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When did they nerf merchant ships?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Tanivar, Nov 12, 2015.

  1. Tanivar

    Tanivar Crazed Zealot
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    Went out privateering last night, the damage numbers coming up from the crewmen under attack were between 1 and 4 with the typical number being 3. This is from the attacks of fellow crewmen provoked onto it, two pets, and my characters ebolts. Had to let over half the ships go because i couldn't kill the last crewman with just two pets and my character attacking it. heck, the last one's Captain had everyone attacking it and just the right end last pixel of it's healthbar flickered red before going back blue. This is the setup I've used for years to mug merchant ships. Another nerfed to pointless combat scene?
     
  2. Petra Fyde

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    Probably a silly question, but you hadn't been training Humility had you? I had a similar nasty experience with my GD not doing damage and taking rather a lot - till I realised the poor thing was hampered by my having said 'lum lum lum' the last time I logged on and forgotten to repeat the phrase to cancel.
     
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  3. Tanivar

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    No I haven't, I maxed Valor messing with Champs recently.
     
  4. Victim of Siege

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    You can scuttle and loot a Merchant ship without killing a single crewman. never take any damage either . . .
     
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  5. Zuckuss

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    Yes and this way, we do not have to feel as bad about it afterwards. :)
     
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  6. Tanivar

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    Hmmm... Either I'm being had, or theirs something I just haven't tried... o_O
     
  7. Victim of Siege

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    There is a way, have you tried different types of ammo ;)
     
  8. Tanivar

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    Just heavy cannonballs to scuttle the ship after killing the crew. Grapeshot only kills crewmen and trashes cannons... hmmm....
     
  9. Victim of Siege

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    You should try the cannonballs before attacking the crew . . .
     
  10. Tanivar

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    *Tanivar turns to you with a very amused grin and raises his glass of smuggler's ale to you * :p