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TommiHelm wrote:
Tokkie wrote:Can someone tell me what ACD means, can’t find it on the web. Ty


Armor Class (Defense) I think. Basically just your Defense number.


What Tommi said.

Since I use "defense" in the guide as a broad term that includes a lot of different defensive mods, I decided to use "ACD" to refer specifically to the Defense number. The idea was to make things less confusing, but not sure it worked out that way.



Edit:
Also, just to update anyone using this guide for the 1.2 patch:
Most everything in the guide should still be relevant to the 1.2 patch, but there are a few things to note.
> EWD and DEX damage bonuses on some items used by this build were tuned down a bit, but it should be fine.
> You should now be able to complete the Set sooner (in theory), since Set items can start dropping as soon as Sacred items do (e.g. around A2/A3 Nightmare). Again, in theory.
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Thank you for your kind answers.

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Solfege wrote:
TommiHelm wrote:
Tokkie wrote:Can someone tell me what ACD means, can’t find it on the web. Ty


Armor Class (Defense) I think. Basically just your Defense number.


What Tommi said.

Since I use "defense" in the guide as a broad term that includes a lot of different defensive mods, I decided to use "ACD" to refer specifically to the Defense number. The idea was to make things less confusing, but not sure it worked out that way.



Edit:
Also, just to update anyone using this guide for the 1.2 patch:
Most everything in the guide should still be relevant to the 1.2 patch, but there are a few things to note.
> EWD and DEX damage bonuses on some items used by this build were tuned down a bit, but it should be fine.
> You should now be able to complete the Set sooner (in theory), since Set items can start dropping as soon as Sacred items do (e.g. around A2/A3 Nightmare). Again, in theory.

Just to add onto this, you now cube a Xis Rune with the rune you're going to use to make Xis Runewords. So cube a Xis with a Tal to get a TalXis Rune, which gives us an additional jewel slot to use now.
Kaly_
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whats your guys opinion on adding enhanced damage Mos before making a shark(xis) rune word instead of adding ewd or ds after making it. i have a 55ed/129ar base . at lvl 136 i could add 4 ed MOs for 60% . could that be better than ewd/ds ?

thanks in advance

edit: also, is inarius rock worth it for the time strike ?
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just started playing Melee sorc...OMg it sucks big time in the begining ...i play SSf ^^ ....i kinda gonemy own way on the build ...ive read the guide ...but meh ^^ Finaly Snailed my way into K3k ^^ Curently im playing with abandoned crafts - gloves-warpblade-armour etc ...so far so good ...but dmg is kinda meh ...and getting atack speed its a pain when most items have res gems or Io runes ^^
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> Eff this guide, I built my own Melee Sorc.
> OMG the Melee Sorc I build sucks and IDK why.

:shrug:



Kaly_ wrote:whats your guys opinion on adding enhanced damage Mos before making a shark(xis) rune word instead of adding ewd or ds after making it. i have a 55ed/129ar base . at lvl 136 i could add 4 ed MOs for 60% . could that be better than ewd/ds ?

thanks in advance

edit: also, is inarius rock worth it for the time strike ?


Sorry, didn't see this post.

Marco made a WDM Calculator Tool that should answer your question.
viewtopic.php?f=4&t=36830
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So i recently swapped to the elemental end gear items and i am dying a lot more than before, is this gear a bad setup??
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It's not bad, per se, but Elemental isn't as good as a Phys setup (imo) since all your buffs are dedicated to boosting Phys damage.

Since you're dealing almost no Phys damage, LL won't do you much good with an Elemental setup. You'll need more LoA (and maybe some LaeK) to make up for it. Nih-crafted Jewels would be a good place to start.
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I have a question concerning the mid game gear. you suggest sacred honorific gloves and belt, (abandonned-bless). i tried to use a shrine with the honorific item but nothing happened. Do you mean honorific OR shrine craft or, is there a way to do both ?
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Cube it with a Shrine + 2x ACs to bless it.

Edit:
Also, make sure it's a Sacred Honorific and not a Tiered Honorific.
Edited by Solfege 2 weeks.