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Hopefully an easy question. I have always just gone for the top trait relics but now i have a non top relic and need to understand the comparison chart. Does the Weapon iLvl column # the number that should be added to the +50 Item levels for example? is a say +51 item level with Jaws of Thunder the same value (60) as  a +60 item level Furious swipes  or do i add the Trait bonus so to speak to the ~900 item level? Thanks you for the clarification.



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Yes, +51 ilvl Jaws is around the equivalent of +60 Furious Swipes. At that stage the stat difference for your weapon starts to become a lot more prevalent and makes up for the difference in traits.

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1 minute ago, Sisco said:

Thanks Luth wasnt sure if we added the 9 to the 900 or the 51 to compare

All good - just based on the relic ilvl from my understanding. 7.2.5 hits next week so there's a shakeup of everything then anyway!

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You might want to hold off for now. Pach 7.2.5 is just about to drop and the top traits are getting nerfed, so the ilvl equivalent of the traits are going down.

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I'll keep that in mind Khallid. Thank you. i upgraded from one of the top ones to an unleash the beast that i think was a 10 item level + and actual item level that was 25 higher from a 875 to a 900. It wasn't my top choice but was a nice upgrade in the meantime, at least for these 2 weeks i guess lol.

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Jaws & slithering serpents are looking to be definite BiS traits. Frustrating that the nerfs between pack & jaws were so different, but at least I managed to save up 3 jaws relics that are same ilvl as my pack relics for this coming week.

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