Totem Hybrid Necromancer

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bageren wrote:I've crafted god knows how many jewels, and I've barely been getting any with 4% fire dmg, let alone 4% fire dmg AND minion life/energy factor.

How would you rate the jewel posted below? Would you prefer one with 4% fire dmg and no minion life / energy factor over that one?

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Ideally, 4% spell damage and no minion life would be best. I only posted the 4% fire, 15% minion life jewel as an optimal roll of what you're able to get. Once your skeletal flayers start popping up around 50-60k, you should be fine on HP, without having to worry about the rollover value. If you get closer to 70-75k, be careful since the Demon Blood aura isn't factored into the skill icon's description of the summon's HP. If you feel like you're low on Minion Life, you can make Ist-crafted jewels for more minion life and hope 2% spell damage appears, but in most cases, you'll just wanna go with Zod-crafted and aim for 4% Fire and hope you get Minion life to pop up occasionally (not required, but is a nice bonus).
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under skills you mention Mythal at the top when explaining what the skills do but its not mentioned anywhwere in the gearing or quest planning advancment for eaerly mid or end game so theres no mention on how a necro is supposed to get that skill or what the suggestion is for gambling for it or whatever
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bradr wrote:under skills you mention Mythal at the top when explaining what the skills do but its not mentioned anywhwere in the gearing or quest planning advancment for eaerly mid or end game so theres no mention on how a necro is supposed to get that skill or what the suggestion is for gambling for it or whatever


Thanks for pointing it out. It's a wand runeword,
Doomguard

Doomguard
Necromancer Wands

'MaMa'
Runeword Level: 100
+(0 to 3) to Necromancer Skill Levels
20% Faster Cast Rate
Adds 100-200 magic damage
+(15 to 25)% to Spell Damage
+(12 to 23) to Mythal
+200% Bonus to Summoned Minion Damage
+25% Bonus to Summoned Minion Resistances
+100% Bonus to Summoned Minion Life
that was removed as an option when the removal of heroic shields was patched in, since there was no real reason to hang onto Mythal anymore.
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L H wrote:
bradr wrote:under skills you mention Mythal at the top when explaining what the skills do but its not mentioned anywhwere in the gearing or quest planning advancment for eaerly mid or end game so theres no mention on how a necro is supposed to get that skill or what the suggestion is for gambling for it or whatever


Thanks for pointing it out. It's a wand runeword,
Doomguard

Doomguard
Necromancer Wands

'MaMa'
Runeword Level: 100
+(0 to 3) to Necromancer Skill Levels
20% Faster Cast Rate
Adds 100-200 magic damage
+(15 to 25)% to Spell Damage
+(12 to 23) to Mythal
+200% Bonus to Summoned Minion Damage
+25% Bonus to Summoned Minion Resistances
+100% Bonus to Summoned Minion Life
that was removed as an option when the removal of heroic shields was patched in, since there was no real reason to hang onto Mythal anymore.

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so mythsl isnt needed anymore?? and is creep still viable as a secret runeword for the marrowstaff?
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Yes I used creep over a crafted staff since the cast rate is just too good of a DPS boost that it's hard to skip over, plus it helps with your clear and move speed.

Mythal was never needed, but I had included it a while back as an option. You can see the stats on the wand are pretty good for this setup, and I just wanted to add in alternate options for gear that typically went unused.
bradr
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lastly i didnt know you could runeword a crafted staff??? i thoughtyou could only runeword grey items
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bradr wrote:lastly i didnt know you could runeword a crafted staff??? i thoughtyou could only runeword grey items


You can't runeword a crafted staff :) only grey items indeed.

What LH meant is that he chose the creep runeword instead of a crafted staff.
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Aspirine101 wrote:
bradr wrote:lastly i didnt know you could runeword a crafted staff??? i thoughtyou could only runeword grey items


You can't runeword a crafted staff :) only grey items indeed.

What LH meant is that he chose the creep runeword instead of a crafted staff.

gotcha ty
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Hey guys, any use for
Prince of Nothing
Prince of Nothing
Marrow Staff (Sacred)

Two-Hand Damage: 45 to 49
Required Strength: 275
Required Level: 100
(Necromancer Only)
Current Strength Damage Bonus: (25/256 per Strength)%
+(8 to 10) to Necromancer Skill Levels
50% Faster Cast Rate
+50% Damage to Undead
+(32 to 36) to Singularity
Increase Maximum Life (31 to 40)%
Damage Reduced by 10%
(11 to 15)% Reanimate as: Dirge
(11 to 15)% Reanimate as: Living Flame
(11 to 15)% Reanimate as: Avalanche
(11 to 15)% Reanimate as: Black Ice Demon
(11 to 15)% Reanimate as: Trap Rat
Socketed (6)

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It looks like it could be cool, but in reality T6 Unique Marrow Staff feels better.
bradr
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re creep is that realm only?? or can i make it in single player? not quiet there yet but wondered cause i saw it used on storm amazon guide saying it was realm only and not useable on single player