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Should we put something on this page discussing how Mithral is borked i.e. Calvary Plate being classed as medium not heavy, but PRR only being for medium? Christopher G Lewis (ContributionsMessage)

DR and PRR[edit]

Added an explanation of how PRR and DR interact. I had someone throw a shuriken at my monk with DR 10/epic and 72 PRR. He had a +12 str mod, was using +5 shuriken, and had a +2 damage ship buff for 19+1d2. It hit me for 6-7 damage. If PRR applied first, the damage would look like:

20 * 66.52% - 10 = 3.304
21 * 66.52% - 10 = 3.9692

With DR applying first, the damage looks like:

(20 - 10) * 66.52% = 6.652
(21 - 10) * 66.52% = 7.3172

Since my incoming damage was 6-7, it not only appears that DR applies first, but the damage reduced by PRR is rounded up (damage received is rounded down).--Peng (ContributionsMessage) 05:25, February 7, 2013 (EST)

Thanks for this very useful contribution! --Cru121 (ContributionsMessage) 06:07, February 7, 2013 (EST)

There's no mention of the Bone Armor enhancement for pale master. For each action point spent you get a total of 3, 6 & finally 10 PRR when using shrouds of the zombie, vampire or lich.— previous unsignedPlease sign posts using ~~~~ comment by UsEr31-3-14 ( c |d| r| b) at 11:10, June 20, 2014 (UTC)

  • Added — Zav(C·T·E) 18:10, June 20, 2014 (EDT)

PRR formula proposed change[edit]

before
(1 – (0.99^PRR)) × 0.65
PRRGraph.png
proposed 06-09-2014
150 / (150 + PRR)
PRRGraphPostOrchard.png
propsed 07-28-2014
100 / (100 + Rating)
PRRGraphPostOrchard Rev2.png

PRR Formula[edit]

The A (in the reduction column) and 1-A (in the damage column) in the table are misleading (I think). The formula for the REDUCTION is 1 - (100/(100+PRR)). The formula for the DAMAGE is 100/(100+PRR).

For example, if you have 200 PRR, you would reduce damage by 1-(100/(100+PRR)) or 70%. You wouldn't reduce it by 100/(100+PRR) or 30%.

The table would make me think the opposite.

For more details see my post here.

Technomage3 (ContribsMessage) 02:14, February 2, 2016 (EST)

Part of the problem in the table is that the value (A) is never defined in the article. But I guess I agree that without any other clarification, the (A) and the 1-(A) in the column headers should be swapped. --Cru121 (ContribsMessage) 04:18, February 2, 2016 (EST)