i've already brought that up re: haste/quicken and bows

January 14, 2017 02:44PM
here's the thing about rangers, especially animists and hunters - they're really fun to play, have a diverse range of tactics, and can do solo well. but...very weak end-game skills.

i mean, compare them to assassins who get things like huge maledicts, burst damage with owaza, big damage with double spin kick or throw, and excellent lag options.

rangers simply never stack up with that skill set with 2 similar classes. it makes it much worse when you think of the amount of time prey are on civilized vs. wilderness (which assassins can hide in some). ambush is only good against unprepped opponents.

and much worse is that several almost viable ranger builds don't get snare. i think the imms should revisit rangers and bump some skills up, fix others, and also consider that terrain or expertise does not remove skills but simply adds skills to the arsenal.
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Eccedrah Experiment Over

jmc 318 January 14, 2017 09:50AM

I thought Eccedrah was Shamanman :P

Murphy 180 January 14, 2017 03:17PM

i've already brought that up re: haste/quicken and bows

The Forsaken(VIP) 207 January 14, 2017 02:44PM

haste has never "added" an additional melee attack to any class but shapeshifters

Nurok 132 January 18, 2017 04:25AM

Bards can add an extra melee attack somehow

Matrik 147 January 18, 2017 04:49AM

Possibly from singing battaglia

zannon 145 January 18, 2017 06:15AM

Re: Possibly from singing battaglia

Nurok 155 January 18, 2017 09:10AM

Post at officials and let them know how you feel

zoskia 165 January 14, 2017 03:35PM

Or drink ayahuasca eat some cakes of light and then astrally project yourself directly to Scarabaeus' unconscious Self and tell him what to change. (n/t)

Rhyaldrin 126 January 14, 2017 03:54PM

That actually sounds kinda fun. NT

Sam 119 January 14, 2017 08:38PM

I can't wait to read Zoskia's drug induced response to this. (n/t)

Rhyaldrin 125 January 14, 2017 02:45PM

God you're annoying. Not much experience with hunters on my side.

zoskia 184 January 14, 2017 02:48PM

When the shadowed harem speaks softly...

Matrik 155 January 14, 2017 02:58PM

In nomine dei nostri Satanas Luciferi excelsi.

Rhyaldrin 153 January 14, 2017 02:59PM

I thought you advocated drug use?

Rhyaldrin 177 January 14, 2017 02:51PM

Bows are quite unique in their nature, so I don't think it's too bad that metabolic doesn't add to that

Kstatida 181 January 14, 2017 10:11AM

Yeah, bow shooters don't use steroids.

Murphy 163 January 14, 2017 03:55PM

only against orcs, and even then, one fallback and bash/savage feed can toast a ranger. nt

The Forsaken(VIP) 124 January 14, 2017 02:44PM

Why only against orcs?

Murphy 172 January 14, 2017 08:17PM

it's strong againts giant warriors, necros, and aps, yes

The Forsaken(VIP) 166 January 15, 2017 07:58AM

Kinda odd really.

Murphy 155 January 15, 2017 03:40PM

VS. Sword means no riposte. Kinda nice I'd say.

Matrik 164 January 14, 2017 08:23PM

yes. and precision is a nice little boost. nt

The Forsaken(VIP) 121 January 15, 2017 07:59AM



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