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[Necromancy] Question about MAX SDI and Inscription Necromancy spells

Discussion in 'UO Spellcaster' started by Nico666, Nov 18, 2012.

  1. Nico666

    Nico666 Adventurer

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    Has anyone tested spell damage with inscription and MAX SDI with ONLY necromancy and spirit speak?
     
  2. Logrus

    Logrus UO Legend
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    Prolly best to do this on test, but I believe, the only spells that will be affected are wither and poison strike. Though if you are a focused necro with scribe, that poison strike damage will be significant.
     
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  3. Arcades

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    The description for Inscription skill states that it ONLY upgrades the damage of MAGERY spells. Kinda sucks that way, I was testing around with this also on TC1 and I did not notice a difference with 30 SDI with and without GM Inscription. I dont believe it affects Mysticism spell damage either. Would like to get a reply from a dev regarding this...
     
  4. Kelly O'Brian

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    Furthermore, only "direct" damage spells are affected, not different calculated spells like mind blast, harm (distance), poison (skill, distance) and field spells.
     
    #4 Kelly O'Brian, Dec 14, 2012
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  5. LetheGL

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    I hopped on test to see if slayer books and scribe work with necro spells (they don't) and did a quick test of the pvp setups as well.

    Average of 20 poison strikes against 70 poison resist:
    Focused-30sdi (necro,ss 120) 18.35
    non focused - 15sdi 16.6
    focused + inscribe- 30sdi 19.45
    nonfocused + inscribe 15sdi 15.8
     
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  6. Aragoni

    Aragoni Journeyman
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    At Necro i see only poison strike and wither as direct damage spells.

    As Myst you must watch this

    Bombard

    Nether Bolt

    Hail Storm

    Nether Cyclone

    Eagle Strike ?

    Hope there is + sdi working.
     
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  7. Logrus

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    I think that shows its working. Though in the case of necro spells, since wither and poison strike, are around circel 4/5 (comparing lightning and mind blast.) I believe mind blast is a direct damage spell now. Harm also is direct damage but also has distance scaling applied. A focused scribe mage hitting with harm at 1 tile distance will out damage a nonfocused mage. The base damage output is higher, before the distance scaling kicks in.
     
  8. Logrus

    Logrus UO Legend
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    Mysticism should be using SDI and inscription. The best indicator is to test on all 70's or naked 120 resist. When I get some time