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Old 12-16-2022, 04:34 PM
zelld52 zelld52 is offline
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Default What else is druid good for, realistically? (w/o Raid gear)

Ok, so Druid has been fun so far, and a breeze. Very fun charming Bats n Bugs and also Permafrost pits. But --- is this the pinnacle?

With shaman, I was able to get Torpor at 60 and start a whole new soloQuest on phat loot farms.

But, druid feels like it has already capped out @ being able to charm bears in Permafrost. Without raid gear - would a druid be able to do PoM? Sirens? WW? Without raid gear.
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Old 12-16-2022, 06:22 PM
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only good for snaring skeletons that flee
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Old 12-16-2022, 06:24 PM
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Druid can solo sirens,pom just fine. Raid gear does not make a huge difference. Need epic to solo burrowers bur hard to call that raid gear.
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Old 12-16-2022, 07:10 PM
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I'd prob take the counter-point having a torp shaman which I love but it has some flaws.

The druid is a highly mobile spot-healer with a ton of utility spells. AOE outdoor irrestable lull, AOE root, AOE snare, a -100 check epic snare, a LONG duration single target, a 1.8 second single target 3min root.

Natures Touch is like 175hps/second with 200 range. For short fights you can heal just as good if not better than a sham rolling torp AND chloroblasting.

So in the end, mobility and utility. Limited mana pool, some charm tricks. Spot heals, goal tending, root parks, thorns and evac. Not a bad +1 utility player so long as you dont have 10 of them in their mid 50's and no desire to actually try hard.

As for farming...PoM, some people getting frisky in Chardok, velks or anything you dont mind root-rotting.

My good buddy here in Chardok. I dont think it's an impossible challenge w/o raid gear.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eH_b-waHS5M
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Old 12-20-2022, 11:58 AM
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AOE outdoor irrestable lull

Still surprises me how often I see this misinterpretation of Harmony. Harmony is absolutely resistible. It will not however crit fail. Still a great spell none the less.

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Old 12-20-2022, 02:01 PM
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Still surprises me how often I see this misinterpretation of Harmony. Harmony is absolutely resistible. It will not however crit fail. Still a great spell none the less.

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Will crit fail on vsr
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Old 12-20-2022, 02:57 PM
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Still surprises me how often I see this misinterpretation of Harmony. Harmony is absolutely resistible. It will not however crit fail. Still a great spell none the less.

jaladiun/jaladian
It is 100% unresistable -- But the frenzy reduction radius is much larger than every other spell besides Lull. So if mobs are close together, you can still aggro multiples
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Old 12-20-2022, 04:08 PM
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Still surprises me how often I see this misinterpretation of Harmony. Harmony is absolutely resistible. It will not however crit fail. Still a great spell none the less.

jaladiun/jaladian
Well it works every time on Sont and has never given a “resisted” message unless cast on VSR or if one harmo is trying to overlap another.

So…its 99.9% irresistible?
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Old 12-21-2022, 11:21 AM
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So yeah you can look forward to a nice career of harmonying sontalak or joining dial a port
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Old 12-21-2022, 12:50 PM
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you can look forward to a nice career of joining dial a port
Don't knock the working class.

It's rewarding work, okay?
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