Hero Equipment: Gear bonus levels

So I’m giving this its own post, as I want to keep the main Hero Equipment page mostly about the available sets, certainly with all the new sets added to the game. Below is a chart with the percentages bonus each of the currently 4 Tiers of equipment bonus do, from level 1 to level 10.

The four Tiers (marked *1-*4 in KABAM emails) start out at 1%, 2%, 4% and 8% bonus respectively, but can grow to considerable amounts if you happen to be lucky enough to get gear at level 10! Use this as a reference for determining end-game gear specs, or whatever you like :). Thanks to QuietschEnte  for confirming the numbers!

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14 thoughts on “Hero Equipment: Gear bonus levels

  1. Thanx for this very interesting Topic. Do we have to use this tab only for the sword gear? because it can’t work for all gear, no?

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  2. How do you tell which tier a piece of gear is? They used to have numbers, but now that you can upgrade everything just starts off saying 1 since it is at the first level. Sorry if this seems like a silly question, I stopped playing for a while and only just started again the other day. Is it just one of those situations where you either have to know or figure it out?

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    • GEar has two properties concerning this: level of the individual bonus attributes, and overall level of the piece of gear.

      bonus attributes currently come in 4 levels, denoted 1*-4* in KABAM messages. The higher the bonus level the more. 1* starts at 1%, 2* at 2%, 3 at 4% and 4* at 8%.

      To fully make use of the potential you need to raise the overall level of the gear piece, using Valto runes and Crimson crystals. Gear starts at lvl 1 and can be upgraded to level 10 max.

      When you upgrade a piece of gear, the bonus attributes and base stats increase in value for each level exponentially. Lets take Ent gear as example. It has two 1* life bonuses, which mean 1% bonus at gear level 1. When you upgrade to level 10, the life bonus grows to 5%! So a 1* bonus attribute runs from 1% at lvl 1 up to 5% at lvl 10.

      Likewise, 2* attributes run from 2% to 9.6%, 3* runs from 4% to 18.7%, and finally a 4* attribute runs from 8% to 36.1%….

      Hope that clears things up!

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  3. For *3 I can confirm lvl 6 9.1
    Lvl 7 is 11.3
    Lvl 8 is 13.5

    For 1* i can confirm lvl 8 3.6
    Lvl 9 is 4.3

    For 2* I can confirm lvl 8 6.9
    Lvl 9 is 8.3

    Regards

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