5/7/2012 2:27:03 PM
I have the same problem - crossing my fingers for a positive answer !?Posted in: Diablo III General Discussion
4/16/2012 2:39:03 PM
Very good points guys, this is why I wanted you to critique it, so I could perfect it Here are my new and improved build:Posted in: Barbarian: Bastion's Keep
I really get what you mean by Revenge not being very useful when my build is focused on stunning mobs. And the main lack of dmg output. Therefore I switched:
- Revenge for Overpower giving a AoE dmg skill.
- Fury for Cleave for even more dmg and a bit AoE.
- Relentless for Brawler for more dmg.
I think this is now a good balance between defensive CC and dmg output.
Any thoughts on the new and improved ? I dare you
Quote from PsycloneSeeing how a lot of people started talking about revenge, I guess the skill will be the cornerstone for a lot builds. I decided to create a last man standing barb build - please comment :D http://eu.battle.net/d3/en/calculator/barbarian#acRVgk!VUg!bbZcbb
Please start your own thread
4/15/2012 1:35:24 PM
I will be playing on my Macbook Pro 15" from early 2012, on the Bootcamp windows partition. Crossing my fingers that it will run acceptable.Posted in: Diablo III General Discussion
4/15/2012 1:28:14 PM
Posted in: Barbarian: Bastion's KeepQuote from Thatyrael
Personaly I think I would switch Frenzy for Cleave with Reaping Swing for more fury generation, and Seismic slam to Hammer of the Ancients with Thunderstrike. The result is mainly switching your fury generator to an AoE and your fury spender to a single target (Hammer of the Ancients doesn't have a large area of impact at all).
I've played beta and I'm not a fan of Frenzy to clear trash, it takes way too long to ramp up and be efficient. In inferno it might be different, but most of the fights in beta are vs 3 or more enemies, often more than 5. I like to cleave through them more than take them 1 at a time.
Btw are you going to dual wield or 2h with your build?
Yea, I see your point. But i actually want to use a 1h and shield, and with a 1hander i think frenzy is better? Again, that being said, the skill tree as you know is flexible, so I can always switch my main fury generator depending on what i equip depending on my drops.
And I actually like the idea of Hammer of the Ancients with Thunderstrike. Hmm, good idea, looking forward to experiment with it.
4/15/2012 1:13:31 PM
Well, I'm not in the beta, but I think that it would be worth getting +XP on monster kill as long as you can progress at a moderate pace. If you keep dying or having trouble killing medium sized mob packs the extra time will overlap the +XP stat.Posted in: Theorycrafting and Analysis
That being said, if it is a significant dps increase, it will probably be worth it every time.
4/15/2012 1:04:18 PM
Posted in: Barbarian: Bastion's KeepQuote from Knucker
Stuns are going to be reduced in higher difficulties, so 7 seconds is definitely not how long they're going to be stunned. But it still seems like a pretty solid build.
Yea, i figured it would most likely be reduced. Only time will tell if it reduced to be worthless.
Quote from Anghkor
Looks pretty good actually, although I would consider swapping out the Tough as Nails passive for Nerves of Steel or Juggernaut.
On the Nerves of steel: Yea, maybe at the late stages it would be cost efficient getting the extra armor bonus equal to my vitality.
On Juggernaut: Could be a good idea depending on the amount of impairing skills the mobs will have at later stages.
What do you guys think about switching the rune on Frenzy to smite giving more stun? maybe its not worth it because its single target?
4/15/2012 12:49:14 PM
Ok guys, I've been lurking these forums for a long time. Now I want a say as well.Posted in: Barbarian: Bastion's Keep
Bottom line is, that i think I have the perfect Barb build, and I'm looking for critique.
The idea behind this is: Leap in and stun for 3 secs - Frenzy and Seismic Slam for dmg - Ground Stomp for 4 secs - Frenzy and Seismic Slam till the end. All this is backed up with Revenge.
It seems that the most fights in D3 doesn't last longer than about 10-15 secs. So having that 7 secs head start seems pretty sweet, and this is the main factor in the build. The defensive passives + the life leech passive hopefully makes it viable in Inferno.
My biggest worries in this build is the lack of dmg output and shout (It hurts my pride building a barb without a shout!)
FYI: I havent gotten lucky with a beta key, so this is purely based on theory.
Critique the build please - I dare you ! ;)
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