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Training and raising skills

Discussion in 'UO Warrior' started by Guest, Jan 24, 2008.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Hi All
    I'm getting into PVP and need to raise my skills quickly ,I heard that if you train in an area with Blackrock your skill gain can be much quicker .Is this true ?
  2. lysarius

    lysarius Guest

    I havent used blackrock much so I can't confirm or deny anything for certain.

    However from what I have read blackrock only has 2 known purposes
    1.) If you carry blackrock in your pack it has a chance to "infect" creatures you come across. Infected creature are tougher and can have blackrock boxes on their corpses.
    2.) Allow a GM+ mage or necromancer to try to cast the armageddon spell and end up with a permanent chance to blackrock infect creatures (Even if you arent carrying blackrock in your pack)

    I just remembered that when the blackrock event was first going on you could get aclaricity (sp?) scrolls that would allow short term fast skill gain when used. I don't think they spawn anymore but you might find one on a vendor. Probably wouldnt be cheap though.

    I know I am probably in the minortiy here, but IMO you can actually start to PvP once you have trained skills to 90-100. Just use a good skill ring to boost your skills above that until they raise through play. Then switch over to jewelry that has other mods once your skills have increased.
  3. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Thanks Lysarius
    As usual you are a wealth of pertinent and astute information

    I'll PVP with my current skills and some jewellery ...whats the worse that can happen ? I die..big deal ......Item Insure saves the day [​IMG]