Was wondering which would be better as an outlaw rogue to have as a MH and OH. #445161 31/05/11 08:01 PM 31/05/11 08:01 PM: Joined: May 2011 Posts: 12. And it ignores some armor if you have the perk. As far as I'm aware, there aren't any speed differences. When you crit with mortal strike you are essentially doing 2.2 mortal strikes whereas sword proc always deal basic weapon damage. It's always these two against each other first, as they affect how much damage you do against a mob. Re: Sword, Axe, or Mace? Sword is good vs cloth. Just an idea. Which tank weapon is best suited for which situations? Sword VS Mace So i'm trying to figure out if i'm going to want to use one or the other as my short range weapon. Only DH can use warglaives. A comparison video between the advantages of swords and the advantages of maces. Last edited by Chillum; Apr 11 @ 3:17pm #2. Sword vs Mace. WoW Classic General Discussion. I'm talking large scale, small scale, solo, pvp and pve. It always depends on what happens in the short run, however, for you'll still be killing things in less than 20 seconds per mob. Maces : Ignore 15% of target's armor. All the weapons listed above are all ilvl 370. Im gona go Axes and when i do 2 … (i.e. 8:37. Im at about 78 or so but I have never ran a macer….Had a fencer way back before T2A. So I switch between axe and sword depending on the enemy. share. S. Joined: May 2011 Posts: 12: Hello, I play the game on XBOX360. Well out of this I have learned that I need to siege something. Have found Delec and want to buy the Dragon's presence and the dark buckler (if I am correct). Swords beyond those 2 are really going to hurt your dps. The enchanted talking mace Sharur made its first appearance in Sumerian/Akkadian mythology during the epic of Ninurta. They ignore armor aka they hit like a truck. Swords, on the other hand, have quite the list of enemies weak to slashing, but also a decent amount with some level of resistance to it. A mace typically consists of a strong, heavy, wooden or metal shaft, often reinforced with metal, featuring a head made of stone, bone, copper, bronze, iron, or steel. The sword no doubt. Main difference is slash/blunt damage. A certain perk grants you the ability to deal critical damage with a sword. widget624 Posted 1/25/2010 3:46:58 PM message detail Maces have a slower attack speed then swords making them pretty much worthless. Mace is good vs armor. sound off! All 3 strength classes can use 1h sword, axe, or mace, but paladins and dk’s can’t use fist weapons or daggers. Adventurer - Estocs are the most damaging two handers, flails are good with the graze>hit but I wish they were normal speed, and war bows are a solid ranged weapon when you want to shoot more than once. A comparison video between the advantages of swords and the advantages of maces. Axes give the chance to make a better crit. If the Sword and Mace have the exact same state and damage, it is personal preference. Swords are much faster and have many more useful combos than maces, they also take less stamina to swing. There'a really no wrong answer with sword vs mace as far as this game is concerned. The others are just plain ugly >_> Reply With Quote. re: Mace, Axe or Sword? hide. The swing speed isn't that far off from swords to begin with. The maces in this game changed my outlook. At Sword Arts we recognize and count double deaths (those more common … save. Hello Arisens, sometimes I want to be a mystic knight wielding a mace. Last edited by kreeper_green; Sep 22, 2018 @ 1:29pm < > Showing 1-8 of 8 comments . Which tank weapon is best suited for which situations? I'm noticing that maces tend to have more strength than swords, however I'm a bit of a Fashion Dogma guy and am wondering if swords are as equally viable for MK, as I like the sword look more than mace. 2011-01-18, 07:11 AM #3. gamhacked. save. Swords give the chance of extra attacks. Sword … Whirlwind Axe, Mace, or Sword for Human Warrior? As for attack speed, sword > axe > mace. At absolute maximum, you are getting 5% damage out of a maul, so sword is always better. Looking for an objective comparison of the pros and cons for Hammer, Mace and Sword(the taunting tank weapons) 8 comments. Maces, to me, seem to lose too much to be effective. IIRC they also have an easier time breaking the magic medals off of golems. Swords/greatswords are better : faster DPS, chance to crit. Post Reply - 140351. So i think you will use a close quarters weapon when sieging. WoW Classic. Power attack crit = power crit. Sword vs. Mace vs. Axe, Executioner vs. Mongoose (2H, for PvP Arms) 8 posts. Roll initiative. The katana is the Vorpal Katana and the mace is the Atlantean Mace. Arena weapons) There is not extra proc that we get for using a certain weapon, Being human using an identical sword/mace will have the same outcome. Looking for an objective comparison of the pros and cons for Hammer, Mace and Sword(the taunting tank weapons) 8 comments. Ri0Rdian. Axe vs Mace vs Sword (One-Handed) We're looking closer at the One-Handed weapons in this thread. Joined: Nov … 15 April 2019 19:11 #1. It depends. Swords are just as viable but maces do extra damage against undead and can break the armor off of cyclopes easier. hide. If you want to optimize, a sword in your offhand and mace in your main. Tl;Dr The damage difference between the weps is inconsequential in the long run, blunt damage is useful against fewer enemies than slash, but more enemies have slash resistance. With maces, you usually must be chest to chest to enemies, with swords you have a bit more distance to move. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Started Threads Dreadlord Join Date Axes give the chance to make a better crit. Nazdrak-bleeding-hollow. DAOC did a decent job differentiating the weapon and armor types. Gameplayer4885. 2H Sword vs Mace- Use both?!?! Sword and Mace are essentially the same for physical attacks. Maces are better against unskilled opponents or armoured opponents you can easily over power. It always depends on what happens in the short run, however, for you'll still be killing things in less than 20 seconds per mob. If we had the choice, ... of the two specs in vanilla is accurate and while mace spec isn’t useless if the best weapon you can get is a mace, axe/sword were unarguably superior in vanilla. However, this is a misconception; it was an infantry weapon in the form of a thick wooden shaft between 1.2 to 1.8 m (3.9 to 5.9 ft) in length, slightly thicker toward the top, topped with a stout iron spike. Axes look tiny but allow for the best runewords, usually you have to pay to repair at least one. In fact, Shahnameh has many references to heavily armoured knights facing each other using maces, axes, and swords. The game limits you a bit. Your off-hand weapon determines your attack speed for both hands, so your mace will attack as fast as a sword. [Warrior] Axe VS Sword specialization debate. On a Stam Sorc, axe vs sword depends heavily on what you are playing. Axes are the weakest of all, yes they are faster than maces but the extra damage with the bleed is extremely low and ridiculous. If you are going to wait for gate to be broken, then i think longer is the better. (i.e. Our "proc" is essentially only when Seal of Justice is active for the stun. Discussion in 'Renaissance Discussion' started by David Scraggs, Dec 9, 2014. But more importantly, most of the top tier weapons worth using in the end are either swords or axes. All rights reserved. My question is : Which weapon , (I want your opinion) , will be the best for WotLK's Arms PvP? Swords look the best, but have high dex requirements. Thanks alot bro, think I'm going 2H axes (just for the looks and the cleave ofc) :P. IGN: Unknown/KartellenSebbe. WoW Classic General Discussion. All trademarks are property of their respective owners in the US and other countries. This game's combat system isn't sophisticated enough to differentiate though. But against strong opponents you will fare better with the sword, if you know what you're doing at least. WoW Classic. Maces, to me, seem to lose too much to be effective. If your build is focused on popping people with Dizzy + Dawnbreaker, then sword will be your best option. 2.) Axe is the in between. Español - Latinoamérica (Spanish - Latin America), Português - Brasil (Portuguese - Brazil). I already have a spear for mounted and long range combat so it's purely for close-range. Whirlwind Axe, Mace, or Sword for Human Warrior? Post Reply - 140351. Most things are weak to slash damage, but swords do less damage and have less knockdown. Maces come second, with the armor penetration and stuff (if I remember this right). Iai! My brother and I did some pretty in depth research a few years back when faced with that quandry because we are both obsessed with min-maxing, but we're sword guys. share. So the only difference it really makes is if you're fighting something that needs to be cut (Hydra, Evil Eye, Saurian) or something that needs to be smashed (Skeleton Lord, Golem...). So I decided to run some tests to determine which weapon would perform better between Maces/Swords and Sharp/Precise traits. just black smithing is hella slow. This round I'm going Mystic Knight. Maces aren't what they used to be, but I like the change. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the DragonsDogma community. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. If you are going to climb things, longer the better. Swords are the weapons with the most raw damage, and axes have more armor penetration. So I switch between axe and sword depending on the enemy. I used to be a swords-only guy myself. sword - longer range, more flexibility (stabbing) and usually faster mace - damage can ignore many armors (at least to a certain degree) and rarely kills enemies (more prisoners) Was fun but I never 'loved" any of the weapons. Mace v Hammer v Sword, Tanks! Sword is the fastest but deals least damage. ~Cheesius ll Last edited by Emperor Cheesius Secundus; May 8 @ 4:43pm. I thought swords still had “high weapon speed low weapon damage” axes were “medium speed and damage” and mace’s were “low weapon speed and high damage” weapon speed didn’t follow a particular weapon class. Swords deal an additional percentage in damage, axes deal damage over time (dot) for a couple of seconds and maces increase the physical penetration. Maces vs Sword vs Axes With massive crits backing Axes up in WLK, they just might be viable again. I already have a spear for mounted and long range combat so it's purely for close-range. Maybe mace critical hits can stagger? Currently Axe seems to be the better choice overall with sword being better every 30 minutes with recklessness. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Arena weapons) There is not extra proc that we get for using a certain weapon, Being human using an identical sword/mace … A mace handles very differently from a sword or axe and will perform very different vs different types of armor. PvP vs high resilience + high armor (DK, Warrior, Paladin, Shaman, Hunter, Druid) Mace = higher than +5% damage Sword = around +5% damage Axe = less than +5% damage PvP vs high resilience + low armor (Mage, Warlock, Priest, Rogue, caster/cat Druid) Sword = around +5% damage Mace and Axe = depending on the resilience to armor ratio. S. Joined: May 2011 Posts: 12: Hello, I play the game on XBOX360. Mace: I love it from a RP perspective, I'm not that happy with it from a gameplay one. Mace has a stun bonus and sword has a accuracy rating bonus, axe has no bonus. sword - longer range, more flexibility (stabbing) and usually faster. So your damage with the syphon will stay put (all other things being equal) while your damage going swords will go up. David Scraggs Well-Known Member. Some enemies are weak/strong against one or the other (skeletons are very weak to blunt, and harpies weak to slash). Any sword or mace with a speed of 100+ should serve you well. btdub walrus, have I ever congratulated a fellow believer? S. SirScott OP stranger SirScott OP stranger. Throughout the game the best weapon to use is the best one you have. Encompassed in a single sentence, it is. You get a reach two hander- pike- a dual type two hander - great sword - , a dual type single - warhammer - and two strong alpha striking ranged - arbalest and arquebus. The mace stun is being removed, ( we know that ) but has been replaced by 15% target's armor ignorance. 15 April 2019 19:11 #1. Axes vs. Maces. Swords vs. iirc the slowest weapon speed every was a 2H axe (pendulum of doom) and used to be 4.00 and there were really fast little 1H swords of 1.5 Swords has always been a great option for quick burst damage, but sometimes unreliable (and obviously a nerfbat target). I just went with the classic choice of daggers, but i'm considering going sword and dagger (1 in each hand) just for aestehtics...so, my question is, … Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. So when you are looking for a good weapon for sieges. Mace deals greater magic damage. xD. 2011-01-18, 07:10 AM #2. Ah, this old question again I’m going to keep this short, since I hav answered this question countless of times before and I tend to get a bit too ranty when it comes to it. Swords would better dps, but there's a huge lack of sword itemization vs the other weapons available, like the best MH is random from naxx 25 trash, and the best oh is from malygos 10. Cutlass vs Scimitar then Chinese Straight Dao (Pirate Game) - … Last edited by … Hunters cannot use 2h maces (or 1h, though they wouldn’t use 1h anything anyway), and druids can’t use 2h swords or axes. Last edited by … Paladin: I draw my sword and charge up to the--! Ive noticed that each weapon has a different set damage depending on which weapon equipped eg, Swords have a range of 316-528, Maces have a range of 369-475, axes have a range of 274-570, and fist have… not to sure about them as i do not have one yet. Match the mastery to the weapons you have. If you are using heavy armor and can not outrun other infantrymen, you will have hard time using both if fell off the horse. Axe's do provide a decent amount of DoT, which could be good when trying to apply pressure ( I have heard the DoT goes though Shield's instead of damaging Shield's. Your off-hand weapon determines your attack speed for both hands, so your mace will attack as fast as a sword. Yeah the knockdown power is a big selling point for me. Maces look pretty cool too, ya know. Mace has a stun bonus and sword has a accuracy rating bonus, axe has no bonus. But I already have ascalon and thunder kite shield. Axe's and Dagger's are not really as class specific as Sword's and Mace's. Axe, mace or sword? S. SirScott OP stranger SirScott OP stranger. Saved by Edgy dude doing a V sign at you lmao. Thus, maining mace is better if most your damage is done via Cannon or Glyph. Swords vs. Kick the Ox, newly Arisen! I know the axe is overall better but with the human mace / sword specilization bonus i was wondering if those are better for humans. Very few total enemies are weak to blunt, and very few resist blunt, a fair enough exchange. Discussion. As we all know, most of the warriors in arena use maces. Otherwise, it depends on the character for me. I'm noticing that maces tend to have more strength than swords, however I'm a bit of a Fashion Dogma guy and am wondering if swords … #445161 31/05/11 08:01 PM 31/05/11 08:01 PM: Joined: May 2011 Posts: 12. If you get killed by magicka classes a lot, use Swords. amen, son! I found a decent mace and started using it. This round I'm going Mystic Knight. Two-handed weapons can be found, purchased and crafted in three types which give different benefits due to the heavy weapons passive. Plus maces in DD have brutal sounding sound effects. Maces win out pretty damn easily from the looks of it. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. I never use non crafted Mace as the range is shorter. (100.2 - 96.5 = 3.7 for some of the difference) That is the best main-hand mace in the game that you will see outside of getting a 2050 arena rating, whereas there are better swords out there without pvp'ing. It's always these two against each other first, as they affect how much damage you do against a mob. The issue I found with maces is that, though their base power are usually higher than swords, they often do less damage for me. Reply With Quote. Join us for discussions, information and miscellaneous topics related to Capcom's Dragon's Dogma and Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen. Note: This is ONLY to be used to report spam, advertising, and problematic (harassment, fighting, or rude) posts. Alexander31 8 years ago #1. Most things are weak to slash damage, but swords do less damage and have less knockdown. *dice rolling* GM: All right, you guys move first. If you don't want swords/greatswords take maces/hammers. What is the difference? Currently the best Combat setup is the fist from KT 25, and Webbed death, allowing you to purchase CQC. I have never used a mace if I could help it as I see them as unnecessary. Axe, mace or sword? Only Catapracht Mace is a bit comparable with swords in this comparison. As for attack speed, sword > axe > mace. It feels very rock-paper-scissor when you use it. Swords, axes, maces and daggers - what's the difference? Take a good axe, they do extra dmg to gates. Swords deal an additional percentage in damage, axes deal damage over time (dot) for a couple of seconds and maces … Swords tend to have a faster swing than maces. Swords should be the worst choice vs heavy armor, maces generally the best. Mace v Hammer v Sword, Tanks! This should be interesting. Apr 11 @ 3:18pm Using Warband experience, you want axe or mace for heavy melee fighting (read: Siege), either to trash those shields or those heavily armoured enemies. Deleted. Tests were done on the VR16 mobs in Orsinium with a VR12 Purple sword. The goedendag (or variant spellings) was a Flemish weapon which is often described in modern sources as similar to the morning star. If you get killed by Tanky players, use Mace's. not the most fun but crafting a long mace might be the way to go. So i'm trying to figure out if i'm going to want to use one or the other as my short range weapon. Sword Darth Vader Batman Superhero Cool Stuff Fictional Characters Cool Things Swords Fantasy Characters. The author of this thread has indicated that this post answers the original topic. Mace: I love it from a RP perspective, I'm not that happy with it from a gameplay one. might be offtopic, but i guess you are using you lance for the open field i guess. If it takes you 3 swings to kill with your "speedy" sword it should take me a single hit from the mace anyway (if they have the same rank VS th same enemy). Axe can deal extra bleeding damage which ignore the armor ranking if you have the perk. For close combat, I'd say swing speed would be most important. It feels very rock-paper-scissor when you use it. Then again, i would use an axe. © Valve Corporation. 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