Why do my Mesmer illusions hit 0 damage?

#1urmomishawt04Posted 8/25/2012 4:34:07 PM
Everytime I see them hit a '0' pops up.

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#2ChrisIsChemicalPosted 8/25/2012 4:35:45 PM
Illusions do no damage. Phantasms do.
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#3r7gerrabbitPosted 8/25/2012 4:37:13 PM
Illusions/clones are just for shattering. That's pretty much their sole purpose.

Phantasms are for damage. With the staff phantasms I was getting them to hit for 300-400 a pop at level 15.
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#4urmomishawt04(Topic Creator)Posted 8/25/2012 4:42:13 PM
From: r7gerrabbit | Posted: 8/25/2012 8:37:13 PM | #003
Illusions/clones are just for shattering. That's pretty much their sole purpose.

Phantasms are for damage. With the staff phantasms I was getting them to hit for 300-400 a pop at level 15.


>_> Oh lol. Alright cool. So they're just...illusions.
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#5lazarius12Posted 8/25/2012 4:46:45 PM(edited)
First, to clarify what others have said, Illusions are phantasms AND clones. Phantasms can do small damage, Clones do 0. Neither are forced to be shatter fodder as you can have them for distractions, or you can get traits that have them spread conditions and things. In general, don't think of the Mesmer as a pet class. Illusions do so much more than a simple attacking pet.