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The Wardancer Profession

Armour type: Scalemail, Wielded shield, Shield absorb (Trans Shielddance)

Main stat: Strength and Constitution.

Preferred statpacks: Strong, athletic, Fast

Balance type: Mainly Balance, Occasional equilbium attacks.

Skillsets:

Wardance: Mostly defences, kick attacks and escape skills. Doubletime reduces balance times overall. Also includes Transfix, Kipup and Overwhelm that decreases splitleap and suicidedrop balances by 33%. Lasts 10-60 seconds depending on the targets health/afflictions. Each affliction increases duration by 5s and each missing 2% of health increases by 1s. Only used in PvP for burst damage depending on strategy.

Bladedance: Mainly sword attacks. Most used skills in pvp are flick for afflictions or Strike for damage. The Bladedance bashing attack is Strike.

Shielddance: Shield attacks and defences. Requires a wielded shield. Includes shield absprb to reduce physical damage as well as a second parry. Allows you to wield shields +2 higher than your str. Pvp attacks are usually hack for afflictions and cleave for higher damage as well as an affliction.  Shielddance bashing attack is batter.


General Wardancer Strategies:

Flickdancer: Preferred statpacks are Athleric or Fast. General strategies are a toxin stack that works for you leading into a disembowel kills. Disembowel does a flat 40% damage minimum and is increased by each affliction on the target.

Damage: Preferred statpack are Athletic or Strong. Sustained damage by using Blade strike/Shield cleave/Splitleap combos. Or burst damage by replacing splitleap with suicidedrop. 

Group combat/Crowd Control: Transfix if target is not blind or Bind if sleeping or unconscious add an entanglement. Can steal kills with a strike/cleave/suicidedrop combo..

See Also: HELP WARDANCE, HELP SHIELDDANCE, HELP BLADEDANCE, HELP WARDANCERS, HELP PROFESSION LIST