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10-28-2011 @ 1:50PM
"Monks can't use shields, and no melee class uses ranged weapons any longer."Am I misreading that, or did I miss an announcement? Will my warrior no longer be shooting things?
10-28-2011 @ 1:58PM
You missed a huge announcement, actually.....Warriors and Rogues will throw their normal weapons whenever they need to do ranged attacks. No class other than Hunters can use bows, crossbows, or guns. On the flipside, Hunters can ONLY use these three weapons, and will no longer have stat sticks.
Appears you missed the announcement. They're doing away with the ranged slot; hunters will weild their ranged weapons in their main hand (and no longer use melee weapons or have a minimum range), wands will also become mainhand weapons, and relics are being removed.So yes, your warrior will no longer be shooting things, as you have other tools (such as heroic throw) to give you ranged attack capabilities
10-28-2011 @ 2:07PM
You did... Warriors and Rogues will no longer have ranged weapons... They are supposedly getting abilities that will allow for them to throw their MH weapons (I dont know how/if it will differ from Heroic Throw, but suspect it will just be like a ranged weapon without the weapon.
10-28-2011 @ 3:46PM
@LynThat is if you let your new toon rest to build it up. What I would do is, once you got your toon out of the starter area, park him in a city where there is a fishing/cooking dailiy and do that while you take your 85 to 90. But that's me. I could probably write a book on leveling :p
10-28-2011 @ 4:40PM
true, they remove them since they we're simply stat-sticks anyway.the entire 3rd weapon slot is gone, so no more relics either and Guns/Bows and Wands go mainhand weapon now.
10-28-2011 @ 8:26PM
And my comment should be down that way VVVVV (looks down) -m-QQ-m-?
10-28-2011 @ 8:20PM
to me it sounds like Warcraft is being streamlined more and more with Diablo. a lot of the newer game mechanics and even abilities are lifted straight from D2.
10-29-2011 @ 3:17AM
At some point, Blizzard probably needs to roll out a new ranged class that uses guns, bows and crossbows. Otherwise, hunters will be the only class that uses them, and that means 3 dedicated weapons for only 1 class. Not that it's unbalancing or anything, but with all the drama regarding healing plate, it just seems a step backwards.
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