also, for 38/28, why arent you taking crest mastery? the 3% magical dmg reduction isnt worth it?
wouldnt that 2% still help? but then again, 10% (even 6, 2/5, or 4% idk), would add more to Soul sickness, for little bigger self heals/dot dmg.
i like the 38/22 build, but is it really better then a rv/paly/wl build, with CtE, hk crystal, and the other goodies (going 18wl vs 16), like cutting, that u would pass up?
it seems like the 22vk build doesnt give much more mitigation the WL, since you can get 5% armor, 5% dodge,block, or parry (2 of those maybe), and inc calls. idk how its all mashed together, additive or multiplicative, but, 22VK doesnt seem strong anymore. i would only have a spec with VK if i need purge, to be honest. aoe threat is no prob without surge atm, its a joke
I still think 44 Reaver is looking pretty good with the Shroud of Entropy cooldown.
The final reason I didn't add Crest Mastery is because I do not know if it is 2% or 3%. It lists as 3%, but their patch notes said it was decreased to 2%. I haven't tested it. Therefore, the increase in Death/DoT damage was what I went with for the spec. I will change it to have Crest Mastery on the basis that it is still 3%. This brings the 38RV specs to 58% self-buffed before Resistance and 63% with tenacity before Resisance.
in terms of comparing 38rv/28vk (which i meant for previous posts), to a 38rv, 18wl, 10pal spec, is it that much better? i see previously you said 38/28 is max mitigation with Tenacity, but why wouldnt other specs benefit from it as well? for 1/2% mitigation, i really wouldnt mind passing that up for the other utility that i personally like to have.
A sad spec is 51PL which only hits 77% Passive mitigation WITH tenacity, in the given stat setup in the HK-PTS tab.
This is the comparison in my HK-PTS spreadsheet:
Passive Physical Damage Mitigation:
RV/VK - 85.29% with tenacity
RV/WL/PL - 84.33%
Average Physical Damage Mitigation:
RV/VK - 92.77% with tenacity
RV/WL/PL - 93.42% with WL synergy
Magic Damage Reduction:
RV/VK - 63.08% with tenacity
RV/WL/PL - 58.08%
ah ok, i see, thanks for clarifying that for me. So with those numbers, 38/16/12 is worse off, although would be used for Cutting debuff, otherwise 38/28 is better physical/magical mitigation, but brings no debuffs (although has a purge, which is handy). Also, makes us use either VK/Reaver crystal, which both suck, for spec with less then 44
Last edited by Redrowen; 11-13-2011 at 03:06 AM.
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