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[Wrestling] Couple wrestling questions

Discussion in 'UO Warrior' started by Teeshy, Jan 31, 2009.

  1. Teeshy

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    Firstly, is wrestling a valid/useful combat skill?

    I am making a beggar character, and wrestling seems to be the most logical choice for him to use as a combat skill (because he'd have not much of anything, just what he can beg/pick up off the ground - maybe fencing? For a dagger?). But would he be able to then go do spawns etc with only wrestling?

    Do UBWS weapons work with it? (I'm guessing not, cos it's not a weapon skill)
     
  2. Wrestling doesn't do enough damage to be any good in combat. About the only thing it's good for is disarming an opponent.
     
  3. Diomedes Artega

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    You can also use wrestling for defensive measures and having the secondary attack of paralyzing someone. However, like Connor said it's not good for a combat skill if you plan on going at it face-to-face versus an opponent. Albeit even spawns if you planned on wanting to do damage.

    Your best bet in the case of not wanting a weapon skill...I'm not sure if you really do or not?, is just to make a PvP/PvM thief with stealing.

    Wrestling isn't a BAD idea, but mostly only for defensive measures. Someone comes up on you and you were busy doing something. You can paralyze and then disarm them or what have you...then stealth away.

    Other than that, if you were looking at it from a slight historical perspective, then I would pick fencing. In the late 12th century, the term dagger came to be known and had elaborate pattern welding. Dagger's hence would be a logical choice since it's a small, concealable type of weapon.
     
  4. Lynk

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    I had thoughts about putting wrestling in a PvP template.

    It's one of the disarm archer templates, but instead of fencer/archer it's a wrestle archer. Disarm/mortal/conc/conc. Not quite as offensively powerful as the fencer archer but much tougher to kill. Even when you're disarmed you're still at 120 wep skill. Maybe throw some ninja on there for mirror images/llama form when dismounted.
     
  5. Teeshy

    Teeshy Guest

    Thanks guys =)

    Looks like he'll have to go fencing then if I want to use him for any kind of fighting =)

    I could make him a wandering healer/beggar type character i guess, and just be a support person in a group =)
     
  6. Diomedes Artega

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    Nothing wrong with a support character anyways if you have a few friends that you hunt with. Few character/templates are good in ALL PvP situations anyhow as far as toe-to-toe fighting.
     
  7. GFY

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    Might be a good fit for a pvp thief template at a champ spawn. Stealth around steal from players, wrestling for defense, hiding and stealth for sneaking away with your loot.