What is causing this error with my weapon, please help? if

Lordjim

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What is causing this error with my weapon, please help?

I found a ethereal The Redeemer Mighty Scepter a while ago and was happy but just put it away till I thought I might be able to get a ZOD to make it useable. Well I was looking at it yesterday an noticed the damage is wrong and was wondering why this would happen to this weapon!! It is 257% ED, low i know but it is ethereal, and it got +118 max which is high for the variable mods on the weapon. Well with ethereal and 257% ED the damage is 214-278 which is what the screen shows but I was thinking what happened to the +118 it should read 214-396 and kick *** but where did the +118 go???? I am kind of bumed by this because I though it might actually be close to a BOTD weapon but now im not sure. What is up with this?? I am pretty sure my math is correct and I know what the screen says.

Please dont tell me the +118 is applyed after the fact because that is just a dumb way to make a modifier work on a weapon I think?? I expected the +118 to be mutiplyed by the Zeal, Fantism, and Sacrifice modifyers!!

Thank you for any help or explinationof this!!

:xman:
 

Halitzor

Diabloii.Net Member
The damage is applied after your total damage...

Say you hit for 3,000 damage on a monster, it will do 3,000 + 118.
 

iceball_aarf

Diabloii.Net Member
AAARGH, that mods suxx for PvM... but on the other hand it roxxs in PvP AFAIK because it seems that it doesn´t get the PvP penalty or something like that...
 

Lordjim

Diabloii.Net Member
?????????

Can someone confirm for me that the +118 is not effected by the pvp penelity?? If this is the case does anyone think that maybe the jewels with + to Min/Max damage also bypass the pvp penelity which would make them sooooooo much more usefull. This is very interesting to me and may force me to do some testing. I build every character to end up being a pvp guy so this is good news for me.

Thanks for any help or info if anyone has tested this already!!

:xman:
 
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