Thief skills

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Thief skills

Postby Morriar » Wed May 15, 2002 1:24 pm

Does this happen on any of your games:


when I max out my thief pickpocket skill I cannot steal from shops the merchants catch me every time can any one help??? :confused:

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Postby Stilgar » Wed May 15, 2002 1:26 pm

I believe theres always a change you get cought
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Postby dopplehanger » Wed May 15, 2002 2:59 pm

Its simple really - the better the stuff the harder to steal. THe merchants selling on the street of course will be alot easier to steal from then say merchants at adventurer's guild.

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Postby Stilgar » Wed May 15, 2002 5:12 pm

Try to steal in the thiefes guild, there you can sell you're stolen item, this way you can get unlimited gold, so you can buy the items you wanted to steal in the adventurers market
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Postby kopywrite » Thu May 16, 2002 12:22 am

Originally posted by Morriar
Does this happen on any of your games:


when I max out my thief pickpocket skill I cannot steal from shops the merchants catch me every time can any one help??? :confused:


When you say max do you mean 100%? The level of who you're stealing from acts as a penalty to that ability score...get higher pickpockets with several items.

But don't go too high- IIRC 250 is the limit and if you go above this, the ability warps back to 0%. So you're pickpocket score may say 270% but it would infact be a meagre 20% (I think :) )

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Postby Morriar » Thu May 16, 2002 1:24 am

yea it was 270

thanx! when i put it to 250 i could steal normally it was originally at 270 so its sorted now :)

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Postby Stilgar » Thu May 16, 2002 4:01 am

Re: yea it was 270

Originally posted by Morriar
thanx! when i put it to 250 i could steal normally it was originally at 270 so its sorted now :)


Have you cheated this score? Or did you put all skills in Pickpocket
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Postby kopywrite » Thu May 16, 2002 8:07 am

Stilgar, potions of master thievery stack, +40% each and there's potions of perception (+20) and gloves of pickpocketing or Jan's gloves... its quite easy to get 200+ :)