Get the Right WildStar Guide for Your Stalker

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With all of the WildStar guides out there claiming to help you level quickly, it can be a task in and of itself sorting through the reviews to determine the best. After taking this quest upon myself, I have ranked the top two guides for your perusal. Each one underwent testing based on its level of detail, currency, advanced strategies, newbie-friendliness, cost, and layout. From beginning game to end game, these guides save you the hassle of the back and forth of grinding as well as the hours of research needed to figure out what your end game build should be.

Unofficial WildStar Leveling Guide by KillerGuideswildstar leveling guide cover from killerguides
Ranked number 1 for a reason, this all-in-one guide was written by top MMO experts and contains everything you need to know about the different facets of WildStar Online. Its leveling suggestions follow both the Exile and the Dominion, leading you toward the fastest route to reach level cap with detailed walkthrough. No matter what class you choose, the best builds are listed in detail. The only minor issue I had was the housing section was not as detailed as I had hoped.

Aside from personal builds, the guide walks you through every dungeon, giving you a look at the strategies necessary to down every mobs and bosses. At the low price of $35, it is a steal and will suffice the newest of new and the most veteran of veterans. The layout is an added bonus in that it is very easy to find your way around, so if you need to reference different items within one chapter, they are incredibly easy to find.

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Written by one expert gamer, this second guide is not as thorough as the first one if only due to the limitations of one person writing an entire guide on an MMORPG. It provides an efficient leveling guide for both the Exiles and the Dominion as well as strong builds for all six classes. Though similar to the first, its guides regarding paths and crafting are phenomenal. The paths guide offers a various efficient leveling strategies for all four paths while the crafting section shows you what to get and where to find it, foregoing yet another grind.

A little pricier at $37, this WildStar guide is a strong source for more end game material and because of this, is less user friendly for casual players or newbies. Its format also leaves a bit to be desired as the leveling guide and build guide can get a little confusing through overlap of information.

Whether you’re looking for an all-around solid guide, a guide full of end game material, or a starting point, these guides could be a good choice for you. The first one from KillerGuides, in my opinion, is the best and most solid for every type of gamer wanting to approach the game from every different direction. However, the second one from wildstarguide.net also provide great detailed and accurate areas on game play. Each guide will also update as patches are released in order to ensure the information inside remains up to date.

A Gamer’s Take on Killer Guide’s Wildstar Online Leveling Guide

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Gamers everywhere know that a good guide can be invaluable, but sometimes guides don’t always live up to the hype. Killer Guides has released their unofficial Wildstar Online Leveling Guide, and they make a lot of promises made like helping you level to 50 in 7 days as well as become one of the best at PVP.
Naturally, a guide that makes all these bold promises would make a gamer like me skeptical. I’ve made the mistake of buying guides that didn’t live up to the hype in the past and didn’t want to make the same mistake again. So I decided to do a little checking, and this review is to tell you what I found.

First Impressions
The first thing I found was that Killer Guides has a great reputation with other gamers, and since I’d never tried their guides before, I asked a friend for his take on their guides. He told me that the best part about their guides is that they’re written by gamers like you and I. It’s like having those gamers sitting beside you sharing their knowledge of what works best in Wildstar Online and what doesn’t while you’re playing. Ok, so far I was a little impressed.

Another thing that I noticed is that there is a lot of good information packed into those 80 pages. That same friend let me look through his as sort of a preview, and I found that they really do have everything covered when it comes to leveling a character in Wildstar Online.

wildstar leveling guide cover from killerguides

Leveling
Just like they promise, the guide gave me a lot of advice for leveling a character to 50 in 7 days, and the best part of it was that it didn’t matter what type of class or race I decided to play. The guide covers all of them and allows players insight into what actually helps level a character faster and what will slow it down. Think of it as taking the grinding part out of working your way up to the top levels, and getting the best gear for your class.

Newbie Friendly
I have to admit that when I first started playing Wildstar Online, I wasn’t sure about how of some of the game’s features worked. I’m certainly not a newbie when it comes to MMOs, but some of the features in the game were still new to me. However, this guide has a section that will walk you through every feature. That’s also one of the things that impressed me most about this leveling compendium.

Since it’s written by hardcore gamers, I expected it to be written specifically for the same kind of gamers. It’s not. It was written for players of all experience levels from newbie to hardcore, and breaks things down in a way that any gamer can understand. Personally, I would have like a few more pictures in the guide to help explain some of the advice, but the guide works just as well without them.

PVP
There are few things more satisfying than beating another player or group of players, and this guide has some great advice that helped me do that. It goes pretty in-depth into all the aspects of PVP including how to get my win ratio higher. The tips offer advice on what gear to look for at key levels as well as the best ways to time different attacks. I even found tips for ways to get though even the worst class match-ups.

Housing
Sometimes every gamer just needs a little downtime and a place to call their own in the game, and I was a little surprised to find a section on housing in a leveling guide. That surprise turned into admiration when I started going through the section, and found that they explain everything from the housing interface to what items are worth buying, or how to push the housing boundaries. It’s all explained in such a way that I can let my creativity run away with me and have the kind of gamer’s home I can be proud to call mine.

Final Thoughts
In case you were wondering, I did take the plunge and bought my own guide. With a 60-day money back guarantee and free updates, I figured it was worth the investment especially since the guide had already impressed me. I had already been playing the game for a while when I learned about this guide, and I’m glad I found it. My gaming experience in Wildstar Online has gotten even better, and while I may not be rushing to hit level 50, I’m having a great time along the way.

If you’re playing Wildstar Online and want to get the most out of your playing time, I definitely believe this book here is worth checking out. Like my friend pointed out, it really is like having a group of experienced gamers there in the room with you, offering friendly advice on the best ways to level, while you’re playing.

Nano Skin for the WildStar Stalker Explained

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For something more in-depth on the WildStar Stalker than the article below, I strongly recommend getting this wildstar manual. So far, it is the best leveling guide and walkthrough I have found. This saved me from researching by myself and thus giving me more time for gaming.

stalker on stealth using nano skinAdventurers on Nexus should watch their backs – the Stalker is waiting in ambush! The Stalker class is Wildstar’s stealth melee DPS class. Though most MMORPGs have some variant of a stealth class, the fast-paced combat of Wildstar and the class’s versatility make the Stalker a unique addition. Nano Skin is the in-game technology that gives the stalker his ability to hide in plain sight. The Stalker receives his abilities from its three Nano Skin stances. These different stances allow the Stalker to DPS and even tank all with medium armor. Here is what players need to know about Nano Skin.

Nano Skin: Agile is a hybrid stance, giving the player much utility. A key feature of this Nano Skin is the increase in speed it allows. The Agile stance increases movement speed for breaking stealth in combat, which is a great tactical advantage in the game’s fluid combat system. The stalker build also increases regeneration of Dash, as well as lacking a stealth movement speed debuff. These buffs to speed let you connect with or run from your opponent as needed in the fight and work well in leveling. Overall, Nano Skin: Agile is a very versatile stance for the unique Wildstar combat system. This is the first Nano Skin unlocked.

Nano Skin: Lethal is the heavy hitter of the stances, the most archetypical stealth class stance. This Nano Skin increases all damage by 22% while decreasing all resistances by 5%. The stealth ability comes with a 20% movement speed debuff. However, Lethal also has the awesome bonus of a 100% chance to land a critical with attacks from stealth. This is the Nano Skin for getting in, raining damage, and bringing targets down quickly. This is the second Nano Skin unlocked.

Nano Skin: Evasive is the most interesting of the three. This stance allows this medium armor class to tank the toughest of bosses. Rather than soaking up damage like a traditional tank, this Nano Skin increases stats that make you avoid the damage, all while maintaining threat. This stance increases all resistances by 10%, threat generation by 150%, and deflect chance by 15%. Though the stance reduces Assault Power by 26% and (like Lethal) slows stealth movement speed by 20%, attacking from stealth increases all resistances by 7% for 6 seconds, which is very handy for tough bosses. This is the final Nano Skin unlocked.

Nano Skins are powered by a resource called Suit Power which caps at 100 and can regenerate just like in fallout 4 build guide. By level 15, all three Nano Skins will be unlocked. A useful tip is to use Nano Skin: Agile for travel in PvE and then switch to Nano Skin: Lethal or Nano Skin: Evasive before stealthing and attacking. Nano Skin can be changed during combat, but doing so causes Suit Power to drop to 0, so be careful. All three of these Stalker stances bring something useful to the table for varied playstyles. Whether you want to tank or DPS, Wildstar’s Stalker can handle it with brutal efficiency.

For something more in-depth on the WildStar Stalker than the article above, I strongly recommend getting this wildstar manual. So far, it is the best leveling guide and walkthrough I have found. This saved me from researching by myself and thus giving me more time for gaming.

AMP Guide to the WildStar Online Stalker Class

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Article below only discusses some portion of the stalker in Wildstar Online. A more extensive discussion can be found in this digital book here. It was put together by pro players and serves as a game walkthrough and leveling guide that aims to help players creating a strong character and reaching level cap within a week. I would recommend you getting a copy for yourself.

Stalkers have two main roles for PVE in Wildstar: Tank and DPS. This AMP Guide explores a DPS build, which creates synergies with Critical Hit, Stealth, and Positional attacks. Although the full value of Strikethrough and Armor Pierce aren’t known, I imagine they’ll be vital enough to buy. Therefore, this Stalker AMP Guide puts points into first tier AMPs to buff Strikethrough but no further, as most raids will have an Esper class debuffing the boss’s deflection.

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Wildstar’s AMP system, like talents in other games, is a combination of flexibility and rigidity. Early tiers have limited choices and won’t vary much between builds. DPS Stalkers will fill all ranks in the first Assault tier, increasing Critical Hit, Assault Power, and Critical Severity. Higher tiered Assault and Hybrid AMPs have greater impact on our DPS.

In the second Assault tier, I selected Killer Instinct, Onslaught and Brutality Master. The first two exploit Critical Hit and the Stalker’s ability to stay behind the target, empowering him/her with Critical Hit and Assault Power resulting in faster grinding and better leveling. These are solid choices, but Brutality Master is only as good as one’s brutality stat. It could be replaced with Devastate, essentially an “execute” ability and may be necessary for bosses with enrage mechanics. In the final Assault tier, only Fatal Wounds, which creates synergies with Critical Hit AMPs and stats, is worth the six points. Neither Clone nor Battle Mastery looked useful or reliable.

Assault/Utility and Assault/Support AMPs have interesting choices for Stalkers. I skipped PVP oriented AMPs, and I ignored Lifesteal; Stalkers have Cooldowns for taking damage. Within Assault/Utility, I chose Armor Pierce and Cuthroat. While it’s not settled how useful Armor Pierce will be at endgame, Cuthroat’s extra damage warrants the points required to unlock it.

In Assault/Support’s first tier, I took Strikethrough. It is likely the first stat DPSers cap, and investing here means not putting it on gear. In tier two, Unfair Advantage and Stealth Mastery ensure more, cheaper critical Impales. Finally, my last pick is Enabler, which adds efficiency to Stalker skill rotations.

In this AMP guide to the Stalker, I created a build that relies on positional attacks, exploits Critical Hits, and uses Stealth to increase efficiency and allow more frequent use of our primary nukes. While the base of the build will probably remain consistent from fight to fight, there’s flexibility in the higher AMP tiers to tailor the build to particular scenarios.

Article above only discusses some portion of the stalker in Wildstar Online. A more extensive discussion can be found in this digital book here. It was put together by pro players and serves as a game walkthrough and leveling guide that aims to help players creating a strong character and reaching level cap within a week. I would recommend you getting a copy for yourself.

Stalker DPS Build: Skills You Should Use

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For something more in-depth on the WildStar Stalker than the article below, I strongly recommend getting this guide walkthrough. So far, it is the best leveling guide and walkthrough I have found. This saved me from researching by myself and thus giving me more time for gaming.

The stalker class in WildStar make you feel like a ninja as it can use a combination of stealth, fast moving tactics, and hard hitting damage to mow over the enemies. It is easy for the Stalker to slay an enemy within a second. What you need to do is executing skills that could coordinate well with stealth. The key to dps stalker is to sneak up and perform a surprise attack. Below are skills that the DPS stalker should consider.

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Assault Skills:

Shred is an awesome ability that will deal damage three times up to five enemies. Yes that is right, you can triple your damage in one fell swoop.

Do you have a Tech enemy though? Then Ruin is the skill that you should use. It deals tech damage over time, up to five enemies for up to five seconds.

Now one skill that you can use for the wildstar stalker class build and it will not even break your stealth. Analyze Weakness will allow you to mark up to fifteen enemies and deal extra damage when those enemies are attacked.

Phlebotomize is another great skill you can use that will not compromise your stealth. It will deal damage to your enemy while lowering his healing efficiency by up to 50%.

Utility Skills:

Tactical Retreat is a great skill that utilizes stalker’s stealth abilities. You perform a backflip and activate stealth mode. This can put you back into a tactical advantage against your foes.

The next skill is Blood thirst. You steal half of the damage you deal and gain it back as stealth. You can utilize this with some of the others and be gaining health while dealing damage. Time your attacks right and you can wreak havoc on your enemies.

Preparation is another great skill. It allows you to recharge your suit power over time. It goes further and gives you a defense and health buff. What can be better than preparing for your next attack while preparing for your opponents next attack.

Speaking of buffs, the Stim Drone can be summoned to heal the player while also buffing your overall health.

These are just some of the skills that you can use being a dps stalker. However, the best way to maximise dps stalker is to execute skills at the right place and right time. This is what you need to practice it yourself.

For something more in-depth on the WildStar Stalker than the article above, I strongly recommend getting this guide walkthrough. So far, it is the best leveling guide and walkthrough I have found. This saved me from researching by myself and thus giving me more time for gaming.

First Step to WildStar Stalker Leveling

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For something more in-depth on the WildStar Stalker than the article below, I strongly recommend getting this wildstar manual. So far, it is the best leveling guide and walkthrough I have found. This saved me from researching by myself and thus giving me more time for gaming.

When it comes to stealth, slashing and slicing, no class in WildStar does all those things at the same time quite like the Stalker. Stalkers are melee assassins who use medium armor, a special nano-powered suit that protects them and lets them utilize stealth and dual claw weapons to slice their enemies into tiny bits and make any battlefield their playground. Stalkers can either be damage dealers or tanks. They also get a wide array of bombs and drones to aid them in critical moments and apply a bit of crowd control where it hurts.

For leveling, utilizing a pure Stalker DPS build is most likely recommended. Tanking Stalkers will be able to level efficiently, especially while running dungeons, but a solid DPS build will help you power through questing and all PvE content the quickest.

When deciding between which skills to take in your leveling build, make sure to keep both pure DPS and utility in mind. Stealth is an important part of all Stalker builds, but how much you use stealth may depend on your build and particular playstyle. Stealth builds do extremely well while soloing, however, especially since you can use stealth to skirt around the edges of a densely-packed area, pick and choose your battles with ease and use it to escape certain death.

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When using a stealth dps build, make sure to pair it with abilities like Concealed Slash and Partial Camouflage. This setup will allow you to strike from stealth and deal large amounts of extra damage upon coming out of stealth.

For Stalkers who prefer action that’s a little more direct and non-stealthy, you should pick abilities like Pounce and Onslaught. Use Pounce to open up combat and follow through with Staggering Strike, Raging Strike and Tactical Strike. Onslaught is your main DPS cooldown that should be used when extra damage is needed.

When exploring the leveling zones, make sure to explore areas thoroughly for random quests and bonus events, vendors and path objectives. As a Stalker you’ll be able to explore areas easier than many other classes as seen in http://www.wildstarclasses.com resulting in leveling a bit faster, so remember this when choosing a path.

Also be sure to pay attention to reputation vendors that are often found in major quest hubs. Each zone will generally have a certain faction tied to it which will allow you to gain reputation and purchase unique goods. You can find some excellent gear upgrades off these reputation vendors.

For something more in-depth on the WildStar Stalker than the article above, I strongly recommend getting this wildstar manual. So far, it is the best leveling guide and walkthrough I have found. This saved me from researching by myself and thus giving me more time for gaming.