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Ok, time for Prince Caspian's Special Ed Class for The Short Bus

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Prince Caspian, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. Last night I moved my GM Mage/Necro into the Puzzle Board room by the Hall of Death. And I had a hell of a lot more trouble than I should have.

    That undead hallway, for instance, was a real fustercluck. I was hit from all sides and I did the old PK-ambush-panic mistake and fled from spellflingers when they had me low.

    Chugging GHs as I bolted, I grimly noted that with my pallyarcher I have this room totally clocked, but with a mage I'm having trouble just navigating it.

    Suddenly, getting stuck, I got pissed and just opened up with ebolts and flamestrikes. The bone mages were decimated in my retaliatory strikes -- which shows me my character has the firepower: it's the tactics that are deficient.

    Indeed, a lot of the time when I get in a sticky situation with my mage, I notice I still have tons of mana -- I'm just not using it to its potential. Maybe being a pallyarcher has lulled me into a lazy playstyle.

    Can I get a crash course on Mage/Necro tactics? The only thing I'm learning is that rushing into the heat of action like with my pallyarcher just gets me killed. It's not all just hiding and casting EVs, is it?

    I guess the best advice is what I already know deep inside: I need to practice.
  2. Specialshoes

    Stratics Veteran

    Jul 4, 2008
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    I have had this same problem, and I think that you answered that question for both of us.

    Back off keep ourselves out of the mix and let the mana do the work
  3. Xalan Dementia

    Xalan Dementia Slightly Crazed
    Stratics Veteran

    Jul 1, 2008
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    side note, you dont have to go thru the undead hallway to get to the puzzle hall, enter the underworld, take a right thru the secret doorway and up thru a teleporter, that teleporter takes you right to the spiral stairs that lead down into the abyss, from there run back west thru the trapping vines and your at the hallway! only things ya have to dodge are some rotworms and the vines. i can show ya the path sometime your on. (this is Badgirl's Fiance :p)
  4. wither in wraith form
  5. Ding ding ding ding!!
    We have a WINNER!!!!!

    PS...earthquake is effective, chain lightning works ok, and of course having a couple of earth eles in tow aint a bad move either. Pop an invis, wait for em to get busy, heal em and wither like a madman!!