Jun 152011

I encountered someone standing at the Gianthold mailbox, wreathed in flames. Reflexively I thought “fire shield”, but this was a completely different flame animation, one that was much richer and more complex. On a high-level sorceror. Interesting. A new theory emerged. Fire Savant?

Indeed that turned out to be the case. I’d never seen one, it is not a popular choice, so many of the end game creatures and bosses are immune to fire.

But oh, so beautiful!

Coin Serf as 'Fire and Ice'

Hot and cold running Coin

I changed Coin over to Fire Savant just because of the look. It is as awesome as I had hoped! A quick test-drive (BAM elite solo) revealed significant downside – Fire Savant is simply not as effective as Earth or (especially) Water. The SLAs aren’t as good, the only DOT is the much-weakened Firewall, and of course, lots of creatures are immune to fire.

With only one type remaining untested, the picture clarifies:

  1. Water
  2. Earth
  3. Fire

Sure does look cool though !

🙂 😀 🙂

  2 Responses to “Rockin’ the Savant Look: Fire and Ice”

Comments (2)
  1. It’s an excellent option for leveling. Then you swap to something else around level 16 or so.

  2. Oooooo…pretty…

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