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Power pips

AuthorMessage
Survivor
Aug 08, 2013
3
Hi!
I have a question: How does the game calculate the basic chanse of getting power pip?

Geographer
Sep 19, 2013
839
It generates a random number from 1 to 100. If your power pip chance is greater than or equal to the chosen number, you get a power pip. If not, you get a white pip, commonly referred to as a "noob" pip.

Survivor
Feb 14, 2010
19
Starting at level ten, your character gains a base power pip chance percentage. This percentage indicates, on average, how many power pips your character will receive in battle (e.g., 12% indicates 12 power pips gained per 100 rounds). As your character levels up, his/her base power pip chance percentage increases (and eventually maxes out at 40% at grandmaster). You can also equip gear, wands, pets, etc. to boost this percentage and/or gain additional power pips.

Archon
Sep 17, 2012
4162
Robobot1747 on Jun 14, 2014 wrote:
It generates a random number from 1 to 100. If your power pip chance is greater than or equal to the chosen number, you get a power pip. If not, you get a white pip, commonly referred to as a "noob" pip.
That makes no sense. It should be the opposite. If it's LESSER than or equal is when it would be a power pip. Base power pip chance without gear from level 50+ is 40%, meaning 1-40 = power pip and 41-100 = white pip.

Survivor
Aug 08, 2013
3
I'm understand this but I want to know that how does the game calculate the basic chance what u can boost up with cloths etc.

Geographer
Sep 19, 2013
839
seethe42 on Jun 15, 2014 wrote:
That makes no sense. It should be the opposite. If it's LESSER than or equal is when it would be a power pip. Base power pip chance without gear from level 50+ is 40%, meaning 1-40 = power pip and 41-100 = white pip.
You read it wrong. If the random number generator spits out an 88 and you have a 90% pip chance, then you get a power pip, because your pip chance is greater than that. If it spits out a 92, you get a noob pip. You are saying that the greater your power pip chance is, the less likely you are to get a power pip.
@Vadlo: It's just a number that starts at 10% at level 10 and goes up to 40% at level 50. Look up the level chart on the wiki. I don't think there's any real formula.

Archon
Sep 17, 2012
4162
Vadlo on Jun 16, 2014 wrote:
I'm understand this but I want to know that how does the game calculate the basic chance what u can boost up with cloths etc.
http://www.wizard101central.com/wiki/Basic:Level_Chart

It goes up with levels to a max of 40% chance. Gear with +* add to that chance.