This is the answer to a **SINGLE TARGET HUNT**.

First up, to answer this question we have to consider what factors have an impact on economical efficient of mana imbuements.

After some research I have found three main groups of factors:

**I. MAX POTENTIAL TO DEAL DAMAGE**

- character level

- skills/magic level

- equipment

- type of attacks (the strongest are the most efficient)

- total speed

- frequency of attacks

**II. TOTAL COST OF IMBUEMENTS**

- cost of creature products

- fees to make an imbuement

**III. ALTERNATIVE SOURCE OF MANA (COST)**

- different types of mana potions and their cost

Having this knowledge we can calculate when mana imbuements are economical worthy.

By using "in-game hunt analyzer" we can deduct our TOTAL DAMAGE DEALT DURING A HUNT. 2*8% gives us 16% (of damage dealt) mana back.

**The first step** is to calculate - how much mana points do I get each hour of a hunt.

*Total damage dealt per hour * 0,16 = Recovered mana points per hour*

**The second step** - calculate the value of this mana points if I would use an alternative source of mana- different types of potions.

*(Recovered mana points per hour/Average amount of mana points given by specific mana potion) * Price of specific mana potion = Value of recovered mana points *

**The third step** - calculate the cost of imbuements per hour.

*(Cost of creature products + imbuements fees)/20 = Cost of imbuements per hour*

**Fourth step and the ANSWER :)**

Let's make a comparison between the Value of recovered mana points and Cost of imbuements per hour.

*If *

*Value of recovered mana points > Cost of imbuements per hour*

That means IT IS ECONOMICALLY VIABLE.

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**ANSWER FOR AREA DAMAGE HUNT**

Precise formula for mana back from area damage is unknown, but I have an idea how to calculate it approximately.

I suggest You make two attempts at Your favorite spawn, one hour each:

- with imbuements

- without imbuements

Then make the comparison how many mana potions were used in both cases separately.

*Mana potions used with imbuements - Mana potions used without imbuements = -Mana potions saved thanks to Imbuements (take an absolute value)*

*Mana potions saved thanks to Imbuements * Price of specific mana potion = Value got thanks to imbuements*

Now, let's make the next comparison:

If

*Value got thanks to imbuements > **Cost of imbuements per hour *

Then IT IS WORTH :)

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Of course, there are other benefits coming out from imbuements, like the comfort of gameplay. We don't like to refill supplies every single hour, right? ;)