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Post Saturday, 11th February 2017, 09:32

Lightning bolt

CanOfWorms wrote:yeah, so you use lightning bolt on monsters that have bad EV


It is extremely unintuitive that a lightning bolt, which hits the earth in milliseconds, can be "evaded"

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Post Saturday, 11th February 2017, 10:03

Re: Remove summons from Wz/Cj/IE/AE starting books

lethediver wrote:It is extremely unintuitive that a lightning bolt, which hits the earth in milliseconds, can be "evaded"


I agree. The chance to hit should depend on spell power only. Something like 30% at spell power 0 -> 90% at max spell power.
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Post Saturday, 11th February 2017, 21:19

Re: Remove summons from Wz/Cj/IE/AE starting books

lethediver wrote:
CanOfWorms wrote:yeah, so you use lightning bolt on monsters that have bad EV


It is extremely unintuitive that a lightning bolt, which hits the earth in milliseconds, can be "evaded"
It's also extremely unintuitive that a lightning bolt bounces off walls and vanishes, instead of discharging into something

also lmao @ the implication that it's reasonable to evade a crossbow bolt/longbow arrow after it's been fired

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Post Saturday, 11th February 2017, 22:15

Re: Remove summons from Wz/Cj/IE/AE starting books

more reasonable than lightning!

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Post Saturday, 11th February 2017, 23:36

Re: Remove summons from Wz/Cj/IE/AE starting books

duvessa wrote:
lethediver wrote:
CanOfWorms wrote:yeah, so you use lightning bolt on monsters that have bad EV


It is extremely unintuitive that a lightning bolt, which hits the earth in milliseconds, can be "evaded"
It's also extremely unintuitive that a lightning bolt bounces off walls and vanishes, instead of discharging into something

also lmao @ the implication that it's reasonable to evade a crossbow bolt/longbow arrow after it's been fired

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Post Sunday, 12th February 2017, 02:01

Re: Remove summons from Wz/Cj/IE/AE starting books

lethediver wrote:
CanOfWorms wrote:yeah, so you use lightning bolt on monsters that have bad EV


It is extremely unintuitive that a lightning bolt, which hits the earth in milliseconds, can be "evaded"


well, the earth has a -infinity EV penalty due to its size

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Post Sunday, 12th February 2017, 12:31

Re: Remove summons from Wz/Cj/IE/AE starting books

If you played enough skyrim you know the problem is not evading lightning bolts, it is aiming them.

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Post Tuesday, 14th February 2017, 08:06

Re: Lightning bolt

It seems I'm something of a ... lightning rod for controversy.
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Post Wednesday, 15th February 2017, 21:09

Re: Remove summons from Wz/Cj/IE/AE starting books

duvessa wrote:also lmao @ the implication that it's reasonable to evade a crossbow bolt/longbow arrow after it's been fired

Maybe at point blank range... Otherwise, there's anticipation and stuff like moving targets, distraction (aim generally yes) to take into account.

Who knows, maybe even level 27 Bows doesn't mean you have shot hundreds of hydra heads to know just what you're looking to hit, either.
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Post Wednesday, 15th February 2017, 21:11

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Btw what is going on with the title of this thread...?

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