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[Throwing] Suddenly My Gargoyle Can't Hit The Side of a Mountain?

Discussion in 'UO Warrior' started by Jerimiah, Mar 24, 2010.

  1. Jerimiah

    Jerimiah Journeyman
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    I know most think this is a worthless skill but I also enjoy supporting the best Zoo on any shard so please let that part of my post go without comment.

    I can no longer hit ANYTHING when using a throwing weapon. All my combat skills are set to increase, my weapons have plenty of durability and if it matters I am using the original client. I also have the Crystal Ball of Knowledge turned on and it doesn't mention any of my combat skills as my weapons whiff through the air. I was getting optimal gains from ghouls and such but now I can't even hit a snake or mongbat.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Taylor

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    Are you holding a shield?
     
  3. Jerimiah

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    Yes I did just switch to a shield. Is it a bug that a shield is causing the issue or is this as it is designed?

    Thanks for the help
     
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    The shield is the problem. This has been a major complaint about the throwing skill: when you hold a shield, your hci goes in the crapper. Supposedly your parry skill reduces the hci penalty, but I've never seen anything to prove this. Bottom line is, if you're a thrower, you either need to have parry/bush or no parry/bush. Plain 'ol parry will kill your hit chance.

    Here's the official down low:

    http://uo.stratics.com/php-bin/show_content.php?content=30774