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mn4nu

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Concentrate Damage Question
« on: October 03, 2008, 06:57:30 AM »
Can someone who has played an evoker and used this skill explain to me how it works?  I am unsure of the whole standing still thing.  I was wondering if I cast something, like tempest, after casting CD when standing still, then move after the tempest is cast, does the tempest get the damage bonus granted from CD?  Does moving after you cast CD erase the bonus, similar to how anchor works for a guardian?

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Re: Concentrate Damage Question
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2008, 08:36:49 AM »
Simply put: as long as you're standing still, you get bonus damage. Move and it's gone. Now, I *think* that a duration spell, like tempest, cast while under the effect of conc. damage will keep its bonus for the duration. But I couldn't swear to that - although I used those two skills together a lot, I don't remember for certain.


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Re: Concentrate Damage Question
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2008, 10:05:49 AM »
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That seems to be the consensus. Spell strength is determined at casting time, so if the spell persists (Tempest being the classic example), Conc continues to apply after you move.

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Re: Concentrate Damage Question
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2008, 01:09:15 PM »
What they said is true.

Conc rocks when used with armagedon {I think that is the spells name} and Tempest.  And if you build your character right it is great skill to have if you stand still.

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Re: Concentrate Damage Question
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2008, 11:10:58 AM »
conc+tempest is a standard of evokers. You should never cast tempest without conc first.


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Re: Concentrate Damage Question
« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2008, 04:50:26 AM »
Well, since my evoker will be using Tempest, I suppose I should put a pt into CD.  Thanks for the replies all!

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Re: Concentrate Damage Question
« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2008, 06:41:57 AM »
FYI...The Evokers that aim to finish the game max this skill out.

My evoker is a strong build but I was unable to finish the game solo.  Unwilling to devote the necessary time to get it done.  The evokers that use tempest and aim to solo the End Game max concentration.