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Blizzy's remaining skill points - now what?

Discussion in 'Single Player Forum' started by sirpoopsalot, Oct 8, 2006.

  1. sirpoopsalot

    sirpoopsalot IncGamers Member

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    Blizzy's remaining skill points - now what?

    My pure Blizz sorc just hit level89 in the Pindlethon. She's already max'ed Blizzard and all its synergies, has enough +skills with gear for lvl27 CM, 1 in Warmth, SF, and Teleport. I plan on using her for Pindle and Ancient Tunnels runs, with maybe a little Meph thrown in.

    At most, I expect she'll make level 95, so that gives me 7 total skillpoints in the future (including the 1 that's currently unallocated). So, where do I put the remaining skill points?

    FYI, she has a Zephyr bow on switch for the boost to FR/W while running around town, so I don't have a Bonehew for the CI's. It's merc or nothing for those. She has +10 all skills, and +13 Cold skills (total).


    - CM, with skills I already have -150 Cold Resist, which I think will drop almost every non-CI I'm likely to encounter to -100 resist. Aren't more points here a waste?
    - Shiver Armor, a little more defense never hurt, but she seldom gets hit
    - Static Field, expanding the radius isn't bad, but it's hardly necessary
    - Warmth/Teleport, having more mana available never hurts, but I don't really run out
    - Fireball, something to do if I actually decide to fight a CI instead of park it. Is a point in FM worth it if I take this route?

    - Any better ideas?
     
  2. Toppo

    Toppo IncGamers Member

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    My pure Blizzie has CM maxed and 1 point unspent (@ lvl 95). Whatever you do, don't put point(s) in FB. Dump them in Static if don't want to max CM.
     
  3. San

    San IncGamers Member

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    Cold Mastery definitely. This way you can do more damage to one of the Blizzys favourite targets, Meph, who has 75% Cold resist.
     
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    With so few skill points, Firewall seems to be a better investment than Fire Ball, albeit not as easy to use. Whether it'll be a useful attack skill to start with is a different question though (of which I don't know the answer).
     
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    The Answer: It's not.
     
  6. sirpoopsalot

    sirpoopsalot IncGamers Member

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    I thought he was 50% - I guess that answers my question then: CM it is.

    thanks everyone
     
  7. DarkChaos

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    Firewall is a great secondary skill. I wouldn't suggest attempting a fully synergized Blizz with Firewall because you won't finish the build till the late 90s, but I fought long and hard with myself on whether I'd go with Blizz/Fireball or Blizz/Firewall. I ended up going with the FB because I had the gear to make it work. I do have a Blizz/FW sorc though, and FW, but a pure Blizzy won't have the skill points to make it work.

    Conclusion: Go with Cold Mastery.
     

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