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Old 05-16-2019, 03:27 AM
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Default Can you guys make a Tome of Arcane Wastes Build?

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This is an old build I had lying around. Clearly lots of room for improvement. What is the very best build can can come up with for using that tome's skill? I will be using this to give feedback for the tome to Zantai.

Purple beam is cool, so I want the build to be good.
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Old 05-16-2019, 03:32 AM
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not a promise since i am so deep in AAR these days but ill check what i can and what skill is capable off.
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Old 05-16-2019, 03:36 AM
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Thanks!

I might suggest adding 10% weapon dmg to the skill so it can have some micro-sustain from lifesteal if you go that route.

It might just lack elemental gear that supports cooldown options to pair with the tome.

The problem with the build I linked above is that it is entirely reliant on the tome.

The build would be magnitudes better if it had something to cast on top of the tome. Like full runes, wind devils, converted to elemental devastation... etc. Stuff like this could help suddenly make it decent since you have damage sources going off on top of channeling the beam.
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Old 05-16-2019, 03:49 AM
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The proposal with %WD bonus sounds reasonable to me.
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Different take on the item.
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Old 05-16-2019, 03:16 PM
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That's an interesting approach. I'll try it out.
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The skill only deals a fraction of AAR damage, and now it's main advantage (pierce) is gone too. Really no point if you ask me, just take AAR.
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The skill only deals a fraction of AAR damage, and now it's main advantage (pierce) is gone too. Really no point if you ask me, just take AAR.
That's what this testing is for, to see if I can get it buffed if it needs one. I am leaning toward yes despite the skill points it saves you, since AAR is only a 2 node skill.
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Old 05-16-2019, 04:25 PM
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My take on Mageghunter, using some "totally realistic" green items . Defence is absorption based, we got seal, censure, maiven's, crab, phoenix and prismatic diamond. Secondary resists, castspeed, mana, OA/DA are top notch. Also got -24 ele rest to Word of pain from items. Phys res is a bit problematic. Armour is low. Forget the augments, i was too lazy to optimize them. Still thinking about conversion stuff. Soooo many conversion items in the game now .

https://www.grimtools.com/calc/8NKr0bJZ

PS: I'll try to get rid of the unreal greens later tonight, but now i gotta see some friends .

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Old 05-16-2019, 04:45 PM
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What do you guys think the item needs aside from a buff to the beam?

I am thinking about that MI helm that turns devastation into elemental devastation...

I feel like this beam needs devastation/cooldown skills to support. I dunno.
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