He only has one point in BF. He has +18 traps skills. Probably +3 Circlet, +3 Traps Amulet, lots of +Trap charms. That's whay he has +18 to trap skills. He hasn't wasted any points.Ritslev said:While I can see Fleshripper being a better choice for a trapper..
I have to admit I still see level 19 BF as a waste of points. they would do a lot better use in your synergies for your traps.
(mho of course)
You can still probably find something better, like a FAMINE Berserker Axe. Either way, elemntal damage would be slow killing, especially in hell. Because factor in the ranged penaly from BF, then the global resists, good possiblity that the creature will be immune to at least one of the elements. Good luck, if you are counting on the elemental damage to do kill. Notice FAMINE also has PMH. I will grant you that Baranars does solve the AR problem. But you still have to kil things.Boooyakasha said:Has anyone consider the Baranar? The AR bonus is huge and the elementals damage is just sweet for the rapid BFury attacks. With a Lower Resist wand on switch the damage can be really huge.
I added blade fury with a Chaos claw to a DS trapper build and it worked quite well in slowing monsters for the traps to go off. the biggest problem I saw with it was that the monsters had a high chance of shattering and not leaving a corpse. It was fun watching lvl 9 CB and lvl 11 FO going off with blades flying between and a DS going off. Makes for a full screen of spells though.Frenzied Bovine said:I think Chaos would make a great Blade Fury weapon - if it were achievable.
Just mucking around in the beta, the Orb went off a LOT, the magic damage was pretty nasty, and the Open Wounds was just plain fun to have.
FO at slvl 11 = 141-156 dam
FO at slvl 20 = 262-267 dam
Of course a good sorc will have a fair whack of +skills But still, half damage orbs aren't bad, esepcially given that you have a 9% chance of firing one off every six frames.
Never disregard Open Wounds
Ritslev said:Lex explains it pretty well..
Don't though ignore Gimmershred.. It gives more damage than Baranars..
In hell though these weapons just don't cut it. The elemental damage is nice but it's not only the elemental damage which makes this build work. The elemental damage is part of it. I large part granted but the other stats provided in this guide are equally as important.
sawse said:Any curse will cancel out Cloak of Shadows .....I've not personally looked for this nor checked it but are you sure about that, and if so could you guide me to a referance page where I can read more about it. When I use CoS on the Souls and run to slay them with Fury I don't see them shooting at me even after Weaken for example is cast...
moi said:my thoughts:
20 in fade is pretty useless; it has steep diminishing returns. less would free up skillpoints for other stuff.
your leveling guide leaves me slightly confused -- you seem to skip 90% of the game - do you mean play through all other areas once and then level in these areas? just confirming, it confuses me a little