I set out to see how far I could make it into the endzone areas with broken armor and on critical. Roughly cutting my level in half, trying to show that you CAN make it out here at a lower level if you wanted to. And this was with my fists, someone with weapons could do better.
That means my important stats were critical at 50 and agility at 68 (I have +18 agility armor).
I however also relished the opportunity to try a boss with melee if I happened across one, and this time I just happened to be operating with my fists only so I wasn't going to back down even if this was doomed from the start.
I was honestly surprised I managed the first hit...and the second...and so on until about 5 hits (one hit may have registered on another zombie). I'm pretty sure I could've made a decent attempt to get away if I tried.
No tags as the short version is the one people should see first.