Comparison of the Blade Master and Black Dancer

bladesoulgold Date: Apr/21/16 03:39:33 Views: 28

What are the differences between blade master and blade dancer? What special features make blade dancer a brand new class? Today, we will put the emphasis on the comparison between the blade master and Blade Dancer, Here we go:

 

1.Race

 

Blade dancers are all cute Lyn dwarves, also called Lyn blade master; while blade master can be played with the Jin and the Yun. For people who like smart characters, LBM is a better choice.

 

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2.Position

 

Lyn blade master is a hybrid of Force Master, Destroyer, and Blade Master, a combination of attack and crowd control. It is not good at tanking or effective at solo while Blade Master is in the Top 3. BMs can tank solo on boss easily with their blocking skill.

 

LBM is easier to play in most respects due to an overall simpler skill tree, BM will be much stronger than LBM by a mastered player.

 

On a group PVE, BM = Tank/DPS, LBM = Support/sub DPS.

 

3.Skills features

 

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Compared with LBM, BM have a unique block ability which blocks or deflects almost all frontal attacks. BMs are also skilled in sustained DPS.

 

LBMs have special phantom grip skill and their block depends on 0.5 sec or 400% defense tab. They are good at burst damage but has a low DPS, which means they can only use a set of combo in PVP. After that, you win or lose. LBMs are heavily depend on lightning draw. However, their lightning draw has a longer CD than BM and they do a far lower damage than BM during CD. But their lighting draw and quick draw "LB" attacks do a lot more damage than BM.

 

4.Battle stance

 

BM has 3 stances: basic stance, draw stance and summons soulblades.

 

LBM: basic stance and draw stance.

 

5.Draw stance switch

 

Though LBM and BM has draw skill, BM can switch to draw stance through lightning draw, blindside, ss and divine retribution, LBM only has lightning draw.

 

 

Here is the detailed imformation:

 

Blade Master

 

Pros:

 

Extremely powerful defense thanks to block and evade spam

 

High overall damage output

 

Damage output can be very stable

 

Can protect party members from ranged attacks

 

Strong chi management while tanking

 

Cons:

 

No party buffs

 

Can only block frontal attacks

 

Lots of damage comes from stationary lightning AOE, which can be avoided

 

 

 

Blade Dancer

 

Pros:

 

Exceptional chi management post-rework

 

Very high sustained damage output

 

Extremely fast, rapid-fire attacks

 

Very high AOE damage

 

Strong crowd control; only class besides Destroyer that can hold a target down for 6s

 

Relatively easy-to-use

 

Cons:

 

Spin parry and blade draw deflect have the tightest possible timing (0.5s)

 

Can be extremely vulnerable without available chi; prone to downtime

 

Long CDs on many key abilities

 

Force Choke not as strong as destroyers' Seize/Suppress

 

No party buffs outside of Force Choke