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This build has been designed for the following use:

Maintain +33% ias, 75% chance to block and increase critical hit rate of your axe or hammer.

Attributes and Skills

<pvxbig> [build prof=w/any tactics=12+2+1 str=3+1][optional][whirlwind attack][optional][optional]["For Great Justice!"][optional][soldier's stance][save yourselves][/build] Optional Optional slots for:

  • A Shout:
    • [["Fear Me!"@15]
    • [["To The Limit!"@15]
  • Hammer Attacks (put 12+1 in Hammer Mastery):
    • [[Crude Swing@13]
    • [[Yeti Smash@13] and [["you are all weaklings!"]
    • [[Crushing Blow@13] or a similar KD abusing skill
  • Axe Attacks (put 12+1 in Axe Mastery):
    • [[Cyclone Axe@13]
    • [[Dismember@13]
  • Others
    • [[Asuran Scan]
    • [[Sunspear Rebirth Signet]
    • other skills such as [[Death's Charge] or [[Enduring Harmony](synergy with FGJ and your other shout)



  • Survivor insignias with superior Vigor rune and rune of clarity.
  • 15^50 hammer or axe, preferably zealous


  • Maintain Fear me and Soldier's stance.
  • Use the rest of your skills on recharge.


  • I you don't like the idea of putting a major rune on your frontliner you can also use Dwarven Stability to maintain Soldier's Stance at lower tactics.
  • Sword, Scythe or Daggers can also be used but these builds tend to suffer from lack of energy.


  • General anti-melee such as blind, anti-melee hexes, etc...


A lot of these skills were updated, see the wiki links for accurate descriptions: "Fear Me!", Soldier's Stance, Crude Swing, Yeti Smash "To The Limit!"