Diablo® III

I like being a wiz because...

I can permafreeze, farm high MP's and help other classes with Uber MP10 run. and it's the only class I rolled and know how to play.

Others?
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because i love my wiz bros :)
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Because they made the archon form fairly similar to the starcraft archon unit...which was just awesome.

I still wish 'Improved Archon' rune was instead called 'Power Overwhelming'
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I don't have to farm for Infernal Machines.
Edited by Ricstar#1833 on 1/25/2013 9:36 AM PST
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@ricstar good one.
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...I've always played ranged casters when given a choice.

Pretty sure I'll do the same when I play Path of Exile next.
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Traditionally I've chosen a melee type character to play in most games; rogues, rangers, warriors, etc. I thought I'd mix it up for a change when I started playing D3.

Turns out that if I get setup for CM I'm more melee than ranged but that's ok; CM's not my prim spec. :)

I've grown to really enjoy my time learning "How to Archon". Channeling deadly energy from my palms livens up my otherwise drab life.
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shinny flashy skills
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I've always enjoyed playing arcane classes in rpgs (BG2 and NWN2 being nearly tied for favorite games in this genre). I played through normal with a monk and with a barb and enjoyed the mobility they get, but the fighting style wasn't as fun or efficient as with the wiz, even in normal. My archon impresses a lot of the people I play with (mostly barbs and demon hunters) for its raw efficiency at low MP and for the high damage potential, even in higher MPs. I also really like that our most popular build is so popular in parties, too. We are, quite literally, the "cool people". :D
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The peeps I met here ad in game. So many personalities.
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being able to build a char that doesnt struggle pass mp 2 was a good reason and not needing billions to make a good char. the melee option sns cm wizard has and remind me a lot of my lighting sorc and druid from d2
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I get to have Azula as my character Avatar (Azula's Voice = Grey DeLisle = Female wizard's Voice). What's not to like? Burninating with meteor and shocking my enemies into cowing submission ftw. ;)
Edited by TekkZero#1963 on 1/25/2013 10:09 AM PST
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You're able to be extremely useful in higher mps earlier in the game. Constant freezing improves the survival rate of all parties involved, not just the Wizard. Honestly though, before I decided that I didn't hate the CM build I hated my Wiz. Now he's just slightly higher than my DH, and he outperforms said DH considerably in the higher mp.

Now if farming/grinding wasn't so limited down to Archon solo runs on lower mp, I would probably completely fall in love with him.
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01/25/2013 09:36 AMPosted by Ricstar
I don't have to farm for Infernal Machines.

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People beg for you to join them on high MP A3 farming and Uber runs. They tend to even pay you for it!
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01/25/2013 09:56 AMPosted by bda145
not needing billions to make a good char

well, it does take billions to make a good wiz.
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Because they made the archon form fairly similar to the starcraft archon unit...which was just awesome.

I still wish 'Improved Archon' rune was instead called 'Power Overwhelming'


Totally missed this post. Kudos and best read for me this morning. :)
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Heheh. I think archon is similar to Dr. Manhattan personally.
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my wizzardress is a sexy !@#$%
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I can pew pew without QQ
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@yodatoy: it takes billions to make one the very best wizards. it only takes a 100 mill or so to make a good sns. i think im at 100 mill atm and most of that is the weapon and source
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