Thank you everyone for your input, In the coming days I'll throw some test builds together and see what happens. I had seen posts about savage melee being a very decent set, but ill tell you what...
I must be pretty bad at stalker mechanics.
On the test server I have a Sm/shield. I do shield charge into the group then try to AS a boss mob then hit my savage leap. After that the DPS just stops.
It has been mentioned i should be able to stay hidden which is true for shield charge - but my hidden never seems to proc back on so im just left there punching away building stacks not really feeling like im doing much.
But with that being said, im aware I just need some practice/knowledge on mechanics and hopefully then can really start to have fun on stalker AT