Thank you for the reply.
Let me try to elaborate my findings.
I currently have a warrior and his primary roles are that of a tank and the character containing most of the farm affixes. He has arcanist and ascendent setup. When all his equipment is of ice element, he can weaken the mobs but I cannot see any debuff characteristic on the stats page. When I change his equipment to arcane type, whenever he weakens the mobs, I can see the stats page reflect the change in his attack dps, increased many times the original.
My wizard is used as the dps but he currently does not have arcanist annd ascendent setup. Whether his equipment is of ice or arcane build, I do not see any increase in his skills dps, This is why it leads me to believe the following (which I am still trying to confirm):
- The warrior can set arcane debuffs via weakening the mobs but the debuffs cannot be made used by the dps hireling.
- it appears that only arcane equipment can change the attack dps information on the stats page, which leads me to think that only arcane weapons can be used.
Can you kindly check whether your dps has changed a few times on the stats page after weakening the mobs ? I am assuming you are using the ice build for your wizard. If you do not see any change in stats, you can try to amend to arcane build and see if you see the change on the stats page.
I will continue to investigate.