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Poll Results: What is the best class in Path of Exile?

 
  • 10% (13)
    Duelist
  • 23% (29)
    Witch
  • 16% (20)
    Marauder
  • 14% (18)
    Ranger
  • 18% (23)
    Templar
  • 16% (21)
    Shadow
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Originally Posted by likethegun View Post

For melee in merciless, specially using blood magic... you should have upwards near 4-500 life regen per sec as melee on top of life leech.

that makes it sound like you need to have godly regen gear. you just need a little over what you are spending, and then life on hit (early game) or life leech (end game).
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Originally Posted by Bassdoken View Post

that makes it sound like you need to have godly regen gear. you just need a little over what you are spending, and then life on hit (early game) or life leech (end game).
True, but depending on build you are going to need a lot mroe than what you are spending. Specially if you want to use different flasks. If you just have a little more than your spending (we are talking blood magic builds), then you are going to need godly gear regardless for merciless for armor/max resists/ and strength.

If you are playing a BM build, and you properly choose your passives. It is NOT hard to get a TON of life regen from +life on gear + life nodes, and the %life regen per sec nodes. Just do the math to figure out the best passive balance between +life% and +%life regen per sec nodes to give you max benefits.
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Has anyone tried to get an Arc witch to work? I hear a lot of people complain about Arc's damage. I have also heard (rarely) that Arc damage is fine if you know what you're doing.

I planned to make a lightning witch (with totem skeletons for meat) to group with a friend and would only be played when my friend played. I figured even if Arc had mediocre damage, it with Elemental Proliferation + other supports and the high shock chance would make up for it. Who knows, maybe the complaining from people using arc will cause it to get buffed.
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True, but depending on build you are going to need a lot mroe than what you are spending. Specially if you want to use different flasks. If you just have a little more than your spending (we are talking blood magic builds), then you are going to need godly gear regardless for merciless for armor/max resists/ and strength.

If you are playing a BM build, and you properly choose your passives. It is NOT hard to get a TON of life regen from +life on gear + life nodes, and the %life regen per sec nodes. Just do the math to figure out the best passive balance between +life% and +%life regen per sec nodes to give you max benefits.

To add on to blood magic, some builds take it early and later on transition out of it and link blood magic gems with their skills. This allows them to use their entire mana pool for auras. Definitely need some good gear to do this though.
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Has anyone tried to get an Arc witch to work? I hear a lot of people complain about Arc's damage. I have also heard (rarely) that Arc damage is fine if you know what you're doing.

I planned to make a lightning witch (with totem skeletons for meat) to group with a friend and would only be played when my friend played. I figured even if Arc had mediocre damage, it with Elemental Proliferation + other supports and the high shock chance would make up for it. Who knows, maybe the complaining from people using arc will cause it to get buffed.

Biggest problem for arc is probably the cast speed and high mana cost.
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Biggest problem for arc is probably the cast speed and high mana cost.

I was kind of concerned about that. I read the cast speed can get down to about 0.3 seconds. Looking at how quickly the mana cost scales up on arc and then adding in the additional mana cost from support gems makes me wonder if a reduced mana and/or mana leach gem would even help. That is going to make balancing mana% and regen% with dmg and defense passives a lot harder.
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Currently have Witch lvl 71 and Ranger 74. I am sticking with Ranger (elemental). If anyone wants to farm maps, add me BRB_Bowflexin is my Ranger.
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Got my ranger to lvl 52, still in Hardcore biggrin.gif over leveled to face vaal in Cruel. Got some great lvl 52 gear, so I'm pretty OP at the moment biggrin.gif

need to up my mana pool and regen next though biggrin.gif If anyone is around my level in Cruel hit me up.
IGN: HCHellscream

and she's dead... back to softcore...bleh
Edited by H3||scr3am - 2/26/13 at 8:18am
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Got my ranger to lvl 52, still in Hardcore biggrin.gif over leveled to face vaal in Cruel. Got some great lvl 52 gear, so I'm pretty OP at the moment biggrin.gif

need to up my mana pool and regen next though biggrin.gif If anyone is around my level in Cruel hit me up.
IGN: HCHellscream

and she's dead... back to softcore...bleh

What happened? My guess is Vaal either 1 shot you with his hammer fist or lasers.

I still play my soft core toons, leveling a FP shadow before I try in hardcore.
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What happened? My guess is Vaal either 1 shot you with his hammer fist or lasers.

I still play my soft core toons, leveling a FP shadow before I try in hardcore.

nope, flicker strike kraitan + explosive arrows from the adds, in an enclosed arena... no way to run away and regen my ES.... and the tank couldn't keep up with his flicker strikes because tanks are slow without shield charge/flickerstrike/leap slam themselves... a witch died too, and a templar barely made it... terrible tank... terrible...
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