JP Aggregate Leader List: Week 43

JP Aggregate Leader List

Changes from last time: Gremory 2➞3, Sherias Roots 3➞❀, Meridionalis added to ❀, Shiva removed from ❀, Lakshmi removed from ❀, Halloween Xiang Mei removed from ❀
Legend: ❀: Honorable Mention Tier
1
2972 - Green Earth Wind Dragon Caller, Kaede
2995 - Bursting Great Earl of Hell, Ronove
3265 - 全能神・Ra Dragon
2969 - Star Cutting Time Dragon Caller, Myr
2
3125 - 奇跡の逆転ファイター・Kinnikuman
3112 - Sniper at Rest, Myr
3
3068 - Divine General of the Radiant Heaven, Krishna
2971 - Indigo Ocean Water Dragon Caller, Sumire
3202 - Goddess of Great Compassion, Acala
3235 - 魔究の狂幻魔, Ilm
2984 - Awoken Izanagi
2997 - Crowned Sacred King of Hell, Paimon
3090 - Chaotic Black Dragonbound Armor, Ana
2999 - Hell Eye's Evil Duchess, Gremory
2827 - Armored Batman
3238 - Reincarnated Minerva
2756 - Crimson Orchid Virtue, Xiang Mei
3276 - 討弓の鋼星神, Meridionalis
3239 - Reincarnated Neptune
3243 - Reincarnated Parvati
3273 - Reincarnated Ra
2943 - Destroying Wing Dragon Emperor, Sherias Roots
3223 - Old Castle Freeloader, Sonia Gran
3129 - 悪魔超人最後の刺客・Akuma Shogun

Disclaimer: The aggregate list is basically a compilation of the leader tier lists from three JP PAD sites: Game8, GameWith and AppMedia. The idea is that while a single tier list can have many points of contention, hopefully an aggregate can kind of smooth things over (it doesn’t, really, but it helps a bit). I try to keep my hands off the results as much as possible; the extent of my involvement is setting the algorithm to aggregate the results. I wish I could be fully hands off, but as none of the lists have 1:1 correlation in their grades, I have to have that much involvement. Don’t take these ratings as fact; I encourage you to simply take them as a starting point for discussion to figure out which leads are actually the best for your specific situation.


There was a fair amount of impactful new cards this week, but I’m going to continue to keep comments to a minimum since I still have some catching up to do. Hopefully things go back to normal next week when GameWith will also have updated their list to reflect the new cards.

New Card Holding Tank

New cards will be held here temporarily in an attempt to isolate the aggregate list from knee-jerk ratings.
Card Notes
3266 - 暗黒神・Yomi Dragon
Ranked Sites: Game8 (AA)

Despite not getting a Ra Dragon-level uuevo, Yomi Dragon is still quite good.

3262 - 鍛煉神・Shiva Dragon
Ranked Sites: Game8 (A), Game8 Co-op (A)
3384 - Reincarnated Bastet
Ranked Sites: Game8 (A)
3385 - Reincarnated Anubis
Ranked Sites: Game8 (A)
3353 - 最後の月牙天衝・Kurosaki Ichigo
Ranked Sites: Game8 (A)
3263 - 聖舶神・Neptune Dragon
Ranked Sites: Game8 Co-op (A)
3305 - The Chosen King, Noctis
Ranked Sites: Game8 (AA), GameWith (A), AppMedia (S)

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Collab REM Review – Final Fantasy Part 3

I know I’m late to the party, but I still wanted to write this review. I considered skipping it altogether, but I thought it was a good chance to try some things out that I’ll explain in a bit. In a way the delay wasn’t all downside as I was able to write my review with YamaP’s roll buffs in mind from the ground up (for those not familiar, PAD’s producer Yamamto Daike sometimes steams his rolls and give them buffs; this is the first time he’s done it for a collab).

Anyways, Final Fantasy was one of the strongest collabs to hit NA and that still remains the case. The new 6-stars, Tifa and Noctis, are exceptional and the returning 6-stars all received substantial buffs. The 5- and 4-stars are more of a mixed bag. The 5-star golds are mostly situational cards like Vaan and Rinoa, but Y’shtola does present tremendous all-around value at this rarity. The silvers are almost all garbage, though, with Penelo being the only moderately usable one. Fortunately, the gold rate seems rather high so the overall value per roll is actually respectable for a collab.

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Godfest Help Post: 11/30-12/1

Grading scale. The individual grade is a composite grade of all monsters in it relative to all other pantheons. The combined grade is a composite of all monsters in both pantheons relative to all other combinations of pantheons. Combined grades are not an average of the individual grades, but based on the normal distribution of all possible two-pantheon combinations. Grades do not factor co-op or skill inheritance at this time.
Godfest: Greek & Wisdom Kings 11/30, Three Kingdoms & Wisdom Kings 12/1
Criteria
Day 1 Day 2
Greek Wisdom Kings Three Kingdoms Wisdom Kings
Leader
Individual B+ B- B+ B-
Combined B B+
Sub
Individual B+ B- B+ B-
Combined B B
Overall
Individual B+ B- A- B-
Combined B B

This is a help thread, so please feel free to ask questions on just about anything concerning the godfest or your teams, box and progress in general.

My vacation may be over, but I still have work. Looking to answer about 10 in-depth advice questions overall.

Please read the rules before posting, especially if this is your first time:

  • I will only take box questions that supply a PADherder. It makes it much, much easier for me to give good advice this way (you could say I can’t give good advice without the sorting options). Try PadListener to sync if you’re on Android (if it works for you), otherwise use this method.
  • Box/roll questions that don’t supply rank, IAP status and main teams will be ignored. Any other information you want to supply will only help.
  • Please check the FAQ after the break before asking a question. Questions that aren’t covered by the FAQ will be prioritized; questions that don’t may be ignored.
  • I have WordPress set to flag comments with multiple links to combat spam. I still get the comment, I just have to approve it manually for it to show up on the site. So if your comment doesn’t show up, this might be the case. Ideally, only post a single link to your PADherder.
  • I generally reply on a first come, first serve basis, but if there’s a low hanging fruit I’ll address that first.
  • I will post thread status as bold red comments. Make sure you read these comments before posting to make sure you aren’t violating the rules. I’m no longer segregating comments by day, instead I’ll indicate how many questions I be able to take for a given thread in the first status comment, then stop taking new ones after that.
  • No new questions will be taken after the godfest ends. Questions asked in other posts may be ignored; please wait for the next godfest!
  • Follow-ups to existing questions will be taken as long as the post is still open for comments.
  • I’ll close the post for comments a few hours after the godfest ends.
  • Any comments breaking the rules will be removed without warning.

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JP Aggregate Leader List: Week 42

JP Aggregate Leader List

Changes from last time: None
Legend: ❀: Honorable Mention Tier
1
2972 - Green Earth Wind Dragon Caller, Kaede
2995 - Bursting Great Earl of Hell, Ronove
3265 - 全能神・Ra Dragon
2969 - Star Cutting Time Dragon Caller, Myr
2
3125 - 奇跡の逆転ファイター・Kinnikuman
3112 - Sniper at Rest, Myr
2999 - Hell Eye's Evil Duchess, Gremory
3
3068 - Divine General of the Radiant Heaven, Krishna
2971 - Indigo Ocean Water Dragon Caller, Sumire
3202 - Goddess of Great Compassion, Acala
3235 - 魔究の狂幻魔, Ilm
2984 - Awoken Izanagi
2943 - Destroying Wing Dragon Emperor, Sherias Roots
2997 - Crowned Sacred King of Hell, Paimon
3090 - Chaotic Black Dragonbound Armor, Ana
2827 - Armored Batman
3238 - Reincarnated Minerva
3241 - Reincarnated Shiva
2756 - Crimson Orchid Virtue, Xiang Mei
3242 - Reincarnated Lakshmi
3239 - Reincarnated Neptune
3243 - Reincarnated Parvati
3273 - Reincarnated Ra
3223 - Old Castle Freeloader, Sonia Gran
3129 - 悪魔超人最後の刺客・Akuma Shogun
3222 - Crimson Orchid Black Witch, Xiang Mei

Just got back from my trip. Times like this really make me happy I invested the time I did into these scripts.

Still debating whether I’m going to put out a FF Collab review. I usually put in a week or so of prep into each review (which isn’t as impressive as it might sound; basically just randomly thinking about cards, watching videos of them and catching a few tidbits here and there via word of mouth) to make sure I have most of my bases covered so I’m not very motivated to start from nothing. If anything, the exercise of going over each card is good for me, so I may just do it just for that. I wouldn’t expect anything before the end of the week.

I also plan to go back and reply to most/all of the comments that were made in the past week (hopefully tomorrow, but there’s a lot that needs to be done).

One last thing. I finally removed Pad-Plus. The data they now publish is simply too outdated to be of use.

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New cards will be held here temporarily in an attempt to isolate the aggregate list from knee-jerk ratings.
Card Notes
3305 - The Chosen King, Noctis
Ranked Sites: GameWith (A), AppMedia (S)

I haven’t had much time to look over the new/updated FF leads, but what little I’ve seen of Noctis hasn’t impressed me at all. His recent buff does make him more attractive, but at this point he just seems like a bad Kinnikuman. Which is certainly good, don’t get me wrong, but it takes a bit more than this to be an impressive, top-tier lead.


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JP Aggregate Leader List: Week 41

JP Aggregate Leader List

Changes from last time: Ra Dragon added to 1, Armored Batman 2➞3, Ra added to ❀
Legend: Popular on Pad-Plus, ❀: Honorable Mention Tier
1
2972 - Green Earth Wind Dragon Caller, Kaede
2995 - Bursting Great Earl of Hell, Ronove
3265 - 全能神・Ra Dragon
2969 - Star Cutting Time Dragon Caller, Myr
2
3125 - 奇跡の逆転ファイター・Kinnikuman
3112 - Sniper at Rest, Myr
2999 - Hell Eye's Evil Duchess, Gremory
3
3068 - 灼天の勇将神, Krishna
2971 - Indigo Ocean Water Dragon Caller, Sumire
3202 - 慈悲之神・Acala
3235 - 魔究の狂幻魔, Ilm
2984 - Awoken Izanagi
2943 - Destroying Wing Dragon Emperor, Sherias Roots
2997 - Crowned Sacred King of Hell, Paimon
3090 - Chaotic Black Dragonbound Armor, Ana
2827 - Armored Batman
3238 - Reincarnated Minerva
3241 - Reincarnated Shiva
2756 - Crimson Orchid Virtue, Xiang Mei
3242 - Reincarnated Lakshmi
3239 - Reincarnated Neptune
3243 - Reincarnated Parvati
3273 - Reincarnated Ra
3223 - Old Castle Freeloader, Sonia Gran
3129 - 悪魔超人最後の刺客・Akuma Shogun
3222 - Crimson Orchid Black Witch, Xiang Mei

I’m on vacation for the next week. Almost forgot to do this before I left. The next ranking list will also likely be delayed a day or two.

Not sure I’ll get a REM review for FF out on time, either, assuming that it hits NA next week. Bad timing. I’ll likely have a decent amount of downtime since I anticipate it’ll be more of a relax-and-do-nothing trip rather than a run-around-and-do-touristy-type-things trip, but I’m most likely to spend any free time sleeping or playing bad weeb games. We’ll see.

JP Aggregate Leader List Changes of Note

Card Notes
3265 - 全能神・Ra Dragon
Change: Added to 1

Nice.


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Challenge Dungeons 30 Lv10 – Spica

This clear was rough. I haven’t really looked at what’s in future Lv10s, but I’m not looking forward to it. If there’s anything for me to take away from this, after much trial and error, I’m much more aware of the strengths (not many) and weaknesses (there’s a lot) of both Spicas as leads.