Thanks mate, and thanks @Elpis - I had a suspicion, but it’s crucial to know for sure.
My maxed reds don’t make great stacks:
Gravemaker - the king I always bring
Azlar - good for wars and fast-action tournaments, but otherwise ‘conflicts’ with Gravemaker’s dot
Boldtusk - heal and buff are fantastic, but he’s flimsy without emblems (need em for Magni/Delilah)
Wilbur - good for titans, but not so good for pvp because the enemy-shared-damage works against me
Sumitomo - middling 4 star, flimsy, not a team player
Lancelot - weak 4 star, flimsy, his mana buff only works when I fire off red tiles, which usually aren’t available right after I proc his special, so I just can’t find a groove with Lance’s tech… I want to love the hero, but his passive mana increase relies on tiles (I wish it were more like Alberich’s)
Anyway… My ideal red stack would be 3:2 Gravemaker + Zim + Grazul (I don’t have Zim though)
My available red stack is: Gravemaker + Azlar + Boldtusk (just have to hold off on firing GM and Azlar at the same time occasionally) OR Gravemaker + Falcon + Boldtusk (Falcon still buffs tile hits, but doesn’t help GM much since his damage is primarily dot-damage)
If anybody’s reading this thread - who would you run in a 3-stack given my heroes?