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

Ecto: 1607 - 1774 (1507 after tax)
Dust: 970 - 983 (835 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-122 per ecto-1.164 per luck1545 dust sale - buy ecto for 1607 - 61 salvage
Have Ecto, (sell Ecto vs. salvage Ecto and sell Dust)-23 per ecto-0.2203 per luck1545 dust sale - 1507 ecto sale - 61 salvage
(Buy Ecto and salvage Ecto vs. buy Dust), use Dust126 per ecto1.205 per luckbuy dust for 1794 - buy ecto for 1607 - 61 salvage
Have Ecto, (sell Ecto and buy Dust vs. salvage Ecto), use Dust225 per ecto2.149 per luckbuy dust for 1794 - 1507 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

171114167
Long Bow1.84 Wood Logs
165308206302
Scepter1.18 Wood Logs
105196131192
Short Bow1.49 Wood Logs
133249166244
Staff1.54 Wood Logs
138257172252
Trident1.5 Wood Logs
134251167245
Torch1.1 Wood Logs

183122179

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
171213174123
Hammer0.79 Wood Logs / 0.79 Ore
220282227173
Harpoon Gun0.83 Wood Logs / 0.79 Ore
224288231180
Mace0.6 Wood Logs / 0.62 Ore
170217175132
Pistol0.61 Wood Logs / 0.62 Ore
171219176134
Rifle0.82 Wood Logs / 0.76 Ore
217281225177
Shield0.56 Wood Logs / 0.54 Ore
151195156121
Spear0.85 Wood Logs / 0.83 Ore
233299240186

Metal WeaponsSalvaged MaterialsCopper 1-23Iron 19-33Iron 34-53Platinum 49-62Mithril 54-80
Dagger1.03 Ore
193194179
Greatsword1.61 Ore147304305282
Sword1.15 Ore104216217200
Warhorn1.41 Ore128266266247

Heavy ArmorSalvaged MaterialsCopper 1-23Iron 19-33Iron 34-53Platinum 49-62Mithril 54-80
Helm1.35 Ore122254255236
Shoulder1.08 Ore
203203188
Coat1.88 Ore172356356330105
Gloves1.18 Ore107222222206
Leggings1.1 Ore
207207192
Boots1.17 Ore106220221204

Medium ArmorSalvaged MaterialsRawhide 1-20Thin 16-35Coarse 31-50Rugged 46-63Thick 58-80
Helm1.8 Leather Sections144372241534363
Shoulder1.78 Leather Sections143368238529359
Coat2.45 Leather Sections198507329729496
Gloves1.82 Leather Sections146376244540367
Leggings1.69 Leather Sections135349226502341
Boots1.81 Leather Sections145374242537365
Back Item1.7 Leather Sections136351227505343

Light ArmorSalvaged MaterialsJute 1-20Wool 16-33Cotton 31-50Linen 44-63Silk 58-80
Helm1.81 Cloth Scraps153381282463
Shoulder1.95 Cloth Scraps165410305499
Coat3.03 Cloth Scraps259639475777
Gloves1.79 Cloth Scraps151376279458
Leggings2.1 Cloth Scraps178442328538
Boots2.01 Cloth Scraps170423314515

TrinketsSalvaged MaterialsCopper 1-20Silver 25-35Gold 40-50Platinum 55-65Mithril 70-80
Accessory1.58 Ore110
110277
Amulet1.61 Ore112
112282
Ring1.66 Ore116
116291

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.