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    Merc leveling glitch?

    I'm slowly starting to play again, sticking with my 1.10 install since that's what I know but using a 1.11 .d2s file to gain the new runewords. I've been playing a fireball sorc (my first real caster ever), and got into act 2 and picked up a defensive aura town guard at lvl 12. I proceeded to kill Radament, and when I got back to town I noticed he hadn't levelled, which I thought was weird. So I noted his exp, with 260,260 left before lvl 13, and went and killed some stuff. EXP didn't even budge. Hmm, weird. He's not getting EXP for my kills. So I make sure he gets some on his own. Nothing. I strip his gear (two pieces of Sigons and a Razortine) and repeat the process. Nothing. Exit the game, start a new one...still nothing. What is going on? Is it a failure of 1.10 to deal with the new merc auto-leveller when you buy a merc in 1.11? I didn't think that was in the .d2s, and I don't recall having had this problem previously...




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    what was you level? Mercs maximun level is equal to yours(or yours -1, don't know for sure), so this could be the problem




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    Quote Originally Posted by SpiritMongeR
    what was you level? Mercs maximun level is equal to yours(or yours -1, don't know for sure), so this could be the problem
    When the level of your merc is equal to your character level, the merc stops to receive experience points.

    But I don't think that that's his problem. Because I wouldn't think he would be level 12 upon entering ACT2.




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    Quote Originally Posted by LynKyle
    When the level of your merc is equal to your character level, the merc stops to receive experience points.

    But I don't think that that's his problem. Because I wouldn't think he would be level 12 upon entering ACT2.
    I thought it was strange too, but it could be possible if you don't play P8




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    I played P8 the whole way, I think I was around lvl 21 or 22.




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    I'm not a programmer, so I'm speaking from limited technical experience here, but seeing how merc leveling was changed in 1.11, it seems possible that your hybrid install borked the mercs.

    Edit: I re-read the first post, so I guess it wasn't one of the hybrid installs people were trying early on. I was confused by the mention of using the runewords. Wouldn't any runewords from 1.11 be ith in 1.10? (I know that runewords made in 1.11 RWM work in 1.11 Vanilla, but I'm pretty sure this doesn't extend to 1.10.)




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