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Hello Everyone, 


I was planning a PB and had 2 questions 

If I slot a set on a power from the dwarf form, will the passives bonuses of the set (small bonus to resist, def, recovery + % dmg, ...) apply on all other forms too ? 

I wanted to play mainly on human form, is it viable and I saw he had no resist to effects in his powers so he needs combat jump and accrobatics to gain some resist to hold and immo ? Do you have other ways to protect yourself from nasty effects in human form (or perheaps is it stupid to play human form....), mezz resist than i saw on some sets are they enough  ? 


Ty for all your advices.



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To your first question, yes, set bonuses apply to all forms.


For your second, you get mez protection in 3 ways. The first is in Dwarf form which you can pick up at 20. This would be a reason to not go human-only, at least while leveling up. The second is in Light Form, the final armor power. You'll want to get the recharge from buffs/set bonuses/force feedback procs/teammates to make this power up all the time when you can. The only problem here is that you don't get this power until later on. The third way is through your inherent, Cosmic Balance, which grants you a single point of mez protection for every controller or dominator teammate within a certain range. This isn't a consistent or very effective way to get mez protection though, so it's better to just look at it as a bonus to the protection you can get from the other two sources.


As a side note, there is a guide in my signature on how to combine inspiration drops into ones that you actually want. I originally made it specifically for Kheldians to create Break Free inspirations before I added the other inspiration options. Mez is a bigger problem on Warshades who don't get any protection to it from their final armor, and I still use the Break Free combination on mine if I don't have the Clarion destiny incarnate (which is another way to get mez protection).


Human form is fine if that's what you want, but I'd recommend at least trying the forms. They also make leveling a whole lot easier.

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I'd recommend against human only while leveling.  The damage from bright nova is just too good.  As Microcosm mentioned dwarf is where its at for most of your protection while leveling, since you don't need breakfrees.  You can simply shift into dwarf when held, immobd, etc... and also you get a monster heal when in dwarf form.  At 50 even with perma light form, dwarf still gives an extra heal, and an extra aoe.  Personally I'd take some time to read up on keybinds before playing a PB or WS.  They will make your playtime so much easier, and definitely a lot more fun.  That's part  of the reason I avoided the AT when I played on live, and had no idea what I was missing out on.

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Totally viable human only. It just doesn't have the same level of utility. Seems to have decent status resistance.


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Edited by Troo
mistake and adding resistance from Mids

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you're totally right.


Edited by Troo

"Homecoming is not perfect but it is still better than the alternative.. at least so far" - Unknown  (Wise words Unknown!)


Sooo.. I guess I am taking a non-voluntary break until November?!


Si vis pacem, para bellum

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Yes, all set bonuses, so long as they don't violate The Rule Of 5, apply.

Here's my Human Form PB for example.

Note: YES, I have Dwarf taken.  NO, I don't EVER go into Dwarf.

Note that I forgot to turn on Combat Flight, so Defense numbers aren't maxed out.



Hero Plan by Mids' Hero Designer 1.962

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SpeedPB: Level 50 Natural Peacebringer
Primary Power Set: Luminous Blast
Secondary Power Set: Luminous Aura
Power Pool: Fighting
Power Pool: Leaping
Power Pool: Leadership
Power Pool: Speed

Hero Profile:
Level 1: Gleaming Bolt -- Dcm-Acc/Dmg:40(A), Dcm-Dmg/EndRdx:40(11), Dcm-Dmg/Rchg:40(13), Dcm-Acc/EndRdx/Rchg:40(13), Dcm-Acc/Dmg/Rchg:40(15)
Level 1: Incandescence -- ImpArm-ResPsi:40(A)
Level 2: Gleaming Blast -- Apc-Dmg:50(A), Apc-Dmg/Rchg:50(15), Apc-Acc/Dmg/Rchg:50(17), Apc-Acc/Rchg:50(17), Apc-Dmg/EndRdx:50(19)
Level 4: Shining Shield -- ImpArm-ResPsi:40(A)
Level 6: Essence Boost -- Pnc-Heal/EndRedux:50(A), Pnc-EndRdx/Rchg:50(23), Pnc-Heal/Rchg:50(25), Pnc-Heal/EndRedux/Rchg:50(25), Pnc-Heal:50(27), ImpArm-ResPsi:40(27)
Level 8: Radiant Strike -- Hct-Dam%:50(A), Hct-Dmg/Rchg:50(29), Hct-Acc/Dmg/Rchg:50(29), Hct-Acc/Rchg:50(31), Hct-Dmg/EndRdx:50(31)
Level 10: Proton Scatter -- PstBls-Acc/Dmg:50(A), PstBls-Dmg/EndRdx:50(31), PstBls-Dmg/Rchg:50(33), PstBls-Dmg/Rng:50(33), PstBls-Acc/Dmg/EndRdx:50(33)
Level 12: Inner Light -- AdjTrg-ToHit:50(A), AdjTrg-ToHit/Rchg:50(34), AdjTrg-ToHit/EndRdx/Rchg:50(34), AdjTrg-EndRdx/Rchg:50(34), AdjTrg-ToHit/EndRdx:50(36), RctRtc-Pcptn:20(36)
Level 14: Luminous Detonation -- Rgn-Dmg:50(A), Rgn-Dmg/Rchg:50(36), Rgn-Acc/Dmg/Rchg:50(37), Rgn-Acc/Rchg:50(37), Rgn-Dmg/EndRdx:50(37)
Level 16: Thermal Shield -- ImpArm-ResPsi:40(A)
Level 18: Quantum Shield -- ImpArm-ResPsi:40(A)
Level 20: White Dwarf -- Ags-Psi/Status:50(A)
Level 22: Reform Essence -- Prv-Heal:50(A), Prv-Heal/EndRdx:50(39), Prv-EndRdx/Rchg:50(39), Prv-Heal/Rchg:50(39), Prv-Heal/Rchg/EndRdx:50(40), Prv-Absorb%:50(40)
Level 24: Incandescent Strike -- SprEssTrn-Acc/Dmg:50(A), SprEssTrn-Dmg/Rchg:50(40), SprEssTrn-Acc/Dmg/Rchg:50(42), SprEssTrn-Dmg/EndRdx/Rchg:50(42), SprEssTrn-Acc/Dmg/EndRdx/Rchg:50(42), SprEssTrn-Rchg/Global Heal:50(43)
Level 26: Solar Flare -- SprAvl-Acc/Dmg:50(A), SprAvl-Dmg/EndRdx:50(43), SprAvl-Acc/Dmg/EndRdx:50(43), SprAvl-Acc/Dmg/Rchg:50(45), SprAvl-Acc/Dmg/EndRdx/Rchg:50(45)
Level 28: Kick -- FrcFdb-Rechg%:50(A)
Level 30: Tough -- StdPrt-ResDam/Def+:30(A), GldArm-RechRes:50(45), UnbGrd-Max HP%:50(46)
Level 32: Dawn Strike -- SprKhlGrc-Acc/Dmg:50(A), SprKhlGrc-Dmg/Rchg:50(46), SprKhlGrc-Acc/Dmg/Rchg:50(46), SprKhlGrc-Dmg/EndRdx/Rchg:50(48), SprKhlGrc-Acc/Dmg/EndRdx/Rchg:50(48), SprKhlGrc-Rchg/FormBuff:50(48)
Level 35: Weave -- LucoftheG-Rchg+:50(A), LucoftheG-Def:50(50)
Level 38: Light Form -- RechRdx-I:50(A), RechRdx-I:50(50)
Level 41: Combat Jumping -- LucoftheG-Rchg+:50(A)
Level 44: Maneuvers -- LucoftheG-Rchg+:50(A)
Level 47: Hasten -- RechRdx-I:50(A), RechRdx-I:50(50)
Level 49: Restore Essence -- RgnTss-Regen+:30(A)
Level 1: Brawl -- Empty(A)
Level 1: Cosmic Balance
Level 1: Energy Flight -- BlsoftheZ-ResKB:50(A)
Level 1: Prestige Power Dash -- Empty(A)
Level 1: Prestige Power Slide -- Empty(A)
Level 1: Prestige Power Quick -- Empty(A)
Level 1: Prestige Power Rush -- Empty(A)
Level 1: Prestige Power Surge -- Empty(A)
Level 1: Sprint -- Empty(A)
Level 2: Rest -- Empty(A)
Level 4: Ninja Run
Level 10: Combat Flight -- LucoftheG-Rchg+:50(A)
Level 2: Swift -- Empty(A)
Level 2: Health -- Pnc-Heal/+End:50(A), NmnCnv-Regen/Rcvry+:50(19), Mrc-Rcvry+:40(21)
Level 2: Hurdle -- Empty(A)
Level 2: Stamina -- PrfShf-End%:50(A), PrfShf-EndMod:50(21), PrfShf-EndMod/Acc:50(23)
Level 20: White Dwarf Antagonize -- MckBrt-Taunt:50(A), MckBrt-Taunt/Rchg:50(3), MckBrt-Taunt/Rchg/Rng:50(3), MckBrt-Acc/Rchg:50(5), MckBrt-Taunt/Rng:50(5), MckBrt-Rchg:50(7)
Level 20: White Dwarf Flare -- FrcFdb-Rechg%:50(A)
Level 20: White Dwarf Smite -- FrcFdb-Rechg%:50(A)
Level 20: White Dwarf Step -- WntGif-ResSlow:50(A)
Level 20: White Dwarf Strike -- FrcFdb-Rechg%:50(A)
Level 20: White Dwarf Sublimation -- Pnc-Heal/EndRedux:50(A), Pnc-EndRdx/Rchg:50(7), Pnc-Heal/Rchg:50(9), Pnc-Heal/EndRedux/Rchg:50(9), Pnc-Heal:50(11)
Level 50: Agility Core Paragon
Level 50: Ageless Radial Epiphany


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Edited by Hyperstrike

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