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uswest ladder exile question

Discussion in 'Paladin' started by lotrfan, Mar 29, 2005.

  1. lotrfan

    lotrfan IncGamers Member

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    uswest ladder exile question

    ive been wanting to make an exile shield for awhile now, but the only shield that i have so far is a protector shield def 144 (non eth) with all res +33. i was thinking of waiting for a eth vortex shield with more resists but its dang hard to find one and too expensive to buy one. what do you guys think? should i just make it already or should i hold out a little longer. id like to make obviously before ladder is done this season

    thanks for all your help

    lotrfan
     
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    Pherdnut IncGamers Member

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    The constant defiance aura granted by an Exile shield makes a 50 point difference in armor value pretty much a nonissue. Either way you're going to have an insane AV. Sacred Targe is usually preferred over the rest for it's higher block rate (60%) and it's not that hard to find. I seem to have the best luck finding sacreds on cow runs.
     
  3. lotrfan

    lotrfan IncGamers Member

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    SORRY whats AV

    so you think i should go for it and do it.

    or should i look for a sacred targe with high resists?

    thanks
     
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    [exile] IncGamers Member

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    I'd wait for a while. 144 base def seems quite pitiful. Remember that the bonus from the Defiance aura depends on the defense that you have normally, which is largely affected by the shield itself.

    ~250 is a much better defense range to look for.
     
  5. Voice

    Voice IncGamers Member

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    if you mf .... do some meph runs and hit up that armor rack on the side. if you do enough your bound to find something better. I found some decent ones ... not godly but better than what you got by doing this.
     
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    For the runes you are gonna put in it. I'll wait for a better one for more defense and also resale price.
     
  7. lotrfan

    lotrfan IncGamers Member

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    actually i took off all my mf on the char thats looking because i was tired of getting magic and rares so hopefully i would increase my chances of getting none magic ones.

    i will try hell meph anyways but i didn't think that area was high enough for vortex shield?

    lotrfan
     
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    [exile] IncGamers Member

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    Actually, it's better to remove MF gear to look for socketables.

    I personally like to run Hell Cows and Pit for socketables.
     
  9. Voice

    Voice IncGamers Member

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    Yea I know but i mf and hit them up and get some decent eth pally shields.

    I personally just mf everything mainly b/c i tend to find all my good socketables w/ mf on. (I know this is just luck and in reality i have a better chance w/ zero mf, but to each his own)
     
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    thats the place... i've found a few phoenix, exile canidates there.
     
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    if you have a javazon or a hammerdine cows are usually pretty good for socketables.
     
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    Ive found great amounts of socketables by using only 29 mf (I cant get it any less) and doing pit runs in public dueling games....Shhhh its my secret ;)....Eventually you will find a better shield or else something that can be traded for one, and if you are lucky, you can find something worth a pre-made exile .... Happy hunting.

    J
     

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