Bear stance is a very huge part of neutraldin when you're using crafted gear. Because of Sacred armour's Base value, it double dips for us, to cast it and swap to bear stance. Bear also caps our DR%, however you need to understand that you'll have to get used to timing your buffs, because without demiurge uptime, gear will unequip.
For those who are curious about stat points, I can't really say how many points into energy etc. There's an online chart which shows Energy factor Vs Energy value, you want to push energy / EF until you 're about to touch the deep red colour, as after that you gain no benefit. Once you hit that peak, rest into vitality is the best choice of action.