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Old 03-27-2018, 05:10 PM
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Iíve been eager to see this posted, since you had referenced it in my 2H cold apostate thread. Iíve been pretty happy with my character so far, but I have to admit that Iím tempted to consider switching over to your side of things. Iím mostly impressed with that weapon! Correct me if Iím wrong, but I believe your thought process was that the additional damage and skill bonuses are so large, that there is no two hander or offhand that would compete, compared to dual wielding. Even to the point of partly (with pierce conversion the dire wolf crest does provide some assistance) having to sacrifice your medal spot to allow dual wielding?

And if you donít mind me asking, what is your ďhighest damage dealtĒ statistic for this character? Just wondering how far behind the mark my character is

Thanks for giving me food for thought/comparison!
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Old 03-29-2018, 05:42 PM
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Actually I went with Dual Wielding because for Apostate this is the best possible approach to make sure you have enough plus skills. The skill mods alone make the scepter BiS

If I were playing something like a Reaper then a 2h version (Alkamos' Scythe) or 1h + Off Hand (Dreadweaver + Speaker for the dead) would be solid contenders

My highest dealt isn't impressive tbh, it's merely 230k. I was expecting more. Rune of Hagarrad being a shotgun skill and Bone Harvest being a fantastic nuke are the real reason for the kill speed


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Cool Build as always!

I think you didn't have any errors for embedding that video like I did with yours

Btw Nice MQ kills
Thank you

Use this
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdeueWbTr3s

"tdeueWbTr3s" is the Video ID in this case
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Old 03-29-2018, 11:31 PM
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Is this build beginner friendly? I have played a few builds but never maxed them out and never completed AoM yet.
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Old 03-30-2018, 02:39 AM
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My highest dealt isn't impressive tbh, it's merely 230k.
Well, thatís exactly what I was wondering. I was going 2H to try to get huge numbers on bone harvest. My highest damage right now though is only about 202,000. Granted, I just hit level 94, and havenít really killed many bad guys with maximal gearÖ But if I canít at least get above yours, then thereís no reason not to go for dual wielding. And that looks like further evidence that the plus skills from the scepters make even more difference than 2H damage
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Old 03-30-2018, 07:03 AM
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Is this build beginner friendly? I have played a few builds but never maxed them out and never completed AoM yet.
These are the only two Beginner friendly guides I have

http://www.grimdawn.com/forums/showthread.php?t=52683

http://www.grimdawn.com/forums/showthread.php?t=49754


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Well, thatís exactly what I was wondering. I was going 2H to try to get huge numbers on bone harvest. My highest damage right now though is only about 202,000. Granted, I just hit level 94, and havenít really killed many bad guys with maximal gearÖ But if I canít at least get above yours, then thereís no reason not to go for dual wielding. And that looks like further evidence that the plus skills from the scepters make even more difference than 2H damage
My highest damage dealt is low imo but yes the plus skills specifically to Rune of Hagarrad are a big factor to our damage. Also there's the skill mod to Bone Harvest
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The soldier part is for fanboys like me who want to role play as Arthas Menethil or Anub'arak or Kel'Thuzad outside the Warcraft
Speaking of Arthas he used to be a Paladin, now I am on board the Paladin train

I hated arthas, such a weak brat. Was eeeasy for Ner'zhul. Shames Paladins Like Lothar or Uther. All else are fine.

Also want cold cadence
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Old 03-31-2018, 08:07 AM
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How do you dual wield without any DW skills? Which item/ skill enables this?
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Old 06-08-2018, 08:01 PM
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How do you dual wield without any DW skills? Which item/ skill enables this?
The medal Direwolf Crest allows me to dual wield.
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Old 06-19-2018, 06:54 PM
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Guide updated (finally got an MI that helped me equip the Conduit)
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