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What does "Clean" refer to when talking about items/item properties?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Eric Ravenwind, Jan 5, 2013.

  1. Eric Ravenwind

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  2. Hoffs

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    It means without any negative properties: cursed, brittle, cannot be repaid, -luck.
     
  3. Lythos-

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    Not only that but with acceptable related mods.

    Jewels would be SSI,HC,DCI with no +skill or +stat.

    Weps would be splintering,SSI,DI
     
  4. Ron Silverbeard

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    while a 20 or more splinter with 40 or more spellefect can be super even with minus luck
    same for a 5 ssi or 10 ssi + 4 or 5 stamina if its only mod is -100 luck on it
    ;)
     
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    Clean would include also not having Higher Durability, Lower Requirement or even Nightsite.
     
  6. keel

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    So for example, some items I just grabbed:
    Bracelet - Steal+5, MR 3, Night Sight, Luck-100, SSI 5
    Bracelet - Dex 10, Stam 4, SSI 10
    Ring - Magery+5, FCR 1, LMC 4, SSI 5, Cold Resist 5
    Ring - Mace 5, Dex 8, MR 1, Luck-100, LMC 8, DI 25
    Gargish Cleaver - Splintering 10, Mana Leech 20, Fatigue 20, DCI 10, SSI 15

    These are all useless due to too many mods (and for the cleaver, not enough splintering)?
     
  7. Basara

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    Most people won't even group the negative luck in with those, if the other properties are good enough.

    Lower Requirements, Durability & Nightsight are "technically" clean, buy are undesired as properties that fill a slot something better would have fit.
    Matching properties isn't a matter of "clean" - it's a matter of "good or bad".

    Lythos' opinion on skills and stats is based on their personal preference (and looking for items with 5 or less properties to imbue), not what most people think. Few people I know would think a 6 or higher-property jewel with two complementary +15 skills (and the rest being near max in properties useful for a template) as being "bad", when in most cases those points could be used to divert 30 points from existing skills into others. Similarly, their opinion on weapons seems 100% grounded in PvP.