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Need Help Building Siege Character

Discussion in 'UO Siege Perilous' started by Kaydin, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. Kaydin

    Kaydin Guest

    Hey all,

    I am attempting to build a PvM/PvP character on Siege and I was wondering if anyone could offer advice on what skills I should take. I haven't played UO in 7 or so years so a lot of newer acronyms and such will fly right over my head.

    Here are the skills I am working towards right now:
    120 fencing
    100 bushido
    120 tactics
    80 chivalry
    80 magery
    100 meditation
    100 anatomy

    100 Strength
    75 Int
    50 Dex

    This template looks fun to me, but I can't tell if I will be fine on defense without Parry, Resist, or Healing (relying strictly on mana and maybe pots for healing). My first consideration is to drop Meditation for Healing, but will I have enough mana to use the abilities and spells available from the template past the start of a fight? Will MR gear be enough to compensate? Is MR gear cheap enough to use on a regular basis with (nearly) full loot on Siege?

    The reason I'm posting here instead of the Professions forums is because of the unique Rule Set on Siege.

    If you can offer any advice, please do. It will be much appreciated.

    [Please don't ask me to join NEW. I'm already aware of their existence and considering it]
  2. Podolak

    Podolak Crazed Zealot
    Professional Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Jun 18, 2008
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    Tackling this from a PVM perspective...

    120 weapon skill is a must, which you've picked 120 fencing so that works.

    120 tactics is not a must, 100 is fine.

    120 Bushido is a must

    120 Parry is a must if you are not doing a ranged weapon (throwing or archery)

    60 chivalry is enough

    So that puts you at:

    120 Fencing
    120 Bushido
    120 Parry
    100 Tactics
    60 chivalry

    You have some options but it seems the most effective at this point is 100 necro and you become a Sampire. All your healing is the vampiric form's life leach.

    100 skill points remain and that will depend on what you are fighting. It seems 100 resist is often the choice here though some chose 100 Anatomy.

    For PvP...well melee and pvp are really hard to play.

    On Siege you seem to need an archer (often a stealth ninja archer) a ninja mage or a tamer variant. I am not so good at PvP so please take my opinion on that side of things with a grain of salt.
  3. Hugibear

    Hugibear Guest

    your original template there sucks. You have too many problems, you add healing wtf you gonna do with 50 dex, heal once every 15 seconds.

    Now that poluka dude has it pretty correct with the sampire template. His thoughts on pvp are horrid tho. I eat archers on this shard for breakfast, and a ninja archer wtf. Death strikes do only half damage with archery. I have a guildie who plays a ninja archer, I dont think he's killed anyone solo since Ive know him. Thats about 8 years.

    Here is my thoughts you will need a couple soulstones, and of course if you dont have the 120s, you can still do it with 115, I'd highly suggest 120s tho.
    Sampire PVM
    120 weapon (swords has better weapons than fencing, I actually use fencing tho)
    120 bushido
    120 parry
    100 necro
    90 tact
    60 chiv
    100 anatomy (you can swap out 100 resist pends on the monster your are fighting)
    Vamp form hit mana, stam ssi and Di on weapon. You need to have high stam to swing the weapon fast enough.

    For PVP - I drop necro and chiv that gives you 160 skill points (the above temp is only 710 so you should have 170 skill points to use.)
    85 healin
    85 poisonin
    85 ninja
    85 med
    I swap in any of these 2 sometimes I move things around to get resist on. It really depends on who and what I plan on PvPin.
  4. Kaydin

    Kaydin Guest

    Thanks for the replies so far, guys.

    I'm really not looking for an amazing PvM template. It's okay for me if my template is only decent in PvM as a trade off for being decent in PvP as well. I want to be able to defend myself while I'm PvMing and get attacked by someone. So although I know the effectiveness of the "Sampire" build is pretty high in PvM, I would rather have something that can fight in PvP as well. Also, I don't know what a Soulstone is or where to get them.

    I guess if I wanted to go with healing, I could drop int to 50 since I won't need as much mana to heal myself and then I can raise dex to 75 or maybe switch completely to 90/90/45.

    Any more advice based on that and/or my OP?
  5. AEowynSP

    AEowynSP Certifiable
    Stratics Veteran

    May 13, 2008
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    You can buy soulstones from the EA store for $9.99 I think or buy one in game for gold. What they do it store your skill points. 1 skill per stone and it's reuseable. Lets you change your template around at will.