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Tamer, template and guide?

Discussion in 'UO Players Corner' started by Radix, May 23, 2008.

  1. Radix

    Radix Guest

    i am thinking about making a tamer character, do u think that these skills are a good choice?

    Animal Taming : 120
    Music :100
    Animal Lore : 100
    Veterinary :100
    Archery / Magery / Provocation/ other: 115 (what better or funnier?)

    Chivalry (heal and traveling) : 80 (or less? 65 is high enough to res?)

    what do u think? please tell me.

    And second, i have read a lot of guides about taming, but most of all are very old, and the list of animals and monsters too, i have read recently that north of sacrifice shrine in ilshenar is a good place to begin,

    better of all is to get the highest possible values in others in haven? or better no to train anything and go to tame with a low total skill points?

    i am going mad :wall::drool:

  2. Kahlan Rahl

    Kahlan Rahl Adventurer
    Stratics Veteran

    May 21, 2008
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    You might give some thought to magery at least enough to gate those newly tamed pets to the stable.
  3. uoBuoY

    uoBuoY Guest

    I like the Tamer/Bard template the best but you need SoulStones:
    Taming 120
    Lore 120
    Vet 110 (120 with Enhanced Bandages)
    Discord 120
    Peace 120
    Music 120
    Chiv 40-50 (for healing/curing me!)

    That's with skill buffing items, of course.

    Sometimes the Vet is replaced with Magery when I need to gate a fresh tame out. Sometimes Peace is replaced with Resist.

    When Taming a critter that can really hurt me, I start with a Discord (reduces their ability to hurt me by 28%) and follow with a Peace. Some orthodox Tamers scorn this method but it is very effective.

    When fighting PVM, Discord makes it possible to kill critters faster for farming or to take on much tougher stuff for the challenge. Peace can help in crowd control. I often hunt where my pet can handle one at a time but not two.

    It is a very powerful template but also very hard to train.
  4. Radix

    Radix Guest

    This template really looks very very hard to train :eek::eek:
    but thank you very much for your useful info ;-)
  5. DuHast

    DuHast Guest

    120 taming
    120 lore
    120 vet
    and a super dragon
  6. Moburto

    Moburto Guest

    my main template is:

    110 taming
    120 lore
    120 vet
    110 magery
    110 eval int
    100 med
    45 chiv-with jewelry bringing it up to 60 for close wounds,cleanse by fire
    and remove curse

    second template is:

    105 taming-110 with talisman
    120 lore
    120 vet
    100 magery-110 with jewelry
    115 music-still trying to get a 120 scroll
    110 peace-120 with jewelry
    the rest is in focus

    third template is:

    105 taming-110 with talisman
    120 lore
    120 vet
    115 music-still trying to get a 120 scroll
    110.2 discord-120 with jewelry
    100 magery
    the rest in focus

    fourth template is:

    110.2 taming
    120 lore
    120 vet
    100 lockpicking
    100 cartography
    110 magery
    55 chiv-70 with jewelry for close sounds, cleanse by fire, & remove curse

    (i have 115 music and 115 peace on a soulstones for this character, when im not using it to do Treasure Maps.)

    As you can tell im addicted to tamers.......
  7. Radix

    Radix Guest

    i see ^^

    but... is it more important for you vet and lore than taming? The % of taming a strong beast will be very low, is'n it?
  8. Basara

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

    Jul 16, 2003
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    I think the reason why the Taming is so low on Moburto's templates is that a 120 Taming PS is a LOT more expensive than a 120 Lore or 120 Vet, not that they WANT to keep it that low.