Max Equipment Bonuses
This guide is to show which equipment gives the greatest base stat bonuses and to provide links to their respective pages, so everyone can know what to get and how to get it. Pretty simple.
The guide is divided into three main sections: The Best-in-Slot Calculator, which is used to calculate the maximum stats available for four main qualities (Watchful/Persuasive/Shadowy/Dangerous), BDR calculation (Bizarre/Dread/Respectable) and the advanced qualities/MAGCATS (i.e. Kataleptic Toxicology);
The Menaces equipment section which can be used to either avoiding the menace zone or speeding towards it faster for any reason;
The Special equipment for other assortment of items which have unique qualities.
Creation of additional categories is welcome. Bizarre, Dreaded and Respectable gear already has its own guide, however.
Choose the quality you want to optimize, and optionally select qualities to exclude certain item types from the results.
template = BestInSlot form = BiSCalc result = BiSCalcResult param = Quality|Quality||select|Dangerous,Persuasive,Shadowy,Watchful,Bizarre,Dreaded,Respectable,BDR,A Player of Chess,Artisan of the Red Science,Glasswork,Kataleptic Toxicology,Mithridacy,Monstrous Anatomy,Shapeling Arts param = Fate|Include Fate Items|no|select|yes,no param = Mood|Include Moods|no|select|yes,no param = Seasonal|Include Seasonal Items|no|select|yes,no param = Faction|Include Faction Items|no|select|yes,no param = Profession|Include Profession Items|no|select|yes,no param = Ambition|Include Ambition Items|no|select|yes,no param = SMEN|Include SMEN Items|no|select|yes,no param = Retired|Include Retired Items|no|select|yes,no
This table is to show all the equipment with bonuses to menaces.
Having menace decreasing equipment is useful for a few things, such as avoiding a redirect to a menace area when doing something that gives 36 CP of a Menace (enough to go from 0 to 8 in one action), such as failing to Rob the Bazaar. They also help to leave said Menace areas faster: Having Menace-increasing equipment is useful for getting to menace areas with less CP to reduce, while Menace-reducing equipment hastens the process of leaving.
|Equipment's Name||Special Bonus||Equipment Slot|
|Modish Bonnet||Scandal +1||Hat|
|Pirate Hat||Suspicion +1||Hat|
|Tracklayer's Helmet||Wounds -1||Hat|
|Sporing Bonnet||Nightmares +1||Hat|
|Sober Dress||Suspicion -1||Clothing|
|Barrel with Leather Shoulder-Straps||Scandal +1||Clothing|
|Pair of Scarlet Stockings of Dubious Origin||Scandal +1||Boots|
|Bejewelled Cane||Nightmares -1||Weapon|
|Cheerful Goldfish||Nightmares -1||Companion|
|Focused Albatross||Nightmares +1||Companion|
|Talkative Rattus Faber||Watchful, Persuasive, Shadowy, Dangerous -25||Companion|
These equipment items either have qualities which aren't associated with the usual qualities that are currently used in game (i.e. Baroque!) or allowing you to draw opportunity cards that are only available with them equipped. (i.e. Noticed by the Merry Captain).
|Equipment Name||Special bonuses||Equipment Slot|
|Overgoat Übergoat||Caprine Authority +1,2,3||Companion|
|Brass Ring||Baroque! +2||Weapon|
|Mirrorcatch Box||Baroque! +10||Weapon|
|Knife of Lost Sky||Savage! +10||Weapon|
|Waxwail Knife||Savage! +20||Weapon|
|Shroud of Little Midnights||Elusive! +10||Weapon|
|Cross of Southwark||Well known at Southwark Cathedral +1||Affiliation|
|A Member of the Crew of the St Elmo||Noticed by the Merry Captain +1||Affiliation|
|A Seat at the Bishop's Table||Noticed by the Saturnine Duke +1||Affiliation|
|A Member of the Order of Those Who Will Not Be Caught Red-Handed||Noticed by the Queen of Air and Darkness +1||Affiliation|