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My weapon does nothing!

weapons immunities damage reduction poll

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Poll: My weapon does nothing!!!! (527 member(s) have cast votes)

Do you want to need different weapons/damage types for different monsters?

  1. Yes! I LOVE needing to carry 15 different weapons on a single character! (145 votes [27.51%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 27.51%

  2. Maybe only for occasional special mobs they warn you about in advance. (145 votes [27.51%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 27.51%

  3. Voted Resistances are cool but no (or very few) flat-out immunities please. (212 votes [40.23%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 40.23%

  4. No. Just NO. (25 votes [4.74%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 4.74%

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    A Madman with a Box of the Obsidian Order

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A degree of weapon juggling gives a sheen of strategy for weapon-specialist classes, which nicely balances off the tactical element in choosing which spell to memorise/branch of magic to specialise in for the caster classes.

Having a warrior carry three different weapons (range + 2 melee) isn't unrealistic or immersion breaking.

That said, outright immunity for common enemies is annoying. Many posters have mentioned differing damage resistance as a better option. Perhaps reserve immunities for well telegraphed powerful monsters or bosses.
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Resistances are great. It adds to combat variance. immunities on the other hand are annoying.

I mean when Aerie yells for the tenth time "My weapon has no effect!" i was just striving to finish the encounter to shut her up :p. Those memories are still vibrant and i don't want to experience this kind of thing anytime soon.

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