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ww with cranium basher?

Discussion in 'Barbarian' started by Midnight_Cowboy, Mar 26, 2004.

  1. Midnight_Cowboy

    Midnight_Cowboy IncGamers Member

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    ww with cranium basher?

    Im making a ww ik barb build, he is 72 as of now and running through hell with no problems (not even using my ik gear yet :)

    my question is, in the long run ik set is only as powerfull as the next set, and i would like to be able to stock him up with the best gear available for the killing barb of my dreams

    but since this is an ik barb (20 mace mast) i would have to go with mace for my weapon, and cranium basher seems the logic choice sick *** damage, 75% cb + an assortment of other helpfull mods (not sure if trigger amp dam works with ww, but if it does Wooo Wooo) and if i could get my hands on an etheral one id be set damage wise. however im not sure that the base weapon range of thunder maul really cuts it for ww, and its the only mace worth using instead of ik hammer(Damage compared to ik full set hammer)

    is it too slow? too short ranged? or just a plain stupid choise :scratch:

    p.s: this is a pure pvm build so no, get a shield and go with sword :) :evil:
     
  2. Eisirt

    Eisirt IncGamers Member

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    Cranium is always too slow for WW.


    Best bet remains an as complete as possible IK.

    Got great IAS on the Maul (possible 80) and awesome partial set Boni.

    And 40 CB for a perfect one...go figure. ;-)
     
  3. Superhal

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    cranium has nothing that makes it better than ik maul. even the level req is nearly the same, so you can't use it carry you to ik either.

    ik maul doesn't have any variable mods, so it's always perfect.

    if you break the set by changing the wep, it's not an ik barb anymore.
     
  4. Fearoth

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    IK set SO OWNS the basher its not even funny :) IMO Cbasher is just another of those novelty useless uniques that seem too good to throw away yet take up valuable mule space. Honorable mentions:
    1.Meduza gaze aegis.
    2.Earthshifter tmaul
    3.Spikethorn blade barrier
    4.Stormspire giant thresher
    5.Steelpillar war pike

    List goes on.. too lazy to think of more but im sure there are more completely useless elite uniques :)
     
  5. Eisirt

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    CB is variable 35 to 40%

    [font=arial,helvetica][size=-1]Immortal King's Stone Crusher
    Ogre Maul [/size][/font][font=arial,helvetica][size=-1]Damage: 231 To 318 (274.5 Avg)
    Required Level: 76
    Required Strength: 225
    Base Weapon Speed: [10]
    +200% Enhanced Damage
    +200% Damage To Demons
    +250% Damage To Undead
    40% Increased Attack Speed
    Indestructible
    35-40% Chance Of Crushing Blow (varies)
    Socketed (2)
    Adds 211-397 Fire Damage (2 items)
    Adds 7-477 Lightning Damage (3 Items)
    Adds 127-364 Cold Damage, 6 sec. Duration (Normal) (4 Items)
    +204 Poison Damage Over 6 Seconds (5 Items)
    Adds 250-361 Magic Damage (Complete Set)
    [/size][/font]
     
  6. Ash Housewares

    Ash Housewares IncGamers Member

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    amp dmg won't work and it's slow, so forget cbasher, it is essentially useless
     
  7. MikaelHakim

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    Just asked today in newb-forum what to do with CB.. A werewolf maybe? Sure its slow(and IKmaul is more useful) but for the honor of DI and the exitement that CB offers(specially in v.9 where there wasn't too many elite uniques, and they were worth something) it's worth special character of it's own.. If you have time for one, that is..
     
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    for wolf I would still take IK maul +atma's scarab and use gore riders/guillames
     
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    Spikethorn is actually useful...so is Steelpillar

    and Cranium Basher is useless.
     
  10. mojo

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    May I know what is this Cranium basher? I've heard about it bur have no idea at all about how to get this. Can u enlighten?

    Thanks

     
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    ...no, not really, but that would be one ugly baby (not from my genes, of course ^_^ )
     

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