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Should I expect some sweet loot? Or are my expectations too high for simply completing a single dungeon run?

For our level yeah since all drops scale to your level if you're higher. But I personally didn't get anything astounding but I did get some stuff to replace the ones I had and I gained about a level too so if you count the fun I had the hour hour and a half or so I put into it was well worth it imo
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Do you buy good looking gear or loot? I look the same level 35 as level 1.
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Do you buy good looking gear or loot? I look the same level 35 as level 1.

I found all of my 'good looking" gear so far but i think the really nice ones like cultural armor and what not you gotta buy
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That's kind of the forte of a thief. They have the ability to deal massive damage to a single target, but they are squishy, which means they must rely on stealth for survival. Get in, spike damage, and get out. Killing groups just isn't in the cards for this class. I have found that they can handle 2 possibly 3 baddies at once if you play smart, but beyond that forget it.

In my opinion that's not true. I reached level 80 when the zone was still a ghost town. I learned to kite and solo mobs of 5-10. Caltrops and Dagger Storm along with Signet of Malice tears through mobs quickly as you pick them off with Heartseeker. I run double dagger + short bow.
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That's kind of the forte of a thief. They have the ability to deal massive damage to a single target, but they are squishy, which means they must rely on stealth for survival. Get in, spike damage, and get out. Killing groups just isn't in the cards for this class. I have found that they can handle 2 possibly 3 baddies at once if you play smart, but beyond that forget it.
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In my opinion that's not true. I reached level 80 when the zone was still a ghost town. I learned to kite and solo mobs of 5-10. Caltrops and Dagger Storm along with Signet of Malice tears through mobs quickly as you pick them off with Heartseeker. I run double dagger + short bow.

You've never played sword/pistol, have you?
The entire spec screams AoE damage with Pistol Whip racking up damage on multiple adjacent enemies, and then you have Black Powder, which helps keep enemies from hitting while you're doing it.

And then with Dagger/dagger, you still have that one flippy-bleedy move that can hit multiple enemies at once while evading without using endurance. Not quite as strong for large groups, but good for inflicting large amounts of condition damage.

I'm not even going to start with shortbow because the damage isn't high enough imo, but if you're willing to gimp yourself a little bit, you're able to hit as many enemies as you want.
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You've never played sword/pistol, have you?
The entire spec screams AoE damage with Pistol Whip racking up damage on multiple adjacent enemies, and then you have Black Powder, which helps keep enemies from hitting while you're doing it.
And then with Dagger/dagger, you still have that one flippy-bleedy move that can hit multiple enemies at once while evading without using endurance. Not quite as strong for large groups, but good for inflicting large amounts of condition damage.
I'm not even going to start with shortbow because the damage isn't high enough imo, but if you're willing to gimp yourself a little bit, you're able to hit as many enemies as you want.

Have you tried to solo Orr without people on the map? The Sword/Pistol works well when the enemies are melee but when there is a mix it does not work so well due to lack of mobility and high Initiative cost. But either way, use whatever you find works for you.

Short bow works well in some situations since I can hit 1600 damage crit on 3 enemies from the bounce. I have 46% crit chance so it's every other shot.
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I don't think I have seen more than one bugged event per area. I'm only up to lvl 47 so there is still a lot for me to see.
I have a problem trying to complete the Monthly don't die achievement. I tend to get reckless and try to see what I can do, or I want to do WvWvW.
I'm still kind of ticked off about the one time I got close to completing it and had a bugged event kill me. We had a good number of people to stop the invasion or waves of centaurs, but wave 2-7 ALL came at the same time and steam rolled us...
Because of all that, I hate the Don't die achievement because I feel like I have to limit what I do until after I accomplish it. No dungeons (unless it’s a great group I have ran with before), no WvWvW, no dangerous jumping puzzles and possibly skipping events if I'm solo.
I saved up a few days worth of crafting mats and went to work. BAMN! 100k xp and Don't Die Achievement maxed real easy like. thumb.gif
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The game is bigger and more beautiful than I previously suspected. I am spending most of my time exploring the map. problem is I have split most of it between two characters lol. also, I have over 1.8GB of screenshots from the beta and final game.
I think that's one of the things I've been enjoying most. Just when you see something amazing and you don't think they can top it.. you enter an adjacent room in the same area and mind=blown by some other amazing room/scene... I never played the beta and I'm already near 1.5GB of screenshots. redface.gif
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Spending way too much time. Just stooped after 7 hours of playing it.
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