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Discussion - Help with my SK

Jan 20, 2006
So my SK is on a silver account (no prestige items nor Journeyman mercs) and I won't be going gold for a while. That being said, I need to get some upgrades. It does decent, but I'd like it to be a bit better. Group makeup is 103Sk, 98Shm, 96 Mage
Below is my output from running the magelo.mac:
Stats= SK-(Drakkin Shadow Knight): Lvl 103 (0.57 %)  5616 AA 36 unspent AA. HP 75957  AC 2120/1826 (Mitigation/Evasion) Mana 61742
Current Zone=The Plane of Knowledge
Gem1=Plague of Holmein
Gem2=Blood of Bonemaw
Gem3=Bond of Bonemaw
Gem4=Dire Insinuation
Gem5=Touch of Klonda
Gem6=Touch of Falsin
Gem7=Touch of Urash
Gem8=Bonemaw's Bite
Gem9=Terror of Narus
Gem10=Impose for Power
Gem11=Shroud of the Doomscale
Gem12=Steadfast Stance
Cash=260807pp 48g 8s
Marks of Valor=0
Remnants of Tranquility=0
ManaBonus= +45073
HpRegen=+60 / 45
Accuracy=+150 / 300
Damage Shield=+35 / 40
Strikethrough=+35% / 45
Combat Effects=+100 / 125
Avoidance=+100 / 300
Shielding=+35% / 45
Spellshield=+35% / 45
Stun Resist=+35% / 45
DoT Shielding=+35% / 45
Slot0=charm -- Inscrutable Talisman -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/132783 ( Slipgear's Gem -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/51683 )
Slot1=leftear -- Whispering Compass -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/133801
Slot2=head -- Dimensional Warrior Helmet -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/85267 ( Tavon's Polished Gemstone -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/85483 ) ( Bloodforged Plate Helm Ornament -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/87659 )
Slot3=face -- Spiked Guard -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/133802 ( Fragmented Echo -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/127271 )
Slot4=rightear -- Goral Tooth Earring -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/127601 ( Handful of the Patch Guardian's Straw -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/120500 )
Slot5=neck -- Pendant of the Lost Coldain -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/133805 ( Gem of the Thaumatox Shard -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/105870 )
Slot6=shoulder -- Deepwalker Carapace Spaulders -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/140136
Slot7=arms -- Castaway Vambraces of the Revenant -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/140268 ( Bloodforged Plate Arms Ornament -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/87661 )
Slot8=back -- Waterlogged Wrap -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/140149
Slot9=leftwrist -- Castaway Bracer of the Revenant -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/140264
Slot10=rightwrist -- Castaway Bracer of the Revenant -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/140264 ( Bloodforged Plate Wrist Ornament -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/87662 )
Slot11=ranged -- Fused Coral Bow -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/140231 ( Diaku Armor Fragment -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/51912 )
Slot12=hands -- Castaway Gauntlets of the Revenant -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/140265 ( Elemental Core -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/81925 ) ( Bloodforged Plate Hands Ornament -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/87663 )
Slot13=mainhand -- Fused Coral Greatmace -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/140226
Slot14=offhand -- EMPTY
Slot15=leftfinger -- Deadeye Ring -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/120032 ( Crystallized Slug -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/132562 )
Slot16=rightfinger -- Ring of Restless Sleep -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/120356 ( Tablet of Forgotten Lore -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/51916 )
Slot17=chest -- Castaway Breastplate of the Revenant -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/140270 ( Pallorax's Frozen Flame -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/105964 ) ( Bloodforged Plate Chest Ornament -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/87660 )
Slot18=legs -- Castaway Greaves of the Revenant -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/140269 ( Tavon's Burnished Gemstone -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/85490 ) ( Bloodforged Plate Legs Ornament -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/87664 )
Slot19=feet -- Castaway Boots of the Revenant -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/140266 ( Tears of the Rathe -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/51930 ) ( Bloodforged Plate Feet Ornament -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/87665 )
Slot20=waist -- Serpentscale Belt -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/140178 ( Imbued Feather -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/81930 )
Slot21=powersource -- EMPTY
Slot22=ammo -- Small Clear Stone Tear -- http://eq.magelo.com/item/120383


Well-known member
Jul 14, 2014
you want to farm the non prestige augs from the Broken mirror expac, also upgrade your armor to Broken mirror armor . Do the 3rd mirror progression task repeatedly to get coinage to buy the augs etc.

use raIdloot com to work out what best gear is for your toon and level etc, can select it to show just non prestige, so will show you best available for your silver account which is normally T1 gear or player made gear

below is a list of non prestige SK AC augs. First one needs a lot of TS work and stuff. but rest are do able.

Results 1 - 50. Compare top 10 items.
Artisan's PrizeAug: 7 8 3003000150150150150Quest: Artisan's Prize in Miscellaneous
Condensed Desiccated BileAug: 7 8 6017000912Mob: Devourer of All in Crypt of Sul
Rationalist's SigilAug: 7 8 501950900Mob: Bokon Revel the Reborn in Crypt of Sul
Putrefying SeedAug: 7 8 483500000
Darklight EmblemAug: 7 8 451400080Quest: House of Thex in Neriak Fourth Gate
Tumbled JasperAug: 7 8 4508000Quest: The Legacy of Bayle in The Dead Hills
Jonas Dagmire's Skeletal ParrotAug: 7 8 403506666Quest: Jonas Dagmire's Skeletal Parrot in Thuliasaur Island
Sickly Distended HorseshoeAug: 7 8 4033000120Mob: Brightfire in Crypt of Decay
Glistening OilAug: 7 8 4033012000Mob: Vizier Albert in Demiplane of Life
Incense of the EverlivingAug: 7 8 4028509012Mob: Glorious Cistina in Demiplane of Life
VoracityAug: 7 8 4028590012Quest: Random Drops in TBM Misc
HypocricyAug: 7 8 4028590120Quest: Random Drops in TBM Misc
Speed of DarknessAug: 7 8 4028501290Mob: The Remnants of The Darkseer in Demiplane of Decay
Predatory MarkingsAug: 7 8 4028501209Mob: Svea Haire in Demiplane of Decay
AvariceAug: 7 8 4028512900Quest: Random Drops in TBM Misc
Depthranger's WiltAug: 7 8 401980000
Clump of Concentrated EthernereAug: 7 8 401100800Quest: The Defense of Lendiniara in West Karana
Mark of Unfeeling FleshAug: 7 8 371801011Mob: High Priest M`kari in Hate Revisited
Possessed Stone FragmentAug: 7 8 352400018Mob: The Stone Guardian in Hardcore Castle Mistmoore
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Jun 16, 2019
I wouldn't even worry about augs right now. For tanks, as I'm sure you know, it's all about gear.

Right now it looks like you're in TDS vis with a mix of RoF/VoA/TDS non-vis. I'm assuming since you're silver, you don't have the RoS expansion,

I think the most efficient way to get better would be to reach 105 as soon as possible, then beat "into the temple b". After that you can repeat the mission until you have enough currency to update all your armor to TBM.

You're in a really weird spot as far as gear goes. There is a HUGE jump starting around TBM, where gear gets exponentially better. That's what I would do if you want the "pull yourself up by your bootstraps" method. If you were decked out in TBM, you would be looking at around a 75% increase in HP/AC
Jan 20, 2006
The rest of my team isn't geared properly and I've never ran any kind of missions so it'll be a new experience that's for sure. I've most just been using the SK to PL them with KA.
Oct 23, 2016
Scots is right, Until all your toon are 105, focus on TBM armor and gear. You'll be able to modulate your gear with the augs type 5 and 9. Even with T2 gear with has a lvl req of 100. So buy this time you'll be able to farm the augs type 4, 7 from the nameds.
Once all your toons are 105, you'll be able to wear EoK T1 gear.
Jan 25, 2020
With the new ToV expansion I would look into Snowbound gear. I just upgraded my FTP SK with this and it helped quite a bit. I hit harder and can take a few more hits :). But you need to get to 110 first. Conflagrant is great form 106-110. Once 110 upgrade to Snowbound.