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Old 07-09-2018, 02:10 PM
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Default Ideas for 2 custom characters

I'm not sure if ideas for modded characters go here, since I don't know how to actually mod them.

1. Specialist class. Instead of picking a second class, you pick the same one again. Each skill could go up an additional 10 or so points and gain new abilities. For example, if you specialize in soldier, cadence might include a +crit stat. If you specialized in shaman, your storm totem could include cold and frostburn (which would make stormcaller's pact more useful).
You could also continue to put up to 50 more points into your mastery, although it doesn't expand your selection of skills.

2. Custom character. The opposite of specializing, this allows you to have a more diverse character. You would start with a blank template and pick the skills you want from among all the characters. For example, at mastery level 1, you could then decide which of the mastery level 1 skills you want. You could pick cadence then get its tree, or savagery, or anything else that is a level 1 skill from among all the classes. when you get to mastery lvl 32, you could pick storm totem and get its tree, or go with bonds of bysmiel and get that tree.

The motivation for the custom character is that so many times I have two classes I like, but still like skills from another. I can never be happy with 1 character because there will always be something else I want to do. This allows for getting what I enjoy all in 1 character and not having to have a dozen different characters.

It's also not so far off from what's done already in the game, it's much like picking constellations. There isn't any one "build" for constellations which forces you to pick only certain ones.
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Old 07-09-2018, 02:24 PM
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1) Duplicate classes not really do able in a mod. You'd have to make the same mastery twice in the game mastery list which would give you only 50% of the normally total avaliable classes. I think atm we can have 40? 30? Stretching the mastery bar to give you 100 points instead of 50 is doable. Not sure it helps to make diverse builds though...

2) Not possible with mods.
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Old 07-09-2018, 03:06 PM
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1) Duplicate classes not really do able in a mod. You'd have to make the same mastery twice in the game mastery list which would give you only 50% of the normally total avaliable classes.
or you could overwrite the existing mastery with the modded on, as they behave the same as long as you invest within the limits of the vanilla mastery and nothing prevents you from dual-classing the new mastery anyway
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Old 07-11-2018, 05:32 PM
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Thanks, I had no idea what is possible with mods.

Is it possible to design your own character class by changing which skills you want to have? Not in-game as I first suggested, but with a mod?

If possible, what is the site that such a mod would be available?

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Old 07-11-2018, 06:40 PM
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A mod cannot let you pick and choose your individual mastery from the available skills of all masteries, but you could create a new mastery which is a combination of specific existing skills. The skills of the new mastery will then be just as fixed as the ones of the vanilla masteries.

There are no mods for this and if there were, chances are they would not combine the skills you want, so this sounds like something you would need to tackle yourself.

There are mods that provide all new masteries with all new skills however. You can find them in the mod section of this forum, along with some other mods and tools.

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Old 07-11-2018, 07:46 PM
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Thank you, that is helpful.
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Old 07-11-2018, 08:01 PM
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One thing you could do is use tools like GD Stash to spec out of a mastery while keeping its skills. In game you could then select a new mastery and pick its skills.

In that case you retain the skills you invested in from the mastery you no longer have, but you cannot continue investing into them. That probably is the closest to your original idea that you actually can get
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