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Gettin' back into UO after 7 yrs need template

Discussion in 'UO Bard' started by Jandruz, Feb 22, 2010.

  1. Jandruz

    Jandruz Journeyman
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    I'm about to get back into UO after 7 years away. So much has changed, I almost feel lost as I've been reading through the forums/stratics site.

    I need my first char to be a decent money maker...one that doesn't take too long to train up.

    Can this be accomplished with a bard? If so, will someone recommend a good template?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Podolak

    Podolak Crazed Zealot
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    Are you returning with ANY existing characters?
     
  3. Jandruz

    Jandruz Journeyman
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    Nope :( I'm currently doing a 14 day free trial of Mondain's Legacy to make sure I really want to get back into this.
     
  4. Capt.E

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    The scrolls are by far the least expensive.

    Training it up to 120 takes quite a bit of time. Especially the first time. If you follow the guides it will go much faster.

    It is an extremely powerful template. You can make a ton of gold off of the spiders in dreadhorn with provoke.

    As far as soloing peerless or running doom, it is probably a notch below sampires or tamers.

    It is a very good template for doing SA spawns.

    Eventually you may add disco to taming and have possibly the strongest non-gear dependant templates in the game.

    I wish I had started my bards a little earlier in my UO career, but I can't live without the 3 I now have.

    Disco tamer
    Provo thunter
    Provo weaver
     
  5. Poo

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    if your looking to start cheap and easy and get operational and flowing gold youll wanna go with the swinging metal.

    warriors are cheap and easy to make, same as allways.

    once you have one of those going and the gold coming in then id start to specialize into the bard and or tamers and such.

    but at low end bard your not really gonna be making much gold.

    at high end, definatlly.
     
  6. Jandruz

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    Thanks for the tips!
     
  7. Poo

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    just call me Mr. Tips
     
  8. Rainfo X

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    How is it going, Jandruz?

    I wanted to add my input that just because being a bard is sometimes a long, often frustrating road, does not mean it's not worth it. I would say to play a bard if you are really interested in it. The skill just takes a long time to level.

    I have never played a melee bard, but I figured this was a good opportunity to brainstorm a template, so here is what I think would work (disco melee):

    Swordsmanship (or other fighting skill)
    Tactics
    Anatomy
    Chivalry
    Musicianship
    Discordance

    with a 700 skill cap you could take 90 anat/healing and 70 chiv with +skills on jewelry