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Forum: Connection Support 04-14-2010, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 36
Posted By Effidian
<p>It worked fine this morning.  Trying to login...

<p>It worked fine this morning.  Trying to login using the streaming client. </p><p>I start it, click "Play", it then flashes between "Starting..." and "Stop" with "Updating (99% complete)"...
Forum: Ranger 05-09-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 64
Posted By Effidian
<p>My account runs out on the 19th, so I won't be...

<p>My account runs out on the 19th, so I won't be able to post here anymore, after that.</p><p>These goodbye posts are silly, but since I have several of the sticky posts, I wanted to make sure...
Forum: Ranger 05-07-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 66
Posted By Effidian
<p>Spewing some calculations you may be...

<p>Spewing some calculations you may be interested in.  These were works in progress, so I'm sure there are some mistakes, and some fine tuning is needed.</p><p><b>Ranged Crit:</b></p><p>1 Ranged...
Forum: Ranger 05-07-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 600
Posted By Effidian
<p>Regarding WIS v.s. STR, I copied my reply from...

<p>Regarding WIS v.s. STR, I copied my reply from another thread, so it wouldn't get lost.  The following is why STR is more DPS than WIS.  Really if you need the deaggro (and you are already running...
Forum: Ranger 05-07-2008, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 54
Posted By Effidian
<p>Been a few weeks now.  Anyone else test this? ...

<p>Been a few weeks now.  Anyone else test this?  Anyone test it on orange cons?</p>
Forum: Ranger 05-05-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 101
Posted By Effidian
<cite>JAFO74 wrote:</cite> <blockquote> Take the...

<cite>JAFO74 wrote:</cite> <blockquote> Take the 2 bows mentioned above. For a given percentage of crit, the higher Damage range bow will see a bigger benefit from critical hits. That is not to say...
Forum: Ranger 05-04-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 139
Posted By Effidian
<p>Okay, doing some rough calculations, it seems...

<p>Okay, doing some rough calculations, it seems that 1 RC = about 30 CA.  The 20 STR might make up the difference, making the Krup belt pretty much equivalent to the shackle.  I'll put the shackle...
Forum: Ranger 05-03-2008, 11:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 600
Posted By Effidian
<p>Okay, I wanted to start a post about our AA...

<p>Okay, I wanted to start a post about our AA builds and get this stickied so we'd have a reference to point people to.  There are several builds people could have; dps, solo, pvp, etc.  So, we can...
Forum: Ranger 05-03-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 56
Posted By Effidian
<p>It can certainly be useful soloing, and I'm...

<p>It can certainly be useful soloing, and I'm sure duoing as well.</p><p>I only toyed with it while soloing from 70 to 80, but I never got a pet that could really keep agro, so it was more just...
Forum: Ranger 05-03-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 139
Posted By Effidian
<cite>Anekuh wrote:</cite><blockquote>Engergized...

<cite>Anekuh wrote:</cite><blockquote>Engergized Protector's Shackle should not be removed. It can be argue that the Krup belt "might" be better, but not every ranger has that faction. Keep in mind...
Forum: Ranger 05-03-2008, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 101
Posted By Effidian
<cite>[email protected]

<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote>The two most important things to a Ranger is getting the best bow you can get your hands on and getting as much Strength as you can. Of course some...
Forum: Ranger 05-02-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 139
Posted By Effidian
<cite>Crychtonn wrote:</cite><blockquote>It's...

<cite>Crychtonn wrote:</cite><blockquote>It's uses are situational but Wheel of Nightmares shield from Xygox is pretty nice with the heal proc on it. </blockquote>I left healing proc gear off the...
Forum: Ranger 05-02-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 239
Posted By Effidian
<p>The RSB is that close.  DR should be a pretty...

<p>The RSB is that close.  DR should be a pretty good indication of auto-attack damage now, but you need to factor in procs.</p>
Forum: Ranger 05-02-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 139
Posted By Effidian
<p>Gah....  Added Dreamer's scale...

<p>Gah....  Added Dreamer's scale back.</p><p>Removed Engergized Protector's Shackle.</p>
Forum: Ranger 05-02-2008, 01:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 139
Posted By Effidian
I'm also thinking the Energized Protector's...

I'm also thinking the Energized Protector's Shackle shouldn't really be on the list.  The Kruk belt is probably better.
Forum: Ranger 05-01-2008, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 139
Posted By Effidian
<p>Removed Dreamer's Scale.  Added shield...

<p>Removed Dreamer's Scale.  Added shield and talisman.</p><p>I don't see the Mirrored Armguards being very good.  I'm pretty sure the Bronze and Pearl Inlaid Vambraces are better. 2 ranged crit > 40...
Forum: Ranger 05-01-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 139
Posted By Effidian
<p>Raid gear a Ranger might be interested in from...

<p>Raid gear a Ranger might be interested in from RoK, broken down by Tier.  Corrections/additions welcome...</p><p><b>Dead-Eye set </b><i>(Tier 1 - 3 predator set)</i></p><ul><li><a rel="nofollow"...
Forum: Ranger 04-30-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 50
Posted By Effidian
I always use an /assist macro.  Even in...

I always use an /assist macro.  Even in instances, exactly for this reason.
Forum: Ranger 04-30-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 62
Posted By Effidian
<p>I could add raid gear to the main thread. ...

<p>I could add raid gear to the main thread.  I've been meaning to do it, but haven't been real motivated to do so.  It is sitting there with my unfinished thread about giving DPS, RDA, RC, STR, etc...
Forum: Ranger 04-30-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 75
Posted By Effidian
<cite>littleman17 wrote:</cite><blockquote><p>And...

<cite>littleman17 wrote:</cite><blockquote><p>And I delete my whole post... I fail to see how we get any use out of the str other than the starting and endline abilities. Does that little bit of...
Forum: Ranger 04-29-2008, 10:48 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 696
Posted By Effidian
Piercing and Slashing don't do anything for us. ...

Piercing and Slashing don't do anything for us.  We need +Ranged, which is missing from the melodic set.  I believe that 2 ranged crit is > 35 CA. 
Forum: Ranger 04-27-2008, 11:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 294
Posted By Effidian
<cite>Hexus wrote:</cite><blockquote><p> I'm...

<cite>Hexus wrote:</cite><blockquote><p> I'm happier with my ranger right now than I have been since pre-LU13.  My personal thanks to the developers that listened and worked in some fixes to our...
Forum: Ranger 04-26-2008, 01:37 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 696
Posted By Effidian
<p>Edit: I'm not sure.  It's probably pretty...

<p>Edit: I'm not sure.  It's probably pretty close.  I'll just list both.</p>
Forum: Ranger 04-25-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 49
Posted By Effidian
<p>So basically here are the < T8 arts we...

<p>So basically here are the < T8 arts we use:</p><ul><li>35: Honed Reflexes</li><li>53: Primal Agility</li><li>64: Focus Aim (Master II choice)</li><li>67: Killing Instinct</li></ul><p>Everything...
Forum: Ranger 04-24-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 294
Posted By Effidian
<p>Just get rid of arrows...</p><p>No AA ability...

<p>Just get rid of arrows...</p><p>No AA ability for it, no recover ability, just remove them.  </p>
Forum: Ranger 04-23-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 696
Posted By Effidian
Yes it is.  I seemed to have missed doing that...

Yes it is.  I seemed to have missed doing that when I updated it for all the other LU44 stuff.  Thanks.
Forum: Ranger 04-23-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 319
Posted By Effidian
<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote>Wow...

<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote>Wow given that none of my numbers other than strength are as good as yours Effidian, I am only 128 DPS behind you and 76 of that was the hawk that I did not...
Forum: Ranger 04-23-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 319
Posted By Effidian
<p>Kept meaning to do this since the update.  I...

<p>Kept meaning to do this since the update.  I don't think the attack hawk does do 3% in raids, but kinda funny on the wall.</p><ul><li>Str: 634 </li><li>Int: 296 </li><li>DPS Mod: 47 </li><li>Haste...
Forum: Ranger 04-21-2008, 08:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 130
Posted By Effidian
<cite>[email protected]

<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote><p>In Raids or groups, No i dont have my mythical, and i dont have anything not to hard to obtain (although i am all Leg/fabled) ZW i can hit 4-5k...
Forum: Ranger 04-21-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 130
Posted By Effidian
<cite>[email protected]

<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote>I parse just under or Above equally geared assasins in my guild (and they are [I cannot control my vocabulary] good) Step your game up its not that...
Forum: Ranger 04-19-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 83
Posted By Effidian
<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote>That...

<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote>That was GU#24 or whatever, the big proc-nerf came with or just before KoS. Before KoS Procs and poisons were 40-60% of my damage, and i didn't even had...
Forum: Ranger 04-19-2008, 12:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 83
Posted By Effidian
<p>Was there an official response to that?  Last...

<p>Was there an official response to that?  Last I saw Domino said one of the other devs would get back to the thread on it.  Having weapons proc on ranged *now*, after going through and explicitly...
Forum: Ranger 04-18-2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 83
Posted By Effidian
<p>We just went through a change to make it so...

<p>We just went through a change to make it so melee weapons did *not* proc off ranged.  For them to put it back would have been really ...  silly.</p><p>This really isn't a nerf, I just think Domino...
Forum: Ranger 04-17-2008, 05:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 83
Posted By Effidian
<p>They are seriously going to have mastercrafted...

<p>They are seriously going to have mastercrafted melee weapons proc off ranged now?</p><p>Seriously?</p><p>... :/</p>
Forum: General Gameplay Discussion 04-16-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 59
Posted By Effidian
<p>They should just remove consumable arrows from...

<p>They should just remove consumable arrows from the game.  They could let woodworkers make a single arrow that goes in the ammo slot that changes the attacks to crush/slash/peirce.  They can even...
Forum: Ranger 04-16-2008, 01:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 54
Posted By Effidian
<p>I posted the following in another other...

<p>I posted the following in another other thread, but thought it might be getting lost and decided to get a thread going about it.</p><p>I moved into a group full of melee people to test this out. ...
Forum: Ranger 04-14-2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 48
Posted By Effidian
<p>Yep, that's basically the way to go.  There...

<p>Yep, that's basically the way to go.  There are one or two other classes that need Reet faction, so you might be able to get a group specifically for building Reet faction.  Plus you never know,...
Forum: Ranger 04-14-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 132
Posted By Effidian
<cite>Effidian wrote:</cite><blockquote><p>I...

<cite>Effidian wrote:</cite><blockquote><p>I moved into a group full of melee people last night to test this out.  I noticed *no* difference in their hit rates.  They averaged basically the same %...
Forum: Ranger 04-14-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 526
Posted By Effidian
<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote>I...

<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote>I don't have my exact numbers (i'm at work) but for the Shard of hate run my guild did yesterdayField Point - 95% hit rateBodkin - 85% hit rateAverage...
Forum: Developer Roundtable 04-14-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 612
Posted By Effidian
<cite>Dracot72...

<cite>Dracot72 wrote:</cite><blockquote><cite>Effidian wrote:</cite><blockquote><blockquote><li><b>Ranger</b> </li><ul><li>Improved the damage on the <b>offensive stance proc</b>, melee based combat...
Forum: Ranger 04-13-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 99
Posted By Effidian
<p>I was at 93% in SoH the other night.  Just ask...

<p>I was at 93% in SoH the other night.  Just ask whoever is running ACT to tell you what your auto-attack hit% is on a raid you are interested in.</p><p>If you need an indicator to help you with...
Forum: Ranger 04-13-2008, 09:37 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 696
Posted By Effidian
<cite>Dmntd1 wrote:</cite><blockquote>The "Belt...

<cite>Dmntd1 wrote:</cite><blockquote>The "Belt of the Scorpikis lord" does not have + range. Its only crushing/piercing/slashing.</blockquote><p>Removed it.  Without the +4 ranged, it just doesn't...
Forum: Ranger 04-12-2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By Effidian
I'm afraid I have no idea what you are referring...

I'm afraid I have no idea what you are referring to.  That coif is the one that increases Riposte damage right?  I don't know what that would have to do with Repeating Arrows.
Forum: Developer Roundtable 04-12-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 612
Posted By Effidian
<blockquote><li><b>Ranger</b>...

<blockquote><li><b>Ranger</b> </li><ul><li>Improved the damage on the <b>offensive stance proc</b>, melee based combat arts and faster reuse ranged attacks. </li></ul></blockquote><p>The damage on...
Forum: Ranger 04-11-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 696
Posted By Effidian
<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote>Are you...

<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote>Are you seriously suggesting that at level 80 the best non-raid charm is a level 32 quest item? Talk about busted itemization...</blockquote>Yep.  I'm happy...
Forum: Ranger 04-11-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 77
Posted By Effidian
<p>Did the offensive stance get upgraded?  That...

<p>Did the offensive stance get upgraded?  That change was backed out on test , and unfortunately, I've swapped around a bunch of equipment, so I can't see it easily.  It certainly didn't get the...
Forum: Ranger 04-11-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 319
Posted By Effidian
<p>Danean, your auto-attack and caustic went...

<p>Danean, your auto-attack and caustic went down, but everything else was about even.</p><p>I don't think it is relearning how to play now.  Melee arts did closer to 15% before, and while they may...
Forum: Ranger 04-11-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 132
Posted By Effidian
<p>I moved into a group full of melee people last...

<p>I moved into a group full of melee people last night to test this out.  I noticed *no* difference in their hit rates.  They averaged basically the same % before I moved into their group than...
Forum: Ranger 04-10-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 126
Posted By Effidian
I'd agree, ET fabled would be better.

I'd agree, ET fabled would be better.
Forum: Ranger 04-10-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 696
Posted By Effidian
<cite>[email protected]

<cite>[email protected] wrote:</cite><blockquote>Eff... can you explain why you are listing the Gorowynian Rune of Intent?  Is the 10 CA really that critical?   I admit that I don't really understand...
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