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Forum: General Beta Discussion (AoM Beta) 11-10-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,121
Posted By Maergoth
Correct. Unless you are incapable of using ACT...

Correct. Unless you are incapable of using ACT and crunching the numbers, you should absolutely feel some obligation to help yourself, and god forbid, contribute the community.<br /> <br />And if you...
Forum: General Beta Discussion (AoM Beta) 11-10-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,121
Posted By Maergoth
If you don't want to use ACT to figure things...

If you don't want to use ACT to figure things out, then why care about your stats?<br /> <br />Just equip something that looks cool.<br /> <br />It's what I do. And what Corydonn does, I think.
Forum: Fighters 11-08-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,132
Posted By Maergoth
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Forum: Fighters 11-07-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,132
Posted By Maergoth
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Forum: Fighters 11-07-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,132
Posted By Maergoth
This ability does insane amounts of damage. It...

This ability does insane amounts of damage. It makes Vital Trigger look like a joke. Vital Trigger being the single target one that Guardians and Paladins get.. which is 1% of my parse. Compared to...
Forum: Fighters 11-07-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,375
Posted By Maergoth
Vital Trigger gets wrecked by Earth Shock on all...

Vital Trigger gets wrecked by Earth Shock on all fronts. Feels bad.<br /><br />Vital Trigger: 1% of my parse<br />Earth Shock: 10-15% of the SK/Zerk parse<br /> <br />ugh.
Forum: General Beta Discussion (AoM Beta) 11-07-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,825
Posted By Maergoth
I thought mitigation/resist buffs were going to...

I thought mitigation/resist buffs were going to be adjusted to account for a new curve? I swear I read that.
Forum: Fighters 11-06-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,375
Posted By Maergoth
I'm not sure if Holy Warding is actually...

I'm not sure if Holy Warding is actually functioning though. Maybe the radius is just incredibly small. It needs to have a 100m radius or something, so the paladin can tank and still hit his group...
Forum: Fighters 11-05-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,375
Posted By Maergoth
I still stand by the fact that Diamond Flesh...

I still stand by the fact that Diamond Flesh won't be viable in it's current state until the 5% DR is maintained with a 40% DR toggle-off, 6s duration, 2 minute locked recast or something.<br /> <br...
Forum: Fighters 11-05-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,375
Posted By Maergoth
I guess the values might have been changed. I...

I guess the values might have been changed. I don't remember what they were. But diamond skin hasn't changed, for sure.
Forum: Fighters 11-05-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,375
Posted By Maergoth
Amazing change to Holy Warding. Absolutely...

Amazing change to Holy Warding. Absolutely awesome.<br /> <br />Now, if Diamond Skin was made viable, and the values on Trigger were adjusted, i'd be happy going into the expansion.
Forum: Fighters 11-01-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,375
Posted By Maergoth
I have chosen to opt out of further discussion...

I have chosen to opt out of further discussion for the time being. At some point, my "expertise" has become perceived as entitlement, and my attitude towards a lack of concern for the situation has...
Forum: Fighters 10-25-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 490
Posted By Maergoth
Fix the other problems with the class.<br...

Fix the other problems with the class.<br />Reliance on bloodletter is a symptom.<br /> <br />You really want to balance your class around dying and death prevents, instead of surviving and...
Forum: Fighters 10-24-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,375
Posted By Maergoth
Update on something I suddenly care about.<br...

Update on something I suddenly care about.<br /><br />The "Lay Hands" stoneskin mechanic is broken. Probably has been all alone. It's supposed to apply a stoneskin trigger to your target and...
Forum: Fighters 10-24-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,375
Posted By Maergoth
What do you mean it worked then stopped? I didn't...

What do you mean it worked then stopped? I didn't find either of them particularly useful, but they do seem to function somewhat.
Forum: Fighters 10-22-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 490
Posted By Maergoth
That is absolutely what it sounds like. I'm a fan...

That is absolutely what it sounds like. I'm a fan of focusing on the strengths instead of patching the weaknesses. It prevents every class from being able to do everything.. and when every class can...
Forum: Fighters 10-22-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 490
Posted By Maergoth
I don't like Shadowknights. I don't like Darkon....

I don't like Shadowknights. I don't like Darkon. I don't even like the idea of buffing bloodletter. But to say SK doesn't have major problems is very wrong.<br /> <br />My opinion is simply that the...
Forum: Fighters 10-22-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 490
Posted By Maergoth
It's true. I came over here, and they're...

It's true. I came over here, and they're constantly using every save imaginable at all times. And I am asking in group chat "Does he need all this to survive?"<br /> <br />the answer is yes.
Forum: Fighters 10-22-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 490
Posted By Maergoth
That is not remotely true. SKs are awful at...

That is not remotely true. SKs are awful at everything except tanking fluffy spam adds which don't exist anymore, nor matter even if they did.<br /> <br />And since every tank can tank those equally...
Forum: Fighters 10-22-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 490
Posted By Maergoth
SK is at the bottom, but Bloodletter is not the...

SK is at the bottom, but Bloodletter is not the issue.
Forum: General Beta Discussion (AoM Beta) 10-21-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,825
Posted By Maergoth
Agree. But the idea of hardmode encounters buried...

Agree. But the idea of hardmode encounters buried inside easymode zones is kind of annoying.<br /> <br />Stick to whole zones with hardmode versions, imo :/
Forum: General Beta Discussion (AoM Beta) 10-21-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,121
Posted By Maergoth
Which is what I said. But if a slight fluctuation...

Which is what I said. But if a slight fluctuation in proc maintenance results in legendary crits hitting less than regular crits, they're pretty wimpy.<br /> <br />I still believe it isn't working...
Forum: Fighters 10-21-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 490
Posted By Maergoth
Useful in PVP maybe.

Useful in PVP maybe.
Forum: Fighters 10-21-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 490
Posted By Maergoth
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Forum: Fighters 10-21-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 490
Posted By Maergoth
Base unmodifiable recast of 2 minutes with 2...

Base unmodifiable recast of 2 minutes with 2 triggers and stacks with healer death prevents. Lol.<br /> <br />I understand the annoyance of having to wait for it in between pulls. I can't stand by...
Forum: General Beta Discussion (AoM Beta) 10-20-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,121
Posted By Maergoth
I'm pretty sure something is bugged, as is...

I'm pretty sure something is bugged, as is obvious by legendary crits hitting lower than regular crits sometimes. If that gets addressed, I have to imagine myth crits will go up a bit. Maybe it's not...
Forum: General Beta Discussion (AoM Beta) 10-20-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By Maergoth
I'm not even remotely referring to the idea of...

I'm not even remotely referring to the idea of DPS gear versus tank gear.<br /> <br />That is a completely different beast.<br />An unconquerable one.<br /> <br />I'm referring to the fact that there...
Forum: General Beta Discussion (AoM Beta) 10-20-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By Maergoth
it is resizable from side to side. unlock and...

it is resizable from side to side. unlock and drag to resize it.
Forum: General Beta Discussion (AoM Beta) 10-20-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By Maergoth
Equipment sets are amazing for bads like me who...

Equipment sets are amazing for bads like me who have to switch gear every fight for maximum efficiency just to perform adequately.<br /> <br />And since jewelry has blue stats, changing one piece of...
Forum: General Beta Discussion (AoM Beta) 10-19-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,121
Posted By Maergoth
Probably has something to do with the spread on...

Probably has something to do with the spread on the new crits and the lack of the "max hit plus one" mechanic. And since wards are less effected by crit bonus, you're not fluctuating as much as other...
Forum: Fighters 10-16-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,375
Posted By Maergoth
did they increase it to 20s?<br />It was 5s or...

did they increase it to 20s?<br />It was 5s or something.
Forum: Fighters 10-16-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,375
Posted By Maergoth
Manawall is revamped on beta, but it's not good...

Manawall is revamped on beta, but it's not good enough. It uses like, half your mana bar to provide 3 seconds of stoneskin or something.With a substantial recast.
Forum: Fighters 10-14-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,375
Posted By Maergoth
I should mention that I tanked Ragefire worldwide...

I should mention that I tanked Ragefire worldwide first, before it was nerfed into the ground. With that said, it was also <i>changed</i> a bit, and I haven't done it lately.<br /> <br />If you are...
Forum: General Beta Discussion (AoM Beta) 10-14-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,825
Posted By Maergoth
For blue stats, yes. Everything is generated with...

For blue stats, yes. Everything is generated with a total allowed alotment. For green stats like resists, they have set values based on quality. The only exception is NO-STA gear which apparently...
Forum: General Beta Discussion (AoM Beta) 10-13-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,825
Posted By Maergoth
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Forum: Zone and Quest Discussion (AoM Beta) 10-13-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By Maergoth
Huh. Maybe I misread it. The impression I got was...

Huh. Maybe I misread it. The impression I got was that the FSTC had more recently been showing up, hence their still fresh hostility to / fear of outlanders.. and the term "outlanders" still being...
Forum: General Beta Discussion (AoM Beta) 10-13-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,121
Posted By Maergoth
Pretty sure there is no consideration for the...

Pretty sure there is no consideration for the floor on these new crits. Unlike old crits, which were max damage +1 at a minimum. It's why there is such wild fluctuation on these, and some are...
Forum: General Beta Discussion (AoM Beta) 10-13-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 131
Posted By Maergoth
Too bad SOE payroll doesn't allow for QA testing....

Too bad SOE payroll doesn't allow for QA testing. I'd be willing to do it for 15 an hour, full time, with benefits.<br />And by benefits, I mean.. a working game :/<br /> <br />Jokes aside, whether...
Forum: Fighters 10-12-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,375
Posted By Maergoth
No, it can't be an oversight because there wasn't...

No, it can't be an oversight because there wasn't much, if any "sight" involved. I really, really doubt someone went through every ability in the game to see how it upgraded from Master to...
Forum: Fighters 10-12-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,375
Posted By Maergoth
At least sk gets some bang out of some of those...

At least sk gets some bang out of some of those combat arts and spells. Paladin stuff is basically sk stuff minus the dots.
Forum: Fighters 10-12-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 616
Posted By Maergoth
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Forum: Fighters 10-12-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 616
Posted By Maergoth
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Forum: General Beta Discussion (AoM Beta) 10-12-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 131
Posted By Maergoth
Not to mention, and I could be wrong, but if they...

Not to mention, and I could be wrong, but if they pushed everything they have right now to beta, you'd have a LOT more done. The thing is, those fixes they are already working on, the systems they...
Forum: Fighters 10-12-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 616
Posted By Maergoth
It's a copy/paste with zero relevance, taken out...

It's a copy/paste with zero relevance, taken out of context. No tank needs healers anywhere near as much as before.<br /> <br />In fact, on most of these fights, if the tank stops pushing buttons,...
Forum: Fighters 10-11-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 616
Posted By Maergoth
Sounds like brawlers are going to be...

Sounds like brawlers are going to be ridiculous.<br /> <br />Brawlter of Malice inc.
Forum: General Beta Discussion (AoM Beta) 10-11-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,825
Posted By Maergoth
I would gladly support a system in which 26000...

I would gladly support a system in which 26000 was into some sort of diminishing return. However, mitigation is a relatively linear HARD CAP stat, at 17.5k or so. Even being generous, it's easy to...
Forum: Fighters 10-11-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,375
Posted By Maergoth
Paladins are already damage reduction tanks....

Paladins are already damage reduction tanks. Devout Sacrament is up just about half the time. A 30% magic-only damage reduction has no place in our save rotation. It's something I can't even imagine...
Forum: General Beta Discussion (AoM Beta) 10-10-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,825
Posted By Maergoth
The cap on live is, most certainly, not 18800....

The cap on live is, most certainly, not 18800. Maybe it's supposed to be, but that is not where it is. Against one of the creature conjuror mobs, there is zero change in incoming damage when gaining...
Forum: General Beta Discussion (AoM Beta) 10-10-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,121
Posted By Maergoth
Of course. I totally forgot them. The existence...

Of course. I totally forgot them. The existence of even more RNG that I didn't mention in the new critical is exactly the same as the current critical system which doesn't have RNG.<br /> <br />The...
Forum: Fighters 10-10-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,375
Posted By Maergoth
The new paladin prestige is awful in its current...

The new paladin prestige is awful in its current state. I haven't seen the warden one, but what's the point of making a set of new abilities that no one is excited about?<br /> <br />"The paladin one...
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