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What to put in a Buriza?

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  1. CaimDark

    CaimDark IncGamers Member

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    What to put in a Buriza?

    What rune\jewel should I put in my Buriza? I am split between Vex (7% mana leach, would allow me to put put a better ring in the place of Manald's Heal), and Ohm, with its massive damage increase. Or maybe there's something even better that I failed to notice or don't have.
    What should I do?
     
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    nickedoff IncGamers Member

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    A shael!

    What the heck, you can get mana leech from like anywhere (gloves, rings, belt, helmet, amulet) and an Ohm in a Buriza (unless it's upgraded or something) is pretty pointless ;D
     
  3. CaimDark

    CaimDark IncGamers Member

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    Yeah, I guess using a Vex for that would be really a waste a valuable rune and a valuable socket. But why would an OHM in a buriza be pointless?
    It's a 50% damage increase!

    As for the Shael, would it do any good? The buriza already has 80% increased attack speed, very fast attack speed. Even if it gets the extra 20% from shael, would it get it faster?
     
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    Evrae Altana IncGamers Member

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    The 50% is added to the ED already present of the Buriza. It does not multiply your entire damage by 50%, so you won't get a giant damage increase. Besides, with Ohm, you could maybe buy yourself a crappy Faith.
     
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    Leohappy IncGamers Member

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    putting ohm into buri would be a waste because it draws a good deal of damage from its maxdamage/clvl modifier, which is not affected by ed%

    i guess shaels would work but check the ias tables beforehand, to see if there is any benefit
     
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    Von Lazuli IncGamers Member

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    Shael/15IAS your Buriza. Elsewise you will never ever be able to hit the 9/3 strafe breakpoint at 215 IAS.

    I mean really, if you are using the massive damaging Buriza you may as well hit quickly with it.

    Laz
     
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    Then again, if your gear does not allow for mana leach from any other source and your attack speed makes you happy, Perfect Skull it.
     
  8. CaimDark

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    I understood why the OHM would be a waste, and put the shael, and I think there was some benefit. Now I've just reached level 50 and started wearing cat's eye, that has 20% increased attack speed, so now I have 120% IAS. I'm not sure if the attack is faster, maybe it is, but only slightly. How do I know the maximum attack speed I can get?
     
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    http://diablo2.ingame.de/tips/calcs/weaponspeed.php?lang=english
     
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    There are a lot better bows out there now than the good old buriza.Either vex or ohm would be a waste.Why not put a cheap and nasty nef in there for knockback and find some mana leach elsewhere.
     
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    shael is all i say
     
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    Buriza was an endgame weapon in v1.09 when Pierce worked with Guided Arrow, but only mid-game at best since then. I wouldn't even socket it. Socket quests are best saved for runewordable items. Even cheap runewords like Harmony blow it away in a +2 or +3 zon only bow.
     
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    socket it with a sheal or pskull until you can use windforce, then you can ohm that seeing it already has mana leech on it.
     
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    i put an eth rune in mine (-25% enemy defense). now you might think this is crazy or a waste but take a look at what it does.

    it makes things easier to hit + 100% pierce = your bolts hit more enemies.
     
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    YEAH! Color me old-school, but I love my up'd Nef'd close-to-perfect Buriza on my strafter. Grab a Tal mask and never run out of anything ever again!

    My fun-to-run Madam Jenny (originally a mule... get it?)

    Up'd Nef'd Buriza
    Tal Mask with IAS jewel (looking to upgrade to 15/dam)
    Perfect Duress DS
    Angelic ammy + ring
    IK Gloves and Boots
    Verdungo's
    Carrion Wind
    Titans (switch)
    eth Spirit monarch (switch --like she's ever going to go into melee)
    Torch + several skillers (passives for now, but she throws a slvl40 Valk)

    At lvl 85 she's a real hoot to run with. Always fun to get Hellfire AND Twister going.
     
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    Yeah, Buriza's past days are behind it, but boy does it still pack quite a punch, and I'm having a lot of fun with it. Right now I'm in act 3 nightmare, and nothing stands in my way for long:grin:
     

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