GW2 Tempest Elementalist Elite Specialization
All about the Tempest, Elementalist’s Elite Specialization to be released with Heart of Thorns. Updated for beta weekend 3.
The Tempest elite specialization can be obtained at level 80 with Heart of Thorns. It gives the Elementalist access to 8 warhorn skills, 4 Overload attunement skills, and 6 shouts. It provides the elementalist with some close range support and damage options.
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.
Warhorn skills & Attunement Overload
Tempest gain access to 8 warhorn skills (2 per attunment) and a Overload ability for each attunement.
|4. Heat Sync||5. Wildfire||F1 Overload Fire|
|4. Tidal Surge||5. Water Globe||F2 Overload Water|
|4. Cyclone||5. Lightning Orb||F3 Overload Air|
|4. Sand Squall||5. Dust Storm||F4 Overload Earth|
Tempest gains access to six shouts, two of which are Heal and Elite shouts.
|Wash the Pain Away! (Heal)||Feel the Burn!||Shock and Aftershock!|
|Eye of the Storm!||Flash-Freeze!||Rebound (Elite)|
To play with traits, use the Specialization calculator developed by that_shaman
|Singularity||Speedy Conduit||Hardy Conduit|
Adept (Pick one)
|Gale Song||Latent Stamina||Unstable Conduit|
Master (Pick one)
|Tempestuous Aria||Earth Proxy||Harmonious Conduit|
Grandmaster (Pick one)
|Imbued Melodies||Lucid Singularity||Elemental Bastion|
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 – 2:12
Human Female – 4:11
Human Male – 6:19
Sylvari Female – 8:14
Sylvari Male – 10:04
Norn Female – 11:59
Norn Male – 13:54
Charr Female – 15:50
Charr Male – 17:47