Torn between The Eternium Greathelm and the Tier 4 Helm

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Torn between The Eternium Greathelm and the Tier 4 Helm

Postby Lewyn » Mon Dec 03, 2007 10:28 pm

I've searched for previous topics like this but I still feel torn between the two. Is there a clear cut winner? Full out SSOE> The Tier4? Help me out here. =/
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Postby Dorvan » Mon Dec 03, 2007 11:03 pm

Tier 4 is the clear cut winner. Assuming 3x SSoE in the EG and 18stam/ 4def/6 stam in T4, it's:

17 stam
1 defense

vs.

49 armor
28 dodge
24 int
27 +dam

even on straight tanking stats I prefer the T4 helm. As nice as stam is, 17 stam vs. 27 dodge rating isn't a good tradeoff when you compare to other gear slots (e.g. trinkets)...the +dam puts it it even further ahead.
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Postby Gavel » Tue Dec 04, 2007 7:31 am

T4 hat and T4 shoulders are nifty, and the 2pc Bonus is pretty good iirc. The gloves and legs are full of fail, and the chest is a sidegrade at best from the Nightbane chest.
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Postby Neuron » Tue Dec 04, 2007 7:40 am

Yes, go with T4. Don't forget, you are a paladin, not a warrior. Some of the kara itemization purposefully puts you at lower HP due to developer design (pre expertise buff patch).
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Postby Aplus » Tue Dec 04, 2007 11:54 am

any time you see an item with strength on it, you should try to run away.
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Postby jere » Tue Dec 04, 2007 12:40 pm

The eternium greathelm sat in my bank for half a year. :)
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Postby Hollyhell » Wed Dec 05, 2007 11:34 am

I use eternium... If i had the t4 shoulders i might use the t4 helm for the set bonus...
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