Green Odin and Odin Dragon: New Awoken Skills Bind Clear Active

Introduction

Green Odin Green Odin was once heralded as a heroic leader in Puzzle and Dragons when dungeons had very few mechanics and his damage reduction leader skill reigned supreme. However, time has not been kind to our favourite set of abs as bosses started to have multi-hit mechanics along with requiring a damage multiplier to kill. However, the past few months have seen numerous buffs to Odin that granted him a damage multiplier on top of his reduction shield. Furthermore, both Odin and Odin Dragon Odin Dragon have received a unique upgrade to their active that allows them to fulfill a new niche role.

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Green Odin at a glance

Green Odin
Green Odin
God / Balance
4,299 HP / 1,303 ATK / 548 RCV
873 Total
Skill Boost Bind Immune Bind Immune Skill Boost Auto heal Auto heal Auto heal Auto heal

Active Skill:
50x ATK on single enemy and recover HP by 15%. 5 turn bind clear. 5 turn awoken skill bind clear.
9 turn CD

Leader Skill:
Reduce damage by 80% if HP is full (only protects against the first hit in multi-hits). Scaling ATK with 4+ wood orbs matched. Max 3.5x at 8+

Pros:

  • High base stats
  • Active has a triple role function: heal, bind and awoken bind clear.
  • Bind Immune
  • 2,000 Auto heal is helpful, especially on heart cross teams
  • Can pair with Awoken Liu Bei A Liu Bei to form a 28x ATK team
  • Unique ability to clear awoken skill binds
  • Can be used as an assistant through Skill Inheritance
  • Abs

Cons:

  • No offensive awakenings
  • Limited uses outside of his active
  • No Lifeguard Odin in PAD Island

Odin Dragon at a glance

Odin Dragon
Odin Dragon
God / Dragon
4,000 HP / 1,100 ATK / 900 RCV
920 Total
Bind Immune Bind Immune Skill Boost Auto heal Auto heal Auto heal Auto heal Auto heal Auto heal

Active Skill:
Recover 50% base HP. Full bind clear. Full awoken skill bind clear. 1 turn haste
9 turn CD

Leader Skill:
1.5x ATK / RCV Gods. Reduces damage by 80% if HP is full (only protects against the first hit in multi-hits).

Pros:

  • High base stats
  • Active has a four role function: heal, haste, bind and awoken bind clear.
  • Bind Immune
  • 3,000 Auto heal is helpful, especially on heart cross teams
  • Unique ability to clear awoken skill binds
  • Most powerful bind clear active in the game
  • Abs

Cons:

  • No offensive awakenings
  • 300,000 MP price tag
  • Limited uses outside of his active and as a sub
  • Cannot be used as an assistant for Skill Inheritance

How valuable is the new Awoken Skill bind clear?

It becomes apparent that both Odin and Odin Dragon are niche at best. Thankfully, with their new awoken skill bind clear, they now fulfill a unqiue, albeit powerful role. Off the top of my head, bosses that disable your awoken skills include, but not limited to: Lakshmi, Folklore, and Linthia. Lakshmi also binds your skills so you cannot do anything about it and Folklore ranges from annoying to semi dangerous in the various dungeons he appears in.

However, Linthia has widely been regarded as a very dangerous encounter who is very unforgiving and quickly able to kill even the most resilient of teams. You are able to delay her, but unless you are using a very long delay, your window of opportunity will be small as the awoken bind is for five turns. Thankfully, either Odin or Odin Dragon can fully remove all the remaining turns of the awakenings bind and would allow your team to deal their full damage immediately, no stalling or dancing required. This will perhaps be more valuable in the Special Descend Rush dungeon or Ultimate Descend Rush where Linthia appears under much more dangerous circumstances.

Furthermore, by being able to remove awoken skill binds may be a foreshadowing of more bosses who possess this dangerous ability. We cannot know what the next wave of mechanics has in store, but it is wise to be prepared ahead of time to try and stay as close to the meta when it arrives.

Conclusion

Green Odin and Odin Dragon have been given a new purpose with their latest buff. By being able to accomplish something on one else can do warrants your time and investment. There may very well be a new wave of monsters who can also achieve the same effect, but it never hurts to be prepared early. However, due to their current niche uses as subs, Green Odin may become a more favourable bind clear assistant or as a means to upgrade an existing active.

Happy Puzzling!

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5 thoughts on “Green Odin and Odin Dragon: New Awoken Skills Bind Clear Active”

  1. “Furthermore, by being able to remove awoken skill binds may be a foreshadowing of more bosses who possess this dangerous ability”

    Damn you Homura in Justice Descend!!!

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    1. Haha and Homura is perfectly followed by a skill bind preemptive XD Thankfully it is able to be avoided with a gravity, but I won’t be surprised we encounter more bosses very soon XD

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