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This build has been designed for the following use:

Abusing massively overpowered skills with Visions of Regret, making sure your opponent does nothing and takes damage, or retorts and takes damage.


  • Used in Hexway builds frequently in GvG
  • Somewhat frequently seen in HA.

Attributes and Skills

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  • Diversion.jpg [[Diversion@14]
  • Power Spike.jpg [[Power Spike@14]
  • Cry of Frustration.jpg [[Cry of Frustration@14]




  • 5x Prodigy's Insignia
  • Superior Vigor
  • Minor/Major Domination
  • Minor Fast Casting
  • Minor Inspiration
  • Restoration


  • Domination Wand of Memory, 20% cast time
  • Domination Focus of Aptitude, 20% recharge
  • Inspiration Wand of Memory, 20% cast time
  • Inspiration Focus of Aptitude, 20% recharge
  • Domination Wand of Memory, +15/-1 energy
  • Domination Focus of Fortitude, +15/-1 energy
  • Spear of Defense, +5 energy
  • Strength Shield of Fortitude, -20% cripple
  • Strength Shields of Fortitude, +10 armor vs each damage type


  • Prioritize your targets where your hexes will be most effective.
  • Use Visions of Regret on casters.
  • Backfire can be used for caster hate. Interchange with VoR on casters, but make sure not to use both hexes on one target.
  • Use Empathy to put pressure on melee.
  • Use Drain Enchantment for enchantment removal and energy management.
  • Use Power Drain to interrupt key spells and as energy management.
  • Resurrect allies.


  • Standard anti-caster
  • Hex removal

See Also

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