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Forum: Ranger 09-04-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 125
Posted By Lev
Ok I am gonna try to deal with the crit...

Ok I am gonna try to deal with the crit calculations and dpm math in a sec.. btw there are a lot of good posts about this around. Especially if you look at <span class="postbody">Effidian's bow...
Forum: Ranger 09-04-2007, 09:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 83
Posted By Lev
Ok well there is your problem.. You should never...

Ok well there is your problem.. You should never ever use arrows that are several tiers below you.. It will in effect make your auto attack worthless. Now this is a huge problem since we rely on auto...
Forum: Ranger 08-18-2007, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 39
Posted By Lev
Yea back when the game came out etc. They had...

Yea back when the game came out etc. They had certain places where choosing between the two gave certain benefits. However that is mostly non existent now. On the crafted lvl, yes leather gives a bit...
Forum: Zones and Population 08-17-2007, 08:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 308
Posted By Lev
Small things that can help the speed slightly. ...

Small things that can help the speed slightly. Invis/stealth for the lever mobs. You can use invis or stealth to avoid being aggroed by the mobs that spawn when you pull the levers. Seeing as your...
Forum: Assassin 08-17-2007, 07:19 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 57
Posted By Lev
<cite>-Arctura- wrote:</cite><blockquote>(( Lol...

<cite>-Arctura- wrote:</cite><blockquote>(( Lol while i agree with this reply I wouldnt say it in those words, I agree. And FYI i find it hard to believe an Assassin would support rangers and be...
Forum: Assassin 08-15-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 57
Posted By Lev
well actually even by your own statement the GDoH...

well actually even by your own statement the GDoH will crit for more than the Bisected.. However when we are talking average dmg and dpm potential the whole thing shiftes. This has more to do with...
Forum: Assassin 08-14-2007, 11:26 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 57
Posted By Lev
Actually thats no basis at all for claiming that...

Actually thats no basis at all for claiming that Itsumo is right. I wont claim either, but I do believe that "Leanan"'s formula and calculations are considered correct. Now just to put that into...
Forum: Ranger 08-14-2007, 08:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 107
Posted By Lev
Well with the newest chart you can see that the...

Well with the newest chart you can see that the top EOF 70 fabled longbows again took the top spot, so at least it doesn't break the progression as it looked to do earlier. We are still seeing the...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 08-14-2007, 07:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 385
Posted By Lev
To me what I always look for in any game is what...

To me what I always look for in any game is what lvl of choice you have over your own character. The more choices you have, the better. Cause the more choices you can make the more ways you have...
Forum: Assassin 08-13-2007, 07:13 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 57
Posted By Lev
<cite>Itsumo wrote:</cite><blockquote>Just to...

<cite>Itsumo wrote:</cite><blockquote>Just to correct someone here who has no idea what he's talking about. PPM to % is an easy calculation. 1.0 PPM = 5% (Low quality adornment proc) 1.8 PPM =...
Forum: Assassin 08-12-2007, 09:36 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 57
Posted By Lev
<cite>Satie wrote:</cite><blockquote><cite>LevLo...

<cite>Satie wrote:</cite><blockquote><cite>LevLo wrote:</cite><blockquote> Your conception of how procs work seem a bit wrong, and your proposed change is outragous. Our offensive stance is not...
Forum: Assassin 08-10-2007, 10:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 57
Posted By Lev
np, I like making long posts with a lot of math...

np, I like making long posts with a lot of math <img src="/smilies/8a80c6485cd926be453217d59a84a888.gif" border="0" alt="SMILEY" /> Anyways just a small comment I have. Again I don't want to get...
Forum: Assassin 08-10-2007, 09:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 57
Posted By Lev
I don't want to get into the whole ranger vs....

I don't want to get into the whole ranger vs. assasin discussion and I don't pvp much so I can't share much insight on that.. However there is some misconceptions around the 30% offensive stance...
Forum: Tips, Tricks, and New Player Questions 08-07-2007, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 152
Posted By Lev
Personally I love playing a ranger, and have been...

Personally I love playing a ranger, and have been since launch. Rangers do get fairly good at soloing in the later lvls, but it can be very situational. Keep in mind though that playing a ranger is...
Forum: Ranger 08-05-2007, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 52
Posted By Lev
yea on one hand less spammy meaning what ? it...

yea on one hand less spammy meaning what ? it will take more planning on how to use your CAs? or simply less skills to click?.. Cause the later just sounds like a stupid way to dumb down the game.....
Forum: Ranger 08-05-2007, 07:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 40
Posted By Lev
Seems everyone missed the stormfire while...

Seems everyone missed the stormfire while leveling up.. The damage spread on the Stormfire can't be beat until t5 mastercrafted, hows that for a 28 bow. However there is one issue with how gear...
Forum: Ranger 08-02-2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 34
Posted By Lev
the 50% triggers means that you get more ammount...

the 50% triggers means that you get more ammount of triggers out of a single poison not that it will trigger 50% more. F. ex Caustic has 100 triggers without With Conservation you get 150...
Forum: Ranger 08-01-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 89
Posted By Lev
Ok so screw the quiver.. fact of the matter is,...

Ok so screw the quiver.. fact of the matter is, if our epic class weapon (regardless of type) has t9 summoning abilities it will work out for everyone. Say it's a bow, it's sub par for the uber...
Forum: Ranger 08-01-2007, 08:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 89
Posted By Lev
give us a quiver with a lot of slots and that can...

give us a quiver with a lot of slots and that can summon t9 ammo. Would benefit everyone.
Forum: Items and Equipment 08-01-2007, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 38
Posted By Lev
This is a really good idea. I am always for...

This is a really good idea. I am always for anything that adds customization to our characters. Problem lies in a lot. As all ready mentioned balance, this would be like a mini old swg skill system...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 07-26-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 110
Posted By Lev
am I the only one that think it looks better? ...

am I the only one that think it looks better? might have something to do with difference of quality in the screenshot, but the after shot does look a lot smoother. I agree that the plastered on...
Forum: Ranger 07-25-2007, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 47
Posted By Lev
Yea sorry I meant proc %.. it evens out, but I...

Yea sorry I meant proc %.. it evens out, but I merely mentioned it for informational purposes.
Forum: Ranger 07-24-2007, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 47
Posted By Lev
First off.. currently only Dual Wield Weapons can...

First off.. currently only Dual Wield Weapons can be dual wielded, there is a change in the making however. When it goes live most one handed weapons will be possible to put in the off hand, with it...
Forum: Ranger 07-14-2007, 06:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 107
Posted By Lev
Yea the reason that short bows like that make it...

Yea the reason that short bows like that make it pretty high on charts like these (other charts without the ammo around too) is because it's a numbers game.. taking into account timing of CA vs Auto...
Forum: Ranger 07-13-2007, 09:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 107
Posted By Lev
<cite>Effidian...

<cite>Effidian wrote:</cite><blockquote><cite>LevLo wrote:</cite><blockquote>This is interesting, someone should go out and test the theory with the longbow of the grove and rsb and/or Star darkened....
Forum: Ranger 07-13-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 243
Posted By Lev
TerriBlades wrote<blockquote><p>Levlo... Lets get...

TerriBlades wrote<blockquote><p>Levlo... Lets get something straight right now. Kilij as a melee weapon sucks. Period. Ask any melee class what weapon they use, and where they would rank the Kilij on...
Forum: Ranger 07-12-2007, 11:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 107
Posted By Lev
This is interesting, someone should go out and...

This is interesting, someone should go out and test the theory with the longbow of the grove and rsb and/or Star darkened. I am guessing the thing that might break this calculation is crits. As I am...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 07-12-2007, 10:40 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 227
Posted By Lev
[email protected] DLere wrote: <blockquote> DID you...

[email protected] DLere wrote: <blockquote> DID you forget about poisons?  Debuff poisons.  If you're going to call MY buffs utility, then I'm [I cannot control my vocabulary] sure going to call your...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 07-12-2007, 01:46 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 227
Posted By Lev
The point some are trying to make here is that...

The point some are trying to make here is that the recent nerfs haven't really affected the top end very much. Like a high end ranger on the ranger boards said his zonewide didn't go down more than...
Forum: Ranger 07-12-2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 243
Posted By Lev
Working as intended or not, one thing is sure at...

Working as intended or not, one thing is sure at least.. the devs have known about certain melee weapons proccing of ranged for a long long time.. wasn't it even a dev that started using the kilij...
Forum: Ranger 07-11-2007, 02:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 243
Posted By Lev
Ok melee weapons proccing of ranged is one...

Ok melee weapons proccing of ranged is one thing.. This change however is a mile away and not very clearified.. F. ex currently beneficial spells on melee weapons usually proc on ranged as well.....
Forum: Ranger 07-02-2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 122
Posted By Lev
yea sorry not sure why I put crit in there I...

yea sorry not sure why I put crit in there I just did a lot of math with poisons to try and show my point, but I dropped it cause it really didn't help my point hehe. Then I did some math with dices...
Forum: Ranger 07-02-2007, 08:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 54
Posted By Lev
I am not sure if this is true for all of you, but...

I am not sure if this is true for all of you, but I feel it's like that anyways. What the change really did was make parses more varying. In other words more based on RNG than before. Which is one...
Forum: Ranger 07-02-2007, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 122
Posted By Lev
There is a small flaw in the math however Crit...

There is a small flaw in the math however Crit chance and proc chance is not a set number of times depending upon %.. every arrow has a set % chance to crit or proc. I don't think there is a way...
Forum: Ranger 06-29-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 89
Posted By Lev
Yea I don't know what happend to that, must have...

Yea I don't know what happend to that, must have been a last minute change or it's bugged.. cause on test both did stack with Pathfinding, now only Fitness does. And as far as I can see Cloak is...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 06-27-2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 255
Posted By Lev
<cite>xXGoldDragonXx...

<cite>xXGoldDragonXx wrote:</cite><blockquote><p><b><i>i am the only ranger ww that thinks that proc is [I cannot control my vocabulary] up being melee only ? i was like omg when i saw it, somthing...
Forum: Ranger 06-27-2007, 04:22 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 347
Posted By Lev
Are we sure that the SoD rewards does not proc of...

Are we sure that the SoD rewards does not proc of ranged? I mean if they made it so that the Claymore rewards proc of ranged to make it useful for all classes, then should it not be the case with...
Forum: Ranger 06-18-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 218
Posted By Lev
[email protected] Bayle wrote: <blockquote>Meh.... I'm...

[email protected] Bayle wrote: <blockquote>Meh.... I'm sure I'll get flack from all the other ranger players out there (yes, I have a ranger too, fully mastered), but ..... I think ranger dps <i>is</i> a...
Forum: Expansions and Adventure Packs 06-07-2007, 12:21 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 265
Posted By Lev
I think Dyes would be welcome edition. The more...

I think Dyes would be welcome edition. The more customization the better. And Eq2 isn't exactly blooming with Customization to begin with. The problem lies in the way the models/textures work in...
Forum: Look and Feel 06-07-2007, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 325
Posted By Lev
<img...

<img src="http://www.home.no/rabbitfly/EQ2_000002.jpg" border="0">
Forum: PVP Discussion 06-07-2007, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 119
Posted By Lev
I am sorry, but I think an average of worldwide...

I am sorry, but I think an average of worldwide KvD has nothing to do with how well said class is in PvP. I mean do you know how many variables go into that? Millions for sure Especially since most...
Forum: Ranger 05-29-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 55
Posted By Lev
yea this happens all the time, nothing new about...

yea this happens all the time, nothing new about it. However it seems to occur at a higher rate against high lvl mobbs, f. ex raid mobs. I always figured it had something to do with the mob...
Forum: Ranger 02-14-2007, 04:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 31
Posted By Lev
Are you sure your not confused by the tinting of...

Are you sure your not confused by the tinting of the auto attack icon that they added? As far as I can see and know Extension affects auto attack too, but the icon tinting update did not take...
Forum: Ranger 02-14-2007, 04:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 115
Posted By Lev
Actually your delay is closer to 3-4sec...

Actually your delay is closer to 3-4sec considering your a ranger and are always hasted
Forum: Ranger 02-06-2007, 03:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 66
Posted By Lev
Who cares? it's not like makeshift arrows are an...

Who cares? it's not like makeshift arrows are an overpowering spell.. hell it's underpowering if anything exactly due to the stated mechanic. We are talking about a spell that summons arrows that...
Forum: Ranger 02-05-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 383
Posted By Lev
<div></div>I just want to clearify a bit. Some of...

<div></div>I just want to clearify a bit. Some of you have been unsure/confused about the actual decrease the CAs not consuming arrows will do.to illustrate this I dug up a post from LoreLady who did...
Forum: Ranger 02-05-2007, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 69
Posted By Lev
Extension does not affect the actual written...

Extension does not affect the actual written range of your bow, so you cannot see it by examining it, but you can by examining all your CAs and your bow will be auto attacking at that range, which is...
Forum: Ranger 02-05-2007, 04:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By Lev
The Solusek Ro Cloak do also add spell dmg and it...

The Solusek Ro Cloak do also add spell dmg and it affects poisons, so the same should apply to that adornment. Doubt other procs will be affected, but poisons are at least<div></div>
Forum: Ranger 02-04-2007, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 31
Posted By Lev
<div></div>ok, but why on earth are there 2...

<div></div>ok, but why on earth are there 2 descriptions?.. and why on earth did they bother changing the description on adornments?<p>Message Edited by RabbitFly on <span...
Forum: Ranger 02-04-2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 31
Posted By Lev
So adornments that used to be melee attack only,...

So adornments that used to be melee attack only, now only says attack, implying that they should proc of ranged as well.Then I hear that proc mechanism is changed and procs that are on weapons only...
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