This is a hero build designed to shutdown important casters in PvE mobs, such as monks or elementalists, while the rest of the team takes down the rest of the mob. It abuses the insane reflexes of Heroes with the powerful elite Skull Crack.

Attributes and Skills

<pvxbig> [build name='a/w Skull cracker' prof=assa/warr crit=12+1+3 dagger=12+1][skull crack][flurry][critical eye][critical defenses][jagged strike][exhausting assault][malicious strike][resurrection signet][/build] </pvxbig>



  • Lock the Hero on an important target and precast Critical Eye and Critical Defenses.
  • Keep the hero menu up to be able to switch targets as needed.


  • Enchantment Removal
  • Basic Anti melee counters


  • Signet of Malice can be added since Heroes will "check" all targets in the area.
  • Disrupting Stab or Disrupting Dagger or Distracting Blow.
  • Another lead attack can be used but Jagged Strike is fast recharging and adds some degeneration.
  • "For Great Justice" makes Skull Crack charge faster.


  • Vampiric Daggers are used to up the DPS. since more than 10 sec daze is usually not needed.
  • No self heal is used.
  • This build can be used by a human player but it will be much harder to get Skull Crack to interrupts and thus daze.