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ferret form 120 +10? or... ?

Discussion in 'UO Crime' started by peanutbutter, Dec 11, 2008.

  1. peanutbutter

    peanutbutter Guest

    so, if i'm 120 stealing and in ferret form, do i get a stealing bonus?

    also - a guy told me that your ability to stay hidden while snooping/stealing was DEX dependent. i don't remember it being that way when i played a thief years ago.

    what's the current status on necessary thief dex?
  2. Touzoko

    Touzoko Certifiable
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    Dec 7, 2008
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    I am thinking that no bonus is received. A true consideration would have been for them to add a movement bonus or stealth bonus to ferret in addition, but thieves are not welcomed.
    At grandmaster snooping failure is never experienced. I am not remembering any messages about dexterity, but missing them I may have.
  3. Traveller

    Traveller Guest

    When you snoop with GM snooping you are never unhidden, and when you steal you are always unhidden. No dex consideration in that. There was a rumor that high dex helps in unnoticed steals, but I think nobody has been able to confirm that one way or another. Instead high dex helps in stealth against passive detect. Not very much, though.
  4. peanutbutter

    peanutbutter Guest

    always? were you just being bitter about the thief hate or are you really ALWAYS revealed when stealing with 120?
  5. Traveller

    Traveller Guest

    ?? When you hit the "steal" macro you are always revealed. The steal might not be noticed (which means that the guy you stole from won't be able to call guards on you), but you always come out of hiding as soon as you hit the steal macro, even in doom. That's not exactly a new game mechanic...
  6. TheScoundrelRico

    TheScoundrelRico Stratics Legend
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    Aug 12, 2001
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    You always get revealed no matter what your stealing skill is at.

    On the other point, it has been tested over the years. Dex is no variable when it comes to stealing. Never has, but I wouldn't have an issue if they did add it to the calculations...la
  7. peanutbutter

    peanutbutter Guest

    oh, i read it wrong. i thought you meant they noticed it. my bad.
  8. peanutbutter

    peanutbutter Guest