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Prince of Tennis Collab REM Review – January 2022

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Introduction

The Prince of Tennis Collab makes their North American debut and features a massive roster of cards who all sport 2 unique Weapon Assists . This gives all cards at least some value and for newer accounts who lack options, many of these cards can be meaningful.

Generally speaking, Weapon Assists tend to be Powercrept the slowest which can give many of these cards a longer shelf life compared to leaders who can tend to be rotated out on a much more frequent basis. With that being said, the Prince of Tennis Collab does not feature any notable leader along with the bottom rarity having much less value for more developed Boxes.

With that being said, I do feel that this Collab is worth at least several rolls due to the large rolling pool which should hopefully lower the chances of duplicates along with many of the 7/8-stars being tremendously valuable.

Due to continuing wrist pains, I have only done Pros & Cons for all the cards.

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Overview

All Monster information gathered via Tsubaki Bot (Discord Bot) and monster icons come from PADx or Tsubaki Bot

Prince of Tennis Collab REM Pros & Cons – January 2022
Pros
Cons
  • All cards have 2 Weapon Assists
  • 7 Magic Stones to roll
  • Strong subs & Weapons
    • Leaders are Powercrept the fastest
  • Value for nearly every 7/8* card
    • 33.9% chance
  • No stellar leaders
  • Evolving Skills may be cumbersome to manage/juggle
    • But can have a large pay off if done right
  • Bottom rarity has much lower value for developed Boxes
    • Comprises 66.1% of the total rolling pool

 

Prince of Tennis Collab REM
8 Star base
(11.5% total)
7 Star base
(22.4% total)
6 Star base
(66.1% total)
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Prince of Tennis Collab Rankings – January 2022
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Christmas REM Review – December 2021

Introduction

The Christmas REM returns once again to North America and comes with festively dressed characters along with various buffs and evolutions for existing cards. In addition to this, there will be three new monsters to potentially acquire.

As a whole, this event is terribly top-heavy as 80.1% of the total rolling pool is comprised of 5/6-star cards who will provide nothing for even a modestly well developed account. This in turn leads me to believe that this is a Monster Exchange/IAP Orb Skin event as we currently have a lucrative Seasonal Super Godfest going on right now along with PCGF in the near future.

Both these Godfests are significantly better places to spend your Magic Stones and if I had to give a TLDR for Christmas, IAP/buy Xiahou Dun (maybe Osiris ), find a friend Menoa to pair with, Monster Exchange for Gremory if you need a stellar Fire Cleric, and maybe Exchange for Selica .

Due to continuing wrist pains, I have only done Pros & Cons for notable cards and skipped the others.

Video commentary


Overview

All Monster information gathered via Tsubaki Bot (Discord Bot) and monster icons come from PADx or Tsubaki Bot

Christmas REM Pros & Cons – December 2021
Pros
Cons
  • Comes during Christmas
    • No usual 2 month delay behind JP
  • Several high value cards
    • Many can be acquired via Monster Exchange/IAP Orb Skin
  • Festive outfits
  • 80.1% rolling pool is 5/6-star cards
    • None have any true value
      • That’s a lot of Christmas Coal to sift through
  • Two of the best cards are Orb Skin
    • IAP for $27.99 CDN each
Christmas REM
9 Star base
(3% total)
8 Star base
(9% total)
  2511 
7 Star base
(17.1% total)
3375 2510  
6 Star base
(36.8% total)
 2513 1782
5 Star base
(43.3% total)
3377 3376 3378 
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Christmas Rankings – December 2021
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C 2511 3375 2510 1782 3378 2513
D 3377 3376

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GungHo Collab REM Review – December 2021

Introduction

The GungHo Collab returns once again to North America and features a gigantic rolling roster along with various buffs and new cards to acquire.

Due to the fact that this IP is owned by GungHo, we can safely assume it will return on a regular basis which means the concept of FOMO (fear of missing out) should be lower as this event is featured several times per year.

This is important because we know Draconic Orchestra, Player’s Choice Godfest (PCGF), and possibly the Christmas REM are all on the way soon.

In addition to this, I personally feel that the GungHo Collab is becoming more of an Orb Skin event as the strongest cards featured here are Orb Skins which can be directly purchased via IAP, but cannot be Monster Exchanged for.

This can feel frustrating as Monster Exchanging is often the best practice when approaching a weaker event or an event where you have already rolled heavily.

Due to continuing wrist pains, I have only done Pros & Cons for notable cards and skipped the others.

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Overview of all buffed existing cards

Overview

All Monster information gathered via Tsubaki Bot (Discord Bot) and monster icons come from PADx or Tsubaki Bot

GungHo Collab REM Pros & Cons – December 2021
Pros
Cons
  • 22.7% chance for any 7* card
    • Pretty high overall!
  • Lots of valuable Orb Skins
    • Can directly IAP
  • The best cards are Orb Skins
    • Cannot Monster Exchange for
  • Non-Orb Skin cards are falling behind by comparison
  • Older event
    • Lower reason to roll if you have in the past
  • Feels like a IAP for Belial & Crusader event
  • Many cards have aged poorly
  • Terrible bottom rarity
    • None are truly valuable
      • Comprise 43.8% of rolling pool

The GH Collab will be split into two parts with some cards being available all the time while others only within their respective period.

[Part 1]: 12/13 (Mon), 0:00 – 12/19 (Sun), 23:59 (PST)

[Part 2]: 12/20 (Mon), 0:00 – 12/26 (Sun), 23:59 (PST)

GungHo Collab REM
7 Star base
(22.7% total)
 
Always available


Pt. 1

  
Pt. 2

6 Star base
(33.5% total)

Always available

 
Pt.1

 
Pt.2

5 Star base
(43.8% total)

Always available

   
Pt.1


Pt.2

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GungHo Collab Rankings – December 2021
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Sanrio (Hello Kitty) Collab REM Review – November 2021

Introduction

The Hello Kitty Collab returns to North America for the first time in several years and features numerous buffs for existing cards along with new Kitties to chase.

As a whole, this Collab does not offer much if trying to tackle current end game content (SR2+/MD1+) but instead grants players numerous Farming tools that are truly excellent when used in Solo mode. This is because they provide numerous Dungeon Bonus awakenings which increases the drop chance and values dropped/earned at the end of the Dungeon.

Furthermore, players will have the opportunity to build the easiest to use Training Arena 3 team which is the best place to level up your Monsters (50M Exp per clear).

To sweeten the deal, the Monster Exchange costs are quite favourable as they only require five 6-star GFE which has become quite common for PAD Pass owners.

With that being said, the bottom rarity leaves much to be desired and rolling here may result in many sad but cute cards.

Due to continuing wrist pains, I have only done Pros & Cons for notable cards and skipped the others.

If you wish to read a different perspective on this event, check out BattleCorgi’s review on Hyperion’s website HERE.

Video commentary

Overview

All Monster information gathered via Tsuabki Bot (Discord Bot) and monster icons come from PADx or Tsubaki Bot

Sanrio (Hello Kitty) Collab REM Pros & Cons – November 2021
Pros
Cons
  • Cute
  • Numerous cards have 2+ Dungeon Boosts
    • Greatly aids solo Farming
  • Many powerful Farming cards
  • Less expensive Monster Exchange rates
    • Five 6* GFE
      • Can simply Trade only and not roll
  • Depressing bottom rarity
    • Horribly low value on some cards
      • Comprise the majority of the rolling pool
  • Few cards help tackle End Game dungeons (SR2+/MD1+)
  • Low Value Weapon Assists
    • Leaders get powercrept the fastest
      • Then subs
        • Then Weapons
  • Dungeon Boosts does not function in coop mode
    • Main appeal on many cards

 

Sanrio (Hello Kitty) Collab REM
7 Star base
(5% total)
6 Star base
(17.5% total)
5 Star base
(77.5% total)
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Sanrio (Hello Kitty) Collab Rankings – November 2021
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D

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Yu-Gi-Oh Collab REM Review – August 2021

Introduction

The Yu-Gi-Oh Collab makes their second return to North America amidst a sea of buffs and new cards. As a whole, this event is home to a wide variety of valuable cards with the bottom rarity having value. In fact, I still use two of the 5-star cards (Kuriboh Weapon and Fortress Dragon ) and will most likely continue to do so moving forward.

As such, if you are a player who has never rolled in this event before, it is in your best interest to do so as it does feature unique cards with value sprinkled throughout all rarities along with Weapon Assists for all cards. On the flip side, there are no new bottom rarity cards which lowers the motivation to roll again if you have already done so in the past.

Due to continuing wrist pains, I have only done Pros & Cons for each card and did skip over underwhelming Weapons.

Video commentary


Overview

All Monster information gathered via Tsuabki Bot (Discord Bot) and monster icons come from PADx

Yu-Gi-Oh REM Pros & Cons – August 2021
Pros
Cons
  • All cards have a Weapon Assist
  • Value can be found at all rarities
  • All cards feature 8 Latent slots
    • Even those that Transform
  • Cannot Monster Exchange for 6-stars
  • No new bottom rarity cards
    • Lower motivation to roll again

 

Yu-Gi-Oh REM
7 Star base
(8% total)
6 Star base
(51.4% total)

5 Star base
(40.6% total)
Icons show Base form/form they come out in
Yu-Gi-Oh Rankings – August 2021
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Star Weaving Fairies REM Review – July 29th, 2021

Introduction

The Star Weaving Fairies make their debut in North America and features a REM that shares a similar format as Sin Dragons/Mystics as the Event cards will be lumped together with other REM monsters.

Furthermore, there is no Monster Exchange option for any of the cards which means players will have to repeatedly pull in order to acquire any of the Event cards. As such, many Magic Stones will need to be spent but I would advise not rolling until we see the rolling rates for a special 9-Magic Stone Super Godfest that goes live on Saturday, July 31st.

With that being said, the Star Weaving Fairies features many powerful cards along with new top-tier leaders who will be able to tackle all content currently available.

Due to continuing wrist pains, I have only done Pros & Cons for each card and did skip over underwhelming Weapons.

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Overview

Star Weaving Fairies REM Pros & Cons – July 2021
Pros
Cons
  • All cards have a Weapon Assist
  • 16 free rolls for all players over the duration of the event
  • Debut event
    • All Event cards will be New
  • 7* rarity features new top-tier leaders
  • No Monster Exchange
  • Frustrating rolling rates
    • 75.5% rolls will be non-Event cards
      • 4.5% for any Event 7*
      • 24% for Event 6*
        • 5.25% for 7* GFE
        • 5.25% for 6* GFE

Check the Official GHNA post to see the full rotating line up for the Faries event HERE as the GFE featured will change each week.

Star Weaving Fairies REM
7 Star base
(4.5% total)
6 Star base
(24% total)
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Star Weaving Fairies – July 2021
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Sin Dragons & Key Heroes Overview – July 5th, 2021

Introduction

The Sin Dragons & Key Heroes event returns to North America and features one of the worst possible designed REMs to date. This is because the event cards are mixed in with the regular, non-GFE REM which means rolling a first evolution Pantheon card will happen far too often. Furthermore, most of the buffs/love this time around went into the 7-star rarity who all feature abysmal rolling rates. To top it off, players cannot Monster Exchange for any card along several of the 6-star cards being valuable.

To make matters worse, many of these cards no longer keep abreast with newer options which in turn makes it harder to justify rolling. Thankfully, all players will receive a total of 30 free rolls over the duration of the event. As such, I would not spend Magic Stones to roll until after all 30 freebies have been acquired as you may not need to roll any more afterwards.

With that being said, I will be continuing my shorter format articles due to my wrist pains in order to shed some light on what we can expect from this event.

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Overview

Sin Dragons & Key Heroes REM Pros & Cons – July 2021
Pros
Cons
  • All cards have a Weapon Assist
  • 30 free rolls for all players
  • Several powerful/unique cards at 6/7* rarity
  • No Monster Exchange
  • Terrible rolling rates
    • 50% rolls will be non-Event cards
    • 6% for 7*
    • 18% for 6*
  • Most cards have not aged well
  • Skippable event due to underwhelming odds
    • Especially if you rolled before
  • Bottom rarity cards (5*) have lost their edge
Sin Dragons & Key Heroes REM
7 Star base
(6% total)
      
6 Star base
(18% total)
  
5 Star base
(26% total)
  

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Sin Dragons & Key Heroes – July 2021
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PAD Academy Overview & Who to Monster Exchange for – July 5th, 2021

Introduction

Due to my wrist (and other) pains, I have been struggling to find a way to do reviews and hopefully this shorter format provides some insight as a supplement to my YouTube video.

For PAD Academy, it is a top-heavy event which offers several powerful cards at the higher rarities. Thankfully, both the 8 and 9-star cards can be Monster Exchanged for which will be the best course of action as the bottom rarity has middling value despite owning a Weapon Assist . This is because their value is terribly low and will be replaced as soon as other options become available.

With this in mind, I will only be highlighting within this article the top major prizes to consider Monster Exchanging for.

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Overview

PAD Academy REM Pros & Cons – July 2021
Pros
Cons
  • Can Monster Exchange for 8 & 9-stars
    • Trade-only, minimal/no rolls
  • All cards have a Weapon Assist
  • Questionable value at bottom rarity
    • Terribly low value overall
    • Comprises the majority of rolls
  • Terribly low rolling rates for 8/9*

Continue reading PAD Academy Overview & Who to Monster Exchange for – July 5th, 2021

Street Fighter Collab REM Review Review and Analysis – May 2021

Introduction

The Street Fighter Collab returns to North America for a second rerun which includes new evolutions, buffs, and 3 additional cards to be rolled. Due to the 6-Magic Stone price tag, the Monster Exchange Rate are lower compared to other event as players only require five 6-star GFE as Trade Fodder.

On the other hand, the Collab as a whole is reasonably underwhelming along with the bottom rarity not providing much value outside of Buttons and a potential Pixel Blanka System.

As such, this is an easy event to potentially skip from a rolling point of view as there are no truly amazing cards and if something is appealing, Monster Exchanging may be your best course of action.

Video commentary

—video coming Monday—

Overview

Street Fighter Collab REM Pros & Cons – May 2021
Pros
Cons
  • 6 Stones per roll
  • More affordable Monster Exchange rates
    • Requires five 6* GFE Fodder
    • More motivation to not roll
  • Every card has multiple Evolution options
  • No truly outstanding card
  • Many cards feel outdated
  • Relatively little value at bottom rarity
Street Fighter Collab REM
6 Star base
(22.7% total)
   
  
5 Star base
(77.3% total)

Street Fighter Collab Rankings – May 2021
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Order within each tier is random and not reflective of ranking

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Regardless of card’s ranking, you should always keep it if it is your very first time acquiring them

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Demon Slayer REM Review Review and Analysis – May 2021

Introduction

The highly anticipated Demon Slayer Collab finally comes to North America along with several small Leader Skill buffs. As a whole, this event has become more “dated” due to the significant delay between the JP and our release. While cards can never receive direct nerfs, they can become weaker relatively speaking as newer cards are often stronger compared to older ones.

As such, many cards have lost some of their edge but at the same time, there is still a tremendous amount of value to be found within the 7 and 8-star rarities. Sadly, this event also features one of the worst designed REM-set ups as players cannot Monster Exchange for the 7-star cards which means they have to be rolled. This will be a similar experience to the Monogatari Collab where players could frivolously roll in the vain hope of acquiring Nadeko and we will have a similar experience here.

With this in mind, having a significant Magic Stone hoard will be needed to dig deep into this REM and with no Pity System in place, repeated sadness can/will occur.

On the bright side, GungHo will be gifting all players one free 8-star roll at a future, unknown date.

Video commentary

—video coming Monday—

Overview

Demon Slayer Collab REM Pros & Cons – May 2021
Pros
Cons
  • New event
    • Features many hard to replicate cards
  • Weapon Assists for all 7 & 8-stars
  • Unique and powerful cards at 7 & 8-star rarity
  • Free 8-star roll from GH
    • Will be gifted at a later date
      • I do not know when
  • Bottom rarity is mostly lackluster
    • 70% of the rolling pool
    • Only 1 has Weapon
  • Cannot Monster Exchange for 7-stars
    • Have to roll
    • Odds are not in your favour
  • 7-8 month old event in JP
    • Cards have lost some of their edge
  • No Skill Up Dungeon
    • Gotta Py everything
Demon Slayer Collab REM
8 Star base
(6% total)
7 Star base
(24% total)
6 Star base
(70% total)
Demon Slayer Collab – May 2021
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Order within each tier is random and not reflective of ranking

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Regardless of card’s ranking, you should always keep it if it is your very first time acquiring them

Continue reading Demon Slayer REM Review Review and Analysis – May 2021