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Postby ForgotenWarrior » Mon Nov 11, 2002 5:52 pm

when barbs get to level 11 do they automatically gain 10% resistance to physical damage and when you level up it doesnt even say that? or it should say it? because when I leveled up it never did.
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Postby ForgotenWarrior » Mon Nov 11, 2002 6:31 pm

huh nobody knows heh are barbs that unpopular?
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Postby Numinor » Mon Nov 11, 2002 6:51 pm

I don't think it's shown in the level-up screen, but if you check the character stats it should be there (somewhere at the bottom, when you scroll down the window where experience, reputation, THAC0 etc. is listed)
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Postby ForgotenWarrior » Mon Nov 11, 2002 8:57 pm

you're right numinor, another question: shouldnt barbs get a rage ability every 4 levels? I got to level 12 and my barb doesnt get another rage ability for some reason, any ideas?
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Postby Bruce Lee » Tue Nov 12, 2002 1:42 am

I think every four levels mean level 1,5,8,13 but I could be wrong.
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Postby serjeLeBlade » Tue Nov 12, 2002 3:44 am

Originally posted by Bruce Lee
I think every four levels mean level 1,5,8,13 but I could be wrong.


Actually it's 1,5,*9*,13, but I'm sure that was what Bruce Lee was meaning ;)

Now a question myself, have you any idea of why those damn Shadow Fiendds still get my Barbarian "held" every now and then, even if he's enraged? Aren't barbarians supposed to be immune to hold effects when enraged??? :confused: :(
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Postby Bruce Lee » Tue Nov 12, 2002 1:08 pm

Hold is weird. I once had Keldorn held and he is supposed to be immune to hold... I cant remeber why he was held though...
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Postby ForgotenWarrior » Tue Nov 12, 2002 6:31 pm

oh, thanks a lot, Serje and Bruce :) Serje , are you also soloing with a barbarian? About shadow fiends, I get a message he's dominated sometimes or confused when he's enraged but he isnt, must be a bug. Hm, always thought barbarians get a rage ability every 4 levels as in 4,8,12, strange.
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Postby The fallen one » Tue Nov 12, 2002 10:17 pm

Hello Forgotenwarrior. I am soloing a Barbarian as we speak actually almost done. But I Think the reason that you do not get one at 4th level is because it starts at level one for the first rage ability and then you need to wait 4 levels which would bring it up to level 5 for the next one. I will check this out though.

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Postby ForgotenWarrior » Tue Nov 12, 2002 10:24 pm

thanks, fallen, I'll try to level him to 13 and see what happens hehe, what weapons do you use, fallen?


ps: he gains levels extremely fast :p
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Postby serjeLeBlade » Wed Nov 13, 2002 2:57 am

Originally posted by ForgotenWarrior
Serje , are you also soloing with a barbarian?
No, I never solo, it makes me feel... lonely :)

About shadow fiends, I get a message he's dominated sometimes or confused when he's enraged but he isnt, must be a bug.
Well, my character was pretty absolutely immobile for real... with no icons on the action bar, shaded inventory and all.
@Bruce lee: Hold is weird? Guess so.
Barbarian kit say he's immune to hold "spells"... not "effects"... That's scaring! ... does it mean he's immune only to the "Hold Person" spell, to put it plain and simple?
I have to check what the Inquisitor kit says.
(Not that what the kits say is always true)... :rolleyes:
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Postby Leonardo » Wed Nov 13, 2002 5:12 am

I think Keldorn had a bug that was solved by applying a certain patch that restored his true inquisitor immunities. I don't remember where I found it, but I'm certain it can be found in the crossroads thread.
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Postby Sojourner » Wed Nov 13, 2002 7:32 am

Originally posted by Bruce Lee
Hold is weird. I once had Keldorn held and he is supposed to be immune to hold... I cant remeber why he was held though...


Several of his CREATURE definition files have him improperly defined as a normal paladin rather than inquisitor - I believe Sorceror's Place has a fix.
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Postby serjeLeBlade » Wed Nov 13, 2002 7:45 am

I was thinking about a different question... Does Barbarian's, Berserker's, Inquisitor's and Undead Slayer's immunity to Hold work differently by any chance?

I hope to find out testing with various pcs tonight...
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Postby Sojourner » Wed Nov 13, 2002 8:12 am

The inquisitor's and undead slayer's immunity to hold are innate effects which are applied on creation - they should be able to walk through webs even though they'll appear "webbed". Yes, Berserker rage is supposed to grant the same, albeit, temporary immunity - from what I've seen, it uses the same immunity to effect code. I don't know about barbarian rage, though - I know it's not quite the same, but can't remember the differences off-hand.
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Postby Bruce Lee » Wed Nov 13, 2002 8:18 am

I don't know the difference but I seem to recall that demon gaze or something holds characters immune to hold.
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Postby ForgotenWarrior » Wed Nov 13, 2002 10:15 am

I remember being held by web even though I was enraged
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