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SW in 7.2

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Alright so I’ve been hearing constantly that SW is gonna be “fixed” and get better in 7.2 but some ppl say they are getting even more nerfed so which is it? 

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@MintyR-DN SW in the 7.2 Part-2 Patch that we are getting is highly buffed. From damage increases on things like Treble Cleave and Minstrel's Flair, to the fact that Blazing Requiem (frog skill) changes from a 3-stage 4-second cast to a single-cast 1.5sec blast. That means you can cast the frog at the same spead as the Fiery Requiem unicorns, and deal a base of 8.8k damage.

Watching some (obviously geared) Korean 7.2 bard gameplay will show you that with your buffs up and debuffs buried on an enemy, you can 100-0 them with aoe aether hold > frog > treble cleave > DP

Sadly since Kaisinel is not really a thing in NA, it's a bit harder for us to do that but nevertheless, the SW damage output increases quite a bit

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1 hour ago, SlaveService-KT said:

Something that puts balance on the credit card. 

 

But in real, its upgraded version of +15 stigma.

Welp looks like I won’t be going back to SW gotta find a new main :(

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So ignoring new +15 skills/stigmas/etc, I'm seeing the following changes from @TheSecretCowLeve-KT's list:

- Shock resist now gives 2000 instead of 1000 (buff)
- Refreshing Melody now also decreases cast time by 20% on top of the other things it already does (buff)
- Frog skill is no longer a charge skill, but it hits slightly less than the fully charged stage 3 old version (neutral)
- Freestyle no longer reduces the enemy's MR by 300 (nerf)
- Exultation stigma now gives 3000 HP instead of 2000 HP (buff)
- Impassion stigma now gives 2500 MA instead of 2000 MA (buff)
- Minstrel's Flair 2k DP skill now hits 20% harder than before (buff)
- Song of Ice now hits 10% harder than before (buff)
- Song of Fire also hits 10% harder than before (buff)
- Song of Earth, same thing, 10% harder (buff)
- Bright Stroke, same thing, 10% harder (buff)
- Bright Strike, same thing, 10% harder (buff)
- Treble Cleave hits 30% harder than before (buff)
- Hymn of Rejuvenation is now an AOE heal over time for the whole group instead of just 1 person (buff)
- Requiem (penguin group sleep) no longer gives the enemy 2000 additional magic defense when used (buff)

So out of 15 changes, only 1 of them is a nerf -- and it's on a stigma that a lot of people don't even use. I'm honestly seeing good changes for SW in 7.2, @MintyR-DN.

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Ele-DN   

Doesn't matter what skill buff or changes sw get, no kaisinel(even nerfed transforms we got)= sw t rash no matter what. 

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8 minutes ago, MintyR-DN said:

I dont understand how can anyone get a +15 stigma without paying billions???

There is not many options, or you spend billions of kinah buying stigma enchant bags with every single alt you have or you drop a few thousand dollars on the BCM

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1 hour ago, DevilNest-KT said:

There is not many options, or you spend billions of kinah buying stigma enchant bags with every single alt you have or you drop a few thousand dollars on the BCM

This. I took six stigmas from +9 to +11 and it cost me over a billion kinah. Getting to +15 is a pipedream unless you are prepared to throw thousands of dollars at the game or multiple billions kinah.

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Welp it looks like I’m either gonna have to find a new class a new game or just suffer without +15 stigs 

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21 minutes ago, MintyR-DN said:

Welp it looks like I’m either gonna have to find a new class a new game or just suffer without +15 stigs 

...make sure you do not reroll a Sorc. You will be a SW without heals and survivability.

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3 hours ago, MintyR-DN said:

I dont understand how can anyone get a +15 stigma without paying billions???

Does 7.2 increase the chance of enchanting stigmas?

If it doesn't billions probably wouldn't be enough.

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42 minutes ago, Shiftie-DN said:

Does 7.2 increase the chance of enchanting stigmas?

If it doesn't billions probably wouldn't be enough.

No and its not "billions", its "thousands" $$$$.

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Prinz-KT   

Is there a "safe point" when enchanting stigmas in 7.2, like getting +10 on gear?

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49 minutes ago, Prinz-KT said:

Is there a "safe point" when enchanting stigmas in 7.2, like getting +10 on gear?

I think they change the percentage only in events, and so far not in our region. We only have gotten a safe pad at +9 during the event and that was it.

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