Continuing on with the elemental damage gear from my earlier post about elemental damage legendary weapons, this time we take a look at what armor pieces can be used to buff your character’s unseen DPS.
One thing is having a high DPS on your character sheet, another is what kind of DPS you are actually doing. Anyone can take a piece of gear and see whether their DPS gets higher or lower. If they are smart, they also look at how their defensive stats are affected, and if they are really smart, they look at their skills and playstyle before deciding on an upgrade. But then there is the unseen DPS, that isn’t mentioned anywhere. That’s what elemental damage is all about. Continue reading «Elemental damage armor in Diablo 3»
Despite Blizzard having stated from the start, that they didn’t want cookie cutter builds and that they wanted to encourage this by buffing, and not nerfing….their actions have spoken differently.
The two biggest offenders with regards to cookie cutter builds would be the Whirlwind barbarian and the critical mass/WW wizard. Blizzard have decided to handle this, not by making the alternatives more attractive by buffing them, but rather by heavy swings of the nerf bat. They are cutting pretty much all proc-coefficients from the wizard and all procs-coefficients necessary to run a whirlwind barbarian.
Today we have a change of pace in the videos. Normally when when people farm an area they are a bit ahead of the power curve for the area, to be able to farm it quickly and efficiently. However, once in a while you want to try other areas, you might not be geared for.
The auction house was improved, elite packs got easier, loot got buffed, classes got buffed and most importantly: paragon levels were introduced!
The 100 paragon levels make sure, that even if your loot sucks at the end of a farming run, you will still have gained quite a bit of paragon XP, so you still have something to show for your time. But how do you level paragon levels fast? Continue reading «Diablo 3 paragon leveling guide»