It is time to unleash the kraken!
Another major update is upon us and this one is packed with awesome additions! Be on the lookout for 3 new Legendary quality sets, major changes to the Crucible's balance and of course be sure to explore the corners of Ugdenbog in search of the mysterious Kra'Vall, the Ancient of the Waters!
The update is now live on Steam and going up on GOG in the very near future.
For a full list of changes, see below:
[Major New Features]
[Class & Skills]
I just have a few questions about building your toon. Would anyone be so kind to help me out? Thanks!
I will really appreciate any response! Thank you very much!
Picked up GD on steam summer sale. Been playing ever since and have a little over 200 hours in.
I made the mistake of trying to follow a build with my first character. I went with jajaja's commando blitz build. Then I realized I needed a piece of gear to actually obtain another blitz skill. Amateur mistake... I know.
Here I am now in ultimate and almost level 90. I am enjoying commando but obviously not living up to the build due to gear.
I do have a couple quick questions though. When people ask about trading on this reddit and the forums, I am assuming it is for main campaign characters. Custom games you can mod and make whatever items you want... If I am understanding correctly.
The last thing is what set would you recommend for a s&b cadence/blitz commando for farming in the main campaign? And where is the best place to farm that set?
Thanks to anyone who replys.. I am really enjoying the game and pretty excited for the expansion. I would upload my build but I am not at home.
I'm mostly aware of the way damage conversion and double dipping work but there are a few items that seem to be doing multiple things within the same item that I find confusing. The biggest offender I can see is diviners codex.
Converts 45% vitality to Aether
Adds 70 vitality to devastation
converts 100% fire to vitality to devastation
Why is the same item converting vitality to something else, then adding extra vitality damage and converting the fire to vitality on a specific skill?
I would expect that the 70 vitality would get 45% converted to Aether, but what happens to the fire damage? Would it be all vitality since you can't double dip and turn 45% of that into Aether as well? or does the 45% conversion happen first?
Would that fire to vitality conversion also have to compete with the elemental to aether conversion on the other set pieces? What's the point of it then? seems like contradictory item design.
This is one of a few sets that seem to have odd damage priorities to me. Everything on it is about converting stuff to Aether yet it has vitality damage % boosts and throws a bunch of vitaility damage onto a specific skill.
Darkblaze set we have a fire to chaos and a vitality to fire on the same set. Why not just change vitality to Chaos since that is what the set is about? Why have an item converting fire to chaos when we are using fire/chaos (ie the items should all convert vitality to fire/chaos, not the other way around)
Does anyone know if the pets raised from the devotion raise dead have any % weapon damage attached to them? I was thinking of making a build where I could pass on flat damage stacked on multiple pets but not sure if the flat damage bonuses would transfer to the skeletons.
Also, since the pets from raise dead scale with player bonuses, if I have any damage conversion on my auras would they convert to that type of damage when they are applied to the pets?
Before Malmouth I was working on a Primal Strike Warder and really enjoying it, however the character's power level fell off dramatically after the expansion and I shelved the character to play other stuff. Now I want to come back to a melee lightning build and I am looking for the best build to fill the screen with zaps. I want lightning everywhere, around me, on the bad guys, up in yo' house, etc.
Now I don't have time to try out every build so I was hoping to get some help/advice from you all here. Specifically I don't play too much end game so the leveling process is more important to me, which build do you feel is best to get that full screen of lightning while mopping up the battlefield?
I have one softcore, and 3 hardcore toons that have finished normal/vet/vanilla but I still have the port valbury, the slith lab and the hidden path to do.
However I have noticed a preponderance of dangerous floors in these areas (hidden path not so much, but they are there in the dungeon at the end). As a recent HC convert I really don't like the floor mechanics, but they are in and they don't seem to be compulsory, so I might skip, or come back later.
I play HC very cautiously, all my HC toons have tortoise devotion and if I set off the turtle shell I consider myself as having screwed up something.
I would like to target some technical fix that will let me stand on these floors for a longish period of time, long enough for me to notice the screw up and get out.
There is word about that damage absorption can reduce this floor effect, and I suppose health regen in the build and royal jelly essence can be added to the things to be considered.
Arte there any builds or precautions experienced HC players use to avoid dying to distraction while on these floors ?
Or do you skip the content ?
I don't see myself getting good with these floors without some kind of build or plan.
New player here, at least new to ultimate mode. I start farming Nemesis, and Rogue Bosses.
I encounter a problem where i get randomly 1 shot at 8k life (i know its low, but i am a solo player, and only self found, so i am weak in this dept) whenever, a random boss/rare/named monster died. It doesn't always happened, but it do happened occasionally.
So, how to i identify which bosses will AOE when death? it seems like random, i m not sure... my resis are all capped at 80%...
feeling clueless atm
So I started Grimarillion a few days ago and I wonder how an conversion from elemntal damage to lighting damage works in general (Have never seen an item or skill in the normal Grim Dawn that converts elemental damage to a single emelent like lightning dmg).
So for example if I have 100% Elemental Damage converted to Lightning damage, does that mean:
So a small update, incase anyone faces the same problem one day or was really worried about my save game.
I used disc recovery software to get my files from:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\userdata\steamID\219990\remote\save
That's where the cloudsaves are stored. Because my C drive is a cloud (It might be the cloud, I dunno, I should check with Steam ;) ).
After that it doesn't really seem to accept the cloud save in that folder anymore. As in you can place it there and the game will ignore it. It's probably a write in only, but in that case it has me baffled as to why it's there.
You can however put the save game into the local game folder located in mydocuments/etc/mygames/grimdawn.
So thanks anyone for the help!
I do have a different question. I now have a local save. There's no way to get that back up into the cloud is there? Because if I turn cloud saving on I have to restart the game and then I can't see the save anymore.
Gladiator Crucible, this worm just shits all over me. It's often easy to not notice her red aura due to enemy density and she's been the end of my Crucible runs 5 out of 6 times. Can I change something in my setup to handle her easier?
Like in other games, POE, the drop rate are divided by tier, and some unique items are harder to drop or only drop at higher end maps.
Do GD have that? Or the rates are equal across the board?
Reason I've ask is because i have start farming nemesis for afew days and i got quite afew of the same legendary. And when i looked at other builds, which are showcasing their BIS gear, i notice i've gotten 0 pieces of the better/more used legendaries.
Hello, I would like to know if other people agree with my observations or if I'm wrong.
The items are always around your characters level.
There's a limited pool of not-so-great purple items from which the rng chooses.
the items tend do be bad.
If observed that when you create for example 40 2 handed range weapons,you get some weapons multiple times (like 4 separate weapons 4-5 times each).
What do you use the Smith for?
I am currently leveling up my Spellbinder, it turns out that leveling an Arcanist is based upon using OFF and TSS. I know CT is also a good option but it makes you go in melee range, I want to kite that's why I ended up with OFF and TSS.
I do have a few questions! I'll appreciate any help! Thanks!
I really feel bad asking questions every so often. I'm new here, I am trying to understand every single thing so I can make my own build. Please bear with me.
Could we have sticky thread for daily Q&As? I feel bad asking too much.
Thank you very much! I'll appreciate any responses!
I have an old conjurer, my first character and former pet build, that I converted into a lightning shaman. My original goal was to be a S&B lightning proccer using savagery/storm totem/wind devil. This would be the first character I take to ultimate and I'd probably be using stormheart. The problem I've run in to is that it seems extremely squishy and I shift more towards being a caster by cursing a group, throwing down totems/devils, and then running around until everything is dead. I know I could use a 2h but even back in the D2 days with barbarian I always went the 2h + shield route.
Here is what I'm currently running minus some additional points in a few skills
Is a conjurer lightning hybrid viable in ultimate/crucible or should I try another class with shaman? Soldier seems nice and could pair well with stormheart but so does arcanist.
If I wanted to go pure caster lightning which would be better, conjurer, arcanist, or elementalist?
Thanks in advance for any advice.
So I was using this guide http://www.grimdawn.com/forums/showthread.php?t=36239
Everything was going good, my friend was playing with me (his toon being a almost 12 levels higher than mine) and I reached level 39, I had 2 peices of the redemption retaliation gear waiting for my 40. I had just hit fort Ikon. I had a quest to go back to fort Haron north of blood grove and kill a member of the order of deaths vigil. My friend had left at this point and I went to the fort alone and the dude murdered me. He kept regening HP and summoning revenants. I feel so bad dying with an unkillable build.
But I am looking forward to playing a Deathknight as I did not have the expansion when I made the warder, and I would have prefered a DK anyways. But I cannot find a good online leveling guide
TLDR - Is there a HC DK leveling build like the warder one linked above? Something Tanky that wont die in HC
I am fairly new to this game, just had around 90Hours for the passed few days trying different builds on my own while referencing from different sources given here and GD Forums.
Unfortunately, I am having a few issues in making my own since I still don't understand some of the things I wish I could right away. Would anyone be so kind to answer a few of my questions?
I apologise if I have more than a few questions. I am still trying to understand the game and the different mechanics. I want to build my own style of approach, I always end up with the builds that have already been tried; thus, it makes me more eager to make something of my own.
I will appreciate any responses/answers from you!
Thank you very much!
Ive been playing for hours now when a friend suddenly PM me, making me notice the time and its just 4hours before my usual wake up time for work. We had a little conversation about the game when I brought up the fact that Grimdawn is so addicting that I’m having another “grim dawn” later for not having enough sleep. Game living up to its name indeed I said. We had a good laugh.
Thank you Crate.
I am kind of new to this game, grind my char trough different regions to farm legendaries and blueprinds. Asd i read different posts and guides i found this information: farm treasure troves for rare mats that you can exchange for legendaries. I know there is a smith that can craft random legendaries, but is it worth it? Because in my understanding it is complete random. Or do i miss a point?