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[Inscription] inscription vs SS (mostly for corpse skin)

Discussion in 'UO Spellcaster' started by yars, Jun 15, 2010.

  1. yars

    yars Lore Keeper
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    i dont see much of a difference, this is PvM btw
    i still use protection spell,scribe still fizzles alot.
    is it worth it to keep scribe at GM and drop ss down?
    if so where should it be kept? 60's?
    is it pointless to keep both? either? template so far is this

    120 magery(crystalline ring)
    120 eval
    120 mystic
    120 focus(crystalline ring)
    120 SS
    60 necro
    106 med
     
  2. Capt.E

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    I don't understand what you are trying to do with that template.

    Drop med to 60 ish?? Then do necro at 100-105.

    Honestly you can cast corpse skin with no ss. It doesn't last very long, but neither do pvm stuffs if you have high enough sdi and a slayer book.

    Well gl. If you were to describe what you hunt on a regular basis I may be able to offer different advice.
     
  3. yars

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    well heres what im contending with, i use to corpsekin to just to start then i thorw some firebased spells till i need to recast corpseskin again.
    my main question is is inscription worth having for the 10% sdi? or is SS better to keep for the longer corpseskin? so far the total dmg output with both doesnt seem much higher than without one or the other.
     
  4. Zalan

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    Not much point in Necro without having SS. You can get 10% SDI from lots of things. Also don`t forget with SS you can also leech back mana in Wraith Form.

    I`m running a template close to yours.

    120 Mystic
    120 Focus
    100 Necro (105 from Bloodspirit Tailsman)
    110 SS (120 with Tailsman)
    110 Magery
    110 Eval
    50 Med
     
  5. Stupid Miner

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    In all cases -15 Fire Resist will boost your damage more than SDI.
    If your opponent has 0-15 fire resist you'll do 15% more damage with fire spells
    if your opponent has 85-15 fire resist youll do twice as much damage than without.

    The more fire resist they start with, the more of an effect it has.

    Read: "Inscription is a waste of 100 skill in PvM"
     
  6. yars

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    ok sounds good one more question
    is necro worth having at 100 if im only using corpse skin and wraith form
    meaning does it add to dmg or is having high necro only good for chance to cast spells without failure
     
  7. Stupid Miner

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    Why wouldn't you use Wither or occasionally Lich Form?
    And Animate Dead. Skeletal Dragon and Lich Lords require 100 Necro/SS
     
  8. yars

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    i get more dmg and area effect with hailstorm than wither. lich form is pointless, i have plenty of mana regen.animate dead is so-so for me

    so does necro modify dmg at all or is just SS?
     
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    Wither doese 100% cold damage. Which may work better against what your figthng than hail storm. Depending on the monster resist. Don`t forget there is also Evil Omen that effects spell damage to. Strangle, Poison Strike, & Pain spike can all be usefull to. Of course Pain Spike just for a quick finisher.

    Necromancy is basically a pretty cool toolbox. It has decent damage spells, curses, & gives you up to an extra 3 summons with animate dead. If you just want Necromancy to cast Corpse Skin. I`d recomend dropping Necromancy, & SS all together, & pickup SW then.
     
  10. yars

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    yeah i do like wraith form for the leech and i do champs in fel regularly as well, corpse is nice since it lasts a little while. as for dropping them for SW, WoD is about the only think appealing to me there,i have it on my tamer which i see more benefit. thnks for all your help guys and gals
     
  11. Stupid Miner

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    If only going for corpse skin or weaker spells, then 60 Necro seems to be fine.
    However, doesn't seem like a good idea in my opinion, but then again i've never played a necro as a pure caster, so it might work.