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Necromancy and Spellweaving Questions

Discussion in 'UO Spellcaster' started by DreadLord Lestat, Jul 16, 2012.

  1. DreadLord Lestat

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    1. Is spellweaving worth it if you can not get enough for an arcane circle?

    2. Is there a secondary skill needed for spellweaving I.E. eval for magery?

    3. Is it worth it to go above GM for Necromancy and Spirit Speak?

    Thinking of putting these on a bard but have never used a weaver and my necro/mage only has gm necro and ss so I want to make sure it is worth the time to gain over 100.

  2. Podolak

    Podolak Crazed Zealot
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    Spirit Speak is to most Necro spells as Eval Int is to Magery as Focus is to Mysticism so going 120 Spirit Speak is usually a must, 100 necro is doable though.

    There is no secondary spell for Spellweaving, its spells rely on arcane focus usually.

    Getting a lvl 4 focus will get you 4 pixies with one cast (then your 5th control slot is usually a mount so that is enough). It is usually better to get as much of a focus as possible. If you can't even get a lvl 4 focus I don't know that I'd recommend Spellweaving. However if you don't have a lot of Spellweavers around invest in a soulstone (if you don't already have one) then just beg any character without spellweaving to the circle. Soulstone off Spellweaving and then get 4 people to join you and you can get your lvl 6 focus. That lvl 6 focus is the same as if a 120 cast it except the duration is shorter. When you soulstone Spellweaving back on all of your spells will be just as effective.
  3. Obsidian

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    I think 100 necro is sufficient. The 120 SS is worth it for the wither damage increase and mana leech increase in wraith form.