Power DH Tips and Fractal Examples

General Information

Our final section of the guide list some additional tips for different fractals including videos of us playing the Power DH. We will continue to add more videos to this section as they are made.

1. Fractal Examples

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Potion: Powerful Potion of Slaying Scarlet’s Armies (For everything until you reach the boss + Frizz) & Powerful Potion of Inquest Slaying (for the golems at the endboss)

Sigil: Superior Sigil of Inquest Slaying

Useful Skills:  

Use pulls from Binding Blade (Greatsword #5) and Dragon’s Maw to bring the trash mobs close together for better cleaving.

Use Smite Condition and Purging Flames to remove the immobilize after using a console. This way, you can interact with multiple consoles in a quick succession.

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Potion: Powerful Potion of Krait Slaying / Powerful Potion of Slaying Scarlet’s Armies (Works only on the kraits at the beginning)

Sigil: Superior Sigil of Serpent Slaying (Works only on the kraits at the beginning)

Useful Skills:       

This fractal is pretty straight forward. Use “Retreat!” for extra swiftness for the dark path and before you enter the dolphin path.

Use Renewed Focus and/or “Stand Your Ground!” for invulnerability and/or stability to push past the krait in the dark path.

Bring Hammer of Wisdom to the last boss for some extra CC. Use Smite Condition if the instability stacked to many conditions on you.

You can use any form of stunbreak, to break free when the Jellyfish boss eats you.

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Potion: No useful potions for this fractal

Sigil: No useful sigils for this fractal

Useful Skills:    

Wall of Reflection is very helpfull at the first encounter, the Chaos Anomaly

“Retreat!”, Leap of Faith (Greatsword #2) & Wings of Resolve will help you to move faster in trough the blizzard path.

Give aegis trough “Retreat!” and Shield of Courage to your teammate to block the third autoattack of the Brazen Gladiator. Timing is key here! you don’t want to waste aegis for his other attacks.

Use Renewed Focus to refresh your Shield of Courage to give get an additional block for your group.

Stability can help with the third autoattack aswell.

Example:

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Potion: Powerful Potion of Outlaw Slaying

Sigil: no useful sigils for this fractal

Useful Skills:     

This fractal is very projectile heavy, so Wall of Reflection will be very helpful for the whole fractal.

If you are struggling with the conditions applied from the instability and the trash mobs, you can use Smite Condition or Purgin Flames to quickly cleanse them.

“Stand Your Ground!” and “Retreat!” will help you with the running part between the seals.

When the endboss phases, pull all 4 chanters into the seal with Binding Blade (Greatsword #5) and place Wall of Reflection right on top of them to reflect their projectiles.

Example:

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Potion: Powerful Potion of Slaying Scarlet’s Armies

Sigil: no useful sigils for this fractal

Useful Skills: 

Use pulls from Binding Blade (Greatsword #5) and Dragon’s Maw to bring the trash mobs close together for better cleaving.

Block Mai Trin’s projectiles with Shield of Absorption (Shield #5) or Shield of Courage.

Pull the veterans, which spawn at the 25% phase, with Binding Blade (Greasword #5) and Spear of Justice.

Examples:

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Potion: Powerful Potion of Slaying Scarlet’s Armies

Sigil: no useful sigils for this fractal

Useful Skills: 

This fractal is very projectile heavy. You can use Wall of Reflection on the Champion Molten Effigy as well as the Molten Duo.

Examples:

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Daytime: Day

Potion: Powerful Potion of Slaying Scarlet’s Armies

Sigil: no useful sigils for this fractal

Useful Skills:   

Use pulls from Binding Blade (Greatsword #5) and Dragon’s Maw to bring the trash mobs at the end of the tunnel close together for better cleaving.

Use Wall of Reflection, Sanctuary and Shield of Absorption (Shield #5) to block the Fire Tornados and the Fire AOEs at the weapons test.

You might consider switching to the Virtues for  the Master of Consecrations  trait for lower CD on Wall of Reflection and Sanctuary.

Use the pull from Spear of Justice to pull the veteran away from the core after the second phase of the weapons test.

Example:

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Potion: Powerful Potion of Slaying Scarlet’s Armies (works for everything) / Powerful Potion of Krait Slaying (works for Siax & Ensolyss and krait trashmobs)

Sigil: Superior Sigil of Impact + Superior Sigil of Serpent Slaying

Useful Skills:   

You can reflect the red orbs on MAMA with Wall of Reflection.

Use “Feel My Wrath!” if you don’t need additional CC for a faster split phase on Siax.

You can block a lot of lethal attacks with aegis from Shield of Courage (Shield #5) and “Retreat!”

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Daytime: Night

Potion: Powerful Potion of Sons of Svanir Slaying (For the svanirs at the beginning and the endboss) & Powerful Potion of Elemental Slaying (For the first boss)

Sigil: Superior Sigil of the Night & Superior Sigil of Wrath (For the svanirs at the beginning and the endboss) / Superior Sigil of Elemental Slaying (For the first boss)

Useful Skills:   

Use Test of Faith and Chains of Light (Scepter #3) or Zealot’s Embrace (Hammer #3) to cripple and immobilize the elementals at the beginning.

You can also use Banish (Hammer #4) to push them away or Ring of Warding (#Hammer 5) / Line of Warding (Staff #5) to block them.

Use Wall of Reflection at 76% | 51% | 26% of the Ice Elementals HP to reflect his projectiles in order to prevent the fires from running out. The optimal position to place Wall of Reflection is right into the hitbox of the Ice Elemental.

Use Wall of Reflection for the endboss fight to reflect the projectiles from the Corrupeted Ice Crystals.

Shield of Courage will provide useful blocks and aegis to your group. Use it wisely to stay alive.

Example:

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Daytime: Night

Potion: No useful potions for this fractal

Sigil: Superior Sigil of the Night

Useful Skills:  

Use pulls from Binding Blade (Greatsword #5) and Dragon’s Maw to bring the Irukandji close together for better cleaving.

Drop Wall of Reflection into the Irukandji that you pulled together to reflect their projectiles.

Stability from “Stand Your Ground!” will help against the knockbacks from the tentacles.

Daytime: Night

Potion: No useful potions for this fractal

Sigil: Superior Sigil of the Night

Useful Skills:  

Use “Retreat!” and “Stand Your Ground!” For swiftness and stability + stunbreak for the orb part.

Wings of Resolve are also really useful to move faster.

Use Shield of Courage when Bloomhunger jumps in order to give aegis to your teammates and block the initial jump damage.

Use Leap of Faith and Wings of Resolve to get to the orbs quickly at the 25% split.

Example: 

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Potion: no useful potions for this fractal

Sigil: no useful sigils for this fractal

Useful Skills: 

Use Smite Condition to remove the immobilize after using a console.

If you have problems with the Oozes at Subject 6, use Zealot’s Embrace (Hammer #3), Ring of Warding (Hammer #5), Chains of Light (Scepter #3) or Test of Faith to apply cripples, immobilizes or to just block their movement.

Example:

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Potion: Powerful Potion of Flame Legion Slaying (only for the Fire Shaman) / Powerful Potion of Outlaw Slaying (only for Veteran Bandir Saboteur)

Sigil: no useful sigils for this fractal

Useful Skills:   

Use “Retreat!” to move faster past the harpies at the start and close to the end.

Shield of Absorpion can help you blocking the projectiles from the harpies.

Use Wall of Reflection at the 4 champs since this encounter is very projectile heavy.

On the stairs with the lasers, run ahead and block the lasers with Shield of Absorption (Shield #5) and Shield of Courage. You can also block the lasers with the aegis from Shield of Judgment (Shield #4) or “Retreat!”.

If you are on top already and you teammates are struggling to get up the stairs, you can put Wall of Reflection in front of the leaser spawners to make it easier for your teammates to run up. This will leave you with 1 less utility skill for Old Tom though.

You can block old toms attacks for your teammates with Shield of Courage if your teammates position themselves behind you.

Use Wall of Reflection to block the projectiles from the Raving Asura endboss.

The pull from Spear of Justice or Binding Blade (Greatsword #5) is very useful to bring the 4 Golems at the endboss close together for a faster burst.

Example:

 

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Potion: Powerful Potion of Dredge Slaying (For all the dredge and the dredge endboss) / Powerful Potion of Elemental Slaying (For the elemental endboss)

Sigil: Superior Sigil of the Night & Superior Sigil of Sorrow (For all the dredge and the dredge endboss) or Superior Sigil of Elemental Slaying (For the elemental endboss)

Useful Skills:   

Give aegis and stability to the person on the console via Shield of Courage, “Retreat!” and Hallowed Ground. If you let the doors of the console close when the guy on the console has either one of those buffs, he will be able to solo the console.

Use pulls from Binding Blade (Greatsword #5) and Dragon’s Maw to bring the trash mobs close together for better cleaving.

Example:

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Potion: no useful potions for this fractal

Sigil: no useful sigils for this fractal

Useful Skills:    

“Stand Your Ground” and Hallowed Ground are very useful in this fractal! The stability they provide is very useful for the knockbacks from the ballistas.

Wall of Reflection can help to deal with the projectiles of the trash mobs.

“Retreat!” will provide additional swiftness for the “cross the courtyard” part.

Use pulls from Binding Blade (Greatsword #5) and Dragon’s Maw to bring the trash mobs close together for better cleaving.

Example:

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Daytime: Night

Potion: Powerful Potion of Grawl Slaying (for the grawls at the beginning) / Powerful Potion of Demon Slaying or Powerful Potion of Elemental Slaying (for the end boss fight. Both work)

Sigil: Superior Sigil of the Night + Superior Sigil of Grawl Slaying (for the grawls at the beginning) / Superior Sigil of Demon Slaying / Superior Sigil of Elemental Slaying (for the endboss fight)

Useful Skills:   

Use pulls from Binding Blade (Greatsword #5) and Dragon’s Maw to bring the trash mobs close together for better cleaving.

The cripple of Test of Faith is useful to stop the Grawls for reaching the captives.

Ring of Warding (Hammer #5), Zealot’s Embrace (Hammer #3), Banish (Hammer #4), Chains of Light (Scepter #3), Line of Warding (Staff #5) are also very good to stop the Grawls.

Wall of Reflection is very useful for the projectiles during the Champion Grawl Shaman and the Legendary Imbued Shaman fights.

It’s also very useful for the lava slublings.

The last boss fight is condition heavy. Bringing purging flames will take a lot of pressure from the fight.

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