Mage Item AC (in General)

BootyGod November 30 2007 2:38 AM EST

Can we get that back? Thanks. I mean... At least give us the bang for our buck...

Flamey November 30 2007 9:17 AM EST

I don't get why it was taken away. AG and a CoI would get you what 30-40 AC? A corn even, not much would go past +9 or +10.

Dark Dreky November 30 2007 1:27 PM EST

Agreed. Why not? Was it really that good anyways?

BootyGod November 30 2007 2:10 PM EST

Was a completely needless slap in the face to mages.

QBOddBird November 30 2007 2:13 PM EST

*slaps JetBlack in the face*

QBRanger November 30 2007 2:20 PM EST

100% agreed.

The corn, COI, NS, AS, etc.. should all give AC.

DB's and MgS should not of course.

It has been brought up a few times in the past without much support.

DrAcO5676 [The Knighthood III] November 30 2007 3:26 PM EST

I support JetBlack's plea for help...

TheHatchetman November 30 2007 3:26 PM EST

I've thought this from the start (except for the NS part, as they weren't around yet.), but never bothered to say anything because i wasnt sure if it was because of my own bias (running a mage and all...)...

But now that I run a tank team, and don't plan to use mages again, i can be guilt free in agreeing that mage items should confer AC, especially considering CoI, NS, and AG have a PR weight of 0.5, and EC, TG, EG, have a PR weight of 0.15... You can blame it on DD's linear damage increase, but then how would BG be explained at 0.15? ;)

Lord Bob November 30 2007 5:34 PM EST

I also agree the AC should come back. It makes no sense whatsoever for those items not to give any, especially considering their upgrade cost curves.

BluBBen November 30 2007 5:38 PM EST

/me sings

Bring back mage AC!

Wasp [C and S Forgery Lmtd.] November 30 2007 6:11 PM EST

It was another stupid idea Jon bought in to nerf mages. Along with most of changes and items. Expect nothing less.

Either way, the mage AC is needed imo.
This thread is closed to new posts. However, you are welcome to reference it from a new thread; link this with the html <a href="/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg.tcl?msg_id=002Hxq">Mage Item AC</a>