Regarding what Druids can, and cannot, Mend.

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Regarding what Druids can, and cannot, Mend.

Post by Zodiac89 » 2012-11-05

I was going over the rulebook before the Crown War, and I'm slightly confused as to what qualifies as "metal objects". It states that Druids cannot mend Ships, or Gates, or any kind of metal armor, but we can mend weapons and shields, and leather armor as well, including Barkskin. I'm guessing that Druids cannot mend swords, since they are mainly metallic in composition, but then, not all shields are made out of wood, and the rulebook says Druids may mend shields, period. So by that extension, can we mend swords? What category do Siege Weapons fall into?

Thanks in advance for any insight or explanations you can give.
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Post by Sir Aethilgar » 2012-11-05

Darkon shields are considered to be wood-based... thus warp wood effects them and Druids can mend them.
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Post by fingers630 » 2012-11-05

Leather Armor/Hide, Shields, Q Staff and Clubs would be my best guess. All other armor and weapons contain metal.

If your armor has a buckle is it considered to have metal? If so then Druid's mend is practically worthless.
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Post by Amazing_Iltztafein » 2012-11-05

fingers630 wrote:Leather Armor/Hide, Shields, Q Staff and Clubs would be my best guess. All other armor and weapons contain metal.

If your armor has a buckle is it considered to have metal?

No, because we do not count buckles or rivets against the rules of "a druid cannot wear metal armors".

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Post by Zodiac89 » 2012-11-05

Thanks gents, all that's left now is where Siege Weapons such as catapults and ballistae fall into the metal vs nonmetal category.
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Post by President » 2012-11-05

Only mages can mend sieges weapons.

I am confident this is pretty clear but if you want me to make an official clarification to go to Senate let me know soon.

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Post by Amazing_Iltztafein » 2012-11-05

At one point, it said "large items" and then talked about gates, ships, etc. I don't know why "large items" was removed, but that made it pretty clear that siege weapons couldn't be mended. It was not removed via senate, I know that much.

Anyway, siege weapons would contain plenty of metal in the real world.

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Post by Zodiac89 » 2012-11-05

Good point. It didn't flat out say, "no siege weapons", but now I know. Thanks for the clarifications.
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Post by Zodiac89 » 2012-11-06

On a semi-related note, why are Druids barred from using Flails?
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Post by Sir Sturmbjorne » 2012-11-06

Because flails were traditionally used to cut back brush... not very druidy.
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Post by Zodiac89 » 2012-11-06

That's a pretty good reason in my book. Someone handed me one at the Crown War and I said, "I don't think I can use that" so they handed me a spear instead. Hilarity ensued.
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Post by Inox » 2012-11-06

Why hilarity? Druids *can* use spears.
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Post by Zodiac89 » 2012-11-06

I came across Red, while using a Spear. "Red, Red, Red, Red" "What???" "Oh, hi lol" "red red red". That's why.
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Post by Lord Cailen Sendor » 2012-11-06

ROFL
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Post by fingers630 » 2012-11-06

Wulfvin Sturmbjorne wrote:Because flails were traditionally used to cut back brush... not very druidy.


Unlike the sickle, which was used to....wait a minute...
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