What is the best perk choice for each artifact in New World?
Today, we've revealed the best perks for every artifact in New World, enabling you to unlock its full potential. Given the high cost of these investment decisions, knowing which perk to go with your artifact is important. Let's see the best perk options for every artifact here considering both PVE and PvP situations.
↖ Best Perk For Each Artifact List
|Gem Slot or Burdening Smite for PvP
|In addition to Gem slots being flexible (such as adding a diamond for healing), Burdening Smite is exclusive to PvP engagements.
|Frost Atonement for PvE, Deadly Frost or Empowered Ice Spike for PvP
|As far as ice abilities are concerned, Frost Atonement synergizes with them while PvP perks give more crowd control and damage.
|This makes it very versatile across both PvE (especially nature mutations) and PvP because it brings along a significant amount of anti-healing.
|Damage reduction is improved which makes it suitable for any flail or sword user.
|It helps you switch between different damage types such as Carnelian gem for tanking or even type conversion.
|Keenly Empowered or Thwarting Strikes
|Keenly Empowered increases overall damage while Thwarting Strikes benefits from Rapier's natural grit
|Enchanted Ward or Enchanted
|These two enhance defense since they are appropriate for both DPS and tanking.
|This makes it very versatile across both PvE and PvP, especially for backstab and crits since it increases damage output.
|Fortifying Shield Rush
|It boosts tanking capabilities when used alongside a sword.
|For the sake of damage conversion or utility in combat situations, you can choose the gem slot.
|There is extra damage from bleeding to fit certain playstyles.
|Enfeebling Maelstrom for PvE/PvP, Crippling Reap for PvP
|It utilitarianism while Crippling Reap enhances PvP control.
|For example, Opal or Moonstone may be added in order to increase the overall damage output of Greatsword by providing versatility.
|It supports a trap and sticky bomb build primarily meant for PvP combat situations.
|This increases burst damage which is more effective during pvp fights than others.
|Flame Attunement for PvE, Empowering Fireball for PvP
|Fire attunement works well with Flamethrower while Empowering Fireball amplifies its PVP damage.
|Spark of Molia
|Trenching Strikes for PvE, Thwarting Strikes for overall use
|These two abilities are enhanced by Thwarting Strikes while Trenching Strikes works wonders when it comes to heavy attacks.
|This makes it useful for both PvE and PvP as it increases incoming healing.
|It increases survival rate which is very important for pvp combats.
|Refreshing Toast for potion-centric builds, Refreshing for versatility
|The artifact's potion based nature is well complemented by the refreshing toast while refreshing offers a broad approach.
|It provides extra survivability, making tanky and bruiser builds ideal in both PVE and PVP situations.
|This is good for extra safety or survivability especially when playing against players who often focus on killing non-tanks or squishies.
|Nullifying Oblivion for PVP, Health for general use
|It makes Void Gauntlet a great PvP weapon because its crit cooldown reduction works with Nullifying Oblivion. Health is for wider application.
|Shocking Heals for PVP
|Because it has its focus on reducing critical hit damage, thus improving the helmet in terms of PVP survival.
|Shocking Heals for PVP, Health for general utility
|PvP defense is boosted by shocking heals while health gives constant benefit regardless of the situation.
|This makes builds across various builds significantly more survivable and therefore can be used both in PvE and PvP interchangeably.
|Shocking Heals for PVP, Health for overall use
|The boots are related to PvP, and therefore shocking heals complements them well. Also, health provides a constant increase in survivability under any circumstances.
|Gray Wizard's Hat
|Health for an all around boost, Weapon-specific perks for focused builds
|Lots of people choose health because it is good at almost everything. This combined with other weapon specific perks like Keen Beacon or Empowering Fireball enhance different types of playstyles.
|Koya's Knee Guards
|Shocking Heals for PVP, Health for broad utility
|For increasing the possibility of healing in pvp, players can choose shocking heals while health should be useful in all situations involving armor.
|Enchanted Ward or Elemental Aversion
|These will make Nimble coat even more effective with these additional survival abilities.
|Winged Leather Shoes
|PvP-oriented shoes will have cost-efficient resistance to elements.
|This increases usefulness in different builds, thanks to general survivability addition.
|Shocking Heals for PVP, Refreshing for general use
|These are good at healing while shocking heals complements this playstyle. Additionally, refreshing provides cooldown reduction.
|Aune Leather Pants
|Health for general use, Thrust Conditioning for specific resistances
|Health is more versatile because it can work across various situations whereas thrust conditioning does not influence any other kind of attack.
|Ring's usefulness realized across multiple setups is enhanced by an increased crit chance.
|This makes healing output increase which goes well with the primary purpose of the staff.
|Quick Draw Gloves
|Shocking Heals for PvP, Elemental Aversion or Enchanted Ward for general use
|Boosts pvp performance by introducing shocking heals. Also can be used defensively as either elemental aversion or enchanted ward.
The choice of perk on your artifact can make or break your performance in New World. This guide will help you make the right choices when deciding your gameplay style whether you are interested in PvE only, PVP only or a blend of both. Always remember that a great artifact is just a decent one with a single correct perk!
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