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Discussion in 'Theorycrafting and Statistics' started by CanisDruid, Oct 5, 2006.

  1. CanisDruid

    CanisDruid IncGamers Member

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    Upgrading unique

    Hey guys. Been playing LoD off and on since it was released, and just got into it again w/ some friends. Anyway, I'm out of date on some things and apparently forgot some things.

    I used to love the Axe of Fechmar, but at higher levels it becomes useless. It doesn't do anywhere near enough damage, and I don't think it even freezes enemies much. I seem to recall that there was a cube recipe for increasing a unique item's class (normal->exceptional->elite), but I can't find it for the life of me. If it still exists, can someone point me in that direction? Also, if anyone has upgraded the Axe of Fechmar, I'd like to know if it has become effective enough to continue using.

    Thanks. =)

    -CD
     
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    Are IncGamers Member

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    Haven't tried upgrading the Axe of Fechmar, but here are the recipes, at least :)

    1 Ral Rune + 1 Sol Rune + 1 Perfect Emerald + 1 Normal Unique Weapon = Exceptional version of Weapon
    1 Tal Rune + 1 Shael Rune + 1 Perfect Diamond + 1 Normal Unique Armor = Exceptional version of Armor
    1 Lum Rune + 1 Pul Rune + 1 Perfect Emerald + 1 Exceptional Unique Weapon = Elite version of Weapon (server only)
    1 Ko Rune + 1 Lem Rune + 1 Perfect Diamond + 1 Exceptional Unique Armor = Elite version of Armor (server only)


    Similarly for rare items:

    1 Ort Rune + 1 Amn Rune + 1 Perfect Sapphire + 1 Normal Rare Weapon = Exceptional version of Weapon
    1 Ral Rune + 1 Thul Rune + 1 Perfect Amethyst + 1 Normal Rare Armor = Exceptional version of Armor
    1 Fal Rune + 1 Um Rune + 1 Perfect Sapphire + 1 Exceptional Rare Weapon = Elite version of Weapon
    1 Ko Rune + 1 Pul Rune + 1 Perfect Amethyst + 1 Exceptional Rare Armor = Elite version of Armor
     
  3. FrostBurn

    FrostBurn IncGamers Member

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    Fechmar has 70-90% ed. I don't have to try it upped to know that it will suck in Hell... even NM.

    If you like the freezing effect, this elite mace-class item will be much better in Hell:

    Nord's Tenderizer
    Truncheon
    One-Hand Damage: (129-150) To (159-184) (144-167 Avg)
    Required Level: 68
    Required Strength: **
    Required Dexterity: 43
    Durability: 55
    Base Weapon Speed: [-10]
    +270-330% Enhanced Damage (varies)
    +50% Damage To Undead
    Adds 205-455 Cold Damage, 5 sec. Duration (Normal)
    Freezes Target +2-4 (varies)
    Cold Absorb 5-15% (varies)
    +25% Increased Attack Speed
    Level 16 Blizzard (12 charges)
    +150-180% Bonus To Attack Rating (varies)
     
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    Merick IncGamers Member

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    I used to have an eth one. It was awesome.
     
  5. CanisDruid

    CanisDruid IncGamers Member

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    Good info. I knew y'all would come through for me. ;) Thanks!

    -CD
     
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    helvete IncGamers Member

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    Good normal items to upgrade are the Bonesnap Maul and the Steeldriver Great Maul. perfect ones have 300%ED/40%CB and 250%ED/50%IAS
     
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    Are IncGamers Member

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    Some normal belts are also worth upgrading, for the extra potion slots :)
     
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    dekrikke IncGamers Member

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    I think you mean ladder only:laugh:
    There is something 'weird' on arreat summit though...

    the recepies for elite weapons work on ladder and single player, the elite armor-version only on ladder.
     
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    All 'ladder-only' recipes work in SP, including the armour-version recipe.
     
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    Just curious have they ever fixed the bug were uping unique eth armors dont get the eth bonus any more? I have an eth durells shell but dont know if the eth bonus will apply if uped. TY for any help

    Jim
     
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    That bug was fixed in 1.11, giving us the eth socketing bug instead.
     
  12. CanisDruid

    CanisDruid IncGamers Member

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    I did upgrade Bonecrusher, and it looks pretty wicked. =) I... have to level up before I can use it now though. =P
     

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