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#1 Guest_arnoliie_*

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Posted 25 March 2012 - 09:50 PM

I started playing again for the first time in years.... What are your thoughts on a pure mage in RS now a days?

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Posted 26 March 2012 - 12:36 AM

Depends.
Do you mean a mage pure, with 1 defense and high magic, or do you mean an account that primarily uses magic, but has other combat levels (such as a mage tank, with just magic and defense levels)?
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Posted 26 March 2012 - 06:39 AM

If I wanted to make a new acc I'd make a 3 skiller and try to get a high dungeoneering level. Posted Image
Or if you want to make a pure for pking I'd choose to make a zerker.

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Posted 26 March 2012 - 08:19 AM

If you mean for PKing, pure mages aren't very effective except at really low levels.

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Posted 26 March 2012 - 10:33 AM

If you mean for PKing, pure mages aren't very effective except at really low levels.

Yeah. Even in f2p it's better now-a-days to have a ranger/strength pure hybrid.

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Posted 26 March 2012 - 05:24 PM

The only technical "pure mage" that's at least half effective right now is the Storm of Armadyl prod, but it's a massive pain to make.

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Posted 26 March 2012 - 05:41 PM

Pures = Bad



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Posted 26 March 2012 - 05:50 PM

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Posted 04 April 2012 - 04:23 AM

Well I have 3 accounts in total, One main, 2 alternative accounts and one of them i'm only training mage out of the combat stats. I thought it would be interesting to try.
My other alt account is a level 3, i'm training random skills on it and using all lamps I get on dungeoneering.

Always interesting to see pures etc.
I was once killed by a guy on a pvp world (back when they were a thing), I thought I could take him because he was a lower combat level than me but it turns out he had a really high magic level, killed me almost instantly.

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Posted 04 April 2012 - 06:59 AM

I once had a level 40 or so guy who had ancients. There are many factors to how well the Mage pure will be.

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Posted 18 April 2012 - 09:15 AM

Depends, but pures that only have one combat skill aren't really effective anymore, except for perhaps pure defence..