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So in essence, you have to be willing to accept the damage output of your slower, off-hand weapon if you are dual-wielding. I'm just thinking - that slower/weaker off-hand weapon's gonna need some serious properties/proc's to warrant the dps decrease tongue.gif

Diablo has never been short on insane properties and proc's tongue.gif
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I haven't been able to watch the video yet, but is the off-hand weapon actually slower? I thought there wouldn't be any difference, you just alternate hitting with each one, and get an IAS bonus.

The axe has 1.39 attacks per second and the club has 1.20 attacks per second. So yeah not only is the dps lower but the attack speed is slower as well. This will still be relevant though throughout the game. I'm willing to bet that if both weapons had the same attacks per second that the dps still would have been lower than using just the axe because the club only had 8.4 dps.

In most cases it probably will be better to use 2 weapons but its definitely worth keeping an eye on it.
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I haven't been able to watch the video yet, but is the off-hand weapon actually slower? I thought there wouldn't be any difference, you just alternate hitting with each one, and get an IAS bonus.

Oops I should clarify. I should preface that usually most of us only have one of our "best" weapons. Unless we're talking about items that rhyme with hoop (lmao). Thus, I should really say that the off-hand is usually weaker, not necessarily slower.
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The axe has 1.39 attacks per second and the club has 1.20 attacks per second. So yeah not only is the dps lower but the attack speed is slower as well. This will still be relevant though throughout the game. I'm willing to bet that if both weapons had the same attacks per second that the dps still would have been lower than using just the axe because the club only had 8.4 dps.
In most cases it probably will be better to use 2 weapons but its definitely worth keeping an eye on it.

Right, but that's just telling you the difference between the axe and the club. If you had two of the exact same axe, it should do the exact same damage as one, plus the 15percent IAS boost. Or am I missing something?
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^^ I believe that's correct.

*Since I have beta access still, I could probably verify this myself haha.
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Right, but that's just telling you the difference between the axe and the club. If you had two of the exact same axe, it should do the exact same damage as one, plus the 15percent IAS boost. Or am I missing something?

That is correct. Your overall dps in the details section of your inventory page would increase because of that 15% bonus.
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Well, I wasn't going to buy this game, as Torchlight 2 is coming soon-ish, and I have already pre-purchased GW2, but after the beta weekend I can easily say this game exceeded my expectations.

Granted everything was super easy, that is normal mode for you, but as I was going throughout each play through I just found myself thinking "man this will be awesome when these skellingtons kill me in three hits", or "man this DH has some insane CC". Don't get me started on how epic it was to barbarian leap into a mob and get a massacre of 20+killing 10 monsters in 1 blow.

My ONLY concern with this game would have to be along the lines of which class do I use as my "main".
Edited by Rickles - 4/25/12 at 11:14am
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Well, I wasn't going to buy this game, as Torchlight 2 is coming soon-ish, and I have already pre-purchased GW2, but after the beta weekend I can easily say this game exceeded my expectations.
Granted everything was super easy, that is normal mode for you, but as I was going throughout each play through I just found myself thinking "man this will be awesome when these skellingtons kill me in three hits", or "man this DH has some insane CC". Don't get me started on how epic it was to leap into a mob and get a massacre of 20+.
My ONLY concern with this game would have to be along the lines of which class do I use as my "main".

Simple answer, I plan on playing each character through normal, then progress one at a time to the next difficulty. thumb.gif That is until I get carried away which is bound to happen...
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http://us.battle.net/d3/en/blog/5203659/Diablo_III_Midnight_Launch_Events-4_25_2012#blog

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For the Americas region, comprising the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, and South East Asia, the game servers will go live at 12:01 a.m. PDT on May 15

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For the European region, the game servers will go live at 00:01 CEST on May 15.

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Edited by Bobotheklown - 4/25/12 at 11:42am
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http://us.battle.net/d3/en/blog/5203659/Diablo_III_Midnight_Launch_Events-4_25_2012#blog
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For the Americas region, comprising the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, and South East Asia, the game servers will go live at 12:01 a.m. PDT on May 15
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Sigh. Won't be getting the game until 9 or 10 AM on the 15th..
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