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Chaos Dungeon Paladin Build Guide for PvE

Build

required skill points: 356

Paladin can be extremely painful in solo content, Chaos Dungeon included. However, with a few tweaks Paladin can go from a horrible Chaos Dungeon farmer, to one of the best in the entire game. Despite this being a chaos guide, it has many optimisations that will make Chaos Dungeons enjoyable rather than tedious.

Charge

7

Charge

Excellent MobilityShining Protection
Quick Recharge
Dash Slash

10

Dash Slash

Quick PrepPowerful BlowFinishing Strike
Galewind
Executor's Sword

10

Executor's Sword

StigmataChallenger's WillBroad Slash
Galewind
Execution of Justice

10

Execution of Justice

Rune PrisonStrength ReleaseExpress Fury
Judgment
Holy Sword

10

Holy Sword

StigmataWeak Point DetectionCondensed Energy
Galewind
Wrath of God

10

Wrath of God

FaithThunderLight's Guardian
Wealth
Holy Explosion

10

Holy Explosion

Enhanced StrikeWide ExplosionPrepared Explosion
Conviction
Heavenly Blessings

10

Heavenly Blessings

FaithValorHeavenly Requiem
Galewind
Alithanes's Judgment

Alithanes's Judgment

Skill priority

Holy Sword
Heavenly Blessings
Executor's Sword
Execution of Justice
Holy Explosion
Dash Slash
Wrath of God
Charge

and are your most important skills, you must have these maxed.

Furthermore, any remaining AOE skills are very useful to be maxed, such as .

Once you have enough skill points to level past 10, prioritise , and .

How to play

Requirements

Having is required for Paladin to clear chaos dungeons efficiently. This section works under the assumption that you do have .

guarantees a crit with extra % damage when the enemy is full hp, because Chaos Dungeons are run solo, you will have the first hit on every mob.

Mini Bosses

has two parts, the first thrust, followed by the light stream. The following statements are true about this skill:

  • the thrust does less damage than the light stream
  • the thrust must land on a target for the light stream to be cast

With this in mind, we can conclude that it is preferable to have the light stream hit with the crit and damage buff

  • to kill the mini bosses you need to use the thrust on a trash mob without touching the mini boss, and aim it such that the light stream will hit the mini boss.
  • if you land both the thrust and the light stream on the mini boss it will deal less damage, if you only land the light stream then you will deal more damage.

is another skill you can use to one shot mini bosses.

In the second gate onwards, make sure that you save and to kill the mini bosses.

You can also use if you completely charge it. can also be used for mobility to get to another mini boss.

General Mobs

It is recommended to go for the Betrayal relic gearset as it will give you buffs that passively kill damage mobs around you, and because of , these will most likely one shot mobs.

Use general AOE skills such as or to kill general mobs.

Use after to proc the conviction/judgement combo.

Identity & Ultimate

You should use at the very start of your Chaos Dungeon run to get piety for judgment, and you should generally use it whenever you need Piety Meter. However, ensure that you have up to kill the boss of the second gate.

You should use your identity Sacred Executioner whenever you get enough Piety.

engravings

3

Preemptive Strike

3

Contender

3

Judgment

is your most important engraving, and it is required for Paladins in Chaos Dungeon. Instead of wasting pheons with accessories, you can simply obtain the books, they are extremely cheap and you can use this engraving in any class to improve Chaos Dungeon QoL.

is also highly recommended, it gives you more Atk. Power per foe you kill.

makes you able to use your identity for longer, as well as getting it faster and dealing more damage with blue skills.

If you want to go overkill, , and are great choices to add some damage. Note that if you are to add these, they should be after the recommended engravings.

combat stats

Crit

0

Swiftness

1600

Specialization

500

Endurance

0

Domination

0

Expertise

0