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    How to Be A Good Guardian Part 2- DPS

    Hey all, This is Smidgett of Nimrodel here to continue my posts on how to be a good guardian! Today I will go over how to successfully dps on a guardian.

    DPS-

    It is very easy to dps on your guardian. The stance Overpower is what you want to go in. You also should probably have a 2 handed weapon. When dps I find that

    doing a rotation of sting, stagger, force oppening, and brutal assult gives me good damage. Also if you are dpsing spam overwhelm and to the king as much as

    possible. This should make you able to do fair dps on any mob. I would not recommend going dps for high healthed mobs. Anything above 25,000 morale would be

    hard. When traiting for dps it's very easy. Here is a list of traits you should probably trait for dps-



    Hit Where It Hurts

    Raw Power

    Stinging Blow

    Blocking Force

    Strong Lungs

    Stoic

    Brave Heart

    These traits basicly supercharge your big dps skills. Brave heart will reduce your Warrior's Heart/Fortitude cooldown and Stoic gives you mitigations. Here is a list of legendary traits you should slot-

    Hemorage

    To The King

    Challenge the Darknes

    You slot hemorage because it makes Brutal Assult have a 50% chance to apply a that does 150 damage or so, even more with the bleed damage legacy. To The King does awsome damage. Why I choose challenge the darkness is Guardian's Threat is useless when dpsing (also useless for any other build), Shield Smash is useless because you are using a 2 hander, and you can't slot Heart of Fire or Litany Master because of the way your traited. Keep the same virtues and racial traits. As far as gear goes just use the same gear you use to tank. If you have any gear that gives you Melee Critical Rating slot that instead of your current ones unless your crit rating is already capped. NEVER traits dps when going group unless asked to. NEVER go dps when you are supposed to tank. DPS Traiting is basicly only for deeding, soloing, and any other grind intensive class where you need to kill things fast. This post isn't as long as the last one because it is really easy to dps! I'll see you back in part 3 as we discuss how to pvp on a guardian.
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    Re: How to Be A Good Guardian Part 2- DPS

    This post is already misleading enough please don't make another thread when you have no idea what you're talking about.

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    Re: How to Be A Good Guardian Part 2- DPS

    Quote Originally Posted by OGsam View Post
    This post is already misleading enough please don't make another thread when you have no idea what you're talking about.
    You don't have to follow it. It's the way I play my guard. I find it to be very good. I can dps and tank very well on my guardian.
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    Re: How to Be A Good Guardian Part 2- DPS

    Quote Originally Posted by XanderLowe View Post
    You don't have to follow it. It's the way I play my guard. I find it to be very good. I can dps and tank very well on my guardian.
    dats gangsta, man.
    argh i'm a killerrrr
    you are lolTS'dGREYbarDEAD'ded
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    Re: How to Be A Good Guardian Part 2- DPS

    Quote Originally Posted by operaoneyes View Post
    dats gangsta, man.
    MC Da' Gangsta breakin through tha rankz!
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    Re: How to Be A Good Guardian Part 2- DPS

    Quote Originally Posted by drmahodi View Post
    MC Da' Gangsta breakin through tha rankz!
    That guy's a work horse. He releases a new album like 6 times a year. So hot these days.
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    Re: How to Be A Good Guardian Part 2- DPS

    Quote Originally Posted by XanderLowe View Post
    You don't have to follow it. It's the way I play my guard. I find it to be very good. I can dps and tank very well on my guardian.
    Personal oppinions differ from facts on many occasions, this is no exception.

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    Re: How to Be A Good Guardian Part 2- DPS

    This is a freaking simple guide not a What To Do In Every Single Occasion On Tanking And Other Things For Advanced Players. This is a simple guideline of how to basicly trait, gear, and skills for a guardian. Yeah you may know a better tanking rotation then me oh wow your just plain awsome now! I honestly don't give a flying flip. You don't like it there is a simple answer-DON'T RESPOND or even better Go Away!
    Last edited by XanderLowe; Sep 01 2010 at 08:13 PM.
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    Re: How to Be A Good Guardian Part 2- DPS

    Quote Originally Posted by XanderLowe View Post
    This is a freaking simple guide not a What To Do In Every Single Occasion On Tanking And Other Things For Advanced Players. This is a simple guideline of how to basicly trait, gear, and skills for a guardian. Yeah you may know a better tanking rotation then me oh wow your just plain awsome now! I honestly don't give a flying ****. You don't like it there is a simple answer-DON'T RESPOND or even better Go Away!
    1 quick question.

    1. Why here instead of the Guardian Forums?

    Also, you posted this on a public discussion forum, you should be prepared to expect negative feedback. If you don't want feedback or want positive, post it on a blog.

    Don't take this the wrong way, just don't expect to come on a public forum and get perfect agreement. (Although Xael was a bit rude xD)
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