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Is There Something Wrong with Simulacrum?

After patch, my level 31 sorcerer's simulacrum can cast lvl 9 spells and hlas. Before it could only cast up to level 8. I think this is a bug.

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  • Jaheiras_WitnessJaheiras_Witness Member Posts: 416
    Nothing wrong, it is basic maths. Simulacra are created at 60% of your current level (any roundings go down).

    At level 29, your Simulacra would be 60% x 29 = 17.4, which rounded is level 17.

    At level 30 it is 60% x 30 = 18.

    A 17th level sorcerer simulacrum can cast up to level 8 spells so does not get your real character’s level 9 spells. An 18th level sorcerer simulacrum can cast level 9 spells and therefore does get them.

    Mystery solved.

    Borek
  • MyragMyrag Member Posts: 193
    edited July 31
    @Jaheiras_Witness Contrary to popular belief (incorrect description) single classed mages get simulacrum at 50% of level, multi at 60% and dual at 75%.

    But I've noticed that in 2.5 even my lvl 29 sorc simulacra can cast 3 level 9 spells. So maybe they changed it to 60% now. 3 casts would suggest lvl 18 so 60% rounded up.

    Tested also lvl 28 sorc. Simulacra could only cast lvl 8 spells.

    Jaheiras_WitnessBorekTressetsemiticgod
  • TressetTresset Member, Moderator Posts: 6,805
    Myrag said:

    Contrary to popular belief (incorrect description) single classed mages get simulacrum at 50% of level, multi at 60% and dual at 75%.

    This is something I didn't know about. I assume, however, that the devs changed it to 60% for everyone who casts the spell for consistency and to match the description.

  • MyragMyrag Member Posts: 193
    @Tresset doesn't seem to be the case for Dual either. My Kensai 13 -> Mage 28 simulacrum can cast 3 level 9 spell which seems weird.

    75% of 28 is exactly 21 and 21 level mage can cast 2 level 9 spells
    60% of 28 is 16.8 which would mean 17 rounded up so 0 level 9 spells

    None of the cases match.

  • CamDawgCamDawg Member, Developer Posts: 3,104
    Thanks @kjeron, I guess we get to revisit it for v2.6.

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