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The Witch Doctor is a shallow version of what the Necromancer truly was.
Agreed with the comments above; loved crafting golems out of weapons, shields, knives, etc. Loved those skeleton armies. Loved the curses and direct attacks. Poison Nova, Bone Spear, on and an.
Loved the look and feel of the Necromancer.
Sad that they've ignored all of us who played necros. What? About 20% of the game population played necros?
That's 20% of D3 that would probably prefer the necro OVER the witch doctor.
I wish Blizzard would...just take the time...to ASK US if we would prefer our old necros and dump the WDs. I'd do it in a heartbeat, even if I had to start all over again.
There's classes that are different because of mechanics, but there's also classes that can be similar with differences because of flavor.
Necromancers could be mechanically exact to Witch Doctors, just with different visuals and summoned creatures.
That's be better than not having them at all.
Personally, I want all classes from previous games back, from the warrior to the druid, from the bard to the assassin.
That and the ability to use the cash in the Blizzard account to get more character slots so I can have two of each: one normal and one hardcore.
Edited by Mithrán#2507 on 1/24/2013 5:57 PM PST
I like the idea of a Necromancer character being introduced in D3 in an expansion, however I might be the only one who feels simply lifting a character right out of D2 is kinda setting the bar a bit low.
There isnt any new classes so to speak in the main game so what makes you think theyll come up with something original in the expansion?
witch doctor - necro
barbarian - barbarian
demon hunter - amazon
monk - paladin
wizard - sorceress
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