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Topic: Wartune / Wedding ring upgrade

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Topic: Wartune / Change in attack element effect?

5 star blue gaia with 22k br! O_O bows . But yes, I always seem to get stuck on that boss too due to the fact that I also only have a 5k br white amazon queen. I have beat it in the other GD’s by switching, but this time, switching didn’t help, so I just stopped at that boss. I’m really interested to know if this is a bug or something permanent just for GD.

 
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Topic: Wartune / Change in attack element effect?

Originally posted by deShad:

Gaia gives not 5%dmg, but 5% to patk/matk . 1.5k dmg means ~3k patk/matk, so u need to have 60k patk/matk to say what switching sylphs in atoll dont make your attacks in player phase elemental. BTW i tested that with white 1lvl sylphs Gaia (5%patk) and Amazon (5%patk), so switching sylphs dont change my patk at all, but i can see difference in damage.

Dude, we’re not talking about atoll. It works in atoll. We’re talking about God’s Descent. So please stop referencing atoll when no one is talking about it. And yes, I know it’s not damage, but for PVE, it might as well be. I was trying to type fast, but if you want to call it out, feel free. And I have about 45k patk, which means 5% is 2,250 damage increase, which is (by your calculations) approximately 1,125 damage increase. With the randomness of damage (and the fact that I only did two autos in GD because, well, it’s GD), I’d say it’s about right.

 
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Topic: Wartune / Change in attack element effect?

Originally posted by deShad:

when u wearing sylph – all your attacks becomes elemental, and u got corresponding element defs/weakneses too. Check for example in sylph atoll. Wear gaia, use autoattacks in player mode, remember numbers, and after that go to pan stage and check there. U’ll see a diff in damage. Same in any other place. For example fighting Treasure Maps bosses. watch dmg of water boss on player which equip gaia and switch to amazon after that.

You are indeed correct. However, the OP is also correct. In God’s Descent, this change of element only seems to occur in sylph mode. Normal attacks do NOT have an element associated with them. I also tested it out with iris vs. gaia on a water level, and the only difference in auto attack was about 1500 damage, which is what the 5% damage increase gaia gives to me.

 
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Topic: Wartune / shards wtf !

While I understand where you are coming from, as I “wasted” 10k insignia as well, the way I view it, I would have spent those anyway if this patch hadn’t come out, so I don’t consider it to be a loss. Therefore, I am viewing this change in an entirely positive manner, as now I won’t have to spend as many insignia or crypt tokens in the future.

 
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Topic: Wartune / Wartune's message to cashers (or something like that)

Originally posted by ukilila:
Originally posted by KS23:

500 balen recharge for level 6 gem; I think the only way to get one cheaper is if you’re very lucky with mystery market (and with recharge you still have the 500 balen to spend as you see fit). Doesn’t look like a horrid deal, but guess it depends on what level gems you have. Would be awesome for a newer player, but less exciting for someone working on level 8s.

Yeah “Less exciting for someone working on level 8s”

Sorry, but when do lv6 gems fall out of the sky?

Apparently, when you give the sky money. Wait a second…….I’ll be right back. (Runs outside and begins throwing quarters at the sky)

 
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Topic: Wartune / 3.1 Patch Discussion

Originally posted by Wraithraiser:
Originally posted by versi69:
Originally posted by VagueKatti:

I am quite curious as to why knights were thought to be so strong that they needed to take away our main means of survival.

on later levels knight healing 4% on 500k hp getting heal of 20k hp so this is semi problematic =p
you can see this on tok nm when those players are uber boosted

Not really a problem when attack scales alongside HP, your HP won’t reach 500k without your opponents attack scaling to dish much more damage. Numbers are high and seem OP but it “would” of been pretty much same as is now.

ToK’s a different thing all together since the opponents are much stronger than you, so of course they block heal more than you can damage them. Well regardless what it is it is, existed for a long enough time on CN servers so unless every uber knight casher complains it’ll stay at 3k.

I entirely disagree. Currently, a knight would recover 3k hp on block if he/she had 75,000 hp. I currently have twice that amount, meaning on block, I recover about 6k hp on block. In other words, my only healing mechanism (other than a heal rune) has been cut in half. And I’m not even a heavy casher.

 
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Topic: Wartune / 3.1 Patch Discussion

I am quite curious as to why knights were thought to be so strong that they needed to take away our main means of survival.

 
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Topic: Wartune / How to get high MDEF in KNIGHTS

Originally posted by JAYMZ78:

i do get killed by hades..worse than apollo i think at this point. and i agree 5k block is the minimum for it to work right. i just swapped back from crit 2 days ago. crit was 9909 right after the event. being only 153k br i was able to get to 3/4 sky trail without mire rune. not something i could do with wd. also i probably won alot of pvp fights i shouldnt be able to just because of the reliable crit rate with gaia. but, i feel better using wd again. its just feels less unstable. clearly there are many builds a knight could use swapping their resources around. my build is to face electro and light specifically.

“Only” 153k br? Mind if I borrow that? Some of us wouldn’t mind having “only” that br lol. And I beat up to 3/7 with “only” 130k br, with WD and no mire, so it can be done with WD.

Back to the topic, though, I agree with what most people said. However, I wouldn’t recommend giving up defense, as the attacks that sylphs do when not awakened are not blockable. I have patk and block gems on all my equipment, and then rotate between pdef, mdef, and hp gems for the other two slots.

 
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Topic: Wartune / Some questions

I am a knight, but do not use a pan sylph, so, as squigylon, take it for what it’s worth.

1) I do believe the game “checks” your hp upon creation of the shield, so increasing hp while the shield is active shouldn’t make it stronger.

2) I do think these buffs will stack, but I know for certain that a 30% reduction combined with a 40% reduction will not be a 70% reduction, but a 58% reduction. Buffs will NOT stack additively, as the game checks not the amount of reduction, but the amount of damage remaining that “gets through” to the enemy. It’s confusing, so I’ll share this example, assuming the damage reduction does stack.

30% reduction = 70% of normal damage gets through
40% reduction = 60% of normal damage gets through

So total damage = 70% x 60% = 42% of normal damage = 58% reduction

 
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Topic: Wartune / Will Crystals

Thunderbold, as I thought I had the same issue a few weeks ago, I checked something, and it’s not that your crystal resistance is 300, but that your TOTAL resistance is 300. This does not just come from crystals, but from your sylph as well. Except for Hades and Apollo (who I do not have and therefore cannot confirm their attributes), all sylphs “add” a total of -50 to your resistances. If your crystals add up to 300, add up your total resistance (the numbers found on the left side of the battle protection screen), as this may be less than 300. If so, there’s a simple fix: Simply unequip your sylph. You will get the will crystal slots, and once they are open, they won’t close again, even if your resistances fall back below 300 (so yes, you can put your sylph back on).

Hope this helps!

 
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Topic: Wartune / September Events

Originally posted by Blackroca:

Worst thing for non-cashers about new events is having to calculate whether we have enough event items to get the event mount… and Im kinda tired after calculating for so many months now

Can any good Samaritan out there help do the dirty work? :)

Not sure if I did this right, but not counting if you do the reset trick, I see that NO mount is available for non-cashers. I calculated that 64 fate scraps and 49 wishing scraps are available. That would mean 81 wishing scraps to trade for mount, and the lowest cost one is 100 (the gentle beast). So unless they bring out more quests or do something interesting with those “exotic” things, then we’re stuck once again with nothing.

 
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Topic: Wartune / [Guide] Patch 1.5: Part I

Originally posted by VagueKatti:

Why did they change the battleground time to be the same as redogra drake? Is that supposed to be the case and now must choose between the two? That seems awfully cruel, to put two events at the same time….

I thought there were TEN BGs you could enter with this patch. If one or two coincide with an event or two, is that a big deal? :)

The only reason I was asking is because the “daily events” tab differs from what you mentioned earlier. It says battlegrounds run from 13:00-15:00 (which many people will miss because of school/work) and from 22:00-23:00 (aka same time as redoga drake), not a continuous thing. So it seems like they’re making us choose. If I’m reading this wrong, please let me know. Thanks KnowingEyes for your quick response! :)

 
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Topic: Wartune / [Guide] Patch 1.5: Part I

Why did they change the battleground time to be the same as redogra drake? Is that supposed to be the case and now must choose between the two? That seems awfully cruel, to put two events at the same time….

 
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Topic: General Gaming / SCGMD4 Discussion - Achievements, Bosses, Secrets

For “Analysis Paralysis”, how long do you have to wait, and where do you wait? Do you have click several songs and appear like you are debating, or can you just click a song and leave for a bit? Also, after that, I think you have to actually play the song, but do you have to finish it?

 
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Topic: Dream World / Official Bug Reports Thread (new)

Not sure if this is really noteworthy but thought I would mention it anyway. When doing the demon slayer quest, when you return after opening the three gates he originally asked, he responds with “The demons in the normal gats are too weak.” Obviously a simple typo, but things like that bug me and could turn some players off, so I thought I should report it.

 
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Topic: MARDEK RPG: Chapter 3 / Search Here First For Answers

I’ve tried looking everywhere, but I can’t find where to get more silver ores. I currently have received two (one from the chest at the hermit’s cave and another from a peddler in Aeropolis), but I need three (Legion’s best weapon and armor need one each, as does the steel stole). Any ideas where I can get a third one? Thanks a bunch.

Never mind, I found another peddler in Aeropolis with a silver ore, and there’s one in the Sandflow Caves going to the Miasmal Citadel. Are there any others?

 
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Topic: MARDEK RPG: Chapter 3 / Evening Star

You can get one for returning the Gizmometer, there’s one in a chest located in the Dreamworld of Tainted Grotto, and mythril golemns will sometimes drop them.