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Discussion in 'UHall' started by Spellbound, Jun 3, 2008.
25k points! Still wondering what the function of threads, cloaks, and plane swords/shields will be.
Oh neat; maybe now I can get some more people to acutally come defend Cove.
I am curious though if they are gonna have another use after this.
Hey, D......Answer please?
lol, whats the point of donating any other item then ?
haha freaking page didn't automatically refresh, went there but didn't see any updates thought you were pulling our chain.. I see it now, nice I think I got quite a few of them so far but unless they just putting it so high to get people into fighting the invasion don't see them leaving it that high, hope they do though..
guess it's back to fighting them ugly dudes..
Yeah, thats a lot of points. And Ive heard so many times over about how many of these items certain people have. I have yet to kill a single one of the hard spawn items with my bard/mage.
25,000 points? Could someone please provide me a link? TY
25k points...sigh. So anyone with a *edit*high powered class/build(possibly involving greater dragons) can get the full Bracelet/Ring combo with only 12 swords/shields. Or a full Knights Armor set (and probably the 3rd turn in armor sets) with only what, 24 swords/shields?
That sucks for me since I can't fight the new spawn so any swords and shields I get I have to buy.
Me either. And not through a lack of trying. Ive tried luring Vanguard off towards the edge of town limits and EV'ing them, but then they pop and theyre gone. Head back into town, watch a mass of red spawn, and barely escape with my life.
Wow, thread derailment for the win!
I just wonder about the threds. The plane swords and shields ive been handing in.
Yeah same here after dying like a billion times I gave up. Not sure why they didn't allow ev's in town since they did with the ophidian event.
Everyone interested can join me on Origin. I have been having great success killing these guys. I'm going to Cove right now to look for more badies.
200+ pings hurt me. Otherwise Id jump from Oceania to any of the far more populated servers in a heartbeat.
Darn. All spawn is dead in Tam and Fel Cove. I killed them all .
Ok I guess I'll try Nujelm...
You can come to chessy and help me out LOL
It is just my imagination for are the Nujelm Vangaurd Controllers harder to kill? I cast a Word of Death that did 477 damage and he didn't die? Plus they see faster. Very hard for me to solo, but I am doing it. Whew.
for 25k points a pop im there galen!!
i have about 150 of each now, i'd be happy? yes i'm but....
dont you think that 25k points its a little too much for these items?
I think this is ridiculous...25k points for each of them and:
only 3.5k for a 120 PS?
only 10k point for a Artifacts Level 10 and 11?
and so on...
these points are not balanced!!
yeah I think it's a little unbalanced too. If they are going to be worth that much then they should boost the artifacts up more points.
i forgot also that doom artifact, from darkfather, give only 10k points, i dont like it.
I think the points are fine. The turn-in, overall, focuses on current event items 1st and house-cleaning 2nd. This will help influence people to play the event more without penalizing people who want a clean out storage.
You should be real happy tho if you have 300 shields and swords that gives you 7500000 points. You can give some of them to me if you want lol. Doom artifacts in my opinion should be worth the same amount.
Methinks its a clever way to get folks involved in defending the cities, Finally!
My friend and I have been fighting these guys and while we don't have a HUGE amount of the swords/shields due to limited play time, I think that with the two of us being the ONLY ones in the cities for when we are on, that we deserve the points!
Of course you think it's fine you probably have over a hundred of them by now. I admit I'm jealous I can't do this part of the event since I can't cast ev's I die to much. I have done every event since the ophidians but with them I could use my ev's. If I could at least get one of each item I will be happy tho I never get things to sell them I like collecting them.
I agree, the no summons in cities for mages is plain wrong. But hook up with someone in the game who is not a pure mage, as you are, and share the spoils. Fighting them solo is hard anyway, need a healer anyhoo.
And for all we know, the bastages would likely dispell the EV's in a heartbeat
as usual for the bigger guys lol.
Im on Napa. If anyone is having trouble, let me know. I will help you get some shields and swords. I will peace and provo and you kill away.
You know, this makes sense. And I did think, perhaps I should try harder to kill the Vanguard. Perhaps I should try and find a group and go clear out Cove, or Papua, or something.
But still, 25k points each. And as another poster mentioned, he/she has what, 150 swords and shields? Le sigh.
here's a question - where's the new turn in npc? I have no idea who I'm looking for :\
I tend to agree, Im jealous as well, hearing the numbers some people have.
I wouldnt mind one of each for display in my crafting mules show room, as well as a few for hand ins.
They are only on test right now behind the west brit bank.
Someone who has 150 of them is a major gamer. They are NOT easy to kill! I have a mage wanna be provoker and my bud has a tamer. We died ALOT. We have a total of 44 of these items and spent alot of time and insurance money getting them.. But also had alot of fun.
For all you folks coming into the scene now that the towns will inudated with people with dollar signs in their eyes instead of immersing themselves into something NEW which we all scream about. But you can count on me for a rez cuz I will be there when I can.
The Vanguard assualt will become heavier. Get em now while its even possible! The reason anyone has 100+ swords and shields is because there is little competition on his/her shard. The spawn is limited to 4 and there is a timer that counts down once they all die. There is a limited number of swords and shield that can be obtained from just Cove, which is the easiest of the locations.
Well, if I was on chessy I would help ya. but gotta say a pure mage just won't cut this event, sorry.
The only arsenal you have for the vanguards is mindblast. You won't be able to kill them on your own. But you are not alone, a swordsman won't be able to either solo. I tried on a voker solo, but the spawn just gets wasted real quick and I am left alone to die at the hands at the vanguard.
This is a group effort. A tamer and another strong non-tamer can team up and do ok, but still lots of deaths. Or ya gotta get a bigger team if no tamer is around.
But it can be done.
I have gotten more swords/shields using my bard/mage than anything else. My tamer comes in 2nd as the dragon rarely survives the spawn.
swords and shields should be worth about 5k points each. not 25k... each vanguard has a sword and shield that drops, so 50k points for each vanguard is just too much... the demon berserkers didnt always have a scythe and those only go for 10k each... and the vanguard arent too hard to kill with a decent pally with a soul seeker... this point value needs to be dropped before it goes past test center..
I would love to see you kill a vanguard on a pally solo. What shard you on? I would like to watch.
not that it realy matter to me I got a few but its not like you cant make gold doing something else and buy the stuff you want, I can make a few mil ever day just mining for a few hours, or sellling peerless loot or......lol you coulod always farm trogs
Doom artis I think are a litlle eaier so 15k and 20k for the swords and sheild sounds good to me, but I dont make the rules
Well if you can make a few million mining for a few hours a day then you won UO!
You rock! How ya do it???
Girl wants ta know!!
Okies adding my ten peneth as normal...
The vanguard points do seem way to high...compared to other turn in items..like someone pointed out 40 items equals 1,000,000 points!!! I think
10k points would be a lot fairer per sword/shield.
Hey thats Even though i have got a heap of these things ( lucky i bought a big ball full i guess ) , as i play mainly a mage and he is useless IN TOWN!.....
Alas got a tamer i rarely use now, time to get here out i guess....see u all in cove!!!!!
no, i'm not really happy:
- first, 25k each is too much for them
- second, other items are low points and are more diffucult to get
- 3rd, i thought it was difficult to get high end rewards, now its a JOKE!
i agree with you!
humm where are "white pearls"????
i thought they was in the turn in!!!! *sigh*
ok, i think its cool 25k each now, since i have a lot! thx dev!
White pearls you will want to trade them in for what? They have a use in game and belive it or not you COULD sell them for ppl who sell pendant of the magi and buy one of the luck things or some such
Is it important to how I play the game if I get some new shiny event toy, nope. (although I will)
Hmmm only the top 2 damagers get the items and they are kinda hard lol
Even though my spells do jack on Vanguards mostly, I can kill them with him.
How can you realy be a pvm plain mage anymore though? My mage has necro and SWing so he has tools to deal with them.
Like Beserker Daemons I was not around during some of the event leading to this and have no mystic or whatever weps, so I logged my mage on and played with every spell and found that I could kill them with EQ and WOD.
Like wise WOD works on vanguards too and if you throw in mindblasts and a few other spell that to ok damage against them and finsh it with WOD, you get a sword or shield.
I do see an item that is very hard to find that should be worth more though lol
I have done lots of white net throwing and never got a ghost anchor or a sea horse.
So 35k sounds right for them.
However Im gonna kill some Vanguards in the monring to get some more of the swords and sheilds.
I found you can solo easy with a cross healer if you a dexer btw.
Does any of the event weapons do extra stuff to them?
I dont have any like I said but I would find one if it did, and I should of killed more deamon berserkers instead of putting it off cuase it was very hard for me. Now I dont know where to find them anymnore and I missed out.
I still think now though that perhaps they should be worth 15-20k not 25k though, we can still kill them and will be able to for some time to come.
Hmm, 25k is a lot of points, but..
..up until I saw this, I'd largely given up hope of participating in the vanguard invasion, at least in the hack & slash sense. I tried a few different approaches, got no results other than dozens of deaths. So I focused on what I normally do, herding & healing.
After reading this thread, I just now tried my t-hunter/bard, got my first sword & managed to take down quite a few things, happy with that. I think this time I can get my hands dirty, maybe make a difference to the event? From that I'd say dangling the 25k point carrot has worked for me, I'm involved again.
Even if they renege on the 25k, at least I know I can fight now!
So its not Spring Cleaning anymore ?
Why bother trading in old items for some hundred points when farming new ones is more rewarding ? The whole purpose of this event has gone. They should have made the new event items a new use rather than mixing it with the spring cleaning.
So i kill a vanguard and get a shield and sword and trade my 50k points for two other items at the donation ? What is won ? They could also just spawn the items from the collection on the event critters.
Oh and a rare level 12 painting from doom or the seahorse statuette are as rare as vanguard stuff ? i doubt it...
5-10k points seem more reasonable, but even then it still comes to the point i mentioned above.
hmm I know ppl with 100 vanguard swords never saw anyone with more than one seahorse statue lol
Artifacts Level 12 25,000pts
Obsidian Blade 25,000pts - Yeahy Life in the event
Chaos Shield (from Vanguard) 25,000pts - Yeahy Life in the event
EA Japan has twice updated today.
At first, they reported that Obsidian swords and Chaos shields are worth 25,000 pts but before 3 hours they updated once more and reduced them to 2,500 pts.
I suppose, EA Japan got the right information from somewhere.