Talk:Spell Damage Increase

Questions from Original, Answered

Two questions were included in the entry when it was added. They have been included here, as I don't know the answer. Good questions that could enhance the article, though the spell damage formula could use its own page. OK, enough musings!

Regarding Evaluate Intelligence forumula:

does the above for eval = a flat # damage added or is it a % added to base damage?

Regarding the Inscription Bonus:

question is does the 10% add the % from the base damage or the % after all the previous factors are figured in?

--Ceruleus 19:04, 10 February 2008 (PST)

Here's some more... does SDI affect Weapon specials at all? Spellweaving? Necro spells? Holy light?

--Timi 00:07, 21 August (PST)


Max spell damage as of pub 57 is 99 SDI, this includes all of the following: Spell Woven Britches 10, Crystaline Ring 20, any Bracelet with +12, Kasa of the Rajin 12, Midnight Bracers 10, Pendant of the Magi 5, and the War of Shadows Spell Book 30.
SDI does affect Poison Strike and Wither it does not affect pain spike or Holy Light. I do not know about Word of Death someone else needs to test that but i beleive it does as word of death is similar to poison strike as it is not dependant on a secondary source like the pain spike formula (involves spirit speak) or the holy light formula (involves karma)
Any additional Spell Damage increase whether it be inscription items or eval all add on to the base. it is not exponential. --Yimmy January & February 2009
Yimmy, I copied your research into the main article. Thanks. --Ceruleus 16:00, 17 February 2009 (UTC)

Left unconfirmed: SDI impact on weapon hit spells, spellweaving, and word of death. The original questions and Timi's question related to Holy Light and most Necromancy spells were answered. --Ceruleus 16:11, 17 February 2009 (UTC)

Word of Death and Spell Damage Increase

It definitvely works. Tested against 0 resist critters 10 times: with 0 sdi it did 24-38 damage with 55% sdi it jumped up to 38-60.

So, SDI influences WoD damage. --Daedalus 14:27, 3 July 2009 (UTC)