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Starbuck
03-19-2008, 04:00 AM
Is there a formula for this? I'm using some PvP gear (shield, shoulders) and got 48 resilience from them. Can I step down from 490 def and gear for stamina - and if so, how much?

Link to armory (http://eu.wowarmory.com/character-sheet.xml?r=Burning+Legion&n=Barkskalle)

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Squeegiemama
03-19-2008, 04:42 AM
A list of useful Tanking Formulas for Warriors - Dodge, Parry, Block (http://www.tankingtips.com/tanking-formulas)

The resilience one does the math for you!

Starbuck
03-19-2008, 04:56 AM
Doh, maybe I should check around first before posting. Thanks Squeggie. Veneretio is the KING.

So, only need 460 def... hmm. That's interesting.

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AlmtyBob
03-24-2008, 02:04 PM
In case you ever need the check for yourself or like this sort of thing (like I do):

Mob Crit Chance = 5&#37;
Every level a mob is over you add 0.2% chance to crit so:
73 Mob Crit Chance = 5.6%

48 Resilience = 1.22% Crit Reduction (use Ratings Buster to see this in-game).

5.6 - 1.22 = 4.38% chance to be crit.

Defense reduces mobs chance to crit you by 0.04% for every point above 350 so:

4.38% / 0.04% = 109.5 (110)

350 (base defense) + 110 = 460.