Paladin Chaos Dungeon/Cube Build Guide


Introduction

The Chaos Dungeons and Cube build heavily focuses on large Area of Effect (AoE) skills with low Cooldowns to clear the content as fast as possible. This content isn't difficult and can easily be completed by spamming skills. The Cube requires some additional teamwork and stage knowledge to complete.


Chaos & Cube Skill Build

The Paladin usually plays a support role in harder Raid content, but it is not required in Chaos Dungeons and Cube. You can focus more on dealing damage to complete the content quickly.

  • Flash Thrust has decent damage, low Cooldown and can't be interrupted. Pair it with Bleed for best results.
  • Execution of Justice deals massive damage after self-buffing with Wrath of God or Heavenly Blessings.
  • Executor's Sword Skill Tree are adjusted to deal massive Area of Effect (AoE) damage. It is a Punish Skill that can be enhanced by Sacred Executioner.
  • Holy Sword deals high burst damage on Elites and Bosses.
  • Holy Explosion is excellent for clearing density due to its massive AoE and high damage.
  • Wrath of God is used with with the Thunder Skill Tree to crowd control mobs while also providing damage buffs.
  • Heavenly Blessings provides a damage buff and delivers a massive AoE nuke.
Use the Scroll Bar to see the full ideal Skill Points build

Gameplay

Chaos Dungeon and Cube content is fairly easy to complete. In the Chaos Dungeons, killing Elites and Bosses refreshes cooldowns (40% and 100%), while breaking Rift Cores grant a Cooldown Reduction (40%) buff. These bonuses allow you to spam your skills faster to clear the content quickly. A simplified rotation can be used:

  1. Rotate between Wrath of God and Heavenly Blessings buffs before using other skills, as they don't stack. Try to keep one of the buffs active at all times, which is made easier by the Cooldown Refresh/Reduction.
  2. For mob density, allow enemies to group up before using your damaging AoE Skills.
  3. For Bosses, activate Sacred Executioner before using Holy Sword for single target damage.
  4. You don't have to be conservative with Awakening skill usage since the Cooldown Refresh/Reduction work on them as well.

The Cube is slightly more difficult than Chaos Dungeons, usually requiring a party and stage knowledge to complete. Check out the Cube Guide and Chaos Dungeon Guide for more information.


Combat Stats & Gear

Sub-stat priority is not essential. This content is easy as long as the player is using matching Tier Gear and accessories. Swiftness and Crit stats help with speed clearing, but is not necessary if you don't have separate sets of accessories.


Runes

Runes enhance Skills with extra bonuses. All Rune drops are account bound and have limited availability, so placement of Runes on the correct Skills is important. Below are the recommend parings. Check the Rune Guide for more details.

SkillsRunes
Flash ThrustBleed
Execution of JusticeGalewind
Conviction
Executor's SwordGalewind
Judgment
Holy SwordGalewind
Holy ExplosionProtection
Wrath of GodWealth
Heavenly BlessingsWealth
ChargeQuick Recharge
  • Flash Thrust is slotted with Bleed as it is a low Cooldown Skill that covers a decent area.
  • Holy Explosion is slotted with Protection to shield the player during its casting time.
  • Charge is slotted with Quick Recharge for a chance to refresh Cooldowns whenever you use the Skill for mobility.
  • If you have Conviction and Judgment, use it on Executor's Sword and Execution of Justice to proc the buff for the 15% Cooldown reduction.

Summary

  • Rotate between Wrath of God and Heavenly Blessings for the damage buffs as they don't stack.
  • In Chaos Dungeons, killing Elites/Bosses refresh Cooldowns and breaking Rift Cores grant a Cooldown Reduction buff.
  • Do not use Sacred Executioner near the end of a stage because the effect does not carry over to the next stage.
  • Use your Awakening skill on Elites and Bosses, since it will refresh upon killing them.

Credits

Written by Rei
Reviewed by Lexyu


Changelog

Jan 19th 2022
Article published for Tier 1 content.