This is a template designed to take advantage of the Alchemical Throwing Phials. Specialized Thrown Weapons helps with the use of phials. This template relies on Arcane Lore for creature and life buffs.
- Template completes relatively early.
- Skill/attribute synergy between UA, TW, and Alchemy.
- Has melee and missile combat capabilities.
- High melee defense.
- Buffs from Arcane Lore cannot be dispelled, and do not expire.
- Has life vulnerability debuffing capabilities through throwing phials.
- Throwing phials can be wielded with a shield.
- Throwing phials have their own disadvantages, including burden/pack space, -10% melee defense, and requiring line of sight and close range to work.
- Creating a suit of armor, jewelry, and clothing to cover all creature and life buffs can be a long and difficult process.
- Low magic resistance.
- Low health.
- At level 5, train Fletching.
- At level 12, train Alchemy.
- At level 32, train Item Enchantment.
- At level 60 (55 with Marae Credit) train Mana Conversion.
- At level 90 (85 with Marae Credit) specialize Alchemy.
- Augment innate Focus at least once to 15.
- Use your Unarmed Combat for the first few levels to avoid the need for ammunition.
- For relatively easy experience at lower levels, complete some of the Fletching and Alchemy Crafter Quests.
- When crafting with Fletching and Alchemy at lower levels, use the Fletching Forges and Alchemy Forges located in Holtburg, Shoushi, and Yaraq.
- Spikes are a great thrown weapon at lower levels, and can be wielded with a shield.
- There are Alchemical Throwing Phials available at all levels of play, which can help greatly with questing and hunting.
- The armor and jewelry from the Exploration Society Letters quest is very useful at lower levels.
- The Skeletal Atlatl and Enhanced Skeletal Atlatl are good Atlatls for lower levels.
- The Gauntlets of Marksmanship and Enhanced Gauntlets of Marksmanship are great items that provide buffs for Thrown Weapons, Melee Defense, and Coordination.
- The Enhanced Basalt Blade is a good 300 skill wield UA weapon with Resistance Cleaving: Fire.