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Well you know it was only a matter of time, they finally genderswapped Merlin (In FGO arcade currently only)

 

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What are you guys using for your 3 turn setups for the ticket node btw? That mixed battle with Osakabehime and Musashi has been pushing me into 4-5 turn hell. running 3 Kaleidoscope and 3 MLB event CEs. I could do 3 turn every time if I swap in Arash, but then I lose an event CE. I've been trying to level up some unused Mystic Codes during the grind, but I might have to switch in a buster buff one.
 

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What are you guys using for your 3 turn setups for the ticket node btw? That mixed battle with Osakabehime and Musashi has been pushing me into 4-5 turn hell. running 3 Kaleidoscope and 3 MLB event CEs. I could do 3 turn every time if I swap in Arash, but then I lose an event CE. I've been trying to level up some unused Mystic Codes during the grind, but I might have to switch in a buster buff one.
Dantes, Skadi, Skadi. Scope Dantes and event CE everyone else on the roster.

You need to max your Dantes and Skadi skills :pie_savoring:
 
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Dantes, Skadi, Skadi. Scope Dantes and event CE everyone else on the roster.

You need to max your Dantes and Skadi skills :pie_savoring:
Ok, I get it, gotta stop slacking. At least I've been farming a bunch of Aurora Steel for Skadi's skills and got enough rings to get her to 90, I previously had zero. For Dantes you only have to max the first two skills right?
 

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Ok, I get it, gotta stop slacking. At least I've been farming a bunch of Aurora Steel for Skadi's skills and got enough rings to get her to 90, I previously had zero. For Dantes you only have to max the first two skills right?
Not sure. I maxed all of the skills when I got him.

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What are you guys using for your 3 turn setups for the ticket node btw? That mixed battle with Osakabehime and Musashi has been pushing me into 4-5 turn hell. running 3 Kaleidoscope and 3 MLB event CEs. I could do 3 turn every time if I swap in Arash, but then I lose an event CE. I've been trying to level up some unused Mystic Codes during the grind, but I might have to switch in a buster buff one.

Melt, George, and Arash are just there to be bonded. That's Mages Association MC, I need that 20% NP bar for the 3rd turn.
 
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Melt, George, and Arash are just there to be bonded. That's Mages Association MC, I need that 20% NP bar for the 3rd turn.
So what's the general pattern with Skadi looping? first wave just plain NP since they're weak, or do you apply the quick buffs in that round? Do the quick buffs increase NP gain from quick cards too? I'm having a tough time getting Dantes NP charged enough in the second round so I end up having to use both Skadi NP skills early and don't get enough refund in battle 3. I have NP5 Zerkerlot too, but can't get him consistent 3 turn even with Mage Association MC.
 
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So what's the general pattern with Skadi looping? first wave just plain NP since they're weak, or do you apply the quick buffs in that round? Do the quick buffs increase NP gain from quick cards too? I'm having a tough time getting Dantes NP charged enough in the second round so I end up having to use both Skadi NP skills early and don't get enough refund in battle 3. I have NP5 Zerkerlot too, but can't get him consistent 3 turn even with Mage Association MC.
I made this just for you.

 
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So what's the general pattern with Skadi looping? first wave just plain NP since they're weak, or do you apply the quick buffs in that round? Do the quick buffs increase NP gain from quick cards too? I'm having a tough time getting Dantes NP charged enough in the second round so I end up having to use both Skadi NP skills early and don't get enough refund in battle 3. I have NP5 Zerkerlot too, but can't get him consistent 3 turn even with Mage Association MC.
Not sure if this is optimal, but it's what I have found works the best on my own with Dantes:

Wave 1 with Dantes I use buff 2+3, Skadi Quick buffs from both Skadi, and the Mage Uniform (or whatever that mystic code is called) ability that gives 20% NP. That gives enough to NP with regular Kscope. The Skadi quick buffs last 3 turns so you want them applied here to increase your overkill damage which will return more NP. And you'll be three turning anyways.

Wave 2 I use one Skadi NP buff to get to 100% since I will be over 50% from the round one NP overkill. Usually I want either a quick card to go along with the NP in this wave to finish the higher HP mob. If I don't have that I'll try for 3 cards to do a 4 attack chain. If I don't get what I want I use the Mage uniform ability to shuffle the cards. If my cards still suck I drop a defense debuff in there and that usually works with whatever I have.

Wave 3 I use Dantes first ability along with both Skadi debuffs and the other Skadi NP increase ability. That's normally enough to finish off the wave with face cards. If you didn't use the card shuffle in Wave 2 you can use it here to get optimal face cards if needed.

Need both Skadi and Dantes to have maxed skills. If you have MLB Kscope you can probably tweak this a bit to use a better mystic code.
 
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I haven't gotten enough ticket CE drops so I still have 5 ticket CE and a support MLB ticket CE. Need 1 more before I can MLB and not lose drops.

Not 3 turning this one, maximizing AP usage over speed.

Got over 50 boxes worth of tickets saved. Used 5 grails this event just so I won't have to burn so many embers.
 
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Ended up with over 90 boxes saved with 56,000 tickets saved... That will put me over 110 boxes total.

Still have over 38,000 left...
 

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I only got to box 55. Genshin Impact ruined the last few days of the event for me. Still, this is better than I've done on previous lotteries, mostly where I only get around box 10 or 11, so I'm proud of my progress. I finally got the Dantes 3 round stuff working thanks to those in this thread, but boy it was a lot of work to do it. I need to finish maxing Skadi and Dantes' skills, and then grailing/gold Fou'ing him. I think that'll make future 3 rounding easier. Might also want to look at building up Zerkerlot too, as a backup.

Man I could use a downtime week. I'm still way behind in Lostbelt, and only have like a few weeks to catch up. I want to get the other Mechaliz that I didn't pick last year though, so I can't skip this event.
 

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I only got to 60 boxes, due to Genshin also. I’m just going to take it easy this event and pick away at it. I don’t care to much about getting a second Liz. A week off after lottery would have been nice.
 

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Down to under 25 prize boxes left to collect...

Got over 1,000,000 FP, over 6,000 MP, over 500,000,000 QP, and still going...

Got people telling me to play Genshin but don't have time...
 

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Down to under 25 prize boxes left to collect...

Got over 1,000,000 FP, over 6,000 MP, over 500,000,000 QP, and still going...

Got people telling me to play Genshin but don't have time...
Damn, I wish I had that left over after the event. I barely got out of the QP hole I made by upgrading skills mid-event. I did get a ton of servants leveled and ascended though.

Genshin is fucking fantastic. I'm actually shocked how good it is. It's a legit AAA game for free as long as you have willpower not to chase the gacha. The exploration and combat are even more fun than BotW for me.
 
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1/2 AP coming up for Lostbelt, praise be. I wish I could pay a relative to grind out this rerun event for me. It's not so bad since I'm using a guide this time, but it's still more work than I wanted to put in.
 
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Remember that Oniland requires LB2 completion. If you've been being lazy with the story, now is the time to catch up.

Down to under 25 prize boxes left to collect...

Got over 1,000,000 FP, over 6,000 MP, over 500,000,000 QP, and still going...

Got people telling me to play Genshin but don't have time...
I cleared out 110 boxes in one night and went right back to playing Genshin lul
 
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Man I am about 2/3 done with this rerun and running out of time to finish LB2. Is a different palette mecha-Liz really worth this? hmm.
 

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Okita is back in the banner for JP and I managed to pull her doing some single tickets. Finally got myself a 5-star Saber to use, lol

My luck has been like that in this game, nothing on multipulls, everything on singles.
 
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Man I am about 2/3 done with this rerun and running out of time to finish LB2. Is a different palette mecha-Liz really worth this? hmm.
You can bring both Lizzie's into battle. So you've got 2 welfare Alter Ego characters to play with if you don't have any other characters.
 

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Well, finished up the rerun grind tonight, got my dual mechaliz ready for action. I think I'm going to take a break for now and maybe start Lostbelt tomorrow.

For those that aren't stupid far behind, are the lostbelt stories enjoyable? Do they feel longer/shorter than the part 1 singularities?
 
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The Lostbelts have an enormous amount of writing. If you're going to read them while you do them it's going to take awhile. And you need to have LB2 finished before you can start Oniland.

You're probably going to end up having to skip all the story just so you can do the event and come back to reading it later unfortunately.
 
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I enjoyed the Lost Belt stories. As U Unknown Soldier mentioned though, they are packed with a ton of writing. I agree you'll probably have to skip the story and go back and read it later if you want to finish it this week. Unless you have a lot of free time.
 

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I enjoyed the Lost Belt stories. As U Unknown Soldier mentioned though, they are packed with a ton of writing. I agree you'll probably have to skip the story and go back and read it later if you want to finish it this week. Unless you have a lot of free time.
I sat down for like an hour and a half and didn't even make it through the prologue (which I skipped like 2 Christmases ago. I'm thinking you guys are right, lol. It sucks though, the writing has been pretty interesting.
 
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I guess you can just wait and do Oniland as the rerun next year if you don't want to try and power through the Lostbelts, even skipping the story you still have to do the fights and that will take a significant amount of time too.

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I guess you can just wait and do Oniland as the rerun next year if you don't want to try and power through the Lostbelts, even skipping the story you still have to do the fights and that will take a significant amount of time too.
Do we have a date yet for Oniland? I've been reading the story and I'm on chapter 15 of Anastasia, so a little over halfway. If I have another week or so I think I can do this no problem with reading the story.
 

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Didn't think I was going to but I managed to rush lb2 in time for oniland. I'm currently lacking a buster st caster so shuten is very attractive right now.
 
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4 days, and I'm off work tomorrow. I got this shit. Nearly done with Anastasia now.

how much money do I need to get a good saber?
Depends how lucky you are. The story banner is there and has a bunch of Sabers in it.

https://gamepress.gg/grandorder/summon-simulator

If you're waiting for an on-banner saber, the next two are Lanling Wang (a buffer) and Beni (not sure if she's good or not).

The sad thing is that even the new year guaranteed SSR this year isn't a class based one, so you can't even guarantee a saber there. You better hope for a spook or start building Caesar.
 
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Welllll fug. About 2/3 of the way through LB2 and I got hit with maintenance. Shit sucks, I thought the maintenance started tomorrow at 9PM. Ah well, I should be fine to clear the last chunk of it and have plenty of time to finish the event, just no more reduced AP. I am not missing out on Shuten, I plan to grail her if I end up liking her kit as much as I think I will.
 

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After roughly 1050SQ, Sitonai came home on a single roll...
I got her on my 4th 10 pull, got an abnormally high number of 4* CE's too. My free quartz is down to 13 and some unredeemed fragments, but it was nice to get her relatively easy. I don't know why I even keep going for more Alter Egos. I have every single one in the game and they're not even very useful. I force myself to use Okita Alter just because she's one of my favorites.
 
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I got her on my 4th 10 pull, got an abnormally high number of 4* CE's too. My free quartz is down to 13 and some unredeemed fragments, but it was nice to get her relatively easy. I don't know why I even keep going for more Alter Egos. I have every single one in the game and they're not even very useful. I force myself to use Okita Alter just because she's one of my favorites.
Almost the same, got a bunch of event CE plus 1st and 2nd ten pull got me 1 copy of Chiyome each respectively, on my 3rd 10th pull I got Sitonai! Lucky.
 
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I did 10 tickets and managed to get a few CEs to help with grinding. That's all I really wanted since I don't care about the banner characters this time around.
 

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Well it was much later than I had wanted to, but I finally finished LB2. Gerda didn't deserve it! She was too pure for this world.



Oh well, on to Oniland.

I read through the entirety of both lostbelts without skipping a thing. Really good stuff, strong writing, decent enough plotline, though I felt that LB1 had a better overall story.
 

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I rushed lb2 but huh I think the story goes like this:
something-something Sigurd bad then yandere valkyrie waifu shows up then sigurd good, a blonde girl named Gerda, huh skadi then sacrifice to defeat surtr and huh tree of emptiness then the end. Did I miss something?
 

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I rushed lb2 but huh I think the story goes like this:
something-something Sigurd bad then yandere valkyrie waifu shows up then sigurd good, a blonde girl named Gerda, huh skadi then sacrifice to defeat surtr and huh tree of emptiness then the end. Did I miss something?
You got the general feel of it. The only thing I'll add is that each lostbelt seems to have an overall theme with the crypters. Russia was "strength" and LB2 was "love". Not sure if that's going to be a continuing thing, just found it interesting, like maybe they're deconstructing the the traits of humanity.
 
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God damn farming this event is shit. Who's idea was it to give 350k+ HP to a boss on the 3rd wave of a stage you have to farm like 200 times. Why would they do this? It's not difficult since they're usually single typed stages, it just takes for fucking ever when you can't 3-round it. This might be my least favorite even since the first Sanzang event.

*edit* and while I'm bitching - what the fuck were they thinking giving almost every boss a low hp evade or guts skill. God dammit.
 
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