Polymorph crippling me

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Polymorph crippling me

Unread post by Splemish » Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:47 pm

Hey everybody! So I'm playing a polymorph gish. Slow, but cant die. Fun if you want to pretend to be a FS and look like a zombie. Right now I'm around 13 CL is, and I'm about to get 7th level spells. I'm farming in the Gauth Grottoes, in the upper dark, which has it's own issues I'm going to bring up.

My major problem is something that has happened around 2-3 ish times. So I apply buffs, in this order

Enlarge person, Protection from evil. Eagles Splendor, Fox's cunning, mirror imagine, Owl's wisdom, protection from arrows, improved mage armor, spiderskin, Deez's repulsive shadow barrier, polymorph, stoneskin, mind blank, greater heroism and true seeing. Then I turn into an unkillable troll and tickle them to death with 8 damage smacks. Sometimes I use reduce person.

I often pop out of the dungeon, as if a couple of these buffs from off I can die in a few second. Mage armor goes away, and creatures are hitting me 3 times a round and a die. Same thing with barrier and stuff. So I pop out and rebuff. This has also happened mid fight. Got jumped by 4 enemy's and beaten to death.

The problem, is a permanent, till death or server reset, of at least -10 str and -6 ish dex. Sometimes more, sometimes less. This, of course, will kill you dead, or make killing monsters impossible. carrying around even my normal armor puts me at red, and the troll form, which base had 19 str, is less than 10. So I'm stuck, pretty much locked out of the server, as I cant move, cant fight, and due to me being an UD character, I cant always get RP

Needless to say, this is a bit annoying. I sit down for a nice long session, like 9-2 in the morning. And I'm stuck, trapped. So far, a DM has not been on while this has happened. Its common enough to be worrisome. Every time I buff, I wonder if I'm going to be locked out of playing yet again. and I cant not buff, Its kinda my whole build.

Sorry for the long post, thanks again for your time.

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Re: Polymorph crippling me

Unread post by Blackman D » Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:15 pm

are you saying you are losing buffs well before when you should?

and are you questing or grinding when it happens?

there is a glitch with polymorph/wildshape that every time a quest updates it breaks your form and nearly all your buffs that transfer over to it, making you super easy to kill
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Re: Polymorph crippling me

Unread post by Splemish » Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:21 pm

happened again. And no, its not buffs. Its this. No spells I have 0 active spells. Base is active buffs, no transformation, troll is troll, second highest STR of poly forms. basic is no active spells at all

This? I have become error
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Unread post by Splemish » Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:24 pm

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Unread post by Splemish » Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:32 pm

So in this instance, my dex is fine, but my STR has been lower by a fairly large amount. Just checked the trolls Str. IT starts at 15, jumps to 17, but I have seen combat where is is 15. My base STR is 8, I think

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Unread post by Splemish » Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:38 pm

Oh, I also have no quests. I didn't even grab the corpse collecting quest. Log is just empty

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Unread post by Splemish » Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:21 pm

After a reset

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Unread post by Splemish » Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:32 am

This time, over multiple rests and some RP, I watched it drop from 10, which is my total from a magic item, to 8, to 6. This sticks through poly forms, which makes most of them useless.

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Re: Polymorph crippling me

Unread post by Steve » Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:34 am

Does your Toon have a STR and/or CON boosting Item equipped?
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Re: Polymorph crippling me

Unread post by Splemish » Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:49 pm

I have a belt that gives +2 str, but no con.

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