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[Archery] What it the best bow for PvM?

Discussion in 'UO Warrior' started by CorwinXX, Jul 29, 2013.

  1. CorwinXX

    CorwinXX Babbling Loonie
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    1. Yumi bow has a Double Shot... but
    - DS costs 60 mana (compare with 40 mana for AI/DS for a melee char)
    - only 40 HML can be imbued (compare with 75-100 HML on a melee weapon)
    - Yumi has 13-17 damage (compare with 15-18 on a 2H melee weapon with the same swing speed)

    So I'm sure I will not be able to chain Double Shot.

    2. Elven Longbow (with 35 SSI reforged) does 13% more damage... but hasen't any good Special Move

    3. Composite bow (with 25 SSI imbued) has a good damage and AI (which I will not be able to chain)... but I can't get 1.25s with it.

    Elven Longbow: 40 DPS
    Composite bow: 35 DPS
    Yumi: 35 DPS (without SSI - then an additional mod)
     
  2. Duncan Drake

    Duncan Drake Lore Keeper
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    Regarding uo stratics double shot costs 35(70) mana base, double strike 30(60)

    Well im not very pupular with bow weapons, but i guess it also depends on your swing speed. What do you think about a repeating crossbow? Or is this not possible?
     
  3. CorwinXX

    CorwinXX Babbling Loonie
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    I don't want to use a low damage weapon.
    I have trained Dex up so now I have 191 stamina with potions (and 87 mana).
     
  4. NuSair

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    You can't get a composite bow to 1.25?
     
  5. CorwinXX

    CorwinXX Babbling Loonie
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    I could... but I don't want to sacrifice all for 210 stam... just to get the same 1.50s after getting cursed.
    I can imbue 25 SSI on a composite bow and get 1.50s with 191 stamina.

    We just have killed Corgul. 90 resists... nothing to do without AI.
     
  6. Obsidian

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    Are you suggesting 210 stamina and 45 SSI?
     
  7. CorwinXX

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    IMHO it isn't a good idea. Any serious mob curses you. You need 220 stamina or 190. At practice there is not much difference between 195 and 210 stamina.
     
  8. Aragoni

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    I use 30 SSI Composite Bow and have 10 SSI in Armor and live white 1,75s at 160 Dex + (have 170).

    2 Hand Weapons now can have 550 Points so i play relaxt white 30 SSI, 50 DI, Superslayer, 37% Hit Mana Lech and 50% Hit Stamania Lech and 2 HPR and 16% Lifelech on them.

    Not Interested in Lesser thats only for mages who have no sdi/"di" cap.
     
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  9. CorwinXX

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    SSI on a weapon reduce HLL/HML amount.