1. 准备工作 Preparing To Raid

介绍

欢迎阅读这份指南,你将了解如何让你的第一个角色准备好开始参与团队副本或者进攻任务。本文会从一个在工具、资源或者副职业等级方面的准备并不充足的新玩家的视角出发;而经验丰富的老玩家往往能很快地为一名角色配置装备。另外,由于团队副本和进攻任务是扩展资料片(DLC)的内容,本文假设你至少拥有一个 DLC

首先,要获得一个足以胜任团本的角色,需要遵循下面的步骤:

  1. 创建一个角色。
  2. 提升至 80 级。
  3. 决定你要使用的配装,然后训练精英特长。
  4. 尽量提升那些对团本有用的专精。

创建角色

第一步肯定是创建一个角色!不要担心选错职业,因为所有职业在所有团队副本和进攻任务中都可以胜任某项职责。虽然一些职业可能在最高水平的速刷团队中表现不理想,但任何设计合理的配装都可以在 非速刷团队中 有所发挥。

选择你喜欢的职业,而不是伤害最高的职业。

升级角色

下一步,将你的角色提升到80级,因为团队副本和进攻任务都要求80级角色参与。 Either level manually by exploring and doing events or use a 80 级增幅剂 that you get for free whenever you buy any of the expansions. The second option will be faster, but will put you at a disadvantage when it comes to understanding your class.

Levelling manually will help you see if you like playing your profession and to help you learn the mechanics of your chosen profession. That understanding will help you learn rotations faster and understand why certain choices in builds are made.

The 80 级增幅剂 allows you to jump ahead and start progressing on raiding almost immediately. The 80 级增幅剂 will give you a set of level 80 Exotic (the second highest rarity stat wise) gear that will help you train your elite specialization and level your masteries. The gear that is given by the boost has Celestial stats, which means it gives a decent amount of all stats, this is relatively good as a starting gear and for a few classes can even be the best gear for your chosen build. The boost also gives 25 ,these are a utility item used by power DPS (damage per second) professions.

决定配装

The last two stages of this first section can be completed in the background whilst working through the rest of the guide but since they will influence the gear you want to acquire they are listed first.

Once you have reached level 80 on your chosen profession, select what build you want to start working towards. Almost all builds require the use of an Elite Specialization so your next step is to start training the Elite Specialization required for the build you have selected.

有两个页面可以帮助你选择配装:

  1. The Beginner's Build Page lists a few easy to pick up builds that are ideal for the starter raider to have as their first raid character.
  2. The Main Build Page lists all the builds on this site and contains the full range of builds that you can consider gearing. The Builds page allows you to filter the list of all builds by Profession, since you already have a profession at level 80, filter this page to only show the builds for your profession.

页面上的所有配装都有对应的角色定位标签,如下所示:

Firstly there are tags that explain what type of role your build will be occupying within a squad.

Secondly there are boon based tags that explain what boons your support class will provide to your subgroup.

训练专精

Once you have decided upon a build, go to its individual build page and look at the gear, food, traits, and rotation. There are build template links on every build page that allow you to copy the traits for your chosen build into your own characters’ build templates. You will likely have the third trait line and probably a few of your utility skills locked since it will be from an Elite Specialization that you haven’t trained yet.

The obvious next step is to train your chosen build’s Elite Specialization; this is most easily done by running through the maps of a specific expansion and completing hero points. Expansion map hero points provide 10 times the amount of hero points as core Tyria maps.

升级专精

Whilst you are training your elite specialization in the previous section, also think about unlocking and spending mastery points to unlock masteries. A few raid encounters require the use of specific masteries whilst other masteries merely make some fight mechanics easier to manage. There is a specific raiding mastery track but it will not be unlocked until you have killed one boss in one of the Heart of Thorns wings.

Below is a recommended list of masteries that you should start training as you work through getting your character geared. They are ordered in terms of most important to least important.

Necessary to complete certain encounters:

This secondary list of masteries is not necessary to complete any encounters, but not having them will cause other members of your raid squad to either complete a mechanic for you or help transport you over certain obstacles using a

On each raid wing guide page it is explained in more detail which raid wing requires or optionally needs all of these masteries!

配置装备

Now that you have decided on a build to work towards, you need to acquire the gear to help your build fulfil its role. On the build page you will see the weapons, armour, trinkets, sigils, runes, infusions, and the stat prefixes of all gear.

All builds on this site are designed around using infusions and full ascended gear. Ascended gear is the second highest rarity of gear and has stats identical to the highest rarity of gear, Legendary. Ascended gear has the lucky side benefit of being able to be stat swapped for a small cost so as long as you have the correct type of weapon or weight of armour it can be changed to your desired prefix. The exact process is described on the Stat Changing wiki page. The third highest rarity of gear is called Exotic which is perfectly usable as starter gear and only has 5% lower stats than ascended gear.

It is recommended to start raiding with ascended weapons and trinkets, but not required.

The 5% stat bonus from ascended is more noticeable on trinkets as they grant more stats than armour. Having 5% more weapon strength from an ascended weapon is a significant improvement on any damage-dealing role as most of your skills include a damage calculation which includes your character's weapon strength. However, you can start raiding in full exotic gear as you work towards more pieces of ascended gear, both raid and strike encounters have a chance to drop ascended gear as well as will give currency that can be used to buy specific ascended pieces you might want. Due to the slightly lower stats, be prepared to practice harder to achieve the same results as other players!

The second limitation of exotic gear is that you cannot use infusions. Infusions are upgrade items that slot into all pieces of ascended rarity and above excluding the amulet. They allow builds to gain a marginal increase in stats to improve the performance of your build. For now, focus on the other gearing aspects aside from infusions. These can be worked toward after you have become experienced with your class and raiding in general if you want to push your performance to the highest level.

The acquisition of exotic and ascended gear for any build is described in the following sections:

武器

Ascended weapons are usually obtained through crafting; however, there are a couple of options for easier acquisition.

You can complete a Specialization Collection to obtain an ascended weapon related to your profession. However, not all builds use the weapon that is obtained through this method. In general, the Specialization Collections of both End of Dragons Path of Fire are cheaper than those of Heart of Thorns. All ascended weapons acquired from Specialization Collections only allow for a few different weapon prefixes to be selected which might not be the prefix required for your chosen build, they can however be stat swapped just like any ascended weapon although they will lose their unique item status.

The second route is to complete the Knight of Thorn Side Story achievements. You have a choice of a dagger, greatsword, scepter, shield, or sword with any stat prefix upon completing this side story with the exception Dragon's or Ritualist's, the two new stat sets added with End od Dragons. After you have completed the entirety of the Heart of Thorns story, you will receive a mail to start this side story at the next daily reset.

Finally you can simply craft one。 To do so requires a level 500 crafting in the discipline that your weapon is a type of: Artificer for foci, staves and scepters; Huntsman for short bows, longbows, pistols, rifles, torches and warhorns; Weaponsmith for axes, daggers, swords, greatswords, maces, hammers, and shields. Levelling a crafting profession to 500 is quite expensive so it might be better to just use an exotic weapon until you acquire an ascended weapon through other means, for example dropping a weapon chest or ascended weapon from a raid or strike encounter as well as a tiny chance from any enemy or chest in the game, which can then be stat swapped to the prefix you want as explained earlier.

Exotic weapons can be obtained by either buying them off the Trading Post,where you will want to apply filters for the stat prefixes to obtain the correct stats; buying from dungeon vendors, which don’t usually sell very useful stats apart from Berserker; or by crafting them at crafting level 400. Levelling a crafting profession to 400 is far cheaper than going to 500.

For more information on leveling crafting check out gw2crafts.net

法印

Once you have obtained the weapons for your build you will want to slot sigils into them. Many weapons come with sigils already in them so check that you don't already have a useful sigil in your weapon that you are overwriting. Most sigils can be crafted but some recipes are hard or time gated to acquire or are expensive. If you either don’t want to wait to unlock a sigil recipe or don’t want to spend money to level a crafting profession, then you can usually buy sigils from the Trading Post. After you acquire them you can simply double click on the sigil and then once on the weapon to slot them into your chosen weapon.

If you are using exotic weapons and want to upgrade to ascended gear then you either need a 。 This retrieves your sigil from the exotic weapon to reuse it in the ascended weapon. Otherwise you will have to craft or buy a new set of sigils.

护甲

The difficulty of acquiring exotic armour will vary wildly depending on what stats you want.

最简单的是狂战士属性,因为它属于核心属性,能被所有直接伤害配装使用。对于狂战士装备,最好的方法是从交易所购买。

另一种非常容易获取的属性是天界。正如前文提到的,如果使用购买资料片时获得的 80 级增幅剂,那么你的角色将获得一整套天界盔甲、武器和饰品。你仍然可以在80级的角色上使用它,并且仍然可以获得天界装备,但这意味着你不能在其他角色上使用。

对于大多数其他常用的属性词缀,要么获取一些属性可选的护甲部件,要么用一个属性较少的的词缀替代,并希望你拥有的正确属性的升华护甲部位来弥补属性损失。

If you aren’t able to obtain the previously listed stat selectable armour, there are specific alternatives for different types of builds.

For healer-type builds you ideally would be running Harrier stats. However, since quite a few healers run 100% boon duration to be safe, the actual boon duration requirement is a bit lower. You can afford to run Magi stats if you can’t obtain Harrier armour from the previous stat-selectable sources. Magi stats are also convenient since almost all healers will run which requires you to do the Ascalonian Catacombs dungeon to unlock the ability to buy the runes and then do any dungeons in the game in order to get Tale of Dungeon Delving to purchase the runes themselves. The vendor you buy monk runes from also sells exotic Magi armour which already has monk runes slotted in them! Disclaimer: whilst running lower boon duration on your healer is possible, you should still try to improve your gear to ascended Harrier gear as having the extra boon duration will be more helpful to your team.

For condi-type builds you usually run Viper and sometimes a piece or two of Sinister gear. Sinister is taken because full ascended viper stats can overcap on your Expertise (condition duration) so Sinister gear prevents wasted Expertise from viper stats - with exotics this won’t be an issue, so don’t worry about Sinister gear. One way to get an easy piece of viper gear is to complete the final story step of the Heart of Thorns story which will give you a box containing your choice of any exotic viper armour or weapon. A second choice is to get some exotic gear with either Carrion or Rabid stats. Carrion gear is useful for condi builds that don’t have condi on critical hit traits. Be careful with Rabid gear as it does give 坚韧 Toughness that can easily mess up tanking in your squad. It is generally best to avoid any 坚韧 Toughness stats, especially as a DPS, this is because as mentioned in the picking builds section quite a few bosses in raids aggro on the player with the highest 坚韧 Toughness

For boon duration-type builds that need stat types like Diviner it is usually going to be easier to get Berserker armour and find boon duration from other sources. Other sources of easy boon duration include:

  1. Ascended Diviner weapons or trinkets.
  2. Running a few exotic Celestial pieces - similar to Rabid gear you might need to watch your 坚韧 Toughness so you don't steal aggro from your tank.
  3. or changing rune from something like Scholar to or similar boon duration runes.
  4. Swapping food to can net you an easy 16% boon duration.

EoD 巨龙之末属性预选护甲

The two new stat prefixes added with End of Dragons,Dragon's and Ritualist's are unavailable from stat selectable sources, they instead require you to craft exotic armour from recipes bought from two specific vendors. For Dragon's stats you will want to craft Jade Tech armour that you buy recipes for from any Xunlai Jade Sales Associate,for Ritualist's stat you will want to craft the Exotic Ancient Canthan armour that you buy recipes for from Chin-Hwa。 For the Ancient Canthan armour you will need to have unlocked the rare version by playing through the End of Dragons story.

符文

After you have gotten your exotic armour, you will want to slot in some runes to complete your armour set. Acquiring runes is similar to sigils where you can either buy them from the Trading post or craft them yourself, once again make sure to check you don't already have a useful rune set in the armour you have acquired! Crafting is usually cheaper but it will require investment to level your crafting professions.

Some rune sets do require you to do dungeons and buy from the dungeon armour vendor. The notable examples are from Ascalonian Catacombs used by almost all healers and from Twilight Arbor used by a few condi damage builds.

Just like sigils, you will need a to retrieve your runes from exotic armour when you upgrade to ascended armour. Unluckily quite a few pieces of exotic armour aren’t salvageable so you might just have to buy a new set of runes.

饰品

The final part of gearing your build is to get some trinkets. Depending on the stats you want, acquiring them can vary wildly. You can either get trinkets that have a specific stat prefix or get trinkets that will allow you to select any stat prefix. Listed below are ways to obtain trinkets which already have a defined prefix.

  1. For 狂战士 Berserker trinkets the amulet and rings are quite easy to get but accessories can be difficult to obtain. The rings can be bought for 10 pristine fractal relics each which just requires a few days of doing fractals. Berserker amulets can be bought from laurel merchants for 30 laurels or from WvW laurel merchants for 20 laurels and 250 badges of honour if you feel like doing some WvW to subsidise the cost. Berserker accessories cost 12 guild commendations and 5 gold each.
  2. Harrier trinkets can be bought for laurels, trade contracts and s from heart vendors in Path of Fire maps. The amulet can also be obtained from the Path of Fire story act 2 story meta-achievement. There is only 1 Harrier accessory so you will need to get a second stat selectable accessory from another source and pick Harrier stats.
  3. There aren’t any Viper prefix trinkets so you will need to get all trinkets through stat-selectable sources.
  4. Diviner trinkets can be bought for laurels from vendors in Thunderhead Peaks. This does require owning All or Nothing (season 4 episode 5) which costs 200 gems if not unlocked. There is only 1 diviner ring and accessory available this way so you will need to acquire a second ring and accessory through stat-selectable sources.

For ascended backpieces the easiest source is the Raise the Banners achievements, available after completing the Path of Fire story. There are 3 different achievements depending on a choice you make during the story.

The easiest way to get ascended trinkets with selectable stats is using Living World episodes. Most Living World episodes from seasons 3 and 4 can provide you with a few trinkets. All trinkets require map currency and some map currency is a lot easier to acquire than others. The episode A Crack in the Ice (season 3 episode 3) has very easy to acquire map currency and allows you to get a backpack, an accessory, and a ring.

Many ascended trinkets are unique, which means that you can’t equip 2 of the same item. This can be circumvented by either infusing or attuning rings. Rings can be in 4 states: non upgraded, infused, attuned, and infused-attuned. If you have 2 unique rings that are in different states they can be equipped at once. Due to this you can acquire 2 rings from A Crack in the Ice, filling 4 out of the 6 trinket slots.

After A Crack in the Ice the next most useful episode is War Eternal (season 4 episode 6), which can provide you with an amulet, accessory, and a ring - 3 trinkets (4 if using the upgrade trick) which, when combined with A Crack in the Ice, will make a full set. The main downside to using Living World episodes is that each episode costs 200 gems if not already owned.

The next best option after Living World episodes is to do fractals and buy trinkets using pristine fractal relics. Stat selectable rings, amulets, and accessories can be bought for 100 pristine relics each.

EoD 巨龙之末属性预选饰品

Just like armour, trinkets for the two new prefixes available with End of DragonsDragon's and Ritualist's are unavailable from stat selectable sources. For ascended trinkets you will need to complete the End of Dragons story meta achievements which award one accessory and amulet each of Dragon's and Ritualist's stats along with a ring that you can select one of the two prefixes from. For other trinkets you will need to complete the Specialization Collection for your profession in order to unlock the Ministry-Approved {new elite spec} collection which gives you the ability to buy an amulet, ring and accessory for the two new stat types.

If you don’t want to get ascended trinkets, then you can simply buy exotic trinkets off the Trading Post:

  1. Berserker trinkets can be found by searching for Ruby Orichalcum. The trinkets are called
  2. A full set of 天界 Celestial trinkets can be acquired if you consume a 80 级增幅剂 on your character.
  3. Harrier trinkets can be found by searching for Brandspark. The trinkets are called
  4. Viper trinkets can be found by searching for Black Diamond Orichalcum. The trinkets are called
  5. Diviner trinkets can be found by searching for Serpentite Orichalcum. The trinkets are called

For exotic trinkets of End of Dragons stat-sets, Dragon's and Ritualist's you are able to obtain one amulet, ring and accessory per profession as part of your classes Specialization Collection. For the other ring and accessory you will need to buy them from the Trading Post, For Ritualist's you want to search for Polished-Resin Orichalcum and for Dragon's you want to search for Jade Orichalcum.

For exotic backpacks you can buy a Lunar New Year backpack from the Trading Post. They all have a name that follows the Lucky Great {animal} Lantern naming scheme, the cheapest one at the time will vary depending upon what the animal of the Lunar New Year is as the game will have had an influx of that backpack from the most recent Lunar New Year event.

EoD 巨龙之末属性预选背部

It is currently completely impossible to obtain a backpack with the two new End of Dragons stat-sets, Dragon's and Ritualist's of either Ascended or Exotic rarity. It is possible to select these stats from a Legendary backpack however.

食物

Along with all the armour, weapons, and trinkets, your build will also need food and utility items to maximise effectiveness. The food and utility are listed on the build page.

Ascended food is unique in that a player that uses it will drop an interactable feast that allows anyone to share the same food. This can be very useful in a beginner group as you might only need 1 ascended feast for all your DPS players. Ascended food does require 500 Chef to craft however.

All non-ascended foods can be bought on the trading post or you can choose to craft them. Crafting is cheaper but does require levelling Chef. It is a better investment to level Chef than armour or weapon making crafting professions because food is constantly used as well as if you reach 500 chef then you can share your food with friends or random players in your squad.

循环练习

The final stage before being ready to raid is to practice your build’s rotation. Since you will likely not have the best gear at this point you will be at a disadvantage. Therefore, it is very important that you practice very thoroughly to overcome this disadvantage. You can outperform people with better gear as long as you commit yourself fully.

A guide on how to set up a golem is listed in the Special Forces Area guide.

The build pages for DPS classes and supports list the opener and rotation in addition to a rotation video. For more supportive healer roles there might not be a rotation listed on the page but you should read the build guide to figure out what skills you should prioritize and when to time certain skills. You can help your squad deal with damage or mechanics by using specific skills.

For all builds you should read through your traits and utilities as well as the build guide to understand how certain combos and parts of the build work together and complement each other.

准备参与团本!

Once you have practiced your build you should be ready to join a training guild run or a beginner raid through the Looking for Group tool. You can visit the explore section of the site which lists Training Guilds page for a list of training guilds that would be very happy to train you as you enter raids for the first time, you can also read the 2. 加入团队 Joining Squads guide for advice on finding training runs or low requirement groups in the LFG tool.

You will probably find that you will encounter situations that you didn’t practice for or a mechanic might interrupt your rotation during a raid. Just go back and practice at the golem to learn how your rotation might change during an actual fight due to phase lengths and so on.

后记

You have now geared a character and started raiding but you are just at the start of your raiding journey. This is one of the most exciting times as you can experience all the raids for the first time and start to grasp how they work as you get more experience.

After you start raiding you will find that you can upgrade your gear more easily. Raids award you with Magnetite Shards and Gaeting Crystals that will allow you to buy a variety of ascended items from the Basic Magnetite Exchange Operative in the Aerodrome. You will also have a chance to get ascended gear drops from raid encounters. These can be used to first upgrade your character to full ascended gear but also will allow you to gear other characters that will help you raid more effectively. Maybe you geared a power DPS as your first character and you want to try a condi DPS build or a healer next.

One collection that will help you greatly with gearing is the Envoy Armour I collection which will give you a full set of stat-selectable ascended armour for very little gold investment. It allows you to get an ascended armour set on your first character or to help gear a second one. The following collection Envoy Armour II gives another free set of ascended armour which is the precursor item to Legendary armour, it is very important you don't stat swap the refined armour set from Envoy Armour II as it will stop it from being used as a precursor for legendary armour.

As you raid more you might consider levelling certain crafting professions such as Chef to craft your own food. Raiding will also give you a lot of experience as well as mastery points so you can train your masteries quite easily.

Once you have full sets of ascended gear you can also buy infusions from the raid currency vendor and slot them into your ascended gear to complete your builds fully. This is more for min-maxing and is more of a personal choice for if you want your stats to be as high as possible and feel like you are contributing as much as possible to your raid group.

Happy raiding and thanks for reading!