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

Ecto: 1665 - 1740 (1479 after tax)
Dust: 977 - 1000 (850 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 Dust-153 per ecto-1.462 per luck1572 dust sale - buy ecto for 1665 - 61 salvage
Have Ecto, (sell Ecto vs. salvage Ecto and sell Dust)32 per ecto0.3095 per luck1572 dust sale - 1479 ecto sale - 61 salvage
(Buy Ecto and salvage Ecto vs. buy Dust), use Dust81 per ecto0.7757 per luckbuy dust for 1807 - buy ecto for 1665 - 61 salvage
Have Ecto, (sell Ecto and buy Dust vs. salvage Ecto), use Dust267 per ecto2.547 per luckbuy dust for 1807 - 1479 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 the materials / Purpose is to sell the materials
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

145102183
Long Bow1.84 Wood Logs
127261185330
Scepter1.18 Wood Logs

166118210
Short Bow1.49 Wood Logs
102211149267
Staff1.54 Wood Logs
106218155276
Trident1.5 Wood Logs
103212150268
Torch1.1 Wood Logs

155109196

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
166201145153
Hammer0.79 Wood Logs / 0.79 Ore
211263190212
Harpoon Gun0.83 Wood Logs / 0.79 Ore
213269195219
Mace0.6 Wood Logs / 0.62 Ore
163203147162
Pistol0.61 Wood Logs / 0.62 Ore
164204148164
Rifle0.82 Wood Logs / 0.76 Ore
207262189214
Shield0.56 Wood Logs / 0.54 Ore
144182131147
Spear0.85 Wood Logs / 0.83 Ore
223280202226

Metal WeaponsSalvaged MaterialsCopper 1-23Iron 19-33Iron 34-53Platinum 49-62Mithril 54-80
Dagger1.03 Ore
203196144
Greatsword1.61 Ore153319309227143
Sword1.15 Ore108226220161101
Warhorn1.41 Ore133279270198125

Heavy ArmorSalvaged MaterialsCopper 1-23Iron 19-33Iron 34-53Platinum 49-62Mithril 54-80
Helm1.35 Ore128267258189120
Shoulder1.08 Ore101213206151
Coat1.88 Ore179373361265168
Gloves1.18 Ore111233225165104
Leggings1.1 Ore103217210154
Boots1.17 Ore110231223164103

Medium ArmorSalvaged MaterialsRawhide 1-20Thin 16-35Coarse 31-50Rugged 46-63Thick 58-80
Helm1.8 Leather Sections129354300726318
Shoulder1.78 Leather Sections127350297717314
Coat2.45 Leather Sections176483410989433
Gloves1.82 Leather Sections130358304734321
Leggings1.69 Leather Sections120332282681298
Boots1.81 Leather Sections129356302730319
Back Item1.7 Leather Sections121334284685300

Light ArmorSalvaged MaterialsJute 1-20Wool 16-33Cotton 31-50Linen 44-63Silk 58-80
Helm1.81 Cloth Scraps136370247518
Shoulder1.95 Cloth Scraps147399266558
Coat3.03 Cloth Scraps231622416870
Gloves1.79 Cloth Scraps135366244512
Leggings2.1 Cloth Scraps159430287602
Boots2.01 Cloth Scraps152411275576

TrinketsSalvaged MaterialsCopper 1-20Silver 25-35Gold 40-50Platinum 55-65Mithril 70-80
Accessory1.58 Ore114

222140
Amulet1.61 Ore116

227143
Ring1.66 Ore120

234148

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.