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Barrage Enhancement Artillerist Build Guide for PvE

Build

required skill points: 328

Meta build, used for everything starting from legion raids content to the endgame.

To try the off-meta variant of Artillerist, head to our Firepower build guide.

Multiple Rocket Launcher

10

Multiple Rocket Launcher

Flame RocketQuick BarrageAccess Denied
Why?Galewind
Flamethrower

10

Flamethrower

Firepower ControlRanged FlameAzure Flame
Why?Overwhelm
Swing

7

Swing

Quick AttackAdvancing Hit
Why?Quick Recharge
Air Raid

10

Air Raid

QuickfireFlame BarrageThe Big One
Why?Galewind
Summon Turret

10

Summon Turret

Armor DestructionEnhanced TurretLaser Turret
Bleed
Forward Barrage

7

Forward Barrage

Firepower ControlQuick Prep
Why?Judgment
Homing Barrage

10

Homing Barrage

Guiding EnhancementWeak Point DetectionPower Bomb
Why?Conviction
Energy Field

10

Energy Field

Mind ConcentrationEnergy IncreaseSolid Shield
Purify

Skill priority

Air Raid
Homing Barrage
Forward Barrage
Multiple Rocket Launcher
Flamethrower
Summon Turret
Swing
Energy Field

Prioritize Homing BarrageHoming Barrage to max first, then Air RaidAir Raid then Multiple Rocket LauncherMultiple Rocket Launcher, anything else that comes after lvl 10 is enough. SwingSwing at lv7 for Counters and mobility. Summon TurretSummon Turret can be at 4 or 7 for BleedBleed rune effect

How to play

In this build, all you need to do is fill up your Identity to be able to use your Barrage mode

To fill up Identity gauge quickly, follow this combo:

Homing BarrageHoming Barrage > Air RaidAir Raid > FlamethrowerFlamethrower > Forward BarrageForward Barrage > Multiple Rocket LauncherMultiple Rocket Launcher.

Keep in mind that ConvictionConviction is on Homing BarrageHoming Barrage and JudgmentJudgment is on Forward BarrageForward Barrage, both will help to gain more gauge.

Once your identity gauge is filled, you have 20sec to go to Turret mode and cast your skills during the Firepower buff.

Recommended skill rotation on Barrage mode:

Barrage: HowitzerBarrage: Howitzer > Barrage: Energy CannonBarrage: Energy Cannon > Barrage: Focus FireBarrage: Focus Fire > Barrage: HowitzerBarrage: Howitzer

engravings

3

Firepower Enhancement

3

Barrage Enhancement

3

Grudge

3

Keen Blunt Weapon

3

Cursed Doll

Barrage Enhancement is a mandatory engraving. It increases Turret mode skills damage.

Firepower Enhancement gives 20% extra defense (regardless of the level) that cancels the side effect of Grudge.

Also as a side effect from Firepower Enhancement engraving artilleriest will have crit chance buff 40% at 3rd stage, so Keen Blunt Weapon is efficient engraving to use. Cursed Doll to enhance your damage.

combat stats

Crit

500

Swiftness

0

Specialization

1500

Endurance

0

Domination

0

Expertise

0

Specialization state is directly affectsBarrage skills so you need the maximum spec points you can get.

Necklace should be : Spec - Crit

Attack Gems

Barrage

Homing Barrage

Air Raid

Multiple Rocket Launcher

Summon Turret

Prioritize damage on Barrage skill, then Homing BarrageHoming Barrage > Air RaidAir Raid > Multiple Rocket LauncherMultiple Rocket Launcher.

Cooldown Gems

Homing Barrage

Air Raid

Multiple Rocket Launcher

Summon Turret

Energy Field

Flamethrower

Prioritize all CDR gems on those skills that allow you to fill you identity gauge quickly along with the shield skill, it can be like this in order:

  • Shield
  • Flamethrower followed by the rest of the skills

gear tripods

Homing Barrage
Weak Point Detection
Power Bomb
Air Raid
Quickfire
Flame Barrage
The Big One
Multiple Rocket Launcher
Flame Rocket
Quick Barrage
Access Denied
Summon Turret
Enhanced Turret
Laser Turret
Flamethrower
Azure Flame

Prioritize main damage skills damage tripods, and then Firepower Control tripods (Flame Thrower and Forward Barrage)