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Quick question about poison duration and poison dagger ifr

Discussion in 'Necromancer' started by diablo loves donutz, Nov 18, 2006.

  1. diablo loves donutz

    diablo loves donutz Diabloii.Net Member

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    Quick question about poison duration and poison dagger

    Hi guys, I've been having lots of fun so far with my new daggermancer, untwinked sc, on sp, but I just have one quick question. Can someone explain to me how all the poison damage is calculated in terms of time and such? I tried looking through the mouldy tome, several threads, and the search feature, but I can't seem to find what I'm looking for. The main thing I'm looking to get answered is when I use poison dagger, do I have to wait for the 2 second dueation on the monster to wear off before hitting them again or can I hit them multiple times and the poison stacks? If the latter is not true, then does that mean that (For example lets say I do 10 psn dmg over 2 seconds, and it takes half a second for each attack, does that mean I only do 2.5 dmg?) I'm not recieving all my psn damage?

    Any help is greatly appreciated.

    Thanks guys

    -Donutz
     
  2. Mad Mantis

    Mad Mantis D2/3 Necromancer & Witch Doctor Moderator

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    The timer on poison gets reset. Stacking doesn't occur with poison. This should have been easy to find.
     
  3. Fists of War

    Fists of War Diabloii.Net Member

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    ...Hit them once with your poison dagger (10 damage over 2 seconds) and they will take 10 damage over 2 seconds...that is 5 damage per second. Hit them again and it will reset the 2 second duration. If you really want to know how poison damage is calculated check this link out

    http://www.diabloii.net/strategy/x-articles/taopoison.shtml

    It goes into great detail about poison dmg...also check out this guide:

    http://strategy.diabloii.net/news.php?id=582

    Very nice daggermancer guide...

    Happy to help out a fellow daggermancer, thing is, I've got a SC daggermancer on lvl 33 in singleplayer as well...
     

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