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Indestructible spawn ethereal?

Discussion in 'Theorycrafting and Statistics' started by finalorder, May 25, 2008.

  1. finalorder

    finalorder IncGamers Member

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    Indestructible spawn ethereal?

    Hello,

    Can indestructible items (concerned with Phase Blade & Crown of Ages) spawn ethereal? I thought I read a few weeks ago that indestructible items cannot spawn with ethereal but I cant seem to find the page that I looked at. Planning a godly equipped build soon with the best possible items and I wanted to see if I can get an ethereal Crown of Ages 2o socket and Ethereal Phase Blade 5o socket.

    (Actually, wonder if its possible for Ethereal Superior Phase Blade with 5 sockets :wink2:)

    Thanks,

    finalorder
     
  2. lionheartthebrave

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    Re: Indestructible spawn ethereal?

    Phase blade: these are special, like bows/xbows they have no durability stat at all, and so cannot be ethereal 5os (rare eth crystal swords/dimensional blades can be upgraded to be ethereal indestructable, retaining their eth damage/req bonus)

    Crown of Ages (presume you mean the unique): I've never seen one, being it is one of the rarest TC87s, but if it spawns indestructable naturally then it cannot support ethereal, it is the same for all uniques unless they are designed to be (eg ethereal Edge)

    btw the magic one can spawn ethereal afaik
     
  3. finalorder

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    Re: Indestructible spawn ethereal?

    Ah ok, thank you for the info! Helps alot when deciding my gear for my next pally.
     
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    Re: Indestructible spawn ethereal?

    The magic crown of ages can't spawn ethereal either.

    Any magic item with the of ages suffix can't be ethereal.
     
  5. krischan

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    Re: Indestructible spawn ethereal?

    It's more or less as rare as all the other unique TC87 armors, except for class-specific items which are 3 times as rare (exception to the exception: Claws are only 1.5 times as rare) or item types for which there's more than 1 unique version.



     
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    Re: Indestructible spawn ethereal?

    Actually, the drop rate for class specifics are 1/3 and claws are 2/3.
     
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    Re: Indestructible spawn ethereal?

    Which is just what I said, isn't it ? the reciprocal of 1/3 is 3 while the reciprocal of 2/3 is 1.5 :tongue:
     
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    Re: Indestructible spawn ethereal?

    As Sledge Hammer used to say: Don't confuse me!

    EDIT: And for the record, the game uses fractions, not decimal numbers :p
     
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    Re: Indestructible spawn ethereal?

    I doubt the game uses the concept of fractions anywhere.

    This rarity thing is decided per item type, and most get a rarity of 3, class specifics and rods being at 1, and claws at 2.



     
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    Re: Indestructible spawn ethereal?

    Do keep in mind that some items have the self-repair/self-replenish mod (I'm talking rares and uniques here). If they spawn ethereal (and they can), they can be worth quite a bit.

    Things of mention:

    Sandstorm Trek
    Titan's Revenge
    Demon's Arch
    Skullder's Ire
    Lacerator

    There are also some indestructible/ethereal uniques:

    Wraith Flight (self-replenish here)
    Shadow Killer
    Ethereal Edge

    I may have missed some, so I'll let others to [/nitpick] me :laugh:
     

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