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    Necromancer Guide by Hezda

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    Diablo II: Lord of Destruction:
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    Necromancer Guide
    -----------------
    
    Author: Hezda
    E-Mail: hezda@hotmail.com
    ICQ: 10328685
    Date: 22/11/01
    Version: 1.02
    
    Syatem requirement for Lord of Destruction:
    -------------------------------------------
    
    PII 266MHz
    64MB RAM for single-player
    128MB RAM for multi-player
    2MB VRAM dirext X compatible video card for software graphics
    8MB VRAM 3D accelerator for enhanced graphics feature
    Windows 95, 98, ME, 2000, NT and MAC
    Required 28.8Kbps modem for multi-player
    Required full version of Diablo II to run
    
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    History:
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    v1.00 (8/11/01): - First version of the guide
    
    v1.01 (23/11/01): -Finish Act V walkthrough
                      -Corrected some mistakes
                      -Changed recommended strenght to 80-100
    
    v1.02 (15/04/02): -Minor update
    			-corrected some mistakes
    			-Yay, just got myself a PS2! I'm going to make a walkthrough for
    			 Fatal Frame but you won't see it soon because I haven't got the
    			 game yet.
    			-Sorry for those that mail me, I told you guys that I won't
    			 update my guide anymore but I've changed my mind. I'll update
    			 it again when patch v1.10 release. Hopefully there will be
                       major changes for the underpowered Necromancer.
    
    Table of content:
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    1. Introduction
    2. Overview of Necromancer
    3. Necromancer's skills
    4. Act V walkthrough
    5. Credits
    
    Content:
    
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    1. Introduction:
    ================
    
    Welcome to world of Diablo. Where you have to fight off the evil minions in
    the world of Diablo to save mankind from destruction. Only you can save 
    mankind
    from their doom.
    
    Diablo II, one of the best selling games of year 2000. It also received a 
    lot of
    titles such as Game of the Year, RPG of the Year and so on. The expansion 
    was realeased
    in June 2001, which bring this game into another dimension. Previous Diablo 
    II players
    will definitely see the differences between the expansion pack and the 
    classic Diablo 2.
    A lot of skills are changed and two new classes are introduced. The assasin 
    and druid.
    
    But this guide is just solely for the necromancer. Other than that, Blizzard 
    North
    also added a ton of items such as charm which gives permanent effect when 
    you put it
    in your inventory and a ton of new unique items for every exceptional items 
    as well
    as newly added, elite items. Elite items are even more superior than 
    exceptional but they
    are harder to find. There are several elite unique but they are extremely 
    rare. Consider
    yourself lucky when you get one.
    
    Other than that, there are also class specific items which only certain 
    characters
    can use them. For example like claws, only assasin can equips the claw. They 
    is also
    one unique class specific items for each character and most of them are very 
    powerful
    worth a ton of SOJs.
    
    There's also a ton of new features such as Runewords and crafted items but I 
    won't go
    into detail with them.
    
    One of the most dissapointed changes are that Necromancer been nerfed so 
    badly that
    made this class extremely difficult to survive in Hell difficulty. 
    Eventhough his skills
    have been improved tremendously but still seem very weak compare to other 
    spell caster such
    as the overpowered Sorceress. But with right skills and right equipment, you 
    can actually
    finish Hell difficulty without much problems.
    
    Before that, Necromancer is one of the strongest character classes. Thanks 
    to his
    almighty Corpse Explosion, he can easily annihilate all the enemies within 
    second.
    But Blizzard has nerfed CE into a useless skill and it is only good for 
    dealings with
    physical immune monsters.
    
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    2. Overview of the Necromancer:
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    Important note!
    ---------------
    
    I don't play on Battle.net but I do play D2 over TCP/IP with my friends. We 
    seldom
    duel so my dueling skill sucks so don't ask me for dueling tips because
    I don't have any.
    
    You may not agree what I reccomend you to do here. Please bear in mind that
    this is only my opinion and you do not need to follow it strictly. Most of
    the characters in D2 are highly customizeable so you are not require to 
    follow it
    precisely in order to finish the game and you can built a Necro that suit 
    your
    taste better.
    
    Playing as a Necromancer is completely different from playing other 
    character classes.
    I know every characters are different but none of them is totaly unique 
    compares
    to Necromancer. Bear in mind that Necromancer is a spell caster. Mana is the 
    most
    important thing for him.
    
    Ideal stat points for Necromancer:
    ----------------------------------
    
    Strenght: 80-100 (your choice)
    
    Because Necromancer isn't a fighter, strenght is not important for 
    Necromancer but
    you need decent strenght so that you can wear better armor.
    
    Dexterity: 30
    
    Never put any point into dexterity! If You want to build a meleemancer than 
    all I
    can say is good luck. Meleemancer will have a tough time when playing Hell 
    difficulty
    and you will find that most of your hits will miss the enemy. That's because 
    when you put
    point into dexterity when playing as a Necromancer then you will find out 
    that it doesn't
    add as much Attack Rating to the necro when compares to other characters 
    such as
    Barbarian and Paladin.
    
    Vitality: As much as possible or somewhere around 100 (your choice)
    
    Vitality is very important for Necromancer due to his low defense. More 
    points into
    vitality means that more life so you can sustain more damages.
    
    Energy: As much as possible
    
    Dump every remaining point into energy. Preferably 3 points for every level 
    up so
    that you will not run out of mana very easily. Your main attack spell should 
    be Bone
    Spirits and it consumes 35+ mana for each hit when maxed so you really need 
    a lot of mana.
    
    Reccomended Skil Points Distribution:
    -------------------------------------
    
    Max Bone Spirits
    Max Golem Masteries
    Max Fire Golem or Iron Golem (your choice)
    10 points for Revive
    5 points for skeleton masteries
    1 point for Blood Golem
    5 points for Iron Maiden
    5 points for Lower Resist
    1 point for other curses
    10 points for Poison Nova (If you want)
    1 point for other skills
    
    the rest is up to you.
    
    All these skills should be enough to help you to survive through Hell 
    difficulty. But please
    bear in mind that Necromancer can't kill as fast as other characters so you 
    have to be
    patient. A lot of players gove up playing as Necromancer is because they 
    don't like
    to sit back and watch their Golem doing all the job while the Necromancer 
    just sit back
    doing nothing besides casting curse.
    
    Other than that, make full use of all the curses. Lower Resist works 
    wonderfully combine
    with Bone Spirits, Poison Nova and Fire Golem. All these skills deal 
    elemental damage
    while Blood Golem combine Iron Maiden can breeze you through Normal and 
    Nightmare
    diffivulty where there are almost completely no Physical Immune monsters.
    
    Try all the skills and find the one that suits your taste.
    
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    3. Necromancer's skills
    =======================
    
    Important note:
    ---------------
    
    Again, you may not agree what I say here so please don't tell me that what
    what skill is good and that that skill is bad and not worth x skill points.
    You can follow your own way of playing and choose the skill that suit your
    character the most.
    
    1. Poison and Bone skill tree
    -----------------------------
    
    A lot of people considered this tree to be extremely useless. But without
    this tree, the Necromancer will have tough time to survive in Hell. I admit
    that the poison skills really suck but some of the Bone skill is good. Like
    Bone Spirit. That is the best attack spell that a Necromancer can have.
    
    Teeth
    -----
    
    Description: Hehehehe... you might think this spell is a joke when you see
                 the maximum damage it does. But remember, when you maxed this 
    spell,
                 21 teeth x 23 dmg = 483 dmg. It's even higer than Bone Spirit. 
    BUT,
                 only if you can let all the teeth hit the same enemy and you
                 MUST be in extremely close range. This is extremely dangerous 
    for
                 Necromancer. So, this spell is not really worth the skill 
    point.
    
    Rank: D
    
    
    [Level]           [Damage]                [Mana]
    
    lvl 1             2 teeth                   3
                        2-4
    
    Lvl 2             3 teeth                   3.5
                        3-5
    
    Lvl 3             4 teeth                   4
                        4-6
    
    Lvl 4             5 teeth                   4.5
                        5-7
    
    Lvl 5             6 teeth                   5
                        6-8
    
    Lvl 6             7 teeth                   5.5
                        7-9
    
    Lvl 7             8 Teeth                   6
                        8-10
    
    Lvl 8             9 teeth                   6.5
                        9-11
    
    Lvl 9            10 teeth                   7
                       10-12
    
    Lvl 10           11 teeth                   7.5
                       11-13
    
    Lvl 11           12 Teeth                   8
                       12-14
    
    Lvl 12           13 teeth                   8.5
                       13-15
    
    Lvl 13           14 teeth                   9
                       14-16
    
    Lvl 14           15 teeth                   9.5
                       15-17
    
    Lvl 15           16 Teeth                   10
                       16-18
    
    Lvl 16           17 teeth                   10.5
                       17-19
    
    Lvl 17           18 teeth                   11
                       18-20
    
    Lvl 18           19 teeth                   11.5
                       19-21
    
    Lvl 19           20 teeth                   12
                       20-22
    
    Lvl 20           21 teeth                   12
                       21-23
    
    
    Bone Armor
    ----------
    
    Description: Quite useful but not necessery. With horde of your minions as 
    tanks,
                 the enemy will have a tough time approaching you. Other than 
    that, it
                 dissapear very quickly and require you to cast it very often. 
    Only good in
                 PvP battle.
    
    Rank: C+
    
    Lvl 1            Absorbs 20 damage
                     Mana: 11
    
    Lvl 2            Absorbs 30 damage
                     Mana: 12
    
    Lvl 3            Absorbs 40 damage
                     Mana: 13
    
    Lvl 4            Absorbs 50 damage
                     Mana: 14
    
    Lvl 5            Absorbs 60 damage
                     Mana: 15
    
    Lvl 6            Absorbs 70 damage
                     Mana: 16
    
    Lvl 7            Absorbs 80 damage
                     Mana: 17
    
    Lvl 8            Absorbs 90 damage
                     Mana: 18
    
    Lvl 9            Absorbs 100 damage
                     Mana: 19
    
    Lvl 10           Absorbs 110 damage
                     Mana: 20
    
    Lvl 11           Absorbs 120 damage
                     Mana: 21
    
    Lvl 12           Absorbs 130 damage
                     Mana: 22
    
    Lvl 13           Absorbs 140 damage
                     Mana: 23
    
    Lvl 14           Absorbs 150 damage
                     Mana: 24
    
    Lvl 15           Absorbs 160 damage
                     Mana: 25
    
    Lvl 16           Absorbs 170 damage
                     Mana: 26
    
    Lvl 17           Absorbs 180 damage
                     Mana: 27
    
    Lvl 18           Absorbs 190 damage
                     Mana: 28
    
    Lvl 19           Absorbs 200 damage
                     Mana: 29
    
    Lvl 20           Absorbs 210 damage
                     Mana: 30
    
    Poison Dagger
    -------------
    
    Description: WHAT? You say you want to built a daggermancer and wish to 
    chanlenge
                 the Ancients solo in Hell? Good luck is all I can say. In order 
    to
                 be successful in using dagger and you wish to hit the enemy in 
    Hell,
                 you need a TON of +AR items. I'm not kidding, or else you will 
    see
                 that every 15 hits only 2 or 3 hits will hit the enemies in 
    Hell.
                 Other than that, it's even harder to find a high damage dagger
                 except a few unique exceptional one.
    
    Rank: D+
    
                     (Over 2 seconds)
    Lvl 1            Damage: 7-15
                     Attack: +15%
                     Mana: 3
    
    Lvl 2            Damage: 10-19
                     Attack: +25%
                     Mana: 3.2
    
    Lvl 3            Damage: 14-23
                     Attack: +35%
                     Mana: 3.5
    
    Lvl 4            Damage: 18-27
                     Attack: 45%
                     Mana: 3.7
    
    Lvl 5            Damage: 22-31
                     Attack: 55%
                     Mana: 4
    
    Lvl 6            Damage: 26-35
                     Attack: 65%
                     Mana: 4.2
    
    Lvl 7            Damage:
                     Attack: 75%
                     Mana: 4.5
    
    Lvl 8            Damage: 34-42
                     Attack: 85%
                     Mana: 4.7
    
    Lvl 9            Damage: 40-48
                     Attack: 95%
                     Mana: 5
    
    Lvl 10           Damage: 46-54
                     Attack: 105%
                     Mana: 5.2
    
    Lvl 11           Damage: 51-60
                     Attack: 115%
                     Mana: 5.5
    
    Lvl 12           Damage: 57-66
                     Attack: 125%
                     Mana: 5.7
    
    Lvl 13           Damage: 63-73
                     Attack: 135%
                     Mana: 6
    
    Lvl 14           Damage: 69-78
                     Attack:145%
                     Mana: 6.2
    
    Lvl 15           Damage: 75-83
                     Attack: 155%
                     Mana: 6.5
    
    Lvl 16           Damage: 81-89
                     Attack: 165%
                     Mana: 6.7
    
    Lvl 17           Damage: 89-97
                     Attack: 175%
                     Mana: 7
    
    Lvl 18           Damage: 96-105
                     Attack: 185%
                     Mana: 7.2
    
    Lvl 19           Damage: 104-113
                     Attack: 195%
                     Mana: 7.5
    
    Lvl 20           Damagw: 112-121
                     Attack: 205%
                     Mana: 7.7
    
    Coprse Explosion
    ----------------
    
    Description: For those who hasn't play Classic Diablo II, it is very hard 
    for them
                 to imagine how powerful this spell once was before. Before LOD 
    came out
                 and a few patches before, Corpse Explosion was considered as 
    one of
                 the most powerful spell in Diablo II. It can clear the whole 
    area of
                 enemy within a few minutes. But Blizzard nerfed this skill so 
    badly
                 that made this skill extremely useless in 3 or more players 
    game. *Sigh*...
                 Blizzard, return CE to its former glory... This spell is still
                 useful against Physical Immune monsters.
    
    Rank: B+
    
    
    Lvl 1            Damage: 60-100% of Corpse's life
                     Radius: 2.6
                     Mana: 15
    
    Lvl 2            Radius: 3
                     Mana: 16
    
    Lvl 3            Radius: 3.3
                     Mana: 17
    
    Lvl 4            Radius: 3.6
                     Mana: 18
    
    Lvl 5            Radius: 4
                     Mana: 19
    
    Lvl 6            Radius: 4.3
                     Mana: 20
    
    Lvl 7            Radius: 4.6
                     Mana: 21
    
    Lvl 8            Radius: 5
                     Mana: 22
    
    Lvl 9            Radius: 5.3
                     Mana: 23
    
    Lvl 10           Radius: 5.6
                     Mana: 24
    
    Lvl 11           Radius: 6
                     Mana: 25
    
    Lvl 12           Radius: 6.3
                     Mana: 26
    
    Lvl 13           Radius: 6.6
                     Mana: 27
    
    Lvl 14           Radius: 7
                     Mana: 28
    
    Lvl 15           Radius: 7.3
                     Mana: 29
    
    Lvl 16           Radius: 7.6
                     Mana: 30
    
    Lvl 17           Radius: 8
                     Mana: 31
    
    Lvl 18           Radius: 8.3
                     Mana: 32
    
    Lvl 19           Radius: 8.6
                     Mana: 33
    
    Lvl 20           Radius: 9
                     Mana: 34
    
    Bone Wall
    ---------
    
    Description: Useless is all I can say. It is only useful against the 
    Ancients and
                 certain unique bosses. The Bone Wall's life is too low so you 
    need
                 cast A LOT of them in order to block the enemy. It will stay 
    useless
                 most of them time. Forgot to mention, in Nightmare and Hell 
    diffulty,
    		 the bone wall life increases but as well as the monsters attacking
    		 power.
    
    Rank: C+
    
    Duration: 48 seconds
    Mana: 17
    
    Lvl 1            Life: 19
    
    Lvl 2            Life: 23
    
    Lvl 3            Life: 33
    
    Lvl 4            Life: 38
    
    Lvl 5            Life: 38
    
    Lvl 6            Life: 42
    
    Lvl 7            Life: 47
    
    Lvl 8            Life: 52
    
    Lvl 9            Life: 57
    
    Lvl 10           Life: 61
    
    Lvl 11           Life: 66
    
    Lvl 12           Life: 71
    
    Lvl 13           Life: 76
    
    Lvl 14           Life: 80
    
    Lvl 15           Life: 85
    
    Lvl 16           Life: 90
    
    Lvl 17           Life: 95
    
    Lvl 18           Life: 99
    
    Lvl 19           Life: 104
    
    Lvl 20           Life: 109
    
    Poison Explosion
    ----------------
    
    Description: Useless... see the damage it does...
    
    Rank: F-
    
    Mana: 8
    Over 2 seconds
    
    Lvl 1            Damage: 25-50
    
    Lvl 2            Damage: 31-56
    
    Lvl 3            Damage: 37-62
    
    Lvl 4            Damage: 43-68
    
    Lvl 5            Damage: 50-75
    
    Lvl 6            Damage: 56-81
    
    Lvl 7            Damage: 62-87
    
    Lvl 8            Damage: 68-93
    
    Lvl 9            Damage: 81-106
    
    Lvl 10           Damage: 93-118
    
    Lvl 11           Damage: 106-131
    
    Lvl 12           Damage: 118-143
    
    Lvl 13           Damage: 131-156
    
    Lvl 14           Damage: 146-168
    
    Lvl 15           Damage: 156-181
    
    Lvl 16           Damage: 168-193
    
    Lvl 17           Damage: 187-212
    
    Lvl 18           Damage: 206-231
    
    Lvl 19           Damage: 225-250
    
    Lvl 20           Damage: 243-268
    
    Bone Spear
    ----------
    
    Description: Quite usefull before you can get Bone Spirit. After you passed 
    level
                 30, it is history... them good thing about this spell is that 
    it can
                 pierces thorugh the enemy and hit multiple targets.
    
    Rank: C
    
    Lvl 1            Damage: 16-24
                     Mana: 7
    
    Lvl 2            Damage: 24-32
                     Mana: 7.2
    
    Lvl 3            Damage: 32-40
                     Mana: 7.5
    
    Lvl 4            Damage: 40-48
                     Mana: 7.7
    
    Lvl 5            Damage: 48-56
                     Mana: 8
    
    Lvl 6            Damage: 56-64
                     Mana: 8.2
    
    Lvl 7            Damage: 64-72
                     Mana: 8.5
    
    Lvl 8            Damage: 72-80
                     Mana: 8.7
    
    Lvl 9            Damage: 80-88
                     Mana: 9
    
    Lvl 10           Damage: 88-96
                     Mana: 9.2
    
    Lvl 11           Damage: 96-104
                     Mana: 9.5
    
    Lvl 12           Damage: 104-112
                     Mana: 9.7
    
    Lvl 13           Damage: 112-120
                     Mana: 10
    
    Lvl 14           Damage: 120-128
                     Mana: 10.2
    
    Lvl 15           Damage: 128-136
                     Mana: 10.5
    
    Lvl 16           Damage: 136-144
                     Mana: 11
    
    Lvl 17           Damage: 144-152
                     Mana: 11.2
    
    Lvl 18           Damage: 152-160
                     Mana: 11.5
    
    Lvl 19           Damage: 160-168
                     Mana: 12
    
    Lvl 20           Damage: 168-176
                     Mana: 12.2
    
    Bone Prison
    -----------
    
    Description: One of the most useless spell. Bone wall is better so stick 
    with
                 that.
    
    Rank: F-
    
    Duration: 48 seconds
    
    Lvl 1            Life: 19
                     Mana: 27
    
    Lvl 2            Life: 23
                     Mana: 26
    
    Lvl 3            Life: 28
                     Mana: 25
    
    Lvl 4            Life: 33
                     Mana: 24
    
    Lvl 5            Life: 38
                     Mana: 23
    
    Lvl 6            Life: 42
                     Mana: 22
    
    Lvl 7            Life: 47
                     Mana: 21
    
    Lvl 8            Life: 52
                     Mana: 20
    
    Lvl 9            Life: 57
                     Mana: 19
    
    Lvl 10           Life: 61
                     Mana: 18
    
    Lvl 11           Life: 66
                     Mana: 17
    
    Lvl 12           Life: 71
                     Mana: 16
    
    Lvl 13           Life: 76
                     Mana: 15
    
    Lvl 14           Life: 80
                     Mana: 14
    
    Lvl 15           Life: 85
                     Mana: 13
    
    Lvl 16           Life: 90
                     Mana: 12
    
    Lvl 17           Life: 95
                     Mana: 11
    
    Lvl 18           Life: 99
                     Mana: 10
    
    Lvl 19           Life: 104
                     Mana: 9
    
    Lvl 20           Life: 109
                     Mana: 8
    
    Poison Nova
    -----------
    
    Description: Before v1.09 came out, Poison Nova is a extremely powerful 
    spell because
                 poison damage can be stacked. But Blizzard nerfed it again and 
    it become
                 a weak spell again. But, combine with Lower Resist, it can 
    still deals
                 a great amount of damage. Remember though, when an enemy is hit 
    by
                 poison nova and you recast another one, the previous will be 
    overwrite
                 by the new one so you have to wait another 2 seconds.
    
    Rank: B+
    
    Mana: 25
    Over 2 seconds
    
    Lvl 1            Damage: 43-78
    
    Lvl 2            Damage: 56-90
    
    Lvl 3            Damage: 68-103
    
    Lvl 4            Damage: 81-115
    
    Lvl 5            Damage: 93-128
    
    Lvl 6            Damage: 106-140
    
    Lvl 7            Damage: 118-153
    
    Lvl 8            Damage: 131-165
    
    Lvl 9            Damage: 146-181
    
    Lvl 10           Damage: 162-196
    
    Lvl 11           Damage: 178-212
    
    Lvl 12           Damage: 193-228
    
    Lvl 13           Damage: 209-243
    
    Lvl 14           Damage: 225-259
    
    Lvl 15           Damage: 240-275
    
    Lvl 16           Damage: 256-290
    
    Lvl 17           Damage: 281-315
    
    Lvl 18           Damage: 306-340
    
    Lvl 19           Damage: 331-365
    
    Lvl 20           Damage: 356-390
    
    Bone Spirit
    -----------
    
    Decription: Ah... the Necromancer's life saver. No Necromancer can survive 
    without
                this spell. It does OK damage and it is the best attack spell 
    that
                Necromancer has. Never compare it with sorceress's spell. You 
    need to
                max this skill definitely. The only drawback is that it consumes 
    lot of
                mana.
    
    Rank: A+
    
    Lvl 1            Damage: 20-30
                     Mana: 12
    
    Lvl 2            Damage: 36-46
                     Mana: 12
    
    Lvl 3            Damage: 52-62
                     Mana: 13
    
    Lvl 4            Damage: 68-78
                     Mana: 13
    
    Lvl 5            Damage: 84-94
                     Mana: 14
    
    Lvl 6            Damage: 100-110
                     Mana: 14
    
    Lvl 7            Damage: 116-126
                     Mana: 15
    
    Lvl 8            Damage: 132-142
                     Mana: 15
    
    Lvl 9            Damage: 149-159
                     Mana: 16
    
    Lvl 10           Damage: 166-176
                     Mana: 16
    
    Lvl 11           Damage: 183-193
                     Mana: 17
    
    Lvl 12           Damage: 200-210
                     Mana: 17
    
    Lvl 13           Damage: 217-227
                     Mana: 18
    
    Lvl 14           Damage: 234-244
                     Mana: 18
    
    Lvl 15           Damage: 251-261
                     Mana: 19
    
    Lvl 16           Damage: 268-278
                     Mana: 19
    
    Lvl 17           Damage: 286-296
                     Mana: 20
    
    Lvl 18           Damage: 304-314
                     Mana: 20
    
    Lvl 19           Damage: 322-332
                     Mana: 21
    
    Lvl 20           Damage: 340-350
                     Mana: 21
    
    2. Summoning Skills tree
    ------------------------
    
    Overall this is a good skill tree. Some of them are really great like the 
    Fire
    Golem and Revive. It really helps the Necromancer A LOT in Hell.
    
    Skeleton Mastery
    ----------------
    
    Description: You must put at least 10 points into this skill if you wish to
                 use Revive. Many people thought this skill only affect 
    skeletons
                 but it also affect your revive monsters. Overall this is a 
    great
                 skill. I wish the +damage can be higher... :(
    
    Rank: A-
    
    Improved missile damage level 2 onwards
    
    Lvl 1            Skels: Life +7
                     Skels: Dmg +2
                     Mons: Life +7%
                     Mons: Dmg +2%
    
    Lvl 2            Skels: Life +14
                     Skels: Dmg +4
                     Mons: Life +14%
                     Mons: Dmg +4%
    
    Lvl 3            Skels: Life +21
                     Skels: Dmg +6
                     Mons: Life +21%
                     Mons: Dmg +6%
    
    Lvl 4            Skels: Life +28
                     Skels: Dmg +8
                     Mons: Life +28%
                     Mons: Dmg: +8%
    
    Lvl 5            Skels: Life +35
                     Skels: Dmg +10
                     Mons: Life +35%
                     Mons: Dmg +10%
    
    Lvl 6            Skels: Life +42
                     Skels: Dmg +12
                     Mons: Life +42%
                     Mons: Dmg +12%
    
    Lvl 7            Skels: Life +49
                     Skels: Dmg +14
                     Mons: Life +49%
                     Mons: Dmg +14%
    
    Lvl 8            Skels: Life +56
                     Skels: Dmg +16
                     Mons: Life +56%
                     Mons: Dmg +16%
    
    Lvl 9            Skels: Life +63
                     Skels: Dmg +18
                     Mons: Life +63%
                     Mons: Dmg +18%
    
    Lvl 10           Skels: Life +70
                     Skels: Dmg +20
                     Mons: Life +70%
                     Mons: Dmg +20%
    
    Lvl 11           Skels: Life +77
                     Skels: Dmg +22
                     Mons: Life +77%
                     Mons: Dmg +22%
    
    Lvl 12           Skels: Life +84
                     Skels: Dmg +24
                     Mons: Life +84%
                     Mons: Dmg +24%
    
    Lvl 13           Skels: Life +91
                     Skels: Dmg +26
                     Mons: Life +91%
                     Mons: Dmg +26
    
    Lvl 14           Skels: Life +98
                     Skels: Dmg +28
                     Mons: Life +98%
                     Mons: Dmg +28%
    
    Lvl 15           Skels: Life +105
                     Skels: Dmg +30
                     Mons: Life +105%
                     Mons: Dmg +30%
    
    Lvl 16           Skels: Life +112
                     Skels: Dmg +32
                     Mons: Life +112%
                     Mons: Dmg +32%
    
    Lvl 17           Skels: Life +119
                     Skels: Dmg +34
                     Mons: Life +119%
                     Mons: Dmg +34%
    
    Lvl 18           Skels: Life +126
                     Skels: Dmg +36
                     Mons: Life +126%
                     Mons: Dmg +36%
    
    Lvl 19           Skels: Life +133
                     Skels: Dmg +38
                     Mons: Life +133%
                     Mons: Dmg +38%
    
    Lvl 20           Skels: Life +140
                     Skels: Dmg +40
                     Mons: Life +140%
                     Mons: Dmg +40%
    
    Raise Skeleton
    --------------
    
    Description: You think watching 20 of your skeletons fighting your enemy is 
    fun?
                 Not when you see your skeletons die in few hits from your 
    enemy.
                 20 of them can be great tanks for you, but, how many times can
                 get 20 corpses? You need to kill enemy to gain corpses but in 
    Hell,
                 don't think the skels will kill more than 20 enemies for you 
    before
                 they crumble.
    
    Rank: C
    
    Life: 21 (Normal)
          30 (Nightmare)
          42 (Hell)
    Damage: 1-2
    
    Lvl 1            1 skel total
                     Mana: 6
    
    Lvl 2            2 skels total
                     Mana: 7
    
    Lvl 3            3 skels total
                     Mana: 8
    
    Lvl 4            4 skels total
                     Mana: 9
    
    Lvl 5            5 skels total
                     Mana: 10
    
    Lvl 6            6 skels total
                     Mana: 11
    
    Lvl 7            7 skels total
                     Mana: 12
    
    Lvl 8            8 skels total
                     Mana: 13
    
    Lvl 9            9 skels total
                     Mana: 14
    
    Lvl 10           10 skels total
                     Mana: 15
    
    Lvl 11           11 skels total
                     Mana: 16
    
    Lvl 12           12 skels total
                     Mana: 17
    
    Lvl 13           13 skels total
                     Mana: 18
    
    Lvl 14           14 skels total
                     Mana: 19
    
    Lvl 15           15 skels total
                     Mana: 20
    
    Lvl 16           16 skels total
                     Mana: 21
    
    Lvl 17           17 skels total
                     Mana: 22
    
    Lvl 18           18 skels total
                     Mana: 23
    
    Lvl 19           19 skels total
                     Mana: 24
    
    Lvl 20           20 skels total
                     Mana: 25
    
    Clay Golem
    ----------
    
    Description: Better than the skely of course. They have the higest life 
    among
                 all the other golems. With max Golem mastery and max clay 
    Golem,
                 they can have 10k life. But the damage they do... ah... don't
                 forget! They can heal themselve... oooo... good... but, how
                 fast can they heal themselve when Diablo cast the Lightning of
                 death?
    
    Rank: D
    
    Defense: 20
    Self Healing
    
                      Normal                Nighmare                Hell
    
    Lvl 1            Life: 100             Life: 175               Life: 275
                     Damage: 2-5           Damage: 2-6             Damage: 3-7
                     Mana: 15              Mana: 15                Mana: 15
    
    Lvl 2            Life: 135             Life: 236               Life: 371
                     Damage: 2-6           Damage: 2-8             Damage: 4-9
                     Mana: 18              Mana: 18                Mana: 18
    
    Lvl 3            Life: 170             Life: 297               Life: 467
                     Damage: 3-8           Damage: 3-10            Damage: 5-11
                     Mana: 21              Mana: 21                Mana: 21
    
    Lvl 4            Life: 205             Life: 358               Life: 563
                     Damage: 4-10          Damage: 4-12            Damage: 6-14
                     Mana: 24              Mana: 24                Mana: 24
    
    Lvl 5            Life: 240             Life: 420               Life: 660
                     Damage: 4-12          Damage: 4-14            Damage: 7-16
                     Mana: 27              Mana: 27                Mana: 27
    
    Lvl 6            Life: 275             Life: 481               Life: 756
                     Damage: 5-13          Damage: 5-16            Damage: 8-19
                     Mana: 30              Mana: 30                Mana: 30
    
    Lvl 7            Life: 310             Life: 542               Life: 852
                     Damage: 6-15          Damage: 6-18            Damage: 9-21
                     Mana: 33              Mana: 33                Mana: 33
    
    Lvl 8            Life: 345             Life: 603               Life: 948
                     Damage: 6-17          Damage: 6-20            Damage: 10-27
                     Mana: 36              Mana: 36                Mana: 36
    
    Lvl 9            Life: 380             Life: 665               Life: 1045
                     Damage: 7-19          Damage: 7-22            Damage: 11-26
                     Mana: 39              Mana: 39                Mana: 39
    
    Lvl 10           Life: 415             Life: 726               Life: 1145
                     Damage: 8-20          Damage: 8-24            Damage: 12-29
                     Mana: 42              Mana: 42                Mana: 42
    
    Lvl 11           Life: 450             Life: 787               Life: 1237
                     Damage: 9-22          Damage: 9-27            Damage: 13-31
                     Mana: 45              Mana: 45                Mana: 45
    
    Lvl 12           Life: 485             Life: 848               Life: 1333
                     Damage: 9-24          Damage: 9-29            Life: 14-33
                     Mana: 48              Mana: 48                Mana: 48
    
    Lvl 13           Life: 520             Life: 910               Life: 1430
                     Damage: 10-26         Damage: 10-31           Damage: 15-36
                     Mana: 51              Mana: 51                Mana: 51
    
    Lvl 14           Life: 555             Life: 971               Life: 1526
                     Damage: 11-27         Damage: 11-33           Damage: 16-38
                     Mana: 54              Mana: 54                Mana: 54
    
    Lvl 15           Life: 590             Life: 1032              Life: 1622
                     Damage: 11-29         Damage: 11-35           Damage: 17-41
                     Mana: 57              Mana: 57                Mana: 57
    
    Lvl 16           Life: 625             Life: 1093              Life: 1718
                     Damage: 12-31         Damage: 12-37           Damage: 18-43
                     Mana: 60              Mana: 60                Mana: 60
    
    Lvl 17           Life: 660             Life: 1155              Life: 1815
                     Damage: 13-33         Damage: 13-39           Damage: 19-46
                     Mana: 63              Mana: 63                Mana: 63
    
    Lvl 18           Life: 695             Life: 1216              Life: 1911
                     Damage: 13-34         Damage: 13-41           Damage: 20-48
                     Mana: 66              Mana: 66                Mana: 66
    
    Lvl 19           Life: 730             Life: 1277              Life: 2007
                     Damage: 14-36         Damage: 14-43           Damage: 21-51
                     Mana: 69              Mana: 69                Mana: 69
    
    Lvl 20           Life: 765             Life: 2007(?)           Life: 2103
                     Damage: 15-38         Damage: 15-45           Damage: 22-53
                     Mana: 70              Mana: 70                Mana: 70
    
    Golem Mastery
    -------------
    
    Desription: This is a MUST max skill! You can totally ignore this skill if 
    only
                1) You are a "powerful" daggermancer which hardly hit anything 
    or
                2) You are a zoomancer which have 20 skely and skely mages 
    fighting
                   along side with you... <:D
                This skill not only add a ton of life to your Golem and it makes 
    your
                run like wind... well, not that fast. :) It's a great skill 
    indeed.
    
    Rank: A
    
    Lvl 1            Life: +20%
                     Walk/Run Speed: +6%
    
    Lvl 2            Life: +40%
                     Walk/Run Speed: +10%
    
    Lvl 3            Life: +60%
                     Walk/Run Speed: 14%
    
    Lvl 4            Life: +80%
                     Walk/run Speed: +17%
    
    Lvl 5            Life: +100%
                     Walk/Run Speed: +20%
    
    Lvl 6            Life: +120%
                     Walk/Run Speed: +22%
    
    Lvl 7            Life: +140%
                     Walk/Run Speed: +23%
    
    Lvl 8            Life: +160%
                     Walk/Run Speed: +24%
    
    Lvl 9            Life: +180%
                     Walk/Run Speed: +26%
    
    Lvl 10           Life: +200%
                     Walk/Run Speed: +27%
    
    Lvl 11           Life: +220%
                     Walk/Run Speed: +28%
    
    Lvl 12           Life: +240%
                     Walk/Run Speed: +29%
    
    Lvl 13           Life: +260%
                     Walk/Run Speed: +30%
    
    Lvl 14           Life: +280%
                     Walk/Run Speed: +30%
    
    Lvl 15           Life: +300%
                     Walk/Run Speed: +31%
    
    Lvl 16           Life: +320%
                     Walk/Run Speed: +32%
    
    Lvl 17           Life: +340%
                     Walk/Run Speed: +32%
    
    Lvl 18           Life: +360%
                     Walk/Run Speed: +32%
    
    Lvl 19           Life: +380%
                     Walk/Run Speed: +33%
    
    Lvl 20           Life: +380%
                     Walk/Run Speed: +33%
    
    Raise Skeletal Mage
    -------------------
    
    Description: Slightly better than melee skely. They can be quite powerful
                 if the enemy is under the curse of Lower Resist. You need LOT
                 of them to kill enemy fast. But how many time you will find
                 a lot of corpses to raise them?
    
    Rank: B-
    
    Life: 61
    
    Lvl 1            1 skel mage
                     Mana: 8
    
    Lvl 2            2 skel mages
                     Mana: 9
    
    Lvl 3            3 skel mages
                     Mana: 10
    
    Lvl 4            4 skel mages
                     Mana: 11
    
    Lvl 5            5 skel mages
                     Mana: 12
    
    Lvl 6            6 skel mages
                     Mana: 13
    
    Lvl 7            7 skel mages
                     Mana: 14
    
    Lvl 8            8 skel mages
                     Mana: 15
    
    Lvl 9            9 skel mages
                     Mana: 16
    
    Lvl 10           10 skel mages
                     Mana: 17
    
    Lvl 11           11 skel mages
                     Mana: 18
    
    Lvl 12           12 skel mages
                     Mana: 19
    
    Lvl 13           13 skel mages
                     Mana: 20
    
    Lvl 14           14 skel mages
                     Mana: 21
    
    Lvl 15           15 skel mages
                     Mana: 22
    
    Lvl 16           16 skel mages
                     Mana: 23
    
    Lvl 17           17 skel mages
                     Mana: 24
    
    Lvl 18           18 skel mages
                     Mana: 25
    
    Lvl 19           19 skel mages
                     Mana: 26
    
    Lvl 20           20 skel mages
                     Mana: 27
    
    Blood Golem
    -----------
    
    Description: Mmmm... what a tasty... ahem... I mean good looking Golem. It
                 looks like this Golem is made by a pile of red mud. :D
                 The Iron Maiden + Blood Golem combo still works. I use this
                 combo most of the time. But its useless decreases drastically
                 in Hell difficulty. But still, quite usefull most of them time.
                 One point into Blood Golem should be more than enough.
    
    Rank: B+
    
    Defense: 90
    Life: 201 (Normal)
          388 (Nightmare)
          636 (Hell)
    
                     Normal                   Nightmare                   Hell
    
    Lvl 1           To Life: 86%             To Life: 86%                To 
    Life: 86%
                    Dmg: 6-16                Dmg: 9-23                   Dmg: 
    10-27
                    Mana: 25                 Mana: 25                    Mana: 
    25
    
    Lvl 2           To Life: 95%             To Life: 95%                To 
    Life: 95%
                    Dmg: 18-21               Dmg: 13-31                  Dmg: 
    13-36
                    Mana: 29                 Mana: 29                    Mana: 
    29
    
    Lvl 3           To Life: 102%            To Life: 102%               To 
    Life: 102%
                    Dmg: 10-27               Dmg: 15-39                  Dmg: 
    17-45
                    Mana: 33                 Mana: 33                    Mana: 
    33
    
    Lvl 4           To Life: 108%            To Life: 108%               To 
    Life: 108%
                    Dmg: 12-32               Dmg: 18-47                  Dmg: 
    20-55
                    Mana: 37                 Mana: 37                    Mana: 
    37
    
    Lvl 5           To Life: 112%            To Life: 112%               To 
    Life: 112%
                    Dmg: 14-38               Dmg: 21-55                  Dmg: 
    24-64
                    Mana: 41                 Mana: 41                    Mana: 
    41
    
    Lvl 6           To life: 116%            To Life: 116%               To 
    Life: 116%
                    Dmg: 16-44               Dmg: 24-63                  Dmg: 
    27-74
                    Mana: 45                 Mana: 45                    Mana: 
    45
    
    Lvl 7           To Life: 119%            To Life: 119%               To 
    Life: 119%
                    Dmg: 18-49               Dmg: 27-71                  Dmg: 
    31-83
                    Mana: 49                 Mana: 49                    Mana: 
    49
    
    Lvl 8           To Life: 121%            To Life: 121%               To 
    life: 121%
                    Dmg: 20-55               Dmg: 31-79                  Dmg: 
    34-93
                    Mana: 53                 Mana: 53                    Mana: 
    53
    
    Lvl 9           To Life: 124%            To lIfe: 124%               To 
    Life: 124%
                    Dmg: 22-60               Dmg: 34-87                  Dmg: 
    38-102
                    Mana: 57                 Mana: 57                    Mana: 
    57
    
    Lvl 10          To Life: 126%            To Life: 126%               To 
    Life: 126%
                    Dmg: 24-66               Dmg: 37-95                  Dmg: 
    41-112
                    Mana: 61                 Mana: 61                    Mana: 
    61
    
    Lvl 11          To Life: 128%            To Life: 128%               To 
    Life: 128%
                    Dmg: 27-72               Dmg: 40-103                 Dmg: 
    45-121
                    Mana: 65                 Mana: 65                    Mana: 
    65
    
    Lvl 12          To Life: 129%            To Life: 129%               To 
    Life: 129%
                    Dmg: 29-77               Dmg: 43-111                 Dmg: 
    48-130
                    Mana: 69                 Mana: 69                    Mana: 
    69
    
    Lvl 13          To Life: 131%            To Life: 131%               To 
    Life: 131%
                    Dmg: 31-83               Dmg: 46-119                 Dmg: 
    52-140
                    Mana: 73                 Mana: 73                    Mana: 
    73
    
    Lvl 14          To Life: 132%            To Life: 132%               To 
    Life: 132%
                    Dmg: 33-88               Dmg: 49-127                 Dmg: 
    55-149
                    Mana: 77                 Mana: 77                    Mana: 
    77
    
    Lvl 15          To Life: 133%            To Life: 133%               To 
    Life: 133%
                    Dmg: 35-94               Dmg: 53-135                 Dmg: 
    59-159
                    Mana: 81                 Mana: 81                    Mana: 
    81
    
    Lvl 16          To Life: 135%            To Life: 135%               To 
    Life: 135%
                    Dmg: 37-100              Dmg: 56-143                 Dmg: 
    62-168
                    Mana: 85                 Mana: 85                    Mana: 
    85
    
    Lvl 17          To Life: 136%            To Life: 136%               To 
    Life: 136%
                    Dmg: 39-105              Dmg: 59-151                 Dmg: 
    66-178
                    Mana: 89                 Mana: 89                    Mana: 
    89
    
    Lvl 18          To Life: 137%            To Life: 137%               To 
    Life: 137%
                    Dmg: 41-111              Dmg: 62-159                 Dmg: 
    69-187
                    Mana: 93                 Mana: 93                    Mana: 
    93
    
    Lvl 19          To Life: 138%            To Life: 138%               To 
    Life: 138%
                    Dmg: 43-116              Dmg: 65-167                 Dmg: 
    68-175
                    Mana: 97                 Mana: 97                    Mana: 
    97
    
    Lvl 20          To Life: 138%            To Life: 138%               To Lif: 
    138%
                    Dmg: 45-122              Dmg: 68-175                 Dmg: 
    76-206
                    Mana: 101                Mana: 101                   Mana: 
    101
    
    Summon Resist
    -------------
    
    Description: Nah... useless. Your golem will have tons of life with max
                 golem mastery. One point should be enough.
    
    Rank: B
    
    Lvl 1           Resist All: 28%
    
    Lvl 2           Resist All: 34%
    
    Lvl 3           Resist All: 39%
    
    Lvl 4           Resist All: 44%
    
    Lvl 5           Resist All: 47%
    
    Lvl 6           Resist All: 50%
    
    Lvl 7           Resist All: 52%
    
    Lvl 8           Resist All: 54%
    
    Lvl 9           Resist All: 56%
    
    Lvl 10          Resist All: 57%
    
    Lvl 11          Resist All: 59%
    
    Lvl 12          Resist All: 60%
    
    Lvl 13          Resist All: 61%
    
    Lvl 14          Resist All: 62%
    
    Lvl 15          Resist All: 62%
    
    Lvl 16          Resist All: 64%
    
    Lvl 17          Resist All: 64%
    
    Lvl 18          Resist All: 65%
    
    Lvl 19          Resist All: 65%
    
    Lvl 20          Resist All: 66%
    
    Iron Golem
    ----------
    
    Description: Consider as one of the best Golem. But you need to sacrifice a 
    really
                 great item to creat one. Iron Golem will inherit the property 
    of
                 the item that you use to creat it. BUT, do you willing to 
    sacrifice
                 the Grandfather to creat a powerful Iron Golem? Once it dies, 
    that it.
                 The item will lost and it cannot be revived anymore. Good or 
    not good
                 is up to you.
    
    Rank: C (In my opinion)
    
    Dmg: 7-19 (Normal)
         11-30 (Nightmare)
         12-33 (Hell)
    
    Life: 306 (Normal)
          595 (Nightmare)
          980 (Hell)
    
    Mana: 35
    Defense: 111 +Item
    
    Lvl 1            Thorns: 0%
    
    Lvl 2            Thorns: 150%
    
    Lvl 3            Thorns: 165%
    
    Lvl 4            Thorns: 180%
    
    Lvl 5            Thorns: 195%
    
    Lvl 6            Thorns: 210%
    
    Lvl 7            Thorns: 225%
    
    Lvl 8            Thorns: 240%
    
    Lvl 9            Thorns: 255%
    
    Lvl 10           Thorns: 270%
    
    Lvl 11           Thorns: 285%
    
    Lvl 12           Thorns: 300%
    
    Lvl 13           Thorns: 315%
    
    Lvl 14           Thorns: 330%
    
    Lvl 15           Thorns: 345%
    
    Lvl 16           Thorns: 360%
    
    Lvl 17           Thorns: 375%
    
    Lvl 18           Thorns: 390%
    
    Lvl 19           Thorns: 405%
    
    Lvl 20           Thorns: 420%
    
    Fire Golem
    ----------
    
    Description: A pretty powerful looking Golem. But actually, the damage it
                 does is quite high when you maxed it. Combine with Lower Resist
                 it deal LOT of damage. But since the damage it does is fire
                 damage, so when dealing with fire immune monsters you have to
                 use other Golem.
    
    Rank: A
    
    Defense: 160
    
                      Normal                  Nightmare                  Hell
    
    Lvl 1            Abs: 36%                Abs: 36%                   Abs: 36%
                     FDmg: 20-54             FDmg: 30-78                FDmg: 
    36-94
                     Mana: 50                Mana: 50                   Mana: 50
    
    Lvl 2            Abs: 45%                Abs: 45%                   Abs: 45%
                     Fdmg: 23-63             Fdmg: 35-91                Fdmg: 
    42-110
                     Mana: 60                Mana: 60                   Mana: 60
    
    Lvl 3            Abs: 52%                Abs: 52%                   Abs: 52%
                     Fdmg: 27-72             Fdmg: 40-105               Fdmg: 
    48-126
                     Mana: 70                Mana: 70                   Mana: 70
    
    Lvl 4            Abs: 58%                Abs: 58%                   Abs: 58%
                     Fdmg: 30-82             Fdmg: 45-118               Fdmg: 
    54-143
                     Mana: 80                Mana: 80                   Mana: 80
    
    Lvl 5            Abs: 62%                Abs: 62%                   Abs: 62%
                     Fdmg: 34-91             Fdmg: 51-132               Fdmg: 
    61-159
                     Mana: 90                Mana: 90                   Mana: 90
    
    Lvl 6            Abs: 66%                Abs: 66%                   Abs: 66%
                     Fdmg: 37-101            Fdmg: 56-146               Fdmg: 
    67-176
                     Mana: 100               Mana: 100                  Mana: 
    100
    
    Lvl 7            Abs: 69%                Abs: 69%                   Abs: 69%
                     Fdmg: 41-140            Fdmg: 61-159               Fdmg: 
    73-192
                     Mana: 110               Mana: 110                  Mana: 
    110
    
    Lvl 8            Abs: 71%                Abs: 71%                   Abs: 71%
                     Fdmg: 44-120            Fdmg: 66-173               Fdmg: 
    80-209
                     Mana: 120               Mana: 120                  Mana: 
    120
    
    Lvl 9            Abs: 74%                Abs: 74%                   Abs: 74%
                     Fdmg: 48-129            Fdmg: 72-187               Fdmg: 
    86-225
                     Mana: 130               Mana: 130                  Mana: 
    130
    
    Lvl 10           Abs: 76%                Abs: 76%                   Abs: 76%
                     Fdmg: 51-139            Fdmg: 77-200               Fdmg: 
    92-242
                     Mana: 140               Mana: 140                  Mana: 
    140
    
    Lvl 11           Abs: 78%                Abs: 78%                   Abs: 78%
                     Fdmg: 55-148            Fdmg: 82-214               Fdmg: 
    99-258
                     Mana: 150               Mana: 150                  Mana: 
    150
    
    Lvl 12           Abs: 79%                Abs: 79%                   Abs: 79%
                     Fdmg: 58-157            Fdmg: 87-228               Fdmg: 
    105-274
                     Mana: 160               Mana: 160                  Mana: 
    160
    
    Lvl 13           Abs: 81%                Abs: 81%                   Abs: 81%
                     Fdmg: 62-167            Fdmg: 93-241               Fdmg: 
    111-291
                     Mana: 170               Mana: 170                  Mana: 
    170
    
    Lvl 14           Abs: 82%                Abs: 82%                   Abs: 82%
                     Fdmg: 65-176            Fdmg: 98-255               Fdmg: 
    117-307
                     Mana: 180               Mana: 180                  Mana: 
    180
    
    Lvl 15           Abs: 83%                Abs: 83%                   Abs: 83%
                     Fdmg: 69-186            Fdmg: 103-269              Fdmg: 
    124-324
                     Mana: 190               Mana: 190                  Mana: 
    190
    
    Lvl 16           Abs: 85%                Abs: 85%                   Abs: 85%
                     Fdmg: 72-195            Fdmg: 108-282              Fdmg: 
    130-340
                     Mana: 200               Mana: 200                  Mana: 
    200
    
    Lvl 17           Abs: 85%                Abs: 85%                   Abs: 85%
                     Fdmg: 76-205            Fdmg: 114-296              Fdmg: 
    136-357
                     Mana: 210               Mana: 210                  Mana: 
    210
    
    Lvl 18           Abs: 86%                Abs: 86%                   Abs: 86%
                     Fdmg: 79-214            Fdmg: 119-310              Fdmg: 
    143-373
                     Mana: 220               Mana: 220                  Mana: 
    220
    
    Lvl 19           Abs: 87%                Abs: 87%                   Abs: 87%
                     Fdmg: 83-224            Fdmg: 124-323              Fdmg: 
    149-390
                     Mana: 230               Mana: 230                  Mana: 
    230
    
    Lvl 20           Abs: 88%                Abs: 88%                   Abs: 88%
                     Fdmg: 86-233            Fdmg: 129-337              Fdmg: 
    155-406
                     Mana: 240               Mana: 240                  Mana: 
    240
    
    Revive
    ------
    
    Description: A really great skill. But you need at least 10 points into it 
    to
                 make it usefull. One revive doesn't make any different.
                 10 points should be more than enough. Some monsters can't
                 be revived though.
    
    Rank: A+
    
    Duration: 180 seconds
    Mana: 45
    Life: 200%
    
    Lvl 1            1 monster
    
    Lvl 2            2 monsters
    
    Lvl 3            3 monsters
    
    Lvl 4            4 monsters
    
    Lvl 5            5 monsters
    
    Lvl 6            6 monsters
    
    Lvl 7            7 monsters
    
    Lvl 8            8 monsters
    
    Lvl 9            9 monsters
    
    Lvl 10           10 monsters
    
    Lvl 11           11 monsters
    
    Lvl 12           12 monsters
    
    Lvl 13           13 monsters
    
    Lvl 14           14 monsters
    
    Lvl 15           15 monsters
    
    Lvl 16           16 monsters
    
    Lvl 17           17 monsters
    
    Lvl 18           18 monsters
    
    Lvl 19           19 monsters
    
    Lvl 20           20 monsters
    
    3. Curses tree
    --------------
    
    One of the most important skills tree for the Necromancer. It really helps
    you and your minions a lot. Other than that, in large multiplayer games,
    Necromancer's curse can be extremely useful just like the Pally's aura.
    Most of the curses can be extremely useful with just one skill point
    they don't need a lot of mana to cast. Adding skill point to most of the
    curses just only increase their radius and duration so it's not worth it.
    Except a few like Lower Resist and Iron Maiden. You need to invest some 
    points
    for these skills but not more than five points for each of them.
    
    Amplify Damage
    --------------
    
    Descrition: This skill works wonderfully when you party with melee 
    characters.
                Espeacially in Hell difficulty, the enemy will receive double
                damage when the enemy is under this curse. Useless when you play
                alone.
    
    Rank: B (single)
          A (multi)
    
    Damage reflect back to monsters +100%
    Mana: 4
    
    Lvl 1            Radius: 2
                     Duration: 8 seconds
    
    Lvl 2            Radius: 2.6
                     Duration : 11 seconds
    
    Lvl 3            radius: 3.3
                     Duration: 14 seconds
    
    Lvl 4            Radius: 4
                     Duration: 17 seconds
    
    Lvl 5            Radius: 4.6
                     Duration: 20 seconds
    
    Lvl 6            Radius: 5
                     Duration: 23 seconds
    
    Lvl 7            Radius: 6
                     Duration: 26 seconds
    
    Lvl 8            Radius: 6.6
                     Duration: 29 seconds
    
    Lvl 9            Radius: 7.3
                     Duration: 32 seconds
    
    Lvl 10           Radius: 8
                     Duration: 35 seconds
    
    Lvl 11           Radius: 8.6
                     Duration: 38 seconds
    
    Lvl 12           Radius: 9.3
                     Duration: 41 seconds
    
    Lvl 13           Radius: 10
                     Duration: 44 seconds
    
    Lvl 14           Radius: 10.6
                     Duration: 47 seconds
    
    Lvl 15           Radius: 11.3
                     Duration: 50 seconds
    
    Lvl 16           Radius: 12
                     Duration: 53 seconds
    
    Lvl 17           Radius: 12.6
                     Duration: 56
    
    Lvl 18           Radius: 13.3
                     Duration: 59 seconds
    
    Lvl 19           Radius: 14
                     Duration: 62 seconds
    
    Lvl 20           Radius: 14.6
                     Duration: 65 seconds
    
    Dim Vision
    ----------
    
    Description: Huh... you think you can blind the enemy forever? This curse
                 is only useful against range attacker but not unique range
                 attacker. So, it is useless.
    
    Rank: D
    
    Mana: 9
    
    Lvl 1            Radius: 2.6
                     Dur: 7 secs
    
    Lvl 2            Radius: 3.3
                     Dur: 9 secs
    
    Lvl 3            Radius: 4
                     Dur: 11 secs
    
    Lvl 4            Radius: 4.6
                     Dur: 13 secs
    
    Lvl 5            Radius: 5.3
                     Dur: 15 secs
    
    Lvl 6            Radius: 6
                     Dur: 17 secs
    
    Lvl 7            Radius: 6.6
                     Dur: 19 secs
    
    Lvl 8            Radius: 7.3
                     Dur: 21 secs
    
    Lvl 9            Radius: 8
                     Dur: 23 seconds
    
    Lvl 10           Radius: 8.6
                     Dur: 25 secs
    
    Lvl 11           Radius: 9.3
                     Dur: 27 secs
    
    Lvl 12           Radius: 10
                     Dur: 29 secs
    
    Lvl 13           Radius: 10.6
                     Dur: 31 secs
    
    Lvl 14           Radius: 11.3
                     Dur: 33 secs
    
    Lvl 15           Radius: 12
                     Dur: 35 secs
    
    Lvl 16           Radius: 12.6
                     Dur: 37 secs
    
    Lvl 17           Radius: 13.3
                     Dur: 39 secs
    
    Lvl 18           Radius: 14
                     Dur: 41 secs
    
    Lvl 19           Radius: 14.6
                     Dur: 43 secs
    
    Lvl 20           Radius: 15.3
                     Dur: 45 secs
    
    Weaken
    ------
    
    Description: Useless. The damage that this curse decreases doesn't helps 
    anything.
                 Use other curses instead.
    
    Rank: C-
    
    Target's damage: -33%
    Mana: 4
    
    Lvl 1            Radius: 6
                     Dur: 14 secs
    
    Lvl 2            Radius: 6.6
                     Dur: 16.4 secs
    
    Lvl 3            Radius: 7.3
                     Dur: 18.8 secs
    
    Lvl 4            Radius: 8
                     Dur: 21.2 secs
    
    Lvl 5            Radius: 8.6
                     Dur: 23.6 secs
    
    Lvl 6            Radius: 9.3
                     Dur: 26 secs
    
    Lvl 7            Radius: 10
                     Dur: 28.4 secs
    
    Lvl 8            Radius: 10.6
                     Dur: 30.8 secs
    
    Lvl 9            Radius: 11.3
                     Dur: 33.2 secs
    
    Lvl 10           Radius: 12
                     Dur: 35.6
    
    Lvl 11           Radius: 12.6
                     Dur: 38 secs
    
    Lvl 12           Radius: 13.3
                     Dur: 40.4 secs
    
    Lvl 13           Radius: 14
                     Dur: 42.8 secs
    
    Lvl 14           Radius: 14.6
                     Dur: 45.2 secs
    
    Lvl 15           Radius: 15.3
                     Dur: 47.6 secs
    
    Lvl 16           Radius: 16
                     Dur: 50 secs
    
    Lvl 17           Radius: 16.6
                     Dur: 52.4 secs
    
    Lvl 18           Radius: 17.3
                     Dur: 54.8 secs
    
    Lvl 19           Radius: 18
                     Dur: 57.2 secs
    
    Lvl 20           Radius: 18.6
                     Dur: 59.6 secs
    
    Iron Maiden
    -----------
    
    Description: One of the best curses. The damage that it reflects balck is 
    quite
                 high. But since the Hell enemies have 50% global phusical 
    resistance,
                 its usefulness decreases a lot. But I use it most of the time. 
    :)
    
    Rank: B+
    
    Radius: 4.6
    Mana: 5
    
    Lvl 1            200% Dmg return
                     Dur: 12 secs
    
    Lvl 2            225%
                     Dur: 14.4 secs
    
    Lvl 3            250%
                     Dur: 16.8 secs
    
    Lvl 4            275%
                     Dur: 19.2 secs
    
    Lvl 5            300%
                     Dur: 21.6 secs
    
    Lvl 6            325%
                     Dur: 24 secs
    
    Lvl 7            350%
                     Dur: 26.4 secs
    
    LVl 8            375%
                     Dur: 28.8 secs
    
    Lvl 9            400%
                     Dur: 31.2 secs
    
    Lvl 10           425%
                     Dur: 33.6 secs
    
    Lvl 11           450%
                     Dur: 36 secs
    
    Lvl 12           475%
                     Dur: 38.4 secs
    
    Lvl 13           500%
                     Dur: 40.8 secs
    
    Lvl 14           525%
                     Dur: 43.2 secs
    
    Lvl 15           550%
                     Dur: 45.6 secs
    
    Lvl 16           575%
                     Dur: 48 secs
    
    Lvl 17           600%
                     Dur: 50.4 secs
    
    Lvl 18           625%
                     Dur: 52.8 secs
    
    LVl 19           650%
                     Dur: 55.2 secs
    
    Lvl 20           675%
                     Dur: 57.6 secs
    
    Terror
    ------
    
    Description: This can can be your life saver when you are been swarmed by
                 enemies. It can makes the enemies flee in terror. Again, how
                 many time will you be swarmed by enemies? But put at least
                 1 points into it and assign a hot key for this curse so you
                 can save yourself in case you have to surround by enemies.
    
    Rank: B-
    
    Radius: 2.6
    Mana: 7
    
    Lvl 1            Dur: 8 secs
    
    Lvl 2            Dur: 9 secs
    
    Lvl 3            Dur: 10 secs
    
    Lvl 4            Dur: 11 secs
    
    Lvl 5            Dur: 12 secs
    
    Lvl 6            Dur: 13 secs
    
    Lvl 7            Dur: 14 secs
    
    Lvl 8            Dur: 15 secs
    
    Lvl 9            Dur: 16 secs
    
    Lvl 10           Dur: 17 secs
    
    Lvl 11           Dur: 18 secs
    
    Lvl 12           Dur: 19 secs
    
    Lvl 13           Dur: 20 secs
    
    Lvl 14           Dur: 21 secs
    
    Lvl 15           Dur: 22 secs
    
    Lvl 16           Dur: 23 secs
    
    Lvl 17           Dur: 24 secs
    
    Lvl 18           Dur: 25 secs
    
    Lvl 19           Dur: 26 secs
    
    Lvl 20           Dur: 27 secs
    
    Confuse
    -------
    
    Description: Although the description in the game says that it will make
                 the enemy fight among themselves but, all I see is they walk
                 around and doing nothing. It is extremely rare they will attack
                 their comrades. So, it's useless.
    
    Rank: D
    
    Mana: 13
    
    Lvl 1            Radius: 4
                     Dur: 10 secs
    
    Lvl 2            Radius: 4.6
                     Dur: 12 secs
    
    Lvl 3            Radius: 5.3
                     Dur: 14 secs
    
    Lvl 4            Radius: 6
                     Dur: 16 secs
    
    Lvl 5            Radius: 6.6
                     Dur: 18 secs
    
    Lvl 6            Radius: 7.3
                     Dur: 20 secs
    
    Lvl 7            Radius: 8
                     Dur: 22 secs
    
    Lvl 8            Radius: 8.6
                     Dur: 24 secs
    
    Lvl 9            Radius: 9.3
                     Dur: 26 secs
    
    Lvl 10           Radius: 10
                     Dur: 28 secs
    
    Lvl 11           Radius: 10.6
                     Dur: 30 secs
    
    Lvl 12           Radius: 11.3
                     Dur: 32 secs
    
    Lvl 13           Radius: 12
                     Dur: 34 secs
    
    Lvl 14           Radius: 12.6
                     Dur: 36 secs
    
    Lvl 15           Radius: 13.3
                     Dur: 38 secs
    
    Lvl 16           Radius: 14
                     Dur: 40 secs
    
    Lvl 17           Radius: 14.6
                     Dur: 42 secs
    
    Lvl 18           Radius: 15.3
                     Dur: 44 secs
    
    Lvl 19           Radius: 16
                     Dur: 46 secs
    
    Lvl 20           Radius: 16.6
                     Dur: 48 secs
    
    Life Tap
    --------
    
    Description: This can helps your comrades and your mercs when they almost
                 die. See a comrade almost die, cast the curse and you will see
                 that his life increase extremely fast. Other than that, it can
                 also save your merc A LOT. One point should be enough.
    
    Rank: B+
    
    Mana: 9
    Heals: 50% of attack damage
    
    Lvl 1            Radius: 2.6
                     Dur: 16 secs
    
    Lvl 2            Radius: 3.3
                     Dur: 18.4 secs
    
    Lvl 3            Radius: 4
                     Dur: 20.8 secs
    
    Lvl 4            Radius: 4.6
                     Dur: 23.2 secs
    
    Lvl 5            Radius: 5.3
                     Dur: 25.6 secs
    
    Lvl 6            Radius: 6
                     Dur: 28 secs
    
    Lvl 7            Radius: 6.6
                     Dur: 30.4 secs
    
    Lvl 8            Radius: 7.3
                     Dur: 32.8 secs
    
    Lvl 9            Radius: 8
                     Dur: 35.2 secs
    
    Lvl 10           Radius: 8.6
                     Dur: 37.6 secs
    
    Lvl 11           Radius: 9.3
                     Dur: 40 secs
    
    Lvl 12           Radius: 10
                     Dur: 42.4 secs
    
    Lvl 13           Radius: 10.6
                     Dur: 44.8 secs
    
    Lvl 14           Radius: 11.3
                     Dur: 47.2 secs
    
    Lvl 15           Radius: 12
                     Dur: 49.6 secs
    
    Lvl 16           Radius: 12.6
                     Dur: 52 secs
    
    Lvl 17           Radius: 13.3
                     Dur: 54.4 secs
    
    Lvl 18           Radius: 14
                     Dur: 56.8 secs
    
    Lvl 19           Radius: 14.6
                     Dur: 59.2 secs
    
    Lvl 20           Radius: 15.3
                     Dur: 61.6 secs
    
    Attract
    -------
    
    Description: Useless... it can't affect unique monsters so its usefulness
                 is questionable. But you use cast it on a normal monster and
                 watch his own friends chop him into minced meat.
    
    Rank: C-
    
    Radius: 6
    Mana: 17
    
    Lvl 1             Dur: 12 secs
    
    Lvl 2             Dur: 15.6 secs
    
    Lvl 3             Dur: 19.2 secs
    
    Lvl 4             Dur: 22.8 secs
    
    Lvl 5             Dur: 26.4 secs
    
    Lvl 6             Dur: 30 secs
    
    Lvl 7             Dur: 33.6 secs
    
    Lvl 8             Dur: 37.2 secs
    
    Lvl 9             Dur: 40.8 secs
    
    Lvl 10            Dur: 44.4 secs
    
    Lvl 11            Dur: 48 secs
    
    Lvl 12            Dur: 51.6 secs
    
    Lvl 13            Dur: 55.2 secs
    
    Lvl 14            Dur: 58.8 secs
    
    Lvl 15            Dur: 62.4 secs
    
    Lvl 16            Dur: 66 secs
    
    Lvl 17            Dur: 69.6 secs
    
    Lvl 18            Dur: 73.2 secs
    
    Lvl 19            Dur: 76.8 secs
    
    Lvl 20            Dur: 80.4 secs
    
    Decrepify
    ---------
    
    Description: It weakens and slows down the enemy. Not very usefull in my 
    opinion.
                 But it can be a great curse in PvP battle. But I personally 
    against
                 PK so... in v1.08, it can also remove the physical immune 
    property
                 from a P.I. monster but it has been removed in v1.09. Too 
    bad...
    
    Rank: C+
    
    Mana: 11
    Radius: 4
    
    Lvl 1              Dur: 4 secs
    
    Lvl 2              Dur: 4.6 secs
    
    Lvl 3              Dur: 5.2 secs
    
    Lvl 4              Dur: 5.8 secs
    
    Lvl 5              Dur: 6.4 secs
    
    Lvl 6              Dur: 7 secs
    
    Lvl 7              Dur: 7.6 secs
    
    Lvl 8              Dur: 8.2 secs
    
    Lvl 9              Dur: 8.8 secs
    
    Lvl 10             Dur: 9.4 secs
    
    Lvl 11             Dur: 10 secs
    
    Lvl 12             Dur: 10.6 secs
    
    Lvl 13             Dur: 11.2 secs
    
    Lvl 14             Dur: 11.8 secs
    
    Lvl 15             Dur: 12.4 secs
    
    Lvl 16             Dur: 13 secs
    
    Lvl 17             Dur: 13.6 secs
    
    Lvl 18             Dur: 14.2 secs
    
    Lvl 19             Dur: 14.8 secs
    
    Lvl 20             Dur: 15.4 secs
    
    Lower Resist
    ------------
    
    Description: Ahh... this is a very good curse. Socerress will like it a lot.
                 I don't know wether it can makes the enemy resistances drop to
                 negative or not but I know that your Fire Golem, Bone Spirit 
    will
                 do a lot more damage than usual. 5 points into it should be 
    more
                 than enough.
    
    Rank: A
    
    Mana: 22
    
    Lvl 1              Radius: 4.6
                       Dur: 20 secs
                       RA: -31%
    
    Lvl 2              Radius: 5.3
                       Dur: 22 secs
                       RA: -37%
    
    Lvl 3              Radius: 6
                       Dur: 24 secs
                       RA: -41%
    
    Lvl 4              Radius: 6.6
                       Dur: 26 secs
                       RA: -44%
    
    Lvl 5              Radius: 7.3
                       Dur: 28 secs
                       RA: -47%
    
    Lvl 6              Radius: 8
                       Dur: 30 secs
                       RA: -49%
    
    Lvl 7              Radius: 8.6
                       Dur: 32 secs
                       RA: -51%
    
    Lvl 8              Radius: 9.3
                       Dur: 34 secs
                       RA: -52%
    
    Lvl 9              Radius: 10
                       Dur: 36 secs
                       RA: -54%
    
    Lvl 10             Radius: 10.6
                       Dur: 38 secs
                       RA: -55%
    
    Lvl 11             Radius: 11.3
                       Dur: 40 secs
                       RA: -56%
    
    Lvl 12             Radius: 12
                       Dur: 42 secs
                       RA: -57%
    
    Lvl 13             Radius: 12.6
                       Dur: 44 secs
                       RA: -58%
    
    Lvl 14             Radius: 13.3
                       Dur: 46 secs
                       RA: -59%
    
    Lvl 15             Radius: 14
                       Dur: 48 secs
                       RA: -60%
    
    Lvl 16             Radius: 14.6
                       Dur: 50 secs
                       RA: -61%
    
    Lvl 17             Radius: 15.3
                       Dur: 52 secs
                       RA: -61%
    
    Lvl 18             Radius: 16
                       Dur: 54 secs
                       RA: -61%
    
    Lvl 19             Radius: 16.6
                       Dur: 56 secs
                       RA: -62%
    
    Lvl 20             Radius: 17.3
                       Dur: 58 secs
                       RA: -62%
    
    =====================
    5. Act V walkthrough:
    =====================
    
    This walkthrough is based on the Hell difficulty, so you may not feel very 
    hard
    as I have said in this walkthrough if you are playing Normal and Nightmare 
    difficulty.
    Never ignore my advise, for you will be destroyed by the minions of 
    destruction.
    
    Quest 1: Kill Shenk the Overseer
    --------------------------------
    
    A Necromancer will never have any problem while trying to finish this quest 
    in
    Normal and Nightmare. Iron Maiden+Blood Golem combo works wonderfully and 
    you
    can gain a great amount of experience points. But in Hell, the death maulers 
    are
    immune to physical so the IM+BG combo can't works very well here.
    
    You need to cast Bone Spirit or Fire Golem to deal with the Maulers. All in 
    all,
    this is a pretty easy mission for any characters even for the Necromancer. 
    Watch
    out for the self-destruct berserkers in Hell though, they can most probably 
    kill
    the Necromancer in one explosion.
    
    As Shenk himself, he's doesn't post any threat to the Necromancer once all 
    his
    minions have been killed. Just revive a few minions and summon a Golem and 
    lastly
    cast Iron Maiden or my favirote, Amplify Damage. He should be down very fast 
    if
    you have a lot of revive monsters. The reward is great though, Larzuk will 
    put
    a socket into a item for you. Save it for better items.
    
    Quest 2: Rescue the barbarians
    ------------------------------
    
    Arggg... the most annoying area for the Necromancer is the those areas that
    populated with Demon Imps. Not only their fire ball is extremely deadly if 
    your
    resistances is negative. Don't think your Bone Spirit can hunts them down 
    easily,
    these imps not only shooting Fire Ball, they also teleport around like 
    crazy.
    Fortunately, they are pretty weak. Two to three Bone Spirits can take them 
    down
    already. If only you have slvl 24 or higher Bone Spirit.
    
    Your first priority is to get a positive resistance against fire. Equiping 
    the
    Unique Hellmouth Gaunlet and the Draft Star can save your butt a lot. If 
    only
    you are lucky to find those thing. My paladin got both of those in Act IV 
    Hell
    together so Big D can't even hurt my pally with his LOD and fire spell. 
    Hehehe...
    
    But my Necromancer isn't that lucky to get those items so he had a tough 
    time in
    that area. Besides the demon imps, the big monsters that the imps can ride 
    on are
    also very dangerous espeacialy the unique one. Try to revive some of them to
    be tanks for you. Never revive the demon imps though, they are useless
    because the imps are immune to fire which mean they both can't harm each 
    other.
    The big monsters are very slow though, so they are not very useful. Fire 
    Golem
    should be your fisrt choice here. But you need to rely on your Bone Spirit
    to kill off the imps.
    
    What makes this area hard is the lack of revive choices. My advise is rush 
    to
    the center of the map and rescue the prisoner as soon as possible and move 
    on
    to the next area. The reward for this quest isn't very attractive though.
    You will be given three runes as your reward. They are Ort, Ral, Tal. Find a
    good socket shield and put those rune in this order which is Ral, Ort, Tal
    to make a RuneWord called Ancient's Pledge. The god thing about this 
    RuneWord
    is it adds plus to all resistances. Other than that, it's crap.
    
    Quest 3: Resque Anya
    --------------------
    
    Another pretty easy mission. You need to save Anya in the Frozen River(?).
    She's been trapped somewhere inside the ice cave. Most of the enemy in this
    area aren't very dangerous except the blood lords. You need to watch out for
    those minatour like creature. You will meet them during your way to the
    frozen river.
    
    They will use Frenzy once they hit you and this will increase their attack 
    and speed
    tremendously. With two or three of them, your Golem won't last very long.
    The unique one is espeacially dangerous. Even the Barbarian with 2k life die
    very easily when confronting the unique blood lord if they are not careful.
    
    When you get to the frozen river, it's will be much safer because there are
    no Blood Lord around in that area. Once you find Anya, talk to her. Go back
    to town and get the potion from Mala. Use it on Anya to melt the ice.
    
    The reward for this quest can be extremely good or bad depending on your 
    luck. Mala
    will give you a scroll which you give to +10 to all resistances permanently.
    Which is extremely good. But for Anya's reward, she will give you a rare
    Necromancer's shield. The mods are random. If you are lucky, you might get
    a +2 to all Necromancer skill shield. I never have this kind of luck though.
    But my friend's barby got a +2 before it is possible to get one.
    
    Quest 4: Kill Nilathak
    ----------------------
    
    This quest IS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS for the hardcore character. I will tell 
    you
    why later. When you enter the red portal that Anya opened, there'e a unique
    skely called Pindleskin. He's a mlvl 93 and that means he can drops almost
    any unique items in the game except the Constricting Ring. But his unique
    drop rate sucks so badly, he only a normal unqiue and not super unique. 
    People
    claimed that they got all kind of goodies from him from doing pindle run
    this include Windforce and all sort of Elite Unique ans Set.
    
    Remember though, once you hit the waypoint and kill Nilathak. The red portal
    will close so you have to run up from the waypoint which is much much 
    slower.
    You need to sacrifice one, either kill Nilathak or don't hit the waypoint.
    It's up to you. Nilathak is consider as Super Unique I think, and he can
    drop all the unique and set items dur to his high mlvl. But to his poor
    drop rate, it's very hard to get a unique from him he's very dangerous to
    kill or do Nilathak run.
    
    Now, back to the story. Nilathak simply is the single most deadliest monster
    .. ahem... enemy that you will be facing throughout the whole game. His
    Coprse Explosion can easily kill you in just one tiny blow! The blow radius
    is very large. Even a Barby with 2 to 3k life will die in one or two hits
    from his almighty CE. Awww.... how I wish the Necromancer's CE can rival
    Nilathak's CE.
    
    My advise is, blow ALL the corpses before Nilathak does! Never leave a 
    single
    corpse laying on the ground. Nilathak's life is very low so few hits from
    the Necro's bone spirit can already take him down. Beware, he can spawn more
    monsters if all his minions are dead. Lure them out of Nilathak's sight
    and kill them.
    
    Your quest reward... well... kinda... %#@@$#... Anya will personalize an
    item for you. It will add your character's name infront of the item's name.
    For example if you personalize the cracked sash (which I never recommend),
    it will be xxx's cracked sash. Nice huh? It will not change the item's
    attribute though.
    
    Quest 5: Challenge the three Ancients
    -------------------------------------
    
    This is by far the thoughest quest you ever play. You need to challenge all
    there Ancients by yourself or you can finish this quest with other players
    which I reccommend you to do so. But a Necromancer should have no problem to
    finish this quest alone.
    
    Go to the Bloody Foothill and revive 10+ Death Maulers which are immune to
    physical and summon your strongest Golem. Make haste to the Arreat Summit 
    due
    to the time limit of your revive monsters. Open a TP first before you enter.
    Once you are at the Arreat Summit, quickly read the book to awaken the 
    Ancients.
    Although they are powerful, but their life actually are quite low. Three of 
    them
    using diferent skills. All of them are Barbarian's skills which are 
    Whirlwind (deadly),
    Axe throwing (also quite deadly) and Leap Attack (deadly too).
    
    Due to Necromancer's low defense. They can crush him within second. Right 
    now they
    should be busying dealing with your minions. Cast Amplify Damage or Iron 
    Maiden
    to assist you minions. You should cast Bone Spirit from behind. They should 
    be
    down very fast. Ha... even the Barbarian has a tough time against them. :D
    
    Quest 6: Kill Baal
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    Before you confronting Baal, he will summon 5 ground of monsters to fight 
    you.
    From Act 1 monsters to Act 4. The last group of monsters are Baal personal's
    minions which you never see thoughout the whole game. They are deadly and 
    they
    are fast. They can also stun you once you get hit by them.
    
    But IM+BG combo can easily take care of this problem. Beware, never get 
    swarm by
    them. Or else you will have a tough time retrieving your corpse. Once you 
    kill
    them. Baal will run away. Open a TP first before you go in. Baal is very 
    very very
    tough for Necromancer.
    
    By the time you reach here, there are no corpse around for you to revive and
    your Golem will die very fast from Baal's attack. His tantacles are very 
    annoying.
    They can kill Necromancer very easily. My tactic is... dying. :D
    
    All I do is cast as many Bone Spirits to him before he kills me. After my 
    Necro
    die, go back through the TP you opened. Shoot as many BS you can and he 
    kills you.
    Go back, open yet another TP. Go in, shoot BS and he kills you again. Go 
    back
    and yada yada yada, repeat the whole process until he dies. Of course you 
    can
    a party member to assist you but if you play Single and alone, use this 
    tactics.
    Remember, only use this tactic right after you level up.
    
    Hoola... you finish the game and watch the stupid ending. But it's cool 
    though.
    
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    6. Credits:
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    -Thanks God for Every things!
    
    -Thanks to Blizzard North for bringing us this wonderful and addictive
    game to us. It really ruins my social life.
    
    -Thanks to GameFaqs for posting my guide.
    
    -Thanks to myself for putting a hard work in this guide
    
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