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Real 120 Stealing Skill Benefits

Discussion in 'UO Crime' started by Rand Althor, Dec 25, 2008.

  1. Rand Althor

    Rand Althor Journeyman
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    May 27, 2008
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    Are ther any benefits to having 120 real stealing skill vs. say 100 stealing increasing to 120 with artis?
  2. kelmo

    kelmo Old and in the way
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    May 12, 2008
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    I don't think so. I just got a 120 scroll. I have like 87 stealing real. Some items boost this, risky buisness where I play. *nods*

    After using the scroll I was able to start getting Doom items. Before when I had GM due to items I failed every time.
  3. J0KING

    J0KING Guest

    I haven't found any difference between real skill and skill gained from arties... 120 stealing is 120 stealing...

    However... having 120 real skill gives you more freedom in choosing what kind suit that you are going to wear... you arent stuck building something around the stealing skill.
  4. Wenchkin

    Wenchkin Babbling Loonie
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    May 16, 2008
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    Well if you want to know if you're better off with real skill, it depends what sort of kit you plan to use and whether you insure it.

    I personally work in newbie clothing most of the time, so I avoid items like the plague. If you're planning to venture to Fel for some player robberies, you may want to use real skill to reduce any insurance payouts to your marks. If players suss that you can't give counts and pay out insurance, I find the death count goes up quite significantly :D

    As for the general benefit from having 120 stealing, someone can correct me if I'm wrong, but I'm sure 120 guarantees that you'll successfully steal a doom artie etc. I ran with 115 for ages and failed at times, but at 120 I was told you never fail. For a desirable artie *cough* books *cough* then 120 could be useful where competing thieves are all after the same item. I've upgraded to 120 but haven't done the training yet to be certain.

    You will also be able to pull the new monster stealable items more regularly too.

    Your stealing skill also enables you to steal increasingly heavier weighted items. So again 120 would give you an advantage.

    Hope that helps

  5. Petra Fyde

    Petra Fyde Peerless Chatterbox
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    Jan 5, 2001
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    I've not failed at anything I've tried to pick up in doom. I have GM real + shadow dancer leggings on Europa.