Bards next patch

Discussion in 'Classes & Gear' started by Rymy, Apr 18, 2018.

  1. Rymy

    Rymy Developer

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    I would recommend getting 9AAs by next patch. Some changes are coming soon.
     
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  2. Snake

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    9 aa's huh... 10.000 pp price to first accurate guess, before the patch Rymy is refering to, on me :p

    I'm guessing - Fading Memories.
     
  3. huey

    huey Dalayan Elder

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    melee mastery?
     
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  4. darksabbath

    darksabbath Dalayan Master

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    Like the idea, but isn't that 18aa (3/6/9)? Enhanced Control maybe?
     
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  5. huey

    huey Dalayan Elder

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    Yeah, I noticed that. Maybe they'll shave off the first couple levels for all, or just give bards the first two, heh. Or AA disso...
     
  6. Jmayzak

    Jmayzak Dalayan Elder

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    Passive MoTS
     
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    Faylahs Dalayan Elder

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    Chorus - Bard can use a third beneficial/detrimental song for X ticks.
     
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  8. Binsin

    Binsin Dalayan Elder

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    MoTS is now an AA, Uses Mana, works similar to Protection of the Lady
     
  9. AngryCow

    AngryCow Dalayan Elder

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    It'll be voice graft as an AA.
     
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  10. Snake

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    2) Relic: Melody of the Shield rework
    Now a passive AA: Casting any beneficial melody will passively reduce nuke damage by 15%.
    Cost 9AAs
    Requirements: Song Mastery 3


    Looks like you won!

    You owe me 290k :p
     
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  11. Binsin

    Binsin Dalayan Elder

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    Im loving the changes, 10/10. Not sure if its intended or not, but when Finale of Strife goes off, at the end of Crescendo of Strife, it interrupts any currently being casted spells/songs. Also, if there could be a fix for atleast the ammo-slot-instrument-swap-melee-attack-pause-?bug?, that would be awesome. Thanks for all your hard work!
     
  12. Binsin

    Binsin Dalayan Elder

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    Any insight to the reason Strife was changed?
     
  13. Marza

    Marza *Unfortunately a Developer*

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    You can blame me for that tbh, I didn't make the time originally to implement it as it was planned so v3 was used as a stop gap, we didn't want the rest of the changes to be held up by it.

    Having said that I might as well explain why v3 was a bad effect to have long term.
    • V3 haste is traditionally something that is used on non class specific abilities (clickies, procs, etc).
    • The song actually had stacking issues with other effects, IDEALLY no class ability should be preventing you from getting benefits from your items.
    • Scaling was worse since bards cannot increase v3 haste from instrument modifiers, meaning it would always be the static amount.
     
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  14. Binsin

    Binsin Dalayan Elder

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    Incase you were unaware, it wasnt a V3 haste, it was a V2 haste like Boon of the Vulfwere and Legacy of the Dragonkin, but I understand what you are saying.
     
  15. Marza

    Marza *Unfortunately a Developer*

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    Actually on SoD someone at some point decided to define v2 and v3 haste opposite of what they are on live. So as far as the server is concerned the 2 spells you just listed are v3, and not v2. Fiery warcry is v2.
     
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  16. windows777

    windows777 Dalayan Adventurer

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    One cool thing is it gives bards a reason to rock a singing mod and not just a swap for pot4
     

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