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RyanTBS25
#1 Jun 11 2018 08:46am
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I started this League with Arc Totems - initially I enjoyed it, it was the closes thing I've come to a Trap Assassin from D2, but I'm just not all that much of a fan with it.

I was either going to go back to the ol' reliable Jugg RF, or was contemplating trying the FOTM Elementalist BV. What are your thoughts on this?
Is there a benefit to going RF over BV, or vice versa?

All input is appreciated :wub:
Enterprise
#2 Jun 11 2018 08:53am
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BV is going to be MUCH faster map clearing right now, the damage just seems crazy.
However, since everyone and their mom is playing that stuff right now, decent endgame gear is going to be a expensive (6L Inpulsas are 8ex atm).

What are your goals this league? If you want to get to 100 I'd say BV should be much less of a headache.
RyanTBS25
#3 Jun 11 2018 08:56am
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Quote (Enterprise @ Jun 11 2018 09:53am)
BV is going to be MUCH faster map clearing right now, the damage just seems crazy.
However, since everyone and their mom is playing that stuff right now, decent endgame gear is going to be a expensive (6L Inpulsas are 8ex atm).

What are your goals this league? If you want to get to 100 I'd say BV should be much less of a headache.


I don't really have any goals, per se, I just kind of play to play. Tbh I've been playing this game on and off since like 2013 but haven't ever really had that desire to put forth a huge effort; I've never killed any of the Guardians, I've never killed Shaper, I've never gotten above 94, etc.
I mostly just play by myself, casually leveling, and trying to earn currency to let it sit and rot on Standard :rolleyes:
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#4 Jun 11 2018 08:59am
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Quote (RyanTBS25 @ Jun 11 2018 02:56pm)
I don't really have any goals, per se, I just kind of play to play. Tbh I've been playing this game on and off since like 2013 but haven't ever really had that desire to put forth a huge effort; I've never killed any of the Guardians, I've never killed Shaper, I've never gotten above 94, etc.
I mostly just play by myself, casually leveling, and trying to earn currency to let it sit and rot on Standard :rolleyes:


Exactly the same as me then :D
I kinda want to go for 36 challenges this league (doing Arc Totems aswell). In your case I'd probably just go BV, it seems like a lot of fun.

This post was edited by Enterprise on Jun 11 2018 09:03am
RyanTBS25
#5 Jun 11 2018 09:04am
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Quote (Enterprise @ Jun 11 2018 09:59am)
Exactly the same as me then :D
I kinda want to got for 36 challenges this league (doing Arc Totems aswell). In your case I'd probably just go BV, it seems like a lot of fun.


Haha a kindred spirit! I'd probably stick with Arc Totems if Poe.Trade wasn't jacked up - I don't have the patience to try and trade on the forum.

The past few leagues I've only really relied on KB Wander & RF, but yeah BV is looking quite insane. I might want to try and see how many challenges I can get done, or at least kill some of the Guardians for once. My knowledge of the atlas is not that in-depth as it should be for the time I've played this game.
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#6 Jun 11 2018 09:23am
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Quote (RyanTBS25 @ 11 Jun 2018 15:04)
Haha a kindred spirit! I'd probably stick with Arc Totems if Poe.Trade wasn't jacked up - I don't have the patience to try and trade on the forum.

The past few leagues I've only really relied on KB Wander & RF, but yeah BV is looking quite insane. I might want to try and see how many challenges I can get done, or at least kill some of the Guardians for once. My knowledge of the atlas is not that in-depth as it should be for the time I've played this game.


I hear you, when it comes to the Atlas I kinda just do whatever. And yeah I really hope the trading gets better, shops don't seem to update nearly as quickly as they did in the past.
Someone mentioned the official website is better for trading right now, so I'm gonna try that.
RyanTBS25
#7 Jun 11 2018 09:32am
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Quote (Enterprise @ Jun 11 2018 10:23am)
I hear you, when it comes to the Atlas I kinda just do whatever. And yeah I really hope the trading gets better, shops don't seem to update nearly as quickly as they did in the past.
Someone mentioned the official website is better for trading right now, so I'm gonna try that.


I'll try the new trade mechanic they have - honestly I thought they still just had the old forum post based trading, I didn't know they implemented their own search parameter fields. Better than messaging 94 people before finding one person that has the simple item you're looking for.
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Vaal double strike is op
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#9 Jun 12 2018 03:06pm
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Vaal blade vortex is op

Seriously bv is a very powerful and enjoyable spec
RyanTBS25
#10 Jun 12 2018 04:50pm
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Quote (Goldbowser @ Jun 12 2018 04:06pm)
Vaal blade vortex is op

Seriously bv is a very powerful and enjoyable spec


I did decide to give BV a try, granted I won't be getting a 6L Inpulsa's anytime soon - still gonna try it. If I dislike it I'll just switch back to RF.
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