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Victor wrote:Also I’m using
The Petulant
The Petulant
Hard Leather Armor (Sacred)

Defense: 7053 to 7521
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 486
Item Level: 120
While Tantrum is Active:
+0.5% Deadly Strike per Tantrum Skill Level
+0.5% Crushing Blow per Tantrum Skill Level
+3% Enhanced Weapon Damage per Tantrum Skill Level
25% Movement Speed
Enhanced Weapon Damage +(30 to 60)%
+200% Enhanced Defense
(15 to 20)% to All Attributes
Physical Resist 10%
Socketed (6)
with a rare Tantrum quiver. The oskill helps a lot but 3-sec duration is a bit “meh”. Is spamming tantrum worth it?

i think its worth it when against a very tanky boss, the bonuses are significant. but its very high effort. ideally youd want a 200ed 300max bow with tantrum oskill as well. the duration would jump up to 5s instead of 3s and youd get an extra 12ds and 65ewd.

Victor wrote:One last question, should Ecstatic Frenzy be up at all times, or should turn it off against physical damage dealing mobs?

we have next to no defense bonuses in our kit, so even if EF would be off, your chance to get hit would be above 90%. virtually no difference. id keep EF on for the stamina and 150ias.

Victor wrote:PS: Finally I lotteried myself a +2 max res Scarab, hell yeah, :flip:

yay :D
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Wulf wrote:
Victor wrote:Also I’m using
The Petulant
The Petulant
Hard Leather Armor (Sacred)

Defense: 7053 to 7521
Required Level: 100
Required Strength: 486
Item Level: 120
While Tantrum is Active:
+0.5% Deadly Strike per Tantrum Skill Level
+0.5% Crushing Blow per Tantrum Skill Level
+3% Enhanced Weapon Damage per Tantrum Skill Level
25% Movement Speed
Enhanced Weapon Damage +(30 to 60)%
+200% Enhanced Defense
(15 to 20)% to All Attributes
Physical Resist 10%
Socketed (6)
with a rare Tantrum quiver. The oskill helps a lot but 3-sec duration is a bit “meh”. Is spamming tantrum worth it?

i think its worth it when against a very tanky boss, the bonuses are significant. but its very high effort. ideally youd want a 200ed 300max bow with tantrum oskill as well. the duration would jump up to 5s instead of 3s and youd get an extra 12ds and 65ewd.

Victor wrote:One last question, should Ecstatic Frenzy be up at all times, or should turn it off against physical damage dealing mobs?

we have next to no defense bonuses in our kit, so even if EF would be off, your chance to get hit would be above 90%. virtually no difference. id keep EF on for the stamina and 150ias.

Victor wrote:PS: Finally I lotteried myself a +2 max res Scarab, hell yeah, :flip:

yay :D


Thanks Wulf. I wish every guide writer was as responsive as you!
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I'm very new to Median XL. I've been working on a bowazon following this guide. This is my first character I've made that I plan to push to the end game content. Currently I'm lvl 110. I notice in the early uber videos the bowazon's mana pool is showing as ~1600. With same gear, mine is only at ~880. What am I doing wrong?

Less importantly, I see honorific items in videos have 10-20 damage mod. Mine ended up with +20 max (no min). What did I do wrong with these?

BTW, this guide is awesome! Thanks so much. I'm having a lot of fun with it. As a new player, this has been extremely helpful.
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dungears wrote:I'm very new to Median XL. I've been working on a bowazon following this guide. This is my first character I've made that I plan to push to the end game content. Currently I'm lvl 110. I notice in the early uber videos the bowazon's mana pool is showing as ~1600. With same gear, mine is only at ~880. What am I doing wrong?

Less importantly, I see honorific items in videos have 10-20 damage mod. Mine ended up with +20 max (no min). What did I do wrong with these?

BTW, this guide is awesome! Thanks so much. I'm having a lot of fun with it. As a new player, this has been extremely helpful.


mana from items and charms have seen a shrink. however, but mana costs were reduced as well, so you should have no problems as long as you maintain some mana leech from your tier4
Herald of Skartara
Herald of Skartara
Reflex Bow (4)

Two-Hand Damage: (20 - 25) to (34 - 45)
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Required Level: 11
Required Dexterity: 103
Item Level: 18
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.15 per Dexterity)%
1% Chance to cast level 3 Phalanx on Kill
1% Chance to cast level 6 Celerity on Kill
15% Attack Speed
+(35 to 57)% Enhanced Damage
Adds (11 to 15)-(21 to 30) damage
10% Magic Find
Socketed (2)
Two-Hand Damage: (57 - 71) to (88 - 102)
(Amazon Only)
Required Level: 30
Required Dexterity: 150
Item Level: 33
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.15 per Dexterity)%
2% Chance to cast level 7 Phalanx on Kill
2% Chance to cast level 10 Celerity on Kill
25% Attack Speed
+(81 to 103)% Enhanced Damage
Adds (25 to 35)-(41 to 50) damage
20% Magic Find
Socketed (4)
Two-Hand Damage: (124 - 142) to (173 - 204)
(Amazon Only)
Required Level: 48
Required Dexterity: 290
Item Level: 53
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.15 per Dexterity)%
3% Chance to cast level 11 Phalanx on Kill
3% Chance to cast level 14 Celerity on Kill
35% Attack Speed
+(126 to 149)% Enhanced Damage
Adds (36 to 45)-(51 to 70) damage
30% Magic Find
Socketed (5)
Two-Hand Damage: (168 - 187) to (230 - 263)
(Amazon Only)
Required Level: 57
Required Dexterity: 570
Item Level: 90
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.15 per Dexterity)%
4% Chance to cast level 13 Phalanx on Kill
4% Chance to cast level 20 Celerity on Kill
40% Attack Speed
+(149 to 171)% Enhanced Damage
Adds (51 to 60)-(71 to 90) damage
40% Magic Find
Socketed (6)
. once you get your crafted weap, even with no mana leech on it, the mana leech from charms (bartuc and creature of flame) will be enough to sustain your mana costs for the rest of the game.

the dmg MO was nerfed from 1-2 to 0-2. its still the best MO to use from the list however. if you pay close attention, ewd and weapon scaling saw a shrink as well. what you should compare between your character and the videos is the dex amount. if youre significantly lower than what is shown in the video, it means youve skipped a step.

im in the process of re-recording ubers in 1.8 as to have updated values. i only need to do laz then ill reupload all at once. this should be done within 1-2 weeks (busy with university).
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Wulf wrote:mana from items and charms have seen a shrink. however, but mana costs were reduced as well, so you should have no problems as long as you maintain some mana leech from your tier4
Herald of Skartara
Herald of Skartara
Reflex Bow (4)

Two-Hand Damage: (20 - 25) to (34 - 45)
(Amazon Only)
Required Level: 11
Required Dexterity: 103
Item Level: 18
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.15 per Dexterity)%
1% Chance to cast level 3 Phalanx on Kill
1% Chance to cast level 6 Celerity on Kill
15% Attack Speed
+(35 to 57)% Enhanced Damage
Adds (11 to 15)-(21 to 30) damage
10% Magic Find
Socketed (2)
Two-Hand Damage: (57 - 71) to (88 - 102)
(Amazon Only)
Required Level: 30
Required Dexterity: 150
Item Level: 33
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.15 per Dexterity)%
2% Chance to cast level 7 Phalanx on Kill
2% Chance to cast level 10 Celerity on Kill
25% Attack Speed
+(81 to 103)% Enhanced Damage
Adds (25 to 35)-(41 to 50) damage
20% Magic Find
Socketed (4)
Two-Hand Damage: (124 - 142) to (173 - 204)
(Amazon Only)
Required Level: 48
Required Dexterity: 290
Item Level: 53
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.15 per Dexterity)%
3% Chance to cast level 11 Phalanx on Kill
3% Chance to cast level 14 Celerity on Kill
35% Attack Speed
+(126 to 149)% Enhanced Damage
Adds (36 to 45)-(51 to 70) damage
30% Magic Find
Socketed (5)
Two-Hand Damage: (168 - 187) to (230 - 263)
(Amazon Only)
Required Level: 57
Required Dexterity: 570
Item Level: 90
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.15 per Dexterity)%
4% Chance to cast level 13 Phalanx on Kill
4% Chance to cast level 20 Celerity on Kill
40% Attack Speed
+(149 to 171)% Enhanced Damage
Adds (51 to 60)-(71 to 90) damage
40% Magic Find
Socketed (6)
. once you get your crafted weap, even with no mana leech on it, the mana leech from charms (bartuc and creature of flame) will be enough to sustain your mana costs for the rest of the game.


Thanks so much for the quick response. Very happy to see you are still updating the guide.

For the most part I do fine with mana, but sometimes if firing for a long time I'll run out. For example in lotSS when firing at invis mobs I ran out often. I did roll a 10% mana leech blue quiver, but I never did MO my tier4
Herald of Skartara
Herald of Skartara
Reflex Bow (4)

Two-Hand Damage: (20 - 25) to (34 - 45)
(Amazon Only)
Required Level: 11
Required Dexterity: 103
Item Level: 18
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.15 per Dexterity)%
1% Chance to cast level 3 Phalanx on Kill
1% Chance to cast level 6 Celerity on Kill
15% Attack Speed
+(35 to 57)% Enhanced Damage
Adds (11 to 15)-(21 to 30) damage
10% Magic Find
Socketed (2)
Two-Hand Damage: (57 - 71) to (88 - 102)
(Amazon Only)
Required Level: 30
Required Dexterity: 150
Item Level: 33
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.15 per Dexterity)%
2% Chance to cast level 7 Phalanx on Kill
2% Chance to cast level 10 Celerity on Kill
25% Attack Speed
+(81 to 103)% Enhanced Damage
Adds (25 to 35)-(41 to 50) damage
20% Magic Find
Socketed (4)
Two-Hand Damage: (124 - 142) to (173 - 204)
(Amazon Only)
Required Level: 48
Required Dexterity: 290
Item Level: 53
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.15 per Dexterity)%
3% Chance to cast level 11 Phalanx on Kill
3% Chance to cast level 14 Celerity on Kill
35% Attack Speed
+(126 to 149)% Enhanced Damage
Adds (36 to 45)-(51 to 70) damage
30% Magic Find
Socketed (5)
Two-Hand Damage: (168 - 187) to (230 - 263)
(Amazon Only)
Required Level: 57
Required Dexterity: 570
Item Level: 90
Dexterity Damage Bonus: (0.15 per Dexterity)%
4% Chance to cast level 13 Phalanx on Kill
4% Chance to cast level 20 Celerity on Kill
40% Attack Speed
+(149 to 171)% Enhanced Damage
Adds (51 to 60)-(71 to 90) damage
40% Magic Find
Socketed (6)
. I overlooked that. I'll be fixing that now.

Thanks again.
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Victor
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I guess this is good enough for farming, right?

Oil of Luck didn't work, I will now bless with an Intimidating Shrine as the guide suggests.

Gonna keep crafting on the side for another 200-300 but with a Tantrum roll, to use when bossing.

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Victor wrote:I guess this is good enough for farming, right?

Oil of Luck didn't work, I will now bless with an Intimidating Shrine as the guide suggests.

Gonna keep crafting on the side for another 200-300 but with a Tantrum roll, to use when bossing.

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very strong roll congrats :D
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Victor wrote:I guess this is good enough for farming, right?

Oil of Luck didn't work, I will now bless with an Intimidating Shrine as the guide suggests.

Gonna keep crafting on the side for another 200-300 but with a Tantrum roll, to use when bossing.

Image


this is an amazing bow :)