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What will your HC main be?

Discussion in 'Diablo 3 General Discussion' started by The Magic, Apr 29, 2012. | Replies: 32 | Views: 1855

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What will your HC main be?

  1. Barbarian

    19 vote(s)
    21.1%
  2. Demon Hunter

    14 vote(s)
    15.6%
  3. Monk

    12 vote(s)
    13.3%
  4. Witch Doctor

    18 vote(s)
    20.0%
  5. Wizard

    13 vote(s)
    14.4%
  6. I don't play HC

    14 vote(s)
    15.6%
  1. The Magic

    The Magic IncGamers Member

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    What will your HC main be?

    I know there have been quite a few polls regarding the main class you will be, but I have not seen one regarding HC only. I made this merely due to my interest, and hopefully the interest of other HC players. I included a spot for you SC guys so you won't feel left out :)
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    Re: What will your HC main be?

    i am thinking WD or wiz for my hc char. first hc that is. i will be maxing all 5 in sc first then switching to hc to keep the game going longer so my choice as of now will probably change. hmm for the sake of the poll i will sad WD for what i consider better survivability
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    Re: What will your HC main be?

    You would have to be pretty suicidal to go for a Barb as your main HC char, considering how difficult they say Inferno is :)
  4. The Magic

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    Re: What will your HC main be?

    See I was leaning to WD at first too, but from the gameplay videos, it feels like you have to be up close to use many of the skills (excluding pets of course). Whereas you can bomb from afar with the DH or WIZ. And the statement that Barb may be suicide in Inferno is reasonable, but I still feel like they would tank better than the monk?
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    Re: What will your HC main be?

    I don't think barbarian will be a bad hc choice. He has a lot of survival skills and passives, and actually has a decent selection of ranged attacks (more than the monk). Don't forget about innate 30% damage reduction.

    It reminds me of torchlight where the ranged destroyer was my fav hc class simply because the damage reduction meant he wouldn't get one-shot.
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    Re: What will your HC main be?

    Certainly a Wizard for me, because I've always played casters in the Diablo series (the sorcerer in D1, and the sorceress in D2, ad now, the Wizard in D3). I'm looking forward to playing Softcore first through most difficulties, and then playing through them in Hardcore. Casters have the lowest defenses, so playing them in Harcore is a real rush, I still remember playing my sorceress in HC. It was awesome, best adrenaline rush ever, the feeling that your next step might be your last, and you only have one life.
  7. The Magic

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    Re: What will your HC main be?

    Yea I agree with you Kar, regarding the Barb. I am more wondering if the Monk would be the worse choice of the 2. I mean your talking about a dexterity based character trying to tank Inferno. My main point when picking a class for HC is what can survive in Inferno and contribute to a good team.

    Anyone who will be on US Hardcore, also feel free to add me.
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    Re: What will your HC main be?

    DH. I play for fun, so I pick the class I have the most fun with, not the most survivable, even if that means more deaths.
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    Re: What will your HC main be?

    I think that one of the examples of how good of a job the D3 devs did, is that there is no "perfect" class or build for any role in the game. You can make arguments for any of the five classes as the best class, but none of them are really OP or UP.

    As for me personally, Demon Hunter will be my main PvP char, I am leaning towards Wizard being my main SC PvM char, and probably Witch Doctor as my main HC char. He does have a lot of map control and CC spells, and pet heavy (probably something like Mongrels plus Wall of Zombies + Grasp of the Dead + Haunt + Acid Cloud + Spirit Walk, with that passive that gives you four Mongrels, Bad Madicine and either the one that increases your mana or your damage) should be able to keep control over the battlefield and stay in control of the sitiation.
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    Re: What will your HC main be?

    watched an incgamers stream the other day

    http://www.twitch.tv/incgamersd3/b/316356749
    starts at 40:15

    4 naked monks, no potions, hard core

    at 2:02:05 they finally get to the pillars before the SK

    they actually have a pretty easy time

    the tail kick stuns and they can heal each other

    2:06:10 the SK battle starts
    they don't have it so easy with the SK, and their are some deaths, but they still win

    it certainly looks as if the Monk will be one of the easiest to HC
  11. The Magic

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    Re: What will your HC main be?

    In response to the naked monk idea comment.. In my opinion, how much stock can you really put in a naked run of the beginning of Act 1 normal. Then again, that's just my opinion.

    But I've also been considering going with the monk as a starter in HC.
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    Re: What will your HC main be?

    I am really surprised to see wizard as peoples first choice for hardcore. for ranged, i figured most would go WD or DH.

    Personally I am going monk because the survivability is there. I also really enjoy the play style of the monk. There is something about all the other classes that are not monk or DH that I just don't like for some reason.
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    Re: What will your HC main be?

    I'll be dying so often, that I just don't think I'll stick to any class so it can be called "main".
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    Re: What will your HC main be?

    Witch doctor first choice for HC. sc will be first as it is perminent and rmah and hc for when softcore is more or less complete/tedious
    edit: may change after some sc playtime
  15. The Magic

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    Re: What will your HC main be?

    This is the exact opposite of what I was expecting as far as voting..
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    Re: What will your HC main be?

    I always start with a Barb so I guess I'll main a Barb.
  17. MoUsE_WiZ

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    Re: What will your HC main be?

    It's right there in my name, so I don't really have a choice.



  18. The Magic

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    Re: What will your HC main be?

    But Wizz chose WD.


  19. MoUsE_WiZ

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    Re: What will your HC main be?

    I... I... just don't know what to say.



  20. The Magic

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    Re: What will your HC main be?

    <- Winner :D


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