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Wat Best Smite Shield ??

Discussion in 'Paladin' started by Filo01, Mar 19, 2005.

  1. Filo01

    Filo01 IncGamers Member

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    Wat Best Smite Shield ??

    i havea eth zakarum shield 45-46 dmg ...44 res ... 15 defense but - i know the next one up is 65- 60 somthing dmg ....

    wats vortex dmg .... ??
    and kareken shel dmg anyone knwo ...
     
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    De4dEyE IncGamers Member

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    Vortex shield damage is like 5-87 [so says the Arreat summit].

    And a Kraken shell is a type of armor, so.. you can't smite with it. =]
     
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    Filo01 IncGamers Member

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    so does eevryone think my zak shield vs a vortex ??? -- which one better does mine atatck faster ?? becuase if vortex better gona ahevt o go get my self one lol

    mine has more chacne to bloke though
     
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    De4dEyE IncGamers Member

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    The vortex can do more damage, but the problem with it is that the damage range it has is VERY wide. It can either do a ton of damage, or sometimes a fraction of that.

    The Zakarum shield is more desirable, in terms of reliable damage. The damage range is constant [again, according to the Arreat summit]: 46-46.

    I'd say stick with the Zak shield.
     
  5. Sir SDG

    Sir SDG Banned

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    ALL elite paladin shield average 45-46 damage... chose it based on mods not damage...

    and HOZ has the best mods...

    Ideally if you have no need to use the socket an eth hoz is the best smiter shield availible
     
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    jordy666 IncGamers Member

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    o_O why is a eth zaka the best smiter shield.
    u need to zod it and if u upp it, it loses the eth def bonus.
    And eth doesnt add to smite dmg.
    U would be better of with non-eth upped hoz with ber for dr or um for res.

    basicly anything other then exile :D

    -jordy :rolleyes:
     
  7. Sir SDG

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    Read what I wrote...

    "ALL elite paladin shield average 45-46 damage... chose it based on mods not damage...

    and HOZ has the best mods...

    Ideally if you have no need to use the socket an eth hoz is the best smiter shield availible"

    IF you have no need to use the socket !! aka you dont have a BER or dont need more RES.


    Also where DID I say " up an eth hoz" ?? you wont see it cause you read that into it....it wasnt there til your vision made it so..

    Nor do you need to up a regular hoz it dont change the damage average one bit. all it does is increase the def ( and it dont always do that!) and definitly increase the str needed.

    IMO its kinda a dumb idea in the first place to up it for use in pk... you just took a shield that had a req under 100 for str and made it 142.... and for around 70 more def AT BEST to me thats a stupid trade for 70 more base def and 42 LESS pnts in vita....
    top it off with your already maxing Holy shield... your def is gonna be right fine as it is.

    Id suggest you dont leave the Enterprise without your Vizor again Jordy... either that or bring Data with you ..
     
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    Herald of Doom IncGamers Member

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    You said: "Ideally if you have no need to use the socket an eth hoz is the best smiter shield availible", which is wrong because:

    That's no true, a non-upped HoZ has 20-28 smite dmg, while an upped HoZ has 46-46. Don't use an eth HoZ for a smiter, a regular upped HoZ with a socket of choice is a lot better.

    HoD
     
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    id suggest u stick to useing dream or dragon shield :rolleyes: and let the big boys talk.
    'beam me up scotty'

    -jordy :rolleyes:
     
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    ::HoD hopes Scotty will do just that::

    PS: Back to studying ^.^

    HoD
     
  11. Sir SDG

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    lol I was thinkin reg hoz has elite dam. :)


    still w grief... rather have the vita and a BIT less dam..

    "let the big boys talk" ill give u that Jordy.. you are most definitly a BOY... :lol:

    you may someday be a man...
     
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    I like storm, especially when using grief.
     
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    Listen, you upgrade a HoZ, it requires 142 strength. Strength does mean more smite damage. Of course, the mods on HoZ make it simply the shield of choice for all but maybe 1 or 2 pally builds.

    Up'd HoZ, hands down.
     
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    the best and the most bm shield in the game: eth exile zak shield. no shield can beat that if u play in pub. The life tap just make it too bm.
     
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    enigma and some +str ring can cover taht
     
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    are u talking about ladder or non-ladder?

    ladder:
    grief makes smite dmg pretty deadly, as we all know. life tap will not make a difference when u're dead in 3-4 hits.

    non-ladder:
    i'd rather use lacerator + upped HoZ. amp > life tap.
     
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    Meh, I'd rather not use any ctc procs, gimme a range 3 Grief, some cb, some ow, and I'd be just fine. If you're going to be bm, though, pack some slow.
     
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    Life tap makes all the difference in the 3 -4 hits.. it activates 80% of the time and decides who wins, exile v exile.

    A smiter with exile v Hoz usually wins due to tap. I KNOW its bm.. but if its pub, you'll truely own
     

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