Spell Icon Composition of Ervaj  

Description

1: Increase Haste v2 by 10%
4: Increase AC by 3 (L60) to 12 (L100)

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Mana: 0 Skill: Brass
Casting Time: 3 Recast Time: 0
Fizzle Time: 0 Location: Any
Time of Day: Any AE Range: 150
Deletable: No Interruptable: Yes
Short Buff Box: Yes Target Type: Group v2
Spell Type: Beneficial Category: Haste [Group]
Source: Live 09/18

Messages

Cast on you: A song of inspiration fills your weapon arm with strength.

Game Description

An ancient song that increases the attack speed of your group. This increase is cumulative with most other effects that increase attack speed.

Reagents

Items with this effect

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# Apr 07 2012 at 10:23 AM Rating: Decent
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CANCELS RESISTS
# Jan 27 2008 at 1:26 AM Rating: Default
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this song WILL cancel/overwrite the resists your singing. so in raids and when ever you need resists , DO NOT sing this ,, it will cancel resists.
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# Apr 23 2007 at 5:53 PM Rating: Default
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buff haste

v.1 - normal haste (sham/chanter/bard song/potion) best one used
v.2 - stackable haste (bard song/item clicky)best one used
v.3 - overhaste (bard song/item clicky) stacks with everything, increase cap

some normal v.2 would be monk epic, nalot eyepatch

once your normal haste cap is reached only v.3 will raise haste more
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# Mar 18 2004 at 4:44 PM Rating: Default
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AHHH!! I wish Troubadour's mace was for worth 3.5K on my server (KB).. Try having to pay 40K (yes, 40000pp) for one. I'm just going to get my epic, it'll take less time that way, then to make 40Kpp
types of haste
# Feb 10 2004 at 5:09 AM Rating: Decent
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now it's only on bard songs i see type of haste, v1 v2 v3... and i am trying to decide whether it is adventageous to twist in warsongs with ervajs... cuz they are two different haste types and they say they stack with other hastes. nwo sometimes reading the warsons it sounds like it simply raises the haste cap, so if your personal haste and caster haste hits toe top without going over 80% it wouldn't help, but if the combined haste will exceed 80% it will exceed it by another 25% of 80%. is that right or is it just simply 25% haste stacked on? and does ervaj songs 10-% haste just get overwritten by warsongs?...
RE: types of haste
# Oct 25 2004 at 12:06 AM Rating: Decent
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I've had this same question forever and it's never been answered. Considering the order in which the first versions of these two songs (ervaj, vah shir) were released I personally think what happened is that Verant wanted to grant bards who reached the highest lvl of 50 the unique privelage of having the only haste effect that stacks with all other haste effects. The problem with this is that by the time someone surpasses level 50 they normally have sufficient worn haste to drive their total haste past their cap when stacked with a lvl 50 spell/song haste effect. Because of this the Melody of Ervaj was only usefull for stacking with lower level spell and worn haste effects that don't meet/exceed the cap. When the level cap was raised to 60 it became even easier to max one's haste with just one spell or song haste effect of lvl 50+ stacked with worn haste (which got increasingly better and easier to get with the release of new expansions and items). This made the Melody of Ervaj basically useless in most situations.

To remedy this SOE introduced a song with the release of Luclin that actually raises the maximum haste cap. I personally think that means just +25% to the haste cap, and not +25% haste as well because that would in no way solve the haste cap problem you run into with Ervaj (if you're total haste is capped at 80% and your song raises the cap by 25% and total haste by 25% you're total haste would again be capped at 105%), and it would make the song a little too powerful in my opinion.

So in other words I think that the Ervaj and Vah Shir songs do stack because Ervaj is an overhaste that actually adds to attack speed and Vah Shir only increases the haste cap.

I'm going to try to test my theory by parsing but this may prove to be pretty hard so I may be posting my findings in the future and I may not.
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#Weezerwookie, Posted: Dec 20 2003 at 5:17 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) thanx for the life story
instrument?
# Sep 22 2003 at 8:08 PM Rating: Default
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is a brass instrument required for playing this song?

Im still trying to buy my troubadour's mace, its only worth 3.5k on my server but someone was selling for like 9999pp so I gota wait for more to show up
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