The Forbidden Topic: Monk Resistances

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Re: The Forbidden Topic: Monk Resistances

Postby gjaustin on Mon Jul 09, 2012 1:55 pm

fall_ark wrote:
Fran wrote:
Nandrew wrote:The only thing that's thematically out of place on them, really, is the lack of the pois- resist. But giving the Monk such an immunity would shut down precisely one of the things that is supposed to stymy regen fighting in the first place. :P


However, I still think you really should be considering about either
- making poison work on monks the same way it works on enemies with fast regen (for flavour/fairness; there is also curse bringing the monk down, after all and about every other debuff also hits harder on the monk as fall_ark already stated)


Yeah. This makes Cursed Oasis nearly impossible as a Monk.

Everything either does magic damage, poisons, curses, or only appears in the curse world. A Monk with full preps is harder than a Purist for most classes.
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Re: The Forbidden Topic: Monk Resistances

Postby Darvin on Mon Jul 09, 2012 4:10 pm

Monk on Cursed Oasis is certainly one of the game's most glaring mismatches. What are your options for attacking?

Bandits - curse
AA - magic damage of ridiculous proportions
Thralls - poison AND mana burn
Shade - lifesteal, blink, physical resist, and can only be fought while cursed

Wow, it's like this level is literally designed to kill monks...
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Re: The Forbidden Topic: Monk Resistances

Postby gjaustin on Mon Jul 09, 2012 5:05 pm

Darvin wrote:Monk on Cursed Oasis is certainly one of the game's most glaring mismatches. What are your options for attacking?

Bandits - curse
AA - magic damage of ridiculous proportions
Thralls - poison AND mana burn
Shade - lifesteal, blink, physical resist, and can only be fought while cursed

Wow, it's like this level is literally designed to kill monks...


You forgot the easiest target to kill - the Dragons. Who are still magic damage!

Edit - I almost pulled it off once, but died to a lagged misclick. It's definitely possible, but so is doing a Vicious dungeon with Purist...
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Re: The Forbidden Topic: Monk Resistances

Postby The Avatar on Mon Jul 09, 2012 5:20 pm

Now try Monk purist in the Oasis! Better known as "Scum City".
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Re: The Forbidden Topic: Monk Resistances

Postby Darvin on Mon Jul 09, 2012 5:36 pm

You forgot the easiest target to kill - the Dragons. Who are still magic damage!

It's a sad day when the Monk considers dragons the most vulnerable enemy available to do battle with...


Anyone want to actually take a shot at Purist Monk on Cursed Oasis? I know I don't...
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Re: The Forbidden Topic: Monk Resistances

Postby gjaustin on Mon Jul 09, 2012 6:52 pm

I might try it eventually, but I still need to beat it as Monk without any medals!

I already have all the medals from playing as a combination of Crusader, Rogue, and Priest.
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Re: The Forbidden Topic: Monk Resistances

Postby The Avatar on Mon Jul 09, 2012 8:38 pm

Basically body pact, elven boots, dragon shield, and Taurog.
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Re: The Forbidden Topic: Monk Resistances

Postby Darvin on Mon Jul 09, 2012 8:47 pm

Problem with going nuts on Magic Resist, though, is that you still have to beat curse-world to fight the boss. With no access to altars in curse-world, I just don't know how a monk is supposed to do that.
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Re: The Forbidden Topic: Monk Resistances

Postby The Avatar on Mon Jul 09, 2012 8:57 pm

Actually, if you are worshipping a god, their altar appears in the curse world. Or that was a bug.
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Re: The Forbidden Topic: Monk Resistances

Postby dislekcia on Tue Jul 10, 2012 2:59 pm

The Avatar wrote:Actually, if you are worshipping a god, their altar appears in the curse world. Or that was a bug.


No, that's intended.
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