I am playing a lot of wizard since last 3 months and I want to go for a STR class. I tried to go over the forums but I see a lot of builds only and I have not much idea of those...
Would you guys give some advice about barbarian and crusader? are the dmg output like the same? Does barbarian have more mobility over Crusader (due to barb can use run and WW and Crusader using BH)?
All I know about Crusader is a thunder blessed hammer build, and about barbarian, rend or ww ... Seems barbarian have more freedom when it comes to mobility while the crusader must be kinda stucked in the herd
Well, since I know almost nothing from both, would like your advices, pros, cons ... I am also reading both forums to gather more information
Personally I share gear between my crusader and barb (except weapons) and the crusader has way better burst (elites die in 5-10 seconds or less on torment 2/3) and the barb seems to melt trash a little quicker. I use the blessed hammer build so really feel a little forced to a 2her on the crusader, so he also moves a little slower (but honestly IMO it isn't really THAT noticeable...here come the posts griping about slow speed...) The crusader is a bit more durable with the shield, but if you use warcry on the barb with impunity it is about the same defensively and you get an additional 15% passively vs. the crusader. Also, once you are out of wrath on the crusader is sucks a bit...but that doesn't happen a ton if you use taunt (also a great dps cooldown). The barb can be fury starved too if you don't have the OP infinite call of the ancients (immortal king's set) or use the superstition passive. I like to go back and forth personally but both are fun. Sorry if this wasn't helpful!
Barbarian is much more mobile: Sprint, Furious Charge and Leap are all viable alternatives. Crusader requires consideration: even with lowered cooldown the horse cannot be used willy-nilly, and there are no alternatives at all.
Crusader's “thing” seems to be cooldowns. Stacking cooldown reduction is the way to harness most abilities, a lot of them don't use Wrath and Wrath generation in general is quite slow, especially with a two-hander.Barbarian in comparison is kind of a universal melee class. They can absolutely share the same gear to an extent, so choosing between them isn't a no-going-back kind of thing, unless you dig the chosen class enough to farm class-specific gear.
Barb 640% fire hota with 30+% bonus crit compared to a bugged 440% sweep attack. Crusader relies too much on cds which don't do enough sustained damage on higher torment but has incredible burst on lower torments. Crusader has some potential and nice defense with a shield but lacks damage compared to my fire hota barb.
I find the Crusader has more mobility even when he/she is moving slower. I wish there was slower run speed or maybe an option for walk. I find all the characters are moving too fast. I love slow moving tanks.
I have only played the Crusader for a few hours but then I have only played RoS for a few hours since I am burnt out on DIII again. I can only play DIII for short bursts of time which is strange since I could play the previous 2 games for years on end.
my suggestion is to try both characters and go from there. While playing you will learn which character is more suited for you and you will learn about which skills you like. Just pick skills you like using and then play what ever difficulty you feel comfortable using for that build.
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Well, FWIW, 2.0.4 made a big difference to me: I went from efficiently farming master and dying to many elites in T1 direct to almost efficiently farming T1 and dying only to things like a two-pack of golds, with a full set of jailer/waller/arcane/poison/desecrate/thunderstorm affixes all hitting me at once. Stupid RNG putting them right next to each other.
Anyway, buffs. They made a big difference to survival and DPS of the crusader in 2.0.4. If you didn't like it before, try it again and see how you feel now. To me it seems like the weaknesses compared to barb have mostly gone away.
I guess it depends on your gear...but with my gear I never really understand why people say barb is so much faster. I have done multiple timed runs of rifts and my crusader is consistently faster. Using WW/rend build on the barb and blessed hammer on the crusader. Would love to use hammers on my barb, but when I do that I have 0 fury all the time. Need Immortal King...seems way OP with the fury from the ancients.