IYO, what's the most under-rated skill set/perk tree/

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FPS_Menace
4 years ago#1
topic ^
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User Info: Edgemaster70000

Edgemaster70000
4 years ago#2
I've never seen any use for Alteration. Am I missing something important or is it really completely useless outside of novelty, gimmicky spells?
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C_Burns
4 years ago#3
Edgemaster70000 posted...
I've never seen any use for Alteration. Am I missing something important or is it really completely useless outside of novelty, gimmicky spells?


Alteration is my favorite skill.

Disarm the. Throwing enemies weapon away with telekinesis?
Escaping by waterbreathing if you don't invest in enchanting?
Armor rating/max armor with flesh spells/dragonhide?
Magic resists AND magic absorb?
Paralyze, probably one of the best spells in the game?

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Edgemaster70000
4 years ago#4
C_Burns posted...
Edgemaster70000 posted...
I've never seen any use for Alteration. Am I missing something important or is it really completely useless outside of novelty, gimmicky spells?


Alteration is my favorite skill.

Disarm the. Throwing enemies weapon away with telekinesis?
Escaping by waterbreathing if you don't invest in enchanting?
Armor rating/max armor with flesh spells/dragonhide?
Magic resists AND magic absorb?
Paralyze, probably one of the best spells in the game?


None of those are offensive spells except Paralyze, which does no damage.

How long does it take you to actually kill something?
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FPS_Menace
4 years ago#5
Edgemaster70000 posted...
C_Burns posted...
Edgemaster70000 posted...
I've never seen any use for Alteration. Am I missing something important or is it really completely useless outside of novelty, gimmicky spells?


Alteration is my favorite skill.

Disarm the. Throwing enemies weapon away with telekinesis?
Escaping by waterbreathing if you don't invest in enchanting?
Armor rating/max armor with flesh spells/dragonhide?
Magic resists AND magic absorb?
Paralyze, probably one of the best spells in the game?


None of those are offensive spells except Paralyze, which does no damage.

How long does it take you to actually kill something?


Why does it have to be offensive to be effective...?
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Xydru
4 years ago#6
Edgemaster70000 posted...
C_Burns posted...
Edgemaster70000 posted...
I've never seen any use for Alteration. Am I missing something important or is it really completely useless outside of novelty, gimmicky spells?


Alteration is my favorite skill.

Disarm the. Throwing enemies weapon away with telekinesis?
Escaping by waterbreathing if you don't invest in enchanting?
Armor rating/max armor with flesh spells/dragonhide?
Magic resists AND magic absorb?
Paralyze, probably one of the best spells in the game?


None of those are offensive spells except Paralyze, which does no damage.

How long does it take you to actually kill something?


How long does it take you kill something using heavy armor? What about block?

There's also Detect Life/Undead, which I happen to like for stealth types especially. When my character doesn't use shouts, anyway.

To answer the OP,
Destruction is definitely the most under rated skill.
I think next up would be Alchemy, followed by Alteration.
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User Info: Alienbob151

Alienbob151
4 years ago#7
Pickpocket.

You can completely disarm enemies, poison them, and carry more equipment, and get free training. This skill tree rocks.
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User Info: Evangeli

Evangeli
4 years ago#8
Edgemaster70000 posted...
C_Burns posted...
Edgemaster70000 posted...


None of those are offensive spells except Paralyze, which does no damage.

How long does it take you to actually kill something?


Alteration rewards those who value defense and control, and with coupled with a weapon or destruction spell, you can turn horde of enemies into a joke.

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User Info: Pootbird

Pootbird
4 years ago#9
Maybe speech, making money in skyrim is easy enough without it
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GBALoser
4 years ago#10
Pootbird posted...
Maybe speech, making money in skyrim is easy enough without it


Agreed, Speech is used more for the convenience it offers rather than a direct use.
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