📯 Baldur – Season 3 Hero – 5* Fire/Red: Thoughts, Discussion & Summon Results with Feedback

New Season 3 Hero Releasing: Baldur!

:bar_chart: Stats

Baldur

Rarity Element Class
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Legendary
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Fire/Red
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Ranger
Mana Speed Attack Defense Health
A
Average
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807
:shield:
696
:heart:
1326
Origin Realm
Season 3 Muspelheim
:dizzy: Special Skill: Unbreakable Brawler
  • Deals 150% damage to a random target.
  • Boosts health of the caster by 1000. If health exceeds max HP, it is added as temporary HP. Max temporary HP is 100% of max HP. Boosted health counters max HP reduction.
  • All allies resist effects that drain mana for as long as the caster has boosted health. This effect cannot be dispelled.
  • Deals 150% damage to a random enemy each turn for as long as the caster has boosted health. This effect cannot be dispelled.
All-In-One Reference, courtesy of @Lumi
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Note - Updated All-in-one graphic will be uploaded when available

:test_tube: Changes from Beta

There appear to be no changes to Baldur from the last-seen Beta stats, skill, and design.


:balance_scale: Balance Changes

August 2020


:thought_balloon: What do you think of Baldur?

This thread is for thoughts and discussion on Baldur.

Based on preferences Forum members have expressed, please try to stick mainly to Baldur and not wander off topic too much to other heroes.

Some Popular Questions for Discussion

  • Is Baldur worth summoning for?

  • Would you use Baldur on Defense? Offense? War? Quests/Events? Titans?

  • Which heroes on your Roster best pair with Baldur?

  • What heroes would you take when facing Baldur as an opponent?

  • Would you give Baldur Ranger Emblems? Which Talent Grid path will you choose?

  • What do you think of Baldur’s special?

  • What do you think of Baldur’s character design?

  • If you Summoned Baldur and would like to post your results, please include some thoughts on why you Summoned Baldur, and whether/how you plan to make use of him.*

*NOTE: Summon Results posted without any commentary/feedback at all should be flagged as Off Topic and removed, based on preferences expressed by the Forum community. Please include some comments about what you think of Baldur when posting Summon Results. In addition to opinions about Baldur, you are also encouraged to include how many Summons it took before receiving Baldur (or how many Summons you’ve done without receiving Baldur), so other players are presented with realistic experiences of the rarity of Season 3 Heroes.


:money_with_wings: Avoiding Overspending & Heartache :broken_heart:
Or: How many summons are needed to get a Valhalla Featured Legendary Hero?

Below odds are current as of June 30, 2020. Odds will change as additional S3 5* heroes are added to the “non-featured” hero pool.

It’s important to remember that Season 3 Valhalla Heroes have EXTREMELY low summoning odds. No amount of summoning will guarantee a Season 3 Hero.

On average, in a 10-pull, you have a 1.43% chance of summoning Baldur.

But that statistic can lead our minds astray in exactly how our odds play out as we continue summoning.

Some useful insights:

  • 13 times out of 100, you’ll get Baldur by pull 100
  • 51 times out of 100, you’ll get Baldur by pull 500
  • 76 times out of 100, you’ll get Baldur by pull 1500
  • 89 times out of 100, you’ll get Baldur by pull 1500
  • 95 times out of 100, you’ll get Baldur by pull 2073
  • 99 times out of 100, you’ll get Baldur by pull 3186

Putting that in Perspective

  • 87 out of every 100 people won’t get Baldur by the 100th pull

  • If 1 Million players each summoned 100 times, 870,000 of those players wouldn’t get Baldur

  • 5 out of every 100 people won’t get Baldur by the 2073rd pull

  • If 1 Million players each summoned 2073 times, 50,000 of those players wouldn’t get Baldur

More Insights & Reading

I highly recommend reading these threads for more information and context on summoning odds:

If you’ve read them a million times before, you may consider reading them again before deciding on your budget for summoning. A little time spent deciding on how much money you want to risk on summoning goes a long way to avoiding disappointment, frustration, and regret later. :slight_smile:


:link: Related Threads

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Feedback Poll - Baldur (post release)

:question: Is Baldur worth Summoning For?

  • Yes, absolutely
  • Only if you’re P2P
  • Yes, but only if you’re summoning for someone else.
  • Yes, but only when the Featured Hero
  • Not really
  • Not at all

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:question: How many copies of Baldur would be useful to keep & Level?

Note - this is roster space dependent & isn’t the same for everyone!

  • zero
  • Just one
  • 2
  • 3
  • All of them

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:question: What do you think Baldur’s Primary Purpose is?

  • Solo Health Booster / Surviver
  • Mana Reduction Preventer
  • Offence Geared Support
  • Defence Geared Support

0 voters


:question: What do you think of Baldur compared to other Heroes?

  • Over Powered (OP)
  • Little stronger than Most
  • On Par with Most
  • Little Weaker than Most
  • Completely Broken (Under Powered)

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:question: How does Baldur’s Special Skill and Intended Purpose match his Base Stats?

Note this means his Class, Attack, Defence & HP Stat

  • Perfectly
  • Better than Most
  • On Par with Most
  • Worse than Most
  • Terribly

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:question: Is Baldur worth giving Ranger Emblems to?

  • Yes absolutely
  • Depends on who else you got
  • Hmmmm, not sure yet
  • No, I don’t think so
  • No… Not at all.

0 voters


:question: In Defence, where do you think Baldur is best used?

  • Left Wing
  • Left Flank
  • Tank
  • Right Flank
  • Right Wing
  • Not on defence at all.

0 voters


:question: How do you think Baldur is best used?

  • PvP Raids/ War attack
  • Normal Defence
  • War Defence
  • Titans
  • Farming
  • Tournaments
  • Event Teams

0 voters

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CCCombo breakerrrrr!

Real talk tho, I’ll be interested to see if Baldur has any use against Telluria. IIRC, his health boost special only resists direct mana reduction and not mana generation.

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Correct :slight_smile:

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So this just happened.

I have GM so don’t really know if I should just let him sit there on the bench.

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Got him from coins! You lucky duck!!

Seriously though. Congrats on the pull!! :slight_smile:

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Thanks mate. Looks like a Telluria Counter. I think Valhalla lvl with him would be not that easy. Especially hard when he goes off…

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Got him in a 10 pull. Ive almost maxxed gm so he will make a great new project. Really stoked.

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can I just say that these undispellable effects are becoming frigging annoying? it started off as 5-10% elemental links, now the bonuses are huge and they are ubiquitous.
E&P used to be fun, when you looked at the enemy team and though about heroes to counter those specials. now you just have to wait it out.

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So you can now summon Baldur. From a gate. Is it Baldur’s Gate?
I’ll see myself out.

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