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 Shiva.Narkash
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By Shiva.Narkash 2011-12-20 15:46:51
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Would someone be able to give me a link to BST merits or tell me what a well-adjusted BST would have meritted?
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By Asura.Lokimaru 2011-12-20 15:50:00
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Right offhand, I can tell you to max Reward, Call Beast, and Beast Affinity, I think?
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By Bismarck.Josiahkf 2011-12-20 15:50:40
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I always went with

5/5 reward
5/5 call beast
5/5 beast healer

but I can't tell you for 99 cap and my 5/5 beast affinity, bst is still 91 and that might not be necessary now due to the new jugs
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By Bismarck.Angeleus 2011-12-20 15:52:44
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Bismarck.Josiahkf said: »
5/5 reward
5/5 call beast
5/5 beast healer

^ Works for me.
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By Bismarck.Josiahkf 2011-12-20 15:56:37
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I used to spam make these as well OP, handy ***that lasted 5 mins and with merits give your pet a huge chunk of hp and a tiny fraction of the cost of pet food. with your crafts you could whip some up peasy

plus
-with af body it's esuna
-with extra they sell at an extreme profit very fast
- no limits in lvl or job so a whm99/bst49 could charm lvl 95 mobs easily and give them a strong regen etc
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By Bahamut.Zangada 2011-12-20 16:12:16
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Bismarck.Josiahkf said: »
I always went with

5/5 reward
5/5 call beast
5/5 beast healer

but I can't tell you for 99 cap and my 5/5 beast affinity, bst is still 91 and that might not be necessary now due to the new jugs

Since the new jugs r still very expensive id keep beast affinity unless u can afford them.
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By Cerberus.Diabolique 2011-12-21 10:00:40
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I went with 5/5 Reward 5/5 Killer Effects 5/5 Beast Healer 4/5 Beast Affinity, and for some reason I no longer remember, 1/5 Killer Instinct.
Keep forgetting to change that to something else...
I don't know if the Killer Effect merits are the best choice, but I thought it would work well with Empyrean+2 Body since I am usually meleeing with pet when I play Bst(Gets to boring otherwise).

I did have Call Beast recast maxed at one point, but with the increased healing from zeta/eta, Mulsums, and a better reward set, it usually didn't matter what the recast was, as pets just weren't dieing to most things I was fighting often.

CB recast vs. Killer effects may just depend on your existing gear and what you plan on using Bst for. I think 5/5 Beast Healer and 5/5 Reward are the only "Must have" Bst merits.
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By Latifah 2011-12-21 10:13:37
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Killer Effects 5/5 is ok if your a regular dynamis or pt bst, but pure soloers bsts should go

5/5 reward
5/5 call beast
5/5 beast healer

5/5 beast affinity is good when using sheep,leech or dipper yuly/mandy pet, yuly is not that good now tho, only if you are fighting wind elemental mobs like turul and such , the new hyppogr pet way better for the same stack price
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By Bahamut.Sakurawr 2011-12-21 10:14:32
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I have 5/5 Reward 5/5 Call Beast 4/5 Beast Healer 5/5 BA and 1/5 Feral Howl for instant claiming things while having a pet out.
BA may be a bit outdated now, but Killer Instinct ain't any good either so never bothered to change it around.
5/5 BA at 99 seems to only serve if you're that desperate to keep using Sheep (noting cap was 86), I'd keep ~3 merits in it though since I know a few others capped around 94.
@Latifah, you have a lucky server lol, Hippo is over double Yuly's price here.
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By Latifah 2011-12-21 10:17:46
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ya im kinda lucky XD the main ingredient is selling for like 15k only on my server, i guess everyone is botting, i hope it does not get nerfed down, the pet is rly powerful
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By Fenrir.Frobos 2011-12-29 21:28:37
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We're paying about 60k for the fish. I'm being very stingy with hippo jugs lol. I'm jealous of your 15k.

I was thinking about 5/5 Feral Howl for another JA proc in dynamis... but I don't know what to give up.
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