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  • DasMurich
    started a topic Long Time Player - Need Help With Teams

    Long Time Player - Need Help With Teams

    I've been at this game for quite a while and I'm struggling right now to get some solid teams together, so, I'll just ask some questions about what I've got on hand.

    I've got 3x Asha 'Bellanar I'm using with a Dalish Banner. My hang up here is that Asha grants 35% stun, slow, and drain resist for Apostates as well as being immune to curse. Why with 3 of them together are they getting cursed and drained to the point they're hitting like wet noodles? I'm running her right now with Hunterhorn Shrike but I've also tried Dragon Morrigan and Guardian of Mythal. Anyways, feels like it just isn't working.

    I've got 3x Josephine, 5x Advisor Cullen, 4x Scout Harding, 3x Advisor Leliana, Queen of the Eastern Seas, and Xenon the Antiquarian. I'm constantly coming across teams that are composed of these heroes but again, don't feel like I know how best to mix and match them.

    Demons, I like demons, but haven't the slightest clue on how to set up a fun team with them. I've got The Dark Theurge, 2x Kitty, 4x Envy Demon, Possessed Ogre Commander, Nightmare, Phantasmal Warrior, and some others. Unfortunately no The Highest One yet. Maybe there's not enough here to do anything with?

    Outside of this I've got other heroes to toss around, 3x Shape Shifter Morrigan, Warden-Commander Sophia, Garahel, The Hawkes, Maryden, The Dorians, several banners and so on.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    The thorn in my side right now are the Advisor teams more than anything.
    Last edited by DasMurich; 01-07-2019, 04:21 PM.

  • Grey Warden
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    Originally posted by DasMurich View Post
    Ah yes, the crystals. I farmed that event and got squat. I did get some of the yellow epic pieces and one red legendary today out of the Shapeshifter raid.

    Did a quick pass too, I've got 3 ruby, 2 amethyst, and 1 emerald diamond and amber to work with. Along with either Titan Heart Guardian or Paragon Caridin.

    3 ruby and 1 diamond works pretty well.
    And emerald shale is great too.
    I think they work better with Caridin.

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  • DasMurich
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    Ah yes, the crystals. I farmed that event and got squat. I did get some of the yellow epic pieces and one red legendary today out of the Shapeshifter raid.

    Did a quick pass too, I've got 3 ruby, 2 amethyst, and 1 emerald diamond and amber to work with. Along with either Titan Heart Guardian or Paragon Caridin.

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  • Grey Warden
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    Originally posted by DasMurich View Post
    Thanks all for the feedback. I actually picked up the 2 Raid Keys yesterday and farmed them to death. This will all be useful.

    Maybe I'll look at a Shale team. I've got multiples of all of them I can pluck out of fortifications.

    Maybe at some point I'll look at guild. I've been playing casually for over 4 years now I think. Got to admit this game has been handled really well over the years.
    Cool, shales are worth it, but you will need to get some crystals, shales don't work well without this gear.

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  • DasMurich
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    Thanks all for the feedback. I actually picked up the 2 Raid Keys yesterday and farmed them to death. This will all be useful.

    Maybe I'll look at a Shale team. I've got multiples of all of them I can pluck out of fortifications.

    Maybe at some point I'll look at guild. I've been playing casually for over 4 years now I think. Got to admit this game has been handled really well over the years.

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  • Grey Warden
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    Hi,welcome back!

    Odesius, Bjorn and varunbkk gave you awesome tips, I agree with them.
    Your best team is advisors with Shrike or 3 SH and Maryden work pretty well too.
    The problem is that shales destroy advisors easily and it's difficult to get them, they are a possible Metas gaunlet drop, but shales drops are low.
    Another thing that you need to do your team works well is to get good gear, you can get 2 orange keys in this leaderboard and unlock the right armour raid, the best gear drops there for your advisors.
    If you have any doubt you can ask me.

    Good luck!

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  • varunbkk
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    Hi Das,

    Pretty good roster you have there!!

    Advisors are still a very squad and they constitute the majority of PG at the moment.
    Unfortunately, the only way around an Advisor Squad is a Shales squad..or another Advisors Squad.

    Some good team configurations with your toons:

    3 x Josie, AC and Hunterhorn
    3 x Josie, SH and Hunterhorn
    3x Josie, Xenon and Hunterhorn
    2 x Josie, 2 x AC, Hunterhorn

    My suggestion is to beef up your Advisor squad with all mythic forts and good gear.
    If you have orange keys, grind the Shapeshifters or Right Armor raid for good drops.

    Key gear to look out for:

    Red Lyrium Idol - Josie Stealth
    Scout Quiver - Scout Harding Stealth
    Skin That Stalks - all heroes
    Diplomatic Missives - Josie
    Templar Breastplate - all 4 heroes
    Bulls Edge - Advisor Cullen
    Arms of the Champion - Josie
    Elgar'nan Este - Josie / Scout Harding

    With the above setup, you should be able to crack top 250 in PG.

    Good luck!

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  • Bjorn Ragnarok
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    How many Piotin Aeducan do you have? 2x?

    Can you get/ do you have Hunterhorn Shrike? Titan Heart Guardian?

    a good shale team is great vs Josie and Cullen setups, but getting enough gear can be a challenge, which is why I would check for some Piotin's first.

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  • Odesius
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    Hi there! The advisors are tough ones to crack for sure. What I recommend is taking a look at some of those same teams in PG and checking their gear. Sometimes one single piece, like Bull’s Edge for example, can make or break the entire team concept. As far as Asha’s, they are quite vulnerable as you noted here, which makes them a risky play vs advisors who can basically exploit that same weakness.

    Also, if you haven’t yet joined a guild, these are great places to learn a lot and ask questions on team building, etc. If you are looking for a recommendation there, just let me know, I believe I can help you out . Take care, and welcome to the forum!

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