Let's talk about... everything else
Crit chance and avoidance isn't boosted, when you ignore e.g. the tiny bit of extra disrupt from increased willpower.
All other stats including armor and resist are bolstered. Weapon dps is increased too.
The paperdoll values are still incorrect, especially the mitigation values, as those are based on your true rank but calculated with boosted stats.
Dying is no option.