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This is my first guide, I hope you guys like it. Iíve decided to make a
Vindicator/Templar guide, since lots of people have asked me to make one. The
Vindicator/Templar uses: FoH, Smite and sometimes Charge to hunt people down. In
my opinion, itís one of the best pvp chars, and practically only a few chars can
beat him, more about that in the duelling section.
One note though: If youíre not rich, donít start, because youíll need some
pretty good items to make this char own. This char will be quite ready on lvl
90, but you canít max fana, youíll have to be 99 to do that, so your ultimate
goal is 99.
Note: I donít have a mercenary section, since theyíre always dieing, and you
wonít need it.
Holy Shock: 20
Conviction: Enough for lvl 25 WITH equip
Fanatism: Put stats in it when the other skills are done
Fist of the Heavens: 20
Holy Shield: 20
With the pre-reqs for FoH and HS, youíll have 1 stat in smite and charge, which
Check the screens for the stats if you use my equip.
Strength: Enough to wear enigma, Iíve chosen Mage Plate, I got a great
one with 1073 def, but dusk/wyrm will do fine. I chose for a bit lower def, and
some more life.
Dexterity: Enough for max block (when HS is maxed)
Iíve listed the items I think are best, and I havenít listed other items, since
I donít think this char will work out with any other items, if you have
suggestions, be free to make them. If you canít afford these items, stop reading
Helm: Shako (Ber). Basically, there is not other choice, this is the best.
Armor: Enigma (MP/Dusk/Wyrm).
Belt: Verdungoís Hearty Cord. No other choice, itís the only thing
Gloves: Bloodfists. Youíll need the FHR, no other choice.
Boots: Sandstorm Treks, Gores. IMO the sandstorms are way better, but
when using gores, you're going to need 2 more fhr combats, and you can get the
Weapon: Doom Zerker.
Shield: Exile in eth elite shield with 4x res (Sacred Targe, Sacred Rondache,
Kurast Shield, Zakarum Shield, Vortex Shield.)
Amulet: 30% Maraís.
Ring 1: 5% Bul Kathos. I say 5% for two reasons. One, it looks better.
Two, in pvm, the ll does matter.
Ring 2: 250/20 Raven Frost. 23x-24x/20 will do fine too.
Weapon on Switch: Cta. Preferable 6/6/x, and in +3 hs scepter would be
Shield on Switch: Lidless, Sigon, HoZ (for casting HS.)
7 combat skillers with life, preferable 4x
2 combat skillers with 12% fhr
1*5fhr/5allres to get the 86% fhr bp
Fill up the rest with 20/5ís until max res
After that, 3/20/20ís
And of course, Annihilus.
Lightsabre (For those annoying FoH palaís and Trapsins)
Tgods (Again, vs light users for more light res, with Lightsabre enough to own
both those chars)
2*wisp (If Foh palaís, Trapsins or Light sorcs are using absorb, smite them to
death with them doing NO dmg at all.)
2*Dwarf Star (Absorb vs fire sorcs)
1*raven frost (against cold sorcs)
Eth Botd Zerker (For zealing in pvm, will go a lot faster)
Magefists (Against teleport freaks, to be used with Hoto and Arachnid)
Hoto (Against teleport freaks, to be used with Magefists and Arachnid)
Arachnid (Against teleport freaks, to be used with Magefists and Hoto)
HoZ (For casting your HS)
Youíre going to be a helper pala, so youíll have to check out what chars there
are, if there are a lot of sorcs, use conviction and foh a bit. If there are a
lot of melee chars, use fana and zeal, youíll have lvl 1 zeal (pre-req) which is
better then smite/charge.
First note on all chars: If theyíre using lightning absorb, their dmg/def will
be lower, and therefore your smite will be painfull.
Second note on all chars: If theyíre teleporting freaks, put on your cast equip,
hunt them down, and foh/smite them to death.
Third note on all chars: Namelock is great on all chars.
Lightning Sorceress: (easy)
Put on your Tgods (no need for lightsabre), and dodge her lightnings, very easy,
few fohís and heís down. (If using light absorb, put on your wisps too)
Fire Sorceress: (medium)
Put on your dwarfes, avoid their fireballs at all cost, and foh them to death.
Cold Sorceress: (medium)
Orb is easy. Blizzard is another story, put on your dual Raven Frosts and try to
lure them towards you, never go to them, theyíll cast blizzard on themselves,
and youíll be dead in no time. Against extremely good blizzard sorcs, try using
charge, and charge them out of their own blizzard, you might get 1 or 2 hits,
but youíll win.
Wind Druid: (medium)
Base equip, just try to foh his oak and charge in, avoid all the creatures and
start smiting him, if you get the first hit right, youíll win.
Melee Druid: (medium)
Base equip, throw a foh or 2 when heís running/teleporting in, then start
smiting, if you get life tap, they should be gone pretty soon, but you could
loose if you don't. Also, practice some on aiming for the druid and not his
Bone Necroís: (hard)
Put on caster equip, and be a fohír, youíre not going to come close enough to
smite, so just foh them to death. If theyíre only using bone spears, you can
teleport on them, and smite them, with bone spirits youíll be dead doing this.
Summon Necroís: (medium)
If they are good, and using enigma, theyíre practically unbeatable, all those
skellies will get all your attacks, and you wonít even be able to smite the
necro. Only way, is putting on your cast equip, and cast/foh, cast/foh, cast/foh,
taking out 1 skellie at a time, that probably is the only way. Yes, this is what
I first said, but hey.. foh does those little holy bolts, and skellies are
undead right? So it's not that hard after all, still medium though.
Trap Assasins: (medium)
Put on your lightsabre, tgods and perhaps wisps, foh them a few times from
distance, but stay away from them, mb is dangerous, if they donít do a lot of
dmg just teleport in, and smite, your life tap will make you the winner.
Just keep your distance, and throw fohs, don't try to smite, that's near to
Concentraction barbs are like the easiest char there is, just smite. As for
whirlwind barbs, they are not as fast as you, and they wonít hit enough to get
you down, 3*smite, 1*foh etc etc, thatís the way I kill them, and Iíve never
Put on your smite equip, try to get 1 or 2 fohís in before theyíre standing next
to you, and after that, itís just smiter vs smiter, which they will probably win
if they're good.
Zealers are no duellers, just smite and throw a few fohís.
Foh Paladins: (medium)
Put on Lightsabre and Tgods and perhaps wisps, theyíll be sitting ducks, charge
in, and smite them to death.
You'll do 5k dmg with foh, 2k dmg with smite, you'll have 41% dmg reduce, 75%
change to block, 86% fhr, 22k def, 80/80/75/75 res, 3500 life, and the 75% fcr
bp if you put on your cast equip.
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