Tried all above including blink band, memento muffler , opo opo necklace, you name I done it. After being pretty hard killed 5 times in a row I concluded that Maat doesn't adjust his stats to my race ( taru taru ). I've won the fight for a friend on galka with the same strategie I used on taru the first time :(
I got my whm out ( lvl 66 ) only af no belt or mantle and won from the old geezer 1st try, costs 2 yag drinks I synthed myself.
I don't wanna redicule this thread but I'm kinda mad that the difference between races is so huge. I found maat on galka in af unbelievable easy in comparison to maat on taru in completely pimped out gear , food and meds.
I was initially ashamed that I wasn't able to beat him on taru mnk my great love. But seeing how easy it was on galka as mnk and taru as whm I can only conclude that with taru mnk you have such a huge disadvantage that its close to impossible to win. I could have tried more but at 600-700K a run on food, meds and stuff I decided to do it this way.
I am pretty sure Maat copies your stats, though it has yet to be proven beyond a shadow of a doubt. The first time I fought him I put on food before I went in by mistake and he seemed to take alot less dmg from my punches.
I fought him 4 times with my mithra mnk, the first 3 times I thought he was impossible but the 4th I totally smacked him down. He did a grand total of 230 dmg to me and I finished with 1450 hp. So I think luck plays a major role in the fight.
All 4 times my strategy was essentially the same.
- Go in, eat food and pop an au lait
- Sleep to 200 tp (My last run I was getting nervous and went at 150)
- Activate blink band and boost 3-4 times
- Swap in all my melee gear and activate dodge focus and hundred fists.
- Chi blast for 100-200 dmg
- Raging fists, wing, Raging fists
A few things I did learn from my failures though.
1. Avoid doing too much dmg off the bat, or maat WILL pop hundred fists early. I used raging fists > wing > raging fists at the very start of the fight and he totally whooped me. Definitely save it till he uses Hundred fists.
2. Item macros have a habit of not working when you need them. As somebody else suggested, put /item "Vile elixer etc" <me> in every line of the macro.
3. The time limit allows for alot of preparation, so take your time, double check everything again while your in the BC to help calm your nerves.
4. If you have meds use them asap, because once he pops Hundred fists the 1-3 seconds to pop an elixer or potion is going to leave you open to a few hits.
5. Macro everything! And keep your hands on the macros the entire time. This fight goes by so fast you simply don't have time to navigate any menus.