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im trying out smoke screen now instead of caltrops, but I still don't think caltrops are useless, especially when you are surrounded by alot of small enemies

I don't understand how you're getting surrounded in the first place. But as I said before, when you actually need caltrops (fast mobs), they don't do anything. You need SS just to deal with jailers/frozen, so I have no idea how you were managing before (particularly in close quarters). Though you do mention using Steady Aim, so maybe you're just sitting at 1 screen+ distance away haha.

My passives are Archery/Vengeance/SS.
24K HP, 18K without SS. (26.4K with).
Edited by mav451 - 5/26/12 at 3:56pm
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why wouldnt I be sitting at almost 1 screen away in inferno bro? and I get pwned alot in act 2.
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I don't understand how you're getting surrounded in the first place. But as I said before, when you actually need caltrops (fast mobs), they don't do anything. You need SS just to deal with jailers/frozen, so I have no idea how you were managing before (particularly in close quarters). Though you do mention using Steady Aim, so maybe you're just sitting at 1 screen+ distance away haha.
My passives are Archery/Vengeance/SS.
24K HP, 18K without SS. (26.4K with).

by frozen you mean the ice crystal guys? i use vault to get away from that. and whats ur dps??
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Whats class handels inferno best? Wasted so much time on barb to only find out they suck in inferno. I started a monk, are they good?

Act 3 Inferno at the moment, solo barb. I've skipped maybe 4-5 elite packs. Without exploits or skipping elites, most won't get further regardless of class. I have a monk friend, who is one of the best players I know in every game, and his monk is stuck in Act 3 too. Wait for balance fixes, they are announcing upcoming changes on Monday. I suggest just farming Act 1 Inferno for money until then. It's incredibly easy, I can do butcher runs without using a potion and if i'm lucky i'll make upwards of 500k a run after selling items. Just get 5 stacks, kill warden, kill butcher... a good 12-15 rares a run. I actually just started to have my friend stand in the corner with full MF gear and i'm still able to solo Act 1 Inferno with 2 person scaling. Still not having to use potions... Very easy.

If you can't do Act 1, then your gear is very bad, you are using a bad spec, or you aren't playing correctly. It's hundreds of times easier than act 2, and act 2 is hundreds of times easier than act 3. 47k HP, 670-740 resists, 10k armor, 13k DPS unbuffed. Popping CDs, results in about 35k DPS for 15 seconds which kills any elite pack in Act 1 in seconds. Butcher dies in about 20 seconds? Trash in Act 3 one shots me.
Edited by Murlocke - 5/26/12 at 4:28pm
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I'm using the same build as this guy
http://us.battle.net/d3/en/forum/topic/5149151204?page=1
Caltrops is very useful, i always drop one whenever i see a mob, the 1-2s root they do is enough for me to get distance and EA till they get feared, then HA till they're dead.
I'm near the end of act 2 inferno(finding that mage's body).
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that build looks very interesting, thank you for that. I used to use the bat stampede like he does but I stopped at some point I always thought it was awesome for knocking people back.

I'm gonna have to do some act2 later (ive beaten magdha but not in my game lol) i'm gonna try that build out for sure.
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Yeah I took RoV to be somewhat of a joke, but that bit on Stampede hitting invulnerables sounds boss.
And he sacks the Bat (which opens room for using Caltrops).

Hrmmm.
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is it just me or is the AH super slow right now? is it like peak time or is it because they were working on something...?
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how does + % to damage work on weapons and is it calculated already in the weapon itself?

I am just noticing that it even existed I am currently lv 50 and using lv 46 fist weapons on my monk which are pretty kickass around 165dps each with gems but at 51 whats available is up to 270dps one handers i almost freaked out. Would you guys recommend I keep my eyes open on some good priced ones or just focuz on getting my tush to 60?

The game has gotten much harder I had my second death just an hour ago against some elite pack while my hunter buddy got destroyed haha and i couldnt kite/runaway hide long enuff for cooldowns or heals to pop back open.

any tips im all ears thanks!
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Yeah I took RoV to be somewhat of a joke, but that bit on Stampede hitting invulnerables sounds boss.
And he sacks the Bat (which opens room for using Caltrops).
Hrmmm.

Caltrops doesn't cost hatred,it costs disc.
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