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Debuff Taming

Discussion in 'UO Tamer' started by Anakena, Sep 2, 2008.

  1. Anakena

    Anakena Seasoned Veteran
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    Long ago I found out when beetles were introduced that one could end up with better dexterity if one cursed it before taming, provided that when it was tamed it was still under the effect. It had no much impact since the dexterity could anyway retrained up to 125.

    Since EA introduced Greater dragons, I was planning to test this on them, especially since their hitpoints are halved.

    First problem is that they have generally a high resist magic skill. I decided to make my reseach by using a necromancer (evil omen followed by curse). I

    Here are the figures :

    ---------Wild-----Cursed---Tamed (after curse weared off)

    hits :----1601-----1501-----850
    stamina:-136------119------76
    mana:---589------484------556
    str:------1259----1159-----579
    dex:-----136------119------59
    int:------589------484------556

    Right after taming, I gated it from Destard to Malas (I don't know if changing servers has an influence), lored it and hitpoints were at 750.

    If I had tamed it without cursing, the greater would have only had 800 hitpoints and 76 dexterity. So I improved his hitpoint by 50 points. Since dexterity can be trained up to 125, stamina will now be trainable up to 132 instead of 125.

    The necro mage who cursed the dragon had only 110 evalint, so it can be improved.

    I think one can improve the results (discording before evil omen curse, using clumsy and weaken instead of curse, ...).
     
  2. Nenime

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    Interesting. I never heard of this before.

    I will start doing some research on this in the near future. As for discording, I did that to help others while they were taming but ... let's say they entreated me politely but firmly to stop it because they expected the post-taming stats/skills to drop. Now I will keep an eye on that.

    Thank you for sharing :)
     
  3. Anakena

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    Well the discord must only last the time to curse. After that you can invis. Idea is that since resist skill is lowered, the effect of curse should be greater