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@ bard skills

Discussion in 'UO Bard' started by Walkerboh77, Aug 18, 2008.

  1. Walkerboh77

    Walkerboh77 Guest

    i made just about every type of char you could make in my short return to UO...but finally i decided to make a mage/bard

    i finished skilling up provocation to about 111(took forever) ...threw on a talis and a ring to cover the rest up to 120...

    took my newly made bard/mage to doom which was my first time there on any character....

    i have to say....this char is pimp sauce for pve...you all may know this....but its been a long time since ive had fun in this game and the mage/bard does it for me :)

    altho i've found i could solo DF with just magery.....the provo helps me not have to kite so much :)

    all in all...good times....just thought i'd share :)
  2. Seismic

    Seismic Guest

    How are you killing the DF with just magery - it must take forever!>?

    And what does "kite" mean??
  3. Nenime

    Nenime Guest

    :scholar: to kite [coll.]:

    to flit
    to doge
    to whip
    to dart
    to dash
    to whizz
    to shoot
    to whisk
    to speed
    to scamper
    to cut [coll.]
    to hop [coll.]
    to pop [coll.]
    to hare [coll.]
    to lick [coll.]
    to scoot [coll.]
    to heel [Am.] [coll.]
    to hightail (it) [coll.]
    to nip [esp. Br.] [coll.]
    to beetle [esp. Br.] [coll.]

    I'm curious about that too ... :popcorn:
  4. Walkerboh77

    Walkerboh77 Guest

    with straight magery i use a demon slayer spell book....coupled with DF's lack of chasing you sometimes it takes very little effort....

    i do 120ish with an energy bolt or 160ish with a flame strike

    it takes about 40-50 minutes solo if i had to guess....simply because i dont look at the time when i start :p

    surprisingly its very easy.....and easier when he spawns lich lords/rotting corpses that i can provo....otherwise i kill the lesser spawn or provo the tougher ones against each other while i deal with DF

    just takes a lot of time....is it worth it?....probably not...but its mildly entertaining when people show up and see that i have DF down to 20% or so and i'm alone and simply a mage :p

    btw...as others have shown....kite means to strategically retreat while luring your enemy into a position to be attacked

    DF has a short attention span....so he doesnt chase you far....nuke...run.....nuke.....run...nuke....run=kiting

    many times if you nuke him from max range...and run off the screen asap....he wont move at all...allowing up to 5 or so good hits before he decides he doesn't like being used for target practice