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Isn't Barding Difficulty Supposed to Go Down after Reducing the Target's HP?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Fat Lip, May 24, 2010.

  1. Fat Lip

    Fat Lip Guest

    If so, then this is broken. I've killed several monsters, using Animal Lore on them before I attack, and right before they die. In many instances, their Barding Difficulty goes up rather than down.

    Can someone shed some light on this please?
  2. Poo

    Poo The Grandest of the PooBah’s
    Stratics Veteran Alumni Stratics Legend Campaign Benefactor 4H

    Sep 18, 2003
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    barding diff is calculated with a big long ugly ass calculation.

    but in there is a chunck that uses their str and such in the calculation.

    so if you disco the critter then it lowers is str and then its barding diff goes down.

    now, that said, while fighting a critter that has magic (and most high end mobs do) they will bless themselves.
    that changes their str and thus increases their barding diff yet again.

    now, another change to this is that critters often gain in str and dex while they are fighting.
    that again will change the barding difficulty.

    its a fluid thing.
  3. G.v.P

    G.v.P Stratics Legend
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    Jul 11, 2004
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    Seems like barding difficulty only factors in max HP, which means if you lower STR and it lowers the max HP (magery's weaken spell, for example, with eval int) then the barding difficulty should go down.
  4. Fat Lip

    Fat Lip Guest

    It would be nice if it would recalculate Barding Difficulty each time the Hit Points go down.
  5. Tinsil

    Tinsil Guest

    Would be nice and seems like a good change.