Junction, 2h weapon and shield bug? (in General)

Womp August 3 2010 4:32 PM EDT

I've noticed that the 13% DX and skill penalty from using a 2h weapon with a shield applies to junctioned familiars. Is this working as intended? It seems odd, as the familiar itself wields no weapon and therefore has no reason to be penalized.

{WW]Nayab [Cult of the Valaraukar] August 3 2010 4:42 PM EDT

All the penalties and bonuses are junctioned over to familiars so it is indeed working as intended.

AdminQBGentlemanLoser [{END}] August 3 2010 6:22 PM EDT

I agree that this is odd. If the Familar can't gain the benefits of a Weapon in any way, then it shouldn't suffer the penalties either.

In essence, Weapons aren't junctioned over, as they do nothing. So the Weapon + Shield penalty shouldn't be junctioned either.

AdminTitan [The Sky Forge] August 3 2010 8:21 PM EDT

You're not junctioning over armor, you're junctioning over armor benefits and penalties that are received by the AoJ wearer.

AdminNightStrike August 3 2010 9:11 PM EDT

Titan is correct. The final effect is what goes over.

This is why bloodlust is so whacked.

Womp August 3 2010 9:14 PM EDT

Wait... you mean I can just have a base BL base ST minion and have my jig get the full .75?

Womp August 3 2010 9:17 PM EDT

nvm just tested, does not work that way.
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