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There is a mana collection rating, but what does this rating do, how does it translate to how much mana is returned per hit?

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Higher mana collection rating = more mana collected per hit. That seems obvious, so I guess you're looking for the numbers? I'll look out for a genie so I can test this. –  Arkive Nov 10 '11 at 23:02
    
@Arkive, well I tried it with my squire who's using an elemental weapon and the mana collected was negligible (4 mana for a 6000 damage hit), so there's more than just higher rating = more mana involved. Perhaps the enemy you hit also matters. –  z ' Nov 10 '11 at 23:17
    
My guess is your own damage doesn't matter –  Arkive Nov 11 '11 at 1:55

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http://forums.trendyent.com/showthread.php?32590-Some-Math-on-Genies

Here's the exact math on genies for DD. The post comes to the following conclusions:

Genies scale exceedingly poorly and a perfect genie will not pass 350 mana returned.

5,000 damage per swing/shot is more than enough to cap the mana return from a genie, as the base damage goes up, the damage requirement to cap the mana goes down.

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Hi Reikou, can you please post the information from the forums into your answer so its easier for others to see it in case the forum goes down? –  z ' Jan 1 '12 at 5:14
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@yx To be fair, given the large amount of information + graphs present in the post I don't think it's realistic to copy all of the content to here. Still, I edited in the conclusion that the post comes to. –  Mana Jan 1 '12 at 5:49
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I think we can trust Mana on this. It seems right up his ally. –  Raven Dreamer Jan 1 '12 at 5:55

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