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Old April 30, 2017, 03:05   #161
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If you really want monsters to fight for you, try playing Q. (Hehehe. It's ridiculously difficult.)
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(1) My understanding is that with acquirement scrolls it is best to read them at deeper levels
Are there hard cutoffs, or is it simply the deeper the better

(2) Are artifact creation scrolls better at deeper levels
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Old April 30, 2017, 07:28   #163
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(1) My understanding is that with acquirement scrolls it is best to read them at deeper levels
Are there hard cutoffs, or is it simply the deeper the better

(2) Are artifact creation scrolls better at deeper levels
1 - yes, definitely read them at deeper levels. The deeper the better

2 - yes, as far as know (Artifact creation scrolls are exceedingly rare these days)
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With monsters dropping better items at deeper dungeon levels, does that mean that Bullroarer will drop better items at depth 95 than he does at depth 5
And if that is so, then to get the best loot, should uniques be avoided for as long as possible
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With monsters dropping better items at deeper dungeon levels, does that mean that Bullroarer will drop better items at depth 95 than he does at depth 5
And if that is so, then to get the best loot, should uniques be avoided for as long as possible
It's okay, there are over 200 uniques. You're going to fight a lot of them.
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That's not actually true. A good drop by Bullroarer at dl 5 is hugely valuable in comparison to the stuff you already have. At dl 95, Bullroarer has a level 50 drop, which is good, but not as good as the stuff you are already getting from dl 95 vaults.

It's quality relative to current equipment that matters, not absolute quality.
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That's not actually true. A good drop by Bullroarer at dl 5 is hugely valuable in comparison to the stuff you already have. At dl 95, Bullroarer has a level 50 drop, which is good, but not as good as the stuff you are already getting from dl 95 vaults.

It's quality relative to current equipment that matters, not absolute quality.
Agreed, and to extend -- if I'm at dlvl 5 with only starting gear, kill Bullroarer, and get a nice enchanted dagger or Gloves of Free Action or something, I'm vastly more likely to survive to make it to dlvl 95, where good items are all over the place and my equipment is already about as good as it's going to get.

Even if you're confident in your survival, getting good items early greatly improves the pace of your game. I don't really want to spend any more time in the sub-1000' area than I have to.
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Would someone please remind me how to change my character's name these days?
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I have terrible problems with Archons, with their invulnerability shields and their mana bolts
Are Achons best avoided
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