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Otoritakeo
#1 May 20 2019 12:36pm
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I feel like I’ll end up getting killed if I try to progress any further so I’m trying to figure out what upgrades I need. I’m currently level 87 and I’m a fa/strafe build with max valk

Current gear
Tal helm
Diamond bow harmony
Lionheart
Random amulet with like 10 all res
Magus gloves
Goldwrap belt
Raven/soj
30frw boots with 5 dex and 25 mf

My merc is a hf merc using
Cv insight
Curiass trech
Guli

I know I should probably get a an eth armor base for a new merc trech and I also have a thresher that I can socket if I decide to make an obedience. Should I just focus on gambling a new amulet and boots and craft 20ias kB gloves and make an obedience or should I farm hell meph for things like a Reaper’s tool
Jimcornlive
#2 May 20 2019 12:54pm
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buriza?
treachery on yourself
LoH
pierce belt
cats eye/hl
war travs
beotos
#3 May 20 2019 02:05pm
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Vamp gaze, treachery, loh, better amu, better boots

merc should be a5 with lawbringer.

This post was edited by beotos on May 20 2019 02:06pm
Otoritakeo
#4 May 20 2019 04:33pm
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Quote (beotos @ May 20 2019 04:05pm)
Vamp gaze, treachery, loh, better amu, better boots

merc should be a5 with lawbringer.



Why would I use a lawbringer merc instead of a act 2 merc, especially if I’m planning on running hell meph for reapers probably. Or would it make more sense to just get a a5 merc regardless?

This post was edited by Otoritakeo on May 20 2019 04:50pm
Maldra
#5 May 20 2019 04:34pm
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teleport staff for moat trick
Otoritakeo
#6 May 20 2019 04:37pm
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Quote (Maldra @ May 20 2019 06:34pm)
teleport staff for moat trick



I’ve been able to kill him safely by having my valk and decoy up with a lifetap wand so far so I don’t think I’ll have to do the moat trick
beotos
#7 May 20 2019 06:00pm
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Quote (Otoritakeo @ May 20 2019 06:33pm)
Why would I use a lawbringer merc instead of a act 2 merc, especially if I’m planning on running hell meph for reapers probably. Or would it make more sense to just get a a5 merc regardless?


Decrepify is so op for physical builds
Otoritakeo
#8 May 20 2019 06:31pm
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Quote (beotos @ May 20 2019 08:00pm)
Decrepify is so op for physical builds



I’m mostly fa damage though
izParagonzi
#9 May 20 2019 06:33pm
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Quote (Otoritakeo @ May 21 2019 07:36am)
I feel like I’ll end up getting killed if I try to progress any further so I’m trying to figure out what upgrades I need. I’m currently level 87 and I’m a fa/strafe build with max valk

Current gear
Tal helm
Diamond bow harmony
Lionheart
Random amulet with like 10 all res
Magus gloves
Goldwrap belt
Raven/soj
30frw boots with 5 dex and 25 mf

My merc is a hf merc using
Cv insight
Curiass trech
Guli

I know I should probably get a an eth armor base for a new merc trech and I also have a thresher that I can socket if I decide to make an obedience. Should I just focus on gambling a new amulet and boots and craft 20ias kB gloves and make an obedience or should I farm hell meph for things like a Reaper’s tool


I personally wouldn't even bother with Hell Mephisto, for a bowazon that is not geared up it can be bad... dolls on the ways down swarm you and merc kills them close to you, you take damage. I never mf Hell merphisto. Try chaos.

Tal helm is good... I used Nats helm because of the stats and res. Vamp is good, if you are low on Light Res go back to Lore, if you find Shako, this may help.
Harmony is decent... you want to find Witchwild, way better with CtC Amp & 2 open sockets... or course Windforce or Burizza... you could try Hellrack since that drops a lot.
Lionheart... yeah... I am NOT a fan of this armor... Twitchroe is better... 20ias/20dex & I believe 20frw... but my main preference is Duress (not sure if you can make this)... oh... not a fan of treachery either, even though it has great IAS.
Magus glove... got to find you LoH, or even Cleglaws for KB / Slow... you could find +2 bow skill / 20 ias gloves or craft one with life leech or something.
SoJ... yeah not a fan of this either... some rare with other mods... res/life/dex... another raven... not sure.

Anyway... here is a list of items I was using on mine when I did my Walk.

Quote (izParagonzi @ Oct 31 2013 12:10pm)
Thanks...



Whole Act posts are easy, considering I am only doing areas once... and my flame was directed at the Man... guess that did not go down well... :)
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Anyway... I have my game on hold before I take finish up Chaos Sanc and Diablo... so I thought I would post the gear I am using.


Equipment:
Natalyas Helm
Twitchroe Armor (not upped)
Razortail Belt
Witchwild Bow (upped with 2x Shael runes)
Cleglaws Gloves
8% LL ring with 25% fire res and minor crap mods
6% ML Manald ring
Mahim Oak Curio Amulet
Rare boots with 32% Lightning and 32% Fire resistences (no FRW and crap other mods)

Inventory:
4x Large charms with 6 max dmg / upto 43 AR
1x Grand charm with 9-24 cold damage (1 sec duration [normal])
10 Small charms dealing cold damage from 1-2 to 5-9
07 Small charms dealing fire damage from 1-3 to 7-15
01 Small charm with 15 max life ( +12 life with one of the fire dmg SCs)
Tome of ID
Tome of TPs
Cube

Merc Gear: = Act2 Offensive = Might Aura
Eth Wormskull Helm (5% LL)
Insight Poleaxe (non eth) & slevel 15 Aura
Shaftstop Armor (non eth, not upped)
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Skills:
20 Strafe
20 Cold Arrow
20 Valk
15 Freezing Arrow
09 Pierce
01 Pre Requisites



Otoritakeo
#10 May 20 2019 07:25pm
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Quote (izParagonzi @ May 20 2019 08:33pm)
I personally wouldn't even bother with Hell Mephisto, for a bowazon that is not geared up it can be bad... dolls on the ways down swarm you and merc kills them close to you, you take damage. I never mf Hell merphisto. Try chaos.

Tal helm is good... I used Nats helm because of the stats and res. Vamp is good, if you are low on Light Res go back to Lore, if you find Shako, this may help.
Harmony is decent... you want to find Witchwild, way better with CtC Amp & 2 open sockets... or course Windforce or Burizza... you could try Hellrack since that drops a lot.
Lionheart... yeah... I am NOT a fan of this armor... Twitchroe is better... 20ias/20dex & I believe 20frw... but my main preference is Duress (not sure if you can make this)... oh... not a fan of treachery either, even though it has great IAS.
Magus glove... got to find you LoH, or even Cleglaws for KB / Slow... you could find +2 bow skill / 20 ias gloves or craft one with life leech or something.
SoJ... yeah not a fan of this either... some rare with other mods... res/life/dex... another raven... not sure.

Anyway... here is a list of items I was using on mine when I did my Walk.



I would re roll a map so that I wouldn’t worry about monsters but thanks for the advice!
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