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Discored monsters and magic resist?

Discussion in 'UO Bard' started by 5% Luck, Oct 31, 2008.

  1. 5% Luck

    5% Luck Guest

    I have a leg peace samurai and for the last year or so has had little use of him. I used him to kill dragons and now the greaters are 160 dificulty.

    So my question is a discorded mob will cast spells the same as a non discorded mob? dragons have very low magery and cast about the same as greaters do. Will discord slow them down>?

    Should i drop bushido for magic resits and peace for discord?
  2. uoBuoY

    uoBuoY Guest

    At 120 Disco the target will have all skills and resists reduced by 28%. However, Greaters are not easy to Disco.
  3. 5% Luck

    5% Luck Guest

    I was dicording a skely lich yesterday and it seem to cast a whole lot less!

    Im just wondering if that wil be enough for me to not have resist magic skill on a disco/warrior. On this char i used to run 120 peace/music and 120 mace gm bushido and some chiv. Now i dont use this guy much as the barding dificultys of the mobs i tend to hunt are way to high and peace has been taking a back seat. I only use it for arrea peace on other chars. I know ill run into trouble hunting 160 barding difficulty mobs but even so Id like not to turn this char into something completely different(necro/mage) than what he was(peace/warrior). Since thats alot of wasted scrolls. I guess i could go pure warrior but thats always been a tough template to use on high end and the peace was soooo sweet at one time.
  4. uoBuoY

    uoBuoY Guest

    I have Disco on 2 Tamers. I tried a Disco/Mage but didn't enjoy that template. Never tried a Disco/Warrior.

    To me, as a Tamer, Disco has 3 uses:

    1) When taming something that can realyl hurt me, I Disco the beast so when it hits me it hurts 28% less.

    2) I (my pets) can kill (farm) the usual stuff a lot faster.

    3) I (my pets) can kill much tougher stuff, slowly!

    I know Discoed critters hit and cast for a lot less damage and their mana recovery is slowed. But without Resist you're going to get hit with a lot poison, para and debuffs.

    IMHO, for PVM heavy casters you must have an all 70s suit and Resist if you melee.
  5. 5% Luck

    5% Luck Guest

    ok so

    120 weapon
    100 tactics
    120 discord
    120 music
    100 resist
    100 parry
    60 chive


    then suit up 70s and +parry dci and +resist spells 120/120?

    Sounds feisable. I would have liked to have bushido instead of resist but...