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Rokoe

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Parry help
« on: February 18, 2017, 04:42:28 PM »
I've been attempting to skill up parry for the last few hours and I've yet to get above awful. Any help?

Rednax

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Re: Parry help
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2017, 05:54:48 PM »
It's one of those skills that's a nightmare to train. I can't remember if weapon skills affect parry, but you might want to try using a weapon that you're skilled with.

Have you grabbed any int/wis/learn from the rank merchant?

As for places to train: Vingaard guards are great for both parry and disarm. If you know where the marlin appears (east of dragon's point) that's a great place to skill it up as well.

gulca

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Re: Parry help
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2017, 12:59:56 AM »
Spamming parry every round would help skilling from awful to poor.

As I understand, parry looks at Dex and skill to have a chance of rolling for success parry. Failing you see a message like you fail to parry your opponent. Time to spam parry right after this message.

Weapon skill you use for parrying determines whether you successfully parry or not. If successful, you get 0 damage. If unsuccessful, you get hit. This does not mean you lose parry mode.

Once you are in parry mode, it will keep on trying to auto parry until you lose the message. This means you don't need to send a parry command and it will still try to roll for success.

At awful skill though, successful parry usually last only a round. Hence you should just spam parry until the mob dies and move onto next mob

kholos

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Re: Parry help
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2017, 04:29:35 PM »
To train parry, parry once. If you fail, parry again. If you get a message saying you attempt to parry, type nothing (very tempermental skill).

Once parrying, it will attempt to continue, let it continue until it says you stop parrying. Weapon skills matter, so use a trained weapon. Also, + parry gear is helpful to start.

Getting past awful is hard, once its at poor it picks up speed.

Hoodoo

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Re: Parry help
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2017, 01:10:06 AM »
Up to fair/good or so, my kender's wanderlust usually guided him to hunt dinosaurs.. big ones. Afterwards, poking guards in Vingaard is hilarious.

Oligo

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Re: Parry help
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2017, 08:19:47 PM »
I've been attempting to skill up parry for the last few hours and I've yet to get above awful. Any help?

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