Is archery considered a stealth skill?

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User Info: Rawe

Rawe
4 years ago#1
I got the thief stone hoping that my archery would improve faster, is it a stealth skill or a warrior skill?
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guncaddy
4 years ago#2
technically it's a warrior skill, but of course stealth can make a big use of it.
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azulmono55
4 years ago#3
It's technically a warrior skill, but for the purposes of the guardian stones it IS in fact considered a Stealth skill. So yes, picking the thief stone will raise your archery 20% faster.
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Guts42O
4 years ago#4
azulmono55 posted...
It's technically a warrior skill, but for the purposes of the guardian stones it IS in fact considered a Stealth skill. So yes, picking the thief stone will raise your archery 20% faster.


Wait...what? Then what determines which skills each guardian stone affects?

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GoW_In_NH
4 years ago#5
Bugs

* Archery is assigned to the Thief Stone, instead of the Warrior Stone.
This bug is fixed by version 1.2 of the Unofficial Skyrim Patch.
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Rawe
4 years ago#6
I don't have the unofficial patch. Now im confused.
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simsamsalabim
4 years ago#7
Just get the lovers stone and forget about it.
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User Info: SushiSquid

SushiSquid
4 years ago#8
Archery is (probably accidentally) a stealth skill as far as the three guardian stones are concerned. It is actually called a combat skill all other times. Of course, in Skyrim there is zero distinction on the three skill types beyond the color behind their trees, so for the only single purpose that matters, it's (again, mistakenly) treated as a stealth skill.

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Freyon
4 years ago#9
If you don't have the Unofficial Skyrim Patch, take the Thief's stone. If you do, take the Warrior's.

That is all.

User Info: thor23

thor23
4 years ago#10
simsamsalabim posted...
Just get the lovers stone and forget about it.

The Lover Stone stinks because A) the bonus is not as high as the guardian stones; B) it cancels out all resting bonuses.

SushiSquid posted...
Archery is (probably accidentally) a stealth skill as far as the three guardian stones are concerned. It is actually called a combat skill all other times. Of course, in Skyrim there is zero distinction on the three skill types beyond the color behind their trees, so for the only single purpose that matters, it's (again, mistakenly) treated as a stealth skill.

The one other time this comes into play is when you use the Oghma Infinium. Archery is considered a combat skill when you use it.
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