Both of you talking about Minion builds made me wonder if they could be viable in PvP. I spent a few minutes and crafted the results below. Please notice my stats do not show any other gimmick (s) – only minion damage (I added one result at the bottom with one gimmick for illustration). The intent of this post is to show you can obtain very good damage from Minions in PvP.
With one gimmick