Having watched Nemesis' video thoroughly (and hopefully understood it), I started looking at what it would cost to buy the build. I quickly realised it would take a BIG chunk of my modest wealth to replicate the build exactly. Those Runes of Divinity are more than "a bit expensive" and since I recently splurged on an alt I don't have the Laurels for the Celestial Ascended trinkets either. Aside from that I'm a "try before you buy" guy. I'll happily drop 100g on a build if I think it's worth it but I have to know if I like it first!
A quick search revealed that I could probably avoid the Celestial trinkets, which would let me keep the Berserker stats, and that in turn would help avoid the Divinity runes. I used the gw2skills.net builder to experiment (intothemists.com has some notable errata) and I present, after a few hours work, The Nemesis' Hybrid for Cheapskates aka "the ghetto version". Let's be absolutely clear: I am in no way saying this is a better build. It is a shit load cheaper, though! Probably. The main differences are:
- Rabid instead of Rampager armour (obtainable with Karma and BoH)
- Keep Berserker Ascended trinkets (everyone has those, right?)
- Use random mix of orbs instead of the Runes
If, like me, you are coming from Clott's Daggermancer you can make a significant change by replacing your Cavalier's Rings directly with Celestial and exchanging a few orbs. This makes a better Hybrid than pure Zerker trinkets, boosting your vit, toughness and, most importantly condition damage. Loses a bit of power, though. Natch.