A reasonable argument. In that case, I have one final suggestion that again trades some combat efficiency for general usefulness. Take the 5 points out of the ranger soul (losing 5% crit, yes, but...) and put them in the assassin soul. What this would give you is 2 points in Silent Footsteps, giving you increased stealth capabilities (including no movement speed penalty), Blinding Powder (a very useful ranged disorient for both PvE and PvP), Improved Stealth (the best of the group - gives Stealth an infinite duration), and Puncture (a 2 combo point generating ability that ignores armor and is a bleed, which can be useful; though if you prefer you can use the point to take Twilight Force or Flame Thrust in the Nightblade tree).
This would also allow you to get rid of ranger completely and take something like Riftstalker for your 3rd soul, which has an incredibly useful 0 point ability (a blink).
If you'd rather just have the 5% crit though, then I see nothing wrong with your build (again, having no experience with Nightblade) :P.
Edited, Mar 15th 2011 2:08pm by Vataro
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