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Eucarid
Amarr
Imperial Dreams
Curatores Veritatis Alliance
Posted - 2005.04.06 19:14:00 - [1]
 

I'm doing L2 agent missions. I saw that the negotiation skill says: 5% additional pay for agent missions.

I trained this skill. For exactly one mission after training, I saw a boost to the agent pay, and after that nothing. How do I know? Well, the base pay always seems rounded off: 43000 or 55000 or something like that. If you add 5% you always get numbers that are not well rounded. The above would become 45150 and 57750 for instance. Like I said, I saw exactly one of these unrounded figures after training Negotiation and then they went back to being well rounded.

Sorry if this has been asked, but I can't find a search mechanism on this forum, and I looked back several pages manually for something.

Does anyone know if this skill is broken?

SirSpectre
Gallente
Harbingers Of Destruction
Posted - 2005.04.06 19:26:00 - [2]
 

AFAIK, It works fine. I have it trained to 3 and i get all the bonuses. It may not say it in the Mission description, but check your wallet journal, the correct ammount should show up.

RollinDutchMasters
Gallente
Ordnance Delivery Services Inc.
Posted - 2005.04.06 20:39:00 - [3]
 

Negotiation gives you 5 EQ per level. This indirectly increases income.

Weston McArthur
Black Reign
FATAL Alliance
Posted - 2005.04.06 21:05:00 - [4]
 

You have to keep in mind that agent pay-out is part random, part statistical, and part base number. Some missions just generally pay better than others, but you won't get the same amount every time. I will say that I have noticed it works, and it does what it statistically should (increase effective quality by five points) at the very least. Keep in mind a lot of descriptions are cryptic or "laymen's terms" and should not be taken as the word of God all the time. Point-in-case being that this skill increases EQ, which in-turn increases payouts.

Biohit
Amarr
Biohit Corp
Posted - 2005.04.20 14:21:00 - [5]
 

Best way to see, how great Negotiation works, is to works with R&D agents. you WILL notice the difference. :)

Joshua Foiritain
Gallente
Coreli Corporation
Naraka.
Posted - 2005.04.20 18:05:00 - [6]
 

Ive got it at level 5, it indeed does work Smile


 

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