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CarverUpqik wrote:me and my friend did some tests and i invaded him with the blue eye orb (i was 70) and he was 125 so i think that the rules only apply when theres someone in human form in range in the area if not they will pair you with whoever is around

Hmm... I finally got around to doing a bunch more testing and couldn't replicate this. I'm thinking it may have been a glitch or some kind of error was made.

I now have quite a large sample size to support my original formula for the Blue Eye Orb. 

This isn't all the data I have, just the most recent... I picked a new level I hadn't done before (90), which predicted that level 109 would be the max level I could invade. I found exactly that, and given the popularity of the SL 120 - 125 PvP range, I surely should have invaded up to those levels at some point if it were possible. With over 100 hosts logged, I've hit level 109 a couple times but never higher.

souls dropped by host | their level (x's = repeat occurrences):

339 - 23
427 - 26 x
458 - 27
490 - 28 x
556 - 30 x
701 - 34 x
740 - 35
821 - 37
950 - 40
995 - 41 x
1089 - 43
1290 - 47 x
1397 - 49 xx
1453 - 50 xx
1510 - 51 x
1568 - 52 x
1627 - 53 x
1688 - 54
1749 - 55
1812 - 56 x
1942 - 58
2009 - 59 xx
2077 - 60 xx
2147 - 61
2290 - 63
2439 - 65 xxx
2593 - 67 xxx
2672 - 68 x
2753 - 69
2918 - 71
3003 - 72 x
3178 - 74
3358 - 76
3451 - 77
3640 - 79 x
3737 - 80 x
3936 - 82 x
4038 - 83
4142 - 84 x
4247 - 85 xx
4353 - 86
4912 - 91
5029 - 92 x
5147 - 93 x
5268 - 94 xxx
5390 - 95 xxx
5639 - 97
5766 - 98 xx
5895 - 99 xx
6026 - 100 xxxxxxx
6159 - 101 xx
6293 - 102 xxxxx
6430 - 103 x
6568 - 104 x
6850 - 106 xx
6993 - 107
7139 - 108 x
7287 - 109 x
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#32
I stumbled across something I found very interesting because I've see a lot of theories on the subject of level range for darkmoon invasions.  However, I've never seen anything as definitive or precise as this:

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The Darkmoon Blade Covenant ring uses two different formulae to find the highest and lowest levels of its range. It can invade other players within co-op range upwards, but it can invade downwards using x - (50 + 0.2x), where x = the invader's level. This means a level 100 player can invade the levels of 30 through 120.

That formula can be found on the pages for both items: covenant ring, blue eye orb. It appears this is a fairly new discovery, if it's true.  BTW, assuming the decimals are cut off as usual, the lowest SL that couldn't invade an SL 1 would be SL 64.
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That is correct, I wrote that myself and forgot to edit the OP here! I'll do that in a second.

Sin impacting the level range was disproven, through extensive testing using very different methods (by myself, and also by someone else with a friend on PC). Post number 12 in this thread mentions it.

It is surprisingly just a fixed level range based on the invader's level after all. It's minus "50 + 20%".

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Whoops, forgot to address the rounding. You're exactly right about the rounding and calculation. Level 63 Darkmoon can invade level 1, but Level 64 can't.

For those who may be unaware, the way the level range rounding works is that the decimal place is always truncated (or rounded down), before the rest of the calculation is made.

For example, a level 49 player trying to find out their range uses +/- 14, because the "10 + 10%" of the formula is actually just "10 + 4", not "10 + 4.9".

So in the case you mentioned, 20% of 64 is 12.8 That gets rounded down to 12, and then 50 is added to it. You get 62, and 64 - 62 = 2.

I just edited this into the 'general' section of the OP as well.

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#34
Great work man, really impressive stuff working all this out.
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I've finally bucked up and put this on the "Online Play" Page of the wiki. Thanks for the information Image
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#36
Thanks! I noticed a couple errors though, a few of them had the "-" minus sign truncated when it got copied over, so the formulas don't quite make sense. I think this happened on the Red Sign Soapstone, Red Eye Orb, and Cat Covenant Ring.

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#37
To bad the blue orb still works like the red ones autistic half cousin. At level 100, I can only get it to work 1 out of 15 times in Sen's Funhouse in the middle of the day. My level 200 can get it to work the same amount of times in the Oolicile Township. why hasn't FROM fixed this shiznit yet?

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#38
The only place my blue eye orb seemed to actually work 1 out of 3 times was in the painted world for some odd reason. Had a sl 135 darkmoon and it invaded there better than anywhere else consistantly
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#40
This was really helpful I might give a second go at getting darkmoon blade.
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