Here's an example from Coyote:

11 Sapphire Ring after about 220 kills (5%)

On FB the drop rate is 43%. What is the value on MySpace?

In case anyone is wondering why the values above (40% and 5%) doesn't add up to 43%, it's because 43% is the value that something will drop at all. It incorporates a Straw only drop (95%*40%=38%), a Sapphire Ring only drop (60%*5%=3%) but also a Straw+Sapphire Ring drop (40%*5%=2%). Hence the value that nothing will drop at all is 60%*95%=57%, thus 43% is the chance that anything will drop at all.

Ridiculous. If I fight the Coyote 100 times and I get a 40 percent drop rate on straw that's 40 straws! If I get a 5 percent drop rate on Rings that's 5 Rings!

The TOTAL amount of items that dropped in that 100 battles is 45! That's 45 percent DROP RATE babe! No IFS, ANDS OR BUTS!

Incidentally, I've fought the Coyote ONE THOUSAND times! I was able to sustain a 44 percent drop rate on straw and a 5 percent drop rate on rings!

The game says 43 percent drop rate on STRAW and guess what, 44 percent is as close as it gets!

Where you get the 40 percent drop rate on straw is probably because you don't know how to fight the monsters (it matters in case you don't know)

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