You definitely sound like Revenant. Buffs the party while having high DMG. You buff the party dmg/survivability/speed by using same skills to deal dmg or heal self. Better wiki it up for better explanation.
If not Revenant then Guardian might be totally for you as well. Provides survivability buffs and better advantages for party to fight such as stability, etc.
Lastly Ranger with Druid spec, but of the three, this one is the most distant one to what you describe. Provides high healing amounts, but not much dmg buffs except Grace of the Land or any other survival buffs.
Ah Revenent, I really want to play it but i still HoT lol
If you don’t have Heart of Thorns , try guardian. I loved playing a Paladin in Burning Crusade/Wrath and I love playing guardian here. I find they have a weapon/build or skill for just about any situation and they are a huge help to allies in WvW and some fractals. They were not doing great in raids, but an August 8th patch improved their damage and they are good for dps spots in raids.
Alrighty, I’ll give Guardian another bash and see how I do. Thanks for the advice, I’ll get HoT when I’m paid next and try Revenent then
When starting Guardian, you’re going to want to focus on unlocking the Honor or Virtues trait tree first. Honor gives solid self-healing and enhanced Shout support skills, while Virtues is a useful grab-bag of traits for damage and support both. With survival traits established, it’s time to pick Zeal for added damage as your second trait line.
For weapons, I would personally keep a Staff on you at all times to help apply swiftness and might as you roam. Greatsword is also a good choice for their overall power and boost to mobility from its Skill 3. The scepter is your only ranged weapon until unlocking the Dragonhunter spec, so it’s worth keeping one around, and it pairs quite well with a focus for a general power/survival build.
Mesmer and Ranger→Druid are also possible support-y classes.
- Druid is more traditional, offering particular buffs and heals.
- Mesmer is more of a GW2 idea of “support” — a good mesmer handles aggro duties (balling up trashmobs), can tank, can provide evades, handles condi removal, and share buffs. It can be a difficult class to master for some people, but also very rewarding in a similar way to support classes in other games.