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Suicide branch or Wizspike - What's your opinion?

Discussion in 'PvP' started by sequoia, May 25, 2008.

  1. sequoia

    sequoia IncGamers Member

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    Suicide branch or Wizspike - What's your opinion?

    Branch - more damage, more life, less resists
    Wizspike - well, more resists and more mana

    Assuming a hammerdin, which one would you use?
     
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    Re: Suicide branch or Wizspike - What's your opinion?

    wizzard spike in a heartBeat... hammers cost alote of mana, iven with the wizzy u will probably need insight merc or to chug down pots, so imagine with the branch lol... anyways hope i helped u out.

    Good night
     
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    Re: Suicide branch or Wizspike - What's your opinion?

    For a Windy, I use both. I'll use Suicide more often, though. For other characters, I'll usually use a Heart of the Oak or a Wizardspike.
     
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    Re: Suicide branch or Wizspike - What's your opinion?

    wizzy, more mana and resist > 1skill.
     
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    Re: Suicide branch or Wizspike - What's your opinion?

    In cases where you have a low cost spell like a Windy and in a battle where you don't need stack, Suicide Branch is better with the 1 skill and 40 life.
     
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    Re: Suicide branch or Wizspike - What's your opinion?

    good point bout windies tho


     
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    Re: Suicide branch or Wizspike - What's your opinion?

    Wizzy is nice, unless you're really poor and you really need the hammer damage, then you'd go for Branch.
     
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    sequoia IncGamers Member

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    Re: Suicide branch or Wizspike - What's your opinion?

    So would you consider BH to be a high cost spell?

    Also, what if you're against something like a barb?



     
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    Re: Suicide branch or Wizspike - What's your opinion?

    If you think BH is a high cost spell, you need to play a light sorc.
     
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    Re: Suicide branch or Wizspike - What's your opinion?

    A wizspike is a much better choice for a hammerdin. A hammerdin doesn't need the +1 skill from suicide that badly. With a wizspike and an extra pcomb in inventory you gain a alot more stack/mana than you would with a suicide with 3x 20/5 small charms instead of the pcomb. The huge stack from a wiz will increase your survivability a lot more than minuscule life you will gain from the branch set-up.
     
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    Re: Suicide branch or Wizspike - What's your opinion?

    On a pure hammerdin lot of skills is not a necessity as it is very easy to reach 10-12k hammer dmg with a wizzy setup. Also the stack res and mana on wizzy is a lot superior to a suicide branch.

    And anyway if u want a dmg based setup hoto is still a better option to choice over suicide branch, granting 3 skills/mana/40%fcr/oak sage and dex.

    All you would have to do is factor in a 10% fcr amu or ring in ur setup
     
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    Re: Suicide branch or Wizspike - What's your opinion?

    Hammers aren't mana draining even with mass charges, compared to sins and necros.

    You are viewing wizzy vs. suicide in a hammer's perspective, which the spike wins hands down.
     

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