Defense Question on a mage/hybrid build?

Gotcha

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Defense Question on a mage/hybrid build?

Ok, I know this may be a stupid question but I have to ask it.

Would there be any real diff between having 7k def and 10k in the PVP environment. Would the extra say 3000 really do anything at all? I know the high def numbers on certain builds mean a lot but on the lower def end builds is it worth even trying to boost the def numbers from say a Mage plate to a dusk shroud which at base is only like 300 diff but after HS will add like 3000 and only cost 20 str to attain?

Sorry if this sounds like a stupid question yet I do not understand exactly how the def numbers work in PVP.
 

vietl0yalty

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Gotcha said:
Ok, I know this may be a stupid question but I have to ask it.

Would there be any real diff between having 7k def and 10k in the PVP environment. Would the extra say 3000 really do anything at all? I know the high def numbers on certain builds mean a lot but on the lower def end builds is it worth even trying to boost the def numbers from say a Mage plate to a dusk shroud which at base is only like 300 diff but after HS will add like 3000 and only cost 20 str to attain?

Sorry if this sounds like a stupid question yet I do not understand exactly how the def numbers work in PVP.
unless you have 20k+ defense u shouldnt worry much about defense... i mean if it comes down to sacrificing points into strength just to wear a higher defense armor its definitely not worth it... life > defense for casters so just stick with the highest defense armor u can wear without having to add any points into strength

and im not saying the extra defense wont help so dont get the wrong idea... just that the extra 300+ def boost u get from mage plate to dusk shroud isnt significant enough to give up points that coulda been used for vitality
 
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