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#1 Oct 05 2011 at 3:49 AM Rating: Decent
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Now that we get 150-200+ of all attributes at level 45, wouldn't our gear with +4 to all stats be near worthless now?

I mean, what's +4 mind from a jesters cap when you already have 220?

Also we have like 200 attack, and our weapons give +30 or something.
#2 Oct 05 2011 at 4:44 AM Rating: Default
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Wasn't stated in a interview or lettter, that stats from gear make a bigger impact then your natural attributes (not sure how this works out, sounds confusing at least) and you got to look at the whole picture, lets say every pice you have is +5 MND and you ahve 220 MND natural, 10 pieces of gear = 50 mind, thats a quite big boost.

I'd like to see a middleground and not super inflated stats on gear like WoW has, espec since poitns distribution comes back in 1.21(or later?)
#3 Oct 05 2011 at 4:51 AM Rating: Excellent
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I'd actually prefer they not bring back point distribution and put time into a Merit/Bonus/Etc. system that serves as beneficial for non-group based end-game content. That way there's specialization that can be achieved through a system that provides chores and things to achieve after hitting the level cap between group content.
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#4 Oct 05 2011 at 5:18 AM Rating: Decent
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Lol at 50 2 extra vit on gear seems to give you a whole 2 extra hitpoints!

Edited, Oct 5th 2011 1:19pm by RedGalka
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#5 Oct 05 2011 at 5:47 AM Rating: Decent
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Aint the CON/THM weapon cool now? They give a whole lot of like 15 Magic Potency! When you have 400 without them!
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#6 Oct 05 2011 at 7:58 AM Rating: Good
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FluttershyPony wrote:
Also we have like 200 attack, and our weapons give +30 or something.


Argument of the beard, really. Attack+30 isn't much in itself, but start stacking it across your character and you have a significant bonus. That said, it looks like you should be putting materia into your weapons/armor to make them give a high stat bonus. Put one of those attack +42~50 materia on your attack +30 weapon* and you have attack +80. If you really have "like 200 attack," then that's around a 40% increase from weapon alone! o_o

*to be fair, attack +30 on a 200-attack-character is still a 15% increase, which seems huge to me, so I don't actually know why you're complaining. XD
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