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[Guide][Esper]Leviathan the Tidal Wave

Discussion in 'Guides' started by kurizu, Jan 23, 2018.

  1. kurizu

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    Leviathan
    1. Basic Information
      [​IMG]
      • Primary Stats : HP, MAG, MP
      • Assigned Unit Role : Mage
      • Color of Megacite : Blue & Green
      • Region : Ruins of the Water God (Paladia - Gungan Continent)
      • Usage :
        • 1* - AoE Water Damage.
        • 2* - AoE Water Damage.
    2. Esper Stats
    3. How to Obtain
      Leviathan can be obtained in Ruins of the Water God, to unlock Ruins of the Water God on map you need to do the following:
      • Clear story part up to Nature Capital Naturia.
      • Talk with Natura Man(the one looking like wolf) in Nature Capital Naturia (Map#1, screen #1) to unlock new location on map.
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    4. Leviathan Battle 2*
      I wont be covering all missions clear, only how clear so that you can awaken Leviathan to 2*
      A)Whale Version:
      There is not much to add for a Whale setup, because whale should be able to clear it very easily... but if you really need a guide:
      - 2x Orlandeau - reason behind is that Orlandeau have ATK/MAG break skill which is very usefull here. One Landu is given Pod for
      - Ayaka - Stop protection and healer
      - Basch - Magical Tank with 50% spr debuff on demand, should be build 100% water/ice resist.
      - 2x Blossom Sage Sakura fully dps

      Tactic is very simple:
      Turn 1:
      - Landu #1 -> break ATK/MAG
      - Landu #2 -> HE
      - Basch -> Dawn Guard
      - Ayaka -> Reraise on self and Basch
      - BS Sakura #1 -> Quick Final Thunder + Quick Thunder's Light
      - BS Sakura #2 -> 2x Quick Final Thunder

      Turn 2:
      - 2x Landu -> HE chaininig
      - Basch -> spr debuff
      - Ayaka -> Reraise on 2x Sakura
      - 2x BS Sakura -> 2x Quick Final Thunder as chain finish.

      If it is not enough, build Basch Water/Ice/Thunder resistant and DC attack Basch with Quick Final Thunder from BS Sakura to build number of stacks on skills.
      Thanks, done.
      B)Normal Version:
      Preparations :
      First thing being said, I am assuming you were able to defeat Sheratan and all trials (excluding Wicked Moon, Malboro). Lets be honest this isnt an easy battle, the longer this battle will take, the harder will be
      to continue and of course to clear it, so our focus will be to clear this battle as fast as possible.
      - Highly recommended units: Mystea (or Basch if you have Ayaka), Timothy, Soleil
      - Physical Counter Tank: Wilhelm, Snow, Earth Veritas
      - Healer (best if have reraise): Ayaka, Rem, Vanille, Rikku/Yan with DC/Lakshmi

      As for gears its highly recommended to get elemental resistance gears for Mystea:
      - Unsui Clothes or Snow Glow
      - Frozen Crown (Bird Trial)
      - Alexandrite Ring (story mission reward)
      - Sorcerer's Cape and Ulric's Kukri
      - Hydealeyn Guard or hp/stat materias

      Target for these gears is to build Mystea with both water and ice resistance up to 100%, also its recommended to have at least 6k hp and 350-400 spr so your unit will survive first turn, best esper to do that would be Shiva or Siren.

      For my tactic unfortunately you need 2x Pod153 for chaining generation.

      I decided to not use any limited units, nor any 5* TMRs so I limited myself to few 3*/4* TMRS and trial/event rewards, my gears were as follow:
      - Mystea (https://i.imgur.com/wpn9ngw.png) - build as mentioned earlier
      - Wilhelm (https://i.imgur.com/rW5HXHm.png) - build for regular hp/def, if you use other tank try to have Rikku's poach on him for Eccentrick buff on 2nd turn.
      - Rem (https://i.imgur.com/lc56CUQ.png) - Pod153 and DW with wind elemental weapon (to build higher chain modifier) - otherwise casting reraise and healing.
      - Soleil (https://i.imgur.com/UmkbAAV.png) - Pod153 and DW with wind elemental weapon (to build higherh chain modifier), otherwise buffing.
      - Timothy (https://i.imgur.com/sPefCEh.png) - Main breaker, all focused on hp since Tim is 5* and I need to keep him survived, if you can give him hightide equips so his LB will fill for sure (his LB is crucial here).
      - [FriendUnit] Blossom Sage Sakura - Main damage dealer whose job is to build stacks on Quick Final Thunder as fast and possible (till 4th turn) and OTKO boss.

      Battle Progress:

      Turn 1:
      - Mystea -> AoE Cover.
      - Tank -> provoke.
      - Healer -> Reraise.
      - Soleil -> SPR buff.
      - Timothy -> ATK debuff.
      - BS Sakura -> 2x Quick Final Thunder

      Turn 2:
      - Mystea -> Stop AoE buff (you can omit it if you use Basch and have Ayaka, in that case just guard)
      - Tank -> cast hightide buff ability (Eccentrick or Wilhelm Battlecry)
      - Healer -> heal.
      - Soleil -> DEF/SPR buff (with atk debuff)
      - Timothy -> MAG debuff.
      - BS Sakura -> same action as before.

      Turn 3:
      - Mystea -> defend/heal
      - Tank -> defend/heal
      - healer -> heal
      - Soleil -> ATK/MAG buff (with spr debuff)
      - Timothy -> lightning resistance debuff.
      - BS Sakura -> same action as before.

      IMPORTANT: At this point be sure Leviathan HP didnt dropped under 60% or you will be wiped with this party setup, if Leviathan is between 60-75% then its perfect.

      Turn 4:
      - Timothy -> LB use.
      - healer/Soleil chain with POD153
      - BS Sakura -> finishing chain with 2x Quick Final Thunder

      Congratulations, you just bet Leviathan 2* :)

      Battle Example:

    5. Notable skillset on Leviathan Skill Grid
      • [​IMG] M Spirit Slayer - Passive skill that increase magical damage against Fairies by 50%.
      • [​IMG] M Aquan Killer - Passive skill that increase magical damage against Aquatics by 50%.
      • [​IMG] Osmose - Active skill that deals 0.3x magical damage with drain 30% of that damage into MP to Single Target
      • [​IMG] Aerora - Active skill that deals AoE 1.4x magic wind damage.
      • [​IMG] Watera - Active skill that deals AoE 1.4x magic water damage.
      • [​IMG] Barwatera - Active skill that increase water resistance by 50% for 3 turns to all allies.
      Just if anyone is curious why Osmose is put so high - a lot of incoming bossess have tendency to do ST/AoE Mp drain... while there are mp batteries for that (Ace / Ayaka / CG Fina & others) its good to have a cheap in cost ability that we can use. Since this esper is mainly used by mages, you shouldnt have a problem to mp drain target boss to gain 50-100% of your mana pool back.

    6. Suggested Skill Grid Expansion
      This suggested skill tree was prepared while following these rules :
      • First priority is set on skills
      • Second priority is set on main stats
      • Each 100 stats give your unit additional 1 so maxing stat that wont let your Esper pass another 100x is worthless


      [​IMG]
      This ends with these modifiers to your unit ( values in brackets display additional bonus from grid ):
     
    Last edited: Feb 24, 2018
  2. Reizen

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    He is supposed to be a mag esper but his atk is 1 point higher than "normal" Ifrit, pretty awesome! Thanks for the guide! ::rudecat11::
     
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    Nice one, i'm soooooooooooo far behind with esper "farming". Thanks for this ! :D
     
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    Why did Leviathan run all the way up to Paladia? ::rudecat12::
    Anyways, a mag esper with hp helps a lot for squishy mages .::rudecat17::
     
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    Ah...the esper that's always overshadowed by Bahamut.
    Always appreciating these esper guides you do,M Aquan killer+2x Serpent mace will wreck some fishes.
     
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    Is this in the next story update or the one after?
     
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    Best esper for Fryevia?
     
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    These guides are always handy. Thank you! Leviathan has always been one of my favorite espers along with Phoenix.
     
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    Unfortunately 2 story updates from now, next one will be 3rd part of Georl Continent and the next after that will be Gungan Part 1
     
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    Great mag or hybrid Esper... and his summon CG is amazing, imho...
     
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    @kurizu Thanks for the reminder!!
    I thought it will a month later till Leviathan.

     
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    These are the important questions.

    What is lurking in Lapis that is intimidating enough to scare a water god into fleeing the continent?


    Find out on the next Dragonball Z!
    *Disclaimer*
    By next I mean 7 episodes from now, as 6 will be composed of Spirit Bomb charging.
     
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    I imagine it involves a comic with a kawaii Luka throwing a ball extremely far.
     
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    So just got a hot news story guys.

    You know that giant, ominous looking water god with demonic eyes, and ill intent in his heart?

    Well it's actually a giant doggo.
    Much wow.
     
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    Much bow wow wow ::doggie::
     
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    Slightly off topic, but is there an ETA for when we get 3* espers in global? I've been putting of re-specing my espers on this basis lol
     
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    ETA is March/April... before we get Phoenix which is the next one.
     
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