Diablo® III

SnB Barb looking for help.

Here is a link to my profile: http://us.battle.net/d3/en/profile/SomeDevil-1143/hero/2443556

I cant seem to get my dps any higher without sacrificing EHP, I am looking for help on what I should upgrade. I know that my weapon isn't very good, and I know that I only have 3% ls(I am ok with this, I don't ever die).

So I come here to see what I am doing wrong with my gear I guess, I would like to continue using the shield, i love the blocks, and the EHP that it is giving me.
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If you are using the WW build, you are only one attack speed item away from the 1.82 APS breakpoint so make that upgrade a priority. Your HF ring is terrible for DPS... you need to roll a better one.

It's expensive to get high DPS with SnB. You need some of the big ticket items like a CC Mempo, CC Lacuni's, and high DPS sword.

Here's my SnB profile, which might give you some ideas:
http://www.diabloprogress.com/hero/veepow-1555/StandingBear/26980884

If you take a look at the SnB thread, you'll find people with extreme EHP, extreme DPS, or a balance of both. It's also the best place to ask questions:
http://us.battle.net/d3/en/forum/topic/7708952014
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90 Pandaren Shaman
9570
First Replace Main hand with Axe/Mace Str/Vit/Crit Dmg 70%+ Socket w 100% Crit Dmg Gem
Second Change Inspiring Pressence to Weapons Master
Third Replace Shield for Sword/Dagger 800+ Life on Hit Crit Dmg + Socket w 100% Crit Dmg Gem
(If you can get Str/Vit on weapon its always a bonus but that many offensive stats on one weapon will cost ya)
These 2 steps alone will up your dmg and the life on hit will more then make up for any dmg you are taking.
Third All Resists - You can drop the shield and run about 550 unbuffed AR and you will have more EHP then you do with the shield.
Fourth - Your Hellfire ring is pretty crap. For Ubers or higher up farming I would suggest running something with much more dps and some AR you could just about with the right ring up your AR and dmg by a good chunk.
Last thing I know rings and amulets with Crit Dmg and Crit or Attack speed look like the way to go but a ring with higher Crit some Str/Vit/AR and AVERAGE DMG will give you better numbers.
I logged onto this barb last night and dropped 8$ on him and am able to do Ubers 7 pretty easy.

http://us.battle.net/d3/en/profile/Regazozo-2728/hero/24138771

I dont have the 40-50 mil pieces you do but imagine if i did this is a budge barb of about 30 mil and is well rounded and 100k dps 700 AR buffed with 45k hp.
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90 Pandaren Shaman
9570
Also Grab a set of Lacuni Prowlers. If your on a budget grab Str/9Attack Speed. If your not well sky is the limit.
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Thanks Veepow, @SomeDevil - feel free to dropby in the S&B QA thread and throw your questions there, you will meet a lot of barbs still using shields in both pve farming, uber and pvp. It is a friendly environment so you can make friends there.

Nike
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