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FoF Archery

Discussion in 'UO Warrior' started by Guest, Feb 12, 2008.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    "Mondain's legacy bowyer/fletcher recipe weapons (non-artifact) have 0% chance of exceptional with 100 fletching. To my understanding, a crafting talisman will not give exceptional chance unless you have at least 1%. Is that true?"
    The reason those recipe weapons have a 0% exceptional chance is because they are considered minor artifacts, and aren't intended to be exceptionally crafted. It's hard-set, rather than a function of their difficulty, so talismans won't help. (It's not a reflection of how talismans work, just a function of those particular items.)

    Now, the argument could be (and has been) made that they're not powerful enough to be worth it without a way to boost their stats. It's certainly something to look into - it's just not technically a bug.

    Does this seem right, or even close? Minor Arties? 5 SSI, or balanced, or 5 DI warrants minor arty status? The smithing "minor arties" can be made exceptional, and "worth looking into"? Umm check EVERY archer on every shard and see if ANY of them carry one of these uber minor arties......

    You can get 10SSI just from wood, and 12 DI from another type, and yet these are minor arties......

    Yeesh, fletching has needed an overhaul for a long time, not just a "looking into"

  2. Redxpanda

    Redxpanda Lore Keeper
    Stratics Veteran

    Dec 6, 2007
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    I can respect that response. He could have dodged the question that wasn't asked properly. We don't need people running around with Exceptional Mischief Makers and Night Reapers but some of those other ones could use a little boost. Sounds just about right.
  3. Lilac Crypt

    Lilac Crypt Guest

    Yeah. I can see how having a dragon-slaying bow with no DI could be considered an artifact. Well, except for the fact that I can go loot one from some piddly arse critter that has at least a little damage increase...


  4. Guest

    Guest Guest

    This is refering to the NON-ARTIFACT "special" fletching recipes......