Talk:Air of Superiority

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I'm better than you.....68.226.80.7 04:09, 19 August 2007 (UTC)

Hahaha, what is this you speak? Lies you've told yourself, I assure you. Run along now, big people are talking. --J. Dublin--The preceding unsigned comment was added by User:75.74.114.132 .
so... who exactly posted all of the info for these skills? --Lou-SaydusUser Lou-Saydus Hail Storm.jpg 05:11, 31 August 2007 (UTC)
Dunno but I can confirm that the skill's description is exactly the same, i just got it. Gonna do some testing of what the "benefits" are. --Adul 21:12, 1 September 2007 (UTC)

Hmm so far I haven't encountered any benefits... however my character says idle quotes each time i kill while it's on me... these include: "You're no match for my brains!" "Knowledge is power!" "Kneel before your master!" "Mwahahah!" and things like that. ^^ --Adul 21:35, 1 September 2007 (UTC)

On GWO someone mentioned that supposedly one random effect is to recharge your skills. I have not had a chance to test it, or see if that effect is linked to one of the sayings. --Ravious 22:28, 1 September 2007 (UTC)
Noticed few bonuses so far: recharge all skills, +5 energy, +50 health and double xp. --BuGi 09:46, 2 September 2007 (UTC)
Auto Brag ftw! make this a pvp skill... id bring this to pvp even if it didnt do anything, it just bragged 17:37, 21 December 2007 (UTC)

Benefits[edit]

I added a table for the benfits and included an activation chance section as well, since i'd assume the more powerful ones are less common, although the percent chance will need testing to see if they actually vary. I don't have this skill available just yet, otherwise i'd do it myself. (The table could also probably use a better word for the name than "effect", but I hesitate on calling it a shout or anything of that sort). -- Txzeenath 04:52, 3 September 2007 (UTC)

I've been running with the skill and think you are probably right about some being less common than others. "Is There Anything I Can't Do?" seems quite rare, ""Buwahahaha!", "You're No Match for My Brains!" seem equally common. Unscientific guesstimating, of course. --Drekmonger 22:26, 4 September 2007 (UTC)
I get lots of "Knowlegde is Power!" and "Buwahahaha!" when i'm doing Graven runs in Sulfurous Waste (I kill like 20 gravens in 10 seconds). --81.229.153.29 16:18, 20 September 2007 (UTC)

Activation[edit]

It should be noted that this skill does not activate as a stance does, you cannot used it when you are knocked down, using another skill, or moving. --Lou-SaydusUser Lou-Saydus Hail Storm.jpg 22:17, 4 September 2007 (UTC)

I've noted that as a bug instead. It says "skill" yet it acts as a spell... That shouldn't happen. FelixCarter User FelixCarter Sig.png 09:13, 22 September 2007 (UTC)
Indeed, in the description it says it is a "skill", but if you try to use it on a target with Vow of Silence, it will fail as it will be considered a "spell". 201.37.45.159 00:35, 25 September 2007 (UTC)

Weirdest skill ever...[edit]

  • you get one of 5 diffrent effects
    • with diffrent percentual changes
    • you say some random quotes depending on the thing you got
    • one of them gives XP...

ZerphatalkThe Improver 18:40, 2 January 2008 (UTC)

Dungeons[edit]

Does it work in dungeons other then CoF and Snowmen?

Its a PvE skill... It works anywhere in PvE. Justin6 User Justing6 Justing6 siggypic.png 13:58, 3 October 2008 (UTC)
But I don't think that Snowmen give XP when killed... Paddymew 10:39, 17 May 2009 (UTC)


if low enough level they do, my hero's have lvled in there. Materia user 23:41, 4 September 2009 (UTC)

Um. The correct grammar for that is heroes. and yeah way late reply to this but it'll work anywhere in PvE that you get exp. duh. personn5User Personn5 sig.jpg 23:44, 4 September 2009 (UTC)
Very late reply but No, it will not work for Snowmen. Even in HM you don't receive exp. 76.6.79.104 22:25, 22 October 2009 (UTC)

Anomaly...[edit]

...Isn't really an anomaly. I mean, by all technical definition, you still gaining EXP when you receive 0 EXP, your just receiving 0. Axel Zinfandel 17:14, 19 May 2008 (UTC)

It was a bug (see Game updates/20080807). Now fixedCrimmastermind 02:30, 8 August 2008 (UTC)

does stack with scrolls[edit]

I was doing a quick farming run at North Kryta Province in HM by farming the Tengu. When I killed one Tengu with the Scroll of Hero's Insight, I got around 504exp. When "Kneel before your master!" was triggered, I got around 588exp, so it does stack with insight scrolls despite the exp up get isn't much.--Dark Paladin X 02:19, 26 June 2008 (UTC)

Bug[edit]

This doesn't actually activate once per kill as the description claims. For example, if you kill five enemies at the very same moment, you will only benefit from one "shout" as opposed to 5 benefit "shouts."

Tengu[edit]

Does anyone know the Tengu and other bird-man-things duplicate the "shouts" that a character under AoS uses? I'll test it later if I get a chance/remember to. Cedave 21:05, 5 August 2008 (UTC)

Tengu's Mimicry--75.94.77.148 22:14, 28 August 2008 (UTC)

Usefulness in Normal PvE?[edit]

I want to hear some comments about using this in simple PvE. Grinding, questing, etc. This excludes farming. I was just looking at the skill today and looked at all the benefits:
Gain 5 energy: This one, might be helpful. But this zealous or energy management this might do little to nothing for you.
Healed for 50 health: I don't exactly see 50 points as "make or break".
Double XP gained: Really, how important is this at all?
Recharge all skills: I think along the lines of Melee classes, cooldowns are not that demanding so what use is having only 1-3 skills instantly recharge that were going to come back in a second anyway?
All conditions removed from self: Maybe good for condition areas (obviously), but what about the areas that aren't so much?
It's a neat skill but is it optimal for bringing in a normal PvE build?-- User Vanguard VanguardLogo.pnganguard 03:22, 23 October 2008 (UTC)

No. I saw it on an ele a long time ago and thought "hey, bringing this on a savannah heat build would be pretty cool to get around long recharges." Problem was, I only got the recharge like once every 10 minutes, which was really not worth it. The 5 energy was kind of a joke (eles have great emanagement as it is), the pitiful heal is only good for countering vamp weapons, and the extra exp gain... yeah. I stopped bringing it pretty quickly. It might be good on a warrior (lol), but for caster classes there are better options. -Auron 03:26, 23 October 2008 (UTC)
It's only a great skill for elite areas or just areas with many foes.. Urgoz Warren and The Deep for example. Otherwise i'd go for assasin's promise --User Karasu sig.png Karasu (talk) 00:49, 1 December 2008 (UTC)
I use it for recharging skills with long recharge like Seed of Life, Aegis. Double xp is good for removing DP faster. 5 Energy is not bad, but recharging e-management skills helps more. Other bonuses are not that important. It's not elite like Assasin's Promise and can be kept constantly even with 0 asuran rank. Matek 13:35, 16 January 2009 (UTC)
This skill is even better than AP: can 't be removed, don't need a chosen target (ANY died foes in range will trigger it) can be constantly upkeep even at low Asrank and the recharge-skill condition is ~1 per fight (1 chance over 10foes) which is great.

Use it on an N, El for Nuking balls, or on a Monk for Healing sead spamming, on a Rt for spirit overflow. It does rock! 88.141.115.212 20:05, 18 March 2009 (UTC)

I love this skill, atm I'm using it in my MQSC build (MoMe RoJ&Cry), it roxx. But yeah ofc preferably in areas/runs where a lot of foes die one by one. But that is exactly how our MQSC team build is built --User_talk:DewdropPepper - Dewdrop talk 14:15, 24 May 2009 (UTC)

If you're runing echo elite with Vanguard assassin, youc an get as many as four sins out. I'd have 3 out usually at least whenever it triggered. Combined with an Asuran Summons it's trick.--76.28.229.121 23:31, 12 June 2009 (UTC)

Trivia[edit]

The trivia is nonsencial as usual. Most of those quotes are used all around the english speaking world. 145.94.74.23 08:29, 30 October 2008 (UTC)


How do you think they became used or common across the world? Television.

Percentages[edit]

The Percentages Don't Seem Right To me, I been Getting "Is There Anything I Can't Do?" Recharge all skills 10% a lot more than "Buwahahaha!" All conditions removed from self 30% maybe they are all balanced? Or or do i just have odd luck? 72.88.66.109 23:13, 19 March 2009 (UTC)

Yea, I keep getting "Is there anything I can't do" 5 times in a row, which is really weird. -- StimpsonJKat 17:17, 1 May 2009 (UTC)
And I never get ecto drops, now move along gentlemen. You don't automatically get a 6 on a six-sided die every sixth roll... Paddymew 10:42, 17 May 2009 (UTC)
never heard that one before, lol--Mor Dred 1622 06:01, 12 June 2009 (UTC)

I ran it in blackride Den (VQ)and the kills seemed to stream better there, it came out maybe roughly a little more than ten percent. When I went Skree farming in Vabbi however, I cleared over 120 of them and it only activated 3-4 times--perhaps that's still on track with the percent I dunno. In the Former I was with another player (duo) in the latter I was solo H/H.

Bug?[edit]

Used this skill on an Ursan bar, and when I got "Is There Anything I Can't Do?", Ursan didn't recharge, though my other skills did. Is this a bug, or intended? --Gah_ 15:26, 2 July 2009 (UTC)

User Gah My Name Cant Fi Air of Superiority bug.jpg--Gah_ 15:31, 2 July 2009 (UTC)
It might be intended, but you can always file a bug report and they'll tell you one way or another. Freedom Bound 15:34, 2 July 2009 (UTC)

Knowledge is power[edit]

I thought they had some sayings from pinky and the brain in this too or was that just vekk with the voice of the guy - being the guy who played brain on that pinky and the brain show during Animaniacs?

knowledge is power is a really really old expression. even older than the Animaniacs Roflmaomgz 00:26, 14 April 2010 (UTC)

Other Skills with no activation times that must be activated separately[edit]

I've seen two or three referring to 'unlike other skills with no activation times,...' but each seems to think it's the only one different from the rest. For now should we just collect them somewhere? Feral Aggression has no activation time but claims a pause. 98.111.220.242 04:13, 4 July 2010 (UTC)

This seems as good a place as any to gather them, then. When we have done so, we can write a note that will serve for all of them, and replace each one's superiority complex. Do you remember any others? I can't think of any with this specific syndrome off the top of my head. | 72 User 72 Truly Random.jpg | 13:36, 4 July 2010 (UTC)
Asuran Scan also has no activation time but can't be activated during skills and has a pause. These three are Skills or Hexes with no cast time but aren't shouts or stances so I'm going to check the other ones of such that I know of and have unlocked (even if it isn't consistent, may as well check). 98.111.220.242 13:54, 19 July 2010 (UTC) (forgot to sign earlier)
Feel No Pain and Never Rampage Alone don't cause or require neither a pause nor aftercast delay. The same is true for both Riposte skills but that's more expectable. However, Inspirational Speech is listed as a Skill in the same situation as Air, Scan, and Aggression. The only other no-cast-time hexes are monster skills and there aren't any Enchantments with no cast time. What about Dolyak Signet or Signet of Mystic Speed? Can they be activated while moving? And I can't find a full list of non-enchantment non-hex spells that I can organize by casting time :/ 98.111.220.242 13:54, 19 July 2010 (UTC)
Tripleposting... but Activation time says that Dolyak Signet and Signet of Mystic Speed both seem to work the same as the other four--can't be activated when you couldn't cast a spell. 98.111.220.242 03:02, 21 July 2010 (UTC) (late sign, but at least I'm consistent)
Found another by chance: http://wiki.guildwars.com/wiki/Protector's_Defense

Kneel before your master![edit]

This is a line from the 1987 film Masters of the Universe, in the scene where Skeletor gains the power of the universe from through the Great Eye of Eternia. Yay, my first edit here. Added to main page. Daione 23:18, 7 July 2010 (UTC)

I suppose so, even though on Google "Kneel Before Your Master!" is 22 000 hits and "Kneel Before Your Master!" universe is 334. | 72 User 72 Truly Random.jpg | 01:16, 8 July 2010 (UTC)

Jerkness[edit]

Anyone else think this skill changes you character into a complete ass? What with "Kneel!" and "Buwahahaha!" 76.66.74.147 02:03, 27 December 2010 (UTC)

You mean, your character is acting with an Air of Superiority? G R E E N E R 02:07, 27 December 2010 (UTC)

I could SWEAR[edit]

This used to give benefits even if you gained +0 XP. Am I imagining that?--Ph03n1x 03:52, 29 March 2011 (UTC)

Not since I started playing. It's particularly annoying to discover it in the Secret Lair of the Snowmen, HM.  — Tennessee Ernie Ford (TEF) 04:06, 29 March 2011 (UTC)

Winds of Change asset[edit]

I've never really been fond of this skill, but found it to be a great asset for some of the new Winds of Change content, when you're up against huge groups, some of which do die easily. The recharge allows me to keep Endure Pain up throughout the battle, which really helps a lot. I assume it would be good for any class in a similar situation. Ifm2181 13:44, 10 July 2011 (UTC)