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  • Banners for the un-bannered

    I know, what a stupid thread title. Whatevs, man!
    I thought it would be fun to speculate on the banner-esque, non-attacking toons for the groups that really wouldn't have a banner in the game!

    We currently have banners for Templar, Ferelden, Tevinter, and Wardens.

    Presumably in the future, we'll see banners for Orlesian, Dalish (elves), Circle, Chantry, Qunari, and a few other organized groups.

    But I can't really see a "banner" in the same sense for Creatures, or Darkspawn, or some others. So what sort of toons would be possible see in place for them?

    I would love to see a Fade Rift that doesn't attack (or has a weak attack) but buffs demons, in the way that banners do. But I can't think of anything great for creatures. Sylvan Stump? Not likely... Or blighted.... Tainted Stalactite! Wonderful!

    What do you think would make an adequate "banner" for these teams? And what other teams need a non-banner? Or do they not need one? Are you super psyched to spent gems on Stumpy??

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    Fade Rift is a great idea. Demons surely aren't in need of any more LCs but I can certainly see it making its way into the game very gracefully.
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    • #3
      Originally posted by Alduin The World Eater View Post
      Fade Rift is a great idea. Demons surely aren't in need of any more LCs but I can certainly see it making its way into the game very gracefully.
      Yeah, I was thinking about it being a regular sized toon. Most rifts in DA:I were bigger, but not excessively large.

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      • #4
        Fade Rift sounds awesome.

        On a related note, I really wish there would be more cool looking demons like the Envy Demon in the meta instead of Kitty -.-

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        • #5
          Fade rift would be awesome, but I would look forward to an elven banner. Maybe Mythal's Banner which could also buff GoM. That would make for an awesome elf team.

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          • #6
            Sunfire Yeah, there are a lot of really cool demon designs- I'd love to see more of them more often!

            Smiley_Face It would be really awesome if they added the Elves group to GoM, make things much easier! I know that in the games there is a banner for Dalish elves, but maybe they could alter it to be more inclusive, since not all Elves would unite under the Dalish banner. Mythal would be a great elven banner

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            • #7
              *Not my idea* Forgot where I heard it... but the Quanari having a non attacking mother buffer Dreadnaught LC would be really wicked cool.

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              • #8
                And the Fade Rift idea is really neat too. A+

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                • #9
                  I propose an Apostate banner consisting of Meredith's petrified corpse, adorned with a scribbled-on handlebar mustache and a decorative (and probably stolen) Orlesian hat.

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                  • #10
                    For creatures they could create a legendary support version of the Lady of the Forest. If it needs to be an inanimate object then some type of totem could work as well.
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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Kidnova View Post
                      For creatures they could create a legendary support version of the Lady of the Forest. If it needs to be an inanimate object then some type of totem could work as well.
                      My thought was inanimate, just to follow the banner trend, but other support toons could definitely be used as well! So far SoF and the Dowager are the only support toons we really see much of (beside banners)

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                      • #12
                        I actually like the title for this thread, and I too would love to see a Fade Rift for Demons. Obviously Sylvan Stump would be perfect to release alongside the much desired/largely forgotten Mad Hermit of the Brecilian Forest!

                        Creatures could have a cluster of Dragon-eggs. I think it could (possibly) bring together Creatures/Dragons/Reavers.

                        Blighted could have a Darkspawn Forge. It's the least horrific inanimate thing I could think of for the Darkspawn.

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                        • #13
                          I forgot about the forge, that would be cool! Also, +1 for cluster of eggs!

                          You mentioned the Mad Hermit (yes, why have we not seen him yet?!), which reminds me of another "mad" character--Ruck, the dwarf who became lost and went mad in the Deep Roads. Perhaps another non-attacker.

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                          • #14
                            Here I am posting again, seriously this is a great thread though and has had me thinking.

                            The Bull's Chargers are quite an incomplete faction in HoDA, but if more resources and imagination were lent to them, I think Stitches would make a great banner-style non-attacking support toon for them (and Inquisition also, though I realize there are enough of those). The short version is that he's a human fifth-blight veteran, and a combat medic.

                            Stitches is a Fereldan veteran of the Fifth Blight and a healer for the Bull's Chargers...

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                            • #15
                              True! Combat medic could be a great non-attacker. Wouldn't make Chargers meta by any means, but would definitely help pad and round out their group!

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