Welcome to the latest installment of our Bag of Tricks! On some days you will find useful tricks, gimmicks and ideas here that can make life in Neverwinter Online easier. Some of the stuff should be well known, but since even veterans learn something new every now and then, chance is you can, too.
Neverwinter Uncensored regular and theorycrafting enthusiast Darthtzarr recently added another resource to his collection that we’d like to share today. His damage calculator sheet offers tons of help in min-maxing stats in PVP, as he pointed out in the feedback thread on the Arcgames forum.
[su_quote]This tool should be able to accurately calculate damage output against a specific target, as well as calculate effective hit point total against a specific attacker. This is useful for min-maxing your critical strike, power, and armor pen for offense, and defense, deflect, and hp for defense. It comes with a brute force optimization method (big thanks to @micky1p00 for pointing on the script editor for google sheets) to try and help you determine the maximum benefit you can get out of a limited stat pool. Note that this can take a very long time to process for large pools of stats, or even throw errors if it takes too long, so try and keep your values inside a reasonably realistic stat set. Note that the optimizer also gives stats in multiples of 1000.[/su_quote]
To use the sheet, you need to copy it into your own google docs since the shared version is read-only. To do so, choose “File -> Make a Copy”. Note that “Add to My Drive” only saves a link to the original sheet without the ability to edit it.
Especially the stat optimization should be a tremendous help for those that want to squeeze the last bit of effectiveness out of their toons. We’re sure you’ll find a use for this one!
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Bag of Tricks Vol. 72: Hero’s Accord vs Other Activities
Bag of Tricks Vol. 73: Artifact Power Reference
Bag of Tricks Vol. 74: Campaign and Patronage Cheat Sheet
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