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#454 Aug 30 2012 at 1:06 PM Rating: Good
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This week I finally hit a full-time 50% Double Attack rate when /war:
Praxidikai 11%
Parazonium+3 10%
Brutal earring 5%
Mirke Wardecors 2%
Nomkahpa mittens 3%
Epona's ring 3%
Ambuscade ring 1%
Atheling mantle 3%
Twilight belt 2%
/war 10%

I know Saber Dance overwrites the /war bonus. I have my relic pants +2.5'd for the SD bonus. I have either 4 or 5 Saber Dance merits... don't recall at the moment, but I think if it's 4 I'll trade my last point of Closed Position in the very near future to make it 5. Once it's 5, my SD bonus ought to be 25%-55%, ignoring the /war bonus for a total bonus range of 65%-95% DA while Saber Dancing.

Also I got my noodle kneading license for Cooking so as to make Nero di Seppia (nice for Dynamis and/or farming; haven't really tried using it for other activities yet):
HP +17% (Cap: 130@764 Base HP)
Agility -1
Charisma -1
Dexterity +3
Mind -2
Vitality +2
Double Attack +1%
Store TP +6

Next up:
Cap out my -pdt% set (not nearly as much fun as the DA set), which is currently hovering around 47-48%
Acquire a better +DA body than Mirkes. I've got my eye on Toci's and the Kudzu aketon, but...y'know...VW drop rates. I'd be pleased as punch to get some Neo-Nyzul body and feet, but I'm not really holding my breath there, either. As always, time will tell.
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#455 Aug 30 2012 at 3:58 PM Rating: Good
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Kudzu is actually quite common off Morta, at least relative to other Voidwatch drops. If you want to have fun with a high DA rate, you could consider using some of the Double Attack Atma. You should be able to get up to a 95% base DA rate in Abyssea with the 3x 10% ones:
http://wiki.bluegartr.com/bg/Atma

I know you're just doing this for fun, but AF3+2 body and Rajas Ring are going to be better than Mirke and Ambuscade in almost all situations. Also, you need to use Etoile +2 or Nomkapf but not both (because you can't really cap Haste anymore then).

Edit:
I guess as a personal update, I've scored Khepri Bonnet, 99 Twashtar, and 99 Terpsichore since the last time I posted. I finished augmenting AF2+2 feet/body/legs and am debating whether or not I should do the head (considering I have Khepri now and almost never use Trance).

Wanted:
Hexed Kecks -1
Hexed Jacket -1
They're both Tier 0 level 110 synths that use difficult to obtain ingredients, so I'm not exactly holding my breath.


I look forward to the Meeble Burrow and Salvage V2 stuff and hope that Dancer has some role in those runs. I certainly haven't found a real role for us in other group content at the moment.

Edited, Aug 30th 2012 6:03pm by Byrthnoth
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