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Doom worth it for blizzard sorc merc?

Discussion in 'Sorceress' started by baket, Sep 15, 2006.

  1. baket

    baket IncGamers Member

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    Doom worth it for blizzard sorc merc?

    Would a doom polearm be worth it on a blizzard sorc?, the - cold resistance
     
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    1) The -% resist will apply only to the one wielding the weapon (ie. the merc, not your sorc)
    2) Sorcs already have more than enough -% resist from Cold Mastery.
     
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    would the conviction on an infinity cancel cold immunes then?
     
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    conviction breaks very few cold and fire immunes, it works best with light immunes.
     
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    ahhhhh so what runeword/weapon would be choice for a blizz pvm sorc?
     
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    If you wear infinity on your swap I believe your +skills add to the aura?
     
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    straight blizzard is normally all about MFing with fairly cheap gear. I'd either go full tals or occy, shako, skullders, etc. You should have decent damage and -enemy cold resistance already.
     
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    no i mean weapon for the merc sorry for not being clear:lipsrsealed:
     
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    Incorrect. It does not.
     
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    for a blizzard sorc merc you could use just about anything. Infinity won't help you much (as already discussed) and I don't think that you'd have any mana problems that would necessitate on Insight polearm.

    You could go doom with a might/defiance merc if you wanted or I always like a good eth obediance. Reapers Toll, Tomb Reaver or Bonehew (all eth if possible) probably round out the top end choices.
     
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    for a blizzard sorc merc you could use just about anything. Infinity won't help you much (as already discussed) and I don't think that you'd have any mana problems that would necessitate an Insight polearm.

    You could go doom with a might/defiance merc if you wanted or I always like a good eth obediance. Reapers Toll, Tomb Reaver or Bonehew (all eth if possible) probably round out the top end choices.

    *edit. oops - how did I do that? please delete the 2nd post
     
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    thanks for the replys
     
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    I always thought it did. The arreat summit page on oskills is what I went by and that said it does.
     
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    I think Infinity (or Insight or any other aura type item) is different. It isn't actually giving you the spell. You can't turn the conviction on or off by selecting a different spell can you? On one hand it would be kinda nice to up the conviction, but if it were a true oskill then you'd have to make it an active spell (on right or left click) and that would kinda limit you.

    Infinity reads: level 12 conviction aura when equiped
    where other spell items read: +3 to XXX skill
     
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    For a pure cold sorc, you'd like some weapon that will help you against Cold-immunes. Since Infinity doesn't help that much, I'd recommend stronger ones. I guess an Ethereal Doom would work ok... with the extra-but-not-needed HF and high damage.
     
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    Auras granted by wearing an item are not consider to be oskills.
     

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