Large Sword of Searching: a must for farming?

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    Large Sword of Searching: a must for farming?

    Post by WyrmHero on Thu Sep 20, 2012 6:21 pm

    For 2 of my builds, I farmed a pure bladestone and a pure faintstone (damn girl didn't gave me the the stone). Everytime I decided to farm, I achieved Pure Black Word Tendency for maximum stone drop rate. But on both occasions, I didn't use the sword. I assume the sword increases stone drop further?


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    Re: Large Sword of Searching: a must for farming?

    Post by Reaperfan on Thu Sep 20, 2012 6:24 pm

    It ups item drop rates in general while you have it out, but I forget by how much exactly.


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    Re: Large Sword of Searching: a must for farming?

    Post by WyrmHero on Thu Sep 20, 2012 6:27 pm

    The wiki says it doubles the item discovery stat. I'll try it next time.


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    Re: Large Sword of Searching: a must for farming?

    Post by Mr.Faith on Sun Sep 30, 2012 5:47 am

    The Sword boost the rate of item drop % on all enemies.

    Luck boosts the rate of rare enemy drops and rate of item drop %. (atleast be 30+)

    Black tendency boosts the rate of very rare enemy drops.
    (Note that BP versions of regular enemies has 100% item drop but completely random outcome. Luck dosent boost BP rare drop rate)

    Combine these 3 and you will start seeing pure stones from regular zone 2 enemies. Chunks from zone 1 lizards and almost sure pure stones from zone 3 lizards.

    Use this setup with pure white tendency and you will see stone of ephemrial eyes drop from the regular depraived trolls in 5-1 and ofcourse new moon grass drops in 1-3 1-4.

    At my own experience, the large sword of searching is not needed as long as you have 30+ luck but before you reach that it will help you get more item drops.
    But if you just need it for chunks and pure farming, just go with high luck and pure black tendency...
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    Re: Large Sword of Searching: a must for farming?

    Post by vatar5 on Sun Sep 30, 2012 7:15 am

    Only put points in luck if you do a BBS build...
    But really the sword of searching is not necessary,but can be useful only and only for farming.


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    Re: Large Sword of Searching: a must for farming?

    Post by TehInfamousAmos on Sun Sep 30, 2012 7:36 am

    LSoS useless!?

    You're crazy!


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