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Frozen Armor vs. Shiver Armor

Discussion in 'Sorceress' started by xtragedyxme, Apr 26, 2008.

  1. xtragedyxme

    xtragedyxme IncGamers Member

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    Frozen Armor vs. Shiver Armor

    In your opinion, which is better to put a point into?
     
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    Re: Frozen Armor vs. Shiver Armor

    I prefer shiver because of the flying sparklies.

    Ahh.. The sparklies.
     
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    Re: Frozen Armor vs. Shiver Armor

    I use shiver, bit higher defense and freezes enemies longer for only one more point. It's nice for my build because she is max-vit so this means getting hit less.
     
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    Re: Frozen Armor vs. Shiver Armor

    FA totally freezes for a short amount of time, however it takes a hit to trigger.
    SA chills monsters for a somewhat longer time. The major benefit of this armor is that it comes in effect during the attack swing before you actually get hit.

    Since most sorceresses tend to avoid hits in response to their low amount of health it seems SA has more use. That, and as Synx says... it sparkles! :azn:
     
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    Re: Frozen Armor vs. Shiver Armor

    Would having Shiver Armor and a Holy Freeze mercenary be pretty good? The effects wouldn't stack would they?
     
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    Re: Frozen Armor vs. Shiver Armor

    Well Holy Freeze freezes anyone within a certain range of your merc, not just people swinging. Shiver Armor just freezes the monsters that are swinging at you. With this combo you would effectively freeze anyone who posed any harm.
     
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    Re: Frozen Armor vs. Shiver Armor

    Chilling armor owns any other cold armor ! Ever saw the youtube video demonstration that chilling armor does completly BLOCK a ranged attack once in a while ? I don't remember the name of the video, but I remember what I saw and for me, the debate is closed.

    Chlling armor owns.

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    Re: Frozen Armor vs. Shiver Armor

    You have been decieved. Chilling armor does not block attacks. Geez. Stop misinforming people. Youtube, not youtube, the only things a Chilling Armor does is increase defense by a small amount and shoot back projectiles at ranged attackers.



     
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    Re: Frozen Armor vs. Shiver Armor

    i suspect they used a lot of damage reduction on the video in question
     
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    Re: Frozen Armor vs. Shiver Armor

    i would go with shiver armor because it has a longer time of chilling and also because it adds to your defence
     
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    Re: Frozen Armor vs. Shiver Armor

    TDS: Refer to Beggioni's post to see one more important reason as to why SA>FA.

    However, defense is pretty much irrelevant for a Sorceress.
     
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    Re: Frozen Armor vs. Shiver Armor

    Are you speaking about pvm or pvp ?

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    Re: Frozen Armor vs. Shiver Armor

    Defense is irrelevant both for PvM and PvP (for a sorc, of course).

    SA is better than FA in PvM, but I am not sure which armor is best for PvP.
     
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    Re: Frozen Armor vs. Shiver Armor

    i have to disagree, defense should not be underestimated in PvM, however there is little effective difference between the three choices.
     
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    Re: Frozen Armor vs. Shiver Armor

    It should not be understimated on characters that CAN achieve high defense amounts. On a sorceress, especially Infinity-wielding or Spirit-using, no Cold Armour will make any significant difference.
     
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    Re: Frozen Armor vs. Shiver Armor

    "Deceived", not "decieved.

    I just had to with such a douche, despite its age.
     

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