How about some block rates for shields?

abstractsense

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Sir ShanksAlot":21jvgkys said:
Is there any plan to add a block rate to the shields?

It could be small like a critical rate.

Shanks a ton.

I think it would make a lot of sense for Resilience to give a block chance. It could be the Warrior version of the Rogue's Evasion skill, and would make shield builds much more viable.
 

DavidBVal

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I'm weighting several possibilities. As there *is* already an armor mechanics in the game, I'd rather make use of it than add another layer of damage mitigation on top.

I don't rule out a block% yet, but my current plan is:

currently: armor subtracts from 33%-100% armor.

future, without shield: subtract 20% - 100% armor
future, with shield: subtract 40%-100% armor.
certain skills will increase that 40% when using a shield.

If you have armor 20, example.

2h warrior subtracts 4-20 from blows.
shield warrior subtracts 8-20 from blows.
(add to that the stats of the shield itself, and it'll likely be around 9-22)

with this, the effect will scale up as you level, which is the current problem with shields.

disclaimer: actual values subject to change, I am still computing stats and simulations)
 

Mr.Suspense

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its relieving to get your words on such issues, yes u r suppper duppper busy with lot of stuff, so fingers crossed till then ....
 

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