Eagle Eyes vs Throwing Stars

Someone knows if the skill Eagle Eyes (any target counts as being 6 squares closer) synergies well with Shurikens? These have notoriously low range. Will this actually increase the range of the thrown weapon (but desperately inaccurate at that new range)? Or make it more accurate at normal range? I need to invest 3 skill points to get there with my Skaven team (2 for Blackpowder Mastery, a necessary prerequisite that I don’t otherwise need, obviously, since I’ll be Throwing Stars). And I want to know before I spend my hard earned experience on something that may just be totally pointless. Thanks! ;)
 

CzaRus

Major
It increases range of sight, so you can spot bad guys nore easily, and makes yer weapons preform better at their range, but does not increase it. Always worth a skill point.
 
It increases range of sight, so you can spot bad guys nore easily, and makes yer weapons preform better at their range, but does not increase it. Always worth a skill point.
But is it worth 2 or 3 skill points? Two in the case of my Assassin (starts with a pip in Blackpowder Training), and 3 for all Verminkins.
 

Erkebrand

Major
Your range of vision affects the percentage of success on hitting targets? That's new to me, I thought it was depending just from the BS, enemy range, and weapons range. If this is true, more initiative will give marksman more accuracy doesn't it?
 
Your range of vision affects the percentage of success on hitting targets? That's new to me, I thought it was depending just from the BS, enemy range, and weapons range. If this is true, more initiative will give marksman more accuracy doesn't it?
Initiative don help with your chance of hiting target
but eagla eays make that your enamy is counted as 6 squares closer , so it improve your chance of hiting target
 
Actually, range DOES help. Look at item 1.d., under Ranged on the Combat Mechanics page : https://forums.legendary-games.com/index.php?threads/guide-to-combat-mechanics.6729/

So, target 7 squares away will be treated as 1 square away, and the hit chances should thus be higher (and also damage, because it is a derivative of the hit%).

Initiative doesn’t affect combat range at all. It simply is a check roll to reveal hidden units (this check is modified by Lantern). Whether range affects the chances of this check, like it does for ranged hit%, is something I don’t know. But Perception and Hide skills double or halve the range at which such a check is at all possible (while Eagle Eyes would at +6 to that range, after multipliers).
 

Erkebrand

Major
So, target 7 squares away will be treated as 1 square away, and the hit chances should thus be higher (and also damage, because it is a derivative of the hit%).
I tried this time ago and it was not like this, I mean, I I tried with a skaven pistolier time ago, and before checked the chance of impact on a enemy at a range of 4 squares, then unlock the skill, test again in the same condition and nothing changed, just the same percentage. I think it's just for spotting enemies 6, I may test again but it's not working as you guys say I think.
 
I tried this time ago and it was not like this, I mean, I I tried with a skaven pistolier time ago, and before checked the chance of impact on a enemy at a range of 4 squares, then unlock the skill, test again in the same condition and nothing changed, just the same percentage. I think it's just for spotting enemies 6, I may test again but it's not working as you guys say I think.
Thanks. I’ll eventually test it anyway, and will post the results here and archive them on the wiki, so people will know in the future. Anyway, for now, I decided my Skaven need more Initiative. I had a couple of though fights today, and all because I wasn’t the one to go all first.
 

Perl Fisher

Corporal
Someone knows if the skill Eagle Eyes (any target counts as being 6 squares closer) synergies well with Shurikens?
I tried Eagle Eyes with Reikland pistoliers, and it made no difference on chance to hit. A target counted as being 6 squares closer would make a huge difference to a pistol wielder, but I didn’t see any, and I think either the skill or the description is broken. I don’t know if it works with long guns, but I would bet it doesn’t with shurikens.
 

Mork

Major
Halflings only need Bow Mastery to get Eagle Eyes.
For a longer period of time I run two halflings, one with and one without Eagle Eyes.
The one with Eagle Eyes didn't perform better than the one without (both using slings).
 
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