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JacknCoke
03-21-2008, 09:45 AM
I see a lot of "1st, and 2nd up to 8th lvl spells"
Does this mean at lvl 2 you get 2nd lvl spells?
If i splash another class like rogue do I get 5th lvl spells at total lvl or only at what lvl my wiz is ? (hope that makes sinse)

Rendigar
03-21-2008, 09:52 AM
As far as spells go you do not get new spells at every level increase -- as an example I have an 8th lvl wizard and currently can only cast 4th lvl spells. Multiclassing can be tricky, but to answer your question you will only get spells equivalent to your wizard level and not your overall level. Someone will probably answer this in a bit more detail for you.

VonBek
03-21-2008, 09:55 AM
Spell Level does not equate to caster level.

Check the DDOWili here (http://ddo.enterwiki.net/page/Wizard)to see a chart.

flatlyne2001
03-21-2008, 09:57 AM
Check out this DDOWiki link (http://ddo.enterwiki.net/page/Image:Wiz.gif)

It shows spell progression

JacknCoke
03-21-2008, 10:49 AM
So if I go rogue 10/wiz 6 the max lvl of spells i can get is lvl2? (i dont understand that chart on the wiki thing)

Vienemen
03-21-2008, 10:55 AM
rogue 10/wiz 6 is limited to 3rd lvl and lower spells.

My advice is, if you want to multiclass dont do more than a single level...that puts you on par with sorcs when lvl cap increases as far as gaining new 9th lvl spells next time.

JacknCoke
03-21-2008, 11:08 AM
so basically its not worth it to multiclass as a wiz? Because 1 lvl of rogue is worthless come lvl 10+ dungeons?

Talon_Moonshadow
03-21-2008, 11:29 AM
so basically its not worth it to multiclass as a wiz? Because 1 lvl of rogue is worthless come lvl 10+ dungeons?

Any multi-classing should be done carefully.

I do not recommend it for a new guy.

You need to understand what you will be losing and make sure you can accept that loss to get the gain you want.

There is "worth" to taking 1 lvl of Rog. But only if you plan your character for it.
A Wiz should have a high Int. A High Int gives you lots of skill points. A Wiz/Rog multi-class combo can be good, if you want to invest your skill point in rogue skills.

But most newbie pure rogues, don't even know how to build a rogue to be successful in DDO....it's even harder for a multi-class new guy to do it.

You will not be sorry if you stay pure class.

I would recommend considering your first toon as an experimental one.....to play to learn the game. Then make a new one when you feel you have a good understanding of the game.

JacknCoke
03-21-2008, 12:21 PM
so every 2 lvls is one caster lvl?
lvl 1-2 caster lvl 1
3-4 caster lvl 2
5-6 cast 3
7-8-cast 4
9-10 cast 5
11-12 cast 6
13-14 cast 7
15-16 cast 8

or

or is it lvl 2 cast 1
lvl 4 cast 2
lvl 6 cast 3
lvl 8 cast 4
lvl 10 cast 5
exc exc exc....

rawfocat
03-21-2008, 12:35 PM
wizard spell progress is on odd levels
lvl 1 - 1st level spells
lvl 3 = 2nd
lvl 5 = 3rd
lvl 7 = 4th
lvl 9 = 5th
lvl 11 = 6th
lvl 13 = 7th
lvl 15 = 8th
(after level cap increase)
lvl 17 = 9th

Arianrhod
03-21-2008, 12:37 PM
so every 2 lvls is one caster lvl?
lvl 1-2 caster lvl 1
3-4 caster lvl 2
5-6 cast 3
7-8-cast 4
9-10 cast 5
11-12 cast 6
13-14 cast 7
15-16 cast 8

or

or is it lvl 2 cast 1
lvl 4 cast 2
lvl 6 cast 3
lvl 8 cast 4
lvl 10 cast 5
exc exc exc....

I think you're mixing up caster level & spell level. Wizards get 1st level spells at 1st level, 2nd level spells at 3rd level, 3rd level spells at 5th level, and so on, up to 9th level spells at 17th level (not implemented yet in DDO). Caster level is the same as class level, so a 7th level wizard would have a caster level of 7 & 4th level spells. A 7th level character with 1 rogue level & 6 wizard levels would have a caster level of 6 & 3rd level spells. Hope this clears things up a bit, and don't be shy about asking questions - D&D & DDO are very complex games, especially for spellcasters.

VonBek
03-21-2008, 12:51 PM
So if I go rogue 10/wiz 6 the max lvl of spells i can get is lvl2? (i dont understand that chart on the wiki thing)

To put it another way, the chart only references your wizerd level. In your 10 Rogue, 6 Wizard example, Your level 16 character has 6 of 16 levels as a wizard, and qualifies for four level one spells, four level two spells, and three level three spells.

It might be easier to discuss, if the Spell Level were instead listed as a tier, or grade. If that were the case, I would instead describe your example as a level 16 character with 6 of 16 levels as a wizard, and qualifying for four "tier one" spells, four "tier two" spells, and three "tier three" spells.