Simple Question....

scarred_life

Diabloii.Net Member
Simple Question....

Probably amazing simple awnser that is stored in the vault of wisdom known as the SPF but is it possible to gamble elite shields?
 

Nightfish

Diabloii.Net Member
It's possible to gamble elite anythings as far as I know. RTB will know the odds. (and whether or not I was telling the truth)
 

bill_n_opus

Diabloii.Net Member
I believe you can. It's just that the odds are really small so that's why most people don't ever see them.

The only thing(s) I remember about gambling are:

- no ethereal items unless they are ethereal in nature (so, no eth Frostburns for example)
- some items cannot be gambled at all I believe because they don't get generated by vendors.

Of course, RTB or Thrugg will jump in here to correct all of us nOObs.
 

Tarr

Diabloii.Net Member
I believe it's probably possible to gamble any unique shield (except the class specifics of course) and I say this having recently gambled a Metalgrid, which is if I'm not mistaken as high or higher a level an item than any elite shield, but let's just say you'll be selling a LOT of blue kite shieleds before you get a stormshield. :D
 

Hrus

Diabloii.Net Member
odds for set when gambling- 1:1000
odds for uniques- 1:2000

Someone mentioned the odds 1:10 for the item being elite if your level is high enough, but i don't know if this number is correct, it seems to low compared with my experience.
 

scarred_life

Diabloii.Net Member
Level 84 sorc stacked with 500% extra gold find, I'm ready and waiting. Kill, Kill, Kill, gamble, gamble, gamble (rinse and repeat).
 

Hrus

Diabloii.Net Member
Level 84 sorc? Dress her with MF and farm Hell Mephisto. Chance to drop Stromshield is 1:738 with 400MF at P3 settings.
 

RTB

Diabloii.Net Member
Chance to gamble a Stormshield at Clvl 90:
Unique: 1 in 2000
avg chance for elite: 6.94% or 1 in ~14.4
Total odds: 1 in 28818

Have fun gambling.
 

bill_n_opus

Diabloii.Net Member
RTB said:
Chance to gamble a Stormshield at Clvl 90:
Unique: 1 in 2000
avg chance for elite: 6.94% or 1 in ~14.4
Total odds: 1 in 28818

Have fun gambling.

You see!? RTB to save the day!

You just have to post his name and the stat gurus come a runnin'! :thumbsup:

Now, I can't remember how much kite shields are for gambling purposes. Times that by RTB's odds of 1:28818 ... and it's alot of gold i'm sure.

Better to give the beat down to Meph like Hrus mentioned.
 
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