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Cow runs are jsut as good(if not better) than pit runs ifr

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  1. Ryshenron

    Ryshenron IncGamers Member

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    Cow runs are jsut as good(if not better) than pit runs

    idk if anyone has noticed, but hell cows have a tc of 87(regular, champ unique are even higher)....and there are no immunities cept for uniques/king, so it is alot easier than runnin pit with a single tree sorc, i have done 2 runs today, and aquired alot of flawless gems and some nice charms(mainly mediocre life charms) and also sen 7-8 elite weaps drop (cryptic axe, thresher..even a zerker..too bad it was norm 1 sock) but i think i found a new area for the goodies
     
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    It's a great place for experience in my experience (haha...). They've been toned down ALOT in the patch though, which is why you see almost zero cow run games. I do NM runs for my mercs that need to catch up a few lvls. ^_^
     
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    i guess if i need flawless gems instead of a Coa or eth zerkers ill go back to cows
     
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    I only go down there when I feel nostalgic :)
     
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    I think there are more champions and unique monsters in the pit, so one pit run would have a better chance of dropping something good than a cow run.
     
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    Cows pack way more of a punch than most other monsters do. Not worth the effort imo.
     
  7. Reggitsan

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    Lets see. One light fury kills a pack of monsters in the pit.

    One light fury does 1/4 damage to cows. 4 to kill them. In a single player game. Where they don't drop very much.


    I'll be in the Pit if anyone needs me.
     
  8. Ryshenron

    Ryshenron IncGamers Member

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    i understand all of ur views..but with my blizz sorc, one cast kills the majority of every pack i hit..then i jsut spike the rest to death, true their might be more champs/uniques, but my blizz sorcie cant handle pits cuz of teh immunes so cows are jsut easier and more effective for me...and the flawless comment was a good thing, i wouldnt of mentioned it except for the fact i need perfs to cube a baal charm i have, and im sure that if u compared say 500 pit runs to 500 cow runs they might not differ all to much
     
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    Yep. I agree with you Ryshen. Those packs die in one casting of Blizzard. 8P
     
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    Ryshenron IncGamers Member

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    im glad someone did...i think i have a solid point here..:drink:
     
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    FYI:

    Regular cattle: Level 81
    Champions: Level 83
    Uniques: Level 84

    All drop from TC87 (and below, of course :) ).

    Not all uniques can be found there but you can get any runes... Cold Sorcs should be at a significant advantage there too, so it may be worth a run or 10.
     
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    Ryshenron IncGamers Member

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    like wut cant drop there?..we talkin the usual tyraels..blah,blah,blah to be expected
     
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    Yep, no Tyrael's/Arach/Azurewrath, also no qlvl 86 Uniques (Mang Song's Lesson, Stormlash, Tomb Reaver, CoA) or even qlvl 85 (GF, Arioc's Needle, Kira's Guardian, Glad's Bane, Arkaine's Valour, Halaberd's Reign, Wolfhowl, Alma Negra, Andariel's Visage, Rainbow Facets (all of them)).

    You can still get qlvl 84 or lower Uniques though, and all Set items. Plus, any rune can drop and you can get most good charms (except the high elemental damage affixes and high Vita).
     
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    Well all I can compare it all to is the (Seemingly) millions and millions of endless 09 cow runs I did to level 11x characters to 99 AND the 200 1.10 pit runs I once did over a few days. No contest not even remotely close, like someone said if anyone needs me ill be in the pit.
     
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    But if you look for white items or charms then cows might be the place to go. My friend used to have a frostmaiden (FA zon) in 1.09 and he claimed he kills cows as fast as a nova sorc. Not sure if it still works.
     
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    Mausoleum and Ancient Tunnels never spawn regular cold immune monsters, drop better, and is even easier.
     
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    Jug, aren't they the same drop level as the Pit?

    I have been doing Pit, Mauseleum and crypt runs, repetetively with good results, ie drops and experience.
     
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    And you can start up your own Pit Run game more than once per char per difficulty.
     
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    Don't kill the Cow King, you silly goose! :lol:
     

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