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PE or CE?

Discussion in 'Necromancer' started by Dr.G, Apr 1, 2004.

  1. Dr.G

    Dr.G IncGamers Member

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    PE or CE?

    well I want to start to build a poisionancer and I wanted to use CE but since PE is in the poision tree should I just stick to that or should I pump CE instead?
     
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    sJw_shan IncGamers Member

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    If you're going to use poison nova as one of your skills or as your main skill, definitely max PE because it is one of the two synergies for nova.
     
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    Dr.G IncGamers Member

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    oh,ok thanks.
     
  4. Mad Mantis

    Mad Mantis D2/3 Necromancer & Witch Doctor Moderator

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    You can also pump both and use CE.
     
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    HarbingersOfSkulls IncGamers Member

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    With a Venomancer, all you need is only 1 into CE...mainly because of how much mana is used for CE. And your going to be busy spamming PN to worry about CE anyway.

    Have you given any thought to what skills after your Poison and Curses are done with?

    HoSv1
     
  6. gvandale

    gvandale IncGamers Member

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    *ding ding ding ding ding*
    "Bob tell him what he's won..."

    HoSv1 is right, but CE will / can be useful. As he mentions, there's gonna be some left over skill points for you to throw around. Now there are a ton of options here, summon's, bone wall/armor, etc...

    I'd suggest taking a look here for a starting reference point, as that is a hybrid, it may not be completely up your alley, but at least it's the same neighborhood.

    With slvl 1 CE (pre-req for PE / PN) you can actually have a pretty high level CE after +skills. It's going to be useful as PE has the world's worst radius.

    My usual plan of attack is to CE any bodies that drop while the PN is doing it's gangsta thing.

    Hopefully that helps. If not, then i'm dumb.

    fluffly g
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    HarbingersOfSkulls IncGamers Member

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    With a Death Web...it would be easier to get your mana back(depending on the mana per kill number on it...mine is a 12 :drink: ) to allow the use of CE more often. Though I would find it used mainly for bosses and baalruns mainly.

    HoSv1
     
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    The thing with poison, is that by the time the first corpse hits the floor, the rest are well on their way. One good explosion of CE will mass-murder whatever is still standing from a poison blast.

    So in my opinion, you don't need to have as large of an AOE with CE. 1 point along with +skills will do you good, and you can use those extra points for crowd-control curses, or extra bone armor. :)
     
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    gvandale IncGamers Member

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    wow, could you have copied exactly what i said two replies any better???

    p.s.
    I rok

    g
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  10. alexmatusiak

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    How come I rarely see a Poison guide mention the runeword Bramble ... adding 50% damage to an already 5k damage nova is a huge boost, plus an extra aura for your skellies, huge mana boost ... to me it seems perfect for a poisonmancer, and even better for a summon hybrid.
     
  11. Mad Mantis

    Mad Mantis D2/3 Necromancer & Witch Doctor Moderator

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    If you can't afford the Enigma then Bramble is good. The extra damage can be very valuable.
     

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