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paolo12
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What kind of gear would be suggested? Shitload of Dex and (lightning?) pierce for elemental clawsin?
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paolo12 wrote:What kind of gear would be suggested? Shitload of Dex and (lightning?) pierce for elemental clawsin?


Bitchhunter set can get you far enough. But overall just like any other elemental wepen build - try to balance pierce and stats (if use crafts - don't even try Trinity - they're totally worthless compared to stat crafts even at endgame)
paolo12
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Bitchhunter :-D it will be then. Anything specific from SU/runewords pool?
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Diaco wrote:
Kirikiroa wrote:Mybe it is, but still: how does it works?


1) reduces elemental dmg received

I'm also wondering: how? There are limited stats on char pool, would be nice to know a little mechanic. Sadly after self-wipe I don't have an assa to test.
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masochista
Monkey King
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Does Banish proc still interrupt attack animations? For example from
Aether
Aether
Necromancer Crossbows

'Jah'
Runeword Level: 65
20% Chance to cast level 17 Banish on Kill
+(87 to 115)% Enhanced Damage
Ignore Target's Defense
(11 to 14)% Mana stolen per Hit
(21 to 25)% to Strength
10% Chance to Avoid Damage
Diaco
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paolo12 wrote:Bitchhunter :-D it will be then. Anything specific from SU/runewords pool?


Hide of the Basilisk
Hide of the Basilisk
Chain Mail (Sacred)

Defense: (5807 - 6817) to (6568 - 7711)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 538
Item Level: 120
+(1 to 2) to All Skills
30% Cast Speed
+(25 to 38)% to Lightning Spell Damage
-35% to Enemy Lightning Resistance
+(13 to 16) to Thunderstone
+(130 to 170)% Enhanced Defense
+250 to Mana
Maximum Lightning Resist +4%
Physical Resist 15%
2% Reanimate as: Silverbolt
Socketed (6)


The Endless Loop
The Endless Loop
Light Belt (Sacred)

Defense: 1101 to 1143
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 490
Item Level: 105
40% Combat Speeds
+(10 to 19) to Charged Strike
Slow Target 10%
+50 to all Attributes
+50 Life Regenerated per Second
+(0 to 1) Mana on Striking
Socketed (2)
+
Akarat's Trek
Akarat's Trek
Light Plated Boots (Sacred)

Defense: (1960 - 2352) to (2170 - 2604)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 561
Item Level: 120
2% Chance to cast level 30 Thunder Hammer Nova on Melee Attack
2% Chance to cast level 30 Thunder Wave on Melee Attack
2% Chance to cast level 30 Hammertime on Melee Attack
(0 to 40)% Movement Speed
+(15 to 20) to Charged Strike
Enhanced Weapon Damage +(60 to 90)%
+(150 to 200)% Enhanced Defense
10% to All Attributes
+10 to Light Radius
Socketed (4)
is a good combo, especially if you plan on using Charged Strike oskill, but even if you don't, they provide pretty good stats for any elemental stat-stacking build. Both can probably be beaten by a good craft, but they do bring some other things to the table.
Royal Circlet
Royal Circlet
Tiara (Sacred)

Defense: (1740 - 1957) to (1968 - 2214)
Required Level: 100
Required Dexterity: 392
Item Level: 105
+2 to All Skills
+90% Damage to Demons
+90% Damage to Undead
+(140 to 170)% Enhanced Defense
(21 to 25)% to All Attributes
Elemental Resists +(25 to 30)%
Physical Resist 5%
(21 to 25)% Magic Find
Socketed (4)
is good too. As for rings, you can't go wrong with
Empyrean Glory
Empyrean Glory
Ring

Required Level: 50
Item Level: 120
1% Chance to cast level 26 Singularity on Kill
(6 to 10)% to All Attributes
Increase Maximum Life and Mana 15%
15% Gold Find
, for the 10% all atts and plenty of MO space for endless lights if you have them.
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Is sorcs Mana Shield the same as clod Energy Shield? Meaning it ignores resists and drains your mana bulb in seconds when hit with elements especially if you use Cloak of the Outcast.

And what is Harvest oskill? Building a whirler (btw say that word ten times out loud :D) and wondering if Jawbone Cap is worth making.
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Jampula wrote:And what is Harvest oskill? Building a whirler (btw say that word ten times out loud :D) and wondering if Jawbone Cap is worth making.


It's old Poison flash... pointless shit as proc on that helm as it barely hits anything and mae any noticable damage difference. I build starting proc-whirler now around TU war hammer (idea is to gather as much spell procs as possible, so there goes TU light plate, Plated belt, Great helm, Heavy gloves.. there are many options to built around, for example there's chance of poison procer around Zod-rw mace/hammer, then jawbone cap will be good but still i think Crown will outshine it due to aditional poison spd and poison skill duration) and honorific broad sword in offhand to allow whirlwind. Later on i'm planing to try phys WDM whirler and elemental with crafted crystal sword. Also may be interesting to try out
Mount Arreat
Mount Arreat
(Barbarian Gladiator Set)

Ravine
Avalanche
Snowstorm
Eruption

Set Bonus with 2 or more set items:
+1 to Barbarian Skill Levels
Enhanced Weapon Damage +60%

Set Bonus with 3 or more set items:
20% Chance to cast level 8 Guard Tower on Kill
Poison Resist +50%

Set Bonus with complete set:
Area Effect Attack
3% Chance to cast level 46 Glacial Nova on Kill
8% Chance to cast level 46 Pyroblast on Kill
+4 to Barbarian Skill Levels
+75% to Fire Spell Damage
+75% to Cold Spell Damage
+100 to all Attributes
Total Character Defense 200%

and
Tundra Walker
Tundra Walker
(Barbarian Warrior Set)

Steppe Sleeper
Ancient Bronze
Grey Ranger
Vale Hunter

Set Bonus with 2 or more set items:
+2 to Barbarian Skill Levels
+75 to Strength

Set Bonus with 3 or more set items:
+125 to Maximum Damage
+50 to all Attributes

Set Bonus with complete set:
4% Chance to cast level 15 Iceburst on Melee Attack
4% Chance to cast level 15 Ancients' Hand on Melee Attack
4% Chance to cast level 15 Stormblast on Melee Attack
+5 to Barbarian Skill Levels
-20% to Enemy Cold Resistance
+200 to all Attributes

. First have funny spell procs and AoE while second have triple "shockwave" procs. Overall now it's alot-lot-lot more viable with removing stances from RMB and ife degeneration from BH (also ading IED to eagle opens up some ways)
flubbin
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Am i able to transfer a character through a normal trade? or is it only possible through the auction house?
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Scalewinged wrote:
Jampula wrote:And what is Harvest oskill? Building a whirler (btw say that word ten times out loud :D) and wondering if Jawbone Cap is worth making.


It's old Poison flash... pointless shit as proc on that helm as it barely hits anything and mae any noticable damage difference. I build starting proc-whirler now around TU war hammer (idea is to gather as much spell procs as possible, so there goes TU light plate, Plated belt, Great helm, Heavy gloves.. there are many options to built around, for example there's chance of poison procer around Zod-rw mace/hammer, then jawbone cap will be good but still i think Crown will outshine it due to aditional poison spd and poison skill duration) and honorific broad sword in offhand to allow whirlwind. Later on i'm planing to try phys WDM whirler and elemental with crafted crystal sword. Also may be interesting to try out
Mount Arreat
Mount Arreat
(Barbarian Gladiator Set)

Ravine
Avalanche
Snowstorm
Eruption

Set Bonus with 2 or more set items:
+1 to Barbarian Skill Levels
Enhanced Weapon Damage +60%

Set Bonus with 3 or more set items:
20% Chance to cast level 8 Guard Tower on Kill
Poison Resist +50%

Set Bonus with complete set:
Area Effect Attack
3% Chance to cast level 46 Glacial Nova on Kill
8% Chance to cast level 46 Pyroblast on Kill
+4 to Barbarian Skill Levels
+75% to Fire Spell Damage
+75% to Cold Spell Damage
+100 to all Attributes
Total Character Defense 200%

and
Tundra Walker
Tundra Walker
(Barbarian Warrior Set)

Steppe Sleeper
Ancient Bronze
Grey Ranger
Vale Hunter

Set Bonus with 2 or more set items:
+2 to Barbarian Skill Levels
+75 to Strength

Set Bonus with 3 or more set items:
+125 to Maximum Damage
+50 to all Attributes

Set Bonus with complete set:
4% Chance to cast level 15 Iceburst on Melee Attack
4% Chance to cast level 15 Ancients' Hand on Melee Attack
4% Chance to cast level 15 Stormblast on Melee Attack
+5 to Barbarian Skill Levels
-20% to Enemy Cold Resistance
+200 to all Attributes

. First have funny spell procs and AoE while second have triple "shockwave" procs. Overall now it's alot-lot-lot more viable with removing stances from RMB and ife degeneration from BH (also ading IED to eagle opens up some ways)

Ok, so no to that helm. And Assault Helmets Flash is pretty much in the same category.


Your plan sounds good but Windform is sword-only. I made two Flamberges to freeze stuff and it has been a breeze (get it?), just killed Diablo in seconds. Really have high hopes for ubering, farming is a big no obviously but I have other chars for that. I'm propably the only one who hates the new stance-system but I manage.

Edit: Didn't notice the off-hand sword for some reason. Scratch that.