Melee Sorceress [1.3]

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Reishu
Skeleton
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Is it actual in 1.3 melee sorc set? ( end game / mid difficulty ubers )
Why my single game Cauldron has 4 sockets, but in guide 6 sockets

P.S. Sorry for offtop, but my Empyrean band in 1.3 has 666+ lvl.
What happened?
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The Swarm
Median XL Guild
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just transmute in the cube it will change to 40
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Yes, but you don't need the Set (especially not for Mid-Game). I'll start posting updates to the guide as soon as I cut some stuff out. There will be an alternate gear list for people without the Set.

Idk what the deal is with
Cauldron
Cauldron
The Mysteries Set
Large Shield (Sacred)

Defense: (3734-4220) to (4196-4743)
Chance to Block: 1% + class%
Required Strength: 384
Required Dexterity: 423
Required Level: 100
10% Chance to cast level 25 Spike Nova when Attacked
+1 to Sorceress Skill Levels
35% Faster Block Rate
1% Increased Chance of Blocking
(101 to 150)% Bonus to Miasma Haunt Duration
+(115 to 143)% Enhanced Defense
Requirements -20%
Socketed (6)
. Mine has 4 sockets too, but it was found in a previous patch. Not sure if it's supposed to have 6 or if the item tag is wrong.

And as The Swarm said, put your
Empyrean Band
Empyrean Band
Ring

Required Level: 40
5% Chance to cast level 7 Singularity on Kill
(3 to 5)% Bonus to All Attributes
Increase Maximum Life and Mana 10%
(26 to 50)% Extra Gold from Monsters

in your empty cube and click transmute. It will reroll the ring, so you'll lose any MOs and probably get a different +%All Attributes value.
Reishu
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Thank you
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SKILLS

23 Points - Moonstrike
22 Points - Living Flame
21 Points - Fusillade
8 Points - Baneblade
5 Points - Vengeful Power, Blade Spirits
1 Point - Familiar, Wraithsword, Bladestorm, Hive, Baneblade, Symbol of Esu, and all prerequisites

Remaining points can go to Blade Spirits (but no more than 10 to keep costs down) or Vengeful Power for more Crushes.


You have baneblade listed twice in the Early Game Skills section.

Also, thanks for how in-depth the guide is. Definitely helps out those of us who are pretty new!
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Thanks. Fixed.
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At what point is it safe to farm TA? Im in full midgame gear, except with stormblast crafted light gauntlets and akarats
Crucifix.I can kinda make it into the entrance but i dont make it vey far. Thanks in advance
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To comfortably farm Dest TA without the Set, you'll want
Khany
Khany
Sorceress Crystal Swords

'On'
Runeword Level: 100
5% Chance to cast level 29 Shuriken Flurry on Melee Attack
+(1 to 2) to Sorceress Skill Levels
50% Increased Attack Speed
50% Faster Cast Rate
+(115 to 143)% Enhanced Damage
+(0.5 per level) to Maximum Damage (Based on Character Level)
Adds 1-750 lightning damage
+(16 to 20)% to Spell Damage
Total Character Defense plus 5%
(or
Sway of the Stars
Sway of the Stars
Sorceress Crystal Swords

'Auhe'
Runeword Level: 100
25% Chance to cast level 59 Vortex on Melee Attack
10% Chance to cast level 1 Teleport on Melee Attack
+(144 to 171)% Enhanced Damage
Adds 63-125 damage
3% Deadly Strike
+(51 to 75) to Dexterity
+7 to Life
Regenerate Mana +62%
),
Erawan
Erawan
Body Armor

'Nih'
Runeword Level: 100
-10% Slower Run/Walk
10% Bonus to Buff/Debuff/Cold Skill Duration
5% Chance of Crushing Blow
25% Bonus to Vitality
25% Bonus to Strength
+(144 to 171)% Enhanced Defense
Damage Reduced by (11 to 15)%
Total Character Defense plus (11 to 20)%
,
Witchhunter's Hood
Witchhunter's Hood
Witchhunter's Attire Set
Cap (Sacred)

Defense: (2219-2540) to (2245-2570)
Required Strength: 228
Required Level: 100
+(87 to 114)% Enhanced Defense
(16 to 20)% Bonus to Dexterity
(16 to 20)% Bonus to Strength
+5% to All Maximum Resistances
All Resists +(31 to 40)%
Damage Reduced by 5%
Total Character Defense plus (16 to 20)%
Requirements -50%
Socketed (4)
,
Truce
Truce
Belts

'Vith'
Runeword Level: 98
-5% Decreased Attack Speed
-5% Slower Cast Rate
Stun Attack
+(172 to 200)% Enhanced Defense
+5% Increased Healing Rate from Apples
Damage Reduced by 10%
Slows Attacker by 5%
, an Abandoned-craft/Creepy-bless Spiked Shield, Abandoned-craft/Creepy-bless Leather Gloves (your Light Gauntlets are fine), and Abandoned-craft/Creepy-bless Boots (The Alternative Setup gear list in the End-Game section goes into more detail).

Whether you're using the Set or Alt Gear, you'll also want to have eaten 150 SoL and collected all the Charms up to and including End-Game Part II. Make sure you're using enough crafted jewels to hit the 5 fpa IAS breakpoint. After which, you can have your non-RW gear socketed with Lum Runes for more MF.

Akarat's Crucifix
Akarat's Crucifix
Spiked Shield (Sacred)

Defense: (1595-1878) to (1903-2241)
Chance to Block: class%
Required Dexterity: 550
Required Level: 100
5% Chance to cast level 16 Bloodlust when you Take Damage
15% Chance to cast level 19 Mind Flay when Struck
+(16 to 20)% Bonus Elemental Damage to Bloodlust
50% Chance of Open Wounds
Enhanced Weapon Damage +400%
+(58 to 86)% Enhanced Defense
+(41 to 50) to Strength
+(41 to 50) to Dexterity
+(41 to 50) to Vitality
Lightning Resist +(31 to 40)%
Fire Resist +(31 to 40)%
Socketed (6)

is meant more for after you've eaten enough SoL to reach about 50% CtB with the Shield equipped and Baneblade active, but you can certainly use it sooner.
TwoGenders
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What do you think of the rune word Wind Runner for boots? 4 Earth runes.
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Wind Runner

Wind Runner
Boots

'EaEaEaEa'
Runeword Level: 100
5% Chance to cast level 17 Phase Bomb when Struck
+(0 to 1) to All Skills
35% Increased Attack Speed
Adds 37-70 damage
250% Bonus to Attack Rating
(10 to 15)% Life stolen per Hit
+(171 to 200)% Enhanced Defense
is no good because of ctc Phase Bomb. Hit a phased enemy and you're dead.