No way

January 14, 2008 09:01AM
There's no way that spine equals meleeing with 2 weapons. It's like using a sword/shield, but you lose all the benefits of that free hand...and the added melee defense does not equal the lack of offense - a lot of damage at high levels has nothing to do with if you spin/parry/etc. Try a bloodlusting guy with axe/flail/etc dual-wielding then a spear....I personally found the lack of offense a bigger problem than the spinning. Even two rounds of axe with faceslash/Slasher was better than Vault and 2 rounds of combat with a spear. The only real huge benefit of Vault is the huge bleeding if they make it out alive.

I didn't say it wasn't possible, I'm just saying there are better options. Waking with faceslash is plenty fine usually for landing the kill like vault, and can be done while they are awake for the same lag. Arials also have better vaults, so if you're vault happy you should them out.....I've done an arial spear AP and it was alright, but it just wasn't my style.

And until you understand the true power of crippling strikes (it's not -dexterity), you won't appreciate it enough.
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Some of my logs, will post one by one nt

dervish 1264 January 13, 2008 06:32AM

AP vs shifter and conjie on 5+ ranks lower. Sleep&vault.

dervish 804 January 14, 2008 03:39AM

AP + Ophanelu vs Joogin + Ahlvin. Close fight again.

dervish 700 January 14, 2008 03:35AM

That fight was just too damned close

istirith 481 January 14, 2008 04:00AM

Thats not in AP style of fightning (stxt)

dervish 574 January 14, 2008 04:03AM

Why the heck did you wake him with lightning bolt?

torak 444 January 14, 2008 07:24AM

Adrenalin :) Forgot about vault and this is my first ap. nt

dervish 403 January 14, 2008 08:07AM

Well

torak 528 January 14, 2008 08:11AM

Not really

dervish 535 January 14, 2008 08:30AM

No way

torak 547 January 14, 2008 09:01AM

I've tried dualwielding

dervish 568 January 14, 2008 09:10AM

Last little tidbit

torak 656 January 14, 2008 09:17AM

Or in less ridiculous terms, theres that barbed spear its nice and light too n/t

Guy 378 January 14, 2008 11:25AM

The pitchfork is pretty easy to get

torak 503 January 15, 2008 08:04AM

Not for me.

dervish 445 January 15, 2008 11:36AM

Please email for confirmation. : P nt

The Forsaken(VIP) 294 January 15, 2008 08:05AM

from ettercap? it sucks

dervish 519 January 14, 2008 11:37AM

Think he means the vicious barbs one. nt

nightshade 348 January 15, 2008 04:22AM

Negative, The one I'm thinking of is avr 28 n/t

Guy 333 January 14, 2008 10:10PM

Then we are talking about different spears

dervish 444 January 14, 2008 10:21PM

Barbed bone javelin is average 25 if I'm not mistaken.

Sam 424 January 15, 2008 04:01AM

You are mistaken, some logs to prove

dervish 537 January 15, 2008 04:58AM

Shit, if you can get a avg 31 spear at level 40, be my guest.

Sam 453 January 15, 2008 06:47AM

I do want! I do! Feed me! :P

dervish 380 January 15, 2008 06:55AM

You're on crack if you think that weapon sucks.

Sam 466 January 14, 2008 06:38PM

AP vs village axe spec (Joogin). Very close fight

dervish 572 January 14, 2008 03:30AM

Thanks for the logs, dude. ~

_Magus_ 339 January 13, 2008 04:13PM

26 ap vs 30 villager

dervish 641 January 13, 2008 07:39AM

ap vs dagger spec (Padraig). Warning! Typical sleep+vault log

dervish 547 January 13, 2008 07:37AM

Formatted

ekirhal 437 January 14, 2008 12:57PM

ap vs another assassin (Bapkruk)

dervish 500 January 13, 2008 07:22AM

Formatted

ekirhal 439 January 14, 2008 12:53PM

ap vs assassin

dervish 534 January 13, 2008 07:04AM

AP vs mace spec (Zintark)

dervish 603 January 13, 2008 07:03AM

Big fight in Empire (I missed most part), first charges

dervish 566 January 13, 2008 06:58AM

Kothial vs me, Oscereld and Bleotes

dervish 561 January 13, 2008 06:54AM

My favourite bit:

NeverMindTheWarlocks 481 January 13, 2008 07:26AM

Midbie ap vs ranger

dervish 604 January 13, 2008 06:43AM

Lowbie ap half-drow vs lowbie ap drow

dervish 476 January 13, 2008 06:36AM

Fun lowbie battle in Galadon: Dagian vs asn vs warrior

dervish 833 January 13, 2008 06:33AM

My favorite part (should be sent to the IMPS) or AKA Nice timing

Sam 551 January 13, 2008 11:56AM

Yes, I just did not think about it that time. nt

dervish 367 January 13, 2008 12:47PM



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