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[Blacksmithing] Question for all you blacksmiths...

Discussion in 'UO Craftsman' started by Bazer, Jun 13, 2009.

  1. Bazer

    Bazer Slightly Crazed
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    Is it worth it to burn a valrunic hammer while holding a 60 ashh hammer on a low end item like a leafeblad, will the +60 give better buffs on the weapon or will it be the same as just crafting it at 120 bs?
     
  2. Taylor

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    Most career smithies opt to burn verite runics and sell valorite runics to ppl who don't know better.

    But, to answer your question directly, Yes, the mods have a chance of being better, regardless of what you craft.
     
  3. Bazer

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    ty vm, you rock :)
     
  4. Would you mind explaining this a bit further? How can you get a chance at better mods if you're already at a point where you have 100% Exc chance with, say, a +15 hammer? How does the level of Smithing affect mods? They're just random in type and intensity according to the runic type aren't they?
     
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    exactly right I have never seen proof otherwise
     
  6. UOKaiser

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    Nope. Good for low skill blacksmith to get exceptional to 100% Best for enhancing and thats what it's used for.
     
  7. why would you burn a val hammer on a regular leafblade anyway?
    if you're going to kill 20 mil worth of runic charges for a chance at a good weapon, you should at least make an ML recipe craftable.
     
  8. Theo_GL

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    Survey says? *buzz*

    You are 100% incorrect.

    All that ASH hammers do is increase your smithy skill level so that you have a higher chance to enhance or to craft new items EX.

    If you can currently craft the item 100% of the time EX with your current smith skill - an ASH hammer will NOT affect your runic crafting experience whatsoever.

    Dude - if you don't know the answer - don't respond. Spreading nonsense is not helpful.
     
  9. Basara

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    ASH have no effect on the properties.

    Most items can be crafted 100% Exceptional with a held +30 ASH, or use of a held +15 ASH with a good Blacksmithing Exceptional Bonus talisman worn. In fact, there's nothing that a +30 ASH + a talisman can't craft 100% exceptional for a smith, so a +60 ASH should ONLY be used for enhancing (or being held by a carpenter to craft the smith-related item with minimal real skill)