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Hecatomb Cap
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DEF:33 HP+12 STR+11 DEX+5
Slow+9%
Lv.73 WAR/THF/PLD/DRK/BST/BRD/DRG/RUN

Possible Augments

  • Double Attack +1-3
  • Attack +6-10
  • INT + 1-5
  • VIT' + 1-5
  • CHR +1-5

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# Jul 15 2006 at 6:48 PM Rating: Decent
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I think the complete set of this armor is great, u know i dont care about the +% slow since u can just make a macro to equip it rioght before doing any weapon skill, that way your WS will be kicking any mob's a$$ and u dont have to worr about the slow. After WS just use another macro to go back to your normal equipment, SH, Hauby or w/e. ^.^
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# Mar 15 2006 at 11:10 AM Rating: Default
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this would be nice gear but i keep hearing that if u get full set u get the slow% taken away form aumor as a hidden effect. if so can ne1 comform this info?
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# Sep 12 2006 at 9:13 AM Rating: Decent
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I can confirm this is true, having the whole set removes the +Slow% :) :) :) :) :)
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# Nov 03 2006 at 4:29 PM Rating: Decent
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This is a load of crap. Having the entire set on does not remove the slow %. I have trouble believing anyone in an LS capable of getting full Hecatomb (see: killing fafnir and nidhogg) could be so stupid as to think equipping the entire set removes the slow effect. Lol.
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The truth of Slow +%
# Feb 23 2006 at 7:25 PM Rating: Default
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Call me n00b for this but, what is the actual truth behind the +% to "Slow" and "Haste"? Do these effects make you move slower/faster depending upon the appropriate spell being cast? Or is it an always active effect that makes all of your movements slower/faster? I've seen both sides of the coin in numerous threads. {Help me out!} {Thank you!}
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RE: The truth of Slow +%
# Mar 28 2006 at 8:20 PM Rating: Decent
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slow+ will always make you attack slower with no change to tp, and haste+ will always make you attack faster with no change to tp.
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by the GODS WTH would you want something like this
# Oct 24 2005 at 6:13 AM Rating: Default
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Why in the **** would you want something like this so you can be look im lvl 1 kill a lvl 85 monster? give me a break the game is ment to work for porwer not to be a cheating SoB with crap armor that give you everything its just stupid i would not ware this crap armor if i was paid 99mill.
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by the GODS WTH would you want something like this
# Oct 16 2006 at 3:35 PM Rating: Decent
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Aside from the level 1 comment, I agree. I think there is an over appropriate of 'uber' gear. I think if there were any uber-stats at all, it should be put to the Relic armor, not random items like these. It puts an imbalance to the game, even if the concept is to macro it in. I'm a traditionalist and believe macro'ing stuff takes away from the originality of players. It's good to have a set of gear that stands out above the rest, but there should be enough trade offs so that no one is ever called out for choosing one set over the other. There shouldn't be perfect gear, save for Relics. And we all know most of the relic armor is nothing but aesthetics. I wish they had thought better on that.

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RE: by the GODS WTH would you want something like this
# Mar 15 2006 at 11:02 AM Rating: Default
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its lvl 73 ****** not lvl 1 they messed up
RE: by the GODS WTH would you want something like this
# Nov 01 2005 at 3:46 AM Rating: Excellent
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LOL LOOK AT THE NOOB!!!1111111111111111

seriously tho, this set is godly and is usually just macrod in for weapon skills.
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RE: by the GODS WTH would you want something like this
# Oct 28 2005 at 1:37 PM Rating: Decent
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. & , & ? & ! {do you have it?}{I don't speak any japanese}

But from what I THINK you said, I can tell you this: Haha! You're a waste of space... :P

Edited, Fri Oct 28 14:47:57 2005
where?
# Jul 14 2005 at 11:20 AM Rating: Decent
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Where do you get the abjuration for this?
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RE: where?
# Jul 17 2005 at 7:24 AM Rating: Decent
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fafnir
Macro in, switch out.
# Jun 21 2005 at 5:09 PM Rating: Excellent
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This, with the other pieces, is swapped in when using a weaponskill (hopefully with SA). You'd only want to keep the entire set on for TP gain as THF if you are having trouble clearing the 0DMG barrier on very heavily armored enemies such as Za'Dha Adamantking. The +slow on the set is this particular abjuration's penalty and can be easily circumvented by only macroing it in when performing weaponskills.

Macro the set in for WS when playing the burst damage melee classes. THF and ???/THF will benefit from a heavily spiked STR and DEX boost on a WS connecting with SA. I see benefits for DRG, DRK, WAR (even though they can use God armor), and THF with this set.

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RE: Macro in, switch out.
# Aug 15 2005 at 10:27 PM Rating: Default
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LOl since when are DRG able to equip god armour ?
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RE: Macro in, switch out.
# Mar 27 2006 at 9:29 AM Rating: Decent
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He's saying War can equip God armor >_>
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RE: Macro in, switch out.
# Jun 24 2005 at 10:31 PM Rating: Decent
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yes thats what this sounds like its main use would be for to me
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# Jun 16 2005 at 3:55 AM Rating: Default
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OK fi u want TP gear than this is
  • GARBAGE
  • this is not TP gear, this is WS gear, MAINLY for a DRK for use with Spinning Slash, the Damage Modifiers for Spinning Slash are 75% STR 25% INT.

    So after u get TP u switch to this gear (I woudl use the cap, body and feet, cause i already have pallas Bracers which give +9 STR ^^) and u use WS since u stack SATA on Spinning Slash it will NEVER miss so u dont need the ACC, then after WS u switch back to TP gear, that means all the ACC u can get ur hands on.right now with all my STR gear and sushi i have +40 STR, if i got the cap and harness it woudl bump me up a full 15 STR and i would have 55 ^^ HEHE {Yes, please}


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    RE: OMFG lol :P
    # Mar 27 2006 at 9:27 AM Rating: Decent
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    Actually Spinning Slash is 30% str, 30% int, making piling Str on less usefull for it than Spiral ****/Steel Cyclone...
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    RE: OMFG lol :P
    # Jul 11 2005 at 6:56 PM Rating: Default
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    Quote:
    MAINLY for a DRK for use with Spinning Slash


    yeah dream boy , u won't get that over thief or warrior coz u dont need it.
    RE: OMFG lol :P
    # Sep 20 2005 at 11:05 PM Rating: Default
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    Your an idiot...
    Where?
    # Dec 01 2004 at 6:29 PM Rating: Decent
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    So, where does one obtain these items? I probably don't want to know the answer...
    RE: Where?
    # May 14 2005 at 7:45 PM Rating: Decent
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    Hecatomb items are uncursed with the Neptunal abjurations.

    The main ingredient in all the cursed items that turn into Hecatomb is Angel Skin, a bonecraft item, which runs for about 2 million. Not as bad as Shura, whose cursed items use multiple pieces of Divine Lumber to craft.

    Other cursed items include the Zenith set that uses Siren's Macrame, Koenig which uses Orichalcum/Platinum ingots/sheets/chains, and Crimson uses Dragon blood (Cheapest cursed set).
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    more tp?
    # Oct 31 2004 at 4:25 PM Rating: Decent
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    we all know that the more delay your weapon has the more tp you get per hit. iv heard in other forums that the slow +% give extra tp also, can anyone confirm this? you could like equip this during a multi hit ws and get back more tp if this is true
    RE: more tp?
    # Mar 27 2006 at 9:30 AM Rating: Decent
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    Haste and Slow don't alter the amount of TP you receive. Dual Wielding does though, as its affect on delay directely impacts the base TP gain from your weapons.
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    You see, scientists now believe that at least two out of three DK players(on average) are not people, but in fact a form of protozoa capable of manipulating computer input devices. Therefore, if the person posting that they did a run with two other DKs is in fact a person, statistics dictates that they have a fairly reasonable chance of being the only actual person in the instance, so it is in fact quite acceptable to say "I soloed the instance with two other DKs."
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    # Sep 09 2004 at 10:07 PM Rating: Decent
    No, think mathlike, normaly you have 0% Slow. If this is +9%, whats 0+9?
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    # Aug 03 2004 at 5:30 PM Rating: Decent
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    The Slow +9% is an effect that happens when you have slow cast on your or an attack that gives you the effect of slow. It's the opposite of the items that are +haste.
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    # Jul 20 2004 at 4:49 PM Rating: Decent
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    i thought the Slow+9% meant like when you hit them it gives them the affect of slow...
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    # Jul 07 2004 at 8:01 AM Rating: Default
    Where do you get it?
    ugly
    # Jun 17 2004 at 5:55 AM Rating: Decent
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    I hate this head gear, looks ugly, the stats are pretty nice though :)
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    RE: ugly
    # Jun 17 2004 at 9:29 AM Rating: Decent
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    Stats pretty nice? The Dex and Str are ok, but definitely doesn't make up for the Slow +9%
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    RE: ugly
    # Oct 08 2004 at 5:18 AM Rating: Default
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    +58HP
    +36STR
    +20DEX
    +10Acc
    +20Att
    +43%slow

    that's the stats of the entire set when put together.

    put on a speed belt and blitz ring for haste+7% to lower this to +35%slow, then have someone caste haste on you. you'll be hitting so hard, and so accurately(keep in mind dex also determines how often you hit criticals) that your attack speed is MORE than made up by how bad you're hurting them.
    RE: ugly
    # Nov 23 2004 at 9:03 AM Rating: Excellent
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    Most people put this set in swap macros for SATA, so the slow+% isn't really a factor.
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