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|OT| Diablo 2: Resurrected |OT| Angels and Demons? Sanctuary much.

Con-Z-epT

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After an exhausting week at work i finally found time to play again extensively today. Plowed through act 2 and 3 on nightmare today.

Found a good one handed staff that gives me +2 for each skill and 1-189 lightning damage in addition to other advances. But not much else. I also crafted myself a nice amulet in the cube with a Ral rune / Amethyst / Amulet / Jewel.

After i struggled with the bosses on normal a bit this time on nightmare it is a bit easier. Mostly because i know what i'm doing. I haven't died to a single boss on nightmare yet.

What annoys me is that i want to upgrade my runes but i can't find chipped gems on nightmare.

Onto act 4!
 
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Con-Z-epT

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Oh the pain of chipped gems, ive got 20 sol runes and no chipped saphire lol

Really wish i could just take a hammer to the gems i have
surprised hammer GIF


First i was like: "When do i get the god gems?"
Now i'm like: "When do i get the bad gems?"

So basically i take the chipped gems from a newly created character and give it to the others or i play on normal difficulty.
 
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Do you guys sell runes after a while? There's a crazy amount that drop.
This is the rune list, runes can be used for a lot of different recipes, the real value of runes or least where you can start trading them for decent items starts probaly at a pul rune. Its not uncommon to see people trading with Pul runes as a standard currency.

Ist runes are also a standard in terms of trade, as they have magic find on them, you regularly see people trading for x5 ist runes for a very good item.

The best 2 runes are a ber and a Jah, they are used in runewords like enigma, infinity etc, they are worth a lot.

find one of those and yer you're in the honey.

Most of the early runes are unfortuenly very cheap as they drop alot.

This is a very rough idea but you could probably trade these well sought after items for a pul rune +
Titans belt
Trangouls gloves
Gul dagger
goldwrap
magefists


More expensive items like
a shako- vex plus
arachnids mesh--- Vex +ist
tals armor----Vex +

also these prices fluctuate depending on the quality of the item as with things like Ed (enhanced defence ) etc getting perfect rolls on an item can make the item sky rocket.

these could easily go beyond a couple

 
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This is the rune list, runes can be used for a lot of different recipes, the real value of runes or least where you can start trading them for decent items starts probaly at a pul rune. Its not uncommon to see people trading with Pul runes as a standard currency.

Ist runes are also a standard in terms of trade, as they have magic find on them, you regularly see people trading for x5 ist runes for a very good item.

The best 2 runes are a ber and a Jah, they are used in runewords like enigma, infinity etc, they are worth a lot.
Ah, I should have clarified that I'm on singleplayer. In that case is it safe to sell them to the vendor?
 

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Ah, I should have clarified that I'm on singleplayer. In that case is it safe to sell them to the vendor?
no don't, there are many recipes that you can use for crafting, some low-level runes like amn and ral if i recall can be used to create powerful items like rings and amulets.


If your ever unsure if you should vendor something, things like runes for example, just make an alt and store them on the personal stash. Who knows, you might find a use for them in the future, and diablo is a game where you are always learning things.

 
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no don't, there are many recipes that you can use for crafting, some low-level runes like amn and ral if i recall can be used to create powerful items like rings and amulets.


If your ever unsure if you should vendor something, things like runes for example, just make an alt and store them on the personal stash. Who knows, you might find a use for them in the future, and diablo is a game where you are always learning things.

Ok, thanks for the great advice and info. I haven't really gone into crafting yet (other than upgrading gems), but I suppose that's a key part of the game especially with higher difficulties.
 
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my friend and i found a perfect bul kathos ring tonight from Andy, Comms was one happy happy place
 
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Ok, thanks for the great advice and info. I haven't really gone into crafting yet (other than upgrading gems), but I suppose that's a key part of the game especially with higher difficulties.
You never sell runes, you just upgrade weak ones as you go so you slowly build up to nice ones. Same as with skulls and gems for the purpose of rerolling charms.

My favourite part of d2 is that even many junk are useful in some way.
 
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Playing on ps5 its hard to find any games with other people

Anyone got any good rune farms for playing solo online? Cow level has been a bust and lower kurast needs more people to be worth it. Sure the countess drops some, but you need thousands to work your way up from the low runes
 
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Is there an advantage for playing without a merc (besides saving money)?
Mercs are important to many builds, if only because you can give them armour that offer auras. One specialized build uses upgraded Kelpie Snare for Ac2 Merc. Specifically because it slows bosses like Baal and Diablo into moving like a snail and easy to kill.

On the other hand, in the old days when you didn't want to kill the Cow King, there was a justification to keep the merc dead and use lighting attacks to farm cow levels (Cow king is lightning immune). This is obviously not relevent in Resurrected as there is no longer any down side to kiling the cow king.
 
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Malakhov

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Playing on ps5 its hard to find any games with other people

Anyone got any good rune farms for playing solo online? Cow level has been a bust and lower kurast needs more people to be worth it. Sure the countess drops some, but you need thousands to work your way up from the low runes
I got a vex and a sur from hell cows solo online
 

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Got a javazon to hell, now need to get through hell. I reckon I'd clear cows faster with her for rune drops. Seems the best method for solo play online.
 

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Started my Scorceress who is yet to be respec into meteorb, just don't have a reason yet. Got stealth and leaf. Starting to get staffs that are comparable to leaf, I think it's kinda hard to tell. About to make insight for my merc.

What's some good gear to shoot for in nightmare?
 

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Got a javazon to hell, now need to get through hell. I reckon I'd clear cows faster with her for rune drops. Seems the best method for solo play online.
i have a javazon on nightmare.. i hate running out of mana and spears to throw. how do you handle this just keep repairing and buying ?
 
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Yoshichan

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servers

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im trying to left click to hammer

on cows

but it isnt working

when servers are offline

whry
 
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i wanted to do some d2 with a buddy tonight holy fucking shit
i just bought the fucking games again on both pc and switch.

tell me the servers are working gain ffs
 

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Anyone else having battle.net problems? My progress is gone. Game prompts me to create a new character.
Your character will return when the server problems are fixed but you may lose progress due to rollback.

This is why I switched to offline play. Tired of the rubber banding and server issues.
 
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Spukc

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how long do these server error go for usually?
i only played offline mode to avoid this shit..
and bought it again last night thinking i would avoid most of the shit

FML
 

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Beat Andariel on Nightmare with my Necro this weekend. Was almost easier that on Normal. Now knee deep in Act 2. The worm dungeon was a pain in the ass. So little room for my minions. :(

Can‘t believe how much more fun this is on higher difficuties. Only played normal in the good old days. Act 1 alone had me some nice legenday drops. What have I missed… Well, better late than never.
 

Con-Z-epT

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Beat Andariel on Nightmare with my Necro this weekend. Was almost easier that on Normal. Now knee deep in Act 2. The worm dungeon was a pain in the ass. So little room for my minions. :(

Can‘t believe how much more fun this is on higher difficuties. Only played normal in the good old days. Act 1 alone had me some nice legenday drops. What have I missed… Well, better late than never.
In the beginning it was brutal on nightmare until i got better gear. Definitely feels rewarding to get stronger and stronger. I just need to finish Baal and then i'll dive into hell difficulty but the last stretch of act 5 is giving me hard time. Some of the mobs are ridiculously strong.
 
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I want to squeeze a couple of hours before hitting the bed. They didn't expect so many people playing on the weekends? Come the fuck on.