Arknights |OT| Somebody call a doctor, I think tower defense is still alive!

Draggyrider

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Oct 30, 2017
1,178
Cleared Event Shop and went to do my weekly annihilation for a change. After trying a few strats, finally got Lungman up to 400 kills =). I still have to clear Chernobog, but at least I'm not missing out on weekly orundum.
 

Faenix1

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Oct 27, 2017
1,509
Canada
Cleared Event Shop and went to do my weekly annihilation for a change. After trying a few strats, finally got Lungman up to 400 kills =). I still have to clear Chernobog, but at least I'm not missing out on weekly orundum.
Is there a 400 kill orundum bonus? Seems its repeatable. I can manage 316 right now, but I can repeat it 10 times to get my 1200.
 

Draggyrider

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Oct 30, 2017
1,178
Is there a 400 kill orundum bonus? Seems its repeatable. I can manage 316 right now, but I can repeat it 10 times to get my 1200.
Clearing Lungmen (not Chernobog) increases your weekly Orundum limit from 1200 to 1600, you get it in stages of the kill rewards, with it going up bit by bit till you hit 1600 with a full clear.

Lungmen requires you to reach/clear 2-8 in the story
 

Uthred

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Oct 25, 2017
2,705
Honestly I've found Silence underwhelming. She's only really starting to hold her own at high E1. Before hand it wasnt infrequent to need to use her drone to back up her own healing compared to other healers.
 

Batatina

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Oct 25, 2017
2,700
Edinburgh, UK
This round of outfits isn’t all that great, and I don’t think I would use any of them - so I haven’t bought any. But part of me feels like I should at least get one to have that early launch player cred. Is this stupid thinking?
 

Uthred

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Oct 25, 2017
2,705
This round of outfits isn’t all that great, and I don’t think I would use any of them - so I haven’t bought any. But part of me feels like I should at least get one to have that early launch player cred. Is this stupid thinking?
You've got the free one from this event. If you dont like them dont bother. 15 Prime is not cheap.
 

Biestmann

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Oct 25, 2017
4,048
This round of outfits isn’t all that great, and I don’t think I would use any of them - so I haven’t bought any. But part of me feels like I should at least get one to have that early launch player cred. Is this stupid thinking?
If you're not going to use them, what's the point of owning them? As a launch player, you probably have Amiya's launch event skin anyway.
 

Draggyrider

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Oct 30, 2017
1,178
This round of outfits isn’t all that great, and I don’t think I would use any of them - so I haven’t bought any. But part of me feels like I should at least get one to have that early launch player cred. Is this stupid thinking?
They do come back, so it won't give you launch player cred either way. Newspaper Girl Amiya is probably better for that.

In other news, managed to clear HX-1 and HX-2 Challenge mode with my E1 Lvl 45 team. HX-3 will probably be tough though.

Also does anyone know how long is Chapter 2 & 3? Debating if I should rush past S2-10 and try to get to 3-4 to upgrade my base, or continue farming the event. I've finished the event shop, so its all Kohl and Grindstone farm
 

Dandy Crocodile

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Oct 25, 2017
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I bought Texas' skin cause I use her and prefer it to the default, and I grabbed Courier's cause husbando but I don't like Specter's over her default appearance so I passed on it.
 

commish

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Oct 26, 2017
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I never even considered Ifrit for that map. Now that I think about it, she’d be great. I’ll put her as my friend unit if anyone needs her.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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Honestly I've found Silence underwhelming. She's only really starting to hold her own at high E1. Before hand it wasnt infrequent to need to use her drone to back up her own healing compared to other healers.
It was useful for me before I got perfume as a pseudo aoe healer. Or when you planned poorly and a unit is out of range of healing and you don't wanna scrap a run.

Still though the drone can get tricky with placement.
 

medinaria

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Oct 30, 2017
481
I love how quickly I went from "I have no vanguards" to "I have basically all the good vanguards" - went from courier/fang/plume to siege/texas/vigna/grani in like three weeks

now if only I could do that for casters...
 

Icedragon08

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Oct 30, 2017
178
Finally brought everything in the shop. Now back to E2ing Grani and than some E1ing for new operators I got (Like Ifrit from my first top operator tag).
 

Batatina

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Oct 25, 2017
2,700
Edinburgh, UK
Thanks for helping me resist the temptation of collectionism. I didn’t get the skins because I wouldn’t use them. But I did get everything from the event shop, and completed all the stages and challenge modes. So now I’ll use the extra sanity to get other stuff, such as chips.
 
Oct 25, 2017
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annihilation needs to offer some other goodies imo. Gotta burn so much sanity a week to max out orundum :(

would be nice if they reset first clears bonuses lol.
 
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Einbroch

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Oct 25, 2017
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It’s anywhere between 8-10x more efficient running Annihilation as it is converting to Primes to Orundun.

Plus the account xp and 50 blue exp cards.
 

Gohlad

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Oct 28, 2017
217
Is it worth it to get the golden level up packs from the shop? From lvl. 20 onwards they start costing 5 originate prime which seems pretty steep?

Also feel free to add me Gohlad#0617
 

Smiley90

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Oct 25, 2017
4,024
Is it worth it to get the golden level up packs from the shop? From lvl. 20 onwards they start costing 5 originate prime which seems pretty steep?

Also feel free to add me Gohlad#0617
Yep they're always worth it if you're planning to do pulls anyway. Later on they cost more but you also get way more currency so they always are strictly better than just straight up pulls.
 

Skittles

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Oct 25, 2017
4,851
Yall weren't kidding on E2 evo cost, my silverash from E1 40 took over 250k in money just to level up. And dozens of max xp battle records. So like 400k in total for a single unit whose half way to E2. Absurd
 

Draggyrider

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Oct 30, 2017
1,178
GT-HX-3 Challenge mode clear! And with that I've finally finished the event!

Those 45 certs spent on Texas was totally worth it. Her plus Courier really stabilised my early game. And that stun works great against hard to tank enemies like Big Bob.

Another surprise was Warfarin. I still don't know how to use her skill 2 well (it keeps going on the tank), but skill 1 heals for a lot.
 

mAcOdIn

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Oct 27, 2017
871
GT-HX-3 Challenge mode clear! And with that I've finally finished the event!

Those 45 certs spent on Texas was totally worth it. Her plus Courier really stabilised my early game. And that stun works great against hard to tank enemies like Big Bob.

Another surprise was Warfarin. I still don't know how to use her skill 2 well (it keeps going on the tank), but skill 1 heals for a lot.
Warfarin looks like if you wanna use her second skill you have to set it up where only the unit you want buffed is in her range otherwise it's too unreliable.
 

Draggyrider

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Oct 30, 2017
1,178
Warfarin looks like if you wanna use her second skill you have to set it up where only the unit you want buffed is in her range otherwise it's too unreliable.
That does seem to be the way, but hard to engineer that situation in game so far, especially when her passive wants her healing area to be in the kill zone (aka next to the tank)

If I have zero interest in Graine its fine to skip the copies in the store right?
If you can't complete the shop, i guess so, but its a choice between something limited (Grani Tokens) vs something really efficient (mats). Personally I would just go for the tokens, since she's been a useful vanguard so far, and I also hate missing out limited stuff when I don't have to. I'm also in no hurry game-wise since there's no PVP and also no multiplayer PVE (where you might need to be of a certain level so as not to drag the team down). That said, being able to complete the challenge modes this time was a nice surprise, and hopefully proper placements of E1 units can still clear future stages.