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Black Cuisses
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HP Boost answer
# Jan 13 2008 at 7:12 AM Rating: Good
Yes you are wrong saintseiya, this piece enhances your absorb spells (Absorb-STR VIT DEX etc) and makes them stick for an extra 10 seconds, it does not enhance your drain, drain II or aspir.

The reason why you got the HP boost effect is because that is what Drain II does, if you drain enough HP when you are at full hp or almost full, Drain II will add on extra HP giving you an HP Boost effect, this is only exclusive to Drain II, and is used in either making sure you stay alive, or with Souleater so you have that extra HP to not only boost Souleater, but the extra HP is there for when you sacrifice the HP due to souleater and if you was to get the hate and take hits.

Drain II is an awesome move and i often use it with my DRK Afv2 gears to boost it as much as i can :) I have had over 1800 before because i Magic Burst the move once in dynamis :D My monk friend was shocked lol

Simply put, this piece does not make Drain II give you an HP boost or enhance it, because it already does that anyways :)

There is only one downfall to this piece like the rest of the Black set, thats the -% damage stats, be sure to macro this out soon as you have done a weapon skill or get hate, drks have bad evasion (only 225 capped at level 75) and we get hit loads as it is, adding that stat is a death wish when taking the hits.

Besides that its an awesome weapon skill piece, and should be there every time you Guillotine, Spinning slash etc.

I just bought this great piece on Hades server for 790k, i cant wait to try it out on my weapon skills ^^
HP boost
# Jan 08 2008 at 9:43 AM Rating: Decent
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Not sure. When I use Drain 2, it seems I get temporaily HP boost from this piece. Please correct me if I am wrong.
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Just got
# Aug 13 2006 at 11:27 AM Rating: Default
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Just got these bad boys yesterday, had Fission craft them for me on seraph ^^

Thanks Fiss

So my hnmls was doing ks99 runs (behemoth one) and when he used meteor it hit blm's and such for 900-1.1k and then i'd be hit with a 1.4-1.5k which might have been because of the pants but I dunno
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# Jul 12 2006 at 4:12 PM Rating: Default
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got my pair finally, i wear em full time +14 attk ftw

anyone who macros em out arent very bright.

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# Jul 08 2006 at 11:47 AM Rating: Decent
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Got the ores together and tried to have a crafter make them, failed synth two ores lost. You know that sinking feeling in your stomach that you just watched 5M blow up? I hope not it hurts.
booya
# Mar 09 2006 at 3:38 AM Rating: Good
i just got these lol scary to be in ^^ thank god for macros and thick breeches
awesome
# Dec 29 2005 at 12:58 PM Rating: Decent
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lol, im a drg so i know nothing of drk, but meh

i think this armor was designed to be a double edged sword. iron maiden if you will. it gives you all this power and str to make your char a berzerker lol but wearing it means if you get out of hand with your damage your taking a beating too wwww

i love this armor and think drks should get it lol it looks godly too, just control the damage and you will be fine
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# Sep 27 2005 at 6:26 PM Rating: Decent
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Just lost a Kunwu sheet trying to synth this for Marzipan on Cerberus ; ;
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Full Set of "Black" Armor
# Aug 07 2005 at 10:44 PM Rating: Excellent
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Full Set of "Black" Armor

STR +19
ATK +55
DEF 119
ACC +5
Damage Taken +50%
Enhances Effect of 'Absorb' spells (x4)
Adds Refresh Effect

Plastron: http://ffxi.cannotlinkto/itemdb/6741
Black Cuisses: http://ffxi.cannotlinkto/itemdb/6799
Black Gadlings: http://ffxi.cannotlinkto/itemdb/6733
Black Sallet: http://ffxi.cannotlinkto/itemdb/6731
Black Sollerets: http://ffxi.cannotlinkto/itemdb/6791

- Black Cuisses -
Smithing (92) Leathercraft (?)
Crystal: Fire
Ingredients: Darksteel Sheet, Tiger Leather x2, Kunwu Sheet

- Black Gadlings -
Smithing (95)
Crystal: Fire
Ingredients: Darksteel Sheet, Kunwu Sheet, Tiger Gloves

- Black Sallet -
Smithing (96) Goldsmithing (?)
Crystal: Fire
Ingredients: Copper Ingot, Darksteel Sheet, Orichalcum Ingot, Sheep Leather, Kunwu Sheet

- Black Sollerets -
Smithing (94)
Crystal: Fire
Ingredients: Darksteel Sheet x2, Kunwu Sheet, Tiger Ledelsens

- Plastron -
Smithing (97) Goldsmithing (?) Leathercraft (?)
Crystal: Fire
Ingredients: Darksteel Sheet x2, Darksteel Chain, Orichalcum Ingot, Tiger Leather x2, Kunwu Iron, Kunwu Sheet

- What you need to make a full set -
Fire Crystal (x5)
Kunwu Sheet (x5)
Kunwu Iron (x1)
Orichalcum Ingot (x2)
Darksteel Sheet (x7)
Darksteel Chain (x1)
Tiger Leather (x4)
Tiger Ledelsens (x1)
Tiger Gloves (x1)
Sheep Leather (x1)
Copper Ingot (x1)
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Compiled Set stats
# Aug 06 2005 at 1:53 PM Rating: Decent
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Compiled stats of:
Black Sallet + Black Gadlings + Plastron + Black Cuisses + Black Sollerets

Set: Plastron
DEF:119
STR+19
Accuracy+5
Attack+55
Damage taken +50%
Enhances effect of "Absorb" spells x 4
Adds "Refresh" effect
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macro?
# Jun 14 2005 at 9:37 PM Rating: Good
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not sure but maybe you would have this set to macro it when you use ws / absorbs... or if you have a good tank in party and you are skilled (and lucky) enough to Stun all the AOEs ^^ (and not get hate).

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Update
# Apr 26 2005 at 5:50 PM Rating: Decent
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Isnt this the new name and ingredient:
Plastron:
Darksteel Sheet x2
Darksteel Chain x2
Orichalcum Ingot
Tiger Leather x2
Kunwu Iron
Kunwu Sheet
RE: a true two-bladed Sword
# Apr 26 2005 at 5:51 AM Rating: Decent
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Says the Pld... And what of Aoe attacks? A pld cannot take those hits for you. Really nice equip... But that damage% may kill a Drk in a bad situation.
a true two-bladed Sword
# Apr 22 2005 at 9:22 AM Rating: Excellent
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wow you would be dead meat if you get hit in the whole set ... if there's a whole set that is.
on the other hand that damage bonus is not that bad.
RE: a true two-bladed Sword
# Apr 25 2005 at 8:02 PM Rating: Decent
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That's what PLD are for...
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