1h Melee Necro (Dagger & Dex)

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SinClaire
Sasquatch
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Elendilli wrote:you can but you will have to constantly re-cast tantrum and it will take up your weapon swap slot. tantrum doesn't last very long unless you have high +tantrum skill levels so that's also another issue but otherwise it works


Doesn't tantrum last for like 7 seconds or something? Or has the duration been buffed?
Combined with the weapon switching, that setup makes buff management worse than a Neutraldin.
lalaiao
Dark Huntress
11 | 1
Hey guys, where can I find the breakpoints for this "dagger & dex build"
Diaco
Heretic
410 | 7
I found an eth spirit edge with 35% ED with my 2h melee necro... would I get more dmg from respeccing to dagger with the xis rw on the eth spirit edge? I'm currently sitting at 14-27k parasite dmg. haven't hit max fpa with
Reaper's Hand
Reaper's Hand
Bonesplitter (Sacred)

Two-Hand Damage: (238 - 336) to (373 - 502)
(Necromancer Only)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 512
Item Level: 105
Strength Damage Bonus: (0.26 per Strength)%
Mega Impact
15% Chance to cast level 1 Quill Storm on Melee Attack
Additional Strength Damage Bonus: 0.0625%
+(130 to 200)% Enhanced Damage
Adds (50 to 90)-(180 to 250) damage
(50 to 150)% Bonus to Attack Rating
(5 to 10)% Life stolen per Hit
Freezes Target +1
Socketed (6)
but it's just 1 fpa difference with max fpa dagger
OrphineM
Pit Knight
118 | 1
lalaiao wrote:Hey guys, where can I find the breakpoints for this "dagger & dex build"

https://dev.median-xl.com/speedcalc/ just key in necromancer, necromancer daggers for breakpoints.

Diaco wrote:I found an eth spirit edge with 35% ED with my 2h melee necro... would I get more dmg from respeccing to dagger with the xis rw on the eth spirit edge? I'm currently sitting at 14-27k parasite dmg. haven't hit max fpa with
Reaper's Hand
Reaper's Hand
Bonesplitter (Sacred)

Two-Hand Damage: (238 - 336) to (373 - 502)
(Necromancer Only)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 512
Item Level: 105
Strength Damage Bonus: (0.26 per Strength)%
Mega Impact
15% Chance to cast level 1 Quill Storm on Melee Attack
Additional Strength Damage Bonus: 0.0625%
+(130 to 200)% Enhanced Damage
Adds (50 to 90)-(180 to 250) damage
(50 to 150)% Bonus to Attack Rating
(5 to 10)% Life stolen per Hit
Freezes Target +1
Socketed (6)
but it's just 1 fpa difference with max fpa dagger


It can be worth switching to a dagger/shield combo. Remember you get a shield as well.
Diaco
Heretic
410 | 7
OrphineM wrote:
Diaco wrote:I found an eth spirit edge with 35% ED with my 2h melee necro... would I get more dmg from respeccing to dagger with the xis rw on the eth spirit edge? I'm currently sitting at 14-27k parasite dmg. haven't hit max fpa with
Reaper's Hand
Reaper's Hand
Bonesplitter (Sacred)

Two-Hand Damage: (238 - 336) to (373 - 502)
(Necromancer Only)
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 512
Item Level: 105
Strength Damage Bonus: (0.26 per Strength)%
Mega Impact
15% Chance to cast level 1 Quill Storm on Melee Attack
Additional Strength Damage Bonus: 0.0625%
+(130 to 200)% Enhanced Damage
Adds (50 to 90)-(180 to 250) damage
(50 to 150)% Bonus to Attack Rating
(5 to 10)% Life stolen per Hit
Freezes Target +1
Socketed (6)
but it's just 1 fpa difference with max fpa dagger


It can be worth switching to a dagger/shield combo. Remember you get a shield as well.


yes, the extra def and block is what's tempting me to switch, but I don't want to go through all that trouble if I'll see a significant drop in dmg
FreddyBaby
Dark Huntress
13 | 1
just found
Heart of Fire
Heart of Fire
Spirit Edge (Sacred)

One-Hand Damage: 32 to 57
(Necromancer Only)
Required Level: 100
Required Dexterity:
1074
Item Level: 120
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.21 per Dexterity)%
14% Chance to cast level 50 Cataclysm on Melee Attack
1% Chance to cast level 40 Pentagram on Striking
+(4 to 5) to Necromancer Skill Levels
-(20 to 30)% to Enemy Fire Resistance
+1000 Defense
Physical Resist 10%
+(100 to 200) Life on Attack
Total Character Defense 100%
Requirements +100%
Socketed (3)
, im running with rw
Berith
Berith
Weapons

'Vith'
Runeword Level: 98
50% Combat Speeds
+(115 to 143)% Enhanced Damage
+10% to Summoned Minion Damage
+100 to Strength
+100 to Dexterity
Total Character Defense (11 to 15)%
40% Gold Find
in a spirit edge sacred (241% ed). is heart of fire better? have only one reset stats left, so don't wanna waste it if rw is better. :D
Semigloss
Monkey King
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It's an appealing option, but you'll need to stack fire pierce to make it good. And max Dragonfire oil while you're at it. The problem is that you're almost entirely building around spell procs now, of which as a melee Necro you really have no good way to scale.

If you're on multiplayer just trade for some more Bella's, or if single player use the offline tools respec.
Diaco
Heretic
410 | 7
14% chance on a melee proc and 1% on striking is abysmal to build around on a melee necro, and the weapon doesn't even have flat fire dmg. also no innate way of getting fire pierce nor fire spell dmg so you'd have to gear for those. doesn't make much sense if you ask me.
eLeMeNTs
Skeleton
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I'm struggling with some harder Ubers like Void with this build. it seems, that i don't have enough damage to kill Gluttony etc.
Currently I am using
The Defiler
The Defiler
Hexblade (Sacred)

One-Hand Damage: (155 - 193) to (342 - 417)
(Necromancer Only)
Required Level: 100
Required Dexterity: 463
Item Level: 120
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.21 per Dexterity)%
Area Effect Attack
Parasite Gains 6 Additional Targets
Deathlord Morph
+(1 to 3) to Necromancer Skill Levels
+(150 to 200)% Enhanced Damage
Adds (90 to 115)-(220 to 270) damage
(10 to 15)% Life stolen per Hit
(10 to 15)% Deadly Strike
Socketed (3)
but I think about getting an Eth Hexblade with either
King's Blood (Xis)
King's Blood
Daggers
Except Throwing Knives

'VeXis'
Runeword Level: 120
+(1 to 4) to All Skills
+200% Enhanced Damage
+167 to Minimum Damage
(32 to 42)% Life stolen per Hit
+(61 to 80) to all Attributes
Half Freeze Duration
+7% to Experience Gained
+3 to Light Radius
Cannot be Unsocketed
or
Shark (Xis)
Shark
Weapons

'TaXis'
Runeword Level: 120
1% Chance to cast level 31 Bloodlust on Kill
+(60 to 100)% Bonus Damage to Bloodlust
40% Attack Speed
+200% Enhanced Damage
+2 to Maximum Damage (Based on Character Level)
+5 to all Attributes
-500 to Mana
Cannot be Unsocketed
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https://tsw.vn.cz/acc/char.php?name=lmnts-death
Thoughts?

ty so Far,
LMNTS
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Elendilli
Heretic
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the void is technically not an uber you would need an eth 1h weapon anyway. gluttony can be killed but requires a little strategy to defeat him. you need decent damage but more importantly try constantly moving around and attacking while you move around. he sometimes will not regen and will be enough to burst him.

if you still think you don't have enough dps after trying that then try making eth Shark Xis but Defiler should be enough looking at your expensive gear setup. Even 2h scythe high damage if you were STR setup with would suffice.

also, your shield doesn't have to be crafted. Hellspeak TU is incredibly good and rolls up to 40% dex on its own but no %increase block. 1h necromancer doesn't really need max block because you'll have over 30 block and 600k+ armor anyway. the combination of the two provides sufficient survivability which is why x2 giants knuckles is better than stacking block. Uldyssian is nice to have block on but not really a concern even in labyrinth.
Edited by Elendilli 3 months.