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Sorc Lightning

Discussion in 'Sorceress' started by Hashmeer, Mar 19, 2005.

  1. Hashmeer

    Hashmeer IncGamers Member

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    Sorc Lightning

    Can normal lightning strike the same monster more than once? it looks like it cuz its so long but for some reason i dont think it does.
    Also is it still really slow to cast? i heard that it changed in the latest patch.
     
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    BLA_KIKLE19 IncGamers Member

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    I'm not entirely sure, but i'm pretty sure its just like bonespear....so i think it can strike more than one (as in pierce). And i believe its not as slow as it used to be maybe...a lot changed in .10 and i'm not an expert...SO IN SHORT YES. :D

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    Chimaira IncGamers Member

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    Lightning does pierce so it can hit multiple monsters...and yes its cast rate was changed in the patch. In 1.09 its cast rate was dependant on increased attack speed (Screwed up or what)...Now it has been fixed to depend on fast cast rate...but I think that Chain lightning/lightning have a slower cast rate than other spells.
     
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    I dont think lightning can hit the same monster more than 1 time.
     
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    theBlackKnight IncGamers Member

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    I could have sworn that someone showed that the reason that gloams are so deadly in hell is because they use the skill lightning and it can multiple hit or something like that, it was an old thread made right at the beginning of 1.10, so Im not sure If I can drag it up.
     
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    I have heard the same... some thing that it bugs and hits 12 times or some crazy number like that... cosmic!
     
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    Back then we weren't sure yet, now we know better about the bug. Gloams do ~200 - 300 lightning dmg per attack, instead of the intended ~5 - 190. 5% of these attacks will critical, resulting in ~400 - 600 lightning dmg done. Gloams attack fast so Critical hits are quite common.

    Lightning can't hit the same monster twice.
     
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    the lightning fcr tables are different from the rest of the sorc skills.

    http://strategy.diabloii.net/news.php?id=563

    that is soepgroente's lightning sorc guide. scroll down about 1/4 of the page to 3 tables. one of them is the fcr table for lightning/chain lightning.
     

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