I wanna play Diablo II again. And I need some suggestions towards which class to chose and builds etc.
I DON'T play online. So the class/build needs to do well in PvM.
What I like the most in the game, is to do tons of damage right in the middle of everything, and I don't care that much about AoE only builds. Melee, and hard hitting weapons is my thing. That being said, I don't want to make a barb with focus only on bash ^^
Depends on the items that you have or intend to get and how much time you want to spend. You could then: Level a sorceress and do mephisto magicfind runs. I recommend a hydrasorc (buffed in 1.13), as they are quite safe with decent damage. Disadvantage is it takes a while to get the about 4 hydras up. The items you get frees up the possibilities for melee chars.
Your melee char shouldn't have problems against element-immune enemies. If you want a melee that can deal with phys. immune: Avenger Pala / Berserkbarb. Problem is they don't have proper AoE.
If you're like me then you get constantly frustrated by the problem of getting powerful enough gear for melee characters in SP, which is a problem. To really excel with such item-dependent characters in Hell you really need top-tier gear, which just isn't available in SP regardless of how much you farm.
Pretty much all melee classes run into this problem unfortunately. So on the bright side I guess you could really pick anything, as it won't matter much come Hell
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