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Spot and search

How much should your total skill be in spot and search to catch most secret doors ? If you need too much investment in those skills, why not use a rogue hireling ? Is ten total modifier in those skills enough ? If not, how much ? Thanks...

Skill activation

Hi. Do you have to put at least one point in a skill to be at least rank 1 in that skill for it to be active ? So if my total modifier for a skill is say 9, but I have 0 rank, is that skill still active ? Thanks..

Tomes to buy on DDO store to max stats

Hi. I know I can increase all my stats by 2 with special tomes I buy on DDO store. So at level one I get +2 to all stats with those tomes. Or maybe I get +1 to all stats with the tome at level 1, and another +1 to all stats with another tome at ..

XP penalty for using hirelings ?

Hi. Is there an XP penalty for using hirelings ? I started using four hirelings in higher level tougher quests, and I get carried, doing nothing. Its boring, will only use one or two max for tougher quests. Is there an XP penalty for using them ? ..

Getting back into the game

I'm a returning player and I was wondering which server has the highest player base as of right now. I don't have anything particularly good so ill probably just start from scratch with a new toon on whatever the best server is. Please tell me, thank..

How do people find out that there is the champion hunter week?

Hello I just found out about the champion hunters week and bought my very first set of bracers and cloaks. But how do you find out that it is currently running? Do i have to be on twitter or something? I can't seem to find any official posts about i..

Seeking advice from advanced Ariticifer experts

Hi, I've been playing DDO for over 10 years now and for the past 5 years at least I've specialised myself by pretty much exclusively playing an Articifer. Although I enjoy playing in a group, my main focus (due to time commitments making group-play d..


Hi. Am totally new to the game. What use are the expansions ? Mists of Raveloft, shadowfell conspiracy, menace of the underdark. Do I have to buy them from the DDO Market ? And are those expansions only after a certain level ? I bought Shadowfell ..

Has ArchMage Tree been deleted during a game update?

I am new to the game and have started a new character. My first level was a rogue one, for my second level i have start a wizard one. In enhancements tree list i can only seen two wizard tree Eldritch and Pale Master ones. So i would like to know if ..

My dumb question thread (New player)

I have been testing out classes and servers this week. Today I started a cleric on a server I had not been on yet. I was reading about Favor on the Wiki so decided to do some quests on elite to gather favor. I did both Heydon's Rest and The Cannith C..

Returning player in need of help with build.

I am just now returning to DDO, and discovered I made a 12 wiz 2 pal 1 ftr Bladeforged EK before i went on hiatus. I do not know what i was thinking/planning, nor if this is even remotely viable in the current game. What would you suggest I do to mak..

Do reincarnation correctly, please advice.

Hey all, I have a 15 Rogue, 2 Monk & 2 Fighter, I want to swap 3 Rogue levels and then add them to Monk. Do I use a +3 heart to change 3 Rogue levels to monk? In other words, while I reincarnate I follow Rogue from lvl 1 at login then use +3 he..

epic reincarnation and cannith crafting

hello i want ta make an epic reincarnation in my articier , but the reincarnation reset my cannith crafting or not ? i have 375 lvl in cannith crafting and no want to lose it thanx for your reponse..

Negative Energy - Absorption vs Resistance?

What's the difference between Negative Energy Absorption (as per the Silver Flame Pendant) vs Negative Resistance (as per the LGS Tier 3 Equipment Augment), apart from the fact that the Pendant has limited charges?..

Suddenly cannot simply click the mouse button to use cure wand

Hi all, for some reason my client is behaving differently than before. Up until the last few days I've been able to click the left mouse button and heal myself and other with a cure wand in my main hand. Suddenly I have to put the wand on my quick..

Opinions on Server

Hello, Just wanted to ask the community here in the advice forum questions regarding severs. Now I did do a search, but nothing that is really current in 2018, a lot of the threads I found was from 2016 and 2017. Before I delve into my questions t..

Market Help, Back After Many Years.

Hello all, Need some advice on things to buy in the store, problem is it seems like the only thing I can buy is the Ravenloft expansion for my account because as I just found out if your VIP you can't buy adventure packs. Now is this because I alr..

Newbie need some help abount VIP vs expansion pack

Good evening everyone! I am a newbie that have played a litlle in year 2011. Today i have turned my free old account into a VIP one, because i would like to have access to all DDO contents. But now, in order to access all game contents, i would lik..

Suggestions, please!

Hello everyone! I am still relatively new to DDO, having played off-and-on since 2009 according to my account, but I've never leveled a character past 16. I've been playing consistently for the last month or so, and plan on investing a nice amount of..

DDO Store Sales: April 6th - 12th: "Select Low-Level Adventures"

For many new players, "What to buy?" is a common and often perplexing question. Everyone tells you to "Try to only buy when On Sale!" - and then a sale comes along, and you aren't sure if you should buy this or that, or wait, or what.(For a great dis..

I Did The Stupidest Thing Ever

One of my favorite things is taking screenshots, especially dynamic scenes. Well, I had been struggling to hide the UI fast enough to get my pictures. So, I decided to key map my hide UI and my take a screenshot actions next to each other for speedy..

Balth's 2018 DDO New Player's Guide

Dungeons and Dragons Online is a 12-year old MMO set in the plane of Eberron (although other places have been added over time). It is based on the 3.5 Dungeons and Dragons ruleset. As a longtime Dungeons and Dragons AND MMO player, I was surprised ..

Just Started, Some questions!

Hello all, I am 99% new to game I played long ago when the game first came out but I don't remember like anything. A lot of content has been added. I started a pally character and chose a kit for it, forget which one but it kinda chooses a path fo..

Hello! Newbie Needs Help With Camera and UI. Help!

Hi everyone! I'm Trig and I hail from the city of Columbus, Ohio, affectionately nicknamed Cowtown. I'm the author(?) of several long running webcomics and was thinking of doing a DDO based comic using screenshots I take from the game. But, I've r..

First Life

I really like this game, but everytime I come back I get stuck in the altoholic mode and never get to even level 10. This time I am committed to getting my first class through his first life. I know this has been asked a billion times, but most of t..

Best way to configure to pick up loot?

I am having a horrible time with picking up loot. I'm used to games where there is a pickup loot hotkey and the hotkey will auto move you to the nearest loot that needs to be picked up or has an auto loot option that simply picks up everything withou..

Question on Lesser TR using two +5 Lesser Heroic Hearts of Wood.

Greets All, I have a toon currently at level 10 that I would like to Lesser TR to a different class. He has 12 lives on him so I'd like to not lose him. As there are no +10 Lesser Hearts of Wood, my question is this, can I use 2 +5 Lesser Hearts? I..

New to Game - Where do I start

I understand basic concepts, but there is so much stuff to learn and know, I am overwhelmed with where should I start. What class? What spec? Which multi-class? What skills are relevant. Which forum threads to learn best from (most of them seem out o..

Guild Renown Elixir Question

According to wiki the Sovereign and Superior renown elixirs are marked as %200 but are actually %300. Does anyone know if the other guild potions are also marked wrong? According to their descriptions the lesser is %20,medium %50,greater %75, major %..

Build ideas

Ok, so my main too right now is Volcras on Orien, and I'm currently in the middle of a PDK Bard rogue fighter. I'm look to do racial lives after this. Specifically, 3 Aasimar lives. They seem like an interesting race. I have all classes, and am looki..

Questions on TR and crafting

So I have a lvl13 Pally and I am going to hit twenty within the next few days What should I focus on doing before I TR my character? Which class would benefit most from an Asimar Pally past life? What benefits do I get from doing ED quests? I do..

Best Weapon advice

I'm wondering which weapon is better? My 14th level pally has a choice between Spinal Tap or a random drop Bastard Sword with Electrifying (3d6) electrical damage. He has Improved Crit: Slashing weapons and Holy Sword. Does the Improved Crit work..

New Player - Need Assistance

I just started playing today and would like someone to show me the basics if at all possible. I would also like to know which server best fits my region... I will be monitoring this thread for advice...

Lesser Reincarnation at Level Cap?

Edit: I realized that the title might be wrong. I don't mean level cap but XP cap... Disclaimer: I haven't played for a while, but I am still a fan of this game. I'm running a Cleric17/Fighter3/Epic1 character at level cap (currently I have 1,953,115..

Returning player with a domain question

Hi all, I am a returning player starting over after a 6 yr break. I am a bit confused about Domains. I read that at level 2 you pick a domain, but i am confused to how you pick it? i have a cleric and just turned level 3 and did not see anything abo..

A few questions from a returning newbie

Hey there, I used to play on Thelanis but it seems to be really empty now. So I think I will restart on Cannith and my question is, what sort of build would I need to solo a lot of the games content (if that's even possible)? I've always liked rogu..

Coming back after long absence

Hello all - I just started back after a couple years away... part nostalgia, part just needing a break from playing other games(mainly Conan Exiles, which I loooove). I did Korthos Island and have come to Stormreach & done a few questions, gamb..

Vistani HP loss bug?

I am using the following build. Currently she is at level 13, rank 63.3. She is a 32 point build. She was created as a level 10 character when Ravenloft came out. The issue I am encountering is that when putting points into the Vistani enhanceme..

Want to spend some points in the DDO Store - advice needed!

Greetings! Some years ago I created an account, but never really played that much. Did not even reach Lvl 10 with a single character. Now I want to slip right back into DDO. Sometimes I'm playing solo and sometimes I'm with friends. I allready had..

Mirror of Glamering

Finally got a Mirror of Glamering (thank you weekly bonus), but can't get it to work. I have this ancient Mithril medium armor I picked up 4 - 5 (or more) years ago back as a lvl 4 with a armor appearance kit on it. I like the look, but it is a bit..

Party event advice please

Level 13 Barbarian, first life, no great gear. I can handle the event encounters with a NPC healer (Vargouille killed me once) but I get to the final and it's just completely overwhelming. Jeets goes down fast, as expected, then about 7 Bad Thoughts..

Questions on Cosmetic Gear

The 12th anniversary brings cosmetic gear choice for every character that logs on over the next week or so. I request some clarifications on this. 1. Can my cosmetic gear be anything I like, regardless of the character using it? For example, my Rog..

Veteran Status Not Working?

I got a character to 1k favor and got a mail saying veteran status was available to me on that server so I can start a character at level 4 now but when I made a new character on that server they started at level 1. I wasn't on the veteran ship thing..

A question about DDO points

Is it possilble to earn points on more than one character? Make a character, earn as many points as you can on it, unlock stuff. Make a new character and do the same thing until the whole game is unlocked...

What Does This Mean?

For DDO Bonus Days, the devs announced the following: "DDO Bonus Days bring you Double Daily Dice, now through February 19th!" What does that mean? That we get two free rolls of the dice for random rewards each day? If that is what it means, why a..

Guard Items - Situation statuswise?

So I have some questions about guard items. These came up when I got a 'Bracers of the Sun and Moon' which offer chance of 4d8 damage on being hit or missed to four damage types. Searching through various threads, this is what I came up with. 1. A..

Why do I have these classes/races unlocked?

Hey there! I have some Races and Classes unlocked and don't know why. Maybe some of you can find reasons? So on April 2012 I created a DDO account and played it a bit, but just some characters up to Lvl 7. With some friends I wanted to try it again..

bigger (main) story arc?

Hi, so I did Korthos quests and explore Stormreach now. Many quests, ok - but I miss a main story of some sort. Call me old-fashioned, but I like that in games. Please don't tell me, thatin the end DDO is about improving your character by re-incarna..

Direction in Life

I have played ddo since Launch but I am in and out a lot. I have played many mmo but now that I am a father I dont play as much and DDO seems to fit what I want from gaming when I am able to play. This is my situation. I played a cleric to max lev..

Warlock splash for innate Shield?

So I'm playing a shuriken-flinging Monk and enjoying it a lot, however I'm a little concerned about my survivability. Does anyone have experience or thoughts to share on respeccing to 18 Monk/ 2 Warlock to pick up that passive Shield in Enlightened S..

About Cosmetics and Midwinter Festivult Resistance

Does anyone knows if the Robe of Winter Ice or the Reaper's Platemail cosmetics will accept the Festival Resistance, I'm trying to have the Spider cult Mask and an another cosmetic with different resistance equipped at the same time or is there is a..

Swashbuckler: Other Feats Better than Single-Weapon Fighting, Right

I've started a Swashbuckling Elf Bard with the SWF feat (single-weapon fighting, not single white female) and considering the opportunity cost in losing out on other feats, I just don't see an advantage with SWF... especially since the +side damage r..

Dwarf question

Is there any difference(s) between a 2 rogue/18 ranger or a 1 rogue/1 fighter/18 ranger when either would be a dwarf? I tried to find info on my own but I never found any page or location where charts show what levels a class gains noteworthy stuff..

Sentient weapon procs

Quote: 3 Pieces: Assassin's Sentience: Melee and Missile attacks deal an additional 4d6 +1d6 per character epic level in acid damage. This effect will not stack with other Sentience weapon procs. Quote: ..

Can't take greater single weapon fighting

For some reason I can't select the greater single weapon fighting feat at level 15. I have all the prerequisites, but the feat is greyed out as if I don't.https://imgur.com/a/qw9DI imgur link because actually getting an image to post doesn't seem t..

Swashbuckler so Hot? Eldrich Knight Sorcerer so Nerfy?

Seeing a lot in comments that so purport. But is that really true? I've got an elf, 32-point build, with high Charisma and Dexterity, pretty high Intelligence (for disarming traps -- and jumping skill which sounds odd) and good/decent in all other re..

More Feats Or Better Enhancements?

Hello all, I have been thinking of a ways to make my melee toons better, so I was thinking... should I splash them with Fighter 4 or 6 for more feats or Barbarian 4 (maybe 6) for better enhancements? Few things to consider: 1) My usual go to is Rog..

Ravenloft quests and DCs

Hi, taking advantage of the downtime, I thought I'd ask about an issue that has been on my mind. Namely, what are the dcs for secret doors in the ravenloft quests? I ask because last week, before undergoing an epic reincarnation, I was doing a few..

Can a Spell Caster Cast an Attack Spell During a High Jump? During Feather Fall?

How about it? Cast a fireball from a ledge, then Jump off with Feather Fall, all the while casting Magic Missiles? Or, when being rushed from a distance, Lightning Storm the crowd, then with a very, very high Jump rating and a Feather Fall ring, Ju..

Does Reincarnation Eliminate or Retain Tomes-based Stat-raises from Long Ago?

I started a character in 2010, gave it a 32 point build, plus added Tomes for all and/or some Characteristic Stats (Strength, etc.). I've ignored doing a reincarnation and I now see that he's suffering from one or more bugs. But if I reincarnate, do..

Charting Out which Spell-casters Get What Quickness of Spell-casting?

I see that DDO stipulates that Sorcerers can cast their spells (in a quest or melee) more quickly. I'm guessing that means the cool-downs are quicker, generally and they can cast more spells during the fray. What about other spell-casters? Has any..

Does +1 etc. to Conjuration Focus DC affect conjured monsters/animals in any way?

...or does it just affect spells that do direct damage? And does a general Conjuration bonus or Universal Spell Power enhance summoned critters? And do the Characteristics bonuses help? Intelligence for a Wizard, Wisdom for a Cleric/Druid, Charisma f..

Can't Ever Use Dex Bonus to Hit w/ Scimitars? How about Improved Critical?

Am I to understand that even though scimitars are classified as "light weapons," there is no way to use dexterity bonuses for their "to-hit" or damage? And how about improving the critical strike range with an Improved Critical enhancement? Can this..

Sentient weapon effects and warlock

Hi, I was wondering if the effects such as: Quote: 3 Pieces: Assassin's Sentience: Melee and Missile attacks deal an additional 4d6 +1d6 per character epic level in acid damage. This effect will not stack with other Sentience weapon ..

Returned player from long ago, very confused

So I wanted to come back and check things out again, but I am very confused how to get started: 1) I have a lvl 20 dwarf cleric, a level 16 WF Wiz 14, Rog 2, and a low level drow twf paladin Apparently I will need to LR all of them, they were a..

D20 Icon missing

So, after the patch yesterday, my D20 icon (the one that shows your combat, lockpick, etc... rolls) was nowhere to be seen. I know it can sometimes "move" so I minimized all my windows and/or made them transparent. I can't find it when I do the nex..

Question about tomes

Perhaps this is a silly question or should be obvious, but I really don't know the answer, and I figured I would ask publicly in case anyone else needs to know. If you buy ONLY a +7 ability tome, would you be given +1, +2, etc. as you progress thro..

Todays Gear

I have been back a month or so playing and leveling in the epic levels. This is a first life toon and I am still learning quest as I go. The issue I have is that its no longer just about stats on gear. Now you have tons of different abilities and ..

Alignment - important or not?

Hello, so I created a few characters to see how I like them. Then I noticed, that I didn't really pay attention to the alignment. Question: Does the alignment plays a role in the game? Can you kinda "destroy" your char just because you pick the "w..

Stuck: To Stormreach - any advice?

Hello, I did all quests in Korthos but the last: "To Stormreach". Link: http://ddowiki.com/page/To_Stormreach I've got the Bug, that is described on the wiki page. I can talk to the lady, travel to Stormreach, but the quest is still active. Quest..

Collectibles, what to keep?

Hey there, I’m leveling up a paladin and the collectibles are driving me crazy. I’ve got the small and medium collectibles bags, but my inventory is still beginning to fill up. I want to get rid of a lot of these because I suspect that th..

evasion useful with heavy armor?

Hello, people ingame keep telling me, that I should pick 2 levels of Rogue to get evasion, but my character will most likely wear heavy armor. From what I see here:http://ddowiki.com/page/Evasion evasion would be useless in that case. Question: ..

Human Adaptability and feats / feat respeccs

Hello, lets say I started with a certain ability score and use Human Adaptability to raise that score. Example: - starting with 14DEX - raising to 15DEX Will this ability score now count as a met prerequesite for a feat? Example: - didnt take TWF (Tw..

Question: Heroic TR & Racial TR - Do They Stack?

Hello, Everyone! An old player - 2008 and onward! - literally and figuratively here with a question about Heroic TR and Racial TR. I was away for about 2 years and recently returned. Life got in the way but I'm loving the game again. There were a LO..

Bastard Swords as 1-Handed Weapons

From the snipets I have read, it seems that bastard swords are treated as one-handed weapons in all respects - so (if a character has no feats/enhancements that benefit a particular weapon) two bastard swords could be dual wielded just as effectively..

A Question about Lesser TR

Posting on behalf of a friend who is currently having network issues: I've got a question to ask about lesser TRing with class changes. I currently have a level 20 Ranger, and while I enjoyed the build I made for him, I decided to change it into so..

Heart of Wood +20

What does it do? I know heart of wood no pluses lets you repec and +5 lets you remove multiclassing, but +20? I found it on a character I had made when I tried this game maybe 9 years ago along with a bunch of other stuff that I guess are cosmetic gi..

Do Sneak attacks work if my enemies attack my hireling instead of me?

I am currently playing as a Halfling paladin (dual wiedling + thrown weapons) at the moment, and I notice that the Halfling has some nice sneak attack bonuses in the race enhancements tree. So I am wondering some things: 1) Will my characters' sneak..

How does 'Melee Power' work?

I'm currently playing a barbarian and I can't seem to make Vampiric Bond provide me with more than 20 hp. If I have 20 melee power and it scales with 200% melee power, isn't it supposed to give me 60 hp instead of 20 hp? I'm not too sure how it's sup..

Anyone help with class and playing advice?

Howdy yall!! I returned last week from a break since U27. I literally spent the past week sorting and organizing my mules. I had way too much stuff. Here is my dilema. I have 2 main toons and 1 first life gap filler. My first is Valeance: V..

What's the scoop on Warlock enhancements and lag?

I'm thinking of building a warlock but I don't know it well and I've heard over the years that the auras cause lag. But then I see people using them and they look helpful. Do auras really cause lag? Anything else I should know about Warlocks and g..

Smart decisions - Spending Turbine Points!

Hey guys, I am VIP + Already got Shadowfell and Menace. I got all Iconics (Part of the Shadowfell Legendary expansion). What do you guys think is the best stuff to buy with the TP I get? Could help me to decide what to buy :) Oh, and I got the +6..

Really fast leveling?

I was playing with a character by the name of Yumzie on the Sarlona server and he was a level 18 warlock. I played with him the next day and he was a pure level 18 sorcerer. Now i thought maybe he could have done that through heart of wood, but then ..

Question about iconic reincarnation

Hi, I was thinking about which lives to get going forward, when I discovered that by doing Iconic Reincarnations I get both the iconic past life and the heroic one. However, I also noticed that with an iconic character I get to choose all my levels ..

Ghost Touch solution for level 10?

Came back to the game a couple months ago, been enjoying it a lot so far! I even managed to get a character up to max level and reincarnate her, something I've never actually done before. However, I've now gotten to Barovia with her, and up to An Inv..

Nrcro packs @ 75% offf = 87 DDO Points! (also SFC & MotU, & more!)

(Public Service Announcement... from one Premium Player to any/all others...) @ New(ish) F2P & Premium Players - On Sale this week - all Necropolis packs, for only 87 DDO Points! (Yes, eighty-seven each!) That's 75% off - you won't see a better d..

Feats for Ranger

Hello, Seeking forms input on what are best feats for two weapon fighting human ranger character. I recently started playing ranger class and have two rangers now, a human (lvl 10) and a drow (lvl 12). I do 99% solo play, doing lots of hits and ru..

Returning player looking for a new server

Hello, I'm a returning player who played a couple years ago. I want to get back into the game but I was wondering about which server had the highest population so that I won't have trouble finding other players for quests. I tried to look online bu..

Is "premium" is still a thing?

kind of returning player, in the past i had "premium" privileges on my account because i used to spend plenty of money on DDO points and stuff. (in the past is 2011-2012 and 2014) but when I re-installed the game yesterday, I had to say goodbye to..

Multiple versions of Silver Flame Talisman?

Just curious - is it possible to have both a ML 9 Silver Flame Pendant (Neg absorption 5x/day, no Prot from Evil) and a fully upgraded ML 11 talisman? Even if you have to keep one or both in the bank? Altho' not as nice, the x5 absorption + deathb..

Buying from DDO Market

So in spirit of new year and christmas and all that, I went to DDO market and added the expansions to cart. But when I went to checkout, it asked for an email and password on top of credit card info, despite me being logged already to ddo.com with th..

need help in determining which expansions i have

Hi all, I used to play DDO back in 2011 and then again in 2014. there is currently a very attractive expansion sale: "menace of the underdark" for five bucks and shadowfell conspiracy for 8.75 bucks. but i don't know which expansions/ adventures..

Where is the REAL newbie threads?

This is supposed to be a new player thread yet I see stuff posted for level 20 (sorry but that AINT a new player) and on 2nd,3rd + reincarnated toons.... Are there actual threads about what works at character creation.... what feats to take/avoid.....

back after years...now wondering (cant remember) about "special feat"...

Hello, I took a loooooong break from DDO since I decided to come back this Christmas. For now I am reading, managing to get into my characters after all this years - deciding to maybe reincarnate or start a new one or how to manage the older ones. ..

Find my old toon?

Back in the very early days of DDO, I'd created a toon and I have no idea on which server, yet the name shows up today as taken. It's certainly possible someone else just had the same name idea in the long meanwhile, but is there any possible way to..

So, does this arti build pass the smoke test?

So, I'm getting bored with my main BF paladin, and I wanted to try an artificer. I'm not playing much right now, and there are still a few things to wrap up before the TR, but with the current veteran event I rolled a few test alts at different level..

How to Access the DDO Store

I am trying to purchase the Temple of Elemental Evil adventure pack while it is on sale, but all I can find is the 180 Minute Temple of Elemental Evil Guest Pass. Would someone tell me how to access the full adventure pack for I don't care to have th..

Sentient Jewel (of the inquisitive)

So, I got that sentient jewel and the morning lord bastard sword, double click on the jewel, get the action animation and "You are currently slotting an Augment Crystal, which can be placed in an item with an appropriately-colored Augment Slot.", but..

Any advice for a new player? Im getting incredibly frustrated.

Just wanted to get back into DDO. I played a ton back in the day but lost my old account info so I started a new one. I dropped $50 to start off at level 7 with 34 skill points with a few more things such as monk class and aasimir race. I am an avid ..

New jewel and weapon

Hi all :) Can anyone tell me how to get the weapon form the NPC to take the jewel of sentience that he also gave me please? Also, how do I feed named items to the jewel please? Thanks for your help and good luck, have fun. :) -Jeff..

Sentient Jewel Types

Does the type have anything mechanically related to the game, or is it just the voice type for flavor? Like, is Resolute for Con, and Inquisitive for Int? I'm just trying to see if I need to get a specific gem on various toons, or just pick what so..

Epic past life feats & TR

I'm a newb on my first toon's 2nd life and have a question about epic past life feats gained from doing eTRs. Do they survive a TR back to level 1? Apologies if this seems like a really dumb question...

Why Doesn't Dexterity Weapon Bonus Show-up in Details? I have "Tempest"

(I'm an intermittent player.) I have a 12-Ranger, 1-Rogue player with the "Tempest" skill, and an 18 Dexterity that plays out to 24 with magical enhancement. Mainly, I'm using two rapiers (Sheridan's Ruin + Fell Rapier of Ice). The ice rapier magic..

+1 crit multiplier disappears

Hi all :) Whenever I log in, the +1 crit multiplier from the arcane archer tree disappears. I can respec the AA tree and it comes back, but that costs 80k a pop. Does anyone know of another way to get the +1 crit multiplier to work please? Thanks an..

Building an Eldritch Knight

Hello again all! As always thanks for taking the time to read and thanks in advance for the thoughts and suggestions. Currently im ready to start my second life. Just got my ES warlock to 20 and my 3 man party is ready to play something new. With my ..

Server Transfer

I'm moving my main character to another server. I've packed my carnifex, BTA endless wands, a bunch of useful clickies and a few BTA weapons. Any suggestions for other things to take with me? Collectibles? Crafting supplies? I am not planning to con..

Arcane Archer Tree not showing up for Rogue/Ranger?

I used to play DDO a lot but am just coming back after a multiple year hiatus. I created a Rogue 1/Ranger 3 (using Veteran 4 start) and was going to pick enhancements when I ran into a problem - the Ranger Arcane Archer tree is not in the dropdown (..

Changing Ranger level from lvl 20 down to lvl 10

I will be playing family (long distance) on Christmas day (family tradition), but they are all going to start at lvl 10. I do not have any level 10's but would like to use my level 20 ranger, {Shiradi Champion (lvl 1, rank 8)}, if I can reduce its ..

Sound weirdness, please help.

All of a sudden all sounds my character makes (footsteps, combat, spellcasting, etc.) disappeared. I can still hear other players making them. All other sounds seem to work normally as well. Reboot didn't help. It's all characters, at least all th..

Have not played since 2011. No idea where to begin.

So, I used to play back in 2011. I reached end game on my Bard, and then quit due to lack of content/other games. Decided to come back because DDO Bard is probably my favorite MMO class of all time, and I missed playing. However, after getting back i..

Fundamental Enhancement Question

Hi all! Sorry, I am just getting back after eight years away. I can't quite get my head around enhancement trees. I see lots of detailed posts but not this question answered. It seems the more points you spend in a given tree, the better (more powerf..

Warlock questions

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New Guild leader needs help...

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How to Survive Super Monster Champions?

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question regaurding upgrade tomes

A long time ago I bought a +3 supreme tome. I would like to upgrade it to +6 but it looks like I would have to buy the upgrade for +4 and +5 first...is that really the case? It looks like it would cost me 90k points instead of the 51k buying the +6 c..

New Quest Pack

New to the game and loving it. I have 275 DDO points and was thinking of getting Shan-to-Kor while its on sale. Then I'd get the two expansions and save the TP for black friday. Does this seem like a decent strategy? Highest level toon is 4th, don'..

A question about Character transfer and favor...

Recently a couple of old friends came back to the game and one of them has not bought all of the goodies through VIP. Most of the things he has, he earned on another server via Favor. Essentially he is wondering if he transfers a character from ano..

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Time Bomb question

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melee build to one shot trash mobs in toee?

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Hello, I have been playing a month or so. I have not had much luck finding a good solo leveling guide. I mainly just like to solo, get on, kill a few things and have a little fun. Can I get some recommendations for quests in the level 10 to 20 rang..

Store - display all items

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I look at all my group mates, examining them. I can target them and press the 'z' key on my key board. You will not run as fast as I. I slow down. You'll need a guide through non-linier maps. I'll ask you if you need a guide; if you do, I'll com..

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Hello, I'm a returning player who just got an old WF Arti character to 20. The build is messy and I intend to TR him asap into something better for end game EE and maybe legendary content. I was wondering what are classes/builds that preform better a..

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hi all, i have some tomes that i cant use and i thought i read somewhere that you can turn tomes into eberron shards? if that is correct, how does one go about that, if not, what else can i do with them? thanks...

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When purchasing shared bank storage does it matter which "Shared Bank: Item Storage Upgrade" I select? For instance, if I have 30 slots of Shared Bank: Item Storage Upgrade and I purchase Shared Bank: Item Storage Upgrade 4 will I be able to use tho..

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Hi all! Im currently running a 2nd life pure wizard (currently level 13 Archmage with Necromancy and Enchantment focus) after a long break from this game (years) and im struggling to stay alive and solo reliably. I am looking for advice or gear sug..

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Hello, all I came back to the game after a long break a few weeks ago. I have been working on updating my level 30 pure artificer/xbow toon so that he can do EE content solo, and perhaps be sufficient for doing reaper in groups. So far, this is what..

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Hi there you helpful bunch! I have a buddy who has returned to the game after a 2 year absence, (He was waiting for Kobolds) however I told him the Dragonborn were just tall kobolds. He bought it hook, line and sinker. I let him have first choice on..

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I have a character from 5+ years ago that I was wanting to play again. He is a 18 fighter/1 rogue/1 wizard that was an arcane archer. I want to take a new life as a pure ranger and reading the +20 heart of wood that I have I was unsure if that was po..

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Hi, returning player after probably 5 years away. Man, things are a bit different. I was wondering what a new character can collect and try to sell for some extra money. Back when I was playing, a low level character could pull in a lot of platinum..

Cannith crafter equipment advice

Hi! I've finally reached a high enough level to craft myself a ML20 equipment with cannith crafting. However, I thought I'd ask your advice on which enchantments to seek. I'm currently a fire sorcerer. I used the crafting planner tool and came up..

Help Identifying an Item

Hello! Being relatively new to DDO and not familiar with much of the items floating around, I was curious if anyone could help me identify the outfit being worn in the picture? The the picture is for the staff and I couldn't find mention of the outf..

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I'm not a new player but am just now contemplating doing a triple completionist on my monk. My question is this... does the completionist feat actually stack three times? Because I can get doing each life once and some lives ... fighter for example..

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Hi all, I'm a returning player away from DDO for 3 years. I checked my bank chars and I can see many items now are "updated" For example: I got this: From DDO Wiki, the ring now is: As the ring, many items I have are now "better". Can I update..

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Hi folks, I'm hoping someone who definitively knows can confirm the meaning of a common mechanic I see. I'm referring to any situation like the following when an effect "scales with xyz% spell power". For example: Eldritch Blast Shape: Cone: Eld..

game isnt loading

ive been away for a year now , now im back , done all the updates which was fine , logging in with username and password is fine , but the problem is upon logging in the game will not load , does anyone have an idea on why its not loading please ? tn..

Problem assigning extra mouse buttons on a macbook air

Hi folks, I recently got a wireless track ball mouse that has some extra buttons. In the past had a wired track ball mouse and I assigned items on a non active hotbar to the buttons to extend my quick keys (it helps A LOT). I’m using a recen..

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Hello, first of all I have googled this and I'm still a little confused and terrified to make a mistake on my character with reincarnation. When I started playing I never looked into build guides or character building wikis because I am familiar with..

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Problem with UI-

Hi was messing with the UI and getting things set right and I did something I cannot figure out how to undo. There is a window that appears when you highlight an object- Its the place you can see what youve highlighted and has a little drop-down men..

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I am just starting to explore crafting and I don't want to waste any components or essences. Before I craft a "Shard of Disappointment" I want to know if I add a shard of light damage to a dagger will that weapon have a chance to proc Blindness. Tha..

Need Help Picking Classes and Things

I played this game a little bit, long ago. I left primarily because, as a free player, I didn't have many quests to choose from. I didn't like having to play through the same few quests quite so many times to level up enough for the next ones. I..

Elemental resistance from items and guard from items

Two questions: 1) When an item grants for example "acid resistance +15" then what does it exactly mean and how does it work together with Elemental Resistance spell? 2) Some wearables (like boots for example) have a "guard" ability. For example "Ac..

Zen archery works with a crossbow?

I made a character that is rogue leve 12, artificer level 4 ( to get endless fusilade) and ranger level f4 (to get terror arrows). So it is based on wis (now is 64) I use dex to hit and damage witha great crossbow. Then a saw zen archery feat: You..

2 questions regarading necro 4

1) I want to buy the necro 4 adventure pack and run it. However, do i have to purchase and complete the previous 3 necro packs to gain acces to the fourth? 2)Can I upgrade the emerald claw/silver flame nuggets from their base form to final form all ..

Grease affects you more than enemies

Anyone else noticed that grease spell affects you (your party) more than enemies? By that I mean that enemies seem to effortlessly run quickly through Greases area of effect when they did their save but when I enter my own Grease area and make a save..

How do you get/make celestial chainmail?

cant for the life of me find anything about it when i google it. my s/o bought some for 40k off the AH about 2/3wks ago and ive been searching for some ever since and cant find a n y. i found it on the AH once for 1,200,000 but didnt have that much t..

ioun stones spinning around character head?

I may not be new, but I still have questions. For now that is ... I've seen characters with a little light orbiting their head. I figured out this is an "ioun stone", a type of trinket you can get. I've also seen what looks to be several of them or..

Returning after a long absence

Good day. I recently returned. I haven't played for a couple years, and even then I always enjoyed the game but was far behind and never did figure out what to do. I have a level 17 monk and a 14 artificer. I love those two but I haven't played e..

Heroic Inspiration

Does this experience bonus (pale green ion stone, mantle of the worldshaper, etc.) show up in the experience summary after quest completion? I don't think I've ever seen it. Is it working? Does it stack with the Tome of Learning bonus? Thank you!..

Delete question

hi all, i have made toons on all servers as i bought Motu and starter pack which gave me gold hireling cleric. if i delete a toon with the hireling and roll up a new toon on that server, will the new one have the hireling in inventory? thanks again...

Exp Penalty clarification

Hi, one of our group recently had a long stay in the hospital and thus was left behind experience wise. When he got back we helped him catch up (mostly by doing wilderness area exp which allows for a greater level gap), but now we're level 18 with m..

crafted vs named breakdown per level?

I have been trying to plan gear every 3 to 5 levels or so. It seems for the most part cannith crafting is better than named loot. Is there a breakdown post somewhere, that list named items that are better than craft-able ones. Ideally this wo..

Rogue enhancment?

i have a lvl 5 halfling rogue, trying out assassin tree. i took envenomed blades and it seems like i'm not getting the damage from it, have kukri in main and dagger in off hand. am i not seeing it right? or am i doing something wrong, do i need to ha..

New to game, TR questions

So i decided to use Voodus tank lock build as my first go through and so far its working great. My ? is should i go to level 20 TR, level 20 TR, then level 20 TR again for the 3 stack lock bonus u get? Then on the 4th play through go to 30? im just t..

help with some questions please just starting out in ddo

ok basically im going rogue, for my beginning class my question is weather duel wielding is better at end game as apposed to two handed weapons - such as quarterstaff's i have seen the builds of rogue/ranger/fighter who call for two weapons but mo..

Help fitting a class?

Hi guys, I'm looking for a little guidance. For all intensive purposes I am new to DDO. I played a wiz and a fight to cap over 8 years ago and haven't played since. A few friends and I are looking to come back for the new content. We have a static..

chest ransack in wilderness

Now i've been trying to collect Tapestries and Tomes in Necro 4 but due to soloing most of the time and necro 4 quests have anti solo mechanics "thanks alot Devs" i've been running the rare encounters in Orchard. Now my questions are: 1- Does the T..

Enhancement point question

Hi guys! Thanks for taking the time to read my post. My question(s) is related to the enhancement tree. I started a wiz/rog but did the first level as rogue, now at level 4 I'm 2/2 and looking to head with wiz from here on in. As I want to be mostly..

Thinking about DTRing.

My first character has finally reached level 30: he's a Wizard 18/Rogue 2, with Magister, Draconic, Fatesinger and Shadowdancer capped. I was thinking of double reincarnating, taking Energy Criticals along the way, into a paladin and going through Dr..

Iconic double dip?

Question about TRs and iconics. You start at level 15 and level to 30 ... what are you TR options at that point? I keep seeing vague references to people getting their heroic and iconic past life at the same time?..

Build help

32 pt build, 1 past life (rge). I haven't been very fortunate with tomes, only a +2 CON and +1 CHA at them moment. I do not want to buy any in DDO store, saving to buy packages when VIP runs out. I would like to be mostly Arcane Archer, but with en..

Enhancement question

I have a new character that is a druid that just multiclassed into monk. I used the first set of enhancements for some on one of the druid trees, but there is no option to choose any enhancements from the monk trees. Why is that? I have other mult..

When returning

- I played several years ago, but no server shows 'last played'. I picked one and it shows no characters. Would my characters still be online somewhere? - I was going to look on difference servers but saw no option to change server - only 'exit gam..

Handwrap Ki Attacks

There are a lot of ki monk attacks, I am 9th lvl, and find I only use Light, Iron Fist, and Stunning Fist. Sure, I can use water agains't fire creatures and vice versa, but what about the other attacks, are they worth using? Also, what about this gr..

How do I improve results with knock scrolls?

My UMD is definitely higher than what's needed for using the scrolls but in the second roll it only gives me a +3. How do I raise that number? Do I need to have an open lock item on me or is there some other way around this annoyance?..

What is sentient weapons?

Hello In update 37 which should come in 2017 i see that sentient weapons should be added to the game. But i don't undestand what they are. Could someone explain to me what they are? Are they items which scales according to your level? Thanks in ad..

What are the rules for pocket guilds?

So I'm finally setting up a small guild after 11 years playing the game. Along the way it occurred to me that it might be wise to find out if there were any rules governing the number of pocket accounts you could have associated with a guild, an e-m..

"Completionist" question.

Completed my fourteenth class, reincarnated, but was NOT given the "Completionist" feat option when I was creating my 15th life character (Level 1), but I DID get the option when I reached Level 3. After the 15th life, will I then get the option at ..

stopping vip for f2p help

I have been trying to find how/where to stop vip. I want to go to f2p when my vip expires. I do not want to have it automatically continue. I tried one thing, can't remember exactly what I did, but only succeeding in extending vip to 9/10/2017. I kn..

Introducing friend to ddo tomorrow

Hello Tomorrow i am gonna introduce a friend to ddo. If we are lucky we will get past korthos in one evening. He ones said that DDO was too "square" for him and the graphics wasn't good enough. I hope i can convince him that it is a great game nonet..

Please compare these weapon alternatives.

Which of these two weapon alternatives would generate the highest average damage: TWO WEAPONS: Right Hand DMG 1.8[1d8] + 18; Bonus +16; Left Hand: DMG 1.8[1d8] +13; Bonus + 12 - or - TWO-HANDED weapon with these stats: DMG 1.8[2d6] +24; Bonus +22. ..

Spring, summer, autumn, winter... spring?

I've had some thoughts rattlin' around in light of certain circumstances, thoughts a new consumer of this game 'oughta know. I wouldn't call this advice by any means, but it is no less useful to you because it's about laughs, good times, grief and t..

+20 hearts and iconic class

So playing a Morning Lord 2 cleric/18 warlock to level 30 eventually. Want the past life feats of sun elf and wizard (maybe). If I use a +20 heart of wood at level 30 to change to all wizard levels, do I get back to 30 automatically so I can immedi..

Warlock TRing

I'm currently playing as a 32pts Human Fiend Warlock. I'm going to TR this toon to a goo or fey warlock. My doubt is: Which of these races would be the best to do so? 1- Drow (with this one i'm worried about the skill pts and with the number of fe..

Thinking of coming back, few questions pls

My wife and I are going to come back to do a TR and experience reaper settings and hopefully get back into raiding since there have been many since we left. With that just a few questions. We played for a couple months when the left cap was 28 and ..

Heroic Elite Kicking my tail even being a lvl higher than it

Ok folks here goes i love playing melees and i love the game however i have noticed and i am on a 5th life and have noticed to do elite i have to be 2 lvls higher than the quest meaning if its 6 on base than means 8 on elite making it 10before i can ..

Leading a Group of New Players

I am not a new player, though I hesitate to call myself a vet. I am bringing a few friends in to the game, hopefully 5 for a full party, and I'm excited because they are long-time friends that I don't get to see often anymore. It will be a static gr..

3 TR questions.

I now play as a Paladin and did a TR and wanted to ask some things. 1- let's say that i want to do 3 barbarians lives next to get these 30 HP then do some fighter lives when i do this will i need to buy a +1 or +5 heart of the wood from the store? ..

VON 5 bridge jump

I am not a new player, but 'new player guidance' feels the right sort of place to ask this question. I like VON 5/6, classic quest, run it enough times to be familiar, but not so many to be bored. However, I am embarassed to say that I have never go..

How can I deactivate an active enhancement when I no longer have the button to do so?

Hi, on one of my new characters, I recently picked up tier 1 of Bestial Nature, a druid enhancement. I had it turned on, and then I picked up tiers 2 and 3 of it. I forgot to turn it off and drug the tier 3 enhancement button over the tier 1 button, ..

i'm confused

Been playing for a few weeks on different servers (as either a rogue or fighter) and keep getting into groups with classes that can heal but don't and I end up dead (and not just from taking a lot of damage in a short time , i've set at below 50% hea..

Notmonks in pretty dresses

Is there some combination of f2p options that'll let me melee while wearing a skirt or is monk mandatory for that sort of thing? Ideally I'd want a bigass sword to go with the dress but dual wield daggers or whatever would also be acceptable so long ..

Early TRs - Heroic, Epic or Racial?

Placing this in New Player Advice so new players can see it. Which order would you do TRs in now if you were starting out today? What about your 1st and 2nd Life alts - Are you going to go straight to Racial TRs? And not sure from Wiki but Racial Rei..

Cloak of Invisibility

I went through the Medusa quest in Lordsmarch, and it wasn't in any of the chests or the end of quest offerings. Where else can I find one? Haven't seen one in the AH either. Is the wiki off on this?..

What is the ranged attack speed increase from haste/blinding speed

Hello i read some of the thread here: https://www.ddo.com/forums/showthrea...Speed-worth-it And i am wondering if the ranged alacrity still is 22% from haste? I can cannith craft a +15% item so if they changed it to 15% there is no need for me to t..

Dealing with metallic monsters with melee.

in the quest Brothers of the Forge that i'm trying to do to gain Canith favor on EE my weapon always break and even with many weapons i feel that there is something missing here. Is there is a secret to do this quest on my pure Melee Paladin?..

Question about Deception and the Ring of the Stalker

Hey. I'm trying to standardize L20 and L24 equipment sets for my Cat Burglars. I mean, my Rogue Assassins. Right now, all three use an Epic T3 Ring of the Stalker (the new version) and an L17 Golden Guile. The Epic T3 Ring of the Stalker includes..

Make my Favorite Build Less Squishy

I'm out of ideas, so I've come to plead for ideas to improve my one-and-only character. First, I'm a bit of a flower-sniffer and I'm quite content running slightly under-level HN to have some fun. So this char is not supposed to be super-powerful t..

Hi there new player with some questions about classes

So basically I scoped out the forums and played around with a few classes and I really like the wiz/rouge combo. However as a new player would it be more beneficial to start off from a base class or start off with something like a deep gnome for inst..

Effect Stacking

Here's an example: "For each stack, the target takes 1% more damage for 3 seconds. This effect stacks up to 20 times, and loses one stack on expiration." How can this effect stack 20 times if each effect only lasts 3 seconds? In other words, isn't t..

Speedy Speed and the Speedy Speeders who Speed Speedily.

OK, I'm still enjoying the Paladin build, except all of my squaddies have way more speed than I do. Look, I understand that a paladin is going to be slower than say, a monk or rogue... but how can I get a little faster so that I'm not showing up to..

Auction House ROBBERY!

get off the horse and lower the buyout prices . you not helping anyone in your own party by pricing this out of affordability. why not combine all server Auction Houses to one server so posting can be across servers. 100's of thousands of pp . for a ..

Transferring Items between Servers

I'm guessing I can't transfer items between servers, right? I have an old character on a different server and he's got some good stuff that I want to give my new character. Do I need to do a server transfer? The problem is, both characters have the s..

Returning player with loot questions

I've recently returned after not playing consistently for a few years. (more off than on) I was here for the beginning and have a few characters that are up there in level and favor. One thing, I've noticed since I returned is the complete lack of mi..

Quest End Reward Lists

hi guys, quick question about Quest End Reward Lists. If i do the quest in level range but don`t pick the reward right now but way later like 10 levels, will the list be penalized? Like loot is being lowered or something...

New Player: So Confused!

Hi all, I'm sitting here reading all of the info I can on builds and the various systems for character enhancements, etc and am utterly confused. I'm trying to figure out how to make my lvl 9 Paladin better, but the more I read, the more confused ..

Weapon Bonus Question

My +1 Vorpal Longbow of Incite 7 has another number on the stat sheet. Right above "Equips to Main Hand" is "+5." What does this number refer to? I assume the +1 is to hit and damage. At least I know it's for damage because of the damage calculation...

Paralyzing weapons

Hey all, is there anywhere you can craft a paralyzing crossbow/great crossbow/heavy repeater? And barring that, are there any named items in the game that can be farmed? Been searching the wiki for an hour, haven't found any yet, though I did find ..

renown ransack

So I drank some renown pots on many of my toons and took advantage of the renown xp weekend, and gained 9 levels for my solo guild. I just ran a few quests within my level and got no renown, which I know this is WIA. My question is when will I ge..

Problem finding happy11th items

They show up on the store window as being redeemed but can't find them in my backpack. I could of entered the redeem codes after or before I loaded a character, I can't remember for sure. I only have the one character so where would it have gone?..

Shortcut Bars

As soon as I have 3 shortcut bars showing, the bar with my primary abilities is no longer activated by the keyboard. Is there a way to lock the keyboard to a specific bar or must I always move my primary abilities when I open a new bar? Thanks!..

Quest Order

I did the quests on Korthos Island and arrived in the harbor at 3rd level. Then I ate 2 birthday cakes and found myself to be 8th level. What should I be focusing on? Lower level quests on elite/reaper or quests for my level? I'm thinking about doing..

Question about difference of level

So I've got a friend that it's gonna give DDO a try, he's used once the Anniversary cake on a newly created character, and has reached iirc level 5, which is cool but I daresay still insufficient in order to gain xp from quests, as I'm playing a leve..

Noob question on spell-like effects

Hi all. New to DDO, but loving it. Quick question on spell-like effects. I did some forum searching, but haven't found this one yet. Apologies if this is a redundant post. For spell-like effects (say, Burning Hands or Shocking Grasp), do I nee..

Seeking Advice regarding Cannith Crafting for Rogues and Wizards

During the last Cannith Crafting Experience Boost weekend I finally leveled my avatar and her sister to L375. Yay! My joy was quickly dashed when I sat down to make something and realized that with great crafting power comes a gigamegahumongous amo..

2 Questions

1. Does the permanent cleric hireling from the starter kit scale in level or does she become useless at some point? 2. If I created a character with a premium class and race through VIP membership, what happens if I decide to unsubscribe in the futu..

100% fortification augments and items

I'm relatively new to DDO, and all of the advice I have found says that you should shoot for 100% fortification by around level 9. I currently have a level 9 Dwarf Barbarian, and a Sapphire of Heavy Fortification. However, I can't find any gear with ..

All content noob question

Hi, Just wanted to make sure if I haven't missed anything. I found two expansions in the store: Shadowfell Conspiracy and Menace of the Underdark + Starter, Druid and Half-Orc packs (so in total 5 things). Is it all there is? I mean is this all cont..

Wizard or Sorcerer for Solo Play?

As a casual player who doesn't plan on grouping very much, do you suggest a wizard or sorcerer for my first character? According to character creation, both classes are challenging for solo play. I understand that. I also want to play an elf for RP r..

Using Dire Charge correctly.

What's the trick to using it? If I'm moving towards a group of mobs and activate it, it stops me. If I'm standing still and activate it followed by movement it prevents my movement until it finishes processing. And then, randomly, when i'm in a mosh..

Returning Player - Should I?

Hello everyone, I have been off DDO for about 2 years now or so (I can't really remember). Last I was very active, level cap was fresh 28 and The ShadowConspiracy expansion was out for a few months. I had a couple of 28s and a few characters. I am ..

Greater Tome of Learning 50% First Time Bonus

Hi everyone, recently i received a blessed "Menace of the Underdark Standard Edition" pack. Since i restarted this game on a f2p account not too long ago it really helps out BIG TIME. (Huge Thanks to my guildie) So i have got a question about the f..

How to get past traps on a non-trapper build?

I want to try playing a solo life as a pure class (non-trapper, probably sorcerer) and would like advice on how to get past or survive the traps in the various dungeons. Some of them seem able to be passed by timing (which can be challenging with lat..

New to DDO - need advice on how to get started

I would like to get into this MMO as it has the sort of setting and gameplay that appeals to me. Here are some things I could use advice on... 1. Is this based on 3rd Edition? Any major differences to keep in mind? I played a lot of Neverwinter Night..

Epic Destinies.

Am currently Pale Trapper, Wiz16/Rog2. Was planning to run in Magister to level 30, then double TR back to a level 1 paladin, use Sentinel for epics, then use Axel's THF battle cleric build. However: Quote: You can start in any Dest..

Bargain of Blood

Hello all, I was just wondering if anyone knew what the minimal spot is needed to see the spinning blade traps in the quest titled "Bargain of Blood"? My wife and I ran it earlier today with her level 9 artificer and my level 11 ranger. My ranger'..

Crafting Issue

I cannot figure out what it takes to craft any items to create a strength, charisma, dexterity, charisma, wisdom, or constitution shard. I don't see any recipes when I place the item on the unbound items machine. Where do you find this information?..


hi all, me again, can anyone help or point me to info on favor. do you get more favor running reaper, if i run elite over level, how high can i be to run that quest? i'm really not sure how it works. i'm trying to go back and get extra backpack from ..

Please rate these two weapons.

Please advise which of the following weapons would do more consistent damage against Undead such as found in Delara's: #1 +3 Greatsword of Doublestrike 3 (5-15) [2d6] +3 Base Damage Rating 11.00 + 2d6 Good Da..

Auto-attack won't stop

All of a sudden one of my toons went on Auto-Attack in the middle of a quest. This is more annoying because 1) I didn't do it on purpose, 2) I never use Auto-attack, so have no idea how to turn it off again, and 3) he's soloing, and needs to open a $..

Returning from before expansions - build suggesttions and general tips

Hi, I played DDO from beta until sometime before the first expansion hit and have been in other games since then. Now I decided to come back and experience what I have missed :) Logging in and seeing some new things like epic stuff and and what loo..

Good summons for solo Heroic Elite?

When I solo with my Pale Master, there are times I miss having a tank or a distraction to keep the aggro off me. Hirelings could do this well, but I prefer to keep my Cleric hireling safe just as mana battery and in the case I die. Skeleton Knight is..


Hi all, so i just got more bank storage for 2k pp from House K, will i get to earn more "free" bank space, or will i have to buy it with points? Secondly, i got another backpack from the dude in marketplace next to the bank, will i get more free sp..

Best Adventure Packs (Get The most for your money)

First: Get Shadowfell Expansion (Standard $29.99) Second: Bundle Menace of the Underdark Expansion (Standard $17.49) **$47.48 Gets you Wheloon City, The Stormhorns, Purple Dragon Knight, 1 Character Slot, Lesser Tome of Epic Learning, 2000 turbin..

Tips for "Dreams of Insanity" quest as caster ?

Dreams of Insanity is a level 11 quest I'm enjoying on my Wizard, but this quest is deadly sometimes. Not lvl 11 for sure! Main problem is the fact that I can't buff myself fully due to the fear of beholders dispelling me, and I still haven't found ..

Few noobish questions...

Are wooden weapons resistant to ooze acid, or did I get something wrong? I'm asking because i use wooden blunt weapon on oozes on one of my toons and it breaks as fast as metal ones. Plus question about unlocking completionist feat: http://ddowiki.c..

Returning player seeking an answer

So I am a returning player I used to have a viable clonk my question is with all the changes to AC, PRR, MRR etc is the clonk route still a viable option? Would I be able to get meaningful AC with the changes?? I ask cause I'd rather not roll a new c..

Most populated server?

Hey guys, I recently resubscribed and want to start a new character. Could someone please tell me which server is currently the most populated? I love DDO for its group dynamics, so I do not wish to level solo. I checked DDOracle out, but it seems th..

is "Tanking" a thing?

Returning player here (played beta/release , then a little while before druids became a thing) , wanting to create a tank character (played a tank or healer in most MMOs) and was wondering if anyone had any advice (started playing a WF pally/fighter)..

Minimum Clericality or Paladinishness

I'm a noob. I played just to lv20 once, years ago, so the basics are familiar and I'm looking at the wiki. I hate the undead. I don't want to be a rogue, but I hate locked doors... Thinking about a Half Orc, mostly fighter, but starting out Paladin ..

getting epic completionist capped feat

A few years ago, I capped 3 epic spheres then started heroic completionist. Now I'm doing iconic and capped my 4th sphere. I cannot recall how I got my epic past life feat for capping spheres. I've got 6 million in my final sphere. How do I get my ..

Menace of the Underdark purchase

Hi everyone, started playing free till lvl4-5 then began with Shan-to-Kar(ddo points). I wanted to know if purchasing the Menace of the Underdark will automatically add onto game content because I don't see it available in the DDO store in game. ..

Brave New Server

I've bound myself to Argo for the better part of three years, because I've been able to give my characters the best gear without actually having to work for it through the shared bank. Feeling bold and adventurous, I'm deciding to start completely n..

Past Life Problem

Hi All, i'm just using a heart wood to reincarnate for the first time, i'm half way through 5th level and wanted to take a past life feat. It's greyed out and I cannot choose any past life. What am I doing wrong? 1 (1st) rogue / 4 (2,3,4,5) range..

New Player - Issue with DDO Store + Amazon Payments

Hello, Not getting any response other than the auto-reply from Turbine Customer Service. 2 tickets, 7 days from the first one now. I have an Amazon account. Checked that I can login via Amazon Payments and I have Amazon Payments active. Store Card..

RP server?

Hello all, i am new to DDO but a very experienced gamer in general, my question is as above really, is there a dedicated rp server as such? It would be cool to hook up with some like minded players rather than just soloing and hoping to bump into som..

no in game tab in help option

I tried to do a reincarnation and at level 5 it asks for a me to select a feat and class feat. problem is there are no class feats listed. I check turbine support and found that i need to be a paying customer and buy turbine points. I bought a month..

Premium Account Doubt

I have a question, if I purchase the MotU expansion by the steam store my account should become premium? Because I acquired the expansion and did not become premium. This is normal? PS: Sorry for the English, I'm Brazilian...

returning player question...

Which server is best for starting a new character? I've been trying to figure out which class/race combo will be best for me. Are low level characters even viable in this game still? I have everything open because I'm VIP. I'm just trying to find peo..

Farshifter's Chambers

Looking at getting this amenity, but can't find much data in tons of searching of google, etc. Aside from something about it being similar to the old T3 Farshifter amenity, which I can't find anything about. What places does it allow you to move to?..

Former veteran player, back after 5 years hiatus. A few questions.

Hey guys. Long time no see. A few of my college friends and I are starting a pre-made six-men party, to play once a week. I'm thinking of playing a bard. I used to play a dual-wielding dwarven Warchanter by the name of Barrok (back then, there was n..

Hireling AI Customizations Don't Seem to Take Effect

Summon hireling, right-click hireling in party list, customize AI actions, dialog box pops up. Uncheck all of the attack options in both offensive and defensive lists, close the dialog with the 'x'. In combat, observe that the hireling is still doi..

How much dire charge and tactics dc is enough?

Just thinking of crafting my level 30 first life fighter some gear, not sure what to put on his gloves, insightful stunning 8, or do I go for insightful devotion? as well I use mainly cocoon for healing and every bit helps especially in higher conten..

Primal Avtar Spirit Generation Question

"Strength of Spirit: When you hit with a melee attack, or cast a spell on an ally, or cast an offensive spell on an enemy, you gain 1 Spirit. Each of these three categories triggers only once every three seconds." Just want to clarify, is this going..

Is it worth me keeping a Xoriat Forged Blade?

Just found a Xoriat Forged Blade in my inventory after leaving my hireling to deal with a scary thing until it died. I'm pretty sure they're quite rare and pretty good, as wiki says they only drop from one chest in the whole game. Am currently wizard..

Bear/wolf form and Ninja Poison

I want to know if the Ninja Poison stance will work in Bear form. I know from another thread i looked up that in the past it definitely did not work, because you are unarmed and it needs a weapon. However with the recent monk changes, like that you ..

Static Duo/Group

If there is anyone looking for a leveling partner for a static duo/group, I would be happy to either roll up a new character or TR an old one. No pressure, no worries. We'll move at whatever pace you like on whatever difficulty you want. I currently..

If you are over level of a quest, can you still get named loot from chests and stuff?

Whether this pertains to raids, or in my particular interest the Forester's Brush Hook from Overgrowth (which requires beating some waves of enemies with a short time frame meaning you need high DPS) does it matter if I'm way over level'd to get the ..

Epic Past Life Stances (Quick Question)

How many Stances can you have going at once? Can I have one Primal Stance, one Arcane Stance, one Martial, and one Divine Stance? Or a single stance only? I can't tell if these are categorized as the same as they are epic past life stances, or tre..

Cleric's use of Sonic Spells

Question, if Cleric do not get the perform feet (N/A), do perform bonus's add to Sonic power or is resonance, spell-site used to increase sonic power? or does the perform bonus still apply to clerics when they use sonic power...

Which eleent type is best for a heroic TOEE weapon?

out of the options which is best? fire I think is bad because so many things have resistances or are immune. I think electric or cold is best, cold has a will save, which is lowest generally on most mobs so might be best? element type...

Easy noob question... i hope :)

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PSA Adventure Compendium quest search

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Motu Items Redeeming

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LGS crafting question

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Heroic Vale of Twilight, few questions....

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Which graphics features cause the most GPU load? I need to cool down the laptop

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Best Solo with no hand me down gear?

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Need help on Sarlona? Let me know!

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Leveling suggestions for 18+

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Leveling Order and Feats.

When it comes to leveling Order. and Picking feats, how do you know which way is best. Does it really matter? or is leveling Order one of the biggest things when building? with my years of playing, im just now trying to make successful builds of vari..

help with spellcraft

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The cheapest/fastest way to level up CC crafting?

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Druid pet

I have a lvl20 druid and find that i rarely bring my pet out and leave it snoozing by the fire. She is more a liability than a help as her health plummets alarmingly when in combat and she seems to be an aggro magnet and so I have to spend half my ..

Thrower Question

Is the only way to get dex to damage for throwing weapons with a halfling or a bard? I don't see anything else, but I've never made a thrower build before. I suppose I should also ask if this is a bad idea before I pick halfling, since besides that..


Hi there, I have a druid who is just about to go into the Grandmaster of Flowers epic destiny. My question is - in animal form am I considered as centred when fighting in beast form? I am classified as unarmed and I am unencumbered - does the light ..

Quick TR Cache Question

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Old player and new player.

I posted in the request a build and got a semi-answer but I figured I'd post here since it seems appropriate. My friend and I are gearing up for a DnD campaign in January that might be Ebberon based. I thought that I would take him through DDO to gi..

Newish duo advice : WF Healing

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Magical d20

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Slavers crafting

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Using stat tomes early

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Strategic Combat II

Strategic Combat II states: You can use your Intelligence modifier for damage with Melee and Missile weapons. Does this mean your intelligence modifier is added to the weapons, or does your int modifier become your "base" damage? Thanks!..

Relentless fury question.

I know someone tested it before, however the results were uncertain for me so i have to ask it now myself- Is the rage proc from relentless fury considered the same as barbarian rage? Can it for example turn off precision or make a monk become uncent..

A Question about tomes

I just started playing and am a mighty level 4. Due to the sale today I purchased a "+6 tome of Supreme ability" I was wondering if I used this now how it would work. Would I only receive +1 to my attributes, or would I continue to gain attributes as..

Mysterious remnant tomes

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Overwhelming Critical feat and Perfect Two Handed Fighting

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Shield MRR

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Echanment question

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Karma for Epic Reincarnation

From what I've been reading, I need 6 million karma in one sphere if I'm going to Epic Reincarnate. Currently I have 5,989,396 in a sphere. All of the destinies in the sphere say that I have the maximum XP. How do I get the extra 10,604 Karma? I ..

Premium Account Question

As I understood it, any purchase with real money upgraded a f2p to premium, either from Market or points bundles from store, is this no longer true? I purchased the starter pack from the DDO Market, and applied code, I received the items ok, but I ..

Looking for some build advice

I'm not sure where the best spot to post this is, but advice & guidance seemed to be the right place. If not please let me know. Anyway, ever since the deity update I've been looking at a maul build. Given that I'm finishing up a 2nd EPL and HPL ..

Artificer arcane marksman build

I'm a level 4 arcane marksman artificer and I was wondering for any one could give me a good build for this? Im in a guild but I do a lot of solo play in kinda want to be a support character on quest but I still need to be able to solo anyone have a..

Rogues and Undeads

Hi guys¡¡ here again, need some advise. Im playing a rogue and im very happy with him, just have one big problem: undeads. Seems they are inmmune to all my attacks, poison, bleed, deceive...What should i do or get to be able to fight wit..

Very old returning player questions.

I have recently returned to the game, last time I player level 12 had just been released. I had a VIP account for several months at least, before I cancled it. Had to buy the game originally. I know there have been massive changes since then, one of..

Lost in Crafting

Hello, I have problem catch something from basic crafting. I would be happy If anyone can point me to right way. I would like to craft weapon from picture: But I haven't idea, where to get starting weapon. Do I have first find exact same weapon..

does tempest enhancement stack with weapon finesse

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how to spend my turbine points

Hi guys, Im new at the game, i ve just bought a bunch of packs and still have 1850 Turbine points and only 4 epic packs left me, which are: Devil´s Gambit, Heart of Madness, Druid´s deep and secrets of the artificers. I thought the best w..

Can't change improve critical feat with free feat respec token

I took improved critical piercing at level 9 on a then blade forged 7 paladin 2 ranger, its a TR past third life I went got my free feat respec then went to fred. I do not see my improved critical feat in the list that I can change out, I do not see ..

Usefulness of one Paladin Past Life

I am trying to decide what to next do with my 'main' character. I have been considering a paladin life, but I am not sure how much I will enjoy 20 levels of a class I wouldn't typically play. Any general thoughts on the usefulness of 5% healing amp..

Are we allowed to have multiple accounts?

As the tittle says. I would like to create some more accounts to get that +300% guild xp instead of the 180% we get now. The guild only consist of me and my brother and we have no intention of letting anybody else join. Maybe thats a bit selfish.....

Changing LFM Non-Leader-Showing UI?

Hello all, and apologies if the headline was a bit confusing :) Is there a way to see the leaders of the LFM groups? The current state of business is this: http://i66.tinypic.com/jkd4rq.jpg Thanks ahead, Itaimar...

Artificers and Trap Panels

I've got an Artificer with 18 int, and full ranks in search. He can find traps (The little heads that spit elements, blade slots etc), but he can't ever seem to find the panel to disarm it. A Rogue of the same level with full ranks and 14 int howev..

how to get Menace of the Underdark with paysafecard

hi guys, i´m a new player at the game (just a month) and i like it a lot so i decided to buy some packs. I asked people and told me to buy giants holds and vale of twilight. So i did. Later i bought High Roads. All payments were made through DD..

Mysterious Remnant droprate confusion

I have been trying to farm Mysterious Remnants and i have two tomes now :) But i am confused about the droprate. From this http://ddowiki.com/page/Item:Mysterious_Remnant it states that: "Chance to drop from Monster Champions when the difficulty-mod..

greataxe or greatsword? which is superior?

first post haha. just returning to the game. it kind of occurred to me to just take a big weapon and run over and just the thing! anything! everything! but what is best? I figured looking at both weapons that the greatsword would be slightly superior..

How to repeat Against the Demon Queen (Quest)?

A few days ago I finally finished all the flagging quests for Against the Demon Queen, ran down to Lailat's Court, and chased Queen Lailat into the Circle of Eternity. Afterward, I spoke to Zawabi, advancing the quest to the raid encounter. Today, ..

Pali's "Light damage" hurts what?

Knight of the Chalice enhancement tree adds "Light damage"* to attacks - what creatures does that hurt? What creatures are immune?(* For new players, that's damage of type:light (as opposed to, say, type:Flame or type:piercing, etc.), not a light amo..

REturning to the game

Hi all, returning player starting "brand new." No previous toons, items, anything, other than what I have collected from level 1 to level 10. I notice most of the old heroics and story arcs I enjoyed running for solely story and fun no longer get run..

Skill Tomes and Trained Skill Ranks

Skill Tomes give an "inherent bonus" - I'm not sure if DDO is using "inherent" as yet another type of "Bonus", like Enhancement bonuses and Festival Bonuses, etc, or whether they mean it is literally inherent, i.e. it becomes an inseparable part of t..

What quests to do from level 20 to 24?

Hello I’ve been doing The Jungle of Khyber, The Druid's Deep chain, The High Road chain, The Lords of Dust and Servants of the Overlord now almost on a daily basis to get me from level 24 to level 30. I took an ottos box to get me from level 2..

Suggestions - Discussion 'Melee, Ranged, Both'

I was recently asked about my build (Lvl 9, Pure Elf Barbarian-Ravager ); to paraphrase the question was 'Melee, or Ranged?'...My response was, of course, 'BOTH'. After that: the discussion got a bit more heated. Essentially the argument was building..

Feat; Oversized Two Weapon Fighting - has it been Deprecated?

Feat; Oversized Two Weapon Fighting - has it been Deprecated? I like fighting with two weapons simultaneously (one in each hand) in DDO. I understand that feat "two weapon fighting" only cover fighting wield one heavy weapon and one light weapon (l..

Casually playing DDO - unsure which class to choose from

Hi players of DDO! Over the years I've played DDO off and on but never got into the game that much as I was playing another MMO. I've since left the other game and would like to focus and hopefully enjoy a character and the whole game experience tha..

Need build advice. (Epic destiny)

Hye, guys. So, I'm not exactly new to the game, but I am way behind when compared to the elites and I have ever a question that's more about options than straight forward "which way should I go". I have a warlock tank, it's my third life, and the fi..

Some questions on melee feats

Hi all, I'm about to start into some melee lives, and would like a little advice about feats to take. I'm pretty much decided on TWF Khopesh, just for context. I'll be multi-classing and have a few ideas, but I can't put a build together until I fi..

No action points on rank up... What am I doing wrong?

I have been away for three years or so, and although I think I logged in once or twice in between, I did'nt actually do anything. Now I decided to give DDO another try, and tried to level up my character (1st life, Rog2/Wiz8, pale master) When I aban..

Another Bravery Bonus question

I stopped playing this game like 6 years ago so I am way out of touch. You get max BB after 5 elite runs correct? So I've done like 75 elite runs in a row is that necessary or not? So right now I am like level 8 and doing the base level 6 quests o..

Add to Monk what; 1 lvl of Rogue or 1 lvl of Artificer?

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Full Unarmed Monk

I'm a new player when it comes to melee characters, who wants to build a monk toon. But I've got no idea on what stats to invest my points (32pts), on what skills to invest, what feats and enchantments. Thanks in advance for the help! A few guide li..

A few questions about nebulous game mechanics.

Hey all! I had a few questions that have been stumping my friends and I who started playing together a few months back. Most of us know way more than we should about PnP D&D, but we're having difficulties figuring out some of the game's systems ..

Content packs

Just came back to ddo started up a sub and have now hit a wall. I'm in Eveningstar doing quests and getting my head around the new content, picked up all the quests and have done several of the story arks. Although I have a paid acount I am unable to..

Are you a player in need of Platinum?

Maybe you need to contribute big towards a guild ship. Maybe you need money to buy better gear on the AH. Maybe potions/scrolls/etc are still a major cost to you. Whatever the reason, opportunity is knocking. Here's what you should do: You know ..

Questions About Building an Iconic Toon

So I am considering doing a bladeforged 2 monk/18 fighter build, and I have a few questions -- 1) How does this process work? What I have read is that I need to go through the normal process to 15, then use a LR+1 to remove the pally level. So it w..

Lesser reincarnation at level 20+.....lose epic xp?

Dumb question, but last time I LRd the level cap was 20! If you are level 20+, for example level 25, if you use a lesser heart like a +20 heart, do you still have enough xp to get back to 25 or do you lose the epic xp and only get back to 20? Than..

Forgotten Realms (DDO)

Is there enough Forgotten Realms content to get from level 1-20+? I seem to recall it was originally linked to a story arc from Eberron.... that bridged you over at around level 15-16 ish if Im not mistaken. I'm curious. =)..

Fun build if you guys want to help with it (Lich King Theme)

I made a Lich King like build. I have a level 18 Wizard with most of this already, but I wanted to improve on it by making it a Greatsword build. When making this build, I wanted the Harper enhancements at level 14 but for some weird reason it never..

Mech vs Kensai

I have a repeating xbow user, at the moment he is 8ftr 6 rog 2 arty. I'm trying to decide rather to with tier 5 mech or stay with tier 5 kensai. can someone help me with the dps numbers with these choices. using heavy repeaters mostly..

Aside from common sense, does "Crippling" work on oozes?

Does "Crippling" work on oozes? Never mind how common sense in the real world would wonder how to cripple a living lump of jelly, but then, how real-world is that scenario to begin with? It's D&D :D Yes, I could test this, but not with almost ..

Weapon proficiency and “to hit” for multi-class characters (rogue/ranger/bard)

Weapon proficiency and “to hit” for multi-class characters (rogue/ranger/bard) I have a multi-class character started that is at rogue 2/ ranger 2/ bard 2 with all remaining levels going to bard. This is my first bard. I took 2 lvls o..

Wizard Questions

My situation: One of my two main characters is a Human Wizard (Pure) Arch-mage and I intend to keep her so. As of today she has 4 Epic Past Life Feats, one in each sphere, and she will soon acquire her fifth. All her Epic Destinies are fully fille..

Shradi Wizard Questions

Hello there. So I was looking around for non PM wizard builds, and I've seen the term "Shiradi" pop up very frequently. I did some quick research and found out it's an epic Enhancement tree, but other than that I'm not really sure how the build works..

can't cast fox's cunning

So i have fox's cunning as one of my spells, and when I cast it, my character goes through the motions and the sound effects are there, but the effect never shows up in the top left. eagle's splendor and bear's endurance will just fine, but not fox's..

looking for other players

my friend and I recently got into playing this :D currently we are not VIP subscribers, but we did buy menace of the underdark so I could have a druid class and for the other goodies that came with it. that being said when she can't play and I want ..

Doing the quest The Bloody Crypt - either solo or by SOCIAL party?

I am still new to DDO, playing only about 11 months, 99% solo. I have a 10th level character (4th Artificer / 6th Warlock) and two hirelings (gold permanent cleric 3rd lvl, paladin 9th lvl) and I want do the quest “Necropolis, Part 1: The Bloo..

Confused about the ASAH. Did the ASAH just eat my shards?

Earlier today I placed two bids on the Astral shard action house on a stack of twenty flawless red dragon scales and twenty flawless green dragon scales (I think 10 AS's per stack). I then Epic reincarnated and now my two bids no longer show up in th..

Spell points for a fighter??

Hi, I just leveled up to a 14th level human fighter. Now I see I have 20 points below my hit points which I thought was spell points?? Not sure what these are for a fighter?? Any thoughts? Thank you. Craig..


I see this literally every day in in-game chat:"Looking for Active Guild" But what does "Active" mean to you? To DDO/Turbine and pertaining to Guilds it means this account has logged on at least once in the past month. Guilds can have 100 players/acc..

Favored Soul build?

I'm going fvs for my 8th life. I haven't had much luck looking for builds that I want to try (or figure out). I guess I want heavy armor and no melee needed. Should a divine type be anti-undead healers? What do people expect? Can anyone point me anyw..

Shield of Legend - Necropolis

Hello, I'm trying to get all the shield fragments for the shield of legend, Necropolis 4. I only need the 3rd which drop most often in Ghosts of Perdition as per DDO Wiki, but can’t complete the undead waves before the floor drops out so I don..

Need someone to hold my hand through an Iconic LR

Hello forumites :) I am about to TR, going into third life, and I want to do an Iconic this time. Specifically I want: PDK - Rogue/Bard/Warlock Could anyone post a series of steps I need to take to get rid of the fighter level and take those classes?..

Question about supreme ability tomes

Hi there. Ive decided to invest in a supreme tome what with the dbl point bonus this week. Then I started wondering if I should just wait for a sale? I did a bit of digging and couldnt see when these tomes were last on sale. I thought that abilit..

Guild/ship buff questions

This might just be an embarrassing case of having missed an answer right in front of my nose, but here goes... I looked at the list of buffs available via guild ship amenities, via ddo.com and ddowiki. Many of them specify that they give a "guild b..

Shard of (Great/Supreme) Power

When I play DDO I run Devil Assault (Epic Normal) almost every day. As a result, I accumulate a fair number of these shards. Since they do not go into Ingredient Bags or Collectible Bags they quickly take up a lot of precious Backpack space! I rev..

General Guidance Needed... I'm a bit lost.

My son and I found some decent builds... We're making good progress. I have some general questions: Backpack: I recall with faction you used to get a reward that expanded pack or bank slots. Can someone point me to a guide that explains this? Fo..

Playing a 5 year old build, what to do?

I haven't played in years until recently (and didn't play long back then)https://www.ddo.com/forums/showthrea...=1#post2799105 I was following this build and it was added to the thread in 2011 then he ditched the thread/game and never finished the re..

Question about using plat to reset Epic Destiny points

How is the plat cost of resetting points in an Epic Destiny calculated? After coming back from an extended break, I noticed that the plat cost for resetting the points in my Epic Destinies differs based on the ED. One has a cost of 22,500, another ..

Back after years, need help warlock/monk

Hello there I'm back after something like 5 years and i found a lots of changes. My main character is a monk amd he has 4 past life as monk, 1 as monk fighter( for fighter past life) and one, in progress as monk pally. I want continue play my "..

shard of potential crafting question

I'm at least level 38 in all 3 crafting areas. I have hundreds of essences, greater and lesser. I cannot craft any shards of potential. All I get is a question mark, in the ingredients box. Why am I unable to create shards of potential?..

Returning after a break and I am missing Items

Hello, I'm returning after a 7 or 8 month break. My Toon is there, as I left it, but it's missing a lot of gear that I thought I had in inventory. Hard won gear that I had to do a lot of grinding for and never wanted to do again. I thought maybe I ..

To warlock or no?

Hi there. I'm a returning player stooped around the paladin nerf and have been thinking to play something that is powerful and fun. Now i did hear that Warlocks are powerful then a friend in the guild told me that they got nerfed hard. Would like ..

Dumb guild renown question

I thought I recalled reading somewhere that there was a maximum # of levels a guild could gain in a day. (3 maybe?) If you create a new guild, and then grab a 15K saga reward, will your newly created guild go up 7 levels? Or is it capped?..

How to work out what gear to use?

How do you know if gear is an upgrade? I mean I can get dex is more than one slot but afaik more than one item with dex don't stack in D&D? So i'd have a choice of like don't use the new item with higher dex or use it and get higher dex but lose ..

stuck trying to work out what to play

Any advice for a noob with no idea what viable builds are? I've always liked the idea of dual wielding longsword xD I like the idea of dual wielding the same weapon in both hands in general. I like the idea of a bard with dual wield swords but they..

What server to play on?

I used to play on Khyber years ago but only got to like lvl 15 max so i'm making new characters but idk what server to go for. Khyber I looked on AH and theres like 2 pages of rapiers total from levels 1 to 30 and just in general the AH seems very ba..

Which is best to obtain proficiency exotic weapon kama?

Hello, I am seeking advice around questions;1. As you level-up a Rogue, are you ever given the opportunity to choose feat exotic weapon kama? If yes, at what level? 2. As you level-up a Druid, are you ever given the opportunity to choose feat exoti..

So I have a dilema

I need to make a bard to get the destiny tier to advance, its the last one in the arcane sphere that I need to move on. I decided to take my first two lvls as a rogue tho. I have 20 charisma and 14 dex. The problem now is that I made him lawful an..

Father & Son Duo - Need Advise

My son and I want to see how well we can do as a duo. Could I get some advice on a duo set of character types to play? What would those builds look like? I recall a build planner, do people still use that tool to plan a character in this game?..

Comparison of items via tooltip

I have my UI setting for comparison of items checked on but it is not working. I tried to uncheck/recheck, restart client, and tinkered with many of the other UI settings to see if something superceeded it. Anyone have an idea what I missed? Thank..

I ran out of game

As a casual scum, I've been playing for a while and have reached level 18. Unfortunately, there doesn't seem to be anything else for me to do now except for farming either xp or favor. Since Underdark probably won't get a massive steam discount until..

Reincarnation Help

Hello All, I'm trying the reincarnate my Ftr/4 Pal/15. I'm using a +20 lesser heart. What is happening is I'm trying to reincarnate into a warlock I get past everything character creation and I go to click create and I'm unable. Am I doing something ..

How do I get a TWF set to work on my hotbar?

Been trying for days to figure this out. I have a ranger that just wants to click on my hot bar to switch from a bow to his two weapon set, but it doesnt seem to let me put more than one weapon in a box. So when I click on that weapon, it sets it int..

Returning Player from Khyber

Hello everyone, Where do I start. Well I'm a returning player after a 6 year hiatus. I was a very active player back in the day, but decided to quit after a guild collapse and lack of content. But I'm back. I'm posting because I am clueless about th..

Heroic only sorcerer

I have 6 past lives: Barbarian/Bard/Pally/Warlock/Ranger/Druid, and 4 EPL feats (3 Brace and 1 Fast Healing). I am looking for a heroic only sorc, and I would like it to be warforged. I don't care if it is multi class, as long as it is a sorc past li..

Forum login

I recently came back after a long time away and tried to log in with my old forum login, but it wasn't recognised ( back then you had to make a seperate login for the forums and NOT use your game login). I assume they changed that at some point ov..

Party time

One thing i love is this new party experience, the reason is because now our characters are so strong it seems like nobody hardly teams up anymore and that's making DND a bit boring at times because just going solo all the time is no fun. Idea!!! ho..

Doubt about the ETR with ICONIC

Hi guys. I have a doubt about the ETR. I can be an iconic character at level 30 to ETR me benefiting from Epic Feats Past? And if I do that I will return to lvl 20 or 15? Or iconic characters can not do etr? Thanks for listening. :D..

How do +spell damage items work?

I keep seeing spell damage on not-typically-spellcaster gear, like kamas and tower shields. I know with feats and multiclassing there's no particular reason to say a spellcaster can't be using that item. But it seems unlikely, and sometimes with ques..

Getting Platinum

Hullo, a friend of mine asked me and a bunch of people to come try out ddo. He had been playing a few years back, and is about level 25 so he decided to start anew with us. Now, he has a guild and we were wondering a quick way to make platinum to bu..

Reinstatement of VIP access.

I have recently returned to game after a few month hiatus and went to turn on vip only to find that there is no longer a way to do so. The guide to do so takes me to a page that has no option of any kind to do so. I would like to resume playing but..

A question about adding characters to your guild

Hi, I started a guild for friends who are moving from Dragons of Alantis to DDO and I have a few questions. 1. I have characters on a lot of different servers...is there a way to move them over to other servers? How do you do that? 2. Can you invit..

Help with My Half Elf Pure Bard

Code: Character Plan by DDO Character Planner Version 4.31.203DDO Character Planner Home PageVaerii Synast Level 20 Chaotic Good Half-Elf Female (20 Bard) Hit Points: 200 Spell Points: 670 BAB: 15\15\20\25\25 Fortitude: 10 Reflex: 23 W..

Half-Orc Pure Barbarian Build THF (Help Needed)

So I found this:https://lordofantics.wordpress.com/2...rbarian-build/ And its a good guideline but for a human barbarian. I'm pretty new to this game. And I cannot, for the life of me, find an optimized Half Orc Build with the new Enhancements. As s..

Stacking Rules Involving Augments

I just discovered that the Sapphire of Defense +10 (I just slotted one on a ring) does not stack with a "Sheltering" item. Is this working as intended? There is no information about how augments stack on the DDOWiki rules page. I'm a new(ish) pla..

Fighter Enhancements

Some help PLease... I am trying to pick a few enhancements (12 level fighter). I selected one that says I need "greater weapon focus- Slashing weapons" I can't find Greater Weapon Focus to select?? Any advise?? I need that for a few other t..

Sticks are out?

So I've been not playing for a long while and starting to get that craving again. I logged in recently and saw that items have changed quite a lot. Someone told me while items were hugely buffed, so were the monsters, therefore the game is harder tha..

Equipment Advice

I've been playing DDO for a long time, and the great thing about it is how open-ended it is. However, I'd really like some advice on how to optimize different aspects of the game. One of those aspects is equipment. My classic example is that I'd b..

Quick question about Flameblade

I've checked all the other posts that have anything to do with the druid spell Flameblade and I have noticed that while people ask whether or not feats or enchantments that improve other weapons apply, there is one question that hasn't been asked. Is..

Are empower/maximize spell feats bugged?

I am playing a wiz right now and i took the empower+maximize feats and im using them. When used together, they are supposed to add 225 spell power total, and that's times 3.25 damage with spells affected by these feats. However, i noticed that the re..

Sorta kinda a new player advice

So I started playing DDO. And got VIP couse I liked it ALOT! And then I played around with a monk, used to be my favorite during our manly pen and paper sessions... BUT! I am in desperate need of lockpicking! So I desided to start a rogue... with ..

A Little Help?

Hey Guys! I am a relatively new player to DDO and just recently understood the entire game (at least i hope). This is the character that i build when i was completely a new player and did not understand the game and was able to reach level 9. The bui..

Epic Utility Vest

Can you really get a Seal of Utility Vest in The Snitch (House P, Phiarlan Carnival Adventure Pack)? I must of did it 20 times on Epic Normal and sometimes even re-rolling the end Epic chest? Is there a trick to get it to drop? Thanks!..

More questions

Hi guys, so i bought starter pack, and it came with steam pack, what is that? 2) if i make a toon on another server, does he get the bonus permanent hireling, or is that just for one character only. 3) if i use mic set, will it work automatically or..

I need advice on my 1st heroic reincarnation

As the title said, I am about to do my first heroic reincarnation. Currently, I am a 28 pt. S&B paladin and took unyielding sentinel as my epic destiny (4th tier only). I only have +2 tomes str and cha applied on my toon. What would be the ide..

Some Help with Mail and auction??

Hi, I sold a dragon shard on auction and when I went to the mailbox to get my money, I click on detach, and it doesn't release my money? First time this has ever happened? Is there a limit on the amount of platimum you can have? I have about 3.9M..

Snitch Quest Problem Token of Twelve fragment disappeared from epic normal end chest

I was farming "Token of twelve fragments" from the Snitch quest House P last Sunday. It reached a point where the epic chest at the end of the quest stopped giving out token of twelve fragments. I thought, well maybe the "ransack" mechanism finally..

Question on purple Epic XP bar

Hi guys. I have 3 alts at epic level (Lvl 28 Rgr/Rog/Ftr) (lvl 22 Purple Dragon Knight - Ftr) & (lvl 20 Paladin) The trouble is my purple XP bar on the PDK does not fill up. My other 2 alt XP bars do have the purple bar fill up but not the PDK..

Tomes of learning

Hi there. It says on my greater tome of learning that it wont stack with other tomes of learning, but I was wondering, can I run both an epic tome and a regular tome on the same character? thanks in advance..


Just a quickie. Which Heart of Wood drops you down to level 1 with all of the stuff you bought for that character slot still being on the account? I know you can't change name, race, gender, etc; but I want to restart one of my toons rather than us..

Difference between Progression and APs spent in tree.

The question is, is there any difference? (By the way, I'm only discussing Tiers here, not core enhancements. Repeat - not core enhancements.) First: Progression is described in the DDO Wiki as follows: Progression is the total of all spent acti..

Feat Respec Token - Artificer bonus feat - Fred the mindfryer

Hello, I just read on ddo wiki that ability stats points applied by enhancements trees do not count towards the pre-reqs for feats. Example, character needs STR of 13+ to be able to pick feat "exotic Weapon Bastard Sword". Is this true? I ask ..

Half elf warlock 18 artificer 2 trapper repeater aura build - is this viable?

Hello all I have an idea for a build and could use some feedback. The idea is to use a repeater and AA while using the warlock aura. I am not sure it will work so therefore some feedback is needed. Feats: rapid shot, point blank shot, precise shot..

Upgrading to VIP

Hello folks, Casual player here. This summer, my son and I have some time on our hands, so we decided to play DDO together. I upgraded to VIP no problem...I am a lapsed VIP player, and I just went to my Turbine account page and was able to set it up..

Need Help pls

I had a link before to a Human Rogue/monk Thief acrobat build wielding quarterstaff but I deleted by accident and cant find in forums anymore if someone can help out with a similar build it involved some harper enhancements as well..

Tomb of the Shadow Lord Help.

We seem to be stuck at the 2nd drawbridge to the west. It is not down and we seem to be stuck behind the gates. Seems like the only thing to do is recall?? we have been searching for quire some time with no solution. Didn't think the game would a..

It's worth checking out UMD (Use Magic Device)

Heya I keep bumping into players who have not thought about this awesome skill. And when I thought back I don't think I realised what this strange thing at the bottom of the skills table was until someone had taken me aside to explain it was and wha..

Noobie need help

Hi. Need advice please I am a new player building my first character. I am trying an artificer and like his play style a lot, i have managed to get to level 10 starting in Korthos Island then Stormreach harbour followed by Stormreach Market and mos..

Returning player LF a crew

Hey all, ive finally got a PC again and would like to get back into this game. but it seems a bit dead as far as jumping right back into low level stuff. not alot of LFGs up nowdays (Sarlona server). If anyones running low-mid chars or rebirthing so..

Heroic Elite: What's it take?

I'm not really a new player but I only have one TR and I've never done any raiding or joined a guild. I usually solo or find pick up groups. Some players I meet in groups are so impressive, tearing through heroic elite quests that I can barely hand..

It may be too late if you've already found these forums but....

It seems there's some issues with the cost of DDO that may be putting new players off sticking with the game. A lot of this comes from new players not knowing what is a good buy for their first TP earned and what isn't - Many will make the mistake of..

I'm New. Friends question.

Hi a coworker told me about this game and after downloading it tonight, I'm trying to find him. The information he gave me is Charles.dunnigan1 but when I type in to add friend it won't show up. am I doing it wrong?..

How can i get to play a monk?

Hi guys, thanks for all the helpful advice, my question is, if i buy turbine points or maybe the starter pack, will i get access to monk class? I saw one on youtube and i wanna chop and kick some monsters too...


hi guys, newb here, my question is, if you are in a party and you get to the loot chest and select "loot all", does that mean you just took everything and your party members get screwed? or, does everyone else get their own loot? thx..

Question: Improved Critical feat and special weapons

Hello. I just came back after a long while of not playing ddo. i'm a bit rusty when it comes to thia kind of things. So I understand what the Improved Critical do to normal weapons but for example a blue weapon Bow of Sinew that is a longbow with 1..

Things you may not know you did not know about DDO (in installments)

Reincarnation (first installment) • This game allows you to reincarnate after you reach level 20 on heroic life or level 30 on iconic life. Reincarnation (or True Reincarnation) is starting over, with a new race, class and gender if you choose...

How do you get Kensai instead of Vanguard when multiclassing into Fighter?

The title pretty much covers the problem. I started as Rogue 1. When I leveled, I went to the Fighter Trainer. Went through all the steps, and ended up Vanguard. I don't recall any point at which I could have picked Kensai instead of Vanguard. H..

What's the deal with the Monk 12/Warlock 6/XX 2 build?

Was in a short handed Legendary Shroud the other day and there were 3 of these. Two were Monk/Warlock/Paladin and the other was Monk/Warlock/Druid. All 3 became giant trees (Primal Avatar's Avatar of Nature) for combats. It is pretty unusual to see ..

Question about Warlock and spell power

I have a warlock that is L20 (I used a store +20 heart to lesser reincarnate from a barbarian because I was curious). She is not well geared but I have the plat to buy gear. I think that she does 9d6 force damage and 10d4 pact damage. According to t..

When should I TR in regards to epic destinies?

Hi all, recently returned after a half a decade break and enjoying the game. Recently hit level 20 on a fresh character, a pure bard, and grabbed the Fatesinger destiny. Currently I am rank 16, with 15 points spent in the tree. I figure I should reac..

Reincarnation of low level multi-class character

I have a 4th level multi-class character, half-orc (Barbarian lvl 2, Cleric lvl 1, Druid lvl 1). For the game play I am wanting to do with this character, the Druid part is not working out for me. I want to do replace the Druid class with Rogue cl..

Arty Problems

What kind of gear would YOU have on YOUR pure Arty @ lvl 19? Where would you get THAT particular item? What stats should you have @ that lvl? This Arty has a good UMD and can trap well enough to get by...4-5 offensive spells and that much in defen..

What server has the most active players?

Hi All, I have been playing since about the beginning of this game, and I recently took a year off. When I returned recently, I noticed that all of my feats were gone and had to reconstruct my toons ( which annoyed the hell out of me), and also ..

Loggon issues

Checking to see if anyone else is having issues with logging on. I can log onto Orien, Sarlona, and Khybar, but not onto the other servers. I paly on Argo. When I try to log onto Argo, I get "searching for logon server", and a then connection failed..

Auction Item purchased...

I have a question about an auction item I just purchased. BRacers +8 constitution. I am level 12 fighter., the bracers say minimum level 28, absolute minimum level 12. Which I am, but when I try to put them on, it says not high enough level... A..

Fighter kensai unarmed/wolf questions

Hi I was looking at the new kensai enhancements and started wondering about a few things. Does Weapon Group Specialization apply to unarmed. as in monk or wolf form? Does Strike With No Thought and Keen Edge apply to unarmed monk or in wolf form?..

Confused newbie re: VIP / Adventure Packs / Races / Classes

Hello, thank you for your time, veteran players. :) I am trying to understand exactly what you get by upgrading to VIP. What are the benefits, and if I am VIP do I still have to buy adventure packs? Do I still have to buy races like Gnome etc? Do I ..

where do i get wheloon?

I've been an off and on casual player for years. I started up again a month or so ago, and hve been exploring evening star for the first time. I accepted a the Magisters something quest, and when I try to go in, it says I must have the Wheloon Adve..

Trying to Add FEAT: "Single Weapon Fighting" but shows as "not available"

My toon is a level 6 Bard on the Swashbuckler path with "Skirmisher". I understand that Skirmisher allows me to use a buckler but still have access to single weapon feats. I want to add Single Weapon Fighting. The only prerequisite I can see is a ..

Two-Handed Fighting feat combining with other styles on bastard swords/dwarven axes?

So if you have a bastard sword or a dwarven axe and wielding it one handed or sword and board style, then you get a chance at glancing blows that are enhanced by the Two-Handed Fighting feats. Does this mean you can also take Shield Mastery feats an..

Please help me with my gimped wizard 18 rouge 2 epic 5

Hi all This is the first time i play epic content and i have some difficulties doing it. I accidently made a deep gnome and therefore have to take him to level 30 to reincarnate. I ate an ottos epic box and i am level 25 now. however my build is not..

Do VIP members get artificers?

I've been a VIP member for a few months now, and when I recently did a heroic TR, I checked to see if I was able to create an artificer, and it didn't look like I had access as there was a "Premium" tag next to the artificer. I thought VIPs had acc..

returned kind of and have questions.

I never really went away I just had long periods where I was unable to play. so I am now playing for and hours or so every day just getting back in the swing. my ALTS are still very playable, but I have questions that may date my leaving.LOL so what ..

Assistance Regarding Rogue Build

Greetings, I just recently came back to DDO with two friends of mine, and we're trying to make a three man party that can cover the major aspects of a party. We did this ages ago, and I had a build I was going with that I really liked, but I can't re..

DDO is not Linear - DDO is a Cyclical game

For new and returning players, a word of advice: DDO is not a linear game. You don't start at level 1 and end at level 30 and play some mythical "end game." DDO is cyclical. There is a phrase that I use many times when advising new/returning player..

Free-to-Play Accounts and Bravery Streak

Greetings! So a friend and I randomly decided to give this game another go recently. I personally haven't played since the game very first switched over to free-to-play (I originally played when the game first came out), though not for very long. A..

Confused about Spell Like Abilities

So, the idea of a Spell Like Ability is that it's a spell that costs the same amount of SP, no matter how much you empower it via metamagic right? Sounds great, but... It's not a spell right? Or is it a spell? Here's a few questions of mine. If I'm..

Returning player - Need help puzzling what my character was attempting!

Hello magnificent DDO people. I have not played in a long time, not long after the new (or not new now) enhancements came out. Now on loading I've gone into my character and I am a wee bit puzzled as to what I was thinking, and what direction this ch..

Randomly generated cloth armor material

I was curious if it were possible to find randomly generated cloth armor made of materials besides cloth, for example that robe made out of glass from the Waterworks. Because for most other armor they can be made from Mithral, Adamantium, Darkleaf....

Confused about the Bard Trapper build.

I'm following the build here : https://www.ddo.com/forums/showthrea...or-new-players for the bard trapper. I'm confused about something, though: I'm level 3 and I've gotten a couple of spells that I can't use, yet, "Expeditious Retreat" and "Cure L..

New VIP player looking for a good Swashbuckler build.

Hi! I'm new to DDO and still learning things. What I'm hoping to do is create a swashbuckler-type character that also has some rogue traits. I was hoping that someone out there has a build for a first-life swashbuckler/rogue? I keep seeing builds ..

Ruins of Thernal Question

Im not VIP so dont have full access to difficulties until i beat prior ones.. NOrmal-->hard etc Ive completed all 4 of the quests in the ruins of thernal heroic Normal. But I don't have an option that ends the adventure pack in a way that allows..

Images of weapons for glammering

Is there a list or database somewhere that shows images of all the DDO weapons? I'm looking to glammer my weapons and I hoping there's a better way to find images other than typing names into DDO wiki or Google one at a time...

Ingredient bag item weight- tip to reducing bag weight

One method I use to reduce the carry weight I am holding is to minimize the weight of the bags I carry. Personally, I store heavy items inside my spare bags and place them in my bank (share bank if there are no btc items so my alts can access them). ..

Cosmetic armor question

DDO wiki says, "Alchemical Armor Eldritch Ritual does stack with other dodge bonuses including Dodge Bonus +1, and can be applied to Cosmetic Armor or Cosmetic Helmets." Months ago, I was able to attune the cosmetic Dark Leaf Armor from the DDO sto..

Too many Quivers of Alacrity and not enough Shiled Fragments

Hi All, I'm embarassed to say how many toons I have, but I do have oodles of Quivers of Alacrity now that I want to upgrade. I had just enough shield fragments to upgrade one for the 30% striding. Of course I did that on my main Livmo. However, I s..

Melee defensive stats-PPR, MMR

Hi all, Hopefully this is not too stupid a question. I enjoy playing this game but I do tend to get clobbered when on elite level quests, and I have not had the best showing on the 2 or 3 raids that I have joined. From reading the forums, it looks l..

Unlocking New Abilities

hello, I am new to DDO and I have just become a level 3 druid on the server Argonessen. I am a half elf ditellante rogue. I am mainly focusing on levelling up the half elf tree and I have just found an ability called skill focus. One of the options t..

Returning Player: Epics and past Lives and that stuff...

OK, so long time player, recently returning (about 3 months now?) I finally got completionist, which has been a long term goal for me. Anyway, my old "Epics experience" was around when Epic Gianthold Came out. Evidently earned 6 million karma in 2 S..

LvL 30, how much +hit is enough?

I am at +70 and I don't think I miss on anything other than natural 1s, but I really don't pay close attention either. I have a item which provides +21 to hit and I'm wondering if it's worth equipping. Thanks...

Ability diamond question

I know bonuses of the same type don't stack, but I've also noticed that some items are apparently misworded and don't stack with other items despite being different types. So I see that in the DDO store there's stat diamonds of Excetional+1 and Ins..

creating genades - thief class

I'm level 13 thief and want to try my hand at making grenades. I bought the Old Sully's trapmaking pages and vials. I can't figure out which of the Cannith crafting machines to use to make grenades and traps. Thanks! infael..

warlock build advice

first time really building something from scratch. this is gearless so obviously going to have holes until you can get them covered. This is also a PDK but could also be a human. though I'm sure with some tweaking could fit most races. This is also f..

Best augment for Epic Return to Sender?

I unexpectantly picked up http://ddowiki.com/page/Item:Epic_Return_to_Sender while doing my daily farm run of Tavern Brawl to try and get my end game boots. What would be a good augment for the orange slot? Currently in my melee weapons I have a d..

quick question on heal repair and spellcraft skills

Hello, Just starting to play DDO and had a question about a couple skills First, I am going to play a halfling Artificer with range and casting as my core Heal - I see it can revive a character but how useful is it at the beginning for a newb arti..

Mystical Vessel

Question about obtaining Mystical Vessel http://ddowiki.com/page/Item:Mystical_Vessel . According to DDO wiki it drops from, "Hiding in Plain Sight End Reward, The Restless Isles; Quest End Reward." I'm not finding an actual quest for Restless Isles..

Adventures packs for new players

Hello guys. I'm a new player in DDO, enjoying the game (my account is premium) I want to know which packs should i have to buy for decent game? I was interested in Necropolis but for lot of Undeads couse i like divine classes (Paladin clerics and F..

Loooong time away ... computer requirements links/recommendations?

Hi, I've been away at least a year. Probably more like multiple years since I have anniversary goodies just sitting there on my toons. I've jumped on but no serious playing for a long time. I have a much older Alienware laptop (right when Dell bought..

Video guide to soloing DDO

I played DDO quite a bit, TRed a toon and then stop playing for a while. Eventually, I got back into the game and TRed my toon a second time. I like doing projects while I play DDO and I've done several. Here is a journal of my first TR. I've done gu..

Wizard Rogue Build Advice

I am currently a 9th level Wizard with enough xp to level to 10 and thinking about multi-classing to Rogue (probably Wizard 18/Rogue 2). I know when building a Wizard/Rogue it is best to take Rogue at first level, but I did not find this out till lat..

Map Notes Vanished?

Was running around/fighting with map expanded by pressing M and accidentally hit the small "eye" icon in the upper right hand corner and all map notes (landmarks, locations, players, NPCs, etc.) vanished. VERY frustrating trying to play without them..

Weapon and Shield??

Hi, I am trying to decide what the best option is for max damage. I use a shield and bastard sword now which helps my AC. However, is it better to go with 2 Bastard Swords?? Is there a combination that really works best? I am 10th level fighter...

Threat Reduction

DDO wiki wasn't very clear for me on threat reduction. 1) What is the final threat reduction of Subtlety(1) and Shadow Training III, combined with the passive portion of Sly Flourish(3)? 2) What is the effect of using active portion of Sly Flouris..

+ Wisdom Gear/Items for f2p Toon

I'm wondering what gear I can quest for to boost the Wisdom score on my f2p Paladin? When I checked some websites and threads re. DDO Paladin, I read about a WIS 8 starting stat not being a problem as it's easy to acquire WIS boosting Items, but that..

100K XP Token on Level 1 Toon

In the past I've "banked" XP on toons, delaying their leveling until I can let them level up and be very close to leveling again. When I've done this, my toons stopped earning XP as soon as they were 1XP away from being able to level twice. If I u..

Guild Level Plateaus.

It's hard to know straight off the bat which Guild is for you and one of the reasons {ONE OF} for this is that Newbies don't know yet at what level a Guild has enough bonuses for that particular newbie. Some could be happy with just being able to use..

Looking for a good ranged build

Looking for a pure-class ranged build that focuses on just 1 wep type. Open to diff classes, just want something fun to play that isn't super complicated as I get back into the game. Pref a pure-class of some kind, thats doable first life with 32 poi..

What can I farm during my group's downtime?

Hey guys, just a quick question. I was wondering what I can do when I have some free time to play while my regular group doesn't. I can't solo quests for XP because I can't leave the group behind, so I was wondering what I can do while I have time to..

How do I unsubscrbe?

I'm a new player who subscribed a couple of months ago (3 month subscription, I think), but I'm done paying for a game that's this laggy. How do I unsubscribe to make sure I don't get auto-charged when it comes up for renewal? I logged in on the web..

H TR checklist

Am I missing anything before I embark on heroic completionist... Tome of learning 20% Xp pots 50% Shared bank Two gear mules - i am going to use one for caster and one for melee gear storage Supreme tome All classes All content..

Death= 0 XP??

Hi, We just did a 7th level adventure and my friend who is a 9th lever Wizard, died at the very end and when he checked his Experience Award, it was ZERO and I received about 5000xp. Do you lose all the XP when you die?? thanks,..

Dragonshard Fragments----

OK, Newbie again. Is there somewhere that really explains the Dragonshard Fragments. I know there are so many different types and values and wanted to educate myself on where and how to use them? This is a great community for questions and thank y..

Understanding Tomes......

Hi, I am looking to purchase a dexterity tome and it gets a bit confusing. I am not sure what to purchase and want to make sure I don't waste turbine points. I have a 20 Dexterity and the breakdown is as follows: Base 12 Tome +3 (inherent) Item..

Difference in loot (chests/rewards) when running Normal/Hard/Elite

Hi all! New player here, been on for roughly a week. I'm facing a bit of a dilemma. I've been running all my quests on elite, and at around level 6, I started leveling up at a terrific pace (am at level 10 now). My concern is that while I was going ..

caged Troll quest in House Phiarlan

Hi, We are trying to find the quest- Caged Trolls?? Any idea of how to get to this quest? Cant seem to get there from the House Phiarlan. Can see the arrow that points to the quest, but can't get to the Emerald Claw Laboratory?? Any help would b..

Floor tile puzzles

Not new, but I wonder if someone might have some insight. Sometimes in quests with floor tile puzzles, the tiles are intensely bright on my screen, while other times they are "normal" brightness. It's to the point where it is difficult to solve puz..

Striding = Speed ?

I've been wondering for a long time whether old striding items are giving a bonus to attack speed or not. It could be possible that when they introduced speed and stopped using striding, they just changed the name of the effect, and maybe the effect ..

Sign posts for Adventure pack start?

Hi, Took a few years off and now am back playing. I bought a couple of new adventure packs but I noticed the signposts that used to create an entry in your quest log to help you find where adventures start that used to be in the market place are al..

1st level item with a slot for 5% XP augment?

I know such item(s) exist; I recall someone linking a trinket once (ioun stone perhaps). Is there a reasonably acquirable, level 1 item with a slot I can farm in a day or so? Or is it possible on a random level 1 item (something I can look out for ..

NOOB QUESTION (wiki unclear)

NOOB QUESTION: Can Mithral Full Plate of Speed be worn without heavy armor proficiency? If yes, I'll get my hands on one and respec my barbarian's feats. If no, I won't. http://ddowiki.com/page/Mithral is unclear to me...

Old player, old account

I'm an old player, from release and was thinking about getting back into DDO abit. I noticed I still have my account and what'not. But I was curious what are my chances of my account characters still being playable ? I suppose I will find out for su..

multiclass question and restrictions in enhancement lines

I wanted to make a barb/sorc using occult slayer and air lines but it's not possible. One cancels the other depending on which one you make first. Wasted a LR on it but its ok as the character was just for fun (before you endgame folks get going). ..

Healing Potions:

Is there anywhere (other than DDO store) to purchase healing potions beyond cure serious with platinum? I know you can get cure serious potions in House Jorasco. I was looking for more potent potions to purchase. Thanks for any help!!..

Just got to 30, Now what?

Ok so let me give you all my information. I am a 18 rogue/ 2 Artificer , 10 epic My gear Head: Helm +11 int , 17 Accuracy. Neck: Golden Guile- Dusk, Diplomacy +15, Bluff +15, Improved Deception Trinket: Guidance of Shar-, Charisma +6, Blurr..

Does an epic destiny need to be maxxed out?

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OP spell resistance item?

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Looing for...

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so lost, think i should start over.

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Simple question re game commands: auto-follow?

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Help with my wizard life

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10th Anniversary celebrations

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Enhancement Spell Power Stacking

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Guide for leveling past 20?

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1st Time Assassin 1st Time Playing

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EPL Fortification

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Collectible Value??

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So confused about reincarnation

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Ability scores/stats, upgrade tomes, and attack tables

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Gear for leveling ..

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Farming for Items

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Guest Passes and Favor

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not really new but new to this question

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two very basic questions about airships

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Just came back after long absence, question about expansions and old characters?

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Completionist questions

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This morning Chains of Flame

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Stuck at Bars

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multi-class character missing some enhamcement trees

I have a new 32d character that I made a month ago as a rogue, got to lvl 2 then multi-class to sorcerer lvl 2, then put another lvl of rogue on. I wish to further develop the sorcerer, however the character is missing some sorcerer stuff that I ne..

Attack chains / base attack bonuses / multiclassing how does it add up?

Hi there, can someone sort a few things in my head as to how these work. I have looked on the net and have yet to find an explanation. So since my search-fu is so woefully inadequate can someone answer these questions? Say someone triple classes t..

Artificer or Rogue?

Are Artificer and Rogue equal in ability to find traps, disable devices, and pick locks? I am wanting to build a Wizard with a multi-class minor with those skills. I see that Wizards and Artificers both share intelligence as a key stat and both..

Caster Levels and Multiclassing

Hello, I've been trying to get my mind around what happens when you multiclass as a caster with another caster. If your a Cleric lvl 11 with 6 Lvl spells and you multiclass with a arcane example wizard I believe you just cast arcane spells with Heig..

Polite Guide to LFM - "a good bait"

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Bard Weapon Choice

Try as I might, I couldn't get the Tiefling Assassin Blade. I can try again tomorrow. I'm a 10th lvl swashbuckler. Zephyr seems a fine choice, but I also have Bejeweled Letter Opener. Which would you pick Both have red augment Zephyr deals more bas..

Insightful spell bonuses and how they work

Okay, I've spent a couple of hours with Google, and have not found a definitive answer as yet. As of the latest update (U29), there are new types of bonuses, named "insightful XXX" where XXX is one of the many standard bonuses. For example, I have ..

thinking of a return after 7 or so years

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How to deal with Encumbrance from low starting Strength?

In a recent Char Build thread (for a Sorcerer), the OP commented... Quote: ...Stats: > First Life: 8, 16, 12, 16, 8 18 *Alternate 13, 15, 12, 16, 8, 16 ... *Many newer players might find it difficult to manage encumbrance and hel..

A Completionist Goes First Life - A Visual Guide For First Life Soloing

We all know Mr. Cow here, and for the most part thanks to him a lot of us were able to solo lives with ease once we were tipped off to his hints and tricks through his forum posts (much credit to him). But what about first lifers? Despite that he may..

3rd life character on way to Completionist

Bonus question: I am starting my third life character. I'm shooting for Completionist. I've done Pally and Ranger. I was thinking Warlock, as I'm trying to contribute at higher levels with minimum past lives and two lives worth of gear. Are there any..

Green Steel recipe for all around item wanted

I can never find green steel recipes. I don't need a planner. I was looking for an item that just about any class would like. My first ever item was a triple positive long bow. I don't want any positive aspects, figuring I don't have many positive in..

Ranged Bard?

Howdy folks, Was wanting to make a support bard to play with my partner. I'm really interested in using a bow and hanging back casting spells and being support/crowd control. I'd love to be able to use the Arcane Archer and Spellsinger enhancement..

Advice, trying to play a Rogue Mech / arty

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Backpack and bank slot loss during heroic TR?

Hello everyone. I have been away for DDO for nearly two years. I started playing again yesterday, and today decide to do a heroic TR on my level 21 Druid. Before I TRed, I had 6 backpack tabs and 3 character bank tabs. After I TRed, I had 3 backpack ..

18WIZ/2ROG still viable?

Have been away for several years. This WF build was viable "in the old days" (6+ years ago), but I'm just getting back and don't want to waste time building an obsolete character. Thanks for all replies...

Doomsphear found on Orchard

Hello, after 30 Runs over the "Orchard of the Macabre" i found something wierd. There where 2 Silver Flame priests that call me an lycantrophe. Then they start to attack me together with two Doomspheares. What was that? First time after countl..

Cannith Crafting

So i just started to try my hand at crafting but I've run into a problem. I can't find essences, anywhere. Even if my items have prefixes or suffixes like shocking, freezing, etc. The only thing i can ever get out of deconstruction is the +1/+2 vials..

VIP subscription

Greetings forum dwellers! So lets assume someone upgraded to VIP subscription for some time through turbine account,it seems this automatically makes that a reccuring subscription unless cancelled... So I assume that there is no harm in cancelling ..

Vorpal Weapon of Feeding

If a weapon has a vorpal prefix and a feeding suffix, is it a super weapon or just redundant? I know they do different things, but aren't they both triggered the same? At lower levels it seems like you would simply cut off their head with a success..

New f2p player looking for advices

Hi everyone! I'm a new player and I'm looking for advices. First of all I'll say I intend to play the game as a free-to-play and solo for the most part. Most of the guides that I found are either very outdated, they're not for free-to-play or they'..

Gear to hang on to for leveling?

Howdy, I came across this : http://www.gwen-morse.com/wiki/index...arnation_Train and I was wondering if there was anything like it, but a bit more updated? I liked how they broke it down by level ranges and offer suggestions on what to keep / use fo..

What server is best for a newbie...

I played years ago for like 2 days and now im back and want to get into it the way I could not before. Any help and guidance is welcome thank you What is best server now for new person? Also I would like to play a sorcerer CC character..more guida..

Use of Iconics and TR

I don't necessarily want to take the express route to power and riches but it can't hurt to know what the options are. I understand that TR (at least the first use) is something done at level 20 that lets you start the same character over with some ..

Help with Tomes

Hi, I purchased a tome of +1 dexterity. When I tried to use it, it says you have no inherent bonus to dexterity to upgrade? Not sure what that means. My dexterity is a 15. (base 12 plus 3 for items and effects and it says +2 Mod? Did I purchase..

Inviting/accepting invites to quests

I've been playing on and off since July of last year. I'm at level 3 with my Ranger and the only quests left are ones that require a party to complete. I'm in the guild, "Tycoons of Tomorrow" but I don't know how to gather some people up nor have t..

Saga gipped me?

I was told that I only needed to do quests once to satisfy two sagas. For instance, I was going for Honor of the Huntsilver and Perils of Cormyr. I had all quests done at elite except for two: Murder by Night and the Riddle. I then cashed in my Honor..

Help! broken character?

Hey folks, maybe you all can help. I have a character in the game and have spent 6 action points on enhancements. I had 2 more but when I spoke to my proper trainer, he says I have no points. I even went so far as to reset my enhancements, and sti..

Building Low and Mid Level Characters As Endgame.

I've found a lot if information regarding end game characters. But what about those I don't intend to train beyond a certain level? I like to buff out my toons to the point of near invincibility .... at level... Watching their character sheets agr..

Step by step for austic friend help

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What gear for a leveling Sorcerer, rogue?

I have already done one life as a 18 Sorcerer/2 Rogue I am now lvl 16 on my second life, and when I hit 20 , I am going to TR again, then use a Stone of Experience to get the 2 million xp, and TR ( if i have enough) into yet another new life. I ha..

Please help me understand many things

So my first confusion is with hireling I have a permanent one and she is a cleric the wikipedia says permanent level 3 cleric does that mean she will forever be level 3? Second how long does it take to reach level 20 if you access to elixirs the g..

Strategic class levels?

Multiclassing is like building a character from different puzzle pieces - each puzzle representing a portion of levels from a certain class. I see players who want to build up a TWF build take 3 ranger levels for example. Therefore for ranger class, ..

Not sure what I need to buy

Hello, I have a fairly old account, and haven't played in a long time. I think since just about before the underdark was about to release. I came back this evening and bought the 3 packs on steam (starter + underdark + shadowfell collectors) and when..

Crafting trouble

So I've done quite a bit of crafting in the past on a different character, but I just returned from a long absence from the game and I am playing on a new character. I saved a bunch of equipment from Kothos with the intention of deconstructing it onc..

Heroic TRs, Epic play up next

I'm aiming to get rolling on heroic TRs and later on Epic play, with this premium account. My immediate question is which packs to purchase and in what order, given the facts below. I play solo + hireling, so raids are probably not in the cards. I ..

Need plat? Sell Festivault coins!

On Thelanis anyway I've been selling for the following: Copper - 2K each Silver - 12K each Gold - 65K each I'm even looking to up these as they sell out within a couple hours of posting. In just 3 days of causal questing I've netting about 500K ..

SOme Assistance with Augments please........

I found a pair of Grundock"s boots. It says that it has an empty yellow augment slot. However, when I click on add/remove augments and try to put the boots in the slot, it says that this item does not contain any augment slots??? I am doing somet..

How to rebuild a 28 point character to 32 point?

I have a human sorcerer level 4 with STR 11 and DEX of 11, built using 28 points in Korthos Village. Now I have 32 points from DDO store and all of my new characters but drow are 32 point builds. I would like to re-build the existing 28 point sorc..

two weapon fighting

I am a drow dark monk, level 3, with STR of 17 abd DEX of 17, in Korthos Village on Argonnessen. I have both "two hand fighting" and "two weapon fighting" feats. When I am armed with a staff, I see a two hand fighting icon in the upper left hand corn..

Enhancement troubles..

Hello there forum...so I have a problem :D Recently returned to the game and decided to revisit cleric and try to make some effort with a melee cleric... Now that didn't go too wrong...but... I started with 1st fighter level and then proceeded with..

Repeating quest

I have been repeating the Tavern Brawl quest to try to get one of the rare drop combos (bracers and ship kickers) and I expected the XP reward to go down, but it seems the chest level goes down as well. I got one of the rare drops (caster gloves I th..

Trying to purchase Shadowfell Conspiracy

I am trying to purchase the Shadowfell Conspiracy (85% off right now) but I can't seem to figure it out. I get to the "checkout" screen, but it wants me to create a new account. I don't want this new adventure pack to be for a brand new DDO account..

V.I.P. Question

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Returning player,shop deals

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So I've never really built for doublestrike and fort bypass before. I was thinking get as much of both as possible. But then I started thinking about how monsters may be balanced differently. Such that, if monsters typically have high fort, dps wi..

Sone Help with item please!

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Character development – assigning skill points question

New to DDO, 1 month. When I custom building a character or advance an existing character to the next level, the game offers me a few skill point to spend on many different skill sets. I have observed that I can assign skill points to a key skills f..

Kothos - Necromancer's Doom quest - How to I open locked dooe?

How do I get to the chest behind a locked door next to Drusen d'Jorasco in Necromancer's Doom quest on Kothos? I am new to DDO about 1 month now, was doing F2P, trying VIP now. Have played; Monk, Barbarian, and Sorcerer (each to 3rd level) and none..

DDO stole my points

Right after the new release, I purchased 5 exp elixir pots. Then after the "fix" the elixir pots and my points were gone. I submitted a ticket, but its been over 4 hours, and not a peep out of DDO. O-what to do? We are talking about over 2300 po..

Confused about enhancements

So, I'm looking at making a Sorc EdK. Now, I'm planning on splashing in some Warlock, however, I'm confused about some enhancements. So, with the lock, you can get the perma-shield enhancement. With the EdK, you get the improved Shield ability. Now ..

TR/reroll question

Hey all, got a kinda weird question. I played years ago, just coming back this past month and went VIP after a week back. One of my characters is a level 3 dwarf barbarian. Since being back I've made a horc barb, so don't need the dwarf anymore. Norm..

items to put on auction house

Hi all, noob here, sorry to bother. I recently looted a couple of item which my party member said where good to put on AH, but I never did that, nor I know if they are actually good enough to put them there, so I'm here to ask if they are worth, whe..

Which are the collectables that I shouldn't be throwing away?

I used to play some years ago and have a few things left over from then. I've tried to sort through my old stuff and sell the most valuable things and junk the rest. I think I've made some mistakes in this - I got rid of a bunch of plain weapons, +4 ..

VIP cant enter forgotten realms quest?

I popped over to FR to do some Wheloon quests that I had read about and it said I need to purchase the pack. I am a vip member, verified that it had not run out on the character sheet. Do I need to purchase packs to do quests in FR? Thank you!!..

Review game log? Re-gain lost hit points (not cure)

Is there a way to review a game log of my play to read everything that was spoken to me by the game? I ask because while on Korthos in Redemption Quest to find Lars Heyton, I entered with 70 total hit point for my character but exited with only 66 ..

Hi Everyone I have a problem with the game

Hi everyone, I have a problem with the game I keep getting an error when I try to get into the server. "Can't open the data files. Check that they exist and that you have permission to write to them. This program will now exit. Game Error 201 Help?..

When and how do I pick feat; Two Weapon Fighting - Munk native bare hand fighting

When and how do I pick feat “Two Weapon Fighting”? First character is still a 3rd level dark monk in Korthos. He is a drow and "we" love "our" magical +1 short-sword. I want to turn my Monk into a two short-sword florentine fighting ble..

instructing Horelings to defend an object - giving inventor to others

How do I instruct a hireling to defend an object? First character is still a 3rd level monk in Korthos, I am finding the Cannith Crystal adventure too difficult solo at HARD setting. I survive and kill all of the Devourer cultists, but not before..

Decent Docents...?

Been playing for a while* but am now getting somewhat jaded with how fast my WF Artificer dies, once she gets into melee it's pretty much instagib time. Now for the first seven (level 7 vet) levels I didn't worry too much as most things died before t..

UI Question

Hi all, I seem to have lost my onscreen quest tracker. the J key opens the quest journal, but the track button is greyed out for all active quests and I don't get the quest info under my minimap. I checked key bindings and UI settings and didn't find..

Gear slotting

Hey guys, coming to ask for some advice on something I struggle with...item slotting. I just forget/don't know what to put in besides +6 stat items and...well that about all I make sure I have, and skill swaps if needed. So, I come to ask, how do..

32 point build character - is it worth it? - can it be used more than once?

In DDO store is an item named "32 point build characters". As of 12/04/2015 it costs 1495 turbine coins. I am considering making my second F2P DDO character, a half-orc fighter of tank type. I already purchased the half-orc race for character fr..

Reincarnation is Confusing me

I am returning from an absence of about a year and half. This is my third or fourth time coming back and leveling up. I am a level 28 character. I just want to restart and play through all the content again for fun on a new class. I would pr..

Warlock newbie epic destiny question

Hi. I haven't done much with epic destinies in the past (just Monk which had excellent choices). When hitting level 20 on my Warlock, the choices were rather meh. Draconic looked the best so I chose it. Being a casual player I may heroic tr 1-2 t..

How to reincarnate 27 to 1 ?

Just got back after year+ out. Got lvl 27 toon, I quite fancy relearning/restarting on that toon at level 1 again with different classes and racking up some past lives. I can remember hall of heroes stuff, but exactly what do I need to do? I presume..

Figuring out green steel recipes from build names i.e. "min II"

I finally created my first green steel item, a 3x positive long bow. I am now looking to create a cloak for my monk. I heard I can get 45 hp and protection +5/heavy fortification and stoneskin 2xs a day just on one cloak. Was i reading that wrong? I..

TF t2 choice for TWF Barb.

Hello all, sorry, If such thread was discussed before, my search skill is lower than 10(I'm barbarian). I'm playing not for so long, and finally I can craft my t2 TF weapons(i have 2 t1 dwarven waraxes with 1st degree on both) And now I can't decid..

How do I unload "bind to character" equipment / aim shurikens / re-accept quest?

How do I remove from my inventory equipment/gear/loot that is "Binds to character on acquire permanently"? I am new to DDO (maybe 12 hours play time to date), and by ignorance and/or mistake I have accepted loot/reword that is "Binds to character on ..

where can i get what goes up music?

Stooped playing some time ago but there is something i still want form this game which is the music for the amazing quest what goes up. Tried to search for it but no luck sadly. Any one knows a link to it if this isn't breaking the rules? thanx al..

not new player but new to grouping help

I am starting to group my three accounts for tri boxing. I am t rying to add another to t he t wo already in the group. the party is 1-5 for 3 toons. I have t he third toon try to g et in t he party but the join request does not show up for party too..

Farm Heroic TR

Hey, been out for a while and quite a bit has changed. Looking to TR to run through new packs and whatnot, is EN Devil Assault still the go to method for farming up epic tokens for the Heroic TR? Thanks for the help...

I downloaded the game; but the launcher keeps crashing!

This is frustrating! I downloaded DDO, and ended up uninstalling it and reinstalling it because the launcher keeps crashing. I get a prompt asking if Turbine can make changes to my PC, I click yes and a moment it simply disappears. Reinstallation did..

Buy whole game (packs only) for $73

During this Black Friday sale, which ends Monday, a brand new account could buy: $7.50 Shadowfell Collector's Edition $5.25 MotU Standard Edition $59.99 Add 11000 Turbine Points to your cart at check-out -------- $72.74 plus tax Shadowfell comes with..

Just bought the Underdark expansion, what do I do with the Tome of Learning?

The Underdark description says that I get one Tome per world - I just logged in to one of the servers which I never play on (but I had an old character there) and the Tome was in his inventory. This is just a junk character which I don't use, what ha..

Looking for a heavily populated server (low level players, ideally)

I'm a returning player, not new, and I used to play on Thelanis. Looking at it now... It's not dead certainly, but there aren't a lot of new players anymore. Those few low level people who are kicking around are just starting new characters and are w..

Can't create character with 32 point build

Hello, I have decided to come back to DDO after a long pause (always craved to, finally managed to return) and decided to get both expansions while they were on sale (was an F2P before). One of them (Underdark one) gives a veteran status as one of ..

DDO market question for the sale

Just so have this right, If I buy MOTU expansion, it's asking me to sign up when I check out. I get a code after I check out, and then go to my turbine account and apply that code and then I have the expansion on my existing vip account? And you can..

Returning Player - What did I miss?

Hi All, Haven't played since Druids were first announced and am keen to get back into some gaming (had a little crack at GW2 but not a huge fan, so back to DDO I come) I have a level 20 human Pally I am planning on TRing and running back through, t..

Druid/ranger/monk nerfed?

1/ I am a newbie 2/ this is not about the SWF+TWF exploit which I think I read got fixed now 3/ I noticed on my 4/2/1 character that I wasn't hitting anything anymore. just grazing hits. and even on 20s it rolls up pathetic dmg. when I looked at t..

Returning Player Questions (More)

First I want to thank folks for their help with my previous thread. OK so I have been gone since before Menace of the Underdark. (Stormreach era?) I am trying to figure out how the Campaign situation works. I think that to play the Forgotten realms C..

Returning Player Questions

Hi all! I have been gone for a few years, but am very interested in coming back now that my son is old enough to join me. I remember really enjoying the game. However the reason that I left was that even as a VIP player, because I didn't have time to..

Dear Cordovan: The default" Thread Display Options" are discouraging EU visitors

Hello DDO Team, hello Cordovan, Could you alter the default "Thread Display Options" of the German, France, Rekrutierung and Wayfinder section to “from beginning” or at least “last year” so older post can be found by interest..


Yesterday i could single click on items to interact with them, and just click randomly to fight, now i have to double click to interact and specifically target things to hit them, and no patching was done, so what the bloody hades happened?..

Fists of iron crit bonus

Does this ability affect the crit profiles of the weapons that you are usng? does it add +1 crit chance and +1 crit multiple to your already equipped weaopns with their current crit profile? I mean both with unarmed or any centered weaopn...

Any what to tell which stat tomes in a past life that haven't kicked in yet?

Not exactly a new player, but coming back from a long hiatus. Is there a way to tell which stat tomes I used in a previous life that haven't kicked in yet? i.e. I'm lvl 12 right now and can see the +3 when I hover the mouse over a stat. Any way t..

Epic Destinies past level cap

The wiki states: "Epic Destines are a major part of an advancement system that players can use for their level 20+ characters. They are unlocked at level 20, but unlike regular "Heroic" advancement, you can progress your Epic Destinies indefinitely ..

Saving the Social Window, Friends Tab Data

I seem to have lost all Comments after an eTR. Is there a way to back this up like can be done with the UI layout? And speaking of which my UI restore does give me the hotbar layout I was using, but all the content is lost. Is there a way to save ..

Does perfect-single-weapon-fighting worked with Balanced attacks?

Epic Destinies Feat: Perfect-single-weapon-fighting,vorpal hit increased to 19-20 Balanced Attacks(Primal Avatar T3 ability):attacks knokdown enemies for 2 sec on vorpal So,does perfect-single-weapon-fighting worked with Balanced attacks? Made it ..

Epic reincarnation stay after TR?

If you gain epic reincarnation feats do they persist when you TR? I assume if they do they kick in when you hit level 20 again? (Sorry for the dumb question last time I played the cap was 20, there were no druids and greensteel was the end all be al..

Dear devs, is lost & found broken?

I accidentally double clicked 2 mantle of the worldshapers from my TR cache ( was going to make 2 xp augements) and got the message stating that you can not have 2 exclusive items. Usually when this happens, one comes back through the "lost & fou..

Is it possible to 'capture' a character or airship wireframe?

I make miniatures in real life and am considering building a DDO style airship. Is it possible to capture the wireframe and texture of a DDO object like a character or airship and import it into a simple 3D modeling program like Sketchup? If I unde..

Wilderness Areas

Hello I am new to the game. English is not my main language but I'll try to give a feedback. The wilderness areas in the game are like a maze. Too hard (sometimes almost impossible) to find the quest entrance. It really puts me off...

Best Mid-Level Bow?

Hi Everyone, Difficulty to get/make not considered, what is the best mid level bow I can get? Here are a few suggestions I've heard: Lit II green steel bow Sinew Thornlord The Ascension Raid Bow I can't remember. Thanks!..

Is a monk difficult to play

OK. I like real simple play. To some this is boring but the less keys I gotta press the better do to arthritis issues. I have been looking a trying out a monk but I hear they are hard to play. Are they really difficult to play and would my play st..


I now have 2 Tier 1 thunder-forged kopeshs, thanks to a lot of helpful players! One has 1st degree burns, and one has Touch of Shadows. Which augments should they have (I'm a Sword and Board Pally lvl25 in US right now)? How should I upgrade them..

Help please.

So I lr'd my bladeforged pally, now when I do my enhancement points in Sacred def. , instead of the ones that I invested in, I get +10 to prr and 50% threat generation when I hover over the icon after placing on hotbar and the icon on top of screen. ..

Wild Shots

From Shiradi Champion. Quote: Wild Shots: Active Ability: (Cooldown: [30/20/15] seconds) Hurl nine daggers in a wide arc in front you. Each deals [10d20/15d20/20d20] piercing damage. Enemies hit by daggers are immune to further hits..

Half-Elf Ranger build?

Hi, I'm looking for a Half-Elf Ranger build. Should I go for TWF or Archer. Stat Distribution? I'd like to play range, but at level 3, I feel TWF is better so far, but After a couple of enhancements, I can see the AA being better in the long run. Wh..

Playing game for (basically) first time, best solo class?

Not technically first time, I did play back in 2010, but I have nothing left to show for it other than a dusty old fighter level 3. I've looked around, most of the posts seem to be at least a year old, so no real help there. Any advice? I do plan to ..

New Lv 6 Ranger weapon options: Dual Crafted Kopesh Vs Sunblades

Hmm .. I was wondering which option other players would take at this level range and Why? Prolly lv 6 - 9/10 Defensive: 2X crafted Kopesh with Bodyfeeder and Vampirism Offensive: 2X crafted Kopesh with Keen and Pure Good Named: Drop Kopesh feat a..

Key of Destiny: How does it work?

Have TR'd from a Barbarian to a Paladin and am going through the pain of needing to work all the way over from Fury of the Wild to Divine Crusader and was thinking of using the Key of Destiny to shortcut some of the pain. Is there anyone out there wh..

Returning Player needing help

Hi all, I was just seeing if anyone could give me with some small advice on what I should do. I played for a long time and had to quit about 4 years ago. The first expansion was about to come out. I logged in the other day and my 4th life character ..

Dwarf Paladin. How to proceed?

So, I got my paladin to 20, pure. He's a third lifer (my first) and I've been trying to take a more active roll in actually making the character work well. For heroics, I did THF with KotC and some SD, but no Van because I wasn't using a shield. S..

Green Steel

I made a Shavarath Stone and gave it to the Shroud guy. I have done the Shroud 5 times, and want to make something. To mae a blank it requires a Shavarath Stone. Does that mean I need to do those quests all again? I don't seem to have my stone anymor..

Thelanis Tome Giveaway

I will be giving a full set of +2 Tomes away on Thelanis to one new player (new to game please, not new to server) who has taken the time to type up a well written Bio. If I get more then one person contacting me in game by this Friday (October 9/20..

Draconic Vitality and TR

I'm trying to decide if I should bother with Argonnessen favor this life, or just leave it for later. To that end I'm curious if anyone knows if the Draconic Vitality favor reward from Agents of Argonnessen survives a reincarnation. Thanks very muc..

Sneak Attack Ranged Dmg

Been gone for 8 years. Yes, you read that correctly. Game is waaaay different than I remember. I'm figuring stuff out as I go but one thing seems to be confusing me. How do you KNOW you're sneak attacking? I see the over head damage display sepe..

Returning player after ~1 year break. Need some advice and answer to some questions

Hi. I've been playing this game on and off over the last 4-5 years and I've decided to give it a shot once again(Last time I played was summer 2014). However I've never been very good at the mechanics of this game, and now there are even more new stu..

My first character. Can I get some Enhancements advice please

Hello everyone, I've reached level 3 (rank 11) as a Paladin - path Flames of Justice and currently have 4 action points to spend. I'm not sure where though as this is my first character I've had at this level. I have spent some action points so far..

Erkid the Basher: Pure Vanguard Paladin (U24)

I am looking at this build in the Classes-Paladin sub forum, and it isn't filled out for someone who doesn't know what they are doing. I posted in that forum, but don't think I'll get any answers. How does the whole Stunning, and Shield Bash work? Wh..

Returning player, question on what content VIPs need to purchase

Coming back after several years away. If you are VIP, you still need to purchase Menace of the Underdark and Shadowfell Conspiracy to play those quests correct? Is there any other content that VIPs are not able to play until purchased? Thanks...

Confused About Damage

Hi I was reading about different feats and enhancements. I saw notations that said "+1[w}" and others that just said "+1 damage". Are these the same thing? I'm trying to understand the mechanics of the "Growing Storm" Tempest enhancement and I do..

Looking for a mentor, re-learning how to play.

Looking for someone to maybe make a new char with me and play a little bit, remind me how to play/help a newer player out. Advice in general would be great but I wanted to make a warlock (got it from the store) and looking for some fun people to play..

Crystal Cove event question

I participated in the event and have a couple of questions remaining. Are doubloons good for anything else? I picked up a pirate hat that has features that are able to be configured. How do I configure these? Thank you so much!!..

Question about stackable items limit

I tried to do a search but I did not come up with an answer. Is there a limit on stackable item bonus? What I mean is how many items can you have that are say +5 hp? The reason I ask is I picked up several +5 hp items and I noticed when I put th..

Epic past life question

Have a 17/3 FvS/Pali . I have done my Martial Past lives for the doubeshotx3. Ready to do Divine Epic past lives. What's better, the Power over Life or Saves bonus? Running Pali pure BF once I finish Devine lives. I have never used a shield in..

The Storm Horns navigation camps

So i began doing the storm horns area and i've to say this is by far the best looking area they have ever don...kudos for the devs for such effort. Now i've only 1 quest left in it but i want to know for future play how to activate the teleport "gui..

Way to deal with Beholders?

Beholders hates me and i hate them. Paladin level 27 "pure" here and u like to run VON 3 for being a straight forward quest with nice XP. Now i hate the area with beholders and their BS anti magic field which seems to extend very far away disabling m..

Do monsters now have maximize metamagic feat?

Greetings, I was under impression that monster's don't have any euipment, nor use any metamagic feats. Is this still true? Was there some recent change? (Well, i'm very casual player, recent may be in last 2 years :) So I'm quite puzzled/annoyed wi..

please tell me there is a faster way to get an activaion key

So I joined Turbine back on 2012 and play lord of the rings online, I did download DDO around the same time as well, but for some reason I could load lord of the rings but not DDO. don't know why just wouldn't do it, something with the comp at the t..

First Lifer Epic Destinies

I have two Epics right now. My Dwarven 2 kopesh wielding Fighter14/Ranger 6 is lvl24. He maxed Primal Avatar (twisting Regen Cocoon, and is in Shirardi Champion Rank2. I need him to stay around because he supplies my new crafter with Cannith buffs. W..

Epic or true Reincarnation?

So i'm level 26 now and doing ok. I've maxed 1 ED and the other 2 are at level 4 each which shouldn't take too much to finish and i need like 60 favor to reach the 1750 mark. The question is which type to Reincarnation should i do? Some one mentio..

To TR or Say in Epics Question

Hello: I'm fairly new. Got my toon up to the level cap, and ER'd. Just about ready to complete the last destiny in my sphere, but not far along in this life toward the cap. I really like playing Epic content and getting Epic Feats, and I am worki..

Suggest a 28 pt bard / rog build please

I know I should push one char to 32 point unlock and then start playing with other chars but I read about this and it sound fun Have had fun playing bards in other games so want to play with it for a while Any suggestions would be welcome thank you..

Vanguard Tree

I was adding points to the Vanguard tree to get certain things the way I always do when this catches my eye, (Combat): Your shield specialization i effect has been removed from you. (Combat): You are affected by your shield specialization ii. (..

Returning Player Looking for Guidance

I'm coming back to the game after about a nine month hiatus. I have several characters on Ghallandra (among them my level 16 Favored Soul), but I'm looking to find a build to relearn the game with (any class) and possibly a guild. So, I'm leaving i..

Did you miss me?

Will heloo there. Been a long time since i posted a question here and of course we can't let that happen:D Again it's good to use your knowledge of the game so thanx in advance for any help...to the questions. 1- How to survive EE? I'm level 25 now a..

Out of Level Appropriate things to do

I have gone to all areas of the maps I can find to see if anyone new has anything for me (including the taverns), but I'm essentially out of level 7 things to do. I have The Pit, which is frustrating and I may not fool with it, and 3 or 4 "very long"..

Hiring Hotbar - Interact with Object (gears) button often missing

I get in dungeons with my hirlings and frequently have no "gears" hotbar button for them to interact with a shrine, lock, rune, or whatnot. Sometimes the gears is there, and sometimes it's not. How do I get it when it's not showing?..

Confused about Bow and Arrow Enhancement Bonuses

Hello, Can someone help me understand the interplay between bow and arrow enhancement bonuses please? In particular if my bow has a +5 EB, is there any reason to spend resources obtaining +5 arrows? My Tempest has the AA conjure arrows, and I won..

3 general questions.

1 - So i'm now level 23 "very close to level 24" as a S&B paladin and next i'll take an extra feat and i want to know what's best to take. This is the build i'm following "great build and easy to follow for noobs like me" https://www.ddo.com/for..

Question about "Landlubber Bundle" adventure pack

Hello all, i was seeing what packs i own and what i gonna buy and saw i bought a pack named "landlubber bundle" and in the discrition it says "It be featuring Three Barrel Cove, Sentinels of Stormreach and Atack on Stormreach adventures"... but Three..

Two Handed Weapon Equiping

Ahoy, I signed up and just started playing DDO less than a week ago. I am a Halfling and have the ability to use two weapons at one time. My question: Every time I switch from my bow to a sword I use the short cut (The ten slot bar) near the bottom..

Just returning to game and looking for a good caster 1st life soloist

Hello all, im returning to game after 3 years out, and im looking to play a caster (arcane or divine since i own fvs), 1st life, 32 pt possible... i own warforged too and played sorc wf for long time before the stop (2 sorc pl and 1 wiz pl) but i rly..

Is epic crafting viable?

So in a quest like The Spinner of Shadows me as a paladin could get Templar's Retribution which i could upgrade to Epic Templar's Retribution. What i was told was that the items to upgrade it "seal and shard" have a next to none chance to drop. Doe..

Having trouble upgrading to vip

I go to the website https://myaccount.turbine.com/home.php to buy VIP however when I login there is no options to buy VIP there is only a place to update your payment method, however when I try to update it I'm constantly getting a we cannot update y..

What is the best way of leveling ED?

So i'm level 21 "only 1/10 bar to 22" and reached level 3 DC. So as someone mentioned before to me that it's best to level each ED in divine to 3 then from there go on so that i don't feel picking up a new ED at say level 24 quest. So let's say i s..

How does one Navigate the Demonweb?

Over the last 6 months I have tried to navigate the Demonweb about 10 times and spent at least that many hours exploring it. On one occasion I made it to the entrance for The Deal and the Demon*, but every other time I gave up. I've tried many tact..

Help choosing amongst what quest packs remain...

When I started playing DDO I went the Premium route and purchased most available quest packs. I have since played through almost everything I own and now wish to take advantage of the current quest pack sale. At this time, 13 quest packs remain ava..

a question and a thank you

First of all i would like to thank every one who helped me from the first day that i started playing the game. Couldn't have done it with out your advice. Now i'm level 21 Paladin S&B Vanguard using bastard swords and looking for gear recommend..

Improved single weapon fighting

Says "add 25% more of your appropriate ability score to damage". What does this mean? As an Arti, I am using my INT as a modifier, will this feat increase the INT adjustment, or will it default back to Dex, making that part of it useless to me?..

Returning player looking for some guidance

Hello all, after like 2.5~3 years without play DDO im thinking about start again but the server where i had most of my chars(argonassen, i think the name is that) seens pretty dead now... so, as im starting all over again... so what the most populate..

Some annoying questions

So let's annoy the board again....but don't think i'm just chatty because i actually use this information "level 19 only 1 rank to 20...Yay:o" So i'm following the build in this thread by unbongwah...it's a very effective first life build and tanky..

Best Value for my Turbine Points.

To all the wonderful DDO forum dwellers, With this week's sale on Adventure Packs and bonus points, I couldn't help but ask myself a question. A bit of a query for all the lovely experienced dungeon crawlers and die rollers that may so happen to..

Returning, need advice with adventure packs

I thought about giving DDO another try. I played as VIP on the first couple of HTR/ETR back months ago. So currently it's double tp bonus + 30% off adventure packs. The last time they did a 30% off sale on adventure packs was 12/05/13. Is it safe to ..

When to start doing shroud raid?

I'll list here mot of my character stats that i think important. Paladin level 18 pure first life. 470+ HP 336 SP Most saves above 24. Fortification 104%. AC 50 PRR 101 "51%" MRR 86 "i think" resistance for all fire light acid and cold are 4..


Likely this will sound a bit Looney toons but please understand I'm quit a RPG fanatic. Honestly writting this is a bit hard. My initial attempt to play ddo was somewhat successful but also a bit disappointing or rather intimidating. The first too..

charicter concerns.

Hello, I'm glad to be here, dungeons and dragons has been a hobby of mine since I was quit young and to have a game like ddo available to me for free is just awesome in my onion. A few years ago I had the chance to play ddo for about six months or s..

is archery as bad as i have heard?

i have read that archery is not a viable way to go for dps for many different reasons but i know that all of the things i have read on this were written years ago. i am coming back to the game and i would like to make a ranged dps character but not..

New Player in DDO

I have played Dungeons and Dragons live game for over 35 years, but new to DDO and all the many rules and game highlights. I would like to play a multi or dual class as we used to call it. If I chose to play a Cleric/Thief or should I say Rogue, wo..

quest problem Let Sleeping Dust Lie

So after getting the vale of twilight today the first quest i did was Let Sleeping Dust Lie. I'm having a problem with this in the kill no spider thing. i'm a paladin pure BTW and all the wiki help is for caster. 1- i killed all the spiders that i..

any of these weapons worth keeping for any reason? I need to clear space

here is a list of all of my weapons across all of my toons. Looking for an experienced player to just take a glance and comment on whether or not anything is worth keeping or if I can scrap stuff to make much needed room. I know its a long list but ..

Not so new, but need opinions

Hey there, I am not so new, but I need opinions just the same. I have a 17/3 FvS/Pali BF. Past lives are Sorc.(1) and Arti(2). I have maxed all epic destinies and have 3 epic past lives (for doublestrike). Some advice I got here awhile back sai..

Warlock Capstone quesion

Is there any capstone for warlock? I saw that rangers, for example, should hit L18 for the highest capstone available, but I couldn't find anything on wiki about warlocks. Very limited stuff for it so far. I'd actually like to see a chart of some ..

What are good things to buy from DDO store for VIP account

The extra space in banking or character inventory seem good Stat boosts? Was going to wait until a stat boost pushes my bonus up (no reason boosting str to keep the same +3 bonus imo). I did get a Wis boost so I could cast spells. Exp Tomes? Do the..

new player (basically)

I need some serious help, I'm completely lost. This is what I can say about my character: its currently an Elf, level 12, 9 ranger 3 rogue I have a lesser heart of wood and a +20 lesser hear of wood I have two raider's rewards chests so I can do s..

Sneak attack

I am not new, but have a simple question. When enhancements refer to an additional 'sneak attack die' does that mean an extra 1d6 (like main rogue sneak attack) whatever you wield, or does it vary depending on what the die of your weapon is?..

Looking for a first life arcane self healing character

I have 32 point build, drop and war forged available. What would be a good self-healing arcane spell caster build? I saw an old Pale Master/Rouge splash build that looked interesting, but I want to keep DCs up (I heard that was good). Thanks!..

Question From A Brand New Player

Yo! My name is Dennis (but right here on the forums you can call me Paprika2215). I'm very new to DDO, and I have recently created my first character, mostly as an experiment to see if I like the game and how it works. I have been playing in the Arg..

Maximizing your free-to-play experience

DDO offers two embedded features that players can use to maximize their free-to-play (FTP) experience. By leveraging these two features it is possible to avoid spending real money on DDO. First, DDO allows characters to earn favor and rewards favor ..

questions about ship buffs

So Today i joined a nice guild and went to the guild ship and got the buffs. Now i've 2 questions regarding these buffs. 1- I don't know how many buffs i got but i guess it's too much because i couldn't see them all. Now how to organize these buffs i..

healing amplification enhancement question.

Does healing amp matter when it comes to potions, or just spells from players? Hirelings? I've just been flying solo so far with this game and wondering if I should pick that enhancement or not. I hear it's good, but I don't know if this is because t..

What items should be kept throughout the lifetime of a character?

Over the 2 years I've been playing DDO people have told me there are certain things that one should always have. And if they don't have it, should go get it. I also found a few other things that I think are backpack slot worthy from level 1 right up ..

General question from a not so new noob

I feel like i'm spamming the section with my question but can't help but to take advantage of your helpful nature so here it goes. So i'm level 14 S&B Paladin following the nice build found here:https://www.ddo.com/forums/showthrea...New-Players..

Stuck on The Crucible

So i've been stuck on this quest in the first part. I got the 3 crests but lost my way and can't find the cage anymore. Now 3 questions here 1- Does this quest need more than 1 player and a hireling? 2- If you get stuck in a quest like this what ..

F1/RA6/Dr7 SWF,TWF Animal form

I found threads about this as early as 2009, and as late as a year and 10 days ago. Can I still utilize SWF, and TWF at the same time in wolf form? Can I also carry a staff, and use it in wolf form, and get the "+" to hit, as well as other effects fr..

Brand New Player questions

OK new player, learning the game and it seems to be fun. Couple questions I want to ask before I get too far in to re-roll a char. 1. Are all servers equal population? It seems no one is playing in the first two new areas I have seen so far. Seen a..

Same problem with some quests.

So i tried doing The Church and the Cult quest on Elite only to fail at the first door as i think it needs more search skill than i have. Same thing with The Keeper's Sanctuary on Hard. My search skill is 9 "paladin first life" with all my gear and..

Leveling Guide (Up to date) Please

Hi, new player here. It is a bit confusing where to go next as one level up. There are not that many groups around and I often have to look for solo quests. I always drag along a Cleric hireling and often also a rogue DDO shop hireling. All the level..

Alchemical Heavy Repeating Crossbow

My highest lvl toon (23) got to tag along in the Artificer's Workshop, and snagged the bow for my 14th lvl artificer. 1. Is the metal available at the Reforging Station (in Wilderness Area Artificer Workshop?) 2. What metal should I get? I know not..

Repeating Crossbow vs. Great Crossbow

My artificer's repeating crossbow has a base damage rating of 15.4. Is this per bolt? If so, each shot would shoot 3 bolts at a target for base 46.2? I just got Divine Artillery, a great crossbow with a base damage rating of 26.45. The Artillery doe..

still confused about iconic TR

Im almost to level 28 as an iconic purple dragon knight. I stayed fighter. Once I reach lvl 28, can I do an Epic TR and get my epic PLF? I was under the impression that by doing an Iconic fighter, and legendary dreadnaught i could get the Legendary..

When to start crafting?

New player "ok fairly new:p" Never visited the crafting halls and my highest level toon just level 12 with nearly 80K plat total. How long can one start crafting? From what i did read it seems that for low levels the Cannith crafting is easy and n..

Creating a Purple Dragon Knight Fighter-Need build assistance

Greetings again! I went ahead and purchased the Purple Dragon Knight iconic role and could use some advice on how to build the character up including stats/feats/skills. Any advice would be greatly helpful...

Creating a Paladin-Need help with stat placement/build.

Greetings all! I have recently discovered the wonders of DDO online and went ahead and made some purchases. I have the ability to do 32 pnt builds along with also have the ability to make a level 7 character. I've read through many of the forums but..

Stupid question

Not a new player, but I have a decidedly newbie-type question: How on Earth do I turn off auto-attack? It never used to be a problem but lately I've had it randomly turn on during quests (not sure what I'm pressing to activate it) and my sorc start..

In what order to do quests to gain max xp?

I've been wondering how do you do the quests to gain max XP, So i'm a new player and this is how i do them. Quest like A Small Problem i do it 3 times on normal had then elite. Then i start Party crashers and do it on normal then hard then elite...

Orchard Quests, Tomes, and Sigils

I find it difficult to find people who want to do the Orchard quests. Right now, the toon I am trying to use is 15th lvl? Is this too high? If so, should I start with a new 12th lvl toon, and just focus on the Orchard. I haven't completed anything ov..

Another noob seeking a build

Greetings DDO-types I just started playing a few days ago & like most other noobs I've made a mistake or 12 already (deleted first character to try again on my second build losing all my noob starter pak goodies except scorpion) I've watched a to..

DO bonuses to Crit from enhancement trees stack?

Title says it all. For example, In the fighter vanguard tree "Myrmidon's Edge: [+1/+2/+3] to attack rolls to confirm critical hits and [+1/+2/+3] damage on critical hits (prior to applying weapon multipliers)." Will this stack with Kensei Critical..

What should i buy with 2300 points?

This is my first purchase and i got Shadow fall and MOTU both standard. I won't be able to make a second purchase untill next month and the total i've is 2300 turbine points. What should i get first? Shard stash for items or should i invest in adv..

[Massive Help] Starting DDO Journey

Greetings, adventurers! My name is Nervly and I would like to request your services to aid the beginning of my journey. Seriously though, I've played DDO before but I wasn't "playing correctly" and I would like to start once again from scratch and ..

How to use +X Lesser Reincarnation to change old multiclass

Hello Community: Came back to game after long break (2010). after few weeks of learning the changes, new features through googling and leveling up some of my level 15 toons, now I have some understanding of all the new stuff. To get to know the ga..

When is the next discount?

When is the next discount for Turbine points and adventure packs ? I know that this makes me look cheap but i can't buy at full price due to financial limitations that is out of my hand. I also know that this isn't a question about game mechanics o..

Need advice for third life

Hi guys ! I need you because I dunno what to do next. I just hit 20 and I'm thinking about next life. I'll have 2 pally past life and +4 supreme tome. I own everything but warforged, monk, artificer and warlock but I'm VIP for 2 month. I'll have di..

TR and eTR

Current Life: 18wlk/2pala (soon to be) Past Life: Ranger (got only one) I'm going for completionist and epic completionist. The only quest I have done on Epic and couldn't solo on EN with my ranger (I suck) was Devil Assault to get tokens to TR. ..

SWF style - what does it work with?

I am trying to figure out what I should do with my Paladin (will be Paladin 20 - no Fighter splash). I don't want to do TWF this life, so that seems to leave either Sword and Shield or THF. Single Weapon Fighting doesn't seem like it would make sen..

TR Quests by Lv. Guid (REQUEST)

I am a returning player and just TR, I'm lv. 10 in a week and being playing 3h/weekday and like 8h/weekend. I have heard that people can get to 20 in 4-5 days. I have looked for guides to quest but most of them are very old and the XP i get from th..

Gear help

Hi all, So i just got a bladeforged and iv gone 6rgr/9pal. Iv got the gift box from the lord of blades but i have no idea what gear i should be swapping that out with. With my last toon it seemed easy, i always had some gear to swap out and i main..

The quest for green steel

As a new player, my highest lvl toon is 23rd lvl. Just found out about green steel. He is a dual wielding chops fighter/ranger. At 23rd lvl, I won't find anyone to help me with the Veil quests, and I can't figure out Let Sleeping Dust Lie, other than..

Returning Player: Spellcaster-build ?

Anyone can help me again? I am playing with my old main character in team-up with my girlfriend. But we have very different working periods at the moment. So to avoid that our characters differ to much in level/XP...we decided to create a second ..

TWF: Weapon type and crafting

I've previously only run sword and board, but I'd like to go with TWF for my next life. I have a few questions. 1) Is there a preferred weapon type for TWF? I really don't think I'll have the feat to spare for an exotic weapon (and I'm not a Dwarf..

Shield Bash

Quick question about shield bashing. The Shield Combat I: +10% chance to make secondary shield bash from the Vanguard tree, does this happen automatically or only if I am holding block and shield bashing? Thanks...

Questions about multiclassing

Yes, I've read the wiki site :) I have a rogue that is level 5. If I go and speak with the fighter trainer will that set me on the path for level 6 being a fighter or does my current level become a fighter? IF so, do I lose all my current level's x..

fighter questions

I have lots of old bastard swords lying around. Wondering how well they work with two weapon fighting? Worth it? So far, seems to hit hard, but real slow, then again, I just came from an epic single weapon warlock, so maybe it just seems slow to me. ..

[Solo build help] Newcomer

Hi all! I came back to the game after 4 or 5 years and I would like to play a bit again. I'm actually playing a Fighter with TWF but I'm looking forward to build another character soon. At the moment I'm f2p (except the Starting Pack) but I have a..

Favor question

Ok, when you hit P and select Patrons tab there is a list of your progress in favor. Mine seems stuck at 70/75. Is the bar how full you are to next level meaning 71, or does the bar indicated 0-75? Hope that made sense. Can someone explain to me what..

Rereturning noob acrobat

I've returned again to playing DDO, picking up the human acrobat I left last time I ran out of stuff at 12. I still don't have any new stuff but it's been months so the old stuff will probably seem new enough that I can get some more levels by repeat..

Bag space trouble Coin Lord faction question

I've spent around 30 minutes reading stuff on increasing bag space. The game is unenjoyable now because of all the items I have to juggle around, especially since taking up crafting. Anyway, I need more space. I read you can get a tab or two from coi..

Hireling won't spanw in Irestone Inlet

I double clicked a lvl 4 fighter hireling while inside the instance for Irestone Inlet quest but the hireling didn't appear. My character is level 4. I'm new to the game, do hirelings sometimes not work? Any ideas why my hireling is a no show? I'm a ..

Solo player Help

So I just started playing about a week ago tops. I would like to know the best type of character to play as a solo player. I have a character (Rogue) I'll be playing with someone, but other than that, I'm soloing any characters other than that. I'm..

Returning Player: true reincarnation

Hello there, after returning to DDO after years of pausing I think about to true reincarnate my level 20 Rogue...so all the nice low level-quest are more beneficial to do again. But I want just ask for sure if everything I own or used in my "curren..

Raising your hit points

Hey all! I've been running EE content and raids over the last few weeks at level 28. I've noticed that when I join groups in the high level raids everyone (except for me) has >1000 hit points, no matter their class. Where on earth is it all coming..

Silver longbow vs crafted bows

Hi guys, Wondering if anyone can help, whats the best bow to be using at lvl 15? Iv been using the silver longbow, but a more seasoned player told me its **** and named bows arent as good as crafted bows. So if the silver longbow isnt the best i c..

Returning player: split classes or stay pure after level 20 ???

Hello there, Ive returned to DDO after years, still love the game but whow...many has changed...new level cap, new enhancement trees....much to read and much new to learn. Most importend to me for now is the "title-question":split classes or stay p..

Slow Mo Mystery

Problem: After approximately 1.5 hours of play, my character will start moving very slowly upon entering a quest and remain slow in any quest I enter until I redo my ship buffs. Up until that point, all is well. Public areas aren’t affected,..

Want Cannith Favor

I want a toon I have to craft. I have a23rd lvl toon who has some favor through quests, and I am trying to get favor through Dr. Rushmore's Manor, Behind the Door, but even after looking at all the maps, I can't figure it out. What is the best way fo..

Past Lives, how many?

Just a quick question: How many past lives can one toon feasibly accomplish? There is an XP penalty associated with each reincarnation isn't there? So could one toon actually run each class 3 times for the entirety of the bonuses? Does the availa..

Returning Player Looking For Advice

Alright so me and a friend are returning to the game after about 5 years off. I was a VIP back in the day, but now I'm unfortunately out of a job, making me unable to get it again. My friend is unable to get VIP as well so we have decided to chase af..

Drud / ETR advice?

Not really a new player but have played little in the last two years so I might as well be. :) I'm level 27 and finishing up a rogue life (that I am quite tired of!) so I can ETR for the first time. I was planning ages ago to go druid next so might a..

Bladeforged pally/rgr question

Hey all, Iv just been eyeing up bladeforged in the ddo store, and im wondering if the following build (which im using on my current toon, currently lvl 11) will work as well? If not, can i modify it to work? Or am i just dreing trying to pair this w..

Returning player with a couple questions (bard build + what to do at level 15)

It has been a couple(few?) years since I played this game and I'd like to start playing again but the changes have been pretty huge. I have a level 15 bard/rogue and a couple hearts of wood on that character (I don't know why they are just sitting t..

Eldritch Blast enhancers?

I follow the Great Old One. I do extra acid, and also evil. Does Universal Spell Power and red augments boost these powers? If so which ones. (I did read the Eldritch Damage thread, but I'm still unclear.)..

Bladeforged level 1?

Is it possible to ever have a bladeforged at level 1? I've been googling and reading a lot, but what I've gathered so far is that its impossible to to A) Get one at level 1 and also B) Get one that isn't a paladin. At least, it not being a paladin wi..

Need Help with an Archer.

Now I know there must be countless threads on builds in here and I have sifted and sifted and still not found what I am looking for, so I am hoping perhaps someone could provide me some links to existing builds. This will just be a heroic toon as I ..

Swashbuckler knock down attacks like Low Blow broken?

I keep getting a message that I'm in the wrong stance or somehow don't meet requirements for Low Blow. I have some Warchanter going too like Frozen Fury and Iced Edges. I've double checked that I'm in Swashbuckler stance, single weapon fighting is ..

Remove 1 class from char among otherthings

Hello, im wondering if it is possible to remove 1 class off my char without using a reincarnation stone if that is not possible, what reincarnation stone do i need to use to remove 1 class but still keep my 2 other classes and if i need to use the ..

scales with 150% of spell power

How does this work? Let's say I have 200 spell power on character sheet and Maximize. Without the 150% scaling, my actual spell power would be 100 base + 150 max + 200 charsheet With the 150% scaling, my actual spell power would be 100 base + 150..

Can someone explain level 28 items and feats

Hello, noob question. I'm about to hit the level cap. I noticed certain items and feats require level 28. What I don't get is this: aren't I supposed to reincarnate at level 28? Or is there some point to keep playing and using such items within l..

What should my next life be?

I just finished my second life as a druid and have one as ranger as well. I am not sure what my next life should be. I have my heart set on a rogue 5 druid 1 splash. Using staff of the seer. The problem is i do not know what the rest should be. My ..

`Must-have's for each character

OK. I've done some research but there's little information on the internet about most things in DDO. I believe there are some in-game items/bonuses/rewards that every can benefit from. Such as tomes, inventory spaces, Hearts of Wood... The content ..

DM's Vision Set?

Is the DM's Vision Set worth it? I know Voice of the Master is good, but what about Mantle of the World Shaper? Is it worth it wearing the two all the time? I heard that the two actually do stack, and that you get+10% XP. Is that true? Thanks!..

Returning player's regret

Hey there, everyone. As the title suggests, I am a returning player(haven't played for 4 - 5 years). I used to enjoy the game a lot, but had never been a subscriber, and back then it just seemed to much of a hassle playing so. A few days ago, I deci..

Ref save or big weapon

So Mr derpy build here is back with more stupid questions Playing my evasion (not tank, so dont worry) build xx fig/4 rog with a focus on vanguard enhancements. So i max out dex and take finesse fighting + stab in the dark. Now i only wonder. (Ex..

Determining what ability tomes a character has

I had to stop playing for several months. Now that I am back playing again, I am trying to figure out what ability tomes have been applied to my characters. I had TR'd 2 of them not long before I had to stop playing. One, for example, is currently le..

High Road - Journal #7

I can target it, and I can even catch the sparkle as I'm jumping like a mad man trying to get up to it. I've tried going South and North looking for a way to get up on the ledge which isn't direct. In the North I've managed to hop up on the rocks, ..

Trying to return have questions

Hello all! So like many I am a player who has been in and out of DDO over the years I love the game I think the mobs have some of the best AI of many newer Mmorpg games. My issue is I'm not sure how to continue playing I have a few characte..

New Player

Hi guys I'm a completely new player and I was wondering if I could ask you a question about the game before I get started. I have never played a Dungeons and Dragons game before so sorry in advance if my question is obvious. It probably is, judging f..

Shield bashing?

Was looking into the vanguard tree. I do get the part to pick the shield bash feats and everything. But the question i have is how to USE shield bash. Do i have to attack with it using my mouse button or is is it automatic when im blocking..

Trapping Souls and UMD advice?

Hello! Me again. Was wondering how do you get the Soul Gems that you use for crafting? So for instance if I wanted to make a Holy Greataxe of Greater Undead Bane it says I need a soul gem. Where and how do I get one. My second question is what are..

Spell Resistance Useful for Heroics?

So I'm starting to craft cannith gear. Was wondering should I strive to keep my spell resistance high? Or Is it just not very useful. I know that its to see if certain spells get through to hit me but I was under the impression that most mobs roll hi..

A (Terrible) Idea... The Wartificer™

So I originally opened my account in 2010, and played till about 2012 when stuff and things drew me away from the game. About a week ago I began playing again, but I've always just kinda been a casual player, with no real interest in raids or "super ..

TR'ing 34 point build what should I focus on?

Hello all: I am almost ready to TR to my next character. This will be my first serious TR and I'm quite nervous. I'm a lvl 21 dex based twf rogue. I bought a ddo surpreme tome for 1000TP as it was on sale and I had enough. This will be my 2nd life wh..

Beefing up my PRR?

Hello everyone! :) I'm looking into TR'ing and this will be my first (second but proper TR where I actually take the time to gather materials/items I'll need) and was wondering for playing a dex based halfing rogue but this time with a 34 point build..

EA: Sun Bolt or Divine Wrath?

Both look nice, but I'd appreciate the input from people who have actually used them. Sun Bolt seems to be more easily worked into a rotation of attacks since it has a lower cool down. But that's just book knowledge...

how do I find notes from last 2 down times?

I keep looking, but I cannot find any links to the notes for the last 2 down times. from the 29th and the 26th. Are they all in one spot? I tried looking at the release notes link, but I don't see them. Any help would be appreciated. Kheldur..

Bound to Account / No Shared Bank

So my son does his daily roll, hits the jackpot +2 Int tome, bound to account. Of course he is on his Barbarian when he makes the roll. The Tome is bound to account, so how does he move he tome to another character on his account without a shared ..

Interact key not working as it used to - what did I break?

Not a new player, but need advice/guidance. It used to be that I could "q" between non-combat targets, then "interact" them to pick 'em up (I use the "E" key). Now, for some reason, my mouse cursor or target reticule MUST be hovering directly over th..

How do I challenge the Dragon/Arena master in Eveningstar Cavern

Hi, In FTF and ROF I get opportunities to challenge the wizard, fire witch, etc, but never challenge the arena master or dragon. What am I doing wrong? It also never appears as an optional. Thanks..

Epic Reincarnation Question

When ER from 28 back to 20, what happens with the Epic Destiny feats acquired on the way to level 28? The description of ER says that the cost is 6M Karma from the sphere. Do I lose all my feats if I ER? Thanks..

L'il confused about Healing Amp

Out of curiosity, I checked out how much Healing Amp my (lvl 26) Paladin has, and it notes 172. Okay: I've got two ranks of Human Improved Recovery (20 each, for total of 40), and three ranks of KOTC's Vigor of Life (10 each for total of 30). I'm als..

Life for an Alt

Not that I'm new, but this just seemed to fit here. So I made an alt for my wife (who doesn't play) just so she could see what it was all about (also let me play a caster which I never had). Well while she love's breaking things and doing the puzzl..

Arcane Spell Failure for Scrolls

On wikihttp://ddowiki.com/page/Arcane_spell_failure I see thisA Bard wearing light armor has no chance of Arcane Spell Failure when casting Greater Heroism as a spell, but is susceptible to failure when casting it from a scroll. Please explain why t..

How can Rangers cast spells?

I have a Level 8 ranger in Sarlona and a Lvl 4 Ranger in Wayfinder. I just read something about ranger spells. I consulted DDO wiki and I'm still confused. How can Rangers cast spells? Do I need spell components? Are these items I find during..

Adventure Packs - Do they cross servers?

I bought a few Adventure Packs in Sarlona. I have recently started a charachter in Wayfair because my guild has a stronger presence there. Can I use the adventure packs I already purchased? Or do I have to buy them again?? Thanks..

Iconic TR

Howdy , Have an iconic toon at L27 that I want to TR soon. Looking at the TR maps was planing on EPIC TR to L20 and then Heroic to L1 ... but it looks like you can't take an iconic from L20 ... OK that's going to wreck the Epic past life feat ..

Purchased Adventure Packs

Hi, Part of a group of 5 returning players. 3 of us went VIP, and 2 of the players are using turbine points to purchase adventure packs. A couple of the guys who are not VIP have purchased adventure packs through the years, but are unsure of which..

How to view character levels for toons I don't have access to currently??

Hello all -- Returning to game for Temple of EE and it seems MyDDO is gone. I need to look at what level my "overage" toons are -- I have 11 toons and only 7 slots atm. For father's day I told my husband I'd log and help his low level through -- ..

concerning warlock build post......

ok..it appears I went the wrong way on asking for a warlock build... I got an answer, not for warlock, about using the Char Builder Lite to build my own. I did that but have never used it or the earlier one. I am not complaining just looking for how ..

not exactly new but back after long time off...need warlock build if possible

I am starting warlock as first life. have not ever had toon above level 10 so... any help would be appreciated., would really like build layout with what TO TAKE AT EACH LEVEL ETC. UNDSERSTAND IF THIS IS TOO MUCH TO ASK SO... sry hit caps by acciden..

Wizard 1st Life challenge Druid/FVS mix?

Hello, I have a 1st life wizard and the challenge Ive set out for myself it to see how powerful I can get it without resorting to TRing. Why? I have a LOT of toons, and only one that I TR, the rest are 1st life challenge toons, because life is short..

Can someone explain Fast Healing

I saw this feat under Fury of the Wild, and as an Epic Past Life feat. Is this active only in public places/taverns? Or is this a feat that is always healing the toon, no matter where it is (e.g., in dungeons and wilderness areas)? Thank you..

Neg Level stacking (on mobs)

I'm just wondering what does or does not stack when inflicting negative levels: feeding from weapon enervation guard ruby of endless night shroud of vampire etc. Just thinking to get a feeding weapon on my "vampire" with endless night augment. Then t..

+20 HoW, cant LR into monk? Why

I used a +20 heart of wood to LR from a sorc into a monk. Went to character creation, can be ANYTHIng except monk or Pally??? My only thought is maybe it is an alignment thing cause I am currently True neutral. Anyone able to help? Help ticket has ..

Roleplay Server?

Hi. I'm a casual roleplayer whenever I MMO. I was hoping to find an "unofficial RP server" somewhere on DDO, but I seem to be finding some confusing information. I see three of them. Can someone tell me possibly which server's which, and also the com..

Easy Class with Build?

Hello i am starting out again after a long break on DDO and so much has changed so i can be classed as a New Player. So anyway I have seen a lot of builds when i do a search but they are old builds which might not even be relevant anymore. I can ad..

Steam sale: 75% off DDO expansions

Everyone, even VIPs, have to purchase expansions if they want to play them. Right now on Steam, they are both 75% off. Meaning for around $22 you get: Menace of the Underdark Shadowfell Phiarlan Carnival Attack on Stormreach Path of Inspiration Dream..

Returning Player after Stormreach level 12 Cap

Hello all, I just recently downloaded DDO after not playing it for so long and now It seems like I have come to a new game. With these new level caps and new classes and me not remembering how to play and giving all my gear away after I quit I am pre..

Ranger 1 Druid 11 should be Ranger 1 Druid 10. Help!

I screwed up while leveling my 10/6/4 Druid/Ranger/Fighter and took an extra level for my druid when I should have leveled ranger. I currently have one level up saved as well, which I will use before I reincarnate, my choice is Ranger 1 Druid 12 or ..

Where can I buy Shurikens or can I make them?

I found one place to buy them in the harbor, other vendors in the marketplace sell masterwork everything except shurikens. I tried to search for a recipe to make them but i am having a hard time figuring out this crafting system, if you cant make low..

Human Versatility: Damage Boost uses increased from 5 to 6 .... ?

I recently received an extra use for my Human Versatility: Damage Boost going from 5 uses to 6 uses. In the human enhancement tree I used points to get +1 Constitution and +20 healing. I did use points in the Nature's warrior tree but I can't see h..

Returning player.. wow lots of changs

Well when I logged back in for the first time in about a year.. a lot of updates have happened. Last time Played the iconics first came out. as I play around with my henshin-acrobat I was messing with[thankfully it still seems to be viable!] I am thi..

Broke my augment :(

Hi! I recently broke my ruby eye of force augment by accident by slotting a new one into the item... I thought I was putting it into a different item :/ Is there a way to bring it back somehow? If not, does anybody want to sell one on ghallanda?..

harper leadership question

not a new player but figured one may find the answer useful. does Harper's Leadership, Druid Past Life, and Augment Summon stack? ive done this build before to great success, but this was before harper came out. Im doing it again for fun, and fig..

Reslotting a Twist of Fate

Hello I just reached Epic for the first time. I like my current destiny as a Shiradi. But there are some feats in related destinies I want to get, and come back to keep playing as a Shiradi. How hard is it to reslot a twist of fate once unlocked?..

Shiradi Champion Question

Hello: In the Destiny tree there are a number of "stances" - frosty, prism, stay good. Can I use more than one of these at a time? If not, any practical advice on the pros and cons of choosing one or the other during real game play would be appre..

Favor of the Fey Question

Hello I just made it to Shiradi on my first toon ever and am learning a lot. Can anyone tell me where I can see how much favor of the fey I have? I see that Rain of Arrows requires 10 for each use. I just wondered how much I have/how easy it is to..

Returning Player - "I Don't Remember What These Eleven Shortcut Bars Are For"

I left around Update 10 or so after burning out on ToD and Epic Lailat over and over again on my BRD16/FTR2/ROG2. I bought Underdark on release, but I only decided to come back now, a dozen updates later, and not only do I have no idea what's changed..

Shadowfell Expansion

I returned to DDO a couple of months ago and was thinking of purchasing the Shadowfell expansion. Am I right in thinking that I get better value from the collector's edition if I buy it from the DDO Market:http://store.turbine.com/store/turbi...emeID..

Combat chat options

I'd like to clear my Combat chat channel of all extraneous messages so that the actual combat messages don't get pushed off the very small buffer by things which are already spammed to the General channel. When I cleared all the Incoming Text Types ..

Returning player ... cannot play my level 17 warforged Oo

It's been years since I played DDO. I believe I purchased the game before it was free to play. After logging in I've discovered I cannot play my Warforged as it says "You do not have access to the Warforged race" at the login screen. What gives? If I..

Spell Lore and DoT/HoT

Hi all, Does Spell Lore, primarily an equipment bonus to your chance to score a critical hit with a spell, operate on Damage over Time or Heal over Time spells? And if so, is it for just one "tick" or for all of the ticks? I'm also curious if a sp..

Do core abilities from two different enhancement branches stack?

Do core abilities from two different enhancement branches stack? I'd like to bring a multi-class character to :a Bard Clvl 12 for the Swashbuckler Panache Core enhancementa Fighter Clvl 6 for the Kensei Strike With No Thought Core enhancement (melee..

Can we get a list of classes that will not be nerfed?

With the impending nerf coming to Paladins (and likely Barbarians) I feel it would be informative to both new and old players to know what classes we can expect to be nerfed. I will have been seriously burned by DDO by investing hundreds of hours in ..

Sealed Life not working

I know its been mentioned before, but the Tier V Knight of the Chalice ability Sealed Life is no longer working correctly.http://ddowiki.com/page/Knight_of_th...e_enhancements Sealed Life is supposed to protect against Energy Drain, and it no longer..

THW progression

I have a 7th lvl paladin. Up till now I have been using Carnifax as my main weapon. Should I get something new now, like Sword of the Thirty? How does base damage really work anyway? Carnifax's base is 11.9, and Sword of the Thirty is a whopping 14..

Is there a way to solo Flesh Maker's Laboratory?

I'd love to try out Litany of the Dead Part 4 (aka Necropolis Pt 4) but don't have anyone to do it with, and would certainly die on Elite in any case. Is there a trick to soloing Flesh Maker's Laboratory, perhaps with an army of hirelings?..

Essential content packs

Hello everyone I tried this game years ago but it never stuck. I remember buying some content packs but I can't remember what and I don't know to find out on my account page. What content packs are esential for free to players to own including expan..

A newbie build for a good starting DDO expirience

This build was made to provide a newbie with an easy to play allround character which can run quests solo or in party. Skills for this build are unimportant, although i would suggest to get either heal(boosts your healing abilities)/jump(lets you ju..

Ranger Build

Hi all, Been perusing the forums here for a while, only just able to post! Im new to the game (lvl 5 ranger so far) And only beginning to make sense of all the stats etc with lots of help from here and ddo wiki. Anyway, my question. im thinking a..

Question about AS / plat

I just won my first some AS out of a very lucky daily dice roll, and can now sell(/buy) items on the ASAH. I was wondering if there was a rough AS/plat conversion rate to bear in mind (on Ghallanda if that matters)?..

2500 Favor - Favoured Soul

Hey, so I am attempting to get 2500 favor to get the FvS, I TRed about a week ago and now I am about level 7 (capped 8) and was wondering what the best way to go about it would be, I am doing every quest at the level i am at and then once I am done, ..

DDO Quests for a Noob.

I just started playing ddo, and one of my friends bought me some starter points for my birthday. He told me what to use them for, and what guy to make, and so went to the Cannith server, and I made a level 15 Purple Dragon Knight, that is a 2 fighter..

Confused about Expansion Packs

I'm a little confused about what I need in order to access the Shadowfell Conspiracy expansion. 1. Do I need to purchase a Hall of Heroes Passport if I want to access SC (or any other Forgotten Realms) quests with my regular characters? 2. What's..

Melee flavor of the month?

I've been playing *VERY* casually over the last year and haven't kept up at all with any of the recent changes. I'm about to TR my capped character. I want to make a self healing melee character, so I'll probably end up as a Bladeforged just so tha..

Stacking ?

Playing my first melee character. Took the epic enhancement devastating crit, and chose overwhelming crit for an epic feat. So does this mean on a x3 weapon, that my crit would go to x5 on a 19-20, or does just one apply. Thanks. \hazyone..

bug with hires

sorry for posting this here but I couldn't find a thread to post bugs and everytime I submit a ticket they reply with wanting me to download something. anyhow, me and everybody I have talked to have had problems with hires since the last update. even..

Currently play LotRO, looking for just something a little different in DDO

Hello folks! I currently play LotRO and it was my first and only MMO. I'm looking to take a little break from that game and wanted to try DDO. I understand they're different games, with their own unique aspects. I always play melee classes in LotRO..

How do I play The Chronoscope (or any other) Raid?

Casual, oft-returning player here. I've been off and on DDO since 2006, but generally restart my characters every time I start playing again. As a result, my highest-level dude is a Level 15 Sorcerer (first life obviously). One thing I've never don..

Epic Destiny Help

I just turned 20th level. My character is a F14/R6 dual kopesh wielder. I have Keen Edge enhancement and a bunch of kensai kopesh buffs, I also have Growing Storm in Tempest as well as the other lower TWF enhancements. Throw in some armor based dwarf..

Reincarnation Questions

This week, I reached the level cap for the first time with two characters. The DDO Wiki describes reincarnation in great detail, but I find myself with lingering questions and so come here for help. :) As I approached the level cap, one of my great..

SWF or THF Pally?

I want to make a paladin. Should I do SWF, or THF (I don't want to do TWF). Also what are the differences between SWF, TWF, and THF? I've seen a lot of lamentations about SWF in older posts, and I was wondering what that's all about. Thanks!..

+1 Keen Greatsword of Shattering

Earned this as an end reward. B.D.R. 18.00 Damage (5-25) 2[2d6] +1 Slash, Magic Crit roll (20%/10-50) 17-20/ x2 For the life of me I can't remember where or what quest. May have been in Giant hold. Also can't find anything about it ANYWHERE on t..

Humanoid Bane?

Which enemies are considered Humanoid? According to the monster manual Bugbears and such and giants. But are monstrous humanoids and player races also humanoid (for the purpose of weapons of humanoid bane)? Thx to all answers..

Human versatility: Damage boost

Three questions about the Human Versatility: Damage Boost. 1. It gives +20% weapon damage. In what way is this different than the Action Boost: Melee Power from class enhancement trees? Several abilities scale 200% with melee power, does weapon dam..

Barbarian Leveling gear guidance?

So I've jumped on the bandwagon and rolled up a human barbarian. I don't really have any twink gear to speak of and I was just hoping for a bit of guidance on where to go from here to get some gear. Currently I have a Carnifex and some pretty basic ..

I got in! Victory! Assistance Please-

The 201 error was by using the 3 gig graphics option, had to delete from registry to get the choice to install without it. So - I am on Sardona? And I am at the quest with the Rogue - but I remember reading that, the game had updated, out of startin..

Epic Destinies / Twists of Fate

Beware, wall of text incoming. It is a confusing and complex subject and I don't think being more terse will help me communicate my questions accurately. I recently hit L20 and got to pick an Epic Destiny. Well, sort of. I bought the expansion pa..

Buying adv packs (need advice)

Hi, Sorry to bother. I am still new to the game (lvl 9), but I want to use this weekend 30% discount to buy adventure packs. So far I have the following (bought with MENACE OF THE UNDERDARK and SHADOWFELL expansions): - Epic Destinies - Menace of the..

Premium Account benefits?

Are the benefits listed on this page the current ones? http://ddowiki.com/page/Account_comparisons Just want to make sure, everything else I seen on google was a few years old and wasn't sure if anything has changed...

New again sorta.

Hi all , I'm a returning player from way back, I dont even remember when.. Anyway, I was really impressed with the game again, so I opted for Vip and bought the 15th lvl watforge paladin. Ha ha my questing is what do i do now . I've been basical..

Now for my next question

Thankyou all for your help on the overly dark dungeons. I am now smashing my way through them. However I am now a level 7 wizard and I am looking for level 4 spell components. I have hen hearts and granite dust from the DDO shop (/sigh), but for oth..

Question about Normal/Hard/Elite weapons

Hi, I just finished up the Weloon Prison quest series (all 5 quests on "hard") but when I went to claim my final reward all of the item options are the "Normal" variations. Shouldn't they be the "Hard" versions? During one of the quests I was able to..

Interested in checking out DDO

Hello all - I am a huge RPG MMO fan. I have not had a note worthy experience since Dark Age of Camelot, which I played for a solid 8 years. It had a diverse arrangement between, establishing yourself within the PvE area to your own realm, and then..

Tome of Untold Legends Help

I've spent so much time in the Orchard of the Macabre, that I think I have become one of the undead. In all this time, tapestry pieces seem endless. I have only found the shield pieces (don't care) and ONLY TWO TOME PAGES (IV and V). I have down lots..

Favored Soul path alignment restrictions

First, I apologize if this question has been addressed already. Tried looking around for an answer for about half an hour, and wasn't able to happen upon anything. I've recently returned to the game after a long hiatus, and purchased the favored so..

How much UMD I need to use wands and scrolls?

I want to know how much total (all modifies included) UMD I need for wands to work. I'm new in game and I'm working on a build of pure fighter with enhancements on Kensei tree and Stalwart Defender (I don't want any of them that is used for monks - o..

What is the level range for getting XP from quests?

As an example, if I am level 14 and I want to go back and run some lower level quests on elite to rack up a bit more favor, what is the top level that I will get XP from? I believe if I go too low I won't get any XP because obviously there's no chall..

Newish Player Looking for a Leveling Partner on Sarlona

Hello there NPF. I will be rolling a toon on Sarlona fairly soon and am looking for people, new players or bored vets alike, to level with in a pseudo-static duo or group. If you're a bored vet from another server who wants to do the whole fresh star..

Hotkey for targeting your pet?

While I'm not exactly a new player, this is probably the most appropriate forum to ask in. I'm currently playing a druid and often enough want to quickly target my wolf to heal him, but it's a bit of a pain since I either need to get him in my cross..

Recall/Finish shortcut?

Is there a command that does Recall/Finish? I mean without using mouse to press that button. Like "Ctrl+R", but it opens enhancements window instead. Sometimes my mouse not working properly, so I'd prefer to use keyboard...

Two Handed Feats and Bastard Swords

Hey everyone! I have read a lot about how the two handed line of feats boosts the glances on b-swords. So, I took the first one of those feats with my b-sword and I have not noticed a single proc of the elemental effect on my weapons. Can someo..

Q> Player Manual

Hey guys! Just wondering if any of you know what the game is talking about. It mentioned something about combining cards using the player manual when I used the 40th anniversary package(?). From my search of the forum it seems the event expired early..

Cannith Challenge Scaling

Okay, I have accumulated a dozen or so challenge tokens, and I have a question about Canith challenge score scaling. I'm level 26, and I'm interested in farming for a Ring of Master Artifice, which requires non-epic materials. Some searching tells ..

Sorcerer Spells?

I have a 12th level sorcerer, Air and Fire Savant, with lots of SLAs and points spent in crit enablers (for full build, read unbongwah's post in this thread: https://www.ddo.com/forums/showthrea...=1#post5387853. She is human. I was just wondering w..

Help re: Scroll 7 on the High Road in Eveningstar

Hello I understand that to get to this scroll I basically need to find the Rebels 1 and 2. I managed to hit rebels 1 before I knew that I needed it for the scroll. Problem was, I didn't see the bowl or do anything. So I went on playing. Fast for..

Played D&D Online yesterday. Seeking a bit of advice please

Hello everyone, Yesterday I started playing the game again after many years. I played the game out when it first got released, but at the time our guild was playing another game so had very little time for another game. I've got quite a bit of experi..

Noob friendly Melee builld?

I've been away from the game for quite some time now. (Last played for a short while when Artificer was new) So I am familiar but far from a vet. I just have basic 38 point buy and no real twink items to speak of. As such, what would be the ideal me..

not new but away for a bit

Been a while for me ... The quick move from 25 to 28 and then epic reincarnation, etc all in weird flux made me step away and play some other games for like 2 years. What is "the game" now? People still TRing for comoketionust, or no point due to e..

How do you get past a locked door if you are not a rogue?

In the quest Caged Trolls you have to get past a locked door with no key. Does this mean that you just can't solo this quest without being a rogue? (I suppose an artificer or wizard with Knock could also do it). There don't seem to be any regular ..

Default Server?

I play on Thelanis but apparently most new players are being sent to a different server because it has been designated as the "default" server. It's nearly impossible to meet new players and the only choice a person has is to group with vets who blas..

what is spell critical muliplier and where do i get it?

Please correct me if I'm wrong. Getting a spell crit should be double damage correct? Then shouldn't the spell crit multiplier be 2 (or at least 2)... I have all zeroes listed under spell critical multipliers. Or does spell crit multiplier refer t..

Help Picking a Melee Class

I have started playing DDO recently and am really indecisive on which class to play. I have played a little with my available classes and am looking for a class melee class that has attack spells that don't only cleave and normal attack because it is..

Two questions about Iconics

Two questions about iconics before I buy them: 1. Can you retrain that first level with a +1 heart of wood? Like if I want to be a pure barb with a Purple Dragon Knight? 2. Are iconics able to eTR at 28, or is iconic TR their only option?..

new player looking for guidance.

Hello everyone. I recently discovered this game and have quickly become addicted to it. I have done some reading on the forums and on Wikipedia. I settled on a build I think will work for me. I usually tend to solo as a dps melee type,but do enjoy gr..

What does PULLING mean?

Often new players are bad judges of what they can or can not handle. usually you find out by dying at the hands of a random mob. A way to avoid that is called pulling. It's where you see the monsters first and stop before they see you. Then you put..

Ability Tomes

I really don't undestand how ability tomes are working, and here is my question: If I buy a Supreme Ability +5, it says that I need to be lvl 19 to "eat" it. Assume I reach 19 Lvl and then eat it, would my new characters (Lv1 for example) benefit fro..

Airship questions

Hello -- Been about a year since i played and wow, the changes! I'm the leader of a tiny guild that had just worked our butts off to get lvl 60 and get enough AS to buy a Stormglory Tempest -- we totally burnt out on DDO after non-stop sagas to get ..

Mornlord Harper Pale Master

Planning on TRing into a Mornlord and going CLR(1)/WIZ(19). NOT going to use a +1HoW. Read some threads about maximizing a pale master, but having a hard time finding them again so I'll post my questions here. Anyone done a Mornlord Harper Pale Ma..

How do Epic Past Life Feats Stack?

So ER'ing is going to be my progression plan (yay, I made a decision!), and I want to ask about how the martial sphere passive feats stacks. the passive aspect of all of the feats are all boosts to your armor class. I am planning on doing 9 lives ..

Returning player

Hey there folks :) Been gone for a couple of years, and I have a few questions to get back back up to speed. The toon I am playing right now is a PM/rogue. While I was gone, the enhancement trees were added, and there is alot of difference from the o..

Advice on whqat to farm for best light armor

Hello: Could anyone recommend best strategy for getting great light armor? I just entered Epic and with all the crafting choices, etc., I just wondered what I should be aiming for in terms of getting armor that will be up to the challenge. Should I..

Question re: Epic Quests

Hello, I just made Epic on my first toon and I am a little confused. Should I go back to lower level quests and do them on Epic and build up? Because I just ran what would be heroic 19 level quests on Epic and it was really tough. Advice apprecia..

Just came back

Hello all Just came back after a few years finally found my old toons on a server woot btw. SO much has changed i have no idea where to start love soloing btw norm then hard then elite loving it! question 1: why do some characters have a special ..

Returning founder looking for help

I started when the game originally released and stopped shortly before the red dragon raid update happened (not sure which raid this is but lvl cap was still 10). I've come back a couple times throughout the years but never stuck with it for long. I ..

Htr/etr/completionist advice needed

I currently have a level 22 3rd life character (Ranger) which I want to make my completionist. It has rogue and artificer past lives. Both those lives I tr'd at around level 20, but was thinking that to be more efficient, I should ETR at 28, then f..

A tip: Avoid redundancy in your gear

Always check the gear you have on and see if it's duplicated in other gear or through feats/enhancements. I find this to be one of the big reasons new players have difficulties maximizing their characters potential. You only have a dozen or so place..

ETR VS ITR: Which Do You Prefer and Why?

Hey all. I have a 26 PDK, and as I get closer to 28 I am thinking about what so of TR I will want to do. While I really dig the low level content of the game, I also love the later game content as well. One of my big issues is that I tend to favor ..

Damage Calculator, or which weapons would be better?

I remember seeing in the forums some site that you can test combat for DDO. Lamina, or something like that. I am interested because I can't figure out which weapons are better. I have a duel-wielding 14F/6RA who is proficient in kopeshes. He also ha..

Back after several years.

I played extensively several years ago, but stopped when the baby came. I've always gotten the emails from DDO, so I decided to fire up the game again. Downloaded and installed, and my old user ID and login still worked, but how do I go about rememb..

Melee and Ranged Combat on a Monkcher When do I switch?

Greetings NPF. I rolled both a pure AA and a monkcher recently (the latter after being told the former was a bit weak at end game), and have some general questions on gameplay and gear choices in the early game. I've watched late game videos of how t..

Spell Power

I just have a quick question about spell points. If you go say 15 pallie and 5 wizzy do you get the spell points of both? That is to say if being a 15 pallie grants you 100 spell points and a 5 wizzy grants 50 your final spell points would be 150? ..

Some questions from a new player.

So again i need to ask some questions from the helpful community so here i go. 1- Why does hirelings disappear from my inventory even though that in the hub area it says that there is still time to them and the timer is paused? I'm only asking this..

How do you replay the Threnal Arena?

So the first time I did all the Threnal quests I must have missed the ceremonial dagger. I decided to go back and try the arena because I was trying to find a nice place to kill rust monsters, and the Wiki says there's a few there. I go back to the..

Shiradi Sorc, Thunder-Forged and Enhancements

Been away for a while just got back a few weeks ago and still learning the "new" content. I have a Drow Sorc 18/Pal 2/Epic 8 with the Shiradi Champion Destiny. I have him in Shadow Dragonplate Armor (Guardian Upgrade) and an EE Skyvault shield. I was..

New To Epic

A few weeks ago, I returned to DDO and my level 16 character on Khyber after a year-long hiatus. I've been flying solo since no other members of my (very tiny) guild have played in about the same amount of time. I did some leveling on Menechtarun b..

Problem with Otto Exp Stone

So I have a heroic stone and I am running a 50% bonus + guild bonus. Yet when I go to use the stone it says it will only take me to level 17, I am a second lifer, but if the bonuses are accurate is should easily take me to 20. Am I doing something ..

Yet another returning player.

Hello all, yet another returning Euro player (non English speaking, doing my best). After 4 years I am back, going VIP and buying the expansions so having access to lot of content, about 11k TP stocked up, 32 point build, veteran (lvl 4), drow unloc..

whats the point of ransack and =< 1% drop rates?

Ive gone vip, played for two months, bought your expacs (and spent over $100 on a game that is most def not f2p), only to see bugs, unforgiving mechanics, and bad game designs enough to make me wonder why I bothered, but the worst is this inane dro..

How to prepare for dungeons?

I know this will sound silly to you but i must ask. I did the waterworks dungeon on normal and hard with my paladin level 6....now comes elite and i started dying to mas damage from shamans. I understand this sound like i suck which is true that's ..

What is the Ulitmate Tier 5 Kensai Keen Edge weapon?

What is the Ulitmate Tier 5 Kensai Keen Edge weapon? Or, which weapons, in the case that their are more than one. Assume that all of the Kensai enhancements and Weapon Specialization/Focus feats have been taken (except for Superior Weapon Focus). Do..

Similar enhancements stack?

What happens if I put points into multiple similar enhancements from different trees? Like if I'm an Artificer/Cleric, and I have put 3 points into Wand and Scroll Mastery from the Arcanotechnician tree and also put 3 points into Wand Mastery from th..

18Barb/2Rouge Single Weapon wielding pick user

I saw a build from 5 years ago that discussed a dual wielding pick using barbarian/rouge with evasion. I would like to switch it to SWF. I am going to get the SWF feats, and improved crit,. Any other particular feats (I love the cleaves)? The enhance..

Just a couple of quick questions.

1. How's the game populations these days? Is the game still thriving? 2. I want to take up CC spells, like charming, stunning, sleeping, etc. I know I'd have to deal damage as well, but would it be viable or would I be pressures/forced to just do dp..

Question re: True Reincarnation

Hello I understand TR sets you back to level 1 and you lose all XP. But do you keep your enhancements? Meaning, if I take a ranger tempest to level 20 and TR as a ranger, can I then build a ranger with tier 5 enhacncements for both arcane archer a..

Is there a planner for armor?

As I am approaching 28 and getting all of these augment slots I have been looking for a planner for armor so I can make sure I am not doubling up on things that do not stack. I have not been able to find one. Does anyone know if one exists?..

Returning Player-with several questions!

I have just come back to DDO having left soon after MotU and unsurprisingly things seems to have changed a lot. So I was hoping that those of you who have been around since then might be able to answer some questions. 1) I started a level 1 untwi..

Flavor Build: Holy Blaster / Undead Hunter -- Advice Appreciated :)

Hi all, So I'm going to try this again -- last idea was a complete non-starter. Anyway, to recap, coming back to the game after a longish hiatus, and looking for a fun flavor build to explore new content with. It doesn't need to be able to take on ..

Stone of XP

Hello, I am a player just coming back to the game after around 2 years off, so needless to say there is a lot of catching up to do. I am wondering if anyone can tell me the most you are able to boost a hero stone of XP and how to achieve it? Any help..

Which of these two weapons would you choose for your wolf form?

One has overall goodness, but one hits really hard if a critical is scored. 6RA/1F/2Dr 23 strength improved crit:bludgeon improved two weapon fighting, improved one weapon fighting Blood Machete: http://ddowiki.com/page/Item:Blood_Machete au..

Looking for advice on Winterwolf flavor build!

Greetings all, I'm looking into returning to DDO after a long time off, and want to play through the game and explore the content that's been added since I left. I don't need an optimal min/max build, it just needs to work, ideally solo, but not at ..

need help picking a pack

Hi all I wanted to ask about buying some of the packs or even some Turbine points to buy some quality of life improvements and maybe unlock the ability of the 32 stats. I was thinking about getting the 2500 Points. I already know this game and i l..

Guild ship Pawn Vendors Question

Recently I started a solo guild ship. Im currently level 11 (guild) and I recently bought the Pawn Vendor placement room thinking it would be a easy way to sell off all my stuff in one area. I found this is not the case, unless Im doing something w..

Mimic trade fail

I bought two mini mimic one another and to negotiate future to present my brother. only that I can not transfer by trade or sell, I have not used either, because I already have an animal companion. Does anyone know why I can not trade or give to an..

Store Payment Brazil

I live in Brazil and I can not buy points turbine. The two payment methods available that can use are via Bradesco Bank and Paper bill bank. Bradesco Bank has no more contract for payment via bank transfer and opens a window after asking my data sa..

Otto's Box Questions

So, if you're a level 15 toon and use the box, what happens to all the leftover unused XP ??? If take that toon to 20 then TR will the remaining XP reappear ??? Can you apply any of it to Epic levels ?..

TR'ing for Casual Players?

Hey all. I level pretty slow even as a first lifer, and despite my guildmates best efforts to help me level. I've been thinking about the whole TR thing and am trying to find what will give me the biggest bang for my casual buck. I have a level 24 PD..

New player looking for advice on server choice

Hi all, I'm completely new to the game, installed it last night and am looking forward to playing this weekend. I'm just looking for some opinions from the community about server population and for those of you happy with your server choice, why do ..

question on tring into iconic bladeforged

I've played DDO for about 2 years .Took a 2 1/2 year break and now I'm back and a lot has changed. I currently have a legend warforged 3 past life barb 3 past life fighter and 2 past life pally (working on 3rd now). I would like to tr into a bladefor..

Yet another returning player

Hello all. First, let me thank you in advance for any help that you offer this returning player. I remember this as being one of the best communities that I have ever been a part of, I hope it is still the same. I am going to re-download the game af..

Summoners or Savants?

Coming back to the game (as I try to do about once a year...) and looking to build something fun. I'm going to TR one of my old 20's that's never been TR'd before (old batman style build) and I'm thinking I may go sorcerer. I have two thoughts; eithe..

Returning Player TP Spending Advice

Hi all ! Returning to this game after several years absence. Was once a VIP member from the original launch and I am looking to return but remain a Premium member. I currently have over 14000 TP saved up from when I quit last. I saw a post last w..

Drow question 400 favor points

I have a character who will soon be able to achieve the 400 favor points, which allows me unlock the drow class. My question is: After unlocking the drow, if I decide to play with the drow, I'll have to start all over again with the new breed? Like..

Tempus Trapmonkey Questions

I currently have about 20 of these builds spread out over all the servers. https://www.ddo.com/forums/showthrea...est+trapmonkey Recently I decided to make another but change his weapon to Bastard Sword. During my play time on all my other TT buil..

Returning player, looking for some quick info

Hello all, I've been away from this game for a long while. I had a full subscription and played fairly regularly, but my group of friends all burned out and we decided to jump around trying other MMOs. This was all right around the time when the f..

Balanced Attacks

Balanced Attacks: Passive You gain a +[2/4/6] Primal bonus to Attack as long as you are shapeshifted into an animal form, wielding two weapons, or unarmed. Rank 3: Knock down enemies for 2 seconds on vorpal hit. Enemies knocked down by this effect ar..

Returning Player looking for build advice

Heya Folks :) I'm recently back to DDO after a break and I was wondering what to do with a drow evasion pally build I had started. Its at rogue 1/pally 5 at the moment. I have been looking at the forums to renew my old builds ( I have a human pale ..

Vault of the Night Series

Not really sure if this is the right place but feeling pretty noobish lately so... I've been away for a little over four years. I used to run the VoN quest line often enough. Not religiously like the shroud but enough to be fairly familiar with it...

I'm looking for a Druid wolf build, a really broken one!

I have trouble with the forum search. I can never find anything relevant!???! I read a lot of crying about how Druid wolf builds are broken, so of course I want to see what all the fuss is about. I just can't find any on the forum, just people compla..

Great Axe Pure Barbarian Build;Strength problem

I have had a bit of trouble creating barbarians, now it is my favorite class, the surge of strength from the rage is lovely, but I have always been lost when it comes to getting a high amount of strength. I've only gotten to maximum 70 strength, and ..


My only advice would be never give these people your cc number. I played for a couple of years, it was a good game. I canceled over a year ago , and just today have a transaction pending for $30.00. A quick search and I see this has been going on ..

gear for my lv 28 dwarven defender bard

ok so im holding at lv 28 on my 5th life 12 bard / 6 fighter / 2 rouge and wanna make sure i am maximizing the efficiency of my gear slots so im looking for recommendations on what to replace and what to replace it with as well as augment recommendat..

Lesser Reincarnation Question

Here's a noob question. I started a character yesterday and have gotten him to level 3. I now realise I totally screwed up his skill points and ability scores. I have the free lesser heart of wood that each character gets however when I go to the ..

Returning Player! :D

Hello all! I decided to come back to DDO because i am an old school D&D nerd so i have always been in love with this type of game. I mean, when i was a kid i would think " O man! Wouldn't it be GREAT if one day we could actualy play this game ..

Confused on Epic VS Heroic

So I just made 20 and now when I go to zone into a dungeon I get to choose of Epic or Heroic. I get the basics of it Epic is better loot harder mobs etc. However is there a penalty for doing Heroic instead? The reason why I ask is because I am sti..

What happens at level 28?

Hello I have read wiki, and I get heroic is through level 20 and then Epic starts with a level cap of 28. And I guess as part of the Epic levels you can do something else called a Destiny. I don't understand the practical side. What do experienc..

Farming PDK tokens

So I am trying to farm some PDK tokens to get some new gear at 20. My google-fu just shows me old out of date threads, apparently there was a EE chest you could get in 30 seconds, but from my research it appears Druids Deep line is the fastest way. ..

Drow Darkfire Question /Damage Type Question

Hello: Darkfire deals a bolt of "evil" . What does that mean in terms of usefulness in the game? Is it not effective against all evil creatures? Which makes me ask a second question - does an evil creature have to have a DR or something to resi..

DDO Store Question

Sorry if this is a stupid question. I am thinking of purchasing expansion packs and as part of the deal I get some things as 1/game world and others as 1/character (+2 skill tome). Does that mean that the 1/character items I get for each character ..

Returning Player(s) LF General Guidance

Some friends and I were looking for a different game to play as we are starting to get burnt out on another MMO. Most of us played DDO when it launched in 2006 from the Head start event until about a month after Twilight Forge released. We're all g..

Can someone explain Terror Arrows Enhancement

Hello I can't figure out how long this works when activated. It seemed like it lasted forever. I did consume a potion of supreme ability. Not sure if that has anything to do with it. But I never saw the terror icon leave the main screen. I wo..

What makes a Quest Go From Complete to Uncomplete?

Hello all: I recently completed Monastery of the Scorpion after great time spend dealing with those dang jets of air. Anyway, I completed the quest. I go off and do other things, reenter the gardens to try to get a rare encounter, and I noticed in..

Confused about Exp Penalty

So I see a lot of people farm dungeons for fast Exp case in point people do Black Mausoleum over and over because it is so fast. From another thread I gathered the best way to speed run for Exp is to do the dungeon on Elite X 3, Hard x 1, then Norm..

Unbearable lag for no reason!

I have just returned to DDO after roughly a year of not playing. I re-installed it, had problems with that. Managed to solve the problem and loaded up the game. Once i got into the game, for some odd reason I had unplayable lag. Couldn't move or do a..

Can't find my diamond augment after trading in collectables

Title says it all. This is the first time I attempted to do this. Collected enough collectables to trade with Goldscuttle for a random Diamond of Ability +1, but after the transaction, I couldn't find any new item in my inventory. Just to be sure I d..

A Little Overwhelmed...Help Please?

As mentioned, I'm a bit overwhelmed as to all the possibilities in the game. As such, you could probably infer that I'm rather new to DDO. However, I'm not new to the base genre, so I have a base build type in mind. Now, based on my track record, I ..

A few noob questions

Hi all, I'm fairly new (started playing in Dec, 2014), and still learning a lot despite reading lots on these forums and DDOWiki. I have a few questions I'd appreciate any responses on. I've played a lot of PNP D&D, so I so already understand ..

The Bridge Between

So I am kind of stuck not sure what to do. I wanted to try out a multi class build and I made a PDK and then just leveled it to 15 as a fighter. Then I bought a +1 Lesser heart and reincarnated as a Pallie. Then I hit the Bridge in Between and she..

which server should i chose

I haven't played ddo in awhile and I am wondering which server I live in Australia but when im on is also when American are on due to I work in afternoon in aus so I want 1 where it has consistently have a lot of people in the server so I can d..

After launcher nothing happens

Hi folx .... after a several time i installed ddo again and started the launcher, logged in, choosed my old server, clicked play and... ...the launcher closed itself and nothing else happened. was just staring at my desktop. anyone got a clue what..

Oh oh Green Steel and new players

So after reading the guides and use the cubicleninja sheet I know how to make Green steel items. My only concern is I don't want to spend a lot of time farming and then make the wrong stuff. Right now I am playing a Bladeforged/Sword and Board/Pall..

Free stuff for new players on Thelanis

Are you new to DDO and would like a little help getting started? I have tomes, augments, plat, and many other things that I'll be giving out to new players. I can also craft anything you're having trouble finding on the auction house or at the vendor..

New Duo Combo looking for some advice

Hello DDO Community, My wife and I have picked up DDO for the first time together, and are looking for some advice pertaining to builds and any basic tips. To start off with myself and my wife both are fairly experienced gam..

Normal Hard and Elite

I was going to run a dungeon the other day ago and I set it for Elite. A member in my party told me I should run it on Hard first then repeat it on Elite for a bonus. Is there an advantage to doing a dungeon twice on different settings?..

Passive Ki Regeneration Isn't Working (Contemplate 3 ranks Hensin Mystic tree)

Why isn't my ki regeneration working? It worked just when I got the third rank. When I went in a dudgeon, it stopped, and hasn't started. I didn't even pick anything up. I'm trying to get my 10,000 Stars consistently powered up. Well, my ki is stayin..

Question About Bravery Bonus

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coin lords free inventory slot....

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New Player Videos

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Does Dwarven Armor Mastery stack with Stalwart Defense Mastery? For instance, I have 3 ranks of Dwarven Defense Mastery, and wearing battle plate, my Dex bonus is capped at 4. If I added a rank of Stalwart Defense Mastery, would my dex bonus go to 5..

Can someone number crunch the difference in these enhancement capstones?

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What is the name of that item?

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Need some advice/opinions on this build

Code: Character Plan by DDO Character Planner Version 04.23.01DDO Character Planner Home PageStrikerix The Beast Level 28 Chaotic Good Warforged Male (2 Rogue \ 18 Wizard \ 8 Epic) Hit Points: 462 Spell Points: 1555 BAB: 10\10\15\20 Fortitude:..

Bank shared, beginner questions

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what weapon enhancement bonusses do stack?

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Warforged Artificer build, from ground up?

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What does Spiritual Bond do?

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The Sunken Sewer

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The Trouble with Trapfinding

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Permanent Damage

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Anything To do In Game When You Have Limited Playtime?

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Refund on VIP

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2 Handed Fighting and shield mastery

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multi classing - enhancements

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Botched up - build/resolution advice appreciated

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buying 32 point build

This may be a dumb question, but when i go to buy the 32 point build with TP it says "Uses :1" Does this mean i can only use it on 1 character, or can i have as many characters made as i want with 32 point builds? thank you for your response :)..

Monk traper build

I am looking for a shadar kai stunning monk that can do traps build. I have all the gear for rogue +20 items, and +12 int items. Also have items that will give me +4 to skill and ship buffs. All that can go into the cal. If I have to I can always get..

Hybrid Tank Idea

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Help with Druid caster build

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Let's face it... a lot of new players have trouble building a character that can stay alive and go toe to toe with enemies. However, it is simple to ruin a first time player's enjoyment due to the robust creation process. Because DDO is, in my opinio..

Tomes of learning -thread closed-

Hi everyone! Some lives ago i bought the heroic greater tome of learning. Now I bought the epic tome of greater learning and am afraid that my heroic has been replaced/no longer active. Do i still have the heroic when i do my next TR?..

New Players - Watch This Video

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THF FvS build

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Bladeforged Lesser Reincarnation

I thought I would try Bladeforged but wanted to run 2 rogue/18 paladin. When I used a LR+1 to put rogue at level 1 I lost all the repair spells from paladin. Am I out of luck? Or, can I LR+1 back to paladin at level 1 and just wait to take rogue unt..

New OR Vet player and in need of help?

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Festivus Coins

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Wolf druid with master of forms

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Back after a long absence. Where'd everything go?

I started playing towards the end of '09, then had to stop in '10 after injuries kept me in the hospital for a few years. I just recently came back after a friend got me a turbine points card, so decided to come back and see if I enjoyed it as much ..

vip question...

how do I drop VIP? It is taking me much longer than I thought it would to get a character high enough to actually use t he advantages of VIP. I want to drop it till I get my characters higher but can't seem to find where to do that...

Help with rogue 1 monk 6 druid 13 build

Hi All Could you please give me some feedback on this new build posted below. I wanna solo with him so therefore the rogue skills are important. I imagine that the char should be played weilding a staff and melee stuff. With the ability to cast some..

Heroic True Heart of Wood - TR Help?

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Enhancement Stacking?

Does a rogue's Arbalester stack with a ranger's Far Shot enhancement? As an aside, would anything be bad about making an elven Rouge/Fighter/Ranger? I was thinking 1 lvl of rogue 2 of fighter, and the rest ranger. Thanks!..

Character Question

Hey guys and gals, I have a question about characters as I just joined DDO again after many years away. Is bladeforged included with VIP and Shadowfell expansion? I ask as it gives me the option to buy a bladeforged character and I'm a vip and bou..

How to get.. 'in' DDO?

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Use Iconic for Farming Low-level Equipment

I don't have any characters over level 8 but I have decided to build a PDK to farm some good equipment that my lower level characters can use as they level up. What are some of the best items (and where) that I can get with my level 15 that can be us..

confusion has set in...

I appologise for posting so much today. It seems everything today is confusing.latest- I bought on the auction house equipment that has a total of +5 wisdom. my current wis stat before equipment is put on is 11. when I put all the stuff on my wis st..

Crafting Question

I'm currently a level 9 monk. At what level do crafted items become obsolete? What items are recommended for every monk to have that are craftable and what levels are necessary to make them (ghost touch undead bane for instance)? I'm thinking holy..

Help w/Difficulty: Hard too easy, Elite too hard.

Hi, first time post and new player here. I play with a group of friends that all signed up about a month ago. My general concern is in the title, any suggestions? Here is a breakdown of how things play: We usually play 1 CR over our highest level. eg..

Character list?

Hello guys & gals, I have been out of game for many years and just started playing again. My question is, is there a way to view all my characters without having to log into each server? I want to see all the names, servers and levels of all m..

How to purge persistent unwanted spell effects?

This morning I entered the Marketplace and, within seconds, had more than a half dozen unwanted spells cast on my character. Some were short duration but others lasted up to half an hour. Logging out and in again did not solve the problem. Is ther..

Sort of new f2p player needs advice

Played this game on and off for years, finally want to make the march to level 20. Starting on a new server (Khyber) have Premium account, as well as access to Warforged race and Artificer class. More than likely won't be spending more money on the g..

termonology confusion....

I am looking to buy some tomes to increase things like str/wis/etc. I fine tomes of ability and tomes of skills. I am confused as to which I need to buy. also can I buy a +1,2,3 etc tome or do I need to buy lvl 1. then 2 etc. edit: also are the incr..

Need help questing? Msg me

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questions about U24 quests

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Key Mapping Issues

I have recently returned to the game after several months of absence and I have been having problems maintaining my key mapping. Every time I close down the game my key mapping resets itself. I have read a forum post recently which stated to click ..

Scenery blocking the camera

There are some dungeons where the scenery blocks the living wombats out of your camera. Is there a way to fix this, other than mouse-wheeling your camera back into a 1st person perspective (or num-keying it back in, if you've been hit by the camera ..

How Important Is Power Attack

Whuddup folks!? Well im going to TR today into my completion build going to do a favored sould. I had bought one of them cheap cheap cheap +5 hearts when they were on sale so I plan to use PDK for the CHA to damage. What im wondering is how important..

Concidering returning

Hello everyone, as the topic title states im concidering returning to ddo after a fairly long break. not sure how long it's been but last thing i remember was giant hold had just become epic last time i played. i didn't really leave because of one re..


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Help is available to new players on the Sarlona Server

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Thief Acrobat help

Heyo Just coming back to the game. Was fairly active before the new enhancements with a Str based acrobat, checked the new enhancements to see that Strength is now fairly useless as you can use Dex (or even int.) was reading through some builds and..

Should I buy Thunderforge if I only play in solo/duo

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Haven't played the game in a couple of years.

Hey guys, So I used to play DDO A LOT at around 2011 (I think) but stopped because I felt like I've squeezed everything a FTP player can get. But I've recently made the decision to come back (since I've forgotten 80% of how the game worked) and it's..

Litany of the Dead help

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2 DDO Market Code questions

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New player and needing help?

If anyone is new or even if you are a veteran returning feel free to message me in game to anyone in my signature. I will be happy to help you get going...get through a tough quest...answer questions and group with ya to have fun. I recently TR'ed ..

That Awkward Moment as a Noob

When you get a level 4 druid in MOTU and after getting stomped in some dungeons you accidentally discover you have an arsenal of spells you could have been using this whole time. The worst part? I'm a RETURNING player. In my defense, I haven't play..

Late to the party...

Hi guys n gals:) As stated above ive just started playing ddo & although late to the party im enjoying what im seeing so far. Grabbed the starter pack & a few points to see whats what before heavily investing or subbing & was just looki..

Buying an expansion, which character receives the tome?

See title. I have several characters, the one I'd like to receive the epic learning tome from shadow fell is quite low level right now. So which one gets the tome? The first one i log in with? The highest lvl (that would suck) something else? thx..

Shadowfell expansion doubts

I will use the current sales to buy expansion packs. I have no doubts about MoTU, I will buy the Standard Edition at DDO market (US$ 8.75), mainly because of the adventure bundle. In regard to Shadowfell, I am not so sure. I can buy it in-game (and ..

Best Value for My Dollar: VIP or Adventure Packs?

Hey all. I am a returning player who hasn't played since launch. I am intrigued by the Adventure Packs option, but there is always a part of me that wants to have everything on general principle, so the VIP is also attractive. I'm a pretty casual pla..

Active/Friendly Servers?

Greetings. I'm curious as to which servers are considered not only decently populated (I'm aware this is a somewhat old game), but also have a friendly community. I used to play this game a way back but I didn't get very far because once you get beyo..

Crafting Quest: Locating Maker

So I started crafting, the signed up with the Crafting Quest in the Harbor. My instructions is to locate Maker in the crafting hall. When I arrive there, I'm greeted by Willman and not Maker. I've looked around everywhere, waited, asked other player..

multible servers for favor...

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looking for way to get into portable hole (I t hink that is the name) to buy spells..

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New to warforged,docents look different

New to warforged and my toon always look different when using named items than what is shown on Wiki. I farmed the Docent of tombs but it look like loot gen,not whats on wiki. Also the pink one from mindsunder looks completely different,just a litt..

I am using a WF wizard 18, rogue 2 and....

I took rogue at level 1 and then taking wizard 2-9. rogue 2 at level 10, then wizard 11-20. I got the build online and the start stats and feats are given. However, the enhancements are not. I am lost as to which ones to take. also the spells are n..

Need Help with Survivability

I continue to work through my first life on a level 18 Rogue. Even though I run 'easy' quests on Normal or Hard, often well above level, I simply cannot survive. For example, I just ran Blockade Buster, a level 13 quest, on Hard. During the course..

Voice chat

It's perfectly fine if you don't have voice chat. There's a setting for that. It's a check box, Main Menu -> Audio -> Enable Voice Chat. If it's checked, there's a green sound-wave-looking icon appears beside your name, so everyone else knows..

Crippling strike

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Targeting Sights forces int modifier even if my dex is higher?

I have a dex based rogue and just took Targeting Sights on the way to get the rest in that line. I don't actually want to use int for damage since my dex is higher. I thought it would use whichever was higher like other enhancements of this kind ha..

Returned but new player looking for solo wolf builds

Hi -- I am a returning player, but essentially new. There was no Druid when I played a long time ago and would really like to play as a first life wolf solo to 20. I have 32-point builds and would like 1-2 rogue trapping. I am interested in maximizin..

forum edit......

is it just my comp or does the forum edit post not work? everytime I want to add something to a post by editing the edit icon just has a black circle going round and round. never brings up the post to edit...

Basic wizard for new players

Basic Wizard A wizard gets okay dps, good survivability, good self-healing. They have low defense and hp okay saves For a more advanced version that takes a lot more work look athttps://www.ddo.com/forums/showthrea...e-Master-Guide Race – ..

Game breaking online advice.

It does not take an expert to see that many online sources of DDO information are out of date or just plain wrong. For example, sites that recommend first time players create a multi-class 28-point character are misleading to say the least. Multi-..

New Player Completely Lost

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Glancing Blows with sun blades

I have seen tons of posts in various threads about the ability to get glancing blows with Star of Day and Celestia but when I actually look for what is necessary to get the glancing blows I came back with no definitive answer. Honestly I don't even k..

Basic Sorcerer for new players

Basic Sorcerer A sorc gets good dps, okay survivability, okay self-healing. They have low defense and hp/saves Human sorcerer Stats Strength: 8 Dexterity: 8 Constitution: 16 Wisdom: 8 Intelligence: 10 Charisma: 18 Final breakdow..

Just got back

so i just came back after a long time away college does that some times. so i got back to my old account and saw there is a alot of new content and my points are all unspent so i respect into my build Great sward Kensi and before anyone gives me ****..

Seeking Rogue Weapon Help

I have three level 17 Rogues, all primarily specialized in the Assassin tree. They now have the ability to assassinate, and also the top level skill that increases the critical threat range of daggers. All three have the ability to use rapiers, wea..

LF Advice: character builds

This is my first post in these forums. I am a returning premium player, after a brief experience two years ago. I have two characters (Argonessen), both are dwarves (I like them!) with 28 points builds and I had plans to TR them when they reach 20..

Basic paladin for new players

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Basic fighter for new players

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Useful epic item list anywhere?

Hi, I ve been unable to locate any (reasonably updated) epic item list anywhere online, with just a remotely easy overview by type/level. I'm rather new to DDO, though fairly familiar with the general D&D basic rules. However, I do really fi..

Offensive Defence

Have a couple melee past lives under my belt now and fixing to start another. However never in any of my past lives did I try to accumulate armors that do different damages upon being hit. So the question is, how worth it is it to try for these item..

Questions about reincarnation I did not find in the wiki

I already had a reincarnation a long time ago, but first time I'm trying out an epic destiny. Now I wana TR again and I have a couple of questions: -Will my xp completely reset? (from lvl 25 back to 0)? -what happens with my previous tr cache if I..

How tanky a pure FVS can be made..

without sacrificing too much nuking power. Stats: max con, cha, 10int (+7lvlup to con?) Feats: Harmor Tshield ShieldMastery ImpShiledMastery Toughness / meta:Emp meta:Max meta:Quiken meta: heighten(for occasional bb?) Epic: eTougness ..

Hi, it's me.

Yay! now I can post. Thank you, Turbine support people. I'm not exactly new, but I don't play lots because stuff, right? Okay I forgot what I was going to ask os I'll just go to sleep and maybe ask tomorrow when I remember and have time. bye..

Can the Thicker hotbar be the default hotbar, for every character?

You know how one hotbar is different from all the rest? It has the thicker border and the up-down arrows on the far right side of the bar? Each time I add a new hotbar to the screen the game changes the number associated with this one particular hot..

returning player and might as well be a newbie

Hello everyone, Just returning to DDO from a multi year break. I remember very little from my time playing ddo and what i do remember is most likely out of date and useless. Before leaving ddo i lvled a human lvl 20 fighter who dual wields khopesh. ..

Completely New Player Looking for Build Help

Dear DDO Community, I am a completely new player - I have VIP - and I am having a very hard time figuring out the first build I want to play in this game while learning it more. I have done a good bit of research and understand many of the important..

New player looking for (rather specific) builds

Hello everyone, I am completely new to the game and to the world of Eberron, if not to D&D and the Forgotten Realms. I know new players can do a lot of bad stuff when creating characters, so I dug around some, but when it comes down to builds,..

Can Someone Explain hThe Growing Storm Tempest Enhancement

Hello, the Growing Storm tempest enhancement says that "each time you damage an opponent you gain +1 damage for 5 seconds", What does this mean? If I hit a monster then do nothing, does this mean the monster will continue to incur more damage for 5..

Lost My Barkskin

Can anyone help? All of a sudden my barkskin doesn't work. I activate it from my hot bar, my toon waves his hands like he is casting a spell, but barksklin doesn't start - he looks normal and there is no barkskin timer. Can anyone tell me why this..

Always Customise your Character!

While doing some favor farming I decided to check out a couple of the "pre-made" Fighter Paths - Vanguard and Stalwart. These are TERRIBLE! Human Vanguard chooses the feats - Two Handed Fighting and 2 {yes TWO!} x Toughness! Human Stalwart chooses..

Newbie Question re: Locked Treasure Chests

Can anyone explain how to unlock a locked treasure chest? I am a level 11 ranger, no unlocking abilities. I hired a level 9 hireling which has an "open lock" on his toolbar. No matter what keystroke sequence I applied, I couldn't get the hireling ..

Other Vendors for Shavarath High energy Cells from Shroud?

Wondering where else I can get these other than Marraenoloth in Shroud--any other vendors? I need six to make a gear item before a TR. Guild ships now have the altars but not the vendor. Thanks in advance...

Sorcerer information - wiki status.

Returning player here. I've been leveling a TRed WF sorc after leaving around the time of the first expansion and noticed that the "starting a sorcerer" wiki page was mostly unchanged since I had updated it with the savant enhancements years ago (a..

Buff Bar (In the UI)

After Update 23 the "Shield Mastery/Improved Shield Mastery" & "Vanguard Core's" have become viable on my buff bar, now this isn't a huge problem or anything but i find that having a bar full of "Buffs?" that are always active distracts form my m..

Build Request: S&B Pally Tank/Damage

Hello there, New(ish) returning player who is excited by U23 and eager to roll up a paladin. A couple of things I'd like to do here: -Create a strong leveling build that is capable both in solo and as a front-line tank/damage dealer. -Feat sele..

Spring Attack chain

is this line of 3 feats worth taking for medium or light armored meleers? or would focusing on damage feats be the better choice? in particular i am thinking of Eldritch Knight or Harper Int to hit builds. playing tabletop 3.5 i've always enjoyed th..

New Player And Dont Want Newb Mistakes

Okay, First of all I used to play WoW a lot and decided to switch games. So I went with DDO. I am a Vip player so with that said what should i play and what race. also any advice would be greatly thankfull..

Able Learner feat

i did a forum search and the last posted discussion of it seemed to be back in 2011. has there been any talk of an Able Learner's feat being added? are there other mechanics that Turbine has implemented to work in place of the 3.5 Able Learner feat?..

Advice on Artificer build (I'm completely f2p and i have Drow)

Hello, I just got enough TP to get my dream class, Artificer. I'm just seeking advice on a custom build. I never spent money on DDO. So I have all the F2P Races (Including Drow). So can any of you direct me on how to build my 28 pt arti. This is my f..

Can't find Steelthorn in Power Play

I've run Power Play a couple of times a while back when I was 16th level and had no problem finding (and beating on normal, getting beaten up on hard by) Steelthorn at the end. Both times the last crystal I destroyed was the one in the room just pas..

transferring +2 Tomes

i have not played in a long while. but apparently at some point i had some cash to blow because i have a bunch of characters with +2 Tomes but they are character bound. i am VIP currently and just purchased Veteran Status. all of the characters wi..

can't spend AP?

i've got Veteran status, i am currently VIP. i have a 1/6 Ftr/Pal. i have 23 AP spent in Knight of the Chalice. i have 4 unassigned points to spend currently. i have no points in any other tree. for instance, spending the 1 point in the first ability..

Forum permissions question

Hello! I'm new to the forums (but not to the game), and was wondering about the permissions. This section, I can see, is labeled for everyone's use. What are the restrictions on the other subforums?..

Question re Communicating with Guild Members

Hello All: How do people communicate in a guild when in an adventure? I find the whole typing/command thing laborious and I'd rather not use my hands for that especially in the heat of it Do folks tend to use voice chat? Or is the common method to..

Tactical DCS (cormyrean knight training)

I am trying to figure out what these actually are. I am currently playing a PDK bard with Cormyrean knight training. It says I get 1/3 of my CHA mod to tactical feat dcs if CHA is higher than STR. Does this only apply to things like trip, sunder, stu..

Pale Master Interaction with the new "Death Block" Key word

Hey Iv'e been in active in game for few months and when I came back there was this upgrade to the "DeathBlock" keyword that added Negative energy absorption. So I want to know if I'm in undead form does this effect get negated like "Death Ward" or y..

Purchased ED ingame - now want MoTU Expansion pack - ED points wasted?

I recently came back to game after more than 3 years away and purchased the Epic Destinies with the TP I had left for the couple of chars that were (then capped) at lvl 20. Now I'm looking at buying the MoTU expansion for more content etc - but I see..

Question re: Ranger and Two Weapon Fighting

Hello It seems there is a penalty to try to move while two weapon fighting - the swinging slows down. Is that right? If so, does turning also cause the penalty? Or does simply moving forward and backward? If turning causes the penalty, whats the..

Question re: Autoattack

Hello: I have read a lot and cant seem to figure out auto attack and I am not sure if it is because I am reading old stuff or what. My char is a Ranger. Can someone please explain Do I have to use the Attack icon (by dragging it to a hot bar for ..

Noob Question re: Leveling Up - Path or no path

Hello: When leveling up there are the two options to either stay on the path or choose a different path. My char is a Ranger. If I go to the ranger trainer what does not staying on the path do? Does it mean I stay being a ranger but I get to pick ..

Returning From Hiatus, And Am Now Rendered Ignorant

Greetings current players of DDO, So, as the title may have suggested I am returning from quite a bit of time. Summer of 2012 to be exact, left to go be an EOD Tech and now Communications Specialist with the Army, anyways, I've finally gotten somewh..

A player with a few questions please

Hello everyone, I've created this thread in the hope of getting some answers/advice with the few questions I have. It would be great if some of you could help out. I'm not a stranger when it comes to MMO's/online games and do have some knowledge of ..

Base Attack Bonus - Multiple Numbers - X/X/Y/Z What are they?

On the wiki page for the various classes the BAB is listed as three or four numbers (Example: http://ddowiki.com/page/Favored_Soul, the entry for lvl 20 reads +15/+15/+20/+25). The ddo wiki entry on Base Attack Bonus does not explain why there would..

Not dealing enough melee damage

I can't figure out how people deal so much melee damage. I see a guy run up to a Hezrou and dish out 200 damage per attack. It would take me 10 minutes to solo one of them! Usually in groups, by the time I've killed one monster, the rest of the group..

Adding DDO to a Turbine account. Advice please

Hi, Does anyone know how long support takes to reply to a ticket please? I've sent them a message to so I can add DDO to my Turbine account but I've not yet has a reply. Is it possible that someone from the forums here can help me with this please? ..

Critical Wraith Monk?

Just a thought on a matter of the efficacy of the Wraith shroud's constitution damage. Dex SAD (Monk 3 ninja spy), some double strike (Eldritch Knight core abilities, the 2% EK thing, and the stance of wind/haste), Shroud of the Wraith (IDK what othe..

Swashbuckler with trapskills?

Hi guys. I am about to reincarnate and am thinking of trying a 15 Bard/ 3 Fighter/ 2 rogue. With 34 ability points to play with and having used a +6 Supreme tome I was planning 8 Str 14 Con Dex and Int 8 Wis 18 Cha. Having only played a trapmonkey I ..

Newbie running out of steam at midlevels or how do I xp?

Another day, another noob issue: I've played up to lv11 just doing every quest once on normal, plus assorted tooling around in wildernesses (despite my hatred of wilderness because OND), and it worked handily as a solo player allergic to other peopl..

Not new, but kind of.

Hello, Is been 2 and a half year since i last log on into Sarlona. I came back today after several hours of downloading and found out game has chance more than i expected. I believe i quitted after the launch of artificers. I used to play 4 ch..

Paladin Build?

Hey all, Looking for a viable 28 pt paladin build that will work well both solo and grouped. I am picturing wielding a great sword and mowing through enemies with justly might! :) Any ideas? Race doesn't matter except for drow which I do not have..

Planning for the future. What do I keep?

I've been playing DDO for about a year now. Some would say casually since I have not yet reached level 20 on any characters. I tend toward rangers, and rogues with a combination of two-weapon fighting and ranged. I'm experimenting with sorcerer and h..

Build taloring

Good morning, i'm an old DDO player who's left the game for few years. I'm coming back in these days and i want to start all over with a new charachter. In my past days i've played a tanky fighter and for some times a cleric and a monk. This time..

Can anyone suggest a very strong THF (Maul/Gclub) build?

Looking for a THF melee type build with "Mauls" and/or "Greatclubs". Best would be to effectively use both. Focus is on hitting the big numbers rather than the smaller ones frequently, effective fort reduction and critting would be also very importa..

Seeking Auction House Advice

I'm a new player seeking some advice on the auction house... I play on Thelanis server, and right now my highest level character is a level 11 battle cleric. So far, this has been my experience with the auction house- 1) Sought after collectables (de..

Artificer's iron pet and stealth

The pet has the ability to perform sneak attacks in its enchantments. Does it have the ability to stealth? I would very much like to play rogue-ish with my warforged artificer. On some maps I solo I dont even kill all the enemies with my rogue. I w..

Information on Augment stacking?

Can anyone tell me how different augmenting works of same effects? or is there some entry somewhere? Case1: Item inherently has "crushing wave effect", i would like to add a crushing wave augment - would they both proc? Case1: Item has 2 slots, I..

MAking seoarate keymapping sey ups for different characters?

Every time I change my keymapping for my monk and his many moves/finishing moves, it also changes it for my other chars. I can't seem to find a keymapping setup that works for them all, and so I've come here for help. How do I make each character's k..

Update on The Raven's Guard New Player Outreach event on Thelanis

It dawned on me that some new players can’t leave Korthos yet, so it would be a bit difficult for them to join us on our ship for the event. So instead of holding this event on our Airship, MuleAxe will be in Korthos village (sunny side) at 9:..

Epic Destiny and Epic Feat SLAs can salvage a poor caster life in epics

I recently had a dramatic experience when I finally capped my 10 Monk/10 Wizard. I started as a monk but decided mid-stream that I wanted the wizard past life and thinking that shiradi would make up for the lack of DCs and spells. Leveling to 20 ..

Back from long break

So one simple question, Before I left for a bit, Bards Spellslinger Enhancement, Musical Study's was broken and did not give the bonus songs per rest as it states it should. Just wondering if that has since been fixed...

New player Q&A event on Cannith

Players Helping Players will hold a question-and-answer session aimed at helping new players on Cannith this Saturday, September 13, at 9 pm Eastern time. Tirae will host the event, which will take place on the sunny side of Korthos Island. All the..

Basic group forming tips.

Welcome to DDO. This is my short and dirty on how I generally successfully form and run groups, and see them run. The 'o' button is the default button for making finding, and joining groups. Explore the social panel the button opens. Now for making g..

Experience needed after TR

Hi guys! I first want to apologize for my bad english and if I am in the worng section of the forum. I tried to search but I didnt find nothing clear about it. In DDO wiki it says after your first TRing you need 50% more exp per rank, and after your..

Server and class advice

Hello. I've started to play on Cannith, I like game, but I have a feeling of... emptiness. I walked through Harbor and saw only a few people. Is it because it's low-level zone or server just doesn't have too many players? If it's a second option, wh..

Iconic Heroes

I have been playing DDO for awhile. I really like making new characters. Seems like the iconic heroes would be a good buy for me. Is there a bundle or something or do I have to buy them all separately? Are there any sort of bundles? I already have VI..

Adventure Pack woes

I've noticed that all adventure packs are %20 off now and am thinking maybe now is a good time to spend these 1950 fakedollars I have. Should I do so, or would I find a bigger discount if I wait some more? Plus some advice on which packs to buy would..

Players Helping Players

Players Helping Players is a new site aimed at helping new players learn the basics of DDO in a friendly, non-trolling, non-griefing environment. We'll be holding ingame question-and-answer sessions from time to time, and we'll also answer questions..

Good and fairly obtainable general use handwraps?

I need a handwraps for levels 16-20 with good generic dps, i have been using a challenge ascetics wraps: 1d6 sonic disintegration wounding But i experience a lot of sonic resist lately, and wounding seems to work a lot less now at lvl 20 and man..

Can anyone give me half elf tempest build?

I have looked through the forums and can't find a build for half elves. Tempest trapmonkey is what I was going for but would like one with a 28pt half elf...

Returning Noob looking for build advice

Hello. I am a noob who'd like to play this game. And what I wish to play as is a human acrobat, that'll beat all the monsters and find all the secrets by himself. Doing all quests on level too, including hards and elites, if at all possible. To that..

A couple of questions

If i have the SWF feat and the "swashbuckler skirmisher" enhancement, can i benefit from the "different tack" enhancement? Also, if i roll a toon and give him the SWF feat and then give him 2 levels of ranger, will the autogranted TWF feat replace th..

What to spend TP on if I'm VIP

Other than expansions what would people recommend I spend most of my tp on? I have 725 right now and thought about just saving for an exp tome. Is there any difference between tp hirelings and regular plat bought ones?..

New player build advice

Hi everyone, as the title says, I was hoping to get some advice on a build. I love the idea of multi classing a fighter/cleric/rogue style class, just not sure how to build it, I will predominately be leveling solo, but hope to be a le to group as w..

Defeating The Devourer of Dreams

Hello folks, I’m currently a level 19 Druid/Monk. I was wondering if it’s possible to solo the Devourer of Dreams, or do I need to wait a few more levels? Thanks!..

Melee Caster Advice

I really want to make a melee caster. Not sure how to go about it. I want to cast spells to nuke or cc (not just buffs) and be able to melee mainly to just conserve mana. Just looking for some general advice and feedback. I would really like to make ..

sort of new player friendly builds

So I am ready to make a new character that will not always run solo or will only run solo on normal to learn a quest. I want to do a high DPS that is self reliant. I think I understand that if I can survive or evade traps its not necessary to always ..

New player seeking build advice

I played a bit about 9 months ago before I didn't have time anymore. Made a dwarf to level 9 following a guide on this site. The guy had a guide for for every class/build for newbie, but I can't find it. So anyways now I'm back and went VIP. Made a h..

Best TWF weaps lvl 23+?

I am about to hit level 24 with my 15 RGR/4 FTR/1 ROG and I have been reading a lot of posts saying khopeshes are no longer superior due to so many better named weapons especially from CitW loot above level 23. I opened 2 raider boxes in my inventory..

How important is STR/DEX to "To Hit" now?

Returning DDO player here... AC has apparently changed since I left, but I need some help understanding what the changes mean in application/gameplay. If I roll a bard with 10 or 12 STR and don't take weapon finesse and don't take power attack, will..

Mule build suggestion?

I'd like a mule with more space and I'd like to get one with minimal effort. I'm thinking coin lord and house K favor, 75 and 150 respectively, and then never use the toon again except as storage. What would be a good build for a first life toon th..

Past Lives

Yesterday a person I was pugging with asked me, "should I just focus on past lives that will improve my final build?" He was fairly new to the game. Only on his third life. It's a good question, however. Simplest answer: Play all classes once. This..

How much HP and AC do I need to be able to Tank at LVL 20?

Basically what's in the title. Extra details: I'm trying to figure out a pure Sorcerer build to tank with. I really enjoyed the Swordmage when I used to play PnP 4th Edition and wanted to make one here. My first/primary toon building towards this is..

advice for a somewhat new player. help me get past my first life

im a somewhat new player, and iv played my rouge/arti up to lv 12 but as time go's on im finding this toon less and less effective. i find my self more and more hesitant to join gropes let alone raids for fear of being a burden on the group, and whul..

How do I know I am ready to group up?

Hey all, Don't be fooled by my join date... I've played this game on and off for years now, but my highest leveled character is 16, which is a bard. I've got a cleric at 15, a barbarian at 14, and I just leveled my sorcerer to 14. It's probable that..

Confused about my Action Points

Hey everyone! Just earlier today I was looking at my lvl 5 Rogue Enhancements Tree and I decided I wanted to reset it and have some new skills. Basically, I did so and started distributing my Action Points, which supposedly were 17. Now, when I was d..

Multiclass: Rogue/Wizard vs Rogue/Sorcerer

Hey everyone! I've got a lvl 4 Rogue and I want to multiclass him into either Rogue/Wizard or Rogue/Sorcerer, but I don't know which one would be better. My Rogue has 16 Intelligence and 8 Charisma. I've heard that the Sorcerer uses Charisma to dea..

Mailbox: do itens really never disappear?

I´m not really new to this game, but never tryed to leave my cancelled auction items at the mailbox after the 3 week count down. What happens next? They just stay there with a 1 day timer? I can safelly leave them there for like, 6 months? Th..

Confused about TWF mechanics

My toon has 100% chance to make an offhand proc, but not every hit that he makes also procs an offhand strike. Is it a bug or my misunderstanding of twf?..

Need to activate guild buffs?

After visitting my guild airship I get many buffs. The symbols look like passive (don't need to click) and active (squares I need to click). But whether I'm in a quest or a public area, clicking the square buffs doens't appear to do anything. Do you ..

Melee Druid Questions

Do melee druids benefit from increased weapon damage on their wielded weapons, such as the 4.5[W] from thunder-forged weapons? Or are they stuck with using reinforced fist items for more melee damage? Does the +100% stat benefit from greater single..

Using your Favour TP Correctly.

As you run Quests in this game you will earn Favour. Favour is given for 1st completion of each difficulty except Epic. A Standard Low Level quest gives 2 Favour on Casual, 3 on Normal, 6 on Hard and 9 on Elite {some give more, others give less]. Tha..

First life solo advice

Good day to ye kind sirs perusing this post. I've been playing DDO on and off for a few years now, but had always been fascinated by all the combinations I could try and as a result had never really gotten any of my characters up to the higher levels..

ok, totally wrong epic tree... and now ??

i never get into epic levels but lately after having TR all my major toons i left one alone at lvl22. it's a fvs Halfing... and i like it much, the only problem is that i choosed the Unyielding Sentinel tree and i spent on it 15 fate points. La..

Ranger build Request

Hi i have been looking for a ranger build and im kinda stuck as to what to go for. I notice most people go for monkcher and wondered if this was the only way to go for a great dps build. The type of build i would like to go for would have high umd ev..

Differences between Epics & Heroics.

And in some cases between Elite & Normal/Hard! Some quests hit you between the eyes with cruel changes on Epic {mainly on EE} {and at least one quest does this on Heroic Elite too!}. Let's talk about the Heroic Elite one first: A Small Problem..

How do you move hotbars? I seriously can't figure it out...

I haven't played/logged in for about 2.5 years. I can't seem to move any of my hotbars... I feel pretty dumb lol. I checked the settings, and maybe I overlooked something but I just can't seem to figure it out :( Any help would be appreciated...

Potential new player: ranged builds?

With my dad and friends playing the game, I figured I might start playing. Mostly because I looked over his shoulder when he was playing and saw that ranged attacks were actually aimed. That seems like the type of thing that might be more interesting..

NEED HELP - Sorcerer multiclassing on second life - go FvS?

So I am a level 20 pure sorc and I am ready to TR as a sorc and would like some advice about making this character more survivable. I am thinking about going Fire Savant Sorc/FvS 18/2 or 16/4 to max out spell crit and CHA enhancements. Are there othe..

Class Charts - Strengths and Weaknesses of each class displayed

Behold, comparison charts on each class! And the good part is that it's an objective chart rather then opinion. I'll explain in second post how I attained all the numbers and decided how to grade things, but for now I would like you to look at it, es..

Tempest Tree not available for my Rogue/Ranger?

Hi all, I'm a total newbie so please feel free to shame me with the obvious solution that I'm missing. I have a Rogue 1/ Ranger 2 elf and the only Ranger tree that appears is the Arcane Archer. I just have the basic free access, no vip. The three..

Asking for a good flowsheet of quests so i can Level as fast as possible

G´morning Folks! Last summer i created a new toon and forgot about him a Little coz he sucked a bit and i better spend time with grinding EDs + ERs for my 3 other toons. After having him now on lvl17 with 2 bubbles, I wanna get him to lvl20 f..

Feat Swap Question

Playing a thrower character and just took Rapid Shot feat, but I plan on taking some ranger levels later, so that feat is granted at Ranger 2. Could I reset that feat for another and still have it from Ranger, or would I need to swap it out before ta..

Newbie question about Morninglords - Please help

I have a quick question about Morninglords, or any of the Iconic characters for that matter. When you start the level up process, do you have to complete it all the way to 15 or can you stop it at any time so you can quest in lower levels with friend..

Rogue with spell points?

Just noticed my rogue has 25 spell points. I don't think I have any spells, is this just from my use magic device skill? (I think I put one point to it) What can I do with that? Thanks!..

Red or white indicator lines

New rogue player; sometimes running around a dungeon I see red or white signal lines similar to when I search and locate traps and secret doors, but at the time I'm not searching but just running down a hallway. and they always seem to point through ..

Grouping and wolf healer?

Hi guys, I have two super noobish questions that I'd really appreciate answers to.Is there a lot of grouping involved later on? So far haven't seen many people and mostly just solo everything but I imagine it changes later on. I really much prefer g..

sound and bags on the ground

1.There was the sound comes out when I was in the dungeon. There were 2 sounds, one was just like something broken, and another one was like monster roar. I wonder what those sounds mean? 2.Sometimes I kill mobs and they drop the bags on the groun..

Jackpot +2 stat tome: how to use it?

Hey everybody, I recently got the jackpot on daily dice which gave me a +2 tome of strength. Now as I understand it I can't use that until I have already used a +1 tome on the same stat, is that right? It's currently sitting in my bank storage. Wh..

what enchancements stack?

for example does concentration stack from monk contemplation and EK battlemage? however I assume No Mercy from rogue does not stack with no mercy from monk - correct? thanks!..

Brand new player looking for friends/advice!

Hey guys! Brand new player to DDO, just wanted to post and introduce myself and ask for a few pointers etc. I'm your typical (untypical?) gamer girl and have played MMOs for quite awhile from EQ,DAoC, WoW, to ESO and most recently Wildstar. I am main..

which slot is best for green steel

I am planning on going for completionist on my monk, and I finally got 1 greater shard (the middle one). I'm going to make a smoke 45 hp item, but I am having trouble deciding where. Please let me know where you guys make yours. What I currently w..

Help needed, evasion paladin gear guide

Hello everyone, I just wanted to first start off by saying that I really enjoy chasing the rare loots and having the best loot for my level. I have given DDO several chances and whenever I rush the levels or the content I seem to lose interest befor..

Deleting the orignal post

I've posted a few threads and I'm done with them. How do I delete a post/thread so as to stop the answers from piling up? Please phrase answer for the technicly challanged...

Am I getting the idea now

So I got my H-Orc 15rgr/4 fgtr/ 1 rogue past 20 and started down Fury of the Wild destiny. (I used a lot of what is in Ellisdees Trapmonkey build) I am about to start going thru my gear and trying to make things more effective and just see if what ..

Perm item damage

I couldn't find the answer on the wiki or here. So my question is, do I have to bind and attune with Khybar dragonshard fragments at the alter of change, all of my named items to prevent item damage from repairing? I know I do have to for rand gen it..

Returning Player: Help with arti / rouge build

ok so at the moment i have 5 levels of artificer and 2 levels of rouge i'm thinking of taking 14 arti and 6 rouge for the enhancement in the mechanic rouge tree on the bottom its the 3rd one called Targeting sights my build is mostly based on int and..

New bard enhancements

Howdy, I'm unsure about how to go with the new bard tree/mini-revamped "old" trees. Firstly, it seems quite a few important ones are bugged, like iced edges and northwind. I didn't throughly test all of them, but there are a couple more I think ar..

Returning player and AC

So I am back after a 4 year layoff. I have a monk with a ac of 82, dodge 20%, and dusk 10%. What I am noticing is that I get hit regularly. What is the max ac? What is the figure to make it relevant again? Please advise and thanks all...

Life after lvl16

I've made countless Characters (mostly Artys/Sorc) and I mean 30+ of each spread over 6 servers. I managed to get some up to lvl 8-10 before deleting them due to a poor build. As time went by I made it to lvl 12-15 before they went belly up..either t..

Flagging for Thunderpeak Raids

I have searched, but cannot find the answer. What are the flagging requirements for the Thunderpeaks raids? I have poked around a bit, found the Thunder Forge and killed some things, but nothing else. Any guidance would be appreciated...

Newbie game setting question (RAM)

I have been playing DDO for three years using very low setting. I just upgraded from 2GB to 8GB of RAM. What game settings can I change now if any to enjoy the game more. I have almost no PC knowledge so any advice is welcome,Thanks in advance..

Noobie Seeking Help-How do I select multiple targets?

Hello all, I'm new to the game (been playing only a few months), and greatly appreciate the plethora of information available online due to the helpfulness of veteran players...I was just wondering how do I select multiple targets for spells that can..

Returning Newb Seeking Advice and Guidance

Howdy vets, I'm a player returning to the game after a two-year absence (I think the last thing I did was buy the MotU expansion). I've been poking around my account and have come to the conclusion that I need help! 1. I need advice on how to spe..

Returning Player White Fang Build Help

Hi everybody! I am a returning (for the 2nd time) new player. I was in a guild on my last go around and with help of this forum and them to group with I had a lot of fun, but that was 2011 and now they are gone and I feel like a newb all over again. ..

Looking for a full-time running partner on Thelanis realm.

I am normally on every night CDT (USA) @ 5/6 pm and will normally stay on until about 9/10 pm. I am also on at various times throughout the day. I am a slow take my time type of runner. I would be very willing to work with a brand new player to the g..

Player who wants to see most of the content...

Hi, guys! May sound like a stupid question, but I am going to ask it anyways. I’ve had some experience with DDO (two characters levelled to about lvl 5 a couple of years ago), a lot of experience with D&D CRPGs and some experience with ta..

is there a cap to con dmg from shroud of the wraith?

I was thinking about a silly build lately something like a wizard 12/monk 8 Across shroud of the wraith, displacement, and a few dodge items/perks/enhancments, you could get like 75% dodge, which means that the Violence Begets Violence enhancement ..

Eldritch knight enhancements and metamagic feats.

Are the elemental damage skills from the EK enhancements tree (like eldritch strike and spellsword) affected by metamagic feats (especially empower and maximize)?..

Soul Gem: Incorporeal

Hey everyone, Im trying some crafting and went to make a ghost touch wep of incorporeal bane. I have this lv 16 mage with the trap soul and stuff and thought that IQ mobs would give me the Soul Gem: Incorporeal but they didnt. Can´t find th..

How can i create an Characrter please?

Hi I just installed the game, was looking forward to play this game. And surprise: There is an fat "shop" button direct over my"new char" button. I got 0/ 2 possible Chars . Means i didnt used any of thw 2 free chars for me. How can i fix this plea..

Returning Player question

I have not player in 14 to 18 months and was just wondering if there have been any major changes. Not asking about new content. More like any big changes to game machanic's? I have a lev 25 multi lev toon and a low lev 2nd life muti as well? Thanks..

Can't start a new character properly due to massive bug/error

I just submitted a ticket with this as the description of the problem: Quote: I just started a new character on a new world, named "______ _____", and was hoping to be able to use my account-wide lvl 4 vet status. I logged in, and sa..

Not quite new to the game, but close

I'm not really new to the game, but still playing for free and have leveled up to 6 now. I'm wondering if you can play two characters at the same time? I'd love to be able to play my two character slots together. Is that something that comes with VIP..

DDO store Expansion purchase question.

Hi, I am still consider myself new to the game on my first life character. I am interested to buy the expansion packs in DDO store. however I have some questions: Do you get all the freebies, bonus and offers like you buy expansion pack from Steam ..

New TR multi class idea need feedback

I am about to be on my 5th TR now and i want some feed back on a new mutliclass idea. I was thinking of doing a warforged melee buff class. I would take 2 rouge/11 wizard/7 fighter I want to be a big melee hitter with tons of damage, but lately group..

Bard Spellsinger Enthrall enhancement

What's the difference between the Bard Spellsinger enhancements Enthrall and Fascinate? Enthrall's description is vague. So far I've noticed these characteristics, in order of significance: 1. It's a fascinate-like ability with it's own cool down ..

Melee needs advice about killing stuff

Howdy, I'm looking for some basic advice to boost my damage output, since it seems rather low. Usually takes me a while to kill stuff, but I finally broke down and decided to ask for help after my first attempt at Epic Normal Devil Assault seemed o..

Is there a way to completely reset UI?

I've been away a very very long time. I could've swore there was a way to reset the UI in game, but I can't seem to find it? When I logged in after installing the client, it apparently loaded up my ancient UI, which was built to a 1680x1050 display..

Takes a long time to play this game?

Everytime i login the first tries, it gets stuck for some minutes and then i get connection lost. It gets annoying cause when i put my pc on sleep and comes back again the same stuff repeats. And thats not all, sometimes the game shuts down without ..

Newbie coming back after long hiatus, simplify for me please.

I remember roughly 2 years ago playing this game and being confused and/or overwhelmed on how to build a strong character. I stuck with melee classes last time, but this time I want to come at it differently both in hopes to play for a long while and..

Fighter enhancement : Stalwart Defender confusion

I'm a bit confused about the Stalwart Defender enhancement. This is the wiki on the enhancement :http://ddowiki.com/page/Stalwart_Defender_enhancements In tier 1 (1 fighter level requirement), it has "Improved Stalwart Defense: Improves your Stal..

epic feats for Radiant Titan variant

I have this Radiant Titan variant: Cleric 18 / Paladin 2, Human TWF Warpriest 31: Divine Might, PRR, Amel.Strike, Haste Radiant Servant 32: Turns, Burst, Aura Human 17: Heal Amp She's level 20, and I am not sure what feats to take in epics. I al..

New player walkthrough - Cleric Specific?

So I missed the boat on DDO. I've tried most of the major MMO's over the years (WoW, Warhammer, GWs 1&2, Age of Conan, Rift, LoTR, Secret World, etc) and I have to say I'm impressed with how different DDO plays. I'm intrigued by the action style ..

Epic destiny or MotU purchase?

Hi all, I'm about to hit lvl 20 for the first time, and I was wondering what to purchase. I don't have Epic Destinies and I'll definitely buy them, but maybe buying entire expansion is smarter. What do you think about it? Currently I only have Delera..

Ticket bound to character?

The shadowfell epic exp tome ticket is bound to to the first characterof each server, but opening it says that the tome is also bound to the character. Why is it this way? Why can't I put the tome in the bank and use it on the character I would like ..

you don't currently have access to the kings forest?

I purchased the underdark expansion pack but I tried to go into kings forest today and I keep getting a message that "you don't currently have access to the kings forest" and gave me the option to purchase from DDO store. Do I need to get flagged fo..

Help Please!

Hi, I'm new and I have a couple of questions: 1) What is a good starter class? I mostly enjoy DPSing with a relatively stationary build. Melee or ranged is fine. Mostly solo. I'm a subscriber. 2) Is there anything particularly useful I should g..

Old returning player - Looking for Advice

So, I reinstalled DDO since I feel like an MMO/RPG is missing in my life and back when I played I had alot of fun with it. Currently I believe most of my characters are still on Thelanis, and I played alot of Warforged apparently, Favored Soul and R..

just about to hit 20 - epic xp questions

I am about to hit level 20 this weekend and noticed there are not that many epic quests and quite a lot of XP required to rank up. What are the most optimal quests to run - solo, if possible? Are there limits to how many times you can run an epic q..

Wraith Knight guide help

Hello, everybody! :) I was wondering if anyone could help me with something I've dying to try: Wizard eldrich knight with Wraith shroud. I know that I want to try that and maybe focus on THF (if someone could prove me wrong or say why something lik..

Rogue help?

Ok, I've been playing for a little while and still feel like a noob sometimes. I have a drow rogue level 20 on Thelanis. It's a trapper with TWF. Got Gianthold and Vale. First life Now, I'm ultra squishy... I mean, Ashe from LoL is less squishy tha..

Tome of learning?

So I got menace of the underdark. it comes with this: Greater Tome of Learning (1 free tome per DDO game world) Permanently increases experience earned by a character up to level 20. Provides +50% bonus to experience for first-time quest completi..

made 3 spelltouched shuriken - are any of these good or try again?

All level 16 1) Acid, Corrosive Salt, Wounding 2) Acid, Cacophony, Wounding 3) Flaming, Magma Surge, Weakening I tried them all out and they don't seem to be better than my Snowstar....

Thrown Weapons

Does the single weapon fighting tree increase the attack speed of thrown weapons? Are there any (other) thing(s) that increase thrown weapon attack speed that are not specific to a certain class?..

Treasure Cove Island money conversion?

Is there a way to convert Copper Doublons into Silver Doublons and vice versa? Or Stolen Ametists into Stolen Ruby's? It can get pretty frustrating when I need another 5 Copper Doublons for a purchase and I have to farm them out instead of paying the..

Pimp my gimps!

Pimp my gimps! [TL:DR] - anybody have some modern builds (for the woefully unequipped) for the following: WF 20 sorc - basic blaster with some CC options (the blasting being the main parts). tempest ranger capable of the legendary dreadnaught ED? ..

wiz/sor melee build?

Hi there! I keep seeing videos of a warforged that is either a wiz/sor but melee's with a two handed weapon and seems to do quite well oh and they also can trap. I notice they cast displacement/haste/etc. I think they are spyderwolf6 and Methodeus ..

Eveningstar challenges question

I am getting close to running the Eveningstar challenges but had some questions. I am looking to make some shurikens - do I need 50 tricrowns, 200 falcons, 100 toadstools to make 1 shuriken? Are these soloable? How many times do I need to run befor..

New Player Questions

Hello, I'm a completely new player to DDO who joined a few days ago. I'm a f2p player (With only income being monthly allowance, so my only source of TP is grinding :( )While I know most of the basic info for gameplay, I have a couple of questions. M..

Other uses for Epic Scrolls (of the scroll/seal/shard type)?

As title--are there any other uses for epic scrolls other than crafting the specific item into its epic form? I know that the Sands scrolls can be exchanged for other scrolls but apparently no such exchange exists for scrolls from Red Fens, Sentinels..

New Player trying to catch my bearings

I a little years ago, and it had the best community I ever experienced in an MMO. I'm back and trying to get a handle on things! I'm a level 6 Wizard. I've been following the build here:https://www.ddo.com/forums/showthrea...99#post2777299 But it s..

Need guidance on general build

Been playing this game for a few years but adhd has impaired me from leveling beyond 14 once. Got bladeforged now, and want to do a build that will be able to contribute to a team with minimal knowledge. Here's what I am running right now pally 2/c..

Gear Items Marked Normal - Hard - Elite

Okay... I'm really getting into DDO finally thanks to the help of these boards and the community. Next weekend I will probably make it to my first TR - so this will be the last post considering myself a "newbie" I think I have the basics of mecha..

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