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My Monster Tactics Datalog: The Misadventures of Oersted

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9 hours ago, Augestein said:

lol. A piece of me was hoping that Malak became some sort of freak frog because of this scene. But I suppose I can take it with what he is: better than Hell Knight.

 

 

Entry 38: Yuguo Woods

Rankings:
5/10 (First timer)
4.5/10 (Normal Player)
4/10 (2nd Playthough)

Gameplay:

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There is something funny about battles in woods in this game: They're all annoying

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"(Hey Agrias, Why is she talking medieval all of the sudden?)"

"(Ehh, maybe she's one of those weirdos who actually read the script)"

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Since Augestein have probably complain enough about them, I will just reforce his opinion: Dealing with these snoots is quite annoying since the only ways to inflict actual damage will be block by them, so better bring AoE spellcasters (Or a mime if you know how to properly use them)

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You can bet your ass all those Ghosts/Remnants will go a throw at you as soon as the word go

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Good thing that even with a handicap, Oersted is a one-punch man at this point

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I had debuffers before, but no one can do the status game as good as Ovelia: Bad touch can set up things so they pile-drop on her and trigger her Effect Spore which is borderline broken in the right situation

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It doesnt help that that Confusion/Defense ignoring damage is the way to go against these walkers and I just got those on spades

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Uhhh.......I can arrange you two a room if you want, you know?

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Dangit. Now I need to switch into plan B

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plan Blow them up confirmed (BTW, Payback is dark elemental so take advantage of that)

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Good thing decay also has the side effect of cockblock all kind of buffs to enemy units

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If you want a good advice, please just bring one between Oersted and Agrias with item: those rubber hammers exist for a reason

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Alternatively, you can do like me and forget why you did bring out said unit in the first place and waste a turn

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I haven't mention this, but of course this is clearly a race against time: Those Blood Jellies are damage sponges who only purpose is to prolong this battle so the reviving via undead properties occurs and you get surrounded by units you had dispatch turns ago (even worse since by now your units must have taken quite a beat without including the nasty undead status)

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Since I had enough of this crap, bad bracelet stops any kind of comeback on this side of the barn

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And Boco goes for the kill

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YOU DON'T SAY!!!!!

Overall, I think this is rather good to teach some players about an important fact: It doesn't matter if you have the perfect plan for every single battle,if you can't adapt you're worm food...Or as I like to say: GIT GUD OR DIE

(Before you ask: No, Emmy modify potions so they can't hurt the undead, otherwise this would have been the scenario:

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Entry 39: Riovanes Castle I (Castle's Gate)

Rankings:
6.5/10 (First timer)
6/10 (Normal Player)
6/10 (2nd Playthough)

 

Story:

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You know shit it's about to get real when the game show you this prompt

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"You should also seek out my execution barracks, they are quite mesmerizing"

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Okay Vormav, I think we can all agree at this point that even Malak knows that those stones are real, so stop that ass pull right there (-_-)

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Molbar Virus is a code for "Oersted kick him out of existence"

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"What a nice and warming father-son moment, but I don't care about that. Just give me the stones"

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"Ahh, Balbanes last son has finally arrive.....Seize him"

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"I see....Then let's get this party started, shall we?"

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"Izlude, I want you to trust your father just this one out, okay?"

"Okay.....What do you want from me?"

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"Survive"

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And thus, Vormav decided to use his secrets stash of firecracker to start the night...Oh and he turned into a demon and completely annihilate everyone in the room 

Gameplay:

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rocking on with the B-team

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Of course Malak: He will hold his end of the bargain

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"I don't like to spoil the fun, but you are REALLY DUMB if you think I will gladly give up my life just now"

"Let us see if you keep that snarky personality after I smack you with my claws!!!"

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This whole place spells danger: Unlike in vanilla, going in and dispose of everything will net you a very death team, so better grab everyone's ass and hightail to the corner ASAP 

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The general consensus to deal with this place is teamwork: Agrias and Xipha are there to shut down as many threats they can before going down, Othelos and Oersted are there to support and Ovelia's hides because she's a panic button (Who's Rafa?) 

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(I didn't shot a wall with Agrias, a morbol was hidding there and I failed to notice him until I check the unit list after the battle started) 

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AI shenanigans: Othelos got pelted with holy and triggered synchronize. Since said ability apply with the status effects on the unit BEFORE ending the turn, that dragon has essentially buff himself for free while hitting Othelos with slow and don't act via static since grudge activated. Talking about being a spirited bitch 

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Ovelia buff Agrias before slap Rafa's ass to activate this cutscene: 

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Akcf0df.jpg So yeah: Malak is so useless that he doesn't even care about dealing with us if her sister so happen to get hurt enough. #ThugLife 

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Stuff happens and Oersted decides to follow the pacifist path 

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Not that he knows how to actually play the harp but it's the through that counts 

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Monster Heal!!! 

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After a while, Oersted decides that the power of love is bullshit and goes back his old ways 

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This is not by any stretch won: Even when they're confused, they somehow managed to cripple my plans several times

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And this is me prologing the battle for about five minutes just because of that mistake (Still better than 1.3 by a mile)

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"Hey, I'm a citizen like you!!"

"Not you jackass....there's an abomination....with the form...of a sheep......BLARG"

"Oh crap, I hope it is NOT who I think it is"

And done with this crapsack. I must admit, I had to redo this one twice just because going on the offensive at all is quite hard since they got that on spades while having good supports, so better tank those blows and disable at least the dragons to avoid future ragequits.

Stay tuned: Next time there's gonna be a video with actual commentary

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After forever, I came back with some actual content

 

Entry 40: Velius

Rankings:
8/10 (First timer)
5/10 (Normal Player)
3/10 (2nd Playthough)

Story:

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"Oersted, where in hell are you?"

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"OH CRAP, He got covered in ketchup!!"

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Stop being a wuss: You just lost half your face and you're pouring blood from ALL your orifices you big baby

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What you expect: "Okay Alma, get a hold of yourself and think: Maybe I should wait here for my brother or search for someone in the castle to escort me out or  jump off the window into that pond back on the front OR make use of my magic and just outright mow everything in my way to the backdoor....."

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What happens: "Ehh, I'm gonna walk aimless across this whole mess and hope for the best" 

Alma Beoulve: Not exactly the sharpest tool in the shelf 

 

Battle Preparations:

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Ramza got captain planet's message and Agris is going Ninja for the lulz

Learned Skills:

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<Thief>
Anger Point: Does double damage when hp is critical

<Ninja>
Boomburst: Attacks the target's weakness. Bypass defense

=Oersted=

<Squire>
RNG Guard: All non 100% rpocs/skills are ignored by this unit (AKA "Screw you, RNGJESUS")

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Gameplay:

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Entry 41: Riovanes 3

Rankings:
7/10 (First timer)
7/10 (Normal Player)
7/10 (2nd Playthough)

Gameplay:

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Oersted is the embodiment of "You can't touch this" while Agrias decides to cosplay Ovelia of all things

Learned Skills:

=Oersted=

<Chemist>
Sturdy: Survives a mortal attack with 1 hp (The more hp you have, more chances you have to trigger it)

 

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"Alma, what did I told you about walking aimless?"

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"HA! this isn't my first time dealing with the undead, What's the worst that could happen?"

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Uhh Oersted....You might want to go and check your sight, because these guys aren't joking around (Also, good job eating dirt as soon the first one moved Alma, I always knew I could count on you)

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Some first time players would dismiss the danger and think this is just a field trip to those with healing magic. That is until we compare said goblins with say....Mustadio, and find out they outspeed him by TWO POINTS.

So yeah, Emmy added a new flag called "Evil Brand". Said brand has the amazing property to grant it's user +2 PA/MA/Speed and Innate: Undead. To give you an idea how frigging nightmare fuel is this whole situation: Velius had 14 speed and could run circles around my units and pack some punch. But he was one.....and you could land don't move to suppress the annoying factor. Not so much luck here since not only we don't have the resources to outspeed said bastards (meaning: THEY'RE GETTING THE FIRST TURN NO MATTER WHAT) but also the fact that you fight SIX OF THEM, turning this into a massacre if you don't know what to do and go YOLO to your death.

(For the record, I lost six time before this footage came out. And all those game overs happen in the lapse of fifteen minutes. Yeah)

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first off, let's have reraise on all my dudes for good measure (#StigmataIsUnderrated)

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And now let just watch as my plan almost got foiled because those dicks decided to focus on the one I need alive (Good thanks Bezekiras have good physical evade)

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Silent Lucidity has the nice feature of not only sleep them but also avoid their healing factor via Cone of Cold

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Not that this solves the problem of getting hit yourself with it

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BTW, Moogle+Sacred Boost kind of destroys them

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Sunlight will see "the light of day" in my repertory......maybe....eventually......nah

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Upping dat magic to get shit done quick

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Tactical Nuke by Arioch and Oersted eats a bullet so he can be killed (88 damage looks low right? that's because Oersted reduces all physical damage received by 45% via his armor, otherwise that harmless punch would have done around 160-180 damage. Yup, don't waste any time here)

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More shenanigans from my end and done with this pain of a fight

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"Could you stop getting kidnapped? If you keep going, you will catch up with frigging

Peach!!!"

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"Awww......I knew you had a soft side on you, Oersted."

"Shut up boobs, I'm talking with my sister here"

"......"

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"OH SHIT, give me a sec"

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"Technically.......they cannot die"

"WHAT?!? BUT WE KILL ONE WITH SIMON!!!"

"Ohh that shambling skeleton? I killed the real deal waaaay back when I was escorting Ovelia and her brainless guard"

"Hey, show some more respect: I was able to rescue AND lead her back to the castle and ok, I didn't know Draclau was evil, but that isn't the case here!!!"

"Ohhh sorry, my fault. Ovelia and her USELESS guard"

".......You know? I hate you sometimes"

"You're welcome"

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"Like hell I'm letting you go with my sister without a fight!!!"

"Ohhh you? I have something prepared for you.......LOOK, THERE'S DELITA"

"Heh, like I would fall for tha-"

"AND HE'S TAKING A SWORD FROM THE GROUND"

"WHERE!?!?!?"

"TA-DA" *dissapears*

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"Good going, hero"

"Just shut up and follow me"

And with that note, we end this here. See you soon

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Entry 42: Riovanes Rooftop

Rankings:
4/10 (First timer)
2/10 (Normal Player)
2/10 (2nd Playthough)

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The end of CH3 is nigh and you can bet you ass I'm gonna go out with style

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I knew I shouldn't have made that phoenix wright reference

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"......."

"And you want to know why? Because I own you and your phony brother.....You two are a complete waste of space in this world and I gave you a reason to live.....Now, tell me, do you wish to attack me?"

"She's can't, but I would do it with pleasure"

"Malak, W-What are you doing here?"

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"Well, there is no point hinding it from you: Yes, both of you were my dolls all these years and I would have control of Ivalice if your little sister wasn't that stubborn with that black and white mentality. But don't worry, I will put an end to her insubordination"

"Rafa, WATCH OUT!!!!!!!!!"

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*Is heavily implied he got shoot in the face*

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"Oh crap, I know where this is going. Now, just step back slowly and-"

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"dammit"

"Do it now or I will fill her body with hot iron"

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Squidward for the left with amazing speed and grabs the ball, tresspass all defenses and going in with a dunk.........

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BOOM SHAKALAKA!!!!

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"Elmdor!! You seems....quite unique now"

"I know right? this new haircut is just too much for the señoritas"

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"Fuck that noise: By this point I'm pretty sure another disaster went down just because she was kidnapped"

"Brother's love in all it's finest"

"Shut it you"

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So today's map......IS DANG EASY. In fact, I got a five steps plan to get dispose of everyone while getting awesome stuff:

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1) Use Rafa's Seismic Wave and chip down their HP so one of the inevitably use chakra on the other

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2) Then put someone with low magic damage reduction near (Mustadio is perfect for that) so he gets targeted, while someone apply reflect

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3) Go in and steal Elmdor's armor since he gets Holy absorption so he gets pelt down with heals and such 

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4) Kill everyone but on squid and put it to sleep or something

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5) Have fun

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In other news: WHY I CAN'T STEAL YOUR STUFF!?!?

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Ripperoni, rest in ravioli you filthy casual

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Ehh, I will probably take a stroll around the place before even think about it

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Ohhh stop being dramatic: He just got shot in the head. I'm pretty sure Oersted was even impaled by a lance and he's dandy

Ending of CH3

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I would joke about this whole situation but this is just too jarring to watch. Take notes people: When you have a fantasy world where death it's a slap in the hand, at least make sure when someone die that said person expired because of an extreme wound or explosion. #RuleOfRPG's

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"Rafa....I think is time to go"

"Yeah...... your brother would like you to live as a homeless hipster in the wildness"

"You ALWAYS have to be a dick, don't you?"

"I wouldn't do this if all of you would think at least for a second"

"YOU''RE JUST A EXILED GUY WHO NOW WANT TO REPAIR THIS COUNTRY WITHOUT KNOWING A THING ABOUT IT, SO STOP BEING SO PRETENTIOUS AND SHUT UP!!"

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"..................."

"Now, Rafa please let us go out of here and- What are you doing with that stone?"

"My brother.......I need him back......"

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"Wait, Rafa DON'T-"

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Well........that's certainly new

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"Your sister decided to use a diabolus ex-machina that convert everyone who use it so far into some abomination on you so she wouldn't be alone in this world"

"......WHAT?!?"

"I hope you enjoy your new boobs"

*LATER*

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"............."

"I don't know how to put it, but I was floating in a sky, near a white door which open. Just when I was about to enter, an voice came out of nowhere and told me to go back to my loved ones"

"These stones....they just cast miracles to those with strong desires without any discrimination. If this world was cleanse for evil, perphaps......No, if this world NEEDS this power to flourish, maybe we are less worthy to exist here than I thought"

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And with that, the twins have join our crew. I also got a Jelly but fuck that noise, I don't want a snack 

 

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Interlude: Review and Analysis of CH3

 

After forever, I finally decided to stop goofy around and do some proper job, so here we go!!!


"What's your core idea behind CH3?"

"I made stuff more complex so the player gets prepared for CH4"

 

CH3 take the previous CH2's difficulty spike and smash it into the floor with fury: Most enemies will be out for your blood and most of the time, discerning who's the mayor threat is a must to avoid a party wipeout. Emmy not only deliver the pain using more complex but overall "old tricks", but also brings to the table brand new toys so you can scream to the screen with more passion (nice,isn't it?)

 

"But you said that already"

"I know random lurker, then I ask you: What does Silent Lucidity and which situations would be best used against the enemy?"

 

So yeah, I don't like to repeat myself but I need to clear something so I don't need to touch it again: YOU NEED TO TOOLTIP EVERYTHING TO LEARN IT FOR FUTURE BATTLES!!!

Emmy did A LOT of changes and unless you got a super computer inside your head, you won't know by memory EVERY SINGLE SKILL/REACTION/PASSIVE OUT THERE, so stop complaining and get going. I know it sounds harsh, but later on you will be grateful when one million of actions are taken in the spawn of five minutes and you can discern where to go from there since you got a basic knowledge of everything (Of course if you have Quad's levels of awareness by this point you can probably just outright abuse synchronize to buff yourself while also drawing enemy to a Leviathan previously cast by another unit of yours and absorb said damage because of equipment and thus you don't need to read this, you monster)  

 

"I noticed no one else focused on bosses and monsters, so I decided to see what I could do with them"

 

Every single boss out there is quite the puzzle and CH3 has nothing to scoff at: Izlude is a race against time, Zalmo is the perfect nightmare when left unchecked, Velius is frigging sonic.......All kind of stuff that gives a fresh new air to a TWO DECADES OLD game. I just can't grasp the whole ordeal Emmy had tu pull off to manage that, but I'm very grateful that she could reach her goals and this hidden gem could make his way to all those thirsty players who wanted a better experience for this game (myself included)

 

"What is the exact purpose of Extra Battles?"

"It's just a place where I toss all my experiments"

 

I haven't touch the whole deal at all (something I'm planning to do on CH4), but extra battles are for me a nice little place where you could grind while getting useful units, maybe some broken items (not so much for me since they can be got at CH4) and enhance your experience, so please don't just beat the final boss and throw the rom to the nearest garbage tin: The extra stuff here is actually fun (unlike Ghost of Fury which can go and suck my di-)

 

6/10 (First timer)

5/10 (Normal Player)

4.8/10 (2nd Playthough)

CH3 average: 5.2

Will come in with more gameplay soon and a suprise for those who read between lines (only clue in giving: time is about gaining and losing to move forward)

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Entry 42: Doguloa Pass

Rankings:
8/10 (First timer)
7/10 (Normal Player)
7/10 (2nd Playthough)

Story:

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"I...didn't ask you about that"

"I know. Just pointing out how I was doing stuff while you two were useless as balls IN YOUR OWN CASTLE"

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"I'm as subtle as a merchant in a town selling monster's fur when it comes to retribution"

" (Sister.....Are you sure this is OK for us?)"

"(Don't worry: He's more rightful than he looks......Maybe....Yeah)"

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MEANWHILE.........

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"(Hell is about to break loose.......I must prepare for the inevitable)"

"Father........You're talking out loud"

"GET BACK TO YOUR ROOM OLAN"

 

Gameplay:

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today's team is sponsored by Oracle: The class I NEVER GO BACK AFTER I GOT sleep,paralysis and confusion. In that order

(BTW, If you're wondering where's Agrias,let's just say she needed some vacations)

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Generic monster #5214 and co. decides to block our way. I'm pretty sure he has some chance of actually winning

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They will all die shamelessly and without any recon in the future

 

 

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Today's battle can be describe as "COMPLETELY ANNOYING" since you're getting pile-drop by everything here: Sacred will mow their way across your units so the goblins can finish you up, panthers are tossing all kind of nasty status effects and unavoidable attacks, and all this while those plagues play as doctors in the back. Of course there's an easy way to abuse this fact

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First off, everything here is weak to sleep and toad, so you should gear your team to abuse those status effects (avoid berserk please: Sacred are outright impossible to deal with when they're one shooting you all the time) and I haven't mention this before, but If you so happen to found someone with 40-50 Br in the place with a chocobo at hand, just turn that thing to chicken, it will help immensely 

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Then everyone sans Xipha gets back while she goes in doing what I like to call "cleaning the room":

1) Enter the room

2)See the whole disaster you made up you lazy buns

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3) Burn everything and escape the country

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(for those who didnt get the deal: Counter Magic is kind of BROKEN when used right)

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Sadly, now we have to deal with the inevitable sandbagging that comes from nuking more that half their team

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The good news: We're still winning

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The bad news: Won't last long if I keep screwing everything

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COCKBLOCKED

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Poor Sterling: He wake up and find out his team all sodomized by no other than a human and his friends. I would be pissed too

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Don't worry pal: I can solve that quickly

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At this point it's just me being a dick to them and just prolonging the battle until bored.

Overall, I have mixed feeling about the first battle: You can definetely win it, but ohh god you will suffer if you don't abuse the plague's counter magic to end this fast. And this will get worse as we go onward, so be prepared and hire some new monster 

 

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Entry 43: Bervenia Free City

Rankings:
7/10 (First timer)
8/10 (Normal Player)
8/10 (2nd Playthough)

Spoiler

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Hear me out here guys: Things are about to get nasty from here 

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Wait a sec, I have seen that goofy look before........Ohhhh shit....

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Sorry miss: This plot has been used before, stop copycat

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Today's encounter can be described as REALLY FUCKING HARD: Behemoths will pelt you for afar while buffing everything on their side, movers will use magic dance to make everything on the field a nuke bomb, mimes will miss everything aside of buffs/dances so don't worry about them and finally Meliadoul will crap on everyone while keeping her distance.

You can tackle this whole deal in two ways:

1) Take everyone out and then focus on the target: You will need several people who can apply confuse/berserk/Don't act/stop and one guy with finger guard who dedicate his entire time petrify those movers

2) Just take her out: Easy said than done. At the very least have one guy with either bloodlust or witchcraft so in the long run can bulldozer all of her HP (At lvl 41 she has around 1800 - 2200) while keeping at bay everyone else (I still suggest petrify those effing things so she doesn't spam silf)

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I personally choosed the 2nd one just because I got enough BS with Melly to being bothered with that ??? Behemoth and Co

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Speaking of which: One of them has distribute on his passive skills pool. I think you can guess why I said "fuck them,going for the wench"

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Status wise, Oersted can neuter everyone sans Melly with 80-100% accuracy

Damage wise, Cylos is a rolling tin-can who gets more deadly as time goes

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Did I mention aside of being incredible tanky, she got the moves? No? Well, she's annoying like that

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Also, this is why you don't go and petrify movers without finger guard: Warp touch will active when you hit the unit with it and can apply the following things:

-Defense ignoring damage

-Pa/Ma debuffing

-Br/Fa debuffing

-CT 0

-Inflict Blood Suck/Confusion/Petrify/Stop/Slow/Rasp

-Does 999 Mp damage

So please, bring Finger guard and status protection with your incapacitator (BTW, Oersted just lost 2 Pa/Ma from the deal thanks god)

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I came in like a wrecking ball!!!!! 

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buffs, debuffs and GET COCKBLOCKED

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Meliadoul with the sick dodges

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Too bad Cylos can attack twice

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Finally got rid of these tumbleducks. Now cutscenes:

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Well....this is just great

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This would be the moment where things get wrapped up, but this bitch over here decided to screw all my hard work and grab the crystal of one of her fallen comrades. Less to say, the battle went on like ten extra minutes (I'm not bitter or anything, what are you saying?)

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And away she goes. I will say this once: that battle-rank from Emmy is just false: This chick will chew you like gum and there's nothing you can do aside of endure her shit until she fall on her ass. Still waaaaaay better than 1.3 where there's no status effects to rely on, so nothing impossible I guess

Next time, Agrias will get some action

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Entry 44: Finath River

Rankings:
10/10 (First timer)
10/10 (Normal Player)
10/10 (2nd Playthough)

(NOT JOKING HERE)

Spoiler

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Ohh god, why did I sign for this?

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Oersted with the accurate explanation of this whole deal

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PLEASE READ SO YOU CAN AVOID BROKEN CONTROLLERS AND DEATH BY RAGEQUIT: This team over here is what I like to call "Deadly annoying": Our healers here are The ninja turtles those damn star turtles who can cast shockwave, an water AoE spell that can heal everyone here since all enemies absorb water, and when they fail to do that, they can properly kick the shit out of everyone via attacks and meteors

Meanwhile, Squids and Pudding here will make sure your work goes into the netherealm by reviving fallen enemies, discord your units (funny fact: NO ONE is completely immune against it), debuffs to hell your killers and finally being dicks in general by being able to ignore most of magical attacks (A.K.A your best crown control moves)

Finally, the tonberries are the last things you should worry about: Killing one prematurely will activate aftermath which means death most of the time, vampiric gaze so everyone ends up killing each other and instant death attacks in general

My way to deal with this? It's mostly PRAY TO GOD I CAN TANK THIS AND THOSE STATUS EFFECTS DOESN'T MISS THAT MUCH 

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We begin our brawl by putting Oersted right in front of their faces: Auto-Potion and Sturdy along with good damage reduccion and great HP will assure he can survive three hits at least, provide that Auto Potion doesn't negate  all their work on him most of the time (For reference, I started this whole deal with 99 potions and ended up with 68)

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You REALLY wanna make sure they have slow on them since being outnumber it's no fun when the enemy can put three meteors and two shockwaves and your units cannot escape the blast zone

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Status-wise, Petrify it's a must and Berserk/Confusion are awesome to distract units until you can petrify them or gang up one unit at a time. I also suggest bringing someone with Hamedo, Blade Grasp or Abbadon since those berserk units can still ruin your day fast

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Outside of your tank, everyone should take theirs distance and pelt away in the safety of the starting point: Going too deep is outright suicidal

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BTW, be prepared with reraise in advance: reviving people is a chore when the enemy can just kill the one revived and the caster at the same time from everywhere

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I would add some humor here and there, but this whole fight is tense enough as it is

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FINALLY I took control of the whole situation after like twenty minutes

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#GettingBackMyMojo

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Auto-Potion + Sturdy it's the answer for everything 90% of the time. But yeah, this whole experience can either break you or really prove to youself if you have what is needed for Altima. Have fun trying

 

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Entry 45: Zeltennia 1 

Rankings:
7.5/10 (First timer)
7/10 (Normal Player)
6/10 (2nd Playthough)

Spoiler

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Working towards having a bard 

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Don't know how Oersted missed the church and ended up in this No-Holds-Barred Beatdown, but I guess this is a perfect excuse to endanger an entire race of monsters, amrite?

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This map here it's basically Emmy's approach of Arena Battles on 1.3: Three teams go in, one stand victorius after the dust sets. Special mention to the fact that you can just turtle somewhere, let them take themselves out and then do some clean up, but I don't work like that

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First off, don't try this like me: That Bezekira was fucked anyway and I would save his turn  so he couls stop that annoying Baatezu

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AoE attacks reign here, especially when they actively decided to pile themselves up after a well put poison

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Tanking-wise, Oersted just changed sturdy for short charge: You would be amazed by how many battle can be cheesed with just these two skills, a good armor with damage reduction and protection against status effects 

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I finally get serious and start to actively kill them off

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with mixed results (petrify needs a mention since that one hit with a 30% chance)

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Ovelia get back to work and Apocalypse triggers on my favor since those two died while Ovelia likes the adrenaline and  carry on with 12 hp 

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BURN THE WITCH

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Cylos gets his groove on and everything starts to fall down


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"Make your bets everyone: Guty the Dirt vs Lethe the malevolent: The match of the century"

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Ohh crap, I didn't expect Zodiac

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Die you fool monsters.....

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You don't belong to this world!!!!

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"Please, just shut up a walk"

 

 

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Did I think I'd find delita in the ghetto? Of course. Once a farm hand, always a farmhand. Keep it up. I get a nice chuckle from these during lunch.

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Entry 46: Zeltennia 2 

Rankings:
8/10 (First timer)
6/10 (Normal Player)
5/10 (2nd Playthough)

Spoiler

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*Gasp* I don't have sacred boost, stop the presses!!!!

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Marche and Montblanc aren't impress

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Whatever being the case, those Nu mou are capable of cast all kind of spells including nasty stuff like trap the soul and bad bracelet while at the same time keeping the hell away from you, so range units are a must here

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Their sheer power can almost or outright one shot people, but they're quite squishy, so if you really wanna play safe counter magic and geomancer's fault line can take you far

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Like a good chunk of enemies, dropping slow and hasting your team can turn this into a massacre

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If you're going aggressive, be sure to avoid attacks with the grasp flag (AKA almost every physical attack under the sun) since both have CT save and if you recall our many encounters with chocobos, that thing gets old REALLY FAST while counter flood it's yet another form of death if unprepared.

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Ironically, Geomancers are your best shoot at defeating them since the other proc active it's grudge and sadly for them, geomancy doesn't need any mp so GG goats

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Not that Oersted needs any of that crap to endanger their existence already (poison heal + guts FTW)

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More annoyances from both ends and Oersted gets his face full of pure energy for his troubles

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WARNING: Tossing Innocent on their way kind of fuck everything since their move pool include nasty stuff like flash cannon and the likes (Besides, you really want to catch em with their pants off while casting fireball for massive damage)

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Some buffing later, Oersted send the blue one to his death before succumbing to the green one

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In return, Zelda decides to send the mothercrocker into the shadow realm to end the battle

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IDK, ask Emmy

 

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Entry 46: Zeltennia 3 

Rankings:
7/10 (First timer)
5/10 (Normal Player)
4/10 (2nd Playthough)

Spoiler

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Going back to Oersted's origins in order to grab one REALLY broken ability

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Oh don't worry, they're just a bunch of acolytes in search of some hel- THEY'RE HERE TO KILL US YOU DUMBASS!!!!

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Poor little guys here: After hell that was finath river, I can only watch this and laugh maniacally

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Something I found up that would have made mine (and by proxy, YOUR LIFE easier) it's the fact all enemies showed here aren't immune to blood suck. Combine that with the fact all undead monsters (and humans using curse rings) can outright win fight by just infecting someone and watch the firework

Berserk and Confusion can also net you some kills however blood suck it's more safe and without the backslash of getting yourself killed by an enemy if you plan your positioning wisely 

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Not that this is unnecessary: These cougars have a 100% chance of charm you and believe me when the game says  there's no worst enemy than your own units, so dispatch of them as fast as possible.

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The virus keep spreading and now my ghost must chill out in-between them in order to bait them into attacking him and get them hoist by their own petard

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Delita reminding me that I should also move his ass out of there

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Bad monster: I didn't power you up to heal the opposition

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Oersted and Delita dream team confirmed

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More vampirism, but sadly Mustadio bought his holy water

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More killing and Oersted get buffed. Why?

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Because METEOR (Don't ask me how that thing didn't blow up the roof, I don't know physics)

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Sadly, the plague get caught in the fire and didn't take this too kindly. Thus the only real offensive against me dies without any consequence 

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Oh, wait a sec.......

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*barf*

AAAAAAANNNNNNDDDDD DONE (but really Emmy, what's the deal with units dying off-screen while in new maps? it's because these maps weren't suppose to be playable?)

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Not even a gift for little old me? You have grown cold, little man

Stop your sweet talking and get cracking, you idiot

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Shhh!!! Hold your tongue and listen: Both sides are pretty beat up and the civilians are suffering, What you think will happen then?

........Both sides will try to end this fast in order to avoid any protests and ensure their control over the land. But they won't be able to secure anything if their leaders are killed off

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The church.......

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Our true enemy all along (I going to hell I know alright?)

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.Because I'm a really threatening foe and now my pursuers acknowledge my prowess in both the battlefield and tactics? 

No: It's because you're the only guy on their list that knows the truth but doesn't shut his trap and spill the beans every chance he can

...........

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Well....about that....

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(Saved by the bell) LET'S GO DELITA!!!!!

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Very funny game. But anyways, next time be prepared for round 2 against Zalmo

 

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Entry 47: Zalmo II  

Rankings:
8.5/10 (First timer)
6/10 (Normal Player)
5/10 (2nd Playthough)

Preview:

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Oersted had enough of this old timer's shit.

Learned Skills

<Time Mage>
Stop: target cannot regain CT
Don't move
Reflect: Adds a barrier on targets that reflects magic
Quick: Transfer turn to another unit

<Squire>
Scream: Adds Regen,Protect,Shell,Haste and Reraise on Oersted (Bypass reflect but it's slow as hell)

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Would you believe if I told you I was having a quality time with my old friend here?

Not really

That what I thought: Let's thrash them everyone

What the- This is my army you dingus!!!

Ohh, so you rather have me sit this one out in the sidelines while you deal with this shitstorm?

...Just move your ass and get moving

My pleasure

 

Gameplay (Yes, I decided to record this since it was practically one-sided):

Spoiler

 

So......what do we have here?

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Well, for starters Zalmo decided to go full Apocalypto and summon the deadly sins......which kind of get stuck in a eternal loop of sorcery until either I put some work into avoid their interference or they just start to actively interrupt my casters (which is quite dangerous since as you can see with the bomb, THEY DON'T JOKE AROUND)

I would be really scare if they didn't suck that much in the resistances department: You can inflict ANYTHING on them and, if the thing has AoE, can potentially neutralize their involvement in this battle at all. Hell, just grab someone with Confusion Song and watch the show

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Zalmo in the meanwhile, decided to just hit the gym, but didn't even care about patch up his early weaknesses (don't move, confusion and silence), and since my team has become more of a nuke bomb as time goes on, he didn't even stand a chance once I got rolling (Not that he has anything going on aside of strong nukes that can potentially one shot people at times and counter to hamper your great hitters...unless they have Aftermath and he gets trolled for his trouble)

Overall, I think Emmy just dropped the ball here: I was expecting a gruesome battle in which those sins would gave Queklain a run for his money, in fact just have them being immune to confusion would actually increase this battle to the desired difficulty worth of CH4, but alas 

 

Conclusion:

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..............

What with the sudden silence?

Nothing: I'm just impressed by how much you have grown

Why is this so revealing to you? I was always a very competent man so you know

Ha! Don't make laugh: Did you forget that time where you stomp into that poor cadet and touched her-

WE AGREED TO NEVER SPEAK OF THAT DAY EVER AGAIN!!!! But anyways, I need Orlandu's son to send him a message

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(Huh…he didn’t said anything to me after-)

BEHIND ME, DELITA!!!

 

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Die monster: You don't belong to this-

Did you just quote Richter Belmont?

What? I like his speech before stabbing someone in the face

Stop fooling around, Balmafula

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Guess that's my cue to leave. See you soon Oersted

Same goes to you man

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And thus, Oersted and Delita departed with the most awkward handshake ever 

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FORESHADOWING 

I hope everyone had a good time following Oersted so far, because we're not seeing his face in a LONG TIME

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