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[Imbuing] Leather Luck Suit

Discussion in 'UO Craftsman' started by Xantrik, May 31, 2011.

  1. Xantrik

    Xantrik Guest

    So, I am still working my way through figuring out imbuing. There is a lot of information out there so please forgive me if I ask a stupid question or two. :)

    I am trying to make a MAX luck suit for my Tamer. I have a 120 Tailor. Smith and Imbuer crafter who is a Garg. As I understand it the best way to make a suit while avoiding the randomness of Ruincs is to:
    1. Make an all normal leather exceptional suit
    2. Imbue 100 Luck on it
    3. Add PoF to the suit to desired durability
    4. Enhance the suit with spined leather
    5. Pray Enhance works (If it does I have a base piece of spined with 140 luck)
    6. Add other mods (Most expensive to cheapest)
    7. Balance out resists across the suit

    Does this sound about right? Also, if I want to enhance a hat I would need to make it leather correct? As I can't enhance say a cloth pirate hat...
     
  2. Petra Fyde

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    you can't use PoF after imbuing, but other than that you're on the right track. Make, powder, imbue luck, enhance, then imbue all other requirements.
    Keep leather pieces with low physical resist, since this is what the spined will add in addition to the luck, for best chance of not breaking.
     
  3. Xantrik

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    Thanks for the reply. I knew about the PoF thing, I just got my steps confused. (Too early in the morning) :)
     
  4. Risso

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    Only leather and metal headwear can be enhanced for 140 luck (use gold ingots to enhance metal), a good choice I find is the metal circlet since its medable and doesn't look ridiculous like a leather cap.
     
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    Forgive me for nit-picking, but that's not strictly true. Oak will add 40 luck to wooden armor.

    Enhancing

    I prefer jester hat of chuckles for headwear, but if I couldn't get that I'd wear a jingasa.
     
  6. Xantrik

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    Yep, working on getting a Chuckles hat now! Bought a Vesper Museum Order Shield yesterday and should be able to get the hat today.
     
  7. NuSair

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    Since I use my luck suit on my miner (for saltpeter) I took a pair of +5 mining gloves and put 140 luck (along with other things) for my suit.
     
  8. Xantrik

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    Luck works with harvesting?
     
  9. Silverbird

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    Luck works for salpeter-mining. (Mining in caves and from boat)

    Another way to get 140 luck pieces is using lowlevel runics (spined saws and dc hammers). (But since barbed runics are not on high demand, the supply on the lower runics is very low atm. The supply of dc runics is ok but the demand for them is good.)

    Depending on your suit, Swords of prosperity or Jaana's Staff might be alternatives to using Vesper Shield. (It is very hard if not possible to find a weapon + shield combination, that exceeds 220 luck from the above artys.)
     
  10. NuSair

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    Yeah, maybe they'll finally fix it so we can make 160 Luckblades/Adventure's Machetes .....

    I've only submitted a dozen or so bug reports on it. :(
     
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    Be aware, that attempting to enhance a piece of Leather Armor with Spined after it's been imbued to 100 Luck, has a very high chance of breaking the armor, even at 120.0 Tailoring. If you use Powder of Fort, you're likely to go through DOZENS of PoF in an attempt to make a few 140 Luck, 255 Dur pieces.

    If money isn't a problem, and you want the absolute best, make a Exceptional Leather piece with Normal Leather and GM Armslore, PoF it up to 255 Dur, imbue it to 100 Luck along with all the other mods you want (I personally go with 100 Luck, 20% LRC, MR and Resists catered to that char's entire suit), then use a Forged Metal of Artifacts for 100% Enhance success rate, and then enhance Spined. You can actually go above the Item's Intensity cap doing this.

    I did that for the Leggings, Sleeves and Gloves for my main Mage/Tamer's suit. It has 1,890 Luck/100% LRC/8 MR/20% DCI/4 FC/6 FCR/10% LMC/2 HP Regen and a -0 Mage Wep. All Resists are between 60-70 (75 for Energy).
     
  12. Xantrik

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    Thanks for the advice! However, I refuse to go out and purchase an item from EA just so that I have a 100% success rate.
     
  13. Tanivar

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    What do you consider your time worth? That $10 tools pays for itself almost immediately.

    Enhancing items would be more accurately termed Breaking items. :wall:
     
  14. Basara

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    When it comes to manufactured Luck headgear, I prefer circlets (normal, royal, etc.)

    1. They are medable.
    2. Gold enhanced, they have 2 more total resists than a spined leather cap (not sure which has a higher chance of breaking, though).
    3. They don't obscure the face or hair of the wearer.