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Rune Corruption Uptime

Zara

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I recently tamed and trained a blue beetle. I gave it only RC. Then I took it to an area of constant spawn where it's stamina never dropped below 150. I constantly lored it to check it's mana to tell when it's using RC.

From my testing, it seemed to activate only about once a minute. It had 0 other abilities besides RC. Most of the time it fought being at full mana.

So my question is if that sounds right to you? Has anyone else tested uptime on their beetles with RC? It's really surprising to me that even with full mana and no other abilities, that RC is being used so very little.

If that is normal, then I have to question the value of RC. I mean 5 seconds out of every minute? Is that worth it?

So, I guess to summarize:
1. Does one RC per minute sound right to you?
2. If it does sound normal, is RC even worth it?
 

Pawain

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Are looking at the Mana or looking at the graphics. Are you loring the target?

Goes off often on mine but lasts about as long as it takes me to lore the pet.
 

Zara

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Are looking at the Mana or looking at the graphics. Are you loring the target?

Goes off often on mine but lasts about as long as it takes me to lore the pet.
I'm looking at the mana (since it was faster to lore the mana on the pet than to lore the creatures resists). Plus I assume if the mana is just staying full, then RC isn't being used. And most of the time, the beetle's mana just stayed at 500.

I couldn't see any kind of graphic to indicate RC from the blue beetle. Is there one? On which client? What does it look like?

So how often would you say RC goes off then in your experience if that's the only ability the beetle has?
 

Pawain

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It has a chance to do it per hit, so RNG determines it. If you have Mana regen ant intel on the beetle it may not drop much.
Lore the target over and over. It lasts 5 seconds. Once every 10 to 20 secs is what I saw long ago when I was looking them.
Does no damage so no graphic. You could test it in Fel on a toon.

Should be about as often as a pet with nothing else does AI. RNG Monster.
 
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