Best New World PvP Builds

Rush into New World PvP with some of the best character builds for New World.

Whether you're doing an Outpost Rush or War modes in New World's PvP, you need to find a solid build for your character that will keep you alive while doling out the damage. This guide will provide you with some of the best PvP builds for New World.

Ranged weapons, such as bows and muskets, play an important role in PvP, but some of the melee weapons, such as hatchets and swords, can also come in very handy during close combat situations.

The Best New World PvP Builds

Spear/Bow Build

Combining close and ranged combat with damage control is a real winning strategy in New World PvP. This build will also do really well during the dungeon raids.

Weapons

  • Soulforged Spear (for damage buffs and debuffs on enemies)
    • Perforate
    • Sweep
    • Vault Kick
  • Warpwood (for increased headshot and bleed damage)
    • Poison Shot
    • Penetrating Shot
    • Evade Shot

Stat Allocation

Stat Name
Point Allocation
Strength 25
Dexterity 300
Intelligence 5
Focus 5
Constitution 110

 

Armor and Accessories

  • Best Armor: Harbinger Set
  • Amulet of Seven Seasons
  • Reflected Mayhem
  • Signet of the Swamp

Sword/Hatchet Build

Do not underestimate tanks in PvP. You can take a lot of damage and not even wince. This build lets you put out damage quite well, too.

Weapons

  • Pit Lord Dominator (for high critical damage and survivability)
    • Shield Rush
    • Defiant Stance
    • Leaping Strike
  • The Confidant (for increased bleed damage, survivability, and luck)
    • Berserk
    • Feral Rush
    • Infected Throw
  • Rook's Defense (shield for increased protection)

Stat Allocation

Stat Name
Point Allocation
Strength 5
Dexterity 5
Intelligence 5
Focus 5
Constitution 195

 

Armor and Accessories

  • Best Armor: Voidbent Set
  • Scorpian Stone
  • Doom's Chance Earring
  • Demon's Oracle Signet Ring

Spear/Musket Build

This build is designed specifically for 50v50 PvP matches, where musket plays the role of the main weapon.

Weapons

  • Javelin of Dryadic Empowerment (for high critical damage)
    • Javelin
    • Sweep
    • Vault Kick
  • Overseer's Regret (for increased headshot damage and survivability)
    • Powder Burn
    • Shooter's Stance
    • Traps

Stat Allocation

Stat Name
Point Allocation
Strength 5
Dexterity 150
Intelligence 5
Focus 5
Constitution 50

 

Armor and Accessories

  • Best Armor: Voidbent Set
  • Malachite Orb
  • Reflected Mayhem
  • Band of Obligations

Hatchet/Spear Build

Here is an example of a well-balanced PvP build with medium heavy armor, increased damage, and crowd control.

Weapons

  • Axe of the Abyss (for increased heavy damage and critical hit chance)
    • Feral Rush
    • Rending Throw
    • Berserk
  • Anarchy (for increased bleed damage and luck)
    • Skewer
    • Vault Kick
    • Sweep

Stat Allocation

Stat Name
Point Allocation
Strength 240
Dexterity 50
Intelligence 5
Focus 5
Constitution 120

 

Armor and Accessories

  • Best Armor: Corrupted Rage Set
  • Scorpian Stone
  • Signet of the Swamp

Sword/Musket Build

Light and mobile with enough damage and protection, this build will handle almost any situation in PvP with power and grace.

Weapons

  • Seeker of Secrets (for higher constitution and damage to ancients)
    • Shield Bash
    • Shield Rush
    • Defiant Stance
  • Anarchy (for increased dexterity and speed of movement)
    • Traps
    • Powder Burn
    • Stopping Power
  • Stability of the Mountain (shield for increased protection)

Stat Allocation

Stat Name
Point Allocation
Strength 5
Dexterity 5
Intelligence 5
Focus 5
Constitution 195

 

Armor and Accessories

  • Best Armor: Marauder Commander Brigand Set
  • Orichalcum Ranger Amulet of the Ranger
  • Hoop of Hooter's Watch

Sword/Spear Build

This build is made to last! If you want to have highly durable and sustainable character in PvP, then try out this build for longer match-ups.

Weapons

  • Desecrated Sword (for high critical damage and critical hit chance)
    • Leaping Strike
    • Shield Bash
    • Defiant Stance
  • Spear T5 (for increased critical damage)
    • Sweep
    • Javelin
    • Vault Kick
  • Lazarus Watcher Round Shield (shield for increased protection)

Stat Allocation

Stat Name
Point Allocation
Strength 130
Dexterity 5
Intelligence 5
Focus 5
Constitution 300

 

Armor and Accessories

  • Best Armor: Warmaster Set
  • Invasion Amulet
  • War Earring
  • Outpost Ring

Life Staff/War Hammer Build

Healers are just as important in PvP as in PvE. This build is designed for duo or group PvP match-ups.

Weapons

  • Divine Devotion (for increased healing)
    • Sacred Ground
    • Beacon
    • Orb of Protection
  • Life Breaker (for debuffs and reduced cooldowns)
    • Clear Out
    • Shockwave
    • Path of Destiny

Stat Allocation

Stat Name
Point Allocation
Strength 5
Dexterity 5
Intelligence 5
Focus 195
Constitution 5

 

Armor and Accessories

  • Best Armor: Marauder Commander Cleric Set
  • Oracle's Amulet
  • Misty Kismet Charm
  • Archmagister's Piscatory Ring

Those are the best PvP builds for New World MMORPG. If you were looking for the PvE builds, then check out the dedicated guide right here.

Correspondent

Sergey has been a freelancer in the video games industry for more than five years, writing for various publications around the world. His favorite games are MtG, Dark Souls, Diablo, and Divinity: Original Sin.

Published Oct. 7th 2021

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