the first loadout equates to 52.75% mitigation whereas the second equates to 54.25%
...1.5 % difference when my relic does not proc is not a do or wipe scenario.
We have a few excellent theorycrafters in this game and happy to see they do this work for us. I have run multiple setups on my shadow, even the magic (30 def 65 shield chance and 60 absorb with 26k hp) , and I chose to go with something else. Without further ado, Merry Christmas and my contribution to this forum stops now.