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Thread: Answer to Misfortune question
Chris_Schack
Chris_Schack

Tavern Dweller
posted December 30, 2002 07:08 PM

Answer to Misfortune question

I just signed up, because I hadn't seen the answer to this question (though maybe it escaped me): YES, Misfortune affects the damage caused by direct damage spells!  My example is a fight against 80+ Ogre Magi with Kozuss, 7 Nightmares and 18 Medusae (trying Champion level campaign).  Anyway, the first thing Kozuss casts is Mass Misfortune (ANYTHING to help, I only JUST won the previous such fight!) and suddenly, both Implosion and Lightning are causing half again the damage, with the bad luck indicator.
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Agent00BLeRD
Agent00BLeRD


Adventuring Hero
posted December 31, 2002 03:31 AM

The strange thing is that I've only seen it work with the faerie dragon lightning. Never tried implosion. But it doesn't work with magic fist or ice bolt.
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Lich_King
Lich_King


Honorable
Supreme Hero
posted December 31, 2002 04:56 AM

And... Fizbin of Misfortune..
Misfortune is cast on all enemy units, and in the next round it is suddenly disabled, then apears again... Is it somekind of BUG ?
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EmperorSly
EmperorSly


Known Hero
Destroyer of Liver
posted December 31, 2002 06:52 AM

yet most exciting would be to know whether misfortune affects the chances of medusa stone gaze or minotaur blocking...
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Anelf
Anelf

Tavern Dweller
posted December 31, 2002 07:50 AM

hmph , I dont even know why neone would want to cast misfortune. It a complet waste of a turn.I mean it.Intead you can cast a lessing spell on one of your own armies.Or use a direct damage spell instead.

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EmperorSly
EmperorSly


Known Hero
Destroyer of Liver
posted December 31, 2002 07:56 AM

anelf, why bother with blessing -- better go and hypnotize right off... unless you dont have it.

and misfortune vs. direct damage: if your hero can do 190 direct damage, or make sure that the 50 vampires suffer 25% bigger damage from your 60 waspworts, which would you do?
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Chris_Schack
Chris_Schack

Tavern Dweller
posted December 31, 2002 12:03 PM

Quote:
hmph , I dont even know why neone would want to cast misfortune. It a complet waste of a turn.I mean it.Intead you can cast a lessing spell on one of your own armies.Or use a direct damage spell instead.


In effect, Misfortune becomes a blessing spell against a single target.  +50% damage to that target.  Mass Misfortune might as well be a double-strength Bloodfrenzy - unless it's dispelled.  Of course, against Life it can be exorxised, but against Death Cancellation won't hurt it.  A plus or a minus, depending on who you're against...
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Lich_King
Lich_King


Honorable
Supreme Hero
posted December 31, 2002 12:18 PM

Against Nature too. "Fortune" and "Mass Fortune" will replace "Mass Misfortune" and "Fortune".
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