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By soralin 2018-07-27 22:30:45
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When targetting monster pops (not the KIs, but the normal tradable pops), what seems to be optimal light levels to hit to get them?

I am sitting at 230 pearl, 255 Azure, 80 amber, and though I get gold chests they seem to often be the huge ones with augmented items and temp items!

Is 80 too high? Also, do I want less than 255 azure so the ratio of gold:blue goes higher?
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By Asura.Eiryl 2018-07-27 22:56:27
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80 is generally about where you want to be, maybe just a little less. Remember that every NM you kill gives that (ebon?) light that acts as all lights+

it's a sliding scale, if azure is capped, you'll obviously get less gold boxes.

I don't know what you're doing specifically, but I used to 2 box cleave/farm and I'd have one account with pearlcap/azurecap/amber0 and one with pearlcap/amber < 100~ /azure0

Another maybe useful tip, trusts that can attack, definitely shouldn't use *** ruby lights. (qultada...)
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By Phoenix.Erics 2018-07-27 23:18:20
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i do straight 56-80 amber and capped pearl with no other lights. If i run out of time i just exit and rebuild them. Worked great for farming sys fragments, tiger king hides, dark rings, etc. Takes like 5mins to rebuild lights especially if you're pearl killing any nms since they give 10 instead of 5.
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By Bismarck.Zuidar 2018-07-27 23:21:18
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what Eiryl said, around about 80 amber light.



For scars zones misareaux/attohwa/vunkerl it probably might not vary much due to bastion's martellos' effect on chests, but for Heroes zones Uleg/Grauberg/Altepa (because of dominion effects on lights), for amber light you may start seeing large gold chests as possibly as early 32+ amber or more but 32 amber in the heroes zones may be good at minimum I think

EDIT: what Erics said too. I used to come in with 120 mins, pearl melee kill NMs build amber some and farm for NM pop items then azure light for TEs when time starts to get low.

What amount of Amber to shoot for varies depending on the zones usually because of Bastion/Dominion. The last 3 zones you will have to watch your amber more
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By soralin 2018-07-28 01:12:35
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Which NM did you all find was easy to quickly pearl spam in Uleg.?
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By Asura.Eiryl 2018-07-28 01:16:59
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I recommend against killing many/any NMs you don't want the ebon lights

Other than the ones you're specifically there to kill
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By Phoenix.Erics 2018-07-28 01:25:56
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In uleg i killed sys a lot while goldbox farming beside the spheroids but you can also hunt the VNM elementals they count as nms so do both khimeras. Any mob can pearl so you could make a train and just melee the mobs down the first couple times too. The nms just speed it up.
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By Bismarck.Zuidar 2018-07-28 01:33:23
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Asura.Eiryl said: »
I recommend against killing many/any NMs you don't want the ebon lights

Still a mystery to me with the whole idea with Ebon Light honestly even with the info out there about it, but it shouldn't really bother anyone just doing farming, just stay away from Ruby, got it!?
.... unless you can't help it lol
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By Asura.Eiryl 2018-07-28 03:24:48
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Ebons give "all lights+" so too many ebons, your gold chests start turning red and blue. It's unavoidable, but keep it low as possible.
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By Wotasu 2018-07-28 04:09:27
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I did Max Pearl and 40-48 Amber. Seemed to be decent mix of pop items and temp potions. Each kill with magic ws etc grants 8 Amber so just kill 5-6 with magic and the rest Tp to death, avoid Koru-Moru he get some Dia III kills here and there which counts for Azure.
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By Asura.Baroma 2018-10-19 21:00:45
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What’s the optimum light for base feet farming? I can’t remember.
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By Cerberus.Genoside 2018-10-20 14:15:15
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they can drop at any amber level, you have a higher chance of multiple feet in a chest with capped amber, also you can trade 3 of any feet for the feet you need now, in abyssea misereux coast. Galka npc in main area.
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By Bismarck.Oppa 2018-10-20 14:57:54
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Capped amber you also have a higher chance of getting KI boxes.
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By Asura.Eiryl 2018-10-20 15:11:56
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Optimal amber is still 60~80 nothings changed
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