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86edo is the equal division of the octave into 86 parts of 13.9535 cents each. 86 = 2 * 43, and the patent val is a contorted 43 in the 5-limit. In the 7-limit the patent val tempers out 6144/6125, so that it supports mohajira temperament. In the 11-limit it tempers out 245/242, 540/539 and 4000/3993, and in the 13-limit 144/143, 196/195 and 676/675. It provides the optimal patent val for the 13-limit 9&86 temperament tempering out 144/143, 196/195, 245/242 and 676/675.

86edo is closely related to the delta scale, which is the equal division of the classic diatonic semitone into eight parts of 13.9664 cents each.