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Chance of Potion Double Heal

Discussion in 'Theorycrafting and Statistics' started by Frosty_The_Snowman, Sep 11, 2006.

  1. Frosty_The_Snowman

    Frosty_The_Snowman IncGamers Member

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    Chance of Potion Double Heal

    In the Facts & Formulae webpage (http://strategy.diabloii.net/news.php?id=551), I've found this strange section :

    I've never heard about that before, what is it and is it still up to date :scratch: ?
     
  2. helvete

    helvete IncGamers Member

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    It's the chance that a potion you drink will heal twice as much as it's supposed to. It's still up to date.

    As you see from the formula, having energy/vit in the 190 range (not above 200) greatly increases the chance of a potion working 2x its listed value.
     
  3. Frosty_The_Snowman

    Frosty_The_Snowman IncGamers Member

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    You absolutely, definitely learn something everyday :grin: :rolleyes:...
     
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    helvete IncGamers Member

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    If I just learned something more useful for RL purposes, I'd be a bloody wizard :grin:
     
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    Yeah, one of the more obscure bits of knowledge. I was also extremely surprised when I learned different classes get different healing from pots. For years I hadn't actually looked at how much the potion healed, I just always went for the big ones.
     
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    Looking at the formula with open eyes, it shows that at 200 stats it doesn't matter which one you use, but after 200 stats, diminishing returns kick in.

    This means having at least 200 vit does have a purpose other than adding life (and stamina).
     
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    Wow, and I thought I knew basically all I needed to in d2 related fields - thanks for the edification :)
     
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    Lol, I've played for four years or more and I just learned that they other day running ubers with my smiter, when I switched to my wolf the pot healing return was different. I only notice this because I hadda buy so many pots since I ran outa juvis the last run.
     
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    It's odd how they'd let things like chargelock and farcast exploitation through while they spend a few hours programming something barely useful like this in.
     
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    helvete IncGamers Member

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    This IS useful, it balances potions for the different classes.
     

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