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Skill Loss

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Muu Bin, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. Muu Bin

    Muu Bin Guest

    Anyone have this happen to them?

    Was fighting the invasion tonight in Brit, was killed by a greater dragon, and upon resurrection, found my skills to be decreased by approx. 1/3rd their original value. All my GM skills dropped to 66.7 and the other skills about the same amount (i.e to 2/3rds their previous amount).

    When I clicked on the "show real" button on my skills gump (so that it was green) it showed the real amount. But when the button was red it showed the reduced amount.

    I've recalled, gated, and crossed server lines but to no avail... it still shows the reduced amount. It's like I've been disco'd and it won't wear off (been a little over 5 minutes now).

    Any ideas?

    EDIT: Well... it finally wore off. After posting this I went back to the game (didn't log out) and my skills have all returned to normal. I haven't fought a greater dragon in a long time but i don't remember this kind of long drawn out effect or even a skill loss like this. Still curious if anyone has answers

  2. Basara

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

    Jul 16, 2003
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    sounds like Faction statloss
  3. Sweeney

    Sweeney Guest

    Sounds like a Trammel factioneer.
  4. Ravahan

    Ravahan Guest

    Yep. All the invasion mobs count as enemy faction for the purposes of statloss. I'm sure you noticed the silver you got for killing them, even if its a small amount.
  5. RichDC

    RichDC Guest



    Trammy joined factions for the uber arties, farms points of other accounts in war zone and doesnt even know about stat loss!!!
  6. Splup

    Splup Guest

    Yeah, this must be funniest thread for a while.

    Epic fail by maker of this thread lol.
  7. WarUltima

    WarUltima Babbling Loonie
    Stratics Veteran

    Mar 3, 2004
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    Wow... just... wow......
  8. AaronTheAssassin

    AaronTheAssassin Adventurer
    Stratics Veteran

    Nov 3, 2008
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    and this is why I hate when people join factions and do not intend to fight players. They think they can get all the good and avoid the bad
  9. Der Rock

    Der Rock Guest

    don´t HATE poeple for using possible game mechanics !

    if, then hate the DEV´s because they implement this trash !


    (Dev´s did this, to PLEASE you lost of handfull abandoned fel player,
    you fel player need easy-victims to slay,because you can´t play with your self)
  10. Beer_Cayse

    Beer_Cayse Guest

    This is funny ... as a non-faction player I still know the "rules of engagement". I figgered statloss just from the first few words. <shrug>
  11. RichDC

    RichDC Guest

    Nice attempt at a troll....NOT!

    Factions is pumping on GL and before it was almost dead, the introduction of these wasnt a bad idea, the abuse of them by trammies is!
  12. Kellgory

    Kellgory Certifiable
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    May 14, 2008
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    At least read what your getting into before you put chars into factions. Then again it could have been a case of the guild leader put the entire guild in factions and their only choice was to either go along or leave the guild. To put it in a nutshell, anything that is orange and kills you will put you into a 20 minute stat loss.
  13. JC the Builder

    JC the Builder Crazed Zealot
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    May 12, 2008
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    To be fair there should probably be a message indicating that what happened. You wouldn't know unless you read all the faction documentation.
  14. RichDC

    RichDC Guest

    There have been MANY posts about it, one of them involving draconi about going into stat loss of of Hatreds(unintentional).

    It doesnt take much research...or even much common sense to understand if you can get silver of it you can get stat loss of it!

    From the way the OP posted he didnt even know what Stat loss was!!!

    These kinds of people are abusing the Fation arty system and need to be stopped. (btw im not in factions and probs wont ever be but i still understand why trammy factioners are hated...read first post for why!)
  15. Snakeman

    Snakeman Grand Inquisitor
    Stratics Veteran Alumni Stratics Legend

    Jun 13, 2002
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    They should never of been able to be used in Tram whats so ever. Fel Ok, it was to promote factions, but not to be worn in Tram. I have always said all Faction items should drop off the character within 5 mins when they come to Tram. Suit up/Rez, restock, etc., 5 mins is plenty of time. Then you look at the their resists, Faction items are much more balanced resistance wise then the Real ones.
    Example Inq Res gloves Resistances
    Real ones: 5, 3, 22, 3, 17
    Faction Ones:10, 10, 20, 10,10
    Heck of a lot easier to build a suit around the Faction items then real :(
    Probably get flamed, but thats my opinion (And I have a Faction guy & he wears nothing Faction)
  16. RichDC

    RichDC Guest

    No flame from me, i would agree with some change making either faction PvP spread throughout the facets or no arties in tram ruleset facets.

    Edit: snakeman...you really should use at least the talismans and the crimmy!!!

    Even my thief uses the crimmy!oh and the heart of the lion.