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#1 Feb 25 2011 at 7:48 PM Rating: Decent
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Talking about dual wield and haste always makes my head hurt a little. I have an Iga zukin+2, but I still haven't adjusted my "macros" to account for varying levels of haste buffs. Before I do I was hoping someone could check my math.

To my understanding, to cap delay reduction, the sum of all haste and dual wield must be 80. Is that correct, or is the truth more complicated? Also, is 26% haste in gear actually 25% haste?

My current TP setup is:

Iga Zukin+2    lolPeacock     Suppa         Brutal 
Nin Chainmail  Koga/dusk      Rajas         garbage 
Aethling       Twilight       Iga+1         Iga+1/Ballerines


25% actual haste and 50 total DW, putting my 5 points below delay reduction cap.



When under the effect of Victory March, but not haste:

Iga Zukin+2    lolPeacock     Suppa         Brutal 
Loki/iga       Koga/dusk      Rajas         garbage 
Aethling       Twilight       Iga+1         Iga+1/Ballerines


For 36% haste and 45 DW, capping delay-.



When under the haste spell, I could switch to:

Iga Zukin+2    lolPeacock     Fenrir/aesir  Brutal 
Loki/iga       Koga/dusk      Rajas         garbage 
Aethling       Twilight       Iga+1         Iga+1/Ballerines


For 40% haste and 40 DW, capping delay-.



And since I have no head options which are better for TP than Iga Zukin +2, no amount of spell haste above 15% is worth adjusting for. Did I make any mistakes?
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#2 Feb 27 2011 at 3:25 PM Rating: Decent
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You have made a mistake in how you combined haste and dual wield. Delay reduction is calculated by multiplying dual wield and haste, not by adding them.

You can use this equation (1-(1-dual wield%)*(1-haste%)) to give your total delay reduction.

For example in the first case you gave with 25% haste and 50% dual wield you would have:

(1-(1-0.50)*(1-0.25))=0.625 or 62.5%

This leaves you still a ways from the cap. Just as a FYI though you need 60% haste to cap delay reduction when you have 50% dual wield.

Edited, Feb 27th 2011 2:27pm by Llu
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