Grave is the B-level gear, Carrion is the A-level.
A lot of people don't like using the veil. I sympathize, but on the other hand, the resists are too good to pass up. There really should be a hide-helmet option in this game (and in any game where you spend lots of time creating a character model to look a certain way.)
Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen PSN list - Nicodimus pawn: Tyrion (L200 sorcerer) Nicodimus222 pawn: Mina (L200 mage) Nicodimus223 pawn: Nibbles (L200 ranger)