I've been using Champion Crawlers in Rolanberry Fields [S], on the hills south of the Maw. They link, but don't agro. They're T-VT at 90 and have Double Attack / Cocooon / Slow. They die really slowly thanks to Cocoon, and we resist slow half the time thanks to our trait. Even if you get slowed, it isn't so bad because it makes them die slower.
I went DNC/WAR with PDT gear (I swear I get more skillups when I don't evade than when I do), dropped my evasion merits, and slapped them around with an OA2-3 Parazonium + Fusetto. Used Aggressor whenever it was up.
SE appears to have changed the skill formulae. Dagger and Evasion cap at 341 (6 skill/level). Even skilling up on VTs exclusively, the last 4-6 levels took a really long time. I might advise people find somewhere else to do the last 4-6 levels.
My friend went from 85 to 90 SAM in about half the time it took me to go from 221 to 241 evasion.
Edited, Dec 7th 2010 12:44pm by Byrthnoth