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Leyka
08-01-08, 06:25 PM
Epic 2.0 with glowing jagged prism (+2 dmg to reg/bs)+ verdant emerald of wouding (+1 dmg to reg/bs & 175dd proc)

Ratio 19/30 with 175dd

OR

Veinspliter with glowing jagged prism

Ratio 18/29


What would give more dps?

Rishethra
08-02-08, 02:23 AM
Epic

You can also look for the Prism Speckled Stone from Crystallos trash as an upgrade for the 1dmg type4 aug. It is 2 dmg+1prismatic. Will make the epic 31/19.

Aisilinn
08-02-08, 10:56 AM
I'd stick with the 2.0 and try for the Crystallos aug to make it even better.


Gonna piggyback on this thread with an advice request of my own...

Opinion on which is better for the offhand:

Runic Bloodstained Maul + Tear of Deepest Regrets = 24/41 Weap

or

Embershank + Sharp Irestone Fragment = 18/35 Weap.

Ratio on the Embershank is better, but I played with it a bit and I "seem" to get better results with the Runic. (I haven't had a chance to do anything on a longer fight mob for a good parse, just got the new mainhand last night. These short parses were on group mobs in FM...)

Thoughts?

Rishethra
08-02-08, 01:23 PM
The Maul "should" produce better numbers if you do some long parsing.

That being said, with Embershank, the Malady and the Jagged Alloy Repeato-Shiv you are wielding, there are multiple offhand weapons you have access to that are much better with the content your guild should be taking out.

SincroFashad
08-02-08, 02:26 PM
I'd stick with the 2.0 and try for the Crystallos aug to make it even better.
Gonna piggyback on this thread with an advice request of my own...

Opinion on which is better for the offhand:

Runic Bloodstained Maul + Tear of Deepest Regrets = 24/41 Weap

or

Embershank + Sharp Irestone Fragment = 18/35 Weap.

Ratio on the Embershank is better, but I played with it a bit and I "seem" to get better results with the Runic. (I haven't had a chance to do anything on a longer fight mob for a good parse, just got the new mainhand last night. These short parses were on group mobs in FM...)

Thoughts?

Maul + tear ratio = 1.7083
Embershank + Fragment ratio = 1.94

Embershank is better in the off hand. Period. Unless the ratios are close (and a difference of 0.2361 is not close) the only thing that matters for the off hand is the ratio. If the ratios are extremely close, such as the difference between the Shortblade of Prismatic Destruction 3.04 and the Highblade of the Wyvern Lord 3.0434, then and only then would you take things like delay and procs into account. Although, in the case of those two weapons, the slightly better ratio also has the lower delay *and* the better proc.

Leyka
08-02-08, 04:24 PM
well damn... I was almost happy to change my damn poker for a new one even if I knew it wouldnt be an upgrade. I needed confirmation thought but it's still a nice looking weapon for 1dkp.. I'm just not sure when and if i'll ever get a damn embershank. We're still stuck at odeen for the 3rd week but i'm guessing we'll eventually get there.

Thanks for the replies

Gorben
08-03-08, 12:17 PM
If yall are still hitting the Undengar event snag an Icedancer http://everquest.allakhazam.com/db/item.html?item=54860 I found it to be superior to my auged out 2.0 (never got 2.5 pg) and also is much better than the pos veinsplitter. With the 2 damage aug in it from Tunat I was easily outparseing a guildy who used an aug'd out embershank and sekv combo. If available it should give you good service until you snag a repeato shiv.

Jhunpei
08-09-08, 09:28 PM
Figured I'd piggyback on another thread rather than make my own.

Currently have balanced snake fang (http://everquest.allakhazam.com/db/item.html?item=75845), fearpoint (http://everquest.allakhazam.com/db/item.html?item=69915) and bejewelled parrypoint (http://everquest.allakhazam.com/db/item.html?item=69891) to choose from. Figure the snake fang mainhand and fearpoint offhand is best bet for now - figure backstab mod from fearpoint helps :) but other opinions are welcome.

Also wondering if I should pick up an ornate gnoll hide lariat (http://everquest.allakhazam.com/db/item.html?item=75824) if it drops..had the chance last night but wasn't sure if I'd end up using it so I passed.

Thanks!