problems with ww barb

luiccn

Diabloii.Net Member
problems with ww barb

hi,

i got a lvl ** ww barb with 399% ebotdz + ettin beast or ss nigma, rends, treks, arach, angelics, arreats and so..

in duels i always get owned by other ww barbs with same setup or cheaper...

i got max BO. max shout, lvl 5 iron skin, lvl 5 or so nat resist, lvl 1 faster run walk skill, maxed axe masterie and maxed whirlwind

i have 150 base str, with gear some around 350
enought dex 4 max block with ss
350 vita with gear (~4k life)
base energy

i wanna kno, why i dont do good?

i do 4.5k ww with ss
and 5.5k ww with beast (beast hand does 2.9k)
i got 16k atack rating
i got 15k def.

plz tell me, thx 4 all, Lux
 

Halciet

Diabloii.Net Member
Looks like you have a bit too much strength, and likewise, Drac's are far superior to Steelrends. That open wounds is probably what's eating you alive.

-Hal
 

rikstaker

Diabloii.Net Member
1)You need to change your armor to either duress or fort.enigma is crap for BVB.Duress gives nice 33% ow & fort grants 300% dmg boost.

2)Your defense is low,should be around 25k to do well in BVB,its low since you are using enigma & you have put 5 in nat resists,those points were better off being invested in ironskin.

3)You ar seems a *bit* low-are you using enchant? are you using nice ar/lifers or likewise?

4)Like Hals said,use draculs.

Rik
 

luiccn

Diabloii.Net Member
hi,

thx 4 the tips, ill switch rends 4 dracs and nigma 4 a eth duress i just got on trades, but i use nigma cause im major party dueling in pubbies, nad tele is awesome vs sorcs, necros, druis and zons.
 

Herald of Doom

Diabloii.Net Member
A hybrid will always lose against a pure BvB. A good BvB has 25k+ defense and easily 25k ar, together with higher ow than you. If you want to defeat other good barbs, you're gonna have to make a BvBer. Also,str too high and life seems quite low. My old bvb had 4.8k life without enigma. Oh, and an Ettin Beast isn't good, get a BA :)

HoD
 

batuchka

Diabloii.Net Member
Hey ya HoD is right - we all missed that ettin beast only hits -30 and doesn't hit lwwp *slaps forehead*
 

luiccn

Diabloii.Net Member
how to achive that 25k def and 25k ar? a small quantity of ppl at east nl got Ba beast, so hard to get a one, a low one ppl want 6x sojs...i can pay but i preffer making my own for that price... and why dracks superior then rends??
 

Herald of Doom

Diabloii.Net Member
luiccn said:
how to achive that 25k def and 25k ar? a small quantity of ppl at east nl got Ba beast, so hard to get a one, a low one ppl want 6x sojs...i can pay but i preffer making my own for that price... and why dracks superior then rends??
Beast BA shouldn't cost more than ber+5sox ba (20 gems?). Even a crap BA will be a lot better than a perfect ettin. Dracs are better, it's been calculated, maybe search for it. 25k ar= use beast+ar/life scs. 25k defense= some eth armor, like eth arkys, eth duress or eth stone (duress preferred). This will suck vs casters though.

HoD
 

luiccn

Diabloii.Net Member
HoD thx 4 the help i got eth duress in bone wave and dracs, BA beast is hard cause ppl are dumb and dont collect 5os berserker axes... thats why hard...
ber mal and um are easy to me, hard is the axe...
 
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