Just wondering as to which anointment is better overall.

Lol. Doc strangelove is usually a little more in depth!! . The 100 anoint will out way the 25crit unless you are a crit monster.

Yeah ok.

A) Gun damage is generally better than crit damage because crit damage is based on gun damage. So eg if you have +100% crit damage you’ll get +100% only on crits, while with +100% gun damage you’ll get +100% on non-crits *and* on crits.

B) 100% > 25%

Unless you’ve got great trouble keeping ASE anointments up, +100% gun dmg vastly outperforms +25% crit dmg. So even if you’re a crit monster, gun damage is better.

The only exception would be if you’ve got *many* hundreds of bonus % in gun damage already and none in crit damage, but that’s very unlikely.

I was just discussing these anointments here: Why are some anointments so.. Crappy?

Basically, the 25% crit bonus deals ~62% as much damage on a crit as the 100% bonus does. And 50% as much on a normal hit, since it gets no bonus at all.

Think of it this way -

You have a gun that deals 100 damage.

Crit hits deal double damage (plus any bonuses), so a critical does 200 damage.

+100% damage means your gun deals 200 on a normal hit and 400 on a critical.

+25% critical damage means your gun deals 100 on a normal hit and 250 on a critical (200x1.25).

Given the choice, I’d pick the +100% every time.

I’d use Zane’s barrier or Fl4k’s rakk crit anointments if you want a crit buff that’s usable.

You probably wouldn’t even notice the 25% crit anointment, it’s pretty insignificant.

Fair enough. I say this because I’d be using a Wedding Invitation, and I have a 45% Jakobs crit on my Class Mod.