Meet Eogan, Zealing Barbarian without a shield. I got the idea from thread, where I was asking a build for 'Oath' Scourge. Thanks to JuniorHigh for recommendation. (Eogan is actually my 3rd pat/mat, but 2nd was basic blizzsorc, so I didn't bother to make a thread)
Normal and Nightmare were just running forward and trying to get level 57, because Scourges base rlvl is 57, so I got my weapons then. I was just getting to NM Baal, when I hit the magic lvl. I played both normal and nm /p7 or /p8
Hell, I got myself new toys. Start was very fun, but I noticed, I had to drop eventually my /p-settings. I was having so wrong armor (crow caw :grin and merc was pretty useless for killing. Tried to go further, but no. 2 deaths in black marsh (those darn rangers!) made me do something.
Duress, Ruby Jewel to Arreat's, Verdungo's for Eogan, Obedience & Duriel's Shell for merc and things started to go better. Soon I was fighting against Andariel. Easy after all. Then to Act2 and fast-moving to my first test, Dark Elder. Zealing for a minute he fell down and I was good to go.
Arcane Sanctuary was frustrating. Those Specters with their PI and mana drain. Tried to get them attack towards merc and Berserk them from behind :smiley: Worked and worked, did the job and finally killed Duriel too. Act3 was fun. Just ratmans and Thorned Hulks, piece of cake and so was Mephisto.
Act4, near Diablo. Pretty easy, no gloams just those spitting critters and pit lords. Easily got to Hephasto, who wasn't nice. PI and cursed, got me to drink couple purples before the agony. CS got two times! both were IM, didn't have time to react the curse and zeal'd to death. Well, after those I got myself together and finished Diablo.
Harrogath, act5, easy cheesy. Took about 30minutes to rescue Anya and get to Ancients. I wanna quote AJK: "I yawned" Korlic, Talic and Madawg. Mana burn was almost problem, got myself small amount manaleech before act5, so that was solved. WSK was pretty nice, those Boar types and ratmans and some skeletons.
Throne of Destruction. How about some Souls, OK's and those Ancient horrors who raises undead? Oh my God, I thought I'd never get close to Baal. Well, my luring tactic worked perfectly and got to the waves. 2nd wave was only wave I needed to drink, 1 purple. Baal was pretty easy and I got him without drinking or any problems.
So here are stats:
Character name : Eogan
Character type : Barbarian
Character level : 79
Character exp : 625151508
Strength : 135 (171)
Energy : 10 (25)
Dexterity : 102 (157)
Vitality : 243 (288)
Stat Points Rem : 0
Skill Points Rem: 0
Life : 2911 / 1143
Mana : 176 / 88
Stamina : 1741 / 388
252-3641 (with Merc's might and after shouts)
296-5163 (Berserk damage with Merc's might and after shouts)
Gear:Merc's Gear:Code:Arreat's Face Slayer Guard Defense: 327 Durability: 50 of 55 (Barbarian Only) Required Strength: 118 Required Level: 58 Item Version: 1.10+ Expansion Item Level: 87 Fingerprint: 0x14f465be +20 to Strength +20 to Dexterity +7 to Life +171% Enhanced Defense +36% Enhanced Damage All Resistances +30 3% Life stolen per hit +2 to Barbarian Skill Levels 30% Faster Hit Recovery 20% Bonus to Attack Rating +2 to Combat Skills (Barbarian Only) Socketed (1: 1 used) Socketed with: Ruby Jewel of Spirit Required Level: 58 Item Version: 1.10+ Expansion Item Level: 86 Fingerprint: 0xf339d024 +7 to Life +36% Enhanced Damage Mara's Kaleidoscope Amulet Required Level: 67 Item Version: 1.10+ Expansion Item Level: 87 Fingerprint: 0x755ed509 +5 to Strength +5 to Energy +5 to Dexterity +5 to Vitality All Resistances +25 +2 to All Skill Levels Duress Archon Plate 'ShaelUmThul' Defense: 1383 Durability: 52 of 60 Required Strength: 103 Required Level: 63 Item Version: 1.10+ Expansion Item Level: 85 Fingerprint: 0x78f67343 +180% Enhanced Defense +20% Enhanced Damage Fire Resist +15% Lightning Resist +15% Cold Resist +45% Poison Resist +15% Adds 37-133 cold damage over 2 seconds 40% Faster Hit Recovery 33% Chance of Open Wounds 15% Chance of Crushing Blow -20% Slower Stamina Drain Socketed (3: 3 used) Raven Frost Ring Required Level: 45 Item Version: 1.10+ Expansion Item Level: 57 Fingerprint: 0xcf77c2ef +18 to Dexterity +40 to Mana +168 to Attack Rating Adds 15-45 cold damage over 4 seconds 20% Cold Absorb Cannot Be Frozen Wraith Band Ring Required Level: 65 Item Version: 1.10+ Expansion Item Level: 84 Fingerprint: 0xcbdf65be +6 to Strength +3 to Mana +104 to Attack Rating +1 to Maximum Damage 7% Life stolen per hit 7% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items Verdungo's Hearty Cord Mithril Coil Defense: 128 Durability: 15 of 16 Required Strength: 106 Required Level: 63 Item Version: 1.10+ Expansion Item Level: 86 Fingerprint: 0x65eb0a1a +40 to Vitality +106 to Maximum Stamina +94% Enhanced Defense Damage Reduced by 15% Replenish Life +13 10% Faster Hit Recovery Gore Rider War Boots Defense: 145 Durability: 30 of 34 Required Strength: 94 Required Level: 47 Item Version: 1.10+ Expansion Item Level: 84 Fingerprint: 0xdfe06043 +20 to Maximum Stamina +169% Enhanced Defense +10 Maximum Durability Requirements -25% 30% Faster Run/Walk 10% Chance of Open Wounds 15% Chance of Crushing Blow 15% Deadly Strike Eagle Fist Vampirebone Gloves Defense: 59 Durability: 11 of 14 Required Strength: 50 Required Level: 70 Item Version: 1.10+ Expansion Item Level: 87 Fingerprint: 0xd9b20b95 +11 to Dexterity +15 to Life Fire Resist +6% Cold Resist +21% 1% Life stolen per hit 3% Mana stolen per hit 9% Chance of Crushing Blow Oath Scourge 'ShaelPulMalLum' One-Hand Damage: 14 to 432 Required Dexterity: 67 Required Strength: 115 Required Level: 57 Mace Class - Fastest Attack Speed Indestructible Item Version: 1.10+ Expansion Item Level: 86 Fingerprint: 0x94944022 +10 to Energy +260% Enhanced Damage 50% Increased Attack Speed Prevent Monster Heal 75% Damage to Demons 150% Damage to Undead +100 to Attack Rating against Demons +14 Magic Absorb Indestructible 30% Chance to cast Level 20 Bone Spirit on striking Level 17 Iron Golem (14/14 Charges) Level 16 Heart of Wolverine (20/20 Charges) Ethereal (Cannot be Repaired), Socketed (4: 4 used) Passion Scourge 'DolOrtEldLem' One-Hand Damage: 9 to 243 Durability: 65 of 65 Required Dexterity: 77 Required Strength: 125 Required Level: 57 Mace Class - Very Fast Attack Speed Item Version: 1.10+ Expansion Item Level: 79 Fingerprint: 0xe369cd92 +204% Enhanced Damage Adds 1-50 lightning damage 75% Extra Gold from Monsters 25% Increased Attack Speed +1 to Berserk +1 to Zeal Hit Causes Monster to Flee 25% Hit Blinds Target +10 55% Bonus to Attack Rating 225% Damage to Undead +50 to Attack Rating against Undead Level 3 Heart of Wolverine (12/12 Charges) Socketed (4: 4 used) Weapon switch: Echoing Throwing Spear of Quickness Throw Damage: 12 to 30 One-Hand Damage: 5 to 15 Quantity: 80 Required Dexterity: 65 Required Level: 45 Javelin Class - Fastest Attack Speed Item Version: 1.10+ Expansion Item Level: 82 Fingerprint: 0x1902b780 40% Increased Attack Speed +3 to Warcry Skills (Barbarian Only) Echoing Crystal Sword of the Locust One-Hand Damage: 7 to 22 Durability: 21 of 21 Required Strength: 33 Required Level: 45 Sword Class - Normal Attack Speed Item Version: 1.10+ Expansion Item Level: 87 Fingerprint: 0x81af6766 7% Life stolen per hit +3 to Warcry Skills (Barbarian Only) Ethereal (Cannot be Repaired)Bonuses from charms:Code:Rockstopper Sallet Defense: 194 Durability: 9 of 18 Required Strength: 43 Required Level: 31 Item Version: 1.10+ Expansion Item Level: 80 Fingerprint: 0x7aec8c1e +15 to Vitality +208% Enhanced Defense Damage Reduced by 10% Fire Resist +35% Lightning Resist +33% Cold Resist +36% 30% Faster Hit Recovery Duriel's Shell Cuirass Defense: 707 Durability: 46 of 150 Required Strength: 65 Required Level: 41 Item Version: 1.10+ Expansion Item Level: 84 Fingerprint: 0x2ecd14f1 +15 to Strength +200% Enhanced Defense Fire Resist +20% Lightning Resist +20% Cold Resist +50% Poison Resist +20% +100 Maximum Durability Cannot Be Frozen +98 to Defense (Based on Character Level) +79 to Life (Based on Character Level) Obedience Cryptic Axe 'HelKoThulEthFal' Two-Hand Damage: 230 to 1057 Durability: 33 of 33 Required Dexterity: 72 Required Strength: 122 Required Level: 59 Polearm Class - Slow Attack Speed Item Version: 1.10+ Expansion Item Level: 86 Fingerprint: 0xd9797b67 +10 to Strength +10 to Dexterity +370% Enhanced Damage +274 Defense All Resistances +29 Adds 3-14 cold damage over 3 seconds Requirements -20% 40% Faster Hit Recovery -25% Target Defense 40% Chance of Crushing Blow 30% Chance to cast Level 21 Enchant When You Kill an Enemy -25% to Enemy Fire Resistance Ethereal (Cannot be Repaired), Socketed (5: 5 used)
fire res 14
lightning res 21
cold res 14
poison res 14
max dmg 50
fire dmg 2-4
light dmg 5-148
poison dmg 100/5sec
20 (24) Mace Mastery
20 (24) Natural Resistance
20 (24) Increased Speed
20 (24) Battle Orders
5 (9) Shout (next skills going to this)
1 (7) Leap
1 (5) Iron Skin
1 (5) Increased Stamina
1 (5) Battle Command
1 (5) Howl
0 (7) Berserk
0 (3) Zeal [After BC, got the 5hit zeal]
I guess that's all. It was very fun to play, when I got those weapons in use. Don't know what I'm going to with him, maybe trying some pitruns or something, We'll see. Oh, and playing style. Zeal like mad with that Oath and PI handled with Berserk. Easy as that. And worked well for me.
For next build, I guess it's either pure light sorc or IK-whirler. Light sorc for easier Countess runs and IK-whirler, because I've wanted to do one for ages.
For everyone, Happy gaming!
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Thread: Patriarch Eogan, Zealbarb
22-10-2007, 19:12 #1
Patriarch Eogan, Zealbarb
23-10-2007, 00:56 #2
I would have thought that the damage would be too low and you would just be sitting in the middle of a group of monsters for half an hour zealng away.. but you made it sound ezpk! :laugh: congrats!
23-10-2007, 12:07 #3
Well, that is the first build that I have ever seen that maxed natural res and increased speed. Well done on finishing. I think if I where to follow that I would rather go for 1 in each of those and max shout and iron skin instead. Shout especialy helps the merc and if you go defiance merc you could hit realy decent defence.
23-10-2007, 12:13 #4
Cius, I thought first so also, that Shout and Iron Skin 20, but I wanted to do something different :smiley: With that setup, Eogan has about 9000 defense and I didn't have huge problems with that.
23-10-2007, 16:07 #5
Masterfully done, hero! I like the concept, I love the screenshots, and the damage on your merc stick is lovely.
23-10-2007, 16:37 #6
noobintraining, I really had to check AS what Taunt skill is :grin: So, no, no taunt. Now that I had read what the skill does, maybe it could have been useful. No, it has to be useful for zealbarb :smiley: So this was a bit more different build.
23-10-2007, 16:53 #7
- Join Date
- Sep 2007
i like the setup, however how does the zeal work with 2 weapons? Do you just put the passion in the non swinging hand to gain the skill and use the oath in the actual zealing hand?
23-10-2007, 17:05 #8
Yes, like you described. passion non-swinging hand and oath to swinging. It looks kind of dumb that barb has weapon on both hands and only one is swinging :smiley:
23-10-2007, 18:55 #9
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- May 2004
- England BattleTag Schmaleop-2422
Very quirky little build, IS and NR are two skills I thought i'd never see maxed on a barb.
Personally I would of tried the setup on a frenzy barb with the occassional switch between that and zeal.
24-10-2007, 00:07 #10
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- Nov 2004
- West Coast, USA