Orcish Sword Weaker than Dwarven?

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4 years ago#1

I just managed to get to 50 Smith level and was all excited at the prospect of upgrading my Dwarven Sword (Ex) to Orcish but even on same level of sharpening, the orcish one is much weaker than the Dwarven one... How come? Is there an hidden bonus or something?

4 years ago#2
Hm... maybe you can upgrade the Orcish more?
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4 years ago#3
Yea, you haven't upgraded the orcish one, while the dwarven sword is upgraded.
4 years ago#4
Yep, the Orcish weapons appear to be weaker than the Dwarven ones, even counting up to Flawless quality.

Orcish armor is, however, superior to Dwarven. It's just one of those offense-defense things.
4 years ago#5
Elven weapons are better than Dwarven and Orcish.
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4 years ago#6
ElRealBastardo posted...
Yep, the Orcish weapons appear to be weaker than the Dwarven ones, even counting up to Flawless quality.

Orcish armor is, however, superior to Dwarven. It's just one of those offense-defense things.


Ebony is very powerful though so plunder those ruins for Dwarven scrap metal and upgrade to dwarven. with Ebony bow I can 1 arrow kills for all sneak attacks
4 years ago#7

Both are upgraded to Exquisite:

 

Dwarven Sword (Exquisite):

Damage 29

Weight  12

Value  202

Orcish Swordd (Exquisite):

Damage 27

Weight 11

Value 112

 

I can post pictures as proof if needed.

4 years ago#8
Well then, I guess Dwarves were better blacksmiths than Orcs. Oh well.
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4 years ago#9
my skyforge steel sword(exquisite) is still the best sword for me and I have had it since level 5 and now im 25
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4 years ago#10
I hope this is false or doesn't apply to other weapons besides Sword..
I sold all my Dwarve making ingots to buy Orcish ingots..
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