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  1. Kao

    Kao Drives an Evo IX ;)

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    If you are going to attempt to do Hell Mephisto runs, is is almost required that you have a Wizardspike and another piece of high-resist gear, like Vipermagi. With these resists, you won't be 1-hit.

    Watch out for Dolls when you teleport, they rape on contact.
     
  2. SweatyOgre

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    ^ A merc to tank is also a good idea.

    Before you trade with someone, ALWAYS look at the item immediately before clicking accept. You never know when a "Shako" may be a gemmed cap.
     
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    Here, let me give a couple hundred of them:

    http://www.diabloii.net/fotd/index.shtml

    Merc information:

    http://www.diabloii.net/townsfolk/mercs.shtml

    FAQ:

    http://www.diabloii.net/faq/index.shtml

    Thread that might actually help you:

    http://www.battleforums.com/showthread.php?s=&postid=622162#post622162



    btw, half this thread can't even be classified as tips as much as obvious statements.



    EDIT: err, i didnt see the part where you wanted ladder jumping info, as far as though goes the key is to get to hell along side everyone else (don't get left behind) when the ladder resests, and once you find a good group of baalers in hell, add them to you're friends list and go private.
     
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    Guru, the link of diabloii.net about mercenaries contains old info... they have not been updated for 1.10, and are 1.09 info.

    For 1.10 Mercenaries' data, go to this link, it's very useful even if it's not as complete as diabloii.net was...

    http://www.theamazonbasin.com/d2/forums/index.php?showtopic=31412

    Notice the difference in life between Act2 mercs in 1.09 and 1.10... ;)
     
  5. Jason

    Jason BattleForums Guru

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    The next time I have to split posts, I'm warning people.

    This thread is for tip submissions only.

    Tip of the day from Viz:

    Now this may not be very nice to do, but search around in games and find high leveled sorceresses that seem to be very talkative and/or nice to party members. Free rushers are best. Talk with them and ask them to become flist friends. By doing this you now have an excellent source for free rushes and a high chance of getting some nice freebies. I learned this when I couldn't fend for myself back in the day. :X
     
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    A quick way to get gold:

    When you're lev 1, and you need some gold, try to get a normal duelz game. Wait till someone dies and then take their gold. It's not very friendly, but it gets you gold :-x.
     
  7. Jason

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    *warns Soujiro*


    Tip of the day:

    JOIN A CLAN! Free rushes, mostly fast ones, and sometimes free gear! Lol, this is to all those non-clan people that say CLANS IN D2 SUCK OMG!..They don't. :)
     
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    Jason BattleForums Guru

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    God damn it why won't you people stop spamming. I'm giving everyone that doesn't submit a tip 2 out of a total of 4 points alloted for spam. Stop it. Please.
     
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    maybe we should collect all the tips and put it into one sticky?
     
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    Jason BattleForums Guru

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    They are all in one sticky. This one.
     
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    I've actually found that listening to music helps you when MFing or whatever. If it's music that gets me going(Kansas, Van Halen, Golden Earring, yea, I'm a classic rock man) then my click reaction times are faster, so i can dodge mephs orbs easier, pwnzor nübs in duels, whatever.
     
  12. Kao

    Kao Drives an Evo IX ;)

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    I suggest everyone should have a small collection of low level uniques and good rares, as well as death's Belt and Gloves. These items will help you level your character faster, as well as having much more fun.
     
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    My best advice:

    Get some friends (via forum) and start a sorc as begining char. Sorc's are the least item-depented char in the game. MAKE USE OF IT!!
     
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    Tips for beginning melee characters

    Tip 1:
    When a new character the best weapon possible for a melee character, (which almost all are at lvl 1) is, "Khalim's Flail" This bad boy will kill just about anything in act 1 with 1 or 2 shots. Best part is it has no restrictions on lvl stats or character class.

    Tip 2:
    If you can get the amulet from act 2 (vipers quest)earlier it makes a kick ass beginner amulet with great mods.

    Tip 3:
    Another thing is, (Something a good fast rusher knows about) when rushing or getting rushed, you can skip the quests for the cube and the staff in Maggots Lair. The cube you can get when beating travical, while the staff is not needed if someone in the room has the Arcane Sanctuary waypoint. Keep the amulet in your inventory and youwill be able to get threw to Arcane with no problem.

    Tip 4:
    If facing Uber Diablo, use the first waypoint in act 5 and wait for him their (he will show as the closest unique monster). He will appear up top from the wp. Get him to follow you closely. Kill Shienk and since every monster on the board dies when he dies, Uber is instantly killed as well. Great for fighting uber as a single lower lvl character.
     
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    Re: Tips for beginning melee characters

    heh..awesome tip.
     
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    i think its patched,i not sure i remember seing that awhile back,also u can moat dclone ^^ make him spawn where meph is
     
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    It has not been patched as of 8/1 due to myself just doing that and beating uber at lvl 70 hehe. As of Facing him as Meph and moating him never thought of that nice idea, but wouldnt that be a bit more difficult with all those uniques there, and which one would he come back as Mephesito? Is that possible to come back as a main boss? If so can you possiblily fight Uber in sancuary instead of normal diablo.
     
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    u clear the uniques around meph,then he spawns @ meph
     
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    Re: Tips for beginning melee characters

    Tip 4 is not hard as you talk about it, I couldnt get him to follow me to shenk, and took me long time to kill him there by my self.... of course there I was in party of 2..


    Tip from me:

    Having highest FHR as possible for your char will benefit you greatly in pvp and pvm battles.
     
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    I think you misunderstood me. Do't attackuber at Sheink. Kill Shienk, and uber will die instantly. Yesthe hardest part is having uber follow you to the area to get killed.
     
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