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Bow Mechanics

1. Calculating Bow Damage Caps
[Archive] What factors determine damage cap? DAoC General Disussion
2. DAoC Bow Damage Caps
3. Damage cap calculator - Critshot - MMO Gaming Community
Damage cap calculator DAoC: Hunters
4. Sure Shot?? [Archive] - Critshot - MMO Gaming Community
[Archive] Sure Shot?? DAoC: Scouts
5. Why no Crit on a Crit - Critshot - MMO Gaming Community
Why no Crit on a Crit DAoC General Disussion
6. Toa Damage on critshot to caster
[Archive] Critshot do's and don'ts? DAoC General Disussion
7. Archery Combat Log Pre-Toa
8. How Rapid Fire Works+ bow damage info
9. Bow Damage logs and Rapid Fire
10. Guy Showing how rapid fire Caps
11. GGtheHunter comments on Rapid Fire Cap
12. Quivna Commenting On Rapid Fire Cap
13. Bow weaponskills
14. Critshot Draw Time and Destealth Chance
Whyrl Wynd’s Ranger Guide v4.1 Special thanks to GuyGrim for posting this guide. It can be found and printed out from here. www.guygrim.com/ He may have the previous version up so if you want the update just wait a few days. A final thanks to ...
15. Arrow range bonus 1
Page 2-Archer thoughts. DAoC General Disussion
16. Bow Ranges should delve on grab bag
17. Archer Range bonus
18. Grab bag- Arrows have damage modifications
19. BOW weaponskill
Braggarts vs Fools Bow WS question DAoC General Disussion
20. Ranger melee and bow damage logs
21. RAPID FIRE- Grabbag says .9 sec timer at minumum
22. RAPID FIRE -Grab bag shows the damage bug fixed?
23. RAPID FIRE - quivna explains how to fire at .9 sec
24. General Bow Information
25. Crishot dmg varies on bow spec vs level of player
26. Critical Shot and bow range info

General Damage Mechanics

1. Logs - Message Board - ezboard.com
2. Pre-La-Nerf Berserker Damage Logs
3. Weaponskill Changes in damage
4. Scale vs. RI (old old post) - www.ezboard.com
5. What weaponskill does-- at bottom
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6. Weaponskill test + logs
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7. Weaponskill Calculator
8. Weaponskill and damage tables
9. Weaponskill info + Hunter's FAQ--GREAT!!
Hey All Below is a copy of a great FAQ i found--very informative. I thought you might like quick and easy access to it so its here for you. Original post is from; vnboards.ign.com/message....replies=17 ---Myrrth the Huntress---- Topic: Hunter FA...
10. More on weapnskill + pete waterman info
Hola Safehousers. Just trying to dispell some myths mostly. I would appreciate it if some higher rank (RR5+) *fully* SCed/stat/spec capped (i.e. no nubs in epic) could post their fully buffed up capped stats. Example: My NS, with 42 Weap spec blade...
11. Weaponskill table info -assassins
12. Weaponskill formula
13. Class damage tables
14. Daoc- Damage Testing
15. MOP info
16. More on Damage Tables
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18. Damage Variance
19. Melee Formuals at critshot.com
[Archive] Mostly complete theory of DAOC melee (needs empirical verification) DAoC General Disussion
20. Two hand weapon spec bonus
21. How ALB 2h spec works with base damage
22. WS calc Author posts how he got his formula
http://haldar.newmail.ru/daoc/ws.html enjoy. would like to hear feedback.
23. Source for stat planner i guess
Stats-Planer/Tester (Excel-Tabelle) Webseiten, Tools und Programme
24. CHapplan stat planner intro
25. WS formulas, first one is kieferhubs
This lists kieferhubs formula which is used in haldars calc, found on spydersweb site. There is a 2nd formula here to , not sure of its origin. This site also lists class coefficient formula for how those are derived.
26. Inner workings of WS
27. Grab bag that shows how variance works
28. More Awesome Game logs
A dark age of Camelot game guild on the Galahad server.
29. Perforate artery's Testing Results
30. Regressing Style Damage from caps
I was bored tonight so I decided to do some quick testing on lvl 1 mobs. Some of this is old news, but I wanted to lay it out in a (hopefully) clear format. I used my 16.2 clamped dps Dragon-Shadow Great Axe for all tests (5.6 spd). Base stats are ...
31. armsman polearm damage
32. warden weapon skills
33. Ranger melee test 1
34. Ranger melee test 2 (ws values listed)
35. Ranger melee test part 3
36. quivna tips and also her af cap info
37. Melee Mechanics1
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38. Wyrd's Crazy Style Spreadsheet Thingie
39. DAoC Combat Styles
40. Spydor`s Web Style Growth Sheet
41. Daoc General Formulas
42. General Daoc Formulas 2
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43. block Vs weapon skill/dmg Vs spec logs
I took some logs a little while back and never did aything with them trying to find out how weapon skill affected blocking rates. But you can also pop these same logs in the ole parser and see how the dmg drops off too. This is me buffed and with 50 ...
44. Merc 1.62C Testing
The following log is rather large, so I'll summarize a bit first. I tested Dark Tendrils, Flank/Shadows Rain, Dual Shadows against a lvl 50 Merc in SC'd armor and a lvl 50 Cleric in SC'd armor. Some of it was unbuffed, some of it buffed. I left th...
45. Merc 1.62D Testing
*** Chat Log Opened: Thu May 01 16:16:27 2003 [16:16:32] You enter combat mode and target [Kerrecbuffer] [16:16:32] You prepare to perform a Flank! [16:16:32] You perform your Flank perfectly. (+1521) [16:16:32] You attack Kerrecbuffer with your sw...
46. Cap Damage Logs Live and Pendragon w/ 1.62
Vital stats are 206Str, RR5, 50 Left Axe, 44 Axe 4.0 Spd cleaver, 2.8spd WBA, both MP 100con, +15 to axe, +15 to left from equipment and realm ranks giving modified 65 Left Axe, 59 Axe. Broken down: Live Damage Caps: Snowblind 480; Doublefrost 500...
47. Understanding Weapon Delay and Haste.
*** Chat Log Opened: Sat Feb 01 12:38:17 2003 [12:40:37] @@You say, "99% qua Long Dirks, 2.9 dly, 16.0 Eff DPS. 1197 Weaponskill, 1603 Weapondamage, 134 Qui." [12:40:42] You target [the sea pup] [12:40:42] You examine the sea pup. It is ...
48. Wyrd's Updated Info
49. The Inner Workings of Melee in DAoC
50. Spydor's weapon dps
51. Another possible weaponskill formula
52. Damage Variance Growth
I didnt know it was a sliding scale, and this chart implies there's less importance on 100% spec than we otherwise thought. It further increases the importance of PC weapon quality/enchament over =stat and 100% spec. =============================...
53. More on Damage Variance
54. Grab Bag about Spell Variance
55. Mythic again on spell variance
56. Friars and casters staves are dex based
57. Effective dps
can u see much dmg varience (if any) between a 99% and 100% qual legendary weapon ??
58. Albion Weapon Specs
59. wyrd confirms that offhand and mainhand have equal chance to swing
60. shadowblade and savage ws
61. Offhand has 50/50 chance to swing
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62. Ranger Melee Weaponskill
63. Weapon Damage and offhand hit rates
64. Hunter/warrior ws inhancement
65. Shield Weaponskill by mythic
66. Shield damage determined by shield ws

LA/CD/DW mechanics

1. Left Axe � Myth vs
2. Left axe and damage cap
3. Determining LA, CD, DW swing speed

38. Wyrd's Crazy Style Spreadsheet Thingie
38. Wyrd's Crazy Style Spreadsheet Thingie

Critical Strike Mechanics

1. Cap effects on PA and also PA formulas
So I finally burned my full respec last night. Pierce 1, CS44 = 807 PA cap (with my setup and pluses) Pierce 39, CS44 = 807 PA cap (identical) I then later went to Pierce 39, CS48 = 843 PA cap (which fits the 9/train forumla) Weapon Used = Spined...
2. Critical Strike Formula From Wyrd
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Character Stats

1. Stat Caps on Grab Bag
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2. Quickness Cap
3. Quickness Cap Part 2
4. Grab bag says no bonus to bow speed past 250
5. Stat cap of 300 at 1.45 patch
6. Stat caps and deminishing returns
7. Removal of Stat caps
8. Hard Cap of 450 on stats

Armor Factor Information

1. Af caps Part1
2. AF part 2
3. AF cap part 3 (where mythic introduced rr5 af/dps bonus)
4. Af part 4 (this shows uthgard is ignoring quality in af calc on armor)
5. Af caps part 5
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6. AF caps part 6
Long old post, but lots of useful information here. I can't be arsed to condense it down just yet <grin> DAOC Technical Guide to Armor by Johanas Lightbringer of Gaelbane (Midgard, Kay) 10 December 2001 updated 19 February 2002 There ...
7. Af calculations according to mythic 1
8. Effective AF formula
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9. Af from epic
10. Effective af/damage info by mythic
11. Mythic on weapon effective quality and variance and bonuses
12. Effective AF by mythic
13. More on af from mythic
14. Item Condition Loss and Durability
15. Spydor's af list
16. Condition doesnt affect damage from low con/durability armor

Stealth Mechanics

1. Old Stealth Mechanic info
Whyrl Wynd’s Ranger Guide v4.1 Special thanks to GuyGrim for posting this guide. It can be found and printed out from here. www.guygrim.com/ He may have the previous version up so if you want the update just wait a few days. A final thanks to ...
2. Stealth- Minstrels get same abilities as assassin
3. Vilna On Stealth detection radius
4. Stealth Improves past 50 for detection
5. Quivna's Stealth Info
6. Stealth Info
I. CHARACTER CREATION I.a. What race makes the best Shadowblade As with many classes there isn t necessarily a best race to play a Shadowblade Norse Kobolds and Valkyn all have their advantages

Spydor`s Web Style Growth Sheet
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Defenses

1. to-hit bonus testing
2. Defenses 7
3. Evade 2
4. Blocking Changes
5. Defenses 6
6. Parry 3
7. Parry 2
8. Defenses 5
9. Defenses 4
10. Blocking and parry bug fixed
11. Blocking and parry 7
12. Parry 1
13. Defenses 3
14. In combat mechanic fix 1
15. In combat mechanic fix 2
16. Blocking parry and evade
17. Evade 1
18. Blocking and Parry 1
19. Blocking and Parry 2
20. Defenses
21. Defenses 2
22. Block, Parry and Weapon Damage Stat
23. Blocking and parry 3
24. Blocking and Parry 4
25. Parry Change Info
26. Blocking and Parry 5
27. Blocking and parry 6
28. Defenses as explained by mythic part 1