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Ancestral Grace+ Immob problem

After a very long time I decided to play once again my druid build in PvP. I actually think that I stopped playing druid after the Ancestral Grace change that removed the evade from the skill. After a week of playing with druid, I can live with the change but there is one very big issue in my opinion. If you are immobed(not sure if CC as well) during Ancestral Grace duration, you are stuck in the animation for 1.5 sec, open to all attacks while unable to do anything other than weapon swap(whcih could be on CD) for cancelling the animation. This defensive skill, can actually kill you under many scenarios. I think that most reasonable solution, is to make Ancestral Grace immune to immob, like many other movement skills in the game.

Please let me know what you think or how you manage to play around this problem.


  • Kovu.7560Kovu.7560 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @HeadCrowned.6834 said:
    Just give the evade back. Was a missplaced nerf anyways.

    This. While Soulbeast may arguably be overtuned in some areas, Druid is a literal dumpster fire in competitive settings.

    ~ Kovu

    Ranger, Necromancer, Fort Aspenwood.

  • Kilrik.6320Kilrik.6320 Member ✭✭✭

    It seems to me ancestral grace and staff in general is without a home. It's obviously not for solo play, because the 20 sec cd without another player to reduce to 15 (most don't go to pet and melee for the reduced cd) and they took away the evade. They don't want it to be a group healer skill, since they lowered the heal a couple years back, and increased the cd. The upcoming patch will reduce the heal in 1/2 again for competitive modes. I was attempting wvw with druid now b4 the nerfs to heals and dmg and it felt weak, and my pet died from untargeted stray aoe's of enemy in very little time (siamoth and smokescale not squishies). If it's weak now b4 patch, I suspect it will be worse after it hits. This said, I believe condi druid still might work in wvw after patch, but I don't know how druid can possibly fit anywhere for heal, 1 v 1, or even +1 in pvp.

  • Axl.8924Axl.8924 Member ✭✭✭✭

    So if druid isn't a healer anymore then what is it? maybe power druid again or condi?

    Here is my list of characters i got so far:

    Elementalist 80 with tempest:Talman nul
    Necromancer 80 with reaper:Zex vokar
    Mesmer level 80 no chrono yet:Klanga voosh.
    Level 80 Ranger with druid spec Jedkhan.

  • just give the evade back.. now the staff 3 is so kitten, you get immo, daze and which can easily make you gg

  • Za Shaloc.3908Za Shaloc.3908 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Just spend 3/4s to cast Vine Surge before you use it. ;)

  • Strider.7849Strider.7849 Member ✭✭✭

    I used to play only druid, now I don't even know how to build one anymore for WvW. I'm working on legendary armor for the past 6 months just so I can experiment on stats and changing things around to figure something out