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Worth Upgrading?

Discussion in 'Hardcore' started by ZappaFan, Feb 19, 2004.

  1. ZappaFan

    ZappaFan Hardcore Moderator and America Trade Moderator

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    Worth Upgrading?

    Hell Meph dropped a rare dimensional blade last night that I was considering upgrading:

    20% IAS
    296% ED
    6% Mana leech
    -20% Requirements

    I believe it also had some AR but not positive. The mods listed above I'm positive about tho. That might make a pretty nice phase blade, especially if I can socket it and get two sockets (or do rares only ever get one socket?).
     
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    ZappaFan Hardcore Moderator and America Trade Moderator

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    Although a Fal & Um rune needed to make the upgrade makes it a rather expensive upgrade IMO (just looked at the recipe).
     
  3. AuraAllan

    AuraAllan IncGamers Member

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    I don´t think its worth upgrading.
    I would use the UM to make a crescent moon phase blade istead.

    ~AuraAllan~
     
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    It would only get one with socket quest, but can spawn with two initially.

    Its a possibly upgrader but I would hang on to it and see what else comes along as it seems as soon as I upgrade, socket, trade for things something better drops! Grrrrr

    i think I have a mule full of 280-400% Rares I havent converted as I have better uses for UMs right now
     
  5. doubleOObubble

    doubleOObubble IncGamers Member

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    ...and rares still only gets 1 socket, so that's right. I'd do what AuraAllen suggested too. Very nice sword nonetheless! Would you like to let us in on the lvlreq?

    EDIT: STINGER beat me to it!
     
  6. ZappaFan

    ZappaFan Hardcore Moderator and America Trade Moderator

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    I'll check the clvl tonight and post it.

    A high ED Crescent Moon PB would be better, but I'm not sure a low % ED would be tho. The range is 220% to 260% ED.
     
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    Both unique phase blades have better mods.
     
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    Not worth the upgrade IMO, phase blade dmg is too weak
     
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    I've heard that lightsabre is too weak for Hell, so I would think that this weapon isn't that great. The -20% to requirements isn't really needed, either.
     
  10. ZappaFan

    ZappaFan Hardcore Moderator and America Trade Moderator

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    My Conc Barb made Guardian using a 177% Lightsabre socketed with Amn. He made liberal use of Battle Cry and War Cry, which helps a lot. He also didn't play in large group games, usually just 2 or 3 people total (characters on my other computers actually, lol).



     
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    I would upgrade that if it were ethereal, if not I don't think it's worth it....bear in mind cresent moon's other mods not just ED....
     
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    Zappa what is the level req and the dmg? The dex and strength req if you want. :).
     
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    ZappaFan Hardcore Moderator and America Trade Moderator

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    It's clvl 48, I forgot to look at the actual damage numbers. To just use it as is doesn't really light my fire much. Dimensional blades are base speed zero, so it's not a super fast sword or anyting.
     
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    I vote Thumbs Down for an Upgrade.

    Dimensional Blades have the same max damage as a Phase. Minimum damage on it would increase so your overall average damage would increase.

    Still not worth the Um however, just keep it around as a nice leveling sword.
     

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