JP Aggregate Leader List: Week 50

JP Aggregate Leader List

Changes from last time: None
Legend: ❀: Honorable Mention Tier
1
3265 - 全能神・Ra Dragon
2
3125 - Miracle Reversal Fighter, Kinnikuman
3359 - Former Captain of Squad 5, Sosuke Aizen
3112 - Sniper at Rest, Myr
2972 - Green Earth Wind Dragon Caller, Kaede
2995 - Bursting Great Earl of Hell, Ronove
2969 - Star Cutting Time Dragon Caller, Myr
3193 - Guardian of the Imperial Capital, Athena
3
3068 - Divine General of the Radiant Heaven, Krishna
3379 - Holy Night Visitor, Gremory
3202 - Goddess of Great Compassion, Acala
3235 - Maniacal Phantom Demon, Ilm
3418 - 物見の夜月神・Tsukuyomi
3090 - Chaotic Black Dragonbound Armor, Ana
3266 - 暗黒神・Yomi Dragon
2999 - Hell Eye's Evil Duchess, Gremory
3238 - Reincarnated Minerva
3262 - 鍛煉神・Shiva Dragon
3276 - Conquest Bow Steel Star Goddess, Meridionalis
2971 - Indigo Ocean Water Dragon Caller, Sumire
3239 - Reincarnated Neptune
3263 - 聖舶神・Neptune Dragon
2749 - Awoken Artemis
3372 - 清杖の龍機神・Balboa
3414 - 翠角の天鬼姫・Fujin
3240 - Reincarnated Ceres
2534 - Crimson Sun Longevity Dragon Caller, Kanna
2984 - Awoken Izanagi
3416 - 黄角の天鬼姫・Raijin
2943 - Destroying Wing Dragon Emperor, Sherias Roots
3223 - Old Castle Freeloader, Sonia Gran
2997 - Crowned Sacred King of Hell, Paimon
3393 - Rei & Myr Suit
3353 - The Final Getsugatensho, Ichigo Kurosaki
3305 - The Chosen King, Noctis
3129 - Akuma Choujins' Final Assassin, Akuma Shogun
3385 - Reincarnated Anubis
2827 - Armored Batman
3394 - Kaworu & Kali Suit

Disclaimer: The aggregate list is an average of the tier lists from multipler JP gaming sites. It is compiled automatically by a script. I endeavor to have as little influence on the results as possible. Feel free to refer to the FAQ. 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.


A quiet week, the only change being GameWith’s addition of Ushio & Tora to their lowest tier. Hopefully the JP stream will shake things up a bit (assumed, I haven’t heard an announcement nor looked into it). On a tangent, I’m really not liking this new convention of saving uevos for the stream. I much preferred it when they spread then throughout the month.

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Card Notes
3429 - 2体で最強の妖・Ushio & Tora
Ranked Sites: GameWith (B)

Once considered the inferior Rukia, Ushio & Tora now has the more desirable traits, the bind immunity in particular, as well as an improved sub pool including June Satsuki, light Cecil and Ilm’s sub form. They’re also expecting YamaP buffs; it’ll be interesting to see if they get enough of a push to appear on the other lists.


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JP Aggregate Leader List: Week 49

JP Aggregate Leader List

Changes from last time: Myr 1➞2, New Year’s Yomi added to 3, Meridionalis 3➞❀, Noctis 3➞❀, Fujin added to ❀, New Year’s Kanna added to ❀, Raijin added to ❀, ReiMyr added to ❀, KaworuKali added to ❀
Legend: ❀: Honorable Mention Tier
1
3265 - 全能神・Ra Dragon
2
3125 - Miracle Reversal Fighter, Kinnikuman
3359 - Former Captain of Squad 5, Sosuke Aizen
3112 - Sniper at Rest, Myr
2972 - Green Earth Wind Dragon Caller, Kaede
2995 - Bursting Great Earl of Hell, Ronove
2969 - Star Cutting Time Dragon Caller, Myr
3193 - Guardian of the Imperial Capital, Athena
3
3068 - Divine General of the Radiant Heaven, Krishna
3379 - Holy Night Visitor, Gremory
3202 - Goddess of Great Compassion, Acala
3235 - Maniacal Phantom Demon, Ilm
3418 - 物見の夜月神・Tsukuyomi
3090 - Chaotic Black Dragonbound Armor, Ana
3266 - 暗黒神・Yomi Dragon
2999 - Hell Eye's Evil Duchess, Gremory
3238 - Reincarnated Minerva
3262 - 鍛煉神・Shiva Dragon
3276 - Conquest Bow Steel Star Goddess, Meridionalis
2971 - Indigo Ocean Water Dragon Caller, Sumire
3239 - Reincarnated Neptune
3263 - 聖舶神・Neptune Dragon
2749 - Awoken Artemis
3372 - 清杖の龍機神・Balboa
3414 - 翠角の天鬼姫・Fujin
3240 - Reincarnated Ceres
2534 - Crimson Sun Longevity Dragon Caller, Kanna
2984 - Awoken Izanagi
3416 - 黄角の天鬼姫・Raijin
2943 - Destroying Wing Dragon Emperor, Sherias Roots
3223 - Old Castle Freeloader, Sonia Gran
2997 - Crowned Sacred King of Hell, Paimon
3393 - Rei & Myr Suit
3353 - The Final Getsugatensho, Ichigo Kurosaki
3305 - The Chosen King, Noctis
3129 - Akuma Choujins' Final Assassin, Akuma Shogun
3385 - Reincarnated Anubis
2827 - Armored Batman
3394 - Kaworu & Kali Suit

Disclaimer: The aggregate list is an average of the tier lists from multipler JP gaming sites. It is compiled automatically by a script. I endeavor to have as little influence on the results as possible. Feel free to refer to the FAQ. 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.


Altema appears to have fallen in line with Game8 and GameWith, making their own Ra Dragon Tier. AppMedia also took steps toward this, demoting Summer Myr from their top tier. The last time the Ra Dragon Tier existed? Early November 2015. He was then included in the top aggregate tier until early July 2016 and was at least an honorable mention until early November 2016. It’s hard to believe that he’ll have another yearlong reign, but, at least considering what the game is like right now, it doesn’t seem all that far-fetched.

I find it strange that Game8 hasn’t updated in a while, at the very least to tweak Gremory’s position post-buff, but perhaps they don’t think that warranted any changes. We won’t know for sure until their next update, though.

The honorable mention tier is now pretty huge. This is in part due to Altema’s addition, but I also think it reflects the wide variety of strong leads currently in the game (or it could just mean everything got pushed down due to the Ra Dragon Tier).

JP Aggregate Leader List Changes of Note

Card Notes
2969 - Star Cutting Time Dragon Caller, Myr
Change: 1➞2

Myr would’ve fallen last week anyways had I not added Altema.

3418 - 物見の夜月神・Tsukuyomi
Change: Added to 3

I’m a fan of NY Yomi and I hope to roll one in my quest for multiple NY Spicas. I think this ranking is more than fair.


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JP Aggregate Leader List: Week 48

JP Aggregate Leader List

Changes from last time: Meridionalis ❀➞3, Ilm ❀➞3, Minerva 3➞❀, Shiva Dragon added to ❀, Neptune Dragon added to ❀, Artemis added to ❀, Balboa added to ❀, Ceres added to ❀, Sherias Roots added to ❀, Ichigo added to ❀, Akuma Shogun added to ❀
Legend: ❀: Honorable Mention Tier
1
3265 - 全能神・Ra Dragon
2969 - Star Cutting Time Dragon Caller, Myr
2
3125 - Miracle Reversal Fighter, Kinnikuman
3359 - Former Captain of Squad 5, Sosuke Aizen
3112 - Sniper at Rest, Myr
2972 - Green Earth Wind Dragon Caller, Kaede
2995 - Bursting Great Earl of Hell, Ronove
3193 - Guardian of the Imperial Capital, Athena
3
3068 - Divine General of the Radiant Heaven, Krishna
3379 - Holy Night Visitor, Gremory
3276 - Conquest Bow Steel Star Goddess, Meridionalis
3202 - Goddess of Great Compassion, Acala
3235 - Maniacal Phantom Demon, Ilm
3090 - Chaotic Black Dragonbound Armor, Ana
3305 - The Chosen King, Noctis
3266 - 暗黒神・Yomi Dragon
2999 - Hell Eye's Evil Duchess, Gremory
3238 - Reincarnated Minerva
3262 - 鍛煉神・Shiva Dragon
2971 - Indigo Ocean Water Dragon Caller, Sumire
3239 - Reincarnated Neptune
3263 - 聖舶神・Neptune Dragon
2749 - Awoken Artemis
3372 - 清杖の龍機神・Balboa
3240 - Reincarnated Ceres
2984 - Awoken Izanagi
2943 - Destroying Wing Dragon Emperor, Sherias Roots
3223 - Old Castle Freeloader, Sonia Gran
2997 - Crowned Sacred King of Hell, Paimon
3353 - The Final Getsugatensho, Ichigo Kurosaki
3129 - Akuma Choujins' Final Assassin, Akuma Shogun
3385 - Reincarnated Anubis
2827 - Armored Batman

Disclaimer: The aggregate list is an average of the tier lists from multipler JP gaming sites. It is compiled automatically by a script. I endeavor to have as little influence on the results as possible. Feel free to refer to the FAQ. 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.


Two big changes: Game8’s revamp and the addition of Altema. I’m enjoying the addition of Altema, not only because it lessens the need to tweak the algorithm in response to sweeping changes, but they also include a few cards some of the other sites don’t. The addition didn’t make too much of an impact, though, so I take that as a sign that the aggregate is working as intended and that the sites are mostly in agreement. Sure, there are nuanced differences, but in the big picture being in a tier above or below means little.

As there appears to still be confusion behind the method of this post, I threw together a quick FAQ as well.

Anyways, I’m still working on some backend tools so the comments will be kept to a minimum.

JP Aggregate Leader List Changes of Note

Card Notes
3372 - 清杖の龍機神・Balboa
Change: Added to ❀

Perhaps the most amusing thing is that his sub split is generally considered the better leader. 6x vs 7x is no small difference, but the sub version’s bind immunity and utility makes him a bit more appealing, especially in Arena where there are a couple wood binds (Kraken and Apollo).

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3418 - 物見の夜月神・Tsukuyomi
Ranked Sites: Game8 (S), AppMedia (S), Altema (S)

For a card so highly rated, it was a bit difficult finding relevant videos. Here’s a fairly impressive Arena 3 clear, proving that NY Yomi has the sustain and firepower to get through Hephaestus Dragon solo. Six combos for a 43.75% shield is a great return considering the ease and consistency of activation. The seven-combo awakening does some massive damage. Here’s hoping revo Yomi is treated even half as well.

3394 - Kaworu & Kali Suit
Ranked Sites: Game8 (A), AppMedia (S), Altema (S)

3414 - 翠角の天鬼姫・Fujin
Ranked Sites: Game8 (B), Altema (A)

3393 - Rei & Myr Suit
Ranked Sites: Game8 (B), GameWith (B), AppMedia (S-), Altema (S)

3416 - 黄角の天鬼姫・Raijin
Ranked Sites: Game8 (B), Altema (A)

2534 - Crimson Sun Longevity Dragon Caller, Kanna
Ranked Sites: AppMedia (S+)

3372 - 清杖の龍機神・Balboa
Ranked Sites: AppMedia (S-), Altema (A)


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JP Aggregate Leader List: Week 34

JP Aggregate Leader List

Changes from last time: Krishna added to 3, You Yu ❀➞3, Oda Nobunaga 3➞❀, Acala added to ❀, Summer Lakshmi removed from ❀, Bastet Ace removed from ❀
Legend: Popular on Pad-Plus, ❀: Honorable Mention Tier
1
2972 - Green Earth Wind Dragon Caller, Kaede
2995 - Bursting Great Earl of Hell, Ronove
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
2827 - Armored Batman
3
3068 - 灼天の勇将神, Krishna
2756 - Crimson Orchid Virtue, Xiang Mei
2991 - Confusing Face Great Duke of Hell, Dantalion
2971 - Indigo Ocean Water Dragon Caller, Sumire
2758 - Blue Bamboo Virtue, You Yu
2984 - Awoken Izanagi
2943 - Destroying Wing Dragon Emperor, Sherias Roots
2997 - Crowned Sacred King of Hell, Paimon
3090 - Chaotic Black Dragonbound Armor, Ana
3069 - Heavenly Virtuous Goddess, Sarasvati
3202 - 慈悲之神・Acala
2749 - Awoken Artemis
2945 - Steel Wand Mech Dragon God, Balboa
2259 - Sun God, Ra Dragon
2765 - One-Winged Angel, Sephiroth
2924 - Rebellious Demon, Oda Nobunaga
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.


I delayed this week’s update a bit in hopes of snagging some changes for the uevos revealed in the last JP stream. So far only Game8 has updated so that will have to suffice.

JP Aggregate Leader List Changes of Note

Card Notes
3068 - 灼天の勇将神, Krishna
Change: Added to 3

This seems like a pretty reasonable placement.

2758 - Blue Bamboo Virtue, You Yu
Change: ❀➞3

I was a bit confused by this change, but apparently Game8 left him off their list entirely, presumably by mistake, and I failed to notice. He’s back this week. Outside maybe Dantalion, he’s the worst in the tier.

2924 - Rebellious Demon, Oda Nobunaga
Change: 3➞❀

This happened because Game8 replaced him with dark Kanna. I’m a little skeptical about that change.

3202 - 慈悲之神・Acala
Change: Added to ❀

A strong showing for a card without an ultimate. I don’t expect her to stick too long, but I’m still excited for her to reach NA.

3115 - Goddess of Beach Volley, Lakshmi
Change: Removed from ❀

One Lakshmi replaced with another.

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3241 - Reincarnated Shiva
Ranked Sites: Game8 (A)

Well, at least Game8 seems to agree with my initial evaluation of Shiva. I don’t expect him to stay long, but I do think he’s better than Dantalion so he has an outside shot of staying on their list for a decent amount of time.

3242 - Reincarnated Lakshmi
Ranked Sites: Game8 (A)

Lakshmi, on the other hand, I expect to to stay on the list a bit longer. One detail I didn’t know at the time of the stream was how her heart clause scaled. The full multiplier tops out at eight connected hearts, one more than her awoken. The same applies to Parvati. This doesn’t change my evaluation of her too much, but it is a little unfortunate that it wasn’t just a flat buff.

3243 - Reincarnated Parvati
Ranked Sites: Game8 (A)

I still don’t like Parvati as much as Lakshmi due to lacking a few key synergies, but I do believe that she’s a great leader.

3235 - 魔究の狂幻魔, Ilm
Ranked Sites: Game8 (A)

I brushed off Ilm as a farming lead and while that’s true to a certain extent, I most certainly underestimated how proficient she (?) would be at it. The Ilm pair looks good, but what’s even more surprising is the revo Minerva and Ilm pair in Arena 1. The damage output is more than sufficient and Minerva resists all the big threats in the dungeon.

3234 - 夜陰の日龍喚士, Kanna
Ranked Sites: Game8 (A)

Kanna replaces Nobunaga on Game8’s list, a change I have a hard time accepting. Kanna is a fine leader, but all the videos I’ve seen only confirm my worries about the team’s damage.


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JP Aggregate Leader List: Week 33

JP Aggregate Leader List

Changes from last time: Myr 2➞1, Dantalion ❀➞3, Oda Nobunaga ❀➞3, Ra Dragon 3➞❀, Summer Lakshmi added to ❀, Yomi Dragon removed from ❀, AD Lucifer removed from ❀
Legend: Popular on Pad-Plus, ❀: Honorable Mention Tier
1
2972 - Green Earth Wind Dragon Caller, Kaede
2995 - Bursting Great Earl of Hell, Ronove
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
2827 - Armored Batman
3
2756 - Crimson Orchid Virtue, Xiang Mei
2991 - Confusing Face Great Duke of Hell, Dantalion
2971 - Indigo Ocean Water Dragon Caller, Sumire
2984 - Awoken Izanagi
2943 - Destroying Wing Dragon Emperor, Sherias Roots
2997 - Crowned Sacred King of Hell, Paimon
3090 - Chaotic Black Dragonbound Armor, Ana
2924 - Rebellious Demon, Oda Nobunaga
3069 - Heavenly Virtuous Goddess, Sarasvati
2758 - Blue Bamboo Virtue, You Yu
3115 - Goddess of Beach Volley, Lakshmi
2749 - Awoken Artemis
2945 - Steel Wand Mech Dragon God, Balboa
2929 - Moonlit Feline Goddess Armor, Ace
2259 - Sun God, Ra Dragon
2765 - One-Winged Angel, Sephiroth
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.


The majority of this week’s movement came from Game8’s reorganization of their tiers, something that culminated in a more inclusive A-tier. As such, I’m removing their “popular leaders” section from the aggregate.

JP Aggregate Leader List Changes of Note

Card Notes
2969 - Star Cutting Time Dragon Caller, Myr
Change: 2➞1

I recently went over a similar change that AppMedia made, making light Myr one tier higher than Summer Myr. Her light version will always have an advantage in theory since light has no elemental weakness, but I don’t think that’s enough to separate them by a tier. People will bring up something like light having access to June Akechi which is indeed a huge advantage, but on the other hand I can bring up something like Summer Myr having access to Neptune Dragon to easily deal with shenanigans, Sopdet in particular. I think there’s enough back and forth like this to not separate them by a tier. However, in the end, it doesn’t really matter as all the heart-crossers can curb stomp just about everything in the game so getting worked up over their relative positions is just splitting hairs.

2924 - Rebellious Demon, Oda Nobunaga
Change: ❀➞3

A seemingly strange upgrade, but this is really only because Game8 added him back to their A-tier so it’s more like he’s back to where he should’ve been all along.

2259 - Sun God, Ra Dragon
Change: 3➞❀

Our boy Ra Dragon was able to stay on the tier lists for an entire year. There are very few leaders that have been relevant for so long, if ever (my early-PAD history isn’t so great so I can’t say for sure, maybe something like RSonia had similar longevity?). For early adopters, we sure got our money’s worth.

3115 - Goddess of Beach Volley, Lakshmi
Change: Added to ❀

Added to Game8’s revamped A-tier. I’d like to think this includes the normal Lakshmi as well who is arguably just as good if not better.

2261 - God of the Night, Tsukuyomi Dragon
Change: Removed from ❀

RIP. You farmed me literally hundreds of Pys. Your efforts won’t be forgotten o7.

2507 - Awoken Archdemon Lucifer
Change: Removed from ❀

Another RIP. I spent most of my efforts comparing you to Pandora instead of extolling your own virtues, but you were always a legit leader. And thus the old guard of awoken uevos was banished from the lands.

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3068 - 灼天の勇将神, Krishna
Ranked Sites: Game8 (AA), GameWith (A), AppMedia (S), PadPlus (4)

I mentioned in the comments last week that I felt that Krishna was about as powerful as Xiang Mei and should probably be rated as such. Well, it looks like JP thinks he’s flat out better. I still think something has to be said for Xiang Mei’s nigh invulnerability, but I can totally see how a more proactive playstyle would be more appealing to the masses.

3218 - 最強裝備・Flintlock
Ranked Sites: Game8 (A), AppMedia (S-), PadPlus (1)

As with the Kinnikuman cards, Flintlock looks very strong, but isn’t something I can evaluate accurately.

3070 - 均衡の創界神, Vishnu
Ranked Sites: Game8 (A), PadPlus (7)

Vishnu isn’t as tanky as Krishna, but he hits harder and is plenty capable as a leader himself. With wood having a glut of great leaders lately, it’s easy to overlook him.

3202 - 慈悲之神・Acala
Ranked Sites: Game8 (A), GameWith (A), PadPlus (3)

I haven’t wanted a pantheon card this much in a long time. Acala isn’t an elite leader, but when’s the last time a normal evolution of a pantheon god has been as good as one? See you next year for their uevos.


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JP Aggregate Leader List: Week 32

JP Aggregate Leader List

Changes from last time: Kinnikuman added to 2, Akuma Shogun 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
2
3125 - 奇跡の逆転ファイター・Kinnikuman
3112 - Sniper at Rest, Myr
2969 - Star Cutting Time Dragon Caller, Myr
2999 - Hell Eye's Evil Duchess, Gremory
2827 - Armored Batman
3
2756 - Crimson Orchid Virtue, Xiang Mei
2971 - Indigo Ocean Water Dragon Caller, Sumire
2984 - Awoken Izanagi
2259 - Sun God, Ra Dragon
2943 - Destroying Wing Dragon Emperor, Sherias Roots
2997 - 宝冠の聖魔王・Paimon
3090 - Chaotic Black Dragonbound Armor, Ana
2991 - 狂面の魔公爵・Dantalion
3069 - 聖徳の麗女神・Sarasvati
2758 - Blue Bamboo Virtue, You Yu
2749 - Awoken Artemis
2945 - Steel Wand Mech Dragon God, Balboa
2929 - Moonlit Feline Goddess Armor, Ace
2261 - God of the Night, Tsukuyomi Dragon
2507 - Awoken Archdemon Lucifer
2765 - One-Winged Angel, Sephiroth
2924 - Rebellious Demon, Oda Nobunaga
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.


Another dull week. As much as all the new leaders are new and different, they can’t overcome the heart-cross’s stranglehold on the meta. I’m really looking forward to playing with some of the new cards, the Wisdom Kings in particular. Acala being the most appealing for various reasons beyond pure strength (how I can I say no to a wood cutie with a light saber and three time extends?).

JP Aggregate Leader List Changes of Note

Card Notes
3125 - 奇跡の逆転ファイター・Kinnikuman
Change: Added to 2

This seems about right. I’ll say what I’ve been saying for the past few weeks, though: I really have no idea how to judge this new mechanic without playing it myself.

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3068 - 灼天の勇将神, Krishna
Ranked Sites: Game8 (A)

They really went all-out with the Indian 2 uuevos. 2.25/45.56/2.25 is pretty damned nice and makes Uzume’s awoken look silly by comparison. For those on NA looking for a tanky leader that doesn’t use heart-crosses, this will probably be the best we get.

3071 - 財成の学問神, Ganesha
Ranked Sites: Game8 Co-op (S)

I usually don’t list co-op cards here, but I thought it was worth pointing out that Ganesha is pretty insane and will probably be as sought-after as Liu Bei if not more so. Sure, Monday dungeon is a thing, but that doesn’t apply to the average player as going for pure rank EXP is such an inefficient use of resources. What he can do for every player is reduce the time between rank-up stamina refreshes when farming low-end dungeons. Biweeklies, skill up carnivals and collab dungeons all come to mind, but even something like Mechdragons on 20x gets boosted to about 1,700 exp/stam; that’s better than Zaerog∞. It’s time to dust off your Nazca and Wangrens and the like.


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JP Aggregate Leader List: Week 31

JP Aggregate Leader List

Changes from last time: You Yu 3➞❀, Lakshmi removed from ❀, Robin Hood removed from ❀, Astaroth removed from ❀, DQXQ removed from ❀
Legend: Popular on Pad-Plus, ❀: Honorable Mention Tier
1
2972 - Green Earth Wind Dragon Caller, Kaede
2995 - Bursting Great Earl of Hell, Ronove
2
3112 - Sniper at Rest, Myr
2969 - Star Cutting Time Dragon Caller, Myr
2999 - Hell Eye's Evil Duchess, Gremory
2827 - Armored Batman
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2756 - Crimson Orchid Virtue, Xiang Mei
2971 - Indigo Ocean Water Dragon Caller, Sumire
2984 - Awoken Izanagi
2259 - Sun God, Ra Dragon
2943 - Destroying Wing Dragon Emperor, Sherias Roots
2997 - 宝冠の聖魔王・Paimon
3090 - Chaotic Black Dragonbound Armor, Ana
2991 - 狂面の魔公爵・Dantalion
3069 - 聖徳の麗女神・Sarasvati
2758 - Blue Bamboo Virtue, You Yu
2749 - Awoken Artemis
2945 - Steel Wand Mech Dragon God, Balboa
2929 - Moonlit Feline Goddess Armor, Ace
2261 - God of the Night, Tsukuyomi Dragon
2507 - Awoken Archdemon Lucifer
2765 - One-Winged Angel, Sephiroth
2924 - Rebellious Demon, Oda Nobunaga

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.


Not much to say this week. Kinnikuman didn’t really shake things up as much as its multipliers might’ve suggested. For the most part, the top three tiers have solidified their placements with only three of top 13 being non-heart-cross leads. This isn’t a problem per say, but GungHo really does need to make an alternative playstyle that’s viable at the highest levels if only for variety’s sake. It does feel like new cards (read: GFEs) might get introduced with the next JP godfest, though, and it should be interesting to see if they adapt any of the technology Kinnikuman and Khepri have pioneered.

JP Aggregate Leader List Changes of Note

Card Notes
1955 - Awoken Lakshmi
Change: Removed from ❀

It seems like I’ve hard to mourn Lakshmi’s removal from the tier lists an inordinate amount of times. I guess it’s nice GungHo is always willing to throw her a buff now and them, but it’s still always a sad time to see her slowly fall off the lists. Considering the competition, I guess I can’t complain too much.

2904 - Awoken Da Qiao & Xiao Qiao
Change: Removed from ❀

RIP the last generation of non-tank leads. You were the victim of horrible timing and didn’t get nearly enough time to shine.

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
3125 - 奇跡の逆転ファイター・Kinnikuman
Ranked Sites: Game8 (AA), GameWith (S), AppMedia (SS), PadPlus (1)

GameWith and AppMedia both downgraded him, placing him closer to Game8’s original rating (which didn’t budge from last week). With the collab now over, it’s time to see if this style of play worked out how GungHo intended and if it did, brace ourselves for the inevitable GFEs that will replicate these types of leader skills.


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