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Specific slayer != max damage modifier?

Discussion in 'UO Warrior' started by Tuan, Jul 27, 2014.

  1. Tuan

    Tuan Slightly Crazed

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    I noticed something that struck me as peculiar last night, and then confirmed it again today with a different slayer weapon.

    Last night I was killing some air elementals with a newly forged longsword with air elemental slayer. chaining AIs. I just wasn't doing as much damage as I was expecting to. I hit the wrong button on my keyboard, casting CW instead of DF. So then I had to cast DF, and for a few seconds had DF and CW up, still doing AIs. I was perplexed to see that my hits were all bigger, by 10 or 11 per hit.

    Hmm...

    For my next experiment, I combined the specific slayer with EoO, and got the same result, my range of damages shifted higher by 10.

    I tried the same today, and confirmed with dragon slayer broadsword. Specific slayer + Eoo does 10 more dmg than just specific slayer. Same for CW.

    Has anyone else noticed this?
     
  2. BeaIank

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    I've only noticed something akin to that when attacking with AI or DS.
    AI and DS deal only 90% of your max damage, and it seems that the CW and EoO multiplier affect those 90%, causing it to go back to 100% damage or something like that.
     
  3. Tuan

    Tuan Slightly Crazed

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    Hmm, an interesting theory, the numbers don't really seem to bear that out though, unless the 90% (and then subsequent 10% readjustmnet) is happening only on the base weapon's damage. Moving from 201 damage to 211 damage is only a 5% change - not 10%, though a move from 14-17 to 13-16 wich is roughly a 10% change (given roundings) might.

    I didn't try it for NON AI hits, as there's too much unknown there, namely, what's the resist of the monster I am fighting, so it's quite hard to say what my damage should be.
     
  4. CorwinXX

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    what does "to 211 damage" mean?
    expected max damage from 180 to 201... (for 17 weapon base max damage and max bonuses)
     
  5. Tuan

    Tuan Slightly Crazed

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    It means that when I was not using EoO + slayer I was doing 201 damage max. When I used EoO, the max damage from any given hit moved from 201 to 211.

    I actually did an experiment with maxxed STR, and I was able to do 213 damage AIs when using E0O or CW - max of 203 without it.