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Wow, Stygian Dragon is stupidly hard.

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Ender, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. Ender

    Ender Crazed Zealot
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    All 70s resists except for fire, 66. In a group of five, we all died at least 5 times, and I died like 10. 140 HP and I would die instantly, from full health. I didn't even get anything, and I think only one of us got an artifact.
     
  2. kelmo

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    Good.
     
  3. Lord Frodo

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    :postpics: and lots of them.
     
  4. GalenKnighthawke

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    There's worse things than dying a lot to a critter that's supposed to be really hard, and to boot has been in the game less than 36 hours.

    At least you got in the Abyss.

    -Galen's player
     
  5. Ender

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    After about 15 hours of camping Tyball, yeah <_<


    But really, it shouldn't be this hard. I mean... Instant kills? Just... no.
     
  6. Ender

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    Also, I almost took a few screenshots but I decided not to for some reason.
     
  7. Viper09

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    I agree with kelmo, good.

    :D
     
  8. Sneaky Que

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    VERY good. The harder the better. I want to be challenged by PvM for a change.
     
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    Welcome to the Abyss! :)
     
  10. Diomedes Artega

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    Yep I agree. Anything that amounts to a PvM challenge is good. This game has not had enough of that.
     
  11. Vyal

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    wasn't that hard took about ten min :pint:
     
  12. WarUltima

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    Wow people are complaining about they died a few times fighting a brand spanking new BOSS?

    Besides give it a month you will see some kind of super hybrid gimplet soloing it probably.
     
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  14. Ender

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    If you're talking to me, lolno. I was doing about 20 damage with a soul seeker, 50 DI, 100 anat and tacts. Dragon did a firestorm thing that did barely any damage but looked pretty cool. Every time it attacked the greater dragon that was there, I could see how much he hit it for (not sure why, but around 60 damage per hit or so). Guildmate got like, a dragon hide shield I think? Garg only shield artifact with like fire eater 20%, DCI 10%, fire 10%? and energy -4% (yes, negative resist). I don't remember exactly, it was a few hours ago. Keys were kinda a pain in the ass, I kept losing vamp form because either the fairy dragons or the blue enemies in the area kept casting purge magic on me.
     
  15. Amren

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    You mean there is finally challenge in this game?

    It only took 10 years to get here.
     
  16. Ender

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    It's not challenge if you go from 140 to 0 without being able to do anything, that's just stupidity.
     
  17. Speedy Orkit

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    Someone forgets champ spawns before necro was worked, and everyone had 120s!

    Or the early Doom days!
     
  18. Farsight

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    Two friends and I went up against a wyvern[reknowned] last night, and yes, the wyvern would do breath attacks of over 100 damage and melee attacks which would nearly kill one of my team mates in one shot. (it actually did once during the fight)

    It would do over half of my health, which I didn't understand since we both had all 70's armor.

    Anyhow, a challenge (like that thief in the tomb of kings) is fun. One hit death... not always.
     
  19. Flutter

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    Sounds fun.
     
  20. slayer888

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    I killed it in 10mins with 1 ppl healing me, but I died several times in the process due to 1 hit fire attack followed by instant earthquake
     
  21. Raze(tmg)

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    where is the dragon?
     
  22. Ailish

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    You took a toothpick to a swordfight and wondered why it was hard? Man, a soulseeker has its uses, but it isnt meant for everything! Start with it is repond slayer, not dragon slayer. There there is the fact that it does 100% cold damage (and yon critter probably has high cold resist). Your DI was way low, and sure, you could get considerable more damage with over GM in tactics or anat.

    Get yourself a longsword, or even a katana with Mana Leech, Dragon Slayer, Enemy of One, Honor if you have Bushido and AI the dang thing. I assure you that you will do more than 20 damage.
     
  23. Ender

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    I used consecrate weapon and constant lightning strikes, and I used a pair of rune blades with mana, stam, and HLD half the time. But really that doesn't matter, what does matter is the ****ing ridiculous instant kills.
     
  24. Raze(tmg)

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    can sumone tell me where the dragon is please ive looked all over =-/
     
  25. Nastia Cross

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    I remember when Paroxy first appeared and people were complaining about him too... give it a bit to figure out the most efficient way of fighting the new bosses and enjoy the newness...

    PS.. the Stygian Drag is BEAUTIFUL! Can't wait to see the other bosses.
     
  26. Raze(tmg)

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    got a rune to the drag now how do i summon it?
     
  27. GalenKnighthawke

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    Several of the new boss monsters spawn kind of like Peerlesses; you need keys.

    I think, but am not certain, that the keys to the Stygian Dragon are these things called "Glowing Dragon Orbs" that spawn on these peculiar NPCs who hang out near the Gargoyle side entrance to the Abyss.

    They are blue, until you approach them, then they turn gray and attack you. Not hard fights, but don't underestimate them or you'll be dead before you know what happened.

    -Galen's player
     
  28. Gheed

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    Amen! How about a one hit kill pinata superboss. Completely resistant to magic w/100,000 parrying/stealth/hiding and GM swords? Speed hacked too of course.
     
  29. Odin of Europa

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    Info on Stygian dragon keys here.

    And just incase anyone wants it, info on Medusa keys here.
     
  30. Ender

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    I did Medusa yesterday too, fairly easy. No ridiculous one hit kills anyway.


    Got a Petrified Snake staff or something.
     
  31. the 4th man

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    Yes it should be that hard.........how long has it been since UO had an era when something was very very tough to beat?? Been a lonnnngggg time.

    It's a dragon......supposed to be tougher than any before it......Going by your last sentence, you guys are just item hounds.
     
  32. Ender

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    Ok, look. I like challenges. Challenging is good. But instant kills at all 65+ resists, 45 DCI, 140 HP, etc. is just ridiculous. That's NOT a challenge, that's just lame.
     
  33. Taylor

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    It's not fun unless you die sometimes. :lol:
     
  34. Lynk

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    Really? I just solod one from my iPhone using a VNC client to control my desktop.

    After he died it was weird, credits rolled across my screen.
     
  35. Viper09

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    Otherwise it's just another boring creature gank like the rest of the "challenging" creatures in this game.
     
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    Take more people then there is more of a chance that they will die and not you? lol Sounds fun
     
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    Took us over 2 hours, none of us were really prepared..
     
  38. Splup

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    Well, ofc you could use range attack chars to take it down instead of melee.
     
  39. Mitzlplik_SP

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    There should be monsters out there that can drop a decked out toon in short order.Call it lame if ya must but being able to stand toe to toe with the likes of Mel or Styg dragon or any other high end boss would be pretty stupid. All games have high end bosses with one hit kill capabilities,at least all games I`ve played.

    Its called a challenge and something thats supposed to bring peaple together to defeat. Not something thats supposed to bring out one or two dexers to farm.