Dimmu

01-02-2008, 09:34 AM

I was viewing a thread similar to mine which concerns Resilience in lowering your chance to be crit and I was hoping someone could confirm what I think is correct.

Basically, I'm sitting at 487 Defense in a mix of T4, Kara gear (KD, Rings, Neck, Bracers, etc.), and Crest of Sha'tar. I have my gear fully Solid Star'd except for my Bracers, which have a Talasite, and my Battlescar Boots have 12 Stamina/(Parry/Defense). With that said, I PVP more than I PVE and when I do PVE, I normally DPS. However, I'm a Warrior and when I have the ability to tank, and when a situation arises that I'm asked to do so, I'd like to perform top notch, even if it's not my preferred job.

I use the S2 Ranged weapon which gives 12 Resilience. Based on the calculations posted in another thread, I think I can say that:

If 39.4 Resilence = 1% Crit Reduction, then 39.4 Resilence/12 (from the weapon) = 3.28, or .328% Crit Reduction.

If 1 Defense = .04% Crit Reduction, then .328/.04 CR = 8.2 Defense Rating.

So, 8.2 Defense Rating = 12 Resilence, and considering 2.36 Defense Rating = 1 Defense, 8.2/2.36 = 3.4% Defense. So with 12 Resilence from my throwing weapon, my "sweet spot" for Defense is effectively lowered from 490 to 487, which I have achieved.

I have a feeling I took too many steps and I may be really really wrong, but Math is not my forte, obviously, and it's been a long time since I've actually done math. I'm a little scatterbrained after a night of family issues so take it easy on me please.

Any help is much appreciated and thanks for your time.

Basically, I'm sitting at 487 Defense in a mix of T4, Kara gear (KD, Rings, Neck, Bracers, etc.), and Crest of Sha'tar. I have my gear fully Solid Star'd except for my Bracers, which have a Talasite, and my Battlescar Boots have 12 Stamina/(Parry/Defense). With that said, I PVP more than I PVE and when I do PVE, I normally DPS. However, I'm a Warrior and when I have the ability to tank, and when a situation arises that I'm asked to do so, I'd like to perform top notch, even if it's not my preferred job.

I use the S2 Ranged weapon which gives 12 Resilience. Based on the calculations posted in another thread, I think I can say that:

If 39.4 Resilence = 1% Crit Reduction, then 39.4 Resilence/12 (from the weapon) = 3.28, or .328% Crit Reduction.

If 1 Defense = .04% Crit Reduction, then .328/.04 CR = 8.2 Defense Rating.

So, 8.2 Defense Rating = 12 Resilence, and considering 2.36 Defense Rating = 1 Defense, 8.2/2.36 = 3.4% Defense. So with 12 Resilence from my throwing weapon, my "sweet spot" for Defense is effectively lowered from 490 to 487, which I have achieved.

I have a feeling I took too many steps and I may be really really wrong, but Math is not my forte, obviously, and it's been a long time since I've actually done math. I'm a little scatterbrained after a night of family issues so take it easy on me please.

Any help is much appreciated and thanks for your time.