Diablo® III

movement on boots?

Is it just me, or does movement speed rarely roll on boots? I seem to get boots with AR way more often than any movement speed, not even 10%. This seems very odd to me since boots are the only gear most people will get movement speed from. I know random is random, but I feel like boots should roll with +movement more often (sort of like how class items can often roll with class skill affixes). Does Blizzard think 0% movement speed is fine since every class has skills to boost movement to get out of trouble? Is any +movement speed supposed to be a luxury?
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10/06/2012 04:47 PMPosted by NinjaBear
Is any +movement speed supposed to be a luxury?


I think so. It's a surprisingly rare affix to roll.

12% move speed bonuses really don't 'save' you that often.
Many monsters still outrun my 34% move speed monk and things like molten often kill you before you can run into a safe zone.

Move speed is really just a time saver affix like increased loot radius.
Edited by babinro#1836 on 10/6/2012 5:11 PM PDT
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Some affixes are more common than others. They are definitely not all balanced equally. I would not be surprised at all if movement speed is less common that Resist All, primary stats, etc.
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I'm trying to figure out if other items have similar features, movement speed usually only shows up on boots. Does pickup radius usually show up on gloves over other items ? Are Helms more likely to get +life% or maybe shoulders more likely to get life regeneration, etc?
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You have 0 MF what do you expect?
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I get boots with movement speed rolls quite often, actually.
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