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Do I even need +15 armor?

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Having played as the relatively immobile Valkyrie from the beginning of my Black Desert career, I relied heavily on my DP to mitigate incoming damage. Thus, I worked painstakingly to get my Grunil armor set up to all +15.

However, now I play Kunoichi. Naturally, I take MUCH less damage (if any) just due to the ability to 'poof here, poof there, poof-poof everywhere' and stunlock my enemies. 

It's gotten to the point where I'm curious as to whether I even need to have armor upgraded to +15, considering the exorbitant cost for what appears to be little gain. Should I sell off my Grunil, devote the cash to my weapon and just get a less-enhanced set?

 

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No, don't use armor, period. No one does, and it was added to the game as a fail mechanic. Just look at the market place, no one sells it. And with your 1 second cool downtime, you should be able to dodge literally anything, from machine guns to a group of mobs attacking is succession. Just, try not to attack anything.

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A while back, just to test this, I went to do a quest at the Giants with 16DP. I had to use two HP potions.

If you are nimble, and don't just stand there like a practice dummy, I think all you need up to level 50 is +5. I'd still use Grunil for the AP, though Taritas for accuracy is an option if you have a Big Sword.

As you move into Mediah, though, you'll find the elite mobs will give you a hard time, especially those at Helms. By then you'll want that +15, and maybe something better (though, I'm still using +15 at level 56, and still no pots).

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Visit Valencia without proper armor. Its not fun. You should be looking to upgrade. Not downgrad

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No, you don't need +15. You need DUO, bare minimum. TRI is the average armor enchant in this game. How are you going to pvp with +5 armor? And if you think you will just not get into pvp while grinding/over grind spots, think again.

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I found myself struggling at helms. I had to constantly use HP potions by then. I only havd like +11 on everything though

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Having played as the relatively immobile Valkyrie from the beginning of my Black Desert career, I relied heavily on my DP to mitigate incoming damage. Thus, I worked painstakingly to get my Grunil armor set up to all +15.

However, now I play Kunoichi. Naturally, I take MUCH less damage (if any) just due to the ability to 'poof here, poof there, poof-poof everywhere' and stunlock my enemies. 

It's gotten to the point where I'm curious as to whether I even need to have armor upgraded to +15, considering the exorbitant cost for what appears to be little gain. Should I sell off my Grunil, devote the cash to my weapon and just get a less-enhanced set?

 

you played a valk and didnt even know about the spam iframe mechanics? Lul.

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Playing with no armor on is fun and all, until you get a CD and die in 2 hit, or until someone wants to steal your spot.

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Playing with no armor on is fun and all, until you get a CD and die in 2 hit, or until someone wants to steal your spot.

I had a lot of fun playing kunoichi with low DP. And as you said I eventually got to an area where I died in 2 hits and sighed cuz it was over. It was in PvE for me though. Now I got appropriate dp for the area and I've become quite lazy in how I fight.

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No, don't use armor, period. No one does, and it was added to the game as a fail mechanic. Just look at the market place, no one sells it. And with your 1 second cool downtime, you should be able to dodge literally anything, from machine guns to a group of mobs attacking is succession. Just, try not to attack anything.

Just put unenchanted armor on for setboni in PvP. everything else is BS anyway. You get oneshotted with 0 or 300DP. Doesnt make a difference. 

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Just put unenchanted armor on for setboni in PvP. everything else is BS anyway. You get oneshotted with 0 or 300DP. Doesnt make a difference. 

300dp = non-cc = alive

0dp = nnon cc = dead

 

Ranged enemies of any sort = nics all his HP

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