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Should I stay at 110 swords or take it to 120?

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Guest, Feb 13, 2008.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Is there a noticeable difference at 120 over 110 or is it just a waste of gold and time?
    Character stands as follows: Anatomy 100
    Healing 100
    Parry 100
    Swords 110
    Tactics 100
    Chivalry 100
    Resist Spells 100
    Open to suggestions.
  2. 120 no doubt if you want to pvp
  3. Setnaffa

    Setnaffa Certifiable
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    Sep 13, 2004
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    Melee skill continues to improve as you increase it. Even if you just want to go against Level 5 monsters, 120 is definitely better...offensively and defensively.
  4. Guest

    Guest Guest

    The weapon skill is the most important of all to take to 120 if possible (115 is acceptable sometimes). In PvM, effectiveness is increased greatly versus high end monsters like the Dark Father. Secondary to the weapon skill, raising parry and tactics is a good idea.
  5. Depends slightly on whether or not it's a PvM or PvP character.

    In PvM, you could probably get away with 110/115 swordsmanship, although your hit chance will be less as will your evasion than a legendary swordsman, obviously.

    For PvP, you want the absolute maximum hit chance and evasion. Most people have legendary combat skills who are PvPing, therefore you'd be at a disadvantage if you tried running with less.

    Some figures for you (ignoring any DCI and HCI that may apply)

    120 swordsman vs. 120 swordsman = 50% chance to hit.
    115 swordsman vs. 120 swordsman = 48% chance to hit.
    110 swordsman vs. 120 swordsman = 46% chance to hit.
    100 swordsman vs. 120 swordsman = 42% chance to hit.

    As you can see, it is significant in terms of hit/defence chance but for PvM it wouldn't matter as much as it would in a PvP environment.

    Would also suggest taking your tactics and anatomy higher than they are now to maximize your damage output, as well as resisting spells to 120 if you're PvPing.

    Hope this helps. Take care.
  6. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Thank you all for the input. Looks like Im going for 120 Swords, thanks again everyone and have a great night.
  7. Guest

    Guest Guest

    P.S. Take the points out of Chivalry (80 is plenty) then Anatomy if you must.