Wind emblem grants me a 30% chance (each time cold bolt hits) of doing 2X damage with JT and/or VS.

So assuming I get double damage JT will hit for 128% and VS will hit for 160%

However very often it takes 5 or 6 casts of cold bolt to trigger the double damage proc so I am spamming cold bold a lot to trigger it.

JTM is nice because it takes 2 seconds to cast JT normally but with JTM's proc it's instant.

But I am thinking that cold bolt damage would be more important in the long run.

I have no math to back that up just my gut feeling.

So basically this boils down to a choice between:

3% more cold bolt damage

or

6% higher chance of JT being an instant cast (could be wasted if I can't get 2X damage to proc)

30% for 2x damage with thunder skills.. So basically, it's 1.3x for thunder skills(30% of an extra 100% damage is 30% more damage on average.)

1.3x of JT is 83%. This is the average damage of a JT, from when it doesn't 2x and when it does 2x.

1/3 JTM- 100/ 7 = 14 hits for instant cast JT

Therefore, 14 casts of 4/5 CB = 490% + 83%( from JT)= 573% with the total of 15 casts.

573%/ 15 casts= 38.2% ~ 38% per cast.

2/3 JTM- 100/ 13= 7.6 ~ 8 hits for instant cast JT

Therefore, 8 casts of 3/5 CB= 256% + 83%( from JT)= 339% with the total of 9 casts.

339%/ 9 casts= 37.666...% ~ 38% per cast.

In conclusion, I think both are about the same DPS. 1/3 JTM and 4/5 CB seems to have more DPS in a long battle. Your damage is more bursting with 2/3 JTM and 3/5 CB, though. Not sure if my math is right, but I am too tired to care anymore..

GL with your question.. I am done.. xD

**Edited by ZT0100, 24 August 2013 - 07:17 PM.**