High pierce builds (i.e. halberd DT & Dual with PCR) are rather OP when facing high def NM+ULT bosses. With the Sakura Lantern bow from the last event, we can now outfit pierce for CF AND we don't have to worry about aggro either . Highly recommend this if you you were able to craft your own event bow too. Gear Setup: Xtals - Handmade Cookie + Venena (for more mp) Arrow - free to use elemental arrow OR lil empress arrow (for more -aggro & pierce) My avatar stats - 12% pierce & -5% aggro Final Stats: -100% aggro + 56% pierce (Aggro calc: -40% (bow) -15% (assassin garb) -15% (handmade cookie) -25% (dark knight amulet) -5% (avatars) = -100% ) (Pierce calc: 10% (bow) + 15% (assassin garb) + 9% (additional) + 10% (handmade cookie) + 12% (avatars) = 56%) This build needs: lvl 6 crit food buff + meikyo crit buff Crit calc: 25 (base) + 15 (assassin garb) + 14 (L6 food buff) + 5 (crit up skill) + 40 (meikyo skill buff) = 99 Build works great with: player tanks high-aggro team mates (waste their EBs, not your own =P) high hp defender mercs (or better, zombie mercs ) tanky pets (with pet heal included in skill rotation) Playstyle: Just stay back and apply worry-free CF spam . Things only go south if/when you run out of front-liners Bonus note: I tried putting all this gear onto my LUK farmer char to level at venena NM. Not a bad result for the stats!