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Non-Aggro Doom Runner

Discussion in 'UO Crime' started by Tay M'real, Aug 27, 2009.

  1. Tay M'real

    Tay M'real Guest

    Hi everyone - I wanted to create a character whose soul purpose is to collect stealable artifacts throughout Britannia - all available areas, not just Doom. As mentioned above, this is non-aggro character so I don't plan to fight or attempt to engage in combat.

    I had a template considered as below. These are base numbers, I haven't checked with regards to using powerscrolls.

    stealing (100) (obviously to get the goods)
    hiding (100) (to get hidden)
    stealth (70/100) + 10 using cloak of silence and +20 using rat/rabbit form
    healing (100) simply to keep myself healed if I am attacked
    music (100) (to support the below skills)
    peace (100) (to settle attackers)
    provo (100) (if i need to make some loot or fend off some attackers)

    Thoughts? Suggestions?

    Thanks everyone
  2. TheGrimReefer

    TheGrimReefer Lore Master
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Jul 3, 2008
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    I Went With Magery On All My Thiefs For A Few Reasons:

    1: Healing When Im Damaged

    2: Defending Agains Enemies If Needed (Will Help Getting Skulls For Gauntlet)

    3: Invis: To Invis Your Self After You Steal Something Hiding Wont Work For Few Secs.

    4: Recall: Recalling Away Or To Another Location
  3. Shelleybean

    Shelleybean Certifiable
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Jan 30, 2003
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    I would suggest testing your template out on the test center to see if you like it. At 100 stealing, you will fail when attempting to steal artifacts. If you are tight on skill points, there are artifact leggings called shadow dancer legs that give +20 to stealing and stealth. Also, without anatomy, I don't think you'll be able to cure yourself, rez others and you will heal fewer health points. And keep in mind that some barding skills do not work for some creatures. For example, you cannot peacemake fan dancers in the fan dancer dojo, but you can provoke them. Some creatures will require higher than 100 barding skills due to their difficulty. At the very least, I would drop healing and add magery. The upcoming expansion will bring new and different challenges and the barding skills could prove to be very useful.
  4. UO Relic

    UO Relic Seasoned Veteran
    Stratics Veteran

    May 14, 2008
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    You will want 120 stealing! The first time your trying to steal a high item and you fail and someone else runs by and grabs it your going to be mad if you stay at 100, trust me!!

    I went with 100 magery no EI, allows me to cast heal/cure/invis spells and throw out EV/EE for protection or attack

    Stronger monsters can breeze thru a peace nowadays, can be lifesaver no doubt but since your hands must be free anyhow to steal you could just carry potions instead to do area peace, invis, heal, cure, etc and save some skill points
  5. This is our Doom - Crate thief

    Stealing 120.0 80.0
    Stealth 117.0 60.0
    Hiding 100.0 100.0
    Lockpicking 100.0 100.0
    Magery 100.0 100.0
    Meditation 100.0 100.0
    Wrestling 100.0 100.0
    Ninjitsu 27.5 27.5
    Str 114 113 (+1)
    Dex 35 30 (+5)
    Int 116 102 (+14)

    Like any good little thief, can pick locks, detrap casting on the chests, and defend herself if attack. This template has stopped skill warriors in place while in Fel and allowed the thief to escape while the warrior pause to wonder what just happen. She is wearing clothing/jewerly that helps to raise her skills to those levels needed to steal and stealth.
  6. Serine

    Serine Guest

    Hello this is how my thief is built

    Stealing 120.0 105.4
    Stealth 110.5 90.5
    Detecting Hidden 100.0 100.0 (used to be faction thief)
    Hiding 100.0 100.0
    Meditation 100.0 100.0
    Magery 99.8 99.8
    Lockpicking 64.4 64.4
    Ninjitsu 54.8 54.8
  7. Nylan

    Nylan Adventurer
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    May 24, 2008
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    My non-aggro is

    Stealing 120 (A must to compete with others)
    Magery 110 (helps to gain in sacrifice to self rez)
    Hiding 100
    Med 100
    Tracking 100 (like to know who else is around)
    Stealth 85
    Ninijitsu 85 (move faster stealthing in animal form)

    The one I use the most is

    120 Stealing
    120 Magery
    100 (114) Eval
    100 Hiding
    100 Med
    100 Tracking
    80 Stealth
    I use this one for almost everything

    My other 2 are just a mix
  8. Robthemilt

    Robthemilt Guest

    120 stealing
    120 stealth
    105 ninja
    100 hiding
    100 detect
    100 snooping
    65 chiv
    50 tracking
    And a misc amount of meditation.

    I stealth up to whatever i want, Target-Steal-animal form-RUN-

    Honestly im not a real patient guy and im not even really smart enough to remember to grab potions and smoke bombs half the time, in fact i dont even have them hotkeyed because you cant do it just through UO. So I run until i get a good enough distance between myself and whatever's chasing me, and even if you're running from one thing into other things, you dont typically get agro'd immediately as you come onto screen anyway, so you do have time to hide most of the time. Whether im stealing from Players or dungeon walls, it works the same way. AND i can sacred journey into a nice nasty room full of stuff that wants me dead and never even show up until i've got what i came for.