Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
rooster

weapon damage - frost 2h

3 posts in this topic

Hi

how important is this compare to for example strenght?

atm i have the shin'ka with the 500str gem. all other lfr 2h weaps (or the crafted reborn) have much more damage than this but the strength is some what lower.

is damage range important for a frost dk?

is there any formula or something that i can look at?

tnx in advance!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Based on stat weights I found on Elitistjerks, 1 Weapon dps = 2.5str

so for every 1 dps you gain, you can sacrifice 2.5 str and still have a net gain in dps.

assuming they're both un-upgaded any of the crafted 502's would gain 257 dps increase, and 71 str on the weapon itself. you would lose your 500str gem.

257 X 2.5 + 71 = 713.5 > 500

That's also not figuring in the stat weights for any secondary stats you would gain, and even if you give str the benefit of the doubt and assume weapon damage is only 2x as effective as str. you'll still have a dps gain by going with the 502 crafted.

Edited by Storm
2 people like this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

ah great! (lazy me for not looking there first!)

now i have something to 'work' with, thanks!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.