Is there any viable claw assassin build in 1.8?

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xelhua
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hella!

I kinda loved claw assa in d2, therefore i am asking the community is there any good claw builds /farming,boss killin etc./ for it in 1.8? :mrgreen:

Thanks for answers in advance!

xel
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Both phys and elemental claw assassin are excellent at bossing, not so much at farming. Main skill is usually Noctule.
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Would highly recommend phys over elemental for leech and shadow dancer crit.
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Thank you very much for your answers, Twin Terrors can be good for it?
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xelhua wrote:Thank you very much for your answers, Twin Terrors can be good for it?


I don't suggest it.

I would recommend
Zayl's Temptation
Zayl's Temptation
Bladed Shield (Sacred)

Defense: 2181 to 2604
Chance to Block: 5%
(Assassin Only)
Required Level: 100
Required Dexterity:
1100
Item Level: 120
20% Life Regen Over 5 Seconds When You Take Weapon Damage
+(3 to 5) to Assassin Skill Levels
1% Base Block Chance
Adds 150-250 fire damage
Adds 150-250 lightning damage
Adds 150-250 cold damage
+(14 to 20) to Crucify (Assassin Only)
Enhanced Weapon Damage -30%
Slow Target (15 to 25)%
+200% Enhanced Defense
Maximum Elemental Resists +1%
1% Reanimate as: Lord Aldric Jitan
Requirements +100%
Socketed (6)
for both Physical and elemental specs.
Diaco
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For phys claw your endgame weapon choices are
Legio Di Manes
Legio Di Manes
Scissors Katar (Sacred)

One-Hand Damage: (134 - 187) to (208 - 272)
(Assassin Only)
Required Level: 100
Required Dexterity: 485
Item Level: 105
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.13 per Dexterity)%
20% Chance to cast level 20 Thunder Hammer Nova on Melee Attack
+(110 to 160)% Enhanced Damage
Adds (40 to 70)-(110 to 150) damage
Adds (50 to 75)-(100 to 150) magic damage
10% Life stolen per Hit
(1 to 10)% Deadly Strike
(1 to 10)% to Dexterity
Socketed (3)
or even better a
Shark (Xis)
Shark
Weapons

'TaXis'
Runeword Level: 120
1% Chance to cast level 31 Bloodlust on Kill
+(36 to 60)% Bonus Damage to Bloodlust
40% Attack Speed
+200% Enhanced Damage
+2 to Maximum Damage (Based on Character Level)
+5 to all Attributes
-250 to Mana
Cannot be Unsocketed
. Best in slot is Shark(xis) on an ethereal Blade Talons or Scissors Katar
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xelhua
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i reached lvl120 with my main untwinked firesorc in the middle of the week so i dont have access to most of the gear needed but i hope fautzruns will help me :D
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Diaco wrote:For phys claw your endgame weapon choices are
Legio Di Manes
Legio Di Manes
Scissors Katar (Sacred)

One-Hand Damage: (134 - 187) to (208 - 272)
(Assassin Only)
Required Level: 100
Required Dexterity: 485
Item Level: 105
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.13 per Dexterity)%
20% Chance to cast level 20 Thunder Hammer Nova on Melee Attack
+(110 to 160)% Enhanced Damage
Adds (40 to 70)-(110 to 150) damage
Adds (50 to 75)-(100 to 150) magic damage
10% Life stolen per Hit
(1 to 10)% Deadly Strike
(1 to 10)% to Dexterity
Socketed (3)
or even better a
Shark (Xis)
Shark
Weapons

'TaXis'
Runeword Level: 120
1% Chance to cast level 31 Bloodlust on Kill
+(36 to 60)% Bonus Damage to Bloodlust
40% Attack Speed
+200% Enhanced Damage
+2 to Maximum Damage (Based on Character Level)
+5 to all Attributes
-250 to Mana
Cannot be Unsocketed
. Best in slot is Shark(xis) on an ethereal Blade Talons or Scissors Katar


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The Doom Gong of Xiansai
The Doom Gong of Xiansai
Aspis (Sacred)

Defense: (3146 - 3539) to (3672 - 4131)
Chance to Block: 5%
(Assassin Only)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength:
621
Required Dexterity: 698
Item Level: 105
2% Chance to cast level 12 Thunder Slam on Melee Attack
1% Base Block Chance
Adds (10 to 40)-(50 to 100) damage
(10 to 20)% Life stolen per Hit
+(140 to 170)% Enhanced Defense
10% to Strength
20% to Dexterity
Requirements +25%
Socketed (4)
, I had pretty descnet outcome with those two.
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xelhua wrote:i reached lvl120 with my main untwinked firesorc in the middle of the week so i dont have access to most of the gear needed but i hope fautzruns will help me :D


If you are working towards building a phys claw assassin, you might as well farm Teganze over fauzt, since you want a Xis rune for
Shark (Xis)
Shark
Weapons

'TaXis'
Runeword Level: 120
1% Chance to cast level 31 Bloodlust on Kill
+(36 to 60)% Bonus Damage to Bloodlust
40% Attack Speed
+200% Enhanced Damage
+2 to Maximum Damage (Based on Character Level)
+5 to all Attributes
-250 to Mana
Cannot be Unsocketed
and earth runes for
Wind Runner

Wind Runner
Boots

'EaEaEaEa'
Runeword Level: 100
+(0 to 1) to All Skills
35% Attack Speed
10% Movement Speed
Adds 37-70 damage
250% Bonus to Attack Rating
(10 to 15)% Life stolen per Hit
+(171 to 200)% Enhanced Defense
which are pretty important items for that build.
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xelhua
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Diaco wrote:
xelhua wrote:i reached lvl120 with my main untwinked firesorc in the middle of the week so i dont have access to most of the gear needed but i hope fautzruns will help me :D


If you are working towards building a phys claw assassin, you might as well farm Teganze over fauzt, since you want a Xis rune for
Shark (Xis)
Shark
Weapons

'TaXis'
Runeword Level: 120
1% Chance to cast level 31 Bloodlust on Kill
+(36 to 60)% Bonus Damage to Bloodlust
40% Attack Speed
+200% Enhanced Damage
+2 to Maximum Damage (Based on Character Level)
+5 to all Attributes
-250 to Mana
Cannot be Unsocketed
and earth runes for
Wind Runner

Wind Runner
Boots

'EaEaEaEa'
Runeword Level: 100
+(0 to 1) to All Skills
35% Attack Speed
10% Movement Speed
Adds 37-70 damage
250% Bonus to Attack Rating
(10 to 15)% Life stolen per Hit
+(171 to 200)% Enhanced Defense
which are pretty important items for that build.


Thanks for your advice bro, i have not tried Teganze yet. But tomorrow i will give a shot to it!!!