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Braegan
09-17-2014, 05:45 PM
Build Goals

To provide sustainable, solid DPS, utilize tactics, have a ranged option, have a tankish option, make the most out of Kensei and Vanguard all the while having the ability to be tweaked and playable as a completely FTP/New player.

Instigator

36 pt, TN, Human, 20 Fighter

Stats

Str: 16 (+7 level ups, +4 tome, +11 item, +1 excep, +4 ins, +2 profane, +2 ship, +2 capstone, +5 enhancements, +4 ED, +8 surge) 66
Dex: 14 (+4 tome, +11 item, +1 excep, +2 ins, +2 profane, +2 ship) 36
Con: 16 (+4 tome, +10 item, +1 excep, +3 ins, +2 profane, +2 ship) 38
Int: 10 (+3 tome, +1 excep, +2 profane, +2 ship) 18
Wis: 12 (+3 tome, +1 excep, +8 item(augment), +2 profane, +2 ship) 28
Cha: 12 (+5 tome, +10 item, +1 excep, +2 profane, +2 ship) 32

HP:
AC:
PRR:
MRR:

Skills

Intim - 23 Ranks
Balance - 11 Ranks
UMD - 11 Ranks
Tumble - 2 Ranks
Jump - 6 Ranks
Swim - 6 Ranks

Feats

Human - 1
Cores - 10
Fighter - 11

Total - 22

h) Power Attack
1) Stunning Blow
3) Cleave
6) PBS
9) Rapid Shot
12) Manyshot
15) WF: Ranged
18) Bow Str
21) IC: Ranged
24) OC
27) Epic DR

ED26) PTWF
ED28) Tactics

F1) Exotic Prof: Khopesh
F2) Shield Mastery
F4) Imp Shield Bash
F6) Great Cleave
F8) IC: Slash
F10) Imp Shield Mastery
F12) CE
F14) Imp Trip
F16) WF: Slash
F18) WS: Slash
F20) GWF: Slash

Enhancements

Human - 5 AP
Damage Boost
Str I
Improved Recovery I

Kensei - 42 AP
All Cores and Capstone
Extra Action Boost III
Tactics III
Critical Accuracy III
Critical Damage III
Weapon Specialization IV
Keen Edge
Exotic Weapon Mastery
Haste Boost III
Str II

Vanguard - 33 AP
All Cores excluding Capstone
Shield Specialization IV
Brutality III
Shield Smash II
Stunning Shield III
Fatal Bulwark
Missile Shield III
Myrmidon's Edge III
Str II

Destiny

Divine Crusader

All Cores
Bane of Undeath
Purge the Wicked
Consecration III
Sacred Ground
Crusade
Castigation
Heavenly Presence
Celestial Champion
Str IV


Twists

Sense Weakness T4
Legendary Shield Mastery T2
Cocoon T1

Gear

Head)
Neck)
Trinket)
Cloak)
Belt)
Gloves)
Ring)
Ring)
Boots)
Bracers)
Chest)
Goggles)

Main Weapon)
Shield)

Also, any tips/cheers/jeers are ofc welcome.

Braegan
09-19-2014, 11:57 AM
The journey begins!

Instigators new life a fleshy pure fighter has begun. Not going to judge any performance now, as well harbor quests are a poor platform to judge on.

One point of afterthought...

I am considering dropping the THF line, sticking with Khopesh and picking up CE, Imp Trip and one other feat. Not sure about the last feat, maybe Imp Sunder?

the_one_dwarfforged
09-19-2014, 07:15 PM
been planning a pure human fighter myself.

i would be doing a thf w/ ranged option and the ap are really really tight, definitely cant get quite everything i want. spending most points in kensei, and roughly equal between human, stalwart, vanguard, and harper to get as much str and dcs as possible. sounds like your build will be even more stretched ap wise, even though you clearly are not going with int for dcs.

as for khopeshes vs bastards swords, afaik the glancing blows result in more effective hits -> more dps. might want to go with dwarven axes though if youll be spending more of your time in dreadnaught, as dwarven axes will have more effective hits than bastard swords even before headsmans chop.

Braegan
09-20-2014, 07:03 AM
been planning a pure human fighter myself.

i would be doing a thf w/ ranged option and the ap are really really tight, definitely cant get quite everything i want. spending most points in kensei, and roughly equal between human, stalwart, vanguard, and harper to get as much str and dcs as possible. sounds like your build will be even more stretched ap wise, even though you clearly are not going with int for dcs.

as for khopeshes vs bastards swords, afaik the glancing blows result in more effective hits -> more dps. might want to go with dwarven axes though if youll be spending more of your time in dreadnaught, as dwarven axes will have more effective hits than bastard swords even before headsmans chop.

Thanks for your feedback!

AP will be a stretch for sure, I'll have to wait for U23 to launch before I can really dig into those and settle on anything. (I couldn't get Lamma to download so I didn't get a chance to play with it there).

Well if discussing Khop vs Bastard vs DAxe...the best choice it seems would be to make a dwarf with daxes. That would probably be a stronger choice, although it would mean even less AP to play with as the dwarf tree has much more to offer.

the_one_dwarfforged
09-20-2014, 01:41 PM
id still go human even if using dwarven axes.

more power per ap spent in racial tree, less ap to spend in racial tree, extra feat, extra skill points, not short.

dorf is cool, but just a flavor choice imo.

Stoner81
09-22-2014, 10:34 PM
One point of afterthought...

I am considering dropping the THF line, sticking with Khopesh and picking up CE, Imp Trip and one other feat. Not sure about the last feat, maybe Imp Sunder?

If it was me I wouldn't because once U23 arrives those 3 THF feats will grant 30 Melee Power in total which is a big chunk of DPS.

Stoner81.

Eth
09-23-2014, 02:33 AM
If it was me I wouldn't because once U23 arrives those 3 THF feats will grant 30 Melee Power in total which is a big chunk of DPS.

Stoner81.

Not in this case. He gets the same MP from the shield feats. Having both doesn't stack, since they are both combat bonus to melee power, so dropping THF line would only lose the glancing blow damage.

Stoner81
09-23-2014, 02:15 PM
Not in this case. He gets the same MP from the shield feats. Having both doesn't stack, since they are both combat bonus to melee power, so dropping THF line would only lose the glancing blow damage.

I stand corrected then :) I didn't know that the shield feats grant MP so that's good to know ;)

Stoner81.

Pescha
09-24-2014, 05:10 AM
If it was me I wouldn't because once U23 arrives those 3 THF feats will grant 30 Melee Power in total which is a big chunk of DPS.

Stoner81.

10 melee power in total not 30, they reduced the amount to 3 - 3 - 4.

xberto
09-26-2014, 10:20 PM
Kind of a protest build and a really rough draft so far.

Maybe it's just me but I am so sick and tired of seeing Bladeforged everywhere, Monk splashes, Paladin splashes (yes I am guilty of it too, but I am getting tired of it), and I want something that both feels D&D but would work well with DDO.


Its not really a "protest build" as its just another build that will take advantage of the new enhancment lines for fighter . Grateful to the community for all the drive and to Turbine for finally making it happen. I do look forward to seeing what ya come up with Braegan. Ill be respecing my fighter too. :)

Braegan
09-30-2014, 09:19 PM
Ok well kinda hard to keep leveling Instigator and work on Falses' ERs but got Instigator back up to level 22. Playing around a bit with the new tree and resetting a lot, lol. But here is a draft of enhancements right now.

Human 5 points

Damage Boost
Con I
Heal Amp I

Kensei 42 points

All cores and capstone
Haste Boost III
Action Boost III
Tactics III
Crit Hit III
Crit Damage III
Weapon Spec I-IV
Keen Edge
Exotic Weapon Mastery
Str I
Str I

Vanguard 33points

All cores except capstone
Shield Spec I-IV
Brutality III
Shield Smash II
Stunning Shield III
Fatal Bulwark
Missile Shield III
Myrmidon's Edge III
Str I
Str I

Still playing around a lot with it. But after a few resets this is what I am gonna run for at least a few days. Feedback is always welcome.

Kamode_Corebasher
10-01-2014, 03:44 PM
Gotta ask...what are you doing for self healing? Or are you playing with a static group to include a healer who likes to heal?

Braegan
10-01-2014, 09:36 PM
Its not really a "protest build" as its just another build that will take advantage of the new enhancment lines for fighter . Grateful to the community for all the drive and to Turbine for finally making it happen. I do look forward to seeing what ya come up with Braegan. Ill be respecing my fighter too. :)

Well, guess I felt it was more protest like as when I was leveling up all I saw was a mass of paladins, heh. Surely there are some that held onto their fighters and are going to respec some, but very few actively TR'd into a pure fighter with the changes known to be coming soon.

Braegan
10-01-2014, 09:40 PM
Gotta ask...what are you doing for self healing? Or are you playing with a static group to include a healer who likes to heal?

I do what we all did before BF.

Play smart
Heal Scrolls
Cocoon
Pots
etc.

Braegan
04-22-2015, 05:48 PM
So I was trying to reconfig gear and have come up with a basis. Please let me know if I missed anything and/or alternate ideas.

Head) Minos Vitality 40[45], Fort 150%, Sheltering 24[30], - [Ins Con +3]
Neck) Vim and Vigor Str +11, HP 40 [45], Natural Armor 9[10], green slot: Protection +8?
Trinket) E Litany +2 Profane Stats, Blue Slot: Globe of True Blood
Cloak) GS Smoke II +45 HP Blurry/Displace Clicky
Belt) Battleragers
Ring) Dun Robar Ins Str +2, Dodge 8%, CM +5
Ring) Avithoul Ins Dex +2, S/A, Imp Deception
Gloves) Claw Heal Amp
Boots) Innocent Resistance +11, Speed XV, Vertigo/Stunning/Shatter +12, GH, Yellow Slot: Draconic Soul Gem
Bracers) Claw Ins Con +2
Chest) TF Guardian DR 30, Deathblock, Ghostly
Goggles) Mentau Dex +11, UMD +5, Seeker +10, Excep Seeker +2, Blue slot: Good Luck +2

Weapon) TF Khopesh 1st degree burns/dragons edge (still tier 2 :( ) Ruby Eye of Tempest Slotted
Shield) PDK +10 Con, +10 Cha, Purple Slot 114 Devotion

The [] represents if I get ahold of a Mythic Version of both Minos and Vim and Vigor.

I have plenty of slots open, of which I would slot Wis +8, Mana, Fear Immunity, maybe Golems Heart if I get my hands on one.

So far only thing I think I am missing is Deadly.

Am I overlooking anything else?

cheers and/or jeers are welcome!