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Elf or Human?

Discussion in 'UO Tamer' started by Eldril, Mar 30, 2009.

  1. Eldril

    Eldril Guest

    I am in the process of creating a new tamer and was wondering if anyone had a recommendation on creating an elf vs a human tamer?

    Also, what are some good starting stats for a new character. I'm leaning towards a mage tamer with the following goals:
    Taming 100
    Animal Lore 100
    Vet 120
    Mage 100
    Med 60
    Disco 120
    Music 120

    Strenght 100
    Int 100
    Dex 25

    Just not sure what stats I should start at 50 for a new character? Tamer/Disco?

    I'm assuming from the all the posts, this is a good template.

    Any help would be appreciated?
     
  2. Wenchkin

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    The one thing I'd suggest ammending is your taming skill, as you'll find greater dragons, dread mares and cus etc would be out of your reach at GM. I'd suggest 110 taming, lore and vet if you can.

    I'd say start with taming and disco at 50, as they're likely to be the trickiest to raise.

    To max the speed of your gains, try to keep your total skill usage as low as possible. One way I do this is to train a few skills, soulstone them off and then train another couple.

    Hope that helps you a little :)

    Wenchy
     
  3. Hinotori

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    If you don't want to mess with that template to much. Drop Vet down to GM and put 10 points each in vet and lore to get them to 110.
     
  4. Farsight

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    The only difference between elf and human is that an elf doesn't have to wear pads of the cu sidhe in order to ride a pup.

    And elves get 20 more mana.

    Apart from that, do what Wenchkin says.
     
  5. Eldril

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    Thanks guys. I'll adjust Taming, Lore and Vet up as recommended (110). So is there a magic number that I should keep my skill totals under for maximum gains?
     
  6. Shantia

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    I belive you have to be under 400 points to get the most out of the GGS.
     
  7. Silverbird

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    Definately make an elf! Only elfs are able to tame a cu. And I can promise ... If you make a human tamer, you will come across that rare blaze
    super-cu and dont have a chance on taming one. :D
     
  8. this guy

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    Is that so? You have to be an Elf if you want to want to train cu sidhe? Cause I've been looking at those dogs and they seem extremely appealing. I spose I could use a soulstone my skills to an Elf later on.
     
  9. Wenchkin

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    You can own cu sidhe as a human, and ride them if you wear the pads of cu sidhe, but only elves can do the actual taming. But it's not too horrific to switch over to human after you've found your perfect pup. If you plan to make a career cu taming, make an elf. Otherwise switching might suit you better.

    Wenchy
     
  10. this guy

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    I'm not a career man, myself. I just wanna roll with the dogg pound in case the 5-0 come knockin' on my door, aks'in me bout s**t don't nobody s'posed to know 'bout. That's all =D
     
  11. Seismic

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    LOL!
     
  12. Black Sun

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    Personally, when I go on a training spree with my tamer, I drop everything except taming and lore. Seems to help quite a bit.
     
  13. Wenchkin

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    If you read up on the GGS system you'll see a nice chart on this page which explains how your skill point usage affects GGS etc.

    Wenchy
     
  14. Remyi

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    On the topic of switching races...When you do it, do you lose any specially dyed hair you might have?
     
  15. Eldril

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    Thanks for all of the feedback all. I've created an Elf and am looking forward to the fun of taming.
     
  16. Wenchkin

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    If memory serves me right you have to pick hair and skin tone when you change, so I'd expect you'd lose any fancy hair colour when you convert.

    Wenchy
     
  17. RichDC

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    PvM Tamers are actually the ONLY template i would ALWAYS say go elf!!

    More mana, tame cu's, stichers mittens (and others...the music arms for you could be good), and the extra 5 energy...does surprisingly make a difference!
     
  18. Chiera

    Chiera Guest

    yes, you do.
     
  19. Remyi

    Remyi Guest

    Thanks. I found one of the conjurer red hair dyes, and I'm a bit frustrated that I can't tame cu sidhes...but it looks like I won't be switching after all :(.
     
  20. Wenchkin

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    What shard are you on? Maybe one of us can find you a good puppy.

    Wenchy
     
  21. Remyi

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    Pacific :\ Seems to be one of the unpopular shards these days..
     
  22. Pfloyd

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    No quite the opposite. I'll tame you anything you want and so will a lot of people here. Just farm the things until you find the right one you want and let me know. My icq's in my profile.