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Swarm Help

Post by Nevermore » March 15th, 2014, 6:41 pm

How confront insect swarms west of Rock Hammer? They're immune to arrows and piercing weapons! Maybe through spells?

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Re: Swarm Help

Post by IJBall » March 15th, 2014, 7:11 pm

Nevermore wrote:How confront insect swarms west of Rock Hammer? They're immune to arrows and piercing weapons! Maybe through spells?
Spells work. Bludgeoning apparently works too. Not sure about Unarmed Combat...

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Post by xolotl » March 15th, 2014, 7:13 pm

Demon Oil might be a good way to attack them, though I hadn't actually tried that myself.

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Re: Swarm Help

Post by MyGameCompany » March 15th, 2014, 7:16 pm

Unarmed combat works too. I'm building a powerhouse barbarian type character right now that just swats the bugs with one massive punch!
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Post by IJBall » March 15th, 2014, 8:09 pm

MyGameCompany wrote:Unarmed combat works too. I'm building a powerhouse barbarian type character right now that just swats the bugs with one massive punch!
I'm assuming that Swords don't work on the Swarms, yes?
What about Cleaving Weapons?...

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Post by MyGameCompany » March 15th, 2014, 8:11 pm

Don't know. Haven't tried yet!
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Re: Swarm Help

Post by raverdave2k » March 15th, 2014, 8:15 pm

IJBall wrote:
MyGameCompany wrote:Unarmed combat works too. I'm building a powerhouse barbarian type character right now that just swats the bugs with one massive punch!
I'm assuming that Swords don't work on the Swarms, yes?
What about Cleaving Weapons?...
Swords certainly work just fine, think cleaving does as well.
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Post by IJBall » March 15th, 2014, 8:28 pm

raverdave2k wrote:
IJBall wrote:
MyGameCompany wrote:Unarmed combat works too. I'm building a powerhouse barbarian type character right now that just swats the bugs with one massive punch!
I'm assuming that Swords don't work on the Swarms, yes?
What about Cleaving Weapons?...
Swords certainly work just fine, think cleaving does as well.
Hmmm... Me-no-like-y Swords working on the Swarms. At best, I feel like Swords should only be able to do half damage on them. :?

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Re: Swarm Help

Post by ikbenrichard » March 16th, 2014, 3:41 am

sword does indeed half damage. Bludgeon and magic are the best against this creatures.
However swords are doing a fine enough job.

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Re: Swarm Help

Post by Nevermore » March 16th, 2014, 11:32 am

I've resolved the matter through Unarmed Combat. Not the best solution, but it works.

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Re: Swarm Help

Post by IJBall » March 16th, 2014, 12:15 pm

ikbenrichard wrote:
IJBall wrote:Hmmm... Me-no-like-y Swords working on the Swarms. At best, I feel like Swords should only be able to do half damage on them. :?
sword does indeed half damage. Bludgeon and magic are the best against this creatures.
However swords are doing a fine enough job.
OK, if that's the case - objection withdrawn!! :lol:

But, yeah - Swords doing half-damage against the swarms seems completely fair.

Anyone know what Cleaving does against the swarms?...

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