Why is Artak so good?
Every ability he has is AOE, firstly that is huge as he can deal with waves very well and if you have good stun gear or Provoke then he will excel at wave clearing. His a1 extends the duration of HP Burns, this is good for Hydra especially paired with a Geomancer as you can extend his [HP Burn] and keep it up for longer also you can extend his own which we’ll get onto in a minute.
His a2 is also great for Hydra because it [activates HP Burns] before he attacks, this makes it affinity friendly and allows him to get some damage off. Then he has a chance to place a [Decrease ATK] debuff which is great as it drops their damage. This a2 can also be good for Clan boss because you need a [Decrease ATK] consistently.
His a3 is a double hitter, his first hit has a chance to place a [HP Burn] then he restores Destroyed HP for each HP Burn placed and heals if the burn isn’t placed.
His Passive Destroys his MAX HP whenever an HP Burn is activated, up to 50% but he increases his Crit DMG, DEF and DMG by 1% for each 1% lost. It also increase his speed by 2 for each 1% lost.
We know it’s a bit confusing but trust us he has potential!
How to Build Artak?
You are going to need a lot of HP! You need to remember his damage is calculated based on his HP. Plus you will probably want some Crit and Accuracy.
If you have a look at HellHades build, he manages to get over 100k HP, 100% Crit Rate and 245 Crit Damage which will go up after he loses some MAX HP. This is his MAXIMUM DAMAGE build!
The build below is more of an everyday build showing 87k HP, 380 Accuracy and 221 Speed. This is a much more realistic build!
For Masteries check out Artak’s page as we have 3 different PvE options!