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Why Phoenix?

Discussion in 'Amazon' started by ultrabadbob, Aug 27, 2006.

  1. ultrabadbob

    ultrabadbob IncGamers Member

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    Why Phoenix?

    why is it that when i see a javazon in pvp games, 9 times out of 10, they are using a phoenix monarch?

    Sure, the ed is nice, but if ur a light javazon, that doenst matter. there arent really any other mods on it that are useful to a pvp lightning javazon, as far as i can tell.

    If someone uses one, or knows the answer, could they please explain this to me?

    thanks.
     
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    Eilo Rytyj IncGamers Member

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    Possibly just for the Redemption aura, which solves any mana issues you might have, since the physical damage from the javelins usually isn't enough to mana leech and sustain prolonged spamming of skills
     
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    soul killer Banned

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    Yes its the Aura which is very helpful.
    I havent seen many Javazons with Pheonix in duel games,most prefer Spirit over Pheonix in PvP (just like me).
    Trust me,Pheonix is extremely good at getting back your mana when your Chaosing, but it doesnt have much use apart from the max resists and ed in PvP.
     
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    lagalot IncGamers Member

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    I dont know about pvp but the lvl22 firestorm combined with -28 fire res sure hurts monsters in hell.Phoenix also has 350-400 defense vs missile so for a ranged attacker this has to be a bonus.
     
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    nickedoff IncGamers Member

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    I think most of them just saw someone using it and yanked the idea from them. People named xXxFcYourAssxXx don't get good ideas like that.
     
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    tinncann25 IncGamers Member

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    lol i use phoenix, though not on my dueler

    anyways its for the mana
     
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    emar IncGamers Member

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    Apart from the possibility of Phys damage, it doesn't offer anything really useful in PvP:

    Phoenix 4 Socket Weapons/Shields
    Vex + Vex + Lo + Jah

    Shields
    100% Chance To Cast level 40 Blaze When You Level-up
    40% Chance To Cast Level 22 Firestorm On Striking
    Level 10-15 Redemption Aura When Equipped (varies)
    +350-400 Defense Vs. Missile (varies)
    +350-400% Enhanced Damage (varies)-28% To Enemy Fire Resistance
    +50 To Life
    +5% To Maximum Lightning Resist
    +10% To Maximum Fire Resist
    +15-21 Fire Absorb (varies)


    Maybe the max resists. IMO it is a poor PVP choice for melees, no blocking or block rate. These kiddies are just FC'ers, no Java is going to stand up to a good Barb wearing that piece o-crap.

    For PvM that shield is great for the redemption.
     
  8. ultrabadbob

    ultrabadbob IncGamers Member

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    thats kinda what i thought. i can see why the redemption aura would pwn in pvm. maybe for a jabber it would be good, combined w/ fortitude.
     

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