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Auction House: Armor - Legs
Type: Relic

Melee Hose
[Legs] All Races
DEF:31 AGI+4
Kick Attacks+5
Subtle Blow+6
Lv.72 MNK

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I want these!!!
# Aug 20 2006 at 9:46 PM Rating: Decent
495 posts
I would love to have these so much!!! MNK leg gear is for the most part a very weak slot, and since i've hardly touched Sky yet I don't have a good chance getting Byakko/Shura any time soon. I do have Dynamis-Sandoria coming up though, maybe i'll get lucky! All I know is i've been wearing Republic Subligar for 50 levels now, lol. These would also give me about 110 extra HP.
MNK 75
Smithing:78 Woodworking: 60 Cooking:60 Fishing:36 Gold: 27
lottin Skillz
# Feb 19 2006 at 12:41 PM Rating: Decent
3 posts
last weekend in Dynamis-Sandy only drop of the day was the Melee Pants. i lotted a 54 on my Melee Pants (._.), and the guy who got it lotted a 312, needless to say, i wasnt too happy >.< they're worthwhile in my opinion, some people dont give these pants much credit
Monk endgaming aint so bad, we get to shock that crap outta stuff with Chi Blast
# Dec 20 2005 at 2:54 AM Rating: Decent
63 posts
yay galka down, hahaha hobo got owned by a rabbit again :P
# Aug 18 2005 at 6:30 PM Rating: Decent
67 posts
Real monks merit counter. But fyi the +5 is +5%. That goes for all items in this game...including magic atk bonus, counter, store tp, etc.
Caitsith Server
75 MNK, 75 NIN, 75 BLM, 65 RNG.....character deleted.

Back as Cowardlybabooon!!!
Currently 75 WAR THF NIN, 66+ BRD and 63+ BLM (leveling)

kick attacks
# Mar 26 2005 at 12:55 AM Rating: Default
36 posts
my only question ( i got these last tuesday waiting till 72 to put on) is do these increase kick attacks frequency because thats what i would guess that they do. they are leg gear and also i have dune boots so my kick attack damage will be sick too. so im guessing and hoping that kick attacks+ 5 makes me kick an insane amount.
Name: Ovid
Server: Garuda

75mnk/37nin main job;;65smn 37war/33thf/37whm/20blm/20bst/30sam/
my character: http://ffxi.allakhazam.com/profile.xml?53263
RE: kick attacks
# Jul 05 2005 at 1:50 PM Rating: Default
450 posts
I just got these recently. I swap them in with my Shura Haidate, and I honestly believe that it increased my Kick Attack frequency. Ya never know about hidden effects, but it sure seemed like I was kicking a lot more. YES, Dune Boots are the BEST to wear with these. Merits put into Kick Attacks help as well. ^^

Melee Gear is like the best for soloing too, specially with /nin.

Edited, Tue Jul 5 14:53:51 2005
High HP
# Dec 19 2004 at 3:07 AM Rating: Decent
495 posts
A lvl 75 galka MNK with JUST all the melee equipment, would have an incredible 2307 HP...
MNK 75
Smithing:78 Woodworking: 60 Cooking:60 Fishing:36 Gold: 27
RE: High HP
# May 17 2006 at 10:03 PM Rating: Excellent
15 posts
75MNK/37WAR I have 1749 HP (before merits, I have
HP+40 from merits).

All HP+__% effects from gear/food/etc are added up and
look at your HP AFTER other HP+__ food, gear, and merits.

Therefore a 75MNK/37WAR with no merits/food wearing only
the relic gear would have:

1749 * 1.23 = 2151.27 = 2151 HP

with my HP+40 from merits I have

(1749 + 40) * 1.23 = 2200.47 = 2200 HP

Which indeed is how much I have.

Merits.....: HP+80
Weapon..: Senior Gold Musketeer's Rod: HP+25
Ammo....: Fenrir's Stone: daytime: HP+30
Neck....: Shield Pendant: HP+20
Ear1....: Pigeon Earring +1: HP+25
Ear2....: Bloodbead Earring: HP+25
Ring1...: Bomb Queen Ring: HP+75
or........Getsul Ring: Enchantment HP+20%
Ring2...: Bloodbead Ring: HP+50
Back....: Gigant Mantle: HP+80
Waist...: Desert Sash: HP+30

Standing HP (no enchantment items):
1749+80+25+30+20+25+25+75+50+80+30= 2189 * 1.23 = 2692.47 = 2692 HP

Getsul Ring
1749+80+25+30+20+25+25+75+80+30= 2139 * 1.43 = 3058.77 = 3058 HP

using Enchantment is lame though.

Food: Carbonara +1: HP+14%, cap is +180HP

2692 HP + 180 = 2872 HP

Getsul Ring
3058 HP + 180 = 3238 HP

If you use that Balista HP+100% food instead you'll get
~5384 and ~6116 hp respectively.

I consider the two standing HP ones (food and no food) to be the important ones (2692HP and 2872HP)

Edited, Wed May 17 22:06:13 2006
[sm]Server: Caitsith
Linkshells: Anime-madness & Vanguard
Characters: Thelittlesthobo (mnk 75 earned pre 'exp-fix')
RE: High HP
# Jul 16 2005 at 12:39 AM Rating: Decent
60 posts
I wonder if a galka 75 monk can break 2,500 with other hp+ items equipped.
That would be insane to see lol.

RE: High HP
# Sep 09 2005 at 1:27 AM Rating: Decent
495 posts
I think its actually possible to get near 3,000 with ever piece of the best HP+ gear you can get. Then just imagine... pop a giants drink in ballista and be up to around 6,000! 0.0

if i'm ever filthy rich, i'll do that lol.
MNK 75
Smithing:78 Woodworking: 60 Cooking:60 Fishing:36 Gold: 27
RE: High HP
# Oct 10 2005 at 12:25 PM Rating: Decent
182 posts
it was a while back, but i saw a picture of a mithra monk in full af2 (didnt show gear) had just barely broken 3k (was like 3007 or something) so if a mithra can, id bet a galka could come closer to 3.5 maybe even 4
yay profile of me :p
200+ quests completed
# Nov 11 2004 at 2:18 PM Rating: Decent
2 posts
Character: Kithkanan (Elvaan)
Server: Gilgamesh
Levels: 60 MNK, 41 THF, 25 WAR, 22 NIN ...
stuble blow
# Aug 31 2004 at 2:52 PM Rating: Default
I've seen questions about stuble blow, to clear it up it reduces the amount of TP a mob gets not you.
melee hose
# Aug 12 2004 at 11:12 AM Rating: Decent
195 posts
Is it just me, or is the description the same as the melee gaiters, while the picture shows something different?

Edited, Thu Aug 12 12:13:55 2004
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