Need help salvaging Ogre Kensai Barbarian

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Need help salvaging Ogre Kensai Barbarian

Post by Oshido » Thu May 17, 2018 11:32 pm

Got a major award. Awesome. This was months and months ago. Spent it on an ogre. Was going pure barb Kensai when rage was still worth taking all three epic rages for tier damage and what not. Kensai to shore up saves and for freedom of movement. He took hit after hit after hit in regards to class rage changes and Kensai changes. It takes me ages to get a toon to 26 and really have been lamenting over the wasted award.
Was going to go edr 3 route. Shield and great axe. His int and dex is horrid. Con at 21 rest went into strength. Now I'm not sure what to do with him. He is only lvl 8 bit went from a raging juggernaut to what feels like a oversized goblin having a tantrum. Places a easily went before are now very very hard.
Any advice on build layout?
Any positive words that might make me feel like I didn't waste the only chance I'll get at building an ogre?

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Re: Need help salvaging Ogre Kensai Barbarian

Post by BegoneThoth » Fri May 18, 2018 1:31 am

post your stat spread
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Re: Need help salvaging Ogre Kensai Barbarian

Post by nobs3 » Fri May 18, 2018 12:20 pm

I pay an orog con 21 and rest str
Greataxe twohanded
AC 27-31
3xDR
3xrage

All fine!

I only regret that I spend 30 points to parry ;)

maybe dont take mighty rage

and 3 rogue levels ?

There are always ups and downs in leveling - head up

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Re: Need help salvaging Ogre Kensai Barbarian

Post by StrykerMontgomery » Fri May 18, 2018 7:26 pm

Like to know actaul strength score.

Also with Kensal and thundering rage snd drinking potions of haste (kensais cna use potions now( you can get 7 attacks per turn with a two handed weapon. You can be a beast
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Re: Need help salvaging Ogre Kensai Barbarian

Post by Oshido » Fri May 18, 2018 7:40 pm

at level 8.
str 22
dex 6
con 21
int 10
wis 8
cha 4

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Re: Need help salvaging Ogre Kensai Barbarian

Post by Ork » Fri May 18, 2018 7:43 pm

24 Barbarian/6 Fighter works.

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Re: Need help salvaging Ogre Kensai Barbarian

Post by StrykerMontgomery » Fri May 18, 2018 7:57 pm

Dont take rogue. I doubt you habe enough skill points to tumble dinp and umd is useless to kensais.

So are you currently lvl 26?

You might want to do 4 lvls of fighter.

Look up barbarian youstill get a lot of stuff like bonus damage misc. Arelith goodiesThings like dodge ac and damage, etc

Make sure you get thunderong rage of arelith wiki is correct about the bonus attack.

Otherwise i recommend maybe 4 fighter levels.

(If you had spreadsheet the metaexperts would be here already)

I think you migt be able to get epic wealon specialization that way. Honestly just beingnpire barbarian isnt terrible. Since you can drink potions now, you can get more ac than you use to have and drink deatharmor for minor ssplashback damage if your hp pool is insanely huge. Id say going for most damage possible while having someone else gaurd you might be your best bet. I honestly think your guy has huge potential.
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Re: Need help salvaging Ogre Kensai Barbarian

Post by StrykerMontgomery » Fri May 18, 2018 8:03 pm

Oshido wrote:
Fri May 18, 2018 7:40 pm
at level 8.
str 22
dex 6
con 21
int 10
wis 8
cha 4


Oh wait you are only lvl !?

Whole world ahead of you! You can take advantage of drinking to help your str score go higher and with some olus 1 str items should be able go around with bonus 12 enhancement str by now. Doing mad damage with your extra kensai attack.

Feel free to take those figher levels. I don't know if you want to save up skill points for a rogue dump being a kensai with no umd. I still think terrifying rage can ve a lot of fun.
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Re: Need help salvaging Ogre Kensai Barbarian

Post by Ork » Fri May 18, 2018 8:24 pm

Save your fighter levels until epic in order to use the bonus feats for EDR.

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