Melee Necromancer

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nikolaipka
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Whirlpool rolls on boots yes. Playstyle is a lil bit different from before, now you have to use IAS jewels, cycles with Speed will help alot also.
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Melee nec feels rly nerfed now with the low weapon ias
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void wrote:Melee nec feels rly nerfed now with the low weapon ias

Before getting full rathma set i used to play xbow, then its completely different. Run TA with closed eyes :) Managed to run fast dunc yesterday also with su-s.
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nikolaipka wrote:
void wrote:Melee nec feels rly nerfed now with the low weapon ias

Before getting full rathma set i used to play xbow, then its completely different. Run TA with closed eyes :) Managed to run fast dunc yesterday also with su-s.

can u show some skill tree and stuff u using? i wanna try other necro build than totem
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Smaxed Embalming instead of Famine and Dragonfire Oil
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oztor
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Havent tried melee nec this ladder yet, but wanna go for it. Is surxis still op nowadays or id better aim for another weapon ?
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I've found that for farming certain areas, especially Duncraig, once you're done prebuffing you can weapon switch to a Hidden Crafted Scythe, or Prince of Nothing if you find one. Then using Sacrifices can net you some really powerful Reanimates in preparation for starting farming in an area, after which you can switch back to your primary weapon.

It's also really useful on summoning ubers. This tactic coupled with temporarily equipping Hidden Shrined equipment and using Sacrifices as a precursor for summoning Ubers can make things go 10x easier without needing to respec to summons. This really helps when it comes to being able to get trophies from Ubers like Judgement Day.
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Amantalado wrote:I've found that for farming certain areas, especially Duncraig, once you're done prebuffing you can weapon switch to a Hidden Crafted Scythe, or Prince of Nothing if you find one. Then using Sacrifices can net you some really powerful Reanimates in preparation for starting farming in an area, after which you can switch back to your primary weapon.

It's also really useful on summoning ubers. This tactic coupled with temporarily equipping Hidden Shrined equipment and using Sacrifices as a precursor for summoning Ubers can make things go 10x easier without needing to respec to summons. This really helps when it comes to being able to get trophies from Ubers like Judgement Day.

Or better use
Hibagon
Hibagon
Boots

'Qor'
Runeword Level: 100
+1 to All Skills
+(172 to 200)% Enhanced Defense
All Resists +(31 to 40)%
5% Reanimate as: Bronze Titan
5% Reanimate as: Gold Titan
5% Reanimate as: Silver Titan
Requirements -15%
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Scales of the Serpent
Scales of the Serpent
Gothic Plate (Sacred)

Defense: (6800-7552) to (8249-9162)
Required Strength: 614
Required Level: 100
15% Chance to cast level 40 Arachnomancy on Melee Attack
8% Chance to cast level 12 Time Strike on Striking
+150% Damage to Undead
Adds 200-300 poison damage over 2 seconds
-35% to Enemy Poison Resistance
5% Chance of Crushing Blow
Enhanced Weapon Damage +(41 to 50)%
+(144 to 171)% Enhanced Defense
+100 to Strength
+50 Life on Attack
(31 to 40)% Chance of Uninterruptable Attack
Socketed (6)

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Royal Circlet
Royal Circlet
Tiara (Sacred)

Defense: (1769-1964) to (2000-2222)
Required Dexterity: 392
Required Level: 100
+2 to All Skills
+150% Damage to Demons
+150% Damage to Undead
+(144 to 171)% Enhanced Defense
(21 to 25)% Bonus to All Attributes
All Resists +(31 to 40)%
Damage Reduced by 5%
(21 to 25)% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
Socketed (4)

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Tzeentch
Tzeentch
Necromancer Scythes

'Shaad'
Runeword Level: 100
100% Chance to cast level 14 Punisher on Striking
5% Chance to cast level 27 Singularity when you Kill an Enemy
+(146 to 174)% Enhanced damage
Adds 63-125 damage
(31 to 50)% Bonus to Buff/Debuff/Cold Skill Duration
(17 to 21)% Mana stolen per Hit
Hit Causes Monster to Flee 5%
dunc farm is not so difficult.
Amantalado
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nikolaipka wrote:Or better use
Hibagon
Hibagon
Boots

'Qor'
Runeword Level: 100
+1 to All Skills
+(172 to 200)% Enhanced Defense
All Resists +(31 to 40)%
5% Reanimate as: Bronze Titan
5% Reanimate as: Gold Titan
5% Reanimate as: Silver Titan
Requirements -15%
. With
Scales of the Serpent
Scales of the Serpent
Gothic Plate (Sacred)

Defense: (6800-7552) to (8249-9162)
Required Strength: 614
Required Level: 100
15% Chance to cast level 40 Arachnomancy on Melee Attack
8% Chance to cast level 12 Time Strike on Striking
+150% Damage to Undead
Adds 200-300 poison damage over 2 seconds
-35% to Enemy Poison Resistance
5% Chance of Crushing Blow
Enhanced Weapon Damage +(41 to 50)%
+(144 to 171)% Enhanced Defense
+100 to Strength
+50 Life on Attack
(31 to 40)% Chance of Uninterruptable Attack
Socketed (6)

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Royal Circlet
Royal Circlet
Tiara (Sacred)

Defense: (1769-1964) to (2000-2222)
Required Dexterity: 392
Required Level: 100
+2 to All Skills
+150% Damage to Demons
+150% Damage to Undead
+(144 to 171)% Enhanced Defense
(21 to 25)% Bonus to All Attributes
All Resists +(31 to 40)%
Damage Reduced by 5%
(21 to 25)% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
Socketed (4)

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Tzeentch
Tzeentch
Necromancer Scythes

'Shaad'
Runeword Level: 100
100% Chance to cast level 14 Punisher on Striking
5% Chance to cast level 27 Singularity when you Kill an Enemy
+(146 to 174)% Enhanced damage
Adds 63-125 damage
(31 to 50)% Bonus to Buff/Debuff/Cold Skill Duration
(17 to 21)% Mana stolen per Hit
Hit Causes Monster to Flee 5%
dunc farm is not so difficult.


That setup sacrifices quite a bit of DR%. About 22% from my current setup, switching from
Megalith
Megalith
Boots

'Ath'
Runeword Level: 90
+1 to All Skills
25% Faster Cast Rate
15% Faster Hit Recovery
+(115 to 143)% Enhanced Defense
+(41 to 50) to Strength
Regenerate Mana +50%
Damage Reduced by 5%
Level 8 Mana Tide Totem (15 Charges)
and
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)%
to
Hibagon
Hibagon
Boots

'Qor'
Runeword Level: 100
+1 to All Skills
+(172 to 200)% Enhanced Defense
All Resists +(31 to 40)%
5% Reanimate as: Bronze Titan
5% Reanimate as: Gold Titan
5% Reanimate as: Silver Titan
Requirements -15%
and
Scales of the Serpent
Scales of the Serpent
Gothic Plate (Sacred)

Defense: (6800-7552) to (8249-9162)
Required Strength: 614
Required Level: 100
15% Chance to cast level 40 Arachnomancy on Melee Attack
8% Chance to cast level 12 Time Strike on Striking
+150% Damage to Undead
Adds 200-300 poison damage over 2 seconds
-35% to Enemy Poison Resistance
5% Chance of Crushing Blow
Enhanced Weapon Damage +(41 to 50)%
+(144 to 171)% Enhanced Defense
+100 to Strength
+50 Life on Attack
(31 to 40)% Chance of Uninterruptable Attack
Socketed (6)

. Is it supplemented in other areas, or do you just accept the sacrifice for higher killspeed?
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Hibagon
Hibagon
Boots

'Qor'
Runeword Level: 100
+1 to All Skills
+(172 to 200)% Enhanced Defense
All Resists +(31 to 40)%
5% Reanimate as: Bronze Titan
5% Reanimate as: Gold Titan
5% Reanimate as: Silver Titan
Requirements -15%
can be used for the sacfice idea, reanimates are tanky and help alot. I used hibagon fo assur farm since he was not able to kill titans. You have to try different items for dunc but if you ask me farm TA and forget about dunc. Drops in TA are more and its safer(this is due to my personal exp).