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Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Moe

So.. I believe the previous graphs show that all else aside, Seal of Righteous will have the best DPS with a 2-handed weapon.

The problem is, one-handed and two handed weapons aren’t created equal.

I’m currently using [Continuum Blade] 1-handed 41.4 dps 1.80 speed +30 sta + 11 int +121 spell +8 spell hit rating and [Silvermoon Crest Shield] 3806 AC 86 Block +20 int +23 spell +5 mp5.

The best pre-raid/pre-heroic 2-handed weapon I can find with +spell is [The Oathkeeper] 2-handed 93.3 dps, 3.60 speed +35 str +24 sta + 32 int +30 spell which luckily, I already have.

If I do the switch I see the following changes:
+51.9 dps
+35 str
-6 sta
+2 int
-8 spell hit rating
-114 spell
-5 mp5
-3806 AC
-86 Block

Gain of int =good, loss of stamina, spell hit, spell, mp5, armor = bad.. gain of str.. eeh. The question is, does 51.9 dps exceed the value of everything else? I -think- so. I think this works out to a net gain of about 40 dps.

I think I’ll have to try it out and see.

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2 comments to Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Moe

  • Valis

    Personally, as a holy Paladin I’ve pretty much accepted my lousy dps. My ‘kill’ strategy is more of a siege mentality. I set up camp next to the mob and poke ‘em with my stick. ‘Are you dead?’ ‘Are you dead?’ ‘How about now?’ *holy light on self*, rinse, repeat. Eventually I’ll get ‘em or they’ll die of old age. Either way I get their lootz.

  • samownall

    Well in our SSC/TK guild a dps pally is normally about 5th on the dmg meter. Accepted that he has imba gear but its still a good effort against us mages :)

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