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*Increases [[Double Attack]] rate but renders [[Waltz]] unusable. Double Attack rate gradually decreases.
 
*Increases [[Double Attack]] rate but renders [[Waltz]] unusable. Double Attack rate gradually decreases.
 
*'''Obtained:''' [[Dancer]] Level 75 Merit Group 2
 
*'''Obtained:''' [[Dancer]] Level 75 Merit Group 2
*'''Recast Time:''' 5 minutes
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*'''Recast Time:''' 3 minutes
 
*'''Duration:''' 5 minutes
 
*'''Duration:''' 5 minutes
   
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==Notes/Description==
 
==Notes/Description==
*Each upgrade shortens recast time by 30 seconds. Maximum upgrade 5/5 decreases recast time to 3:00 minutes.
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*Each upgrade increases effect duration of sambas by 5%. Maximum upgrade 5/5 increases effect duration of sambas by 20%.
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*Also applies to weaponskills.
 
*Does not stack with [[Fan Dance]].
 
*Does not stack with [[Fan Dance]].
 
*Saber Dance will overwrite [[Fan Dance]], and [[Fan Dance]] will overwrite Saber Dance.
 
*Saber Dance will overwrite [[Fan Dance]], and [[Fan Dance]] will overwrite Saber Dance.
*Provides 50% double attack rate on first minute and decreases by -10% every minute. reduction is preformed every 60 seconds, not every second.
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*Saber Dance boosts double attack rate to 50% immediately after usage, and it decays to 20% over the next 30 seconds. {{Verification}}
**Example: SD is activated > Double attack rate is increased by 50%. 60 seconds later, double attack rate is reduced to 40%.
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*Average Double Attack rate with 1/5 merits is 21.5% (assuming 5 minutes per usage) while average for 5/5 merits is 22.5% (assuming 3 minutes per usage).
* '''To avoid confusion: the the %'s listed below are the cumulative total amount of double attack over the duration of the five through three minutes that the JA is active'''
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*Saber Dance does not stack with [[Double Attack]] from [[Warrior]] sub job, but will stack with any [[Double Attack]] from gear.
* provides approximately 30% total double attack with only one merit
 
**meaning 30% of your attacks from the second you activate, until the second it wears off will be double attacks.
 
* three merits provides approximately 35% double attack
 
* Full merits provides approximately 40% total double attack rate.
 
* two and Four merits in this job ability do not seem to provide additional double attack rate from their tier 3 and 5 counterparts.
 
** Example: 2 merits will not provide 32.5% double attack, it will provide 30%; 4 merits will not provide 37.5% double attack, it will provide 35% double attack
 
 
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Latest revision as of 15:45, May 16, 2012

Job AbilityEdit

  • Increases Double Attack rate but renders Waltz unusable. Double Attack rate gradually decreases.
  • Obtained: Dancer Level 75 Merit Group 2
  • Recast Time: 3 minutes
  • Duration: 5 minutes

Notes/DescriptionEdit

  • Each upgrade increases effect duration of sambas by 5%. Maximum upgrade 5/5 increases effect duration of sambas by 20%.
  • Also applies to weaponskills.
  • Does not stack with Fan Dance.
  • Saber Dance will overwrite Fan Dance, and Fan Dance will overwrite Saber Dance.
  • Saber Dance boosts double attack rate to 50% immediately after usage, and it decays to 20% over the next 30 seconds. Exclamation
  • Average Double Attack rate with 1/5 merits is 21.5% (assuming 5 minutes per usage) while average for 5/5 merits is 22.5% (assuming 3 minutes per usage).
  • Saber Dance does not stack with Double Attack from Warrior sub job, but will stack with any Double Attack from gear.

Macro SyntaxEdit

  • /ja "Saber Dance" <me>
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