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1 slot pet, hit point versus strength question.

Discussion in 'UO Tamer' started by Blaez, Dec 20, 2007.

  1. Blaez

    Blaez Guest

    If you were putting together a pack of hell hounds, having good resists is
    obviously important but what about hit points over strength.

    Max HP/STR is 125/150 and Min HP/STR is 66/102 so a 125HP/102STR hound
    would reach 148HP/125STR after training (assuming my maths is correct).

    As keeping 1 slot pets alive is probably the hardest part of running a pack I
    was wondering if it's better to have those extra hit points and loose 25 STR or
    does that 25 STR make a big difference to it's damage output.
  2. The difference between a max str hell hound in a pack of 5 and a 125 str hell hound in a pack of 5 equates to about 2 dmg per hit per hell hound.

    Whether you go for HP or dmg is a matter of personal preference. 2 extra dmg per dog can be the difference between killing a target and redlining a target. The difference is more noticable when your target is discorded.

    On the other hand, a few extra hp can be the difference between life and death for your dog when he takes a hard hit.

    Either way, whichever strat you go with, keeping your dogs alive is critical for pack dmg because you lose a sizeable percentage of dmg just by dropping from 100 in skills to 99.9.