1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. Greetings Guest!!

    In order to combat SPAM on the forums, all users are required to have a minimum of 2 posts before they can submit links in any post or thread.

    Dismiss Notice
  3. Greetings Guest, Having Login Issues? Check this thread!
    Dismiss Notice
  4. Hail Guest!,
    Please take a moment to read this post reminding you all of the importance of Account Security.
    Dismiss Notice
  5. Author Wes Locher has teamed up with Stratics for a giveaway of his new book Braving Britannia. This book explores the history and impact of Ultima Online and includes interviews from current and past dev team members as well as many UO and Stratics community members. Click here for more details!
    Dismiss Notice

Str, Dex, Int

Discussion in 'UO Warrior' started by Dodger, Oct 21, 2008.

  1. Dodger

    Dodger Certifiable
    Stratics Veteran

    Joined:
    Jun 25, 2008
    Messages:
    1,513
    Likes Received:
    569
    Hi,

    whats a good mix of str, int, dex for a samurai? Also does dropping resist from template make a huge difference to pvp or fighting in the doom gauntlet? THanks
     
  2. Farsight

    Farsight Crazed Zealot
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Joined:
    May 12, 2008
    Messages:
    3,199
    Likes Received:
    46
    The mix depends a lot on what you plan on doing with it and what you plan on fighting with. For example, if you use bokuto with swing speed increase, then you don't need all that much dex. However, if you use an ornate axe, then you need all the dex you can get. My PvM samurai also have less than 100 strength at the default 230 base stats and does just fine. I would definitely want more strength if I chose to PvP.

    It all goes to swinging faster is more effective than swinging harder.

    Here's a place to start from:
    Max 250 (if you can't afford that +25 stats scroll)
    Str: 100
    Dex: 120
    Int: 30

    This lets you do weapons specials as well as cast a few spells back to back (EoO, lightning strike, confidence, etc)

    I don't PvP, but in Doom, having resist is a great thing, if only to counter the curses and blood oathing that goes on so much down there. I don't have resist, so when I get blood oathed, I have to remove myself from the fight or have someone else constantly healing me.