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Tracking Skill

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Flutter, Jan 31, 2009.

  1. Flutter

    Flutter Always Present
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    Does anyone know if GM skill makes any difference from the human 20 jot bonus? Is there any point in using skill points for something that any human can do in one or two tries?
    Do you get a bigger tracking radius with higher skill or something?
     
  2. JC the Builder

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    You certainly don't have a good chance of finding someone with 100 hiding/120 stealth with 20 Tracking. Also you have an even lower chance of revealing them if you try because it is based on Tracking/Detect Hidden skill.
     
  3. Tina Small

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    Flutter, here's a copy of what's on Stratics regarding tracking:

    I know that one time one of my trackers with GM tracking and GM detect hidden kept an OJ on tracking from inside the TB base while they ran to the Brit moongate. The tracking arrow disappeared and I got the "you lost your quarry" message just as a guildmate said in Vent that the person had popped through the moongate. That's not to say that my tracker could pick up someone on tracking within that same radius, but I was a little bit amazed she was able to keep the tracking arrow up for that long. It was someone that we wanted to find and it was helpful to know they were still in the general area. I first picked them up on tracking when they were right outside the base and my tracker was inside.
     
  4. Flutter

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    I'm not noticing much of a difference :/
     
  5. Cysphruo

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    once the tracking arrow is up, it stays up for a set amount of time as long as the person is on the same server, has nothing to do with skill, yet.
     
  6. It Lives

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    Joat is worthless if your quarry is in animal form and a elf.
    * (from idoc experience)*

    Too many ninjitsu wolf form gelflings out there Sssneaking.
     
  7. MalagAste

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    That's why you have to track monsters..... as well as Players.... rather silly but if you track monsters you can track folk in wolf form.....

    But.... I have only 40 tracking and I can track even 120 stealthers.... takes me about 3 tries to get them on tracking but I can do it......
     
  8. WildWobble

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    I would be happy if reveal spell actually worked
    SO WHAT IF I REVEAL YOU IN TRAM guess you should not have hidden in a room with a balron.

    seriously way to much catering to the whiners on that one.
    REVEAL SHOULD WORK :p

    and tracking seems to work allright with 20 or 50 skill just takes you longer to do it successfully


    Friend has a stelther whom i tryed tracking took me 5 trys to get him to apear (50 tracking skill) in tracking window though, so more would be better to catch the sneeky ppl.
     
  9. Flutter

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    Doesn't really answer my question... thanks though. This much is kinda obvious.
     
  10. Shh!

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    I don't know if it's just me or not but my GM tracker is more accurate than my JoAT guys. The arrow seems to be right on the money rather than just a general "he's around here somewhere" thing.
     
  11. Chad Sexington

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    GM Tracking makes a big difference with people with Hiding / Stealth. I have GM Tracking and sometimes it takes me 6-7 tries to get someone. It's hard with it and impossible (?) without it.