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Re: Whats worse energy consumption? Mage or Druid?

Posted: Wed Oct 21, 2015 11:00 pm
by BlackMamba
I'd say it's harder for a dps mage to keep up energy, without dps loss

Re: Whats worse energy consumption? Mage or Druid?

Posted: Sat Oct 24, 2015 2:37 pm
by Smellyunder
Dr.Peppers wrote:Is a dps mage more energy or a dps druid?

Neither. Worst is the Monster truck.

Re: Whats worse energy consumption? Mage or Druid?

Posted: Sat Oct 24, 2015 5:05 pm
by BlackMamba
Pretty good joke for such an old guy

Re: Whats worse energy consumption? Mage or Druid?

Posted: Mon Dec 07, 2015 12:53 am
by DarkDruid67-Taranis
In my case I've played a 220 Mage (was at cousins and he let me cast a few skills) and my main is a 211 Druid. I find less energy problems with the Druid. My cousin has about 15k energy? (I think) and I have somewhere near 20-22k. Enough to stay through a Osan fight, so I would say the Mage uses more energy as my cousin has to pop an energy Lix all the time.

Re: Whats worse energy consumption? Mage or Druid?

Posted: Mon Dec 07, 2015 1:11 am
by Loco cola
I'll say Druid but I'm not experienced in it.
I could solo as a Druid with vines, swarm, strike, and roots with extra points in touch, having roots being able to root enemies 10lvs above me. Leveling in fingals with a energy lix I quickly run out of energy after 2-4 kills

Re: Whats worse energy consumption? Mage or Druid?

Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2015 9:49 am
by paggasquid
Druid has an higher energy consumption in general.

It comes down to skill cooldown though. I don't know about druids, but at least I can tell my experience as a mage. With a 20% firebolt redcution item I dont have items mid-fight to use sigils, or I have to interrupt my spell casts intentionally and stay back for a few seconds.
This is why it requires a mage (I think) to be on an energy lix all the time.

I think druids have a brief moment in their skill loop to sigil. Correct me if I am wrong.

Re: Whats worse energy consumption? Mage or Druid?

Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2015 3:36 pm
by Zyz
^^ Depends on role at fight and how many druids there are and which boss it is. Sometimes I have plenty of time to let sigils kick in and sometimes it's skill spamming so energy lix is a must.

Re: Whats worse energy consumption? Mage or Druid?

Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2015 9:38 pm
by BlackMamba
I've tried going through an osan fight without letting my sigils tick, while using e lix. At 12k ish energy the regen doesn't come close to covering my e consumption and I have to sigil several times (4165 e per tick). 246 energy from firebolt, 619 from firestorm, 490 from shards, 348 from attune, and 246 from lure.

I haven't bothered calculating, but I'd imagine I use about 20-25k energy per 3 minute period. It was much easier to keep my dps druid's energy up because there was sufficient time inbetween casts to sigil

Re: Whats worse energy consumption? Mage or Druid?

Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2015 2:00 am
by LeGenDzZ
Don't have any energy problems with 3k sigs, 1k+ sigs should just about do it for anyone else.

So basically you're playing a caster class for better and faster gear but more money spent.

Re: Whats worse energy consumption? Mage or Druid?

Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2015 2:22 am
by Rocksteady
I don't stop and wait for sigils and I cast and recast eshield a fair amount during a fight and never run out of energy on a hero lix. Not spamming pots either.

Been leveling a Druid recently and have had pretty constant energy problems for a long time. Swarm is horrible for this. Full heals seems a ton better on energy than dps with swarm, even factoring in breath.