Strength: Enough for gear
Dex: Enough for lvl99 max block with Homunculus
Vitality: Everything else
Energy: Nuthin. Base.
Armor: Dusk Shroud Enigma (JahIthBer)
Helm: Rare Circlet (Shael'd) with +2 Necroskills, + 20% Faster Cast Rate, Faster Run/Walk, and other stuff.
Weapon: Flail Heart of the Oak (KoVexPulThul)
Belt: Arachnid's Mesh
Boots: Aldur's Advance
Amulet: Crafted; +2 Necroskills, +20% Faster Cast Rate, other stuff.
Rings: twin Stone of Jordan
Charms: +2 Necroskills Torch, Annihilus, +Poison and Bone Skill Grand Charms
Earlier, Cheaper Equipment:
Armor: Light Armor Stealth (TalEth), Skin of the Vipermagi, Light Armor Smoke (NefLum)
Helm: Peasant Crown, Lore (OrtSol)
Weapon: White (DolIo) Wand, any wand with +20% or more Faster Cast Rate and +2 or more to Bonespear
Shield: Fetish Rhyme (ShaelEth) with + to Bonespear, Lidless wall, Ancient's Pledge (really early on, that one :tongue: )
Boots: Sander's Folly, Treads of Cthon
Amulet: +2 Necroskills, or +3 Poison and Bone Skill, or a Rare with 10% Faster Cast Rate.
Rings: Rares with 10% Faster Cast Rate
Charms: +to Life and Mana, +to Resists, +to Run/Walk, Faster Hit Recovery
Merc: Normal Rogue (Fire better for PvM, Ice better for PvP, IMO), using the highest damage bow you can get your hands on. Mine used Goldstrike Arch for a while, before I got her a Hand of Justice Diamond Bow.