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Ghosts, champ spawns, exorcism

Discussion in 'UHall' started by chester rockwell, May 8, 2019.

  1. chester rockwell

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    With all the ghosts wandering around on a script, can we bring back the exorcism spell in necromancy to get rid of them? This ish is ridiculous.
     
  2. Jennifer-Marie

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    — The exorcism spell never went away? Scribes who already have an exorcism scroll in a Necro spellbook can craft them ... I have 1k currently sitting in a chest of spell scrolls at my crafting castle on GL.
     
  3. Acid Rain

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    He’s referring to them not working on players. The scroll has never changed yet the effect certainly has.

    Spell originally teleported ghost to nearest shrine I believe? Would be nice if the spell worked again. Now when cast on a player what happens?
     
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  4. Adell of Catskills

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    Spell only designed to work in champ spawns. They get around it by camping outside entrances

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  5. Keven2002

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    Does the spell actually work? I haven't actually tried to use in in years but I thought the last time I did there was a ghost right by the alter and I tried to use the spell but the ghost didn't move. I'm not sure if there are any requirements to it aside from casting so maybe I did it wrong but coulda sworn the spell didn't work regardless.
     
  6. Great DC

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    It only works inside champ spawn areas, but since they have the auto kick out once your body decays you don't have time to cast it on ghosts. They set all the ghosts outside these areas and run their scripts so it doesn't matter. What needs to be done is make all dungeon areas including all of T2A and couple screens around entrances considered champ areas. Then all this nonsense will be resolved without them having to ban EJ after EJ acct.
     
  7. Theo_GL

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    Maybe EJ accounts shouldn't be allowed in Champ Spawn areas period. It is funny however that its even worth it to monitor all this. Why not just do the spawn yourself? Is it really that difficult? I never understand the monitoring. Oh well.
     
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  8. railshot

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    Why do the spawn yourself, when you can wait for some trammie to do it, kill them and take the scrolls? It's double the fun.
     
  9. claudia-fjp

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    I've always thought the Exorcism spell should work anywhere, it takes care of two issues. Ghost cams outside of the dungeon entrances and people running scripts watching IDOCs in fel. The fact it already requires the corpse to have decayed prevents it being used as a way to grief newly dead people.
     
  10. Theo_GL

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    And there is exactly the reason this game is literally on life support from the golden era of 250k subscribers.
     
  11. PageBoy

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    Damn, another trammie whiner
     
  12. Naitch

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    Plus the fact that the average age of the Uo player base is now over 80 years
     
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  13. MalagAste

    MalagAste Belaern d'Zhaunil
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    Hey I'm not that old yet! Give me a few dozen years... but no we are mostly approaching retirement... many of us.
     
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  14. chester rockwell

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    Exorcism should work anywhere and everywhere in fel. This is a simple fix. GM's do the right thing here.
     
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  15. railshot

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    I'd say this is one of the important reasons. There is a number of other design decisions taken by the dev team over the years that would have surely killed any other game by now. UO is merely in a wheelchair, with an oxygen tank, and being pushed forward by a blind orderly with a limp.
     
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  16. celticus

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    You forgot..the orderly is also VERY hard of hearing..
     
  17. MalagAste

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    and exceedingly stubborn..
     
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  18. railshot

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    The voices tell him where to go.
     
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  19. celticus

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    And the voices also tell him to push the wheelchair with the UO on it into the pool? (Ahh I wish I had a pool..), and they also tell him to go round and round in circles?
     
  20. chester rockwell

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    Just want this towards the top cuz it's stupid as fudge to not have exorcism in fel
     
  21. Gunsmoke

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    On uoguide.Com it says if you have a corpse inside the champ spawn area then u can't get exorcism, but I'm seeing ghosts running around champ spawn areas with no corpse in the entire spawning zone as the exorcism spell is being casted. On thing I noticed is when champ spawn is over and I re-enter spawn zone I get forced to shrine. So this spell needs to be looked at seeing it's the only one that purtains to only spawns. HELP DEVS!!!!!