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Mithra BST/WHMFollow

#1 Jan 11 2004 at 3:43 AM Rating: Default
Hiya, ive currently got a LVL 23/10 THF/MNK Mithra. I'm very interested in a BST. I also have a 4 WHM Taru. I was wondering what I Should do, make BST/WHM on the tarutaru, or just play totally on the mithra (lots of quests /etc done)

In other words how will a BST mithra do. THe main reason i want one is to solo.
#2 Jan 11 2004 at 8:29 AM Rating: Decent
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From my understanding, mithra make the worst beastmasters of all the races. The guide says that 'Mithra are too arrogant to work well with their pets', which I have to take to mean in so many words that they have a low CHR, but I'm not going to go look it up in a stat calculator.
#3 Jan 11 2004 at 11:04 AM Rating: Default
Mithra is not a BAD choice for BST. As the translated Japanese guides have shown. The Char hit is easily overcome by items. Mithra also gets an increased DEX - Better chance to hit and faster weapon speed.

I currently have a lvl 24 BST/RDM. I have no issues taking out toughs with decent or evens.
#4 Jan 11 2004 at 8:34 PM Rating: Default
what are some items that would increase CHR?
#5 Jan 11 2004 at 9:21 PM Rating: Default
the official strategy guide is just a lot of BS....as far as i'm concered.....after talking with many japanese ppl who have played final for the past 2 years when i was in my rdm main dayz...they told me Galka makes good redmages...with the amazing damage, vit, ok mp..but awesome HP... ~ so my conclusion is that no matter the race and class....all races are balanced out in doing what they do....it is just the beginning advantage that u get....in the end...u'll be going after equipments and items that help u boost what ever u are low at...............keep ur style and preserverance...thats what that will really make u strong in the long run...
#6 Jan 12 2004 at 1:42 PM Rating: Decent
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Thanks..

<----post creator here.

Anyways, to add a bit of info, I talked to three seperate 60+ JE people (All BST/WHM). They all said the EXACT same thing, although it was in japenglish though so :


Just remember- race does not matter.
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#7 Jan 18 2004 at 6:58 PM Rating: Default
You're full of BS FFXI havn't been out for 2 years yet. How did you ever manage to find japanese players who played it for over two years?
#8 Jan 18 2004 at 10:48 PM Rating: Default
A wizard did it.
#9 Jan 19 2004 at 3:46 AM Rating: Decent
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JP PS2 version of FFXI was released in spring 2002.

Thanks for contributing to the thread.
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#10 Jan 19 2004 at 11:30 AM Rating: Decent
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My BST is 38 and I can say Mithra make fine BST. In fact the racial armor seems more tailored to soloin BST then any other job. Do not get me wrong the hands and legs are $$ for mages tho.
#11 Jan 21 2004 at 11:56 AM Rating: Decent
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in the case of mithra..i saw one mithra bst doing fine...I noticed her wearing the race specific equipment...i would strongly suggest this to balance it out

good luck ^^
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