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Mining Blackrock and gems. Elf or human miner ?

Discussion in 'UO Players Corner' started by MondainofLegends, Apr 19, 2008.

  1. Can anyone tell me if its easier to mine Blackrock and gems using a elf miner? And if so then can anyone tell me what use would a human miner be if any compared to a elf miner. I am trying to decide if I should change my human miner into a elf.
  2. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Elf I think.
  3. Lord Kotan

    Lord Kotan Slightly Crazed
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    May 16, 2008
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    elves get gems twice as often (still not a whole lot)
  4. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I could be wrong, but I believe being Elf or Human has no effect on Mined Gems, or Blackrock. I believe being Elf just gives you an increased chance of coming up with colored ore with each swing of the Pickaxe or Shovel.
    Again, I could be mistaken about this, but that is how I have always understood it.
  5. You're wrong.

    Elf = more likely to attain "special" resources, as the two people above you have correctly stated. That includes gems. It also allegedly increases the coloured ore and wood you get. I personally haven't noticed this, but it may well exist.