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Forum: Illusionist 02-07-2006, 07:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 170
Posted By Padi
<div></div>The one point I want to make is that...

<div></div>The one point I want to make is that until you are level 58 and get spellshield, a lot of caster fights aren't so easy.
Forum: Illusionist 02-06-2006, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 170
Posted By Padi
<div></div><p>From levels 22-57 coercers beat...

<div></div><p>From levels 22-57 coercers beat illusionist</p><p>but illusionists are probably better than coercers against other melee as they can cast mez while on the run and prevent a barrage of...
Forum: Zones and Population 02-02-2006, 03:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 522
Posted By Padi
<div></div>Ilucide Wrote:<a...

<div></div>Ilucide Wrote:<a href="../view_profile?user.id=67602" target="top"><img border="0" src="../i/icons/EQ2/halfling_male.gif" height="70" alt="Ilucide" width="70"></a><img border="0"...
Forum: Illusionist 01-27-2006, 09:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 127
Posted By Padi
<div>One of the biggest challenges is self...

<div>One of the biggest challenges is self control.  You know you can do more damage, but you just have to say no.</div>
Forum: Illusionist 01-17-2006, 01:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 291
Posted By Padi
<div></div>It's not that hard to get your numbers...

<div></div>It's not that hard to get your numbers up there.  His illusionist numbers are lower than mine are when I'm trying for high dps on a single target.  Of course agro can be an issue if you...
Forum: Illusionist 01-13-2006, 05:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 165
Posted By Padi
<div></div>Why wouldn't /t %T work for multiple...

<div></div>Why wouldn't /t %T work for multiple bruisers?  %T will tell who ever you have targetted, all you have to do is target the bruiser who is up next.
Forum: Illusionist 01-12-2006, 11:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 165
Posted By Padi
<div></div><blockquote><hr>Tulerine...

<div></div><blockquote><hr>Tulerine wrote:<div></div><div>Heya Tawk, great post and info.</div><div> </div><div>As an adendum to the Bruiser/zerker combos.  I raid regularly with 2 bruisers who are...
Forum: Illusionist 01-12-2006, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 55
Posted By Padi
<div></div><p>Seems to me the reason we have so...

<div></div><p>Seems to me the reason we have so many mental immune mobs is they wanted to make these mobs untauntable.  We just happen to be lucky enough to share our damage type with the taunt...
Forum: Illusionist 01-12-2006, 03:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 165
Posted By Padi
<div></div><p>While the bruisers have the best...

<div></div><p>While the bruisers have the best multi strike abilities, monks are very close and will give similar results.  Zerkers come in behind with their AE strikes (my highest burst damage is...
Forum: Illusionist 01-05-2006, 04:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 72
Posted By Padi
What he's saying is those wands are useful when...

What he's saying is those wands are useful when the mob is immune to mental, so you can just do damage with the castable wands.
Forum: Illusionist 01-01-2006, 05:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 106
Posted By Padi
<P>One note about the charm.  The reason it's a...

<P>One note about the charm.  The reason it's a big addition to soloing is not due to it's tanking ability or melee.  It's the ability to charm a caster, who's dps isn't reduced much if at all, so...
Forum: Illusionist 12-25-2005, 03:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 165
Posted By Padi
I was refering to an illusionists DPS while...

I was refering to an illusionists DPS while grouped with a bruiser in the 50+ ranks.  Against single targets and AE fights, it was very high DPS.  The AE fights were more dependant on how fast the...
Forum: Illusionist 12-25-2005, 02:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 165
Posted By Padi
<P>When I was leveling up, I usually was...

<P>When I was leveling up, I usually was considered a high DPS class.  I was doing as much damage as your average Wizard.  The reason for that was how well we teamed up with Bruisers and with a group...
Forum: Illusionist 12-13-2005, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 57
Posted By Padi
<P>For the low level dot trick to matter, it has...

<P>For the low level dot trick to matter, it has to be an AE dot, and the only AE dot they have has a stifle on it, so they won't do that against you.</P> <P>I've never lost to a conjurer unless I...
Forum: Illusionist 12-13-2005, 10:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 120
Posted By Padi
<DIV>Prior to bruisers getting 100% immunity to...

<DIV>Prior to bruisers getting 100% immunity to stun/stifle/root I used to be able to beat them by stacking 2 mez's on them.  Their cure only dispels 1 at a time on a long recast timer.  However,...
Forum: Illusionist 12-12-2005, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 54
Posted By Padi
<DIV>Even without the breeze agro, enchanters...

<DIV>Even without the breeze agro, enchanters will always be high on the list due to mez'ing adds which have not been taunted.  It's just a hazard of the job we play.  If we get a resist mez'ing an...
Forum: Illusionist 12-09-2005, 04:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 96
Posted By Padi
<DIV><BR></DIV> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Belizarius...

<DIV><BR></DIV> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Belizarius wrote:<BR> <P>Good feedback.</P> <P>Construct I'm getting about 60-80dps from, it's only the T5 one and Adept I.</P> <P>Agree with the comments, that I'd...
Forum: Illusionist 12-09-2005, 04:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 96
Posted By Padi
<DIV>I've been able to maintain 400-700 dps on...

<DIV>I've been able to maintain 400-700 dps on single target epics with a bruiser.  Been the top DPSer a few times on different raids.  You just have to play with a bruiser who is able to coordinate...
Forum: Illusionist 12-08-2005, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 60
Posted By Padi
<DIV>I don't use this spell unless I have nothing...

<DIV>I don't use this spell unless I have nothing else to cast and power is not an issue.  Have you seen the power costs for that spell?  If you are on a raid, it'll help drain you very fast.  I just...
Forum: Illusionist 12-06-2005, 01:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 70
Posted By Padi
<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> junzu wrote:<BR> <P>"You...

<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> junzu wrote:<BR> <P>"You keep thinking your needed on instance/named heroics.  You just keep telling your self that until you watch a ranger chain stun Cazel and wonder the...
Forum: Illusionist 12-06-2005, 01:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 118
Posted By Padi
<P>I can recall many fights on the boards with...

<P>I can recall many fights on the boards with others trying to explain the idea that mez'ing should be reserved for adds or a tough named 99% of the time.</P> <P>Especially since DoF, mobs die so...
Forum: Dirge 12-01-2005, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 50
Posted By Padi
<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Sanju...

<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Sanju wrote:<BR><SPAN><FONT color=#ffffff><BR></FONT><B><FONT color=#ffffff>- Have superior buffs for melee</FONT></B><FONT color=#ffffff><BR></FONT><FONT color=#ffffff><I>Yes,...
Forum: Illusionist 11-07-2005, 01:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 253
Posted By Padi
<DIV>The power drains are definately an...

<DIV>The power drains are definately an improvement.  Mostly because it you can cast mez after with out the drain breaking it.  It's instant, and that means it gets in the way far less.  Not that...
Forum: Illusionist 11-03-2005, 01:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 66
Posted By Padi
<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Tanatus wrote:<BR> Dude I...

<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Tanatus wrote:<BR> Dude I hate to brake it but good ranger do 700DPS while sleeping pressing 1 buttom and spending zero power while doing it... skill called Storm of Arrows<BR>...
Forum: Illusionist 11-01-2005, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 98
Posted By Padi
<DIV><BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Sugo1 wrote:<BR>...

<DIV><BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Sugo1 wrote:<BR> <P>Yes, I have tried to sell myself to my guild so that I can stay on raids too.   And if I was gonna talk myself up, that's how I would do it.  BUt that...
Forum: Illusionist 10-30-2005, 04:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 98
Posted By Padi
Update, the Terrorantula is immune to mental as...

Update, the Terrorantula is immune to mental as well and gives the failed to inflict damage message on each prismatic havoc.
Forum: Illusionist 10-28-2005, 10:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 98
Posted By Padi
<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Etillchou wrote:<BR>It...

<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Etillchou wrote:<BR>It seems to work as long as you cast it on someone who can do damage to the mob. I casted it while fighting a mob immume to mental. Casted it on someone...
Forum: Illusionist 10-28-2005, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 72
Posted By Padi
At adept 3, it has a 33% chance to give the...

At adept 3, it has a 33% chance to give the target 120-200 power.  Obviously tanks gain a lot more from this than non-tanks.  Against groups of mobs, a tank can spam all his abilities and still...
Forum: Illusionist 10-28-2005, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 98
Posted By Padi
<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Etillchou wrote:<BR>We...

<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Etillchou wrote:<BR>We still add enough to raids. You just have to look further then how you normally play.<BR><BR>We can interrupt epics, our mana regen when using all spells...
Forum: Illusionist 10-27-2005, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 67
Posted By Padi
<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Pinski wrote:<BR>Uhh, This...

<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Pinski wrote:<BR>Uhh, This is a bad change, imo.<BR><BR>Why? Because as somebody else has noted, how do you recast it, if mez prevents AoE?<BR><BR>And secondly, I thought there...
Forum: Illusionist 10-26-2005, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 61
Posted By Padi
<P> </P> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> SunTsu wrote:<BR>...

<P> </P> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> SunTsu wrote:<BR> <P>You have to add the cast time which is very long.  </P> <P>You have to weigh the lost DPS for casting this spell.  At least 2 fast cast nukes =1000+...
Forum: Illusionist 10-24-2005, 09:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 120
Posted By Padi
<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Pinski...

<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Pinski wrote:<BR>Spellshield and raid AoEs is BAD BAD BAD.<BR><BR>After trying Venekor over the weekend, I was feeling lazy, and did not want to joust, so I did as any other...
Forum: Illusionist 10-24-2005, 08:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 120
Posted By Padi
<DIV>Here is what I'm finding now that my guild...

<DIV>Here is what I'm finding now that my guild has got to raiding a lot.</DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV>I do pretty good damage, sometimes topping the raid in DPS when grouped with a bruiser.</DIV>...
Forum: Illusionist 10-18-2005, 11:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 125
Posted By Padi
Have you tested this, or is it theory?  The...

Have you tested this, or is it theory?  The reason I ask is by the reading of the spell, and how it scaled as I leveled from 58 to 60, it could be interpretted as having less chance of reflectling...
Forum: Illusionist 10-17-2005, 06:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 102
Posted By Padi
<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Slay Minds wrote:<BR>...

<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Slay Minds wrote:<BR> <DIV>The power proc spell you are reffering to is Mana Cloak and we get it too.  Just have your local sage make you an app IV or adept 3.  For 3 minutes...
Forum: Illusionist 10-17-2005, 04:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 102
Posted By Padi
<DIV>A little more info on the power regen.  Both...

<DIV>A little more info on the power regen.  Both have the same base power regen.  Coercers have an extra power regen that stacks as well as a reactive buff that procs a power regen, which tanks seem...
Forum: Illusionist 10-15-2005, 01:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 102
Posted By Padi
<DIV>From my experience, the pet gives me no more...

<DIV>From my experience, the pet gives me no more than a single dynamism or celerity for DPS.  If you are in a group, you have a person to buff, at which point I find it hard to believe even that 1...
Forum: Illusionist 10-15-2005, 12:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 102
Posted By Padi
<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> PigLickJF...

<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> PigLickJF wrote:<BR><SPAN><BR><BR>As for charm being better, I still say that's debatable. First off, the risk is something that can't be ignored, nor the fact that you have to...
Forum: Illusionist 10-14-2005, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 102
Posted By Padi
<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Barobrain wrote:<BR>...

<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Barobrain wrote:<BR> <SPAN> <BLOCKQUOTE> <DIV>Just wanted to point out 2 things.  Coercers do more than double the power regen that we do.  At least our coercer in the guild...
Forum: Illusionist 10-14-2005, 06:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 102
Posted By Padi
<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> PigLickJF wrote:<BR>I'd...

<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> PigLickJF wrote:<BR>I'd say you're off. I think the only true advantage coercers have over Illusionists is slightly higher power regen. We have slightly differing buffs, but...
Forum: Illusionist 10-12-2005, 12:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 89
Posted By Padi
I find bruisers and monks to be tough with their...

I find bruisers and monks to be tough with their dispels.  They only need to hit you once and you are toast.  Rangers as well.  If they can manage to stealth at the start.
Forum: Illusionist 10-10-2005, 06:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 125
Posted By Padi
<P>In regards to Stifles being lost.  I don't...

<P>In regards to Stifles being lost.  I don't complain about it because stifles never worked prior to the revamp.  We did however have a caster skill debuff (mind drain).  When we did get our new...
Forum: Illusionist 10-09-2005, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 70
Posted By Padi
<P>In the guild and even outside the guild, I get...

<P>In the guild and even outside the guild, I get a lot of people who view me as pretty good DPS and look for me for just that.  They also like to have power regen and my stifles.  CC certainly makes...
Forum: Illusionist 10-09-2005, 06:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 125
Posted By Padi
<DIV><BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Jaxidian wrote:<BR>...

<DIV><BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Jaxidian wrote:<BR> <BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Sugo1 wrote:<BR> Level 58 Spell reflect.  Might be the single most powerful spell in game.   So yes, it will get nerfed.<BR>...
Forum: Illusionist 10-09-2005, 04:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 70
Posted By Padi
<P>Before and now, you are coming from the...

<P>Before and now, you are coming from the position of having no social contact with other people.  Obviously you are bottom of the barrel for getting a group.  You could play virtually any class and...
Forum: Illusionist 10-08-2005, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 67
Posted By Padi
<DIV>I think the people complaining are those who...

<DIV>I think the people complaining are those who liked being nearly indispinsable.  They want to be the person the raid "requires" to succeed.  If that's what you want, we ave not as powerful as...
Forum: Dirge 10-06-2005, 06:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 118
Posted By Padi
<P>If a fight is long enough (20+ seconds), and...

<P>If a fight is long enough (20+ seconds), and you only fight ^^^ mobs (very rare) and the bruiser you were comparing yourself was in defensive mode (rare unless fighting something very tough), then...
Forum: Dirge 10-05-2005, 07:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 118
Posted By Padi
<DIV>In order for you to see the increased damage...

<DIV>In order for you to see the increased damage on your weapons, you have to close out the windows and reopen them.</DIV>
Forum: Illusionist 10-04-2005, 06:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 143
Posted By Padi
<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Strewth wrote:<BR>Well, 10...

<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Strewth wrote:<BR>Well, 10 mobs at once you say ? sorry, not possible, 5 targets max for all the Zerker AE's, and the Rampage proc.<BR><BR>For those that think it's overpowered...
Forum: Dirge 10-03-2005, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 80
Posted By Padi
<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Landsurveyor wrote:<BR> ...

<BR> <BLOCKQUOTE> <HR> Landsurveyor wrote:<BR> <P>Well - yes our personal DPS numbers kinda suck but come-on our buffs rocks.  I was in a group with 4 other melees and 1 clerci last night in Citadal...
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