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[Magery] New mage and need some tips!

Discussion in 'UO Spellcaster' started by Remy Blacktoe, Nov 8, 2011.

  1. Hello there,

    Well, as the title says, I'm a new mage. I have played melee characters most of my long on and off UO career. I've almost completed my training as a mage and am now ready to hunt stuff. The question I have is what should I be casting offensively? Like say if something is weak against energy should I be casting energy bolt or lightning bolt? If it's weak against fire, should be I slinging fireballs or explosions/flamestikes?

    I guess the real big question is, do I go for the bigger slower spells or the smaller faster spells?

    Thanks all!
  2. 5% Luck

    5% Luck Guest

    Need more info!



    suit mods?
  3. Ok, for the pertinent information here goes:

    120 Musicianship
    120 Discordance
    100 Magery with +10 from ring
    100 Eval. Int. with +10 from bracelet
    100 Anatomy
    100 Fishing
    80 Meditation

    100% LRC
    40% LMC
    24-49% SDI (Depending on if I'm using Scrapper's or a slayer book)
    2/6 FC/FCR
    4% Fasting Focus
    Oh, forgot around 10 mana regen and 130 some mana.

    Not exactly the strongest spellcaster without Spellweaving but I'm going fishing (fun) over SW here. :)
  4. 5% Luck

    5% Luck Guest

    Ok so assuming you have 110 magery(107=100%7th lvl) equipinging a snake/reptile slayer spell book should knock out a discorded serpent in a single FS.

    For water eles a good FS with an elemental slayer book should 1 shot if discorded.

    But for the most part krakens are gona be a bit more dificult. Still easy considering but no slayer means multible hits.

    Picking the lowest resist is important and timing out your mana can help as on a ship against anything ranged active med isnt really an option.

    Use poison if you find you run out of mana.

    If you are throwing nets having many mobs on screen is going to be a chore. Cast invisi before they pop. That will let you pick on a single mob without everything being argo all at once. If the group re-targets before you finish the one your working on recast invisi to keep the argo to a minimum.

    As far as a leviathan.....

    Its tough to say but getting a 120 mage scroll might be your best bet. Having a summons to "tank" can make a big difference. Cast a summons then invisi then target its lowest resist! Best bet is to throw your white nets at bucs den docks. That will give you some wigle room as opposed to trying to manage on a ship.

    Scalis is best fought as a group. Use the ship cannons. They do more damage as far as what Ive read so far. I havent tangled with one yet.
  5. mr_warpig

    mr_warpig Guest

    I usually go with the smaller spell until it's time to finish them off. Then I'll go with some flamestrikes or ebolts, depending on the creatures resist. I've killed plenty of balrons by starting out with ebolts then switching to lightning once they're moving slower.
  6. Thanks for the advice, both of you!