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 Post Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2012 10:05 am 
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wat is uber ability ?
I have no idea
Maybe this ability is activated when you're close to death ?
maybe ? maybe not ?
I Forgot !!! Sorry

(Edited by MMO Magic to correct 'obar' into 'uber', the correct spelling of this game term.

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 Post Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2012 10:32 am 
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These are abilities that are stronger ir more special than the normal ones

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 Post Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2012 10:58 am 
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tal13031 wrote:
what is uber ability ?
I have no idea
Maybe this ability is activated when you're close to death ?
maybe ? maybe not ?
I Forgot !!! Sorry


There are 120 abilities above and beyone the 1890 available from the seven tiers. These have not been described but I would guess soem are found or made available when you achieve a Major milestone/ Gain Access to the Tiers / Some may be available through Title or Renown who knows but I guess they will add even more to the gameplay and tactics.

Pretty sure they have nothing to do with death unless that is the abilities reason for existing. i.e. Like I suppose classic Beserker type abilities.

A snipet just showing the maths of the base abilities:-

Abilities Challenge and how the numbers were arrived at !!
“No kidding, I couldn't agree more. Creating our list of Abilities has been daunting. The number of Abilities came from some simple math. Due to Uber Abilities (something we haven't yet discussed), there needed to be 54 base Abilities in each League.

A base Abilities is a kind of similar line of skill or magic, though not the same Ability at all. Example: one line of magic might be fire spells. But... just because two spells use fire does not make them even remotely the same. One can be a fireball that tracks and strikes a moving opponent, while another could be an exploding blast that strikes a location and continues to burn an area of ground (or anyone within the flames).

So, each League needed 54 base lines. Then, within each base line we wanted seven unique Abilities using that base (like the fire example above), one for each Tier of the Citadel. That means 7 x 54 = 378, multiplied times the five Leagues of Knowledge, 378 x 5 = 1890. This is the maximum number of Abilities for the game, though we may or may not reach that number, but it will be up close to that number.

So now that we knew how many we needed, the question that arose was, can we make 1890

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 Post Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2012 11:35 am 
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Uber Abilities, well...

They are very special long re-use abilities. Uber Abilities are designed to save your life when you would otherwise have no hope of survival.

In game terms, it's an ability that literally tears at the Grim or Radiant energy of an area creating a massive effect. Remember that the world has a balance and using that much power in an area has consequences.

If you had the ability to manifest a nuclear explosion it would be an Uber Ability.

A situation where using an Uber Ability may be warranted:

You are facing a horde of 30 Maggotmen charging at you. If you decide to use an Uber Ability (and there are ramifications of doing so), you could wipe out that entire horde in a single ability.

But they aren't just limited to combat and killing. There are 120 different ones and in theory you could learn all of them (though you would need to learn every ability to even begin to do that).

More likely players will learn a few over their lifetime and very rarely use them.

Learning them takes dedication and ties into the math you mentioned before. I can't talk a lot more about them because it ties into one of the systems we can't discuss just yet.

That's probably more than you've been told before and I'll probably get flogged for it :)

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 Post Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2012 11:47 am 
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Damn you, Morphael. I want to get my hands on your ability list so badly. It sounds so exciting.

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 Post Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2012 12:04 pm 
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Antilurker77 wrote:
Damn you, Morphael. I want to get my hands on your ability list so badly. It sounds so exciting.


There may be a way for you to get your hands on that Ability list soon...

More on that on Nov. 9th.

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 Post Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2012 12:47 pm 
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Thanks for the info

I remembered some
And I learned 2 new things

1 . it has consequences.
2 . i need to learn ability for it


ps : to learn every ability in cos Was one of my goals Even before the start of the forums
Although now I have less and less time for ...

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 Post Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2012 1:09 pm 
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The amazing Raevyn talks about Uber abilities, along with other abilities in the new video on our Kickstarter page:

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mmo ... ery-mmorpg

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 Post Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2012 1:18 pm 
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 Post Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2012 1:29 pm 
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Nice video, Raevyn.

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