Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide

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  1. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Just got the internet back for real during today... so everything is going back to normal again!

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.3.5 -> V2.3.6)

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide (Version 2.3.6)

    Pages that got updated:
    Recommended Offensive Buff Sets
    Recommended Offensive Buff Set Pages | 1 | 2 | 3

    Additions:
    + Added in a third Offensive Buff Set Page.

    Changes:
    = Changed around the Offensive Buff Sets by making the 2nd buff set become the 3rd one and the newly created 3rd buff set become the 2nd one.
    = Changed around the buffs overall in each of them and updated the benefit in buff sets as well as the buff enhancements used.
    = The tips for effectively using each buff set are now more based around using them generally.

    Removals:
    - None.

    I should be able to return back to guide updating as normal tomorrow! Look forward to the next update :)
     
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  2. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Been updating these buff sets over the last few days slowly...

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.3.6 -> V2.3.9)

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide (Version 2.3.9)

    Pages that got updated:
    Recommended Offensive Buff Sets
    Recommended Offensive Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
    Recommended Defensive Buff Sets
    Recommended Defensive Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3
    Recommended Offensive/Defensive Buff Sets
    Recommended Offensive/Defensive Buff Set | 1 | 2

    Additions:
    + Added in 2 new Offensive Buff Set Pages.
    + Added in 1 new Defensive Buff Set Page.

    Changes:
    = Made changes to all Offensive Buff Sets, changing the buffs, updating the page links, updating the buff enhancements used and updating the benefit in buff sets.
    = Made changes to all Defensive Buff Sets, changing the buffs, updating the page links, updating the buff enhancements used and updating the benefit in buff sets.
    = Made changes to 1 out of 2 Offensive/Defensive Buff Sets so far, changing the buffs and updating the benefit in buff sets.

    Removals:
    - None.

    Look forward to tomorrow's update!
     
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  3. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Hey'll, this wasn't much of an update but here it is given the recent changes to some buffs.

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.3.9 -> V2.3.10)

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide (Version 2.3.10)

    Pages that got updated:
    The List of Offensive Buffs
    The List of Defensive Buffs
    The List of Equipment Buffs
    Offensive Buffs Page 3
    Defensive Buffs Page 5
    Equipment Buffs Page 5
    Buff Enhancements (NC) List
    Buff Enhancements (NC) Page 2

    Additions:
    + None.

    Changes:
    = Updated the List of Offensive, Defensive and Equipment Buffs with recent changes to the benefit in buff sets for 1 buff from each section.
    = Updated the description and benefit in buff sets for the |E| Blunt Force Trauma Buff in Offensive Buffs Page 3.
    = Updated the description and benefit in buff sets for the |V| Persistence Buff in Defensive Buffs Page 5. This was mainly due to wanting to make the buff easier to understand.
    = Sticky Bomb Buff got nerfed in Equipment Buffs Page 5.
    = Updated the description for the Safety Bomb Buff enhancement in Buff Enhancements (NC) List and on Page 2 of Buff Enhancements (NC).

    Removals:
    - None.

    Hope you guys enjoy the update!
     
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  4. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Hey'll, The last 2 updates that I did yesterday and today was enough to make it a post.

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.3.10 -> V2.3.12)

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide (Version 2.3.12)

    Pages that got updated:
    Recommended Offensive Buff Set 1
    Recommended Offensive Buff Set 3
    Recommended Offensive Buff Set 4
    Recommended Defensive Buff Set 2
    Recommended Offensive/Defensive Buff Sets
    Recommended Offensive/Defensive Buff Set 1
    Recommended Offensive/Defensive Buff Set 2
    Recommended Equipment Buff Sets
    Recommended Equipment Buff Set 1
    Recommended Equipment Buff Set 2
    Recommended Equipment Buff Set 3
    Recommended Equipment Buff Set 4
    Recommended Equipment Buff Set 5

    Additions:
    + None.

    Changes:
    = Updated the Buff Sets in terms of minor changes and additions of Buff Enhancements to Recommended Offensive Buff Sets, Offensive/Defensive Buff Sets and Equipment Buff Sets.
    = Updated the benefit in the Recommended Offensive Buff Sets, Offensive/Defensive Buff Set and Equipment Buff Sets.
    = Changed some buffs in the Recommended Offensive/Defensive Buff Set 2.

    Removals:
    - None.

    There'll be another update tomorrow. Hope you guys look forward to it! :D
     
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  5. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Hey'll, very late update this early in the morning but here you go. Enjoy!

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.3.12 -> V2.3.14)

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide (Version 2.3.14)

    Pages that got updated:
    List of Defensive Buffs
    List of Equipment Buffs
    Defensive Buffs Page 4
    Equipment Buffs Page 4
    Recommended Defensive Buff Set 2
    Recommended Healer Buff Sets
    Recommended Healer Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3
    Recommended Support Buff Sets
    Recommended Support Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5

    Additions:
    + Added in a third Healer Buff Set.
    + Added in a fifth Support Buff Set.

    Changes:
    = Updated the benefit in buff sets for the Unstoppable Buff and applied that to the List of Defensive Buffs and all pages that had the buff in its buff set.
    = Updated the benefit in buff sets for the |E| Ammo Dispenser Buff and applied that to the List of Equipment Buffs and all pages that had the buff in its buff set.
    = Changed up some buffs for the Recommended Healer Buff Sets and added in Buff Enhancements to the buff sets that had them. Additionally also updated the benefit in buff sets for all buffs that needed it in these buff sets.
    = Changed up some buffs for the Recommended Support Buff Sets and added in Buff Enhancements to the buff sets that had them. Additionally also updated the benefit in buff sets for all buffs that needed it in these buff sets.

    Removals:
    - None.

    No guarantee that there'll be an update tomorrow, could be on Sunday instead :P but do look forward to it!
     
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  6. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Hey'll,

    here's the next update, which was as a result of the November 24th (became November 25th a day later) changelog which had some buff changes. There was also quite a number of small changes across other buffs too, so this is considered to be a large update.

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.3.14 -> V2.4)

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide (Version 2.4)

    Pages that got updated:
    Offensive Buffs Pages | 1 | 3 | 4
    Defensive Buffs Pages | 3 | 5
    Ability Buffs Pages | 2 | 3 | 4
    Equipment Buffs Pages | 1 | 5
    Utility Buffs Page 4
    Economy and Exp Buffs
    Miscellaneous Buffs

    Additions:
    = None.

    Changes:
    = Minor changes to most buff pages not mentioned above.
    = Changed the |Q| Piercing Bullets Buff with its Description and Benefit in Buff Sets being updated.
    = Changed the Deadeye Buff with its Description and Benefit in Buff Sets being updated.
    = Changed the |E| Shrapnel Shot Buff with its Description and Benefit in Buff Sets being updated.
    = Changed the |E| Love is in the air Buff by updating its Description and Benefit in Buff Sets with (Command: sm_favorite)
    = Changed the |V| Protective Bag Buff by updating its Description and Benefit in Buff Sets with (Command: sm_protectbag)
    = Changed the |E| Bodyguard Buff by updating its Description and Benefit in Buff Sets with (Command: sm_bodyguard)
    = Changed the |E| Beyond the Grave Buff by updating its its Description and Benefit in Buff Sets with (Command: sm_beyondgrave)
    = Changed the Strength Burst Buff by updating its Description with changes and Benefit in Buff Sets with (Command: sm_strburst)
    = Changed the |E| Berserk Buff by updating its Description and Benefit in Buff Sets with (Command: sm_berserk)
    = Changed the |V| Bird Whistle Buff by updating its Description and Benefit in Buff Sets with (Command: sm_bwhistle)
    = Changed the |V| Enraging Waves Buff by updating its Description with changes and Benefit in Buff Sets with (Command: sm_enrage)
    = Changed the |E| Hidden Strength Buff by updating its Description with changes and Benefit in Buff Sets with (Command: sm_hiddenstr)
    = Changed the Emetic Agent Buff by updating its Description with changes and Benefit in Buff Sets with (Command: sm_emetic)
    = Changed the |C| Battle Cry Buff by updating its Description and Benefit in Buff Sets with (Command: sm_battlecry)
    = Changed the |E| Non-Aggression Pact Buff by updating its Description with changes and Benefit in Buff Sets with (Command: sm_pact)
    = Changed the |E| Sacrifice Buff by updating its Description and Benefit in Buff Sets with (Command: sm_sacrifice)
    = Changed the Cheap Goggles Buff with its Description and Benefit in Buff Sets being updated.
    = Changed the |E| Slaying Automata Buff by updating its Description with changes and Benefit in Buff Sets with (Command: sm_turret)
    = Changed the Steadfast Aim Buff with its Description and Benefit in Buff Sets being updated.
    = Changed the Moribund Farming Buff with its Description and Benefit in Buff Sets being updated.
    = Changed the Finale Dominator Buff with its Description and Benefit in Buff Sets being updated.

    Removals:
    - None.

    Hope you guys enjoyed this update! There'll be a part 2 to this update tomorrow so look forward to it :)
     
  7. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Hey'll, here is the part 2 to this update. Hope you guys enjoy it!

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.4 -> V2.4.1)

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide (Version 2.4.1)

    Pages that got updated:
    List of Offensive Buffs
    List of Defensive Buffs
    List of Ability Buffs
    List of Equipment Buffs
    List of Utility Buffs
    List of Economy and Exp Buffs
    List of Miscellaneous Buffs
    Recommended Offensive Buff Sets | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
    Recommended Defensive Buff Sets | 1 | 3
    Recommended Offensive/Defensive Buff Sets | 1 | 2
    Recommended Healer Buff Sets | 2 | 3
    Recommended Support Buff Sets | 1 | 3 | 4 | 5
    Recommended Miscellaneous Buff Sets | 1 | 2 | 3

    Additions:
    - None.

    Changes:
    = Updated the Benefit in Buff Sets for all the buffs that got updated yesterday.
    = Updated the Benefit in Buff Sets for all buff sets that needed updating with them.

    Removals:
    - None.

    The main buff sets have just about been updated! There'll be work on the Unique/Quest Buffs Only Buff Sets soon. Please do look forward to the next update when it comes :)
     
  8. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Hey'll, been at work with slowly updating the Buff Sets with Unique/Quest Buffs Only.

    There's a bit of a change to what buffs I would put in there for them. I also now include the craftable buffs from COOP since it is possible to get them normally.

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.4.1 -> V2.4.4)

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide (Version 2.4.4)

    Pages that got updated:
    Recommended Offensive Buff Sets (UQBO)
    Recommended Offensive Buff Set | 1 | 2 (UQBO)
    Recommended Defensive Buff Sets (UQBO)
    Recommended Defensive Buff Set | 1 | 2 (UQBO)
    Recommended Equipment Buff Sets (UQBO)
    Recommended Equipment Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3 (UQBO)

    Additions:
    - None.

    Changes:
    = Updated the buffs, buff enhancements used and benefit in buff sets in the Recommended Offensive, Defensive and Equipment Buff Sets (UQBO).

    Removals:
    - None.

    Hope you guys like the update. there'll be another update tomorrow with the changes to a few buffs that got updated since December 2nd Changelog.
     
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  9. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Hey'll, here's your next update with the changes since the December 2nd changelog, enjoy :)

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.4.4 -> V2.4.5)

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide (Version 2.4.5)

    Pages that got updated:
    List of Ability Buffs
    List of Equipment Buffs
    List of Miscellaneous Buffs
    Offensive Buffs Page 3
    Ability Buffs Page 2
    Ability Buffs Page 3
    Equipment Buffs Page 5
    Miscellaneous Buffs
    Recommended Offensive Buff Sets | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
    Recommended Defensive Buff Sets | 1 | 2 | 3
    Recommended Offensive/Defensive Buff Sets | 1 | 2
    Recommended Equipment Buff Sets | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
    Recommended Healer Buff Sets | 2 | 3

    Additions:
    + None.

    Changes:
    = Updated the Benefit in Buff Sets for a few buffs in the List of Ability Buffs.
    = Updated the Benefit in Buff Sets for the Auto Pistol Modulator Buff in the List of Equipment Buffs.
    = Updated the Benefit in Buff Sets for the Finale Dominator and |E| Cupid's Arrow Buffs.
    = Changed a few words with the |V| Nihilism Buff.
    = Changed the Description and Benefit in Buff Sets with the Tactical Reload Buff since it got nerfed.
    = Changed the Description and Benefit in Buff Sets with the Mobility Master Buff since it got changed.
    = Changed the Description and Benefit in Buff Sets with the |E| Dying Berserk Buff since it got buffed.
    = Changed the Description and Benefit in Buff Sets with the Finale Dominator Buff since it got nerfed.
    = Changed the Description and Benefit in Buff Sets with the |E| Cupid's Arrow Buff since it got nerfed.
    = Updated the Benefit in Buff Sets for the Recommended Offensive Buff Sets, Defensive Buff Sets, Offensive/Defensive Buff Sets, Equipment Buff Sets and Healer Buff Sets.

    Removals:
    - None.

    Look forward to the next update!
     
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  10. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Hey'll, here's the next guide update! Hope you all enjoy :)

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.4.5 -> V2.4.6)

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide (Version 2.4.6)

    Pages that got updated:
    Recommended Offensive Buff Set 1
    Recommended Offensive/Defensive Buff Sets | 1 | 2
    Recommended Equipment Buff Sets | 3 | 4
    Recommended Support Buff Sets | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
    Recommended Miscellaneous Buff Sets | 1 | 2 | 3
    Recommended Offensive Buff Set | 1 | 2 (UQBO)
    Recommended Defensive Buff Set | 1 | 2 (UQBO)
    Recommended Equipment Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3 (UQBO)
    Recommended Healer Buff Set | 1 | 2 (UQBO)
    Recommended Support Buff Set 1 (UQBO)
    Buff Enhancements (Normal Crafting) List
    Buff Enhancements (Clan Crafting) List
    Buff Enhancements (NC) Page 2
    Buff Enhancements (CC) Page 1

    Additions:
    + None.

    Changes:
    = Updated all the buff sets that had changes to the Buff Enhancements Sticky Bomb and Disposable Knife.
    = Updated all the buff sets that had changes to the Buffs, Buff Enhancements Used and Benefit in Buff Sets.
    = Updated the Sticky Bomb Buff Enhancement as the wording got changed.
    = Updated the Disposable Knife Buff Enhancement as it has been buffed.

    Removals:
    - None.

    Do look forward to the next update! :D
     
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  11. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Here's the next update y'all. Hope you enjoy :)

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.4.6 -> V2.4.7)

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide (Version 2.4.7)

    Pages that got updated:
    Recommended Offensive Buff Sets
    Recommended Defensive Buff Sets
    Recommended Offensive/Defensive Buff Sets
    Recommended Equipment Buff Sets
    Recommended Healer Buff Sets
    Recommended Support Buff Sets
    Recommended Miscellaneous Buff Sets
    Recommended Support Buff Sets | 1 | 2 | 3 (UQBO)
    Recommended Tank Buff Sets
    Recommended Tank Buff Sets | 1 | 2 | 3 | 5

    Additions:
    + Added in a new buff set for Recommended Tank Buff Sets. This Buff Set is currently a work in progress and will have more information fully filled in by the next update.

    Changes:
    = Changed the name from "Recommended Buff Sets Against Tanks" to "Recommended Tank Buff Sets" as the naming sounds better.
    = Changed the links on all Recommended Buff Set Section pages to reflect the name change.
    = Changed the Buffs, Buff Enhancements and Benefit in Buff Sets in all Recommended Support Buff Sets (UQBO) and Recommended Tank Buff Sets 1, 2 and 3. Will fix up the links in the next update.

    Removals:
    - None.

    Will be done with the updates soon for this guide for now. Be sure to look forward to the next update!
     
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  12. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Alright all, this is rather a short update since I didn't do much today.

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.4.7 -> V2.4.8)

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide (Version 2.4.8)

    Pages that got updated:
    Recommended Tank Buff Sets
    Recommended Tank Buff Sets | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8

    Additions:
    + None.

    Changes:
    = Changed some information around in the Recommended Tank Buff Sets to give a better definition of what it means for particular buff sets.
    = Did up all the links for the Recommended Tank Buff Sets for each page including the <top> links.

    Removals:
    - None.

    There might be 1 or 2 more updates before i'm done for now. Do look forward to the next update! :)
     
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  13. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Hey'll, here is the second last update before I take a break from this guide.

    Been working hard on it mostly on rather than off ever since Halloween Update.

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.4.8 -> V2.4.10)

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide (Version 2.4.10)

    Pages that got updated:
    What are The Survivor Buffs?
    The Usage of Buffs
    Essential Buffs for | Low Levels | Mid Levels | High Levels
    Buffs with Specific Uses
    Recommended Tank Buff Set | 6 | 7 | 8
    Recommended Survivor VS Buff Set | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
    Buff Enhancements
    Buff Enhancements (NC) List
    Buff Enhancements (CC) List
    Buff Enhancements (E) List
    Offensive Buff Questions

    Additions:
    - None.

    Changes:
    = Significantly changed The Usage of Buffs + Essential Buffs for Low Levels, Mid Levels and High Levels + Buffs with Specific Uses pages.
    = Added in information related to <✖ VS> and <✖ Survival> in the What are the Survivor Buffs page.
    = Updated the Buffs, Buff Enhancements and Benefit in Buff Sets for the remaining Recommended Tank Buff Sets and all of the Recommended Survivor VS Buff Sets.
    = Changed the Buff Enhancements + Buff Enhancements (NC) List + Buff Enhancements (CC) List + Buff Enhancements (E) List page.
    = Updated the answers in respect to the frequently asked Offensive Buff Questions.

    Removals:
    - None.

    There will be 1 final update tomorrow to wrap up guide updates on this guide! Hope you guys look forward to it :)
     
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  14. timkit

    timkit MG Donor

    Here is the final update to this guide for now. Hope you guys enjoy it!

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide Updated! (V2.4.10 -> V2.4.11)

    Usage of Buffs and Buff Sets Guide (Version 2.4.11)

    Pages that got updated:
    List of Offensive Buffs
    List of Defensive Buffs
    List of Ability Buffs
    List of Equipment Buffs
    List of Utility Buffs
    List of Miscellaneous Buffs
    Offensive Buffs | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
    Defensive Buffs | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
    Ability Buffs | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
    Equipment Buffs | 1 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
    Utility Buffs | 2 | 3 | 4
    Miscellaneous Buffs
    Recommended Offensive Buff Sets
    Recommended Defensive Buff Sets
    Recommended Defensive Buff Set 3
    Recommended Offensive/Defensive Buff Sets
    Recommended Equipment Buff Sets
    Recommended Healer Buff Sets
    Recommended Healer Buff Set 2
    Recommended Support Buff Sets
    Recommended Support Buff Set 5
    Recommended Miscellaneous Buff Sets
    Recommended Tank Buff Sets
    Recommended Survivor VS Buff Sets
    Recommended Level Buff Sets
    Recommended Level Buff Sets | 1 | 2
    Buff Enhancements (NC) List
    Buff Enhancements (CC) List
    Buff Enhancements (E) List
    Buff Enhancements (NC) Page 3
    Buff Enhancements (E) Page 1
    Buff Enhancements (E) Page 2
    Defensive Buff Questions
    Ability Buff Questions
    Equipment Buff Questions
    Utility Buff Questions
    Miscellaneous Buff Questions

    Additions:
    + Added in Recommended Level Buff Sets section.
    + Added in 2 Recommended Level Buff Sets within the section.

    Changes:
    = Added in ^ and * indications to show when the buff expires and when you needed an event to be active in order to be able to get the buff in the event.
    = This change was reflected across the list of buffs in their sections and within the individual pages as well.
    = Changed up the tips of some buffs given buff changes.
    = Changed up the links so that the Recommended Miscellaneous Buff Set links were removed from the Recommended Buff Sets.
    = Updated the Non-Aggression Pact Buff with its buff description, benefit in buff sets and updated the benefit in buff sets of that buff across a few Recommended Buff Sets.
    = Changed up the links so that the Recommended Buff Set links were removed from the Recommended Miscellaneous Buff Sets.
    = Added in Level and Event Requirements to all Buff Enhancements in the list of them.
    = Fixed that level spelling error with the Boosted Morphine Buff Enhancement. The correct level to unlock it is at level 140.
    = Changed the Event Requirements for the |E| Buff Enhancements to better show where you can get the buff enhancement from.
    = Added in * indications to show when you needed an event to be active in order to be able to get the buff enhancement in the event.
    = Added in some questions to most Frequently Asked Buff Questions.

    Removals:
    - None.

    Time to take a break from guide updating for now...
     
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2018 at 11:41 AM
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