Need help Uber x3 and Trist

TorchwoodI

Diabloii.Net Member
Need help Uber x3 and Trist

I have a smiter and need to know whether the gear i have is good for smiter.

Skill:

Smite - 20
Holy Shield - 20
Fanatasim - 20
Defiance - 20

Equipment:

Helm: Andariels Visage
Armour: CoH
Weapon: Last Wish
Shield: Zaka/Exile
Belt: Arachs
Gloves: Dracs
Boots: War Traveller
Amulet: Mara's
Ring's: Bul'katho - SoJ

Inventory:
Pala Torch

Is this good equipment? If there is better then please post as i want to get the best i can.

Thanks :wave:
 

zooply

Diabloii.Net Member
Re: Need help Uber x3 and Trist

For uber trist, you may want to switch out some of that gear.

-Switch out the arachs for something like a credendum or IK belt (or nosferatu if you need the ias)
-Take out all that lifetap. You really only need 1 source for it.
-Put on a ravenfrost for cbf, and the other ring can be something with resists/absorb
-Switch out the war travellers with gores or something with resists
-Switch out your helm with either a guillaumes or something with resists.
-If you have them, throw whatever resist charms you can on him.

Or instead of listening to me.... http://forums.diabloii.net/showthread.php?t=425449 :tongue:
 
Re: Need help Uber x3 and Trist

Zooply is correct. Though your gear is pretty high-end, you still lack CB. And you do want that. Um'd Guillaumes and Gore's are a must. Or you could switch your armor to a Duress, but that's up to you.
 

Silverblade

Diabloii.Net Member
Re: Need help Uber x3 and Trist

Get a crafted gloves: IAS + crushing blow + Life leech+life+resist. With this gloves, gord, and last wish, your % crushing blow will be up in 90 range. As for helm, I think Dream helm is best for Uber trist. However, If you can't find the gloves, then use guillaumes helm.
 

ProfessionalBerg

Diabloii.Net Member
Re: Need help Uber x3 and Trist

Get a crafted gloves: IAS + crushing blow + Life leech+life+resist. With this gloves, gord, and last wish, your % crushing blow will be up in 90 range. As for helm, I think Dream helm is best for Uber trist. However, If you can't find the gloves, then use guillaumes helm.
Dream? Why dream? I think it's pretty useless for UT. For resists, Kira's beats it, and for CB, Guillaume's beats it. Besides, Dream is an auradin helm, not a smiter one.

Switching out LW for Grief will make him lose lots of CB, but that can be gotten elsewhere, namely with the help of Gores and Guillaume's. A Life Tap source is of course needed, and if he leaves Exile in, Dracs can be swapped out for something like you said.



 

Silverblade

Diabloii.Net Member
Re: Need help Uber x3 and Trist

Dream? Why dream? I think it's pretty useless for UT. For resists, Kira's beats it, and for CB, Guillaume's beats it. Besides, Dream is an auradin helm, not a smiter one.

Switching out LW for Grief will make him lose lots of CB, but that can be gotten elsewhere, namely with the help of Gores and Guillaume's. A Life Tap source is of course needed, and if he leaves Exile in, Dracs can be swapped out for something like you said.
Why dream? try it on your smiter, then repost if you still think it is still useless. I have it on mine, and love it. Not because of the aura, it is because of the chance to cast confuse. CB: 70 LW + 10 Glove + 15 Gore = 95 -> I would say it is good enough.


 

Merick

Diabloii.Net Member
Re: Need help Uber x3 and Trist

Why dream? try it on your smiter, then repost if you still think it is still useless. I have it on mine, and love it. Not because of the aura, it is because of the chance to cast confuse. CB: 70 LW + 10 Glove + 15 Gore = 95 -> I would say it is good enough.
So you don't use life tap against the ubers?



 

Tweezle

Diabloii.Net Member
Re: Need help Uber x3 and Trist


Let me know how you're first solo Uber run went...if you are indeed doing solo
Good luck:smiley:
 

ProfessionalBerg

Diabloii.Net Member
Re: Need help Uber x3 and Trist

Solo? First one? Pretty smooth. Had some trouble reaching the miniubers (darn IM), but the UT itself was a cakewalk. Lure Meph -> Life Tap wand him -> Smite -> Zeal his minions -> Rinse & Repeat. Azurewrath is awesome vs. Baal's PI minions.

Setup:

Grief PB
Fortitude AP
Guillaume's "Um"
HoZ "Pdiamond"
Thundergod's
Goreriders
Metalgrid [email protected]
Ravenfrost
[email protected] magic ring
Dracul's Grasp

Switch:

Stormshield "Hel"
Life Tap charges wand

Inventory:

Boatload of resistance charms (mainly cold and light)

Skills:

20 Sacrifice/Zeal/Fanaticism/Holy Shield
1 Smite and other useful skills (Salvation for example)
Rest in Defiance for HS synergy
 

Tweezle

Diabloii.Net Member
Re: Need help Uber x3 and Trist

Solo? First one? Pretty smooth. Had some trouble reaching the miniubers (darn IM), but the UT itself was a cakewalk. Lure Meph -> Life Tap wand him -> Smite -> Zeal his minions -> Rinse & Repeat. Azurewrath is awesome vs. Baal's PI minions.

Setup:

Grief PB
Fortitude AP
Guillaume's "Um"
HoZ "Pdiamond"
Thundergod's
Goreriders
Metalgrid [email protected]
Ravenfrost
[email protected] magic ring
Dracul's Grasp

Switch:

Stormshield "Hel"
Life Tap charges wand

Inventory:

Boatload of resistance charms (mainly cold and light)

Skills:

20 Sacrifice/Zeal/Fanaticism/Holy Shield
1 Smite and other useful skills (Salvation for example)
Rest in Defiance for HS synergy
Oh...you just took some of the wind outta my sails.:)
Never having done an Uber before, I just soloed my first one. I died once but finished off everything in trist.
Guess you could say I am pretty jazzed about it. Got a decent but not perfect sorc torch for my trouble.
I used the same smite/zeal with a LW & Exile switch to Grief & Hoz for zealing. COH, Guilms, dracs, gores, pretty much the same gear 'cept I had a boat load of plus combat since I was wearing the COH.
Really didn't want to use the Hoz for the zeal swap but didn't have any other decent pally shield to use. Need to get one if I get serious about Ubering.


 

qtpielv

Banned
Re: Need help Uber x3 and Trist

HoZ is decent enough, mate.
Anyway if you are still interested, this was my gear when i first did ubers alone.

Guillames Face UM
Higlords amu
Heavens light, 3 skill, 2 x shael scepter
Guardian Angel UM
Hoz UM
2 Ravens (rly needed only 1)
Verdungo
Gores
Dracs
Some 15 @ GCs in inventory, a lot of res scs,

(later i made treachery for prebuff, but first solod without it)

i still ownd them in 4 minutes which is ok.
Heavens light i liked because of speed.
Guardian Angel just looks freaking sweet ona paly.

My first torch was Pala 19-15

Sold it, made Forti AP 30 @, Grief pb 31-391
And owned them even easier. Although, to be able to wear grief i lacked 1-2 dex, and i looked for some dex small charms for ages :D

didnt also have any BO prebuff.
 

Tweezle

Diabloii.Net Member
Re: Need help Uber x3 and Trist

HoZ is decent enough, mate.
Anyway if you are still interested, this was my gear when i first did ubers alone.

Guillames Face UM
Higlords amu
Heavens light, 3 skill, 2 x shael scepter
Guardian Angel UM
Hoz UM
2 Ravens (rly needed only 1)
Verdungo
Gores
Dracs
Some 15 @ GCs in inventory, a lot of res scs,

(later i made treachery for prebuff, but first solod without it)

i still ownd them in 4 minutes which is ok.
Heavens light i liked because of speed.
Guardian Angel just looks freaking sweet ona paly.

My first torch was Pala 19-15

Sold it, made Forti AP 30 @, Grief pb 31-391
And owned them even easier. Although, to be able to wear grief i lacked 1-2 dex, and i looked for some dex small charms for ages :D

didnt also have any BO prebuff.
Yeah-

Don't get me wrong, the Hoz is great for my haermerdin but not my first choice for the smiter/zeal thing. BUT it's fitted with an um so the boost to the resists are nice.

I agree the Guardian looks super cool mainly b/c it doesn't make your pally look like all the rest. I wish they would come up with some different looks that do the same thing (or better) as the standard COH, Fortitude, etc.

For that matter, I wish in the beginning that they made it so when you choose your character type you had the option of deciding gender and features instead of being stuck with the same cookie-cutter character looks.
Maybe D3 will offer that...? Just a thought:grin:


 
Top