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Guardian Selene

Toppo

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Guardian Selene

Well, it took me some time but finally she's a Guardian. Selene is my first and only Assassin and was started long ago. Got her to act2 Hell in 1.10, but then I got bored with her and started some SC characters and forgot about her until a couple of days ago I felt like playing again with her. Now that I'm playing 1.11 and she had a Lem and a 3-sock armor in her stash I made Treachery and started playing. Two days later:


Guardian Selene
An untwinked HC Trapsin


Stats
Str - 79
Dex - 79
Vit - 282
Nrg - 50


Traps
Fire Blast - 20
Shock Web - 3
Charged Bolt Sentry - 13
Lightning Sentry - 20
Death Sentry - 20

Shadow Disciplines
1 point in all except 6 in Shadow Master

Martial Arts


Equipment:

Treachery
Light Plate
'ShaelThulLem'
Defense: 97
Durability: 60 of 60
Required Strength: 41
Required Level: 43
Item Version: 1.10 Expansion
Item Level: 39
Fingerprint: 0xf6139579
Cold Resist +30%
50% Extra Gold from Monsters
+2 to Assassin Skill Levels
45% Increased Attack Speed
20% Faster Hit Recovery
25% Chance to cast Level 15 Venom on striking
5% Chance to cast Level 15 Fade when struck
Socketed (3: 3 used)

Lore
Rhyme
Witch-hunter's Blade Talons (+2 to Assassin skills)
Rare Gloves with resists and such crappy mods
Sigon's belt & boots
Trickster's Amulet (+2 traps)
Ocher Ring of Confusion (19% Li resist/level 1 Confuse)
Dwarf Star

1 trap skiller + MCs/SCs with life & resists


HF Merc
(Tooththrow + crappy rare helm & lance)


So, why claw/shield and not claw/claw? Well, I just couldn't find/shop a decent second claw. And she couldn't have gotten CBF from anywhere else. I would've also loved to make an Honor polearm for my merc but just didn't find a proper weapon.


A couple of screenies:

Something wrong here? Or has it always been like this?

The End + Baal's droppings

In 1.10 this would have been a rather deadly


Notable finds:
2x Lem (both Hellforges)
Ruby Jewel 36%
A couple of common EUs


Thoughts:
HC is now (1.11) much easier
Fire Blast is fun
BoS is good against the Ancients - when your merc dies in a second and SM doesn't seem to survive either, you'll just have to run around the Summit screaming like a little girl while laying traps and Fire Blasting that LI dude :D

Oh, right, no NDEs whatsoever :thumbsup:
 

skunkbelly

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In a snow drift in Upstate NY.
Toppo said:
BoS is good against the Ancients - when your merc dies in a second and SM doesn't seem to survive either, you'll just have to run around the Summit screaming like a little girl while laying traps and Fire Blasting that LI dude :D

Hey, that was my tactic! :lol: Gratz on the Guardian!
 

asdfgah

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Good job and a big congrats on the guarian! :thumbsup:
Indeed fire blast is fun :D

Threachery is also a really good armour for trapsins, though some people might think the 45% IAS is useless it isn't, boosts trap laying speed a lot and helps fire blas more than anything. Nice that you got a lem for it in NM, but sorry you didn't get anything better in hell ;)
 

EnerSense

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Congrats on your Guardian! :thumbsup: Wish I could say more but I'm still somewhat of a noob to this game except when it comes to Tri-Elementaists. :)
 

Day

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Greatplay and see you used the new Rune word as well.

I like fireblast as well! Tempted with a fire trapper - but seems the other fire skills aren't up to much. Maybe will give it a go anyway.
 
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Well done! :thumbsup:

My level 74 HC untwinked trapper is a bit different. I have max Master and only 3 points in FB for extra blast to DS. Why only level 6 Master? Is FB really viable against LI? Have you any elite armor and helm to pre-buff the shadow?

What are you planning to do next?
 

Toppo

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Warrior of Light said:
Why only level 6 Master?
I mostly used her only as a decoy rather than a tank. But when I felt like the dam from LS was enough I started putting points into SM.

Warrior of Light said:
Is FB really viable against LI?
Yes, after all you only need a couple of corpses to get that DS/CE chain working :thumbsup: