There are a few useful tactics for beating Duriel. For my first battle with him (which occured after 2 encounters resulting in my death), i just nightmared him, and used an axe normal attack. i got a jade talon, bartucs would go perfect for dual wield until i can farm the runes for chaos, Powered by Discourse, best viewed with JavaScript enabled, World of Warcraft Arena World Championship. It is hard to play and it doesnt beat a trap assassin. work fine too. Also for a guy this big he sure runs fast and hits hard so always be cautious around him. by Twisted[EW] Fri Aug 25, 2006 10:06 pm, Post f you really wanna play MA sin, I have a bartucs Ive been trying to offload for ages. Keep gold in a shared stash. (only use ONE shadow, dury has a chance to cast inner fire when he kills something, so keep you shadows to a max of 1 to give him fewer things to kill which is few chances to fully heal himself!). Acid Fiends or Summoned Shadows are both VERY bad ideas, as these make him impossible to kill. by Brother Laz Thu Aug 10, 2006 12:47 pm, Post Then equip mercenary with some decent weapon from gamble and if you be bait for duriel standing close to him, tanking him, you merc can actualy kill him. As noted above Thawing potions help. The Holy Freeze Aura is very helpful too as its effect slows the Boss even more. do you have weapon block or shield and some dex? Mercenaries knew the sort of life they chose.

add me if you just want to get it out of your inventory. im running elementalist claw striker martial artist, but duriel is like the worst matchup for me since duriel slows me down so much. I lost quite a bit of stuff that way. Oh and I got a mate to help at the end too. TP back to the boss area and repeat from step 3. I think MA is very underrated and he was saying it was a normal/night build, so i said no, its more of a hell build. You can buy 2 socket helm and 3 socket breast plate from Fara dn socket it with emeralds to improve your shield block. With a sorc lvl 24, I used mainly supernova + mana sweep. would that prevent the cold debuff? But i meant shes playable, i would say kind of underrated because people think shes bad. While your forces are all attacking Duriel, your Skeletons and Blood Golem will close with the enemy. You can use any class type to beat Duriel but the ones I suggest using are the ones with long-range attacks. Info. Using. im going for pheonix strike because i figured id always have an element on hand to deal with immunes no matter the flavor, since maxing out the three basic elemental claw attacks are part of the synergies of the build, i know its probably slower than super specialized builds like a kicksin ubers-killer, but im a very mediocre skill level player, ill never see an ubers boss, let along kill one solo. Then just enter the chamber, make a portal just in case you die and need to go back. JavaScript is disabled. by Celorfin Thu Aug 17, 2006 4:45 pm, Post I've killed Duriel once, with lvl 26 assassin. Fire Blast is usually something I work on right before heading to Hell. This, and get your merc to drink some too. Other bosses can be equally tough, but the difference is that you cannot afford to die to Duriel, or he will heal himself. Merc health goes Red, you TP tf out of there. No its not, i am playing it right now at level 50 nightmare and its extremely fun, i expressed myself poorly. diablo hellfire spells blessed reflect wikia Im not sure why Duriel takes shit from the prime evils. You can use any class type to beat Duriel but the ones I suggest using are the ones with long-range attacks. But the slow is an aura and it will affect you no matter what. Post If you have a merc, go to next step, if not, TP and get a merc. I didn't really have a problem with him. level 24 paladin. to finish the job. It goes from fun combo point finishing move skills to spamming crushing blow as fast as possible or being glacially slow (and more likely, both). what doesn't durry have lol? Tap to unmute. by StimPackAddict Fri Jul 28, 2006 3:28 pm, Post The stuff that comes out of melee attacks won't trigger thorns either (Crucify's spikes, Shower of Rocks's rocks, Retaliate and Retribute's stars, etc.). 60k gold later, I finally beat him! Thanks for all the idea's, I'll go and get myself a defensive merc. I *hate* Duriel. by zephyr Sun Aug 20, 2006 11:08 pm, Post It sucks, its a fun build, thats just how it is post 1.10 though. I had 350,000 gold before facing him, Ive now got less than 10,000. MA sin is ok for normal and nightmare but when you hit hell its going to be painfully slow. As assasin Wake of Fire with leaf build can easily kill duriel but that is not what you are using. And just kill it, take tons of pots with you and keep the merc alive to tank it for you while you do the dmg. Throw traps around Duriel's lair and then start hitting him with TS. Either way, as he has lots of life, the strategy takes tons of time, but actually makes him quite easy, not like diablo or mephisto easy, as you have little ground for mistakes. by Brother Laz Thu Sep 21, 2006 9:32 pm. Stay awhile and listen. The merc and shadow lady were a big help, thanks for everyone who sugested them. Also you can give them to your merc for same benefit. Oh dont get me wrong i think the assassin, MA specifically needs some real buffs. I still think MA needs a bit of TLC. by dfnord Sun Jul 30, 2006 4:15 am, Post Alas you must persist and slowly beat him down. I knew what I was walking into when I went to face Duriel, my level 23 assassin, did not. I used nightmare to slow him, while my merc tanked. The Lightning Sentry route is probably the most viable way you have to kill him, though you didn't focus on the skill and give it decent damage. playing assassin and having a blast. its heartbreaking that the only truly viable end-game builds for the class are the kicksin or the trapsin, neither of which utilize the signature weapons the class is supposedly built around. Diablo II Legacy Modding and Discussion, The Fury Within: Ancients & Awakening. There are a few useful tactics for beating Duriel. Duriel has always been a pain to fight. Gonna keep him alive a few more seconds. You dont lose it that way. by quilty Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:26 pm, Post by Angel_the_Angel Fri Jul 28, 2006 5:49 am, Post u should have a act2 def merc, but it will still die. it will even take out Destruction Duriel easily. i just cant hit him fast enough. In Phase II, you rush back through Lut Gholein, summoning a Blood Golem and resurrecting your Mercenary in the process before rushing back through the Town Portal. So drink up thawing potions +50cold res for 30seconds, duration stacks per each potion. I died before the game loaded. by dfnord Fri Jul 28, 2006 4:23 pm, Post Next time put ur gold in the shared stash before tough bosses, no death penalty on those. By like 10 thawing potions and just take them all at once before you go in. But with these classes, you will have to very be careful with your health as Duriel , If youre a Werdruid, just keep shifting into were-form, and attacking. Just saw you had prereqs to Master.

In this burial prison, youll find Duriel in Tal Rashas Chamber. it sucks that theres not a top tier build thats actually based off the assassins skills like claw mastery and the martial arts abilities. If playback doesnt begin shortly, try restarting your , Where?Boss ArenaAttacksTips on SurvivalDuriel was left by the elder Prime Evilsto guard the Tomb of Tal Rasha, where Baal corrupted the once-great sorcerer himself. drink thawing potions before fight you and your merc. Why not just talk to Fara to restore their health? In a recent multiplayer game with a high player count (4-5 players), Duriel was killed by two characters while everyone else stayed in town. It throws a lot of axes, and when duriel goes in the center of the "nova" he is hit for quite a lot of damage. The ones that are useful for the fight against Duriel are Blood Golem and Iron Maiden, and to a lesser extent Skeletal Mage, Raise Skeleton, Bone Spear . by Angel_the_Angel Fri Jul 28, 2006 7:06 pm, Post Bonk until dead. "Lightning Priest" level 25, killed Duriel yesterday. Barbarians and Assassins are a decent pick as you you can deal damage and take a few hits with the Barbarian Class and Dodge them as an Assassin. You open the chamber by using the Horadric Staff, which you create in an earlier mission.Xem thm trn, How to Defeat this Act 2 Boss. Just wanted to let you know before you get to hell and get disappointed by the lack of damage on the build. Youll spend a lot of money, going back to town to revive your merc and . Broke it, or computers are just abit too quick nowadays. But it is pretty good. The assassin to me looks like the class that could be amazing but fell a little short. Finally, keep some healing and mana potions at your belt ready for use. My strategy for Duriel on my level 19 Paladin was simple but effective. amazone diablo2 diablonext gba amzonas Casting your Warrior will also help. I was a level 24 Bow/Summon sin with 1 point in crucify. Barbarians and Assassins are a decent pick as you you can deal damage and take a few hits with the Barbarian Class and Dodge them as an Assassin. a little something called Fortress will destroy him easily if u just keep recasting it and running/healing. After the quest, Duriel can be lured to the bridge inside Tal Rashas chamber. Using fire, cold, lightning, or poison abilities will work well against Duriel, but his resistance will go up for each level of difficulty. First, players should be sure to create a town portal in case a fast getaway is needed. I agree 100% with that, and that is how i feel. If this answer doesn't give you enough information, click here to see the full answer.

which is just beyond stupendously idiotic. by Hypothraxer Thu Aug 17, 2006 5:07 pm, Post Why hire a new merc? you still got that bartucs up for grabs? Paladin: The most effective to kill Duriel as a Paladin is to use Zeal along with a freezing and life-leeching weapon. You can use any class type to beat Duriel but the ones I suggest using are the ones with long-range attacks. With a melee char it's tough, because his thorns aura will kind of wear you down. But now I have no full rejuvs. A merc can be bad, because if he kills your merc he can heal. Yea I hope they fix that, I almost die on HC like this on the loading screen.

I still enjoy MA but it is hard to play and need changes. You must log in or register to reply here. He went down fast, even though he killed all my shadows (my act3 merc survived withouth a scratch though though. by Hellbringer Tue Aug 15, 2006 11:24 am, Post Shopping. Now I dont mean to scare you away from having fun, just want to warn you ahead of time. It wasn't worth it to go down in one big zerg, die a lot and allow Duriel to heal. i also noticed a time strike which makes it almost impossible to tank him. yeah i knew that goin in after doin some readin. First, players should be sure to create a town portal in case a fast getaway is needed. Press J to jump to the feed. It sucks, its a fun build, thats just how it is post 1.10 though.

When the meta on a class designed specifically for claws and MA is essentially a passive cannon spec, you know theres a problem. Procs or indirect attacks (Guard Tower, spells, bows, etc.) Lul just find that lvl 6 cannot be frozen belt and you gucci. Share. 1 point in Cobra strike usually helps a lot. OK, here's what I did (in hatred, I just killed Baal btw, yippee!!! I killed him! by hellsing293 Thu Aug 10, 2006 9:15 pm, Post I stuck to the "trap, hit, trap, RUN to town" and repeat, repeat, repeat way of killing him. that would match perfectly with my jade talons, ill hit you up when i get back to my desk, im running errands right now. You're an employer offering job market wages. Information and updates for mods created by Brother Laz. I'm not expert with assassin, but I suggest that you use tiger strike. My Cold attacks didnt seem to be effectful on Duriel in Terror(i used Doom Serpents and Frozen Soul), so i had to get some help to kill him. I do decent damage, it's just the whole he-stuns-me and the does lots of damage that does me in. I had no problem with Dury at all. Barbarians or Necromancers can get around thorns by using Srcane Strike and its two sister skills and low damage weapons (less thorns). Hello ,no cannot be frozen mod does not work vs Holy freeze aura that Duriel has. If you really wanna play MA sin, I have a bartucs Ive been trying to offload for ages. just use it as a tank. Do not let the remorse get to you. I think your ch This is the Act 2 equivalent of the Act 3 Mephisto moat trick. Hey, can you tank him? ahn, i disagree. by Sutebe-san Thu Sep 14, 2006 11:40 pm, Post Good luck. Many people seem to struggle with Duriel, due to his high damage and the lack of running space. Very often, shared stash gets rolled back when you reload a character there (playstation/switch, I did not see any confirmation of this on XBox). For classes who rely on their merc to tank, I would recommend even stripping them of their weapon. It's a 1-hit kill for him, but the distraction is good while she lasts. You enter the arena and set up TP; you need to basically be a second away from TPing to town at all times. im doing baal runs now that a friend killed duriel for me.

my merc was like automatic kill, and i had to bloodflash/pot to stay alive using overpower but i still kept dying. ok well i have a melee char and had to kill durry. Merc aggros duriel; you do as much damage to duriel at that time. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. by Lprsti99 Fri Jul 28, 2006 12:05 pm, Post Let the merc keep dying - it is better than you getting killed. i got my cold sorc and my hammerdin for when i need to killfastfastfast, the assassin is mainly for fun on the side, thaw potions and give one to your mercenary too, spam traps, is it? /r/Diablo is the greatest source for Diablo-related news and discussion on the Internet. by hellsing293 Wed Aug 09, 2006 1:45 am, Post You could also stock up on thawing potions. Iron Maiden returns 200% damage. but i found two jade talons and i wanna goof off widdit. Barbarians and Assassins are a decent pick as you you can deal damage and take a few hits with the Barbarian Class and Dodge them as an Assassin.

Each one lasts 30 seconds and they stack. I just started playing this mod two days ago, and my lvl 23 assassin just killed duriel. do i need to get a cannot be frozen ring? Now onto act 3! Unless you play offline on console, then don't use shared stash at all. MA is slow and bad for nm and nightmare, it gets much better in hell. I feel like he should be the boss. Tips for killing duriel as a 25 assassin. Shes not bad but she needs buffs for sure. by Fish of Muu Fri Jul 28, 2006 8:17 am, Post If you have any questions or suggestions for the mods, please post them here. yeah, i know ill be able to kill anything in hell mode and immunes wont pose a problem, but unless i go meme build i wont be able to roflstomp like a sorc/zon/pally, Whats TLC? Duriel will take out any non-mage Skeletons you have in 25 seconds and then proceed to eliminate your Blood Golem in 13 seconds more. Hope they fix it soon. (Definitely found this out the hard way ><). Killed all act bosses using tiger strike, when I played assassin (altought she wasn't trapper). Im a returning D2 player. Dont forget the thawing pots. The good thing about fighting Duriel is that the good guy (you) gets to come back to life and continue on.

Copy link. Then I just spammed my nova traps (spell name?) youre basically equipping weapons as stat sticks with +skills to support traps, or kicks, which base their damage off your boots. by Brother Laz Thu Jul 27, 2006 11:43 pm, Post A tank will help. I remember reading the patch notes and seeing that the fight wont spawn you until you loaded in. This was an issue years ago in local lan and maybe single player as well. What i meant to say is that MA is worst in normal and nightmare and much better in hell, what you call late game. I didn't die! Duriel seems to reflect a portion of melee damage dealt to him and if your werebear or barb merc is swinging a powerful two-hander, they'll KO themselves. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Diablo 2 How to Kill Duriel with the Barbarian (NO town portals, NO merc) Watch later. This is perhaps a tad off topic, but if people have been requesting a Duriel nerf because of difficuilty Strategy for nightmare: used tons of + all skills, maxxed conquest, and only attacked between invunerability times. Familiarize yourself with the effects of Blood Golem and Iron Maiden. by Gorerotted Fri Aug 18, 2006 12:23 am, Post i died 3 times(he didn't heal once) then i was like that's it bm time. On the bright side you can use one of the free respecs to go trapsin which is one of the best solo clear builds in the game.