Spell Icon Affliction Efficiency III  

Description

1: Decrease Spell Mana Cost by 23%
2: Limit: Max Level(60) (lose 5% per level over cap)
3: Limit: Spell Type (Detrimental only)
4: Limit: Min Duration (30.00 sec)
5: Limit: Effect (Hitpoints allowed)
6: Limit: Combat Skills Not Allowed

Details   Raw Spell Data, Lucy Spell View

Mana: 0 Casting Time: Instant
Recast Time: 0 Fizzle Time: 0
Range: 100 Location: Any
Time of Day: Any Blockable: Yes
Focusable: Yes Dispellable: Yes
Interruptable: Yes Short Buff Box: No
Target Type: Self Spell Type: Beneficial
Source: Live 07/16

Game Description

Reduces the mana cost of long term detrimental spells by up to $1%. This bonus will decay on spells over level 60.

Items with this effect

Quick Facts

Duration:
3.0 mins @L1 to 3 hour(s) 15.0 mins @L65
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Mesmerization
# Oct 29 2003 at 5:10 PM Rating: Default
I saw on Bjorn Star just now that Affliction Haste/Efficiency works on Mezzes too. Anyone have any info on if this is right or not? I may just have to borrow someone's item and try to mez myself and see if I get the 'sparkling' message or whatever. It would be very cool if it did, since Spell Haste III items are in my 'retarded' category on the effects and level to attain the item. I assumed that getting an item with a Focus Effect III (Max lvl 60) would be fairly easily attainable at lvl 44-50 or so, considering that at those levels the spells you get are the first ones unaffected by the old level II effects.

I think it is completely idiotic that you have to be around lvl 60 to get an effect that ENDS at that level, so you can only get the effect further than that level only IF you don't get an upgraded spell. *sigh*
asystole and stacking
# Aug 07 2002 at 2:10 PM Rating: Decent
does this work with SK spell asystol?
also does this effect stack with mana preservation 3?
no guessing please. only answer if You know Forshure or use this ring.
RE: asystole and stacking
# Jul 08 2004 at 7:00 PM Rating: Decent
I use this Ring on my Necro. This effect does not "STACK" with any other mana preservation. Which ever will save you the most mana on the spell will kick in. Affliction efficiency is much better on Dots. (Damanage over time).

Dargazz Hellbound
Necromancer of the 60th level of hell
Erolisi Marr
RE: asystole and stacking
# Aug 23 2002 at 12:55 PM Rating: Default
The answer is yes and yes.
RE: asystole and stacking
# Mar 01 2003 at 11:12 AM Rating: Excellent
45 posts
The answer is actually yes and no. The effect does work with asystole, but when casting asystole, the affliction efficiency item would take precedence over the mana preservation item. Mana preservation would only work with asystole if the wearer has no affliction efficiency items.
Also works on....
# Jun 06 2002 at 9:26 PM Rating: Default
All of the affliction XX also work on slows, roots and snares (these i know for sure but i have heard that they work on any lasting debuff) hope this helps

Ssarahh Mas'Scara
Seed of the Violent Harvest
37th Shaman
Channeler of the Scaled Mystics
Brell Server
RE: Also works on....
# Jun 26 2002 at 8:10 PM Rating: Decent
As of a day or two after the focus effects were added to items, Affliction Efficiency no longer works on spells without dot effects (Sorry Rangers >_<, but yay for SKs). The spell must reduce HP over time in order to get any benefit from this effect.

More in depth info listed under the Gem Encrusted Ring posts.
Since changed
# Sep 16 2002 at 1:52 PM Rating: Default
This has apparently changed again. I'm not sure when, but I get gear shining/sparkling, whatever, on spells that meet all criteria except HP mod. Eg, snare, and fear both get extra duration from Exended Affliction, and cast faster from Affliction Haste. I'm not sure when exactly it changed, but a few days back I happened to notice that my gear was shining on these spells.
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