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Rhyme vs lidless wall

Discussion in 'Single Player Forum' started by DeathMaster, Mar 27, 2005.

  1. DeathMaster

    DeathMaster IncGamers Member

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    Rhyme vs lidless wall

    question one:

    Is it worthy to put rhyme in grim shield? I always just stick it to a bone shield, but grim should have much more def. It's not like I can't afford couple of rhyme, just if it is worth the afford (currently have no grim in stock).

    question two:

    which one is better rhyme or lidless wall (I'm not planing block with sorc)

    Rhyme - 6% more resist, MF, CBF
    Lidless wall (PDed) - +skill, FCR, more def (socr should be able to acheive respectable amount of def, according by skill planner)
     
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    OCAU_MIKLE Banned

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    Well since your going the VIT route, def isn't going to help you in hell. I'd go the lidless as it has +skills and fcr.

    - OCAU_MIKLE.
     
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    I always stick Rhyme in Tower shields for the extra block. I have 4 of them, and have never used Lidless, so take from that what you may. I have never gone a vita-approach, but the most useful mod on rhyme is the CBF imo.
     
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    it would depend on your sorceress. If you magic find alot then Rhyme is the BEST. Ifyou spam spells alot (fireball, chain lightning) then Lidless is nice. Make sure you have a large mana pool. A useful thing to do is to put a perfect diamond in the Lidless. I really like Rhyme for the mf and the cbf. Like I said, it depends on what you intend to do with the sorceress.
     
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    NSXdreamer IncGamers Member

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    If the lidless dosen't help you to get to the next cast breakpoint, might as well stick with rhyme.
     
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    You still lose out on the +1skills and +mana though.

    Excluding blocking, there's nothing much a rhyme can offer besides a little more resist and mf. Casting speed isn't affected while frozen either. Just see if the 25% mf is worth your while.

    Incidentally, any reason why people always use bone shields for runewords? Is it the % blocking? Tower shields etc have better % block and heaters/lunas have lower stats req right?
     
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    As you are not interested in the blocking.

    Rhyme

    - 6% more resist

    It is not too hard to gain this amount back elsewhere.

    - MF

    If you do not plan on Magic Finding then this is secondary to your other needs.

    - CBF

    Does not affect a Sorceress as being frozen does not impede your casting.

    Lidless Wall

    - +skill

    Additional skills are always a benefit.

    - FCR

    This is all dependant upon your casting breakpoints.

    There is very little between the two shields in my opinion.

    I believe it is the mixture of lower requirements added to the blocking percentage.
     
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    stupidgreen IncGamers Member

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    They are also light, as opposed to heavy.
     

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