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Magic Crit vs Magic Damage vs Overall Damage
Sorry if this topic has been beat to death but I'm still a bit confused which one of these is most applicable towards the Ranger.
Right now I'm standing around 13K DPS - 95% Crit Rate and about 3500 Crit Damage. I'm trying to optimize my TOTAL dmg dealt and still be around 30K health.
My Ruinous Arrow / Explosive? attack deals around 60-80K just to kind of give you guys a baseline of where I'm at...now my confusion begins..
Does OVERALL dmg apply to both magical critical and non-crit magic attacks (eg. Hameon seals)?
IS DPS or Critical Dmg (with high crit rate) more important for a ranger?
That being said...
1) Should I go after Hameon-like seals to max out overall damage and possibly drop some crit rate % and magic crit dmg?
2) Should I go after MAX Crit Dmg and not worry about the DPS # (I read in another post that crit dmg/% isn't calculated into DPS #'s)?
3) Should I go after MAX stats for intelligence/magic dmg and not worry about crit at all?
...or is there a better combo?
Just so that I'm being clear, I'm not worried about my Physical Attacks as I'm pretty sure that only applies to Vambrace attacks (which I rarely use except to boost my Chaos).
I'm a PvE player for the most part so PvP isn't really what I'm concerned about atm.
Sorry if these questions sound confusing but due to the lack of a dmg meter in this game, its really hard to gauge what really works and what doesn't.
I'm hoping the collective experiences of the Ranger community can help out on this one!