Talk:Gnome (starting race)

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IMO, this should be moved to "Gnome (player race)", "starting race" sounds a bit funny to me. --Paxed 17:39, 7 January 2007 (UTC)

Paxed- I would partly disagree, due to the fact that any player could become a gnome due to a polymorph- this would then be their player race whereas your starting race is always the one you originally chose.. Indeed I think some of the monster entries could use a Polyself strategy. --PeterGFin 19:15, 13 April 2007 (UTC)

Not sure this is anything someone can help me with but I'm running a gnomish Wizard and can't seem to get strength above 18. I'm lvl 17 and have had 18 Strength since lvl 8 or so. I've pushed plenty of boulders (though not religiously) and was Stressed for like a quarter of that time (lootwhore). It just seems like if my strength was gonna get any higher it woulda done so by now. How does a strength of 18/50 appear on the bar anyway (never seen)? Is it just like that? '18/50'? Or is the 50 some hidden magical statistic that maybe just makes me stronger silently? DemonDoll 20:47, 21 May 2009 (UTC)

Take a look at the Exercise page. You can only exercize up to 18. I must have pushed a boulder around for an hour on the valkyrie quest level while waiting until i could eat that next giant before I looked at this and realized what was up. --Thehammer (talk) 01:33, 3 February 2013 (UTC)

Racial Crossbow Multishot?

I swear on my life I saw somewhere in this wiki that mentioned that gnomes (at least gnome rangers) get a +1 multishot bonus with crossbow and bolts. Why can't I find it? Is it true? and if so, lets drop it on this page (and perhaps the crossbow and/or bolt page as well) --Thehammer (talk) 01:35, 3 February 2013 (UTC)

Rangers get a +1 bonus for all ranged attacks. But no one gets a racial bonus for crossbows, at least not in vanilla. -- Qazmlpok (talk) 14:02, 3 February 2013 (UTC)