Armsman Armor

Philburn
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Postby Philburn » Nov 22, 2017 22:40

Hey all I was looking at armor resists caps; I admit my calculations may be off but by going with base resists (34) and what plate is weak and strong against wouldn't it be better overall to go with chain? I am looking at chain(27) with 30% crush resists and 9% slash. Giving that plate has 0% slash and -13% on crush seems overall chain has it best in both worlds. Thrust I understand plate gives much better at but I wouldn't think in majority of 8mans and RVR in general thrust matters compared to slash and crush would be priority. Any thoughts or am I going crazy? Thanks much

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Pao
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Postby Pao » Apr 13, 2018 13:32

Quite interesting. Chain would be cheaper too.
At the end it wont matter much since Arms is the last target anyways.
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Postby Spivo » Apr 13, 2018 14:23

Plate is cheaper to make than chain, but might be fewer who make plate pushing prices up.
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Celteen
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Postby Celteen » Apr 13, 2018 14:52

What you should do is running around in full plate for the looks and if a hammer hits you, you drag and drop a chain vest.
That's what I did if I played druid e.g. fi there was a sword trying to hit me 8)
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Requin
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Postby Requin » Apr 16, 2018 13:27

You can also mix and match armor, like the guards some parts as mail and some as plate.
I enjoy mail helmet, legs, gloves, sleeves and plate hauberk and boots.
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Postby Yusef Ballin » May 03, 2018 00:32

The only reason I would wear a chain vest is for timeless indigo mail. It has a heal proc which combos really well with ablatives.

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