Question about CoBF (in General)

Relic March 2 2005 11:41 AM EST

Ok, I have a scenario where I have a mage that casts Fireball and is also wearing a CoBF. If I attack a character that casts AMF, if my fireball is reflected by their AMF, should my CoBF not protect me? If it protects against a direct fireball attack, it stands to reason that an indirect one would also be repelled. Does that make sense or is my logic off?

Majestik Moose March 2 2005 11:42 AM EST

The cloak shields you from Fire from the outside, not the kind that emits from the inside. (or something).

Relic March 2 2005 11:43 AM EST

But AMF fireball deflection is coming from the outside so to speak, is it not?

Majestik Moose March 2 2005 11:49 AM EST

I figure that the field of Antimagic can slip into your cloak.

QBJohnnywas March 2 2005 11:51 AM EST

AMF blocks your fireballs at source - like when a gun backfires - so the fireball is inside your cloak.

Zoglog[T] [big bucks] March 2 2005 11:52 AM EST

Anti-Magic field is an offensive enchantment so did you not think that the field would be cast around your minion and not theirs?
If it was defensive then I would agree but the field is around you so it is bouncing off before reaching that of the CoBF.
Oh and always happy to help.

QBsutekh137 March 2 2005 11:52 AM EST

Bottom line on AMF is that backfires disregard all armor being worn by the affected mage. You could have 400 AC, a CBF, and Protection of 50 and still get the full backfire. That is how it has always been.

Chocolate Thunder March 2 2005 11:53 AM EST

Endurance has no effect on AMF damage either, just the way it is, i guess.

Relic March 2 2005 12:00 PM EST

Doesn't that make AMF completely dominate any DD spells? Seems a little disproportioned to me.

Zoglog[T] [big bucks] March 2 2005 12:01 PM EST

no because it constantly needs to be pumped to be effective against higher DD spells.
The higher the opponents DD spell the higher you need your amf.
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