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[Discordance] Pixies @ 59.0 skill = great gains

Discussion in 'UO Bard' started by Eric Ravenwind, Jun 29, 2014.

  1. Eric Ravenwind

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    I've been training disco on pixies at 59-60 skill and the gains are awesome. My crystal ball of skill training says they're "Challenging" and "Very Challenging", but im getting really good gains on them. I'm at Illshenar - Spirituality, and the Blighted Grove - both places are safe for positive karma characters. Nice relaxing training.

    Just a quick FYI for you guys.
     
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  2. Eric Ravenwind

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    At 68.5 skill, the pixies become "Challenging" and "Optimal".
     
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    How long did it take you to go from 59-60 to 68.5? How does that compare to other ways you have trained it?
     
  4. Eric Ravenwind

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    It took about 3-4 hours to go from 59-60 to 68.5 (spread out over several days that is). It worked better this way than the other way I did it on my tamer; the other way being polar bears. This was faster.
     
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    I proved beetles back and forth.. To 85 then cu's.. Using a boat.

    Then did masteries to 120
     
  6. Eric Ravenwind

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    What are "Masteries" ??
     
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    Masteries are very good for groups and also for a tamer since they can significantly buff a party or pets.
    There are also masteries which affects the targets.

    Masteries are very much mana using so the Bard should have a suit that helps the keep up of mana as much a needed for the mastries used......