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Does an Archer/Mage Template Work? - Returning Player

Discussion in 'UO Spellcaster' started by csboard23, May 4, 2009.

  1. csboard23

    csboard23 Guest

    This is for PVM only at this point. Ive searched a little and judging by the lack of templates Im guessing it isnt a very good template but figured Id check. I dont have Samuri Empire so bushido isnt a choice. Is it a necessity?

    Currently Im around:

    106 Arch (w/ ring)
    96 magery (going to 100-105)
    94 Anatomy (going to 100?)
    100 Meditation
    97 Eval (going to 100)
    93 Tactics (going to 100)
    72 focus (going to 0?)
    59 resist spells (what should I shoot for?)

    Stats (240 max): I assume i need to add some more dex. What should drop the str and int to?
    98 str
    102 int
    40 dex

    Ok alot of questions here, feel free to answer some, none, or all. I really did try searching on this but its been a few years and alot has changed.

    Right now my suite is only in the 30-50 resist range so beefing that up might help alot. Other than that what types of modifiers and bows should I be looking for on this template?

    Do I need to keep focus? If I dropped it would I be better off adding chivalry or healing knowing I could only get 60 pts or so in. Right now Im mainly having trouble with magic casting monsters as even a couple liches teaming up on me can be trouble. Alot of times Ill summon 2 EEs or EVs and then fire away and cast heals or offensive spells depending on the situation. Is this even a workable template or do I need to retool and go add S Empire for bushido?

    Thanks for any advice.
  2. GFY

    GFY Guest

    For "big game" hunting samurai archers are tough to beat as far as damage output goes.

    I would upgrade to SE if at all possible.

    With out SE I'd try something like this;

    Archery 120
    Chivalry 120
    Resist 120
    Healing 120
    Tactics 120
    Anatomy 120

    My friend runs this exact template and there aren't too many places he can't go.