I try out a Guardian build that focuses on Meditations / Signets. This build provides multiple sources for sustained healing, superb mitigation against direct damage with 1950 toughness, good condition removal, two ranged gap closers, ranged attacks, and solid sustained damage.
Five of the seven traits selected for this build improve the usage of Signets and Meditations.
Note that I have revised the weapon pairings after the video based on feedback and subsequent testing.
Build Calculator and Gear
Amulet + Jewel: Soldier’s + Berserker’s: 923 power | 569 toughness | 514 vitality | 75 precision | 5% critical damage
Runes: 6 x Rune of Divinity
- Sword and Sceptre mainhand: Sigil of Superior Blood: 30% chance to life steal on critical
- Shield and Focus offhand: Sigil of Superior Battle: 3 stacks of might for 20s on weapon swap
Let me know your questions and feedback, and please share your tips and builds!
EDIT (2012/07/08): been getting some great feedback from other Guardian players. For the next Beta event I’m planning on testing the following changes:
a. switching the offhands to Sword/Focus and Sceptre/Shield
b. replacing Runes of the Forge with Divinity. This build is already pretty tanky so this change will help it pack more punch
c. replacing Pure of Heart (which I now know heals for 655 on Aegis removal) to Resolute Healer, which creates a Shield of Absorption when reviving
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