Over the Christmas and New Year period I’ve found myself switching between characters quite a lot. Due to the various states they are all in I’ve found myself a bit lost as to who has flagged for what, who is going where. So here’s the blog none of you asked for, something to try and help me focus on my character plans for 2016 in DDO.
Hymm is still my main character and is still working towards triple completionist. Along the way, I intend to get all the Iconic Past Lives (probably more then I need to be honest) and Epic Completionist too.
It’s been an eclectic few weeks in DDO for myself & Rach. We have been concentrating on our main characters, as usual, getting them to cap. But we have also thrown in a few weekends running our alts – 2 at epic levels and 1 a newly minted iconic (I say new but he’s actually been level 14 for a few weeks :P)
Hymm & Willowing have been blitzing through the quests as usual. Rach’s barbarian pretty much clears up everything. I just jump in with my Divine Crusader (or “puddle of pee” as it is known in the guild – don’t ask) helping to mop things up and give some extra healing.
This week has gone back to my usual TR split.
Weekdays are spent running Hymm, duo’ing with Rach’s current TR. We finished all the level 12’s we wanted to get done, then leveled up to 15 & got the 2nd Lordsmarch chain, Gianthold walkups & Mired in Kobolds done. Usually at this point we rerun the Gianthold walkups, running them on hard & normal. But we couldn’t be bothered and we both have a nice stash of daily dice XP stones in bank characters for just this situation. So we’re now ready to level up to 16.
Cry for Help, Gianthold
Thinking about it the name of this blog post could cover two things.. I meant it to relate to the fact I’m switching between characters a lot but it pretty much describes my playstyle with Hymm’s current life too 🙂
I have two heroic characters I’m running at the moment, Hymm & Dimachaerii.
Hymm is now 2 rogue/6 ranger/7 cleric, with level 16 banked. I’ve been quite happy with how the build has turned out so far, damage is OK, heals are OK (he’s not really built as a main healer type but does nicely in emergencies) but I do spend a lot of time running around backwards shooting at mobs while Rach’s fighter build cleans up the majority of the bad guys. I’m looking forward to getting Blade Barrier 😀
Killing the orcs in ‘Feast or Famine’
Although I have played my TR Hymm during my normal evening game play, I’ve jumped around with who I play over the weekend more than I normally do. Usually I seem to pick a character and run him all weekend. Oh and we helped out a friend 🙂 more on that later.
I actually took this shot the other week but forgot to include in my last blog
Everyone who plays DDO will know that this week the Shadowfell Conspiracy expansion pack was released. There has been happiness, anger, ranting.. all over the place – twitter, the forums etc.. Here’s my thoughts so far.
I didn’t get as much time to play this weekend as I’d hoped, but the time I did get was productive, fun and maybe just a little bit silly…
Myself & two guildies ran the High Road chain. I know myself & Row were running our latest TR chars (Hymm & Willowing), I’m not sure what Aldrac was running… the guy TR’s so much I can’t keep track lately 😛 The run was just eH on everything. It went very smooth, we all have self heal capabilities with our builds, including ED’s, which makes things a lot easier 🙂 And with it being first time run, nice XP!
Anybody who has read my blogs in the past will know that a few months ago I started playing on Orien twice a week, helping Micki with her TR’d monk, Maidae. That was back in November, checking my blog history 🙂
Last night I managed two things. I finally got my 3rd Commendation by running FoT to get my Flawless White Dragonscale armour for my tank, Grypp. Then, we re-ran the Tor on eH and I actually pulled the +3 Insightful Strength White Helmet that I thought I was going to have to grind away for months to get. The loot gods were definitely on my side last night!
Except… that armour is very white! It reminded me of the outfit Buck Rogers used to wear in the old TV series. And when @stretchicus mentioned I needed a metal sidekick – well I already have one and could resist 🙂
Also, thanks to Samius I got the Manacles of Ceaseless Toil, which means Samius is well ahead in the good guy points. I must do something about that.. hmmm.. 😛
Have fun, see you around!
So, yes, we spent the majority of the weekend in Gianthold. I’ve now got my three main characters flagged (Dimachaerii, Hymm & Grypp). I’m not going to bore you all with too much details, but I have some screenshots I thought I’d share.