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[Spell] How to: Free up ability slots on this builder hero

Discussion in 'World Editor Help Zone' started by Setokaiva, Aug 1, 2016.

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  1. Setokaiva

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    How many times do 8 abilities go into only 6 ability slots? Far too much. x_x And to be honest, it's giving me a frustrating time. I could probably figure this one out on my own, but since I've had luck here before, I thought I'd ask around the Hive again for some help.

    Here's the context. Everything seems fine with this builder hero I have, right up to the point where his passive abilities that he learns to unlock new construction options (he has 3 of these passives for 3 types of buildings) each take up a slot on the command card, and do absolutely nothing except sit there. I want to free up at least some of those slots, but I don't know how.

    I tried using the Spell Book ability, but that doesn't work with hero abilities. I thought about turning the structure abilities into unit-type ones so they'd fit in a spellbook, but then I wouldn't be able to gain ranks in those abilities using skill points. I glossed over available GUI triggers but didn't find a "hide ability" one. Since removing the ability from the hero upon leveling it up would make it impossible to learn any new ranks to improve one of his 3 structure abilities... I'm kind of in a bind as to what my options are, here.

    What I'm looking for is a way to either condense these abilities to free up ability slots, or hide them from view because they just do nothing but sit there anyway. Am I not seeing something, here? Do one of you fine fellows have an idea that'll help me out of this bind? If so, I'd really appreciate it. And I'll gladly answer any questions you may have. Thanks!
     
  2. Dr Super Good

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    Base the passives off passives which have no icon. Several item abilities are like that.
     
  3. vuakudo

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    The "Attribute Bonus" ability has a "Hide - Icon" field or use "Channel" ability with "Visible" unchecked
     
  4. Setokaiva

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    Thanks, this is exactly what I needed! Works like a charm.
     
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    I think there is also a way to remove/hide certain basic abilities like patrol or hold position. Should probably google that tho
     
  6. XiiaOYanG12

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    Add an ability like devotion aura to a spell book and give it to your hero, then disable the spell book for the hero. Then, the aura's icon wont show but it still has the aura's effect too
     
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