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Is this game for melée only?

Discussion in 'Release 69 Feedback Forum' started by gracy, Aug 31, 2019.

  1. golruul

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    I didn't want to include the whole quote as it'd be too big, so I'll just chime in on these.

    If I wasn't clear enough in my previous post, I'll type again:
    • Mage AoEs as (far) better at farming XP (i.e. killing whole lots of mobs) than melee. Mass AoE spam does MUCH higher DPS against a load of mobs than melee can ever do.
    • Ranged (this includes archery + magic) is better at farming bosses than melee.
    Here's what needs to happen for me to reconsider:
    • Melee starts clearing UT faster than ranged. I use UT as an example because it's widely understood.
    • Melee can regularly solo spider queen like girlsname does with ranged.
    • Melee is actually preferred in PvP. People can rant about PvP all they want, but if melee is a joke there, then it's really not competitive as a playstyle.

    You can adapt while still being a mage. Devilcult posted how he successfully deals with dragons as a fire mage. Against undead, don't use death magic.

    How do I, as a heavy armor blades user, achieve the same room clearing DPS that AoE spamming mages do? I can't, no matter what I do. Can any melee solo spider queen? Don't know, but I doubt it.

    Melee isn't the grand utopia that people claim it is. Not even close.

    That said, I use it because I'm lazy and don't want to constantly switch around. However, I'm well aware of its limitations compared to other playstyles.
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  2. Traveller13

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    Is the game for melee only? I hope not. I made it to 120A as a melee character. I just dumped 108M XPs into magic to try to combat the boredom that was setting in.
  3. Pawz

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    The mobs in the game are situational, some can be killed by melee, others more easily by a certain magic. Many of the top players in the game use only magic and do amazingly well! To answer your question...no, the game isn't just for melee.
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