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mareaper
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Safan wrote:hi im fairly new to the game, im quite enojing this build but i some questions.
Im playing on single player and i wonder how grindy it will be for me to get bis eq?
And 2 questions a bit off topic:
Why is melee sin not viable? is it due to low sustain in end game?
would a lot of things have to change in new patches, in order to make melee viable?


I just started this build ladder.. played time about 12-15hours 120lvl and almost all mid gear obtained. Got a bit lucky with the shield drop and good craft rolls but hey build works perfectly :D Melee is kinda squishy but you can make it work too.. Everything else is still better :D
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Safan wrote:hi im fairly new to the game, im quite enojing this build but i some questions.
Im playing on single player and i wonder how grindy it will be for me to get bis eq?
And 2 questions a bit off topic:
Why is melee sin not viable? is it due to low sustain in end game?
would a lot of things have to change in new patches, in order to make melee viable?

Who told you melee is not viable? Maybe last rabs can be tough but as you are new you won't be getting there anytime soon.


Grinding just depends on luck, but you can also craft some great items using ahrines.
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Safan wrote:hi im fairly new to the game, im quite enojing this build but i some questions.
Im playing on single player and i wonder how grindy it will be for me to get bis eq?
And 2 questions a bit off topic:
Why is melee sin not viable? is it due to low sustain in end game?
would a lot of things have to change in new patches, in order to make melee viable?


Well, shield and amulet can be a bitch to find, but the rest of the items are just crafts and xis rw.

What melee? There are 2 mainstream melee sin builds: claw and naginata, and both of them are good. Nagisin, or as the memers call it, piano sin is just not popular, because its difficult to play, tons of skillswitching required. Claw sin on the other hand is a lot more popular, because its easier to play, and its much safer.