The issue I found with maces is that, though their base power are usually higher than swords, they often do less damage for me. Post Reply - 149453. The goedendag (or variant spellings) was a Flemish weapon which is often described in modern sources as similar to the morning star. Axes give the chance to make a better crit. The sword no doubt. Sword is good vs cloth. Swords are just as viable but maces do extra damage against undead and can break the armor off of cyclopes easier. Saved by Edgy dude doing a V sign at you lmao. hide. If you want to optimize, a sword in your offhand and mace in your main. Iai! Sword vs. Mace vs. Axe, Executioner vs. Mongoose (2H, for PvP Arms) 8 posts. As for attack speed, sword > axe > mace. Only DH can use warglaives. Cutlass vs Scimitar then Chinese Straight Dao (Pirate Game) - … So your damage with the syphon will stay put (all other things being equal) while your damage going swords will go up. Very few total enemies are weak to blunt, and very few resist blunt, a fair enough exchange. S. Joined: May 2011 Posts: 12: Hello, I play the game on XBOX360. Swords vs. What is the difference? Axes give the chance to make a better crit. share. Mace v Hammer v Sword, Tanks! Your off-hand weapon determines your attack speed for both hands, so your mace will attack as fast as a sword. (i.e. Tests were done on the VR16 mobs in Orsinium with a VR12 Purple sword. SWORDS VS MACE ?? widget624 Posted 1/25/2010 3:46:58 PM message detail Maces have a slower attack speed then swords making them pretty much worthless. amen, son! #445161 31/05/11 08:01 PM 31/05/11 08:01 PM: Joined: May 2011 Posts: 12. Arena weapons) There is not extra proc that we get for using a certain weapon, Being human using an identical sword/mace will have the same outcome. I just respeced my magicka nightblade to stamina, and i dual wield on both bars. Just an idea. If you are using heavy armor and can not outrun other infantrymen, you will have hard time using both if fell off the horse. My brother and I did some pretty in depth research a few years back when faced with that quandry because we are both obsessed with min-maxing, but we're sword guys. It always depends on what happens in the short run, however, for you'll still be killing things in less than 20 seconds per mob. Using the appropriate weapon for the job would make the fight go faster, but if you smack anything enough times, it's sure to die either way. #445161 31/05/11 08:01 PM 31/05/11 08:01 PM: Joined: May 2011 Posts: 12. Join us for discussions, information and miscellaneous topics related to Capcom's Dragon's Dogma and Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen. Discussion in 'Renaissance Discussion' started by David Scraggs, Dec 9, 2014. The katana is the Vorpal Katana and the mace is the Atlantean Mace. 13 posts. Swords beyond those 2 are really going to hurt your dps. So i'm trying to figure out if i'm going to want to use one or the other as my short range weapon. S. SirScott OP stranger SirScott OP stranger. © Valve Corporation. Swords, on the other hand, have quite the list of enemies weak to slashing, but also a decent amount with some level of resistance to it. iirc the slowest weapon speed every was a 2H axe (pendulum of doom) and used to be 4.00 and there were really fast little 1H swords of 1.5 So the only difference it really makes is if you're fighting something that needs to be cut (Hydra, Evil Eye, Saurian) or something that needs to be smashed (Skeleton Lord, Golem...). All rights reserved. Throughout the game the best weapon to use is the best one you have. It feels very rock-paper-scissor when you use it. Swords are the strongest, but even on master dificulty the games pretty easy so choose what you want. All trademarks are property of their respective owners in the US and other countries. If you are going to wait for gate to be broken, then i think longer is the better. re: Mace, Axe or Sword? Mace: I love it from a RP perspective, I'm not that happy with it from a gameplay one. Last edited by … Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Axe's and Dagger's are not really as class specific as Sword's and Mace's. If your build is focused on popping people with Dizzy + Dawnbreaker, then sword will be your best option. The author of this thread has indicated that this post answers the original topic. Was wondering which would be better as an outlaw rogue to have as a MH and OH. If we had the choice, ... of the two specs in vanilla is accurate and while mace spec isn’t useless if the best weapon you can get is a mace, axe/sword were unarguably superior in vanilla. Looking for an objective comparison of the pros and cons for Hammer, Mace and Sword(the taunting tank weapons) 8 comments. Swords vs Maces vs Fencing. So I switch between axe and sword depending on the enemy. We discovered that, aside from the damage difference being pretty unnoticable, weaknesses and resistances are another very balanced piece between the weapons. Sword, axe or mace? Looking for an objective comparison of the pros and cons for Hammer, Mace and Sword(the taunting tank weapons) 8 comments. Axe specialization have higher uptime of deep wounds. Axe can deal extra bleeding damage which ignore the armor ranking if you have the perk. This round I'm going Mystic Knight. Swords, axes, maces and daggers - what's the difference? A comparison video between the advantages of swords and the advantages of maces. Roll initiative. Sword is the fastest but deals least damage. ~Cheesius ll Last edited by Emperor Cheesius Secundus; May 8 @ 4:43pm. I know the axe is overall better but with the human mace / sword specilization bonus i was wondering if those are better for humans. Swords deal an additional percentage in damage, axes deal damage over time (dot) for a couple of seconds and maces increase the physical penetration. I'm noticing that maces tend to have more strength than swords, however I'm a bit of a Fashion Dogma guy and am wondering if swords … I am a returning Dragons Dogma player, usually am sorcerer or magick archer. Sword … I'm talking large scale, small scale, solo, pvp and pve. No contest. If you get killed by magicka classes a lot, use Swords. Currently the best Combat setup is the fist from KT 25, and Webbed death, allowing you to purchase CQC. I've played single player games that have done an even better job differentiating. sword - longer range, more flexibility (stabbing) and usually faster. Post Reply - 140351. Well out of this I have learned that I need to siege something. Sep 22, 2018 @ 1:37pm AFAIK, there is no difference outside of aesthetics. All the weapons listed above are all ilvl 370. Mace vs Sword; User Info: Alexander31. So I decided to run some tests to determine which weapon would perform better between Maces/Swords and Sharp/Precise traits. Axe vs Mace vs Sword (One-Handed) We're looking closer at the One-Handed weapons in this thread. This round I'm going Mystic Knight. Maces aren't what they used to be, but I like the change. Ive noticed that each weapon has a different set damage depending on which weapon equipped eg, Swords have a range of 316-528, Maces have a range of 369-475, axes have a range of 274-570, and fist have… not to sure about them as i do not have one yet. Nazdrak-bleeding-hollow. S. Joined: May 2011 Posts: 12: Hello, I play the game on XBOX360. This game's combat system isn't sophisticated enough to differentiate though. Swords look the best, but have high dex requirements. btdub walrus, have I ever congratulated a fellow believer? Swords has always been a great option for quick burst damage, but sometimes unreliable (and obviously a nerfbat target). save. 2011-01-18, 07:11 AM #3. gamhacked. Post Reply - 149453. Hello all, I am a returning Dragons Dogma player, usually am sorcerer or magick archer. 2H Sword vs Mace- Use both?!?! Sword-chucks, yo. WoW Classic. sound off! If it takes you 3 swings to kill with your "speedy" sword it should take me a single hit from the mace anyway (if they have the same rank VS th same enemy). I used to be a swords-only guy myself. IIRC they also have an easier time breaking the magic medals off of golems. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Sword vs Mace GM: The enormous shadow monster begins terrorizing the village, gobbling down the fleeing populace, wrecking buildings, and sowing death, destruction, and chaos. At absolute maximum, you are getting 5% damage out of a maul, so sword is always better. Match the mastery to the weapons you have. Swords would better dps, but there's a huge lack of sword itemization vs the other weapons available, like the best MH is random from naxx 25 trash, and the best oh is from malygos 10. Sword VS Mace So i'm trying to figure out if i'm going to want to use one or the other as my short range weapon. Sword and Mace are essentially the same for physical attacks. Arena weapons) There is not extra proc that we get for using a certain weapon, Being human using an identical sword/mace … It's always these two against each other first, as they affect how much damage you do against a mob. So when you are looking for a good weapon for sieges. Apr 11 @ 3:18pm Using Warband experience, you want axe or mace for heavy melee fighting (read: Siege), either to trash those shields or those heavily armoured enemies. I have been using swords up until now. Most things aren't very weak to blunt, but maces will do more damage to compensate, and have higher knockdown. I have never used a mace if I could help it as I see them as unnecessary. I already have a spear for mounted and long range combat so it's purely for close-range. Encompassed in a single sentence, it is. (100.2 - 96.5 = 3.7 for some of the difference) That is the best main-hand mace in the game that you will see outside of getting a 2050 arena rating, whereas there are better swords out there without pvp'ing. Sword vs Mace. *dice rolling* GM: All right, you guys move first. Mace: I love it from a RP perspective, I'm not that happy with it from a gameplay one. SWORDS VS MACE ?? The maces in this game changed my outlook. Nazdrak-bleeding-hollow. Axes vs. Maces. share. Sword Darth Vader Batman Superhero Cool Stuff Fictional Characters Cool Things Swords Fantasy Characters. If you get killed by Tanky players, use Mace's. Swords would better dps, but there's a huge lack of sword itemization vs the other weapons available, like the best MH is random from naxx 25 trash, and the best oh is from malygos 10. Have found Delec and want to buy the Dragon's presence and the dark buckler (if I am correct). It feels very rock-paper-scissor when you use it. Iai! Hello Arisens, sometimes I want to be a mystic knight wielding a mace. Swords are the weapons with the most raw damage, and axes have more armor penetration. Plus maces in DD have brutal sounding sound effects. Thanks alot bro, think I'm going 2H axes (just for the looks and the cleave ofc) :P. IGN: Unknown/KartellenSebbe. As far as I'm aware, there aren't any speed differences. For close combat, I'd say swing speed would be most important. If the Sword and Mace have the exact same state and damage, it is personal preference. Mace is good vs armor. A mace is a blunt weapon, a type of club or virge that uses a heavy head on the end of a handle to deliver powerful strikes.The mace was chiefly used for blows struck upon the head of an enemy. sound off! The enchanted talking mace Sharur made its first appearance in Sumerian/Akkadian mythology during the epic of Ninurta. Only Catapracht Mace is a bit comparable with swords in this comparison. Axe is the in between. Im at about 78 or so but I have never ran a macer….Had a fencer way back before T2A. A mace is beautifully simple, just swing around and hope someone's head meets the business end of the mace. Note: This is ONLY to be used to report spam, advertising, and problematic (harassment, fighting, or rude) posts. Español - Latinoamérica (Spanish - Latin America), Português - Brasil (Portuguese - Brazil). Swords vs. Last edited by … At Sword Arts we recognize and count double deaths (those more common … Axe vs Sword vs Mace Which do you think is the coolest? Most things aren't very weak to blunt, but maces will do more damage to compensate, and have higher knockdown. But I already have ascalon and thunder kite shield. As for attack speed, sword > axe > mace. S. SirScott OP stranger SirScott OP stranger. And it ignores some armor if you have the perk. Last edited by kreeper_green; Sep 22, 2018 @ 1:29pm < > Showing 1-8 of 8 comments . David Scraggs Well-Known Member. In fact, Shahnameh has many references to heavily armoured knights facing each other using maces, axes, and swords. Yeah the knockdown power is a big selling point for me. Paladin: I draw my sword and charge up to the--! I already have a spear for mounted and long range combat so it's purely for close-range. However, this is a misconception; it was an infantry weapon in the form of a thick wooden shaft between 1.2 to 1.8 m (3.9 to 5.9 ft) in length, slightly thicker toward the top, topped with a stout iron spike. Maces : Ignore 15% of target's armor. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the DragonsDogma community. Our "proc" is essentially only when Seal of Justice is active for the stun. If you want to optimize, a sword in your offhand and mace in your main. Deleted. Swords are much faster and have many more useful combos than maces, they also take less stamina to swing. Ah, this old question again I’m going to keep this short, since I hav answered this question countless of times before and I tend to get a bit too ranty when it comes to it. I found a decent mace and started using it. I never use non crafted Mace as the range is shorter. Maces usually have no dex requirements but … 2.) Axe, mace or sword? A certain perk grants you the ability to deal critical damage with a sword. Last edited by Chillum; Apr 11 @ 3:17pm #2. our kind are too few these days. Some enemies are weak/strong against one or the other (skeletons are very weak to blunt, and harpies weak to slash). So I switch between axe and sword depending on the enemy. Maces win out pretty damn easily from the looks of it. For swords the Katana is sweet and my all time favorite…The Halberd…Love it. If the Sword and Mace have the exact same state and damage, it is personal preference. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Hunters cannot use 2h maces (or 1h, though they wouldn’t use 1h anything anyway), and druids can’t use 2h swords or axes. Shamans cannot use 1h swords, and DH cannot use 1h maces or daggers. Reply With Quote. sword - longer range, more flexibility (stabbing) and usually faster mace - damage can ignore many armors (at least to a certain degree) and rarely kills enemies (more prisoners) The goedendag (or variant spellings) was a Flemish weapon which is often described in modern sources as similar to the morning star. Your off-hand weapon determines your attack speed for both hands, so your mace will attack as fast as a sword. Maybe mace critical hits can stagger? Thanks alot bro, think I'm going 2H axes (just for the looks and the cleave ofc) :P. IGN: Unknown/KartellenSebbe. not the most fun but crafting a long mace might be the way to go. View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Started Threads Dreadlord Join Date Two-handed weapons can be found, purchased and crafted in three types which give different benefits due to the heavy weapons passive. Maces vs Sword vs Axes With massive crits backing Axes up in WLK, they just might be viable again. Ri0Rdian. Mace has a stun bonus and sword has a accuracy rating bonus, axe has no bonus. Swords give the chance of extra attacks. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. Axes vs. Maces. However, this is a misconception; it was an infantry weapon in the form of a thick wooden shaft between 1.2 to 1.8 m (3.9 to 5.9 ft) in length, slightly thicker toward the top, topped with a stout iron spike. Swords/greatswords are better : faster DPS, chance to crit. Swords : 5% chance to gain an extra attack ( cannot occur more than once every 6 seconds ). Axes are the weakest of all, yes they are faster than maces but the extra damage with the bleed is extremely low and ridiculous. Which tank weapon is best suited for which situations? But more importantly, most of the top tier weapons worth using in the end are either swords or axes. Then again, i would use an axe. The others are just plain ugly >_> Reply With Quote. It depends. The mace stun is being removed, ( we know that ) but has been replaced by 15% target's armor ignorance. So i think you will use a close quarters weapon when sieging. I didn't factor champion points into this equation, but I have 0% bonus crit damage and 0% bonus armor pen from Champ Points. Alexander31 8 years ago #1. 8:37. Swords tend to have a faster swing than maces. Power attack crit = power crit. 13 posts. Discussion. Otherwise, it depends on the character for me. You get a reach two hander- pike- a dual type two hander - great sword - , a dual type single - warhammer - and two strong alpha striking ranged - arbalest and arquebus. Kick the Ox, newly Arisen! Swords beyond those 2 are really going to hurt your dps. Maces, to me, seem to lose too much to be effective. 15 April 2019 19:11 #1. There'a really no wrong answer with sword vs mace as far as this game is concerned. Which tank weapon is best suited for which situations? Currently the best Combat setup is the fist from KT 25, and Webbed death, allowing you to purchase CQC. Take a good axe, they do extra dmg to gates. I just went with the classic choice of daggers, but i'm considering going sword and dagger (1 in each hand) just for aestehtics...so, my question is, … A mace typically consists of a strong, heavy, wooden or metal shaft, often reinforced with metal, featuring a head made of stone, bone, copper, bronze, iron, or steel. My question is : Which weapon , (I want your opinion) , will be the best for WotLK's Arms PvP? WoW Classic General Discussion. Im gona go Axes and when i do 2 … Re: Sword, Axe, or Mace? With maces, you usually must be chest to chest to enemies, with swords you have a bit more distance to move. WoW Classic General Discussion. I thought swords still had “high weapon speed low weapon damage” axes were “medium speed and damage” and mace’s were “low weapon speed and high damage” weapon speed didn’t follow a particular weapon class. Mace is the slowest but it deals most damage. You wanted thrust vs chain armor not cut (swords), and crush (maces) vs plate. PvP vs high resilience + high armor (DK, Warrior, Paladin, Shaman, Hunter, Druid) Mace = higher than +5% damage Sword = around +5% damage Axe = less than +5% damage PvP vs high resilience + low armor (Mage, Warlock, Priest, Rogue, caster/cat Druid) Sword = around +5% damage Mace and Axe = depending on the resilience to armor ratio. If you don't want swords/greatswords take maces/hammers. On a Stam Sorc, axe vs sword depends heavily on what you are playing. Mace has a stun bonus and sword has a accuracy rating bonus, axe has no bonus. 15 April 2019 19:11 #1. Axes look tiny but allow for the best runewords, usually you have to pay to repair at least one. Maces, to me, seem to lose too much to be effective. Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn. Gameplayer4885. Was fun but I never 'loved" any of the weapons. Currently Axe seems to be the better choice overall with sword being better every 30 minutes with recklessness. As we all know, most of the warriors in arena use maces. 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