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#1 Jul 01 2010 at 6:03 PM Rating: Decent
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Okay hasanyone noticed a substantial difference in dmg reduction from blocks post 77? is this trait viable for anything or just a toss in to make plds happy? If it does do soemthing do we have any numbers to show how much it blocks; is it -x%, or flat number? Im Still only 75 and have no parser, so for those who are capable of running the numbers i'm sure the plds here would appreciate some info.

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PLD 75
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A Shield in hand protecting what's right,
Through Darkest night may valor shine bright,
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#2 Jul 02 2010 at 4:47 PM Rating: Good
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I'm surprised that no testing has been posted on this trait yet, since I think it could potentially be the most important part of this update for PLDs. Anyone have anything on the shield bonus?
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#3 Jul 03 2010 at 7:50 AM Rating: Decent
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Lv77 PLD as of today and i cannot notice any difference in damage, even outside of Phalanx.
Beyond this place of wrath and tears
Looms but the Horror of the shade,
And yet the menace of the years
Finds, and shall find, me unafraid.

It matters not how strait the gate,
How charged with punishments the scroll.
I am the master of my fate:
I am the captain of my soul.

Invictus -- William Ernest Henley
#4 Jul 06 2010 at 8:31 AM Rating: Good
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I have not noticed a difference, but then again I am always on /NIN and use a Simba Buckler lol!
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