Melee vs Juggernaut?


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Post Wednesday, 6th July 2016, 01:15

Melee vs Juggernaut?

How should melee characters beat juggernauts? They are really fast, and deal a lot of damage.
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Post Wednesday, 6th July 2016, 01:27

Re: Melee vs Juggernaut?

Use non-melee attacks. Throw things, shoot arrows, summon friends, evoke evokers, blast wands, do whatever it is your character does when it's not hitting dudes with weapons.

If you don't have a viable non-melee means of attack, you should probably try and get one before you do Depths next time. Spend some consumables; haste goes a long way toward winning the fight or making sure you can escape it, and pots like agility and might will take it down faster.

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Post Wednesday, 6th July 2016, 01:41

Re: Melee vs Juggernaut?

Or have crazy character like AC 53, EV 24 and +9 vampiric great sword.

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Post Wednesday, 6th July 2016, 01:47

Re: Melee vs Juggernaut?

I find that most of my actually good melee characters can melee them by Depths. Yes, they have crazy stats, but so do ettins.

Iron giants, on other hand, are a different story...

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Post Wednesday, 6th July 2016, 02:45

Re: Melee vs Juggernaut?

Just fight them normally. If you're really scared you can always use might, agility, or haste or use evocable summons. If you're really unable to kill them in melee, you're either playing a conjurer, for whom juggernauts are no problem, or you need to build your character better.
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Post Wednesday, 6th July 2016, 02:52

Re: Melee vs Juggernaut?

tabstorm wrote:If you're really unable to kill them in melee, you're either playing a conjurer, for whom juggernauts are no problem, or you need to build your character better.


Is FeBe the former or the latter? :)

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Post Wednesday, 6th July 2016, 06:12

Re: Melee vs Juggernaut?

In this case I'd say he's a Summoner
screw it I hate this character I'm gonna go melee Gastronok

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Post Wednesday, 6th July 2016, 11:24

Re: Melee vs Juggernaut?

With Depths' monster density Corpse Rot should be easy to deploy. Then just melee.

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Post Wednesday, 6th July 2016, 12:08

Re: Melee vs Juggernaut?

Curare also works!

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Post Wednesday, 6th July 2016, 12:10

Re: Melee vs Juggernaut?

Juggernauts are the monsters i empty my sacks of spiders and boxes of beasts on. If you're not a felid, you can even a spend a few curare needles to slow them down. Darn, ninja'd while i was testing that in wizmode.
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