How do you defend against Hypnotic Image?

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joques
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How do you defend against Hypnotic Image?

Post by joques » December 10th, 2018, 5:41 am

So I'm in lv 2 of Mangar's Tower, and I groan every time I see Vampires. Not because they drain levels, no, because they spam Hypnotic Image, which almost always hits and makes my party a sitting duck, doing nothing. Does anybody have a good counter-tactic to this?

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Re: How do you defend against Hypnotic Image?

Post by rmcoen » December 10th, 2018, 5:59 am

Monks go fast. Generally, my monk is killing one per turn, and eventually they die or a spellcaster gets a MIBL off...

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Re: How do you defend against Hypnotic Image?

Post by joques » December 10th, 2018, 9:24 am

Well, but very often the Vampires are at range, and the monk doesn't have a ranged attack :)

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Re: How do you defend against Hypnotic Image?

Post by redwinclass » December 10th, 2018, 10:06 am

If your members have a high enough level, low enough armor (with Luckshields), ANMA and Lucklaran, you will reduce the chance of HYIM to a minimum.

Since they nerfed the spell immunity though, it's basically all up to chance now. I still haven't found a way of guaranteeing immunity. Maybe someone with better knowledge can help with this one.

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Re: How do you defend against Hypnotic Image?

Post by rmcoen » December 11th, 2018, 8:36 am

Paladin in Rank 1 gives save bonus. Advance the party should work despite HYIM. And, there's always "Run" -- I run from many fights I don't feel like playing out.

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Re: How do you defend against Hypnotic Image?

Post by redwinclass » December 13th, 2018, 8:00 am

With paladins the problem is armor level.

Whatever I do, I just can't get it down to "guaranteed immunity" from spells

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