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budda wrote:Yep dmg foruma after 19season changes somehow and now not melee time. Bear dru seems still very good but for ama need good craft bow 300 ed+ or just wasting time. Image


Cute but it looks like you got most charms done with gear i'd expect to see 5 hours into the season. Doesn't sound too bad
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I believe there is something wrong with tooltip damage on my wearwolf using azgar's crystal.
I supposedly am doing 82k dmg with my mana pulse, I swing like 8 times a second, I've got -121 ECR, 82% chance to hit, and I can BARELY hurt astrogha, yet when I spec to dex with pretty much 10x less dmg I can hurt her wayyyyy faster..
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BiuTze wrote:I believe there is something wrong with tooltip damage on my wearwolf using azgar's crystal.
I supposedly am doing 82k dmg with my mana pulse, I swing like 8 times a second, I've got -121 ECR, 82% chance to hit, and I can BARELY hurt astrogha, yet when I spec to dex with pretty much 10x less dmg I can hurt her wayyyyy faster..
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You have to keep mana full during attacks with this sword otherwise your dmg falls rapidly,
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I am aware, I've mained mana wolf 2 seasons in a row now. I am using mana pulse as my main attack against her, keeping full mana the entire time.
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Ur attack rating is horrible and Astroga absorbs ele dmg. -121res and 13k ar is just to low. It takes 170 pierce to do 50% or ur cold dmg and with -121 res ur doing maybe 25% and that's if u hit. U do 400dmg cold dmg per 1k mana so that ez to calculate or jsut use d2stats. Char screen dmg is wrong as it adds spell dmg % to flat elemental dmg u have.
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Hmm, says 82% chance to hit, is that wrong?
So it's the spell damage that is messing up my tooltip...
But doesn't it still add damage anyways? I'd love to know how to calculate that..
Also, thanks for responding!
BiuTze
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Ahh, the AR was low because I wasn't morphed into wolf, so that I could show full dmg from full mana...
it's closer to 45k and 82% hit chance on astro.
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If anyone has some additional insight into this matter.. I've been helping people switch to mana wolf from march set as a way to upgrade and now I feel like everything I thought I knew was a lie.. I'd hate to be spreading misinformation because the tooltip is inaccurate..
Knowing how to boost damage other than ECR and simply adding mana would be nice...
Does cold spell damage actually add damage to attacks like twisted claw, harbinger and mana pulse?
Does EF do anything at all?
Does the energy I put in, only count as extra mana for damage?

1 other note about azgar crystal is that it does have ITD on it now.. so if that actually works the 82% should be more like 95%?

Thanks again to any and all who would help guide me in this confusing issue..
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BiuTze wrote:If anyone has some additional insight into this matter.. I've been helping people switch to mana wolf from march set as a way to upgrade and now I feel like everything I thought I knew was a lie.. I'd hate to be spreading misinformation because the tooltip is inaccurate..
Knowing how to boost damage other than ECR and simply adding mana would be nice...
Does cold spell damage actually add damage to attacks like twisted claw, harbinger and mana pulse?
Does EF do anything at all?
Does the energy I put in, only count as extra mana for damage?

1 other note about azgar crystal is that it does have ITD on it now.. so if that actually works the 82% should be more like 95%?

Thanks again to any and all who would help guide me in this confusing issue..


-ecr and mana are effectively the ways to scale dmg but also getting negative mana regen. Since mana regen in wolf form is inverted this will lead to mana recovery and therefore better dmg. Items like
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Heavy Gloves (Sacred)

Defense: (1680 - 1976) to (3252 - 3566)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 484
Item Level: 105
Adds 250-500 magic damage
+12 to Parasite
+(140 to 200)% Enhanced Defense
(11 to 15)% to Strength
+(500 to 2000) Defense
Regenerate Mana -50%
Maximum Fire Resist +(1 to 2)%
Total Character Defense (25 to 50)%
Socketed (4)
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Sash of the Frozen Seas
Sash (Sacred)

Defense: (2036 - 2329) to (2064 - 2362)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 452
Item Level: 105
-75% Regenerate Mana during Werewolf Form
30% Attack Speed
Winter Avatar Cooldown Reduced by 0.4 seconds
+(501 to 1000) to Attack Rating
-(6 to 15)% to Enemy Cold Resistance
+(101 to 130)% Enhanced Defense
+(101 to 500) to Mana
+100 Life on Attack
Socketed (2)


cold spell dmg doesnt do anything for you. neither energy factor or energy, but pts in energy do increase mana so they are worth.

ITD works against most mobs and doesnt work against bosses.

Also I recommend this thread for questions: viewtopic.php?f=4&t=124
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Question not related to this specific patch, but why are the summoned bats poofing after a while ? I don’t remember the summon necromancer to have this issue. They’re nice to have tagging along, but having to resummon every 5 five minutes is pretty annoying on melee skillswitching build (Keeping up Bloodbath and Shadow Refuge while switching back to batstrike for damage).