1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. Greetings Guest!!

    In order to combat SPAM on the forums, all users are required to have a minimum of 2 posts before they can submit links in any post or thread.

    Dismiss Notice

Why are Skrees 4-slot? Anyone find a niche for them yet?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by G.v.P, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. G.v.P

    G.v.P Stratics Legend
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2004
    Messages:
    9,644
    Likes Received:
    831
    I understand why they used to be 4-slot, but now all they do is cast Sleep and, possibly, Healing Stone. For a creature with 4-7 base damage, they ought to be a 3-slot at best, or their Mystic catalogue needs an upgrade. Devs, can you consider this change?

    Sure, Sleep might rock dexxers without magic resist in PvP, but who cares? They can probably just use items so they still don't have to gain skill in what should be the most important skill in the game. That's what I get for living in 1999.

    But anyway, even a Reptalon is like, "damn, Skrees suck for a 4-slot." In PvM, a Skree is mana drained in a few seconds and then it just spams Sleep even if what it is fighting resists it 100% of the time.

    As a side note, taming a Raptor that disappears after it is tamed because it isn't the original spawn Raptor is annoying lol. Maybe make them non-tameable (just the extra ones you can't keep anyway)? :p
     
  2. sablestorm

    sablestorm Certifiable
    Stratics Veteran

    Joined:
    Aug 23, 2008
    Messages:
    1,948
    Likes Received:
    317
    The description said something about fetching things for you that were out of reach. It also seemed like skree would require high taming, but then would obey anyone, which isn't the case. I wonder first off if the fetch feature is in the game and if not, if the skree got changed but they forgot to change the number of control slots it takes. Finally, I wonder if skree train up their mysticism and will be casting the higher level spells later on, which might be a reason for the high control slots.
     
  3. G.v.P

    G.v.P Stratics Legend
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2004
    Messages:
    9,644
    Likes Received:
    831
    Ooo good point about fetching. Wasn't fetching an old command back in the day as well? Speaking of commands, if you guys tame any of the new pets make sure to say "Petname Drop" as a command, it'll drop all of the items the pet had on it. When a Boura could have that arty shield or a Skree a scroll you need, well worth it!

    It be neat if the Skree could "fetch" eggs for you, even, for Medusa ;).
     
  4. Tina Small

    Tina Small Stratics Legend
    Stratics Veteran 4H

    Joined:
    May 12, 2008
    Messages:
    7,527
    Likes Received:
    1,914
    Agreed!!
     
  5. Lord Frodo

    Lord Frodo Grand Poobah
    Stratics Veteran

    Joined:
    May 12, 2008
    Messages:
    5,776
    Likes Received:
    2,286
    Correct me if I am wrong. First the drop command only works on bonded pets and 2nd you need to rename your pet to a 1 word name to get this command to work.
     
  6. G.v.P

    G.v.P Stratics Legend
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2004
    Messages:
    9,644
    Likes Received:
    831
    Not sure on the bonded part but I think youre right about the one-name part :/