The Puzzle and Dragons community covers a wide range of platforms to inform, entertain, and educate the player base. All the subsequently mentioned resources are well worth a look as they provide content or points of view that differ from mine.
I plan on continuously updating this list every few months to keep you up to speed on the latest resources in the PAD community. I have also duplicated this post in my drop down menu at the top under Classic Help Guides. Let me know if I missed anyone and I will edit accordingly.
The ordering within each category is in no particular order; however, I place new additions to the list at the top to better help drive traffic to them. Furthermore, I try to categorize community members by their most notable platform, even if they have other mediums.
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Discord is a text and voice chat platform that tends to be utilized by gamers. However, they are far more powerful than a simple chat room as they can help facilitate matchmaking, possess in-depth strategy guides, and help bring the community together. If you have not already, I highly encourage you to download and install Discord on your mobile device and/or desktop.
Awoken Liu Bei Server *New*
Liu Bei has quickly emerged to become the premier farming leader for the average player. Unfortunately, his relevancy is reliant on coop and you will actually have to find a partner and the ALB Discord Server is the best place to find them. Not only do they post strategy guides for all relevant dungeons, but you can quickly find a like-minded individual and button to your heart’s content.
Looking to clear content that is beyond your normal means? Why not let someone else do all the heavy lifting! The PAD Carry Server is filled with wonderful people who are willing to help carry kind individuals through challenging content. They also have detailed guides should you wish to try and replicate them with your friends.
The PAD Community Discord Server is the largest Puzzle & Dragons server in North America, with over 13,000 unique users. Players have up to 20 channels dedicated to specific types of in-game content that can be cleared in multiplayer mode so that all players can quickly and effectively find a willing partner. Players also regularly participate in meta discussions, Monster Box help discussions, and more in their free time. A dedicated Mod/Trusted Advice team of veteran players volunteer 24/7 to help maintain the server and to provide assistance and mentorship to players of all skill levels
For those who enjoy written content, the following sites should satisfy your craving for all things PAD related. Unfortunately, all of them appear to be somewhat on hiatus until further notice.
gl1tch3d is a new player in the blog medium and is responsible for the majority of the theory crafting behind the PAD Carry Discord Server. gl1tch3d’s content revolves around creating accessible carry strategies that abuse the game mechanics and turns them in your favour. In addition, you can also find 100% farmable B sides for various dungeons and can help propel your game forward with a fresh approach to end game content.
In addition to the carry guides, he also dabbles in leader guides and efficient farming guides. Definitely worth the read and bookmark.
Setsu has been contributing to the Puzzle and Dragons community for several years and his most popular post is his JP Aggregate Tier List. This list helps weigh several popular JP site rankings to produce a more consistent ranking for the most popular leaders in Puzzle and Dragons. In addition, he does include Godfest help and Collab REM. They also play the game at a very high level (rank 900+) and provides inspiration in tackling the hardest content PAD has to offer in the most efficient manner available.
To help bridge the gap during his break, other notable community members including the cascading wizard Tevvie, Nez, and Pi will be publishing articles from time to time.
Soranopad is the most prominent English blogger that plays on the JP server. This gives the NA population a chance to see JP content played (and translated) in a way we can all understand. A great place to get ahead of the curve and anticipate what new trends will be dominating the PAD scene once they come overseas.
Currently on break.
All players have their own subtle playstyles in how they manipulate the board along with their orb management techniques. Watching high end and knowledgeable players is one of the fastest ways to improve your puzzling skills. It can also provide inspiration on team building and strategies used to overcome the most challenging of dungeons.
PadRagnarok is one of the largest active YouTubers for North America and publishes content on a regular basis. His videos are aimed at helping players overcome challenging mechanics along with full box reviews/team building for his viewers (a great way to determine what is good in your box as he may analyse you in a future video). He has also started a “Screw the Meta” series that showcases less popular leads along with game mechanics and meta discussions. PadRagnarok is also an avid streamer on Twitch along with diving into the written content medium through his website.
Yuki is the second highest ranked player in North America and is truly on the cutting edge of end-game content. He has ever every card you can imagine and truly spectacular ways to farm the hardest dungeons. He also enjoys publishing exciting solo Arena 3 clears with less conventional leads along with having a complimentary Twitch Stream.
Alfuh is another wonderful YouTuber who provides players with various dungeon clears along with full commentary and analysis of his thought process and matching strategy. If you are looking to tackle your next descend, you may want to check out his page first to pick up any tips or tricks beforehand!
TylerPAD was one of the first players to document their Puzzle and Dragons journey and has one of the largest followings to date. Unfortunately, he has become inactive and has stopped posting videos on a regular basis. However, TylerPAD has numerous videos created to improve your comboing skills which will remain timelessly invaluable.
Inactive for the foreseeable future
Puzzle Boss is one of the pioneering faces of PAD on YouTube showcasing his high end gameplay and detailed full tutorials on some of the most challenging dungeons. Sadly, like Tyler, PuzzleBoss has stopped producing Puzzle and Dragons content.
Inactive for the foreseeable future
Watching a pre-recorded clear is helpful as you can skip or pause at your own pace, but being able to directly interact with the star of the show in live time is amazing. Twitch streams offer some of the best viewing experiences as you can ask questions and will usually receive a relevant reply.
A comfortable space to just hang out, meme, and talk with other people while watching me be bad at video games -Eura
What she means by this is come watch her Boosted and entertaining gameplay along with healthy doses of dank memes and “good” jokes. In all seriousness, she is one of the most entertaining streamers around and also plays a wide variety of video games.
Sweetily has actually been streaming Puzzle and Dragons for a prolonged period of time and has a massive following, especially with the Mandarin community. Her streams are done in both English and Mandarin and she is one of the sweetest people you will encounter as she takes the time to read chat and interact with her viewers. Sweetily is also talented in PAD and continuously pushes end game content on her somewhat late-ish streams.
Flandre was recently featured on the official GungHo stream and is renowned in the PAD community for his vital role as a moderator for the Puzzle and Dragon Forums. He plays on both NA and JP while having a fondness for Anubis and pure combo leaders.
Hanzo is another popular streamer who has made the transition to Twitch from Kamcord. Hanzo has a wonderful music playlist and frequently plays with viewers via coop. He tries to keep the stream light-hearted and engaging by utilizing a variety of leads to reduce monotony as well as actively reading chat and interacting with his audience. He lives in Toronto so his streams tend to be more East Coast friend. Finally, HanzoPAD promises to do a sexy Hanzo cosplay one day.
DzyDzyDino is a partnered twitch streamer who has an extensive broadcasting schedule that is bound to have a convenient time for watching. His goal is to provide a haven for players who love and enjoy PAD that is not only about end game content. He strives to foster a balance between informative gameplay and entertainment while engaging his viewers through his dialogue and comment reading. DzyDzyDino also has fabulous hair and enjoys playing other video games in his Dzy After Dark streams.
Facebook has numerous groups to help improve your PAD experience along with a place to rant, share your achievements, or look for friends. There is no rule forbidding you to join all of these groups and even scrolling through the news feed may provide inspiration on your own Puzzle and Dragon endeavors.
Operation Annihilation is a newer Facebook group that is geared towards tackling end game content. While the community may be smaller, it is filled with a veteran players who are eager to push the limits of their Puzzling skills. At OA, you can find advice, coop partners, and strategies used to tackle the newly released dungeons along with adequate Player Skill.
Advice and Assistance is a Facebook group that is dedicated to providing a friendly atmosphere for all things Puzzle and Dragons related. Not only can you ask for advice and assistance, but you can discuss the latest meta changes, dungeon strategies, and newest cards.
PG is the largest of the Facebook groups and has a wide range of players and you are bound to find other members who run similar leads. Posts cover all aspects of Puzzle and Dragons and the sheer size of the community helps ensure you are given a meaningful response and you can scroll through countless posts until your fingers are sore.
Help Group is (as the name implies) a group dedicated in helping their members. Here you can find tools and tips to propel yourself forward in a warm and welcoming atmosphere where your questions will be answered by a caring community.
@US is the second largest and second oldest Facebook group who are committed to helping the PAD community. Members are knowledgeable and hail from all skill levels who can answer your queries and concerns. You do not need to be American to join.
The GH Facebook page is where all the official announcements are made and is ideal to like and follow as everything published comes from the creators of PAD.
The real hidden MVP’s, these resources provide vital news and monster/dungeon details that help us plan our PAD life accordingly. Use them, embrace them, and check them out.
PuzzleDragonX is your forefront runner of both reporting the news, daily urgent dungeon schedule, and monster/dungeon details. PadX is one of my most frequented bookmarked sites and I use it for all of my dungeon planning.
PadGuide is an amazing app that can be downloaded to your phone and simply search for it in your respective app store. PadGuide is another tool to quickly look up dungeon or monster details. I prefer to use PadGuide for monster related queries as it is quite fast and I enjoy the tapping aspect through a touch screen.
PADherder is a tool to easily manage your monster box while assigning notes and reminders of key materials required for evolutions. Is also a fantastic way to share your monster box when asking for team building help on my site as I can quickly see what you have at your disposal.
PADListener was developed for PADherder users who do not wish to manually enter their monster box. This app dramatically saves you time and should be utilized.
Another medium for discussion and PAD related discourse. These platforms may allow for more detailed responses and have thriving communities.
The Puzzle and Dragons Reddit is over 20,000 members strong and is a Fantastic discussion platform that has daily megathreads to streamline your content along with postings on all the various topics you can imagine. Their members are knowledgeable and friendly with great interaction and commentary.
The official Puzzle and Dragons Forum has a massive members list and topics range from PAD Meta discussions to team building advice and everything in between. Even if you do not post, you can find topics of interest and happily browse away.
The PAD 4chan forum offers another medium in which to explore PAD. Their topics are wide and varied, but do note that some of their content may not be suitable for younger audiences.
Due to the fact that all PAD content is released in JP prior to North America, is can be beneficial to tune into the latest happening is padx leaves you hungry for more. *will update this in the next few days*
If you feel I have overlooked a key member or site in my posting, feel free to leave me a comment and I can edit accordingly. Also, let me know where you frequent on a daily basis.
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