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Increasing your Power & Tech.

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edited April 18 in Battle Quests and Guides
Power & Tech. -- A reference guide

What is Power & Tech.?
After the "Rise update" new stats were added called "Power" and "Tech." (Technique). Power is the combined sum of your ATT/MATT + DEF stats. Tech represents the combined sum of your CRIT + BAL stats.

Why does Power & Tech. matter?
Certain raids have Power & Tech requirements to join/host Quick Battles (QB). These requirements are inline with provided story equipment until you reach the endgame. Once you reach endgame you will need to upgrade your gear to participate in these raids.

What are the Power & Tech. requirements for endgame raids?

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This guide covers what?
It covers the best ways to increase your character's Power and Tech requirements. Technical charts are below. A full example character is provided in the next post.
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Weapons

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Armor

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Rings

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Belts

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Earrings / Jewelry / Artifacts

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Outfitter

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Shield / Focus

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Totems / Spell Books

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Special thanks to: @SirRFI for scroll chart templates, All Might for the bosses power and tech requirements chart, Submersed for the title list.
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  • LoLoBootyLoLoBooty
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    edited November 2
    Increasing Power & Tech.
    2019 Example
    A cost conscious approach to increasing power and tech

    Special Note
    The ease of this process will vary depending on which character is chosen. The key difference being whether the character equips a shield, focus, or totem in the auxiliary equipment slot. Not only do these base items have different stats but they also support different enchants. Also note that the focus or totem that may come from the new lv90 gear package cannot be enchanted. It can be replaced with the equivalent which can be enchanted. For this example I have chosen a totem character which will be the hardest.

    Character Baseline
    • Character is level 100 (This char is STR. Make the appropriate gear substitutions for INT chars.)
    • Equipped all weapons, armor, and accessories from the new Lv90 Character Growth Rewards box or Returning Mercenary Package.
    • Equipped Lv85 Character Growth Reward bracelets. Opened Aislinns's gem box and socketed the 4 character growth gems (Bracelet Diamond, Bracelet Emerald, Bracelet Ruby, Bracelet Sapphire).
    • Equipped a Ruler's Brooch accessory (2 star quality).
    • Equipped a standard outfitter. Free standard outfitters can be obtained from seasonal events. Standard and limited outfitters can be purchased from the MP.
    • No artifact, necklace, or other avatars.
    • No buffs, Ein Lacher titles, or Redeemers (Neamhain/Balor) clears.
    • Character has 212 earned titles and 0 shared titles.
    • Critical Mastery: Rank 3, Strength Mastery: Rank A, Defense Mastery: Rank 9, Willpower Mastery: Rank A, Agility Mastery: Rank A.

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    Current Status: With premium soap and warm welcome buff (+2500 power) you can join Dullahan and should be close to the requirements for Arcana or Aes Sidhe. You may need more Power to get over the stat wall.
    Note: Your CRIT, BAL, ATT/MATT, AGI, and WIL stats will vary depending on the randomized stats you get from the gear in the level 90 player package .

    Suggestions for reaching Arcana / Aes Sidhe requirements (with premium soap + warm welcome buff)
    1. Apply Warlord's (prefix) / Healthy (suffix) to your brooch.
    2. Apply enchants to auxiliary equipment (Shield, Focus, or Totem). For Shield/Focus use Tricky for the prefix and Diamond for the suffix. For Totem there is no cost efficient upgrade.
    3. Replace the earring prefix enchant with Warlord's.

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    Current Status: Good for Arcana and Aes Sidhe. Reaching the next level of bosses (+2000 > +4000 Power) will require a weapon upgrade. Let's take a look at what our options are.

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    Weapon Options
    • Depending on how you obtained the level 90 weapon it possibly can be enhanced further. The gear from the Character Growth Rewards box can be enhanced while the gear from the Returning Mercenary Package cannot be enhanced. Do not reforge because it is cost prohibitive.
    • A base Lv95 Dullahan weapon is a downgrade from the free gear. You will need a high-enhancement for Dullahan weapons to be better than your existing level 90 weapon.
    • A +12 Dullahan weapon with scrolls would allow you to run Rupacitus (Fish).
    • When upgrading a Dullahan weapon complete the story "Unified Front" to obtain free Lv95 weapon enhancement stones (+0 > +11, +11 > +12) given in the "Unified Front Package". "" story is available after completing the Arcana story.
    • It's not recommended to buy a pre-made +12 Dullahan weapon since the you can create one easily yourself. Commonly these pre-made +12 weapons are of purple quality. Buying a purple +12 weapon is a dead-end for upgrades. To upgrade you would have to replace all purple pieces with orange which is cost prohibitive. Save your gold for Lv100 Astera weapons.
    • An Astera weapon is the best upgrade path if you want to run the Claire, Elchulus, and Macha raids and future content.
    • To get the seed money for an Astera you will probably have to farm the raids before Rupacitus until you save enough gold.
    • There is many weapon scroll combos you can pair with your weapon. Impending / Divine Punishment costs pennies but gives the power boost. Immoral / Spirited is the next step up with Chaotic / Spirited one step beyond that. The trick here is to go with the cheapest combo possible to reach the stat wall.

    Armor Options
    • Complete the story "Looming Conflict" to obtain free gear (+15 Lv85 Earring, +15 Lv85 Belt) given in the "Primed Accessory Package". "Looming Conflict" story is available after completing the Dullahan story.
    • Enchant the earring with Warlord's / Healthy. Enchant the belt with Petite / Healthy.
    • Depending on how you obtained the level 90 armor it possibly can be enhanced further. The gear from the Character Growth Rewards box can be enhanced while the gear from the Returning Mercenary Package cannot be enhanced. Do not reforge because it is cost prohibitive.
    • When upgrading Dullahan armor complete the story "Unified Front" to obtain free Lv95 armor enhancement stones (+0 > +12, +12 > +13) given in the "Unified Front Package". "" story is available after completing the Arcana story.
    • When upgrading armor some pieces are cheaper to upgrade when factoring in components and enchant costs. I recommend upgrading in the following order: Helmet, Chest, Pants, Gloves / Boots.

    Additional Ways to increase Power and Tech. All effects stack.
    • Premium Soap Buff [+2000 Power]
    • Kitty's Encouragement Potion (1 raid duration) -- Warm Welcome box [+500 Power]
    • VIP capsule (2 day duration) -- Ernmass's AP shop [+190 Power and potentially +1 tech because of +100 WIL bonus]
    • Crimson Blade Epaulet (7 day duration) -- Ernmass's AP shop [+1000 Power]
    • Renewal Necklace (7 day duration) -- Ernmass's AP shop [+600 Power]
    • Level up skills "Strength/Intelligence Mastery", "Magic Mastery", "Defense Mastery", and "Agility Mastery". These skills will increase your Power.
    • To increase your Tech level up skills "Critical Mastery" then "Willpower Mastery". Every 133 points of WIL (up to 2000) increases your Tech by 1.
    • Look to get the easy (2-5 clear) boss or equipment titles with good stats. More information can be found here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1fuFx8qdjsQ-TRLRKYFYepTEStef81oyUJRMYPKNWU80/edit?usp=sharing
    • Completion of certain Ein Lacher & Reedemers benchmarks award permanent stat increases.
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  • TamagoTamago
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    edited October 1, 2017
    You forgot to account for the outfitter 5 piece bonus when calculating power for these:

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  • LoLoBootyLoLoBooty
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    Mainichi wrote: »
    You forgot to account for the outfitter 5 piece bonus when calculating power for these:

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    Ah damn, it's right for the standard and wrong for the limited. Should be 500 ATT. I'll get that fixed in the next update.
  • LoLoBootyLoLoBooty
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    With the Ultimate Objective event bringing renewed interest in running Dullahan I finally finished the increasing power-tech guide. Enjoy.
    BabyDani
  • LoLoBootyLoLoBooty
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    edited December 27, 2017
    Revisiting this guide because of two notable changes in-game:

    • All characters can now equip either a focus (Arisha), shield (Fiona), or totem/spellbook. At the same time they removed the Fomorian Spell Book from the craft recipes. Additionally focuses can now be enchanted with shield scrolls. You can easily farm White Tyrant for an entry-level spell book.

    • The seal of bravery shop has added flawless enhancement stones for level 90 weapons. You can easily get a +13 90 weapon if you farm enough seals (420). I've updated the chart comparing the weapons and again it still looks like a dullahan weapon is the preferred choice for power/tech purposes.

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  • SirRFISirRFI
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    I think any newcomer goal is (in order):
    • Reach 90 lv +
    • Get free full +10 purple scrolled set + weapons (for reaching 90 ↑)
    • Get season2 accessories scrolled (STR/INT):
      • x2 Ring (Crescent Moon Announcement / Ocean Depths Monster): Sparkling Passion
      • Belt (Peridot / Amethyst): Petite Passion
      • Earrings (Pirate / Black Pearl): Significant Berserker
      • Some emblem Significant Passion
      • Off-hand item scrolled (for Fionas and Arishas higher priority due to better scrolls)
    • Copper Bracelet (M)ATK + DEF with Fine Gems
    • +12 or +13 full-orange 90lv weapon, using goodies from Seals of Bravery Shop
    • Dullahan armor set:
      • At least orange main, purple subs
      • At least +10
      • Enchant and upgrade it over time...
  • LoLoBootyLoLoBooty
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    edited January 16
    Increasing Power & Tech.
    2017 Example (Archived)
    A cost conscious approach to get the base stats required for Dullahan (The Missing Soul): P 37000 \ T 195

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    Character Baseline
    • Character is level 95 (This char is STR. Make the appropriate gear substitutions for INT chars.)
    • Equipped the Lv90 Character Growth Rewards box with 2* +10 Lv90 Purple Gear
    • Equipped Lv85 Character Growth Reward bracelets. Opened Aislinns's gem box and socketed the 4 character growth gems (Bracelet Diamond, Bracelet Emerald, Bracelet Ruby, Bracelet Sapphire).
    • Equipped Peridot Belt, Pirate Earrings, 2 Crescent Moon Announcements, Ruler's Brooch accessories (2 star quality).
    • Equipped a standard outfitter.
    • No artifact, necklace, or other avatars.
    • No buffs, Ein Lacher titles, or Redeemers (Neamhain) clears.

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    Current Status: Short by 7091 Battle Power and 17 Tech.

    To do list
    1. First decide whether to stick with your current weapon or upgrade to a lv95 wep. Unless you have a high enhanced (>+10) lv90 OJ weapon it's best to move to lv95 for both power and tech. A clean lv95 bests the enhanced/enchanted free lv90 weapon. We stick with the free armor because of the prohibitive costs of re-enchanting and enhancing back to +10.
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    2. Apply enchants to accessories. Use Healthy ES to suffix all accessories. Use Sparkling for the ring prefixes, Petite for the belt prefix, and warlord's for the remaining accessory prefixes. Don't waste elixirs for Healthy or Warlord's -- it's cheaper to YOLO.

    3. Apply enchants to the missing spots in your armor. The character growth armor is missing: suffix on the helm and prefix on the pants/gloves. Use Tutelary for the prefixes and Sentinel for the suffix.

    4. Replace Enduring on the chest with Well-balanced. Replace Resistant on the boots with Sentinel.

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      Current Status: Short by 3307 Battle Power and 2 Tech.

    5. Figuring how to close the final gap will require a careful examination of your character. I went with soap buff + kitty potion + VIP capsule + bracelet gem upgrades (fine emerald and diamond) + increase DEF and WIL skill ranks.

    Additional Ways to increase Power and Tech. All effects stack.
    • Premium Soap Buff [+2000 Power]
    • Kitty's Encouragement Potion -- Warm Welcome box [+500 Power]
    • Crimson Blade Epaulet [+1000 Power]
    • AP Shop Renewal Necklace (7 days) [+600 Power]
    • Level up skills "Strength Mastery" and "Defense Mastery". These skills will increase your Power.
    • Level up skill "Willpower Mastery". Every 133 points of WIL (up to 2000) increases your Tech by 1.
    • VIP capsule can be bought in Colhen from Ernmass's AP shop [+190 Power and potentially +1 tech because of +100 WIL bonus]
    • Look to get the easy (2-5 clear) boss or equipment titles with good stats. Bosses like Spider Queen, Keaghan, or any Malina boss. Cheap equipment titles like "Beastly" (purchase story equipment quests from Aislinn).
  • LoLoBootyLoLoBooty
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    edited January 16
    Completed the 2019 update to the power and tech guide (see the top 2 posts for the update. The old one is still here for reference.).

    -- Added a new example character based on the new +12 gear and other gear changes since the last update
    -- Update the tables with new and missing scrolls from the last update

    Enjoy!
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  • LoLoBootyLoLoBooty
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    edited April 18
    A couple of the recent game updates have changed the power and tech approach noticeably. Therefore I did a few updates to the 2019 example.

    -- The addition of the "Unified Front" and "Looming Conflict" stories giving items to help basic gear builds
    -- The change making r9 and r8's scrolls 100%. Along with other price decreases it makes building new armor viable for beginners.
    -- Clarified that gear from the character growth package can be enhanced
  • LoLoBootyLoLoBooty
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    edited November 2
    Corrected an omission in the 2019 guide -- Clarified that the critical mastery skill is maxed in my example character. Also clarified that stats will vary from the example character because of the randomly generated stats of the gear in the level 90 player package.