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Beginner Tank Build – Blade/Chaos

Build created by Ciritty
Posted by Ciritty on January 25, 2014
Last updated by Vikestart on October 12, 2015
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  • Gear
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TypeDungeon Tank Build
WeaponBladeWeaponChaos Magic
AP Cost99
AP CostQL 3 Uncommon
  • AbilityBlade Torrent
  • AbilityBalanced Blade
  • AbilityCall for Eris
  • AbilityIllusion
  • AbilityMartial Discipline
  • AbilityParadox
  • AbilityDomino Effect
  • AbilityAgitator
  • AbilityBreakdown
  • AbilityMaster of Illusions
  • AbilitySharp Blades
  • AbilityPerfect Storm
  • AbilityParadigm Shift
  • AbilityFluid Defence
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Gear Stats
You’ll want some health and attack rating, don’t take any heal rating at all. Your choices will be limited initially, aim for as much block rating as you can, some penetration rating will also come in handy.

The Polaris

Hell Raised

The Darkness War

Hell Fallen

The Ankh

The Facility

Hell Eternal

The Slaughterhouse

The Penthouse

The Manufactory

Manufactory Breached



New York

Agartha Defiled



El Dorado







A beginner tanking build, this will work fine in normal mode dungeons and elite mode dungeons but can be made a lot better as you obtain Ability Points. Recommended to personalize and improve the build before heading into nightmare mode dungeons.


This build will work for dungeons, this assumes that you have a healer and preferably 3 dps backing you up.

You as a tank apply exposed, which will make dungeons 30% faster!

Try to spread your defensive cooldowns out a bit, your aim is to maintain hate and to keep yourself from dying for now.

You can use Domino Effect to impair special abilities such as Charged Hack.

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