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[Inscription] Is inscription really this much of a bother?

Discussion in 'UO Spellcaster' started by Yadd of Legends, Feb 14, 2014.

  1. Yadd of Legends

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    Finally GM'd inscription for the first time on any character, trying for a spellbook with magery and meditation. Character has 115 magery, GM inscription and talisman with 18 inscription/21 exceptional. I spent a couple hours rounding up 25k scrolls and made 2800 spellbooks. Not a single one with magery + meditation. Does this sound like just the usual bad luck, or are there any other factors I should consider (other than trying to buy one in general chat)? Thanks for advice.
     
  2. wanderer1origin

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    when i did similar had 120 magery 120 med 120 eval gm inscribe got some decent numbers per books/scrolls burnt for slayers what i was looking for not sure if other skills were needed but what build was plus a library totem that was maxed out

    random numb er generator in uo is very finicky think high magery though makes a difference
     
  3. Yadd of Legends

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    Update - I quit trying after going through another 25k scrolls with still not one spellbook with both magery and meditation. This is still possible, isn't it?
     
  4. Lady_Rachel

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    Yes it is still possible..
     
  5. Yadd of Legends

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    Thanks. Is it just me, or does anybody else wonder if inscribing spellbooks should be more like imbuing rather than totally random - and why we have to spend a half day before we can buy 500 scrolls at a time?
     
  6. BeaIank

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    Imbuing spellbooks would be nice, aye. Or at least having a way to "reforge" them would be of great help when trying to get decent books.
    And I surely hate having to work up vendors to be able to buy a decent amount of scrolls...
     
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