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Dungeon DPS Build – Hammer/Pistols

Build created by Vikestart
Posted by Vikestart on October 9, 2015
Last updated by Ciritty on October 20, 2015
  • Abilities
  • Gear
  • Auxiliary
  • Effectiveness
TypeDungeon DPS Build
AP Cost1004
AP CostQL 10 Epic
  • AbilityGrand Slam
  • AbilityThe Business
  • AbilityMolten Steel
  • AbilityShootout
  • AbilityFull Momentum
  • AbilityWin-Win
  • AbilityDo or Die
  • AbilityTwist the Knife
  • AbilityCloser
  • AbilityIron Maiden
  • AbilityLethality
  • AbilityBrawler
  • AbilityElemental Force
  • AbilitySeal the Deal
Download ModVDM Import String
Suggested Auxiliary Abilities
Ability Ability Can be used as a filler for Elemental Force after 5 builders and before the 2 consumers. Put an Augur signet on the Chainsaw to boost this attack. Does a lot of damage.
Ability Ability Since you're already in melee range with Dancing Blade, you can use Crack! as a filler for Elemental Force, and it will also boost the entire group's damage output. Put a Binding signet on the whip to increase the boost.
Gear Stats
4000+Attack Rating
650Hit Rating
500+Crit Power
Crit Power on the Pistols and Crit Power on the Hammer. For longer fights, you can use a Hammer with Crit Rating instead.
Head:Signet of Laceration
Hammer:Signet of Abuse
Pistols:Signet of Aggression

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 simple yet highly effective Dungeon DPS build.

This build is however NOT recommended for the New York raid, because the weapon combo does not match weapon based buff circles in the third phase of that fight. The builds works just fine in all the dungeons and the other raids though.

Situational Abilities

Straight Shooter

If you have less than 650 hit rating, you might want to consider replacing Lethality with Straight Shooter, since all Lethality stacks are removed when glancing, and you will start to glance with less hit rating.

How It Works

DPS builds in general focus on boosting their consumers as much as possible.

This specific Elemental Force build super-charges Shootout in order to achieve great numbers.

Rotation when Full Momentum is off-cooldown:

5x Grand Slam
1x Molten Steel
1x Full Momentum
1x Molten Steel
1x Shootout (Elemental Force)

Rotation when Full Momentum is on-cooldown:

5x Grand Slam
1x Auxiliary weapon attack / The Business
1x Molten Steel
1x Shootout (Elemental Force)

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