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Summoner or tamer

Budz

Neophyte
On a purely pvm farming toon. Which is better or are they relatively on the same level for gold an hour? I started with bard for now but want to eventually move too one of those templates.
 

Laughing Skull

Apprentice
The UO Outlands staff have done an incredible job of balancing end game templates here. Both of those templates can easily haul in the gold. Dexer, Bard, Tamer and Mage are all pretty evenly balanced and which one happens to be slightly on top (regarding GPH) really depends on what was patched most recently.

Try to look into other differences each template has to offer and determine which is more important to you. GPH is not a good indicator of which template to play unless you want to chase FOTM templates ever patch. In which case, no one knows how this taming/summoner overhaul is going to land, so to answer the FOTM question we need to wait a little bit longer.
 

Budz

Neophyte
Since the seem to both close to each other which, I was hoping for. I will take your advice in look into each and decide which sounds more fun.
 

Laughing Skull

Apprentice
Since the seem to both close to each other which, I was hoping for. I will take your advice in look into each and decide which sounds more fun.
Definitely a good idea. If you want to progress towards end game PvM you will want to stick with that one character and unlock echoes if you ever feel like switching it up in PvM.... so keep that in mind. But you will eventually invest in tomes, codex, aspect suit, chain, and chain links. You will really want to make sure your doing this all on a character you enjoy playing.

I always recommend messing around on test for a couple weeks. Play the different templates, see how they all operate, get a basic understanding. Rather waste a couple weeks on test doing that than months on live.
 

Budz

Neophyte
I will take a look only reason I am leaning more toward tamer is the diversity of pets in comparison to summoner.