Diablo® III

Shields...

I think something should defenetly be done about shields... the only good shield available is Stormshield! Why not add a new plan to craft a Sick shield? like the new craftable items on 1.07
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Hallowed Defender.
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I like my shield. :)
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02/01/2013 11:56 AMPosted by Jackman
I think something should defenetly be done about shields... the only good shield available is Stormshield! Why not add a new plan to craft a Sick shield? like the new craftable items on 1.07

There have been a number of threads about buffing shields. I've made them and so have others.

Shields should roll max 500 str, max 100 AR, MS, crit damage, max of 20% Crit chance IMO, higher regen. I think it should still be less damage than a dual wield but the gap needs narrowed IMO.
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02/01/2013 12:09 PMPosted by littleman
Hallowed Defender.

Oh boy what is it 5 random rolls? No thanks... Ok wait.. if I can do it for say 10 gold per roll and zero mats it might be worth it since I'd have to roll it like 10,000 times to get a decent one.
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I agree...I can tank better with my Wiz carrying a Stormshield but I had to give up 40K dps to do it...need to make them more viable.
Edited by pcjunkie#1409 on 2/1/2013 12:39 PM PST
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02/01/2013 12:38 PMPosted by pcjunkie
I agree...I can tank better with my Wiz carrying a Stormshield but I had to give up 40K dps to do it...need to make them more viable.

Get a stormshield with CC, it can roll up to 10%.
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ya that's a really good call. stormshield is the only decent shield and there's still not many ppl that use it. shields need love.
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Shields need more than love, they need someone to actually care.
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02/04/2013 05:09 AMPosted by AxeLord
Shields need more than love, they need someone to actually care.


Outside pvp, I never saw anyone with a shield. Yes, shields need to be buffed and so does the damage monsters dish out. They nerfed inferno too many times.
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