Diablo® III

Which weapon to use?

85 Blood Elf Paladin
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Is there some special benefit we get to using wands or staves? I ask cause I found this spear that gives me amazing stats
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90 Blood Elf Mage
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Posts: 35
There is no difference between weapon types aside from the benefits they give you.

That being said, there are some benefits only wizard weapons (and magic source off-hand items) can give you, like +1 second to blizzard duration, or other specific things like that.

Around the end of normal mode, I found that a wand-source combo out-damaged anything else by a good margin, but at different points throughout the game, I've used 2-handed axes, staves, sword and shield combos, ect...

Weapon type does not matter, only weapon stats.

Just remember, weapon damage = spell damage, weapon speed = cast speed, crit chance = spell crit chance, and so on.
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no there is not. just take the highest dps you can get
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