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What lightsaber style would a Sorc. most likely use?

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What lightsaber style would a Sorc. most likely use?

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Aximand
04.05.2012 , 04:41 PM | #11
Quote: Originally Posted by Rayla_Felana View Post
Oversight really, I imagine when they get their inevitable canon personalities/abilities then they will just assign a form or two to them, in-game I imagine there would be balance difficulties.
Yea, but BioWare only really used five or so Lightsaber forms, didn't they? I know there's Juyo, Soresu, Shii-Cho, Shien and one other. There's a few that they didn't use.
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valin-krai
04.05.2012 , 04:44 PM | #12
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Yea I'll agree with that. The Assassin doesn't even use a Lightsaber form, now that I think about it. What's the excuse for the Consular, though?
Game mechanics are non-canon. All Jedi learn Shii-cho, though not nescisarily to mastery. Kit Fisto was a Consular and uses Shii-cho, Yoda used Ataru.
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Aximand
04.05.2012 , 04:46 PM | #13
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Game mechanics are non-canon. All Jedi learn Shii-cho, though not nescisarily to mastery. Kit Fisto was a Consular and uses Shii-cho, Yoda used Ataru.
I know game mechanics are non-canon. I'm just wondering why BioWare couldn't assign the Consular/Inquisitor a lightsaber form.
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valin-krai
04.05.2012 , 04:49 PM | #14
Quote: Originally Posted by Aximand View Post
I know game mechanics are non-canon. I'm just wondering why BioWare couldn't assign the Consular/Inquisitor a lightsaber form.
Because there wasn't much use of the Saber? Choose your own style or analyze the degault saber stance and animations if you want to guess.
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Aximand
04.05.2012 , 05:00 PM | #15
Quote: Originally Posted by valin-krai View Post
Because there wasn't much use of the Saber? Choose your own style or analyze the degault saber stance and animations if you want to guess.
Shadows/Assassins use their sabers a lot.
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Slowpokeking
04.05.2012 , 10:30 PM | #16
I think it's Makashi.

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valin-krai
04.05.2012 , 10:48 PM | #17
Quote: Originally Posted by Aximand View Post
Shadows/Assassins use their sabers a lot.
Their forms are easier to guess, Soresu for Tanks. Maul used Juyo and Niman, so damage Assassins/Shadows are probably Juyo or Niman.
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JGames
04.05.2012 , 10:59 PM | #18
All I can say is that it has to be purple or yellow.

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PurpleMagick
04.06.2012 , 10:26 PM | #19
I think Niman is popular among sorcerer/consular types because Niman practitioners supplement combat moves with force powers more often than other styles. For example a common Niman technique is to use force pull to pull your opponent into the path of your lightsaber. Otherwise Makashi for Sith (since its designed for killing other lightsaber users, i.e. Jedi) and Ataru for Jedi (since it also uses force powers in conjunction with combat extensively).

The Sith Assassin/Jedi Shadow is a contrivance of this game. Within the context of the Star Wars universe itself there are really just Jedi/Sith who focus more on combat rather than force powers and Jedi/Sith who focus more on force powers rather than combat, and than many more who fall somewhere in between.

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Captain_Zone
04.06.2012 , 10:53 PM | #20
Quote: Originally Posted by Aximand View Post
Shadows/Assassins use their sabers a lot.
I will vouch for that. My Assassin is a killin' machine. Looks like he uses the same form as Maul, whichever one that is. But yeah, instead of Forms, Assassins get Saber Charges. Lightning, Dark, and Surging (Deception spec)
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