Also for questing I rarely even use my daggers. Dual pistols + Caltrops + movement speed signet and nothing will touch you. Open up with pistols on them to aggro them, drop a caltrop and backpedal constantly and evade backwards when you have energy while shooting. By the time they reach you, if they do, you can drop caltrops again. I can literally kite a big pack like this forever until they are all dead. It was kind of natural for me as I've just been doing literally the exact same thing except with dual crossbows on my DH in D3 for awhile now lol.
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The generalist looks outward; he looks for living principles, knowing full well that such principles change, that they develop. It is to the characteristics of change itself that the mentat-generalist must look. There can be no permanent catalogue of such change, no handbook or manual. You must look at it with as few preconceptions as possible, asking yourself, "Now what is this thing doing?" -Children of Dune
thanks for the tips, will try circling around and use death blossom. At the moment though I found a pretty efficient build with sword/dagger and the trait that blinds on stealth... can pretty much chain stealth and keep a mob from ever hitting me. though a bit slow on dps.
Duncanîdaho: yeah I know pistols are pretty effective at kiting, my trouble is for dual dagger really.
So is the cookie cutter levelling setup for a Thief to run Dagger/Dagger + Short bow? I don't understand the fascination with how awesome the Shortbow is, it seems a lot slower than the D/D. Perhaps it's just because it helps with the Thieves weak survivability?
Shortbow is just too good when I comes to dealing with multiple mobs (Auto,2 and 4). As well as it has 2 mode of escapes in it (3 and 5). I find it hard to see P/P better than that.
As far as P/P (Pistol/Pistol). I never really use them so my question would be how good are they compared to D(Dagger)/D, D/P and S(Sword)/D ?
Secondly, As far as stat building. I been running Power/Precision/%Crit Dmg as my stats. Only venom I use is the (spider venom ability not in front of my computer to give accurate name).
Lastly, Is Dagger Storm worth the 30 skill points.
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Surprised that no one said a word about what stats we'll need to be efficient.
Fact is, we're a high DPS class and being a melee, it makes us more endangered than Elements lists.
So - power/precision/crit. dmg. ?
if you want to discuss stats, then discuss them in individual builds. anything more specific than discussing vitality over toughness is pretty pointless since different builds are different. even a vit vs toughness argument isnt suited for this thread
speaking of builds. just throwing it out there to everyone in general, no one cares about your genius idea of "ill make a high damage build with shit tons of initiative regen" you arent a brilliant genius for thinking about it, you arent the first, you wont be the last. you arent a special snowflake of awesome for thinking up the same thing everyone else has
I hope you haven't forgotten my role in this little story. I'm the leading man. You know what they say about the leading man? He never dies.
If you give in to your impulses in this world, the price is that it changes your personality in the real world. The player and character are one and the same.
Focus on bleeds, poisons on the side. Initiative regen is wonderful. Caltrops from the utility slot, caltrops from dodge, and Death Blossom spam all work well on multiple mobs, or single targets. I've focused on condition damage above all other stats on my gear, precision as second priority.
Yes, I realize it's the "glass cannon" everyone gets their knickers in a twist over, but the innate dodge Death Blossom provides has kept me alive longer than other players. Cry about it.
Rune of krait/undead/afflicted on armor
Sigil of bloodlust/corruption on daggers
Sigil of strength or earth on my bow
Try it out; you'll like it.
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D/D bleed thief here, getting ready to craft my exotic set now that I maxed LW
Was going to go power/precision/condition damage but was wondering if it was worth it dropping one stat for vit.
I go down like a 2 dollar woman of ill repute after I'm done dancing around. Or is it just me needing to get better?
Dagger/Pistol + SB myself. Shortbow is a miracle worker in large groups (bring me the lootz muahhah). In PvE outside, I just shadow shot the mob and hope they don't have killer abilities such as most of the lvl 31 Pirates. If they don't, I won't get hit at all. If they do, I might have to adapt occasionally . With the Shortbow, I've been killing some champions, solo for the most part. Not doable on all champs, but some are limited in range and just take a long time to down. Usually when I pass the 50% marker, suddenly all sorts of people pop-up out of nowhere and "help"
And so far the P aoe blind is a miracle worker in dungeons.
Alright so this is what I need you lunatics to do
1) find out exactly in which cases scorpion wire breaks. Up stairs, over gaps find all of them and post
2) posts which steals are particularly useful do I can add them to op. right now my candidates are stolen axe and rusty scrap
So how profitable is it and do you target specific mobs?