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cru121
06-23-2019, 03:27 AM
How do you gear your inquisitives at cap?

Weapon: Morninglord's or Nightshade?
I am using Nightshade because I pulled it and it's BtA, so if I slap some filigree into it, I can reuse the weapon for different characters.
(LGS is out of reach for me)
(I am not interested in swapping in Volley or stuff like that)

Obviously, Legendary Wallwatch set:

Head: Tendon Slice, Accuracy, Reflex, Doubleshot
Glove: Lesser Displace, Dodge, NA, Diversion
Armor: Fort, PRR, Heal amp, False life
(Raid hat is out of reach for me)

Then I thought it would be a good idea to fit in 5 piece Adherents, so I am using

Trinket (R): Holy Burst, TS, Con 20, Improved Deception
Cloak: 19 + 4 INT, Wizardry, (Evo Focus)
Belt: Vistani: Vitality, Deadly
Rune Arm: Immunity to Fear, Fire resist 76, Tira's Splendor
Ring: Nightfall: 9 INT, Insightful Deadly, (Reflex), (PRR)
Bracers: 9 CON, 12 qPRR, (19 str), (Stunning)

Wrapping this up, aka random collection of gear that has some useful attributes:
Neck: Sigil: MRR, Prot, Spell saves, Parrying
Boots: Knife Toed: Armor-Piercing, Quality Seeker
Epic Ring of the Stalker: Deception+Insightful, Ghostly, Manslayer, Seeker <= this is a surprisingly good fit, if only there was an endgame version of it.
Goggle: ARTIFACT ir'Kesslan: Dex 22, (Dodge 22), (Parry), Neg.Abs (kinda free slot)


Also, I don't have a the blunted ammunition quiver, so I should get to work on that.

Also, what filigrees should I use? I don't have full sentient jewels, what would be the priorities?


Help.

jskinner937
06-23-2019, 07:36 AM
How do you gear your inquisitives at cap?

Weapon: Morninglord's or Nightshade?
I am using Nightshade because I pulled it and it's BtA, so if I slap some filigree into it, I can reuse the weapon for different characters.
(LGS is out of reach for me)
(I am not interested in swapping in Volley or stuff like that)

Obviously, Legendary Wallwatch set:

Head: Tendon Slice, Accuracy, Reflex, Doubleshot
Glove: Lesser Displace, Dodge, NA, Diversion
Armor: Fort, PRR, Heal amp, False life
(Raid hat is out of reach for me)

Then I thought it would be a good idea to fit in 5 piece Adherents, so I am using

Trinket (R): Holy Burst, TS, Con 20, Improved Deception
Cloak: 19 + 4 INT, Wizardry, (Evo Focus)
Belt: Vistani: Vitality, Deadly
Rune Arm: Immunity to Fear, Fire resist 76, Tira's Splendor
Ring: Nightfall: 9 INT, Insightful Deadly, (Reflex), (PRR)
Bracers: 9 CON, 12 qPRR, (19 str), (Stunning)

Wrapping this up, aka random collection of gear that has some useful attributes:
Neck: Sigil: MRR, Prot, Spell saves, Parrying
Boots: Knife Toed: Armor-Piercing, Quality Seeker
Epic Ring of the Stalker: Deception+Insightful, Ghostly, Manslayer, Seeker <= this is a surprisingly good fit, if only there was an endgame version of it.
Goggle: ARTIFACT ir'Kesslan: Dex 22, (Dodge 22), (Parry), Neg.Abs (kinda free slot)


Also, I don't have a the blunted ammunition quiver, so I should get to work on that.

Also, what filigrees should I use? I don't have full sentient jewels, what would be the priorities? I also have syranian weapon for


Help.

My gear setup is similar. However I wear the ID ring from Sharn out of Blown Deadlines, I think it is Leg Celestial Sapphire. I also dropped the raven loft 5pc at this point and have 2 crafted SLavelords + trinket I wear. But most ppl will never farm enough legendary I GE for that and I do not blame them because it’s just quite worth it anymore. I also switched out other ring for the artifact one and goggles for leg precision lenses mainly for 3 more ABs. I also swapped belt to Leg Silver DS and cloak tin leg Shadowhull. Dragonscale

Some of the things on my wish list are:

Helm of the Final Watcher Raif helm then i will switch to leg Shadow Footsteps
Cracked Core raid necklace
Silver Dragonscale capelet raid cloak
Hallowed Splinters raid Hxbow

jskinner937
06-23-2019, 07:51 AM
Oh forgot to mention filagrees.

This is wht I am planning with a total of 11 pcs

Through the Mists 5pc
Crackshot 3pc
Long Shadow 3pc

cru121
06-24-2019, 08:32 AM
thanks.
forgot about those goggles, definitely grabbing those for now.

alternatively, considering swapping bracer and goggle:
* Move Insightful Con to Collective Sight, lose +12 quality PRR, gain +4 quality saves
* Go with Brand of Kalok Shash artifact (fire absorption, quality attack/damage).

Cantor
08-02-2019, 11:41 AM
I've got a mists and non-mists setup.

The basics that are in both are: wallwatch set, family recruit sigil, celestial sapphire ring (con stat), nightshade.


With mists I'm running:

nightfall ring (ins int and ins deadly), phase cloak (int/Qint), suppressive fire, softsole (ghostly), vistani belt (vit) ---> give mists set

artifact bracers (Q deadly/acc), Slaverlord trinket (seeker, sheltering, Qcon), Prescision lens (manslayer, 3 action boosts)



My next build is a cleric inquis so I'm going non-mist setup with a bigger focus on healing: Give up some damage for better saves/healing/hp.

ring Wis artifact (Qdeadly/acc), Myst cloak (hamp) (can swap champions for parry10 or shadowhail for ghostly and add another slaver in boot), castigators (ins shelter, devo), Collective sight (int/ins int), silverthread belt (devotion), softsole (ghostly), slaver trinket (planar compass here is also a ghostly option, I stuck with softsole since I had the slaver trinket), dumpster fire (shield ac)/suppress (silver).

In the op I see the ravenkind trinket, good option, I just dont have it.

Cantor
08-02-2019, 12:04 PM
Since this is about end game gear, part of that is filigree. I just got to 10 filigree and working on 11.

What are the setups people are running?

Through the mists 5pc: +50rp looks nice for burst but 15 sec/120 makes it pretty limited. That's an average of 6.25 (+5 from RP filigree +10 set) for 21.25 average. plus 1 dmg, 5 bypass

Shattered device 4 pc: prr debuff looks nice, with 5 rp, 3 DS, 3 dmg, 5 bypass.

Reverb: is an option for 2pc damage proc, but there are better 3 pc

Crackshot 3pc: 15 RP with 5RP, 1 dmg *4pc option for 5DS

long shadow 3pc: 5rp, proc. with 1int, 1dmg, 5rp

deadly rain 2: 5rp. plus 5rp, 1dmg
deadly rain 5:adds over 2 pc: 2 dmg, 2 seeker, 20RP while AB (all the time on this build)

That's where I'm starting from anything I overlooked? how does an 11 pc fit? I'm leaning toward a 3 pc long shadow in the artifact hoping that prevents buggy set bonuses with weapon/artifact.

Obvious combos that I see:
4 shattered and 4 crackshot
or 5 deadly rain, 3 crackshot
or 5 mist, 3 crackshot

If I don't go with Longshadow:
2 reverb, 4 shatter, +a 5pc rain or mist.

Rain vs mist I see as just a choice of burst or sustain. Rain is more average. I really want that 4 pc shattered device though, that's big.

Arkat
08-02-2019, 01:59 PM
Commenting so I can come back to this thread later.

jskinner937
08-03-2019, 06:35 AM
Since this is about end game gear, part of that is filigree. I just got to 10 filigree and working on 11.

What are the setups people are running?

Through the mists 5pc: +50rp looks nice for burst but 15 sec/120 makes it pretty limited. That's an average of 6.25 (+5 from RP filigree +10 set) for 21.25 average. plus 1 dmg, 5 bypass

Shattered device 4 pc: prr debuff looks nice, with 5 rp, 3 DS, 3 dmg, 5 bypass.

Reverb: is an option for 2pc damage proc, but there are better 3 pc

Crackshot 3pc: 15 RP with 5RP, 1 dmg *4pc option for 5DS

long shadow 3pc: 5rp, proc. with 1int, 1dmg, 5rp

deadly rain 2: 5rp. plus 5rp, 1dmg
deadly rain 5:adds over 2 pc: 2 dmg, 2 seeker, 20RP while AB (all the time on this build)

That's where I'm starting from anything I overlooked? how does an 11 pc fit? I'm leaning toward a 3 pc long shadow in the artifact hoping that prevents buggy set bonuses with weapon/artifact.

Obvious combos that I see:
4 shattered and 4 crackshot
or 5 deadly rain, 3 crackshot
or 5 mist, 3 crackshot

If I don't go with Longshadow:
2 reverb, 4 shatter, +a 5pc rain or mist.

Rain vs mist I see as just a choice of burst or sustain. Rain is more average. I really want that 4 pc shattered device though, that's big.

Since the introduction of THTH most are switching to Nystul 5pc for the raise of 40 MRR Cap and the single double raid fillagree that gives 10MRR by itself

The the raid fillagree spine of manticore/wreath of flame rare version gives 10RP on a single slot.

My new ideal setup:

Crackshot 3pc
Spines 4pc with both rare version of RP. Gives a total of 25RP.
Long Shadow 3pc
Then add one random +5 rare RP into the mix

Although I am seriously considering another WF build and will definitely change up to the 4pc Shard of Mechanis set.
This would leave 3pc crackshot and 4pc Spines.

Carpone
08-05-2019, 09:17 AM
My new ideal setup:

Crackshot 3pc
Spines 4pc with both rare version of RP. Gives a total of 25RP.
Long Shadow 3pc
Then add one random +5 rare RP into the mix

Although I am seriously considering another WF build and will definitely change up to the 4pc Shard of Mechanis set.
This would leave 3pc crackshot and 4pc Spines.
4pc Crackshot 5% dshot > random 5 RP.

Shards of Mechanus 4pc was nerfed when it was fixed to work on ranged. It now only procs once a second, not once a hit.

Cantor
08-09-2019, 07:40 PM
Crackshot 3pc
Spines 4pc with both rare version of RP. Gives a total of 25RP.
Long Shadow 3pc
Then add one random +5 rare RP into the mix



might as well make your rando wreath of flame since you have the double up spines one anyway and get the 5% absorb too.

majorhavoc
12-10-2019, 09:15 AM
Oh forgot to mention filagrees.

This is wht I am planning with a total of 11 pcs

Through the Mists 5pc
Crackshot 3pc
Long Shadow 3pc


I like this combo

11 =
(1)Spines of the Manticore/The Wreath of Flame +
(2)Shattered Device +
(2)Deadly Rain +
(3)Crackshot Negotiator +
(3)The Long Shadow
= +55 Ranged Power, +7 Attack and Damage, +10 PRR, +15 Diplomacy, +1 Intelligence, +2 MRR, +14d6 Acid Dam

krolikru3
12-18-2019, 09:17 AM
Goggles: Collective sight:- +21 con +10 insightful int.
Helm: Helm of final watcher (Raid) Wallwatch set
Necklace: Cracked Core: (Raid)
Trinket: Slave lords: Sheltering, armor piercing, Quality sheltering
Back: Cloak of Balance: FoM, Insightful seeker 10, Parrying 10 (Feather Falling Aug)
Ring: Sigil of Triumvirate: insightful deadly/accuracy, Extra filigrees
Gloves: Wildwood gauntlets - Wallwatch set
Boots: Spectre Boots: Seeker, Ghostly
Ring: Celestial Sapphire ring: Dodge, Deception, Profane well rounded
Wrists: Black Opal Bracers: MRR, Will saves, Heroism
Armor: Wildwood vest: Wallwatch set

Weapon: Hallowed Splinters: Blunted Ammunition
Quiver: Epic Dynamistic Quiver: Ranged power

Swimms
12-18-2019, 09:51 AM
tagging to revisit once I can look at my gear

Swimms
12-19-2019, 06:37 AM
This is what I am doing for now, it is by no means fully optimized, but it works for the one level I have the stuff on before etring.

Goggle: Collective Sight-Int, insightful int, slotted with festive int
Wildwood Vest
Echo of Ravenkind: Eternal holy burst, true seeing, con, improved deception
Bracers of the fallen hero: Ins Con, Qual Phys Sheltering
Keylock Ring: I wanted a 5th mist item here and ring of nightfall literally did nothing for me with my other items so went full on trapping, swapping in ring of prowess would lose 5 piece mist set
Flight Foot greaves: FOM and Mist
Wildwood Gaunts
Sigil of Triumverate: ins deadly, slotted with 3 piece crackshot: Ranged Power, Attack and Damage, Reflex
Vistani Fighter Sash-Mist and Deadly
Phasecloak- Mist and Qual int
Family Recruit Sigil
Wallwatch Circlet
Leg Suppressive Fire-fear immunity, breakables, mist
Purifying quiver-blunted ammo
Nightshade Shooter: Deconstructor, 2 piece deadly rain (ranged power and attack and damage), 4 piece spines (attack and damage, ranged power, reflex, str (??)), 2 piece long shadow (ranged power, attack and damage)

This gives me both legendary wallwatch and adherent of the mist sets. If there is something glaring that makes sense to swap out, let me know.

cru121
12-19-2019, 07:19 AM
Goggle: Collective Sight-Int, insightful int, slotted with festive int
Wildwood Vest
Echo of Ravenkind: Eternal holy burst, true seeing, con, improved deception
Bracers of the fallen hero: Ins Con, Qual Phys Sheltering
Keylock Ring: I wanted a 5th mist item here and ring of nightfall literally did nothing for me with my other items so went full on trapping, swapping in ring of prowess would lose 5 piece mist set
Flight Foot greaves: FOM and Mist
Wildwood Gaunts
Sigil of Triumverate: ins deadly, slotted with 3 piece crackshot: Ranged Power, Attack and Damage, Reflex
Vistani Fighter Sash-Mist and Deadly
Phasecloak- Mist and Qual int
Family Recruit Sigil
Wallwatch Circlet
Leg Suppressive Fire-fear immunity, breakables, mist
Purifying quiver-blunted ammo
Nightshade Shooter: Deconstructor, 2 piece deadly rain (ranged power and attack and damage), 4 piece spines (attack and damage, ranged power, reflex, str (??)), 2 piece long shadow (ranged power, attack and damage)


6 mist items and no ghostly.

Swimms
12-19-2019, 07:29 AM
6 mist items and no ghostly.

Thanks, I usually take holy strike at some point before 29 so I do not worry about ghostly, I suppose this means ring of prowess in place of Keylock ring unless you have another swap suggestion?

krolikru3
12-19-2019, 10:05 AM
This is what I am doing for now, it is by no means fully optimized, but it works for the one level I have the stuff on before etring.

Goggle: Collective Sight-Int, insightful int, slotted with festive int
Wildwood Vest
Echo of Ravenkind: Eternal holy burst, true seeing, con, improved deception
Bracers of the fallen hero: Ins Con, Qual Phys Sheltering
Keylock Ring: I wanted a 5th mist item here and ring of nightfall literally did nothing for me with my other items so went full on trapping, swapping in ring of prowess would lose 5 piece mist set
Flight Foot greaves: FOM and Mist
Wildwood Gaunts
Sigil of Triumverate: ins deadly, slotted with 3 piece crackshot: Ranged Power, Attack and Damage, Reflex
Vistani Fighter Sash-Mist and Deadly
Phasecloak- Mist and Qual int
Family Recruit Sigil
Wallwatch Circlet
Leg Suppressive Fire-fear immunity, breakables, mist
Purifying quiver-blunted ammo
Nightshade Shooter: Deconstructor, 2 piece deadly rain (ranged power and attack and damage), 4 piece spines (attack and damage, ranged power, reflex, str (??)), 2 piece long shadow (ranged power, attack and damage)

This gives me both legendary wallwatch and adherent of the mist sets. If there is something glaring that makes sense to swap out, let me know.


Armor piercing is missing. I think people underestimate the usefulness of fort bypass. At end game, most of you dmg comes from crist. going from 50% fortbypass to 100% fort bypass doubles your crit damage on enemies... it's that important. Right now my crits hit for about 5k... that's 2.5k more damage than if I didn't have that fort bypass. You're also not hitting your MMR cap (if you care about that) and correct me if I'm wrong, but I see not dodge or blurry items.

Edit: don't try to force a set into your gear if it doesn't work. you're losing more than you're gaining with the adherent of the mists set. There's so many other items to give you more survivability/damage, and you have a few items that are only there because they give you the set bonus.

Swimms
12-19-2019, 10:17 AM
Armor piercing is missing. I think people underestimate the usefulness of fort bypass. At end game, most of you dmg comes from crist. going from 50% fortbypass to 100% fort bypass doubles your crit damage on enemies... it's that important. Right now my crits hit for about 5k... that's 2.5k more damage than if I didn't have that fort bypass. You're also not hitting your MMR cap (if you care about that) and correct me if I'm wrong, but I see not dodge or blurry items.

Edit: don't try to force a set into your gear if it doesn't work. you're losing more than you're gaining with the adherent of the mists set. There's so many other items to give you more survivability/damage, and you have a few items that are only there because they give you the set bonus.

There is armor piercing on Leg Family Recruit Sigil... https://ddowiki.com/page/Item:Legendary_Family_Recruit_Sigil but you are absolutely correct, I am using some **** items for the profane bonus to RP from Adherents. Hitting my MRR cap would be nice but I am not sure it is worth giving up Adherents set bonus for it, given that I am in light armor and capped at 50 MRR. Thank you for the feedback, I do appreciate it.

krolikru3
12-20-2019, 05:32 PM
Hitting my MRR cap would be nice but I am not sure it is worth giving up Adherents set bonus for it, given that I am in light armor and capped at 50 MRR. Thank you for the feedback, I do appreciate it.

This is incorrect, MMR cap for light armor is 100. And yes, just realized sigil has it. I just farmed it out for an alt. Outfits and robes have MMR cap of 50, but if you're going inquis you should get the Wildwood vest... it's the light armor version for the set

Swimms
12-21-2019, 04:18 PM
This is incorrect, MMR cap for light armor is 100. And yes, just realized sigil has it. I just farmed it out for an alt. Outfits and robes have MMR cap of 50, but if you're going inquis you should get the Wildwood vest... it's the light armor version for the set

So I ditched Mist set and in place used the following items:

Leg Spectre Boots: Ghostly/Seeker +21 ( I did not have any seeker items before)
Black Opal Bracers: perma GH/MRR +50
Leg Cloak of Balance: Qual Con, Parry, Ins Seeker, FOM
Black Satin Waist: meh qual int +5

I ended up losing some RP, a little over 100 HP and some PRR but gained MRR, Saves, AC, seeker/ins seeker. I suppose I should farm another Collective Sight and put insightful con on it and then grab insightful int somewhere else but I am in no rush to do that. So far it feels a little stronger to me so thanks again for the tips. Standing unbuffed in reaper I am at 2055HP, 142 AC, 78 Fort, 106 Ref, 82 Will, 47 SR, 162 PRR (no blitz) and 82 MRR

Zarkarion
01-31-2020, 11:56 AM
Thanks, I usually take holy strike at some point before 29 so I do not worry about ghostly, I suppose this means ring of prowess in place of Keylock ring unless you have another swap suggestion?

Serrated Arrowhead

DocTom
07-12-2020, 11:32 AM
Hi, folks.
Despite the nerf, I am still enjoying the Inquisitive playstyle and, with rogue levels, it fits it with all the sorcerers and warlocks around.

With two different types of Inq builds at 30 now, I was wondering about the bow. I have Nightshade, Diplomancer, and the RL light xbows. I don't do raids (I spend most of them as a soul stone so I kinda gave up), so I don't get greensteel or raid bows.

Of those three light xbows, I think I get the most mileage out of the RL light xbow in general. Regardless of the bow, mobs seem to be much more resistant to procs at upper-level content. I'm wondering if anyone has switched over to heavy crossbows? Though I haven't done the math, to my eye, it looks like they're putting through more damage. Any thoughts on end-game, non-raid bows? Heavy/Light discussion appreciated. (Oh, and does anyone actually switch in something like a great xbow when doing NHB in a boss fight?)

Thanks!

Stoner81
07-12-2020, 01:51 PM
Hi, folks.
Despite the nerf, I am still enjoying the Inquisitive playstyle and, with rogue levels, it fits it with all the sorcerers and warlocks around.

With two different types of Inq builds at 30 now, I was wondering about the bow. I have Nightshade, Diplomancer, and the RL light xbows. I don't do raids (I spend most of them as a soul stone so I kinda gave up), so I don't get greensteel or raid bows.

Of those three light xbows, I think I get the most mileage out of the RL light xbow in general. Regardless of the bow, mobs seem to be much more resistant to procs at upper-level content. I'm wondering if anyone has switched over to heavy crossbows? Though I haven't done the math, to my eye, it looks like they're putting through more damage. Any thoughts on end-game, non-raid bows? Heavy/Light discussion appreciated. (Oh, and does anyone actually switch in something like a great xbow when doing NHB in a boss fight?)

Thanks!

Try the Morninglord Heavy Crossbow and fill it with sentient XP :cool: this is what I am using until/if I can pull Hallowed Splinters from Project Nemesis. The afore mentioned bow is what I use all the time for pretty much everything since I don't have anything else.

Stoner81.

ArtS
05-15-2021, 04:33 PM
Hi. Now that Peril of the planar eyes is out, could someone share their endgame gear set for inquisitive shooter arti? No Canith crafted pieces please. Thx in advance.

LightBear
05-17-2021, 12:13 PM
Any decent light crossbows at end game?

Using Legendary Nightshade Shooter now and feel it is a bit underwhelming at Reaper and past level 28 quests.

Arkat
05-17-2021, 12:31 PM
Any decent light crossbows at end game?

Using Legendary Nightshade Shooter now and feel it is a bit underwhelming at Reaper and past level 28 quests.

Most Inquisitives use The Hallowed Splinters (Heavy Crossbow).

If you're stuck with using Light Crossbows (you're a Gnome or something), the Legendary Nightshade Shooter is probably your best overall bet. The rest of the Light Crossbows are much more situational.

A raid Light Crossbow would have been nice from Dryad and the Demigod.

Stoner81
05-17-2021, 02:43 PM
Hi. Now that Peril of the planar eyes is out, could someone share their endgame gear set for inquisitive shooter arti? No Canith crafted pieces please. Thx in advance.

I currently use (though it is far from optimal).

3 piece Wallwatch set (armour, head and gloves).
Collective Sight (INT, insightful INT and Festive INT augment).
Hallowed Castigators.
Epic Ring of the Stalker (not sure what to replace this with atm).
Deepsnow Boots.
Celestial Sapphire Ring.
Bronze Dragonscale Belt.
Cloak of Winter.
Planar Compass.
Family Recruit Sigil.

The Hallowed Splinters (man I love this thing <3)

I have various swaps in there too for different things like trapping and clickies.


Any decent light crossbows at end game?

Using Legendary Nightshade Shooter now and feel it is a bit underwhelming at Reaper and past level 28 quests.

Morninglord and Nightmother's ones come to mind which are very good and easy to get. I used Morninglord until I got Hallowed Splinters.

Stoner81.

droid327
05-17-2021, 03:34 PM
A raid Light Crossbow would have been nice from Dryad and the Demigod.

I'm hoping we get another competitive option for NON raid xbows for those of us who dont raid. Other than the generic backstop options like Keep and Fextal, and the event one, there are a whopping three named light non-raid Epic xbows and zero heavy xbows. Storm doesnt count, that's not a real thing. And none have any cool or creative effects, either - Nightshade is the closest thing with a bit of soft cc, but its only DC70 so its of very limited utility at L29+.

When there are endgame-competitive non-raid weapons like Blackrazor, Tail of the Scorpion, Riftmaker, etc., makes you wish there was some equivalency for other popular weapon types.

LightBear
05-18-2021, 01:47 AM
I'm hoping we get another competitive option for NON raid xbows for those of us who dont raid. Other than the generic backstop options like Keep and Fextal, and the event one, there are a whopping three named light non-raid Epic xbows and zero heavy xbows. Storm doesnt count, that's not a real thing. And none have any cool or creative effects, either - Nightshade is the closest thing with a bit of soft cc, but its only DC70 so its of very limited utility at L29+.

When there are endgame-competitive non-raid weapons like Blackrazor, Tail of the Scorpion, Riftmaker, etc., makes you wish there was some equivalency for other popular weapon types.

Speaking of DC.

I made a Thunderforged light xbow just to see how it compares but it looks like the "no save" effects doesn't do anything either.

Riffolk
05-18-2021, 01:58 AM
Hi. Now that Peril of the planar eyes is out, could someone share their endgame gear set for inquisitive shooter arti? No Canith crafted pieces please. Thx in advance.

Hey, here's the gear setup I'm using.
Don't think it's an uber setup but I'm happy with it for now.

Goggles: Collective (INT + Insightful INT) + Festive INT slotted
Helm: Final Watcher (Wallwatch Set) + Swap to Tiara of Madness for trapping
Neck: Rosethorn (really enjoying the exhaust proc on here)
Trinket: Slavers Crafted (Sheltering, Armor Pierce, Tendon Slice, Quality INT)
Cloak: Winter
Belt: Direbear
Ring 1: Prowess (mmm ranged power) + Swap for Keylock for trapping + Flickering Steel for some raids
Gloves: Wildwood (Wallwatch)
Boots: Deepsnow
Ring 2: Celestial Sapphire (CON crafted)
Bracers: Vinelash Bracers
Armor: Wildwood (Wallwatch)

Rune Arm: Necronomicannon
Weapon: Nightshade Shooter (Hallowed Splinters would definitely be an upgrade)

= 3 Piece Wallwatch
= 4 Piece Winter
= 2 Piece Spring (not that important)

Getting Enhancement/Insightful/Quality Deception makes for some fantastic bonus to hit + damage (+32/49) on sneak attacks.

Would love to see what others have come up with as well :)

Ulfo
05-19-2021, 01:15 PM
My new ideal setup:

Crackshot 3pc

4pc rare give 25 RP, +5% DS, +15 Diplomacy, +1 H&D and +4PRR


Spines 4pc with both rare version of RP. Gives a total of 25RP.

40 RP, more correctly, +2 Damage and +3% Missile Deflection. ;)

After 3 Minor Artifact and 3 weapon slot used for Spines of the Manticore (include raid version) and Crackshot Negotiator, we have 6 more weapon slot:


Long Shadow 3pc

Rare version give:

+10RP, +1 H&D, +1 Int, +2PRR, +2MRR, +4d6 +1d6 per character epic level in acid damage


Then add one random +5 rare RP into the mix

Deadly Rain rare 3pc give:

+10RP, +2 Damage, +1 H&D, +2 CCR&D, +4PRR

Summary: +85RP, +5%DS, +1Int, +4 Damage, +3 H&D, +2 CCR&D, +10PRR, +2MRR, 4d6 +1d6 per character epic level in acid damage.


And Epic Purifying Quiver (https://ddowiki.com/page/Item:Epic_Purifying_Quiver) from RL Oath of Vengeance quest nice addition too for blunt damage. 8)

LightBear
05-20-2021, 08:08 AM
My set, still in progress of collecting the pieces.

Equipped Gear Set : Standard
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Armor · · · · Coat of Van Richten · Drops in: Raid: The Curse of Strahd
· · · · · · · Blue: Sapphire of Armored Agility
· · · · · · · Green: Golem's Heart
· · · · · · · Crypt Raider Set (Legendary)
Belt· · · · · Legendary Black Dragonscale Tasset· ·Drops in: U48 Quest: Wakr Me Up Inside
· · · · · · · Green: Empty augment slot
· · · · · · · Eminence of Spring
Boots · · · · Flower Boots· ·Drops in: U48: Feytwisted Chest
· · · · · · · Green: Empty augment slot
· · · · · · · Eminence of Spring
Bracers · · · Legendary Vinelash Bracers· ·Drops in: U48 Quest: Icemount Curse
· · · · · · · Green: Empty augment slot
· · · · · · · Eminence of Spring
Cloak · · · · Legendary Cloak of Spring · Drops in: U48 Quest: Witch Hunt
· · · · · · · Green: Empty augment slot
· · · · · · · Eminence of Spring
Gloves· · · · Magnetic Grasp· ·Drops in: U48 Any Feywild Quest
· · · · · · · Blue: Sapphire of Greater Heroism
· · · · · · · Green: Empty augment slot
· · · · · · · Yellow: Topaz of Quick Movements
· · · · · · · Eminence of Spring
· · · · · · · Eminence of Summer
Goggles · · · Legendary Collective Sight· ·Drops in: Quest: Blown Deadline
· · · · · · · Nearly Finished (SDCIWC): +21 Charisma
· · · · · · · Nearly Finished (Ins SDCIWC): +10 Insightful Charisma
· · · · · · · Blue: Sapphire of Fortification
Helmet· · · · Titania's Glory · Drops in: U48: Feytwisted Chest
· · · · · · · Green: Empty augment slot
· · · · · · · Eminence of Summer
Necklace· · · Legendary Ward-Inscribed Pendant· ·Drops in: Quest: Raven's Bane
· · · · · · · Yellow: Empty augment slot
· · · · · · · Crypt Raider Set (Legendary)
Quiver· · · · Epic Purifying Quiver · Drops in: Quest: Oath of Vengeance
Ring1 · · · · Legendary Lionheart Ring· ·Drops in: U48 Quest: The Thornwrite
· · · · · · · Green: Empty augment slot
· · · · · · · Eminence of Summer
Ring2 · · · · Legendary Rockslide Ring· ·Drops in: U48 Quest: The Icemount Curse
· · · · · · · Green: Empty augment slot
· · · · · · · Eminence of Spring
Trinket · · · Storm in a Bottle · Drops in: Raid: The Curse of Strahd
· · · · · · · Yellow: Empty augment slot
· · · · · · · Green: Empty augment slot
· · · · · · · Crypt Raider Set (Legendary)
Weapon1 · · · Legendary Nightshade Shooter· ·Drops in: Quest: The Same Old Song
· · · · · · · Red: Ruby of the Snowpeaks
Weapon2 · · · Restricted by another item in this gear set

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Eminence of Spring: 6
Eminence of Summer: 3
Crypt Raider Set (Legendary): 3
Twilight's Cloak: 5
The Beast's Mantle: 4

· · · · · · · Filigree 1: Twilight's Cloak: Dodge and Maximum Dodge
· · · · · · · Filigree 2: Twilight's Cloak: Reflex
· · · · · · · Filigree 3: Twilight's Cloak: Charisma
· · · · · · · Filigree 4: Twilight's Cloak: Dexterity
· · · · · · · Filigree 5: Twilight's Cloak: Intelligence
· · · · · · · Filigree 6: The Beast's Mantle: Rage
· · · · · · · Filigree 7: The Beast's Mantle: Ranged Power
· · · · · · · Filigree 8: The Beast's Mantle: Constitution
· · · · · · · Filigree 9: The Beast's Mantle: Strength


Legendary Crypt Raider:

+5 Artifact Bonus to hit and damage vs. Evil creatures.
+2 Artifact Bonus to Saves vs. Evil Creatures
+20 Artifact Bonus to Melee and Ranged Power
-20% Artifact bonus to threat decrease with both melee and ranged attacks.



Eminence of Spring:
6 Pieces Equipped:

+10% Artifact bonus to Missile Deflection
+15% Artifact bonus to damage versus the Helpless
+3% Legendary bonus to Dodge Cap
+3 Sneak Attack Dice
+15% Artifact bonus to Doublestrike and Doubleshot


Eminence of Summer:
3 Pieces Equipped:

+25 Artifact bonus to your Magical Resistance Rating
+25% Artifact bonus to Fortification Bypass


Twilight's Cloak:

2 Pieces: +2 Reflex Saving Throws
3 Pieces: MRR +5
4 Pieces: +1% Dodge and Maximum Dodge
5 Pieces: +5% increased chance for miss with Displacement


The Beast's Mantle:

2 Pieces: +10 Natural Armor
3 Pieces: +10% Fortification Bypass
4 Pieces: Beasts Sentience: Melee and Missile attacks deal an additional 4d6 +1d6 per character epic level in slashing damage. This effect will not stack with other Sentience weapon procs.

Riffolk
05-21-2021, 06:06 PM
[QUOTE=LightBear;6433094]My set, still in progress of collecting the pieces.


Eminence of Spring:
6 Pieces Equipped:

+10% Artifact bonus to Missile Deflection
+15% Artifact bonus to damage versus the Helpless
+3% Legendary bonus to Dodge Cap
+3 Sneak Attack Dice
+15% Artifact bonus to Doublestrike and Doubleshot


This is an interesting gear set to me. You've managed to fit in a lot of set bonuses. Also, that Action Boost Enhancement on the Legendary Lionheart Ring is so tasty for an inquisitive.
It's rough to miss out on the 7th piece of the Spring set for the +25 ranged power. Ranged power is so crucial on Inquisitive builds as a few difference sources of their damage scale with more.
Ranged power impacts base damage, Law dice (With T5 Jaded that's 12d8 x 150% ranged power), Rune Arm (depending on build) scaling by 200%, and sneak dice (again build specific) scaling 150%.
Especially since Inquisitive only benefit from 1/2 doubleshot. Just my thoughts, I'd be interested to hear how that gearset works for you :)

LightBear
05-25-2021, 04:36 AM
My set, still in progress of collecting the pieces.


Eminence of Spring:
6 Pieces Equipped:

+10% Artifact bonus to Missile Deflection
+15% Artifact bonus to damage versus the Helpless
+3% Legendary bonus to Dodge Cap
+3 Sneak Attack Dice
+15% Artifact bonus to Doublestrike and Doubleshot


This is an interesting gear set to me. You've managed to fit in a lot of set bonuses. Also, that Action Boost Enhancement on the Legendary Lionheart Ring is so tasty for an inquisitive.
It's rough to miss out on the 7th piece of the Spring set for the +25 ranged power. Ranged power is so crucial on Inquisitive builds as a few difference sources of their damage scale with more.
Ranged power impacts base damage, Law dice (With T5 Jaded that's 12d8 x 150% ranged power), Rune Arm (depending on build) scaling by 200%, and sneak dice (again build specific) scaling 150%.
Especially since Inquisitive only benefit from 1/2 doubleshot. Just my thoughts, I'd be interested to hear how that gearset works for you :)

Thx for the reply.
The Legendary Crypt Raider set has +20 Ranged power, so netting a difference of 5 which is somewhat compensated by the +5 hit&damage. The less threat is what makes me go for this set instead of 7th of spring as I don't want agro. Let the fuzzy bear take the blows, I'll just smooth talk my way out it.

Riffolk
05-26-2021, 09:15 AM
Thx for the reply.
The Legendary Crypt Raider set has +20 Ranged power, so netting a difference of 5 which is somewhat compensated by the +5 hit&damage. The less threat is what makes me go for this set instead of 7th of spring as I don't want agro. Let the fuzzy bear take the blows, I'll just smooth talk my way out it.

I truly am a fool of a Took. Thanks for the correction!
That threat decrease is definitely a solid choice.

LavidDynch
05-26-2021, 09:36 AM
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Well something gotta give when you do the perfect set up.

Weapon: The Hallowed Splinters
Armor: Legendary Wildwood Vest
Belt: Legendary Belt of Sure Strikes
Boots: Legendary Thorn Boots (skip these if you are not rgr/barb/druid)
Bracers: Wildwood Wrists
Cloak: Charune, Grand Burden of Fury
Gloves: Legendary Wildwood Gauntlets
Goggles: Legendary Collective Sight
Helm: Helm of the Final Watcher
Necklace: Legendary Family Recruit Sigil
Ring1: Legendary Five Rings
Ring2: Legendary Lionheart Ring
Trinket: Epic Litany of the Dead
Quiver: +4 RP

This would be a so called optimal set up for a wisdom based INQ.
It ticks all the boxes for base dmg, seeker, deception, armor pen and main stat but... I see issues with it such as
cloak as minor artifact, THE swap spot for absorbs to me. Also no 20% hp bump items and no quality con (or wis). So a wee bit squishy for my taste, YMMV...

7.8W (1d10+3) +189 base dmg, 280 RP, 86% DS (not counting archer focus or stand and deliver) ~2.4kish hp in reaper.

Oxarhamar
05-30-2021, 05:54 AM
Thx for the reply.
The Legendary Crypt Raider set has +20 Ranged power, so netting a difference of 5 which is somewhat compensated by the +5 hit&damage. The less threat is what makes me go for this set instead of 7th of spring as I don't want agro. Let the fuzzy bear take the blows, I'll just smooth talk my way out it.

I don't find threat reduction useful on ranged with the way ranged agro works

Stoner81
05-30-2021, 03:17 PM
I don't find threat reduction useful on ranged with the way ranged agro works

In groups it is very good...

I pump out a lot of DPS and draw aggro easy but with threat reduction this happens a lot less to say the least.

Stoner81.

Oxarhamar
06-06-2021, 11:16 PM
In groups it is very good...

I pump out a lot of DPS and draw aggro easy but with threat reduction this happens a lot less to say the least.

Stoner81.

Meh I still find myself pealing anything that hasn’t established agro yet like things from like entire rooms that have not been agreed yet when engaging with mobs that are already being tanked

Kielbasa
06-08-2021, 12:18 PM
Hey, here's the gear setup I'm using.
Don't think it's an uber setup but I'm happy with it for now.

Goggles: Collective (INT + Insightful INT) + Festive INT slotted
Helm: Final Watcher (Wallwatch Set) + Swap to Tiara of Madness for trapping
Neck: Rosethorn (really enjoying the exhaust proc on here)
Trinket: Slavers Crafted (Sheltering, Armor Pierce, Tendon Slice, Quality INT)
Cloak: Winter
Belt: Direbear
Ring 1: Prowess (mmm ranged power) + Swap for Keylock for trapping + Flickering Steel for some raids
Gloves: Wildwood (Wallwatch)
Boots: Deepsnow
Ring 2: Celestial Sapphire (CON crafted)
Bracers: Vinelash Bracers
Armor: Wildwood (Wallwatch)

Rune Arm: Necronomicannon
Weapon: Nightshade Shooter (Hallowed Splinters would definitely be an upgrade)

= 3 Piece Wallwatch
= 4 Piece Winter
= 2 Piece Spring (not that important)

Getting Enhancement/Insightful/Quality Deception makes for some fantastic bonus to hit + damage (+32/49) on sneak attacks.

Would love to see what others have come up with as well :)


In general I like this setup just got to cap and have been using it. The only tweak I'm making is to swap in the serrated arrowhead and moving the legendary five rings to the ring of prowess spot. As nice as 8 ranged power is I'd rather have crippling. Not sure why but I never see exhaustion proc so I feel like I'm lacking cc more than damage. Is it melee weapon only or just broken? In raids I'll probably swap five rings back to the trinket slot but for now more cc is better since I solo a lot.

Riffolk
06-09-2021, 12:56 PM
In general I like this setup just got to cap and have been using it. The only tweak I'm making is to swap in the serrated arrowhead and moving the legendary five rings to the ring of prowess spot. As nice as 8 ranged power is I'd rather have crippling. Not sure why but I never see exhaustion proc so I feel like I'm lacking cc more than damage. Is it melee weapon only or just broken? In raids I'll probably swap five rings back to the trinket slot but for now more cc is better since I solo a lot.

Dang! The sausage man himself using my gearset! What an honor :D

Yeah, that crippling proc is lovely.
Pfft, 8 ranged power, no boosted ring of prowess? ;)

Just ran some briefs "tests" and the exhaust proc seemed to trigger every 12-15 hits but it certainly doesn't seem to be causing mobs to move 50% slower...
Might need to try against different mobs to see if some are immune or if epic ward causes some kind of refresh that dispels the slow.

droid327
06-11-2021, 02:17 AM
I'll throw out my current approach for a PM EK inqui, works solid for me:

3 pc wallwatch
Winter 4 pc: rune arm, bracers, necklace, boots
Capelet, Ring of Falls Decay: neg and acid for acid well, acid spell sword
Coll Sight con/ins int, bloodsigil ring: stats
Slaver trinket to cover core stats
Tasset: rel fury, ap

Gets a lot of bonus hp and squeezes in about everything you'd want, even on a stat needy build like pm inqui