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[WIP] GungHo Collab REM Review Review and Analysis – April 2021

GungHo Collab comes out on Friday (April 9) & they announced this late Wednesday night. it is impossible to finish 31 cards with multiple evolutions. As such, I will be doing Work In Progress (WIP) article to at least showcase info as I work throughout the weekend. Content here is subject to change and may have some remnants of my Monster Hunter article
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Introduction

The

Video commentary

—video coming Monday—

Overview

GungHo Collab REM Pros & Cons – April 2021
Pros
Cons
  • Monster Exchange uses 6-star Fodder
    • We have been given many recently
      • Can be more liberal with trading
  • Opportunity to acquire an 18 turn Leader Swap active
    • Invaluable under the right circumstances
      • Can be Monster Exchanged for
  • Bottom rarity is lacking
    • None provide any true value
    • Comprise 41.8% of rolls
  • Few cards are truly game changing
    • Relatively easy to skip/only Monster Exchange
  • Old event
    • Fewer buffs at bottom rarity
  • Orb Skin cards cannot be Monster Exchanged for
    • Both are quite strong
GungHo Collab REM
7 Star base
(24.5% total)

6 Star base
(33.7% total)
 
5 Star base
(41.8% total)
GungHo  Collab – April 2021
S *(  )*
A
B   *( )*
C  
D

Order within each tier is random and not reflective of ranking

Icons show Base form except for the Leader Swap cards

*Owning one of these Leader Swapping cards from the GungHo Collab will be valuable for late game players (WoC2 / Rank EXP abuse) as it does open up Leader Swapping strategies. As such, the value of this card heavily hinges on your current game progression and what other Leader Swap options are available. For players who cannot take advantage of Leader Swapping, this will be a relatively average card.*

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

Continue reading [WIP] GungHo Collab REM Review Review and Analysis – April 2021

7* GFE Great Witch Medal Exchange

Introduction

From April 5th to April 31st, all players who log into PAD will receive a free Great Witch Exchangeable Medal which can utilized to acquire one of the ten Great Witches.

This is a tremendously exciting event due to the fact that players can choose which Godfest Exclusive they want to acquire and do not have to leave anything up to luck from rolling or community-based voting. As such, this is a fantastic opportunity plug in a theoretical hole in your Monster Box as many of these 7-star Godfest Exclusives are powerful.

Due to the fact that there are 10 different choices available, the one you choose will depend on which cards you have already acquired as it is almost always going to be more meaningful to have a new unique Witch as opposed to another duplicate of an existing monster.

With this in mind, I will be going over each of the 10 possible choices by showcasing their most relevant form and current usage to help players make a more informed decision if missing multiple Witches.

Finally, players do have a modest amount of time to decide on who they wish to Exchange for. As such, if you do roll in any upcoming Super Godfest (these always occur), you may acquire something you did not already have.

Full GHNA post can be found HERE.

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Great Witches

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Alt. Ruler of Hell’s Halls Guide by the Marvelous Melvin

Foreword

Due to various health issues ruining the past few days, I have been unable to do as much as I normally would like. Thankfully, I have Fantastic friends and the Magnificent Melvin has kindly given permission to repost his Alt. Ruler of Hell’s Halls Guide.

Melvin is a real life friend and we used to play Board Games on a regular basis until Covid but thankfully, his zest for PAD has not waivered and he actively plays on NA and JP.

His writing style differs from mine and I have preserved his content with only minimal formatting adjustments.

Introduction

Hey guys! It’s the Marvelous/Magnificent Melvin here! You guys may better known me as the Luscious Leilan though! I made a few appearance on Mantastic’s stream before but due to the Covid pandemic, I was unable to make any more appearances nor play more board games with him. Here’s to hoping that this pandemic ends soon so everything returns to normal but I digress, I had a lot of spare time on my hand during this quarantine thing and thought I create a Alt. Ruler of Hell’s Halls guide for the community! This is probably the only other chance to achieve the Devil title so here’s to hoping that this guide will be of some use to you all! Best of luck to all those attempting for the Devil title! Continue reading Alt. Ruler of Hell’s Halls Guide by the Marvelous Melvin

Choosing your Free Weekly 6-star Godfest Exclusive

Introduction

Today marks the start of a tremendously exciting event as each week players will receive one (two with PAD Pass) 6* Fest Exchangeable Medal to be used on any 6-star Godfest Exclusive (GFE).

These can be found within the Monster Exchange tab and each week the line up of Godfest Exclusives will rotate. Just be aware that you can use these Fest Exchangeable Medals any week and can even do them all in week 4 if that proves to be the ideal for your Monster Box.

As a general blanket statement, the best course of action is to acquire cards you currently do not have as a brand new card may often fill holes in a given Monster Box along with many of the 6-star GFE holding significant value.

With this in mind, I will list the GFE I feel will provide the most value with the presumption that you own absolutely nothing. Remember, a new card will often outpace a duplicate.

Video commentary

–video coming soon–

Weekly line up

The following image shows the weekly rotation for the featured GFE but it should also be noted that a card will not show up again once their week has passed. This means trading right away for the cards you need but also trying to plan out who you actually want to acquire. Continue reading Choosing your Free Weekly 6-star Godfest Exclusive

Qilin & Scheherazade Dragon Gems in Monster Exchange

Introduction

Qilin & Scheherazade Dragon Gems are now available within the Monster Exchange for 3 Rainbow Event Medals :eventmedal: each. As such, this is a fantastic time to acquire these rare gems as the invade rates are pretty horrible and Rainbow Event Medals are almost too abundant.

With this in mind, it would be advantageous for the majority of players to acquire these Gems in order to make powerful Weapon Assists. Of course, if you are a newer player and lack Rainbow Event Medals, this article may be less applicable, but for those players with countless Rainbow Medals sitting in their box, trading is advantageous.

As such, I will take a look at the possible Weapons that can be made to help players make a more informed decision as to which evolution to pursue.

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Save Gems if unsure

Before I go any further, I want to stress that if you do not have a specific use in mind for any evolution, it is best to simply wait and see how your box develops. These Gems do not go bad and I personally only commit resources into a card if I know I will gain value out of them. Continue reading Qilin & Scheherazade Dragon Gems in Monster Exchange

Ruler of Hell’s Halls Strategies & Planning for Seina

Introduction

My wrists have been hurting for the past few weeks which makes typing painful and nearly impossible. Thankfully, I made most of this already for myself and made it prettier for the purposes of publishing.

I am trying to minimize how much I type so large parts of this will be done via video but should hopefully give you insight into how I approach World of Carnage 2 / Ruler of Hell’s Hall with my Seina team.

Video commentary

Includes PADX walkthrough & breakdown of my strategies

Devil Title clear


General Strategies

  • Stalling F1-8 must have 2 spawns to prevent their ATK buff
  • Use Seina active post-Transform for easy stalling
    • Match 1 Water, 1 Fire, 1 Heart combo
  • Always use Seina last when using board/orb changers
  • VDP pretty much kills any early spawn
  • Super Resolve means you have to kill a spawn twice
    • Row Fire Row can kill most and is less orb hungry compared to VDP

Continue reading Ruler of Hell’s Halls Strategies & Planning for Seina

Version 18.5.2 Update – Paimon, DKali, Ameno Buffs, New Latent Skills, & More

Introduction

Maintenance has finally ended and with it comes numerous new changes including buffs to existing cards, new Latent skills, and buffs to P&D Pass, and more.

As a whole, new stuff is always exciting along with the future release of Ruler of Hell’s Halls-No Dupes after Kindle can successfully be updated to this version.

With that being said, I would like to go over all of the new stuff that has been released/changed since last night.

Official NA post can be found HERE.

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Buffs to existing cards

Continue reading Version 18.5.2 Update – Paimon, DKali, Ameno Buffs, New Latent Skills, & More

Farm a Servant, Assassin

Introduction

The Fate Collab is now in full swing and while Rare Egg Machine portion is lackluster (full Review can be found HERE), the Farmable Servant, Assassin  is an incredibly valuable card and should be acquired by most players.

The reason for this is that he functions as both a double Row generator along with possessing a special Button nuke.

Servant, Assassin can be acquired through either 5 Rainbow Event Medals :eventmedal: or by heavily grinding the Fate event dungeon. Either way, one can find Servant, Assassin in the Monster Exchange Event tab for the duration of the Fate event.

Video commentary

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Servant, Assassin

 Servant, Assassin

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