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[Mining] Why does mining only get 2 ingots?

Discussion in 'UO Craftsman' started by Lord Kotan, Sep 20, 2009.

  1. Lord Kotan

    Lord Kotan Slightly Crazed
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    May 16, 2008
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    I found my self low on ingots; so went out to do some mining.. When you LJ you get 10 boards.. but when you mine, you only get 2 ingots. What's the deal?
  2. Silverbird

    Silverbird Slightly Crazed
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    Nov 3, 2001
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    There are four kinds of ore:
    - 1 yields 2 ingots
    - 2 yield 1 ingot
    - 1 yield .5 ingot
    You get the later ones if you mine longer on a spot/until it is empty. You get twice as much ore if you mine in fel Dont forget that you are likely going to loose some higher quality ingots on smelting fails.

    The difference between mining and lumbering is that most of the lumbering spots last only very few swings with your axe.
  3. Setnaffa

    Setnaffa Certifiable
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    Sep 13, 2004
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    That's the way it's always been. What's the big deal?

    LJing and Mining both after their positives and negatives. In the end, they are pretty much equal.