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Maybe I'll go do that challenge to practice. I'm really tired of getting to the last stage and having him do the "angry awoken" or whatever and 1 shotting my whole team.
I think the mechanic is:

Drifting off... - only use LB, nomral attacks and abilities to deal damager
Dozing off... - only use espers and spells to deal damage

If you use the other then he uses 3x Thunderous Meteor (7x magic damage) instead of 2x Meteor (2.93x magic damage).
 
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I feel like all banner units should go to 6 star.
Even if, statwise, a 3 star banner unit ends up inferior to a 5 star base, it's pretty wack that there are banner units that are unusable.
For example:
This is as good as I can make Skaha, trying to balance out all her stats:


I guess her attack is "ok", but her hp and def means she dies by just glancing at her angrily.
Now equipping 5 star base Reberta with nearly same things (+shield) results in:


That's a pretty sizeable difference in survivability, especially after being buffed by someone like Nichol.
So obviously the 3 star is inferior to the 5 star, but they don't even get the chance to be somewhat competent/usable by limiting them to 5 star max.
Just a bit of a waste if you ask me.

On another note, Malphasie looks like she would fit right in next to Jensen and Rinoa on my team, so I'm going to spend some resources to try and get her.
 
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Did a few pulls because I had almost 600 tickets. 22 tickets on Summer got an OK and a Summer Nichol. Then I tried to ride the wave of good luck with 3x30% and 3x10% on Hyoh. Rainbow -> Fryevia.

Not Hyoh, but Fryevia is 7* ready now, for whatever mystery that entails.

I still have 89 4* tickets. The EV of banner 5*s for that many is 3.338. I might try that on the Hyoh banner, I'm feeling coerced into getting him because that's all I see on my friends list.
 
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Just had the best luck I'll ever have in this game,

the free 10+1 summon




and then the monthly 10 +1




Ayaka, Malphasie, Roy, and Seph all of them new to me
 
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I think the mechanic is:

Drifting off... - only use LB, nomral attacks and abilities to deal damager
Dozing off... - only use espers and spells to deal damage

If you use the other then he uses 3x Thunderous Meteor (7x magic damage) instead of 2x Meteor (2.93x magic damage).
Yea I realized too late that it was a LB I was using on the wrong turn (that didn't hit him, it was just a buffing LB) was causing my wipes. What a stupid mechanic. I didn't manage to try again before the quests disappeared, what a bummer.

I feel like all banner units should go to 6 star.
Even if, statwise, a 3 star banner unit ends up inferior to a 5 star base, it's pretty wack that there are banner units that are unusable.
For example:
This is as good as I can make Skaha, trying to balance out all her stats:


I guess her attack is "ok", but her hp and def means she dies by just glancing at her angrily.
Now equipping 5 star base Reberta with nearly same things (+shield) results in:


That's a pretty sizeable difference in survivability, especially after being buffed by someone like Nichol.
So obviously the 3 star is inferior to the 5 star, but they don't even get the chance to be somewhat competent/usable by limiting them to 5 star max.
Just a bit of a waste if you ask me.

On another note, Malphasie looks like she would fit right in next to Jensen and Rinoa on my team, so I'm going to spend some resources to try and get her.
Yep, 3* bases are entirely worthless now, which is why I think they need to move them to the FP pool after their banner ends. Even most of the TMs are completely outdated now, so it's not like it'd stop players from spending money or anything. Really ridiculous that they're still in the premium pool.

Anyway, congrats on the great pulls Basoes and Evangd!

I got crap on the on-banner 10+1, but I did get my 7th Cloud and 3rd Noctis on the 10+1 ticket. I'd love a 7* Malphasie but I'm going to wait for unit reviews to come in before I spend any resources. Besides, she's not limited so I'm sure eventually I'll get a copy or two.
 

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Oh shit. I tried the spinning the wheel thing...I recommend not doing it. It asked me to download some slots game....
There's a small X that appears, after like 30s, in the upper corner of most stuff there, you click it it closes the ad. Think there was one game I had to play a bit, but overall pretty good stuff already got like 150 total.
 
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Hmm genji glove, rikku's pouch or fixed dice?
Tough choice. Ironically Genji Glove is going to be good for your mages now that we're in TDH meta. The pouch I rarely find myself using, it was great for a while though. Dice you need some very specific builds to utilize. If you don't have a throwing weapons user that can imbue elements (Tidus, Nyx, maybe Victor?)and some True Doublehand gear, just pass on that one for now.

I'm looking forward to going back through and doing some of these challenge quests and 3* Espers now that there's no Mog King to grind. Up first is Golem 3*. Looks like I need to dust off Earth Vertias.
 
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There's a small X that appears, after like 30s, in the upper corner of most stuff there, you click it it closes the ad. Think there was one game I had to play a bit, but overall pretty good stuff already got like 150 total.
I feel like this is a way for them to add ads to the game without being in your face about it. These ads are just random things that don't matter and seems kinda scummy to me. But whatever. I guess people aren't paying like they used to so they gotta bring in some cash in whatever way they can.
 
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Jesus christ thank god I got malphasie from the step up, was so worried I would get circe instead, grinding that much lapis is a bitch; will prolly use my ticket to get a second one of her.

Also, the 3* diabolos fight is either super dumb, or I don't get it. What's the point of buffing to survive, if he can just decide to dispel and kill the party?
 
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Jesus christ thank god I got malphasie from the step up, was so worried I would get circe instead, grinding that much lapis is a bitch; will prolly use my ticket to get a second one of her.

Also, the 3* diabolos fight is either super dumb, or I don't get it. What's the point of buffing to survive, if he can just decide to dispel and kill the party?
Congrats! I went ahead with the step-up as well since I read the reviews and skill descriptions, got 2 of her, an Aloha Lasswell, 2nd Nalu, 3rd Beatrix. Not a bad haul, plus I finished off the TM for Agni's Blade for Hyoh. I think I'm done pulling units for a long while now. I feasibly have everything I need for quite a long time. Going to UoC my 2nd Eiko as soon as she's available.
 
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Congrats! I went ahead with the step-up as well since I read the reviews and skill descriptions, got 2 of her, an Aloha Lasswell, 2nd Nalu, 3rd Beatrix. Not a bad haul, plus I finished off the TM for Agni's Blade for Hyoh. I think I'm done pulling units for a long while now. I feasibly have everything I need for quite a long time. Going to UoC my 2nd Eiko as soon as she's available.
Nice pulls, I wasn't so lucky, which is why I got worried on the last step.
Got Malphasie and awakened Rain, and dark knight Cecil from the 10% ticket; Rain is cool, but I have no use for Cecil.
I think at this point I can safely just wait for the Nier banner to return, so I won't be pulling any time soon again either.
 
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1083 Summons for the 3rd Anniversary in JP for me.

I ended up with 150+ EX tickets and a total of 7 5-stars. Not a bad haul and it's only half of my potential tickets this month. Got a blank/container moogle too and a few UoC tickets.
 

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Nice pulls, I wasn't so lucky, which is why I got worried on the last step.
Got Malphasie and awakened Rain, and dark knight Cecil from the 10% ticket; Rain is cool, but I have no use for Cecil.
I think at this point I can safely just wait for the Nier banner to return, so I won't be pulling any time soon again either.
Yea you and I both need to concentrate on clearing trials now for some of that gear. I am so, so behind on trials right now. A.Rain is a great magic cover tank for your team.

1083 Summons for the 3rd Anniversary in JP for me.

I ended up with 150+ EX tickets and a total of 7 5-stars. Not a bad haul and it's only half of my potential tickets this month. Got a blank/container moogle too and a few UoC tickets.
Dang, congrats Shouta. It's insane how generous JP is, but I always forget to take into account the timeline and how much further ahead you guys are. Either way, sounds like you had a killer anniversary.

The next character I really want is Jecht, because he's always been a favorite of mine. I'm so glad he's actually good in this game.
 

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Looks like GL is getting the last FFXV banner this week, with Ignis. Good news is that old FFXV units get a drop bonus, bad news is that we don't get Noctis/Aranea/Gladious 7*s to go along with it.
 
I got Trance Terra...finally! Ended up using my Select Tickets to get another one and now 7* Trance Terra!! Yes! Can't get any other 5* units, but that's okay. Trance Terra pretty much smashes this raid. I want to get Malphasie, but no luck so far. Been playing a whole lot of Dragalia Lost so not sure if I want to continue playing this one. We'll see in the next few weeks after the honeymoon period for Dragalia Lost wears off. I haven't had much luck with this game recently and it's just not that fun to play.
 

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It's probably a bit late to remind everyone now, but there's a Water Greatsword (currently the only one in GL) that you can make in the summertime event. Worth going for if you've been running the exploration, especially if you plan on investing into any chaining physical water units. (Tidus, Jecht, etc). You'll only be able to craft it with summer farmable materials.
 
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Quick question. I tried to login just now to get my daily rewards but when i pressed on the stitle screen they suddendly asked for my facebook account I can not even remember anymore.. Am I now fucked until I can remember the account i used or is there a way to change this?
 

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Quick question. I tried to login just now to get my daily rewards but when i pressed on the stitle screen they suddendly asked for my facebook account I can not even remember anymore.. Am I now fucked until I can remember the account i used or is there a way to change this?
Are you using a fake FB account to log in to the game? If so, here's a megathread on issues and what people have done to fix it

 
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Did you ever pay real life money for anything? If you can pull the receipt for a transaction there might be some kind of hope.
Nope I never pay (ok I once paid for One piece to get katakuri (no luck) but in FF I invested no money...

Well this is sad all these hours I invested...
 
Nope I never pay (ok I once paid for One piece to get katakuri (no luck) but in FF I invested no money...

Well this is sad all these hours I invested...
I had this happen a while back, but luckily I found out I wrote my Facebook info down somewhere. That was a huge relief. I highly recommend people write down their Facebook info in case something like this happens. Losing all of the progress someone made is just a terrible feeling.
 
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Why are GL exclusive events in love with constant MP drain? I remember last year's Halloween event doing that too; it was so annoying that I just decided it was not worth the effort of dealing with.
 

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Why are GL exclusive events in love with constant MP drain? I remember last year's Halloween event doing that too; it was so annoying that I just decided it was not worth the effort of dealing with.
The RNG on that last halloween boss was so infuriating. I was never so mad at this game as I was for that boss. Still haven't tried this one yet, I hope I don't get flashbacks.
 
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Cg citra seems interesting, looks to be a better evoker than garnet.
She would have been amazing before Hyoh ate all the Orlandeau friend units. She has a light element skill that perfectly chains with the Divine Ruination family, on top of being great for summon missions. I like her, but I'm probably not going big on this one, still waiting for Eiko 7*.

In other news I finally tried that demon spear lady trial. What a frustrating fight. I finally beat it using Eiko/Roy/Wilhelm/A.Rain/Trance Terra/Friend Trance Terra. It got really hairy a few times, but A.Rain with his LB heal/mp restore is the absolute MVP. I got all missions except "don't use LB" since I had to fire off Roy's a few times to get buffed up. So glad I'm done with that one, it definitely had flashbacks to last year's Halloween boss.
 
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Looks like your 7* eiko has arrived; the real question is, where's 7* lid though....
7* barbariccia looks potent.
Holy shit, this awakening batch..... They made Zarg awesome again, Barb looks fantastic, Rem, Eiko, GL enhancements to Veritas of the Dark, this is amazing! Looks like I'll be spending some stamina in the gil turtle mines this weekend, I have so many units to 7* awaken this time.

Gotta hand it to Gumi, this batch of 7*s are awesome.
 
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Because I'm weak, I did the 11k step up to try to get a Citra.

Got 4 rainbows.

-10th Tidus (LEAVE ME ALONE TIDUS!)
-7th Ayaka (YOU TOO!)
-2nd Yuna (ok but I'd rather have Eiko)
-Citra yay!

Good enough for now. I checked the UoC pool, and Eiko's still not in there, I guess because they're having that two part 7* awakening banner. Oh well, plenty of units to awaken in the meantime. I 7*'d Zarg immediately, need to burn through raid coins later to level him up and work on his TMR. Next on my list will be Barb and Rem. Eventually I need to burn through my 5* base dupes and get some STMRs. I wish Tidus' was good. It seems OK but not gamebreaking, unless I'm reading it wrong, it's like an "Adventurer 2" materia with LB boosting.
 
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Doing the step-up for CG Charlotte and I got my 4th Trance Terra and 3rd Crimson on the 4th step but no Charlottes yet. Oof. At least I'll have Terra's STMR if I need it.
 
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Woo, if you guys care about collecting units, your wallets/lapis reserves are going to be hurting in the next month. We have halloween exclusive units on top of the Valkyrie Profile collab incoming.
 
I'm only pulling on Valk Profile. I don't care about the other stuff since I don't have any of the other 5* Halloween units. I'd have to save get lucky enough to get two of them and based on my luck in the game so far, that's just not happening. However, I'm going all in on Lenneth. She's so damn badass there's no way I'm missing out on getting her at 7*. If I have to pay, then so be it.
 
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Don't really care for valkyrie profile, but lilith looks interesting.
I have another 100% trust moogle, but I'm not to sure who to use it on; so it's time for another box post.
I'm actually considering going for Chloe's tmr, since malphasie seems to use it very well. Thought if taking sylphia's for dual wielding, but it doesn't have an element, so no first turn chaining with jensen/rinoa. Another ashe's ring would be interesting, but malphasie really doesn't need even more mp....Chloe's tmr seems far more interesting in that case.
Ofcourse there's fixed dice and rikku's pouch. but dunno how much use I'll get out of them..
 
Lenneth is badass. Not much to say other than that. Ha, ha!!

Oh and a shout out to Freya as well. Freya's main problem is that her attacks take FOREVER to fire. Makes it hard to chain with her, but she hits pretty hard. She can't equip weapons, either, so I've been trying to figure out how to get her over the 2k MAG hump. I think maybe I just don't have the right gear to pull it off.
 
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Don't really care for valkyrie profile, but lilith looks interesting.
I have another 100% trust moogle, but I'm not to sure who to use it on; so it's time for another box post.
I'm actually considering going for Chloe's tmr, since malphasie seems to use it very well. Thought if taking sylphia's for dual wielding, but it doesn't have an element, so no first turn chaining with jensen/rinoa. Another ashe's ring would be interesting, but malphasie really doesn't need even more mp....Chloe's tmr seems far more interesting in that case.
Ofcourse there's fixed dice and rikku's pouch. but dunno how much use I'll get out of them..
I gave a preliminary look at your box, and while there are some that will help your team, I have a hard time recommending any TMR moogle on anything but a 5* base to give a 7* unit its TMR ability. Some of those are definitely worth farming, but again, if you have the 100%, save it for your next strong 7* unit to instantly get their TMR.

This is all my opinion, but the TMR abilities for 7* units are really really good most of the time, so they're worth saving for. Fixed dice would be worth it if you had a good 7* FD user, but as you don't, I agree to wait on that.
 
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I guess that's a good idea, I just didn't figure getting another 7 star anytime soon.
I mean I have lid ready and waiting, but I already have her TMR.
Fair. Any 40% stat boost or higher is also worth having, especially if you're F2P and not going to be rolling in a bunch of STMRs anytime soon. The Halloween units coming up have some good TMs, notably Pirate Jake (4* base), which is a best in slot for most tanks. Not sure if you're planning on rolling on those banners or not.

What's your biggest weakness right now? Tanks? Damage? Healing?
 
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I'm going to spend some resources on the halloween banner, trying to get lilith. Having self-reraise makes her a better magic tank than awakaned rain imo.
I've basically been using provoke metal slime over rain because I can't seem to make him work as well as basch.
I don't really seem to be hurting for healing, since rinoa fills that spot in an emergency, nichol's gradual healing seems to get most of the work done.
Elemental buffs is something I feel like I'm missing, since I've been using a 7* marie friend on some content and shit is clutch as hell. Though maybe with her upcoming enhancements, Chloe will be able to fill that hole for me.

So yeah I dunno; I think I'm gonna wait and see what my results are on the halloween banner, otherwise I'm just gonna say fuck it and get chloe's tmr.
 

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Lenneth is badass. Not much to say other than that. Ha, ha!!

Oh and a shout out to Freya as well. Freya's main problem is that her attacks take FOREVER to fire. Makes it hard to chain with her, but she hits pretty hard. She can't equip weapons, either, so I've been trying to figure out how to get her over the 2k MAG hump. I think maybe I just don't have the right gear to pull it off.
equip sword materia + letter and arms
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equip rod + similar mag boost materia

Genji glove or quintessence is also good.
 
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I'm going to spend some resources on the halloween banner, trying to get lilith. Having self-reraise makes her a better magic tank than awakaned rain imo.
I've basically been using provoke metal slime over rain because I can't seem to make him work as well as basch.
I don't really seem to be hurting for healing, since rinoa fills that spot in an emergency, nichol's gradual healing seems to get most of the work done.
Elemental buffs is something I feel like I'm missing, since I've been using a 7* marie friend on some content and shit is clutch as hell. Though maybe with her upcoming enhancements, Chloe will be able to fill that hole for me.

So yeah I dunno; I think I'm gonna wait and see what my results are on the halloween banner, otherwise I'm just gonna say fuck it and get chloe's tmr.
I didn't even know what Chloe's TMR did until I just looked it up, lol. 30% flat magic is ok, since it doesn't require any weapons to activate, but William's 40% and 20% DEF with a rod is better. Unless there was a specific reason you wanted the extra counter chance, I'd skip Chloe TMR and do William if you need the MAG TMR. Also worth noting is that your Seabreeze Dark Fina's TMR is a 60MAG clothes with auto refresh and 50% water resist, but it's female only.
 
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I didn't even know what Chloe's TMR did until I just looked it up, lol. 30% flat magic is ok, since it doesn't require any weapons to activate, but William's 40% and 20% DEF with a rod is better. Unless there was a specific reason you wanted the extra counter chance, I'd skip Chloe TMR and do William if you need the MAG TMR. Also worth noting is that your Seabreeze Dark Fina's TMR is a 60MAG clothes with auto refresh and 50% water resist, but it's female only.
Giving malphasie a rod would lower her damage output, since rods only attack once. She also has a 30% chance of countering with 4x modifier and a 60% atk/mag break, chloe's tmr raises that to 55%.
I had considered seabreeze dark fina's tmr, but it would mean I'd need another source of paralyse resistance for her since I'm currently using avian cloak.

Edit: confused rods with harps for some reason...
 
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