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Old 04-16-2012, 09:05 AM
doublezz doublezz is offline
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The amount of power 2H packs makes it too easy for me. Besides its pretty much easier to block Titan combos with 2H. With Dual, its a bit more challenging, waiting till the last second to decide whether you can parry or which of the three ways you will have to move, bearing in mind that dodging too much can be harmful to you. Dual is easy in the beginning with low level Titans but after Lvl100 Titans introduce some pretty wicked combos - much faster and deadlier thats where it gets really challenging. But then again it all comes down to preference. If you prefer speed over power, Dual is for you.


I am in New Game + 12, level 270. What I can tell is there is no place for 2H. Why? Because all the titans has incredible health, 2H weapon is not effective anymore. Apart from that, titans all deal with massive damage, each attack takes you 10+ block, your 2H weapons just go wrecked soon after a few block. The only way to survive is parry or dodge(some attack cannot be parried), since you cannot dodge with 2H, the chance to survive is low.
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Old 04-16-2012, 12:44 PM
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Using 2H probably requires +shield gems.
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Old 04-16-2012, 01:03 PM
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I am in New Game + 12, level 270. What I can tell is there is no place for 2H. Why? Because all the titans has incredible health, 2H weapon is not effective anymore. Apart from that, titans all deal with massive damage, each attack takes you 10+ block, your 2H weapons just go wrecked soon after a few block. The only way to survive is parry or dodge(some attack cannot be parried), since you cannot dodge with 2H, the chance to survive is low.
Truth, 2H is only powerful early in the game, but as you progress you become more and more defenceless. Titans have elemental perks that make blocking useless. Can any 2H pro please tell me how they survive? at level 100 its almost impossible to go 3 fights without using a potion.
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Old 04-16-2012, 01:13 PM
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This has probably been discussed already, but does anyone use the dual weapon combo (the triple damage, cross sword slash)? You get the triple damage at the end but it finishes the combo, so while you gain the extra 1X damage, you have start off with 2 normal hits again if that last hit isn't the end of the hit window, and you're down on damage. Is it worth bothering?
The dual cross combos are very effective if you use them wisely. Save the cross slash for the last to maximize your damage for example after initiating a combo, go L,R,L,U that gives you at 4 combos and 7 hits in total. Don't get greedy and try putting too many in there or your last combo will get blocked. You also have to know the kind of break you have for example if you have a perfect parry break you may be able to sneak in at least 1 other combo making it L,R,L,R,U.

Then again if you find yourself giving a cross slash too early, continue it as another combo initiation for example if your combo ended with U, swipe down for a regular hit and Up again to start a new combo sequence. by this time your break might be over but you will be able to at least sneak in another combo

And yes it IS worth bothering.
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Old 04-16-2012, 02:36 PM
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these guys have me qualified for events, then i go back in for a reward and get that the event expired.....but theres no prize for me. they should take this beta and go back to internal testing.
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Old 04-16-2012, 04:13 PM
Exact-Psience Exact-Psience is offline
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Truth, 2H is only powerful early in the game, but as you progress you become more and more defenceless. Titans have elemental perks that make blocking useless. Can any 2H pro please tell me how they survive? at level 100 its almost impossible to go 3 fights without using a potion.
Make a set of Shields that you will have an elemental defense for each element. Almost all fights you can determine the opponent's element if any. Switch shields accordingly. It should allow you to block with lesser risk.

Im only Lv124 and I currently have 30 points in shields and in between parries and blocks, i've never exhausted my total shield count yet. Im excited to get to higher levels to see how 2H can fare against the higher level titans.

For now, im not buying that "2H has no place" until I get there and i get squashed hard.
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Old 04-16-2012, 04:22 PM
Exact-Psience Exact-Psience is offline
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argh... we failed another clash mob quest. Good thing the reward isnt that good.
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Old 04-16-2012, 05:14 PM
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argh... we failed another clash mob quest. Good thing the reward isnt that good.
these mid-day quests are shit. im one of the few lucky gamers who can ipad it up while working. they need to extend hours or something.
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Old 04-16-2012, 05:23 PM
Exact-Psience Exact-Psience is offline
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Graaaargh! We failed "A Midnight Snack" too. Was looking forward to maxing that Ariss.

This time there was 26101 participants... Looks like not everyone has enough HP to survive 30 seconds.
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Old 04-16-2012, 05:24 PM
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It still requires Facebook, yes?
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