XBOW Necro (Work in progress)

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PhucHung
Gravedigger
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I really hope that xbow can do some late uber
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annihilus5
Grubber
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- Any sacred belt, gloves, crossbow/necro xbows(needle xbow is best option) for future runewords.


How did you come to that conclusion? Seem's like stinger crossbow is best with 40 speed and 99-101 dmg

Needle crossbow
Sacred
Quality level: 79
Two-Hand Damage: 82 to 83
Required Strength: 244
Required Level: 30
Range: 2
Speed: 30
(Necromancer Only)
Damage Bonus: (30/256 per Strength)%
Sockets (6)

Dart Thrower
Sacred
Quality level: 83
Two-Hand Damage: 85 to 86
Required Strength: 252
Required Level: 30
Range: 2
Speed: 30
(Necromancer Only)
Damage Bonus: (30/256 per Strength)%
Sockets (6)

Stinger Crossbow
Sacred
Quality level: 86
Two-Hand Damage: 99 to 101
Required Strength: 259
Required Level: 30
Range: 2
Speed: 40
(Necromancer Only)
Damage Bonus: (30/256 per Strength)%
Sockets (6)

Trebuchet
Sacred
Quality level: 90
Two-Hand Damage: 96 to 101
Required Strength: 262
Required Level: 30
Range: 2
Speed: 35
(Necromancer Only)
Damage Bonus: (30/256 per Strength)%
Sockets (6)
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Hiehvorak
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the higher the speed, the slower is the weapon, item with minus speed would make it the faster weapon.
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Hiehvorak wrote:the higher the speed, the slower is the weapon, item with minus speed would make it the faster weapon.


Weapon speed is pretty irrelevant with charms and IAS jewels. Stinger XBow has the best average damage. Trebuchet has similar but slightly faster.

Stinger is the best now.
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What follower do u use?[Merc]
KratosTheAxeman
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If I may make a suggestion, it might be more useful to add the full set bonuses of the set in question; rather than just one piece. For example,
Achilios' Wake
Achilios' Wake
Necromancer Crossbow Set

Achilios' Sledgehammer
Achilios' Refuge
Achilios' Eagle Eye
Achilios' Knuckledusters
Achilios' Stealth

Set Bonus with 2 or more set items:
+13 to Maximum Damage
+20 to Strength

Set Bonus with 3 or more set items:
+2 to Necromancer Skill Levels
All Resists +25%

Set Bonus with 4 or more set items:
Adds 709-734 poison damage over 5 seconds
+100 to Strength

Set Bonus with complete set:
40% Chance to cast level 6 Spike Nova when you Kill an Enemy
50% Increased Attack Speed
+125 to Maximum Damage
-30% to Enemy Poison Resistance
10% Chance of Crushing Blow
All Resists +45%
2% Reanimate as: Corruptor Archer

instead of
Achilios' Eagle Eye
Achilios' Eagle Eye
Achilios' Wake Set
Helm (Sacred)

Defense: (2803-3168) to (2956-3341)
Required Strength: 412
Required Level: 100
20% Increased Attack Speed
10% Faster Hit Recovery
+(115 to 143)% Enhanced Defense
(21 to 40)% Bonus to Vitality
Damage Reduced by (11 to 20)
3% Reanimate as: Familiar
Requirements -20%
Socketed (4)
; or
Rathma's Empire
Rathma's Empire
Necromancer Melee Set

Rathma's Tyranny
Rathma's Skeleton
Rathma's Death Gaze
Rathma's Trap
Rathma's Chase

Set Bonus with 2 or more set items:
20% Life stolen per Hit
Set Bonus with 3 or more set items:
10% Chance of Crushing Blow
Set Bonus with 4 or more set items:
Increase Maximum Life 20%
Set Bonus with complete set:
66% Chance to cast level 19 Crucify on Melee Attack
50% Faster Run/Walk
10% Chance of Crushing Blow
+150 to all Attributes
+5% to All Maximum Resistances
All Resists +35%
Total Character Defense Plus 150%

instead of
Rathma's Skeleton
Rathma's Skeleton
Rathma's Empire Set
Ancient Armor (Sacred)

Defense: (6181-6986) to (7654-8650)
Required Strength: 532
Required Level: 100
+(1 to 2) to Necromancer Skill Levels
20% Faster Run/Walk
40% Faster Hit Recovery
+(115 to 143)% Enhanced Defense
Lightning Resist +(31 to 50)%
Damage Reduced by 5%
Requirements -20%
Socketed (6)
. That aside, I will definitely be using this guide; I've always wanted to use Xbow Necro, it's good to have a guide finally; thanks for writing this.
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i try so hard to get the widowmaker proc on wep. can somebody confirm that it still exsist? like a pic or something =(
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izumy wrote:i try so hard to get the widowmaker proc on wep. can somebody confirm that it still exsist? like a pic or something =(


It exists. Pinball has one that I crafted. I e only seen it on regular crossbows. Not necro bows. I'm not sure if they spawn
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i crafted more then 100 shrines on a necro crossbow and didnt got it 1 time. so what is the best normal crossbow to use?
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izumy wrote:i crafted more then 100 shrines on a necro crossbow and didnt got it 1 time. so what is the best normal crossbow to use?


Repeating Xbow