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[Lock Picking] Paragon Chests

Discussion in 'UO Fishing and Treasure Hunting' started by Frodo Baggins, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. Frodo Baggins

    Frodo Baggins Journeyman
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    What level of lockpicking do you need to open a paragon chest?
     
  2. Black Sun

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    It used to be GM, but didn't they recently change that?

    Even at GM my LP has trouble with them sometimes.
     
  3. Frodo Baggins

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    Guess I will put them away for a bit...
    Thanks
     
  4. Black Sun

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    If you don't mind breaking picks, they're good for training. I used them for the run from high 90's to GM.
     
  5. Silverbird

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    The needed skill actually depends on the level of the chest. Paragon chests are one level above the normally dropped t-map by that particularly monster. So those chests range from lvl 2 to 6 and follow the normal skill requirements for lp.
    Lvl 2 - 76 minimum
    Lvl 3 - 84 minimum
    Lvl 4 - 92 minimum
    Lvl 5/6 - GM

    (Have a look at Treasure Map Quests for further references.)
     
  6. Gorbs

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    When they made the t-map randomization change my lockpicker was only at about 97, but became able to open Miasma chests. I still broke some picks, but generally got it open on the fourth or fifth try.
     
  7. Basara

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    Silverbird's info was correct before the changes, but all chests got easier with the changes. The level breaks still apply, they're just at different skill levels and I think level 5 & level 6 have different values now.

    Someone needs to go to TC, get the skill check crystal ball from the Royal City, then go hunting in Ilshenar to get levels 1-6 chests, and start raising and lowering skills to see where the skill breaks happen.
     
  8. Petra Fyde

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    The short answer is, it depends what you got it off.
    UO Stratics - Paragon Creatures

    Not forgetting you can open up to level 3 with magery, if your magery is high enough.
    level 1 - 50 magery
    level 2 - 100 magery
    level 3 - 120 magery
     
  9. Frarc

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    Skeleton keys are very usefull for them.:)