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Found a Place Where Bards Outshine Tamers!

Discussion in 'UO Bard' started by Taylor, Oct 4, 2009.

  1. Taylor

    Taylor Former Stratics CEO (2011-2014)
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    Oct 21, 2008
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    I have not used my bard very often, despite the many hours that I've invested in bringing him to 120 disco/provo/peace/music. He seemed to lack umph, especially compared to my tamers, ABC archer, and necro/mage. This evening, however, I finally found a place where bards outshine all other templates: the Stygian Dragon Lair Entrance.

    The forgotten servants and the renown wyvern can make this area difficult. Tamers, ABC archers, and necro/mages are all viable here, but they must lead off forgotten servants to kill them one at a time. A group of forgotten servants + renown wyvern can kill a greater dragon pretty easily. In a nutshell, this area doable with these templates, but it takes a while.

    Bored with my other toons, I decided to try out my bard/archer at some mini-champs. First stop, Stygian Dragon lair entrance. All of the wyverns were dead, but the place was crawling with forgotten servants. Using provoke and disco, my bard archer - typically one of my weaker characters - was able to clear the entire area of servants and kill the renown wyvern in 15 to 20 minutes, all by himself. Not even my archer/tamer could accomplish this feat in so short a time.

    I suspect that this is similar with many mini-champs. Perhaps the bards did get some love in the SA release!
  2. Poo

    Poo The Grandest of the PooBah’s
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    ive been cruising around with my disco archer ruling the land as well.

    even the slasher.

    we tryed it with tamers and didnt get anywhere.

    then we took a pack of archer and i discoed him and it was easy sailing.