Advice Needed for a Magic Arrow Amazon I thought I would get some suggestions for some of the equipment and stat placement for my new Zon. I figured out some of it, but there are still some uncertainties. She will be SC, but I don't like dying. She is a Magic Arrow Amazon, and I'm going to be stacking as much FR/W on her as possible. (I had a HC MA Zon a while back who managed to find a bunch of nice FR/W gear, and it was a lot of fun. With RWM and Harmony, I think I can take this to a new level. :smiley: ) The merc will be a Fire Rogue, probably using a Riphook for the OW and slow, but I also have a WWS available for her. Her planned skill placement: Magic Arrow: 10-20 (at least 13 with +skills) Inner Sight, Slow Missles: 1 Critical Strike, Dodge, Avoid, Evade: Enough points to hit the diminishing returns with +skills Pierce: 9 with + skills Decoy, Valk: 20 Penetrate: 10-20 She'll need a fair amount of IAS. She'll need 42 for 9 frames, and 75 for 8 frames, and her weapon won't have any IAS on it. I'd rather get to 8 frames, since fast is fun, and part of the theme of the build. Here is the equipment I've decided on: Main Weapon: Harmony matriarchal bow (with +1 bow skills, 265% ED, and +3 Valk). Amulet: Cat's Eye Belt: Razortail Rings: Ravenfrost; Rare ring with dex, AR, resists, and life leach; Nature's peace in stash for when RIP is needed Helm: Rare coronet with + 1 Amazon Skills, +20 Dex, 25% Enhanced Damage, 20% FRW, mana leech So, that's what I've figure out, now for the other pieces: Armor: Obviously, Fortitude would be an obvious choice, but that ain't going to happen. :grin: So, here are the realistic options I can think of: Armor that would let me hit 8 frames: -Treachery: I already have one in a Dusk Shroud. The Venom could be useful, as well as the IAS. The Fade should be completely worthless, since the point of this build is to not get hit. -Twitchthrow: Some strength and dex, plus IAS, and I can stick a socket in it for some flexability. (Probably more IAS.) Armor that will likely stick me at 9 frames: -Lionheart: A little ED, nice stat boosts, resistances. I'd have to track down the runes, but that's nothing a few countess runs wouldn't cure. -Duress: The OW and CB would be nice, considering this will be a low damage character, but I've only got one Um rune, and I'd really rather save it for Crescent Moon for when I build a new Tesladin. -Gloom: Same Um rune issues as Duress, but I'd also have to get my hands on a Pul. I'm not sure I'm up to doing that many countess runs. Besides, all it really gets me are resists. Gloves: I have two main choices here that I can see. -Laying of Hands -These rare gloves: Glyph Grasp Leather Gloves Defense: 5 Durability: 10 of 12 Required Level: 37 Item Version: 1.10+ Expansion Item Level: 49 Fingerprint: 0x87c04d76 +7 to Strength +43% Enhanced Defense Fire Resist +27% 24% Better Chance of Getting Magic Items 10% Increased Attack Speed +2 to Bow and Crossbow Skills (Amazon Only) The rare gloves will only work with certain combinations, depending on how much IAS my other equipment has. Their other drawback is I would have to move them from my Vanilla pile to my RRM/RWM pile, but I don't really have a Vanilla bowazon planned. Boots: No real clue here. Obviously, I'm looking for FR/W, but that's pretty common on boots. I've got a decent pair of Natalya's boots I can pull over from my Vanilla stashes. Are their any better options you can think of? The other thing I am debating is the stat point distribution. Base energy and enough strength for equipment are obvious, but I haven't decided how to split up the Vit and Dex. I'm not sure I'm ready for a pure dexazon, especially considering I don't really expect to have good resistances. How much life should I aim for?