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- Apr 8, 2003
Yeah, gonna have to try that one again.
Agony is only associated with the end boss of each fractal starting at L10. The bosses and trash before them do not have any agony attacks (exception is Cliffside as the first boss is actually the final boss).
Groupwide projectile reflect/absorb skills
Group wide projectile reflect/absorb skills help a lot in fractals. Make sure to have them slotted in for fractals. The only fractals reflects won’t really help you are the Aquatic Ruins fractal and the Jade Maw fractal. Their use on specific fractals is discussed below.
Mesmer – Feedback, Illusionary Warden, and Temporal Curtain if traited into focus
Guardian – Wall of Reflection, Shield of the Avenger, Sanctuary, Line of Warding
Thief – Smoke Screen
Elementalist – Swirling Winds
Ranger – Whirling Defense
Engineer – Elixir U
The rest is readable here--> http://dulfy.net/2013/01/07/gw2-fractal-of-the-mists-fotm-guide/
OK so, I know we all need/want gold in this game for legendaries and what have you. As nice as gathering herbs is for this - that is a slowwww boat. I think we should compile a list of short and/or easy dungeon paths that can be done on a regular basis - and become insanely good at them (to prevent a majority of screw ups that cost precious time).
Off the top of my head:
AC 1 & 3
CoF 1 & maybe 2
CoE 1, 2 & 3 (May not be the fastest paths, but with a competent group its EZ and you get decent loot. Plus I love the dungeon )
Arah 1 or 3 (Probably the most challenging, but P1 gives 3g at the end and can potentially be completed in 30 minutes)
Not even including Arah its pretty easy to bank over 10g just in coin, not even accounting for anything you may get from a chest.
I know Aaron does the same thing - when I'm on by myself, I pug dungeons. Its ok for the most part, but sometimes you get a bad group with engies and rangers and what have you. Nova does CoF and CoE runs pretty frequently, but a lot of them don't know the good mesmer tricks that make for a good clean run.