Best Thief skills?

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User Info: Roninzeta

Roninzeta
2 years ago#1
I get bleeding is important, but I'm not sure what to focus on. So far, Mug seems underwhelming, though stun is nice.

User Info: otakon2006

otakon2006
2 years ago#2
Mug is good for the Stun and status effect steal. Backstab isn't that useful as you can do the same with weapons later on with a Bleeding patch equipped. Execute is a given for the armor and shield stripping, Rotten Eggs is okay. The final skill is really just flashy.
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User Info: Mystickay86

Mystickay86
2 years ago#3
otakon2006 posted...
Mug is good for the Stun and status effect steal. Backstab isn't that useful as you can do the same with weapons later on with a Bleeding patch equipped. Execute is a given for the armor and shield stripping, Rotten Eggs is okay. The final skill is really just flashy.


thanks for your description. Max out mug? :P
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User Info: otakon2006

otakon2006
2 years ago#4
Mystickay86 posted...
otakon2006 posted...
Mug is good for the Stun and status effect steal. Backstab isn't that useful as you can do the same with weapons later on with a Bleeding patch equipped. Execute is a given for the armor and shield stripping, Rotten Eggs is okay. The final skill is really just flashy.


thanks for your description. Max out mug? :P


Max out Mug. It won't work on bosses but it does good damage against normal enemies even with high armor, it stuns them for several turns and gives you a small heal along with stealing any beneficial status effects they have.
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User Info: TheGlow

TheGlow
2 years ago#5
Yea Mug up, I think the last point is longer duration. Some boss fights have minions you can just Mug to stun and keep them down for a bit. Also it seems to ignore armor so theres a bonus there. Stealing a buff seems eh. I think i only did that twice because most stopped using them later on.
Backstab is good but not all the way. Last is bonus vs stunned but if you can stun it, its not a boss and you will kill it quick anyways. Extra stacks is ehh as I use a thrown item with +bleed/gross/fire.
For me the hard fights was just bleed/fire or gross them out, stun if possible and then backstab it.

User Info: DartDragoon

DartDragoon
2 years ago#6
I never put any point in Mug and i'm doing just fine. Backstab is really the big boss killer move. Death from above (i think ? the 3rd skill) is really useful to break shield/reduce armor/buff attack up. Rotten eggs when leveled up is pretty nice. Death by a thousand cut isn't that good, but if there's one enemy, it gives them 5 bleed stacks instantly, which could be really useful
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User Info: TheGlow

TheGlow
2 years ago#7
DartDragoon posted...
I never put any point in Mug and i'm doing just fine. Backstab is really the big boss killer move. Death from above (i think ? the 3rd skill) is really useful to break shield/reduce armor/buff attack up. Rotten eggs when leveled up is pretty nice. Death by a thousand cut isn't that good, but if there's one enemy, it gives them 5 bleed stacks instantly, which could be really useful


1000 cuts bleed is still mediocre as the cost is 20pp for bleed. Where as I just put a +bleed on a throw item that hits multi targets.

User Info: DartDragoon

DartDragoon
2 years ago#8
There isn't always multiple targets and you can reduce it's PP cost if you level it up all the way
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User Info: magemaximus

magemaximus
2 years ago#9
Playing thief so far and I would have to agree with maxing out mug. Max out the last skill too. Backstabbing and the slime ball one or whatever aren't too good. I would just out to points in backstabbing.
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User Info: magemaximus

magemaximus
2 years ago#10
Death from above is good too.
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