Block in my opinion. I never use it. I can get use out of most everything else. Misdirection from Pickpocket lets me take some of those rare weapons off of people without killing them. --- I used to tilt giants until someone convinced me they were windmills. Now I still tilt at giants but they have spinning arms.
More money is useless at high levels. Only half decent perk that everyone can use early on is Merchant and that's still midway through the speech tree. --- "Okay, look. We both said a lot of things your going to regret but I think we can put our differences behind use. For science. You monster.
Block. The only way I beat the ebony warrior is by repeatedly charging, and launching him through the air. It's unlimited fus ro dah! --- DIY not EMI http://m.gamefaqs.com/boards/196668-atomic-punk/65644808