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Paragon spawn rate

Discussion in 'UHall' started by eekamouse, Feb 22, 2010.

  1. eekamouse

    eekamouse Guest

    Is this still 1 out of every 20?

    I killed over 120 Balrons in Ilshlenar, and saw not one paragon...

    I've been away over a year, so just wondering if they changed the chances.

    Thank you.
  2. Silly Seadog

    Stratics Veteran It's My Birthday

    Jun 21, 2007
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    Arrrrr, methinks not one out of every 20, but a 1 in 20 (5%) chance.
  3. eekamouse

    eekamouse Guest

    You are correct technically :)

    Just wondering if that had changed. Just figured with 5% chance I would have seen at least one out of 120 spawns.

    RNG fail probably, but was just curious if it had changed.
  4. Geoffery

    Geoffery Guest

    Come to GreatLakes and follow me around. The )(#*)!(*#)!&# things spawn on top of my head non-stop. Nothing like having multiple paragon dragons deciding that you've been among the living for far too long. :sad2:

    Hmm come to think of it, I think I'm cursed. That whole blackrock infection thing? I had those suckers spawning on me left and right too...
  5. eekamouse

    eekamouse Guest

    If I tell you that I hate you, will you be offended? :p
  6. gjohnson5

    gjohnson5 Guest

    I was about to say... I play on GL too and the rate is definitely higher then 5%... More like 20
  7. RawHeadRex

    RawHeadRex Slightly Crazed
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    Jan 6, 2010
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    when i see ONE paragon greater dragon, i turn the other way.
  8. Sarsmi

    Sarsmi Grand Poobah
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    Apr 25, 2001
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    I think its a 1 in 6 rate (so about 16% chance).
  9. Mapper

    Mapper Crazed Zealot
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    Oct 24, 2005
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  10. eekamouse

    eekamouse Guest

    I think the rate may be different for different types of creatures. I was doing Wisps while training my Sampire, and the rate of Wisp Paragons was definitely higher than I expected. It could be I just hit a bad luck streak though.
  11. Ezekiel Zane

    Ezekiel Zane Grand Inquisitor
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    Jul 29, 2003
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    I'm pretty sure I remember it was stated that it's 1 in 20 as well. Haven't a clue which dev said it. Might have been Wilki.

    The lower level mobs are going to naturally seem to spawn more often because they can be killed faster.
  12. Mistura

    Mistura Lore Keeper
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    May 29, 2008
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    I was playing with the Ethereal Warriors in Ilsh last night for quite a while. Went through loads of them and normally would of spawned quite a few paragons, but didn't see a single one.

    Is there maybe a bug with certain monster types since the last patch?
  13. Llewen

    Llewen Grand Inquisitor
    Professional Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend Campaign Supporter

    Mar 3, 2006
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    *plaintive singing*

    I've been mining for a shadow elemental,
    I haven't seen one in what seems like a month,
    My gargoyle picks seem broken on a level fundamental,
    I don't know what's wrong, but then maybe I have a hunch.

    It's that cursed RNG, I swear it hates me,
    It never does what I want, when I want it to,
    It sends me paragons when I'm picking flowers with my townie,
    But when I bring out my sampire no gold nibbles at my hook.

    I've been working hard in Heartwood making bows,
    I've got packies full of lumber and of tools,
    I keep praying for a runic fletching kit,
    'Til my eyes glaze over and I start to drool.

    It's that cursed RNG, I swear it hates me...

    It seems I'm invincible in pvp,
    My high dci has me laughing at my foes,
    But just when I think they'll never touch me,
    Some archer nails me ten times in a row.

    It's that cursed RNG, I swear it hates me...

    I've been churning through the champ spawns for a month,
    I'm getting sot's by the bushel and the peck,
    I could really use a taming or a provocation,
    I keep getting camping and forensics, what the heck!?

    It's that cursed RNG...