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help: block or not to block

Discussion in 'Sorceress' started by Crimson_Knight, May 23, 2005.

  1. Crimson_Knight

    Crimson_Knight IncGamers Member

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    help: block or not to block

    I know there are differing opinions on this, but I'm making a new blizz mf sorc and I was going to go max block at first, but I dont see many good mf shields with a good blocking %. My current rhyme (spiked shield) has 50%. Should I make another rhyme (runes not a problem) in a different shield (which one) or should i skip the dex and pump vit? Obviously a 4-ist monarch would be ideal...but i dont have 4 ists :p
     
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    SlainByPain IncGamers Member

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    IIRC a tower shield would give the best chance to block.
     
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    Hrus IncGamers Member

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    I made a Luna Rhyme for my MF Blizz sorceress. Quite nice blocking, low STR requirements and as a light shield it doesn't slow you while running. I don't bother to have a maximum 75% block, I just keep my block at 60%.
     
  4. sorcyone

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    Here are some good shields and their block rates for a blocking sorceress :

    Rhyme Tower Shield 64%
    Rhyme Heater 62%
    Rhyme Grim Shield 60%
    upped Visceratuant 72%
    upped Mosers 65%
    Whitstan's Guard 87%
     
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    TopHatCat64 IncGamers Member

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    Vit or max block seems to asked at least once a day, I almost think we should have a sticky thread for this topic on all the class forums.
     
  6. Locke07

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    If you are going for MF I would go pure vita. Or if you must go block just have a high block shield like whistans then have your MF shield on switch.
     

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