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What race is best for colored lumber and ore?

Discussion in 'UO Craftsman' started by ImaNoobieToo, Jan 4, 2009.

  1. ImaNoobieToo

    ImaNoobieToo Adventurer
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    May 15, 2008
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    I know humans gets a 10% quantity bonus when they chop and in fel that means 22 boards per swing instead of 20 but does that mean they get more or less colored boards when compared to the elves "knowledge of nature" skill?
  2. Lunaticus

    Lunaticus Guest

    In my humble experience, I've found that I get much higher yields when it comes to the colored ores and lumber if I'm an elf.
  3. Basara

    Basara UO Forum Moderator
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    Jul 16, 2003
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    For wood - definitely elves; they get more chops per tree than humans

    For Ore, however, the only thing definitive I've seen is more gems. My personal tests showed no difference between ore amounts or the colored/iron ratio (as the yield for ore is so much smaller than for wood, it's probably that the additional occasional ore for being human amounts to about the same extra they'd get from digging as an elf). So, it's better to be human as a miner, for the extra capacity before being overweight.