Melee Sorceress

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skrig
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StinkRot wrote:
Solfege wrote:
ezkie wrote:any change for 1.3?


Generally, no. You can use the same build for the 1.3 patch. However, you'll need to make some minor gear tweaks (e.g. using Sacred Honorific or Crafted Boots if using the Set for Mid-Game). Some gameplay elements have also changed (e.g. Xis Runes -> Enhanced Runes, Catalyst drop points, etc.), so make sure to read the changelogs for 1.2 and 1.3 to get up-to-date.


What base for the honorific boots?

I realize this is probably a dumb question but I am scared of fucking something up.

Anything you can wear? (-:
kurs_x5
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Is Melee Sorc good for a new player?
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kurs_x5 wrote:Is Melee Sorc good for a new player?


Yes, def
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kurs_x5 wrote:Is Melee Sorc good for a new player?

Very versatile, fairly easy to gear, decent damage and the skills gives the build a lot of strength. Fussilade can carry you through a lot of fights on it's own. Great starter.
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Large Shield (4)

Defense: 85 to 162
Chance to Block: Class%
Required Level: 4
Required Strength: 22
Required Dexterity: 45
Item Level: 6
+(21 to 30) to Vitality
Maximum Elemental Resists +1%
Elemental Resists +(6 to 10)%
Cold Absorb 1%
Lightning Absorb 1%
Fire Absorb 1%
(4 to 7)% Gold Find
(5 to 10)% Magic Find
Socketed (1)
Defense: 240 to 405
Chance to Block: Class%
Required Level: 21
Required Strength: 32
Required Dexterity: 67
Item Level: 25
+(31 to 40) to Vitality
Maximum Elemental Resists +1%
Elemental Resists +(11 to 20)%
Cold Absorb 2%
Lightning Absorb 2%
Fire Absorb 2%
(9 to 12)% Gold Find
(11 to 20)% Magic Find
Socketed (3)
Defense: 501 to 817
Chance to Block: Class%
Required Level: 39
Required Strength: 68
Required Dexterity: 139
Item Level: 46
+(41 to 50) to Vitality
Maximum Elemental Resists +2%
Elemental Resists +(21 to 30)%
Cold Absorb 2%
Lightning Absorb 2%
Fire Absorb 2%
(14 to 17)% Gold Find
(21 to 30)% Magic Find
Socketed (4)
Defense: 684 to 1113
Chance to Block: Class%
Required Level: 48
Required Strength: 141
Required Dexterity: 288
Item Level: 80
+(51 to 60) to Vitality
Maximum Elemental Resists +2%
Elemental Resists +(31 to 40)%
Cold Absorb 3%
Lightning Absorb 3%
Fire Absorb 3%
(17 to 19)% Gold Find
(31 to 40)% Magic Find
Socketed (4)
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Topspin
Topspin
Skull Cap (4)

Defense: (76 - 83) to (115 - 125)
Required Level: 3
Required Strength: 25
Item Level: 4
5% Attack Speed
+(31 to 50)% Enhanced Defense
(3 to 5)% to Dexterity
(3 to 5)% to Energy
+(31 to 50) Defense
Maximum Elemental Resists +1%
Total Character Defense 10%
Socketed (1)
Defense: (277 - 301) to (365 - 397)
Required Level: 20
Required Strength: 37
Item Level: 23
15% Attack Speed
+(61 to 80)% Enhanced Defense
(6 to 8)% to Dexterity
(6 to 8)% to Energy
+(71 to 100) Defense
Maximum Elemental Resists +1%
Total Character Defense 20%
Socketed (3)
Defense: (704 - 760) to (876 - 943)
Required Level: 37
Required Strength: 78
Item Level: 43
25% Attack Speed
+(91 to 110)% Enhanced Defense
(9 to 11)% to Dexterity
(9 to 11)% to Energy
+(151 to 200) Defense
Maximum Elemental Resists +2%
Total Character Defense 30%
Socketed (4)
Defense: (1182 - 1258) to (1471 - 1564)
Required Level: 47
Required Strength: 160
Item Level: 78
30% Attack Speed
+(121 to 140)% Enhanced Defense
(12 to 14)% to Dexterity
(12 to 14)% to Energy
+(301 to 400) Defense
Maximum Elemental Resists +2%
Total Character Defense 40%
Socketed (4)
for the extra survivability.
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the 67% of dex added as tri ele dmg seems pretty op. opinions?
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infidell209 wrote:the 67% of dex added as tri ele dmg seems pretty op. opinions?


strong, but need high tri-ele pierce, in which case you often focus on ele damage and forgo phys damage i.e. less leech.
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Can you stack enough life on hit to compensate for less phys leach?
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infidell209 wrote:Can you stack enough life on hit to compensate for less phys leach?

You probably won't be able to compensate 100% but you don't have much of a choice, you need it for sustainability.
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isnt poison fire stronger then fire lightning?