Diablo® III

High mp level monk build/gear?

I'm building a monk and need advice on how to gear for high lvls. I have a few questions and would greatly appreciate any and all advice! I'm assuming echoing fury is bis for a monk?
Being able to dual wield, do you want life steal on both weaps or is 3%ls sufficient?

Does everyone go owe and if you do, which single res is best?

Is the inna set bonus worth the loss of dps vs a mempo for the sweeping wind build?

What build is best for high mps?
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the answers to all of your questions depend on your budget.
I'll answer them with the assumption you're poor and want the most cost-efficient setup.

Yes echoing fury is bis.
Most top monks advocate 3%ls and 500 loh
Yes everyone goes OWE (the 99% that is). Cold/poison/arcane/lightning are the cheapest ones.
Innas isnt worth the loss of dps, go 2piece + mempo + witching hour
anything involving fot-thunderclap and sw-cyclone
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Lets say there is a high budget. Would the build change much or would your points remain the same?
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high budget:

rare weapon is bis
3% ls is enough
dont need OWE
Innas for paragon farming, mempo/witching for ubers
same build
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If you have a high budget, Wittsters gear advice is still valid, but you'll be able to afford high CC% Mempo, high stat and resist witching hour, etc....
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Alright, thanks a lot for the advice. It helps a lot!
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btw, by low budget i mean ~1b and by high budget i mean 20b+
so yeah, ignore my high budget tips :)
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btw, by low budget i mean ~1b and by high budget i mean 20b+
so yeah, ignore my high budget tips :)


lol... wow =*(
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EF is best in slot not rare weapons but I like Wkl it one of our top weapons also
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Why do most monks not get lacunis? I know you get move speed from innas pants but wouldn't a cc all res lacuni still be better than a rare? There is no cutoff for attack speed right?
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^^
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Even the high lvl monks on diablo progress do not use lacunis. Is there a reason for not wanting a lot of ias?
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I can do any mp in the game 205k unbuffed Lacunis is not good for monk ms pointless attack speed meh better to have on gloves and helm
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Lacunis are difficult to find with good dex, vit and resists. The good ones that have those three stats tend to be a few billion and its quite a bit cheaper to get a nice bracer with 150dex/150vit, dual resists and CC.

A rare weapon can also be BIS, all depends on the roll. The top DPS guys love EF for the bonus to AS on their off hand weapon.
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Reflect elites on MP 10 are a nuisance for most players. Without good sustain, they will be challenging to defeat with zero deaths. If they are an issue, separate them and take them out one by one.
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Rare weapons > EF
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^^. The fear is SO annoying. High dmg Butchers Sickle > imo
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