Right. From what I understand, Defense rating over 540 raises the ceiling, so to speak, for what % at which your dodge and parry are greatly affected by diminishing returns. This, however, does not mean that the number of dodge and parry you may have, on top of defense, is different. Those specific dodge and parry numbers still have the same curve that is subject to diminishing returns as they grow greater in number, but the defense is the base from which they start. So, in essence, it is not the ceiling that you raise with Defense, but the foundation.
Originally Posted by Kazeyonoma
Even before diminishing returns, Defense was good, many end game tanks had 540+ Defense at level 70 because of the gear. Even so, when socketing you will have to determine what is better for a specific socket, if you are talking about gemming for either defense, dodge or parry. And, of course, there is always stamina to consider. Either way, 540 is the lowest foundation you can build from, but certainly not the highest.
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