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Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide

Discussion in 'Guides' started by timkit, Dec 30, 2016.

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  1. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Hey'll... I updated some of the buff sets since all of today. This will be repeated throughout tomorrow and friday for the rest of them. So look forward to the updates!

    As for Offensive/Defensive Buff Sets and the associated buff sets within them, I renamed it to Balanced Buff Sets, since it paints a better picture of balance using offensive/defensive buffs.

    the following pages have been restored as of V2.6.17!

    The Types of Buff Sets
    Recommended Offensive Buff Sets
    Recommended Offensive Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
    Recommended Defensive Buff Sets
    Recommended Defensive Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3
    Recommended Balanced Buff Sets
    Recommended Balanced Buff Set | 1 | 2
    Recommended Equipment Buff Sets
    Recommended Equipment Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
     
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  2. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Hey'll, here's the next update. Enjoy!

    The following pages have been restored as of V2.6.19!

    The Types of Buff Sets
    Recommended Offensive Buff Sets
    Recommended Defensive Buff Sets
    Recommended Balanced Buff Sets
    Recommended Equipment Buff Sets
    Recommended Healer Buff Sets
    Recommended Healer Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3
    Recommended Support Buff Sets
    Recommended Support Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
    Recommended Miscellaneous Buff Sets
    Recommended Miscellaneous Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
    Recommended Offensive Buff Sets (UQC)
    Recommended Offensive Buff Set | 1 | 2 (UQC)
    Recommended Defensive Buff Sets (UQC)
    Recommended Defensive Buff Set 1 (UQC)
     
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  3. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Hey'll, got some updates done to the buff sets but it wasn't much, enjoy!

    The following pages have been restored as of V2.6.20!

    The Types of Buff Sets
    Recommended Miscellaneous Buff Set | 4 | 5
    Recommended Offensive Buff Sets (UQC)
    Recommended Offensive Buff Set | 1 | 2 (UQC)
    Recommended Defensive Buff Sets (UQC)
    Recommended Defensive Buff Set | 1 | 2 (UQC)
    Recommended Balanced Buff Sets (UQC)
    Recommended Equipment Buff Sets (UQC)
    Recommended Equipment Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3 (UQC)
    Recommended Healer Buff Sets (UQC)
    Recommended Healer Buff Set | 1 | 2 (UQC)

    Hope you guys look forward to the rest of the guide updates soon! Will be wrapping up these updates hopefully by the end of a few days from now :D
     
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  4. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Hey'll, Still updating at the moment, but should be done soon :)

    The following pages have been updated/restored as of V2.6.23!

    The Types of Buff Sets
    Recommended Offensive Buff Sets (UQC)
    Recommended Defensive Buff Sets (UQC)
    Recommended Balanced Buff Set (UQC)
    Recommended Equipment Buff Sets (UQC)
    Recommended Healer Buff Sets (UQC)
    Recommended Support Buff Sets (UQC)
    Recommended Support Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3 (UQC)
    Recommended Tank Buff Sets
    Recommended Tier 2 Tank Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3
    Recommended Tier 2 + 3 Tank Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3
    Recommended Tier 1 + 2 Tank Buff Set
    Recommended Tier 3 Tank Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3

    This won't be the end of updates for tonight, expect another update to this post later on!
     
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  5. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Alright you guys, the guide has been almost fully restored! Here is the full changelog!

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.6.1 -> V2.6.25)

    ...

    The following new pages got added in:
    List of Event Buffs
    List of Quest Buffs
    List of Versus Buffs
    List of Craftable Buffs
    Quick Helper COOP (New Support Buff Set 6)
    Assassin Blocker COOP (New Tier 1 + 2 Tank Buff Set)
    Shaman Handler COOP (New Tier 2 + 3 Tank Buff Set 1)
    Knight Handler COOP (New Tier 2 + 3 Tank Buff Set 2)
    Balanced Buff Set (UQC)

    The following pages got updated:
    The Types of Buff Sets
    Recommended Offensive Buff Sets
    Recommended Defensive Buff Sets
    Recommended Balanced Buff Sets
    Recommended Equipment Buff Sets
    Recommended Healer Buff Sets
    Recommended Support Buff Sets
    Recommended Miscellaneous Buff Sets
    Recommended Offensive Buff Set 1 (UQC)
    Recommended Defensive Buff Set 2 (UQC)
    Recommended Balanced Buff Set (UQC)
    Recommended Tank Buff Sets
    Recommended Survivor VS Buff Sets
    Recommended Survivor VS Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
    Recommended Level Buff Sets
    Recommended Level Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3
    Frequently Asked Questions
    Offensive Buff Questions
    Defensive Buff Questions

    Additions:
    + Added in several new pages.

    Changes:
    = Restored and reworked the majority of pages.
    = Made it easier to be able to read buffs more quickly by creating pages that showed the list of different type of buffs.
    = Changed (UQBO) to (UQC) to better reflect what buffs are in these buff sets, being Unique, Quest and Craftable Buffs only.
    = Added in notes within buff sets to let the players know if the buff sets contained any buff enhancements, if it was second/third buff options or if the buff is temporary and can expire after a limited amount of time.

    Removals:
    - None.

    Will be adding in 1 more list of buffs by type page to make it easier to differentiate between what buffs can be equipped in what gamemode.

    There'll be 1 final update tomorrow to wrap everything up before I take a break from guide updates... Look forward to it!
     
    Last edited: Jun 28, 2019
  6. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    looks like im all done, gonna call this guide restored.

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.6.25 -> V2.6.29)

    ...

    The following pages got updated:
    Frequently Asked Questions
    Offensive Buff Questions
    Defensive Buff Questions
    Ability Buff Questions
    Equipment Buff Questions
    Utility Buff Questions
    Economy and Exp Buff Questions
    Miscellaneous Buff Questions
    Credits

    The Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide

    ...

    Additions:
    + None.

    Changes:
    = Fixed the links in some buff set pages.
    = Restored the rest of the question pages and made the links.
    = Changed up the Credits page a bit.

    Removals:
    - None.

    taking a break from updates. will return to doing guide updates later in July.
     
  7. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Now that the new version is out, I did some updates on the Buff Enhancements.

    Normal ones are all done so far, but no clan ones added in yet.

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.6.29 -> V2.7.3)

    ...

    The following pages got updated:
    Buff Enhancements
    Buff Enhancements (NC) List
    Buff Enhancements (NC) | 1 | 2 | 3
    List of Buff Enhancements by level

    The following pages got added:
    Buff Enhancements (NC) | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8

    The Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide (Version 2.7.3)

    ...

    Additions:
    + Added in Buff Enhancement (Normal Crafting) Pages 4 through to 8 with all 35 new normal buff enhancements in there.

    Changes:
    = Updated the Buff Enhancements (Normal Crafting) List and List of Buff Enhancements by level with all 35 new normal buff enhancements.

    Removals:
    - None.

    look forward to another update soon!
     
  8. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    been a while since I last did a update post. But have been doing minor updates to this guide throughout the days and nights as changelogs have come out updating things.

    Mainly Buff Enhancement Crafting numbers have changed a bit since first release, but since the release of V2.0, a few buffs also got changes too... most of them were small description changes.

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.7.3 -> V2.7.10)

    ...

    The following pages got added:
    List of Buff Enhancements by Buff Category

    The following pages got updated:
    List of Offensive Buffs
    List of Defensive Buffs
    List of Ability Buffs
    List of Equipment Buffs
    List of Utility Buffs
    List of Buffs by level
    Offensive Buffs | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
    Defensive Buffs | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
    Ability Buffs | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
    Equipment Buffs | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
    Utility Buffs | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
    Buff Enhancements
    Buff Enhancements (CC) List
    Buff Enhancements (E) List
    List of Buff Enhancements by level
    Buff Enhancements (NC) | 4 | 6 | 7 | 8
    Buff Enhancements (CC) | 1 | 2 | 3
    Buff Enhancements (E) | 1 | 2

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide (V2.7.10)

    ...

    Additions:
    + Added in a List of Buff Enhancements by Buff Category Page that sorts out all buff enhancements by buff category. This should make it easier to find a particular buff that has a buff enhancement.

    Changes:
    = Changed the List of buffs to reflect the removed buffs and benefit in buff set description changes.
    = Changed the Buffs in the above pages to reflect added buff enhancements. Some buffs also had their tips reworded or had another tip added in.
    = The List of Buff Enhancements in both clan craft and event had all buff enhancements reworded with smaller descriptions to match the benefit in buff set ones.
    = Several Buff Enhancements had their crafting requirements changed. Some only had a small change while others had significant changes.

    Removals:
    - None.

    Look forward to the next guide update post sometime!
     
  9. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Since having finished the Tank Info Guide, slowly started getting back into updating the Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide again...

    Updated the guide more often than usual today since mgftw also got updated today as well, enjoy!

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.7.10 -> V2.7.14)

    ...

    The following pages got updated:
    List of Ability Buffs
    List of Equipment Buffs
    List of Economy and Exp Buffs
    Offensive Buffs Page 2
    Defensive Buffs | 1 | 4
    Ability Buffs | 2 | 3
    Equipment Buffs | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
    Utility Buffs | 1 | 2 | 3
    Economy and Exp Buffs
    Miscellaneous Buffs
    Recommended Offensive Buff Sets | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
    Recommended Offensive Buff Sets | 1 | 2 (UQC)
    Recommended Defensive Buff Sets | 1 | 2 | 3
    Recommended Defensive Buff Sets | 1 | 2 (UQC)
    Recommended Balanced Buff Sets | 1 | 2
    Recommended Balanced Buff Set (UQC)
    Buff Enhancements (NC) List
    Buff Enhancements (CC) List
    Buff Enhancements (E) List
    Buff Enhancements (NC) Pages | 2 | 3 | 4 | 8
    Buff Enhancements (CC) Page 1
    Buff Enhancements (E) Page 1

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide (V2.7.14)

    ...

    Additions:
    + None.

    Changes:
    = Changed the Buffs that got updated with their descriptions and benefit in buff sets.
    = Updated the new Buff Enhancements that got added in V2.0 by adding them to the buffs that now have 1.
    = Updated the Recommended Buff Sets. Some buff sets got a rework in their playstyle purpose with the buffs that are used.

    Removals:
    - None.

    Do look forward to daily updates with the Recommended Buff Sets!
     
  10. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Alright guys, here's the next post for the set of updates I did on this guide.

    The guide updates have been proceeding along a lot slower than what would usually be seen, but at least the guide is being updated daily :P

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.7.14 -> V2.7.23)

    ...

    The following pages got updated:
    List of Buffs by Type
    List of Versus Buffs
    Recommended Equipment Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
    Recommended Equipment Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3 (UQC)
    Recommended Healer Buff Sets
    Recommended Healer Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3
    Recommended Healer Buff Set | 1 | 2 (UQC)
    Recommended Support Buff Sets
    Recommended Support Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
    Recommended Support Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3 (UQC)
    Recommended Miscellaneous Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
    Recommended Tier 1 + 2 Tank Buff Set
    Recommended Tier 2 Tank Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3
    Recommended Tier 2 + 3 Tank Buff Set | 1 | 2

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide (V2.7.23)

    ...


    Additions:
    + None.

    Changes:
    = Updated the list of buffs by type and list of versus buffs page with minor updates.
    = Updated the Recommended Buff Sets. Some buff sets were reworked from scratch to focus more on 1 thing, while others mainly just got buff enhancement addition updates. This meant that there were some changes to what buffs were recommended to be used in some buff sets.

    Removals:
    - None.

    Hope you guys like the buff set updates so far! Hope to return back to updating the scenario guides soon, but it won't be now :P

    Do expect daily updates, but won't do an update post unless the amount of updates done is large enough to warrant one :)
     
  11. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Going to call it done on the updates with the Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide for now...

    Will do more updates in the future as the situation calls for it. Will now be moving on to reviving the Dormant Tank Guide from tomorrow though ^^

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.7.23 -> V2.7.27)

    ...

    The following pages got added:
    Recommended Offensive Buff Set 5
    Recommended Miscellaneous Buff Set 6
    Recommended Miscellaneous Buff Set 7

    The following pages got updated:
    List of Ability Buffs
    List of Equipment Buffs
    Defensive Buffs Page 5
    Ability Buffs Pages | 1 | 4
    Equipment Buffs Page 2
    Recommended Offensive Buff Sets
    Recommended Miscellaneous Buff Sets
    All Recommended Buff Sets, except for a few
    Buff Enhancements (Clan Crafting) Pages | 2 | 3
    Buff Enhancements (Clan Crafting) List
    Defensive Buff Questions
    Ability Buff Questions
    Economy and Exp Buff Questions

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide (V2.7.27)

    ...

    Additions:
    + Added in 3 new buff sets.

    Changes:
    = Updated the List of Ability and Equipment Buffs with buff description changes to 2 buffs.
    = Updated the Buff pages with the buffs that got updated in the latest changelog
    = Updated the Recommended Offensive and Miscellaneous Buff Sets since buff sets got added in to those sections respectively.
    = Updated all the buff sets, mostly changed something minor. However, also changed around buffs and updated the descriptions a bit.
    = Updated the buff enhancements since 2 got changed within the latest changelog.
    = Updated the questions and answers of the above question pages since some things changed.

    Removals:
    - None.

    Hope you guys enjoyed the updates that came out for this guide! Gotta say, I've been working on this guide for a long while, so wanted to move on from updating it :P

    Do look forward to any future guide updates! :)
     
    Last edited: Sep 5, 2019
  12. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Did a small update for this guide since the Gas Mask and Hawkeye Buff Enhancements were updated a few days ago. Enjoy! :)

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.7.27 -> V2.8)

    The following pages got updated:
    All Buff Set pages except Miscellaneous Buff Set 4, 6 and 7 and the level buff sets.
    Buff Enhancements (NC) List
    Buff Enhancements (NC) | 4 | 6

    ...

    Additions:
    + None.

    Changes:
    = Updated the Gas Mask and Hawkeye Buff Enhancements as per the changelog several days ago respectively.

    Removals:
    - None.

    The !tankinfo guide will be getting an update tomorrow before I return to mgftw ^^
     
  13. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Here's your update for the Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide since today's changelog came out ^^

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.8 -> V2.8.1)

    The following pages got updated:
    List of Equipment Buffs
    Equipment Buffs Page 5
    Recommended Equipment Buff Set 4
    Recommended Healer Buff Set 1
    Recommended Support Buff Set | 3 | 5
    Recommended Miscellaneous Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3 | 5 | 6
    Recommended Defensive Buff Set | 1 | 2 (UQC)
    Recommended Miscellaneous Buff Set (UQC)
    Recommended Equipment Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3 (UQC)
    Recommended Healer Buff Set | 1 | 2 (UQC)
    Recommended Support Buff Set | 2 | 3 (UQC)
    Buff Enhancements (NC) List
    Buff Enhancements (CC) LIst
    Buff Enhancements (NC) Page 8
    Buff Enhancements (CC) Page 3

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide (Version 2.8.1)

    ...

    Additions:
    + None.

    Changes:
    = Updated the Freezing Grenade Launcher Buff, Unyielding and Blood Transfusion Buff Enhancements across all pages that had the respective buff/buff enhancement used in there.

    Removals:
    - None.

    ...

    Will continue to update this guide as necessary, hope you guys enjoyed this one :)
     

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