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Target self: Target cannot be seen bug

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Lord Kotan, Jan 3, 2009.

  1. Lord Kotan

    Lord Kotan Slightly Crazed
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    May 16, 2008
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    This bug has been around for a long time. For example, when you are in a jungle terrain or rough terrain, sometimes when you target your self with chain lighting or meteor swarm it says "target cannot be seen". Which can be problematic if you needed those little guys around you to die.
  2. weins201

    weins201 Certifiable
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    May 14, 2008
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    These spels are designed to do ALOT of damage not to be used to target yourself, and kill or hit monsters around you.

    This is abused in PvP to hit / find stealthers and therefore any chance at targeting yourself with these spells should be removed all together.

    If oyu need to target monster arond you use the targeting system and get the bar of the closest enemy.
  3. Harlequin

    Harlequin Babbling Loonie
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    Jun 11, 2008
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    Happens to arch cure as well, esp on uneven terrains.

    Since it works on flat terrain, I'm guessing that it's a z-axis bug. Would be nice if the devs can take a look.
  4. Splup

    Splup Guest

    I have noticed the same with arch cure, pretty frustrating sometimes.
  5. Arch Magus

    Arch Magus Guest

    Abused? I wouldn't say that.
    It seems these are intended to hit the area they are targetting, no 'abuse' about it.

    I use it all the time to hit guys around me, or target a dexer ally that is covered in spawn. Seems legit to me.

    As for not being able to target self, this hasn't happened to me.
  6. Chaosy

    Chaosy Guest

    This has been around for awhile. I figured it's a minor bug and can be quite annoying at times, but I'd rather they focus on bigger things TBH.
  7. Snakeman

    Snakeman UO Forum Moderator
    Moderator Professional Premium Wiki Moderator Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Jun 13, 2002
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    Yes, arch cure seems to be the one that always fails on target self. Esp in the Tok spawn area it happens alot to me. It does suck