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The following document is a set of guidelines for building non-meta SL optimized Phantoms.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Qyl ... sp=sharing

The guidelines explain how to go about successfully constructing SL/stat constrained builds. There is more of a thought process involved than one needs to have at the meta SL range of SL120-150 - which typically devolves into a soft capped quality array.

This is the process of how I personally go about constructing my own invasion builds, but it should also be useful to anyone who is interested is playing the opposing phantom roles as a Sentinel or White/Sunbro. For veterans of this site, the information within is largely an organized form of the smatterings of build advice I have given across many thread postings.

I doubt there is much value veterans will find, but I thought I would go ahead and construct this for any new interest that arrives along with DLC2.

Feel free to post any wisdom I may have missed, or the usual Souls salt & criticism :00012:
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the Prisoner's chains is in fact a +15 not +10 stat coz it boost endurance as well!
I still use it on my sl125 caster hybrid builds!

otherwise, tis all pretty accurate imo
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announakis wrote:the Prisoner's chains is in fact a +15 not +10 stat coz it boost endurance as well!
I still use it on my sl125 caster hybrid builds!

otherwise, tis all pretty accurate imo


The intention of that statement is that when you consider the drawback:
The 10% absorption penalty is offset by the Vitality -> Base Def & Equip Load Increase -> higher absorption armor
Leaving one with basically +5 Vig, +5 End which also in turn increase Base Def
Which is why I state its 'effectively' a +10 ring.

I'll try to make sure I explain that a little better
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ah ok, I see now
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Given the changes to Weapon Reinforcement Level (WRL) Matchmaking in 1.13, I've updated the guide on suggested WRL & Soul Level.

For those of you who play builds at non-meta SL / WRL, I'd be interested in hearing your experiences with the consistency of matching.
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TSMP wrote:Huh, somehow I didn't see this the first time around. Pretty spiffy.


I guess I should link the thread in my sig and not just the doc :)
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