[Fire Emblem] Ah Yes, the Three Houses

I'm ready go tonight. There's a party, alright. We don't need the raisin for joy, oh yeah. Tick down to midnight.
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Re: [Fire Emblem] Ah Yes, the Three Houses

Post by Bier_Engel » 3 weeks ago

I forget about the gems for the most part. I use them mostly for the FTP guides. "Oh, PM1 wants me to have this random shitty 4 star unit at level 40? Fuck, I never bother with units below 5 stars. Guess I'll use the gems."

Been playing Path of Radiance all day and I'm at the part where shit gets real with Laguz slavery and shit. It's fun replaying this now after the beast banners. Naesala is quite a dick... but I love him in Heroes.

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Re: [Fire Emblem] Ah Yes, the Three Houses

Post by Delthazar » 3 weeks ago

I tend to save gems for the last couple levels in the high-30s which can get a tad draggy or random to grind out. Up to that point the Special Training maps make the levels go by pretty quickly, at least these days, since deaths no longer reset EXP gain. ('course, I always save grinds for podcast/Netflix time, so by the time I hit 40 on a character I've long since stopped paying attention, idle clicker style)

So, uh, I probably have hundreds of thousands of universal gems by now.
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All that said, I kinda wanna get a tablet and play stuff like FEH on that. Or, hey, Nintendo, port FEH to the Switch and I'll play it there along with Three Houses, cut Android devices outta the equation entirely.
oh worm?

https://kotaku.com/android-is-kinda-run ... 1832857968

...but I imagine playing FEH on a Switch hacked to run Android would get you shadowbanned just like what happens when you run FEH on a desktop in an Android emulator. Still, neat!

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Re: [Fire Emblem] Ah Yes, the Three Houses

Post by Falcon Critical » 3 weeks ago

The free 5 star summon is up. I got Duma with -DEF/+RES, which is not ideal but I guess if I build him I could slap distant counter on there or something since he'll tank magic all day.

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Post by Bier_Engel » 3 weeks ago

I got Azura, who was my second choice, so no complaints. She's -HP, but a dancer shouldn't be in range of enemies anyway, so it shouldn't matter too much. The thing that *is* annoying, and I kind of predicted that this would happen yesterday, is that all 3 of the characters I need to level right now are blue. Leveling them together on the same team is really not an option, especially since Panne can't transform next to them. Might use some gems after all...

But man, I was worried my free pull would be Lyn for a second. My luck on the voting gauntlet banners (did those first) for my free pulls was rough. No green option for the banner Lewyn was on, and while I didn't care much for the other one because I had everyone (except Jagen, who sucks), I ended up with a 3-star vanilla Camilla.

Speaking of the voting gauntlet, definitely going to go with Soren again, since he did well last time he was up against others, and in honor of my PoR replay.

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Post by True Perception » 3 weeks ago

I wanted Duma, but was happy to get my second choice of the Dragon girl. Also got two other 5*s on the other three free pulls I hadn't done yet. One I wanted, one I'm unfamiliar with. So, not bad.

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The free 5 star summon is up. I got Duma with -DEF/+RES, which is not ideal but I guess if I build him I could slap distant counter on there or something since he'll tank magic all day.
Same, but -Atk/+Def, which... ain't great.

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Post by Bier_Engel » 3 weeks ago

Jealous of your luck right now, TP... Who were the other 5*s you got?

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Post by True Perception » 3 weeks ago

Twas...

5* Hardin
5* Cecilia
4* Jagen
5* Halloween Myrrh

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Post by Bier_Engel » 3 weeks ago

Ah, so your other pulls aren't as jealously inducing as I thought. Hardin is good, though. And yeah, Myrrh was my first choice on the voting banner.

Edit: Lol so hey here's a legendary banner that I have precisely zero orbs for:

Red: Legendary Roy. About time, honestly. He has a skill that benefits human units... funny because in PoR which I'm playing it's all about the Beorc/Leguz relations so that seems racist to me right now XD But it's a skill that makes sense in Heroes now, too, and also not his game. I don't know, not gonna go crazy for him.

Also: Festival Michaiah (have), Hrid (don't have)

Green: Gunnthra (have), Dream Female Corrin (don't have), Surtr (have)

Blue: Leg!Ephraim (have), Halloween Niles (WANT), Dream Male Corrin (don't have)

Colorless: Female Fell!Robin (have), Festival Xander (meh), Mikoto (don't have)

So I'm kind of meh on this one. I want Halloween Niles, but I have zero orbs. I could take or leave anyone else.

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Post by Falcon Critical » 3 weeks ago

That A skill seems strong, and yeah that C skill seems a bit racist :pacdown

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Re: [Fire Emblem] Ah Yes, the Three Houses

Post by Delthazar » 3 weeks ago

Got all three Panne's thanks to those YouTube guides. Now when she gets added to the grail store I can start (very slowly) building her into a full merge project.

For now I'm having fun with my leveling squad of Duma + 3 Panne clones. :pac No raisin at all to level more than one Panne, it's just funny.

It does make me wonder about a combined dragon/beast team, though. 🤔 A lot of those skills would compliment each other pretty well, and I have three beasts and several dragons already, so

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Post by Bier_Engel » 3 weeks ago

Yeah, I want to incorporate Nailah into my teams more. She had the movement disadvantage against the birds on her own banner so she got left in the dust, and the same will happen for her with the "cavalry" beasts, so dragons are her best partners, for now. I still haven't leveled my Panne yet but I've already forgotten about the cavalry thing so those anti-horse tiles affect her and it throws me off.

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Post by Delthazar » 3 weeks ago

Gauntlet up

I'm representing Team Morgan 'cause why not

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Post by Bier_Engel » 3 weeks ago

#TeamSoren

Also, I love it when voice actors participate in the fandom, that's great.

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Post by Bier_Engel » 3 weeks ago

I searched the Soren tag on Tumblr and a bunch of people apparently fed his blue tome Valentine alt the Summer Camilla's Juicy Wave "tome" (which just looks like an alcoholic beverage) and it's funny because Soren looks drunk on a horse with a tropical drink and it's just so out of character.

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Post by Delthazar » 3 weeks ago

Yeah from what I've seen of Soren so far in PoR there's no way that dude drinks anything but water. Maybe with a lemon wedge, if he's feeling a little wild one day.

Soren is Fire Emblem's Luc, is basically the read I get, just without the heel turn. Probably.

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Post by Bier_Engel » 3 weeks ago

You're spot on. Definitely no heel turn, though. He loves Ike too much for that.

I ship them like FedEx. I have fallen down the hole...

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Re: [Fire Emblem] Ah Yes, the Three Houses

Post by Bier_Engel » 3 weeks ago

Heroes update info:

We'll be able to pass along 4 skills instead of 3. Probably not super useful in most cases, but it means we can fodder units like Brave Celica and Surtr without missing out on their 4th level. And, if we're foddering someone for their support skill, we can take a full 3-level skill tree with it.

Dark/Anima has more of a lift loss affect in AR. Well, I don't have Duma, so that sucks.

Weapon refines for older units, as per usual. I only care about Sonya.

Sacred seals will be organized better and easier to find. Thank fucking Thor.

Also, it's March, so the monthly quests restarted. However, there's 2 pages instead of 3, and some of the quests and their rewards are different. There's fewer "beat this specific map without dying" for gems quests, which is fine. The arena quests are also nerfed because they allow for any difficulty, instead of 15 won on advanced. Some quests involve AR now, and there's some just requiring a kill with each member of the Askr trio. I'm trying to figure out if there's a net loss of orbs or not.

Edit: According to message boards, there's a net loss of 6 orbs, replaced with 80 aether stones. There's already too many banners and too few FTP orbs right now, so whoever made this decision is an asshole.

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Re: [Fire Emblem] Ah Yes, the Three Houses

Post by Bier_Engel » 2 weeks ago

Just beat Path of Radiance, making it the first classic mode Fire Emblem game I've actually beaten. With Sacred Stones and 7 (the one with Lyn), I got to the last map but couldn't do it without casualties, and then lost interest. With the newer games, I beat them all on casual. So yay. Off to Radiant Dawn.

I have to say, I really liked this one. I actually cared about the story, whereas usually I'm all, "who cares, get to the next battle."

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Re: [Fire Emblem] Ah Yes, the Three Houses

Post by Delthazar » 2 weeks ago

Figures that it's Morgan v. Soren in the final. Bring it onnn

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Post by Bier_Engel » 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the reminder to vote.

The next banner was sort of leaked, but I'll leave the link off in case it's a fake (trailer should be up tonight anyway, with their skills). If it's true, it's a Binding Blade banner, and I'm completely unfamiliar with the characters, so I'm not super excited on that front. Unless they have great skills, I can finally go back into orb saving mode, since the banners I'm actually interested in will all disappear by the time I get the story orbs :(

Edit: Followed PM1's guides for the BHB and got Valentine's Ike on my first follow-up pull, so I have 10 orbs to spare. I could have pulled the blue orb too, but my luck has never allowed me to get more than 1 5* unit in a single round, so it feels better to save them.

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Re: [Fire Emblem] Ah Yes, the Three Houses

Post by Delthazar » 2 weeks ago

Binding Blade was Japan-only, yeah? I wonder if it's worth digging around for a fan translation.

Anyway, the leak was accurate.



Lugh and Thea look so much like their siblings it might get confusing. I'll roll Sue.

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Post by Bier_Engel » 2 weeks ago

Thea wasn't in the leak, and now I'm struggling to remember who else was instead. I know Lugh is Raigh's brother (so not appealing) and I'm guessing Thea is Shanna's sister? She looks just like Shanna. And yeah, Japan only. I have the fan translation but didn't get super far. Idounn seems the coolest but even her skills aren't too unique or game breaking.

Er, it was Rutger! Rutger wasn't in this trailer, so he'll either be a tempest trial or GHB unit.

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Re: [Fire Emblem] Ah Yes, the Three Houses

Post by Delthazar » 2 weeks ago

Ugh, I pulled fuckin' Lugh with my freebie. You're not Sue. You're not Sue at all.