What's the minimum amount of Darklight gear I should have for Garuda HM?

#1FF14_BABEYYPosted 9/14/2013 6:54:04 PM
Just started grinding. I should be grinding Castrum right? At the moment all I have is Darklight Belt and some iLevel60 bracers.
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#2Edge4o7_Posted 9/14/2013 6:55:14 PM
As long as you have at least AK gear and GC weapon you're fine as dps. It's not a tough fight.
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#3FF14_BABEYY(Topic Creator)Posted 9/14/2013 6:56:56 PM
Edge4o7_ posted...
As long as you have at least AK gear and GC weapon you're fine as dps. It's not a tough fight.


AK gear? But I heard it's better to go for Castrum and just speed run it for philo marks
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#4whiteheartxPosted 9/14/2013 7:59:32 PM
FF14_BABEYY posted...
Edge4o7_ posted...
As long as you have at least AK gear and GC weapon you're fine as dps. It's not a tough fight.


AK gear? But I heard it's better to go for Castrum and just speed run it for philo marks


They mean the ilvl 60 gear that drops from AK
#5Kenshin9248Posted 9/14/2013 8:32:08 PM
Well Darklight gear is better than what you will get in AK, if you want you can just go straight to Darklight.

Primals is all about teamwork and skill, despite people crying about gear. Same can be said for AK as well.
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#6Raven_ShikumiPosted 9/16/2013 11:11:23 PM
Kenshin9248 posted...
Well Darklight gear is better than what you will get in AK, if you want you can just go straight to Darklight.

Primals is all about teamwork and skill, despite people crying about gear. Same can be said for AK as well.


Not really. If you're in full AF you really don't have business being in HM Garuda, and definitely not Titan.
Especially if you're tank or dps, healer.... maybe if you really know the fight people will take you for Garuda, but Titan? Forget it, total liability.

You could probably be accepted into Garuda if you have the bracelet, earrings, and ring from the Darklight set, because in general, by the time you have enough tomes to have those three items, you'll have gotten an upgrade from AK, something you'll want to run for the ring at the very least.
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#7PeytralPosted 9/17/2013 3:36:57 AM
Depends what you play, I did totally fine as a WHM with my AF gear and ifrit weapon. Ended up farming it for an hour (10 min a run) for myth tombs.
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#8benjjjaminPosted 9/17/2013 4:22:25 AM
You should not need darklight for a fc garuda. The pickup groups make up for a lack of practice with gear. Or they try to use it as a surrogate for proficiency.

The tanks are the only ones who need gear to combat ambient heal enmity. Ambient heal enmity is a headache in tgis game.
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