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Wyvern Post-WS Breath
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By Asura.Vafruvant 2015-06-17 01:54:40
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This may be redundant, but I didn't see it anywhere. The breath the wyvern chooses to use after WS is sometimes so dumb, and, if left alone, will rarely MB a T1 SC. I would like to use the AF helm after a WS but before the wyvern decides which breath to use, then to swap into Relic for enhanced potency. I use Mote's includes, so my GearSwap is based off that. The idea I had was something like this:

Precast WS -> AF Helm -> Relic Helm -> Engaged set

The problem is, his includes appear to lock out midcast commands on WS, otherwise a post_midcast should cover it. Any thoughts?
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By Ragnarok.Martel 2015-06-17 04:48:07
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I have some doubts about if midcasting that would work. I feel like there's a reason for not trying to swap midcast on WS. But that feeling is based on my gut and some half remembered posts early in gearswap development. So I'll leave it at doubts, unless I decide to go test.

But honestly, why do you even want it to MB? Wyverns choose their breath elements based on the monsters weakness with a high rate of accuracy. The only thing magic busting a breath does is add magic acc. Making them change their breath from the mob's least resistant element so they can gain an unspecified amount of MACC seems kinda redundant.

In any case, with a good breath set(~+25 pet:MACC per piece, x4) and the strafe adjustments SE made awhile back, I'm not seeing many resists anyway. Though I'll admit, I haven't done anything really high level on DRG lately. Been living on PLD when I'm playing at all.
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By Asura.Highwynn 2015-06-17 07:27:44
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Took a break since Vagary came out but with ~100 m.acc in midcast set, i never saw resists, though it rarely did full damage due to constant AoE as usual. If only it was based off Max HP, it would actually be a solid dps boost.
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By Asura.Vafruvant 2015-06-18 09:35:28
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MB was just another aspect of it. I know if you WS in the AF and close an SC, it will always use the elemental breath to match the SC, or in the case of T2/3, whichever the mob is least resistant to. The bigger issue, however, is when it uses, say, Sand Breath against a bird, or Lightning Breath against a worm, just on a normal WS.
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By Ragnarok.Martel 2015-06-18 10:12:30
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That's not something that happens often. For example, I have a pair of parses of furious arundmite. No particular reason for that mob, just the first decently long parse I opened while looking through my parse library.
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2014-11-23_Furious Arundmite
Player                  Abil. Dmg  Abs'd.Dmg   Net Dmg    Abil. %  Hit/Miss    A.Acc %    A.Low/Hi    A.Avg
Lumiere                    107880          0    107880    70.46 %     296/0   100.00 %      48/493   364.46
 - Hydro Breath            107880          0    107880   100.00 %     296/0   100.00 %      48/493   364.46
Ringo                        7437          0      7437    80.84 %      20/0   100.00 %     195/396   371.85
 - Hydro Breath              7437          0      7437   100.00 %      20/0   100.00 %     195/396   371.85

And round #2. I could have combined the parses, but, eh.
Ability Damage
Player                  Abil. Dmg  Abs'd.Dmg   Net Dmg    Abil. %  Hit/Miss    A.Acc %    A.Low/Hi    A.Avg
Lumiere                     30196          0     30196    57.98 %      82/0   100.00 %      57/521   368.24
 - Hydro Breath             30196          0     30196   100.00 %      82/0   100.00 %      57/521   368.24
398+ breaths, and nothing but Hydro breath. Seems pretty steady. And I'm not using Vishap or anything.

While I'm all for min maxing,I don't think this is worth the testing to figure out if midcasting the armet would even work. It'd be a nightmare...

And it's certainly not worth actually WS'ing in vishap.