So I think I have a pretty good grasp on the game, I have a level 99 Warrior and a 99 Rogue I deleted my 89 Mage. I try and read the forums for all the information I need and I try not to post to forums unless I have something useful to add or say. As for this topic I can’t find any information on it so I am here to ask you guys and get the opinions of the experts and possibly a dev.
QUESTION IS HERE
I am just curious if there is any change to loot quantity or quality based on the floor you are on? And if anyone has figured out the mechanics of it yet?
What I think I know,
1.) iLvl is impacted by floor when farming floors 190-200 I still get many items below iLvl100 which is why I chose to start farming higher floors hoping to get Eternals that are max iLvl and hopefully someday max stats. Does anyone have a breakdown that shows what floor+ can only grant iLvl 100 items and at what floor it is possible to get an Item with Perfect stats? Well, ok maybe not possible but much more likely since it is theoretically possible to get one almost anywhere.
2.)Clear time is obviously impacted greatly by floor, but to an extent at a certain level of gear this is almost not relevant for a certain level of gear and build, for example I can clear floor 200 in anywhere from 2.5 to 3.5 minutes depending on variables, at the same time I can clear a floor 500 map in 3 to 4 minutes so while it does take me a little longer it is partly due to playing it a touch safer as at floor 500 My hireling gets one shot by anything. Is it worth the extra time per floor? Is there a greater chance for better loot on higher floors?
3.) Cost of Replacement maps to remove things like TNTprops that one shot my, Annoying high Skyfall Numbers, and the cost of rezzing if you die.
4.) Experience, with the upcoming ascendant patch do we have any information about how experience scales on floors to maximize Ascending? I know someone reported doing it in 5 Days but I am just curious if we have any sort of formula about Experience
A little more info
All of this is happening with max Luck Max Gold Find and Max Item drops on Both toons as well as Eternal(5) and Crystaline(5) on my Main toon (I play the Tank Computers plays DPS) On Mythic 3
I can clear floors in the 800’s with this build but it takes 5-7min Per floor and Legend and Mythic enemies can take a long long time to kill and some I just can’t kill.
My DPS ranking puts me around 8.5M but I am not sure which version of the build had me there.
Is there anyway we can get more statistics after we finish a map? Average DPS per Toon? Total DPS? Clear Time? Item Drop counts for the floor? I dunno I guess I am a data nerd which is part of what I think makes me love this game so much!
Last thing, Thanks Devs for a great game, thanks support for being prompt and helpful and generally amazing, thanks to all the people who post on forumns about builds build ideas math and general questions, and thanks RNG for my Eternal Sudashara could I maybe get an eternal pet someday?
Have fun guys Peace!
Ysys 99 Warrior
Ione 99 Rogue