Mistress Melphina wrote:
The raider's +2 enhances
trick triple attack damage through the set bonus
+2 Raider's head/vest/legs with homam feet and bullwhip belt give you capped haste, allowing you to full time the +2 raider's hands with no haste penalty and loosing the triple attack enhancement from only one piece.
As more and more people finish their AF3+2, it'll eventually be a very good thing for us to try and find out, if possible, what the proc rate is on the AF3 set bonus.
Set bonus being: Occasionally triples the damage of the 2nd and 3rd hits of a triple-attack. Minimum requirement: 2 pieces equipped. Damage proc-rate increases as you equip more pieces.
I can attempt a preliminary estimate of how much the set bonus can increase our dmg.
If we're using Banalty's RAW POWAAA build (RR, Dark Depths, Alpha and Omega), /nin and we're lucky enough to have all of brutal, AF3+2 head, and Epona's Ring, Twilight Belt, and Atheling mantle, then unless I'm mistaken we'll have a total of 26% Triple Attack and 13% Double Attack. (100 - 13)*(1 + 0.26*2) + 13*2 = 158.24
. A lot sexier than our pre-abyssea 124/100 hits. Out of hat, 100 will be a single attack, a first hit of a double attack, or a first hit of a triple attack. 13 will be the 2nd hit of a double attack. And 45.24 will be the 2nd and 3rd hit of a triple attack.
The 2nd and 3rd hits of our triple attacks will comprise 45.24/158.24 of all of our hits, or ~28.6%.
Therefore 28.6% of our total hits would have a chance of having their damage tripled. If equipping the full set caused the proc rate to be 50%, then the set bonus is raising our damage by (100 - 28.6) + 28.6*(3*0.5 + 1*0.5). Incidentally enough, equaling a 28.6% increase in damage.
So this formula can be used to check again for the damage increase when/if we find the proc rates of the Raider's set depending on how many pieces you have equipped. (100 - x) + x*(3*y + 1*[1 - y]), where 'x' is the "% of our total hits that are triple attacks" and 'y' is the "proc rate."
Knowing the % dmg contribution that the set bonus is giving us will help math geeks make future gear decisions. Such as Raider's hands vs Dusk+1, Raider's feet vs homam, or Full Raider's + Bullwhip/Twilight vs 3/5 Raider's + Nusku's, etc.