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Easiest Skill to Raise

Discussion in 'UHall' started by vinque, Aug 26, 2009.

  1. vinque

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    Yes, since there's a hardest skill to raise thread I had to make this one. I know tons of skills are easy provided you know the tricks, in-and-outs, etc. and you have the resources. However, if, say, a new player (yes, pretend for a moment there are new players in the game) asked what is an easy skill to GM what would you say. I am truly curious about this since I have only GMed about twenty or so skills (and have yet to make Legendary anything). For me, I would say it's a close call between Arms Lore and Meditation but I'd go with Arms Lore since you don't have to do anything but push a button (or better yet, find a paper weight to push the button for ya).
     
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  3. Sweeney

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    Any skill where you can throw a roll of pennies on a key and macro in safety without using resources. Best to do with a movie or two to watch.
     
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    I could have made legendary 10 times over since it was introduced.
    Sarsmi nailed it.
     
  6. guum

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    Focus, followed closely by Meditation. I've never maxed Focus, but you can get to legendary Meditation in about 2 hours WHILE training other skills.

    Armslore took me a couple months, by comparison, but I only trained it passively. I'd guess it's a lot quicker if you don't work on it while working on smithing, etc.
     
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    Parrying. With little effort, you can go from 0 to 120 in less than 3 hours.
     
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    *feels embarrassed that my lead warrior still haven't gotten to 115 after 4.5 years*

    (although I'm caught in a little quirk I could easily work around, there should probably be a distinction between "easiest to powergame" and "easiest to raise while actually playing the game")
     
  9. Setnaffa

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    Agreed. Going from 0 to 120 parrying fighting chickens and rabbits (that's the actual method I use) definitely isn't playing the game. I don't think I'd call it powergaming either. More like smurf gaming. :D
     
  10. Gandie

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    Focus is fast and easy.

    So is Parry with a few one handed weps, and 9 sheeps.
     
  11. Black Sun

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    I tried that method, and the gains just didn't come. My skill tutor statuette said they were too easy. I had to move up to harpies before I got into the sweet spot and started gaining.
     
  12. guum

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    You were using the incorrect weapon skill, right? You can't gain on easy critters using your real weapon skill. Equip a weapon that uses a skill you are untrained in.
     
  13. Black Sun

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    yeah, my fencer was using a mace.
     
  14. Herding in about 90 minutes to GM. Then focus.
     
  15. Setnaffa

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    7 Steps to 120 Parrying:
    1) Wear a suit with some Hit Point Regeneration on it (not really necessary, but it makes this easier). No DCI at all.
    2) Equip a weapon you have no skill in (i.e. if you are a fencer, equip a mace or sword).
    3) If you have bushido, use a one-handed weapon with a shield. If you don't have bushido, do not equip a shield.
    4) Find a farm (I like the one on the island North of Jhelom) where there are alot of chickens, rabbits, and sheep.
    5) Agro (tab into combat mode, then double-click on creature) on up to 8 rabbits, chickens, and sheep. DO NOT let them catch up to you or you will one-hit kill them.
    6) Once you have all 8 creatures chasing you around, move to a clear area, and tab out of combat mode. Hopefully the 8 creatures will surround you. If not, move until you are completely surrounded.
    7) Sit there. The Parry gains will come quickly.

    You could also get your 40 skill points in New Haven, but it only takes about 10 minutes using this method to hit 40, so it isn't really a requirement.
     
  16. Lord Frodo

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    Focus and Med easiest.
    Magic resist old haven with spell binders, even works the same way with your pet.
    Any skill you can make a macro with while in your home, Music/Armslore/Itemid/spiritspeak
    Hiding, walk around Tram with a macro runing fo it.
     
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    also works in jholem fighting pits with npc fighters
     
  18. I would say Focus, Med and Resist. I can go from 0-120 in any of those in about an hour and a half, without buying it up from an npc.
     
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    Focus and Med in that order
     
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    Focus,
    Meditation,
    Magic Resist,
    And Forensic Evaluation

    I found them all VERY easy...

    Bushido wasn't bad either to 120. Musicianship is easier... as well.
     
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    Focus hands down.
     
  22. Wolfways

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    Musicianship.
    10 instruments, 1 SA macro = 0-100 in 10 minutes :)
     
  23. catfish

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    how do you 120 resist in an hour and a half? please tell.
     
  24. Viper09

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    And for Focus, overweight yourself and/or run your character around through macro or not :p
     
  25. guum

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    Not sure how you do it in an hour and a half, but you can do it in about 3 hours using spectral spellbinders in haven...just get a bunch on you and let them go to town.
     
  26. Aristillus

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    Do the spellbinders and have magery, focus, med, 40% LMC, lots of MR on armor, 2/6 casting, then go to town spamming clumsy on yourself:thumbsup:
     
  27. Snooping is really easy if you find an NPC with a pack that doesn't move!
     
  28. Beer_Cayse

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    Focus ... all you meed is a scribe-in-training with some med to help mana regen initially. Let focus rise as you do scrolls. You'd be surprised.