Thank you much for any insight that you might have concerning these matters.
04/08/2014 09:25 AMPosted by Drognan70A build, that I have created, is extremely effective in T1-T4. Keep in mind that I have around 40% CH and 400% CD, but most importantly is that I have around 30% resource cost reduction and nearly 8k life on kill.
Blizzard chills enemies, so Cold Blooded Passive works with Blizzard (Snowbound for reduced mana cost) in giving 10% extra Dmg.
Cascade rune on Arcane Torrent helps with crowd control, also gaining the increased DMG from the Blizzard/Cold Blooded synergy.
Slow Time is on my bar with Time Warp, for the increased DMG, but, TBH, I hardly ever use it, unless I am fighting Champions, Treasure G/P/H/S, or Bosses.
Teleport is a must have, for escaping those situations in which you might be taking too much DMG. Fracture is used, so that the duplicates will immediately cast Time Warp and slow chasers down, as well as add a little extra DMG.
Magic Weapon, with Deflection rune, and the Dominance Passive pretty much insure that I can stand in the middle of almost anything and take very little to no DMG.
Energy Armor with Energy Tap, the Astral Presence Passive, resource cost reduction, and Critical Hits grant Arcane Power give me an almost unlimited supply of Arcane Power.
Here's the build:
And here's my equipment, which you will notice is really about 50% Legendary and 50% Rare, so it is pretty easy to come by. Oh yeah, the nemesis bracers are on there for running Rifts in normal. I have different bracers that give me a 27% increase in DMG.
I hope this helps someone in creating a decent, and very easily obtainable and maintainable, build.
P.S. The servers are down right now, so I cannot get on to tell you how I have set up my Paragon points. I am P142.
Oh, and I use the Templar Follower.
11/14/2014 12:48 PMPosted by JoeliamI've been playing Diablo 3 since it first came out in console. (I wanted to play with others and sadly, my PC at the time was super slow and caused a horrible lag so it wasn't feasible. Yet I HAD to play Diablo so alas, I grabbed a copy for PS3 and then for PS4 when ROS hit for that). I have several characters but primarily play a P200 Barn with av nearly complete set of IK, including the chest piece, mixed with Raekors - all of which I farmed completely on my own. The point is, I've been playing for some time and have a good deal of experience. You'll see why I want to stress that. Moving on, I finally built a new rig and the first thing I did was dl Diablo. As I'd been playing Barb for years, I wanted to try something new. I decided on Wizard - a class I've only dabbled in. With my experience behind me, I felt confident that I had a firm grasp on the reins of "how to play." Well.... Wizard is not Barb, lol. That's the first thing I learned. Second, I realized o just wasnt cutting it. I'm used to playing HC on Torment, but I just wasn't dealing damage or taking hits like a man. So I decided to look up some pointers on playing Wizard. I found this thread. I cannot stress how much this simple layout helped me change not only the way I play, but how I think about playing. (Heres why I made that point...) Regardless of the experience I've had, moving from Barb to WD is an extreme change to say the least! Let's face it - the coolest skills that everyone wants to use in the beginninh are the ones that use source. Now with Barb, I used a whirlwind setup with rend. Both fury spenders, but since rend continually deals damage over time, I loved rending then ww mobs into paste. With the Depth Diggers I found - probably one of my personal fav Barb legendarys, I could double up on rend and then ww - yet even more fury. I would throw in an earthquake here and there for good measure - even MORE fury. But that's the kind of character Barb is. With a bunch of passives,runes, reapers wraps, glass of life, globe drop on critic, etc. I was actualy able to sustain my build. But once I changed to Wizard... You get the idea. Excellent, "back to basics," tutorial that can really help both the beginner and those like myself who've been playing but quickly find they have no clue how to play WD! Lol, I just thought to myself that I probably feel like my Barbarian would if he decided to give spell crafting a try... Anyway, thanks again. Hopefully I'll find some more stuff like this on other characters by you as I get into seasons!
12/07/2014 12:03 AMPosted by dicetossera) What are the most important things to spend them on?
12/07/2014 12:03 AMPosted by dicetosserb) should I spend them now or wait til after i hit 70?
01/07/2015 08:24 AMPosted by VoodooLizardIs there another channeling skill that would be complimentary to shock pulse?
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