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    Hi guys, I am a " new" player that returned after a hiatus of almost 2 and a half years.

    I made a list of all the heroes I have and would like some advices from you guys on some squads and sinergies to form better squads.
    Thanks in advance.
    Here is the list:
    PrinnyBaal List

  • #2
    Okay, let's take a look. Your best LCs are Great Dragon (very nice all-purpose giant) and The Mother, which has a specific use in a powerdrain Blighted squad. I'm guessing you bought a few GCPs.

    Among your 3* you have both Arcane Hawkes, BGH and SMH, which will make a very nice Ferelden squad. You also have King Maric, who will benefit from Gradon Dragon's double buff for the Theirin family, and Carver, who's an assassin. I'd say the best squad you can build roght now is this:

    LC: Great Dragon

    FR: King Maric/AMH

    Now, I'll go down the list and point out heroes worth your time (this my opinion, so YMMV):

    Avvar War Nug is a recent release, great Avvar toon, great for Creature squads too.

    Behemoth is useful for a squad of assassins: basically, the way assassination works right now is that it deals enormous damage and Behemoth is a Templar, so he can use Meredith's Key, which is a peace of gear that converts damage done by your squad into power for your squad. However, this will be fixed in the future, so that the Meredith's Key exploit will no longer work. Outside of that, Behemoth is forgettable. The assasins you have available are Carver Hawke,Dowager, Ben-Hassrath and Crow Zevran.

    Dragon Flemeth was recently revamped and is now a very good giant for Apostates, and you have both Arcane Hawkes.

    Possessed Ogre Commander is a great demon giant. In fact, one of the meta squads in the game right now is POC, Envy Demon,and 3 Kitties. Envy and Kitty are both 2017 releases and are among the strongest heroes in the game. And they're both available in the Origins gauntlet in the Nexus--they both have a chance to drop from node 15.

    I've seen Divine Cassandra be devastating, but I don't own her myself, so someone else is better suited to give advice on her.

    Spirit of Shartan and Maferath are both decent Spirits, Greater Mistral Dragonling and Keeper Zathrian are recent releases.

    Rasaan and Sten the Arishok were both recently revamped and are very good qunaris now.

    Ancient Darkspawn was also revamped not that long ago and is part of a fairly strong Blighted drain squad. Squads of Ancient Darkspawns, The Elder One and The Mother have been reported to beat the Civil War gauntlet without rune assisatance.

    The Seeker is also a great toon for a 1*, especially one so old. Great in Blighted squads.

    Hakkonite Archer is great in Jaws of Hakkon squads and Varric Tethras is a decent rogue.

    Everything else is pretty much forgettable.

    Now, if you've been gone a for a while, two big new things to learn: gear and mythic rarity. Gear is equipment you can give to your heroes. Mythic rarity is achieved by equipping a hero who has 3 gear slots filled with a Tome of Ascencion. The Tome raises a legendary hero to mythic rarity, gives them extra 5 levels and opens up the 4th gear slot. Save your Tomes for your best heroes. Tomes can be won by competing in PVP events (usually 1 event a week features a Tome as the top ladder prize) and from events (of course, higher rarities have better odds of dropping rare gear like Tomes).

    I can expand on the above if you have specific questions, this is meant to be general advice.

    Lastly, always good to know, current meta: Demons (Nightmare, POC, Envy, Kitty, The Highest One, The Dark Theurge); Spirits (Dragon Malvernis, Spirit Champion, Evangeline, Ghost of the Spire--although Spirits were stronger a few months ago, before some of the new releases); Ferelden (Frostback, Great Dragon, King Calenhad, Arcane Hawkes, Battlemaster Hawkes, Arl Teagan Guerrin, Ferelden Banner); Elves (Guardian of Mythal, The Highest One, Fen'Harel, Dalish Banner, Apostate Solas).

    Another thing to pay attention to is the current hero roster available in various packs, especially Bloodstone and Commander Packs. Commander Packs are now the most expensive gold pack, at 750k, and they can drop The Last Inquisitor, who is a great toon, and part of some very strong groups, including Elves.
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    • #3
      Many thanks for the input and thoughly information my friend.
      I do know of the mythic update and even have the great dragon,KM and all Hawkes at mythic,( All 3* Hawkes are already mythic forted and KM is T1 Legendary forted hehe)
      I am avoiding investment on KM since I want either KC or FB which makes a much more solid team In my opinion.

      Also I really liked the idea of a blight squad based on power drain.

      I am really thankful mate!


      • #4
        Welcome back CesarZacaron!

        Zanir gave an awesome advice.
        He is right your best heroes are DF, GD and Hawkes, they should be your main squad.
        You can also combine them with Carver and Bethany, they are very useful.
        Dragon Flemeth is awesome after the update and matches very well with your mages.
        I would do some Origin Gaunlet runs to complete your squads: you can get great heroes as Kitty, Envy Demon, Spirit Champion, Possessed Ogre Commander, FenHarel to complete your demon and elven squad. Besides you would get great gear and some tomes.
        FH matches quite well with Zathrian and Shartan and Shianni is a great toon too, I would complete my elven squad with FH and SC.
        I see you also have pretty good qunaris and rogues, I would fort Saarebas, Hissera x2 and Rasaan/Naishe, they are your best qunaris and you will need them for a qunaris pvp.
        Arvaarad and ketojan are great too, but you need x2 Arvaarad and x2 Ketojan.
        You should get Saarath to complete your team if you have the chance.
        There are rumours that wardens could be updated, I would keep them, maybe they will be great heroes after the revamp.
        In my rogue squad I would use x2 Hissera, Shianni and Hakkonite Archer (I prefer them because they attack all), they are your best choices, you can also test VT, Charter, Shianni and Briala, they are your best rogues, Saboteurs aren't bad but you need x4.
        You also have a pretty good nug squad.
        Behemoth is a great LC if you get some Bartrand.
        I prefer Knight Packs or Soldier Packs, Commander packs are very expensive if you are starting and you get useless 1* most of times, I only would open them if you have a lot of gold and you don't know how to spend it.
        I would keep my gold to buy runes or open SP and KP.


        • #5

          I didn't know that I could farm those heros on the gauntlets, that's a really good advice, I am tempted to form a demon squad, since I don't really believe it will get weak anytime soon.

          Many thanks.


          • #6
            Originally posted by CesarZacaron View Post

            I didn't know that I could farm those heros on the gauntlets, that's a really good advice, I am tempted to form a demon squad, since I don't really believe it will get weak anytime soon.

            Many thanks.

            Only Origins Gaunlet has good drops, civil war drops are lower and toons are more outdated, it is better to play Origins Gaunlet, you can get a good demon and elven squad.
            Kitty, Envy and POC are Origins Gaunlet demon drops.
            Elven drops: SC and FH are the best elven drops.
            Other great heroes that you can get: Malvernis Dragon and Evangeline.


            • #7
              Originally posted by Grey Warden View Post

              Only Origins Gaunlet has good drops, civil war drops are lower and toons are more outdated, it is better to play Origins Gaunlet, you can get a good demon and elven squad.
              Kitty, Envy and POC are Origins Gaunlet demon drops.
              Elven drops: SC and FH are the best elven drops.
              Other great heroes that you can get: Malvernis Dragon and Evangeline.
              Got a Feb harel on the first run today, quite lucky hehehehehe.


              • #8
                Originally posted by CesarZacaron View Post

                Got a Feb harel on the first run today, quite lucky hehehehehe.

                Cool you were lucky, congrats, I am sure in few weeks you will get a great elven and demon squad




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