I was just making a new char, my first necro, and had an important question about life degeneration; if I use two different life degen spells on a foe, do those two seperate degen effects stack? For example, I use life siphon on them for 3 degen and parasitic bond for 1 degen, does the total=4 degen or does just the strongest take effect? Also, what is the maximum degen on for, 10? Thanks for the help.
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27-06-2005, 09:18 #1
Life degen: a bit of help
Last edited by VVild; 27-06-2005 at 09:34.
27-06-2005, 10:04 #2
I generally toss Faintheartedness, Parasitic Bond, and Life Siphon on a single target to get them to 5 degen, but when I have a large group to contend with I only cast one or the other with Parasitic Bond for 3 degen. Still tends to get my regen up though :)
You can see the rate of degen change when you cast another one on them. For another 1 bar it's subtle, but for more than that you can really tell it's changed.
27-06-2005, 10:22 #3
Note that regen also stacks, and that they're directly in opposition to one another. If you have Troll Unguent for +5 regen and have Life Siphoned someone for +3 regen, then are afflicted with Conjure Phantasm for -5 degen and Faintheartedness for -2 degen, you'll end up with 1 point of regeneration.
The maximum in either direction is 10. Any further pips of regen or degen will just offset moves in the opposite direction.
27-06-2005, 20:22 #4
Ok very much thanks to both of you, I was hoping that was the case (never played a DoT char before :)).
27-06-2005, 22:29 #5
I love my Well of Suffering. Especially when I group with people who know how to use it properly. It always makes me smile when I pop out that big green glowy circle and see people drawing their targets into it. :D
27-06-2005, 22:57 #6
Originally Posted by ShadisLecrou