Gamed with Hallaster and Thalzur in an enjoyable afternoon.
Finished up most of bank favor and the last of xp by soloing Tear.
Used the experience stone:
Before ~ lvl 8 with 419,895 xp
Buffs~ 30% xp pot; 4% ship buffs, voice of the master and mantle equipped; heroic xp boost 15%
After ~ rank 85 with 3,239,655 xp
Not sure how that compares with last time, will have to look up later on.