Guardian Burst sPvP
I'd like to welcome you to my thread on Guardian Burst Damage. Firstly... whomever believes in this false pretence that anything lower than 17k-18k HP on a Guardian is a fail build please don't read on. Your continued ignorance is really not progressive OR healthy. You can do anything damage orientated at 14k just as well or better with smart play! That and with casual play/hot join this build is good but you will get Zerg'd.
My explanation behind the (Updated) build:
Now in sPvP this build thrives when you run with a point defender/supportive team-mate. Let him/her run in and soak up the aggro from other players(He/her is your distraction) With that in mind, most people look to Guardians as defensive...they will not know what has hit them when you sneak in and burst them down.
Ok so you don't always need that ally to assist you in fights, but there can be a timeline that you must burst your target down before some utilities simply run out, or in fact your enemies are back off cd. This build is more than capable of 1v1's/2v1's!
*Updated 24/10/2012 below posts may be outdated!
Open with the greatsword. Use Judges Intervention to *surprise your target aswell as apply a 2k+ burn than you now gain 10% extra damage on. Place Symbol of wrath, and commence binding blade to pull in your target. Whilst remaining on the symbol if possible. Follow with leap of faith to blind your target and Proc a retaliation combo field. Now use whirling wrath. (If you are lucky Sigil of Rage has Proc'd and you can chuck out as much as 10k-20k damage with good crit's, in 3 very quick seconds!) *Note if burning is not on your target before using Whirling wrath pop VoJ!
Now nothing ever goes perfectly, this is were you second weapon set comes in. If at any point during the first opener you're in trouble use Stand your ground and Smite Conditions to keep you up whilst still bursting your target with Retal and SC.
Jumping to your second weapon set, you could optionally take the Torch instead of Focus to maintain burst damage. Personally I prefer the Focus as it's my main anti-burst defence. Right back on topic. Blink to your target if they are not all ready dead and use Zealots Defence to keep up the pressure and nuking.
After all that its really situational. Spam Sword Auto attack or launch straight back into the Greatsword.
With any luck I will get some Good footage up of how I go about playing this role soon.
*sPvP Gameplay with A Similar Spec I uploaded late August.
When playing against stronger teams its advised to take Knights Amulet w/ Berserker's Jewel! Or Wurm Runes w/ Berserkers Amulet w/ knights Jewel
Thanks for taking the time to read. Constructive C/C welcome...I'm sure I have more explaining to do around the build. Please don't jump on the flame-wagon straight away, at least test the build.
Edited by Aeskarn Vorn, 03 January 2013 - 08:29 PM.