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Path of Exile is a MAJESTIC incline

Discussion in 'MMO(RP)G / Online Discussion' started by raw, Jun 30, 2012.

  1. Saark Arcane Patron

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    A Beautifully Desolate Campaign
    https://www.pathofexile.com/forum/view-thread/1837149

    Fairly significant changes, especially to elemental conversion and the ranger/shadow side of the tree. Looking forward to the unique-rebalances. A nice first step towards better balancing, I'm guessing the defensive changes will be coming with 3.0 though.
     
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  2. ArchAngel Arcane

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    HAHAAHHAHAHAH
    RIP everyone in HC going CI builds :D
     
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  3. lukaszek the determinator

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    deterministic system > RNG
     
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  4. TOME Cuckmaster General

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    That isn't nearly enough, CI will still dominate.

    I was going to make elementalist lightning trapper converting all my damage to fire but they are going to change conversion numbers so now I don't know anymore. Is there a skill I could use with trap support to offscreen mobs? As far as I know traps fire in random direction when they expire (sunblast + 2cheap constructs). Lightning trap fires projectiles in a nova with good range so that's why I like it.

    I was also thinking of trying EK poison traps with the new threshold jewel which makes it fire in a nova but I don't think I can get enough projectile speed to make it playable skill.
     
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  5. lukaszek the determinator

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    deterministic system > RNG
     
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  6. Cyberarmy Love fool Patron

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    Leech effects in the Shadow area of the tree now leech from all attack damage, not just physical attack damage.
     
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  7. ArchAngel Arcane

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    My last trapper was a CI assassin that did Vortex converted to fire. I tried with sunblast and 2 cheap construction first and it was kind of OK but then I tried 2 jewels that increase trigger radius by 30% (and give bonus damage) and it worked even better that way. I used same two jewel slots, I could stack traps if I wanted, I even got bonus damage from those same jewels and I could use a better belt instead of sunblast.
     
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  8. Drew Learned

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    not even close
    ci still gives you a huge pool and if you're ci it's easy enough to get vp
    so now only oneshots kiil you
    so some volatiles, boss abilities, and dd on the same bodies as volatiles that scare you
    which is why every rip video since 2.0 has been either huge fuck up by the player, or boss dd, beefy volatile, or them getting hit by a boss ability
     
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  9. ArchAngel Arcane

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    Not all builds have VP. I seen people play on HC and depend on Vaal Discipline to survive some fights.
     
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  10. Drew Learned

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    then it's a shit build that needs to do more damage (thereby needing vp to survive vs. a reflect rare)
     
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  11. lukaszek the determinator

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    deterministic system > RNG
     
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  12. TOME Cuckmaster General

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    My lightning trapper had two vaal discipline but I rarely remembered to use those. But then again I didn't take damage that much.
     
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  13. Drew Learned

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    if you're not oneshotting yourself to reflect mobs without it your build isn't doing enough damage
     
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  14. lukaszek the determinator

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    deterministic system > RNG
     
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  15. Drew Learned

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    what's still around that clears entire screens while you're charging to the next area that can't be reflected?
    lightning trapper? I mean yeah there's ed but ed is going ci because of where it is in the tree anyway, maybe a fb/firestorm totem but that's already significantly slower
    chaos conversion has been dead for a while
    I don't think you understand how slow most of the builds that fit those criteria are, or that they're gimmicky things for killing izaro/atziri and don't touch most content anyway
    Either that or you want to argue for giggles
    Everyone will still be going ci vp screenclearing builds so they can eat volatiles and reflect ezpz while killing everything in a half mile radius
    nerfing vdisc doesn't hurt that much since you already had a larger pool, oh no now my oh shit button doesn't also give me extra hp to go with my already larger hp pool
     
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  16. ArchAngel Arcane

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    Lol you are such a noob. Is this really your final answer?! You do know that reflect damage is applied before leech? So if you are doing that amount of damage, no amount of leech or VP is going to help you.
     
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  17. lukaszek the determinator

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    deterministic system > RNG
     
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  18. Jason Liang Magister

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    I'm quitting hc
     
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  19. Zdzisiu Arcane

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    Any particular reason why?
     
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  20. Jason Liang Magister

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    There's just not enough reason to do hc and my gaming setup isn't optimal. I'm playing on a 6 year old laptop. And I rarely do trading so even less reason to play hc.

    My breach witch ripped last night to fucking Spinesnap. As soon as I spotted him, my laptop froze up and 5 seconds later I was dead. It turns out that Adobe Acrobat tried to update at that moment.

    I was pissed but what do I care breach league is over anyway. So I realized I'm over hc.
     
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  21. TOME Cuckmaster General

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    I was thinking of quitting the whole game, but I probably won't do it yet. I just read the development manifesto and it says they want more powerful builds. As if there aren't shitloads of op builds already.
     
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  22. Carceri Arcane

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    Tbh you kinda deserve it.
     
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  23. T. Reich Arcane

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    There's an interesting ele trapper spec that uses Sire of Shards staff (socketed projectile skills get +4 projectiles, projectile skills fire in a nova) with magma orb/ball lightning to achieve significant aoe coverage. Given MO/BL's respectable default travel distance, it's entirely possible to throw a cluster of traps at the edge of the screen, and then it blows up (sunblast + 2x cheaper construction OR 2-3x hair trigger), and the skill clears mobs at least another 1/2 screen away. Doesn't work nearly as well in non-open layouts, but it seems solid otherwise.
     
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  24. T. Reich Arcane

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    Today was like a fucking christmas for me, only earlier and MUCH better!

    During the last 2 weeks, I spent approx 100 ex in BSC on gear for my Std chars.
    Today the leagues merged, and I got my shiny new toys.
    And it was majestic! Equipping all that new cool strong gear and 21/20 gems and 4-mod jewels, and then cracking open some t14+ maps for quick tests, and not a single build failed my initial expectations.
    And I still have 3 more days of fun like that til the new league starts.
    :positive:
     
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  25. ArchAngel Arcane

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    What prevented you to equip all that on your breach characters?!
     
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