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Wolf Slayer Crook?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Poo, Nov 27, 2014.

  1. Poo

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    the new Doom Arty, the Crook with Wolf slayer and +10 vet.
    question has come up in the guild about it.
    i asked what good it was unless you run a mage macer tamer and you live off of Cu's.
    in a discussion with a guild mate he speculated that maybe you can equip it and use it to get spell damage on the Cu's to knock them down before you tame them.

    as far as i know you can only get SDI from spell books.
    am i wrong?
    does anyone know of a use for this crook that im not seeing?
    its SC with no -1 so thats nice.
    it has vet, ok so we are looking at a mage tamer.
    wolf slayer, so either Cu's or wolfs or hell hounds, none of which are worth anything in game other then the Cu so has to be for the Cu, right?
    - damage property, so even if you use it with a macer its worthless with SC and the reduction in damage so it has to be for a mage tamer.

    so DOES it give your spells slayer jam?
    worth the late night talk, no?
     
  2. MalagAste

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    Doubt it works for tamers using magery.

    Nice try though... suppose it would work for my macer when doing a spawn of wolves.. which there isn't one... so I'm not sure of it's point or purpose it looked and sounded cool?
     
  3. Poo

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    ya i just went and tested, dosnt do anything for a mage.
    and with the -20% DI that makes it no good for melee.

    very strange crook.
    i would even speculate its a useless item, though i hate to make such broad sweeping statement.

    there is 2 wolf spawns in game.
    the Champ where the Cu's spawn makes Cu's near the end.
    and then there is the Tsuki Wolfs and their champ in toku land.
     
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    Does +10 vet capped or not? It have same skill bonus and DI penalty as +5 LJ axe.
    Crook may have some use if it boost you to 130 vet skill. Or maybe it allow to apply band aids at extended range?
     
  5. Poo

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    should be easy enough to test, ill give it a go and see what i can see
     
  6. Hardy

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    Sounds like a weapon created by someone who doesn't actually play the game
     
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    I look at it mostly as being RP/decoration.

    I find it neat on that level and picked one up.

    Why wolf slayer? Because of the traditional threats posed by wolves to shepherds and their flocks. I'm a little surprised I have to point that out.

    From a strictly utilitarian perspective it seems to me to be more useful than the Boomstick, which I know several people used to carry. (The Boomstick's primary attraction seems to have been LRC, which even at the time it came out already had been common on armor for some time.) I do not think I would carry one if I played a Tamer, save for RP purposes (and if I played a Tamer, which I don't, it probably would be more of a ranger/fighter type tamer). But, then again, if I played a Mage, which I don't, I wouldn't have carried the Boomstick. And people still did.

    -Galen's player
     
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  8. Poo

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    i find it hard to believe that they would put an item in and have it weighed so heavy for expense to purchase just for the one person that would want it for RP purposes.
    i also find it hard to believe that they would go through the time to create and make a new item and have it fail so miserably.

    yet, here we see it in all its glory.

    now if they had just coded the crook to be a spellbook so spells casted with it while equipt would have the wolf slayer on them then this crook would be worth picking up.

    shame.
     
  9. Dot_Warner

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    It would be nice if mages had access to all the slayers, or for talismans to count for spellcasting.

    Melee characters can have three active (weapon, talisman, Enemy of One)

    But yeah, the crook, beyond holding a hint to the portal password, is completely useless for actual gameplay.
     
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  10. Poo

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    hint for the portal password.......
     
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    I have run some templates in the past that only used one slot packs. With a tight template i would only have 80 vet for rezzing. This could be used to run with 70 vet and only use when rezzing. Since one slots have a lot less hp's vet does not need to be very high.
     
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    Considering that in general two thirds of all new arty / static stat items are absolutely worthless i think the devs did a pretty good job on this one. the mace is bad, the crook is worthless, but the other stuff is decent. i would have expected only 1 item to be somewhat usefull, and am thankful that only this one is total trash.
     
  14. Smoot

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    you can get 15 vet on a fishing pole.
     
  15. Giles

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    I did not know that about the fishing pole. I am just waiting for my hell hounds to bond. I looked but could not find a +15 fishing pole. How do you get this?
     
  16. Poo

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    make fishing poles with runics
     
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    I have a really cool reforged fishing pole. It does nothing useful but it's frostwood and has a lot of wierd stats on it. So why not!?
     
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    Plus, shouldnt my summoned RC have the "slayer" instinct instilled in it when I summon it carrying the slayer spellbook?

    I know its technical, but specific melee builds with chiv can have 3, not all melee builds have chiv. Not being picky, altho it may sound so, im just sayin.
     
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    New idea!
    Slayer Infusion Property! 0 weight! But uses a slot
    You can infuse slayer properties on to a weapon so it acts like a mage book.

    Would be cool to have sdi mages carrying scepters or wooden staves it's not too overpowering and it changes the dynamic of suit building and character looks.


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  20. Quickblade

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    That could be a use to that silver tincture thing from DOom
     
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  21. Poo

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    i tried the silver tincture in doom and didnt see any difference in damage i was doing.
    so either its not working or it dosnt allow you to go over your cap as a melee.
     
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    The tincture, aside from its use as deco, is a complete waste of artifacts.

    A whole hour of use is pointless. I might have paid more artifacts for it to be a permanent addition to a weapon/spellbook.
     
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    Has anyone tried this crook on the leather wolves? They run in packs.