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Alkot
01-22-2013, 03:14 PM
The spell came out without a lvl25 tier and i think that there should really be one added, it seems unfinished to me. I think it should be fairly powerful also for having to be in a primal destiny to get the druid caster level that high, something fairly epic and very fiery.
Possibilities:
+6 Scimitar 2.5 base damage, greater incineration, blazing, blinding embers, fiery detonation. possibly a magma gaurd effect but for a weapon....i dont believe that exists yet.

Another idea would be a 1.5 or times wisdom modifier for attack and damage, it could be interesting but possibly op.

A plethora of other ideas lie in the base dice and crit threat/multi.

I think the hardest part about deciding what it should be is that swailing blade is already so similar.

Suggestions welcome

HatsuharuZ
01-22-2013, 03:35 PM
How about 10% melee attack speed bonus?

Alkot
01-22-2013, 03:51 PM
melee alacrity exists on many low level items and is 99% of the place that the effect is useful, a stacking bonus doesnt really fit the flavor. Unless u were to really flavor text it in there...

EnjoyTheJourney
01-22-2013, 04:20 PM
I agree with the idea behind this.

A level 25 flame blade should be more powerful than a level 20 flame blade.

LordPiglet
01-22-2013, 04:38 PM
Also fix the bug that it doesn't bypass magic dr if cast in the main hand.

Missing_Minds
01-22-2013, 04:57 PM
Epic levels do not grant caster levels, so the only way you'll hit lvl 25 druid caster is to be in primal, fury or shiradi if I recall correctly. I don't know of any augmentation of high enough value to hit +5.

And melee alacrity does NOT exist on a lot of named items. It can, however, be crafted on a lot of items.

HatsuharuZ
01-22-2013, 07:13 PM
Well, I just put melee alacrity there because it's useful and there are enough fire-based effects on it already.

Not sure what else would be appropriate, tbh...

BTIGER
01-23-2013, 05:05 PM
What is the final incarnation of Flame Blade at the moment?