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Compound Eye Circlet
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DEF:4 Evasion+5
Lv.9 MNK/WHM/BLM/RDM/THF/DRK/BRD/RNG/
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# Sep 29 2007 at 9:45 PM Rating: Excellent
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Added BLU/COR/PUP and updated item image.
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Currently selling at 50k on my server. I remember picking one up for almost nothing last year, but now they're a bit more fashionable. :)
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# Aug 09 2005 at 9:34 PM Rating: Decent
I was dissapointed to see it isn't actually blue when you put it on. ; ;

But yeah, really is a good circlet. Great for my THF.
Recipe?
# Aug 23 2004 at 4:37 AM Rating: Decent
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If I saw:
Honomura lost a compound eye circlet.
Does that mean it's used in a recipe, or is there some other thing you can do that'll show this? I was by the Jueno AH when this happened too.
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RE: Recipe?
# Feb 02 2005 at 8:40 AM Rating: Decent
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You can desynth Mithril Ignot at HQ3... so worth the try if u have enough luck and lv goldsmith
RE: Recipe?
# Oct 03 2004 at 9:00 PM Rating: Decent
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It means he was trying to desynth it using a lightning crystal.

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#spazKAT, Posted: Aug 27 2004 at 7:12 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) actually that message is given when you drop an item hehe
RE: Recipe?
# Aug 27 2004 at 9:37 PM Rating: Decent
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no, the messega is You throw away a ________.

you cant see when other ppl throw things away
RE: Recipe?
# Oct 27 2004 at 4:42 AM Rating: Decent
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Hmm... just a guess, but has anyone tried this:
earth crystal+poet's circlet+hecteyes eye...

In any case, if armor or weapons are desynthable, it usually means they are synthable too.
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# Oct 27 2004 at 9:13 AM Rating: Decent
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I dunno about that. All the goblin armour and Yag necklaces can be desynthed, bot not crafted.
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# Nov 08 2004 at 5:32 PM Rating: Decent
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All I gotta say to this one is Ouch. Made that mistake once with a Poison dagger (I was the one to find that wonderful recipe:(...

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Lightning Crystal + Expensive Item = BAD MISTAKE!!!
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# Dec 31 2003 at 4:10 AM Rating: Default
do you guys know what's better? This or the royal footman's bandanna?
RE: compare
# May 24 2004 at 3:43 PM Rating: Good
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An interview with a developer from Square said that items boosting evasion directly dramaticaly help evasion better than items that boost agility. I've heard elsewhere that +2 agility = +1 evasion.

Here's the link on stat effects:
http://ffxi.crgaming.com/interviews/viewinterview.asp?Id=209
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RE: compare
# Aug 23 2004 at 5:14 AM Rating: Default
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This is a guess, a hypothesis, a theory, so don't quote me on this, nor take it as factual.

But I think that SE has placed more than a single variable to one stat. I, personally, don't believe that 2 Agility only does +1 Evasion. What other variables it may change, I'm not sure, but you may find more use out of +2 AGI than +1 evasion.
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RE: compare
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AGI also affects parrying and shield block activation. However, if you are not being attacked, these are irrelevant, so for a THF in party, I would suggest the much higher eva rate of this rather than the headband.
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RE: compare
# Aug 02 2006 at 11:49 PM Rating: Decent
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If you're not being attacked, isn't the EVA rate also irrelevant?
RE: compare
# Oct 16 2005 at 6:06 AM Rating: Decent
*shrug* as a thf 30+ agi is just as if not more useful then eva because agi helps with TA but lower lvl thf eva is much better.
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RE: compare
# Jan 28 2004 at 10:17 AM Rating: Default
as a thief i prefered the bandana because i had enough evasion skills as it was.
you get one more point of defense and +1 agility wich helps with evasion too, i think
RE: compare
# Nov 24 2005 at 12:31 PM Rating: Decent
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actually this item increased the evasion stat, not the skill, so you are most likely much better off wearing this.
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# Dec 04 2003 at 12:35 PM Rating: Default
Click on the "quest" at the top of this page, where it says "Star Struck".
#Anonymous, Posted: Dec 03 2003 at 9:21 AM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) why doesn't anybody say how you get one?
does this work
# Nov 29 2003 at 11:24 AM Rating: Default
I equipped this on my lvl 12 thief and when I check my evasion skill it doesn't change!?! Is this a bug or does it not show up under evasion. You would think it would show your evasion skill with +5 next to it.
RE: does this work
# May 26 2004 at 3:07 PM Rating: Decent
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Your Evasion SKILL is just that...a SKILL, not an ATTRIBUTE. The skill MODIFIES the attribute, based on a number of factors. You have no way of seeing what your evasion ATTRIBUTE is, just as you have no way of seeing what your accuracy is.

Just as your SKILL modifies the attribute, so too does the Eye Circlet...but since you can't SEE the attribute, you can't confirm on-screen some stat that shows you have gained the effect of the Circlet.
RE: does this work
# Nov 29 2003 at 6:38 PM Rating: Default
yeah I just picked one up and noticed the same thing :( hope it works :)
RE: does this work
# Dec 06 2003 at 8:57 PM Rating: Default
It doesn't show it, but it does add to evasion. it adds up to +5 Evasion, but I don't think it goes over your level's max (so if you have evasion maxxed out, it does nothing). Also, you gain points in evasion as if you weren't wearing it.
RE: does this work
# Jan 13 2004 at 5:11 PM Rating: Default
The previous posters seems confident that it does add to evasion even though it doesn't show. I bought one, relatively cheap (~1500). +5 evasion seems like a pretty serious boost. If nothing shows in skill stats, what makes you think it actually is boosting evasion? I am thinking there is probably a bug here?
RE: does this work
# Oct 14 2004 at 2:44 AM Rating: Decent
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It does NOT raise your evasion skill. that is a different thing altogeather. this raises your acctually evasion STAT. this is a hidden stat that you cannot see, just like accuracy. THIS WILL NOT EFFECT ANY NUMBER YOU CAN SEE, EXCEPT THE FOUR DEFENSE. it does work. or, theres no evidence to prove otherwise.
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RE: does this work
# Jan 25 2004 at 11:08 PM Rating: Default
It's probably so cheap only because it's so relatively easy to get.
One of the best low level headgear
# Nov 16 2003 at 5:02 PM Rating: Decent
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Ideal for any mage, thief, ranger, or even Dark Knight.
RE: One of the best low level headgear
# May 11 2004 at 11:51 AM Rating: Decent
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I think for a mage it is tough to choose between this and a hairpin that will give +MP mods.
RE: One of the best low level headgear
# Dec 09 2003 at 3:01 PM Rating: Default
Agreed. Still wearing even at Lvl 18 WHM.
RE: One of the best low level headgear
# Oct 11 2004 at 9:28 PM Rating: Decent
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yup ^_^ lvl 21 mnk, still wearing it.

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okay, i can't afford anything better. but i still like it alot.
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RE: One of the best low level headgear
# Sep 23 2005 at 9:48 PM Rating: Decent
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lol lvl 31 thf and im still wearing it lol
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