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How strong is your Hireling?!

Discussion in 'Single Player Forum' started by Excalibur, Jun 10, 2017.

  1. Excalibur

    Excalibur Diabloii.Net Member

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    Yeah, most of the hirelings play a very supportive role but I am pretty sure you have a few characters where your hireling is mostly offensive. So, how strong is your hireling? Which combo do you think fits better for a devastating hireling along with your character?

    I love my zealots Hireling. He can solo hell in p8 game!
     
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    Kitteh Diabloii.Net Site Pal

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    I don't have much experience of building around a mercenary, but I would think perhaps an enchantress would have the best mercenary?
     
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    ioupainmax Diabloii.Net Member

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    My hireling has 204 base Strength...
     
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    helvete Diabloii.Net Member

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    Enchantress with a barb merc with Azurewrath should at least have the immunities covered. However, a Defiance merc with "Fortitude" eth elite pole, eth upped Guardian Angel "UM" and eth Vamp Gaze "UM" is pretty much impossible to kill. Add in Shout from a barb, and there's no way to land a physical hit, and elemental hits are pretty much negated unless conviction.
     
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    Kitteh Diabloii.Net Site Pal

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    Oh sorry, I thought that you meant offensive attributes :p
     
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    helvete Diabloii.Net Member

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    Well, sometimes, not getting killed yourself is the key to defeating the enemy ;)

    Translates well into RL too, if you're having a beer, like me ;)
     
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    Kitteh Diabloii.Net Site Pal

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    I must admit, defeating your enemy is much sweeter if you survive the encounter :p
     
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    GooberGrape Diabloii.Net Member

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    I enjoy the Prayer merc with Insight, Andy's and Treachery. I find that once the Fade triggers, that merc is a better tank than I am. I will occasionally switch auras to Might but that is my default merc setup.
     
  9. Excalibur

    Excalibur Diabloii.Net Member

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    Here's a video of my Zealot's hireling.
    He is doing quite good for players 8 at hell.

     

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