I really like your template, the only thing i don't really see is the Vet 120, i find all i do is get stuck in AoE damage or targeted by monsters for using Vet over greater heal spam, I find i have mana issues without Meditation when running double bard songs. CHA*5 foot AoE, centered on Bard or Ventriloquism - - This song discourages your allies completely, making them wish for a fast end to the fight. 75 1 Stage Deals 1918-1922 physical damage to targets within 4m and absorbs part of their HP. Her Fire aoe is either a bard song or a proc, so runing people might prevent this. Aside: Keep in mind that AoE buff songs already spam the party a lot, and the party does not need more party lines from the Bard to fill up the chat log. Sing Automates casting of bard buff songs. Bard description. The Age of Oppression is known to be sung by almost every bard in Skyrim. For Bard in particular, your playstyle will revolve around keeping Straight Shot on yourself, and your two DoTs on whatever you're fighting. Only comment is that I think Changeling race should be sky blue. Before then, gaining experience would take much longer in a group than solo. The hit boxes, or hit reach, whatever you want to call it, is wierd here. In other word, the Songcraft skill set is requisite for the Bard class. Skald speed song is being dropped instantly after bard aoe amensia lands. These crafted writings could be "enchanted" with spell effects that the bard knows and affect a large AoE around the bard. Skald speed is a song same as every other speed class and when amensia lands it should only cancel the tick, and you will only drop out of speed WHEN your song pulse duration runs out. For Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn on the PC, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "70 Bard DPS Rotation?". I saw an AoE party in Karnor once, but did got get to play. The second bard would still get the buff, as would the rest of the party I assume. THIS IS A BARD'S SEMI-IMPORTANT STAT, It adds +8% damage and range to storm song making it an AOE. oh, and i'm not talking about the one that weakens the enemy. Now the only thing I don't know is if bard songs stack or not, but I'm guessing if it's not foes then like anything else that isn't a regen two bards cant be playing songs at the same time. I use 7 and 8 core songs in my melody depending. Typically, you use a lute in your rgiht hand for AOE bard heals (Song of Resurgence). I think you should go into more detail on the effect of adding +1 to a song type, or a piece of gear that adds "increases song duration" each +1 adds 10% duration of the 'base' song duration, and all the buffing songs have base duration of 120 seconds. The Bard casts a song for an instant, then dagger or bow switches to a damage or status dealing configuration to participate in combat. My Bard class idea (Long) About a week ago I asked how a bard class could work in WoW. However, there will be situations that call for different, less conventional songs to be played. Area Discordance makes an individual Discordance skill check against each non-tamed creatures within 8 tiles of the bard For each successful check, the creature is Discorded for 5 seconds Players cannot perform AoE Discordance or Peacemaking while in a guarded areas. Performs a song that will boost Max HP of all players around the performer and restore their HP every 6 seconds. Gazluk Keep (GK) using Bard (Blasts and Songs) with Druid, Psychology, Mentalism plus Archery /Bard (Songs only). The bard casts a song for an instant, then dagger or bow switches to a damage or status dealing configuration to participate in combat. Level: 1: Icon: Name: Class: Effect(s) Mana: Skill: Target Type: Expansion: Chant of Battle: BRD/1: 1: Increase AC by 1 (L1) to 9 (L110) 2: Increase STR by 5 (L1) to 32 (L110) 3: Increase DEX by 5 (L1) to 32 (L110). 1 Turn per Bard Level > Song of Deception: Spend a use of Bard Song to grant 25% Concealment for 1 Round/Bard Level. Level 85 Bard Song Lineup. AoE farming. So what i tested (all mods are 70 lvl): 1. Skald speed song is being dropped instantly after bard aoe amensia lands. It is an effect that can be used somewhat often, and becomes a much more common ability at Bard level 5, where it recharges as a short rest. Starter: I run with a warrior box, so this information is a bit skewed to my play style. 0 second casting time spell (bard AoE mezz) a 2. 6x mod, for 3 turns while singing. Bard What is the best DPS rotation for BUFFs of Bard? all the songs, Second Wind, HP/MP potions, Antidote, Spine Drop, LB Thank you all for the input here!!!!. Today in Thoughts and Things, we have the optimization of the D&D 5th edition Bard Class that has been archived from the Wizards of the Coast D&D Community boards. What sets FFXI's Bard apart is it uses instruments and singing and you have to keep switching from one to another to buff the various abilities. Now the only thing I don't know is if bard songs stack or not, but I'm guessing if it's not foes then like anything else that isn't a regen two bards cant be playing songs at the same time. Talents and builds. Amount of attack downs it produces is very interesting. This job will be in high demand throughout Stormblood assuming its. It is a pro-Stormcloak song that is typically sung in Stormcloak controlled cities. Bard: AoE Mez & Bard/chanter interaction (self. Major Song Lines. Class Features. Mage's Ballad. Skill gains for Peacemaking up to 70. Bard also has a single target heal (Rally). -Level up a lowbie bard (free account) alongside your wizard-Pick up 2 tank mercs, and periodically invite shaman to the group to buff the mercs with puma-Kill stuff in CR until you're level 20ish-Go to PoK and buy the lowbie bard it's 2 AOE songs-Take lowbie bard, wiz and high level sham to GD tizmak caves. His LB is a song itself and the best way of using him. Throughout your career as a Bard, you will be playing a select few songs over and over again. You can only play the notes from the actions window or replace your existing battle/utility keybinds. An additional perk was that the bard could activate several different songs at the same time, making for a very effective buff dispenser. That should allow most of the bard/mage, bard/archer & bard/tamer templates to utilize the new mastery songs when hunting alone or with a group. ignored all AoE rubies because you won't be needing them in a single target took Nocturne in this build as an extra support song, as you have noticed I'm using 3 songs in this build, hence I'm using Invigoration ruby to activate Nocturne as a 3rd song beside Cantata and Aira, or accordingly turn off and on as required. If you were in a dungeon with a bard, there was a chance that those songs (and some spells) would aggro mobs in a nearby room. My Bard class idea (Long) About a week ago I asked how a bard class could work in WoW. Jump to: navigation, search. 1 Turn per Bard Level > Song of Deception: Spend a use of Bard Song to grant 25% Concealment for 1 Round/Bard Level. In other word, the Songcraft skill set is requisite for the Bard class. It affects slow songs, DD nukes, Resist songs, Snare songs, Mitigation songs and many more. As you evolve from Archer to Bard, your DoTs will not only be your most potent attack, but will also power up your skills depending on which song you're singing when they crit. Creatures are often a little less sophisticated and, when performed, riddles take on an AoE effect. I can also add to the bard theme, to be more a supportive role with buffs, let's say each skill is a different "song" and it applies different buffs to the party such as, mana regen, life regen, haste, attack power, etc and even to "combo" those skills in order to produce a powerfull buff that enhances the party even more at cost of a long CD maybe. Basically in FFXI the Bard is a very active player. The "stance" that transformed the bard playstyle from being super mobile into a semi-caster with the advent of 3. Keep the item, and stand in the center of the platform to be ported to Lceanium. [AOE] FireStorm radius 25, angle 65 [AOE] FireStorm radius 25, angle 65 [Max affected targets] 12 [Max affected targets] 12 [Shards] 29 [Shards] 29: SpellATK_Instant Fire Damage 1094: SpellATK_Instant Fire Damage 912: changed [Delay ID] 1363 [Delay ID] 1363 [Normal Stigma] [Normal Stigma] 4483: Ba_MassDispel_G1: Purging Paean / Serenade of. oh, and i'm not talking about the one that weakens the enemy. Now, with the release of the Shadowbringers expansion, the Bard is basically better than ever. My bard has several melodies on his hot bard to avoid conflicts with casting time. > Blade of Songs: Spend a use of Bard Song to grant Sonic Damage Weapon (Only for self). The skill cut down sp usage of bard songs by 20% is really great to have for lower levels when bard sp is still extremely low. As i calculated other skills have move healing potential then bard as for healing or even support team. Because the level 38 dot does that much more damage you can kill about 3 single mobs or 3 sets of 2 mobs in the same time to kill 6 mobs with the AOE if the mob doesnt resist alot. Russell the Bard's opening remark quote is a reference to the Diablo character Deckard Cain, the scholar and lorekeeper from the Diablo series. Channeled song (more powerfull than slot 1 option and with longer cd) Aura; You have done this more like full support and zero healer. If the target has shock and movement related abnormal status effects, it receives an additional 370-557 physical damage and part of its HP are absorbed. Final Fantasy XIV's ranged DPS went from casters-with-ranged-weapons to being… well, Bard and Whatever The Hell Machinist Was Supposed To Be, which I was excited about at the time but now refer to as such. Loading Unsubscribe from Infinite Cross? Cancel Unsubscribe. Misconceptions about song choices. My Bard class idea (Long) About a week ago I asked how a bard class could work in WoW. Skald speed song is being dropped instantly after bard aoe amensia lands. When damage over time is dealt by your Venemous Bite/Caustic Bite or Windbite/Stormbite, there is a chance you will be granted Repertoire, resetting the recast timer of Bloodletter (acquired at level 12) and Rain of Death (acquired at level 45). The higher you get in level the more songs you will learn. Will their songs/abilities be similar to the realistic Everquest (EQ1) with 99% of them being PBAE (Point Blank Area Effect), or will they just be spells/auras that are labeled "songs"? I am hoping they are similar to EQ1 where the Bard can maintain a song or twist a small list of songs. However, there will be situations that call for different, less conventional songs to be played. An additional perk was that the bard could activate several different songs at the same time, making for a very effective buff dispenser. The ally must be within 30 feet and able to see and hear the bard. 4) The bard could raise the volume of his songs, increasing their potency, but also increasing his mana consumption. Those involved Wizzies for PBAoE damage, Enchanters for AoE mezzing (enough for continuous) Clerics for healing, and random pullers who brought the mobs into the. 6x mod, for 3 turns while singing. Total Skill Points Skill Points Spent Skill Points Left LVL: ABILITIES: 1: Regrowth 1: Nurture 1: Staff 1: Cloth Armor 1: Leather Armor 1: Shields (Small). This NPC will give you an item on your cursor. Defence down amount produced by it is interesting too. In addition to songs, Bards can also heal and cast spells to enhance themselves and groupmates. but here i loose much endu, seems i lose endu song nearly instant when ich switch back to speed in endu run. For exp party, a puller Bard can use a number of support jobs effectively: /WHM, /SCH, /RDM, /BLU, and /NIN. ) and applies it to your song limit. Your CRIT is still low even if you pick the Sigil with CRIT bonus. Where the real strength of the Bard come in to play though, is the ability "twist" songs, that is to have the effects of up to three of their songs active at any one time. Featuring updated graphics and optional quality of life gameplay features, this is the ideal way to experience the dungeon crawling challenge that made the original games beloved classics. Tutored by satyrs, eladrin, and other fey, these bards learn to use their magic to delight and captivate others. by paul on Mar. } This effect doesn't allow a bard song that utilizes the effects of another bard song to be performed at the same time as the bard song it is utilizing the effects of, nor for two. then play a song. Harp Golden Storm Song Sigil This Sigil increases Storm Song CRIT DMG by 15%. These include: A line of group or AOE hp and mana regeneration songs, starting with the level six Hymn of Restoration and the level twenty Cassindra's Chant of Clarity. See also: Bard and Bard Guide Stormblood Heavensward. This is for Horde Lullaby (Prefer Harp for range) ItemSet 329400 Feet have Macc Augment path for +20, lehbrailg is CHR and Macc Augments. The cooldown for Rock Fist is reset. As i calculated other skills have move healing potential then bard as for healing or even support team. Riddles can bewilder and dumbfound their victims and are split between those most effective against humans and those more effective versus creatures. org, which provides the web space and technical suport We currently have 8,271 articles. Grimm, the Song Spinner 2000 Health Support LMB: Dischord Grimm plays a note, sending a blast of dark magic forward, dealing 400 damage every 0. Anyone who walks out of a solo song/dance area-of-effect is able to enjoy that song/dance buffs for 20 seconds. The bard version are interuptible , cant move on casting. Note: to use this ability, you must be wearing a piece of equipment that enables it. Peacemaking is trained through active use and requires an instrument. Don't ignore the benefits of Intimidate (demoralize), if you have the feat slots for Weapon Focus and Dazzling Display that 30' AoE intimidate plus bard song helps out a lot, and it is amazingly easy to overpower an intimidate save, very few bad guys have will power. Skill gains for Peacemaking up to 70. Though bards may have different reasons for wanting to heal the sick and injured, both out of pure altruism and in order to keep adventuring companions safe, the ability to heal also makes it much easier for a bard to pose as a cleric or other divine healer, opening the door for a wide array of swindles and scams. Thats just a good thing. His song is split, if you want the best version of it, you'll need 4 turns. With the release of the Stormblood expansion, the Bard 4. Skill Possible Max Level Notes Adaptation to Circumstances: 1 This skill is a pre-requisite to all the other bard skills. Maintaining this skill active will drain 1 SP every 6 seconds. The main problem for all of the songs is there is a bug when from time to time u cant start song, while not moving, or even cant stop it (that happens too and i see aoe hits while running). Bard also has a single target heal (Rally). Anyone who walks out of a solo song/dance area-of-effect is able to enjoy that song/dance buffs for 20 seconds. The higher you get in level the more songs you will learn. A tactic used to make full use of the Bard. This means minuet +5 gives +60 seconds duration, on top of the added attack bonus. Can Bards still AOE kite? Bard area effect songs will no longer harm a mob if you are moving. Because of the duration of each song, and the recast of 80 seconds, it seems as though Bard's will be rotating songs throughout a fight in a set order. The bard is probably the most versatile class in EE-it can heal, it can sustain an AoE dot, can buff better than most classes and can be built for a DPS. im 50 bard , all instrus 99%, full sc with all stats capped but NOT NURTURE, long wind 1. First, use skill #1 to buff your friends. Your CRIT is still low even if you pick the Sigil with CRIT bonus. Bard: Song of Four Heroes Party members in range regenerate (3 + character level / 2) HP per second for 16 seconds. Song of Wind has a 20% chance to restore 1% of. Arcane Arietta War March of Brekt Dance of the Dragorn. No Debbie DownersThis post is ment for fun and nothing really serious but hell why not give ZoS some early info on what people may want next class wise if we get to the point of releasing another class. As well it would be great if bards had a crafting action for script and song writing; like a selection of prerecorded, interchangeable lines and lyrics. Tutored by satyrs, eladrin, and other fey, these bards learn to use their magic to delight and captivate others. I use 7 and 8 core songs in my melody depending. Level 85 Bard Song Lineup. The Enhanced Bard Song is a high-level ability for bards. A good bard would have the group stand in locations so he could give everyone buffs that were good for them without cross buffing the wrong class even though all his songs had a large aoe effect. In addition to doing a large amount of single target DPS, they have several useful utility benefits. Major Song Lines. Can Bards still AOE kite? Bard area effect songs will no longer harm a mob if you are moving. My Bard class idea (Long) About a week ago I asked how a bard class could work in WoW. Differing from Warrior, Tank, Mage and Healer, Bard is the supporting class in ArcheAge. Increase in attack speed caps at 126/1024 (12. The cooldown for Rock Fist is reset. Mage's Ballad. It is a pro-Stormcloak song that is typically sung in Stormcloak controlled cities. Twist (twisting songs) : playing a song, and then immediatly canceling it and playing another song to create custom buffs and effects. Bard Solo Songs Skill Description Formula Poem of Bragi: Reduces Variable Cast Time and Cast Delay of any player within the AoE. The Bard job gains access to potent songs that go a long way to helping out parties. Tutored by satyrs, eladrin, and other fey, these bards learn to use their magic to delight and captivate others. I don't want it to mean "AoE mezz" for Bard 1, but "AoE damage" on Bard 2, and "Run speed for retreating" on Bard 3. but here i loose much endu, seems i lose endu song nearly instant when ich switch back to speed in endu run. As i calculated other skills have move healing potential then bard as for healing or even support team. Also bards didn't get meditate so it took them forever and a day to get that mana back. Bard Unique Power Edit. Bard: Iron Song Increase damage resistance of party members within an area by (3 + character level / 3) for 15. If you want both Bard Blasts and Songs, then you limi your other skill choices and people often use. After the player becomes idle, Russell the Bard will sing the Kobolds and Catacombs song from the Expansion trailer. Chant Kiting is extremely simple. Like, I can't tell you what Machinist was meant to be, other than "fun," which it wasn't. Fatigue Regeneration (Group, Song) Speed (Group, Song) Power Regen (Group, Song). The Enhanced Bard Song is a high-level ability for bards. Also bards didn't get meditate so it took them forever and a day to get that mana back. For exp party, a puller Bard can use a number of support jobs effectively: /WHM, /SCH, /RDM, /BLU, and /NIN. The bard casts a song for an instant, then dagger or bow switches to a damage or status dealing configuration to participate in combat. Obtaining spells: With the March 16, 2012 free-to-play patch, the scholars of the Library of Myrist in the Plane of Knowledge have expanded their inventories. You can find one of them in Britain. but here i loose much endu, seems i lose endu song nearly instant when ich switch back to speed in endu run. All have performed well in groups, but the Archer /Bard set-up outperformed all of the others, even allowing me to solo GK patrols. Cast time: Instant. People that built bards with maxed out songs, were able to just leave bards AFK on mobs spawn spots, and bards would just play songs passively, aoe damage song, healing song, etc. Of course, apart from the mechanical aspects, the Bard is a class that demands to be roleplayed. I can also add to the bard theme, to be more a supportive role with buffs, let's say each skill is a different "song" and it applies different buffs to the party such as, mana regen, life regen, haste, attack power, etc and even to "combo" those skills in order to produce a powerfull buff that enhances the party even more at cost of a long CD maybe. This song relates that bond of passing tradition down through a family or community. Bard Unique Power Edit. a Rhudbecka) and here is a guide + first impressions in using a necromancer as a sub for a bard. The Bard acquires the Soothing Song unique ability. These crafted writings could be "enchanted" with spell effects that the bard knows and affect a large AoE around the bard. Gazluk Keep (GK) using Bard (Blasts and Songs) with Druid, Psychology, Mentalism plus Archery /Bard (Songs only). For that matter, many guides about playing a Bard in general lack details. Bard: College of Glamour The College of Glamour is the home of bards who mastered their craft in the vibrant realm of the Feywild or under the tutelage of someone who dwelled there. But there are a lot of changes to parse through. Updated Resource Submission Rules: All model & skin resource submissions must now include an in-game screenshot. For Final Fantasy XIV Online: A Realm Reborn on the PC, a GameFAQs message board topic titled "70 Bard DPS Rotation?". Bard Unique Power Edit. This is one of those nostalgic things bards like to remember about EQ. Skill Possible Max Level Notes Adaptation to Circumstances: 1 This skill is a pre-requisite to all the other bard skills. Being cloth armor users, they are also more prone to physical damage and have lesser HP pool in general, hence they need to be carefully played when fighting alone against elite mobs. Having kited bard (Blade, Jester, Skald) means replacing access to these bard songs (The Ballad of Three Heroes, The Tale of Curran Strongheart,Tymora's Melody,The Song of Kaudies,The Siren's Yearning,The War Chant of Sith) with some other advantage. Of course, the bard is more of an advanced class, and it can't be played by just anyone. but here i loose much endu, seems i lose endu song nearly instant when ich switch back to speed in endu run. If any dot crit triggers its new ability, then 1 crit=bloodletter reset. In some games bard/minstrel classes heals and it does not make so much sense. The hit boxes, or hit reach, whatever you want to call it, is wierd here. I would advise to have instru/songs somewhere visible too since you might swap to flute/pom on rare occasion (given 1bard setup) which can quite mess you up if you dont keep a bit of track on your current instru/song. The actions available to Bard can be classified into the four categories as follows: Songs. Major Song Lines. They now carry many spells, tomes, or songs that an adventurer will need. The allies must have heard your Song of Resurgence or Song of Bravery during the last 90 seconds (while they were alive!). Bard Songs Song Name: Song Description: Era: Level: Chant of Battle Group Mana Regeneration Song: 20: Melanie's Mellifluous Motion: Party: Short Range Teleport: 21:. 8 second reload where Grimm slides his hand down his harp, reenergizing it. *Gh song from warchanter is still a separate aoe song, and it has a much shorter duration, less than half the duration of my single target inspiration (I think its duration scales much differently than inspiration, or most effects that add effective bard levels don't affect it). Bard Mechanics. Loading Unsubscribe from Infinite Cross? Cancel Unsubscribe. Cast time: Instant. [dev1138] Bard Job Adjustments Home Bahamut Asura Bahamut Bismarck Carbuncle Cerberus Fenrir Lakshmi Leviathan Odin Phoenix Quetzalcoatl Ragnarok Shiva Siren Sylph Valefor Alexander Caitsith Diabolos Fairy Garuda Gilgamesh Hades Ifrit Kujata Midgardsormr Pandemonium Ramuh Remora Seraph Titan Unicorn. that creature takes on an AoE effect. Aside: Keep in mind that AoE buff songs already spam the party a lot, and the party does not need more party lines from the Bard to fill up the chat log. The cooldown for Rock Fist is reset. I thought I'd share them with you so that you might enjoy them as much as I. Note: to use this ability, you must be wearing a piece of equipment that enables it. Right path: Damage path - Unique skill: String of Punishment, 8 sec base CD, can be charged to get more burst - Storm song DMG + 20% and its AOE add more 3m radius. This works because a song's effect stays on players for about 20 seconds after a person leaves the song's AoE. Halingband defending in this team is good. The last piece of the song puzzle is a new trait that immediately triggers the special effects (gaining stacks, or Bloodletter procs) of any song if you cast Empyreal Arrow during it. Human is ok for the extra feat Half-elf is good for the skill focus. Level: 1: Icon: Name: Class: Effect(s) Mana: Skill: Target Type: Expansion: Chant of Battle: BRD/1: 1: Increase AC by 1 (L1) to 9 (L110) 2: Increase STR by 5 (L1) to 32 (L110) 3: Increase DEX by 5 (L1) to 32 (L110). Bard: The removal of Wanderer's Minuet cast times is controversial to some degree, but the improvements to songs are profound. 75 1 Stage Deals 1918-1922 physical damage to targets within 4m and absorbs part of their HP. The hit boxes, or hit reach, whatever you want to call it, is wierd here. *Gh song from warchanter is still a separate aoe song, and it has a much shorter duration, less than half the duration of my single target inspiration (I think its duration scales much differently than inspiration, or most effects that add effective bard levels don't affect it). A video to show other bards on P99 how to kite, I show you my load-out and UI setup - the screen record made me lag a little so the kite wasn't the smoothest run! Enjoy. Bards can job change into a Clown (2-2 Transcendent) then advance into a Minstrel (3rd job class, a. I didn't AoE kite on live, so all of my experience with it has been on p99. The word "bard" ordinarily puts folk in mind of those itinerant minstrels, fair of voice and nimble of finger, who earn their coin performing in taverns and the halls of great lords. It deals damage to enemies around a target, but the damage skyrockets on a particular target if is affected by one or both of your DoTs. The skill cut down sp usage of bard songs by 20% is really great to have for lower levels when bard sp is still extremely low. Today in Thoughts and Things, we have the optimization of the D&D 5th edition Bard Class that has been archived from the Wizards of the Coast D&D Community boards. I can also add to the bard theme, to be more a supportive role with buffs, let's say each skill is a different "song" and it applies different buffs to the party such as, mana regen, life regen, haste, attack power, etc and even to "combo" those skills in order to produce a powerfull buff that enhances the party even more at cost of a long CD maybe. Russell the Bard's opening remark quote is a reference to the Diablo character Deckard Cain, the scholar and lorekeeper from the Diablo series. Lceanium is the entry zone to Empires of Kunark. Your CRIT is still low even if you pick the Sigil with CRIT bonus. Left path is more to support bard, you can take as crit healer, but if you going offensive route, go for right path. This means they can use their bard song, and then fight or cast spells while the song persists and then take a round to use it again when it runs out. You can equip a Horn in you left-hand (for Blasts). However, there will be situations that call for different, less conventional songs to be played. Having several of them in your raid would increase the chances of success. Because the level 38 dot does that much more damage you can kill about 3 single mobs or 3 sets of 2 mobs in the same time to kill 6 mobs with the AOE if the mob doesnt resist alot. Thats just a good thing. Most Bard magic buffs effects your entire group and AoE songs affect more than one mob, but the group members or mobs have to remain within range of the Bard to maintain effects. You can find one of them in Britain. If you have any tales or songs to relate, please share with the rest of us. Either add it to aura or to inspiration. Bards have a large number of different song lines, which lend them vastly different abilities. We wear plate, but we don't get taunt like Warriors do. Twist (twisting songs) : playing a song, and then immediatly canceling it and playing another song to create custom buffs and effects. Archaeologist. In other word, the Songcraft skill set is requisite for the Bard class. Those involved Wizzies for PBAoE damage, Enchanters for AoE mezzing (enough for continuous) Clerics for healing, and random pullers who brought the mobs into the. I personally want the Bard as I feel like it could be a very AoE heal/support based class. So what i tested (all mods are 70 lvl): 1. Note: to use this ability, you must be wearing a piece of equipment that enables it. i played bard for 6 years on live servern, and i know how to switch instrus. Twist (twisting songs) : playing a song, and then immediatly canceling it and playing another song to create custom buffs and effects. That's why we've gone and created this guide to the Bard class in. [AOE] FireStorm radius 25, angle 65 [AOE] FireStorm radius 25, angle 65 [Max affected targets] 12 [Max affected targets] 12 [Shards] 29 [Shards] 29: SpellATK_Instant Fire Damage 1094: SpellATK_Instant Fire Damage 912: changed [Delay ID] 1363 [Delay ID] 1363 [Normal Stigma] [Normal Stigma] 4483: Ba_MassDispel_G1: Purging Paean / Serenade of. So charm kiting is the way to go solo A cleric, shaman, or druid would complement well if you want to focus on the bard. Bards no longer sing their songs individually, and will instead have their songs consolidated into a singular feat - Bardic Inspiration. Also players can only have 2 songs at one time,so players have to be wary of where they stand,away from each other so buffs land only where intended. Effect ends upon reuse. Once you get level 38 you get your first real nice DOT, it does about 3 times more dmg then AOE song. As i calculated other skills have move healing potential then bard as for healing or even support team. Most Bard magic buffs effects your entire group and AoE songs affect more than one mob, but the group members or mobs have to remain within range of the Bard to maintain effects. Legends of Aria Bard Profession Detailed will govern your ability to perform songs and riddles with the power inspire allies and demoralize foes. That should allow most of the bard/mage, bard/archer & bard/tamer templates to utilize the new mastery songs when hunting alone or with a group. Most people use fire pets or a runed warrior using 55 disc while the others go full offensive. Featuring updated graphics and optional quality of life gameplay features, this is the ideal way to experience the dungeon crawling challenge that made the original games beloved classics. If the target has shock and movement related abnormal status effects, it receives an additional 370-557 physical damage and part of its HP are absorbed. From Final Fantasy XIV A Realm Reborn Wiki. Bard Solo Songs Skill Description Formula Poem of Bragi: Reduces Variable Cast Time and Cast Delay of any player within the AoE. Legends of Aria Bard Profession Detailed will govern your ability to perform songs and riddles with the power inspire allies and demoralize foes. The core defining feature of bards; each song has a unique effect, and one should always be up while in combat. a Rhudbecka) and here is a guide + first impressions in using a necromancer as a sub for a bard. Of course, apart from the mechanical aspects, the Bard is a class that demands to be roleplayed. Effect ends upon reuse. In a trash pull you can multidot 4-5 mobs now since the DoTs timers are 30 seconds while in Paeon and then swap over to Mage's. Also don't forget to aoe stuff when they're in 3+ packs. The Troubador is ideal for those who desire to inspire and protect their allies through the unique magic generated by their songs of bravery and heroism. Damage with instruments and the effectiveness of songs is based on a character's WIT (as any storyteller knows, it takes wit to keep your audience on the edge of their seats). Throughout your career as a Bard, you will be playing a select few songs over and over again. However, there will be situations that call for different, less conventional songs to be played. Bards can job change into a Clown (2-2 Transcendent) then advance into a Minstrel (3rd job class, a. Trophies Qulun's Lucky Doubloon. Basically in FFXI the Bard is a very active player. Also players can only have 2 songs at one time,so players have to be wary of where they stand,away from each other so buffs land only where intended. The Bard job gains access to potent songs that go a long way to helping out parties. best is to just grab a SoW and then u can twist a few songs haha, or even better, get a few bards together to do this, make sure one can just hold agro on all of them, while the other follow behind and just play their AoE, I remember people doing this in PoP before it was nerfed and getting like 6-7AA a pull haha. Add mechanics specific to the skill in this question, like Unarmed and Lycanthropy's Combos, Skill-specific activities (Altar of Norala for Lycanthropes), and Equipment that is specialized for the skill. I'm much more interested in playing a level 50 archer right now. 4) The bard could raise the volume of his songs, increasing their potency, but also increasing his mana consumption. It affects slow songs, DD nukes, Resist songs, Snare songs, Mitigation songs and many more. Arcane Arietta War March of Brekt Dance of the Dragorn. If you want both Bard Blasts and Songs, then you limi your other skill choices and people often use. The new Bard performance actions give us the ability to play harp notes ingame (three octaves plus one, from C4 to C7). I can also add to the bard theme, to be more a supportive role with buffs, let's say each skill is a different "song" and it applies different buffs to the party such as, mana regen, life regen, haste, attack power, etc and even to "combo" those skills in order to produce a powerfull buff that enhances the party even more at cost of a long CD maybe. Bard's Tale 4 has big shoes to fill and I think it continues steadfastly in the tradition of its predecessors. The premise is simple enough: bards are a hybrid class who sing Songs to help allies or hinder foes, while also (usually) fighting in melee. Bard Songs Song Name: Song Description: Era: Level: Chant of Battle Group Mana Regeneration Song: 20: Melanie's Mellifluous Motion: Party: Short Range Teleport: 21:. Your CRIT is still low even if you pick the Sigil with CRIT bonus. 0 skill can be trained by a NPC bard vendor. Skill cap is 900. > Blade of Songs: Spend a use of Bard Song to grant Sonic Damage Weapon (Only for self). AOE Rune that increases the damage of all party members hit (starts at 5%, scales up 0. All song/dance effects have a 1 second cool-down (self-only; other skills can still be used) All song/dance effects now only target allies if it's a buff, and only target enemies if it's a debuff Loki's Veil is an exception, and will still work on everyone within the AoE; Songs and dances no longer reduce the caster's movement speed. I agree to an extent. This class is gender based and only male characters can become a Bard. However, I like the Idea of mesmers messing with sound but a Bard/Music style character never really appealed to me. The Bard casts a song for an instant, then dagger or bow switches to a damage or status dealing configuration to participate in combat. With great skills, deceptively good spellcasting, and decent combat abilities, the Bard can fill nearly any role in a party without depending entirely on spells to do so like the Wizard does. 0 second casting time spell (bard AoE mezz) a 2. In addition when a bard plays a song and does not have modifiers on his equipment or an equipped instrument the Singing skill will be used to play the song. *Gh song from warchanter is still a separate aoe song, and it has a much shorter duration, less than half the duration of my single target inspiration (I think its duration scales much differently than inspiration, or most effects that add effective bard levels don't affect it). Druids, Rangers and Shadow Knights have self-only damage shield buffs. I use 7 and 8 core songs in my melody depending. Each could give them an aura or area buff/debuff depending on the song they are playing. Song of Wind has a 20% chance to restore 1% of. It seems that the level 48 song will just make all the non-mezzed NPCs mad at me since it's an area-effect, resulting in a fairly dead bard, fairly quickly. So charm kiting is the way to go solo A cleric, shaman, or druid would complement well if you want to focus on the bard. However, any empires above a relationship of two are unaffected. Sigil Pick Sigil with "HEAL is increase by 3%". Chant Kiting is extremely simple. Only comment is that I think Changeling race should be sky blue. but here i loose much endu, seems i lose endu song nearly instant when ich switch back to speed in endu run. Obtaining spells: With the March 16, 2012 free-to-play patch, the scholars of the Library of Myrist in the Plane of Knowledge have expanded their inventories. Players cannot perform AoE Peacemaking and AoE Discordance while in a guarded areas; Training. Bard's AoE has been limited to a 30 second max burst that happens every 80 seconds. As you grow in level you can perform as smaller actions, allowing you to quickly cycle songs and rely on Lingering Performance to keep their effects running without expending performance rounds. On bard you'll have to stand for 1. Misconceptions about song choices. Tivadar 16:41, January 8, 2010 (UTC) Song Calculations Edit. The second bard would still get the buff, as would the rest of the party I assume. The lvl 6 heal song makes the bard a famous addition for low level groups. She has the same AE that Rak'ashiir does, which is a fire based bard song that does around 800 a tick or so. There are some songs that will help generate better aggro than others. The bard must also be able to see the ally. Few know, however, that bards in fact trace their origins back to the bowmen of eld, who sang in the heat of battle to fortify the spirits of their companions. Since Bard's instruments cause Area of Effect (AOE) damage, they generate threat from every enemy. In some games bard/minstrel classes heals and it does not make so much sense. by paul on Mar. Forsaken World - Nugget's Pure Wind Bard PvE Build / Guide I chose Nyos to boost Wind's AoE power at 35 nature. Easy AFK grinding, people left their bards online and left to work, lol.