Bowazons vs. Javazons

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  1. Ntrik_

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    Ok, lets go mathmatical

    LS doesnt hit the same guy 37 times now does it?

    LS does: 1829 dmg (maximum) in lvl 20 with full synergies, and 21 hits not 37 hits. And it hits 21 enemies, not 21 times on ONE enemy.

    LF does: 1044 dmg (maximum) in lvl 20 with full synergies, and it releases 21 bolts, and like 5 bolts can hit 1 enemy per hit, which results in around 5k dmg.

    Now, tell me, which is stronger?

    kthx owned.
     
  2. xXBOGANXx

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    for killing bosses, if ur zon can tank then theres no better skill then charged strike, for killing the herds fury is the best especially with pierce. if u make ur javazon right u should have cs maxed, lf maxed, ls maxed, 10 pierce, and rest in passives.
    i havent seen a good bowazon yet except for multishot with enchant.
     
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    i go for bow most of the time...cuz lots of things are immune to light nad in pvp tons o ppl have absorb :(...
     
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    ok...id personally make a hybrid with the following skills (or something close to it):

    max guided arrow
    max lightning fury
    max charged strike
    max [another lightning synergy skill] (go for lightning strike if thats what u want)
    passives...whatever works for u
    1 in all prereqs
    rest is up to u

    u can quit debating over whether LS or LF is better by simply maxing em both out. they are synergies for each other after all.
     
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    if your gonna make a bowazon bu better make sure u have...

    160/60 ias armor
    125/45 ias helm
    wf with a ohm or 40 15 ias jewel.. i prefer 40 15 jewel

    those are the requirements u need to be quite successful.. if not u will be doin alot of running around and pot using..
     
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    but what about putting points into a valkyrie for my java zon?
     
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    You dont, you can tank for your self and get a merc instead :)
     
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    valks get pretty brutal at lvl 17 tho...if u have pts to spare, go for it.

    btw...would my build work or is it a failure? (refer to first page)
     
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    so no points into a valk and get a merc intsead, right? And what merc should i get? I was thinking of getting an act 2 defensive merc.
     
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    hmm maybe a might merc with bonehew/shaft/gaze
     
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    Actually, that gear is for NM defensive merc :p

    If your rich enough, go for Might merc with Doom/CoH or Shaft/Perf Gaze
     
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    might merc is actually NM Offensive. mine uses eth bonehew (amn shael), near-perf gaze (um), high def shaft (um). hes at lvl 91 right now and the only time he ever dies is against oblivion knights that cast IM (or when i die).
     
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    But when i got diabloII lod strategy guide, it said that at higer lvls an act2 defensive merc can eventually learn either holy freeze and might.
     
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    my m8 says tankazon... i think he's crazy...
     
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    Thats why you never look at Strategy guides made by newbs.

    You can have both Holy freeze and Might, by Getting Might Merc (NM Act2 Offensive) and with runeword called 'Doom' which gives you free Holy freeze aura.

    And tankazon is probly javazon.
     
  17. Ryski The Summoner

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    no... tankazons don't use the javelin or bow skills... they are purly passive and magic skills...
     
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    the strategy guide was from bradygames and it came with a copy of diabloII and diablo lod
     
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    Haha brandygames, what a bunch of newbs, they screwd up FF8 guide, and now Diablo? ROFL!

    What kind of idiots do that when you can be pure jav and passive at same time? All you need is about 1~8 pts in passives to get 50%.
     
  20. Ryski The Summoner

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    ermm... he's a level 40, and he kinda rocks... he has 5 in the main passive, evade, them lot... and 10 in penerate... and a wicked valk, he does MEGA speed with a normal speed unique axe... (this is single-player) and ermm... he's already on nightmare.

    I had a Tanka... at first she was hard to start... then she got to 40-45 and she was ace! then i deleted her when Unalesca My Bowazon got the Kuko bow and started DESTORYING everything...