All about the Reaper Necromancer Elite Specialization to be released with Heart of Thorns. Updated for beta weekend 3.
The Reaper elite specialization can be obtained at level 80 and requires access to Heart of Thorns. It give the necromancer access to Greatsword, 6 shouts, and Reaper’s Shroud. It utilizes the Greatsword weapon at melee range with chills and other conditions to slow down the enemy.
Note on tooltip damage numbers: The damage numbers are level 80 while wearing exotic Berserker armor/accessories with Runs of the Scholar. (2333 power, 1095 toughness, 1095 toughness, 1852 precision, 952 ferocity, 95 condition damage). No traits are selected. This was done to standardize the comparison of abilities across multiple elite specializations.
If you are looking for a new greatsword to go with your reaper, feel free to check out the Greatsword gallery located here.
|1. Autoattack Chain||2. Gravedigger||3. Death Spiral|
|4. Nightfall||5. Grasping Darkness|
Reapers have access to six shouts, with two of them being the healing skill and the elite utility.
|Your soul is mine! (Heal)||You are all weaklings!||Suffer!|
|Nothing can save you!||Rise!||Chilled to the bone! (Elite)|
Reaper’s Shroud is the new F1 skill granted to Reapers. Activating it will unlock 5 new skills much like Death Shroud.
|Autoattack||Death’s Charge||Infusing Terror|
|Soul Spiral||Executioner’s Scythe|
To play with traits, use the Specialization calculator developed by that_shaman
|Shroud Knight||Shivers of Dread||Cold Shoulder|
Adept (Pick one)
|Angury of Death||Chilling Nova||Relentless Pursuit|
Master (Pick one)
|Soul Eater||Chilling Victory||Decimate Defenses|
Grandmaster (Pick one)
|Blighter’s Boon||Deathly Chill||Reaper’s Onslaught|
Video of Combat Animations on all races/gender.
Timestamps of specific gender/race combos are also available under the video description on youtube.
Asura Female – 0:00
Asura Male – 1:11
Human Female – 2:25
Human Male – 3:41
Sylvari Female – 5:01
Sylvari Male – 6:15
Norn Female – 7:25
Norn Male – 8:41
Charr Male – 9:55
Charr Female – 11:11