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Nocturnal Strike missing with Darkness?

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Stabya
 
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Nocturnal Strike missing with Darkness?

Postby Stabya » March 6th, 2013, 12:23 am

My Raven has missed twice so far with a Darkness buffed Nocturnal Strike

I thought its supposed to always hit

What did i miss?

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Zariya
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Re: Nocturnal Strike missing with Darkness?

Postby Zariya » March 6th, 2013, 12:37 am

Any chance you were fighting elementals? Call Darkness is a weather effect, and therefore the blindness won't work on elementals, as they are immune to weather effects.

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Re: Nocturnal Strike missing with Darkness?

Postby Tahsfenz » March 6th, 2013, 12:54 am

It can miss elementals and be dodged by others.
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Deepfriedegg
 
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Re: Nocturnal Strike missing with Darkness?

Postby Deepfriedegg » March 6th, 2013, 5:36 am

Stabya wrote:What did i miss?

An elemental :p
Sorry, I just had to :)

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Re: Nocturnal Strike missing with Darkness?

Postby Drudatz » March 6th, 2013, 6:09 am

RNG is a bitch even with abilities called to "allways" hit like the lasers from the bird from the tamer in twillight highlands wich have the tooltip "never misses" but they still do miss or get dodged :D

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Re: Nocturnal Strike missing with Darkness?

Postby Stabya » March 6th, 2013, 8:45 am

I have only one thing to say..


DOH !!!


Thanks guys, it was a PVP match, and misses are usually fatal

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Re: Nocturnal Strike missing with Darkness?

Postby Iconyx » March 6th, 2013, 3:09 pm

Darkness reduces accuracy by 10% while regular dodges and misses happen ~5% of the time. Even abilities like http://www.wowhead.com/petability=252 cannot overcome the base chance to miss/dodge, but it can compensate for accuracy reduction abilities like Darkness. In short, you're always going to miss some of the time.


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