*IPS requires 19 DEX but its automatically granted by 11 ranger levels.
*10k Stars requires tier 2 Wind Stance, which requires 14 DEX - this means you either start with 10 DEX and eat +4 DEX Tome, or 11 DEX and eat +3 DEX Tome
* With 12 starting CON and 5 Toughness feats on my Ranger life I was at over 900 HP unbuffed (in FoTW).
* With DEX at 10/11 and CON at 12, you can afford to put 17 pts in STR and 18 pts in WIS or the other way around (depends on preferances)
Now some math again:
STR: 17 base +3/4 Tome +6 level ups +2 Enhancments +12 items +3/4 Destiny +2 Ship Buff +2 Ram's Might = 48
WIS: 18 base +3/4 Tome +2 Feats +2/3 Enhancments +11 items +2 Destiny +2 Ship Buff = 42
*Item bonus in STR contains +8, +3 and +1 STR items.
*Item bonus in WIS contains one +8/+3 item, one +2/+7 and an exceptional +1
*Of course there are countless other setups that would bring both STR and WIS to more than 40
This breakdown assumes that you are in Mountain Stance all the time. Its possible to bump STR or WIS by additional 2 just by swapping stances (not to mention all the shorter buffs available).