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Abilities Explained - Stacking/Diminishing Returns, Main vs Sub, Brand Differences & More [Video]

Details of ability potency & brand/item differences, based from the official strategy guide

  1. Casperr

    This guide uses information from the Prima official strategy guide to explain how powerful main abilities are compared to sub abilities; how abilities get weaker as they stack, as well as stacking restrictions implemented to some abilities; how the brand affects the sub abilities you can get on an item; and a few more related points along the way!

    Key times:
    1:10 - Sub vs main abilities
    1:36 - Stacking abilities
    3:15 - Abilities stacking restrictions
    4:28 - Item unique effects
    4:52 - Brand affect on sub abilities
    5:50 - Changing or adding an item's abilities
    6:24 - Perks mixed with cosmetics - good or bad?

Recent Reviews

  1. VideoGameVirtuoso
    VideoGameVirtuoso
    4/5,
    Good coverage of the Prima Official Guide, but translation is not always accurate.
  2. DonkaFjord
    DonkaFjord
    5/5,
    Thanks for helping those of us out without the guidebook. Very in depth.
  3. Thunderman
    Thunderman
    5/5,
    Great video, very helpful for those who wish to get a step-up in the game!
  4. Star
    Star
    5/5,
    Great video guide! Things are explained quite clearly and easy to understand. Video editing looks very nice, and includes info on screen for certain stats.
  5. CalmAppleSnake
    CalmAppleSnake
    5/5,
    Incredible Guide and well made video. Very on point without much fluff and I love the editing!
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