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Old June 29, 2020, 17:26   #221
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I'm talking about, for example, pelting Morgy where he can't see you and is too dumb to move to where he can see you or to summon some friends to help ferret you out. This is how I finished off my only recent win, BTW. Or making long diagonal corridors where you can hit the enemy many times around the small bend but they can't see you. Assymetrical LoS is a great term for it.
The Morgoth situation (and probably the hound situation too) aren't really asymmetrical LOS, though; they're a situation where neither side is in the other's LOS but you can still shoot Morgoth with sufficiently careful aiming. So while making LOS symmetrical would eliminate hockey-sticks, it wouldn't change a ranged Morgoth fight much.
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Old June 29, 2020, 18:26   #222
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OK, good point... so shooting stuff you can't see, like putting English on a fireball or something... JFK's magic bullet...
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Old June 30, 2020, 09:56   #223
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I believe a sufficiently skilled bowman could trim is arrow so it would swerve during flight... so maybe there's some merit in it
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Old June 30, 2020, 18:23   #224
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But none of the bad guys have this ability? Or think, "Hey, someone that I can't see keeps shooting me... let me use this incredible power I have to summon some friends!"
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No. Arrows are spin-stabilized (by the curve of the feathers), so any curving is essentially random.
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It doesn't, but it also doesn't slow HP recovery.
.. was it changed in 4.2.1 ?
because AFAIK ring of open wounds has specifically "impair hp recovery".
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Old July 1, 2020, 03:26   #227
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BGs have impair HP naturally. You can wear two rings and it won't make a difference.
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No. Arrows are spin-stabilized (by the curve of the feathers), so any curving is essentially random.
(Yes I know this is OT)

That's what I thought too until I looked it up... apparently it's possible to adjust the fletching so that the arrow curves in flight. As to how much and how reliable, I've no idea. I just thought I'd throw it in there in case anyone wanted some head cannon
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So... seeker ammo should be required for LOS abuse? Because the sling can never be nerfed enough!
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