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Siege pure bard

Discussion in 'UO Bard' started by Fartbarf, Oct 7, 2013.

  1. Fartbarf

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    Hello,
    I have recently created a pure bard on siege, projected skills:
    120 mage
    120 med
    120 music
    120 provoke
    120 peace
    120 disco
    (currently not even close to these skills, just planning for the future)

    I am looking for some suggestions on gearing and pvp(avoidance of).

    As far as gearing goes, I plan to run a 70's suit with mana regen and luck. Or maybe something different? What do I do with my hands? Mage wep? I had thought of a staff of the magi, but then no potions.

    Pvp advice: I have not been killed by a lone pk yet(2 attempts). So far I have been running, using hide (100) and then once I get a second, porting out. As you see above, my template does not have room for hide in it. Any suggestions about gearing or tactics to avoid dying would be appreciated. Maybe invis pots?

    Any advice is appreciated,

    Fartbarf.
     
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  2. CorwinXX

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    Do you need LRC?
    I think LMC is better than MR.
    It also depends on artifacts you are going to use for misc slots.
    Without luck you can maximize resists, lmc, mr even without artifacts.

    In pvp i suggest run and use masteries (i think piece masteries) and area piece.
     
  3. Fartbarf

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    Thank you CorwinXX for responding. LRC would be nice, but I am fine carrying around regs. Maybe it will make the suit less desirable to loot. Currently, I find that I don't burn through much mana, with running a mastery(peace). But, I am only fighting earth eles. Should I plan for much higher mana demand as I get the other two masteries and start fighting harder mobs? Usually I just sit and wait for them to kill each other so no mana is burned on magery spells. Pvp: Play the healing song and run for my life. Sounds good enough. Thanks
     
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    invisibility pots.
     
  5. Fartbarf

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    Investing in them now.
     
  6. CorwinXX

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    As to me the magery spell works better than potions.

    I'd suggested to use Mage Weapon and get 45 dci.

    On production shard I would use (without artifacts):
    1H weapon: Mage Weapon, SC (no penalty), 15 DCI.
    Shield: 33 total res, SC (no penalty), 15 DCI.
    Well, may be cheaper versions (with 13 DCI, etc).
    6 crafted pieces with 3 MR, resist, LMC/LRC/HPI.
    2 shame loot jewels with 3-4 MR, 1 FC, 3 FCR.
     
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    Looks like a great suit. Thank you for the insight.

    I will build some cheap suits around this.
     
  8. CorwinXX

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    I have checked my suit.

    6 armor pieces: all 70 res (75 energy), 18 MR, 25 LMC, 90 LRC, 35 MI, 25 HPI
    (6 LMC, 10 LRC on the tally, 8 MR, 9 LMC on jewels)

    I use Hephaestus but on Siege I would used a crafted shield: reforge 15 res, enhance with valorite (or other), imbue SC, FC, DCI.