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What build ?

OCAU_MIKLE

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What build ?

Hey guys, i finished collecting my griz set about a month ago and want to make a pally for it. I can't decide on a build :confused:. At the moment ive got a hammerdin and a fantazealot and was thinking of making an elemental zealot (frost / ltng). Any thoughts and suggestions are welcome. Here are some stats :thumbsup:.

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Griswold's Valor
Corona
Defense: 260
Durability: 42 of 50
Required Strength: 104
Required Level: 69
Item Version: 1.10 Expansion
Item Level: 86
Fingerprint: 0x7c3c1d4b
+57% Enhanced Defense
All Resistances +5
25% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items
Requirements -40%
+0 to Cold Absorb (Based on Character Level)

***Partial Set Item Bonuses***
+2 to Offensive Aura Skills (Paladin Only)
***Partial Set Item Bonuses***

Socketed (2: 0 used)

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Griswold's Redemption
Caduceus
One-Hand Damage: 130 to 159
Durability: 45 of 70
Required Dexterity: 56
Required Strength: 78
Required Level: 66
Mace Class - Fastest Attack Speed
Item Version: 1.10 Expansion
Item Level: 86
Fingerprint: 0x9a92a3fd
+225% Enhanced Damage
Requirements -20%
40% Increased Attack Speed
350% Damage to Undead

***Partial Set Item Bonuses***
+2 to Combat Skills (Paladin Only)
+10 to Minimum Damage
+20 to Maximum Damage
***Partial Set Item Bonuses***

Socketed (4: 0 used)

Code:
Griswold's Honor
Vortex Shield
Defense: 326
Chance to Block:  59%
Smite Damage: 5 to 87
Durability: 57 of 90
(Paladin Only)
Required Strength: 148
Required Level: 68
Item Version: 1.10 Expansion
Item Level: 86
Fingerprint: 0x9608dc30
+20% Increased Chance of Blocking
+108 Defense
All Resistances +45
65% Faster Block Rate
Socketed (3: 0 used)

Code:
Griswold's Heart
Ornate Plate
Defense: 945
Durability: 38 of 60
Required Strength: 102
Required Level: 45
Item Version: 1.10 Expansion
Item Level: 87
Fingerprint: 0xb34ac583
+20 to Strength
+500 Defense
Requirements -40%
+2 to Defensive Aura Skills (Paladin Only)
Socketed (3: 0 used)

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logger120

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avenger (veangence) seems to be the most popular build for the griz set. i havent tried it since im stilll missing the caddy.
 

OCAU_MIKLE

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Ive never really liked avengers. What kind of dmg would i be looking @ with the griz set ?. Ill make one anyway :D.

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Thirty-Thirty

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Avengers can hit very hard. I'm looking at 2k+ average, with less formidable gear, and I'm using an Iron Wolf merc. By the end of the game, I hope I'll be closer to 2.5k at 10fpa. Pop some ED/IAS jewels in if you can, to get to a decent breakpoint.

Don't forget that the damage will be almost doubled a lot of the time, because of Conviction. I reckon a well kitted Gris' Avenger can be devastating, although 6k damage is just crazy.

Pity you won't get the 95 resists from Guardian Angel, though. I guess you can't have your cake and eat it...

While on the subject of Avengers: do strength bonuses from items affect the damage, or does one have to put in hard points?
 

OCAU_MIKLE

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Well, 2k isnt really that much. Well i mean, my zealot does 4.2k ;). He uses a stormlash tho. I started making one allready. Hes lvl18 using the Milbregas and hes doing around 200 iirc. Looking good so far!. Thanks for the advice.

/me runs off to the MP games thread.

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I just finished an Avenger with Gris's Set, and with 3 Ruby Jewels and a Sheal in the Caddy, my average listed damage was ~2850 at 9 frames after using a demon limb and with one Captain's skiller and the +5 skills overall from the set. Of course, that's without factoring in the -150% resists from a level 25 Conviction aura.

Best part is, nothing is immune to you, so if you can stand the slower swing rate, it's very powerful as long as you don't get surrounded.