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#1 process.execution

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Posted 16 January 2013 - 09:07 AM

Hi guys,

I'm after a bit of clarification regarding the interaction between attunements and conjured weapons. I've been thinking about creating a high-crit build with Weak Spot and Piercing Shards, and using Lightning Hammer in water attunement. Would that proc Piercing Shards? If so, do you think it would be maintainable?

#2 Fenice_86

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Posted 16 January 2013 - 09:36 AM

Ofc it will do, just remember that Weak Spot gives only 1 stack of Vulnerability that lasts 5 sec and only 60% of the times u make a crit hit...
Example: 10 hits, 2 hit/sec with hammer, with 50% crit chance 5 hits are crits and 2-3 could trigger Weak Spot. you have covered all the time frame with at least 1 stack of Vulnerability assuming u never interrupt to attack

So, yes it can be done but you must have a very nice crit chance + wish someone else can bring vulnerability too because if you are busy kiting OR ur Thor's Hammer is on CD it's gonna be a huge loss in DPS
Not to count that numerous situations are no_meele_friendly especially for us Eles (you dont even have the small range manage of a D/D with Hammer), therefore i suggest you to bring Glyph of Storms and cast it in Earth attunement right after you engaged ur enemy

#3 Sword Hammer Axe

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Posted 16 January 2013 - 09:44 AM

As poster above me said. If I were you I'd rather use a weapon that attacks faster or has more hits per attack. Like conjure Frost or Fiery Greatsword.




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