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Drive a stake in that sampire...

Discussion in 'UO Warrior' started by Lefty, Mar 8, 2014.

  1. Lefty

    Lefty Lore Keeper
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    Ok Vamp embrace gives you 20% HLL and 15 Stamina Regen.

    If you used a heavier weapon with more HLL and covered the benefits of VE, then why waste 99 skill points?

    This is the benefit I am seeing running in a stamina plate set.
    If you use a large battle axe for example at 3.75 speed. The window at 1.25 swing starts at 35 SSI at 210 stamina. Simply increase your SSI to give you a bit more breathing room in case you do take a big stamina hit. The stamina regen on the plate, including the stamina loss reduction and the leeching on your weapons kind of make the 99 necro obsolete.

    Now if you swing a double axe. No problem here as you can take a big stamina hit and still be rocking.

    Another benefit to this is you don,t have to worry about over capping fire resist.
     
  2. azmodanb

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    One note is vf gives 20% guaranteed. hll is hit and miss unless 100%.

    But I agree.
     
  3. Duncan Drake

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    Well this idea was the seed for the bushido paladin build with 100% hll weapons
     
  4. Riply

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    I have been able to go with out vamp form and not miss it that much tbh. With FC/FCR (close wounds), and confidence and HLL (68%) I am able to keep the health bar at a safe level. Plus not
    to mention if I wanted to carry (greater heal potions) I am able to use them. At the moment I am not even using the healing skill but if needed I could always switch out another skill. Vamp form does have one more benefit which gives you a higher level of poison resist, but I carry orange petals in my back pack. With imbuing and shame artifacts I believe there is less of a need for vamp
    form, but at times can be useful just depends on the situation.
     
  5. Lefty

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    Actually this seed has been around since AOS, before SE. It was just the implementation of SSI adjustments to leeching that and coupled with the limited stamina and stamina loss in combat that made it very non advisable.

    There is now though a variety of options open to suit builds and weapons of choice, instead of the same ole same ole.

    Right now I have 2 complete suits and working on a 3rd.

    The first one has a ton of stamina regen on it from using valorite and it a little light on lmc and mr, but good enough for most spawns with leeching.
    The second I covered the the lmc and mr, but still have very little mana pool.
    The third one is covering the lmc, mi and mr.
    All of these have 25 dex and 60 SI for a total of 85 stamina increase.
    I have a bunch of pieces with dual stats, but 8 SI. Might be worth looking into what I can do with those pieces.
     
  6. Duncan Drake

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    Thx to corwinxx i tested the protection spell. Noneed for orange petals you can throw in a fast cure or cleanse by fire spell, assuming you have the apropriate chivalry or magery skill.