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Luck and Basic Salvage Tool
Luck from Ecto = 105
Luck from Masterwork = 30
Luck from Fine = 11

Ecto: 1615 - 1824 (1550 after tax)
Dust: 1048 - 1092 (928 after tax)
Number of Dust per salvaged Ecto with Master/Mystic/SFSoM: 1.85
Note: I reversed these so they display profit instead of cost (higher positive numbers = better)
The cost of salvaging ecto (positive numbers = profit for you):
Scenario DescriptionProfit per ectoProfit per luckProfit breakdown if salvaging
Buy Ecto, salvage Ecto, sell Dust41 per ecto0.3921 per luck1717 dust sale - buy ecto for 1615 - 61 salvage
Have Ecto, (sell Ecto vs. salvage Ecto and sell Dust)105 per ecto1.007 per luck1717 dust sale - 1550 ecto sale - 61 salvage
(Buy Ecto and salvage Ecto vs. buy Dust), use Dust262 per ecto2.503 per luckbuy dust for 1938 - buy ecto for 1615 - 61 salvage
Have Ecto, (sell Ecto and buy Dust vs. salvage Ecto), use Dust327 per ecto3.118 per luckbuy dust for 1938 - 1550 ecto sale - 61 salvage


Max price to pay for Fine/Masterwork (to buy material cheaper than just buying it straight off the TP's buy order price), salvage with Crude/Basic/CFSoM:
Purpose is to use / Purpose is to sell
Don't show all items below: 100 (-10c / +10c)
Wood WeaponsSalvaged MaterialsGreen 1-20Soft 16-33Seasoned 31-48Hard 46-63Elder 59-80
Focus1.03 Wood Logs

174131206
Long Bow1.84 Wood Logs
176313237370
Scepter1.18 Wood Logs
112200151236
Short Bow1.49 Wood Logs
142253191299
Staff1.54 Wood Logs
147262198309
Trident1.5 Wood Logs
143255192301
Torch1.1 Wood Logs
104186140220

Wood+Metal WeaponsSalvaged MaterialsGreen 1-20
Copper 1-23
Soft 16-33
Iron 19-33
Seasoned 31-48
Iron 34-53
Hard 46-63
Platinum 49-62
Elder 59-80
Mithril 54-80
Axe0.53 Wood Logs / 0.66 Ore
161200173156
Hammer0.79 Wood Logs / 0.79 Ore
208267228219
Harpoon Gun0.83 Wood Logs / 0.79 Ore
212274234227
Mace0.6 Wood Logs / 0.62 Ore
161206176167
Pistol0.61 Wood Logs / 0.62 Ore
162207177169
Rifle0.82 Wood Logs / 0.76 Ore
206267227222
Shield0.56 Wood Logs / 0.54 Ore
143185158152
Spear0.85 Wood Logs / 0.83 Ore
221284243234

Metal WeaponsSalvaged MaterialsCopper 1-23Iron 19-33Iron 34-53Platinum 49-62Mithril 54-80
Dagger1.03 Ore
172172164
Greatsword1.61 Ore132270271259122
Sword1.15 Ore
192193184
Warhorn1.41 Ore115236237226106

Heavy ArmorSalvaged MaterialsCopper 1-23Iron 19-33Iron 34-53Platinum 49-62Mithril 54-80
Helm1.35 Ore110226227216102
Shoulder1.08 Ore
180181172
Coat1.88 Ore154316317303143
Gloves1.18 Ore
197198189
Leggings1.1 Ore
184184176
Boots1.17 Ore
195196187

Medium ArmorSalvaged MaterialsRawhide 1-20Thin 16-35Coarse 31-50Rugged 46-63Thick 58-80
Helm1.8 Leather Sections164383276590341
Shoulder1.78 Leather Sections162379273583337
Coat2.45 Leather Sections224523378804465
Gloves1.82 Leather Sections166388280596345
Leggings1.69 Leather Sections154360259553320
Boots1.81 Leather Sections165385278593343
Back Item1.7 Leather Sections155362261557322

Light ArmorSalvaged MaterialsJute 1-20Wool 16-33Cotton 31-50Linen 44-63Silk 58-80
Helm1.81 Cloth Scraps179384307426
Shoulder1.95 Cloth Scraps193414331459
Coat3.03 Cloth Scraps302646517716
Gloves1.79 Cloth Scraps177380304421
Leggings2.1 Cloth Scraps208447357495
Boots2.01 Cloth Scraps199427342474

TrinketsSalvaged MaterialsCopper 1-20Silver 25-35Gold 40-50Platinum 55-65Mithril 70-80
Accessory1.58 Ore


254119
Amulet1.61 Ore101

259122
Ring1.66 Ore104
101267126

Help and Info:
 ● Gives cost info on items that give luck
 ● Ectos give the most per salvage (and can be salvaged quicker), but also tend to cost a lot for each luck you get. I included several ways to handle ectos, depending if you're buying them or already have them, or selling them or using them.
 ● Positive values per luck mean you lose that much, negative values mean you gain that much. (negative means you should do it even if not looking for luck).
 ● Some blue and green items give valuable materials cheaper than they can be purchased in the TP (sometimes even able to sell it at a profit). The table will tell you which items and the max price you should pay to break even compared to just buying that material off the TP for buy order prices.  The cheaper you buy an item below this amount, the more profit you will make.
 ● 'Dont show all items below' will not show number values (just an empty box) for that item/level if the amount needed to buy below is less than this amount (it's likely it's just not possible to buy items cheaply enough)
 ● All calculations include the cost and chance of promotion of an Infinite kit; 3c per salvage, 12% chance of higher tier

● Basic Materials Salvage Drop Rates:
 Crude has 10% chance of higher tier
 Basic/Infinite has 12.5% chance of higher tier
 Fine has 13.75% chance of higher tier
 Journeyman has 15% chance of higher tier
 Master/Mystic has 16.25% chance of higher tier
 BLSK has 22.5% chance of higher tier

If you're not sure what level is the best to open masterwork bags at: Silverwaste's chart is pretty good.