Quote Originally Posted by Triaxx View Post
I think it's more fair to realize that large group crowd control is where wizards shine. A fighter has to chop through each enemy, but a wizard can simply Huck fireballs and hurt groups. Or spam ice storm down a narrow path. Yes you probably lose 1v1, but against a group? The wizard will win quicker.
The issue is, groups in ES usually consist of scrubs that could whale on you all day and not muss your hair, with one or two actual threats. Taking them out faster is a convenience, not a meaningful distinction.