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Forum: Monk 08-30-2008, 11:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 399
Posted By x0rtrun
<cite>sensie...

<cite>sensie wrote:</cite><blockquote><cite>Editedmind wrote:</cite><blockquote>I think the priority issue for monks at the moment is to get this thread actually stickied. Has anyone asked a forum...
Forum: Monk 07-29-2008, 04:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 399
Posted By x0rtrun
Are there really no other issues? Or have those...

Are there really no other issues? Or have those who typically tried to move the class forward finally up and quit in frustration?
Forum: Monk 07-24-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 297
Posted By x0rtrun
<cite>Svann...

<cite>Svann wrote:</cite><blockquote><cite>Editedmind wrote:</cite><blockquote><cite>Svann wrote:</cite><blockquote><cite>Editedmind wrote:</cite><blockquote><cite>Svann wrote:</cite><blockquote>Why...
Forum: Monk 07-21-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 127
Posted By x0rtrun
I believe you do need to be engaged in combat for...

I believe you do need to be engaged in combat for it to work, probably for the precise reason of preventing you from training.
Forum: Monk 07-12-2008, 01:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 399
Posted By x0rtrun
So with devs paying more attention to the class...

So with devs paying more attention to the class forums, it's probably a good idea for us to condense a list of current issues with the monk class.I'll try to keep it consolidated as major issues come...
Forum: Monk 06-10-2008, 02:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 219
Posted By x0rtrun
Do you have any AA points spent in the strength...

Do you have any AA points spent in the strength AA line? If so, your bare hands will be very good, if not, you probably just have really crappy weapons equipped.
Forum: Monk 06-10-2008, 02:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By x0rtrun
Why not just actually use those weapons? The new...

Why not just actually use those weapons? The new master crafted stuff is very decent. I don't think the str line is what it used to be anymore. The tipping point used to be around lvl 60 or so, but i...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 06-05-2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 420
Posted By x0rtrun
<cite>Fyreflyte wrote:</cite><blockquote>Well I...

<cite>Fyreflyte wrote:</cite><blockquote>Well I did take note of the general discontent on that subject from last expansion. Pretty much everything I've been designing for priests has been repeated...
Forum: Monk 06-04-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By x0rtrun
At level 37 I'd probably hang on to the STR line...

At level 37 I'd probably hang on to the STR line a bit longer.
Forum: Monk 06-03-2008, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 141
Posted By x0rtrun
next time you're in game type /weapon that'll...

next time you're in game type /weapon that'll show you your actual delay with your weapons. That'll be the amount of time you have for CAs in between auto attack swings. Chances are you'll only have...
Forum: Monk 06-03-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 91
Posted By x0rtrun
Bare fists and the STR AA line are a pretty good...

Bare fists and the STR AA line are a pretty good option at your level. If you want to go with weapons it won't really matter all that much. A pair of any master crafted weapons would be ok. Damage...
Forum: Monk 06-03-2008, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 141
Posted By x0rtrun
I think that's exactly what you're asking for...

I think that's exactly what you're asking for isn't it? When you hear the beep it means you took an auto attack swing, and you can now use a CA before the next beep. Do you want an actual timer with...
Forum: Monk 06-02-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By x0rtrun
double post - sorry

double post - sorry
Forum: Monk 06-02-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By x0rtrun
Around the time of DoF release they adjusted...

Around the time of DoF release they adjusted riposte rates to be fairly equal between 2handers and dual wield. So riposte damage shouldn't be too much of a difference. This was an unfortunate change...
Forum: Monk 05-30-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 128
Posted By x0rtrun
It was a nerf, but listed in the notes as a fix....

It was a nerf, but listed in the notes as a fix. (the skill now works on named mobs, but only does minimal damage, and can no longer crit.)
Forum: Monk 05-30-2008, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By x0rtrun
I'd suggest you use the Deklium cudgel primary...

I'd suggest you use the Deklium cudgel primary and the star of morning's glory off hand. They both ahve 4.0 delays and high DR. Plus the star has a nice haste effect and proc. The knuckle duster will...
Forum: Monk 05-26-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 73
Posted By x0rtrun
I'd probably go all the way down the Wis and Int...

I'd probably go all the way down the Wis and Int lines, and fill out the Agi line a bit to get the reduced casting time. That's what I do anyway. Xada - In T7 the bow of flowing blood comes pretty...
Forum: Monk 05-25-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 212
Posted By x0rtrun
In serious min/max raiding monks will be more...

In serious min/max raiding monks will be more desireable for their raid-wide haste buff. Peel+tsunami can also save the day in times of need.
Forum: Monk 05-25-2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 73
Posted By x0rtrun
Wow, I must be speced very different than you...

Wow, I must be speced very different than you two. The mace+cudgel gives me 3 procs and 25 haste. Auto-attack hits are for around 2k with each weapon plus double attacks and high crits for 3k. It was...
Forum: Monk 05-25-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 141
Posted By x0rtrun
Advanced Combat Tracker can be set up to do that.

Advanced Combat Tracker can be set up to do that.
Forum: Monk 05-24-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 73
Posted By x0rtrun
Pick up a star of mornings glory and knuckle...

Pick up a star of mornings glory and knuckle duster off the broker. both are only a couple plat. Then at 79 replace the knuckle duster with the deklium battering cudgel, also only a couple plat on...
Forum: Monk 05-22-2008, 02:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 264
Posted By x0rtrun
Also keep in mind: FD won't save you if you are...

Also keep in mind: FD won't save you if you are being casted on at the time of feign or if you have a DOT on you or if the mob uses an AoE.
Forum: Monk 05-20-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By x0rtrun
Are you the same level? Are your spells similar...

Are you the same level? Are your spells similar grade quality? Is it the same mobs? Is your gear relatively similar? There's a lot of things that could influence the comparison. Generally though...
Forum: Monk 05-20-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 264
Posted By x0rtrun
I've haven't had FD fail on me in over a week....

I've haven't had FD fail on me in over a week. I've also had it fail several times in a row previously. You can blame both on the random number generator. And as for FD being a check against multiple...
Forum: Monk 04-12-2008, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By x0rtrun
<cite>DVang wrote:</cite><blockquote>I can't seem...

<cite>DVang wrote:</cite><blockquote>I can't seem to find it anywhere, but I recall seeing a note that said the FD reuse counter changed and now doesn't start until you leave FD state (whereas it...
Forum: Monk 04-01-2008, 11:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By x0rtrun
If only monks could get this level of dev...

If only monks could get this level of dev attention: <a href="http://forums.station.sony.com/eq2/posts/list.m?topic_id=412228" target="_blank"...
Forum: Monk 03-15-2008, 03:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By x0rtrun
The Kaybal fight was my favorite of them all, and...

The Kaybal fight was my favorite of them all, and definitely the most challenging. He has got some crazy moves.
Forum: Monk 03-07-2008, 12:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 84
Posted By x0rtrun
A good start, but why stop at simply re-doing the...

A good start, but why stop at simply re-doing the abilities? Why not tailor the structure and design of each tree to actually fit the class-type? It doesn't HAVE to be 5 lines with 5 levels and 4...
Forum: Monk 03-07-2008, 12:38 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 839
Posted By x0rtrun
Can the two of you please stop thread crapping on...

Can the two of you please stop thread crapping on each other and just stick to the topic at hand. The bickering doesn't help the situation. You don't need to talk to each other to get your points...
Forum: Monk 03-06-2008, 03:43 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 839
Posted By x0rtrun
Our DPS is perfectly fine. If you want more, than...

Our DPS is perfectly fine. If you want more, than I'm sorry, but the problem isn't with the monk class, it's with your expectations. Re-roll as a DPS and be happy.In fact I wish there were more ways...
Forum: In Testing Feedback 03-01-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 147
Posted By x0rtrun
Think harder Homer. Adding epic immunity is a bad...

Think harder Homer. Adding epic immunity is a bad idea. That would totally ruin it for raiding and make us useless as offtank.
Forum: Monk 03-01-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By x0rtrun
I'd wear the assassins hood with a robe...

I'd wear the assassins hood with a robe...
Forum: Monk 02-27-2008, 02:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 410
Posted By x0rtrun
and so it begins...<span...

and so it begins...<span class="postbody"><p><i>Monk</i></p><ul><li>Peel has changed slightly to only lock the target for a short duration while giving a larger hate gain.  On termination it also...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-26-2008, 02:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 148
Posted By x0rtrun
I can see it now.. the big features for the next...

I can see it now.. the big features for the next expansion will be multicore support, improved gpu usage, and a skeletal revamp. Oh and don't forget seamless city zones.
Forum: Monk 02-26-2008, 02:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By x0rtrun
<cite>RoguePyro wrote:</cite><blockquote><div>Now...

<cite>RoguePyro wrote:</cite><blockquote><div>Now if you decide to go for the star of morning glory, pick up a deklurium cudgel to match with it. Those two were made for each...
Forum: Monk 02-22-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By x0rtrun
At 75 you could pick up a star of mornings glory...

At 75 you could pick up a star of mornings glory that has 25 haste. It's a decent weapon overall.
Forum: Items and Equipment 02-21-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 342
Posted By x0rtrun
Gimme a break. Give them a break too, they're...

Gimme a break. Give them a break too, they're probably code locked so close to LU43 release. Unless it's game breaking it's not gonna get hotfixed. And I'm sorry, but it's really not game breaking...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-21-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By x0rtrun
I'd like to know this too since a lot of my T7...

I'd like to know this too since a lot of my T7 masters have better resistability than the T8 Adept3s. Is 10% resistability worth more than 10 more dmg? Is resistability on a curve and relative to the...
Forum: Monk 02-21-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 268
Posted By x0rtrun
<cite>Ocello wrote:</cite><blockquote>Has anyone...

<cite>Ocello wrote:</cite><blockquote>Has anyone PROVEN yet that the barehanded uses the fists skill yet or otherwise?  It only makes sense to me that when you use your barehands and you get the...
Forum: Monk 02-21-2008, 03:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By x0rtrun
That doppleganger trick is pretty sweet. Lvl 90...

That doppleganger trick is pretty sweet. Lvl 90 ancient teaching anyone?
Forum: Monk 02-20-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By x0rtrun
Has anyone beat it solo? I take it as a point of...

Has anyone beat it solo? I take it as a point of pride to be able to solo the occasional tough mob. The quest wants you to be solo for it, so it should be doable solo right?
Forum: Monk 02-18-2008, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 56
Posted By x0rtrun
Did you reapply your buffs? sometimes it seems...

Did you reapply your buffs? sometimes it seems like even though the buff icons are up, they aren't applying their effect. Was your gear broken? Maybe it was just really bad avoidance checks.
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-17-2008, 04:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 186
Posted By x0rtrun
<cite>[email protected] DLere...

<cite>[email protected] DLere wrote:</cite><blockquote>Sarnak use the new skeletal system.</blockquote>What do you base this assumption on?
Forum: Monk 02-16-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 119
Posted By x0rtrun
you're a little confused. A few months ago DF was...

you're a little confused. A few months ago DF was altered so that we could use it on heroic mobs. This was a good thing. The nerf was 2 weeks ago. They changed it so that you could no longer do 25%...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-16-2008, 01:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 113
Posted By x0rtrun
I wouldn't be surprised if they nerfed the to hit...

I wouldn't be surprised if they nerfed the to hit % of it along with the nerf to crits and the undocumented changed to hitting named mobs for a max of 4k. I've noticed that it misses a lot more now...
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 02-15-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 399
Posted By x0rtrun
Nope, no word at all. Don't hold your breath...

Nope, no word at all. Don't hold your breath either.
Forum: Bruiser 02-13-2008, 11:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 102
Posted By x0rtrun
I PMed Gnobrin about this issue and he said he...

I PMed Gnobrin about this issue and he said he will bring it tp a devs attention.
Forum: Monk 02-13-2008, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 259
Posted By x0rtrun
The gis I can live with... They probably couldn't...

The gis I can live with... They probably couldn't justify even creating the item and graphic for just a handful of brawlers, so they opened it up. Fair enough.... BUT the class hats?! c'mon! that's...
Forum: Items and Equipment 02-13-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 132
Posted By x0rtrun
They learned at least one thing from EQ1. The...

They learned at least one thing from EQ1. The item inlfation back then was insane. I'm impressed that eq2 has resisted that trend up to this point. I will say however, that no-drop items are...
Forum: Developer Roundtable 02-13-2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 556
Posted By x0rtrun
<cite>ShashLigai wrote:</cite><blockquote><p>I...

<cite>ShashLigai wrote:</cite><blockquote><p>I would like to see the Mastery Strikes changed to "on" all the time, like the harvesting tools. It doesn't make alot of sense to have to remember to...
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