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Last updated on Jan 19, 2024 at 16:30by Ellunavi8 comments

On this page, you will find the best gear and best-in-slot items for yourReaper DPS in Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (Patch6.55).

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TABLE OF CONTENTS OF THIS PAGE

  • 1. Reaper Gearsets (BiS)
  • 2. Best in Slot by Encounter

1.

Reaper Gearsets (BiS)

This section covers the endgame best-in-slot gear sets for Reaper indifferent endgame content. The gear sets are made by calculating the averageDPS output of the rotation with a given stat set and comparing it to otheroptions. If you are interested in making your own gear sets and comparison,you can check out theDPS gear planner.

If you are currently gearing up your Reaper, you can find more informationabout the stat priorities and effects in our guide's melding section.

Reaper Stats Page

2.

Best in Slot by Encounter

Patch 6.55 (Anabaseios)The Omega ProtocolDragonsong's RepriseThe Epic of AlexanderThe Weapon's RefrainThe Unending Coil of Bahamut

Best-in-Slot (Savage/Tome)6.4 Starter Set

2.1.

Patch 6.4 Gearsets (Savage and Augmented Tome Best-in-Slot)

Portions of these gear sets can only be acquired by completing the current raid tier.A guide for the content can be found in the link below.

We decided to only list a single Best-in-Slot for Reaper this tier, as a 2.5 Setor 2.48 Set provides no benefit to Reapers playstyle for the current raid tier.

Anabaseios Raid Guide

2.2.

Patch 6.4 Starter Gearset

This is the best set to walk fresh into Savage with.If you have been farming tomes for a bit just combine this set with BiS.If you are on a budget, we recommend just focusing on the first three meld slots.

2.3.

The Omega Protocol Best-in-Slot

Portions of these gear sets can only be acquired by completing the Abyssos raid tier.A guide for the content can be found in the link below.

Abyssos Raid Guide

The Omega Protocol Raid Guide

2.4.

Dragonsong's Reprise Best-in-Slot

With the arrival of Patch 6.3 and the new dungeon, Lapis Manalis, dropping iLevel 605 gear, we arenow able to cap item level on certain pieces to make a stronger build, averaging about 1% higher in DPS compared toprevious sets.

Portions of these gear sets can only be acquired by completing the Asphodelos raid tier.A guide for the content can be found links below.

Asphodelos Raid Guide

Dragonsong's Reprise Raid Guide

2.5.

The Epic of Alexander (TEA) Best in Slot

We’ve decided to not include full gear sets for The Epic of Alexander,as your gear choices make very little difference in how much damage you do dueto how gear syncs and removes melds. The item level listed below will outlinewhat item level is required to max out both substats on gear for the fight.All gear above the specified item level will work:

  • Item level 595

The Epic of Alexander Raid Guide

2.6.

The Weapon's Refrain (UWU) Best in Slot

We’ve decided to not include full gear sets for The Weapon's Refrain,as your gear choices make very little difference in how much damage you do dueto how gear syncs and removes melds. The item level listed below will outlinewhat item level is required to max out both substats on gear for the fight.All gear above the specified item level will work:

  • Item level 500

The Weapon's Refrain Raid Guide

2.7.

The Unending Coil of Bahamut (UCoB) Best in Slot

We’ve decided to not include full gear sets for The unending Coil of Bahamut,as your gear choices make very little difference in how much damage you do dueto how gear syncs and removes melds. The item level listed below will outlinewhat item level is required to max out both substats on gear for the fight.All gear above the specified item level will work:

  • Item level 470

The Unending Coil of Bahamut Raid Guide

3.

Changelog

  • 19 Jan. 2024: Updated for Patch 6.55.
  • 14 Oct. 2023: Updated for Patch 6.5.
  • 27 May 2023: Updated for Patch 6.4.
  • 11 Jan. 2023: Updated for Patch 6.3.
  • 20 Apr. 2022: Updated for Patch 6.1.
  • 11 Feb. 2021: Guide added.

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Ellunavi Sevald is a Veteran FFXIV player who was been theorycrafting since 1.0. He has cleared all three of the ultimatefights the game has to offer and has participated successfully in week one raid groups. He has also high parses formultiple jobs, across multiple raid tiers. He is currently a Reaper Mentor and Senior Moderator on theBalance Discord. He streams on Twitch, as well as leadingsome of the streams on Twitch for the Balance.

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