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Refining Materials?

HereKittehKitteh
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I've seen much superstition around refining materials to get gold mats, I've seen some people say they only refine stacks in small amounts at a time go away and come back, some do it all in one go. Do you think theres any truth to them or just nonsense?
Edited by HereKittehKitteh on January 21, 2017 8:12AM

Refining Materials? 26 votes

All in one go cos it's silly nonsense
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Iruil_ESOtimb16_ESO85Bouldercleavekarma69AkrasjelFrozenRhombus33Lehnuin 7 votes
Small amounts at a time cos it really does help
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jarydfThePenthesilea 2 votes
I haven't noticed any difference in which way I refine
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fioskalGilGaladJKorrVonovosiYinmaigaoEasily_Lostcode65536saxgoonerbebynnagGhettokidStopnagginVahxmipimpinu 13 votes
Other (please say)
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SirAndyTaleof2CitiesUrbanMonkMicstar 4 votes
  • Akrasjel
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    All in one go cos it's silly nonsense
    In one go but there is no superstition behind it
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  • UrbanMonk
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    I've stopped refining...just sell the ore and leave the RNGesus to them...i'm happy with buying tempers from the sold ore...

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  • Stopnaggin
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    I haven't noticed any difference in which way I refine
    I have refined well over 50k materials in each field. Doesn't matter where, when or with who. 1 temper in about 20 refines or 5% is the standard. Large quantities or small it equals out at the end of the day.
  • nodulo
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    Just what @Stopnaggin said 5%, not going to bother but I think there is an actual confirmation article floating out there.

    So not actually 1:20 refines.

    Just a simple to understand 5% chance each time you refine independent from the last 3 or last 100.
  • SirAndy
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    Since ZOS RNG isn't actually real RNG, it's easy to figure out the pattern (yes, there is a pattern).

    A simple search on these forums will give you hints on what to look for, all the way back to the beta days ...
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    Edited by SirAndy on January 21, 2017 10:42PM
  • helediron
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    SirAndy wrote: »
    Since ZOS RNG isn't actually real RNG, it's easy to figure out the pattern (yes, there is a pattern).

    A simple search on these forums will give you hints on what to look for, all the way back to the beta days ...
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    If ZOS uses the simplest pRNG there are about four billion patterns to figure out. Easy, right...

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  • Micstar
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    I just sell mats raw. When I do refine them, I don't notice any difference.
  • Vonovosi
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    I haven't noticed any difference in which way I refine
    I do not refine matts until I have large stacks, at least 1500 of each. Couple of months age, when IT launched I had combined about 60k+ unrefined matts. It took me about 3 hours over 2 sessions to refine them all.
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