Nobles ribbon and bird necklace are two good ones to get. Really I think getting the +1 instruments is better than getting +CHR gear early on. From what others have said CHR only helps reduce the chances that MOBS resist your attack songs(threnody, lullaby, requiem, etc) and doesn't really increase the effect/duration of songs. Those attacks songs are useful, but not nearly as much so as madrigal/minuet/minne. Those are greatly affected by the instrument you use. Invest in all the +1 instruments for all the important songs(or all the songs if you have the money, you'll use almost all of them at some point) and some of the +1 instruments you'll keep with you forever.
 I would also like to say that your whm sub will be very useful to you and as a result getting +MP gear can be really helpful to your team earlier on too. I think until you start getting to the higher levels where it is important that your attack songs land (finale/elegy) then +MP might be more useful than +CHR[/edit]
Edited, Thu Aug 26 18:12:42 2004 by bodpot
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