Basic Pawn Hiring/sharing Faq

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User Info: Karmikazzee

Karmikazzee
2 months ago#1
This thread is help new players with the basics & etiquette of hiring other people's pawns (and new members of the pawn sharing club)

1. If you wish to hire a pawn that is a higher level, you can send them a friend request & if they accept it you can hire their pawn for no RC. Be aware though that when you hire a pawn that is a higher level, there is an exp penalty that caps off at 25 levels above you. Conversely, if you hire pawns that are lower there is an exp bonus that again caps off at 25 levels below you.

2. Letting a pawn die & sending them home in a body bag (default 3 star rating). While no one will (and definitely shouldn't) get mad at you for allowing a pawn to die, it's not considered good form & means that you can't send them a gift, ratings, etc for using their pawn. This is quite easy to avoid.

A. Save often, (at least every time you enter a new area if the game doesn't for you) This way if a pawn dies, you can just godsbane to before the death & do it over. "If you are a pawn club member & don't have a godsbane yet someone will be happy to give you one."

B. If you didn't notice a pawn had died & have left area, or you just don't want to redo what caused the pawn to die; Go to nearest riftstone, re-hire & release the pawn with gift, ratings, etc. BEFORE you rest at an inn! This will override the default setting from the death.

3. Sending pawns gifts. In the rift you can hire, gift, & release pawns up to 10 times. But after sending 10 gifts you must rest or anything over 10 gifts & the first gifts will be lost. Also, you can"t send any one person more than 10 gifts until they too have rested or the additional gifts will be lost. You can also equip them with new equipment at the same time as gifting them 10 items.

Note: Many new players are concerned they've received a huge amount of RC or expensive gifts from a high level player & don't feel they can adequately repay them. Most high level players have lots of RC & items so a bunch of quick hire & releases with some inexpensive items is more than adequate & is fast & easy for you.(This helps with their ranking & ratings, if that's important to them)

4. How to tell who sent you what. When resting at an inn a screen will come up showing the list of hires. You can press square on each one then use R1 to scroll though gifts, knowledge, ratings & comments. If you are in the pawn club you really should keep a notepad/book as there will be lots! (Or use the club list spreadsheet)

Some basic tips for getting your pawn hired more

1. Don't send their pawns home in body bags (see #2 above)

2. Consider joining the pawn sharing club.
A hire & be hired community, if you are active & visible you will get lots of hires, knowledge, items & support.

3. Put your info in your signature! Many people post here looking for hires but don't include their psn ID, etc, so no one responds. You should have your psn id, pawn name, vocation & level in signature. Just click on your name in the top right of the page (it will have a clog beside it) & click on signature & quote.

4. Keep a note pad/book to keep track of hires & try to return hires when people hire you. (see item 4 above)

Just basic tips to help with pawn sharing. This is a great community & if you treat people & their pawns with respect, they WILL return the courtesy.

PS If you are having trouble finding a certain item or piece of equipment there is also a great item trading thread on this board.
(edited 2 months ago)

User Info: Mussurana

Mussurana
2 months ago#2
Useful information for the sharing threads, sticky requested.
PSN Mussurana, pawn Inzoliah, level 90 Warrior

User Info: tarachris4ever

tarachris4ever
2 months ago#3
Sticky requested. Thanks for your continued dedication and involvement in this game @Karmikazzee.
I am the Weapons Master and I have never lost a battle- Garet Jax, The Wishsong of Shannara.
PSN ctlk4ever Pawn Falthic

User Info: Lil_Monkey665

Lil_Monkey665
2 months ago#4
Sticky requested
PSN: BobDole112
Pawn: Lindsay lvl 14 Ranger and climbing

User Info: ZorahMagdaros

ZorahMagdaros
2 months ago#5
This is an excellent and informative post. Thank you.
PSN: ZorahMagdaros
Pawn: Trish - Ranger

User Info: Max58201

Max58201
2 months ago#6
this is great for people who want to be more involved in the pawn system but telling new people this like its a common practice might be a little much

if you want to follow these rules great the pawn community is great in these games but just remember 99% of players don't care about ratings/gifts/etc they care about RC which is gotten just the same from body bags and such so you shouldn't worry about pawn rental etiquette unless you actually want to
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(edited 2 months ago)

User Info: Karmikazzee

Karmikazzee
2 months ago#7
Max58201 posted...
this is great for people who want to be more involved in the pawn system but telling new people this like its a common practice might be a little much

if you want to follow these rules great the pawn community is great in these games but just remember 99% of players don't care about ratings/gifts/etc they care about RC which is gotten just the same from body bags and such so you shouldn't worry about pawn rental etiquette unless you actually want to

Yeah it's not for everybody, really for new people in the pawn club, or just people that want to get their pawn hired more.

User Info: KatsuryokuShin

KatsuryokuShin
2 months ago#8
Sticky requested. Bump.
PSN: Katsuryoku_-Shin
Pawn: Ozma, LV200 Fighter (Scather/Challenger)

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paasky
2 months ago#9
Requested!
PSN: Laura_76 | Lara Croft | Fighter lvl4

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Sera67
2 months ago#10
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