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To solo big bosses?

Discussion in 'UO Warrior' started by Zyron, Jul 2, 2009.

  1. Zyron

    Zyron Guest

    Do I have To be a sampire to solo the peerless and big bosses?

    Can i just go with the traditional parry bush pally.

    I always see people about hteir sampire, and i dont feel like aquiring the midnight bracers ect. mark of travesty and what not.

    Because if im training up this temp just to Epic Fail, then i needa rethink something
  2. gmcbroom

    gmcbroom Guest

    Actually, I was reading up on that a few weeks ago. While I am building a Sampire. Someone had posted in a sampire thread about their Samurai build. They didn't want to use Necro either and were able to solo the bosses fairly well. The short answer is no you don't have to be a Sampire or even a Whammy to kill the big bosses. The long answer is to go search through the Sampire threads until you come across a post that mentions a guy doing bosses without Necro. I wish I could give you the thread but I don't have it. So unless someone else does...let your fingers do the walking. :) Good luck you'll find it. Hint....I think its an early sampire post and the answer is within the first few pages of that post. HTH......
  3. Ender

    Ender Crazed Zealot
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    Jun 12, 2008
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    I don't know how effective you would be without Necromancy. I know that Doom used to be done by Baghdaddy a long time ago without it, but then, it was a long time ago. Before the evasion thing, which probably helped a ton.
  4. Farsight

    Farsight Crazed Zealot
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    You don't need necromancy to have an effective samurai. You can do most of the same things without it.

    However, it will unneccessarily add a layer of difficulty to the highest ends of encounters.

    Also, if you ever hunt with other people, then go the healing route. Cross-healing > life leech.
  5. CroMag1980

    CroMag1980 Guest

    There's a chap who solos Travesty and due to Travesty's mimicing tendencies he kept his necro skills <= 50 so he's obviously not a sammy and barely a whammy. His feedback is he is successful only 30% of the time but only due to "lacking the right weapon".

    Why not jump on test centre you have virtually unlimited runic hammer/kit usage and can meticulously test equipment/skill/technique combinations against different bosses and keying for yourself. Then keep the finer points of your hard earned knowledge to yourself without being completely unhelpful to others ;)

    The variety is what makes UO rock so embrace that complexity it's far better than the bog standard prescribed templates you need to run in many popular mmo's.
  6. cademord

    cademord Guest

    Just my 2 cents. I solo peerlesses fairly often, I've never died to DH or Paroxy. I have 0 Necro.
    Very broadly speaking, only once or twice in each fight do I drop below 60 HP.

    120 Bushido
    120 Macing
    120 Parry
    100 Anatomy
    100 Tactics
    90 Healing
    70 Chivalry

    Only eaten a +20 stat scroll, with gear on I'm at 119 str, 125 dex and 45 int. Not particularly good at all.

    My suit is full resist with

    27 HCI
    59 DCI (overcapped to compensate for Divine Fury. I swing quite slow so keep it up at all times)
    104 DI
    1 FC
    MR 5
    HLD 30
    LMC 37

    I use a diamond mace with

    51 HLL
    51 HML
    30 SSI
    plus DCI and DI already included above

    Ride an armoured swampy, take 5-10 greater agility/str pots, I carry 60 greater cure to be on the safe side, 30 or so total refresh, a handful of greater heal. Enc. apples can be really useful as well, if you can't get Remove Curse off.

    I guess the point is that a decent suit with an average player can solo peerlesses easily without necro. I say start at DH and work up from there.
  7. NickyDishes

    NickyDishes Guest

    I have to see it to believe it...especially with a weapon without stamina leech
  8. CroMag1980

    CroMag1980 Guest

    He said he keeps DF up constantly
  9. Cloak&Dagger

    Cloak&Dagger Guest

    He also said he uses pots >.>, lots of ways to compensate stamina....
  10. Ender

    Ender Crazed Zealot
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    Jun 12, 2008
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    XD you're kidding right? Even 2-handed weapons are usable without stamina leech.