Advice On Add-on Armour For BST

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Advice on add-on armour for BST
 Carbuncle.Calem
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By Carbuncle.Calem 2010-08-16 04:58:09
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Lately I've been thinking about taking BST to 75+ and I'm wondering if I should use my three add-on armour pieces for the job, since the pet bonuses you can get through the augments look pretty useful and somewhat unique to me.

I've done a little research but I feel like I'm still a long ways off understanding how the job plays at higher levels (I'm only BST36 at the moment). So I was wondering if any experienced BSTs could recommend which augments for the add-on armour pieces are the most useful?

I was thinking...
Mirke Wardecors - Pet: Acc and Racc +15, Pet: Att and Ratt+15
Anwig Salade - Acc +3 and Pet: Haste +5%, Att +3 and Pet: Damage taken -10%
Desultor Tassets - Pet: Store TP and Subtle Blow +8, Movement Speed +8%

It's the legs I'm the least sure about really. I thought running faster would be handy if things go wrong and I need to put some distance between myself and the target, and that Subtle Blow would be a nice addition while Store TP would make Sic/Ready that little bit more effective.

If there are any glaring flaws in my thinking, any constructive criticism (or general advice about BST) you can offer would be very welcome.
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By Odin.Zicdeh 2010-08-16 05:28:05
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All 3 look like Solid Options.


I personally use the same Mirke Wardecores, and Anwig Salade, though the Salade is relegated to situations where I am not actively battling with my pet. In the later case, I opt for the Spurrer Beret.

Desulator Tassets I have a hard time recommending like that, I doubt it gets better for BST if you don't have Skadi's feet, they're a situational piece, but if that's the best you can do, that's the best you can do.

If you want to see some set-ups end-game, I have a few bst sets on my profile section.
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