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  A Champions Mindset - Articles
  Posted by: Digz on 05-12-2011 @ 06:57 - Source: Haakon Stormbrow
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Haakon Stormbrow has created a really nice overview of how to play as a Champion in Lord of the Rings Online, quite a simple class is made quite complicated by the fact that Champions take a lot of damage, but it's strength is dishing out (or hopefully dishing out) more than it receives. As a Champion player myself, my main being level 43 at the moment, I haven't always enjoyed playing the Champion due to the damage it takes, however this guide really sets about how you should play as a Champion and any lower level Champions or potential Champion players out there, this guide is really for you.

Here are a few tips Haakon has given:

Quote:
I have gone through various aspects of building a Champion. I discussed the builds, stats, armor selection, skill sequences, but it occurred to me that I never really spent time discussing how playing a Champion is different from other classes. You can’t really play your Champion like any of the other classes or you will die. A lot.

You cannot afford to skimp on gear on your Champion, you will end up paying for it in repair bills. And you cannot afford to focus on one stat like Agility for Hunters. You need a good mix of offensive and off the beaten path (not BPE) defensive stats.

You almost need to play as a psychopath. Ignore the damage you are taking and dish out more. If they stun you, wake up and stun them. If they disarm you, hedge. If they try an induction, clobber them. If adds show up, do more DPS. Instead of thinking about how to survive the fight, you need to think about how to kill the mobs faster.


You can read the full article here.



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