Barb is gonna be a Powerhouse I am so excited for this game to be coming out. I was looking over the new traits and the skills they changed. The Barb is gonna be such a powerhorse in d3. I've love the barb to death, but man is he gonna be overpowered. - (HOTA)Hammer of the Ancients- (lvl5) does %275 weapon damage + 36 physical damage with %45 chance of critical strike. -Bash, at lvl 5 having %260 weapon damage, with a chance for knockback. Both of the attacks are pretty quick too, no real recovery time, and each only cost 1 fury orb. Using Ancient Spear to drag em in and smashing with the Hammer of the Ancients is gonna be godly. Compared to the other melee class in the game the Monk. Who has fast attacking combo moves, but his damage is nothing compared to the barb. -Way of the hundred fists, first- %114 weapon damage second- 8 strikes for %8 weapon damage third- area attack for %90 weapon damage. -Exploding Palm first- %45 weapon damage second- %70 weapon damage third- bleeds for 80 dmg over 7 seconds.causes 200% more dmg when moving. If target dies it explodes dealing 60-100% of its life Now that seems completely lopsided to me. The barb could do more damage with HOTA than the monk could do with 7 attacks from way of hundred fists. Plus HOTA has a %45 chance of crit with +36 dmg? That is amazing they made a skill with so much damage and crit. If you stack your traits right and get a good weapon and that barb is unstoppable If the monk is attacking 8 times for only %8 of his weapon damage, he is never gonna kill anything, let alonse take on a Barb. i dont care how fast he attacks. And i know exploding palm does some damage, but the first two hits dont even do a %100 of his weapon damage. That is incredibly weak. Know i love the barb, and i hope they dont nerf him cause i cant wait to give a beat down to some witch doctors, But i want it to be kinda evenly matched. LEt me know what do you think? Thank you!!