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[Ninjitsu] Stealth Archer question

Discussion in 'UO Warrior' started by anvira, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. anvira

    anvira Guest

    I am currently in the process of making a stealth archer and had a couple questions about my template. How effective do you think this would be? I am totally up for suggestions on improvement!!

    120 Archery
    120 Stealth
    100 Hiding
    120 Chiv
    120 Ninjitsu
    120 Tactics
    20 Focus / Misc skill maybe tracking?

    Will be wearing faction RBC/Fey/Mace & Shields/Imbued Arms,hand,neck,jewel

    DCI Approx 60
    HCI Approx 45ish / maybe more with weapon, not sure
    DI 50 (weap) maybe 25-50 on jewels

    Unsure if having the Chiv is a good idea, or putting healing on the character (due to stealth/dog-wolf form with the HP increase don't know if wasting the skill points is worth it, since I'm a pot chugger)

    Any suggestions? Is this EVEN going to be a viable template for PVP???

    Thanks in advance! Shred it if you must, I'm trying to learn something here :)
  2. [JD]

    [JD] Guest

    Are you in factions? If not, you can stealth in all-mediable gear without failure at 75. Otherwise if you are in factions and experience statloss, you'll want higher stealth if you intend on still stealthing while in statloss. Keep in mind hiding can't go above 100 trained so it could cause a failure...

    you want 45 HCI for sure, DCI you have more leeway with. since you have stealth it will be protecting you from needing DCI like visible characters would. but, i understand you are building using inexpensive artis, so the DCI is essentially "free". when you go to do an actual imbued suit however, you'll probably drop most of it.

    keep in mind weapon special attacks and spells generally do NOT work while in animal form. thus the only time you would chiv is if you summoned an ethy while stealthed or if you were just flat out on foot. you would certainly NOT need 120 chiv for healing in any case, as its amount healed will depend not on the skill level but your karma.

    the only reason you would raise chiv to 100+ would be for Holy Light. and as
    an archer you can just get a 50 hit area bow. it might be kinda nice to have a small amount of it for remove curse, mini heals, consecrate, eoo, etc.. but you wouldn't need 120.

    consider some anat and 90 healing too. can't tell you how many times i've been poisoned right before stealthing and i get popped. i'll hit a bandage and then smoke bomb and it will cure while i'm stealthed.
  3. anvira

    anvira Guest

    Wow, thanks for the response, appreciate it!

    And yes, this is a faction character. :)
  4. NickyDishes

    NickyDishes Guest

    drop chiv.....ive played stealth archer for a long time in many ways and forms and its not useful at all....trust me drop it.....the points are much better used elsewhere
  5. [JD]

    [JD] Guest

    Lastly with all those arties instead of imbued, you are really gonna be low on LMC and pay a lot of mana for your specials. At least you get the mana discount...

    Though, if I remember right I didnt use too many specials as a stealth archer. Mainly you dismount, and then AI or chase with moving shot. If you group with others at all (field/dungeon fighting) you will need to use less specials, all you need to do is get the dismount and then try to get the kill shot! :gun: