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Any ways to make my assassin better?

Discussion in 'Assassin' started by FatassWilly, Mar 27, 2004.

  1. FatassWilly

    FatassWilly IncGamers Member

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    Any ways to make my assassin better?

    I currently have a lightning sentry trapping/ww sin, and I've decided to make another assassin because my current one has trouble dealing with casters who have sufficient lightning absorb/resists.

    Her skill points will be:
    20 Claw Mastery
    20 Dragon Talon
    20 Fire Blast
    20 Wake of Fire
    20 Wake of Inferno
    1 in all other shadow disc. skills, except venom.
    Completed around level 97 or so, I'll probably max Fire Blast last.

    Her equipment will be:
    -Shako
    -Mage Plate Enigma
    -Chaos Suwayyah
    -Fury Suwayyah or Resist Shield / Blackoak Shield
    -Dracul's
    -Shadow Dancer
    -TGods / Verdungo's / Arachnids
    -Raven Frost / SOJ / Bul Kathos Ring / Rare Mana leech ring with life, mana, resists, etc / Dwarf Star / Wisp Projector / Angelic Ring
    -Mara's / Angelic Ammy
    -10 Shadow Disc. GC's, Annihilus, RW / Mana / Life SC's

    Of course, I'll use a 4 Topaz Monarch, Wisp, Tgods against a FoH paladin, for example.

    Her stats will be:
    -50 Str
    -55 Dex
    -Rest in Vitality
    -That should be enough to equip everything I have, with +stats, I rounded up from say 52 dex to 55 dex just incase, besides, I like rounded numbers heh.

    Basically, my plan is to Teleport to casters and Dragon Talon them to death. The traps are mainly for stunlock; I don't expect to do much damage with them because I suspect most people will absorb most if not all of the damage. Whirlwind is a backup skill incase someone wants to melee me, like a fury druid or something.

    I'm wondering if my plan to kill casters will work -_- My current assassin always has a hard time against my friend's necromancer; he simply teeths and teleports away, even if i get a lock on him with mb, he absorbs my lightning sentries, and by the time i teleport to him to WW he's gone.

    Also, does anyone know of a good way to kill ww barbs with a lot of resists and absorb? I don't seem to be able to go toe to toe with them in melee. I don't know about venom, because if I use it, I won't have fade, and that means no max DR.
     
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    robthevwman IncGamers Member

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    One thing... you can use BoS + Venom or Fade + Venom now... remember they changed that in patch.
     
  3. FatassWilly

    FatassWilly IncGamers Member

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    Oh... wow, that changes it alot doesn't it. If I put 1 point in Venom, I'll have lvl 20 Venom or so, is that enough? Also, does venom add to kicks?
     
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    disci IncGamers Member

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    Venom add to kicks, but as a Dtaloner it wont work at every kick, since Dtalons kicks are 2frame attack after first one and Venom lasts 0.4sec. You will still have quite alot poison damage since you probaly dont get all the kicks in.
    I still belive its worth of it.

    I suggest, if possible, put more then one point in it.
    At lvl 20 Venom does 425-445 dmg, but if you max it and I guess you have +19 skills, or something. Damage at lvl 39 will be 1040-1060 during 0.4sec! :)

    Its your choice ;)
     
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    FatassWilly IncGamers Member

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    Hmm, do you think it would be better if I maxed venom instead? With one point in Dragon Talon? Because venom would apply to both ww and DT...
     
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    why max CM?! you wont be using your claws...moce the points to venom instead.

    C-Beat
     
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    FatassWilly IncGamers Member

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    I'll be using my claws when I ww...and I ww alot.
     
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    ah, you didnt say you'd me wwing...

    ww wont have the same effect without venom..max venom!
     
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    FatassWilly IncGamers Member

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    Hmm, ok, so would a level 12 Dragon Talon be effective? That's my level of dragon talon with 1 skill point in it.

    EDIT: Are you sure venom adds to kick damage? It doesn't show up on the character stats screen...
     
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    try to get DTalon to slvl 24...thats 5 kicks and decetn ar.

    Yes, venom adds to kick dmg, I'm sure. And yes, it doesnt show on character screen.

    C-Beat
     
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    Vindictive IncGamers Member

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    Venom deffinately adds to kicks cause i use it with my kicker. You are going to have points in DTalon, but DTalons gets damage from str which your only having at 55? Thas gonna give you a weak kick which wont help that much in PvP.

    V1nd1
     
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    And what elite boots are you going to use when str that low? Even Goreriders has alot higher str requirements still and they have -15% req. You will need Myrmidon Greaves or at least Mirrored Boots to get this work.

    Remember kick damage is pretty much depedant of boot dmg, str and dex.
     
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    FatassWilly IncGamers Member

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    Well, I'll have about 167 str for shadow dancers, with my +stats...I won't have much dexerity tho, 99 without ravenfrosts on, 119 or 139 with ravens.
     
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    http://www.rpgforums.net/showthread.php?t=127905

    check that out.
     

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