Note before using

We hope this guide will be useful to you. But 2023 is a year of class changes. Currently use this guide as a start point for your level 140 journey. 

Last update: June
Class update status: Major revamp in U35

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Red Captain is a must for just about any instance/raid. They provide the support (buffs) which are required to clear the raid bosses, but apart from that, they can help out with decent DPS as well.  After the recent update they are decent at solo dps for your weekly and other activities.

Other information sources available

Old guide, last updated for U33 –

Stat Goals

These goals are kept with Essence & Gear planning in mind, as to which Essences are to be prioritized over others. These goals can also be used when picking Virtues.

Critical Rating > Physical Mastery > Tactical Mitigation > Vitality

Trait Trees

Early raid build for U35 provided by Ghyns Discord –


Here are the Virtues which go along with the Stat Goals:

  1. Fidelity
  2. Valour
  3. Wit
  4. Compassion
  5. Confidence

Legendary Items

Captain legendary weapons. Priority upgrades viewable in video. Produced by Ghyn. 

Main hand

HeraldryHeraldry of the Stalwart Ox (Incomparable/Legendary)Legendary
Word of PowerDamage Over TimeLegendary
Word of PowerSingle Target Attack DamageLegendary
Word of MasteryBleed PulsesLegendary
Word of MasteryBattle-readied Damage BuffLegendary
Word of MasteryDevastating Blow & Pressing Attack DamageLegendary
Word of MasteryPressing Attack & Devastating Blow Crit RatingLegendary
Word of MasteryGrave Wound DamageLegendary
Word of MasteryCutting Attack DamageLegendary
Word of CraftHeroic PrecisionLegendary
Word of CraftHeroic PrecisionLegendary

Class item

HeraldryHeraldry of the Stalwart Ox (Incomparable/Legendary)Legendary
Word of PowerArea Effect Attack DamageLegendary
Word of PowerDamage Over Time CriticalsLegendary
Word of PowerSingle Target Attack CriticalsLegendary
Word of MasteryShadow’s Lament DamageLegendary
Word of MasteryInspire DamageLegendary
Word of MasteryBlade of Elendil DamageLegendary
Word of MasteryTime of Need Buff DurationLegendary
Word of MasteryBattle-shout DamageLegendary
Word of MasterySure Strike DamageLegendary
Word of CraftAscendent LightLegendary
Word of CraftAscendent LightLegendary

Rotations - NA

Information regarding the rotation. Which skills and why, etc.


Information regarding consumables, why, which types, differences, etc.