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Varnishes not triggering aggro
« on: November 21, 2020, 10:45:17 AM »
- Made AI better able to handle hostile area-of-effect spells when caster is outside view.

Dunno if any of these things relate to one another or the recent change when monsters were *too* aggressive and all running immediately to casters, but as was true with guns for a while, it appears the AI will ignore varnish attacks if done at a sufficient distance.

A player reported in chat being able to use 40 varnishes on the Mist Dragon without its reacting.

If it is just a peculiarity of the dragon and thus an exploit, please remove this topic.

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Re: Varnishes not triggering aggro
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2020, 10:59:53 AM »
Well using it like that repeatedly is clearly an exploit and would lead to the appropriate consequences (1 week ban for first offense).


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Re: Varnishes not triggering aggro
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2020, 03:23:04 PM »
I’m pretty sure he was stuck in the wall. Agro was defiantly triggered. He was roaring and trying to move and used his breath weapon a couple times. There wasn’t a DM on and I sure wasn’t going to walk over and get eaten to death. One of those rare freak things. I figured he must have gotten his tail caught in the door.
He’d have roasted me if “I” had got stuck in the wall.
Good luck trying to replicate it.
« Last Edit: November 21, 2020, 03:32:16 PM by Hypatia »