Some thoughts on Yara's


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Snake Sneak

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Post Tuesday, 1st January 2019, 10:10

Some thoughts on Yara's

This is a spell that seems awesome on paper, but doesn't work too well in practice. The AOE might seem good, but it just as well prevents you from casting it cus these hasted foos get right up in your face. When you do get a cast off, they just rebuff. Technically, they wasted a turn, but buffed monsters often come in packs and you will end up saying "fuck it, let them buff."

My proposal is that YVU should trade the AOE for a slightly higher damage and an antimagic effect that prevents casting for x amount of turns based on spell power.

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Post Tuesday, 1st January 2019, 15:46

Re: Some thoughts on Yara's

Or maybe just add a new spell which is stronger but not AoE similar to animate skeleton/dead and confuse/mass confuse.
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Snake Sneak

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Post Tuesday, 1st January 2019, 16:00

Re: Some thoughts on Yara's

A spell with an antimagic effect on the target actually sounds pretty compelling, whether it's a Yara's rework or a whole new spell.

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Post Wednesday, 6th March 2019, 19:38

Re: Some thoughts on Yara's

Make it a level 6 spell and have it target every relevant monster in line of sight. It would be like a poor man's ignition in orc and snake.

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Post Wednesday, 6th March 2019, 21:08

Re: Some thoughts on Yara's

BeardTony wrote:Make it a level 6 spell and have it target every relevant monster in line of sight. It would be like a poor man's ignition in orc and snake.


Kitchen_ace recently taught me it applies to stuff like elves or spriggan air mages with deflect missile, too. It has a bit more utility than expected. Also hits stuff like swiftness and pproj so you could in principle wipe out a ton of naga sharpshooters quickly if it were LoS. I'd imagine you'd start seeing people actually cast alistar's intoxication sometimes too.
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Post Wednesday, 6th March 2019, 22:02

Re: Some thoughts on Yara's

Yara's works well in combination with Metabolic Englaciation.
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