Ragnarok Online: Valkyrie Uprising: Battle Acolyte Stats and Skill Build


       This Acolyte build will focus on using brute force and magical support spells to make things easier from lower levels until Job Change. After the job change, it's up to you if you want to be a Full Support Priest or stay as a Battle Priest.

       Refer below to determine which stats and skill build is best for your playing style. You can play solo with this build, but if you are in a party, make sure to let them know that you are a Battle Acolyte!

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- Battle Acolyte Stats Build -

Understanding Ratios:
     - Example: STR 3 : 2 VIT means for every 3 STR, you should aim for 2 VIT.
Example: If you have 60 STR, you should aim for 40 VIT, or if you have 20 VIT, you should aim for 30 STR.

     - Note that Ratios doesn't need to be exact always. Allocate the way you want it.
Example: Go for 30 VIT first then go for 20 STR next, so in the end, you still have 3 VIT : 2 STR ratio.

Main Stats to Focus On:
     - STR: Increases your ATK damage and Critical chance rate.
     - INT: Increases your Magic Attack damage output, Heal, and Max SP pool.
     - VIT: Increases your Max HP (plus higher HP Regen while sitting), and reduces
Physical damage received (after calculating Defense).
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Stats Allocation: Target Ratios and Builds
Note: Builds are based from Skills, and Stats from equips/items that you will get later.
Choose what you think is best for your playing style, time and in-game money.

     - [STR 5 : INT 3 : VIT 2] or [STR 7 : INT 3] Stats Ratio
     - Since you will be using Physical Attacks to level up your Acolyte, you should
focus on STR more than INT. You will still get a good amount of Heal with this stat ratio, so don't worry.
     - If you are comfortable with your Heal amount (around 20~30 INT) and Health
damage intake (Around 20 VIT), stop and pump all your points to STR to increase your Damage per Hit!
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- Battle Acolyte Skills and Spell Builds -

Base Skills to Get: (Battle Aco Build - In Order!)
     - Remember to save your free stat and skill reset items from quests if you
want to go Full Support Priest after Job Change.

     - Mace Mastery Lvl 5 = To unlock Holy Hammer.
     - Holy Hammer Lvl 5 = You main Attack Skill.
     - Heal Lvl 1
     - Holy Hammer Lvl 10
     - Heal Lvl 6 = Why Lvl 6? Heal will get +20% Heal Bonus per Level, but at Lvl 6,
you'll get +40% Heal Bonus.
     - Blessing Lvl 10 = Your main support buff spell, increases STR, INT and SPR.
     - Heal Lvl 10

     - Total = 35/35: After Job Lvl 35, Go straight and change your Job, Congrats!

Priest Options:
     - If you want to go FS Priest, go here: Full Support Priest Stats and Skill Build
     - If you want to go Battle Priest, refer to the below build. Battle Priest is a very
challenging character to play with. It is very possible though, just  focus more on leveling around Shadow or Poison monsters.

Base Skills to Get: (Battle Priest Build - In Order!)
     - Mace Mastery Lvl 5 = To unlock Holy Hammer.
     - Holy Hammer Lvl 5 = You main Attack Skill.
     - Heal Lvl 1
     - Holy Hammer Lvl 10
     - Heal Lvl 6
     - Blessing Lvl 10 = Your main support buff spell, increases STR, INT and SPR.
     - Heal Lvl 10
     - Angelus Lvl 10
     - Increase Agi 10

     - Total = 55

Optional Skills:
     - Increase SP Recovery Lvl 3 = To unlock Holy Light
     - Holy Light Lvl 5 = 2nd Attack Skill (requires more INT/MATK stats though).

*Notes
     - If you reached the Cap for Job Level!, the rest is up to your personal
preference now, you have the base skills that you needed most anyway.
     - If you want to reset your skills, use the "Flash Stick" item (free after job change,
get from Daily Spins or Buy in the Cash Shop).
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- Stats to Get from Equips, Cards and Pets -

Damage Output!
     - (STR + or ATK +) Attack Damage = The more, the better.
     - (Critical +) Critical % Rate = The more, the better.
     - (Elemental ATK +%) = Depends on where and how long you will grind.
     - (INT +) = Mainly to increase your Heal value, just get what you can.
     - (Agi + or ASPD +) Attack Speed = Just get what you can (optional).

Survivability!
     - (MaxHP +) Health Points = Stop if you are comfortable with your damage intake.
     - (DEF + ) Physical Defense = The more, the better.
     - (Element Resistance +%) = Get what you can (depends on your grinding areas).
     - (MDEF +) Magic Defense = Just get what you can, don't focus on it too much.

       I recommend that you check the "Auction Machine NPC" (buy and sell
market), Weapon/Armor/Accessory Artificer NPCs (item crafting), Cash ShopEvent Manager, and Rankings for sample items and their stats.

Sample Battle Aco Screenshot:
     - To Effectively use your Holy Hammer, refer here: Monster Elemental Properties
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