completely lost now on what to upgrade, any suggestions or help appreciated, last thing i did was dropped some all res on blackthorn legs for 2 sockets, is it worth changing to zuni chest and pox for 2 set?
that totally depends on what you mean by "upgrading".
if that includes moving up MP levels and eventually MP10: you need a lot more all resist and armor. personally I'd always go for around 800 AR and 4k armor along with some 800 LoH for MP10. you have more LoH but you're playing with 2.5 aps so I'd still recommend these AR + armor values. you're especially low on AR, I would try to get it (and hopefully some armor) on pants, belt, bracers and ring if need be.
if you're fine playing mid MPs and just looking for DPS instead of more damage reduction: I'd first look for higher CC/CHD gloves, 8% storm crow and higher int/avg dmg chantodo's force. also your shoulders have rather low int so you could try to craft better ones (though they are nice HP-wise).
I wouldn't switch to zuni chest in your case because you would lose even the 2.5 aps breakpoint. the pox + trail combo can be an option generally but I wouldn't recommend it in your case because you would lose important stats or pay much more gold to get what you have now regarding EHP, ias and cc.
yes that's unbuffed, before any armor. shocking aspect gives you so much effective DPS that you should use it in any event. if that means you don't have the mitigation for MP10 you can play on a few MPs lower or use diamond skin - crystal shell to make up for slightly lower AR/armor values (but also lose some effective DPS). you can also use blood magic which gives you more life return and thus also somewhat counteracts lower mitigation, and is good for group play anyway (though solo I prefer teleport). in the end though you want to get pretty close to those AR/armor values unbuffed so you're not dependent on certain skills/runes which lower eDPS or result in subpar gameplay.
K, so i got a vile ward for extra armor. and a aspeed ar ring. gonna get mempho and a apoc offhand to try hit 2.77 break. Then i will need ar witching / lacunis and try to find a decent unity to make up the loss of loh from storm crow. i think i would be around 800 ar then but still lacking armor , its hard to find a dual ar armor tals chest
it's certain stat values you need to obtain, not certain gear pieces. unless you really have a lot of gold to splash I especially wouldn't recommend switching to mempo + apoc source in your case, as it will likely result in a huge DPS loss. for now I would stick with the 2.5 aps breakpoint and the BT pants + storm crow + non-apoc source setup, it's a great combination regarding LoH and apoc and gives very good DPS. the only upside of mempo + non-apoc source is more EHP and one more attack speed slot. personally I've played for the most time with SC + non-apoc source, only made the switch after my lovely off-hand dropped in game.
so if you're aiming for MP10, I really would just try to get 1-2 more AR slots and some armor without losing too much DPS and you're good to go.
upgraded what i could, final upgrade will be all ress on bracer and some life% added onto belt , looking alot better now ?, then i spose ill have to save up for better legs with some armor cant afford nothing now lol
The same applies to bt pants. Those havin 2 rnd props. So if you want all res on them its either armor or some kind of statroll. The only way to boost the armor on those with "high int" and all res is looking for some with int/str. splittroll. But thats max another 100 armor thru str.
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oh well, apparently gold was not an issue. looks better indeed. I would agree you next should get better BT pants (dex roll is wasted, better get 2 sockets, high vit, int/vit or armor) and lacunis (I like AR or armor).
also I wouldn't use bloodmagic with only 12% movement speed, especially since you have enough LoH (however you might also want to upgrade that amulet at some point). movement speed is a matter of personal taste tho.
12% MS is weaker for dealing with frozen/arcane affix especially when you're not using Teleport at any point of your skill bar.
Also sidestepping (Diagonally against the beam(s)' direction = less to minimal damage taken via 24% MS
And 24% makes it easier to walk away from Frozen Patches if it ever comes down to adverse situations that "somehow they do in-between frost patches" even though you've clearly froze them.
1) Double Int Witching Hour
2) 2 open socket AR Pants (like the rest said)
3) Your left rare ring shows a lack of +vit even though it is not a primary focus from the use of the ring.
EDIT #2: Just for reference --- listing your ring's name and stats
(+) +80 vit
(+) 51 Light Res
(+) 7 IAS
(+) 43 CHD
(+) 199 Life Regen
(+) 5.5 CHC
EDIT (for clarification to #3): Some people don't understand my #3. Some players have the same current HP as a Paragon 90+ or even as a 100 is also based on the fact that you have a ViT GEM in Helm. So for that, if they ever level a new Wizard for Overall Account purpose, then their HP for their new Wiz with the same gear is "turned-to-dust". As a low Paragon, it is quite clear to have 38 to 40k HP without VIT GEM in helm. On the other hand for any ultra low budget like 10 to 20M, would be 33 to 35k HP with 500 res after int, and preferably 3800+ armor, which is not too difficult to achieve.
Thank you for all your help guys, has been very helpfull.
Upgraded my lacunis
Trying to upgrade my Witching Hour now with same stats as my current but with added vit or life%, finding it hard tho to find one with 9% aspeed, also finding it hard to find better bt pants with 450 loh +
vitality in other slots is also a problem finding now unless im paying billions for upgrades
is it ok to get more clarification on what you mean by upgrading my bt pants
i can get 2 open sockets 90-100 int / vit rolls and all ress, then i am just paying 60/70m for 10/20 more int through gems