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Training 5 hellhounds (or ostrich) shadow elem?

Discussion in 'UO Tamer' started by sterger7, Apr 18, 2013.

  1. sterger7

    sterger7 Adventurer
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    Jun 14, 2003
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    Can you train these on the shadow elementals? Do you have to have a tank pet, or perhaps nonstop spam heals? What if I were to put bag balls on the ground, agro the shadow elemental on myself, then have my pets'melee' him while the shadow can't reach me and peace him if it fails?

    maybe I should use a big tank pet plus x of the hounds? any tips welcome.
  2. NuSair

    NuSair Babbling Loonie
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    May 21, 2008
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    I'd have another pet,such as a Cu or Dragon tank while the hounds trained.
  3. Wenchkin

    Wenchkin Babbling Loonie
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    May 16, 2008
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    They first need to be at the right skill level to train on a shadow ele. Then you need a tank pet. They won't survive a hit with a shadow targeting them and you can't do any proper healing if you are the ele's target. Peace won't help you that much - a pack doing a lot of damage is going to break it before your timer runs out ;)

    I would train on passive creatures like gaman, they're safe for a single hound to go fight without needing a tank, so you don't need another tamer and you can take all 5 of them out to train at once. Also, you've got the assurance that nothing attacks your pets until you want it to and they will easily take your pups up past 80 skill. Then you are still going to have to train up resist which is when I go hunting with a pack and change which one of them goes into the fight first and takes the spell output. Or use the Hunter's Guide to find creatures in the same skill level as your pet and look for ones that will last a while and don't do a ton of damage. At higher levels I took a mare to tank and 2 or 3 of my pack to more dangerous spawns. But you can train them up normally like any other pet.

  4. Meat Elemental

    Meat Elemental Journeyman
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    Dec 10, 2010
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    What I do on shadow elements is on my bard tamer I disco the shadow while running the peacemaking spell resilience, most of my pets don't need any healing or the odd bandage.

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  5. Silverbird

    Silverbird Slightly Crazed
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    Nov 3, 2001
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    When i started to train my ki-rin, the most effective way i found to do it, was having 2 ki-rins fighting each other. You have all time matching skills that way. But I am not shure, how dangerous that might be with animals that have pack instinct and you have to heal both of your pets that way. Later you can go with 1 'tank' pet and a couple of hell hounds for a shadow ele. (Maybe a decent bake? Taht way you could add 3 hell hounds for training)
  6. Herman

    Herman Seasoned Veteran
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    Oct 26, 2010
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    The shadow ele would do around 10-20 hp a hit vs the hell hound
    It is not afk training but it is not very hard to heal and the hell hound should have around 200hp

    The pack do not dmg the shadow ele

    Another way of training is vs a tamed cu this way you dont have to heal the cu much because it have healing skill
    If you have a cu that need to go to gm healing what you can do is use the satyr trick on the cu

    Get the satyr to discord the cu
    Loose agro
    Have cu follow the satyr around
    Let your one follower slot pet attack the cu
    This will bring your cu to gm healing and train your 1 slot pet
    It was some years ago i did this last time if i remember right the healing skill will not go down when the cu get discorded but for whatever reason it will gain alot faster in healing anyway this is the way i use to get to 100 healing and never found it difficult

    Low land bouras ruddy bouras are also good to train against

    Lvl 1-2 in Shame and Wrong is a very good place to train pets at the monster here do not hit very hard but have alot of hp and you have a chance to get some nice loot
    I only use this way of training now
    #6 Herman, Apr 19, 2013
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2013