle Axe
Offin Tett weapons are usually not worth investing in because of the loss in accuracy. It can help you push to the next AP bracket but at higher AP brackets the extra AP you get is smaller and you’ll be losing hit chance % at the same time on both your preawakening and your awakening. So really you’re actually losing damage overall since you won’t be hitting the enemy as much (unless they are full DR). Offin Tett can be good when you reach certain AP brackets and if your class doesn’t depend on accuracy as much as others, but if you’re unsure whether you should be using this weapon or not, it’s much safer to just use Kzarka.

iconBlackstar Battle Axe

Blackstar is considered the current best in slot mainhand weapon with higher base AP than Kzarka. It must be crafted using items in Star’s End and then following a questline. The weapon is also harder to enhance so most players only switch to Blackstar once they already have TET Kzaraka and very high AP with no easier upgrades. It has a Damage to All Species +10 and Attack Speed +3 item effect, as well as other bonuses when enhanced. The weapon cannot be enhanced with Caphras stones though. Blackstar is considered best for PVE at endgame but eventually a PEN Kzarka will outscale.


Offhand Weapons:

iconVangertz Shield
Vangertz Shield is your accuracy offhand and is a good choice if you are a beginner because in the earlier stages of the game, having more accuracy allows you to grind in areas that are a bit above your level. You should enhance it to at least +7 for leveling and then PRI or higher as soon as possible. Aim to buy a +15 if you can to save your enhancing resources. Ideally you will want to buy or make it ultimate (yellow) as well.

iconAxion Shield
Axion Shield is a very viable option and highly recommended if you’re a beginner. It is excellent for PVE because it has high AP. You should enhance it to at least +7 for leveling and then PRI or higher as soon as possible. Aim to buy a +15 if you can to save your enhancing resources. Ideally you will want to buy or make it ultimate (yellow) as well to close the AP gap between Axion and Nouver.

iconKite Shield
Kite Shield is your DP offhand and is viable for DP builds. The shield has benefits to survivability but it will highly decrease your damage and is only worth investing in once you already have high AP for grinding.


iconKutum Shield
This shield gives a mixture of AP and DP with added monster damage and accuracy. The Kutum weapons also have a 10% ignore resistance. The higher AP makes this weapon a best in slot for PVE and is also good for PVP in late game. When you are 261 (using Nouver) it is actually better to use Nouver in PVE as well because of the bonus AP given in the AP brackets. Once you reach over 261 AP (with Kutum) it is better to switch back to Kutum for PVE. More information about AP and DP brackers can be found here

It also has 2 crystal slots. The Kutum dagger can also be modified using an Inverted Hearth of Garmoth to give extra stats (Max HP +150, Max Stamina +100, Special Attack Evasion Rate +10%).

iconNouver Shield
Nouver is currently considered the best in slot choice for PVP until you reach very high AP brackets. You should aim to have TRI gear before switching to this offhand. The shield gives pure AP and an all resistance +10% item effect and can be modified using an Inverted Hearth of Garmoth to give extra stats (Max HP +150, Max Stamina +100, Special Attack Evasion Rate +10%).

When you are 261 (using Nouver) it is actually better to use Nouver in PVE as well because of the bonus AP given in the AP brackets. Once you reach over 261 AP (with Kutum) it is better to switch back to Kutum for PVE. More information about AP and DP brackers can be found here


Awakening Weapons:

iconFrost Jordun
This is a green grade weapon which is sold by some Blacksmith/Arms dealers. You will also receive a +10 weapon when you complete your awakening quests. This weapon has lower AP than the other options but it is still viable for PvE due to it’s Damage Against Every Species +5 item effect. It’s also much cheaper to enhance and repair max durability than the other options so if you don’t have a lot of money or participate in a lot of PvP, then this weapon is a good alternative until you get Dandelion.

icon Frost Iron Jordun
This is a blue grade weapon which is given to you when you complete the awakening quests. The only ways to obtain this weapon is through the quest or night vendor. This makes is hard to obtain and it can be more expensive to repair. The weapon is good for PvP and has higher AP than the green version. It also has a Damage Against Human +7 item effect which is good for PVP.

icon Dragon Slayer Jordun
Dragon Slayer weapons are very comparable to the Dandelion weapons with their stats. They have slightly less AP but are much cheaper to repair and much less hassle. However, the Dragon Slayer weapons cannot be placed on the marketplace and must be crafted by the player themselves.

icon Dandelion Jordun
Dandelion weapons are the BiS awakening weapons. It has much higher AP but it is only obtainable from a Dandelion Weapon Box (Karanda world boss loot) or from the night vendor.


Armor:

The best armor in the game is currently dropped from Bosses. You will want to aim to get the boots and gloves first.


icon Griffon’s Helmet (helmet) – dropped from Griffons in Kamaslyvia.
iconDim Tree Spirit’s Armor (chest) – dropped from Dim Tree Spirit.
icon Bheg’s Gloves (gloves) dropped from Bheg.
icon Urugon’s Shoes (shoes) – dropped from Urugon (Gaifinrasia Raid Captain Scroll).

icon Giath’s Helmet (helmet) alternative choice – dropped from Giath.
icon Muskan’s Shoes (shoes) alternative choice– dropped from Monastery Leader.



The best in slot armor for Guardian is Griffon’s Helmet, Dim Tree Spirit’s Armor, Bheg’s Gloves and Urugon’s Shoes.

The full set will give you Maximum MP/WP/SP +100, Maximum HP +200, Max Stamina +200, Attack Speed +1, Casting Speed +1, Movement Speed +1 and All Resistances 5%. You will also get higher Accuracy, Evasion and Damage Reduction from these pieces.

In the mean time you should be using one of the following armor sets:

A popular armor choice for new players is to go full Grunil set because it increases your maximum HP and will give you 2 socket slots on each piece, along with extra AP +7 set bonus. Another advantage of using this set is that it is viable on any class, allowing you to swap to another class easily.

Full Heve set is also a very popular choice and what I would recommend to a new player because it has an easier transition to boss gear. As soon as you get one boss item with Grunil, you lose the set bonuses which Grunil weaker.

Another alternative is to use is the Akum set. It has comparable stats to boss armor and also a very useful set effect that gives Damage Reduction and Hidden AP. If you are unable to get boss armor, then the Akum set is a good cheap alternative that will be good for both PVP and PV. Investing in this set may slow you down in your progression towards softcap, but is much cheaper once you factor in repairing and enhancing.

 

 

Accessories


There are a lot of choices available when it comes to accessories and it really depends on what you can get your hands on.

Earrings:

If available I recommend using the Asula’s Crimon Eye Earrings (Asula Set) if you are new to the game, this gives you 7 AP and also has very good set bonuses. Otherwise use Bares earrings for 2 AP and switch to Witch’s Earring as soon as possible for the 5 AP.

You want to aim for DUO/TRI Witch’s Earrings (9 AP/11 AP) before swapping to a DUO Tungrad Earrings (11 AP) because of the huge difference in cost. Tungrad Earrings are one of the best earrings you can get. The other alternative is Black Distortion Earrings which give the highest amount of AP (21 AP at PEN), but reduce your DP as well.

The Capotia Earring is also worth mentioning. It is available at level 62+ only but is a very good earring because of it’s high AP. It makes a perfect backup for enhancing and is essentially a free TRI Tungrad Earring.

Base DUO TRI / TRI / TRI / DUO TET / TRI / TET TRI / TET
7 AP 9 AP 10 / 11 / 8 /11 AP 10 / 13 / 13 AP 15 / 15 AP
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Item Name

Base Stats

Enhance Increase

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Bares Earring

2 AP

1 AP

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Jarette’s Earring

(Jarette Set)

4 AP

4-Piece Set Bonus: Attack +5

6-Piece Set Bonus: Attack +10

Accuracy 2
Hidden Evasion 1

Cannot be Enhanced

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Asula’s Crimon Eye Earring

(Asula Set)

7 AP
Health 25

3-Piece Set Bonus: Health +300

5-Piece Set Bonus: Acurracy +20

Cannot be Enhanced

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Blue Coral Earring

4 AP

Max MP/WP/SP +25
Accuracy 2

2 AP
Accuracy 2

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Red Coral Earring

2 AP

Accuracy 14

Max Stamina +50

2 AP

Accuracy +4

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Witch’s Earring

5 AP
Accuracy 2

2 AP
Accuracy 2

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Blue Whale Molar Earring

5 AP

Max HP +100
Accuracy 2

2 AP
Accuracy 2

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Fugitive Khalik’s Earring

5 AP

Max Stamina +50

Max MP/WP/SP +50
Accuracy 2

2 AP

Max Stamina +20

Max MP/WP/SP +20
Accuracy 2

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Tungrade Earring

7 AP

Black Spirit Rage +10%
Accuracy 2

2 AP
Accuracy 2

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Capotia Earring

13 AP
Accuracy 8

Accuracy 1 (alternating)
DP 1 (alternating)

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Black Distortion Earring

6 AP
Accuracy 6
0 DP

3 AP
Accuracy 2
– 1 DP



Rings:
If available I recommend using the Asula’s Crimon Eye Ring (Asula Set) if you are new to the game, this gives you 7 AP and 2 DP as well as damage reduction and strong set bonuses. Otherwise use Bares rings for 2 AP and switch to Mark of Shadow as soon as possible for the 5 AP.

Sahazad’s Ring of Monarch is also available through the Valencia part I and II quests. It can’t be enhanced but it is a good alternative until you can get Ring of Crescent Guardian or Mark of Shadow to PRI/DUO.

The current best in slot, is a Tungrad Ring.

The Capotia Ring is also worth mentioning. It is available at level 61+ only but is a very good ring because of it’s high AP. It makes a perfect backup for enhancing and is essentially a free TRI Ring of Crescent Guardian.

Base PRI PRI / DUO DUO / TRI TRI TET / TET
5 AP 7 AP 8 / 9 AP 11 / 11 AP 14 AP 17 / 18 AP
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Item Name

Base stats

Enhance Increase

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Bares Ring

2 AP

1 AP

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Jarette’s Ring

(Jarette Set)

4 AP

4-Piece Set Bonus: Attack +5

6-Piece Set Bonus: Attack +10

Accuracy 2
Hidden Evasion 1

Cannot be Enhanced

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Asula’s Crimson Eye Ring

(Asula Set)

7 AP
2 DP
Damage Reduction +2

3-Piece Set Bonus: Health +300

5-Piece Set Bonus: Acurracy +20

Cannot be Enhanced

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Blue Coral Ring

5 AP

Max MP/WP/SP +25
Accuracy 2

1 AP
Max MP/WP/SP +5
Accuracy 2

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Mark of Shadow

5 AP
Accuracy 2

2 AP
Accuracy 2

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Sahazad’s Ring of Monarch

7 AP

Max HP +25

Cannot be Enhanced

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Ring of Crescent Guardian
OR
Eye of the Ruins Ring

5 AP
Accuracy 2

3 AP
Accuracy 2

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Capotia Ring

14 AP
Accuracy 8

Accuracy 1 (alternating)
AP 1 (alternating)

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Tungrad Ring

6 AP
Accuracy 2

3 AP
Accuracy 2



Necklace:

If available I recommend using the Asula’s Crimon Eye Necklace (Asula Set) if you are new to the game, this gives you 11 AP and 3 DP as well as damage reduction and an amazing set bonus. Otherwise use Bares Necklace for 4 AP and enhance this to DUO/TRI for 8 AP/10 AP. Enhancing a Bares Necklace is much cheaper than using an un-enhanced BiS necklace. You then want to swap to a DUO Serap’s or PRI Ogre/Tungrad.

The Manos Necklaces are also an alternative for PvP, if you don’t have a DUO Seraps already, due to their item effects. I personally wouldn’t bother with them though because you will want as much AP as possible.

Base PRI DUO / PRI TRI / DUO TRI / TRI TET
11 AP 12 AP 16 / 15 AP 20 / 20 AP 25 / 25 AP 30 AP
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Item Name

Base Stats

Enhance Increase

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Bares Necklace

4 AP

2 AP

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Jarette’s Necklace

(Jarette Set)

7 AP
Accuracy 2
Hidden Evasion 1

4-Piece Set Bonus: Attack +5

6-Piece Set Bonus: Attack +10

Cannot be Enhanced

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Asula’s Crimson Eye Necklace

(Asula Set)

11 AP
3 DP
Damage Reduction +3

3-Piece Set Bonus: Health +300

5-Piece Set Bonus: Acurracy +20

Cannot be Enhanced

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Ancient Guardian Seal

(Ancient Weapon Core Set)

6 AP

3 DP

Set Effect: Accuracy +20
Accuracy 4
Damage Reduction 3

2 AP

1 DP
Accuracy 4
Damage Reduction 1

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Manos Necklace – Topaz

6 AP

Knockdown/ Bound Resistance +30%
Accuracy 4

3 AP

Knockdown/ Bound Resistance +2%
Accuracy 4

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Manos Necklace – Ruby

6 AP

Grapple Resistance +30%
Accuracy 4

3 AP

Grapple Resistance +2%
Accuracy 4
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Manos Necklace – Emerald

6 AP

Stun/Stiffness/ Freezing Resistance +30%
Accuracy 4



3 AP

Stun/Stiffness/ Freezing Resistance +2%
Accuracy 4



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Manos Necklace – Diamond

6 AP

Resistance to all status anomalies +10%
Accuracy 4

3 AP

Resistance to all status anomalies +1%
Accuracy 4

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Manos Necklace – Sapphire

6 AP

Knockback/ Floating Resistance +30%
Accuracy 4

3 AP

Knockback/ Floating Resistance +2%
Accuracy 4

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Sicil’s Necklace

7 AP

3 DP
Evasion 3
Hidden Evasion 6

3 AP

2 DP
Evasion 2
Hidden Evasion 4

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Serap’s Necklace

8 AP

Max HP +50
Accuracy 4

4 AP
Accuracy 4

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Ogre Ring
OR
Latenn’s Power Stone

10 AP
Accuracy 4

5 AP
Accuracy 4

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Tungrad Necklace

10 AP

Black Spirit Rage +20%
Accuracy 4

5 AP

Accuracy 4


Belt:

If available I recommend using the Asula’s Crimon Eye Belt (Asula Set) if you are new to the game, this gives you 6 AP and has amazing set bonuses. Otherwise use Bares Belt for 2 AP and swap to Tree Spirit Belt as soon as possible for more AP and high accuracy.

You want to aim for a PRI/DUO Tree Spirit Belt before swapping to DUO Basilisk’s because it is much cheaper and easier to get hold of. Basilisk’s Belt and Valtarra are very good belts but Tungrade is currently the best in slot.

Base DUO TRI / PRI DUO TRI / TRI TET
6 AP 7 AP 9 / 8 AP 11 AP 14 / 14 AP 17 AP
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Item Name

Base Stats

Enhance Increase

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Bares Belt

2 AP

Weight Limit +40

1 AP

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Jarette’s Belt

(Jarette Set)

4 AP

Accuracy 2
Hidden Evasion 1

4-Piece Set Bonus: Attack +5

6-Piece Set Bonus: Attack +10

Cannot be Enhanced

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Asula’s Crimson Eye Belt

6 AP

Weight Limit +100 LT

3-Piece Set Bonus: Health +300

5-Piece Set Bonus: Acurracy +20

Cannot be Enhanced

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Ancient Weapon Core

(Ancient Guardian Seal Set)

4 AP

4 DP

Weight Limit +60 LT
Damage Reduction 4
Accuracy 2

Set Effect: Accuracy +20

1 AP

1 DP

Weight Limit +10 LT
Damage Reduction 1
Accuracy 2

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Tree Spirit Belt

5 AP

Accuracy +6

Weight Limit +80 LT

2 AP

Accuracy +10

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Basilisk’s Belt

5 AP

Weight Limit +80 LT
Accuracy 2

3 AP

Accuracy 2

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Valtarra Eclipsed Belt

5 AP

Health 0
Weight Limit 80LT
Accuracy 2

3 AP

Health 25
Accuracy 2

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Tungrad Belt

6 AP

Black Spirit’s Rage 20%
Weight Limit 80LT
Accuracy 2

3 AP

Accuracy 2

Sockets (Crystals)

These are an example of the best sockets for your class. Magical Crystal of Infinity – Evasion has been tested and proven to give more survivability than JIN/BON Cobelinus crystals and is also much cheaper. You can also swap precision crystals for Crystal of Elkarr

iconBlack Magic Crystal – Precision x2
(weapon)

Accuracy +8, Ignore All Resistance 10%

iconCorrupted Magic Crystal x2
(sub-weapon)

Critical Hit Damge +10%, All AP +2, All Damage Reduction -2, 2 set: Critical Hit Damage +2%

iconHAN Magic Crystal – Hoom x2
(helmet)

Hoom 4 set – 8 Accuracy, 7% Resistance, 420 HP, 10 Damage Reduction, 8 Evasion

iconMagical Crystal of Infinity – Evasion x2
(chest)

Special Attack Evasion Rate +10%

iconJIN Black Magic Crystal – Viper x2
(gloves)

Attack Speed +1, Casting Speed +1, Accuracy 20

iconHAN Magic Crystal – Hoom x2
(shoes)

Hoom 4 set – 8 Accuracy, 7% Resistance, 420 HP, 10 Damage Reduction, 8 Evasion


These are an example of some cheaper crystals for your class if you don’t have as much to spend and want to go cheap crystals that will aid you while grinding.

iconMagic Crystal of Infinity – Precision x2
(weapon)

All Accuracy +8

icon Magic Crystal of Infinity – Critical x2
(sub-weapon)

Additional Critical Hit Damage +10%

iconMagic Crystal of Infinity – Agility x2
(helmet)

All Evasion +8

iconMagical Crystal of Infity – Evasion x2
(chest)

Special Attack Evasion Rate +10%

iconMagic Crystal of Infinity – Assault x2
(gloves)

Attack Speed +2

iconMagic Crystal of Infinity – Swiftness x2
(shoes)

Movement Speed +2

Example Gear Builds

I highly recommend using BDOPLANNER.COM to help you plan your build and track your progression.

The build you choose completely depends on your playstyle and what role you want to play in PVP. Below are some example builds to help you decide what is best for you.

Leveling build: link
Here is what to aim for when leveling and before you get your boss gear. You should focus on enhancing your weapons first and then your armor. Try to also ultimate all your pieces as soon as possible, especially your armor because it will give quite a big DP boost.

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Low-Tier build: link
Here is a mid-tier build to use if you are looking to improve your gear before you get boss gear. You may want to use Red Coral Earrings or Witch’s Earrings instead but they can be quite expensive compared to the rest of the gear.

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Mid-tier build: link
Here is a mid-tier build to use once you have boss gear. You want to aim to get TRI as soon as possible and then work on your accessories. You want to try to make sure you have a minimum of 300 accuracy when using Nouver. You can also use a TET heve and TRI Muskan’s shoes instead but Griffon’s and Urugon’s shoes are currently considered best in slot in the gear meta.

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Softcap build: link
Here is what to aim for if you are going for. It takes a long time to get to this stage, and there are lots of small improvements and other accessories you will use along the way, but this is ideally your softcap build for PVP.

For PVE, you want to be using a Kutum with Corrupted Magic Crystals. Once you reach 261 AP with Nouver, you will want to stop using Kutum for PVE however, until you reach 265 AP with Kutum. After many tests, it is confirmed that Nouver performs better than Kutum in these brackets. More information about AP and DP brackers can be found here

You may also want to consider starting to put Caphras stones into your gear for bonus stats to help you get to the next AP bracket. Begin by getting level 4 in your main hand for the extra 4 AP. Then you will want to move on to putting level 2 into each armor piece before getting them all up to level 4 as well.

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End-game build: link
Here is what to eventually aim for. It takes a long time to get to this stage, and there are lots of small improvements and other accessories you will use along the way, but this is ideally your end game build for PVP. Make sure to put Caphras stones into your equipment for extra stats. You can also swap out both of the Black Magic Crystal – Precision for Crystal of Elkarr (best in slot) instead but these are very costly and harder to obtain.

For PVE, you want to ideally be using a Blackstar weapon and Kutum with Corrupted Magic Crystals. Once you reach 261 AP with Nouver, you will want to stop using Kutum for PVE however, until you reach 265 AP with Kutum. After many tests, it is confirmed that Nouver performs better than Kutum in these brackets. More information about AP and DP brackers can be found here

For PVP, it really depends. If you are only doing tier 1 node wars for example, then it is better to stick with Kutum because the node is AP capped anyway and the extra DP can push you to a higher DP bracket. Ideally though you will want to use a PEN Kzarka with caphras levels and Fiery Nouver.


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Consumables

When grinding, I recommend using the Simple Cron Meal. It offers various bonuses and is also the only food which will give you an skill points experience buff. If the cron meal isn’t available, you can use EXP Elixirs and Milk Tea, then other food of your choice such as Margoria Seafood and Serendia Special. It really depends on your preference.

For your food rotation in node wars/siege, I would recommend using Knight Combat Rations, Kamaslyvia Special, Valencia Special and then King of Jungle Hamburger in that order. This requires a 2 hour preperation. If you are late or lazy, you can use Exquisite Cron Meal. I would also recommend using the Giant’s Draught or party elixirs.

The recipes for these are:

ICON RESULT INGREDIENTS USE
Knight Combat Rations Dark Pudding x1, Ham Sandwich x1, Fruit Wine x1, Meat Croquette x1 All Attack +5, Damage against human race +5, All Damage Reduction +5 for 120 minutes
icon Special Kamasylvia Meal Rainbow Button Mushroom Sandwich x1, Coconut Pasta x1, Fig Pie x1 , Fruit Wine x2, Rainbow Button Mushroom Cheese Melt x1 Max HP +150, Max Stamina 200, Back Attack Damage +5% for 110 minutes
Special Valencia Meal Teff Sandwich x1, King of Jungle Hamburger x1, Couscous x1, Fig Pie x2, Date Palm Wine x2 Nullifying all Resistances +4%, Resistance against all Debuffs +4%, All Evasion +10, Decrease of damages from Monsters -6% for 110 minutes
icon King of Jungle Hamburger Teff Bread x4, Pickled Vegetables x2, Lion Meat x4, Nutmeg x3 Ignores All Resistance +3%, Critical Hit Damage +5% for 110 minutes

In addition, you may want to use Perfume of Courage (buff lost on death) and Tough Whale Tendon Elixirs. Usually these are not required for node wars.

Other buffs you may want to collect can be found here: [link]



Useful Links


Change Log

  • 20/06/2020 – posted the first version of the guide

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