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Topic: Eredan Arena / Deck advice and what everyone is currently running thread (please sticky: read inside for why).

Not a big fan of that #1 Team, maybe cuz I like to run 2 Spellbreakers. Zeja is versatile since she has a chance to beat Kriss/Sakina or protect team from Lory but through playing matchups, beating Koria and Zej shouldn’t be too difficult usually which places a lot of pressure on Jane who has quite inconsistent/challenging rolls (for example when my Jane buffed with 500+ Shields in Survival lost to an unbuffed Chestnut).

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / Tier List for all Cards

1) You should Put Every Card in the Tier List. For example, no Moira. Does that mean Moira is PU, Properly Used???

2)The category names are weird. Are you listing by Most Used or Strongest. If most used then Furagu should be in OU since tons of New players use him.

3)Do the rankings within a Group matter? For Group OU, Death Tree is good, but other cards in that group are definitely stronger. I wonder how many current Masters players are even running DT


Selestyne: Over Used??? I see her only very rarely

Sakina: Where is she? She has an argument for #1 Strongest Card currently in the game


After Looking it over again, I better understand what he did. Although he did not attempt to combine the Tier Lists. That is a key step since just separating the Tier lists by Guild/EX does not say how good they are overall. For example, Jane or Adhikara show up as OU in the EX group but is impossible from those lists to compare its strength in relation to the Kotobas, Saps, etc.

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / Hero Overview: Zeranax, the Primordial Wind

This card seems like a slightly better version of Kuraying:

-1 Blue to damage and add + Damage
-2nd Skill is a Debuff/-Damage, Zeranax’s is more Offense Focused, Kuraying’s more Defensive
-3x 200-250 Attack as the 3rd Skill, Zeranax’s is a little stronger but Kraying’s is a Fireball that debuffs

Zeranax seems better due to Spellbreak and more attack options but they both have definite similarities

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / Survivor: Zerenax week

My team is a Semi Shaky: Vaerzar, Brutus, Furagu, Jane, Silent. Not holding my breathe on starting with a long streak

1 Win, 3 Losses with this Semi Weak Team:

Loss 1: A Claw, Moira super team for a Silver Player

Loss 2: 2-2 for my Jane with 510 Shield vs their Unbuffed Belladone. My Jane Improbably Rolls 0 Reds out of 17 Dice (kept 1 Blue). My Vaerzar also awesomely rolled just 1 Red, thereby missing his team buff

Loss 3: Amazingly for 2nd Straight game Vaerzar rolls only 1 red to Miss even 1 Team Buff. Lose this one when my Silent in Defense ends up losing to their Selestyne

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / WHAT IS THE BEST DECK TO HAVE WITHOUT ANY EXES?

Originally posted by armyofNobunaga:
Originally posted by JasonJ29:

Oz y

Originally posted by armyofNobunaga:

moira, melisandre, telendar, djamena, and ozymandias…


I think melisandres team buff may be wasted on this team but I wouldn’t know till I tried it. I think its a solid gold team.


Ozymandias is an Ex. I think the Best Non Ex deck should be built around the 3 Some of:


Zejabel, Moira, Sakina


That leaves 2 spots remaining. Part of the question is if others are restricted to 0 exs or just you. Spooker, Gemineye,


Crap you are right. I’m bad at this. I’m just personally not a zezabel or spooker fan. They seem a little inconsistant to me.

In almost any game or setting, if you are the weaker team/weaker deck then you should take a riskier approach. The stronger the team, the more you want consistency and low variance. With less optimal teams, you want a higher risk approach where if fortune is on your side you roll over opponent but if not you lose convincingly.

The big difficulty currently is that many popular cards all have spellbreak, purify, or smite, all which combo a large portion of cards. For example, Purify counters Master Mage but Spellbreak counters Hailwalker. All you can try to do is work the matchups in your favor the best you can depending on who you choose

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / WHAT IS THE BEST DECK TO HAVE WITHOUT ANY EXES?

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Originally posted by armyofNobunaga:

moira, melisandre, telendar, djamena, and ozymandias…


I think melisandres team buff may be wasted on this team but I wouldn’t know till I tried it. I think its a solid gold team.

Ozymandias is an Ex. I think the Best Non Ex deck should be built around the 3 Some of:

Zejabel, Moira, Sakina

That leaves 2 spots remaining.

For the 4th Spot, I would add a Buffer/Debuffer: Azaram/Artzeil/Telendar/Meli/Spooker. I would prob go with Artzeil since he combos well with Moira and the Card in our 5th Spot although Telendar and Spooker are strong choice too.

For the 5th Spot, I would go with someone who is pretty strong standalone. I would consider someone like Master Mage/Hailwalker/Engerrand. I would likely choose either Master Mage or Hailwalker, probaby Master Mage who remains a strong choice for going 1st and regularly hits for over 2k unbuffed and combos well with Artzeil.

A Zejabel, Moira, Sakina, Artzeil/Telendar/Spooker, Master Mage/Hailwalker deck should do pretty well.

You could try building a Meli deck, although with all the shield and spell break commonly being used can get shut down quickly in many matchups, not to even mention all the Smiters

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / survival 2

I drew a similarly awesome team of:

Watahata Ex, Valentine Ex, Nashi, Nefreti, Engerrand.

It was especially awesome having so many STR boosting characters only to see 1/2 my opponents with KTT and its Smite. I ended up getting 4 wins, which was a little better than expected. My final loss was to a typically Far Superior team of Death Tree, Inquisitor, Spooker, Nashi, Salem.

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / What team?

Inquisitor, Ozymandias, Hailwalker, Moira, and Selestyne/Master Mage is likely what I would use.

Some people might prefer adding Artzeil to the above lineup to buff those cards.

Melissandre or Marlok could be used to buff the other cards but I wold prob stick with the above linep

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / Hero Overview: Ozymandias

So far mine has only lost once. The 1 loss was to a perfect roll Volturia by 400 damage, although close to nothing beats Volturia perfect. I don’t think my roll was perfect but forget what it was.

It is worth noting though that I have tried to put in favorable matchups so far so not the most challenging tests so far

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / Gold card count?

Originally posted by armyofNobunaga:
Originally posted by JasonJ29:

0 Mythic Cards for me, think it is a Waste

Good point… I should be saving those crystals up too . Or at least should quit my mythin and be a monkey and run 5 of the top 8 cards like the rest of you monkeys so I can prove I’m the luckiest copycat…. the way most of you play the game is a waste to me…. to each his own bro. Cheers to yours.

-More than 8 cards are viable. There are likely at least 15 that are very viable, maybe up to 20 or so.

-How does using good cards make someone a Copy Cat? Who are people copying, the Devs?

-Many people find 0 value in changing the color of a card. Heck in Most Video Games I play with the default character’s appearance since I have 0 care about meaningless stuff such as the color of a card or my main character’s haircut/shirt

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / Gold card count?

0 Mythic Cards for me, think it is a Waste

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / Ex collection Frustration

Originally posted by armyofNobunaga:

Am I crazy or is djamena stronger than her guild ex?

I think people are underestimating this EX. It has super flexibility, is less teammate reliant than Djamena, and consistently does relatively high damage/heal.

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / survival 2

I keep ending up with below average or sucky teams. Today, my team was:

Ishai, Silent, Malyss, Yslid, Spooker

It sounds decent, until Spooker decided to Miss his Terror roll in 2 out of the 1st 5 Matches and then in Match 6 got matched up vs a Kriss, Claw, Meli, Azaram, Hakim, super team that I lost 2-3 VS

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / Eredan Leftovers: Unloved Heroes

Originally posted by Lafoote:

Still, the biggest problem remains the stand alone army. Hopefully they can decipher a way to discourage stacking purify(with smite no less) and spellbreak to loosen up the meta. It doesn’t matter how balanced anything else is if the unbalanced heroes remain unchecked.

Yes and No. Some cards do need a little tweaking so that more cards see play.

However, they need to make it so that after tweaking stand alone armies are still as viable and competitive as themed and buff reliant decks. The game isn’t any better and is possibly worse when for example stand alones are not strong enough and each match simply becomes a contest of who can mass buff more than the other.

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / Hero Overview: Ozymandias

This card sort of reminds we of Dark Ex and Volturia in that it has many different combinations that will do over 2,000 damage/heal/shields.

This card seems very meta/team reliant. Nehats and terror can devastate this card (although can at least try for 3r3b in that case) and spellbreak can be annoying. This card would also hate to see a good All Berserk card released since it hits so many times.

That being said, the card is pretty good currently, is highly flexible with its rolls, presents a variety of strategies to choose from, and has good synergy with many other cards.

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / Deck advice and what everyone is currently running thread (please sticky: read inside for why).

I started playing ranked for the season and went undefeated (9 wins, 1 Draw) with the relatively standard:

Kriss, Claw, Volturia, Lory, Inquisitor

Kriss, Claw, and Volturia are all strong solo cards and Lory and Inquis obviously are great vs buff reliant decks.

I was considering Sakina who is obviously quite strong but went with Volturia who is more fun and also is a great turn 1 card and who had a very high win rate in my matches.

The 1 draw came against a Top 20 Master opponent. Now that my 10 matches got me from unranked to Champ can now go back to unranked since Champ league gives the best reward (especially now with survival being here)

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / survival 2

My team was Awful today, it was Oukandi Ex, Kage Ex, Master Ma, Marlock Almaria. You know it is bad when Marlock is your best card. I think I got 2 wins or so which was 1 or 2 more than I expected

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / Hero Overview: Inquisitor

Originally posted by Lafoote:

So Inquisitor isn’t so bad if he’s defending, but what the heck beats an attacking Inquisitor unbuffed?

Tons can beat an attacking Inquisitor. If it is attacking then there is a good chance the spellbreak is wasted. An attacking Inquisitor likely somewhere in the 1600-1700 combined for damage + shields + 50 debuff. Many cards can beat that.

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / Survival

Survival mode is way too luck reliant to have a 3 day cooldown.

My 1st time I had a Meli bases team with semi below average other cards and only finished with 2 wins as I ran into non stop Furagu and Koria decks that hard countered me.

Today I drew a much stronger build of: Death Tree, Lory, Arkalon, Chidori, and Master Mage and have done very well.

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / Hero Overview: Kuraying

There are definitely better thorn targets other than just Moira. Dark is a far superior Thorn target and Djamena is also likely significantly better. I am not even sure if this card is better with thorns than even the lightning users such as Volturia.

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / Feerik needs our help!

-People are overreacting to Smite. If Smite was that OP, then Ntaba should be very popular since he has the strongest Smite. What makes Kriss so strong is the versatility: Terror vs Multi Hitters, Purify vs Kegs, lightning, -damage, Smite vs High Str users. I think the way to fix Kriss/Sakina is to make the 2nd ability 2r. With 2r, he likely gets 1 purify instead of 2-3 and also lowers his damage output a good bit.
-Lory needs her 1r spellbreak. Mass spellbreak is her niche that separates lory from the other spellbreakers. We need some way to counter strategies of just mass buff teammates with tons of buffs. It would be awful if the game turned into who can apply the most buffs since most likely only 1 could be removed. I am not sure lory needs a nerf but if she does the most logical is to slightly lower her damage output from her 3rd skill.

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / Shoutout to Feerik for the new game mode

The implementation is terrible, despite the idea being good. A person could easily have a total of 10 mins of playtime in Survival before being locked out for 3 entire days, all due to factors outside of their own control.

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / Survival

That is pretty good group of 5 for random. It is far less enjoyable when given garbage

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / Survival opponents

I got Meli and was forced to try a rage focused build. Of course my first 4 opponents all had mass shield characters such as furagu and Koria who countered me perfectly

 
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Topic: Eredan Arena / Survival

The way this mode is implemented is really stupid. It is incredibly luck based. I cannot imagine paying 99 fez for 3 more lives, especially if then you have to pick a new team and could end with all junk.

This mode especially magnifies bad rolls since you only get 3 lives. For example, I just got screwed because my rage buffed Clover only rolled 1 red out of like 15 dice and therefore missed the powder roll. There goes my life I need to wait 3 days for now