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As for your connection question In beta I was connected to the NA servers and had 280 ping. Sounds much but it was completely playable. Only when it dipped to over 1000ms there was a noticable lag. So no you don't need a awesome connection. A average one will do biggrin.gif
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This really depends.... Are your stats fine on protection/armor rating? If so, use two one handers or a good beat stick... Because you want more DPS and they have plenty of heal abilities. If your kind of weak in the knees... use a good shield and a good one hander. I have noticed monks, although they are "martial artists".... really don't do well with DPS in comparison to some other classes... Haven't wuite figured out why yet. Maybe good monk weapons are just harder to come by?

Monks have great DPS, you just have to push for +dex items. My 36 monk does 1000 dps, although that's not strictly true since my main attack is effectively AOE. Combine that with a good dodge rate, the ability to blind enemies and heal and you can just charge into a group of mobs and kill 10-15 at once. The other classes might be able to out damage you against single mobs but in regular play I do most of the damage in the group biggrin.gif
    
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getting it today, the pull of this game is too much for me. I need to give it a shot
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Anyone know which stat controls pet health for the Witch Doctor? Is it character vitality, intelligence, or level?
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Originally Posted by likethegun View Post

This really depends.... Are your stats fine on protection/armor rating? If so, use two one handers or a good beat stick... Because you want more DPS and they have plenty of heal abilities. If your kind of weak in the knees... use a good shield and a good one hander. I have noticed monks, although they are "martial artists".... really don't do well with DPS in comparison to some other classes... Haven't wuite figured out why yet. Maybe good monk weapons are just harder to come by?

What is considered "fine" on protection/armor rating?
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Monks have great DPS, you just have to push for +dex items. My 36 monk does 1000 dps, although that's not strictly true since my main attack is effectively AOE. Combine that with a good dodge rate, the ability to blind enemies and heal and you can just charge into a group of mobs and kill 10-15 at once. The other classes might be able to out damage you against single mobs but in regular play I do most of the damage in the group biggrin.gif

What weapons do you primarily use for your monk?
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Quick question guys, I'm playing a barbarian lvl 32 on normal, I typically use a shield and one handed weapon. I'm chopping through things np and don't die easily. DPS is around 240 and I have close to 4k health. Should I be using dual weapons instead or is shield sword/mace etc the way to go?
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I wonder when Blizzard will let me play the game I paid for 5 days ago
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Originally Posted by triallen View Post

Anyone know which stat controls pet health for the Witch Doctor? Is it character vitality, intelligence, or level?
pretty sure all classes are identical

Str=armor
Dex=dodge
Int=magic resist
Vit=vitamins to grow strong and have more health smile.gif

So yes its vit you want unless a class had a specific means to convert one stat to another for ex monks turn Dec=armor if they choose.

Edit you asked pet health I am not sure my bad misread
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Anybody got access to cow level and let me follow them there?

Spent 5 hours trying to get the cave to spawn for the Rainbow item and the few times it did, the item didn't spawn.

Random event with a random loot, sigh.

Also anybody know if I can use the normal item to craft the nightmare version? Or does all the items have to come from nightmare?
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I wonder when Blizzard will let me play the game I paid for 5 days ago

Haha this! Have hardly had the chance to play. I guess in the 6 years of making it they didn't spend alot of that time on the servers tongue.gif
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