Diablo® III

Crusader Brawling bug

Iron Maiden + Iron skin + some thorns damage = you die at pvp/brawling just by attacking the crusader, without even getting attacked by him...
Edited by eLeOs#1674 on 4/22/2014 11:53 AM PDT
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It's not a bug, but the damage of thorns is calculated in a weird way. As a DH, I just need to time my smokescreens when I attack. The reflected damage does not harm me during smokescreen so the Crusader gets shot down pretty hard. The reflection damage is an issue for some other classes though.
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I'm in the process of building my PVP gears as of the moment and i have experienced this kind of ridiculous amount reflect.

I shot a Spellsteal - Blackhole with 360% damage over 2 seconds and the result was abysmal on my part. I melted my character with a 125,000/1 toughness to dps ratio in barely 2 seconds. I'm not sure how thorns is calculated, but the crusader/s i've tested it with have no thorns on gear aside from their innate buffs.

I learned to work around this issue in the meantime though, but i believe that it is indeed a bug in the calculation that is affecting even the PVE scenario of the game. I think it is similar to how crusaders kill themselves with an odd combination of reflect/absorb buffs and the shield throw rune.

This was recently mentioned somewhere in the forums by a blue with regards to its PVE backlash. lol

EDIT: Oh, and i think Unstable Anomaly does not kick-in if you kill yourself from your own damage as well as from the reflect missile from the DH's chest piece. I'm not sure if this is intentional or a bug. I may be mistaken, but whatever. :)
Edited by ZRaiyne#6337 on 4/24/2014 4:16 PM PDT
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