Gaius The Gleeful

Last Updated: May 4, 2024

Gaius The Gleeful Overview

Gleefully swiping his sickles through the fields of Teleria, Gaius joins the Knight Revenant Faction as a reward from the Easter 2022 Fragment Fusion Collection Event.

Gaius very much loves to play with Bombs and his tinkering and technological advancements have generated a unique and interesting kit. His A2 will place 2 bombs for 2 turns and also place a Sleep debuff on all enemies. Sleep is generally not ideal as any form of damage (including HP Burn) can wake a champion. The idea here is you utilise the sleep to ensure the 2 turn bombs can land. This may be risky in an Arena environment where masteries and artifact sets may be an issue allowing time for champions such as Wythir the Crowned or Raglin to fully cleanse the bombs away. His A3 has been designed to trigger all bombs and then kill anyone with Unkillable buff therefore being a direct counter to champions like Leorius or Skullcrown and to Swift Parry artifact sets.

The unique part of the kit is his passive. He will have a chance to place a bomb on each hit that detonates after 2 turns and if he dies all bombs on all enemies will detonate. This opens the door for some creative team compositions with both difficult to kill Gaius builds or super glass cannon builds.

With the limited number of good bomb champions, Gaius is one that is definitely worth picking up in our opinion.

Gaius The Gleeful Ratings

Key Areas

Dungeons

Hard Mode

Doom Tower

Faction Wars

Arena Roles

Understanding Arena Roles

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Champions normally form specific roles within an arena team. Our ratings define the roles that the champion fits and rates them on their ability to perform the roles. Below you can see a breakdown of all of our roles.
Cleanser
Cleanser
Champions with the Cleanser role will use their skills to remove debuffs and keep them from being re-applied.
Crowd Control
Crowd Control
Champions with the Crowd Control role will use their skills to place soft (i.e. Provoke or Taunt) and hard (i.e Freeze or Stun) debuffs to disable enemy champions.
Damage
Damage
Champions with the Damage role will have skills that deal significant damage and are designed to defeat enemy champions.
Damage Absorption
Damage Absorption
Champions with the Damage Absorption role will have skills or effects that reduce the incoming damage your team takes. This can be through passive damage reduction or by applying skills such as Strengthen or Shields.
Healer
Healer
Champions with the Healer role will have skills that restore your champion's Health including Continuous Heals.
Debuffer
Debuffer
Champions with the Debuffer role will have skills that place debuffs that don't fall into Crowd Control or Skill Manipulator roles i.e. Decrease Defence. These champions may also have skills that remove Buffs.
Reviver
Revive
Champions with the Revive role will have skills that bring your ally champions back from the dead including Revive on Death buffs.
Skill Manipulator
Skill Manipulator
Champions with the Skill Manipulator role will have skills that increase enemy skill cooldowns or reduce your ally skill cooldowns.
Speed Manipulator
Speed Manipulator
Champions with the Speed Manipulator role will have skills that affect the turn meter of your allies or enemies. This includes speed buffs and debuffs aswell as direct turn meter effects.

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Gaius The Gleeful Skills

8/10

Book Value

A2, A3

Book Priority

Gaius The Gleeful PVE Masteries

General PvE
Nuker
Offense
blade-disciple
deadly-precision
heart-of-glory
keen-strike
shield-breaker
grim-resolve
single-out
life-drinker
whirlwind-of-death
ruthless-ambush
bring-it-down
wrath-of-the-slain
cycle-of-violence
opportunist
methodical
kill-streak
blood-shield
stoked-to-fury
warmaster
helmsmasher
giant-slayer
flawless-execution
Defense
tough-skin
defiant
blastproof
rejuvenation
might-endurance
improved-parry
shadow-heal
resurgent
bloodthirst
wisdom-of-battle
solidarity
delay-death
harvest-despair
stubbornness
selfless-defender
cycle-of-revenge
retribution
deterrence
iron-skin
bulwark
fearsome-presence
unshakeable
Support
steadfast
pinpoint-accuracy
lay-on-hands
shieldbearer
exalt-in-death
charged-focus
healing-savior
rapid-response
swarm-smiter
arcane-celerity
merciful-aid
cycle-of-magic
lore-of-steel
evil-eye
lasting-gifts
spirit-haste
sniper
master-hexer
elixir-of-life
timely-intervention
oppressor
eagle-eye
Offense
blade-disciple
deadly-precision
heart-of-glory
keen-strike
shield-breaker
grim-resolve
single-out
life-drinker
whirlwind-of-death
ruthless-ambush
bring-it-down
wrath-of-the-slain
cycle-of-violence
opportunist
methodical
kill-streak
blood-shield
stoked-to-fury
warmaster
helmsmasher
giant-slayer
flawless-execution
Defense
tough-skin
defiant
blastproof
rejuvenation
might-endurance
improved-parry
shadow-heal
resurgent
bloodthirst
wisdom-of-battle
solidarity
delay-death
harvest-despair
stubbornness
selfless-defender
cycle-of-revenge
retribution
deterrence
iron-skin
bulwark
fearsome-presence
unshakeable
Support
steadfast
pinpoint-accuracy
lay-on-hands
shieldbearer
exalt-in-death
charged-focus
healing-savior
rapid-response
swarm-smiter
arcane-celerity
merciful-aid
cycle-of-magic
lore-of-steel
evil-eye
lasting-gifts
spirit-haste
sniper
master-hexer
elixir-of-life
timely-intervention
oppressor
eagle-eye

Gaius The Gleeful PVP Masteries

Mad Bomber
Nuker
Offense
blade-disciple
deadly-precision
heart-of-glory
keen-strike
shield-breaker
grim-resolve
single-out
life-drinker
whirlwind-of-death
ruthless-ambush
bring-it-down
wrath-of-the-slain
cycle-of-violence
opportunist
methodical
kill-streak
blood-shield
stoked-to-fury
warmaster
helmsmasher
giant-slayer
flawless-execution
Defense
tough-skin
defiant
blastproof
rejuvenation
might-endurance
improved-parry
shadow-heal
resurgent
bloodthirst
wisdom-of-battle
solidarity
delay-death
harvest-despair
stubbornness
selfless-defender
cycle-of-revenge
retribution
deterrence
iron-skin
bulwark
fearsome-presence
unshakeable
Support
steadfast
pinpoint-accuracy
lay-on-hands
shieldbearer
exalt-in-death
charged-focus
healing-savior
rapid-response
swarm-smiter
arcane-celerity
merciful-aid
cycle-of-magic
lore-of-steel
evil-eye
lasting-gifts
spirit-haste
sniper
master-hexer
elixir-of-life
timely-intervention
oppressor
eagle-eye
Offense
blade-disciple
deadly-precision
heart-of-glory
keen-strike
shield-breaker
grim-resolve
single-out
life-drinker
whirlwind-of-death
ruthless-ambush
bring-it-down
wrath-of-the-slain
cycle-of-violence
opportunist
methodical
kill-streak
blood-shield
stoked-to-fury
warmaster
helmsmasher
giant-slayer
flawless-execution
Defense
tough-skin
defiant
blastproof
rejuvenation
might-endurance
improved-parry
shadow-heal
resurgent
bloodthirst
wisdom-of-battle
solidarity
delay-death
harvest-despair
stubbornness
selfless-defender
cycle-of-revenge
retribution
deterrence
iron-skin
bulwark
fearsome-presence
unshakeable
Support
steadfast
pinpoint-accuracy
lay-on-hands
shieldbearer
exalt-in-death
charged-focus
healing-savior
rapid-response
swarm-smiter
arcane-celerity
merciful-aid
cycle-of-magic
lore-of-steel
evil-eye
lasting-gifts
spirit-haste
sniper
master-hexer
elixir-of-life
timely-intervention
oppressor
eagle-eye

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Gaius The Gleeful Gear Recommendations

Recommended PVE Stats

SPD, ACC, ATK%, C.RATE, C.DAM

Recommended PVE Artifact Sets

Cruel, Speed, Perception, Accuracy, Savage

Recommended PVP Stats

SPD, ACC, ATK%, C.RATE, C.DAM

Recommended PVP Artifact Sets

Cruel, Speed, Perception, Accuracy, Savage

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