Optimal PvM perk setup

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Overview[edit | edit source]

The purpose of this page is to provide the player with optimized PvM perks for most high end situations. The 'Ancient gizmos' blueprint (4,125,464) or the untradeable version, 'Ancient gizmos' blueprint (untradeable), from Ancient Invention is required to make Ancient gizmos. These combinations aim to have the best perk ranks of Aftershock, Biting, Precise, and Equilibrium on at all times.

Both the Weapon perk setups and the Armour perk setups have an entry and an advanced setup.

  • Entry: The perks in the entry setups primarily use ancient gizmos (though there are some that use regular gizmos). Aftershock is usually not considered (as the components are better saved for the advanced setup).
  • Advanced: The perks in the advanced setups are all almost completely ancient gizmos. The goal is to try and maintain the highest ranks of considered perks (including switches).

Most of the perks/perk combinations have the highest probability to obtain at level 120 Invention along with an Extreme invention potion. However, some have the highest probability at levels below 120 (and without the potion). The Invention level can be lowered by Goraks or more easily by the the icy, cold area before the entrance to the God Wars Dungeon.

Important: The Probability link on each perk combination will load the appropriate materials, gizmo, Invention level, and whether or not an Invention potion is used, into the perk calculator. In addition, it is recommended that users read the Notes that accompany any specific perk setup as there may be relevant information.

On this page, there are some pieces of gear that are Barrows dye.png Barrows dyed for keybind purposes.

Weapon perk setups[edit | edit source]

The placement of the perks on the weapons are placed in such a way so as to give high damage output for certain abilities that can make use the Flanking and Lunging perks.

Attack.png Weapon(s) Perks Notes
Gizmo 1 Gizmo 2
Two-handed
Augmented Zaros godsword.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Zaros godswordAugmented terrasaur maul.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented terrasaur maulAugmented noxious scythe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented noxious scythe
Precise.pngPerk rank 6.pngPrecise 6
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 32.25%
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 4.pngEquilibrium 4
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 98.16%
Chance of getting at least Precise 6 is 32.25%.
Chance of getting at least Equilibrium 4 is 98.16%.
This combination has a 5.198% chance to give Equlibrium 4, Ruthless 3.
Main hand
Augmented dark ice shard.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented dark ice shard
Precise.pngPerk rank 6.pngPrecise 6
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 32.25%
N/A Chance of getting at least Precise 6 is 32.25%.
This setup allows one to get Precise 6 on all Flank/Defender/Shield damage.
Off-hand
Augmented dark ice sliver.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented dark ice sliverAugmented kalphite defender.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented kalphite defender
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 4.pngEquilibrium 4
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 98.16%
N/A Chance of getting at least Equilibrium 4 is 98.16%.
This combination has a 5.198% chance to give Equlibrium 4, Ruthless 3.
Flanking
Augmented off-hand drygore longsword.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented off-hand drygore longsword
Flanking.pngPerk rank 4.pngFlanking 4
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 27.90%
N/A N/A
Lunging
Augmented off-hand drygore rapier.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented off-hand drygore rapier
Lunging.pngPerk rank 4.pngLunging 4
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 100%
N/A N/A

Magic.png Weapon(s) Perks Notes
Gizmo 1 Gizmo 2
Two-handed
Augmented staff of Sliske.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented staff of SliskeAugmented Inquisitor staff.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Inquisitor staff
Precise.pngPerk rank 6.pngPrecise 6
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 32.25%
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 4.pngEquilibrium 4
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 98.16%
Chance of getting at least Precise 6 is 32.25%.
Chance of getting at least Equilibrium 4 is 98.16%.
This combination has a 5.198% chance to give Equlibrium 4, Ruthless 3.
Main hand
Augmented seismic wand.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented seismic wand
Precise.pngPerk rank 6.pngPrecise 6
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 32.25%
N/A Chance of getting at least Precise 6 is 32.25%.
This setup allows one to get Precise 6 on all Flank/Defender/Shield damage.
Off-hand
Augmented seismic singularity.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented seismic singularityAugmented kalphite rebounder.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented kalphite rebounder
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 4.pngEquilibrium 4
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 98.16%
N/A Chance of getting at least Equilibrium 4 is 98.16%.
This combination has a 5.198% chance to give Equlibrium 4, Ruthless 3.
Flanking
Augmented Virtus book.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Virtus book
Flanking.pngPerk rank 4.pngFlanking 4
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 27.90%
N/A N/A
Planted Feet
Augmented Wand of the Cywir elders.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Wand of the Cywir eldersAugmented ancient lantern.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented ancient lantern
Planted Feet.pngPlanted Feet
Aftershock.pngPerk rank 1.pngAftershock 1
Weapon gizmo.png Probability: 100%
N/A The Ancient lantern only needs:

Ranged.png Weapon(s) Perks Notes
Gizmo 1 Gizmo 2
Two-handed
Augmented Eldritch crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Eldritch crossbowAugmented Seren godbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Seren godbowAugmented hexhunter bow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented hexhunter bowAugmented wyvern crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented wyvern crossbowAugmented Decimation.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Decimation
Precise.pngPerk rank 6.pngPrecise 6
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 32.25%
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 4.pngEquilibrium 4
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 98.16%
Chance of getting at least Precise 6 is 32.25%.
Chance of getting at least Equilibrium 4 is 98.16%.
This combination has a 5.198% chance to give Equlibrium 4, Ruthless 3.
Main hand
Augmented ascension crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented ascension crossbow
Precise.pngPerk rank 6.pngPrecise 6
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 32.25%
N/A Chance of getting at least Precise 6 is 32.25%.
This setup allows one to get Precise 6 on all Flank/Defender/Shield damage.
Off-hand
Augmented off-hand ascension crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented off-hand ascension crossbowAugmented kalphite repriser.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented kalphite repriser
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 4.pngEquilibrium 4
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 98.16%
N/A Chance of getting at least Equilibrium 4 is 98.16%.
This combination has a 5.198% chance to give Equlibrium 4, Ruthless 3.
Flanking
Augmented off-hand chaotic crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented off-hand chaotic crossbow
Flanking.pngPerk rank 4.pngFlanking 4
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 27.90%
N/A N/A

Weapon(s) Perks Notes
Gizmo 1 Gizmo 2
Enhanced Excalibur
Augmented enhanced Excalibur.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented enhanced Excalibur
Mobile.pngMobile
Hoarding.pngHoarding
Weapon gizmo.png Probability: 50.98%
N/A To save an inventory slot and still have Planted Feet (may cause the player to run toward melee distance):

The placement of the perks on the weapons are placed in such a way so as to maintain Aftershock stacks while also giving high damage output for certain abilities that can make use the Flanking and Lunging perks. Certain perks, such as Ruthless, are placed on weapons for situations where it would make sense to have (such as the Elite Dungeons). Certain weapons, such as the Seren godbow, are perked in such a way to make use of their special attack. Because the Seren godbow in this setup is primarily used for the special attack, it is considered a switch and therefore only Aftershock 1 is placed on it in order to not lose stacks (and is also why the highest ranks of Precise and Equilibrium are on the weapon).

Attack.png Weapon(s) Perks Notes
Gizmo 1 Gizmo 2
Two-handed
Augmented Ek-ZekKil.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Ek-ZekKilAugmented Zaros godsword.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Zaros godswordAugmented terrasaur maul.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented terrasaur maulAugmented noxious scythe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented noxious scythe
Precise.pngPerk rank 6.pngPrecise 6
Ruthless.pngPerk rank 1.pngRuthless 1
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 56.39%
Aftershock.pngPerk rank 4.pngAftershock 4
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 2.pngEquilibrium 2
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 29.55%
Chance of getting at least Aftershock 4 is 85.26%. Alternative combos for Precise 6, Ruthless 1 could involve:


If Invigorating 4 is not used on an Armour gizmo, a slightly better (but harder to obtain) combination, without Ruthless, would be:


An alternative combination involving Equilibrium 1 using failed Aftershock 4, Equilibrium 2 rolls:


If electing to use a melee 2h weapon as a mobile switch (to negate the need for a barge switch), an alternative combination would be:

Main hand
Augmented Dark Shard of Leng.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Dark Shard of Leng
Precise.pngPerk rank 6.pngPrecise 6
Aftershock.pngPerk rank 1.pngAftershock 1
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 59.53%
N/A This setup allows one to get Precise 6 on all Flank/Defender/Shield damage, while also maintaining Aftershock stacks even when using a switch.

Allows for effective Precise 6 + Equilibrium 2 + Aftershock 4 and is considerably cheaper than attempting to get Precise 6, Equilibrium 2 on one gizmo.

Off-hand
Augmented Dark Sliver of Leng.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Dark Sliver of Leng
Aftershock.pngPerk rank 4.pngAftershock 4
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 2.pngEquilibrium 2
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 29.55%
N/A Chance of getting at least Aftershock 4 is 85.26%.

Defender
Augmented kalphite defender.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented kalphite defender
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 4.pngEquilibrium 4
Ruthless.pngPerk rank 3.pngRuthless 3
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 5.198%
N/A As an alternative for an easy Mobile switch:

Equilibrium 4, Mobile (29.03%)

Flanking
Augmented khopesh of Elidinis.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented khopesh of Elidinis
Flanking.pngPerk rank 4.pngFlanking 4
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 1.pngEquilibrium 1
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 4.801%
N/A Flanking 4 by itself has the highest chance (81.56%) at levels 52/53.

Flanking 4, Equilibrium 2 exists (0.3057%), but is about 16 times rarer than Flanking 4, Equilibrium 1.

Lunging
Augmented Masterwork Spear of Annihilation.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Masterwork Spear of Annihilation
Precise.pngPerk rank 6.pngPrecise 6
Aftershock.pngPerk rank 1.pngAftershock 1
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 59.93%
Lunging.pngPerk rank 4.pngLunging 4
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 2.pngEquilibrium 2
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 30.65%
For bleeds (Dismember, Slaughter, Blood Tendrils) as well as two-handed autos and Cleave. If only used for bleeds, an alternative combo would be:


If the Masterwork Spear of Annihilation is used as a main weapon and not exclusively as a bleeds switch, a better combination would be:

Noxious scythe
Augmented noxious scythe.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented noxious scythe
Aftershock.pngPerk rank 4.pngAftershock 4
Precise.pngPerk rank 2.pngPrecise 2
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 54.51%
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 4.pngEquilibrium 4
Ruthless.pngPerk rank 3.pngRuthless 3
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 5.198%
For a cheaper combination and comparable (though less) damage in place of Aftershock 4, Precise 2:


If the Noxious scythe is used in situations where one cannot make as much use of Ruthless stacks, then a better combination would be:

Laniakea's spear
Augmented Laniakea's spear.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Laniakea's spear
Precise.pngPerk rank 6.pngPrecise 6
Aftershock.pngPerk rank 1.pngAftershock 1
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 59.93%
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 4.pngEquilibrium 4
Ruthless.pngPerk rank 3.pngRuthless 3
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 5.198%
Useful for bladed dive killing shadow anima pools during the fight with Raksha.

Magic.png Weapon(s) Perks Notes
Gizmo 1 Gizmo 2
Two-handed
Augmented fractured Staff of Armadyl.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented fractured Staff of ArmadylAugmented Inquisitor staff.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Inquisitor staff
Precise.pngPerk rank 6.pngPrecise 6
Ruthless.pngPerk rank 1.pngRuthless 1
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 56.39%
Aftershock.pngPerk rank 4.pngAftershock 4
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 2.pngEquilibrium 2
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 29.55%
Chance of getting at least Aftershock 4 is 85.26%. Alternative combos for Precise 6, Ruthless 1 could involve:


If Invigorating 4 is not used on an Armour gizmo, a slightly better (but harder to obtain) combination, without Ruthless, would be:


An alternative combination involving Equilibrium 1 using failed Aftershock 4, Equilibrium 2 rolls:


Main hand
Augmented wand of the praesul.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented wand of the praesul
Precise.pngPerk rank 6.pngPrecise 6
Aftershock.pngPerk rank 1.pngAftershock 1
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 59.93%
N/A This setup allows one to get Precise 6 on all Flank/Defender/Shield damage, while also maintaining Aftershock stacks even when using a switch.

Allows for effective Precise 6 + Equilibrium 2 + Aftershock 4 and is considerably cheaper than attempting to get Precise 6, Equilibrium 2 on one gizmo.

Off-hand
Augmented imperium core.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented imperium core
Aftershock.pngPerk rank 4.pngAftershock 4
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 2.pngEquilibrium 2
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 29.55%
N/A Chance of getting at least Aftershock 4 is 85.26%.

Rebounder
Augmented kalphite rebounder.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented kalphite rebounder
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 4.pngEquilibrium 4
Ruthless.pngPerk rank 3.pngRuthless 3
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 5.198%
N/A N/A
Flanking
Augmented seismic singularity.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented seismic singularity
Flanking.pngPerk rank 4.pngFlanking 4
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 1.pngEquilibrium 1
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 4.801%
N/A Flanking 4 by itself has the highest chance (81.56%) at levels 52/53.

Flanking 4, Equilibrium 2 exists (0.3057%), but is about 16 times rarer than Flanking 4, Equilibrium 1.

Planted Feet
Augmented Wand of the Cywir elders.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Wand of the Cywir eldersAugmented ancient lantern.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented ancient lantern
Planted Feet.pngPlanted Feet
Aftershock.pngPerk rank 1.pngAftershock 1
Weapon gizmo.png Probability: 100%
N/A If one's Planted Feet switch does not remove Aftershock stacks and one is in a situation where Caroming is beneficial with Greater Chain, an alternative combination is:


If only Planted Feet is needed:

Ranged.png Weapon(s) Perks Notes
Gizmo 1 Gizmo 2
Two-handed
Augmented Eldritch crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Eldritch crossbowAugmented Seren godbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Seren godbowAugmented hexhunter bow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented hexhunter bowAugmented wyvern crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented wyvern crossbowAugmented Decimation.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Decimation
Precise.pngPerk rank 6.pngPrecise 6
Aftershock.pngPerk rank 1.pngAftershock 1
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 59.93%
Caroming.pngPerk rank 4.pngCaroming 4
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 2.pngEquilibrium 2
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 29.55%
These combinations with Caroming assume the player has unlocked the Greater Ricochet ability. The Eldritch crossbow special attack, Split Soul, works very well with Greater Ricochet.

Given the way the Precise perk interacts with the Seren godbow special attack, Crystal Rain, the most important perk to have on the Seren godbow is the highest rank of Precise possible.

If Greater Ricochet is not unlocked or if the player is not using the weapon for specific bolt or arrow effects, then an alternative combination would be:

If the Seren godbow is being used for only its special attack and not for applying arrow effects through the use of Greater Ricochet with Caroming 4, then an alternative combination would be:

Main hand
Augmented Blightbound crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Blightbound crossbow
Precise.pngPerk rank 6.pngPrecise 6
Aftershock.pngPerk rank 1.pngAftershock 1
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 59.93%
N/A This setup allows one to get Precise 6 on all Flank/Defender/Shield damage, while also maintaining Aftershock stacks even when using a switch.

Allows for effective Precise 6 + Equilibrium 2 + Aftershock 4 and is considerably cheaper than attempting to get Precise 6, Equilibrium 2 on one gizmo.

Off-hand
Augmented Off-hand Blightbound crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Off-hand Blightbound crossbow
Aftershock.pngPerk rank 4.pngAftershock 4
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 2.pngEquilibrium 2
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 29.55%
N/A Chance of getting at least Aftershock 4 is 85.26%.

Repriser
Augmented kalphite repriser.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented kalphite repriser
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 4.pngEquilibrium 4
Ruthless.pngPerk rank 3.pngRuthless 3
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 5.198%
N/A An alternative combination is:
Caroming (Greater Ricochet)
Augmented off-hand ascension crossbow (Barrows).png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented off-hand ascension crossbow (Barrows)
Caroming.pngPerk rank 4.pngCaroming 4
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 2.pngEquilibrium 2
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 29.55%
N/A This assumes the player has unlocked the Greater Ricochet ability and has stored an Eldritch crossbow inside an Essence of Finality amulet(or).
Flanking
Off-hand ascension crossbow.png: RS3 Inventory image of Off-hand ascension crossbow
Flanking.pngPerk rank 4.pngFlanking 4
Equilibrium.pngPerk rank 1.pngEquilibrium 1
Ancient weapon gizmo.png Probability: 4.801%
N/A Flanking 4 by itself has the highest chance (81.56%) at levels 52/53.

Flanking 4, Equilibrium 2 exists (0.3057%), but is about 16 times rarer than Flanking 4, Equilibrium 1.

Planted Feet
Augmented Shadow glaive.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Shadow glaiveAugmented ancient repriser.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented ancient repriser
Planted Feet.pngPlanted Feet
Aftershock.pngPerk rank 1.pngAftershock 1
Weapon gizmo.png Probability: 100%
N/A If one's Planted Feet switch does not remove Aftershock stacks and one is in a situation where Caroming is beneficial, an alternative combination is:

Weapon(s) Perks Notes
Gizmo 1 Gizmo 2
Enhanced Excalibur
Augmented enhanced Excalibur.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented enhanced Excalibur
Mobile.pngMobile
Hoarding.pngHoarding
Weapon gizmo.png Probability: 50.98%
N/A To save an inventory slot and still have Planted Feet (may cause the player to run toward melee distance):

Armour perk setups[edit | edit source]

These perks are setup in such a way as to always have high ranks of Biting, Crackling, Impatient, and Enhanced Devoted on the armour without being too expensive or too rare. Furthermore, there are many secondary armour perks that can be pairied with Biting 2 and Impatient 4.

Attack.png Armour Perks Alternative perks
Gizmo 1 Gizmo 2 Notes Gizmo 1 Gizmo 2 Notes
Top
Augmented Masterwork platebody.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Masterwork platebody
Crackling.pngPerk rank 4.pngCrackling 4
Relentless.pngPerk rank 3.pngRelentless 3
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 32.01%
Biting.pngPerk rank 3.pngBiting 3
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 4.860%
Probability of getting at least Crackling 4 is 94.16%.
Best chance of Biting 3 at level 68.
N/A Biting.pngPerk rank 2.pngBiting 2
Armour gizmo.png Probability: 44.70%
Biting 2 has the highest chance of obtaining by itself at levels 34/35. Alternative Biting 2 (at level 120) combos could involve:
Bottom
Augmented Masterwork platelegs.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Masterwork platelegs
Impatient.pngPerk rank 4.pngImpatient 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 94.62%
Enhanced Devoted.pngPerk rank 4.pngEnhanced Devoted 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 72.28%
Impatient 4 combos could involve (check the levels for these combinations - they are under level 120): N/A Enhanced Devoted.pngPerk rank 3.pngEnhanced Devoted 3
Armour gizmo.png Probability: 54.56%
N/A
Shield
Augmented malevolent kiteshield.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented malevolent kiteshield
Turtling.pngPerk rank 4.pngTurtling 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 42.07%
N/A Chance of Turtling 4 with anything is 42.07%. N/A N/A N/A
Spirit shield
Augmented divine spirit shield.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented divine spirit shield
Lucky.pngPerk rank 6.pngLucky 6
Absorbative.pngPerk rank 1.pngAbsorbative 1
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 59.60%
N/A Alternative Lucky/Absorbative combinations:

Lucky 6, Absorbative 1 provides on average: 3.97% damage reduction.
Lucky 4, Absorbative 2 provides on average: 3.96% damage reduction.
Both of these combinations gives comparable (slightly less) damage reduction than Absorbative 4 (4% damage reduction). However, Lucky can completely protect large hits at important times.

Turtling.pngPerk rank 4.pngTurtling 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 42.07%
N/A Useful if the effect of a spirit shield is needed along with an extended barricade timer.

Magic.png Armour Perks Alternative perks
Gizmo 1 Gizmo 2 Notes Gizmo 1 Gizmo 2 Notes
Top
Augmented Virtus robe top.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Virtus robe top
Crackling.pngPerk rank 4.pngCrackling 4
Relentless.pngPerk rank 3.pngRelentless 3
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 32.01%
Biting.pngPerk rank 3.pngBiting 3
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 4.860%
Probability of getting at least Crackling 4 is 94.16%.
Best chance of Biting 3 at level 68.
N/A Biting.pngPerk rank 2.pngBiting 2
Armour gizmo.png Probability: 44.70%
Biting 2 has the highest chance of obtaining by itself at levels 34/35. Alternative Biting 2 (at level 120) combos could involve:
Bottom
Augmented Virtus robe legs.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Virtus robe legs
Impatient.pngPerk rank 4.pngImpatient 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 94.62%
Enhanced Devoted.pngPerk rank 4.pngEnhanced Devoted 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 72.28%
Impatient 4 combos could involve (check the levels for these combinations - they are under level 120): N/A Enhanced Devoted.pngPerk rank 3.pngEnhanced Devoted 3
Armour gizmo.png Probability: 54.56%
N/A
Shield
Augmented merciless kiteshield.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented merciless kiteshield
Turtling.pngPerk rank 4.pngTurtling 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 42.07%
N/A Chance of Turtling 4 with anything is 42.07%. N/A N/A N/A
Spirit shield
Augmented arcane spirit shield.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented arcane spirit shield
Lucky.pngPerk rank 6.pngLucky 6
Absorbative.pngPerk rank 1.pngAbsorbative 1
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 59.60%
N/A Alternative Lucky/Absorbative combinations:

Lucky 6, Absorbative 1 provides on average: 3.97% damage reduction.
Lucky 4, Absorbative 2 provides on average: 3.96% damage reduction.
Both of these combinations gives comparable (slightly less) damage reduction than Absorbative 4 (4% damage reduction). However, Lucky can completely protect large hits at important times.

Turtling.pngPerk rank 4.pngTurtling 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 42.07%
N/A Useful if the effect of a spirit shield is needed along with an extended barricade timer.

Ranged.png Armour Perks Alternative perks
Gizmo 1 Gizmo 2 Notes Gizmo 1 Gizmo 2 Notes
Top
Augmented Pernix body.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Pernix body
Crackling.pngPerk rank 4.pngCrackling 4
Relentless.pngPerk rank 3.pngRelentless 3
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 32.01%
Biting.pngPerk rank 3.pngBiting 3
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 4.860%
Probability of getting at least Crackling 4 is 94.16%.
Best chance of Biting 3 at level 68.
N/A Biting.pngPerk rank 2.pngBiting 2
Armour gizmo.png Probability: 44.70%
Biting 2 has the highest chance of obtaining by itself at levels 34/35. Alternative Biting 2 (at level 120) combos could involve:
Bottom
Augmented Pernix chaps.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Pernix chaps
Impatient.pngPerk rank 4.pngImpatient 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 94.62%
Enhanced Devoted.pngPerk rank 4.pngEnhanced Devoted 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 72.28%
Impatient 4 combos could involve (check the levels for these combinations - they are under level 120): N/A Enhanced Devoted.pngPerk rank 3.pngEnhanced Devoted 3
Armour gizmo.png Probability: 54.56%
N/A
Shield
Augmented vengeful kiteshield.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented vengeful kiteshield
Turtling.pngPerk rank 4.pngTurtling 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 42.07%
N/A Chance of Turtling 4 with anything is 42.07%. N/A N/A N/A
Spirit shield
Augmented elysian spirit shield.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented elysian spirit shield
Lucky.pngPerk rank 6.pngLucky 6
Absorbative.pngPerk rank 1.pngAbsorbative 1
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 59.60%
N/A Alternative Lucky/Absorbative combinations:

Lucky 6, Absorbative 1 provides on average: 3.97% damage reduction.
Lucky 4, Absorbative 2 provides on average: 3.96% damage reduction.
Both of these combinations gives comparable (slightly less) damage reduction than Absorbative 4 (4% damage reduction). However, Lucky can completely protect large hits at important times.

Turtling.pngPerk rank 4.pngTurtling 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 42.07%
N/A Useful if the effect of a spirit shield is needed along with an extended barricade timer or if a Lucky/Absorbative combination is already on the player's armour.

These perks are setup in such a way as to always have the highest ranks of Biting, Crackling, Impatient, and Relentless on the armour. Furthermore, there are many secondary armour perks that can be pairied with Biting and Impatient. The last armour perk slot is suggested to be the highest rank of Invigorating and its many possible combinations with secondary perks or a more defensive choice, Enhanced Devoted.

Attack.png Armour Perks Alternative perks
Gizmo 1 Gizmo 2 Notes Gizmo 1 Gizmo 2 Notes
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Augmented Custom-fit Trimmed Masterwork Platebody.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Custom-fit Trimmed Masterwork Platebody
Relentless.pngPerk rank 5.pngRelentless 5
Crackling.pngPerk rank 4.pngCrackling 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 4.949%
Biting.pngPerk rank 4.pngBiting 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 100%
Biting 4 is guaranteed with 7 Noxious, 1 Direct, 1 Bladed.
Alternative Biting 4 combos could involve:
Crackling.pngPerk rank 4.pngCrackling 4
Relentless.pngPerk rank 3.pngRelentless 3
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 32.01%
N/A N/A
Bottom
Augmented Custom-fit Trimmed Masterwork Platelegs.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Custom-fit Trimmed Masterwork Platelegs
Devoted.pngPerk rank 4.pngDevoted 4
Impatient.pngPerk rank 4.pngImpatient 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 9.46%
Enhanced Devoted.pngPerk rank 4.pngEnhanced Devoted 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 72.28%
Devoted 4 may not be necessary in some situations.
Alternative Impatient 4 combos could involve (check the levels for these combinations - they are under level 120):
N/A N/A N/A
Bottom (mobile switch)
Augmented Masterwork platelegs.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented Masterwork platelegs
Devoted.pngPerk rank 4.pngDevoted 4
Impatient.pngPerk rank 4.pngImpatient 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 9.46%
Invigorating.pngPerk rank 4.pngInvigorating 4
Mobile.pngMobile
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 27.21%
Other Mobile combinations: N/A N/A N/A
Shield
Augmented malevolent kiteshield.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented malevolent kiteshield
Turtling.pngPerk rank 4.pngTurtling 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 42.07%
N/A Chance of Turtling 4 with anything is 42.07%. Ultimatums.pngPerk rank 4.pngUltimatums 4
Turtling.pngPerk rank 4.pngTurtling 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 5.221%
N/A Essentially always strictly better with little cost difference, and potentially useful at Telos.
Spirit shield
Augmented divine spirit shield.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented divine spirit shield
Lucky.pngPerk rank 6.pngLucky 6
Absorbative.pngPerk rank 1.pngAbsorbative 1
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 59.60%
N/A Alternative Lucky/Absorbative combinations:

Lucky 6, Absorbative 1 provides on average: 3.97% damage reduction.
Lucky 4, Absorbative 2 provides on average: 3.96% damage reduction.
Both of these combinations gives comparable (slightly less) damage reduction than Absorbative 4 (4% damage reduction). However, Lucky can completely protect large hits at important times.

Turtling.pngPerk rank 4.pngTurtling 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 42.07%
N/A Useful if the effect of a spirit shield is needed along with an extended barricade timer.

Magic.png Armour Perks Alternative perks
Gizmo 1 Gizmo 2 Notes Gizmo 1 Gizmo 2 Notes
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Augmented elite tectonic robe top.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented elite tectonic robe topAugmented cryptbloom top.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented cryptbloom top
Relentless.pngPerk rank 5.pngRelentless 5
Crackling.pngPerk rank 4.pngCrackling 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 4.949%
Biting.pngPerk rank 4.pngBiting 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 100%
Biting 4 is guaranteed with 7 Noxious, 1 Direct, 1 Bladed. Alternative Biting 4 combos could involve: Crackling.pngPerk rank 4.pngCrackling 4
Relentless.pngPerk rank 3.pngRelentless 3
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 32.01%
N/A N/A
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Augmented elite tectonic robe bottom.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented elite tectonic robe bottomAugmented cryptbloom bottoms.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented cryptbloom bottoms
Devoted.pngPerk rank 4.pngDevoted 4
Impatient.pngPerk rank 4.pngImpatient 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 9.46%
Invigorating.pngPerk rank 4.pngInvigorating 4
Mobile.pngMobile
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 27.21%

Devoted 4 may not be necessary in some situations. Alternative Impatient 4 combos could involve (check the levels for these combinations - they are under level 120):

Alternative Invigorating 4 combos could involve:

N/A Enhanced Devoted.pngPerk rank 4.pngEnhanced Devoted 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 72.28%
N/A
Shield
Augmented merciless kiteshield.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented merciless kiteshield
Turtling.pngPerk rank 4.pngTurtling 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 42.07%
N/A Chance of Turtling 4 with anything is 42.07%. Ultimatums.pngPerk rank 4.pngUltimatums 4
Turtling.pngPerk rank 4.pngTurtling 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 5.221%
N/A Essentially always strictly better with little cost difference, and potentially useful at Telos.
Spirit shield
Augmented arcane spirit shield.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented arcane spirit shield
Lucky.pngPerk rank 6.pngLucky 6
Absorbative.pngPerk rank 1.pngAbsorbative 1
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 59.60%
N/A Alternative Lucky/Absorbative combinations:

Lucky 6, Absorbative 1 provides on average: 3.97% damage reduction.
Lucky 4, Absorbative 2 provides on average: 3.96% damage reduction.
Both of these combinations gives comparable (slightly less) damage reduction than Absorbative 4 (4% damage reduction). However, Lucky can completely protect large hits at important times.

Turtling.pngPerk rank 4.pngTurtling 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 42.07%
N/A Useful if the effect of a spirit shield is needed along with an extended barricade timer.

Ranged.png Armour Perks Alternative perks
Gizmo 1 Gizmo 2 Notes Gizmo 1 Gizmo 2 Notes
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Augmented elite sirenic hauberk.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented elite sirenic hauberk
Relentless.pngPerk rank 5.pngRelentless 5
Crackling.pngPerk rank 4.pngCrackling 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 4.949%
Biting.pngPerk rank 4.pngBiting 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 100%
Biting 4 is guaranteed with 7 Noxious, 1 Direct, 1 Bladed. Alternative Biting 4 combos could involve: Crackling.pngPerk rank 4.pngCrackling 4
Relentless.pngPerk rank 3.pngRelentless 3
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 32.01%
N/A N/A
Bottom
Augmented elite sirenic chaps.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented elite sirenic chaps
Devoted.pngPerk rank 4.pngDevoted 4
Impatient.pngPerk rank 4.pngImpatient 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 9.46%
Enhanced Devoted.pngPerk rank 4.pngEnhanced Devoted 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 72.28%
Devoted 4 may not be necessary in some situations.
Alternative Impatient 4 combos could involve (check the levels for these combinations - they are under level 120):
N/A Lucky.pngPerk rank 6.pngLucky 6
Absorbative.pngPerk rank 1.pngAbsorbative 1
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 59.60%
May be useful if the player is often using the Eldritch crossbow's special attack.
Alternative Absorbative/Lucky combos:
Shield
Augmented vengeful kiteshield.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented vengeful kiteshield
Turtling.pngPerk rank 4.pngTurtling 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 42.07%
N/A Chance of Turtling 4 with anything is 42.07%. Ultimatums.pngPerk rank 4.pngUltimatums 4
Turtling.pngPerk rank 4.pngTurtling 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 5.221%
N/A Essentially always strictly better with little cost difference, and potentially useful at Telos.
Spirit shield
Augmented elysian spirit shield.png: RS3 Inventory image of Augmented elysian spirit shield
Lucky.pngPerk rank 6.pngLucky 6
Absorbative.pngPerk rank 1.pngAbsorbative 1
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 59.60%
N/A Alternative Lucky/Absorbative combinations:

Lucky 6, Absorbative 1 provides on average: 3.97% damage reduction.
Lucky 4, Absorbative 2 provides on average: 3.96% damage reduction.
Both of these combinations gives comparable (slightly less) damage reduction than Absorbative 4 (4% damage reduction). However, Lucky can completely protect large hits at important times.

Turtling.pngPerk rank 4.pngTurtling 4
Ancient armour gizmo.png Probability: 42.07%
N/A Useful if the effect of a spirit shield is needed along with an extended barricade timer or if a Lucky/Absorbative combination is already on the player's armour.