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Forum: Dirge 12-13-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By Priestbane
<cite>bobdbutcherer...

<cite>bobdbutcherer wrote:</cite><blockquote><p>Theoretically, the troub's defense buff and the dirges parry buff should give the same amount of avoidance.</p></blockquote>Nope.  Point for point,...
Forum: Dirge 12-06-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 116
Posted By Priestbane
<p>Less of a PITA now, but better to do at low...

<p>Less of a PITA now, but better to do at low levels as a planned event than to decide to do it later in life.</p><p>Druids, in addition to ports, also get runspeed AAs (in both KoS and EoF trees),...
Forum: Dirge 12-06-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 288
Posted By Priestbane
<p>Yeah, our new Selo's "upgrade" was timed to...

<p>Yeah, our new Selo's "upgrade" was timed to coincide with a loss of 4% runspeed from our AAs (that half percent per point for 8 points), resulting in a net nothing at the top end, and actual...
Forum: Dirge 12-06-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 133
Posted By Priestbane
<p>To the PVE folks flying off about PVP having...

<p>To the PVE folks flying off about PVP having changed eq2 PVE, I'd love to see some justification for that.  The whole "SOE going back on that" idea seems pretty unfounded.  Yet to see any evidence...
Forum: Dirge 12-03-2007, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 277
Posted By Priestbane
<p>Daro's is the greatest disappointment to me in...

<p>Daro's is the greatest disappointment to me in terms of scaling.  Adept IIIs are *supposed* to be better than the previous master I.  If you cannot do that for whatever reason, then stop making...
Forum: Dirge 12-03-2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 174
Posted By Priestbane
<p>You can actually use the stealth art in any...

<p>You can actually use the stealth art in any event.  While I tend to hate timing autoattack, timing stealth in between mob strikes (if you're going into stealth when the mob hits you, that won't...
Forum: Dirge 11-21-2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 288
Posted By Priestbane
Yep.  Shallow as it may be, my enjoyment of my...

Yep.  Shallow as it may be, my enjoyment of my dirge is hugely dampened by what has happened regarding runspeed since EoF.  I don't have a problem with some rare high end mounts being fastest things...
Forum: Dirge 11-21-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 612
Posted By Priestbane
<p>It's a drama with comedic moments.  Like all...

<p>It's a drama with comedic moments.  Like all fiction involving a specialty that is not the author's, the target audience is not those of the specialty, who will then proceed to ouch all the way...
Forum: Dirge 11-19-2007, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 128
Posted By Priestbane
<p>And, of course, interrupting doesn't affect...

<p>And, of course, interrupting doesn't affect any instant cast abilities.</p><p>And yes, Topanga's sure.  Damage of any type does not affect stifles, stuns, or dazes.  Only mesmerize is tripped by...
Forum: Dirge 10-17-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 98
Posted By Priestbane
I've had that on MP3 for what seems like 500...

I've had that on MP3 for what seems like 500 years!
Forum: Dirge 10-14-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 348
Posted By Priestbane
<p>Oh yes.  Definitely scribe it.  It has no...

<p>Oh yes.  Definitely scribe it.  It has no upgrade (it's a precentage to block ALL damage from an attack), and if you only run ONE of your defensive buffs, this one should be it.  The master I of...
Forum: Dirge 10-14-2007, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By Priestbane
<p>While I agree that (in my limited experience)...

<p>While I agree that (in my limited experience) shield is *the* way to go, particularly as a solo artist, I do want to clarify the no procs from offhand remark:</p><p>You do proc from your offhand. ...
Forum: Dirge 10-01-2007, 12:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 484
Posted By Priestbane
<cite>[email protected]

<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote><cite>ArmadaXeenelk wrote:</cite><blockquote>Correct me if i'm wrong, but I believe you guys are confusing mitigation and wisdom(resists)mitigation...
Forum: Dirge 09-27-2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 484
Posted By Priestbane
<p>I may be wrong here, but I do not believe our...

<p>I may be wrong here, but I do not believe our maintained debuffs are checked against disease.  If they are...  I'll need to d'oh/smack too.</p><p>I do believe they check against mental though. At...
Forum: Dirge 09-27-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 104
Posted By Priestbane
Guess the trick's on you!

Guess the trick's on you!
Forum: Dirge 09-20-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 484
Posted By Priestbane
<cite>duuf wrote:</cite><blockquote>These might...

<cite>duuf wrote:</cite><blockquote>These might qualify as fading.... utility...Hate nerf... 41 to 36Luck of the dirge nerf.. 25 to 20</blockquote><p>Unfortunately (and as a deliberate attempt to...
Forum: Dirge 09-20-2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,457
Posted By Priestbane
hmmmm.... maybe!

hmmmm.... maybe!
Forum: Dirge 09-20-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 104
Posted By Priestbane
<cite>[email protected]

<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote><p>Oh and I named my pet Larson, seemed fitting.</p></blockquote><p>Haha!!  You win, sir!</p><p>(p.s., I went a travellin for work, I han't forgot!)</p>
Forum: Dirge 09-17-2007, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By Priestbane
<p>Reposting the same answer, because it'll be...

<p>Reposting the same answer, because it'll be easier for EQ newbies to find this thread.  =)</p><p>It's the amount of points spent in that AA tree.  AGI 4-4-8-8-1 means that you have spent:</p><p>4...
Forum: Dirge 09-17-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 64
Posted By Priestbane
<p>It's the amount of points spent in that AA...

<p>It's the amount of points spent in that AA tree.  AGI 4-4-8-8-1 means that you have spent:</p><p>4 points in the base agility AA, increasing your agility by 20 I think.</p><p>4 points in the Bump...
Forum: Dirge 09-11-2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 161
Posted By Priestbane
<cite>Belaythien...

<cite>Belaythien wrote:</cite><blockquote><cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote><cite></cite>If when you say it doesn't work as described in the text, I assume (and we all  know what that...
Forum: Dirge 09-06-2007, 12:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 161
Posted By Priestbane
<cite>Belaythien wrote:</cite><blockquote>This...

<cite>Belaythien wrote:</cite><blockquote>This ability is almost useless. There are so many restrictions: capped block chance, target has to wear a shield, etc. Since it doesn't even work as...
Forum: Dirge 09-06-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 174
Posted By Priestbane
<cite>[email protected]

<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote>It would still be a lackluster buff, but at least it wouldn't be at the cost of other buffs.</blockquote><p>Haha!  Lackluster at no conc?  Hardly. ...
Forum: Dirge 09-06-2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 110
Posted By Priestbane
To answer "why", (and not debate the relative...

To answer "why", (and not debate the relative merits of it, though I'm ambivalent personally), it is necessary to understand that before GU 38, there was no such thing as a raidwide buff in eq2. ...
Forum: Dirge 08-19-2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 462
Posted By Priestbane
<cite>SkyBee wrote:</cite><blockquote>Character...

<cite>SkyBee wrote:</cite><blockquote>Character was made Novemer of 2007 and total play time is 63 days; this is roughly three to five hours a day since november 2007. </blockquote><p>Skybee is from...
Forum: Dirge 08-17-2007, 01:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 130
Posted By Priestbane
<p>True.  And there was such a tizzy over the...

<p>True.  And there was such a tizzy over the whole scenario.  It's like people deliberately misread even the scant and vague information we got from it and leapt to illogical unsupportable...
Forum: Dirge 08-17-2007, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By Priestbane
<p>Me too!</p><p>Er,...

<p>Me too!</p><p>Er, wait...</p>
Forum: Dirge 08-17-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 130
Posted By Priestbane
<cite>firza wrote:</cite><blockquote>lol, well...

<cite>firza wrote:</cite><blockquote>lol, well next time just post something that makes sense.</blockquote> It did.
Forum: Dirge 08-02-2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 262
Posted By Priestbane
I'd also swap Riana's in for your "always" buffs...

I'd also swap Riana's in for your "always" buffs over Harl's.  While Harl's can help a little bit both offensively and defensively, it simply doesn't stack up to the enhancement that Riana's will...
Forum: Dirge 07-31-2007, 05:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 262
Posted By Priestbane
<p>Your INT is low, and raising it would...

<p>Your INT is low, and raising it would definitely help, but it's not the difference of 450 to 900 by any means.</p><p>How do you order your abilities?  How do you start, continue, and finish a...
Forum: Dirge 07-31-2007, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,881
Posted By Priestbane
<p>Topanga is right, for *duo* combinations, I...

<p>Topanga is right, for *duo* combinations, I would pick Dirge over Troubie for an SK.  In a raid, (sometimes even in the MT group) troubs are generally better for SKs, as they *really* are more...
Forum: Dirge 07-31-2007, 11:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 262
Posted By Priestbane
<p>Those are perfectly adequate weapons, and...

<p>Those are perfectly adequate weapons, and depending on your other gear, you should be able to see 1k+ dps relatively easily, and 800+ ZW.  How do you currently do your DPS?  It's not just the...
Forum: Dirge 07-27-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 94
Posted By Priestbane
Fromingo wrote: <blockquote><p>Nerfing us down...

Fromingo wrote: <blockquote><p>Nerfing us down though is the poor/lazy dev's way of dealing with the problems of expanding levels and content.  </p></blockquote><p> Nu-uh.  Too broad.  Some nerfs may...
Forum: Dirge 07-25-2007, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 107
Posted By Priestbane
You don't.  It has always been, and will continue...

You don't.  It has always been, and will continue to be, a tactical option... not a requirement.
Forum: Dirge 07-24-2007, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 206
Posted By Priestbane
New content's fine by me too...

New content's fine by me too...
Forum: Dirge 07-23-2007, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 206
Posted By Priestbane
<p>Hooray!  With Whysprr's article and Lunna's...

<p>Hooray!  With Whysprr's article and Lunna's artwork (hey, Whysprr I noticed Calthine referencing your speed crafting guide for people these days!  Is that goin in too?) getting this magazine,...
Forum: Dirge 07-23-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 107
Posted By Priestbane
Carvium, it also sounds like you were using...

Carvium, it also sounds like you were using Oblivion's edge as your mainhand weapon when you went sword and board... if that's true, that's why your DPS dropped horribly.  As you said, the scaling...
Forum: Dirge 07-23-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 662
Posted By Priestbane
<p>/cheer!</p><p>Welcome back! ...

<p>/cheer!</p><p>Welcome back!  =)</p>
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 07-18-2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 2,950
Posted By Priestbane
[email protected] wrote: <blockquote><p>while i was...

[email protected] wrote: <blockquote><p>while i was really happy to hear about the spam filter and even more happy to read i could turn off the spam about the spam:</p><p>There is an extra level of lag...
Forum: Dirge 07-08-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 142
Posted By Priestbane
[email protected] wrote:...

[email protected] wrote: <blockquote>[email protected] wrote: <blockquote>[email protected] wrote: <blockquote>  we just called that paying attention in WoW =P </blockquote> ok I dont care what ppl say...
Forum: Dirge 07-08-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 154
Posted By Priestbane
It's not ping time that gives that window of...

It's not ping time that gives that window of opportunity.  =)  If you were playing on the servers themselves you'd still get that between-CA auto swing if your timer is up.
Forum: Dirge 07-08-2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 262
Posted By Priestbane
<p>That, and Fromingo, that's not really a good...

<p>That, and Fromingo, that's not really a good comparison.  Think about it:  7-8 healers... split between 6 class types, versus 4-5 bards... 2 class types.  And for any not-MT group, you're pretty...
Forum: Dirge 07-06-2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 739
Posted By Priestbane
<p>Sort of.  Kall in this case is more correct,...

<p>Sort of.  Kall in this case is more correct, because he said OR, which was important there, becasue that's actually what is happening, and Whysprr flat out stated it.  When Anjin is missing is...
Forum: Forum Help and Discussion 07-05-2007, 06:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 883
Posted By Priestbane
<p>EDIT:  Double post; maintenance...

<p>EDIT:  Double post; maintenance weirdness.</p>
Forum: Forum Help and Discussion 07-05-2007, 06:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 883
Posted By Priestbane
<p>It happened to me too. As in, I showed up on...

<p>It happened to me too. As in, I showed up on the boards and showed as logged in under someone else's handle. The first thing I did was try to access the profile, because if I could, then it would...
Forum: Dirge 07-05-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 739
Posted By Priestbane
Anjin wrote: <blockquote><p>Enhancing crit dmg is...

Anjin wrote: <blockquote><p>Enhancing crit dmg is the best way of going from decent dps to uber aa dps (assuming you have the same buffs dps/haste buffs on you!).</p><p><span style="color:...
Forum: Dirge 07-05-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 739
Posted By Priestbane
<cite>Anjin...

<cite>Anjin wrote:</cite><blockquote><p>Sorschae/Priestbane,</p><p>As you've condensed everything into a single example, I was illustrating the fact that there ARE weapons (more than you think) that...
Forum: Dirge 07-05-2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 90
Posted By Priestbane
[email protected] wrote: <blockquote><p>OK......

[email protected] wrote: <blockquote><p>OK... here's the thing with the DFC armor and the run speed... </p><p>but don't tell anyone cause I figured out how to trick the server! <img...
Forum: Dirge 07-05-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 739
Posted By Priestbane
<cite>Anjin...

<cite>Anjin wrote:</cite><blockquote>[email protected] wrote: <blockquote><p>AGH.  That is NOT correct.  DO NOT compare two weapons by dividing max hit by delay and call it done.</p><p><span...
Forum: Dirge 07-05-2007, 11:43 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 1,028
Posted By Priestbane
<p>We can now run as fast as wardens, for many...

<p>We can now run as fast as wardens, for many more points spent, and only after level 55.</p><p>We can now run faster than mystics, for many more points spent, and only after level 55.</p><p>We are...
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