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Well, I popped it.
Monk dead. And it was nasty. I was happily smashing up everything in the caverns and decided to go to New Tristrum to get my stacks up to 5.
40k life 14k dps 1.85 att speed all res 800. Enough for act 1 you may think.
Anyhoo was in the Willow near the cemetry and wander into 2 packs.
Fattie group 1 Arcane vortex plaque frozen
Fattie group 2 Arcane waller Jailer.
Hmm what do I do here. What skills do I need to beat these guys.....well hmmm not a lot really.
I was soloing
If you solo and run into 2 packs like this you are rip.
You can't really survive solo In inferno as a Monk or it its really hard. I was well geared (if not overgeared for act 1)
Oh well, no plans to not have 2 elites marching round at the same time I suppose. Would be good to see in 1.0.4.
Had to vent.
Oh well must reroll.
Over but not out
sorry if i've offended anyone by using the term fattie...
Edited by Turniphead#2314 on 8/7/2012 1:16 AM PDT
I've been trying to improve my regular monk, I feel like armor is a general weak point when monks must take unavoidable damage. Been trying out Deadly Reach/Keen, which of course doesn't help much while frozen...
I like monk better than barb, but I know how to stay alive on barb (15s CC immunity) and I'm not yet sure how to do that on monk with only a 3s immunity.
Edited by Mooch#1326 on 8/7/2012 1:22 AM PDT
y i reroll a Barb next time - lost 4 lvl 60 monks in inferno and I like to solo
Solo monk = impossible in inferno imo
What do you do with arcane frozen molten waller packs ffs :) I mean one pack like that in a dungeon and you are fried even with really good gear and ds. If you have 2 players then the walls are "split" and it's a lot easier but solo monk Inferno is so tough.
If you hit 2 rough elite packs you are fried as well.
I like lashing tail kick for making some space between me and them. Also fists of thunder. I lost my first 60 monk to a horde of fatties chain-exploding in a narrow dungeon when I was walled in. I didn't have lashing tail kick at the time, or any other escape skill. Wasn't using FoT either. Live and learn.
You can easily solo act1 inferno as a monk, you just need to know to run from double elites. There is absolutely zero point in fighting in such a situation, especially with such a nasty affix combo. Waller+vortex+double arcane? Yeeeeeah right.
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