Been holding off on adorns. I went crazy with them in SF and seemed to get new equipment to adorn every day. Not eager to do that again.
Got DoV fabled jewlery and primary/secondary (no ranged I want adorned yet though)
I do have some equipment that I actually want to adorn now but many of the choices seem equally good.
Those who have adorned .... what are you finding most effective.
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In answer to the actual questions posted, it's hard to answer not knowing what your current stats are and what level of content you playing.
I initially swapped my SF red adorns out for crit chance with the exception of my legs and head. From what I understand 150 crit for instances, and 200 for EM raids will ensure 100% crit.
After swapping out weapons from quests, and then one from an instance, as well as a few jewelry slots from instances/raids my crit chance went overboard. I then swapped to multi attack red adorns on my SF armor.
Initially my CB dipped a touch, which I was comfortable with considering the value of consistently critting > a higher bonus when you do.
I'm now sitting on 212 crit, 157 multi, and (at a guess since I am not logged in) approx 120 CB, 90 Potency and 105 DPS mod, which I find convenient in not having to be in a coercer/dirge/quizzy grp to cap dps mod.
From here on out just focusing on procs/multi, if multi is ever cappable through gear I'll use the CB,Potency,and Flurry adorns.
As for new proc adorns I've added Velium Flames I (Only to one weapon) and, much to my delight, it has been parsing 450+ ZW dps.
Hope that helps.
I look forward to hearing other opinions and results.
Yeah Uncle, I also kept the Focus:Hunters Instinct for the 10% health boost as the AEs on raids are pretty brutal atm with the changes to crit mit.
Ok i havent tried either or but doesnt Cerebral Destruction I deal more dmg than Velious Flames?
The weapon adornment from PQ's that procs 40% AE auto is the way to go. It's almost always up, so with Sta line we have close to 70% AE auto attack.
Do. not. waste. red. slots. on. damage. adorns.
The best setup is probably: 12cb proc, 12pot proc, 40% ae auto proc and 30% ma proc. If you don't have the 40% ae proc get the 12% reuse/recovery proc (as a ranger).
Stats > shitty damage procs.