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Craggath
08-25-2007, 02:07 PM
I was wondering if when the dev's limited the evasion ability to Light or no armor if they also limited the run speed, uncanny dodge, etc. of Barbarians to medium or lighter armor. For instance, if I made a Warforged barbarian with Adamantine body or a Barbarian/Fighter that wears full plate, would they get the benefit of the barbarians +10% speed increase?

Thanks

Mad_Bombardier
08-26-2007, 09:56 AM
All I can say is that if they didn't do it already, they will probably fix it in the future. If you choose to take advantage of a game shortcoming, do not be surprised when it's properly implemented.

Update: Ok, went back and tested. Barb in Heavy armor (+1 Banded Mail) completed a 2 minute run in almost the exact same time as Barb naked (1:59 and 1:58). So, it looks like Barb Fast Movement is not currently tied to armor type. Enjoy it while it lasts!

Craggath
08-26-2007, 02:12 PM
All I can say is that if they didn't do it already, they will probably fix it in the future. If you choose to take advantage of a game shortcoming, do not be surprised when it's properly implemented.


Oh, I know that they are going to fix it sometime. But I thought they had fixed all the armor-oriented feats with the evasion fix. Then I realized that nobody said anything about their barbarians being "broken" like some of the rogue players did, so I got wondering.

Mad_Bombardier
08-27-2007, 09:59 AM
Oh, I know that they are going to fix it sometime. But I thought they had fixed all the armor-oriented feats with the evasion fix. Then I realized that nobody said anything about their barbarians being "broken" like some of the rogue players did, so I got wondering.You know, I can't tell you when I last saw a Barb in Heavy Armor (like an Evasion tank). I think never. :p Mithril FP medium, sure. But not heavy.

I do hope they apply all armor restrictions in the future and I'll bug report this one. The should definitely apply the TWF restrictions for Ranger class combat style, too.