Monk armor???

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Fugazi70
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Monk armor???

Post by Fugazi70 » September 28th, 2018, 1:12 pm

What penalty do monks get for wearing armor?

What can they wear without a penalty?

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Re: Monk armor???

Post by shmerl » September 28th, 2018, 1:38 pm

From what I understood, the game doesn't have any equipment penalties. If some item doesn't fit the class, it's simply unusable. There is no encumbrance mechanic. So in practice - use the best gear you can find if you can use it. For monks though, hand to hand combat is more effective than using weapons after certain level.

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Re: Monk armor???

Post by Fizen » September 28th, 2018, 3:59 pm

you do not need armor on a monk. Their AC decreases naturally as you level. My monks have better armor class than my warriors and they are not wearing anything.
Also do not give them weapons as they do more dmg without them

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Re: Monk armor???

Post by Drool » September 28th, 2018, 4:55 pm

Fizen wrote:
September 28th, 2018, 3:59 pm
My monks have better armor class than my warriors and they are not wearing anything.
Give them armor and it'll be even better.
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Re: Monk armor???

Post by Fizen » September 29th, 2018, 6:19 pm

Drool wrote:
September 28th, 2018, 4:55 pm
Fizen wrote:
September 28th, 2018, 3:59 pm
My monks have better armor class than my warriors and they are not wearing anything.
Give them armor and it'll be even better.
Kind of goes without saying. mine are in mithril armor with shield rings.
Their ac is around -40 but without armor as I stated their ac is better than the warriors

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Re: Monk armor???

Post by rakenan » October 1st, 2018, 8:04 pm

Monk armor used to be a trade off. Your Monk doesn't need armor, and one of his major advantages is the 8 free inventory spaces he brings. Now that you have 40 shared inventory spaces, and keeping stuff equipped on your Monk doesn't cost any of those spaces, why not give your Monk the best stuff he can wear?
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Re: Monk armor???

Post by rmcoen » October 2nd, 2018, 9:53 am

Seems to me, armor on a Monk should be like weapons for a the Monk - you get the AC of the armor, not the unencumbered Monk AC.

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Re: Monk armor???

Post by Drool » October 2nd, 2018, 3:58 pm

rmcoen wrote:
October 2nd, 2018, 9:53 am
Seems to me, armor on a Monk should be like weapons for a the Monk - you get the AC of the armor, not the unencumbered Monk AC.
The monk armor is largely light stuff anyway.
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Re: Monk armor???

Post by rakenan » October 3rd, 2018, 5:48 pm

Drool wrote:
October 2nd, 2018, 3:58 pm
rmcoen wrote:
October 2nd, 2018, 9:53 am
Seems to me, armor on a Monk should be like weapons for a the Monk - you get the AC of the armor, not the unencumbered Monk AC.
The monk armor is largely light stuff anyway.
Yep, Bracers, a Ring, Leather Gloves, a Cloak. Most encumbering item is the Luckshield.
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