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[PK] CS Zon viable?

Oxy

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[PK] CS Zon viable?

AH crap, I just closed this tab in Opera by accident. Time to re-write.

I'm thinking of make a lvl 24 CS zon. 1 point in D/A/E, each. If I get to A5, which I will, and get my skill quests, that'll be 27 skill points to work with.

27 - 3 for D/A/E = 24. 1 in Jab = 23. 6 (max for level) in CS would leave me with 17, which I would spend in Power Strike. That would give me a 170% boost thanks to synergies.

Would this be viable? Is there a damage calculator I can find somewhere?

As for gear, +max damage would be stupid, so I guess PRubies everywhere.

3 Pruby headgear
4 Pruby armor
Some belt... fhr, +life, +mana? :/
Angelics for all jewelry
Bloodfists/Sander's gloves
Sander's boots

... what kind of javelin? Something with IAS? What? And, what kind of shield?

Any ideas? Would this be viable?
 

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I'd try to get a bit more skills in there. Say...Sigons Shield, Tarnhelm, Rare 3+ javazon skill maiden javas. I believe you can also get some +1 java gloves for level 15.

my ideal setup:
P ruby tarnhelm
P ruby twitch
Sigons shield eld'd
Rare maiden javas (imbued maybe?) with +skills and ias
+1 java gloves OR deaths gloves+belt
sanders boots
angelics amulet+rings.

Max cs, rest synergies
 

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Angelic bling isnt needed, unless you want it for the life. CS is auto-hit. Then again, ditch the angelic amulet and find a +ama amu.
 

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You can shop for +2 javskills and 20% IAS javs.

Also you can go for +1 ama or +2 jav amulet (depending on lvl req.)

Sigon glov + boots for nice speed, both run- and attack-wise.

Also, why you choose lvl 24? (Just curious)

And as said, AR is not really needed, since you use CS.

/Magnus

edit: lower resist wand switch if you want to be nasty. Or as mentioned, some kind of amp weapon et.c. on switch :p
 

Tai.

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If he were to stay at lvl 24, I don't believe +2 to jav skills is avilable to him, I know on non-class specifics its lvl 30 req, and don't know if it's any different (right now i'm exhausted, my mom's in town and i showed her how to txt message last night, so she sent me one this morning to see if it worked not knowing the alert would wake me up).

I would tend to lean toward lvl 30

Peace (maybe a viper in stash for casters?)
2 skill/20 ias javs
Rhyme
jav skill/ias gloves, bloodfists, even sanders
sanders boots
bladebuckle
PCrown

Sip has showed us you can have great success with a lvl 30 PK, and yes you won't be "Headshotting" anyone (love it sip) but you'll still get duels at 30 without much difficulty.

Cheers
-Tai
 

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24 seems like a mildly retarded level for a CS Zon.

I'd at least go to lvl 29 for stuff like PCrown, 'Lore', 'Peace', 'Rhyme'.

The next break is at lvl 25 for +2 gloves and slightly better javs (I had some last season that were +2 with 30%ias at lvl 30).
 

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I believe on all magical/rare items, jav skills default to lvl req so lvl 30 for +2 on jav wpn etc. My suggestion tarnhelm/twitch/deaths/sanders/bsod/deaths (too much st imo for sig shield even with -req), angelic's if lvl 24 (huge life+dex boost and since you're not going to have access to decent +skill ammy I'd go angelic) I'd invest everything into cs+synergies with exception of 1 into dodge. For cs speed + dmg is everything in lower lvls, getting an extra hit off is vital imo.

Just a side note +javaskills does not spawn on anything other then gloves/spears.
 

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I also suggest going to 30 for the much better +1 gear out there. You can have a lot of fun with a CS zon at any level really, my favorite being in the mid 40s, but a level 30 is really nice too. Aim for a +2 jav maiden with 30% ias and other nice mods, but you want the skills + ias. Make sure you hit the 55% bp, but 90% bp is really nice. You can't get 20% ias (with +Jav too, of course) gloves till level 35, but you can use Death's or Sigon's gloves to go with the shield, 30% from weapon, and IAS jewel in the Pcrown and in the Vipermagi. It's a decrease in life and a little decrease in damage, due to losing the +1-2 jav skill gloves, but I think the speed makes up for it.

Edit: Just realised IAS jewels are level 31, so I'd bump it that one level if you decide to go for 90%, or just pruby the helm and armor and leave it at level 30 if you're going to stay at 55%. Hope I help.

Are there +2 jav amulets? If so, I have never seen one ever.

Have fun with it,
Lucky
 

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PhatTrumpet said:
24 seems like a mildly retarded level for a CS Zon.

I'd at least go to lvl 29 for stuff like PCrown, 'Lore', 'Peace', 'Rhyme'.

The next break is at lvl 25 for +2 gloves and slightly better javs (I had some last season that were +2 with 30%ias at lvl 30).
Typo I missed... should be lvl 35 for +2 gloves wtih 20%ias.


Helz: that can't be the case because I've picked up multiple sets of +3 Maiden Javs that had a lvl req of 17


Lucky: +Jav tree amulets do not exist... no idea why. The best you can do is a +1 Amazon ammy at lvl 27.
 

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PhatTrumpet said:
Typo I missed... should be lvl 35 for +2 gloves wtih 20%ias.


Helz: that can't be the case because I've picked up multiple sets of +3 Maiden Javs that had a lvl req of 17


Lucky: +Jav tree amulets do not exist... no idea why. The best you can do is a +1 Amazon ammy at lvl 27.

It is the case. It's not the +3 Jav mod that bumps the lvl req to 30 though. It's the IAS on them.
 

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PhatTrumpet said:
Helz: that can't be the case because I've picked up multiple sets of +3 Maiden Javs that had a lvl req of 17

Might wanna read it better next time, I said magical/rare cannot have +2/3 mod at lvl 17, they revert back to typical lvl req (30/45) but plain regular ones stay that lvl. If he went lvl 35 he should try for +4 20-30% ias javs (+2 from zon wpn +2 from mod)

a plain +3 jav has lvl req 17, which is what I would suggest for lvl 24ish, lvl 30+ where u get +2 wpn mod is ideal b/c you can get another +2 (for total +4). Lvl 35 zon can hit quite hard (basically 2k dmg x bolts)
 

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you should get to act 5 hell in get all your + skill quests and resistance quest and + 20life act 3 quest. With the help of someone of course.