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This build has been designed for the following use:
- Extremely common in GvG as a defensive midliner in split, spike, and balanced builds.
- Rarely seen in HA.
<pvxbig> [build prof=E/Rt Water=12+1+1 Energy=11+1 resto=6][Shard Storm][Freezing Gust][Winter's Embrace][Blurred Vision][Glowing Ice][Optional][Water Attunement][Death Pact Signet][/build]
- [[Mirror of Ice@14] - Pumps up water hexes to improve spike damage.
- [[Water Trident@14] - Spammable conditional KD, great for snaring on Frozen Isle.
- [[Empathic Removal] - Provides additional hex/condition removal, great for counter-speccing Hexways (replace Death Pact with a res sig).
- [[Shatterstone@14] - Sipke assist damage with a fair recharge rate
- [[Ether Prism@12] - Replaces Water Attunement with either Aura of Restoration or Glyph of Lesser Energy going in the optional. Provides energy management without the risk of enchantment strip.
- [[Icy Shackles@14] - Replaces Winter's Embrace, with either Aura of Restoration or Glyph of Lesser Energy going in the optional. Provides a strong elite snare.
- 5x Blessed Insignia (Survivor if running Ether Prism)
- Superior Vigor
- Minor Water
- Minor Energy Storage
- Water Wand of Memory, 20% cast time
- Water Focus of Aptitude, 20% recharge
- Water Wand of Memory, +15/-1 energy
- Energy Storage Focus of Fortitude, +15/-1 energy
- Adept Water Staff of Enchanting, 20% cast time
- Spear of Defense, +5 energy or 10% recharge or 10% cast time
- Strength Shield of Fortitude, -20% cripple
- Strength Shields of Fortitude, +10 armor vs each damage type
- General Anti-Caster.
- Enchantment Removal.
- Owning Noobs.