View Full Version : Unslowable Mobs *vindi, Named giants PoS, etc*
12-31-02, 01:00 PM
Someone told me that poison works to slow those mobs that are unslowable by enchanters and shamans.
is there any proof of this ? or simply wishful thinking.
Thanks in advance for your responses
Item Procurement Dept.
12-31-02, 01:27 PM
I believe that they used to be slowable by poisons because they were set to be 'magic immune' mobs, which means that disease/cold/fire/poison based slows could affect them.
I believe most of them have been fixed so that they are immune to all slow effects, but you can try and let us know your results. Baroness Delissandra Splitshadow - Half-Elven Assassin - "Far Seekers" - The Rathe
Grandmaster Poisoner (250), Master Potter (183), Grandmaster Lush (200)
"Society produces rogues, and education makes one rogue cleverer than another." - Oscar Wilde
Years ago, when "unslowable" meant "extremely high magic resist", then we could often slip in a poison-based slow.
Now that mobs are actually flagged unslowable it doesn't matter what kind of spell is being applied to them. Plus there are shaman DR-based slows for those handful of old mobs where it might actually be useful (epic stuff, mostly).
The message will tell you. I hit a Dark Assassin in UP yesterday with a spine break and the game displayed a red message informing me that the mob was immune to speed changing effects. Mtrix Shiskebab
58th Season Rogue
01-05-03, 05:19 AM
Most mobs that are magic immune but not slow immune can be slowed by shaman. Castina uth`Matar 60th Assassin Clan Ta Veren
Terris-Thule Castina's crap : http://www.magelo.com/eq_view_profile.html?num=142269
Most ubers we also cannot slow because they are immune to snare. And if a mob is immune to snare, our slow will not stick. [65 Deciever] Lozoria <Paradigm> Solusek Ro
01-09-03, 10:16 AM
Aye I can remember slowing Vindi with a poison when they said he was unslowable. He seemed to be immune to disease and magic based slows but not to poison. However not many rogues had a very high Apply Poison skill so their poison got resisted as well.
I have not fought him since the big changes in resists and such though, so I can't verify that he IS or IS NOT immune to changes in attack speed or if he is still able to be slowed by a rogue with high enough Apply Poison.
I was at 190 apply poison and used Stiffening Ergot ( paralyze III )
Some named giants in PoS ARE IMMUNE to changes in attack speed, be it magic or disease or poison based. I'm not sure if they all are but the ones I have tried to slow so far have been.
EZ_Awful the Rogue
01-09-03, 10:29 AM
I have never heard anyone make the claim that "apply poison" had anything to do with resist rates. I doubt very much that it has any bearing on resists at all.