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Shankara assasin Build from Tomb of Knowledge....

Discussion in 'Assassin' started by Sir Charles, Feb 11, 2004.

  1. Sir Charles

    Sir Charles IncGamers Member

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    Shankara assasin Build from Tomb of Knowledge....

    I used this build strategy for my first Assasin and built her up to level 74. This build suggests maxing TS, DC, PS, CM & SM. I've been having difficulties killing in Hell. Several posts here mention not using Tiger Strike in coordination with the Dragon Claw finishing skill. Most people seem to be suggesting Dragon Tail instead. Is there any way to salvage this character build...or should I scrap it and start a new Assasin?

    My stats.
    st 170/dx 170/vit 100/ene 25

    Martial arts
    TS 20
    CS 3
    PS 1
    FOF 1
    COT 1
    BOI 1
    DTal 1
    DC 13
    DTail 1
    DF 1

    Shadow disc.
    CM 20
    PH 1
    BOS 5
    WB 5
    COS 1
    Fade 1
    SW 1
    SM 1
    Venom 0
    MB 0

    Traps
    FB 1
    SW 1
    CBS 1
    LS 1
    DS 1

    In general I run in (with BoS) and begin by tiger striking, then cobra strike, then phoenix strike then release with dragon claw. After a couple of kills I lay down some Death Sentries and continue clawing. In hell though, this isn't working very well. Any suggestions on how to either change my strategy, or finish the build or scrap the build altogether.

    Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

    PS. My equipment currently is...
    Tal's mask
    Chains Armor
    venom grip gloves
    crafted boots
    SoE
    Ravenfrost
    manald heal
    Atma's scarab
    Firelizard claws (off hand)
    Chaos Runeword (first hand)

    lastly, what's the difference between which hand I place which weapon? I also have a Jadetalon available. No Bartuc's yet though. I also have a full Nat's but can't equip the talon yet (level 79 req'd)
     
  2. Lunatic

    Lunatic IncGamers Member

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    Without any synergies PS won't help you at all. The dmg just won't cut it at all. TS + DC doesn't work that great either. You're prolly better off just using DC. DC has more AR , which means you do hit more , DC attacks faster then TS , and DC has a %ed that works with every hit , TS %ed only works after charging 3 times + releasing.
     
  3. Sir Charles

    Sir Charles IncGamers Member

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    Yeah, this build was before 1.10, so synergies weren't considered. But are you suggesting attacking only with the Dragon Claw finishing skill. WithOUT chargeups?!? Or just not the Tiger Strike Chargeup?
     
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    Unless they're physical immune, i'd cast CoS and then run amok with just plain old DC. No chargeups.

    jrichard
     
  5. ch0cobo

    ch0cobo IncGamers Member

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    Yes.. no charge up..

    usually CoS first to make them blind and lower def%, then ATTACKK!!! with DC only.. its quite fast.. and very HIGH AR.. so mostly all hit... They won't do much dmg.. but if rapid attack is applied.. its still the same in total :)
    Based on how fast you're attack is..

    Venom help as well with DC :thumbsup:
     
  6. Kenshin11himura

    Kenshin11himura Banned

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    i tink venom wouldnt hurt
     

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