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Type: Relic

Melee Crown
[Head] All Races
DEF:23 STR+5
Subtle Blow+6
Lv.75 MNK

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# Jan 12 2008 at 11:16 AM Rating: Decent
2 posts
this is a pretty nice piece
# Feb 17 2007 at 6:15 PM Rating: Decent
111 posts
lolmaat'scap > this^^

gl getting one ^.^
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# May 04 2007 at 1:18 PM Rating: Default
399 posts
actually it's +5 acc for shura kabuto for nq version and this piece beats it. +5 acc at 75 doesn't mean squat and you don't lose the hp, same str and if you can get the melee crown then you can upgrade it to a +1 version in ..i think valkrum dyna which is even better. +5 acc pfft. **** charm and sushi if you that worried about acc or tp in ur snipers then ws in str rings.

I'd rather take the stats this piece gives me and upgrade it for more str. str>acc at these lvls by far.

ohat? cmon guys. I realize some of or most of these posts are old but acc at this lvl is not priority and you fight mostly tough -vt mobs anyway doing tp burn. No need for the evasion as a monk. rather have shura which I do use over ohat anyday. crown> all
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# Jun 26 2006 at 4:54 PM Rating: Decent
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Edited after learning more about the job.

Edited, Dec 5th 2006 1:46pm by NatePrawdzik
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Error in NA Translation
# Apr 09 2006 at 4:31 PM Rating: Decent
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Says 4% in the NA item box, 5% in JP.

5% being the correct effect.
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# Nov 15 2005 at 2:11 AM Rating: Default
452 posts
genbus kabuto i the best fir using ws at that lvl since Raging fist asuran fist and dragon kick are some what based on VIT
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# Jan 25 2007 at 1:24 PM Rating: Decent
2,398 posts
knida wrote:
genbus kabuto i the best fir using ws at that lvl since Raging fist asuran fist and dragon kick are some what based on VIT


# Mar 01 2007 at 10:03 AM Rating: Decent
31 posts
Asuran fists = 10% vit 10% str
Dragon Kick = 50% vit 50% str
Raging Fists = who the **** uses raging fists if you have both of those?

vit +15 > str +5 for DK and AF

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# Aug 23 2005 at 7:00 AM Rating: Good
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Congrats Cynic ^^
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#BreetheBST, Posted: Jul 14 2005 at 4:27 PM, Rating: Sub-Default, (Expand Post) some1 needs to post a pic i want to c it
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# May 19 2005 at 10:36 PM Rating: Decent
766 posts
This is a rare drop from Dynamis-Xarcabard and is, for me, the best head gear for a Monk.

Optical Hat is too much accuracy at 75. Shura Kabuto has the same STR +5, but Melee Crown has additional HP, -emnity and subtle blow. The +7 accuracy will not make a difference.
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# Aug 16 2004 at 6:43 AM Rating: Default
19 posts
im wandering. what is the best head gear for a MNK at this lvl? this? genbu's thingy? or a panzer mask for haste??

and....what dynamis does this drop in? it doesnt say. please reply if ya no, ty
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# Jan 17 2005 at 10:58 AM Rating: Decent
23 posts
At level 75, I'd rather use Shura Zunari Kabuto over Optical Hat for the added STR. If you are still missing enough at 75 to need the 5 accuracy you will lose, you have problems. ^^
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# Sep 06 2004 at 10:05 PM Rating: Decent
23 posts
Id think prolly Optical hat would be one of the better head gear items at this level. Although depending on your setup and resources it could be a number of things.

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# Dec 15 2004 at 1:12 AM Rating: Decent
286 posts
Optical Hat BAR NONE. Genbus helm thingy makes for nice Chakra. If not those then id say Feral Mask for Guarding and Chakra Healing Ability.

Optical Hat:
Evasion+10 Accuracy+10 Ranged Accuracy+10.

Nothing better for almost any melee.
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RE: cool
# Mar 02 2005 at 9:13 PM Rating: Decent
177 posts
Shura Zunari Kabuso:
STR+5 Accuracy+7

You lose.
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RE: cool
# Jul 10 2005 at 12:40 PM Rating: Good
104 posts
Actually, the Shura Zunari Kabuto is only +5. On a side note, I think the Kanuto is 2nd best -- This crown's subtle blow definatly helps in areas like KRT (King Ranperre's Tomb) With those annoying TP moves! (God I hate Drainga and Blindga) Enmity down is also good for a monk for obvious reasons...

Edited, Tue Sep 6 20:33:57 2005
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RE: cool
# Mar 17 2006 at 3:25 AM Rating: Decent
67 posts
with 3-4 mnks beating on a set of bones the mod is going to get TP, no matter how much suble blow you have.

I like the Shura kabuto for all around stats. the +5 acc helps you to punch through blind when focus and chakra are down, and you don't give up the str or swap from jse belt to life belt or str rings to acc rings.

Genbu's Kabuto is only good for chakra, and is a bad idea to use during xp, if the mage targets you for a cure/ga and you blink off the screen on em, they just wasted MP. Then you have to consider that the wasted MP would prolly be the diff between chain 11 pts and chain 20+ pts.
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RE: cool
# Jul 16 2005 at 1:57 AM Rating: Decent
60 posts
I agree with pooku. The drainga/blindga attacks are a pain in the *** for any party. STR +5 is always welcome, along with the +5%hp. But I would prefer this over the other head gear options because of all the stats AS WELL as the negative enmity. Optical hat is good at 70, but you should be able to hit fine once you get this. And any great DD definately knows the value of negative enmity, especially when you hit some of those beautiful Asuran Fists <3

RE: cool
# Aug 22 2005 at 8:24 PM Rating: Decent
57 posts
Just got this Crown in Dynamis-Xarcabard for my Tarutaru MNK - Im so stoked about having it, it's so ****.. i submitted 2 pictures of the item itself + my fashion shot, hopefully Alla is nice and puts them up =)

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