It's my understanding, although I could be wrong, but there is no elite gear in episode 18 and the difference I. Cr/stats will be minimal. This is actually a relief!!! As I am very tired of the gear chase as I've stated before. If there's no new gear, I will look forward to just playing some new content. Also, Mepps... Any word on the PM between us? An update would be nice, even if it's just a, "we're still looking into it" type of thing.