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This build has been designed for the following use:

Kills all raptors including the boss in HM in less than 1 minute to give around 140 asura points/min.

Attributes and Skills

Your Build

<pvxbig> [build prof=W/N name="Build:W/N Raptor Farmer" curses=12 str=6+2 tac=5 swordsmanship=10+1+2][Mark of Pain][Dolyak Signet][Protector's Defense][Hundred Blades][Wary Stance][Shield Stance][Whirlwind Attack][Endure Pain][/build] </pvxbig>

Hero Build

<pvxbig> [build prof=P/any name="Build:W/N Raptor Farmer" command=12+1+3 leadership=12]["Fall Back!"][Enduring Harmony]["Incoming!"]["Make Haste!"]["Can't Touch This!"][Optional][Optional][Optional][/Build]

Disable all skills except "Fall Back! on the hero.

Optional Optional

  • "Stand Your Ground!" [["Stand Your Ground!"@16]
  • Vocal Was Sogolon [[Vocal Was Sogolon]


Remember that having 2 IMS skills active at the same time can cause the raptors to deaggro.


  • Knight's Insignia on all armor
  • Sword preferably with hp +30 or +7 armor vs. physical and energy +5
  • Max req. 8 strength shield with hp +30 (and +10 vs. Piercing if available)
  • Major/Superior Vigor rune, Superior Absorption rune
  • Superior Swordsmanship and Major Strength with a Swordsmanship headpiece
    • [or] Minor Swordmanship and Superior Strength with a Swordsmanship headpiece
  • Put on your Asura title
  • Hero equipment doesn't matter


A warrior successfully killing the raptors

  • Enter Riven Earth from Rata Sum, and the hero will use "Fall Back!" "Fall Back!".
  • Once you enter, get the hero to use Enduring Harmony on you (get bounty if needed)
  • Use Fall Back and Incoming to speed up the run to cave
  • As you get near to the cave entrance, make the hero use "Make Haste!" "Make Haste!", and "Can't Touch This!" "Can't Touch This!" on you, then flag him/her back near the res shrine.
  • Cast Mark of Pain on the first raptor.
  • Head to the left and try to aggro every raptor and the boss group. However, you will be able to kill the boss if you aggro just 23 raptors, so don't waste time aggroing the other raptors if theres a bad spawn or due to player mistake
  • If you have two different 33% IMS active at the same time, raptors will break aggro. You can use this to stop and cast Mark of Pain again when recharged.
  • Ball the group up, stop and hit Dolyak Signet Dolyak Signet -> Protector's Defense Protector's Defense -> Hundred Blades Hundred Blades-> Wary Stance Wary Stance -> Mark of Pain (on a raptor adjacent to the boss)
  • Use Shield stance, and then Whirlwind Attack.
  • Pick up your drops.
  • /resign and repeat. Or ask your leechers to portal.


  • Mark of Pain running out before you get whirlwind attack off.
  • Failing to use 2 Mark of Pain
  • rubber banding.


  • Dolyak Signet can be dropped if you take "Stand Your Ground!" "Stand Your Ground!" on the hero. The freed slot on your bar is up to you to decide on. Some choices are:
    • "To the Limit!" "To the Limit!" can quickly charge Whirlwind Attack and provides more health.
    • Soldier's Defense Soldier's Defense can quickly charge Whirlwind Attack before using Wary Stance, and provides additional blocking while waiting for the raptors to ball.
  • Endure Pain for health if you have having trouble surviving.

No Hero Version

<pvxbig> [build prof=W/N name="Build:W/N Raptor Farmer" curses=12 str=8+1 tac=5 swordsmanship=9+1+2][Mark of Pain][Great Dwarf Armor][Protector's Defense][Hundred Blades][Endure Pain][Wary Stance][Whirlwind Attack][Sprint][/build] </pvxbig>

  • This variant does not require the hero.
  • Use Great Dwarf Armor before entering in the cave. Use Mark of Pain on the first raptor nestling you see.
  • When you are balling them you must select another raptor nestling as target, just with a simple click.
  • When you stop use Protector's Defense -> Hundred Blades -> Endure Pain -> Mark of Pain on the selected raptor, so you have 2 MoPs put. Then use Wary Stance -> Whirlwind Attack.
  • Use sprint on recharge.
  • Recommended to have as high hp and armor as possible. Recommended energy : 35-40.
  • Another variant could be drinking a light alcohol beverage and using drunken master instead of sprint.
  • If you don't have a high rank in delver you may swap Great Dwarf Armor with Dolyak Signet.


  • Tip- After entering Riven Earth for the first time, return to Rata Sum before leaving again. This way, when you complete each run, you can simply resign to be returned to the outpost right by the entrance to the next run.


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