Diablo® III

WKL UPGRADE ?

Hi Guys i am considering upgrading my weapon is wkl a good weapon to upgrade for my butcher sickler ?
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I would say it depends on the other hand weapon... but your in tempest rush gear in your profile.

I use both the BS and the WKL.
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i have a ef on my main hand w/o ls so i am thinking of getting a wkl as i saw from fourm that people that used wkl mention that it will make killing things faster wondering if its true
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hi OP, from playing experience yes WKL helps in killing faster.

if ur on cookie cutter build, FoT:TC n SW:C that is (dunnoe if it helps other skills as that two is lightning affinity)

if u wanna buy a WKL dont, y... as i have loads in stash n i gladly give u 3

i give u a 700++ dps with 20-25 lightning skills , 800++ dps with any lightning skills and a 900++ dps with 15-20 lightning skills.

u test it out n from there u can make ur judgement n buy a good one.

y i have loads? im still in my quest to get a good WKL so i buy lots of UNid hoping to get an awesome one. the past week there was one on AH.

stats: 950 dps, 99CD, Open Socket, 5 lightning dmg, 16 to lightning skills.
seller post 200min bid n 800 buyout. at the last 5 secs got sniped away but credit to the new owner, despite the low lightning bonuses, that WKL will do insane dps to monsters.

u can go to D3up n see under skills, u will notice quite a difference in dps to ur thunderclap n cyclones with even just 15% bonus to lightning skills.

i have one on sale at AH for 40m - 64cd, OS, 6/20, 850 dps

nuff said ... add me ingame n i gladly give away my stash of WKLs. others are welcome to get it for free as well.

Battletag: KaizerAkira#6290 (msg: free WKL) so i know.. hehe cheers fellow monks.
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Cookie yes WKL is arguable BiS for monk cookie cutter build. If you do intend to pick one up make sure you get one with Lighting Skill damage above 20% as close to 25% as your budget allows. This is where the DPS shines and is not shown on paper.
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Yes absolutely thumbs up capt.,.
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WKL is really good because it increases the damage done by lightning attacks by 15-25%. While their base damage doesn't usually get very high, that percent damage will still make you do a lot more damage. Your paper damage will decrease, but your effective damage will skyrocket.
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WKL works wonders. I pair mine with crystal fist. I got one of the best WKL I've seen so far.
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@venveng... thats indeed one nice WKL. perfect 6/25.

but on just 2.9 LS is it enuff. coz ive been tryin around with just 3 LS. im thinking of getting either WKL with LS or native CD n open socket.
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thanks alot guys your advise really make me want to change to wkl i will be getting one with ls to replace my butcher sickler so like what capt says i will be looking at lighting damage close to 25% :)
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@venveng... thats indeed one nice WKL. perfect 6/25.

but on just 2.9 LS is it enuff. coz ive been tryin around with just 3 LS. im thinking of getting either WKL with LS or native CD n open socket.


I'm doing ubers mp8-10 and regularly farm mp6 and don't have any problem keeping alive, only dies once or twice (on really rare occasion) . Well I do have a lot of armor and HP.
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venveng your wkl should cost alot right ? haha
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I'd definitely echo what has already been said. If you are going to remain with any variance of the 1.0.6 cookie cutter build after tomorrow's maintenance, than yes a WKL is very worth it.

At my low(ish) gear quality, 25% lightning skills damage is worth about 19k pdps unbuffed and about 30k once fully buffed.
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Its hard to find any weapon that can match the dps of a nicely rolled wkl. The wkl i use can out-dps most weapons.
Edited by Artemiss#1640 on 2/11/2013 8:32 PM PST
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02/11/2013 07:46 PMPosted by cookieboy
venveng your wkl should cost alot right ? haha


snatched it for 65mil
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02/11/2013 11:04 PMPosted by venveng
snatched it for 65mil

Oh no XD I fear you may have overpaid :/
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You may want to wait until the patch hits to see if you're going to keep the same playstyle. Myself, I plan to switch over to quickening/WoL, meaning that cyclone and FoT are doing a smaller portion of my damage, meaning that WKL isn't going to be as helpful as it was before the patch.
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i guess now everybody is waiting for the new patch to come out before upgrading to wkl haha anw for venveng's weapon 65M is overpaid ?
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