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Discussion in 'UHall' started by Violence, Nov 14, 2009.

  1. Violence

    Violence Lore Keeper
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    May 27, 2008
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    Re-activated my account again, time to refresh my house!
    I have a couple of questions and would appreciate some answers, I've been off long enough to think I cannot even move my character around properly.. LOL! :mf_prop:

    Along with re-activating I also upgraded to SA, although I'm still trying to decide why. It's what gave birth to the following questions though so without wasting more time, here..

    1. Did Imbuing manage to stand toe-to-toe so to speak, with the good old Runic crafted suits and weapons? I am interested to see if it would be possible to rely on Imbuing to equip main characters.

    2. Are Gargoyles any good as DEX/Melee characters or should I use Humans and Elves for my PVP needs?

    3. Is Imbuing as repetitive and tiring to train manually as Blacksmithy?

    4. Speedhack still here? PVP Tamers still here? What about dupes?

    5. Do the new Dual Short Axes get a DI from Lumber? In fact what are they comparable to, and what are Glass Swords comparable to from the "classic" weapons? INfect/DoubleStrike and Mortal/Bleed seems like a very nice combination if you're comfortable with weapon switching. For example almost nothing in ML or SA managed to replace or even get close to the old UO weapons. The same goes for SA?

    6. How's Stealth/Hide? Any improvements on the Passive Reveal problems?

    7. How's Poisoning?

    8. Still everyone relying on potions to survive mostly? No timers yet for Total Refresh/Cures?

    10. I'm thinking of actually getting my money's worth for this re-activation and running a template with Hide/Stealth/Poison/Tact/Anat/Swords/Resist and relying on Imbuing to make the appropriate suit, allowing me to Leg the needed skills and still have full Dexxer mods.

    11. How are the new Gargoyle arties? I read about them and some of their unique abilities sound quite amazing so I was wondering how they do in actual combat, PVM or PVP.

    Well... That's all. Thanks in advance.

    *EDIT* Ahhh sorry! I skipped a number. LOL!
  2. aarons6

    aarons6 Certifiable
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    Oct 14, 2007
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    imbuing is great, you can finally make that PERFECT part of jewelery or weapon you have always looked for..

    gargoyles SUCK.. :(

    imbuing is the MOST repetitive skill EVER to train :( plus it costs about 3m to get to 120.

    speedhacking NEVER worked.. i dont know why people always say OH NO HE IS SPEEDHACKING.. its OH NO HE IS ON A 15MB CONNECTION WITH 18MS PING.. thats the real problem..

    the lumber DI has been killed to 20%, its not worth the 100 pts.

    NO, :( you get revealed by everyone even if they have detect or NOT.. it really needs to get looked into.. every time someone gets withing 5 spaces "you have been revealed"

    poisoning is great, if you want to USE it, make a ninja.. those dp throwing stars are super :)

    pots are still good, even tho there are timers.. get a 50 ep ring and a 25 ep brace and your going to heal up with 1 click.

    not sure about this one. that temp is prob not the best..
    id go with a vampire bush warrior or a ninja assasian.. if i was to make a dexxer.

    gargoyle arties suck, basically everything gargoyle sucks..
  3. pgcd

    pgcd Guest

    I dunno about pvp etc, but I recently saw a ghost walk the entire grass area of the twisted weald (champ/swoop zone) in half the time it takes me to cross it on a mount. If that's not speedhacking, something should really be done to even the field a little for very low pings.
  4. 1. Yes.
    2. Humans.
    3. Yes.
    4. Yes. (x3)
    5. Yes & they are the equivalent (speed & damage) of the 'Axe' weapon 3s 14-16. The Glass Sword is the equivalent of an Elven Machette 2.75s 13-15.
    6. No change.
    7. Same. (mostly (but not entirely) pointless due to pots)
    8. Mostly yes.
    9. ... (no question)
    10. ... (no question)
    11. They sound better on paper than they are in reality.
  5. GarthGrey

    GarthGrey Crazed Zealot
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    Mar 18, 2003
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    You haven't been gone that long..
  6. Quenchant

    Quenchant Seasoned Veteran
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    Jul 12, 2004
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    The ability to throw and hit a target with shurikens or darts is based off your ninja skill. In this circumstance, it has nothing to do with the skill of poisoning.

    You will need a poisoner to apply the DP, or buy then some where.

    On to the OP's question on Poisoning....

    Some say poison isn't worth the skill points because of the instant cure with Pots. Others still like the skill. Is it worth the 80 or so skill points you will have to invest? That would be up to you and how you use the skill.

  7. Violence

    Violence Lore Keeper
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    May 27, 2008
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    You just don't miss me yet.. ;P I know it hasn't been awfully long but after logging in UO and checking the SA info I felt lost.
  8. Freelsy

    Freelsy Babbling Loonie
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    May 12, 2008
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    EP is still capped at 50. Unless you have alchemy. Then you can get the bonus from that. But if your wearing anything above 50, your wasting mods.