Ok, so Shaman can use Storm Totem + Boardman’s set (3 piece) to get hit by his own Storm Totem and generate a small amount of ward. This is what the item description says:
Storm Totem can hit allies to grant 21 ward
At level 63, with less than 300% ward retention, I was able to generate more than 400,000 ward. I have no idea how this ward generation scales (spell damage, crit damage, etc.) but it’s clear something about this item/interaction is comepletely broken. It wouldn’t surprise me if at level 100 with optimized gear someone would be able to reach close to 1 million ward with this.
Now is the time to have fun with this before it’s fixed, as this is clearly completely broken. (All the Arena pushers out there.)
Kudos to Advorsus for discovering this broken interaction. This user wrote a build guide at LastEpochTools where in the comments they state, “Yes the ward is working as intended with this set.” I’ll leave it to you to decide if this is working as intended or not.
A note on the video and how display of ward works in the game at the moment:
The ward bar (above the health bar) has a max display limit of what seems to be 65,550 (or probably 65,555). When your ward goes above this figure, the game displays a new bar that starts again from 0. To know how much ward you had you need to sum up all ward bars you went through before reaching 0 ward.