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50 to 100 provoke in 8 hours

Discussion in 'UO Bard' started by Lucivius, Jan 2, 2011.

  1. Lucivius

    Lucivius Adventurer
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    Dec 7, 2008
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    I'm back after a long break and decided to make a Mystic/Bard for group support. Reading through the FAQ I did not notice any mention of an old training method of provoking plague beasts onto each other. I just confirmed that it still works. This has taken me from 50 to 100 in about 8 hours. You can go all the way to 120 using this method. So here's how it works:

    - Grab two plague beast from any swamp. The swamps NE of Britain work best for me. There is water close by and you can train from a boat.
    - Set a macro to provoke them onto each other. They will not damage each other so you can provoke the same two over and over.
    - Once your success rate is greater than 50% provoke other spawn onto the plague beasts. They will eat the spawn and become stronger, making them harder to provoke.
    - Repeat as necessary. Gains are very steady and will continue to 120, although I'm not sure how long it takes to go from 100 to 120.
  2. gortman

    gortman Sage
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    Dec 11, 2009
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    Thanks for the tip - I'll have to try it out this week. Currently have provoke worked up to about 75 but gains on gaman are slowing. As soon as I hit 90 I know I can switch to bard masteries to top things off, but getting there has been slooooooow...
  3. mana hit

    mana hit Babbling Loonie
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    Mar 7, 2010
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    yes it works nice.might want to carry a ring or bracelet with some provocation on it. when you bring spawn on them it can make it where you get the message " you have no chance of provocing those creatures" or somthing like that,,,,when that happens i put on my +13 ring on,and when i get my first .1 gain,i can take off ring and attempt again without it.