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blackrock dungeon temps

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Cetric, Dec 11, 2013.

  1. Cetric

    Cetric Grand Inquisitor
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    What temps is everyone using in there? I've heard twice now about going with weaving and using ranged temps. is there a certain reason behind it? did some exploring in there earlier, seems like a somewhat fun place.... do you get a minax arty from every beacon?
     
  2. Frarc

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    You get 1 Minax Crest when the Beacan is destroyed when you did damaged to it. Each Captain give 2 minax crests , they go randomly to all attackers. They can go both to you or you get 1 and someone else get one. Or you get nothing. I usualy take my pure warrior. Why? Because i'm crazy and I can deal with most captains when they hit me , and if someoen heals me I don't usualy have to run away.

    All Templates works well really if you work together and try to finish off 1 Captain at a time. Work from the outside to the inside. When you damaged the lighthouse, run all back to the outside . (At 72% and at 20%) Then restart working back from out to in. If a Captains comes after you, don't run arounbd inside. you only get more and more Captains on you. run them outside the town and hide.
     
  3. Gheed

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    Had to give up on my thrower. Even with 120 weapon skill, max HCI and 30% HLD(I'm not sure if HLD procs on captains), I still miss alot. I moved over to a Mystic spellweaver and am having a much easier time with it.
     
  4. KingHen

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    Tried several, these three work well. (well = multiple drops per invasion spawn)
    I put them in order of success IMO YMMV

    210+ Stam Archer, 50ssi mana leech Comp bow (AI every other shot, Chiv to max dmg and maintain 210+)
    Necro SDI (no weave oddly enough) Corpse skin FS, FB when low on mana (some captains have poop for mana)
    Disco Mastery Tamer, GD to tank, Disco Mastery for constant DPS (I use him if there is a lack of tanks at the time)
     
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    stealth tamer at evil mages. You get more drops that way than doing the cities.
     
  6. Prince Erik

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    I've used three main templates down there with varying degrees of success for the invasion and the mini towns. None of my chars can really solo anything but a Rogue or a Mystic though.

    1. Disco mastery archer w/ chiv + healing (human) - during the invasion it worked absolutely the best with every other shot AI's from a composite bow and JOAT hiding when necessary. Throw in the bard masteries for added damage and I got the most drops with him. In the mini towns with all the running around and emergency invising going on by everyone, not having a way to instantly break agro means way too much running and not enough shooting. ;) He's shelved for that dungeon unless there's a lot of people there working in a coordinated fashion. Skills: GM anat, 120 archery, 75 chiv, 120 disco, GM healing, 120 music, GM tactics.

    2. Garg thrower/mystic/imbuer - It's nice being able to fly after tossing out a RC but with this template throwing misses way too much (he's not running an uber suit to say the least). Still a fun template but again, no way to break agro at all. Skills : GM anat, 85 chiv, GM focus, 120 imbue, GM mystic, GM tactics, 115 throwing.

    3. Full mage/mystic w/ hiding - My currently preferred template. Hiding+Invis helps defensively and blasting spells like a howitzer after casting RC to tank gets me a good share of the drops. If I had to improve him I'd add spellweaving and drop hiding but he does quite well as is for now. Skills : GM eval, GM focus, GM hiding, 110 magery, GM med, 120 mystic, GM resist

    -P.E.
     
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    you don't run into mana problems with this, due to lacking the lmc skills to go with archery?
     
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    I have had the best success with my dual client strategy. I run a mystic/weaver with my 4x bard running both peace songs in tow (I use the alt+single click to set my bard to follow the mystic). I can drop RC, cast 30+ ebolts in a row, and WOD at the end. With a group of around 10 I average about 13 drops per city (lowest is 8 highest is 27).

    Occasionally it can be a challenge to keep both characters alive if I run into a lot of paras while something is targeted on me, but for the most part it runs smooth.
     
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    I seem to do real well with my Mystic/Mage/Weaver.....
    Use the boulder thing on the tower Ebolt the heck out of everything, little Wildfire to stir things up some... and have a RC as my tank.
     
  10. Smoot

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    my event template / gear was:
    Bushido Dexter w/healing (no necro)
    55dci 100di 20ssi suit (30 kinetic eater too but this isnt needed)
    bladed staff:
    100mana leech
    50stam leech
    75life leech
    50 hla
    50 hit lightning

    Dropped captains very fast

    I stopped doing the regular dungeon tho, not really worth my time now that the arties are being farmed easily by afk 24/7 tamers and are worth a fraction of what they were.
    If you just want to have some fun tho, its still a great time and an awesome challenge.
     
  11. Winter

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    Something is happening with the unattended tamers - I logged in at lunch and there were no tamers in the dungeon today, yesterday there was only one, and a week ago there were 3-4 every day. Maybe they got tired or someone sent them home.
     
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    This. The rewards are based on quantity of monsters killed, not their quality. Another event that is easy to farm, stock up, and then move on from.
     
  13. Martell

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    or people just have gotten what they need and are now waiting for the next easily exploitable event...
     
  14. Prince Erik

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    Not really, no. With high mana leech on my weapons, from the AI's and a hit in between each attempt and with MR 1 or 2 on armor pieces I generally have mana to spare even after using the bard masteries.

    -P.E.
     
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    Me I use just my standard archer for them( 120 archer,tactics,Bushido,anatomy,100 healing and chiv ...using a luck stam suit and a 50ssi composite bow with hld and anna leech with DMG inc...and once close or below 50% HP on captains I switch to the bane crossbow..with enamy of one and bane hit do 325 DMG(normal hit + bane + hit element) at about 45% HP and Cole to 500 DMG when readlined (over 500 if get all to hit with concousious blow and about 600 DMG is all hit and was able to get honor on the captain )
     
  16. Yadd of Legends

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    This is pretty similar to the template I've been using, but I forgot about the new bane property. Thanks, I'll have to try that.
     
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    Since this sounds like the new dungeon: I am constrained that it's the Blackthorn Dungeon, or Blackthorn's Basement, or the like.

    -Galen's player
     
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    Avenrose,
    I don't know much about the new bane property.
    1. How do you get a bane crossbow - a reward, a drop, imbue, reforge?
    2. UOGuide says bane damage is capped at (350 - physical resist percentage - uoguide.com/Bane). Are you getting so much damage because you're bypassing physical resist or what?
     
  19. Avenrose

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    Bane is a drop only property from the ship on the first event of all this...need a group to kill the boss and not a 100% drop chance..the damage I klisted was based with bane plus normal hit plus the hit lightning...highest bane hit I've seen was about 350-360 + normal hit of 75-119 and lightning hit highest I've noticed was 65 but also each captain I've noticed I do different damage to and with achieved perfection on honor it added about 50 DMG to each except the hit lightning....next time I get on and fight them I'll try and get a screen of the bane hit once I figure out how to take and retrieve a screen shot from ****ty windows 8 lol
     
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