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Hey guys, I heard that monk and barb get a 30% damage resist, is that true?
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It'd make sense as they're melee classes.
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I may or may not be ok with this, I guess it depends how many gap closers they have and how effective snares are. From what I recall, barbs get a leap attack which would be devastating to a caster. From what I know the snares are only about 30% (from what i've seen) in the WD. Of course I'm thinking of this from purely a PVP perspective.
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I'd say this is true as they are melee, however thats only for physical damage I think, so magic / arcane / w/e will still do their normal damage. I could b wrong thou ive not read up on much, thats just how i see it for now tongue.gif
BARBS RULE

Yes this is true, and it's for all damage sources. I posted about it a while back in this thread.
http://diablo.incgamers.com/blog/comments/beta-patch-14-notes
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Barbarians now have innate 30% passive damage reduction versus all sources.This damage reduction is applied at the same time as all other damage reducing effects (such as Armor), but prior to Shield Block

Monks now have innate 30% passive damage reduction versus all sources.This damage reduction is applied at the same time as all other damage reducing effects (such as Armor), but prior to shield block
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I'm still gonna go with the Witch Doctor first, but that makes me want to roll with a Monk as my first alt.
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Have even more news to post today, it just keeps getting better and better the closer we get to release. smile.gif Another developer's diary, there is Blizzard music available on iTunes, and a pretty crazy cosplay depicting the female monk. (These pics are real)

Edit - It is pretty interesting how the devs in the vid talk about how the game is in the home stretch, making it seem it will be out sooner rather than later. The vid was filmed last May haha.



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http://us.battle.net/d3/en/blog/4833882

http://diablo.incgamers.com/blog/comments/blizzard-music-on-itunes
Edited by Zulli85 - 4/17/12 at 8:44pm
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Wanted to play some this morning but appears its down to resolve a "Issue". Hopefully it won't be down once a week for "maintenance" like they do with the WoW servers.
Wonder if it being down has to do with the open beta issue they had. I suppose as long as its running good day one that is what i am hopeful for.

Also, I am going for the Demon Hunter first then a Monk those are my favorites so far.
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I've played Wizard, Demon Hunter, and Witch Doctor up to level 13. And I've played the monk up to level 10. So far, I'm still going with what I voted for (wizard). The wizard seems to be the fastest at killing things, probably because of all the AOE skills, and so far is plenty survivable due to diamond skin and slowing skills.

The only class I have yet to try is the barbarian. I imagine the barb will hit hard, but I doubt he'll be able to kill multiple targets as fast. Time will tell. Of course, this is only the beta and only to level 13... so it's impossible to draw hard conclusions.

Go wizzards!
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I've played Wizard, Demon Hunter, and Witch Doctor up to level 13. And I've played the monk up to level 10. So far, I'm still going with what I voted for (wizard). The wizard seems to be the fastest at killing things, probably because of all the AOE skills, and so far is plenty survivable due to diamond skin and slowing skills.
The only class I have yet to try is the barbarian. I imagine the barb will hit hard, but I doubt he'll be able to kill multiple targets as fast. Time will tell. Of course, this is only the beta and only to level 13... so it's impossible to draw hard conclusions.
Go wizzards!

Well then sir... You are in for a treat when you finally try the barb thumb.gif

(Bad idea trying to draw conclusions when saving the most fun class for last! tongue.gif)
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Yyyyyeah, Barb has no problem with AOE biggrin.gif
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So so so so so so ready. Kinda sad that my Overachiever achievement got wiped from patch 14(?) I think. I was content with losing my characters but I wish I was able to keep that achievement. Oh well! All the classes are awesome. I will be going Wizard, Barb, DH.
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So so so so so so ready. Kinda sad that my Overachiever achievement got wiped from patch 14(?) I think. I was content with losing my characters but I wish I was able to keep that achievement. Oh well! All the classes are awesome. I will be going Wizard, Barb, DH.

The achievements don't stay through launch either, so what's it matter? wink.gif
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http://diablo.incgamers.com/blog/comments/diablo-is-open-beta

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