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[Build advice] Pure PSI tank

Discussion in 'Underrail' started by luj1, Aug 5, 2019.

  1. luj1 You're all shills

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    Dump Str and Pe?

    10 Will 9 Con

    Survival Instincts + Psychosis + Psionic Mania

    Conditioning, Stoicism




    Is this a good starting point? Basically I want to make a fat PSI guy with tons of HP and damage reduction. Thx.
     
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  2. Sheepherder Scholar

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    http://underrail.info.tm/build/?HgM...5YissFCplCGYhX8KHUAUcwrd6cuKitQLirIMC4qyMCt-_
    Finished dominating with this. Feats from lvl 20 to 24 are optional, you can take w/e. Advanced psi empathy is also optional, didn't really need it. Spent most of the time at 1 HP, but traps and stealth enemies are a pita so I'd heal up before entering areas with them. Only started leveling temporal manipulation at around lvl 14, mostly for Entropic Recurrence.
     
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  3. luj1 You're all shills

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    Good to see I was on the right track. Have some questions though.

    1. Sprint necessary?
    2. Can I take Stoicism, Conditioning, Fast Metabolism sooner?
    3. Any particular reason for 6 in Inteligence and Agi? Leftovers?
    4. How do you deal with traps?
    5. Possible to use/craft heavy armor and stack up some insane DR?
     
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  4. Sheepherder Scholar

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    Shit, I forgot to add last stand to the link. Here's how it should look.
    http://underrail.info.tm/build/?HgM...5YissFCplH2YhCF_Ch1Acwrd6cuKitQLirIMC4qyMCt-_

    1. Not really, but it's a massive fucking pita to play without it. You position yourself in stealth, activate combat with enter, do your thing, activate sprint and then round a corner or something. Coming out of stealth removes all movement points, so sprints is useful. Without sprint you'd be wasting AP until you get jumping beans.
    2. Nope, in early game damage>defense. Force user is for force field (imo THE best defensive psi ability in the game), premeditation and mania make Depot A a breeze, overclocking is more damage and locus wins fights vs non robots. You can take psycho temporal acceleration later if you want. Those defensive feats are mostly for optional fights like attacking Fort Apogee.
    3. 6 int require for premeditation, 6 ag required for sprint.
    4. I know more or less where they are and cast fireballs on them lol.
    5. Nah, sturdy tac vest with best psi beetle carapace is mandatory. For survival to activate, character needs to be <30% HP. However mania costs 15% of your hp, so realistically most of the time I spent at 1 HP, except for crawler and lurker areas. It used to be possible to when dr had no cap, but not anymore.
     
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  5. Cyberarmy Love fool Patron

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    Hemopsychosis seems really good for this kind of build.
     
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  6. Tigranes Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    How about 10 CON for thick skull? I can't remember if full PSI chars have other ways ot protect themselves.
     
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  7. hell bovine Arcane

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    Thick skulln is not a good choice for a full psi, they have LOC for that.

    Technically with food you should be able to build an armored mage: str 6 / con 9 / will 10 / int 6. If you sacrifice one level up point for strength and then spend the rest of the game munching on rathound barbecue, that would let you use heavy armor. I'm not sure there is any point to this, but hey, at least you could wield that new mage staff spear added by the dlc.
     
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  8. Sykar Arcane

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    LoC is superior.
     
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  9. luj1 You're all shills

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    Found similar advice on steam forums.

     
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  10. hell bovine Arcane

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    luj1
    Imo this advice on psi is better (especially since it includes minimum crafting requirements for useful stuff):
    https://underrail.com/forums/index.php?topic=4149.0

    On a side note, had no idea that fast metabolism increases the regeneration from armor, but that combination seems like better investment than evasion & dodge for a tranquility build. (and it even includes tips for dealing with crawlers :lol:)
     
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