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[General] So why is a -15 Mage Wepeon so desirable?

Discussion in 'UO Craftsman' started by Festus, Aug 28, 2013.

  1. Festus

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    Just curious,
    Saw some posts on how to make a -15 Mage Weapon, and wondered why they were sought after.
    Just want to know if there is a market for such weapons.
    Thanks for your input.
    -Festus
     
  2. Storm

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    simply because it allows a mage to use a weapon with less negative and thus easier to over come with items!
     
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    Mostly because the max skill increase you can imbue is +15... which means you don't need the +5 Magery / +15% Enhance potions talisman to get to +20 Magery for the purpose of offsetting the Negative from your Mage weapon. -15 MW allows you to do something like 50% Enhance potions +15 Magery Ring or some such. The added benefit of not having to put +5 more skill increase somewhere on your suit is nice too bc skill increase is 1.4 imbuing weight etc.
     
  4. CorwinXX

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    It's mainly a PvP weapon.
    You need defense and -15 Mage usually is more suitable that 120 wrestling or anatomy.
     
  5. Festus

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    So if I were try to make a -15 mage weapon, what would be most desirable for resale?
    Thanks for the replies.
    -Festus
     
  6. Obsidian

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    Bokuto enhanced with Bloodwood.
     
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    People pay 10+m for such bokuto.
     
  8. DJAd

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    Hit Life Leech 16% (from enhance)
    Spell Channeling
    Mage Weapon -15 Skill
    Hit Point Regeneration 2 (from enhance)
    Defense Chance Increase 15%

    Imbue the other mods.
     
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  9. SlobberKnocker

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    you forgot to tell him to use the wheatstone to take off the damage inc.
     
  10. Sir Mastermind

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    So I did not know about the whetstone 'til I got through most of the imbuing. I imbued DI down to 1, and still not enough room by 2 weight. Now the whetstone says it's an invalid target...Any thoughts? Maybe can't use once it's been imbued.
     
  11. RaistlinNowhere

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    you have to use whetstone before doing imbuing, reforging and even change to garg version of the weapon, dunno if it have problems with enhanced or not, havent tried that