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

 
  • 9% (12)
    Duelist
  • 23% (29)
    Witch
  • 16% (20)
    Marauder
  • 14% (18)
    Ranger
  • 18% (22)
    Templar
  • 17% (21)
    Shadow
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post #561 of 1095
So as with all RPG games, it is my goal to find the "talentless" build. - one that requires very little to no skill, while being insanely effective. Some people might call this being a gimmick, but I think it's a challenge in its own right.

Current build: Witch Summoner.

I've got Summon zombies, skeletons and spectre. I can have 7 zombies each with 466 hp, 9 skeletons (about 200hp), and a spectre (Depends on target). Due to a keystone, my shield stats apply to my minions - i.e. HP regen and elemental resist. My mana regen is 30.1/sec (clarity aura is op), so I can spam these guys insanely fast. Meanwhile my main attack is Arc with increased crit. Arc is 'talentless' as if you are near enemies and hold the key down, it auto-targets. In addition, the attack speed with arc and its mana use puts its mana per sec to LOWER than my regen rate.

Basically, I show up to an area, kill 7 mobs by holding down mouse2, summon a TON of guys, then just proceed forward while shooting lighting everywhere, and having my 3.5kHP worth of zombies tank everything.

This is at lvl 31, btw. My ranger is lvl 41 and actually requires skill biggrin.gif
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Lol, I enjoy doing that same thing. I find myself stacking passives and avoiding active abilities on at least one character in most RPGs.
    
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OK guys, finally added the latest patch notes (from 0.10.1b all the way to 0.10.1g as well as the announcement for 0.10.2) to the front page.

Also added all the links and info for the season one tournaments. Lemme know what you think and suggestions are always welcome!

I have decided since GGG decided to implement a lot more micro races (short duration events) than I initially thought, I will not be posting and updating the little details on each event. Rather the season links and announcements as a whole. Doing otherwise would simply take WAAAY too much time.

Also, additional apologies for the delay. Was busy at work this last 2 weeks training noobs so had no time at all to get on the internet. Thanks for your understanding thumb.gif
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The new post regarding patch 10.2 is interesting. Weekly content patches? Can't wait!
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Anyone know of any guides illustrating how to generate currency in this game? I'm a level 61 elemental bow ranger, in order to upgrade my bow (which I desperately need) I'm looking at 2-3 GCP's without getting an ultra bow... I've only found 8 freaking chaos total since I started. In order for me to buy a bow, I'd literally need to trade all my currency for GCPs. I find rares, they're all awful, I've only found 2 uniques and they are worth a chaos on the top end...

Just not sure the best avenue for getting where I need to be, I feel very plateau'd in act 2 merciless, endlessly farming fellshrine ruins and not even efficiently at that.
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Anyone know of any guides illustrating how to generate currency in this game? I'm a level 61 elemental bow ranger, in order to upgrade my bow (which I desperately need) I'm looking at 2-3 GCP's without getting an ultra bow... I've only found 8 freaking chaos total since I started. In order for me to buy a bow, I'd literally need to trade all my currency for GCPs. I find rares, they're all awful, I've only found 2 uniques and they are worth a chaos on the top end...

Just not sure the best avenue for getting where I need to be, I feel very plateau'd in act 2 merciless, endlessly farming fellshrine ruins and not even efficiently at that.
gets kind of hard man. gotta know what you find. what the worth is, and what people want. Then if something is close to being awesome, spend the currency to make it so to have it worth more to sell. Also, set up a forum shop to sell your crap.
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Anyone know of any guides illustrating how to generate currency in this game? I'm a level 61 elemental bow ranger, in order to upgrade my bow (which I desperately need) I'm looking at 2-3 GCP's without getting an ultra bow... I've only found 8 freaking chaos total since I started. In order for me to buy a bow, I'd literally need to trade all my currency for GCPs. I find rares, they're all awful, I've only found 2 uniques and they are worth a chaos on the top end...

Just not sure the best avenue for getting where I need to be, I feel very plateau'd in act 2 merciless, endlessly farming fellshrine ruins and not even efficiently at that.

Shouldn't need to trade for items, TBH.
My group (myself and 2 friends) has been entirely self-sufficient, and we're just rolling through everything with little effort (act 3 cruel).

IMO fellshrine isn't that great to farm, anyway. It's a small area. Chamber of Sin is probably easier, and has a ton more mobs.
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Shouldn't need to trade for items, TBH.
My group (myself and 2 friends) has been entirely self-sufficient, and we're just rolling through everything with little effort (act 3 cruel).

IMO fellshrine isn't that great to farm, anyway. It's a small area. Chamber of Sin is probably easier, and has a ton more mobs.

Fellshrine or Western Forest are the best zones to farm in Act 2. The Docks is pretty good in Act 3.

Wait to say anything about able to run all self-found gear when you get to maps (unless ofc you grind docks or w/e until you are like level 80). Merciless has a huge resistance hit, and you really start to feel the -60% chaos res in Act 2.
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Fellshrine or Western Forest are the best zones to farm in Act 2. The Docks is pretty good in Act 3.

Wait to say anything about able to run all self-found gear when you get to maps (unless ofc you grind docks or w/e until you are like level 80). Merciless has a huge resistance hit, and you really start to feel the -60% chaos res in Act 2.

Yea, I guess. Haven't gotten to Merciless yet (just finishing act 3 cruel right now). Still not 100% sure on the farming though. I'll need to do some research. My gut still tells me that church dungeons and chamber of sin are better.
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Yea, I guess. Haven't gotten to Merciless yet (just finishing act 3 cruel right now). Still not 100% sure on the farming though. I'll need to do some research. My gut still tells me that church dungeons and chamber of sin are better.

Church dungeons and chamber of sins are very hard zones on merci. I died 5 times on my FP shadow to do church dungeons. Because both zones have a lot of magic damage you can't switch out your resist amu/rings for magic find because you'll die without the resistances.

I prefer fellshrine in act2. It was much easier than western forest because the poison arrows almost oneshot me with -45% chaos res and less than 2000 hp.
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