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Ares Builds & Guides

Greek Guardian Melee Magical
Find the best Ares build guides for SMITE Patch 11.2. You will find builds for arena, joust, and conquest. However you choose to play Ares, The SMITEFire community will help you craft the best build for the S11 meta and your chosen game mode. Learn Ares' skills, stats and more.
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Year 11 Guides & Builds // Patch 11.2 & Patch 11.1

8.7
9 Votes 1
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Ares's Arena
by MoreIce | Updated January 29, 2024
Guide Mobile
Rating Pending
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Ares Tester
by JayRon1 | Updated January 26, 2024

Year 10 Guides & Builds

6.3
4 Votes 3
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Ares Arena
by cubanitoforever | Updated January 6, 2024
7.7
7 Votes 2
 Build Guide
Ares SPL Builds
by DV-8 | Updated October 1, 2023
8.5
124 Votes 23
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Ares - 50 Shades of Flame (Y10, All Modes, Patch 10.9, "The Season of Celebration")
by Branmuffin17 | Updated August 31, 2023
Guide In-Depth Mobile
Rating Pending
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Ares Joust Support
by KoaiaHD | Updated August 29, 2023
9.4
26 Votes 3
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Ares Chain like a Truck
by lks_sim | Updated June 17, 2023
8.3
5 Votes 0
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Ares - Bewitched Edition
by GnomeGnuts | Updated June 13, 2023
9.4
206 Votes 39
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Ares (S10 Conquest Support)
by AmoralOne | Updated February 9, 2023
8.5
193 Votes 10
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Ares Conquest Bruiser Support Build Year 10
by BrotherAshton | Updated January 30, 2023

Year 9 Guides & Builds

Rating Pending
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Ares Tri-Aura Builds
by ThatOneGuy2470 | Updated January 10, 2023
9.4
24 Votes 2
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Ares support guide - S9 - Patch 9.9
by KSLK17 | Updated September 20, 2022
7.1
5 Votes 2
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Ares - Season 9
by Xmitter09 | Updated July 27, 2022
6.3
4 Votes 3
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Ares Full Support
by Aziair | Updated April 17, 2022
Rating Pending
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Ares (Conquest Support)
by Tantalising | Updated March 12, 2022
Guide
Rating Pending
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Suporte Conquista
by Ferraz | Updated February 25, 2022
8
8 Votes 2
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The Blessed Presence of Ares : Lets Have Fun Series
by BeefJerkyyG | Updated February 15, 2022
Guide
3.1
1 Votes 9
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Ares 01/02/22
by MigueLVallejoS | Updated February 1, 2022

Year 8 Guides & Builds

7.7
5 Votes 1
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(8.11) Ares Full Aura Support
by UncleTrapspringer | Updated December 25, 2021
Rating Pending
 Build Guide
Ares arena
by Tekkai64 | Updated December 29, 2021
Favor: 5500 Gems: 200

Ares Statistics

679 (+95) Health
200 (+37) Mana
365 (+0) Speed
1/.75/1/1.25x damage & swing time Progression
12 (+0) Range
0.9 (+1.25) Attack / Sec
40 (+ 1.55) + 20% of Magical Power Damage

Ares Skills

Ares Skill Blessed Presence

Blessed PresencePassive

Each completed aura item that Ares owns grants him 30 additional magical power. Additionally, Ares gains bonus Basic Attack damage per level.

Ability Type: Buff
Basic Attack Damage Increase: 4 per level
Ares Skill Shackles

Shackles

1 X
Chains extend from Ares' shield, doing damage to all enemies in its path. Hitting a god shackles them to Ares, Cripples them, preventing movement abilities, dealing the same damage every second while slowing them by 15% and buffing Ares. While shackled, Ares can fire another chain for free within 2s. Jungle Camps take an extra +40% damage.

Ability Type: Line, Cripple, Damage
Minion Damage: 70 / 90 / 110 / 130 / 150 (+15% of your Magical Power)
God Damage per Tick: 20 / 40 / 60 / 80 / 100 (+15% of your Magical Power)
Speed Buff per Target Shackled: 15%
Duration: 4s
Max Shackles: 3
Cost: 70 / 75 / 80 / 85 / 90
Cooldown: 15 / 14.5 / 14 / 13.5 / 13s
Ares Skill Bolster Defenses

Bolster Defenses

2 A
Ares strengthens the defenses of himself and all nearby allies for 6s, granting Basic Attack Damage, Protections, HP5, and reducing Crowd Control durations. For each shackled enemy, the Protection Buffs are increased.

Ability Type: Circle, Buff
Protections: 20 / 25 / 30 / 35 / 40
CC Reduction: 30%
HP5: 25 / 30 / 35 / 40 / 45
Shackle Bonus: 7
Radius: 35
Cost: 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60
Cooldown: 15s
Ares Skill Searing Flesh

Searing Flesh

3 B
Flames pour forth from Ares' shield, engulfing enemies in a cone in front of him causing damage every .5s for 4s. Ares is immune to Knockback for the duration.

Ability Type: Cone, Damage
Damage Per Tick: 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 35 (+7% of your Magical Power)
% Max Health Per Tick (Gods): 1 / 1 / 2 / 2 / 3%
% Max Health Per Tick (Minions): 4%
Cost: 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 / 75
Cooldown: 12s
Ares Skill No Escape

No Escape

4 Y
Ares throws chains out to all enemy gods in an area around him. All enemies hit by the chains are pulled to Ares after 2.5s, taking damage and are stunned.

Ability Type: Area
Damage: 200 / 275 / 350 / 425 / 500 (+40% of your Magical Power)
Stun: 1s
Radius: 35
Cost: 80 / 85 / 90 / 95 / 100
Cooldown: 100s

Ares Lore

Feared by his enemies, reviled by his father, adored by the Goddess of Beauty, and worshiped by warriors, Ares, a tortured and lonely soul, is the bloodthirsty Greek God of War.

Ares is not loved by the people. He represents everything they fear and despise: war, strife, chaos, and murder. It's said that the sky darkens when Ares takes the field. That he rides to battle on a chariot drawn by fire-breathing steeds and delights only in the clash of battle and smell of bloodshed.

Ares is not loved by his father. Zeus has many sons, but only two with his wife Hera. However, the thunder God has long suspected Hera of having an affair that led to the birth of Ares, perhaps as revenge for all of Zeus' infidelity. For this, Zeus is disgusted by him.

Ares is not loved by his sister. Athena and Ares are both Gods of War. Where Ares represents violence, force, and slaughter, Athena is the embodiment of intelligence, strategy, and leadership. Ares is quick to act and leave a bloody trail. Athena is thoughtful and careful with lives. Often they have been on the opposite sides, most notably at the battle of Troy, where Athena viciously wounded him and forced Ares to retreat.

Ares is the lover of the Goddess of Beauty. Though Aphrodite is married to Ares' brother, Hephaestus, Ares takes what he wants, and Aphrodite gives in willingly. Their union created offspring almost as terrible as Ares himself: Phobos and Deimos, Fear and Terror.

Ares is loved only by the Spartans, who revere the God for his masculinity, his merciless warrior spirit, and tenacity against all odds. The Spartans, however, know the unpredictable fury of their patron, and bind his statues in chains. This is, in part, to prevent Ares' spirit of victory from escaping Sparta, and a vain effort to keep the God of War contained.

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