Sin claw gambles

Lyxtwing

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Sin claw gambles

I have a 48 sin and when I gamble I still don't get any skills on the claws.

What level do I need to be for skills on claws?

What level do I need to be for trap skills on claws (1, 2, or 3)?

Drops: Same questions
 

Herald of Doom

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It depends on the kind of Katar, only these can have +skills:
-Scissor Katar (normal class)
-Hand Scythe (exceptional class)
-Greater Claws (exceptional class)
-Greater Talons (exceptional class)
-Scissors Quhab (exceptional class)
And all the elite class Katars.

Also: Higher class item = higher chance at higher skills and a larger chance at +2 or +3 skills.
 

jiansonz

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Everyone keeps telling me that Scissors Katars can have + to skills, but I have NEVER seen that. Until someone provides a screenshot with it, I refuse to believe it.

The rest is true, Hand Scythes and above can have + to skills (and have it more often than not).
 

Stormie

Diabloii.Net Member
jiansonz said:
Everyone keeps telling me that Scissors Katars can have + to skills, but I have NEVER seen that. Until someone provides a screenshot with it, I refuse to believe it.

The rest is true, Hand Scythes and above can have + to skills (and have it more often than not).
Don't blame you, it's not true, no matter how many people say it. :) Someone probably found a Entrapping Scissors Katar or something and got that mixed up with a +skill automod.

You are correct, Hand Scythe and up can have +skills. The full list: Hand Scythe, Greater Claws, Greater Talons, Scissors Quhab, Suwayyah, Wrist Sword, War Fist, Battle Cestus, Feral Claws, Runic Talons, Scissors Suwayyah.

For the gambler: a Hand Scythe is qlvl 41, I think that exceptional upgrades become possible when the gambled ilvl is at least the item qlvl, which means for any useful chance of a gambled Cestus being a Hand Scythe, you'd need to be level 46+ (possible from level 37+, but much less likely)
 

Stormie

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Herald of Doom said:
Also: Higher class item = higher chance at higher skills and a larger chance at +2 or +3 skills.
That is not true.

Number of skills: totally random, unless you are imbuing, in which case it is affected by character level.

Size of bonus (+1, +2, +3): totally random, unless you are imbuing, in which case it is affected by character level.

Level of skill (level 1, 6, 12 etc.): this one is affected by the level of the item. Not the item type, just the ilvl of that particular item - that is, the level of the monster that dropped it, clevel-5 to clevel+4 for gambled items, clevel+5 for shopped items. However, for assassin claws, since none of the normal nor lowly exceptional ones can have +skills, it is virtually impossible to get one which isn't in the highest bracket (ilvl 37+ = level 12, 18, 24 or 30 skills only).
 

Herald of Doom

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Stormie said:
Level of skill (level 1, 6, 12 etc.): this one is affected by the level of the item. Not the item type, just the ilvl of that particular item - that is, the level of the monster that dropped it, clevel-5 to clevel+4 for gambled items, clevel+5 for shopped items. However, for assassin claws, since none of the normal nor lowly exceptional ones can have +skills, it is virtually impossible to get one which isn't in the highest bracket (ilvl 37+ = level 12, 18, 24 or 30 skills only).
Well, I mixed it up a bit if that's true. My friend told me the explenetion above also set the skills to either +1-2-3, so it was based on the Mlvl. About the normal class katar, that info was taken directly from Arreat Summit, and I couldnt find another info source to verify so I was hoping they were correct for once ;)
 

Stormie

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Herald of Doom said:
About the normal class katar, that info was taken directly from Arreat Summit, and I couldnt find another info source to verify so I was hoping they were correct for once ;)
Ah, I was wondering why this error was being repeated so often, I should have known - that damned Arreat Summit. :)

I have emailed them a correction. :)
 
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