Guardian Angel (in General)

QBJohnnywas October 4 2007 6:57 AM EDT

I've never really used GA before, and I have to say, I'm loving it.

"Miss Direction's familiar takes damage from his own Magic Missile (14000)!
Miss Direction's familiar's Magic Missile hit Johnny [517413]
Johnny's Guardian Angel smote Miss Direction's familiar (218635)

R.I.P. Miss Step, Miss Direction's familiar "

QBJohnnywas October 4 2007 7:00 AM EDT

Now, my GA is 950k. I notice the Wiki claiming a need for a GA 2.5 times the size of damage received to hit back for the full 60%. Has there been much testing of this?

Also, is there much point me raising my GA past where it is currently? Am I wasting time boosting it further?

Talion October 4 2007 7:14 AM EDT

If GA is helping you win most of your battles, don't stop raising it. The bigger it is, the more it will survive against DM.

As for return damage, I have no idea what the cap is. It's probably something like:

(GA Level / Damage Done) * 50% * 60%

That would mean that you need a GA at least twice the size of the damage done to inflict 60% return damage on an unprotected target.

Flamey October 4 2007 8:20 AM EDT

Without any other factors it should be around 2.5 times the blow in GA level. There has been little testing, but those results say it is 2.5, I believe if you do some little testing it won't be equal to the blow.

QBsutekh137 October 4 2007 10:46 AM EDT

Oh, Johnny, you just got on my radar! Posting minion names I recognize and clearly stating GA is a big part of the strategy... Heh. Welcome to my Favorites! *smile*

QBJohnnywas October 4 2007 10:50 AM EDT

lol, I hope you choke on the small rewards you might get from a small fish like me....;)

QBsutekh137 October 4 2007 11:00 AM EDT

Rewards look fine to me -- you aren't the smallest score in my fightlist... *smile*

miteke [Superheros] October 4 2007 10:58 PM EDT

Sut, it wouldn't have mattered WHAT his strat was when you have over twice his PR and MPR. My bet is you can beat EVERY team with 1500000 or less PR.

BootyGod October 4 2007 11:12 PM EDT

I can draw him in two ^.^

BootyGod October 4 2007 11:18 PM EDT


Johnny's Guardian Angel smote Bane (131479)

That's through 155 AC AND a (19) Protection.

Khardin October 4 2007 11:54 PM EDT

I think GA is same type of damage as received so magical damage is reduced by + of AC not the base AC..

QBsutekh137 October 5 2007 12:32 AM EDT

Yes, mit, I was being puerile. I realize that. That wasn't my point.

Soxjr October 5 2007 2:19 AM EDT

Johnny's Vampiric Aura fizzles under Dispel Magic
Johnny found no valid targets on which to cast Antimagic Field
Johnny's Protection fizzles under Dispel Magic
Johnny's Ablative Shield fizzles under Dispel Magic
Johnny's Guardian Angel fizzles under Dispel Magic

This is why you would want to keep upgrading your GA. If a person has a big enough DM then it doesn't do much. You still kill me though, but I am trying to figure that one out. lol

QBJohnnywas October 5 2007 2:56 AM EDT

lol :)

Lumpy Koala October 5 2007 4:50 AM EDT

luckily I have my VA and you don't have dispel :P
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