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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 13
01-30-2011, 04:00 AM
Originally Posted by MustrumRidcully View Post
BTW, snix recently revealed how shield resistance really work (and other posters had found this out before due to testing). They stack multiplicative. I'll later write down a formula to understand what this means a little better.

Shield Damage Reduction (SDR) is calculated with:

SDR = 1 - ( [1-x] * [1-y]* [1-z] * ....... etc.)

Wherein x, y, and z are Shield Damage Reductions granted by various BOff powers and the Shield Power Level (SPL) bonus SDR (which, as MustrumRidcully has already mentioned, should be equal to SPL/500... However, it should be noted that, due to a presumed bug, at VA-level, the current formula for SPL's SDR is (SPL-50}/500.)

Hope that helps,
-Big Red