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Picking a Paragon Chest

Discussion in 'UO Fishing and Treasure Hunting' started by Teiwaz, Feb 2, 2009.

  1. Teiwaz

    Teiwaz Guest

    I have GM Cartography & Lockpicking ,yet for some reason I cannot pick a Paragon Chest ,please inform me as to why?
  2. TheScoundrelRico

    TheScoundrelRico Stratics Legend
    Stratics Veteran Alumni Stratics Legend Secret Society

    Aug 12, 2001
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    You are going to have a better chance of getting this answered in the UO Treasure Hunter or UO Thief Forums. This forum is for thieves who steal items from other players...la
  3. Oriana

    Oriana Babbling Loonie
    Stratics Veteran Alumni

    Jun 24, 2003
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    I have gm lockpick and it can still take me as many as 30-40 times to open a higher end para chest. Cartography doesn't affect your lp. All I can recommend is keep trying.
  4. TimberWolf

    TimberWolf Babbling Loonie
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    May 12, 2008
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    Picking a paragon chest is like picking your nose....it is best to do it when others aren't watching!
  5. Jermosh

    Jermosh Guest

    It takes quite a few tries. I burn through about 10 picks on them.
  6. Adreena

    Adreena Guest

    I am GM Lockpicking also but it won't even let me try to pick a paragon chest. Says "You are unable to pick this lock" .. I don't understand it. Can someone please help me out? Thank you
  7. Basara

    Basara UO Forum Moderator
    Moderator Professional Governor Stratics Veteran Wiki Moderator Stratics Legend Campaign Supporter

    Jul 16, 2003
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    You're making the attempt, but failing.....

    do it enough, and you will either get a success or start getting broken picks (before eventually succeeding).

    There have been some paragon chests that have taken me over 100 attempts and 40+ broken picks to open.
  8. Remyi

    Remyi Guest

    *nod* It takes me anywhere from 1-50+ tries to pick a high level paragon chest. I actually broke 75 picks at 100 LP, trying to pick a paragon cu sidhe chest the other night.