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A must have unit

Discussion in 'General' started by M!to, Oct 16, 2020.

Which unit do you think is most critical to have nowadays?

Poll closed Friday at 9:31 AM.
  1. Seeker of Freedom Vaan

    6 vote(s)
    4.4%
  2. Paladin Cecil

    25 vote(s)
    18.5%
  3. Master Mind Xon

    73 vote(s)
    54.1%
  4. White Mage Rosa

    4 vote(s)
    3.0%
  5. Tifa

    20 vote(s)
    14.8%
  6. Other (comment)

    7 vote(s)
    5.2%
  1. M!to

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    I recently went back to play, get some of the new units, but looking at the strategies in the challenges I see that I still lack some essential units...

    Example of units I don't have:

    Vaan = 0 (but I have Itachi as breaker, mirage)
    MM Xon = 0
    White Mage Rosa = 0
    Tifa = 0 (far away, but I can set a friend)
    Paladin Cecil = 0 (I have Charlote)

    I have 32 UoC, and I will pull next monday on Neo Revolution Banner, so I will wait for what I will get in the banner first anyways.


    But, in your opinion, which unit do you think is most critical to have?

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  2. Raelf

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    Cecil is a great tank, but Faisy is coming soon so I recommend you save for her.

    Xon is a must-have for DV, he fits any comp and chains with all meta damage dealers. He can also remove break gauge quickly.

    Vaan is a breaker with 130% wind/fire imperils, though I'd prefer Rikku or Itachi since they have chains attached to their breaks.
     
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    All of thee above haha but yeah ^^^^ what he said

    edit: sadly you missed the boat on white mage Rosa she was an event unit like the blah blah last km free unit
     
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    I vote Paladin Cecil...magic tanks are still a big part of the team. Then I would go with a breaker. Damage dealers come and go...so you'll get a good one eventually.
     
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    The last DV we had was also my first real DV and i can tell MMXon is not only a little help but necessary to climb the ranks.
     
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    I voted tank. Because with a good tank you survive. If you survive you win. It'll just take longer, though honestly becomes more fun.
     
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    I vote Xon, tho I only have 1 copy. I'm gonna do the step up on monday, and if I don't
    get 2nd copy then, maybe I'll UoC it
     
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    If you care about DV: M. Xon. Must have unit. Period.

    If you don't... There are not must have units.
     
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    Kryla, unless all you care about is DV. Still more than enough breaker for any GL content plus everything else she does.
     
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    May I ask what is your goal ?

    If your goal is DV, it is not about a few units you have, but more like a set of support units that you may want to have ready around to use it at the right situations. (I can't list them all, since I don't really care about DV). For example, Duke, to my knowledge, is the best sources of Dragon Killer. If it is a DV with Dark Bahamut as a boss, having Duke (and Xon) will give you quite an advantage.

    If your goal is other stuffs besides DV, there is a huge amount of slack here. For example, I don't have Vaan (I use HA.Lid), I don't use Rosa there (any units with Barrage works), I don't use Cecil that much anymore (Charlotte works much better with my team), I don't have Xon (well, he is not that impressive outside one-shot strategy, which I don't use much anyway), and so on. Outside of DV, you can pretty much use whichever units you like and just go enjoy the game. Frankly, I just cleared Intangir Extreme with Ace/Rem/FR.Jake/Rena/Charlotte/HA.Lid. The key is to have specific roles in your team, more than specific units, imo.
     
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    Out of what u have listed, I'd say Xon. I don't really think any of them is a must have, and with the exception of Xon they all have alternatives. Tho I do think he's niche.

    Now, if yer talkin' about just wanting to be all up in the meta like a crackhead in the evidence locker, I'd go with SoF Vaan. Dude can do a lot for most teams.
     
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  12. M!to

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    I have cleared all trials (except Scorn of the Dragon and Intangir, but maybe today I will try some strategy against him).
    My story missions are up to date...
    So... Besides trials, we just have DV as a real challenge, right?
     
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    I was in your situation too. But i pulled one and immediately omni prism´d and STMR moogle´d him.^^
     
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    I should soon have enough tickets to get STMR moogle so I know where I'm gonna use it... :D
     
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    Depends. If DV is your cup of tea, then, may be. If not, then, well, we have nothing else so far. For me, DV is not really a challenge. It is more of a tedious and overly repetitive contents to me. Don't get me wrong though. There are people who enjoy DV a lot and like the concept very much. I just want to say that DV may not be everyone's cup of tea.

    From my perspective, NV units are still luxury at this point though (except DV, of course. Since in DV, dmg output is everything). As you have probably already experienced, NV units pretty much trivialize many existing contents. So, I wouldn't say challenge is not there. If can try beating some trials without NV units, if you want (I've been doing that and I still have a fair amount of fun with the game).
     
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    I voted M.Xon, even though I don't consider him indispensable, just very useful in different situations.

    BUT, if you don't have a good damage dealer, you will need it more, than Xon. If you don't have a good magic tank, again, you will need it more than Xon. Xon really shines when you have everything mostly covered, then he can add that extra something for your team.
     
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    So if DV is your thing, the next question is "what is your goal in DV?"
    If you want to complete every round, Xon isn't *needed.* Just super helpful.
    Xon is needed for higher scores and thus higher ranks.

    That said, a lot of people are jumping to Xon... I notice you have Tifa listed. Do you not have an EX+1 Tifa right now? Cause... that might be more important than Xon if you just want to finish rounds. She can turn 2 most stuff. For the early bosses she ca turn 1 with an outside imbue/imperil, outside boosts and breaks, and someone who can get her LB filled on the first turn like WoLBart and a pair of good w-cast AR chains that don't break.

    Also Charlotte is perfectly serviceable as a magic tank and should be getting an NVA
     
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    MMXon, because he is the only one that don't have a replacement.

    As much as Cecil, Vaan and Tifa excel in their roles, they are replaceable with a 2nd or 3rd option, or will be powercreeped sooner or later by units that already exist on JP.
     
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    Esther x4 for arena purposes

    (And also all forms of Onion Knight offcourse)
     
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    While Xon is getting older (Holloween enhancements???) he is very useful in many niche ways, especially in DV.

    Tifa is the rock solid carry unit right now, but that's at NV EX+1, so you'll need a lot more than 1 of her...
     
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