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how does -def on conviction work?

Discussion in 'Paladin' started by Prodigy, Mar 3, 2004.

  1. Prodigy

    Prodigy IncGamers Member

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    how does -def on conviction work?

    it doesnt seem to take as much defense off as its supposed to...
     
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    Prodigy IncGamers Member

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    someone tell me!
     
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    Loboleal IncGamers Member

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    Conviction substracts -% def from monster. Maybe your AR is still low and it isn't a great difference after all, but Conviction works as the skill explains.

    PS: Note that your new chance to hit is not reflected in your char screen.
     
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    Prodigy IncGamers Member

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    but how about pvp? i tried it on my friend who had 12000 defense, and conviction only made it 11000 defense :(
     
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    Loboleal IncGamers Member

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    If that is true, it means that Conviction only takes off -% of base defense. So if your Conviction takes -70%, but your enemy got +360% enhanced defense, his total % enhanced defense will be +290%.
    I think that is what is happening here, but exact numbers would help a lot. (Your Conviction level, Enemy's base defense and his total +% enhanced defense).
     
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    fugitive alien2 IncGamers Member

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    conviction just subracts a percentage from the total defense including enhanced, so it won't do much against pallys with holy shield on.

    example:
    pally with level 32 HS on has
    100% base defense
    +490% ED
    = 590% total defense

    level 20 conviction lowers defense 90%

    590% - 90% = pally still has 500% defense. conviction only lowers his defense by about 1/6th.

    of course against classes that don't have enhanced defense it really does reduce their defense 90% (100% base - 90%).
     
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    jumbo_SHRIMP IncGamers Member

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    i thought it had the same nerf on it that eth runes had in pvp(all -def by a % did i thot)

    phelix
     

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